Thursday, May 25, 2017

WEDNESDAY BITCOIN OR BITCON NEWS REVIEW


NEWS  5/17/2017
A thornier question — soon to be answered in Japan — is whether bitcoin is ready for “Mrs Watanabe”, the notional holder of the nation's household ...
The price of bitcoin is up nearly $100 on the day, rising more than 5% to reach a high of $1,814 on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). At press ...
Leading Indian bitcoin exchange Zebpay's android application has more downloads than all of South Korean exchanges' apps combined. #bitcoin ...
“Being the first of the Big 4 to get into Bitcoin, the next obvious step for EY was to support our local Bitcoin community by joining the Bitcoin Association ...
Although the attack has mostly stopped spreading, the ransom continues to pile up in three Bitcoin addresses presumably controlled by those ...
The price of bitcoin jumped to a record high on Wednesday, boosted amid a broad equity selloff and a move to safe haven assets. The price of one ...
Bitcoin has all the attributes of a bubble in the making. First, it's radically new. It's a digital payment system that allows users anywhere in the world to ...
With the increasing adoption of Bitcoin as a payment currency, making the process of buying Bitcoin more convenient remains a key challenge for ...
Mike Maloney, the founder of precious metals broker GoldSilver.com, has suggested that owning cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin is one of the ...
ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees has hit out at comments that miners are “winning” from the increase in Bitcoin network fees. Responding to a Reddit ...
Cryptocurrency is confusing, and the typical computer owner would be hard pressed to explain what Bitcoin is let alone how to acquire it then make a ...
RSI is also pointing north to show that bitcoin price might follow suit. A break past the resistance at $1750-1800 could be enough to seal the deal for ...
A number of Indian companies affected by the WannaCry ransomware malware are reportedly unwilling to pay bitcoin ransoms due to fears of being ...
Your computer's been hacked by the Wannacry, also sometimes referred to as Wcry or WannaCrypto, ransomware. Your data is scrambled and the ...
Amid a flurry of negative publicity for bitcoin, technology advocates are trying to distance themselves from the digital currency as part of a bid to protect ...
Bitcoin network congestion has almost become a weekly trend as of late. Not too long ago, around 160,000 transactions were awaiting confirmation.
Tale as old as time (or as Silk Road). Bitcoin is once again in the eye of the storm after WannaCry hackers dragged the digital currency back where it ...
The very design features that make Bitcoin technology appealing to its users are also weaknesses being exploited for the theft of the cryptocurrency ...
MUMBAI: Zebpay, India's largest Bitcoin exchange, announced on ... With over 500,000 downloads, Zebpay has become India's largest Bitcoin ...
Norwegian online bank Skandiabanken now recognizes bitcoin as a new investment class and allows its customers to access their bitcoin holdings ...
The bitcoin network broke down last night for 200,000 transactions which continue to wait this morning for inclusion within the blockchain so that value ...
On May 9, Evelyn Chen of CNBC reported that bitcoin price surged to a new all-time high due to the announcement of the Federal Reserve Bank ...
Perhaps it is time for the United States to actually take meaningful action against Bitcoin. For non-criminal transactions, Bitcoin is decidedly inferior to ...
Global Advisors, a U.K.-based investment firm that has developed an investment program to provide market exposure to the price of bitcoin, recently ...
Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency present a monumental challenge for legislators, requiring a broad understanding of blockchain technology, ...
Indian companies WannaCry over Bitcoin payments too ... The bitcoin digital crypto-currency is not yet a part of the mainstream banking system.
Zebpay, an Indian app-based Bitcoin exchange, today announced that it has achieved half a million downloads on the Android Play Store.
A think tank that advises several US government agencies is now exploring the potential threats bitcoin poses to national security. Still in its earliest ...
It's for sale in bitcoin — a digital form of currency created and held electronically. The ad is on Craigslist's Vancouver and Hong Kong real estate pages ...
The digital currency bitcoin has emerged as a favourite tool for hackers demanding a ransom for a simple reason: You can start accepting bitcoin ...
Bitcoin has rebounded sharply in the wake of a global cyber attack that has governments, corporations and even stock exchanges scrambling to close ...
These digital coins are essentially clones of the virtual currency bitcoin, which has come under scrutiny for its use in last week's global hacking.
Bitcoin wallet provider Xapo has told its customers that they will soon have to pay the network fees for outbound transactions from their accounts.
Crypto currency Bitcoin is hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons again, as the payment vehicle of choice for the crooks behind the world's biggest ...
The Swiss arm of “Big Four” accounting and services giant Ernst & Young is now a corporate member of the Bitcoin Association Switzerland, a bitcoin ...
Two cybersecurity firms say they have found some technical similarities between the WannaCry ransomware and earlier attacks from hackers in North ...
A lot of developers and Bitcoin enthusiasts are looking forward to issuing smart contracts on the Bitcoin blockchain. Up until now, this has been ...
Anyone and everyone's attention in bitcoin is currently transfixed on a single number: the amount of unconfirmed transactions building up on the ...
BITCOIN faces a unique opportunity in the wake of the Australian government's decision to crack down on offshore gambling. The IGA Amendment Bill ...
Japan recognized Bitcoin as a legal currency. Russia is also eyeing legalization, a goal it will hopefully reach by 2018. Bitcoin has become a global ...

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