This E-Bike Accepts Payments With Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Lightning Network has certainly inspired the home-brew hardware and software community to develop case-of-use scenarios for its micro-payments. On Yer Bike Following Poketoshi, a Coke vending machine, and a...

Bitcoin May Have Just Experienced its Final Shakeout Before a Big Rally

On October 15, the price of Bitcoin dropped to $6,150, dangerously moving closer to its $6,000 support level which it has well maintained since...

Zambia Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Businesses After Declaring Bitcoin Illegal Tender

The Bank of Zambia has started to clamp down on cryptocurrency-related businesses, mere days after declaring that it does not view digital coins such...

AARP Tells Retirees that Bitcoin is Mainly Used by ‘Bunch of Criminals’

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has ascribed a bizarre definition to bitcoin in a caustically worded article on its website published on...

IMF: Rapid Growth of Bitcoin & Crypto Will Impact Global Financial System

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated in a recently released report that the rapid growth of Bitcoin and crypto could impact the international...

Not So Safe Haven? Signs Suggest Bitcoin Might Still Be a Risk Asset

Volatile price swings and plummeting valuations have been a reality for bitcoin investors of late, but those who own traditional equities haven't been immune...

Study Argues Chinese Mining Centralization Threatens Bitcoin Network

A joint study conducted by Princeton University and Florida International University has found three-quarters of Bitcoin mining is based in China and warned of...

Cautious Zambia Central Bank Warns on Bitcoin, as Investors Start to Swell

The Zambian central bank said on Oct. 12 that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin aren’t legal tender, cautioning that those transacting in such will have no...

Scam Victim Loses Claim Against Canadian Bitcoin ATM Firm

A woman suing for 62,500 Canadian dollars ($48,125) sent to a phone scammer over a bitcoin ATM has lost her court case, local media...

Bitcoin Whales are Stabilizing the Market, Not Crashing it: Research

New data from Chainalysis has revealed that bitcoin whales are a surprisingly heterogeneous group of coin holders who might be doing more good than harm to...

Bitcoin Drops $400 in 30 Minutes As Price Volatility Returns

Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, dropped 4.77 percent on Thursday, pushing prices well below $6,400 for the first time in weeks.At...

There’s A Giant Bitcoin Rat on Wall Street And It’s Staring At the Fed

There's a towering inflatable rat on Wall Street and it's found a temporary home in front of a branch of the world's most powerful...

CNBC’s Ran Neuner Says ‘Bitcoin Is About to Explode,’ Points to Pending ETF Decision

Crypto analyst and host of CNBC’s show Cryptotrader Ran Neuner has claimed that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) is “about to explode” in a recent tweet October 7.Neuner expressed...

Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Denies Accusations of Insolvency

Hong Kong-based crypto exchange Bitfinex has hit back against claims it is insolvent and disclosed wallet addresses appearing to show it holds over $1.5...

Bitcoin’s Low Volatility Might Mean Price Manipulation Is Waning

Since its inception, Bitcoin has exhibited a highly volatile nature. However, during the past few days, Bitcoin’s price volatility has fallen to the lowest...

Sidechains Are Bringing ICOs to Bitcoin And That Might Change Crypto Funding

By the end of the year, an initial coin offering, or ICO, will be launched on bitcoin.You heard that right – on bitcoin.While ethereum, the...

Bitcoin Gradually Increased in Price in September, Case for a Bull Run

Since early September, the price of Bitcoin has gradually increased from $6,100 to $6,550, testing the $6,800 resistance level on two occasions.Bitcoin experienced four...

Philippines Deports Mastermind of $33 Million Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme

The Bureau of Immigration of the Philippines had ordered the deportation of a South Korean national who is wanted in South Korea over his involvement in...

$50,000 Lost to Bitcoin ATM Scam in Australia

Scammers conned $50,000 out of regular Australians using a blatantly obvious fake tax debt fraud. Multiple victims have been lured into paying off non-existent...

Bitcoin ‘Breakthrough’ Claims Block Size Increase Possible Without Hard Fork

Some dub it a "breakthrough," others call it a "network attack."Those were the prevailing opinions leading up to Mark Friedenbach's much-anticipated talk at Scaling...

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Ethereum Token Rallies as Brave’s Cryptocurrency Program Enters Beta

The cryptocurrency market posted a minor decline on Friday, with bitcoin and most other large-cap assets shedding about one to two percent of their...

In the ‘Opportune’ Bear Market, Crypto Merger Acquisitions Surge Over 200% in 2018

In what has been dubbed a “deal frenzy,” crypto and blockchain-related merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has surged by over 200 percent in 2018, CNBC reported Oct. 18.Data compiled...

Armenian PM Attends Launch of Mining Farm Claiming to Be One of ‘World’s Largest’

The opening ceremony of a new mining farm touting itself as one of the “world’s largest” was held in the Armenian capital Oct. 18, according to...