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Which Crypto to Mine After Ethereum’s PoS Begins?
Posted on Monday April 24, 2017

Which Crypto to Mine After Ethereum’s PoS Begins?   Zooko Wilcox, the CEO of Zerocoin Electric Coin Company (ZECC), the development team behind the anonymous cryptocurrency Zcash, revealed that Slush Pool, the world’s first Bitcoin mining pool, added support for Zcash. In a public statement, Slush Pool announced: We have introduced support for Zcash mining…

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Bitcoin Price Tripled in Last One Year
Posted on Monday April 24, 2017

Bitcoin Price Tripled in Last One Year   In April of 2016, Bitcoin price averaged at around $420 on most major Bitcoin exchange markets. Since then, over a period of 12 months, Bitcoin price tripled, increasing from $420 to $1257. As previously reported, Bitcoin price is nearing its all-time high price set at $1,277, primarily…

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How Bitcoin Reaches a Decision
Posted on Monday April 24, 2017

How Bitcoin Reaches a Decision   Some 70% of miners have now made a decision on whether to support segregated witnesses (segwit) or Bitcoin Unlimited, a proposal which simply increases the blocksize as set by nodes and miners. It’s not clear what the other 30% of miners are waiting for, but it will be interesting…

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BitFury CEO Talks Bitcoin Mining, Blockchain, SegWit And More
Posted on Sunday April 23, 2017

BitFury CEO Talks Bitcoin Mining, Blockchain, SegWit And More   Cointelegraph spoke to Valery Vavilov, BitFury CEO, about mining, government Blockchain implementation, the first SegWit block mined and future plans of his company. Bitfury is one of the leading Blockchain technology companies and one of the largest private infrastructure providers in the Blockchain ecosystem. It…

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Bitcoin and Gold Price Forecast Looks Good for Rest of the Year
Posted on Sunday April 23, 2017

Bitcoin and Gold Price Forecast Looks Good for Rest of the Year Bitcoin has had a great run this year so far and it is expected to further continue in the coming months due to various influencing factors. Faced with similar circumstances, the cryptocurrency’s physical counterpart — Gold is expected to showcase similar tendencies as…

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Moonbeam Could Allow Bitcoin to Scale Within Weeks
Posted on Monday April 24, 2017

Moonbeam is an open source protocol that uses Bitcoin payment channels to facilitate instant, off-chain payments between multi-user platforms. “Moonbeam doesn’t require Segwit or larger blocks, and can be deployed on the Bitcoin network today,” according to the project page on Github. Bitcoin.com spoke with Timothy Stranex, CTO at bitcoin exchange Luno and lead developer of the

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New Florida Virtual Currency Bill to Target Bitcoin Money Laundering
Posted on Sunday April 23, 2017

Florida lawmakers are considering new legislation that aims to stop virtual currency dealers who participate in money laundering. The bill, sponsored by Miami-Dade Representative Jose Felix Diaz, has passed through the state’s House Appropriations Committee. Also read: The One Man Supreme Court Bitlicense Battle Begins in Two Weeks Florida Lawmakers Target Virtual Currency Money Laundering Monetary

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The Fraud of Intellectual Property
Posted on Sunday April 23, 2017

Copyright. Patent. Trademark. None of these concepts apply comfortably to Bitcoin which was forged in open source and plunked into the public domain to function as a collaborative venture. Intellectual property (IP) itself seems antiquated in the Internet Age with gluts of free data just a Bittorrent away. But IP is an active issue within

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Malta Approves National Strategy Draft to Embrace Bitcoin
Posted on Sunday April 23, 2017

The first draft of a national strategy to promote Bitcoin and blockchain technology has reportedly been approved by the Cabinet of Malta. This move follows the proposal by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat for the EU to become “the Bitcoin continent.” Also read: Malta’s Prime Minister Says Europe Should Become the Bitcoin Continent Malta Wants to Lead

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Antonopoulos Warns of Fraudulent Projects In The Blockchain Space
Posted on Sunday April 23, 2017

In a talk given at the Africa Blockchain Conference on March 2 called “Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts on the Future of Money,” Andreas Antonopoulos provided clarity in regards to new “blockchain” projects that are emerging in the space that might be fraudulent. The purpose of his talk was to give insight on what constitutes the real

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