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Bitcoin Can’t Stop Breaking Things

When bitcoin futures trading went live on Sunday night, there were sniggers from the cryptocurrency community after Cboe’s website was instantly knocked offline. “Welcome to bitcoin,” went the refrain. Disruption of service is all part of daily life at several of the web’s largest bitcoin exchanges. In the last 24 hours, Coinbase and Bitfinex have […]

Bitcoin Gamers Offered Steam Lifeline, Craigslist Goes Crypto

In a blow for serious gamers who use the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, Steam announced they would no longer accept it as a method of payment. Price volatility and high transaction fees doomed the relationship. In freer economies, however, other companies like Bitrefill see such problems as an opportunity to gain market share by […]

Bittrex Customers Locked Out: Are Crypto Exchanges Ready for Bitcoin?

Bittrex users took to social media to voice their concerns: something is wrong at the third largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world. Customers openly complain they’re having issues with withdrawals, and this has been going on for weeks. Certainly every popular platform has had its share of problems with runs in the wake of price […]

Surf Air Joins the Growing List of Private Airlines Accepting Bitcoin

These days bitcoiners can do a whole lot more with their ‘digital gold’ as there’s a broad range of merchants opting to accept bitcoin every day. Now this week one of the leading “All-You-Can Fly” air travel providers, Surf Air, has announced it is accepting bitcoin and ethereum for monthly memberships and charters. Also read: “Only […]