Category: Bitcoin

6 Nov

Redditors Leverage Robinhood Bug, Earn Millions in the Process

Source: Bitcoinist Redditors Leverage Robinhood Bug, Earn Millions in the Process Recent reports have surfaced about an anomaly within the Robinhood trading application that has let users make crazy money. Cryptocurrency market critics often complain about the lack of security and worry about the users potentially cheating the system. However, as it turns out, the […]
4 Nov

Bitcoin 2017 Surge Caused By Single Entity: Bloomberg

Source: Bitcoinist Bitcoin 2017 Surge Caused By Single Entity: Bloomberg Last year, two academics concluded that the Bitcoin rally in 2017, when the cryptocurrency hit the all-time high, was caused by manipulation. Now the research authors figured out that the surge was likely caused by a single entity. Single Whale Behind Bitcoin’s Dec 2017 Rally […]
13 Sep

NBA Star to Convert His $34M Contract into a Digital Investment

Source: Bitcoinist NBA Star to Convert His M Contract into a Digital Investment An NBA basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets, Spencer Dinwiddie, is converting his multi-million dollars contract into a digital token investment vehicle, according to The Athletic’s sources. Dinwiddie To Securitize NBA Contract The disruptive effects of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are permeating […]
16 Jul
12 Jul

Bitcoin Mining May Prove Useful for Gas Well Owners

Source: Bitcoinist Bitcoin Mining May Prove Useful for Gas Well Owners Gas companies in Canada are utilizing trapped natural gas otherwise flared to the atmosphere for bitcoin mining, creating a useful application for illiquid energy. Why Flare When You Can Mine Bitcoin Canadian gas companies in Alberta are developing means of utilizing natural gas to […]
24 Jun

Small Cryptocurrency Exchanges For A Healthy Digital Economy

Source: Bitcoinist Small Cryptocurrency Exchanges For A Healthy Digital Economy The cryptocurrency market has rapidly grown to become a disruptive alternative to the fiat currency market. In a relatively short span of 10 years, this space has seen quite a handsome appreciation in value. But with that said, the digital asset also attracted centralized manipulation […]
20 Jun

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Huge Bull Signal on 1-Month Chart

Source: Bitcoinist Bitcoin Price Analysis: Huge Bull Signal on 1-Month Chart Bitcoinist Senior Analyst, FilbFilb, has identified a bullish MACD convergence on the 1-month BTC/USD chart, which only ever happens just before Bitcoin price goes parabolic. The Bitcoin Bull Market Has Officially Begun Bitcoin is about to have its third monthly bullish MACD cross of […]
20 Jun
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10 Jun

Russia: Holding Bitcoin is Okay, But Using and Mining It Isn’t

Source: Bitcoinist Russia: Holding Bitcoin is Okay, But Using and Mining It Isn’t The Duma (parliament) representative in Russia may finally have given some clarity on cryptocurrencies, albeit inadvertently. While announcing potential fines for miners, it stated that owning bitcoin was possible. The revelation came during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, during an interview […]
10 Jun
8 Jun

What’s a Bitcoin? Brazil President Proposes a ‘Euro’ For South America

Source: Bitcoinist What’s a Bitcoin? Brazil President Proposes a ‘Euro’ For South America The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, blamed Bitcoin for canceling an indigenous cryptocurrency project, despite not knowing what it is. And now he’s considering a South American ‘Euro.’ Cryptocurrency To Bank Brazil’s Unbanked The 45 million Brazilian Real ($11.5 million) project planned […]
5 Jun
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5 Jun

Why is BitPay Still Lying About Bitcoin Transaction Fees?

Source: Bitcoinist Why is BitPay Still Lying About Bitcoin Transaction Fees? US cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay has come under fire again after appearing to steer consumers to use altcoin Bitcoin Cash. BitPay Disguises Revenue Ploy As BTC ‘Network Fee’ A screenshot uploaded to Reddit June 5 appears to show part of the checkout process for […]
5 Jun
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17 Apr

France Tells EU: Adopt Our Cryptocurrency Laws Across Europe

Source: Bitcoinist France Tells EU: Adopt Our Cryptocurrency Laws Across Europe France wants the European Union (EU) to adopt its recently enacted cryptocurrency regulations for the entire region. French Finance Minister: Ours is the Right Way France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says the EU should consider adopting the country’s approach to regulating cryptocurrencies. Speaking […]