Bitcoin

Friend or Foe: Inside Poland’s Strange War on Cryptocurrencies

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Friend or Foe: Inside Poland’s Strange War on Cryptocurrencies
On the list of anti-cryptocurrency countries, Poland has never really stuck out. In fact, there has been enough evidence to suggest that the Eastern European country was moving towards embracing Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. However, a recently uncovered smear campaign by the NBP (National Polish Bank, or Central Bank) has thrown that all out of Read More

Bitcoin Fees Sink to 6 Month Low, Undermining Bitcoin Cash

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Fees Sink to 6 Month Low, Undermining Bitcoin Cash
Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fees have dipped below than those of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), marking a blow to one of the hard fork’s central remits. Battle Of The Satoshis Data from monitoring resources Wednesday confirms the turnaround as BTC continues to see a drop in transaction fees not seen for six months. In terms of satoshis, the Read More

Crypto Market In The Red Despite Bitcoin Transaction Fees Dropping, Dominance Rising

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Crypto Market In The Red Despite Bitcoin Transaction Fees Dropping, Dominance Rising
While Bitcoin (BTC) dominance is up and Bitcoin transaction fees are down, the crypto market is seeing an overall downturn by press time, Wednesday, Feb. 21, with all of the top 30 coins on CoinMarketCap in the red. Bitcoin dominance, or BTC’s market cap as a share of the total market cap for all cryptocurrencies, Read More

Multi-Asset Edge Wallet – It’s Finally Here

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Multi-Asset Edge Wallet – It’s Finally Here
Cryptocurrency has truly achieved unexpected popularity and success levels (Bitcoin boasting an impending 2,000,000 wallet downloads). Several years ago, as it first launched, many skeptics ignored the impact that was to be felt, and 2018 has delivered even more surprising developments. Edge Wallet has entered the building CEO Paul Puey has announced, after more than Read More

Coinbase And Bitfinex Integrate Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade SegWit

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Coinbase And Bitfinex Integrate Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade SegWit
Crypto exchange platforms Coinbase and Bitfinex both announced yesterday, Feb. 20, that they are now ready to implement the Segregated Witness (SegWit) scalability upgrade for Bitcoin (BTC). Coinbase tweeted the announcement that it has finished the final testing stages of SegWit for Bitcoin on the platform and is aiming for a 100 percent launch to Read More

Bitcoin This Week: Bitcoin Hinders Search For Life Beyond Earth, And An Anti-Crypto Video Goes Viral

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin This Week: Bitcoin Hinders Search For Life Beyond Earth, And An Anti-Crypto Video Goes Viral
In what was another eventful week in the world of Bitcoin: Bitcoin passes $11000 on 20 day high, CFTC offers a $300,000 crypto bounty, Berkshire Hathaway calls Bitcoin a noxious poison, A trader is chargers with $2 Million Bitcoin theft, The Polish Central Banks funds anti-crypto video, and Bitcoin hinders the search for alien life. Read More

PayPal Exec Says ‘Very High Likelihood’ Bitcoin Will Become Popular Payment Method

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on PayPal Exec Says ‘Very High Likelihood’ Bitcoin Will Become Popular Payment Method
PayPal’s chief financial officer, John Rainey, spoke positively of Bitcoin’s (BTC) use as a future popular option for payments during an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published Monday, Feb. 19. In a section of the interview entitled, “Тhe crypto factor,” Rainey said that PayPal was one of the first companies to accept Bitcoin Read More

Finland: Authorities Unsure How To Store 2,000 Seized Bitcoins After Treasury Guidelines

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Finland: Authorities Unsure How To Store 2,000 Seized Bitcoins After Treasury Guidelines
Authorities in Finland are trying to devise a means to store 2,000 bitcoins confiscated in 2016, following new guidelines from the Treasury published Tuesday, Feb. 20, Bloomberg reported. According to Bloomberg, citing the Treasury guidelines, the authorities are prohibited from storing the Bitcoin stash, worth roughly $22.8 mln today, on virtual currency exchanges or services, Read More

Crypto Investment Shows ‘Limitless Ignorance Of Human Race’, Hedge Fund Tells Clients

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Crypto Investment Shows ‘Limitless Ignorance Of Human Race’, Hedge Fund Tells Clients
One of the world’s largest hedge funds Elliott Management, founded by billionaire Paul Singer in 1977, dedicated three pages to describing its negative view of cryptocurrencies in a fourth-quarter letter to clients, calling cryptocurrencies “one of the most brilliant scams in history,” Business Insider reported Feb. 20. In the letter dated Jan. 26, Elliott claims Read More

Bank of England Governor Claims Bitcoin Has ‘Failed’ As A Currency

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bank of England Governor Claims Bitcoin Has ‘Failed’ As A Currency
Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney declared that Bitcoin cannot be considered a legitimate currency by “traditional” definitions, The Telegraph reported Monday, Feb. 19. At an event at London’s Regent’s University, Carney claimed that Bitcoin failed to meet two major requirements of a traditional currency, claiming that Bitcoin is neither a means of exchange, Read More