Over Half of U.S. Retirees are Crypto-Aware but Won’t Invest in Bitcoin: Survey

Created by Crypto Coins News at 20-04-2019 10:15:52 +0000

More than 56% of American retirees over the age of 50 know what bitcoin is but refuse to invest in it. Meanwhile, less than 3% of this group own bitcoin already. These are the sobering findings

Our Binance Overlord’s Bitcoin SV Delisting is Frightening for Cryptocurrency

Created by Crypto Coins News at 20-04-2019 08:59:35 +0000

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced the delisting of Bitcoin SV (BSV) on Monday after CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao decided he’d had enough of the antics of Fake Satoshi, Craig S. Wright. Within

How Mueller used Bitcoin to catch Russia

Created by CNN at 19-04-2019 22:17:16 +0000

Russian operatives used cryptocurrency at almost every stage in their online efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report on his investigation.

Bitcoin's Path to Retake $20,000 Could Be Slow and Painful: Analyst

Created by Crypto Coins News at 19-04-2019 19:59:37 +0000

By CCN: John McAfee continues to trumpet a bitcoin price that will hit $1 million by the end of the decade. He isn't even afraid of betting his manhood on the same. Nonetheless, crypto bears

BitcoinSV’s blockchain is struggling with its enormous 128MB blocks

Created by The Next Web at 19-04-2019 13:49:19 +0000

The Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BitcoinSV) blockchain has suffered a series of “block re-oganizations,” putting the integrity of its network in question. “On 18th April 2019, our Bitcoin Cash SV [sic] node experienced two block re-organizations. First, a three bl…

Bitcoin couple face death over odd home

Created by News.com.au at 19-04-2019 11:41:17 +0000

A dream to live at sea has left an American Bitcoin investor and his Thai partner in hot water with officials in Thailand.

Bitcoin couple may face death penalty in Thailand over 'seasteading' effort

Created by Fox News at 18-04-2019 15:52:58 +0000

A dream to live at sea has left an American bitcoin investor and his Thai partner in hot water with officials in Thailand, who may face life in prison or death over violating the country’s sovereignty.

Bitcoin couple face death penalty for 'seastead' floating home in international waters

Created by ABC News (AU) at 18-04-2019 13:42:26 +0000

A bitcoin investor couple is on the run and facing the death penalty after Thai authorities alleged their life on the open seas was a threat to national sovereignty.

Report: Cryptocurrency ransomware payments up 90%, thanks to Ryuk

Created by The Next Web at 18-04-2019 13:00:45 +0000

Ransomware attacks are still doing the rounds and one in particular appears to be gaining pace. Cryptocurrency payments made to ransomware attackers increased nearly 90 percent in Q1 2019 over the previous quarter, according to ransomware support firm Covewar…

For the love of Satoshi, don’t give your Bitcoin to rebuild Notre Dame

Created by The Next Web at 18-04-2019 10:19:46 +0000

A significant chunk of the famous Notre Dame cathedral burned down earlier this week, and now France’s government is mulling whether to accept cryptocurrency to rebuild it—but please, for the love of Satoshi, keep your Bitcoin. The world anxiously watched fir…

Next Bitcoin Bull Run Slays 2017's 'Hype-Driven' $20,000 Rally: Researcher

Created by Crypto Coins News at 18-04-2019 03:00:37 +0000

By CCN.com: Tom Shaughnessy, a co-founder at Delphi Digital, an independent research boutique for institutional-grade analysis, believes the next bull run of bitcoin will be bigger than the previous rally. “The last BTC bull run was

Satoshi’s Treasure hacker claims first keys to $1M Bitcoin prize in minutes

Created by The Next Web at 17-04-2019 16:22:04 +0000

A million-dollar scavenger hunt for Bitcoin commenced just a few days ago, but it only took minutes for one ingenious hacker to complete the first stage without actually going anywhere. Satoshi’s Treasure is an alternate reality game urging players to work to…

Assange arrest leads Bitcoiners to donate over $30,000 to WikiLeaks in 6 days

Created by The Next Web at 17-04-2019 13:46:56 +0000

WikiLeaks has raised more than 30,000 worth of Bitcoin since Julian Assange‘s confronting arrest last week. In the six days following Hard Fork’s original report, a touch over 6 BTC ($31,800) has been sent to WikiLeaks‘ public address, spread across 299 donat…

Hollywood Tackles Blockchain—With Not-Disastrous Results

Created by Wired at 17-04-2019 13:00:00 +0000

Hollywood’s take on bitcoin wasn’t expected to be nuanced. What’s surprising is that the movie Crypto is not entirely off-target.

