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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 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 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 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 5, 2018

Stock “Market Maven,” CEO, and author Clem Chambers believes Google Trends statistics for the search term “Bitcoin” are telling us that the worst is over for Bitcoin investors. But, that’s no good if you are waiting for the new low before you buy. Searching for a Bitcoin Boom Chambers, recently writing for Forbes, gathered some interesting […]

MrBitcoin July 31, 2018

SEC commissioner Hester M. Pierce has enjoyed a massive influx of followers pursuant to her official disagreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent denial of the Winklevoss-proposed Bitcoin ETF.  Crypto Mom? SEC Commissioner Hester M. Pierce recently dissented with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s disapproval of the proposed rule change to list and trade shares […]

MrBitcoin July 28, 2018

As Bitcoin mining becomes more expensive and is criticized as being detrimental to the environment, several initiatives are being put forward to reverse this situation. The latest move comes from Brookstone Partners, which involves building a 900-megawatt wind farm in Morocco dedicated to mining Bitcoin. Bitcoin Mining To Minimize Carbon Footprint Critics have always argued […]

MrBitcoin July 25, 2018

The United States government has confiscated 500 Bitcoin from Iranian holder assets — estimated at USD 5.77 million in purchase value.  Recently, ibena reported that the U.S. Federal Government had confiscated 500 BTC belonging to Iranians — valued at 25 billion rials at the time of purchase. The exact reason for the confiscation is unclear, […]

MrBitcoin July 22, 2018

Demand for secure cryptocurrency storage services is increasing. Meanwhile, investment managers and exchanges are creating services to meet the demand. Will this, in turn, encourage more high-net-worth and institutional investment in cryptocurrencies?  Traditional and high-value investors may still be wary of cryptocurrency exchanges, especially considering the frequency of major hacks. Such investors often feel more […]