Chasing Profit? Bitcoin Miners Swap Networks As Difficulty Swings

Chasing Profit? Bitcoin Miners Swap Networks As Difficulty Swings

Since bitcoin cash split from the bitcoin blockchain, miners have had a choice: which of two blockchains to mine? At play in their considerations are two factors: ideology and profitability. But while it’s possible some miners are choosing bitcoin or bitcoin...
Bitcoin Prices Are Up Over $100 Already Today

Bitcoin Prices Are Up Over $100 Already Today

The average price of bitcoin across global exchanges in trending up, having already climbed over $100 during today’s trading. At press time, bitcoin prices were trading around $4,265, a figure that was up nearly $130 from the day’s open of $4,137. The...
PR: iDice Beta Makes 50% Profit on Bankroll in 1 Month

PR: iDice Beta Makes 50% Profit on Bankroll in 1 Month

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Blockchain.info to Support Bitcoin Cash

Blockchain.info to Support Bitcoin Cash

Fintech Blockchain.info just released a blog post saying they will support bitcoin cash (BCH). They have been monitoring it since the hard fork on August 1. Within the next 8 weeks they will be rolling out limited support for BCH via their settings panel. The panel is...
Estonia Considers Launching Its Own Crypto Token Through An ICO

Estonia Considers Launching Its Own Crypto Token Through An ICO

Image credit: Tallinn, Old Town, Estonia, via Pixabay A proposal to issue so-called estcoin could make the Republic of Estonia the first country in the world to run an initial coin offering (ICO) for a government-managed crypto token. The Republic of Estonia is...
Central Bank of Egypt Responds to First Bitcoin Exchange Launch

Central Bank of Egypt Responds to First Bitcoin Exchange Launch

Regulation Following the news of the first bitcoin exchange launching in Egypt, a senior official at the country’s central bank promptly issued a statement that no entities have been authorized to trade bitcoin. As the central bank reiterates the legal status of the...
Bitcoin Price Continues to Rise in Spite of Increased Competition

Bitcoin Price Continues to Rise in Spite of Increased Competition

During the recent Blockstack Summit 2017 event, there was a panel discussion on the usefulness of digital currencies, such as bitcoin, for payments. The panel featured 21 CEO Balaji Srinivasan, Lightning Labs co-founder Elizabeth Stark, and Yours CEO Ryan X. Charles....
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