28-05-2017
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Author: JP Buntinx

JP is working hard to bring more credibility to the Bitcoin and blockchain news industry. Outside of being Europe Editor at Newsbtc, JP is also an active writer for the website, and does not shy away from letting his opinion be heard.
NewsBTC Coinbase Growth

Coinbase CEO Claims The Company Saw 40,000 User Registrations in one day No Comments

Although the COinbase exchange is going through issues, it is for a positive reason. A lot of cryptocurrency trading platforms are seeing unexpected growth lately. Poloniex blamed their string of convenient DDoS attacks on user growth. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong now claims the company had 40,000 new user registrations in one day. An interesting statement, although it is always difficult to verif...


NewsBTC BTCJam Shuts Down

Bitcoin Lending Service BTCJam is Shutting Down For Good No Comments

It is always sad to see bitcoin-related services shut down over time. Although BTCJam did not have the best of reputations, they introduced a new use case for cryptocurrency. Bitcoin lending is an interesting market, albeit there are a lot of risks associated with it. BTCJam will effectively shut down very soon. Customers have until July 1st, 2018 to withdraw any remaining funds. Curtain Call for...


1Broker Shuts Down BTC/USD Trading Amid Move to Dedicated Trading Platform No Comments

There are quite a few trading platforms for Bitcoin these days. One of the most-respected platforms goes by the name of 1Broker. This platform has made quite a name for itself among speculators and professional traders these past few years. However, the company also faces some criticism lately. The price variances are causing a lot of issues, forcing the company to take drastic matters. Consid...


Coinbase Issues Make It More Difficult to Sustain Bitcoin Bull Run No Comments

The recent Bitcoin bull run has been pretty impressive. With prices spiking to over US$2,700, people felt nothing could stop Bitcoin any time soon. Unfortunately, this sharp increase has come to an abrupt halt. Nothing can go up in value indefinitely, after all. However, the Coinbase exchange issues may have something to do with this pullback as well. Coinbase Exchange Has Some Issues to Sort Out...


NewsBTC Yuan Moody's

Chinese Yuan Takes Yet Another Big Hit Due To Downgraded Moody’s Rating No Comments

While the cryptocurrency world is in a frenzy, it is good to look at the traditional financial sector. The Chinese Yuan has started yet another value decline over the past few hours. This is the direct result of Moody's downgrading the nation's credit rating. Debt is rising and economic growth is slowing, as we expected. It is doubtful fake numbers will keep the truth hidden this time. Chinese Yu...


The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin Banner

Bitcoin’s Bullrun Continues To Pick up Steam As Value Soars past 2,000 EUR No Comments

This recent Bitcoin bullrun has been nothing short of amazing. For several months now, the Bitcoin price continues to increase. There is no sign of things even remotely slowing down either. Now that the psychological barrier of 2,000 EUR has been breached, the future looks better than before. At this rate, one BTC will be worth US$2,500 before the month is over. Bitcoin Surpasses 2,000 EUR Mark W...


bitcoin mainstream usage

The Billion Dollar Market Cap Club Now Includes Seven Different Cryptocurrencies No Comments

The cryptocurrency ecosystem has seen substantial growth these past few weeks. With the overall market cap rising to US$87.3bn, things are looking very good. More importantly, there are seven different billion dollar market cap currencies right now. It is possible we will add at least one more before the month of May is over. Things are finally coming together for cryptocurrency as a whole. The B...


Cryptocurrency Gambling Platform DirectBet.eu Shuts Down Although The Reason Why Remains Unclear No Comments

There are a lot of Bitcoin gambling platforms all over the world. Unfortunately, not every single company can remain in business over time. For DirectBet.eu, the decision to shut down was made rather hastily. Nearly 24 hours later, no one seems to know why the decision was made in the first place. It is possible mounting Bitcoin transaction fees forced the company's hand. DirectBet Suddenly Shuts...


Dutch Bitcoin Brokers Have a Hard Time Keeping Up With Liquidity Demand No Comments

A lot of people buy Bitcoin from exchanges and other liquidity providers. The so-called Bitcoin brokers are extremely popular, especially in Western Europe. Over in The Netherlands, all major Bitcoin brokers had issues keeping up with demand yesterday. This goes to show a lot of people are looking to buy Bitcoin right now. That is not entirely surprising, considering this "fake internet money" sur...


We Have a Lot to Celebrate During Bitcoin Pizza Day 2017 No Comments

Today marks an important day for Bitcoin users all over the world. May 22nd is globally known as bitcoin Pizza Day. On this day one should eat a pizza in the presence of other people passionate about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. If people purchase said pizza with bitcoin, it will allegedly even taste better. A lot has changed for Bitcoin ever since that very first Bitcoin Pizza Day, that much is ev...


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