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10 Random Items You Didn’t Know Cryptocurrency Could Buy

Cryptocurrency is a form of currency, but instead of having a physical form, such as cash or a debit card, it exists as an internet-based medium and uses cryptographic functions to conduct a transaction. Bitcoin started the wave of cryptocurrency back in 2009. Since then, it has become an attractive investment for people around the...
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6 Ways to Earn Bitcoin

Instead of purchasing large amounts of Bitcoin, which isn’t realistic for many individuals, you can earn Bitcoin in several smart ways by using the online resources available to you. Fortunately, with the current popularity of Bitcoin, you have plenty of options for going about it. Here are a few of the top ways you can earn...
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Coinbet24 Review: Games, Betting Options, Bonuses and more

What Is Coinbet24? Coinbet24 is an online crypto casino that started its operation in November 2015, featuring a wide variety of sports betting and casino game options. The Bitcoin Casino section was developed by Softswiss, while the platform’s software was created in-house by a team of experts that have more than 40 years of experience...
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Proof of Keys Day Returns on Bitcoin’s 11th Birthday

Last year’s inaugural Proof of Keys day didn’t see massive amounts of bitcoin withdrawn judging by onchain data – but it did serve to educate a community. Trace Mayer’s call to arms also put exchanges on notice, with some disabling withdrawals, citing unscheduled maintenance. Here’s what the crypto community has to say about today’s event,...
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A Deep Dive Into Satoshi’s 11-Year Old Bitcoin Genesis Block

11 years ago today, Satoshi Nakamoto launched the Bitcoin network at approximately 18:15:05 UTC and the world hasn’t been the same since. The Bitcoin blockchain came to life on January 3, 2009, and so far, more than 600,000 blocks have been mined into existence. Nakamoto’s genesis block is special and the hardcoded block has a...
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Why Double Spends on BCH Are Not the Same as Replace-By-Fee Fraud

When it comes to creating a peer-to-peer electronic cash system, accepting zero confirmation transactions becomes critically important. When a model’s main aim is to “just hodl” or push an isolated store of value narrative, important concerns like double spending can take a back seat, potentially opening a network to serious attack. A recent video demonstrating...
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Early Cypherpunk Emails Reveal a Blueprint for Bitcoin

The cypherpunks, a ragtag group of tech tinkerers, cryptographers, and privacy advocates, were obscure in their 1990s heyday. And it would have remained that way in perpetuity were it not for a certain Satoshi Nakamoto launching a digital currency in 2009 encapsulating their core beliefs. We don’t know if Satoshi was a cypherpunk. But what...
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Read.cash Platform Rewards Content Creators With Bitcoin Cash Incentives

Since the platform’s launch, the Bitcoin Cash-centric blogging site read.cash has gathered a lot of traction. The website’s user base publishes interesting content and new material on a daily basis with the most popular authors gathering tips in bitcoin cash for their work. Also Read: These Are the Bitcoin Stories You Loved in 2019 Read.cash...
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US Coast Guard A Victim To Crypto Ransomware Attack

The Bitcoin scams news today show that the blockchain platform Nuls has lost around half a million dollars worth of NULS tokens due to a new hack. The hackers stole the NULS tokens and in an official tweet, the platform had detected that 2 million tokens had been transferred, of which 548,354 tokens (around $131,600)...
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These Are the Bitcoin Stories You Loved in 2019

2019 was a crazy year for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and a number of interesting events happened throughout the last 12 months. It’s hard to keep track of the day-to-day activities taking place within the cryptosphere and there may be a few incidents some of our readers missed. At news.Bitcoin.com we took the opportunity to scan our...
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Alleged $8B BTC Tulip Trust Expires With Tales of Bonded Couriers

Five years ago, the crypto community became aware of an alleged contract called the Tulip Trust. The supposed contract emerged when a few tech-based news outlets published stories on two former business partners Craig Wright and David Kleiman. According to the Tulip Trust contract story, Wright and Kleiman were ostensibly part of the group that...
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Bitcoin May Revisit $6,000 If The Momentum Sustains

The cryptocurrency news and updates today show that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) has reversed just when we thought it would rise more and reach $8,000. The momentum was good until the dominant coin started dropping – and the news now show that Bitcoin may revisit $6,000 if the resistance is not broken soon. BTC...
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Reaccumulation Phase Is On: Willy Woo And His Take On Bitcoin Now

The major cryptocurrency trader Willy Woo is in the Bitcoin news now for what he labeled a major reaccumulation phase for the most dominant coin. As the last few days of the year go by, Bitcoin (BTC) is still down by almost 50% from its yearly high – but is also around 87% up from...
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A 2020 Bitcoin Forecast: Tracking Progress And Setting New Goals

The Ethereum news and Bitcoin updates in 2017 showed that the biggest altcoin out there and the leading cryptocurrency worked in tandem to reach all-time heights. Ever since then, the situation on the market has been changing and the prices have been falling. In fact, the price of ETH dropped around 90% alone and almost...
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Indian Government’s Institute Offers Blockchain Training in Multiple Cities

The National Power Training Institute, under India’s Ministry of Power, is offering blockchain training in multiple cities throughout the country. Participants will learn about blockchain technology, its use cases, smart contracts, Ethereum, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and even mining. Also read: Regulatory Roundup – New US Crypto Bill, France’s 1st Approved ICO, Muslim Crypto National Training Institute’s...
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Cloud Token and the Rise of MLM Crypto Projects

