Posted Date: November 12, 2017
In a recent speech to an exclusive group of attorneys in New York, Walter Joseph “Jay” Clayton III, Securities and Exchange (SEC) Chairman, in prepared remarks and brief statements, equated Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) with securities, which will mean massive regulation of a red-hot market.  Also read: After SEC Snub, Vaneck Re-Enters Crypto Markets with […] The post SEC Chairman: Initial Coin Offerings Will Have to Register as Securities appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 12, 2017
The price of bitcoin (BTC) has been on a bearish run over the past 72 hours, after reaching $7,900 the day the Segwit2x fork was ”canceled”. Since then bitcoin’s market cap has shaved off over $20B, and the price per BTC is hovering just above the $6,475 range. Moreover, while bitcoin has been dipping, at […] The post Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies See Volatile Prices After Canceled Fork appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1: The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 2: Monetary Theory by Wendy McElroy Was Satoshi a Libertarian and Anarchist? (Chapter 2, Part 4) I’ve been working on a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party….We very, very much need such a […] The post The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Was Satoshi a Libertarian and Anarchist? (Part 4) appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
This week the Bitcoin.com wallet has reached a significant milestone as we are pleased to announce our wallet app has been downloaded 500,000 times since launching the platform. The landmark shows the rapid growth of cryptocurrencies worldwide as more people are realizing the benefits of decentralized digital assets. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As […] The post Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 500,000 Downloads in Three Months appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
By whatever metric you care to measure it, 2017 has been a record-breaking year for bitcoin. From transactions to trading volume, and from wallet installations to market cap, every possible metric has been surpassed, shattered, and then shattered again. See also: 10+ Monitoring Websites That Help Track the Bitcoin Network It’s All In The Numbers […] The post Bitcoin by Numbers: 21 Statistics That Reveal Growing Demand for the Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
National Center for Helping Lost and Exploited Children, with support from BAZAAR Production and Universa Blockchain, will present world’s first innovative technology niche – Child Tech. The new area, located at the cutting edge of more than 30 technology segments, will be presented at BAZAAR Technology Convention in Sochi, Russia (Gorki Gorod resort), due to take place on November 16-19, 2017. A working solution for a unified alert and monitoring system will be presented at the event, which enables search for missing kids using advanced blockchain technology developed with Universa platform. The National Center for Helping Lost and Exploited Children was established as part of the 2012-2017 National Action Strategy for Children, under a decree by Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation. The post PR: Alexander Borodich Develops Universa Blockchain Platform-Based Solution for the President of Russian Federation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
Malware targeted against cryptocurrency users is becoming increasingly prevalent, a new report shows. Attacks are also getting more sophisticated, with enterprising hackers less focused on cryptocurrency holders and more intent on directing their firepower at bitcoin exchanges. The blame for such intrusions is being directed firmly at North Korea, where many of the attacks are […] The post North Korean Hackers Ramp Up Malware Attacks Against Bitcoin Exchange Staff appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
news.Bitcoin.com recently reported on an unknown software developer called Bitpico who stated the Segwit2x fork will still happen on November 15 as intended. Bitcoin proponents are not sure if the developer is serious but a new website has been published called Bitcoin2x.org. Also read: Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath A New Website […] The post A New Website Claims the Segwit2x Hard Fork Isn’t Going Away appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However, BTG developers didn’t finish the project’s […] The post Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 11, 2017
Following the Segwit2x working group’s announcement to cancel the hard fork scheduled for next week, many shocked bitcoin proponents revealed their opinions on the web. Additionally, one of the administrators of Bitcoin.org, Theymos, wants the web portal’s recommended businesses such as wallet services and exchanges to pledge that “Bitcoin is not ruled by miners” or […] The post Bitcoin.org Owner Wants to Revise Satoshi’s White Paper appeared first on Bitcoin News.