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Phishing Attacks on Bitcoin Wallets Surge as Bitcoin Price Skyrockets

During the past 24 hours, bitcoin price exceeded the $900 mark for the first time during the past 3 years. The reason behind this recent price surge is not completely clear, especially that the value of bitcoin has increased by more than 100% in less than 6 months. Whenever the price of bitcoin surges, cybercriminals’ interest in cryptocurrencies in general ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 24 December 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Bitcoin is a trending top as we close in on the end of the year Bitcoin’s price has been booming, and that made it a trending topic all over the world as news outlets report on the increase. Google and Baidu show us that Venezuela, Brazil, Nigeria and India ... Read More »

Bitcoin price analysis for December 23rd 2016

Bitcoin’s $ 1000 Gifts for Christmas As I am writing this, I am overwhelmed by the performance of Bitcoin, mostly over the past 48 hours. Bitcoin has spun up a surprise for the world, and there is more to come over Christmas. Few assets would go up more than 50% within a year, after a 3 year bear market that ... Read More »

How to earn interest on your Bitcoin – P2P Lending with BTCJam

Bitcoin is a bit like the wild west of finance. If you want to be the one walking away towards the setting sun when the dust settles, you have to be extra careful as Bitcoin scams and ponzi schemes are everywhere. Unfortunately, these scams often work and many “investors” are left at the bottom of the pyramid holding an empty ... Read More »

Singapore Overtakes HK in Fintech Race, Friendly Bitcoin & Blockchain Regulations

Seunghyun Cho, the chairman of a private investment company called Marvelstone, oversees the development and operations of six fintech startups. In a recent interview with Taipei Times, Cho explained the team’s decision to establish its headquarters in Singapore and the local government’s friendly regulations towards fintech startups, blockchain development and digital currencies. Despite the rapid growth of the Singaporean fintech ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price – What To Expect During Trump’s Era?

According to many economists, Trump’s administration will change the face of the US economy significantly. During his victory speech, Trump promised to promote the growth of the US economy via a “great economic plan”. Along his presidential campaign trail, Donald Trump plotted his economic strategies and positions which included a major tax revamp plan, renegotiation or breaking the North American ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 18th December 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Digital exchange Kraken has acquired a bitcoin buying service One of the most well-known digital currency exchanges, Kraken, has acquired a bitcoin buying service called Glidera. According to CoinDesk, this is one of a few acquisitions Kraken has been making in the last few years. Glidera’s services, which enable ... Read More »

How to earn interest on your Bitcoin – P2P Lending with Bitbond

Bitcoin is a bit like the wild west of finance. If you want to be the one walking away towards the setting sun when the dust settles, you have to be extra careful as Bitcoin scams and ponzi schemes are everywhere. Unfortunately, these scams often work and many “investors” are left at the bottom of the pyramid holding an empty ... Read More »

Zimbabwean Economists Consider Adopting Bitcoin as National Currency

Zimbabwean economists including Phillip Haslam believe bitcoin is a viable alternative to the foreign currencies in circulation in the country as it brings several immediate advantages to Zimbabwe. In an interview with the Institute For Security Studies (ISS), Haslam emphasized two important advantages and aspects of bitcoin which could allow Zimbabweans to adopt bitcoin without further sacrifices and risks: Bitcoin ... Read More »

Pennsylvania State Prosecutor Pays $1,400 in Bitcoin as Ransom

The computer of a Allegheny County district attorney Stephen Zappala, a state prosecutor in Pennsylvania, was infected by a ransomware known as Avalanche. Zappala paid US$1,400 in bitcoin to decrypt his computer and gain access to his files. Avalanche is arguably the largest ransomware operation to date which was cracked down by the the U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), ... Read More »

French Bitcoin Startup: Blockchain Will Help 40% of the Unbanked

At the annual Trustech conference, an event participated by leading payment, identity and security experts, France-based bitcoin blockchain data startup Rennes CEO Gilles Cadignan emphasized the ability of bitcoin to target a vast majority of the global unbanked population. As bitcoin experts and investors like former blockchain product lead Keonne Rodriguez note, bitcoin enables previously impossible payments with unprecedented security ... Read More »

Chandler ​Guo: Chinese Electricity Companies Are Using Surplus Energy to Mine Bitcoin

Chandler Guo, a prominent bitcoin investor in major bitcoin mining pool Bw.com and various Ethereum Classic startus, recently revealed that Chinese electricity companies are using surplus energy to mine bitcoin. Over the past 6 months, capital controls in China have become increasingly tight. The Chinese government has begun to regulate foreign investments of large corporations and lately began to restrict ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 10th December 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New Developments: Circle has decided to give up on the bitcoin side of its business According to The Wall Street Journal, Circle Internet Financial Ltd, a social payments app that has in the past been backed by Goldman Sachs, has given up on allowing its customers to buy and sell bitcoin ... Read More »

How to earn interest on your Bitcoin – Magnr Lending

Bitcoin is a bit like the wild west of finance. If you want to be the one walking away towards the setting sun when the dust settles, you have to be extra careful as Bitcoin scams and ponzi schemes are everywhere. Unfortunately, these scams often work and many “investors” are left at the bottom of the pyramid holding an empty ... Read More »

How to earn interest on your Bitcoin – Poloniex Lending

Bitcoin is a bit like the wild west of finance. If you want to be the one walking away towards the setting sun when the dust settles, you have to be extra careful as Bitcoin scams and ponzi schemes are everywhere. Unfortunately, these scams often work and many “investors” are left at the bottom of the pyramid holding an empty ... Read More »