Archive | bitcoin core

Twitter Sparks Conspiracy Theories After Suspending @Bitcoin Account

Conspiracy theories are spreading throughout the cryptocurrency community after Twitter suspended the @Bitcoin Twitter account over the weekend. @Bitcoin Twitter Account Gets Suspended, Sparks Conspiracy Theories Over the weekend of April 7-8, the @Bitcoin Twitter account, which is run by an anonymous user, was briefly taken over by two users, one claiming to be Turkish, then… […]

Former Core Developer Mike Hearn Returns for Some Bitcoin Cash Q&A

On April 5 the former bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn came back to do an Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) on the Reddit forum /r/btc. It’s been a while since Hearn has chatted with the bitcoin community, and one could say he left the development scene a few years ago due to the vitriolic strife over the scaling […]

Newegg Enables Cryptocurrency Payments for Canadian Customers

On March 28 the popular online electronics merchant Newegg announced its now allowing residents from Canada the ability to pay for goods using cryptocurrencies. Through its partnership with the payment processing firm Bitpay, the company feels its the right time to offer Canadian customers the ability to pay for items with the digital currencies BCH […]

From ‘Attack’ to ‘Optimization’ — Slush Pool Reveals ASIC Boost Compatibility

Back in the spring of 2017, the discussion of a technology called ‘ASIC Boost’ was a very hot debate amongst bitcoin proponents. Bitcoin core (BTC) supporters were extremely upset with the firm Bitmain Technologies and its owner Jihan Wu for allegedly using ASIC Boost covertly, even though the company denied it. Now according to reports […]

The Curious Case of ‘Cobra Bitcoin’: The Peculiar Anon with a Lot of Power

The controversial owner of the web portal Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk, an anon named ‘Cobra Bitcoin’, has been a popular subject within the cryptocurrency community lately. It’s strange that a person who nobody really knows has so much control within the BTC community, and lately his messages have been very cryptic, even making some believe his […]

1200 Australian New Agencies Are Selling Fractions of Crypto

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts from Australia now have the ability to purchase the digital assets bitcoin core (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) via regional 1,200 news agencies. Newsagents are using the idea to help declining interest in newspaper and magazines. Also Read: Australian High School to Host Information Night on Cryptocurrencies  Australians Can Now Buy Cryptocurrencies With 1,200 News […]

Bitpay Launches Bitcoin Cash Debit Card Top Ups

In late 2017 the bitcoin payment processor Bitpay revealed it would add the ability to process payments for multiple blockchains — starting first with the bitcoin cash (BCH) chain. Now on Thursday, the Atlanta-based company announced that BCH transfers can be applied to the firm’s Visa card invoice loads. Also Read: Dutch Bank That Once Called […]