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MrBitcoin October 15, 2018

On the heels of a massive 10% price jump in Bitcoin (BTC) 00 and after a rocky week for the stock market, Fidelity has announced plans to store and trade digital currencies for their institutional clients. Currently, Fidelity manages $7.2 trillion dollars in total assets, and services more than 27 million customers. Fidelity is leading the […]

MrBitcoin October 13, 2018

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Gemini announced the addition of Litecoin (LTC) to its trading catalog. Litecoin becomes the fourth cryptocurrency added to the Winklevoss-owned platform. NYSDFS Approval for Litecoin Trading on Gemini Eric Winer, the platform’s VP of Engineering announced the news via a post on the company’s Medium account. According to the announcement, […]

MrBitcoin October 7, 2018

A recent survey of over 1,000 Americans hoped to glean more about attitudes toward crypto. According to Clovr, the vast majority of virtual currency investors are young, male, and relatively wealthy. Clovr, a company focused on fostering mainstream adoption of blockchain, recently carried out a survey of 1,004 Americans vi the Amazon Mechanical Turk Platform. […]

MrBitcoin October 4, 2018

The proportion of Bitcoin payments sent using Segregated Witness (SegWit) experienced a sudden spike on October 4, rising to over 50 percent for the first time. Corning The Network Data from Transactionfee.info uploaded to social media shows SegWit transactions jumping from around 45 percent to 53 percent. SegWit, a protocol which facilitates faster and cheaper Bitcoin […]

MrBitcoin October 1, 2018

The French-Canadian province has quickly become a cryptocurrency mining hotspot due to the naturally cold weather and cheap electricity. However, the industry might be seriously impacted following today’s local parliamentary elections.  An Important Vote In early 2018, the provincial government of Quebec was loaded with demand on behalf of cryptocurrency mining companies from China and […]

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

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 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 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 […]