MrBitcoin May 6, 2018

The Lightning Network continues to make news and Bitcoin Magazine’s latest cover story looks at what the future might hold for the innovative technology. Also new this week, BTC Media’s highly anticipated 2018 “Map of the Blockchain/Crypto Ecosystem” was also unveiled. It’s full of creative visual treats highlighting the state of the sector and its […]

MrBitcoin May 4, 2018

UBS chairman Axel Weber has stated that Switzerland’s largest bank will not offer its customers trading in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, reported Cointelegraph auf Deutsch May 3.  Weber called for stricter controls on cryptocurrencies, stating “[t]hey [cryptocurrencies] are often not transparent and, therefore, open to being abused,” in a speech in Basel Messe, Switzerland. According […]

MrBitcoin May 4, 2018

While many in the West often overlook Africa as an emerging blockchain innovation center, a deeper look across the continent tells a very different story. The Blockchain Africa Conference came to a close last month in Johannesburg, South Africa. Around the same time, the Kenyan government set up a task force to study the impact […]

MrBitcoin May 3, 2018

Adam James · May 3, 2018 · 7:00 am After a rather unpleasant 3 months which saw the price of Bitcoin fall to less than half its all-time high, the gold standard of cryptocurrency has finally shown signs of reversal. The market leader is currently trading around $9200, but can Bitcoin ever reach and surpass […]

MrBitcoin May 2, 2018

London Block Exchange (LBX) — the UK’s only multi-cryptocurrency exchange — has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) to its coin offerings, the platform said in a press release. Today’s move makes LBX the only exchange offering GBP pairing with both these cryptocurrencies, in addition to being the only exchange underpinned by on-shore banking. […]

MrBitcoin May 1, 2018

UNICEF Australia is using Coinhive — a crypto-mining service — to extract cryptocurrency through visitors’ computers and fund its ongoing mission in Bangladesh. The UN branch has long worked to provide humanitarian relief for both children and their mothers in developing nations. The organization has now created what representatives call the “Hope Page,” which allows […]

MrBitcoin April 28, 2018

Transportation mobility options are not only critical for many people’s lives, but they are also a key element of a thriving economy. As our world becomes more urbanized though, many are choosing not to purchase a car of their own due to the ever-growing and increasing cost of ownership. There is already a growing body […]

MrBitcoin April 27, 2018

Denis Vinokourov · April 27, 2018 · 5:00 pm Arbitrage exists as a result of market inefficiencies and would therefore not exist if all markets were perfectly efficient. How does one capitalize on this market phenomenon? A trader who, in 1970, pioneered a computerized trading system once said: The elements of good trading are: (1) cutting losses, […]

MrBitcoin April 26, 2018

Video game company Nexon Korea has denied that they are in talks to acquire the Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Bitstamp, local news outlet The Korean Herald reported yesterday, April 25. The company’s denial comes after Business Insider wrote yesterday about a possible deal rumoured between Nexon Korea and Bitstamp, where the latter would acquire the former […]