Bitcoin

Bitcoin Hits $24,000 as Iranian Government Okays Mining

The price of Bitcoin Core in Iran hit a world record of $24,000 after the government approved mining.

Two Exchanges Release Contingency Plans for Upcoming BCH Fork

CoinEx and BitAsiaEx have published the details on how they would respond to the November Bitcoin Cash hard fork in case of a blockchain split.

Bitcoin Upgrade to Feature New Crypto Keys Language

The upcoming major software upgrade of Bitcoin will feature new language for crypto keys.

Reddit Co-Founder Optimistic About Bitcoin Despite Present Price Drop

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s bullish attitude towards Bitcoin’s future stems from his move to step away from the site and towards more venture capital initiatives, as well as cryptocurrency investments and cryptocurrency companies.

SEC to “Review” Bitcoin ETF Rejections

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has stated it will reassess the disapproval orders issued on Wednesday against nine Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

U.S. FTC Warns Consumers of Bitcoin Blackmail Scams

FTC's Division of Consumer and Business Education member Cristina Miranda has written on Tuesday that scammers have been sending letters threatening to expose an alleged secret to men while demanding for a “confidentiality fee” paid with Bitcoin.

Thai Bitcoin Scam Implicates Prominent Investor and TV Actor

Prasit Srisuwan, a prominent Thai stock exchange investor, has declared that he is the aggrieved party in the alleged $24 million Bitcoin scam that also involved Finnish national Aarni Otava Saarimaa.

21-Year-Old Bitcoin Dealer Faces Non-Bailable Detainment Over Money Laundering

Jacob Burrell Campos, a 21-year-old Californian Bitcoin dealer, has been indicted over multiple counts of operating an illegal money transmitting business and money laundering.

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Organizes Its Own Boot Camp

Chaincode has announced on Monday the launch of a new “residency” in New York starting October 22 to 26.

Coinbase Secures Patent on Safe Bitcoin Payments Process

The latest Coinbase patent aims to protect a way of making Bitcoin purchases safe for customers.

Cloud-Based Mining Giant to Terminate Lowest Tier Bitcoin Contracts

Genesis Mining, the largest cloud mining company on the market, is terminating support for its lowest tier Bitcoin mining contracts.

Cannabis Publication Clarifies It Won’t Accept Bitcoin in Equity Crowdfunding

New York-based cannabis advocacy publication High Times is retracting a previous press release announcing it would be accepting Bitcoin during its initial public offering (IPO) launch.  

Winklevoss Twins Remain Undeterred Despite SEC’s Rejection of Bitcoin ETF

Despite the series of setbacks the twins have so far dealt with, Tyler and Cameron are ceaselessly working on expanding their exchange while continuously introducing a variety of novel programs.

Campuses Alert As Pupils Mine Bitcoin in University Dorms

Some university pupils are starting to try their hand at running their in-dorm crypto mining activities, causing fear to some educational institutions.

Intuit Obtains Patent Proposing Bitcoin Payments Processing via Text

The U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted California-based business and financial software company Intuit a patent proposing a system for processing Bitcoin transactions through text messaging.  
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