Almost everybody you meet nowadays appears to have a conclusion about which digital currency is ready to be the following Bitcoin. Will it be Stellar or NEM or Ripple? The names change each week, similar to a parlor amusement. In any case, that suggests that people are playing a blameless...
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...
On Nov. 12, someone moved almost 25,000 bitcoins, worth about $159 million at the time, to an online exchange. The news soon rippled through online forums, with bitcoin traders arguing about whether it meant the owner was about to sell the digital currency. Holders of large amounts of bitcoin are often known as whales....
Over 2,000 US adults were quizzed by Harris Poll in one of the most wide-ranging bitcoin surveys to date. The poll, which was conducted between October 18th and 20th, provides a fascinating insight into how adults of all ages perceive bitcoin. It is among 18-34-year-olds however – millennials – that the...
Bitcoin cash, the cryptocurrency that split off from bitcoin earlier this year, jumped to an all-time high against the dollar on Friday. Bitcoin cash is up 30% against the dollar to $870.90 as of 12.00 p.m. GMT (7.00 a.m. ET):Markets Insider Analysts say the surge is down to developers abandoning plans for SegWit2x, a...
Market observers expected hot money to flow from Bitcoin to altcoins after the Segwit2x hardfork was cancelled. Instead, the entire altcoin market seems to have crashed along with Bitcoin, while Bitcoin Cash surges by 55% to reach $992. Bitcoin takes the crypto market down If altcoin backers hoped that the cancellation of Bitcoin's...
The rift between bitcoin and its offshoot bitcoin cash isn't just ideological – it's hazardous. For months, a technical quirk has led some users of both cryptocurrencies to lose money, temporarily and permanently. But it appears that nightmare scenario may soon be in the past, as bitcoin cash's developer team...
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...
Since China, Russia, and a few others cracked down hard on Bitcoin, it has been relatively quiet on the regulations front as Bitcoin has continued to soar unbridled. However, the head scratching on how to regulate continues. The next fear, for Former Fortress Hedge Fund Manager Michael Novogratz, is that Bitcoin’s continued...
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...