Tag Archives: #Bitcoin

January, 2018

  • 20 January

    Buy&Sell: A Secure and Safe Digital Marketplace for the Blockchain Era


    Bitcoinist.net · January 20, 2018 · 12:00 pm Let’s face it, buying things online can always be a bit of a risk. There’s fraud everywhere, scammers around every corner, and half the time sites just don’t care. Few ecommerce platforms have, until now, put the effort into keeping things really ...

  • 20 January

    Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Why Do We Fall, Bruce?


    Op-Ed This week, the price of bitcoin reached a low-point of -53% from its December high. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Death of the “Get in before Wall Street!”-meme and why it made sense to Short the Great Bitcoin Bull. My viewpoint remains unchanged in that ...

  • 20 January

    European Central Bank to Discuss Bitcoin and Blockchain With Youth


    One of the three major questions that the President of the European Central Bank will be answering via a series of videos on Feb. 12, 2018 is about cryptocurrencies and Blockchain. Mario Draghi will respond to the selected questions, whether Bitcoin offers a viable alternative to traditional currencies as well ...

  • 20 January

    Romanian Websites Use CoinHive Scripts to Illegally Mine Monero


    According to the Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team (CERT-RO), about 150 Romain domains run the cryptojacking malware CoinHive Script. CoinHive is known to have affected millions of computers around the world to mine the privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero. Cryptojacking: Critical Global Issue CoinHive is a tool which hijacks computers ...

  • 20 January

    Cointed Transparency Report: Company Structure and Ownership


    Bitcoinist.net · January 20, 2018 · 11:00 am For a few months, the Cointed team worked together with independent auditors to create a detailed Transparency Report. In it, you can find details about the company’s strategic plan and actualized financial performance of all four of their business ventures. Also, you ...

  • 20 January

    The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 4: Is Privacy Possible in the Digital Era? (Part 3)


    Featured The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations.Section 2 : The Moral Imperative of PrivacyChapter 4: When Privacy is Criminalized, Only Criminals will be Privateby Wendy McElroy Is Privacy Possible in the Digital Era? (Chapter 4, Part 3) Recent inventions and business methods call attention to ...

  • 20 January

    Debunked: Top 5 Bitcoin Myths & Misconceptions


    Allen Scott · January 20, 2018 · 10:30 am The mainstream press has a knack for giving airtime to Bitcoin naysayers who repeat the same tired arguments. Here are the top five most common myths presented against Bitcoin and why they are wrong. Bitcoin Uses More Electricity Than [Insert Country] ...

  • 20 January

    Singapore Monetary Authority Places Premium on Blockchain Technology


    The head of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Ravi Menon, recently expressed concern that general volatility and slumps in cryptocurrency values might potentially undermine the blockchain technology platforms that support them. Blockchain or Bitcoin In doing so, Menon’s comments also emerged as somewhat indicative of the majority of the world’s ...

  • 20 January

    Lots of Optimism at the Miami Bitcoin Conference This Week


    Promoted This January, thousands of cryptocurrency enthusiasts flocked to The North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami after a grueling two weeks of market madness. The very large crowd, however, was quite confident that the emerging digital asset space was still on the rise as the halls of ...

  • 20 January

    Bitcoin, Ethereum and Other Cryptocurrencies Gain Momentum after Wednesday’s Debacle


    Despite all the fear-mongering about its imminent “death” over the past few days due to a sharp decline in value, bitcoin has regained some of its lost momentum Wednesday onward. Crawling Back to Saftey However, judging by the movement in the crypto market, it looks like things are slowly improving. ...