Want to Kickstart the Next Bitcoin Bullrun? Stop Hodling and Start Spending

Want to Kickstart the Next Bitcoin Bullrun? Stop Hodling and Start Spending

Just kidding).Instead of sitting around waiting for these institutional changes (which may or may not even happen), we can do something ourselves. Start spending bitcoin.One sure-fire way to increase bitcoin’s price is to increase demand for crypto payments. The more active bitcoin becomes, the more we prove it’s a viable alternative to traditional payment systems.Mass… Continue reading Want to Kickstart the Next Bitcoin Bullrun? Stop Hodling and Start Spending

Meet the lawyer-turned-artist behind classical cryptocurrency paintings

Meet the lawyer-turned-artist behind classical cryptocurrency paintings

Over the past 10 years cryptocurrency, blockchain, and art have become the most surprising and unlikely of bed fellows. Street art, graffitti, and memes are quite common, but the words cryptocurrency and fine art rarely appear in the same sentence. But that’s changing as one artist is making these worlds collide to produce something as… Continue reading Meet the lawyer-turned-artist behind classical cryptocurrency paintings

Busting Myths About Cryptocurrency Custody

Busting Myths About Cryptocurrency Custody

Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices. You always have… Continue reading Busting Myths About Cryptocurrency Custody

A brief history of cryptocurrency and blockchain white papers

A brief history of cryptocurrency and blockchain white papers

It’d be foolish to undermine the role of white papers in the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem, given these industries – estimated to be worth billions in years to come – spawned from a nine-page document put together by Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin‘s mysterious creator (or creators). First published in 2009, Nakamoto’s white paper set the scene… Continue reading A brief history of cryptocurrency and blockchain white papers

‘Samsung Blockchain Wallet’ Tutors You to Store Your Bitcoin, Ethereum

‘Samsung Blockchain Wallet’ Tutors You to Store Your Bitcoin, Ethereum

Source: @BlockchainROK on Twitter, Heslin KimThe Samsung Blockchain Wallet features Bitcoin and Ethereum wallets with a simple, minimalistic, and sleek user interface that is ideal for casual and new users.Why Samsung May Have Avoided the Phrase “Crypto Wallet”Speaking to CCN, an industry executive suggested that Samsung may have avoided introducing Knox as a cryptocurrency wallet… Continue reading ‘Samsung Blockchain Wallet’ Tutors You to Store Your Bitcoin, Ethereum

Dow, Bitcoin Bleed Lower as US & China Tease Trade Deal Outline

Dow, Bitcoin Bleed Lower as US & China Tease Trade Deal Outline

The Dow (blue), S&P 500 (red), and Nasdaq (orange) all dropped sharply at the opening bell.As of 10:17 am ET, the Dow had lost 68.12 points, recovering from what had briefly been a triple-digit drop. The 0.27 percent pullback left the index at 25,885.27. The S&P 500 declined 9.66 points or 0.35 percent to 2,775.18,… Continue reading Dow, Bitcoin Bleed Lower as US & China Tease Trade Deal Outline

10 Reasons Bitcoin Will Party Like 2017 for a Massive Bull Run in 2019

10 Reasons Bitcoin Will Party Like 2017 for a Massive Bull Run in 2019

Bitcoin’s price reached a 40-day high of USD$4,000 Tuesday.Bitcoin transaction volume reached a 9-month high as well.The total market value of the cryptocoin industry surged $15 billion in 48 hours.The beginning of another Bitcoin bull run is far from a certainty. But it might not be a coincidence that Bitcoin’s price has so much up… Continue reading 10 Reasons Bitcoin Will Party Like 2017 for a Massive Bull Run in 2019

Elon Musk Jokes about Giving Nobel to Satoshi, Reveals Bitcoin Balance

Elon Musk Jokes about Giving Nobel to Satoshi, Reveals Bitcoin Balance

rumors that Apple might dip into its $245 billion war chest to purchase electric vehicle giant Tesla, but all Crypto Twitter wants to talk about is what Elon Musk thinks about bitcoin – and its pseudonymous creator.Tesla CEO Doesn’t Have Much Crypto, But He Owns BitcoinJust one day after heaping praise on bitcoin during the… Continue reading Elon Musk Jokes about Giving Nobel to Satoshi, Reveals Bitcoin Balance

Elon Musk thinks Bitcoin is ‘brilliant’ — but only owns 0.25 BTC

Elon Musk thinks Bitcoin is ‘brilliant’ — but only owns 0.25 BTC

Despite Elon Musk being somewhat of an unofficial poster boy for cryptocurrency, it turns out he actually doesn’t hold any – well, aside from 0.25 Bitcoin. The Tesla CEO recently went on record proclaiming Bitcoin BTC is “quite brilliant,” and that “paper money is going away.” It might come as a surprise then to learn… Continue reading Elon Musk thinks Bitcoin is ‘brilliant’ — but only owns 0.25 BTC

Inside NEO’s plans to get Microsoft .NET devs to build apps on its blockchain

Inside NEO’s plans to get Microsoft .NET devs to build apps on its blockchain

The Bitcoin bear market has battered and bruised a multitude of blockchain startups. It’s also rendered terms like “streamlining,” “restructuring,” and “run out of money, shutting down” all too common. But somehow, a Matrix-themed cryptocurrency, NEO NEO, is hiring. The second iteration of NEO DevCon took place in Seattle over the weekend. The most notable… Continue reading Inside NEO’s plans to get Microsoft .NET devs to build apps on its blockchain

Crypto Market Gains $15 Billion in 4 Days Bitcoin Not Ready For $4,000:

Crypto Market Gains $15 Billion in 4 Days Bitcoin Not Ready For $4,000:

