Bitcoin

MrBitcoin September 20, 2018

Following a volatile day and as Bitcoin continues to flirt with support $6k, we look at what’s going on with Bitcoin Price action. Futures Expiration, Exchange Hack Bitcoin price 00 opened the day trading at $6335 and fell 4% to $6100 within 15 minutes at 2 pm EST. Thirty minutes later, BTC gained $445 and was […]

MrBitcoin September 19, 2018

The Cyber Threat Alliance has just released their latest Joint Analysis focusing on the threat posed by illicit cryptocurrency mining. The report shows that incidents of the cyber attack have surged a massive 459 percent since last year. Incidents of Illicit Mining Surge After Leak of Eternal Blue Exploit The Joint Analysis of illicit cryptocurrency […]

MrBitcoin September 18, 2018

Malware, a persistent thorn in the side of the internet’s wider community, has become an increasing concern for cryptocurrency users. A problem that comes in many forms, malicious software is leveraged by hackers to rob community members of their funds. One program, dubbed the clipboard hijacker, for instance, operates by secretly gaining control of a […]

MrBitcoin September 15, 2018

Chen Min, the former chief chip maker at Bitcoin mining chip developer Canaan Creative, is turning her attention to Ethereum. Announcing her venture at the Ethereum Classic Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Chen’s new company, Linzhi, will focus on building cryptocurrency mining devices, and its first official products are a series of application-specific integrated circuit […]

MrBitcoin September 15, 2018

Despite the fact that the cryptocurrency market has lost over $600 billion of its capitalization since January, the Chief Economic Adviser of Allianz maintains that it’s not even close to being dead. “Crypto Is Not Dead” 2018 has been rough for cryptocurrencies as the total market shrank from near $800 billion in January to $199 […]

MrBitcoin September 13, 2018

Corporate customers tangled up in the aftermath of Mt. Gox’s historic hack can finally file for reparations. The now-defunct Japanese bitcoin exchange opened up its claim filing system to corporate users this Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Previously, the system was open only to non-corporate individuals as of August 23, 2018, but with today’s announcement, any […]

MrBitcoin September 10, 2018

LinkedIn has been keeping its finger on the pulse of the United States’ most thriving startups, and crypto organizations are showing tremendous signs of life — and growth. The business and employment social media site released its LinkedIn Top Startups list this Thursday, September 6, 2018. Split into two articles, the list details the U.S.’s […]

MrBitcoin September 9, 2018

On Wednesday, Bitcoin experienced another sudden price drop. As usual, it was the cue for  “nocoiners” to parrot their tired rhetoric. Bitcoin Isn’t BS Writing for the Entrepreneur, Richard Van Staten, the CEO of a company called “Quantum Solutions,” referred to Bitcoin 00 as the “swindle of the century,” and said the cryptocurrency was “BS.” […]

MrBitcoin September 7, 2018

Based on blockchain technology, most cryptocurrencies have an open and public ledger. While this is required for these systems to work, it comes with a significant downside: Privacy is often quite limited. Government agencies, analytics companies and other interested parties — let’s call them “spies” — have ways to analyze the public blockchains and peer-to-peer […]

MrBitcoin September 6, 2018

A Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) “will” happen following the appointment of new Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) head Elad Roisman, an anonymous analysis claims. Road To Green Light ‘May Begin’ With Roisman Following the Senate’s decision to approve Trump pick Roisman to be SEC commissioner, the US regulator now features a senior line-up which should […]