China May Move To Ban Bitcoin Mining

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China could move to ban mining for bitcoins if a draft list of activities the country’s state planner wants to ban becomes law. It has also been clamping down on bitcoin mining which has resulted in bitcoin mining operations setting up shop outside of China.

Bitcoin Daily: Rebuilding Notre Dame With Bitcoin; Assange Arrest Leads To Bitcoin Donations

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Bitcoin users might soon be able to donate to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral. Although bitcoin isn’t one of the approved currencies, France’s Minister for Digital Affairs Cedric O said he is willing to speak to crypto platforms about possibly allowing bitcoin donations. “We

Bitcoin Futures Rollout In Jeopardy

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Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE )’s plans to launch bitcoin futures in November of last year have been delayed because of regulators. According to the paper, what’s holding up approval is a disagreement about how Bakkt (the name for the bitcoin futures) should be regulated.

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time-Low

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Bitcoin marked the beginning of December with another drop in value – this time by 8 percent, according to a report by CNBC. Following a 37 percent drop in November, which took about $70 billion off bitcoin’s market value, the cryptocurrency found a new bottom at $3,790.96.

Do Grocery Stores Need Bitcoin ATMs?

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In a new PYMNTS interview, Neil Bergquist, CEO of bitcoin ATM provider Coinme , spoke about how his company is part of the launch of bitcoin payments via Coinstar kiosks, those change-handling machines often located near ATMs, customer service desks or front entrances at grocery stores.

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Twitter CEO Supports Bitcoin, Faster Payments

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Jack Dorsey, billionaire tech founder and current CEO of Twitter, said he only owns bitcoin and that he supports the Lightning Network , a bitcoin network update that could make bitcoin payments speedier and less expensive, according to reports. 5): “I only have bitcoin.”

Bitcoin Daily: Facebook Posts 22 Blockchain Jobs; Bitcoin Trader Scam Costs Investors $1.5M

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While bitcoin price briefly hit above $4,000 last week, the crypto is now nearing overbought levels. is banned from trading because of his alleged involvement in a bitcoin scam. And if it reaches that overbought territory, it could see further declines.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Briefly Breaches $3,700; NH Eyes Crypto Tax Payments

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Despite the fact that it’s rejected a number of bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals, a commissioner at the U.S. While a number of bitcoin ETF proposals have requested SEC approval, none have been approved. And bitcoin finally moved past $3,500 — if only for a short time.

Report: Almost 95 Pct Of Bitcoin Trading Is Artificial

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After sharp drops in bitcoin prices, a new study posits that almost 95 percent of all reported bitcoin trading is made artificially via exchanges that are unregulated. Bitcoin bitcoin bitcoin trading cryptocurrency cryptocurrency exchanges digital payments News What's Hot

Bitcoin Daily: Hublot Unveils Bitcoin Watches; Swiss Regulator Throttles Bank Crypto Trading

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On another note, Hublot has unveiled a watch that has a bitcoin theme amid the cryptocurrency’s 10th birthday, The Next Web reported. In addition, only 210 of the watches will be made, as only 21 million bitcoins will come to fruition.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Falls To Lowest Price In Two Weeks; Hackers Use WEX Exchange To Launder Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has had its ups and downs over the last few weeks. According to MarketWatch , a single bitcoin on Monday was selling for $3,714.60, down 1.9 Crypto Analyst Willy Woo explained that, since it is currently a bear market, bitcoin’s value could decline even further.

Bitcoin Daily: NY Reg Denies Bittrex’s Crypto License; Bitcoin Fraudster Steals $365K

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In other bitcoin news, two men in Singapore were arrested on charges that they promoted OneCoin, a multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency pyramid scheme. Bitcoin bitcoin bitcoin daily Bitstamp Bittrex cryptocurrency DFS News OneCoin What's Hot

The Bitcoin Bust And Its Ripple Effects

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It has not been a great week for the price of bitcoin, or really any cryptocurrency for that matter. The price of bitcoin has fallen and stayed below $6,000 for the last four days and no one’s predicting a rally anytime soon. Why Bitcoin Busted. How low can bitcoin go?

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Peaks At $3.7K; Indonesia Sets Crypto Trading Regs

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Bitcoin jumped to a one-month high as it hit $3,727 this weekend — it’s highest level since Jan. To break above the upper edge of the triangle, bitcoin must make it past $3,760, which is expected to happen sometime this week.

Bakkt Bitcoin Exchange Hires PayPal, Google Alum As CPO

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Bitcoin exchange Bakkt has hired PayPal and Google alum Mike Blandina as its chief product officer. But according to CCN , while Bakkt is busily rounding out its team, the company still doesn’t have a release date for its bitcoin futures product.

