Bitcoin Holds Above $4000, Prepares for the Next Rally

Photo: Simple FX / Flickr Over the last weekend, the crypto market and Bitcoin showed a healthy northward movement. Over the last three days, the overall cryptocurrency market cap grew by $5 billion. Bitcoin (BTC) too was able to surge past the $4000 benchmark and is successfully holding up to those levels. At the press…

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Antalya Homes Accepts Bitcoin for Property Sales in Turkey

All over the world, the real estate industry is taking note of how profitable it is to sell real estate with Bitcoin. For example, leading Turkish real estate agency Antalya Homes reports that it sold nine properties using Bitcoin as payment in 2018.  Buying Real Estate with Bitcoin Allows Buyers to Avoid Transaction Friction Losses…

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Breaking: Thailand's SEC Actually REMOVED Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) from Crypto's Eligible for ICO Fundraising

Reports have been floating on the internet that the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the Ethereum Classic (ETC), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) tokens as base pairs for trading, and for ICO fundraising. However, what has actually transpired is the exact opposite as the Thai SEC has actually removed these tokens…

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Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo

A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol. According to Tadge Dryja’s recently published description of research, the software engineer is working on a dynamic accumulator called Utreexo. The project could theoretically allow network participants to verify the state of the chain’s…

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The Unique Consensus Mechanism of Decred–Is This True Decentralization?

Decred has a unique consensus mechanism many regard as closer to true decentralization than most other cryptocurrencies. With the pros and cons of different consensus mechanisms being in focus recently, we thought Decred’s unusual hybrid consensus mechanism was worthy of examination. Also read: Paper Outlines Proof-of-Stake Sidechains for Cardano Ouroboros, Beyond The Consensus Mechanism of Decred…

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Acquiring Crypto: Simple Steps to Buying Your First Bitcoin

There’s a good chance you’ve talked to a friend about Bitcoin. Or maybe heard about this “crazy digital currency” in the news, but haven’t tried to obtain any because you think it might be difficult. These days, acquiring cryptocurrency is actually very easy, with various avenues you can take to purchase your first coins. The…

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 11

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. When a price is forming a bottom, it…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Bitcoin SV, TRON, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 2

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The new year has started on a cautious note….

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Embracing Utility in 2019: Unreliable Crypto Networks Will Lose to Hyperbitcoinization

Cryptocurrencies started gaining significant mainstream attention in 2017 and speculation brought coin values to unseen levels, before quickly deflating. Now, after a decade, it seems this technology is entering a new era that can actually move past speculation to embrace real-world utility. The only way this feat will be accomplished, however, is by offering a…

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These Developers Claim They Can Crack Any Hardware Wallet

On Dec. 27 at the 35th Annual Chaos Communication Congress (35C3) event, three individuals from a startup called Wallet Fail allegedly hacked the most popular hardware wallets and revealed their secrets on stage. According to Trezor, however, the hackers at 35C3 did not follow the standard responsible disclosure protocol and Ledger Wallet developers claim the…

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PR: ACD and Bitcoin.com Have Teamed up to Launch Payments With Bitcoin Cash

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. December 28th, 2018 Bitcoin.com ACD Inc Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver…

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Year in Review: 2018's Top Cryptocurrency Stories

After an intense 2017, filled with cryptocurrency market spikes, the following year was loaded with letdowns as a great majority of digital assets plunged well over 80 percent in value since their all-time highs. 2018 was also filled with lots of headlines about digital currency regulations, exchange hacks, and postponed exchange-traded funds. 2018 Saw Hundreds…

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BCH-Powered Bookchain Aims to Protect Literature From a Dystopian Future

A good portion of cryptocurrency supporters are against purging important information and many of them hope that blockchain technology will help boost censorship resistance. A new project in the works called Bookchain aims to record essential books on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain so the written words cannot be silenced, banned, or purged. Also read: A…

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Learn About the BCH Network With Bitcoin.com's 'Mastering Bitcoin Cash'

At Bitcoin.com, our web portal hosts a developer section aimed at providing Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers with the resources and tools to program killer applications using the BCH protocol. The developer.Bitcoin.com section has now added an educational resource for newcomers and veterans called Mastering Bitcoin Cash. The documentation offers a comprehensive overview of BCH basics…

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Saxo Bank Founder Lars Christensen Is Waiting for a Cryptocurrency Panic Sell-Off – Bitcoin News Saxo Bank,

Danish Saxo Bank founder Lars Seier Christensen made millions trading BTC, but as the CEO of a bank, he had a hard time persuading his staff to offer crypto services. Now he’s waiting on the sidelines for another panic sell-off before re-entering crypto trading.  ‘Our Current System Is Deeply Inefficient’ 55-year-old Danish banker Christensen, also known…

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8 Days of Christmas: Coinbase Adds Crypto-to-Crypto Trading

Photo: The Coinbase Blog Coinbase said they believe it’s important that they build features that let people take advantage of the unique attributes of cryptocurrency. That’s why they’ve decided to roll out a new feature called Convert, which customers can use to convert one cryptocurrency into another. “We’ll be gradually rolling out the ability to convert…

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Roger Ver Interview: 'Of Course' I Hold More BCH Than BTC

Bitcoinist spoke with Bitcoin Cash advocate and owner of Bitcoin.com, Roger Ver, about the BCH ‘hash war,’ his controversial website branding of Bitcoin (BTC) as ‘Bitcoin Core,’ and why he believes Bitcoin developers are “economically illiterate.” Bitcoinist: Bitcoin Cash just went thru a ‘hash war’ with Craig Wright/Ayre splitting off to a new chain called…

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Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama

On Wednesday Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant exchange will offer USD pairs with top cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, bitcoin core, litecoin, and ripple. Also read: BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol Bitpoint Japan Expands to Latin America Bitpoint…

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Onegold Customers Can Now Purchase Digital Bullion With Bitcoin

Online bullion marketplace Onegold announced on Tuesday that its customers can now purchase precious metals with bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). Onegold’s digital silver and gold products are fully allocated physical metals stored at the Royal Canadian Mint and can be redeemed at any time through Apmex. Also read: Only Five Bitcoin Mining Devices Released…

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Text-Enabled BCH Payments Now Available in 35 Countries With Cointext

Cointext has announced that its bitcoin cash wallet service has just launched in the Ukraine and Italy. Cointext is now connected to 35 countries worldwide and the wallet works on any smartphone as well as basic feature phones. Also read: Simple Ledger Developers Publish Monthly Puzzle With Bitcoin Cash Treasure Cointext Connects to the Ukraine and…

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