Bitcoin: An Unknowable Bubble? – Seeking Alpha

Bitcoin: An Unknowable Bubble?Seeking AlphaAs noted by some commentators, Bitcoin had numerous 80-90% and larger drawdowns in the past (given its immense volatility). It keeps coming back from these. Some claim this to be the evidence that Bitcoin it n…

Bitstamp’s CEO Explains His Decision to List Bitcoin Cash

The oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchange in Europe, Bitstamp, plans to list Bitcoin Cash (BCH) trading pairs at the end of November or early December. Bitstamp revealed its decision to release BCH holdings and list the digital asset this past September due to “high levels of customer demand.” Also read: Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin Cash and […]

Ending Ticket Scams On The Blockchain

The car is packed and the cooler is ready. Two hours of traffic whiz by because of the anticipation of finally seeing them in concert. The moment of truth comes as the security guard takes the $1000 ticket and scans it–a red light flashes on the scanning device as the security guard says, “Sorry, no […]

Top Chicago Exchanges Release Bitcoin Futures Details

The big story that sent Bitcoin to the moon earlier this month has been updated this week with more good news. Both the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) have released details on upcoming futures contracts for the cryptocurrency. These proposed trading contracts by major exchanges caused an upward surge […]

Russia Will ‘Never’ Consider Bitcoin Legalization, Says Minister – CoinDesk

CoinDeskRussia Will ‘Never’ Consider Bitcoin Legalization, Says MinisterCoinDeskThe Russian minister of communications and mass media said yesterday that the country will not consider the legalization of digital currencies like bitcoin. According to state-owned news service TASS, Nikolai Nikiforov stated: “Bitcoin is a foreign …Bitcoin rebounds to all-time high, shrugs off cryptocurrency hackCNBCBitcoin Just Surged to […]

What Is Body Hacking?

Humans have been augmenting themselves physically, mentally, and culturally as long as we’ve been around. These augmentations of ourselves are seen as extensions, and the concept of extending the self is the center of much academic research. This has only increased with the advent of smaller computers and the internet, and some have begun “hacking […]

A Hacker Warning for Bitcoin – Bloomberg

BloombergA Hacker Warning for BitcoinBloombergSaying Bitcoin is un-hackable is of small comfort to those who’ve lost money through cracks in its ecosystem of exchanges, intermediaries and money-raising schemes. The latest theft in cryptoland is a reminder that the promise of security and liquidity …Untethered? Bitcoin Shrugs Off Hack in Push Toward $8500CoinDeskBitcoin and Ethereum Prices […]

Untethered? Bitcoin Shrugs Hack to Push Above $8000 – CoinDesk

CoinDeskUntethered? Bitcoin Shrugs Hack to Push Above $8000CoinDeskAs per CoinMarketCap, the bitcoin-U.S. dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate slumped to a low of $7,762 at 04:59 UTC, before quickly recovering to $8,100. At press time, the cryptocurrency is changing hands at $8,090 levels. Despite the massive gyrations, BTC …A Hacker Warning for BitcoinBloombergA $31 million hack freaked cryptocurrency […]