In a new blog post, the developers behind the fork of the bitcoin blockchain said that they would release a formal software client for download at 7:00 PM UTC on Nov. 12. Originally set for a public launch on Nov. 1, the project is backed by LightningASIC, a seller of mining...
As bitcoin’s price keeps setting new yearly highs, the question on everyone’s mind right now is whether it’s different this time. Let’s take a closer look at why this rally is nothing like the “bubble” in 2017. As many experts pointed out, BTC going above...
The Bitcoin space is packed with disappointments and seems to be the major issue people discuss recently due to the increasing fees. The normal transaction fee has increased rapidly to $19 and this has turned bitcoin’s former assertion to prominence as an inexpensive online payment process into an absurd claim. Despite these...
After a shaky weekend, bitcoin is king again but issues still hang over the digital currency. Bitcoin crashed more than 25% from Wednesday's all-time high of $7,721 a coin to a low of $5,617 Sunday. During its fall, bitcoin's market cap as a percentage of the entire crypto-market dipped below...
Public Interest Litigation A PIL (Public Interest Litigation) petition has been filed before the Indian Supreme Court, seeking it to issue directions to regulate the flow of Bitcoin and ensure that it is made accountable to the exchequer. The petitioner, Dwaipayan Bhowmick, said: "It is submitted that certain countries have made Bitcoin subject...
Chief financial officers (CFOs) around the world seem to distrust bitcoin, according to a CNBC survey published Tuesday. CNBC received 43 responses from their Global CFO Council to a survey about their views bitcoin, with 12 of these respondents stating that it was “real but in a bubble,” and a further six...
Bitcoin kept on moving above $8,000 on Thursday, taking a signal from worldwide value markets, which had all the earmarks of being balancing out to some degree following seven days of extraordinary instability. The cost of a unit of bitcoin BTC/USD, +5.05% increased 6.7% to $8,091.23, ricocheting off a session...
Bitcoin slumped as the cancellation of a technology upgrade prompted some users to switch out of the cryptocurrency, spooking speculators who had profited from a more than 500 percent surge this year. The cryptocurrency has dropped 5.6 percent since late Friday, and at one point extended its slide from last...
Taking the plunge and entering the crypto space can be daunting. There is no centralised authority to hold your hand, and the rumours and stories circulating around digital currencies can be fear-inducing. However, with a few straightforward tips, negotiating that first Bitcoin transaction or trade can be a lot less stressful. 1. Do...
The Bitcoin price is continuing on its unparalleled trajectory higher as Wednesday’s new all-time highs reach $13,200. According to average exchange data from Coinmarketcap, Bitcoin was trading just under $13,000 at press time, having corrected after breaking the barrier for the first time. A new record has become an almost daily occurrence for Bitcoin...