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Tags results for 'bitcoin'

'Legitimate' bitcoins value soars before Senate hearing

Posted in Online on 18th Nov, 2013 11:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The value of virtual currency Bitcoin surged to over $600 (£372), ahead of a US Senate committee hearing on Monday.

Virgin Galactic now accepts Bitcoins

Posted in Online on 25th Nov, 2013 12:52 AM
by AlexMuller
Did you think the Bitcoin story couldn’t get any crazier? Well now the digital currency can get you to space.

2013 in Review: the Eight Biggest Stories in Exponential Tech

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2013 10:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Let's revisit some of the year’s most notable stories in exponential technology.

Apple warms to apps using virtual currencies

Posted in Business on 6th Jun, 2014 12:25 AM
by AlexMuller
Apps accepting payments made with virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, could soon appear in Apple's app store.

How Minecraft may make Bitcoin the official currency of virtual worlds

Posted in Online on 13th Dec, 2014 09:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Minecraft is the perfect platform to start the revolution.

Top Wall Street strategist sees bitcoin 'cannibalizing' gold, worth as much as $55,000

Posted in Software on 8th Jul, 2017 03:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin has more than doubled in value this year and last traded near $2,540.

Reasons cryptocurrency prices are in free fall

Posted in Online on 17th Jul, 2017 07:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Whether it be Bitcoin or Ethereum, every cryptocurrency has suffered massive losses over the past several days.

Bitcoin avoids split into two blockchains

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2017 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.

Bitcoin holders face sticky decision before August 1

Posted in Business on 30th Jul, 2017 03:21 PM
by Alex Muller
if you hold any bitcoin, then you'll receive the equivalent in a new cryptocurrency called 'Bitcoin Cash.' The reason why is messy, but you can think of it as a kind of dividend.

Bitcoin feud splits the currency

Posted in Business on 2nd Aug, 2017 03:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Frustrated community members voted to split a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, off the main bitcoin branch.

The Bitcoin Fork and Bitcoin Cash: What you need to know

Posted in Online on 3rd Aug, 2017 05:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Those behind the Bitcoin Cash launch called it a 'hard fork' of Bitcoin. Others have questioned whether it is a fork, or whether it would more accurately be considered an altcoin.

Bitcoin soars to record high value

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2017 03:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin's value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil.

Bitcoin has passed $4,000, Why is it so high?

Posted in Business on 14th Aug, 2017 02:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Two weeks ago Bitcoin went through a hard fork, and came out essentially unscathed.

Why Blockchain Technology Will Make Small Businesses More Productive

Posted in Software on 27th Aug, 2017 06:24 AM
by Alex Muller
If transactions can be processed much more quickly, operations are much more efficient and will encourage more trust between transactors,

Bitcoin Sets New All-Time High as Crypto Market Tops $170 Billion

Posted in Online on 31st Aug, 2017 07:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin's price has risen above $4,700 for the second time in as many days to hit a new all-time high.

Bitcoin Drops Below $5,000 as Crypto Markets See $13 Billion Sell-Off

Posted in Online on 2nd Sep, 2017 05:34 PM
by Alex Muller
It's the biggest sell-off since mid-July.

Bitcoin price drops after new ruling from Chinese regulators

Posted in Business on 5th Sep, 2017 06:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of bitcoin fell after Chinese regulators announced a ban on organisations from raising funds using initial coin offerings (ICOs).

What Are ICOs and Why Are They Getting Banned in China?

Posted in Software on 9th Sep, 2017 06:25 PM
by Alex Muller
An ICO is a bit like the IPOs that come along when a company wants to offer ownership shares to the public.

Has Winter come to Bitcoin with exchange closures in China?

Posted in Business on 15th Sep, 2017 01:04 PM
by Alex Muller
It did take Bitcoin over 4 years to recover from a 2013 selloff from a peak of just over $1000. Bitcoin did not push to new highs until February of this year.

China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

Posted in Software on 19th Sep, 2017 06:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese regulators have issued strict instructions on how Bitcoin exchanges should dismantle their operations.

Bitcoin back above $4000 as AirSwap could allow circumvention of China’s restrictions

Posted in Business on 29th Sep, 2017 02:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of Bitcoin seems to be shrugging off China ICO ban.

Japan licenses 11 bitcoin exchanges

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2017 01:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued operating licenses to a total 11 bitcoin exchanges.

China’s bitcoin market alive and well as traders defy crackdown

Posted in Business on 1st Oct, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
Traders have now moved to buy and sell bitcoin directly with each other on peer-to-peer marketplaces and messenger apps.

Can blockchain decentralize the internet?

Posted in Business on 9th Oct, 2017 04:02 PM
by Alex Muller
In a fully decentralized internet, instead of a few organizations running the system, a community of users and a network of independent machines would own and power services.

Upcoming Bitcoin and Ethereum hard forks to implement software upgrades

Posted in Software on 13th Oct, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
A crypto-currency hard fork is a software upgrade that introduces a new rule to the network that isn’t compatible with the older software.

Has your browser been hijacked to mine cryptocurrency?

Posted in Online on 18th Oct, 2017 12:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Several websites have recently been caught using a cryptocurrency miner on their site without notifying or asking for users’ consent first.

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