Tag Archives: bitcoin

Bitcoin price rambles back toward $10k, but there be fools

Round prices seem to continue to command the minds of traders in the Bitcoin universe, especially when it comes to the most popular of cryptocurrencies.

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Salon asks ad-blocking visitors to mine cryptocurrency

The online publication Salon has turned toward cryptocurrency mining as a potential way to make up for lost advertisement revenue. Visitors who use adblock while on the Salon website are being asked to either disable the ad-blocking software, which would allow advertisements to run, or to authorize the website to mine cryptocurrency temporarily using the visitor’s computer. The Internet has … Continue reading

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Bitcoin aims for eBay and Wikipedia

News of eBay’s switch from Paypal sent both stocks reeling at the tail end of January 2018 – now there’s word that eBay’s new partner might be their key to Bitcoin.

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Ethereum price probably won’t dip for this mini-scam ($ETH $BTC)

A scam posing as an ICO startup company called Prodeum cut and run this weekend with a whole bunch of investor coins.

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Bitcoin hardware wallet vulnerability exposes funds to hackers: study

Bitcoin hardware wallets may be vulnerable to malware that enables hackers to steal funds, according to a study published in the journal Information Security. According to the research, which was performed by a team with the University of Edinburgh, hardware wallets may contain weak spots that allow malicious software to intercept communications between the wallet and the computer being used … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency mining spurs high-end graphics card sales & causing GPU shortages

If you’ve been shopping around for a new graphics card over the last few weeks, you’ve likely had a very hard time finding any in stock. And if you do find one, it’s probably priced well above the MSRP on a re-selling site like eBay or Craigslist

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Ripple price rise with Stellar: Battling the BTC USD drop tide

After a significant dip in Bitcoin price last week and over the weekend, several cryptocurrencies are on the rise.

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US regulators charge three bitcoin operators with fraud

Today the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that it has filed a federal civil enforcement action against three virtual currency operators. The details of one case remain sealed, but the other two companies facing charges are CabbageTe...

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Bitcoin price crash: Crypto sharks are circling (BTC USD)

Bitcoin prices fell this week at a rate the coin hasn’t fallen for… a while. Despite this, the drop is a blip when compared to similar drops from previous years in Bitcoin and the whole cryptocurrency market. Now’s the time when this happens – now’s when the weak hands get shaken out, as they say.

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Bitcoin price has no place in the bubbles of Tulip Mania [Opinion]

This week Bitcoin was compared to “other famous bubbles” in the history of sales and stock. In a chart created by Jeremy Grantham, we see several “bubble” situations on some rather bonkers axis, showing each over a period of two years. The chart points directly at Bitcoin going up at a rate much faster than the “other bubbles,” ending at … Continue reading

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