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Bitcoin Gets Bulls-Eye Painted on It, Thanks to Banks and Governments No Comments

Bitcoin, since its introduction in 2009 has come a long way to compete against US dollar and other prominent fiat currencies of the past. Banks and financial institutions who were the gatekeepers of everyone's wealth now feel threatened as they find themselves powerless in front of the new digital currency. Bitcoin is completely independent and pseudonymous, taking central bank and other governmen...

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And the Black Belt in Bitcoin News Plagiarism Goes To Cointelegraph 9 Comments

Last Saturday, I managed to talk to a member of the Ghost Security group about ISIL and whether or not they use bitcoin in funding their operations. That article did quite well and was backlinked to by many mainstream news portals including Softpedia News, the polish news site Wykop and others. However, Cointelegraph opted to plagiarize the article and rewrite the same story without even thinking ...

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Authority in Bitcoin: What Role Does It Play? 8 Comments

In case you weren’t aware, Bitcoiners hate authority. It is the central thing we want to avoid in finance, as well as any other industry that can be placed on the blockchain. We consider it inefficient, immoral, and just plain wrong. This makes sense for an anarcho-libertarian movement, but even anarchists have people they listen to. Merriam-Webster defines authority as “the power to give o...

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Bitcoin Trading Volume Scoring A Historical High!! 2 Comments

Last week's bitcoin price surge, initiated a chain react across all major bitcoin exchanges and bitcoin's trading volume reached its highest point in since late 2014. So, so did the price surge enkindle the rise in the trading volume? or did it go the other way round; the boosted trading volume pushed bitcoin price "to the moon"? Bitcoin Trading Volume Rising Across All Major Exchanges: Accord...

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Come What May, the Bitcoin Industry in China Will Chug Along No Comments

Will the Chinese government's initiative to press for the usage of domestically produced hardware and software affect the bitcoin industry like it may affect the banking and fintech sector? China has been on its path to revamp its information technology infrastructure for some time now. The Chinese government and regulatory agencies have been pressing for the use of Chinese made products to mee...


Trading Forex in Bitcoin – Is it the Geekiest Way to Make money Online? No Comments

Forex has always been one of the most attractive investment options for less experienced traders. Now, bitcoin is bringing a new breed of investors to the forex trading space, and many  brokers are opening its doors to the digital currency. In fact, this year all along, several Forex brokers started to deal with bitcoin, and it seems the interest, both from traders and brokers, in this type of...

Transaction Malleability Comes to Haunt Bitcoin Once Again. newsbtc bitcoin news

Bitcoin’s Transaction Malleability Issue Remains Far From Resolved No Comments

For the past several years, the Bitcoin network has been bedeviled by transaction malleability attacks. These attacks shot to fame during the notorious Mt. Gox theft where it was referred as the sole reason for interrupting withdrawals. Since then, the attack has distressed many digital currency companies, including high-volumed exchanges BitStamp and BTC-e. What is the Transaction Malleability? ...


Bitcoin Price Breaks the $300 Mark! Will it Keep on Rising? No Comments

Yesterday, the 27th of October, the Bitcoin price broke the $300 barrier. For some weeks now, we have seen a positive advance in the bitcoin price. Many are the reasons pointed by experts and traders for this price rise, however between lots of explanations there is still heavy doubts on what it could be the real trigger for this continued price rise. Since the middle of September, the price h...

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A Peek into the Future — Mobility-On-Demand with Self-Driving Cars and Blockchain Technology No Comments

The latest World Economic Forum on Global Agenda is happening in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 25th to 27th of this month. The event will include experts and thought leaders from around the world to meet, discuss and find ways to address the challenges faced by people and governments across the world. The topics discussed in this forum will not be limited to the global economy or finance but also social, te...