#Bitcoin

Bitcoin Investors Are Turning to Gold, Says CEO of Van Eck

Jan Van Eck, CEO of Van Eck Associates, suggested that investors are now turning their attention to gold, leaving Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies behind.

Satoshi Nakamoto Thanked on Bitcoin’s Genesis Block 10th Anniversary with The Times Advert

Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has placed an advertisement on the front page of January 3rd, 2019 edition of The Times, in which it thanks Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. This happened exactly ten years to the day after Satoshi Nakamoto quoted the front page of the same publication in Bitcoin’s Genesis (#0).

Bitcoin Transaction Volume in 2018 Exceeds $410 Billion

According to data provided by Blockchain. com, over $410 billion was transacted in Bitcoin (BTC) in 2018, averaging over $13,000 per second.

ForkLog Exclusive: Without Fungibility Mass Adoption of Bitcoin is Just a Vision – Wasabi Wallet

Officially launched on October 31, 2018, the 10th anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, Wasabi Wallet is an open source, non-custodial, privacy focused Bitcoin wallet, which implements the technology known as Chaumian CoinJoin, a trustless coin shuffling with mathematically provable anonymity.

Samourai Wallet’s New Update Brings Brand New Look, Full Node Hardware Announced

Privacy-oriented Bitcoin mobile wallet Samourai has announced release of a general update, bringing a fresh look and new user interface.

SegWit Inventor Launches New Open-Source Project to Improve Bitcoin Transaction Relay Mechanism

Dr. Pieter Wuille, co-founder of Blockstream and one of the most prolific Bitcoin Core developers, announced on Monday a new open-source project that will focus on making improvements to “BTC transaction relay.”

Mining Difficulty Records Second-Largest Drop in History as Bitcoin Price Hovers Below $4,000

The price of Bitcoin dropped below the $3,800 level on several exchanges on Monday, December 3, while the general pessimistic sentiment on the market reflected in declining Bitcoin’s network difficulty, which earlier today fell by more than 15 percent following the regular adjustment.

ForkLog Exclusive: Slush Pool Breaks Down Bitcoin Mining Ins and Outs, Market Slump Consequences for Miners

Slush Pool is one of those names in Bitcoin industry which, as it might seem, has been around forever. Based in Prague, Czech Republic, it was launched back in 2010 and not only was the very first mining pool in existence, but also paved the way for plethora of other pools, essentially laying the foundation […]

Jimmy Song: Attacking Bitcoin Network Would Cost Billions of Dollars But Still Would be Pointless

Entrepreneur, developer and educator, Jimmy Song is a well-known figure in Bitcoin community. Former principal architect at blockchain firn Paxos and VP of engineering at wallet management platform Armory Technologies, today he runs a training company called Programming Blockchain, that provides blockchain programming and development training, and also acts as a venture partner at Blockchain […]

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Launch Date Revealed

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has confirmed that its upcoming cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt will officially launch on December 12, pending regulatory approval.

Price of Tether USDT Plummets to 18-Month Low as OKEx Adds Four Stable Coins

The price of the Tether stable coin (USDT) pegged to the US dollar has tanked to an 18-month low on Monday, October 15, pushing the premium of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on Bitfinex and a number of other exchanges.

Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain for the Bitcoin Network Goes Live

More than a year after its conceptual introduction at the Blockchain Association of Canada’s Government Forum in Ottawa, Blockstream’s bitcoin scaling solution made its public debut on October 10, 2018, after going live among its partners on September 27.

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