Posted Date: October 20, 2018
When Bitcoin’s history is written, the following events will command a chapter apiece. Bitcoin is a creeping revolution that does not lend itself to listicles, and thus any such attempt is destined to fall short. What follows, therefore, is a potted history of a transformative technology whose greatest moments have yet to come. In chronological […] The post 10 Days That Shook the World of Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 20, 2018
There’s a new bitcoin cash wallet under construction called Qart, a light client that provides the ability to create human-recognizable QR codes using any image. The wallet is currently available for Android devices in its beta phase, but users can experiment with the application before the official launch. Also read: Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth […] The post New Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR Codes a Personal Touch appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
More than a dozen lawsuits targeting Bitconnect have been merged into a single case, following the submission of an Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint on Thursday. The newly combined complaint has been filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Also Read: Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Sell National Cryptocurrency Petro Amendment […] The post Bitconnect Faces Consolidated Class Action Complaint appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
U.S. jewelry retailer Marks Jewelers has started accepting payments in cryptocurrency, including bitcoin cash. Shoppers can now pay for luxury goods such as fine diamonds, watches and engagement rings using BCH and seven other digital currencies. Also read: Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions Retailer to Cut Costs with Low BCH Transaction Fees […] The post Marks Jewelers Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash for Payments appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
The United States Marshals Service (USMS) has announced an auction of 660 BTC that is scheduled to take place on Nov. 4. Under the auction rules, interested participants must formally identify themselves to the USMS and submit deposits of $200,000. Also Read: Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers USMS to Auction Forfeited BTC in […] The post US Marshals Service Announces Auction of 660 BTC appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
South Africa is the most cryptocurrency-friendly country in Africa, according to the 2018 World Payments Report by French banking group BNB Paribas and IT company Capgemini. Compared to other major economies on the continent, South Africa has allowed digital currency-based payments, trades and investments to flourish almost unhindered. Also read: African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step-Up […] The post Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
The escalating U.S. – China trade war threatens to have an adverse impact on the operations of Chinese mining equipment manufacturers, with imports of mining hardware now facing stateside tariffs of more than 25 percent. Also Read: Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Tech Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations  Harsh Hardware Duties In June, the Office of the United […] The post Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
On Oct. 18, Bitcoin Cash proponents were introduced to a new do-it-yourself BCH payment processor called Gateway.cash. The software allows anyone with a bitcoin cash address to accept payments and donations in BCH by creating an embeddable payment button for any website. Also read: Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’ Testing Gateway.cash: […] The post A Look at the Gateway.cash BCH Payment Button for Websites appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
Venezuela has authorized six cryptocurrency exchanges to start selling its national cryptocurrency, the petro, according to the government’s website. The petro, which recently became a Venezuelan national currency, can now be purchased at the six exchanges, local media report. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Six Websites Authorized to Sell Petro The […] The post Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Start Selling National Cryptocurrency Petro appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 19, 2018
Well-known American hacker George Hotz, also known as Geohot, has been talking extensively about cryptocurrencies lately, and more specifically about bitcoin cash. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Hotz published a cryptocurrency programming video using bitcoin cash and showed people how to send a BCH transaction from scratch using the Python programming language. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines […] The post Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.