Dark web druglords charged with laundering $2.3M in Bitcoin

Created by The Next Web at 17-04-2019 11:07:12 +0000

US authorities have arrested three men after taking down a dark web drug ring which laundered $2.3 million in cryptocurrency. Chester Anderson and co-conspirators Jarrette Codd, and Ronald Maccarty were indicted for operating storefronts on the dark web that …

Max Keiser: People ‘Look Really Stupid’ When Challenging Bitcoin

Created by Crypto Coins News at 17-04-2019 02:06:44 +0000

By CCN: Max Keiser is one of the earliest mainstream media proponents of bitcoin. He has consistently preached the values of bitcoin as a path to individual financial sovereignty. Bitcoin is on its Own Journey In a recent

Behind the scenes: Electrum hackers steal $4M with Bitcoin phishing attacks

Created by The Next Web at 16-04-2019 15:02:13 +0000

Electrum Bitcoin wallet users have lost 771 BTC (approximately $4 million) since late December 2018, in an ongoing series of targeted phishing attacks. According to research released by Malwarebytes Labs, fraudsters were able to trick unsuspecting users into …

Sirin Labs cuts 25% of its workforce as CEO faces $50M lawsuit

Created by The Next Web at 16-04-2019 14:41:06 +0000

Bitcoin‘s price might have risen lately, but blockchain startups are still reeling from the bite of the bear market. Sirin Labs, the firm behind the “world’s first blockchain phone” has confirmed 25 percent of its workforce has been let go. Sirin Labs, which …

Bitcoin scammers foiled by victims who simply hung up on them

Created by The Next Web at 16-04-2019 10:31:03 +0000

Bitcoin fraudsters have actually failed for once! Hawaiian Electric customers have successfully been ignoring a “robocall” scam requesting they pay a Bitcoin amount in exchange for keeping their electricity supply running, hah! According to Hawaiian Electric,…

Markets respond to Binance dumping BitcoinSV by dumping even harder

Created by The Next Web at 16-04-2019 10:03:37 +0000

Binance confirmed it will delist controversial cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BitcoinSV) less than one day ago, but the move has already inspired other services to follow suit. BitcoinSV’s price suddenly sank more than 7 percent following the announce…

Binance Rings Crypto Bear Death Knell with $71 Million Profit in Q1 2019

Created by Crypto Coins News at 16-04-2019 07:04:37 +0000

By CCN.com: Across major markets, the bitcoin price has increased by 28 percent in the past month from around $4,000 to $5,000, recording its first large spike in value since December 2018. Possibly due to the

Bitcoin SV (BSV) Touches 2019 Low as Crypto Exchanges’ Boycott Accelerates

Created by Crypto Coins News at 16-04-2019 05:54:06 +0000

By CCN.com: Bitcoin SV (BSV) is off to a gloomy start this week as the cryptocurrency dips up to 33.78-percent over the past seven days. The cryptocurrency hit a fresh yearly low Tuesday towards $54.53, down

The Ledger: China's Bitcoin Ban, Crypto Endowments, Arbitrage bots

Created by Fortune at 16-04-2019 05:18:20 +0000

Exploring the place where finance and technology intersect: The latest news on Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and fintech.

Bitcoin Price Has 'Already Bottomed Out' in Retail-Driven Crypto Market

Created by Crypto Coins News at 16-04-2019 04:55:49 +0000

By CCN: In case there was any doubt, the bitcoin price has found a bottom. Binance has released a comprehensive research report on the state of the crypto market, finding that the worst for crypto

BitcoinSV delisted by Binance amid Craig Wright controversy

Created by The Next Web at 15-04-2019 14:54:06 +0000

Binance has announced it will delist controversial cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BitcoinSV). The confirmation came via a blog post, in which it detailed its processes for ensuring projects meet its “high level of standards”. “Based on our most recent…

Hackers tweet Bitcoin nonsense and racism via Sweden’s top political party

Created by The Next Web at 15-04-2019 13:30:16 +0000

Hackers have defaced the Twitter account of Sweden’s governing party with hate speech and declared they would replace the Swedish krona with Bitcoin. The strange tweets began early this morning, when the “Socialdemokraterna” account reportedly changed its nam…

Inside North Korea’s evil masterplan to siphon Southeast Asia’s cryptocurrency

Created by The Next Web at 15-04-2019 09:56:59 +0000

North Korea could be posturing to attack Southeast Area’s growing cryptocurrency sector, and experts say it demands international response to reduce the threat. British defense think-tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has warned countries like Singap…

India’s Central Bank Targets Blockchain Payments While Hating Bitcoin

Created by Crypto Coins News at 15-04-2019 06:54:56 +0000

A man was at a café. He was glaring through the menu and decided to order himself a glass of lime water. But it wasn't just any other lime water he wanted. He told the

Iceland is a bitcoin miner's haven, but not everyone is happy

Created by Al Jazeera English at 15-04-2019 06:10:00 +0000

Environmentalists are concerned about bitcoin mining's damaging effect on the land as the cryptocurrency's value halves.

Bitcoin Storms Back with 75% Gain, Cementing 2018's Crypto Bottom

Created by Crypto Coins News at 15-04-2019 06:01:06 +0000

According to Peter Brandt, an experienced and widely recognized technical analyst, major crypto assets such as bitcoin has recovered by more than 75 percent since 2018 lows. https://twitter.com/PeterLBrandt/status/1117508687688548353 Bitcoin Cash and Li…