Facebook Messenger is unlikely to adopt cryptocurrencies soon, says vice president of messaging David Marcus.
Archive | February 5, 2018
CNBCBitcoin continues to tumble, briefly breaking below $6000CNBCBitcoin continues to tumble, briefly breaking below $6,000. The digital currency briefly falls below $6,000 to its lowest since mid-November, according to CoinDesk. The decline follows re…
Last week, an enigmatic and fiendishly tricky puzzle that had baffled bitcoiners for years was finally solved. In the process, it earned the individual who cracked it a 5 BTC jackpot and brought new acclaim to the team behind the project. After being launched in 2015, at the height of the bitcoin bear market, the […]
USA TODAYCollege kids using Bitcoin to pay for ‘huge drug deals,’ prosecutor saysUSA TODAYDES MOINES — An Iowa man has been arrested and accused of selling shipments of narcotics and other drugs to two Ohio college students, who bought the drugs using the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Authorities arrested Anthony Scott Boeckholt, 42, on Jan. 29 …and […]
When Augur first goes live, it’s going to invite everyone to break the protocol. But don’t worry, it’s all part of the plan.
Over the past few months there’s been a lot of internet chatter concerning the digital currency tether (USDT) and whether or not it’s really backed by U.S. dollars. Further, there’s been skeptics, speculators, anonymous Twitter handles, and well-researched reports that claim tether printing moved the price of BTC considerably this past year. However, just recently […]
South Korea cryptocurrency exchange Coinpia has halted trading amid concerns it has been unable to comply with new government rules.
Business InsiderBitcoin is getting smashedBusiness InsiderBitcoin is trading at the lowest level since mid-November when a corresponding surge in Bitcoin Cash saw Bitcoin prices fall below $US6,000. Bitcoin Cash hasn’t been immune from the latest selloff and has fallen below $US1,000 — also for the first …
Many people, smartly, turn to a VPN to be able to surf the web privately. Hidester VPN has made their service even more anonymous announcing they now accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency for payment. February 5, 2018 It’s hardly a secret that all kinds of prying eyes look at where a person goes and what […]
Cryptocurrency is all the rage among savvy investors. But the technology has the potential for social change far beyond this. Cryptocurrencies can open access to financial services for underserved populations in developing countries, and they even have…
Silicon Valley startup Lino has raised $20 million to take on YouTube with a decentralized, blockchain-based platform.
Traditional and crypto markets experienced large losses today, with no named cause for the dip. #NEWS
Bitcoin hits another multi-month low of $6,661 Monday, Feb. 5. #NEWS
Congress will hold what may be the most consequential hearing in years on cryptocurrency Tuesday, with the heads of the SEC and CFTC in the hot seat.
New York TimesAs Bitcoin Bubble Loses Air, Frauds and Flaws Rise to Surface – The …New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — You did not have to be a technophobe to worry that the virtual-currency boom of the past year papered over plenty of problems. The scale …