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Are 2017’s Network Attacks ”Real” or Are Bitcoiners Growing Paranoid?

Technology Over the past year or so there’s been a lot of discussion concerning ‘attacks’ on the Bitcoin network. Across forums and social media, the subjective valuations from bitcoin proponents of what an ‘attack’ on the network really is has become an extremely contentious topic. Also read: Japanese City Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners with […]

The Growing Interest in Bitcoin Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin bounced back on Thursday after the cryptocurrency fell to a low of $5,100 in the previous trading session. According to data from CoinDesk, the price of bitcoin rose 1.66 percent to $5,664.64 during Thursday. Bitcoin is the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, which recently hit an all-time high of $5,856 last week and boosted by increasing interest […]

Signaling Growing Bitcoin Acceptance, Colombia Gets Second Cryptocurrency Conference

Emerging Markets Colombia is poised to economically breakout in coming years due to its blessings of climate and natural resources, a vibrant working-age population, newly arrived at peace, and an embrace of bitcoin. Cryptocurrency conferences, training workshops, are sprouting all over the country in preparation.   Also read: Colombia Clarifies Stance on Bitcoin Colombia […]

These charts show how quickly bitcoin is growing

As bitcoin soars to all-time highs, the pace of gains is rapidly picking up speed. For example, it took well over 1,000 days for each leg of bitcoin’s climb from a few cents to $1,000, and from $1,000 to $2,000. But since bitcoin topped $2,000 for the first time this May, the digital currency has […]

BitPay Is Growing? Startup Suspicions Are Fueling Bitcoin’s Fork Debate

Is bitcoin a medium of exchange or a store of value? For much of the technology’s short history, the answer has been both. “All sides want the same thing – for bitcoin to be used by everyone,” Jameson Lopp, a software developer at bitcoin wallet provider BitGo, told CoinDesk. However, it’s the path to that […]

Europol Warns Zcash, Monero and Ether Playing Growing Role in Cybercrime

European Union law enforcement agency Europol has for the first time released a cybercrime report examining the growing role of zcash, monero and ether on the darknet. In the 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), Europol states that, although bitcoin is still the preferred currency in cybercrime, the landscape is beginning to evolve, with “monero, […]

Not Bubble – Bitcoin Growing Up, Heading to $10,000: Dave Chapman

No one knows if the recent rally is the last pump before the bubble pops, or indeed if it is the tipping point. But, Octogon Strategy Dave Chapman is seeing a new breed of investors flowing towards cryptocurrency that makes him believe Bitcoin is growing up. Chapman’s company, which specializes in commodity investment, especially digital […]

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