Category Archives: btc

LiveEdu: Powering Global Online Education with Blockchain Smart Contracts

LiveEdu.tv is launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). They are building the next-generation online learning Lynda.com fully decentralized on the blockchain. Their goal is to disrupt the $46 billion online education market with smart contracts. There is the official pre-sale from Monday November 6 to November 20 and a public… Read more »

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino. Also… Read more »

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12

The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However, BTG… Read more »

UFC in Hot Water as Monero Miner found on Official Website

A cryptocurrency miner was discovered running on the ufc.tv website, UFC’s official pay-per-view service, which affected both paying and non-paying customers of the website. Visitors to the site would be victim to malicious code that would secretly use up all of their processor resources in the background. It later turned… Read more »

Fork Watch: The Chain With Less Hashrate Could Come to a Screeching Halt

Over the next two weeks, bitcoin proponents from both sides of the scaling debate will be preparing for a possible hard fork. A lot of people believe the Segwit2x fork will be entirely different than August’s bitcoin cash fork, and for good reason. Also read: Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Technology… Read more »

Trading, Mining, Multi-cryptocurrency Wallet, P2P Exchange: A Single Platform for Cryptocurrency is Launched

Investment in crypto-trading, leasing of equipment for mining, integrated P2P-exchange, adaptive multi-cryptocurrency wallet, career for representatives, round-the-clock multi-language support – right from the start Octoin company offers a variety of tools for earning money, promising career growth for its employees and partners, and announces the creation of a new cryptocurrency…. Read more »

How Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Reinvent themselves after the Shutdown of Bitcoin Trading in China

With the beginning of November comes the end of an era in China: bitcoin trading on exchanges is officially prohibited, as exchanges had to shut down their trading platforms. In September the Chinese Central Bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), announced that exchanges have to shut down the trade… Read more »

Software Wars: Segwit2x Uncertainty and the Casting of Miner Votes

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Segwit2x lead developer Jeff Garzik detailing that the upcoming fork was “still full steam ahead.” Lately, bitcoin proponents from both sides of the scaling debate have been bickering quite a bit, and now many businesses and individuals are either declaring their Segwit2x support or… Read more »

Satoshi Labs Launches New Bitcoin Hardware Wallet ‘Model T’

This week, Czech Republic-based Satoshi Labs, launched the pre-order batch of the startup’s Trezor 2 hardware wallet called the “model T.” Satoshi Labs says even though the new Model T is an entirely new device it safely secures digital asset keys just like the prior version. Also Read: Major Chinese Exchanges… Read more »

Bitcoin’s Path to the Moon Draws Closer Breaking $7K New All Time High

Bitcoin has reached yet another price milestone as the digital asset has surpassed $7K per BTC on November 2. The decentralized currency has exceeded many expectations this year and continues to rise into 2018.   Also read: Considering Bitcoin An Asset Could Set Back Adoption in Israel The Price of Bitcoin… Read more »