Bitcoin

MrBitcoin October 3, 2018

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase is finishing negotiations that would value the company at $8 billion, technology news site Recode reports Oct. 2. Citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, Recode states that Coinbase is in talks with Tiger Global and its shareholders regarding a possible $500 million investment. The sources reportedly […]

MrBitcoin September 30, 2018

Gone are the days when shady dealings in crypto were perceived as immune to the clutches of law enforcement. Illicit crypto proceeds can be shuttled between wallet addresses at the click of a mouse, and their obfuscation behind the multiple strings of numbers and letters of wallet addresses can create a dizzying — if not […]

MrBitcoin September 29, 2018

This past week saw a flurry of reports and analyses released by various agencies and companies, speculating on the roles — past and present — of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Two big names in the blockchain industry are being scrutinized as they attempt to grow, and we put two privacycoins, Monero and Zcash, under the […]

MrBitcoin September 29, 2018

Cryptocurrency wallet Samourai Wallet has released an update which removes fiat currency balances in a move it says stops users using Bitcoin with a “crutch.” Users Must Embrace ‘Native Token’ BTC In a blog post September 28, Samourai revealed its latest 0.98.87 wallet release would no longer feature any fiat references, instead giving users the […]

MrBitcoin September 26, 2018

In a move to expand its asset offerings, Coinbase has created a new process by which anyone with a token can apply to have it listed on the platform. This news comes weeks after Coinbase said it was exploring the addition of several new assets including Stellar Lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC) and Cardano (ADA). At […]

MrBitcoin September 26, 2018

Berlin’s Bitcoinists believe the cryptocurrency will triumph no matter what obstacles come before it. Like anywhere else, Bitcoin’s (BTC) 00 viscous volatility has made it something of an outcast amongst most Germans. Not to mention, the mad dash investments of the 2017 bull run have alarmed regulators around the world. Somehow Berlin stands out as an exception. […]

MrBitcoin September 24, 2018

Altcoins may come and go; hacks may challenge exchanges; mainstream financial advisors might not get it — but even in the face of a protocol bug, Bitcoin perseveres and develops. Here are this week’s top stories from Bitcoin Magazine. Stay on top of the best stories in the bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Subscribe to […]

MrBitcoin September 23, 2018

Bitcoin Core developers urged all nodes to implement a patch on Friday, September 21, in order to prevent the exploitation of a recently discovered bug in the Bitcoin protocol. The bug, called CVE-2018-17144, was originally reported to the Bitcoin Core team by Bitcoin Cash developer Awemany on September 17. A Bug in the System The discovery […]

MrBitcoin September 21, 2018

As controversies surrounding Bitmain’s looming IPO spell uncertainty for the future well-being of the mining goliath, competitors are fast to move in on the manufacturer’s territory. One of these competitors, Innosilicon, now claims to have a new ASIC miner for bitcoin in the works that will outperform any current hardware in speed, profitability and efficiency. […]