Tag: exchange

  • Analysis

    Bitcoin Price Rebounds Following Weekend Slump

    It certainly has been an interesting weekend when it comes to the price of bitcoin. Late last week, following an advisory that financial institutions in China steer clear of bitcoin, and the news that Baidu was no longer accepting bitcoin, the price took an absolute tumble. Today, the...

    Jayanand Sagar | December 9, 2013 | 10:25 pm
  • Mt. Gox Introduces One-Time Password Card

    Mt. Gox has introduces what they are calling, perhaps aptly enough, the “one-time password (OTP)” card. This swiss made card (with a claimed battery life of 3-to-5 years to boot) is designed to add yet another layer of security to user accounts on the exchange, and acts as...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 28, 2013 | 6:02 pm
  • Analysis

    Price of Bitcoin Passes $1000 at Bitstamp

    It should no longer be a surprise that the price of Bitcoin hit $1000 this week on Japanese exchange Mt.Gox, but now, another exchange has creeped up to the $1000 mark. That’s Bitstamp, of course. The exchange, which has always trailed a ways behind Mt.Gox (except for recently...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 28, 2013 | 9:53 am
  • Mt.Gox Experiencing Performance Issues Today

    Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange down for you? No, it’s not your neighbor hogging up all the bandwidth again. It looks like the world’s number two exchange is experiencing a slew of performance issues today. A number of users on Reddit (in multiple threads — here’s one) are seeing the...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 23, 2013 | 2:18 pm
  • It's Not Just You: BitStamp Down

    It’s not just you, folks. BitStamp appears to be down at the moment. A number of users on Reddit have reported issues accessing the Bitcoin exchange’s website in the past hour or so. No indication as to what the issue is, but users are greeted with an “Internal Server...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 19, 2013 | 11:59 am
  • Analysis

    Price of Bitcoin Jumps from $500 to $600 in One Day

    That didn’t take long at all. It looks like the price of Bitcoin has hit $600 today. If you weren’t already aware, the price had just hit $500 Sunday. Yesterday. That’s a $100 jump in a matter of 24 hours. Impressive. In fact, as I sit here writing...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 18, 2013 | 10:19 am
  • Uncategorized

    itBit Launches With $5.5 Million in Funding

    A new bitcoin exchange has launched, folks. Dubbed itBit, this new exchange has come to live with about $5.5 million in funding (after two rounds). The exchange began trading operations today for institutional and retail traders for mostly non-US organizations. Rich Teo, who has previously worked as a...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 11, 2013 | 5:07 pm
  • Uncategorized

    China’s GBL Bitcoin Exchange Disappears Along With Users’ Money

    It seems like this type of thing is happening far too frequently, but alas, another occurrence of an exchange disappearing along with users’ money has taken place. This time around the exchange is China’s GBL (founded May 2013), located online at btc-glb.com was said to have been based in...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 11, 2013 | 3:07 pm
  • New UK-based Exchange, Coinfloor, Launches Today

    A new UK-based Bitcoin exchange is flipping the ‘on’ switch today. Coinfloor, as it’s dubbed, is a venture-capitalist-backed business that hopes to become the next big thing in BTC trading in the United Kingdom in Europe. The exchange is not FCA-regulated, but the company’s co-founder and CEO Mark...

    Jayanand Sagar | October 29, 2013 | 2:15 pm
  • Analysis

    Bitcoin Price Breaks $200 Mark at Mt.Gox

    For the first time in months, the price of Bitcoin has climbed past the $200 mark at one of the leading Bitcoin exchanges, Mt.Gox. The surge, which is hovering in the $200USD-area as of this writing seemingly comes as a result of Chinese demand for the virtual currency....

    Jayanand Sagar | October 23, 2013 | 12:29 am

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