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Bitcoin Price Continues To Fall — How Low Can It Go?

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The bitcoin bust continued Monday (Nov. Over the past week, the price of bitcoin has declined some 20 percent — and at least 60 percent since January. How low can bitcoin go?

The 2018 Bitcoin Crash, Bit By Bit

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At this writing, bitcoin’s price hovers around $3,807. Long ago and far away, bitcoin enthusiasm was measured in dollars, and what a difference a year makes. Consider the fact that UBS said this past summer that bitcoin could replace fiat when it reached a value of $213,000.

Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000

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The market capitalization of bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, declined to under $100 billion for the first time since October of 2017 amid a steep sell-off in digital tokens Wednesday (November 14). In Asia bitcoin was priced at $5,564.70

Bitcoin Daily: UnionBank Launches Bitcoin ATM; Coinbase Invests In Disappearing Blockchain Startup

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People who want to use UnionBank of the Philippines ‘s (UBP’s) new bitcoin ATM will need to have an account with the bank. For now, only bitcoin is being offered. Unlike bitcoin, participating in the network doesn’t require terabytes of storage space. “We

Bitcoin Tracker: Bitcoin Black Friday

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In this week’s Bitcoin Tracker, bitcoin soars, then settles down and plans for its yearly sale abound. Switzerland gives bitcoin a hand by way of rail ticket machine sales, an Australian startup banks on the aptly named Dash and Zcash fervor fades. But as markets saw their prices fall, bitcoin’s numbers went up. early Wednesday morning — near bitcoin’s year high. Bitcoin Black Friday’s popularity has grown significantly since its start.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Can’t Break $3.5K; $312M In Mt Gox Tokens Likely Sold

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While the bitcoin price was holding steady on Tuesday (February 5), the crypto was still stuck below $3,500. In afternoon trading, a single bitcoin was worth $3,453.77, a 0.2 Bitcoin has spent the past 48 hours trading inside $3,410 – $3,460, according to Market Watch. “We

Bitcoin Daily: Japan Banks Launch Digital Wallet; Canadian Court Will Hear First-Ever Bitcoin Expert Witness

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In other news, blockchain security company CipherTrace revealed details of the first Canadian court case to use a bitcoin expert witness. As a result, the Ontario Attorney General is seeking to confiscate 288 bitcoins. “As

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Trading Tops $11B; Infected Chrome App Steals Crypto

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Daily trading volume for bitcoin topped $11 billion on Friday (March 15) — its highest point in almost one year. Bitcoin bitcoin Chrome Chrome extension crypto cryptocurrency Cyber Theft fraud Gatecoin Hong Kong Japan liquidation Monacoin Monappy News NoCoin trading What's Hot

Bitcoin Daily: SEC Cracks Down; BitPay Partners With Corporate Traveller

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provider of business travel management services to small business (SMB) companies, announced a partnership with BitPay , which will allow Corporate Traveller to accept bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash payments from its customers. “We The U.S.

Warren Buffett Disparages Bitcoin As A ‘Delusion’

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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said that he sees “no unique value” in bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, calling it a “delusion, basically,” according to a report from CNBC. Bitcoin has struggled with value after reaching a high of almost $20,000 at the end of 2017.

Bitcoin Daily: Celebs Hit By Bitcoin Scam; Fraudsters Steal $19M From UK Investors

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Australian TV presenters Karl Stefanovic and Waleed Aly are the latest celebrities to become victims of common bitcoin scams. s national fraud helpline has found that in the 12 months leading up to March 19, investors lost over £15 million ($19 million) to bitcoin scams.

Bitcoin Daily: French Tobacco Shops Have Bitcoin For Sale; China Mobile Creates Blockchain Water Purifier

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Some tobacco shops in France are beginning to sell bitcoin, in addition to items like cigarettes, lottery tickets and cigars, Reuters reported. Zakhar said, according to Reuters, “Some people find it complicated to get bitcoins online.

Bitcoin Daily: Aussies Can Purchase Crypto Via Cash; Bitcoin Struggles To Stay Above $4K

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Leading crypto exchange Binance announced the launch of Binance Lite Australia, which allows Aussies to buy bitcoin with cash. Binance Lite Australia further expands digital currency adoption by providing easier ways to buy bitcoin. At press time, bitcoin is at $3,986 on Bitstamp, a 0.3

DOJ Investigates Bitcoin For Market Manipulation

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Justice Department is investigating whether bitcoin’s record-breaking performance last year was caused by market manipulation. Late last year, the value of a single bitcoin hit $9,143, climbing nearly six points in just 24 hours for a market cap north of $152 billion. The U.S.

