Bitcoin

MrBitcoin August 19, 2018

U.S.-based digital currency exchange Coinbase has filed a patent on a new Bitcoin payment system designed to make cryptocurrency payments safer. The new platform will provide an added layer of security for users’ keys and allow them to make Bitcoin payments directly from their digital wallets. A segment of the patent filing states, “It may […]

MrBitcoin August 18, 2018

Bitcoin price (BTC) could continue dropping for the next two years, a new forecast which takes into account the possible effect of the next block reward halving has revealed. The Halving Factor To Hit Bitcoin? Uploaded to Twitter August 13, the chart, which “factors in” Bitcoin’s third halving in May 2020 suppressing prices, shows BTC/USD […]

MrBitcoin August 16, 2018

Mobile payment company Square is expanding its bitcoin trading support to all 50 states through its Cash App. This means that residents in all corners of the U.S. can utilize the platform to purchase and sell the digital currency. The company was co-founded in 2009 by tech entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, who also heads Twitter. Last […]

MrBitcoin August 15, 2018

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) “fundamentally undermine the underlying principle of peer-to-peer money,” Andreas Antonopoulos claimed, adopting a critical stance on the financial instrument. ‘Not Your Keys – Not Your Bitcoin’ As part of his monthly Q&A session with the cryptocurrency community in July, Antonopoulos, who uses the online sessions to address various key aspects of cryptocurrency as […]

MrBitcoin August 13, 2018

In a message on GEAR Token’s website, iconic political talk show host Larry King says that global climate change is threatening humanity’s existence and is “a potentially catastrophic issue from the combustion of fossil fuels … putting immense pressure on the environment and on our health.” King says that “this is simply not sustainable” and […]

MrBitcoin August 10, 2018

Hackers have set their eyes on the PGA Championship’s computer system in the latest cyber heist, demanding a Bitcoin ransom. According to Newsmax, the PGA’s computer system suffered a security breach leaving some files inaccessible unless a Bitcoin 00 ransom is paid. While viewers are glued to their screens, the PGA will be hard at work […]

MrBitcoin August 9, 2018

Researchers at Duo Labs have discovered that Twitter is home to at least 15,000 scam bots and have published their findings in a new report. Between May and July of 2018, staff members observed, collected and analyzed nearly 90 million public Twitter accounts that had released over 500 million tweets. In addition, researchers also examined […]

MrBitcoin August 8, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed their decision on the commodity-backed Bitcoin ETF. The final determination is pushed ahead, as expected. The Waiting Begins In a notice dated August 7, the SEC announced they are pushing back the decision on what would be the very first regulatory approved Bitcoin00 exchange-traded fund (ETF) […]

MrBitcoin August 6, 2018

This past week, we talked to three security experts about how to design smarter and more secure smart contracts. Google is dipping its toe in the blockchain waters by introducing integrations for applications built with Ethereum and Hyperledger. The financial sector got some more love with the Digital Chamber of Commerce’s white paper to help […]