Italians Defy SegWit2x Fork as Deadline Nears, Bitcoin Volatility Due

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Italians Defy SegWit2x Fork as Deadline Nears, Bitcoin Volatility Due
Expert group BHB Network has released its formal opposition to the SegWit2x hard fork on behalf of the Italian Bitcoin community. In a blog post Tuesday, a widened selection of local businesses and private entities “reaffirmed” its stance, originally presented at a recent Bitcoin Milan Meetup. These include several other Italian meetups from the still Read More

Monaco Prepaid Card Bins Asset Contract, Token Dives 40% in a Day

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Monaco Prepaid Card Bins Asset Contract, Token Dives 40% in a Day
Bitcoin prepaid debit card operator Monaco’s token is plunging Wednesday after a code rewrite removed a key aspect from its roadmap. At the same time it announced Visa as card issuing partner for its prepaid rollout, Monaco said its asset smart contract scheme would no longer feature in its future. Holders of its MCO token, Read More

Price Analysis, Nov. 2: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Price Analysis, Nov. 2: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. * All the market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Market Analysis 02.11.2017 The market is currently Read More

Securities and Exchange Commission Accuses Day Trader of Using Bitcoin to Hide Profits

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Securities and Exchange Commission Accuses Day Trader of Using Bitcoin to Hide Profits
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a lawsuit against Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based day trader Joseph Willner for allegedly using the digital currency Bitcoin to hide his profits. In the case filed on Oct. 30, 2017, the accused has unlawfully taken over more than 100 brokerage accounts and used the victim’s’ funds to artificially Read More

Credit Suisse Digital Officer Quits to Start Blockchain Investment Platform

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Credit Suisse Digital Officer Quits to Start Blockchain Investment Platform
A former Credit Suisse executive has today launched his own high-end investment management platform on the Ethereum Blockchain. TEND, which describes itself as using “smart contract technologies to enable a new paradigm of shared ownership and enjoyment of unique assets that have both meaning and financial value,” will also launch an ICO. Featuring Crypto Valley Read More

Ban All Crypto ‘Dealers’, India Committee Reportedly Tells Government

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Ban All Crypto ‘Dealers’, India Committee Reportedly Tells Government
India is reportedly considering Chinese-style exchange ban for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency according to local media reports. A brief article in today’s Economic Times names an unknown government “committee” as having advised lawmakers to “close” merchants and other “dealers” active in Bitcoin and altcoins. No background reasoning was given for the committee’s recommendation, which comes as Read More

Cryptocurrencies Should Not Be Taken For Granted, Central Bank of Swaziland Governor

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cryptocurrencies Should Not Be Taken For Granted, Central Bank of Swaziland Governor
Central Bank of Swaziland (CBS) Governor Majozi Sithole has issued an optimistic statement about digital currencies. He further claimed that the central bank is advancing research on the technology. In his speech at an economic forum in late October 2017, Sithole claimed that it could be a prudent decision to dismiss the cryptocurrencies as they Read More

British Telecom Secures Patent for a Cybersecurity Method to Protect Blockchain

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on British Telecom Secures Patent for a Cybersecurity Method to Protect Blockchain
Great Britain’s biggest Internet and telecoms provider British Telecommunications PLC (BT) has secured a patent for its proposed cybersecurity system for Blockchain protection in late October. The system limits the users who can commit transactions to the system via user-specific profiles. Based on the patent, one use case involving the patent is the so-called “majority Read More

Hydro Mining, Explained

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Hydro Mining, Explained
What is hydro mining? It refers to a specific method of cryptocurrency mining that relies on hydroelectric power and water cooling systems to create an energy-efficient and highly-profitable mining operation. Simply put, cryptocurrency mining is the process of creating new digital coins and verifying these transactions at the same time. Individuals are constantly sending cryptocurrencies, Read More

[video] What are Altcoins and ICOs – Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on [video] What are Altcoins and ICOs – Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday
Last updated on September 21st, 2017 at 09:30 am Today’s topic is altcoins and ICOs. In this episode, we’re going to go over some of the different cryptocurrencies out there and explain what are ICOs. So let’s get started! Altcoins, or alts in short, are cryptocurrencies that are not Bitcoin. The word altcoin Read More