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Crypto Compare’s Charles Hayter: ‘The Bear Market Versus Irrational Exuberance’

On July 10-11 after coasting along for over 72-hours above the US$2530 range the price of bitcoin took a significant dive to $2240. Bitcoin markets have rebounded slightly on July 12 and the price per BTC is now hovering around $2370 at the time of writing. Further many altcoin markets have seen bigger percentage drops […]

The Decentralize Your Life Tour: An Interview With Derrick Broze

This week Bitcoin.com chatted with Derrick Broze, an agorist activist, writer, host of the Conscious Resistance Network and organizer of the Decentralize Your Life 2017 tour. Broze tells our readers about the philosophy of agorism, his travels across the U.S. promoting decentralized living and emerging technologies like bitcoin. Broze has a long-term goal of planting […]

Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain.Info Raises $40 Million From Well-Known Investors

The popular online bitcoin wallet, Blockchain.info, has announced the completion of a successful series B funding round by raising $40 million. The company started its services back in 2011 and aims to continue making digital currencies easier to use for everyday people. Also Read: State of Montana Funds Bitcoin Mine to Bolster Local Jobs Blockchain Raises […]

State-Funded Bitcoin Data Center Infuriates Montana Locals

Citizens of Bonner have complained to their local council about noise pollution coming from a state-funded data processing center owned by Project Spokane LLC – a blockchain security company. Also Read: State of Montana Funds Bitcoin Mine to Bolster Local Jobs “It’s a Horrendous Noise,” Elaine Nagle Who Lives Near the Site Told Local News […]

Investment Legend Bill Miller Still Bullish on Bitcoin

In a recent interview with CNBC, investment legend Bill Miller described bitcoin as “a true disruptor and true innovation in money”. Also Read: Global Bitcoin ATM Proliferation Nearly Doubled During May Miller Revealed That He and His Son Are Still Highly Bullish on Bitcoin Famed investor Bill Miller discussed his thoughts on bitcoin with CNBC […]

Australian Financial Authorities Look Into Ethereum’s Conflicts of Interest

This week Bitcoin.com spoke with an anonymous individual from Australia who has been in contact with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission concerning Ethereum’s (ETH) possible violation of financial laws that originated from the DAO hack and the ETH hard fork last year. Also Read: 70 Percent of the Bitcoin Hashrate Begins Signaling Segwit2x Ethereum’s Conflict […]

Top Bitmex Representatives Discuss The People’s Bank of China and Bitcoin’s Future

In a recent interview published on Technode with CEO Arthur Hayes and COO Ben Delo, Bitmex’s co-founders discussed Bitmex’s growth, changes within the Chinese cryptocurrency landscape, and the future of the bitcoin and cryptocurrency industries. Also Read: Researcher from China’s Central Bank Discusses an ICO Regulatory Sandbox Bitmex Has Shown an Invulnerability to Recent Chinese Regulatory […]

Indospace Allows Cannabis Merchants to Accept Bitcoin Effortlessly

This week Bitcoin.com spoke with Justin Nahin, the founder of Indospace, a payment platform startup connecting cannabis dispensaries with bitcoin. Also read: Bitcoin Price Skyrockets — Touches $2860 Across Global Exchanges Indospace.io is the first online payment solution that incorporates a dispensary’s updated menu with a bitcoin checkout. The company is a white label bitcoin payment platform that […]

Osforensics Founder Explains His Bitcoin Transaction Monitoring Tools

Blockchain surveillance is slowly becoming the norm as cryptocurrencies become a more popularized technology. These days there are many startups and private investigators dedicated to helping global law enforcement and private businesses track bitcoin transactions. Also read: Blockchain Collectibles: A Discussion With the Creator of Curio Cards Bitcoin.com recently chatted with Richard Amores, a blockchain surveillance […]

Why Michigan’s Oldest Lawn & Power Sports Stores Goes Bitcoin

As bitcoin grows in value, more merchants every day are accepting the digital currency to stay ahead of the times. This week one of Michigan’s largest and oldest lawn equipment and power sports stores — Ball Equipment is now accepting bitcoin. Also read: Petition Asks SEC to Clarify Rules on Bitcoin and Digital Token Assets    […]

Australian Bitcoin Bill Pay Service Processes $4 Million in 16 Months

Australian Bitcoin bill payment service Living Room of Satoshi announced on Monday that it has processed over 5 million Australian dollars worth of household bills. Bitcoin.com talked to co-founder and CTO Daniel Alexiuc to learn more about how this milestone was reached and the company’s future plans. He revealed that $4 million worth of bills […]

Alleged Mining Manufacturer Foxminers Accused of Being a Scam

Last week a company that supposedly builds and sells mining devices had been exposed by the cryptocurrency publication the Merkle. The news outlet revealed evidence of shady activity stemming from the California-based company Foxminers. Also read: How We Are Turning Bitcoin.com into the Ultimate Destination for Bitcoin Fans A Mining Manufacturer No One’s Ever Heard of […]

The Tech to Timestamp Data in Bitcoin’s Blockchain Has Evolved Far Past Single-File Uploads

Using Bitcoin’s blockchain to timestamp data has evolved far past single-file uploads that have users pay a Bitcoin network fee. Full-featured APIs and platforms like Opentimestamps are free, open source protocols which allow a wide range of applications to be built on top of them. Also read: Bitcoin’s Blockchain Timestamping Standards Face Off Opentimestamps has been offering […]

Moonbeam Could Allow Bitcoin to Scale Within Weeks

Moonbeam is an open source protocol that uses Bitcoin payment channels to facilitate instant, off-chain payments between multi-user platforms. “Moonbeam doesn’t require Segwit or larger blocks, and can be deployed on the Bitcoin network today,” according to the project page on Github. Bitcoin.com spoke with Timothy Stranex, CTO at bitcoin exchange Luno and lead developer of the […]