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Gold Advocate Peter Schiff Believes The Twitter Hack Is A Sign Of Things To Come For Bitcoin Itself

Gold Advocate Peter Schiff Believes The Twitter Hack Is A Sign Of Things To Come For Bitcoin Itself

Although it can be argued, bitcoin is one of (if not the) most secure networks in the world. The hash rate for the network is the amount of computing power dedicated to securing it and it is typically deemed as the litmus test of the general security.

18 JULY 2020

Bitcoin: 3 Reasons Market Strategist Lyn Alden Is ‘Increasingly Bullish’

Bitcoin: 3 Reasons Market Strategist Lyn Alden Is ‘Increasingly Bullish’

Lyn Alden says she turned “quite bullish” on Bitcoin in early 2020, and remains highly optimistic in BTC in a recent paper.

17 JULY 2020

Bitcoin’s Active Supply Hits 19 Month Low — Is It Bullish or Bearish?

Bitcoin’s Active Supply Hits 19 Month Low — Is It Bullish or Bearish?

Bitcoin’s active supply has hit a 19-month low, mirroring the setup before the 2017 bull run.

17 JULY 2020

There Are Over 13K Bitcoin Addresses Worth $1M

There Are Over 13K Bitcoin Addresses Worth $1M

There are over 13,000 Bitcoin (BTC) addresses that are worth at least $1 million, according to data from Glassnode.

11 JULY 2020

Mykola Udianskyi compares bitcoin with oil and gold

Mykola Udianskyi compares bitcoin with oil and gold

Amidst the global collapse of oil prices and a slight increase in the price of gold, Bitcoin is showing steady growth. Mykola Udianskyi, CEO of the Bitcoin 2.0 fork (BTCU) draws attention to that fact.

21 APRIL 2020

Crypto Ransomware Paralyzes California School District

A crypto ransomware attack shut down the Mountain View-Los Altos school district servers and phone system on Wednesday. The malicious software demanded Bitcoin as ransom to restore service.

3 FEBRUARY 2020

City of Zermatt Switzerland Now Accepts Tax Payments in Bitcoin

City of Zermatt Switzerland Now Accepts Tax Payments in Bitcoin

The municipality of Zermatt, Switzerland — home to the iconic Matterhorn — is now the second location in Switzerland where taxpayers are officially allowed to pay their taxes in Bitcoin (BTC).

29 JANUARY 2020

Notes From the WEF: Oil-Producing Nations Want Dollar Alternatives, Just Not Bitcoin

Notes From the WEF: Oil-Producing Nations Want Dollar Alternatives, Just Not Bitcoin

DAVOS, Switzerland – Most Middle Eastern elites at the World Economic Forum are highly skeptical of bitcoin, but there are whispers about its potential for cross-border settlements in the energy sector.

27 JANUARY 2020

Scammers Who Sold Coin '10x Faster Than Bitcoin' Now Jailed

Scammers Who Sold Coin '10x Faster Than Bitcoin' Now Jailed

A South Korean court has handed the masterminds of a scamcoin scheme seven-year prison terms.

25 JANUARY 2020

Bitcoin’s Privacy and Scaling Tech Upgrade ‘Taproot’ Just Took a Big Step Forward

Bitcoin’s Privacy and Scaling Tech Upgrade ‘Taproot’ Just Took a Big Step Forward

A privacy and scalability upgrade that could turn out to be one of bitcoin's largest to date has passed a couple of milestones that were little noticed outside technical circles.

24 JANUARY 2020

Number of Bitcoin Addresses With One or More Coins Sees Solid Rise

Number of Bitcoin Addresses With One or More Coins Sees Solid Rise

A key on-chain metric has witnessed growth over the past 12 months, possibly indicating steady accumulation of bitcoins by retail traders.

23 JANUARY 2020

Report: Hamas, Iran-Tied Militants Intensify Bitcoin Fundraising Action

Report: Hamas, Iran-Tied Militants Intensify Bitcoin Fundraising Action

A militant group with ties to the Iranian regime and Hamas — the de facto ruling authority of the Gaza Strip in Palestine — is allegedly upping its Bitcoin (BTC) fundraising activities.

21 JANUARY 2020

Bitcoin Worth Nearly $450 Million Moves For 25 Cents

Bitcoin Worth Nearly $450 Million Moves For 25 Cents

Bitcoin showed just how inexpensive it can be as a tool for transferring value this morning. A 51,511 BTC transaction, worth almost $450 million, was sent for a fee of under 25 cents.

20 JANUARY 2020

US Judge Rules That Craig Wright Won't Forfeit Bitcoin In Kleiman Case

US Judge Rules That Craig Wright Won't Forfeit Bitcoin In Kleiman Case

A United States District Judge has ruled that a previous sanction ordering Craig Wright to give up half of his Bitcoins to the estate of Dave Kleiman will not stand.

13 JANUARY 2020

2019 Bitcoin Transaction Volume Moved Away From US in First Since 2013

2019 Bitcoin Transaction Volume Moved Away From US in First Since 2013

For the first time since 2013, the U.S. is no longer the top recipient of Bitcoin (BTC) as valued in USD, as Singapore took the lead over the course of 2019.

11 JANUARY 2020

Libra Chair Says Bitcoin Is Not A Payment System

Libra Chair Says Bitcoin Is Not A Payment System

Dante Disparte, vice chairman of the Libra Association, spoke at the Digital Money Forum at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on Tuesday (Jan. 7), arguing for Libra and against bitcoin as a payment system, according to CoinDesk.

8 JANUARY 2020

10M Bitcoins Haven’t Moved in More Than a Year, Highest Since 2017

10M Bitcoins Haven’t Moved in More Than a Year, Highest Since 2017

“HODLing” has returned to a major milestone: The total number of bitcoins that haven’t changed hands in more than a year has crossed the 10 million mark.

8 JANUARY 2020

US Citizen Accepting Bitcoin for Narcotics Indicted by DOJ

US Citizen Accepting Bitcoin for Narcotics Indicted by DOJ

A U.S. citizen has been indicted for selling drugs on the dark web in exchange for bitcoin.

4 JANUARY 2020

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Rounds Up the Decade in Crypto

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Rounds Up the Decade in Crypto

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong published a Medium post on Jan. 2 sharing his thoughts on how the crypto space has progressed over the last ten years.

3 JANUARY 2020

Adjusted value settled on Bitcoin fell slightly in 2019; contrast shows strength of late 2017

Adjusted value settled on Bitcoin fell slightly in 2019; contrast shows strength of late 2017

The adjusted value settled on Bitcoin dropped only slightly in 2019, but it still paints a stark contrast to the dominant run of December 2017.

3 JANUARY 2020

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