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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Developer and SegWit Inventor Proposes New...

Several new softfork proposals were posted by the Bitcoin developer and SegWit inventor Pietr Wuille this week. Dubbed ‘Taproot’ the upgrade has almost no downside and will...

Matthew North | May 09, 2019 | 02:30
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Network Surpasses 100,000 Nodes, New Data Shows

The total number of Bitcoin nodes has exceeded 100,000 and not 10,000 nodes, as popularly believed.  The confusion over how many nodes are actually in the Bitcoin network is due to...

Matthew North | May 06, 2019 | 10:00
News

Twitter and Google Trends Interest Precedes Cryptocurrency Price...

The volume of tweets and Google Search Volume Index (SVI) were found to be leading price indicators for Bitcoin and Ethereum, according to a research paper published by the Southern...

Matthew North | May 05, 2019 | 22:00
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Bitcoin

‘You Can’t Buy Bitcoin’ – Is How Banks...

Economist Saifedean Ammous was recently interviewed on Stephan Livera’s Podcast. Ammous explained the best way government can defeat Bitcoin and why banning it actually helps the...

Matthew North | May 05, 2019 | 14:00
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Blockchain

Why Consortium Blockchains are Failing

Consortium blockchains have shown their failures throughout recent history. From R3 Corda’s crippled partnerships with its banking partnerships to the agonizingly slow...

Matthew North | May 05, 2019 | 05:00
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Bitcoin

Whale Moves $230 Million for 57 Cents Using Bitcoin

A bitcoin whale has moved 40,000 BTC (USD $229,000,000) from one Bitcoin address to another on May 1st for a negligible network fee. A Bitcoin whale has moved over 40,000 BTC or over...

Matthew North | May 04, 2019 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Investment

Bitcoin Will Be Over $10K By 2020 Halving, Model Shows

Despite a slight dip, Bitcoin price is still expected to surpass $10,000 by the next block halving, according to Stock-to-Flow models. As originally posted by the Twitter user planB...

Matthew North | May 03, 2019 | 20:00
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Altcoins

Sweden’s Central Bank Asks Gov’t: What’s...

Sweden’s central bank has its parliament to form a committee to review what constitutes legal tender in the country. Originally reported by Bloomberg’s Amanda Billner, the...

Matthew North | May 03, 2019 | 05:00
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News

Facebook Business Model ‘Needs to Change’ to Reach...

At Facebook’s annual F8 conference one of Mark Zuckerberg’s themes was “the future is private.” This news also comes on the back of Facebook’s earlier...

Matthew North | May 02, 2019 | 16:00
Bitcoin

Authorities Dismantle Shadow Bank That Handled ‘Hundreds of...

An Arizona Man and an Israeli woman have been charged in connection with providing “shadow banking services” to cryptocurrency exchanges — involving millions of dollars...

Matthew North | May 02, 2019 | 07:00
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin ‘HODL Waves’ Chart Shows Price Building Momentum

Woobull.com, a provider crypto asset market, and network data has added new charts to its Bitcoin price, momentum, volume, and volatility platform. Bitcoin Price Building...

Matthew North | May 01, 2019 | 20:00
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Bitcoin

Electrum Botnet Steals $4.6 Million in Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies

The botnet attacking Electrum has grown to 152,000 infected computers and has now stolen $4.6 million in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, according to Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes...

Matthew North | May 01, 2019 | 07:00

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