Tag: Bitcoin

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Fall

Bitcoin Fees Drop as SegWit Implementation Reaches 14.5%

SegWit transactions are taking hold. Last week the percentage of SegWit enabled transactions went from 9% to 14.5%. This had the effect of also decreasing the Bitcoin transaction fees as well as the size of Bitcoin blocks. You can see...

/ October 16, 2017
Bitcoin and Cash India

Indian Government dislikes Cash, What about Bitcoin?

It was quite a contentious decision. Last year the Indian government made the decision to ban 85% of the cash that they had in circulation. It caused chaos at ATMs and money exchanges around the country as people tried to...

/ October 16, 2017
Jamie Dimon Speaking Bitcoin

He Can’t help Himself: Jamie Dimon Trashing Bitcoin again

Like a jealous ex-lover who can’t seem to see their ex doing well without them, Jamie Dimon is back to bashing his favourite target. Yesterday he came out and claimed that Bitcoin investors were “stupid”. He seems to have a...

/ October 14, 2017
The Bitcoin Rich List

The Bitcoin Rich List – A Look Into Top Bitcoin ‘Hodlers’

It’s hard not to look at the Bitcoin price graph and lapse into daydreaming. The lines don’t lie: If you’d only sunk a few hundred in six or seven years ago you’d be laughing all the way to the bank...

/ October 13, 2017
Christine Lagarde Bitcoin

IMF Head: Cryptocurrencies About to Cause “Massive Disruption”

It has come from one of the most unlikeliest of allies. The head of the organisation that is most associated with global financial elites has admitted the massive potential of cryptocurrencies. Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary fund...

/ October 13, 2017
F2Pool Pulls out NYA

F2Pool Bitcoin Mining Pool pulls Support for SegWit2X

Yet another mining pool has decided to pull support for the SegWit2X hardfork in November. This is quite significant as a hardfork can only be acheived if there is near unanimous miner support. This is also probably why there has...

/ October 13, 2017
Cash is still King over Bitcoin

New Survey Finds People Still prefer Cash to Bitcion

For many of the cryptocurrency enthusiasts, the idea that Bitcoin could eventually replace Fiat money is all too appealing. Bitcoin “hodlers” are of the view that the Fiat money system is unreliable and cryptocurrency is our route to salvation. While...

/ October 6, 2017
Bitcoin Hardfork November

Quick check in on Proposed November Bitcoin Hard Fork

Bitcoin’s runaway success (and doubtless its runaway price) has surprised even those who first developed it. With the 1MB limit on each individual segment in the Bitcoin blockchain close to being reached, SegWit (Segregated Witness) was deployed to speed up...

/ October 5, 2017
Track Bitcoin Related Crime

How the Authorities Track Bitcoin Related Crime

One of the many arguments that is used against Bitcoin is that it is the realm of “criminals”. There are claims that the relatively anonymous nature of the cryptocurrency makes it a haven for these types of people. Of course,...

/ October 5, 2017
Bitcoin Transaction Fees too High

Are Bitcoin Fees Driving users to Altcoins

One of the main incentives behind Bitcoin was the manner in which people could quickly and easily send funds to someone else at a cost that was fractions of the established alternatives. However, this is unfortunately no longer the case....

/ October 4, 2017