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Category: Bitcoin News

Korea’s Bithumb Exchange Launches In-person Support Desk due to Customer Base Growth No Comments

Cryptocurrency exchanges all over the world see major growth these days. This is especially true for Bithumb, South Korea's largest trading platform to date. Their customer base has grown so much they decided to launch an in-person support center. Customers can walk up to the building and get support around the clock. An interesting decision, to say the least. It is doubtful Western exchanges will...


Bitcoin Cash Price Surges as Mining Profitability Parity is Almost Achieved No Comments

Bitcoin Cash continues to hang on despite people's best efforts to crash the price. Especially now that Bitcoin is dropping a bit, people seemingly flock to alternatives. Over the past 24 hours, we have seen a major BCH price increase. Additionally, mining profitability parity between BCH and BTC is almost achieved. It will be interesting to see how this situation evolves over the next few days. ...


Cryptocurrency Mining is Taking off in Russia Thanks to Dmitry Marinichev No Comments

The cryptocurrency situation in Russia has always been quite remarkable. So many changes have been made over the past several months, it becomes difficult to keep track of them. Right now, it appears cryptocurrency mining is all the hype in that part of the world. Dmitry Marinichev is one of the market leaders in this regard. The advisor to President Putin on internet matters has taken a strong li...


Bittrex Customers Disapprove of Withdrawal Policy Changes No Comments

Withdrawing funds from cryptocurrency exchanges is not always convenient. More specifically, a lot of platforms integrate withdrawal limits for all users. With most funds kept in cold storage, that isn't overly surprising. Customers of Bittrex, however, are growing concerned over the company's policy changes. Moving money off the platform now takes a lot longer than normal. People who do not want ...


NewsBTC KeepKey ShapeSHift

ShapeShift Acquires Bitcoin Hardware Manufacturer KeepKey No Comments

In a rather surprising turn of events, hardware wallet manufacturer has been acquired. The company acquired a software wallet  a few years ago. Acquisitions are pretty common in the Bitcoin world these days. With Shapeshift now picking up the company, interesting things are bound to happen. The first priority is enabling real-time trading on KeepKey devices using the ShapeShift API. An interestin...


New Ethereum Transaction Record Outperforms Bitcoin by a Margin of Nearly 10% No Comments

A lot of people are keeping an eye on Bitcoin these days, for obvious reasons. However, it is not the only major cryptocurrency on people's radar. Ethereum is also showing a lot of positive signs these days. In fact, the popular altcoin has set a new transaction record. It certainly makes Bitcoin's network throughput pale in comparison. Over 400,000 transactions were sent over the Ethereum blockch...


Will Legalization of Bitcoin in Ukraine & European Governments Trigger Price Increase? No Comments

Local Russian and Ukrainian sources including RIA Novosti have revealed that three major lawmakers within the Ukrainian parliament have disclosed a total holding of $45 million in Bitcoin. The report of RIA Novosti came shortly after the announcement of the National Bank of Ukraine to fully regulate and legalize Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Ukrainian regulators, lawmakers, and government...


XTB launches the first ever London Cryptocurrency Trading Conference | FREE Sign up, 19th August – Only 35 seats left! No Comments

The conference takes place on Saturday 19th August at Canary Wharf, London UK  in the iconic One Canada Square building on Level 39. Travelling to the venue is easy via Tube (Canary Wharf), DLR (Canary Wharf) or car. You must register using the sign up form on XTB’s Conference page here to reserve a seat. Registration is FREE. XTB’s London Cryptocurrency Conference explained XTB is a le...


NewsBTC Litecoin Core SegWit

Can Bitcoin Grow in the Same Manner as Litecoin did After Activating SegWit? No Comments

Segregated Witness is one of the most intriguing scaling proposals the cryptocurrency world has seen to date. It is already active in many altcoins, but not the currency it was initially designed for. Bitcoin has yet to reap the benefits of SegWit as we speak. With the activation locked in, good things will happen over time. If Bitcoin were to follow Litecoin's path, we may even see a price well a...


Institutional Investors Push Bitcoin Price to New Highs, Drastic Rise in Liquidity No Comments

Ari Paul, the chief information officer and managing partner of BlockTower Capital, believes liquidity for institutional investors and professional traders within the bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets will drastically increase in the upcoming months. Recently, Coinbase, the largest bitcoin wallet and trading platform in the world, raised $100 million at a $1.6 billion valuation. One of the str...


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