Bitcoin Tracker: Bitcoin Flies High

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Only two days in, and December has already been good to bitcoin. This week saw bitcoin’s price jump over its previous 2016 high to reach a high of $778.14 These things can change by the minute, as all cryptocurrency users well know, but the end of November and the first few days of December appear to have been good to bitcoin holders. This time last year, bitcoin’s price was closer to $360, coming up from a slump in the mid-$200s for much of 2015.

Bitcoin Daily: Ripple Goes To College To Research Blockchain; Bitcoin Value Drops To Lowest Level In 7.5 Weeks

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Bitcoin continues to struggle, reaching its lowest level in 7.5 ” There is a possibility that bitcoin’s decline could reach the low of $3,100 that it saw in December. weeks on Wednesday (Feb. 6) to end the session at $3,328.

Bitcoin Daily: Italy Develops Blockchain Strategy; Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Denied Lawsuit Dismissal

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In other news, Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin, has had his move to dismiss a lawsuit against him denied by a U.S. million bitcoins (currently worth around $3.9 Bitcoin bitcoin daily Blockchain Italy Lawsuit News What's Hot

Bitcoin Daily: Elon Musk’s Name Used In Bitcoin Scam; Bitcoin Takes More Energy To Mine Than Gold

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Elon Musk’s name has reportedly been used in bitcoin scam , with the hack of multiple verified Twitter accounts, the BBC reported. Bitcoin, Ethereum and bitcoin cash are said to be the future payment options.

Square To Beef Up Team Of Bitcoin Engineers

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According to a report in CoinDesk , citing tweets Jack Dorsey made on the platform he co-founded and runs, Dorsey said Square is gearing up to hire three or four engineers and one designer who will work full-time on contributions to the bitcoin and cryptocurrency space.

Bitcoin Daily: Ex-SoFi Head Pairs Blockchain With Lending; Fidelity Trials Bitcoin ‘Lightning’ Payments

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The Lightning Network , a bitcoin experiment that allows users to quickly transfer funds around the world without a third party, has completed another transaction.

Bitcoin Daily: Binance Accepts Credit Cards For Crypto; Bitcoin Set For Six Straight Months Of Declines

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Through the offering, and in conjunction with payment processing firm Simplex , the company is enabling customers to buy the Ethereum, bitcoin and Litecoin digital currencies. In other news, bitcoin is set for its sixth straight month of declines, Bloomberg reported.

Bitcoin Daily: Google’s Top 2018 Query Asks ‘What Is Bitcoin?’; Bitwala Debuts German Crypto Accounts

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Through the offering, customers can control deposits in both euros and bitcoin (BTC), in the same place, through the “safety and convenience” that a bank account provides. The firm found that just under 600 addresses contain over $100 million in bitcoin value.

Bitcoin Surpasses $4K For The First Time In Two Weeks

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Bitcoin, the leading digital currency, is having a bit of a resurgence this week. According to a report in CNBC , citing CoinDesk, the price of bitcoin gained close to 7 percent in trading on Thursday (Dec. CNBC noted that the last time bitcoin traded above $4,000 was Dec.

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Price Passes $4K Post-JPM Coin; Bitmain Loses $500M In Q3 2018

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Bitcoin is approaching $4,000 for the first time since the beginning of the year. Bitcoin Acquisition bitcoin bitcoin daily BitGo Bitmain Blockchain coinbase cryptocurrency digital assets Insurance ipo jpm coin JPMorgan Chase News Theft What's Hot

Bitcoin Daily: Coinbase Plans Bitcoin Support For Wallet, Isle Of Man To Develop Blockchain Office

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6) that its wallet will roll out bitcoin support to users on Android and iOS, Coindesk reported. In addition, users can reportedly buy shares in indexes as well as exchange-traded funds with bitcoin.

Bitcoin Daily: Barclays, RBS Test Blockchain Payments; Coinbase Beats JPMC As Favorite Employer

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Employees can be paid partially or entirely in bitcoin, and around 40 percent have some of their paycheck allocated to crypto. Bitcoin Barclays best employers bitcoin Blockchain coinbase contracts Gazprom jpmorgan LinkedIn News property transactions RBS Russia What's Hot

Bitcoin To Bust In The Wake Of New China Mining Regs?

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Bitcoin is up as much as 25 percent since the news came during the past week that China might look to ban bitcoin mining. Research here stated that 74 percent of “hash power” (let’s use that as a proxy for production) tied to bitcoin comes from China.

Anti-Bitcoin Banker Says Banks Shouldn’t Create Tokens

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Agustin Carstens, the general manager at the Bank for International Settlements , said that banks shouldn’t issue their own bitcoin-like tokens because it could undermine global financial stability, as well as monetary policy, according to a report by Bloomberg.