Bitcoin

MrBitcoin May 25, 2018

The cryptocurrency industry has seen tremendous growth this year, with a 3,363 percent increase in market capitalization and a 216 percent increase in cryptocurrency and asset exchanges. While this is certainly promising, it foreshadows a unique scalability problem. At present, most crypto companies are almost entirely dependent on the charity of “nodes” to establish and […]

MrBitcoin May 23, 2018

An AI compilation published on Youtube Tuesday that used pre-existing Bitcoin (BTC) explainers to come up with its own “basic stage training” on Bitcoin has resulted in almost complete nonsense, Mashable reports May 22. Created by Botnik Studios, which describes itself on Twitter as a “human-machine creative force,” the Youtube video is a voice over […]

MrBitcoin May 23, 2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) — the United States’ top-ranking derivatives regulator — has published an advisory providing further guidance to both clearinghouses and exchanges seeking to list cryptocurrencies on their platforms. The cryptocurrency space has been riddled with concerns about the vetting process for contracts, like bitcoin futures, and the CFTC is looking […]

MrBitcoin May 22, 2018

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 22, 2018 · 3:00 am 2017 was a stellar year for crypto prices and ICO earnings. The astronomic climb in bitcoin prices and the millions of dollars raised by numerous ICO projects stole most of the headlines. In 2018, crypto prices have taken a hammering but blockchain, the underlying technology appears […]

MrBitcoin May 20, 2018

May 20: Crypto markets saw some growth over the past 24 hours, with all of the top ten cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap currently in the green and total market capitalization approaching $392 bln. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is up around 3 percent in 24 hours to press time, currently trading at $8,520. Bitcoin […]

MrBitcoin May 20, 2018

This week’s news was dominated by stories out of Blockchain Week and the Consensus 2018 conference held in New York City. There was free beer served from an ID-validating dispenser, Warren Buffet was criticized for his “rat poison” view of cryptocurrency, and there were plenty of business announcements, including news from eToro, Netki, Bitmain and […]

MrBitcoin May 18, 2018

The co-founder of the multinational technology company Apple has once again praised Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain. Steve Wozniak spoke about the financial innovation at a tech conference that was held this week. Wozniak Believes in Bitcoin and Blockchain Wozniak was speaking in Vienna at an event called WeAreDevelopers World Congress. There he stated […]

MrBitcoin May 18, 2018

The Federal Council of the Government of Switzerland has requested a report on the risks and opportunities of introducing its own state-backed digital currency, or so called “e-franc”, Reuters reported May 17. The Federal Council moved to investigate the subject at the prompt of Swiss lawmaker and vice-president of the Social Democratic Party, Cedric Wermuth. […]

MrBitcoin May 17, 2018

Blockstack Public Benefit Corporation (Blockstack PBC) has released the first “ecosystem-wide, universal” Dapp Store with over 150 Dapps on launch. With the growth in number of blockchain-based decentralized apps (Dapps) that are running on various networks and protocols, it is becoming increasingly difficult for users to locate and make use of these Dapps. According to […]

MrBitcoin May 16, 2018

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 16, 2018 · 1:00 pm LedgerX has introduced a Bitcoin savings product licensed by the CFTC. The Bitcoin asset management platform has designed this new product to cater to long-term hodlers. The LedgerX Bitcoin ‘Call Overwrite’ Launched on May 15th, the LedgerX Bitcoin savings account enables investors to earn a fiat-based yield […]