Despite an overwhelming sense of bearishness in both the sentiment surrounding bitcoin and the price itself, there are many developments set to occur in the next 18 months that could kick off another bull run. Improvements to the bitcoin infrastructure seem to be happening at a pace never before...
Trading firm Jane Street Capital, which reportedly trades an average of $13 bln daily in equities across the globe, has included Bitcoin (BTC) in its traded assets, Business Insider reported today, March 17. A statement from the company reads: “Jane Street trades over 56,000 products globally across a wide variety...
While many see the Lightning Network as the main hope for bitcoin's scaling issues, it's unclear whether many developers are actually working to make that a reality. According to Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark, there may be as few as 10 total full-time developers focused on implementations of the technology,...
The BitPay payment processor has announced its integration with the ShapeShift exchange to provide instant Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash trades. This announcement was made in a blog post Thursday, Jan. 18. The new partnership allows users to conduct exchanges between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in the BitPay...
Following reports in March, Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain has officially announced the release of the Antminer E3, an application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) engineered for mining Ethereum. These new ASIC miners should alleviate some of the pressure that the graphics processing unit (GPU) market currently faces, but many...
BitPay, the world’s largest blockchain payments provider, has closed its $40 Million extended Series B fundraising round, bringing the total amount raised to over $70 Million since the company’s inception in 2011. New investors in BitPay include Menlo Ventures, Capital Nine, G Squared, Nimble Ventures, and Delta-v Capital. Aquiline...
Buying a bottle of water quickly and spontaneously using cryptocurrency is still a massive challenge, but the company behind a new ecosystem says its technology will make it easy for crypto holders to use their funds for everyday purchases – all without creating a headache for merchants. FuzeX has created...
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An Indonesia student has been arrested after reportedly using bitcoin to purchase nine ecstasy pills from the Netherlands. Located on the Indonesian island of Java, a team from the Central Java Narcotics Agency (BNNP) arrested a student from the University of Diponegoro in Semarang, reports The Jakarta Post. The suspect is alleged...
Yuriy Svitlyk will become the speaker of the first Login Casino online conference dedicated to cryptocurrencies Between February and March 2018 Login Casino is going to conduct a bitcoin-marathon – a series of thematic conferences dedicated to cryptocurrencies and blockchain. The speaker of the first online conference, which will take place...