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Binance resumes trading following $40M bitcoin hack
May 15, 2019
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has resumed trading activity. Users can now cancel open orders, deposit crypto assets into their Binance account, and of course buy and sell cryptocurrencies. You can’t...
Bitcoin is now trading at around $8,130, up a whopping 60.84 percent over the past month, with the price surging $3,086.14 over the period. The cryptocurrency’s meteoric rise is reminiscent of its...
Binance has vowed to raise the quality of its security in the aftermath of a hack that saw thieves make off with over $40 million in Bitcoin from the exchange. The company — which is widely believed to...
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has confirmed a “large scale” data breach, in which hackers stole more than $40 million in cryptocurrency In a statement, the company said hackers stole API keys,...
Drop Gold, Buy Bitcoin?
May 01, 2019
The cryptocurrency company Grayscale has launched a multi-million dollar marketing campaign imploring investors to drop gold and buy bitcoin. It is a slick video and the campaign is getting plenty of...
Why the Price of Bitcoin Is Soaring
April 15, 2019
Last weekend, the price of Bitcoin jumped nearly 5%, breaking through the $5,050 barrier for the first time in months. And that could be the breakout it needs to start another rally. Here's what's...
At 1:30 on a Sunday afternoon in January 2018, Michael Terpin was on his laptop, prepping for a conference in Las Vegas. His iPhone buzzed with an incoming message. Google was notifying him that his...
April 14, 2019
Today is my last day of riding in South Carolina at George Hincapie’s Hotel Domestiqe. Yesterday George took us on a great ride. He posed with me along the way: I could not keep up with the strong...
From Howard Lindzon
I read a critique on Litecoin recently. The basic premise was that Litecoin is just a testing ground or testnet for Bitcoin. The author seemed to insinuate that Litecoin had little value other than...
Daily Crunch: China considers Bitcoin mining ban
April 09, 2019
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1....
Regulators in China are weighing a ban on Bitcoin mining
April 08, 2019
Cryptocurrency mining has become the latest target for the Chinese government seeking to phase out industries considered a drag on the country’s economy. The National Development and Reform Commission...
Crypto's Long Winter Is Over – Bitcoin Is Heating Up Fast
April 08, 2019
The cryptocurrency market has finally been enjoying a consistent rally. And many investors naturally have some questions, such as what ignited this run-up and more importantly, if it's sustainable....
Beating back bears, Bitcoin briefly balloons beyond $4,900
April 02, 2019
Bitcoin went on a tear in early morning trading earlier today, popping up to above $4,900 and reminding some investors of the good old days of 2017. The currency is still trading up above 15% at...
Why JPMorgan and Facebook Can Never Compete with Bitcoin
March 13, 2019
Big companies are jumping on the crypto bandwagon, and for good reason. Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology on which they are built are the wave of the future. The problem is that...
Bitcoin gets slower, smaller and more like Ethereum
March 11, 2019
Editor’s Note: Our writer Galen Moore (who previously wrote an analysis of STOs) attended the MIT Bitcoin Expo this weekend. These are his field notes on his interviews with a bunch of the leading...
Bitcoin: The Living Room Revolution
February 27, 2019
Last night I had a long brainstorm with my friend Farbood, the founder of Coinmine (we are investors in his company). Farbood and I were chatting about his roadmap and progress and he mentioned his new...
From Howard Lindzon
Here's the Case for a Bitcoin Price Prediction of $250,000 by 2025
February 26, 2019
Back in mid-2016, a Bitcoin price prediction of $2,000 - when BTC was trading at around $600 - would have sounded like a stretch. And yet 18 months later, Bitcoin nearly reached $20,000. Today we're...
Coinbase users can now withdraw Bitcoin SV following BCH fork
February 15, 2019
If you’re a Coinbase user, you may have seen some new tokens on your account. The Bitcoin Cash chain split into two different chains back in November. It means that if you held Bitcoin Cash on November...
The plot to revive Mt. Gox and repay victims’ Bitcoin
February 06, 2019
It was the Lehman Brothers of blockchain. 850,000 Bitcoin disappeared when cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox imploded in 2014 after a series of hacks. The incident cemented the industry’s reputation as...
The Shutdown Might've Delayed the Bitcoin ETF, but the Main Catalyst Is Still Coming
January 29, 2019
Last June, investment management firm VanEck announced it was teaming up with SolidX, a financial services provider, to develop the world's first price-backed Bitcoin ETF. The news took the crypto...
The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security
January 19, 2019
A funny thing happened in the second half of 2018. At some moment, all the people active in crypto looked around and realized there weren’t very many of us. The friends we’d convinced during the last...
Coinstar machines will start selling Bitcoin at the grocery store
January 17, 2019
You know those machines at the grocery store that transform your gallon jugs worth of change into more usable currency? They’re about to start selling Bitcoin . To make this impulse shopping dream come...
10 Predictions for 2019 – Gold, Bitcoin, Trump and More!
January 01, 2019
I don't really believe in palm readers and crystal balls and tarot cards, but I respond to the need for them. - Stephan Jenkins I skate cautiously on the thin ice of making predictions and realize its...
A renowned California bitcoin trader is accused of killing his girlfriend and dumping her body in a river in the Philippines the day before Christmas Eve, according to reports.
As Bitcoin sinks, industry startups are forced to cut back
December 26, 2018
Bitmain, Huobi, ConsenSys and Steemit are among the cryptocurrency startups to complete layoffs in the last month.
Stocks Crash, Gold and Bitcoin Surge Higher
December 17, 2018
This won't be the last time that you read this headline. The stock market is crashing again to start the last trading week before Christmas. The Dow and S&P 500 both declined by 2.1% today, while the...
Bitcoin is 'dead,' says crypto millionaire
December 17, 2018
Google’s year in search 2018: the World Cup, Fortnite GIFs and Bitcoin
December 12, 2018
Google’s annual Year in Search is more than a digital record of the events, stories and phenomena that captured our attention over 12 months. It’s a reckoning, or computation, on what mattered to...
These Bitcoin Price Predictions Call for 1,000% Gains in 2019
December 11, 2018
Bitcoin prices plummeted in 2018. However, there are a few reasons to be optimistic. In fact, some analysts believe the price of BTC could climb triple digits in 2019... Tags: cryptocurrencies To get...
How Do Bitcoin Futures Affect the Price? These Key Considerations Reveal Potential Impacts on Price Action
December 06, 2018
How do bitcoin futures affect the price of bitcoin? This is a question worth examining. When looking at recent market trends through this lens, some interesting details emerge. The current crypto bear...
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