Litecoin Surges by More Than 50% in 3 Weeks, Source: TradingViewLitecoin, in particular, demonstrated a spectacular rally from $33 to $50, gaining 51.5 percent in less than three weeks.However, a technical analyst with an online alias “The Crypto Dog” remains unconvinced that Bitcoin will initiate a large upside movement above $4,000 in the near-term.Despite Crypto… Continue reading Crypto Market Gains $15 Billion in 4 Days Bitcoin Not Ready For $4,000:

Anon Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner

Anon Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner

Bitcoin Improvement Proposal #91 (the BIP which activated SegWit and prevented SegWit2x) and the CGMiner program, discovered a vulnerability in Bitmain’s Antminer S15 firmware.The vulnerability was then turned into an exploit by an anonymous security researcher. Hilliard has publicly demonstrated the exploit in action:@BITMAINtech tried and failed to lock down the S15 firmware, I identified… Continue reading Anon Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner

Prediction: Tesla Will Eventually Dive Head-First into Bitcoin

Prediction: Tesla Will Eventually Dive Head-First into Bitcoin

rare comment from Elon Musk on cryptocurrency, the Tesla and SpaceX founder said that Bitcoin “is quite brilliant.”He continued:“Paper money is going away and crypto is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper, that’s for sure, but it has its pros and cons.”Musk also gave Ethereum props on the ARK Investment… Continue reading Prediction: Tesla Will Eventually Dive Head-First into Bitcoin

FBI Wants Your Help to Investigate $2.5 Billion Crypto Scam Bitconnect

FBI Wants Your Help to Investigate $2.5 Billion Crypto Scam Bitconnect

Bitconnect victims should contact the FBI to help the agency investigate the infamous crypto scam. | Source: ShutterstockThe FBI is looking to talk to people victimized by the Bitconnect scheme. It is publicly taking applications and information via its website. The agency will contact those it deems interesting enough to help with the investigation.The FBI… Continue reading FBI Wants Your Help to Investigate $2.5 Billion Crypto Scam Bitconnect

This Crypto Brokerage Lets You Escape to Fiat – No KYC Required

This Crypto Brokerage Lets You Escape to Fiat – No KYC Required

Bity integrated with MyEtherWallet to enable the seamless transition of funds between MEW wallets and Bity accounts.Swiss Crypto Firm Sheds KYC Requirements for $5,000 PurchasesSwitzerland has gained a reputation as a haven for crypto firms. | Source: ShutterstockBity supports movements of up to 5,000 CHF (roughly $5,000) without a KYC verification process. According to a press… Continue reading This Crypto Brokerage Lets You Escape to Fiat – No KYC Required

Samsung Galaxy S10 Features Built-in Crypto Support

Samsung Galaxy S10 Features Built-in Crypto Support

Samsung confirmed today that it has integrated “Samsung Knox” into the S10, a feature which uses hardware security to store private keys for blockchain applications. | Source: SamsungIn a word, yes.Samsung confirmed today that it has integrated “Samsung Knox” into the S10, a feature which uses hardware security to store private keys for blockchain applications, including… Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S10 Features Built-in Crypto Support

Crypto Firm Gladius Tattles on Itself Before SEC Brings Down the Hammer

Crypto Firm Gladius Tattles on Itself Before SEC Brings Down the Hammer

acknowledged a settlement with Gladius Network LLC today. Gladius raised almost $13 million in an ICO at the height of the crypto boom, from October to December 2017. The company tattled on itself last August, self-reporting potential violations to the SEC. As a result, the regulator has been gracious enough to opt not to impose… Continue reading Crypto Firm Gladius Tattles on Itself Before SEC Brings Down the Hammer

‘Clueless’ Millennial Bitcoin Fans Trust Exchanges Over US Stock Market

‘Clueless’ Millennial Bitcoin Fans Trust Exchanges Over US Stock Market

nationwide survey of 1,000 online traders indicates that 43% of millennials trust crypto exchanges more than the US stock exchanges. In contrast, a whopping 77% of Generation X traders who participated in the survey trust stock exchanges more.Crypto’s Generational DivideBitcoin exchanges like Binance have more cred among millennials than the stock market. | Source: ShutterstockGuy… Continue reading ‘Clueless’ Millennial Bitcoin Fans Trust Exchanges Over US Stock Market

Liechtensteiner Bank will zum Zentrum der Bitcoin-Welt werden

Liechtensteiner Bank will zum Zentrum der Bitcoin-Welt werden

FrankfurtGemessen an seiner Einwohnerzahl von gerade einmal 40.000 Menschen ist Liechtenstein ziemlich klein. In der Finanzwelt ist das Fürstentum zwischen der Schweiz und Österreich jedoch eine Größe. Früher vor allem als Versteck von Schwarzgeld bekannt, wird der Kleinstaat zunehmend zum Experimentierfeld für Finanzinnovationen. Der neueste Schrei: das Geschäft mit Kryptowährungen, virtuellen Assets (Token) und der… Continue reading Liechtensteiner Bank will zum Zentrum der Bitcoin-Welt werden

4 Reasons Bitcoin is the World’s ‘Most Compelling Asset’

4 Reasons Bitcoin is the World’s ‘Most Compelling Asset’

Now is the perfect time to buy bitcoin, according to Spencer Bogart, a partner at Blockchain Capital.Speaking to Bloomberg, Bogart was evangelical about bitcoin, calling it “the most compelling asset in the world right now.” Bogart is notoriously bullish, maintaining a $50,000 price target on bitcoin.Why is he so optimistic during the depths of this… Continue reading 4 Reasons Bitcoin is the World’s ‘Most Compelling Asset’