Chinese law enforcement recently busted 72 individuals connected to the Cloud Token (CTO) scam. The Ponzi was similar to the Plustoken fraud and CTO scammers made off with $500 million. According to regional press, the CTO scam artists are likely connected to the Plustoken swindlers. Moreover, after the Cloud Token arrests in China, police in...
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Harsh Laws Make Bitcoin Holders Consider Renunciation or Dual Citizenship

As digital currencies become a mainstay in society, a great number of governments have enforced strict tax guidelines, severe money transmission rules, and tough regulations. Because of a few nation-states’ harsh rules against cryptos, there are individuals who plan to renounce their citizenship in order to become stateless. Some people will also attempt to get...
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New Signs: Around 70% Of Bitcoin Hasn’t Moved For Over 6 Months

If you are a hodler who appreciates their earnings in crypto, it may be a time you decide to spend some money and shop with crypto at some of the most popular online destinations. The truth is, most of the traders out there don’t know where to turn and use their cryptocurrency to buy goods....
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Shop With Crypto And Buy Cars, Travel Offers And Digital Fortunes

If you are a hodler who appreciates their earnings in crypto, it may be a time you decide to spend some money and shop with crypto at some of the most popular online destinations. The truth is, most of the traders out there don’t know where to turn and use their cryptocurrency to buy goods....
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Mainstream Media’s Hit Piece on Hitmen Fails Miserably

Mainstream media is probably one of the worst mediums for factual information because it’s typically filled with ignorance and propaganda. When it comes to cryptocurrencies, darknet markets, and encryption, conventional news outlets publish hit pieces that are beyond absurd. On December 27, Harper’s Magazine published a feature report called “Click Here to Kill,” which described...
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Bitcoin Gained 8.9 Million Percent Over the Last Decade

2020 is fast approaching and the last decade will be behind us. Throughout the last ten years, the biggest unicorn firms were born like Uber and Airbnb. However, even though Bitcoin isn’t a company, the best investment of the decade belongs to the decentralized cryptocurrency Satoshi created. In fact, Bank of America’s recent securities report...
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Ethereum Sinking: $25M Of ETH Hits Exchanges During Holidays

Today’s Bitcoin and altcoin news and rumors suggest that Ethereum (ETH) is one of the most vulnerable coins – even despite its latest reversal and the Istanbul hard fork. It looks like fortunes of Ethereum are dumped on the markets and Ethereum sinking is the reality we are seeing now. The data shows that almost...
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Close to 14,000 Google Scholar Articles Mentioned Bitcoin in 2019

On January 3, 2020, the Bitcoin network officially turns 11 and the technology has transformed the lives of many. Since blockchain’s inception, scholars and economists have rigorously studied and written thousands of academic papers covering the subject. In 2019, there were more than 13,700 academic papers and Google Scholar articles published that mention the Bitcoin...
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Post Christmas Gains For Bitcoin (BTC) Predicted By Analyst

The price of Bitcoin made the news yesterday when it showed that its resistance can always be set higher. According to a new analysis, the recent move of BTC showed that post Christmas gains could be on the corner. For those of you who did not follow the Bitcoin news before, in November and December...
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Getting In and Out of the Cryptocurrency Economy Can Be Costly

Since bitcoin and digital currencies have become popular, fiat on and off-ramps have sprung up that allow investors to enter and exit the cryptoconomy. However, many of the entryways into cryptocurrency markets have a hefty fee between 1-4% of the overall purchase and in order to obtain fiat for crypto the fees are just as...
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XRP Follows ETH With 2% Losses On The Day

Yesterday, we could see a solid increase in Bitcoin and Ethereum and something that showed a type of stabilization on the markets. However, now we can see that XRP follows ETH and the price failed to gain momentum against the US dollar. It seems like Ripple’s token and its failure to gain strength was a...
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China Is Introducing Bonds On Blockchain: Moving To A Bright Future

The Central Bank of China recently issued 20 billion Chinese yuan ($2.8 billion) of special bonds which it sold in order to fund small and micro sized businesses in the country. Now that China is introducing bonds on blockchain, many think that the country marked a sign of what is coming in the future. According...
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Cashshuffle and the SLP Token Universe Shined Brightly in 2019

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network has seen a lot of development in 2019, but two projects in particular have shined brightly throughout the year. The growth of the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) universe has been vast and there are thousands of SLP tokens out there today. Additionally, the BCH mixing application Cashshuffle has seen significant...
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Bitcoin Subreddit Subscribers Surge After The Bull Run This Summer

The Bitcoin subreddit has seen a remarkable surge of subscribers ever since the cryptocurrency price spiked last summer. During the bullish run this summer, the cypherpunk and proclaimed Bitcoin maximalist Jameson Lopp posted a tweet in  the crypto news where he said that “the rate of new subscribers to the /r/bitcoin subreddit accelerated after the...
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ETH Community In Favor Of Reducing The Ethereum Block Reward

The most active applications on the Ethereum blockchains following the launch of its crypto registry for blockchain domain names are its Unstoppable Domains that reached the top of the most active decentralized applications, surpassing 30,000 transactions being processed in less than a day of the service launch as we are reading further in the Ethereum...
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