Fork Watch: The Chain With Less Hashrate Could Come to a Screeching Halt

Op-Ed Over the next two weeks, bitcoin proponents from both sides of the scaling debate will be preparing for a possible hard fork. A lot of people believe the Segwit2x fork will be entirely different than August’s bitcoin cash fork, and for good reason. Also read: Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Technology Meets … Read moreFork Watch: The Chain With Less Hashrate Could Come to a Screeching Halt

A Closer Look at How Three of the Biggest Scamcoins Lure Its Investors

Op-Ed Run-ups of the kind bitcoin is having in price and valuation make fertile ground for scams. Scams are valuable and very teachable moments. Skin in the game, by having plunked hard-earned cash down to see a return on investment, means vigilance and due diligence are musts.    Also read: GAW/Paycoin CEO Josh … Read moreA Closer Look at How Three of the Biggest Scamcoins Lure Its Investors

Saudi Arabia arrests Billionaire Prince – Could Uncertainty Boost Bitcoin?

Political uncertainty in the Middle East has risen to an all-time high, with Saudi Arabia arresting the richest Arab in the world, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. Could this result in a shift to Bitcoin, the digital safe haven, in the Middle East? Saudi Arabia’s crackdown Saudi Arabia has initiated a sweeping crackdown, ostensibly against corruption, … Read moreSaudi Arabia arrests Billionaire Prince – Could Uncertainty Boost Bitcoin?

Difference Between Price, Value: How to Assess an ICO

These are indeed heady days for investors in cryptocurrency, and with fortunes being made (and lost) rapidly, it’s easy to forget the difference between “price” and “value.” Many investors are focusing on the quick flip–they buy the “hottest” ICO and hope to immediately sell for huge profits once the crowdsale is over. There’s nothing wrong … Read moreDifference Between Price, Value: How to Assess an ICO

PR: Serenity Financial Forex Problems Solved by Blockchain

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The major advantage of blockchain technology is that it makes … Read morePR: Serenity Financial Forex Problems Solved by Blockchain

Amazon Sparks Speculation by Buying Three Cryptocurrency-themed Domain Names

On October 31, Amazon registered three domains related to cryptocurrency, sparking speculation that Amazon may soon begin accepting cryptocurrency. The domains are amazonethereum.com, amazoncryptocurrency.com, and amazoncryptocurrencies.com. Amazon already owns the “amazonbitcoin.com” domain name. This is not the first time a rumor has circulated that Amazon will accept digital currency. A few weeks ago, there was … Read moreAmazon Sparks Speculation by Buying Three Cryptocurrency-themed Domain Names

Turkish Central Bank President: “Cryptocurrencies May Contribute to Financial Stability”

News Bitcoin is trending in Turkey, and the country’s central bank officials are starting to notice. This week President Murat Cetinkaya of the Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) said the financial institution is monitoring bitcoin closely, and spoke optimistically about digital currencies. Also Read: Luxury Dubai High Rise Apartments Will Be Sold for … Read moreTurkish Central Bank President: “Cryptocurrencies May Contribute to Financial Stability”

Market Analysis Report (03 Nov 2017)

Bitcoin Gold Issues Daily Updates, Adds Replay Protection In an attempt to shed more light on the project, the BTG development team announced a campaign of daily updates. Replay Protection Fully Implemented is the first instalment for the update series. The announcement reads: “In order to ensure the safety of the Bitcoin ecosystem, Bitcoin Gold has implemented … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (03 Nov 2017)

Bitcoin May Change it All: Brief History of Interest, Inflation

Interest is a subject with a very chequered history that today works hand-in-hand with inflation to control the world’s major economies. The story of interest is as old as that of money, but recently digital currencies have begun to add a major wrinkle. Once humans had invented currency to facilitate trade it became a common … Read moreBitcoin May Change it All: Brief History of Interest, Inflation