Posted Date: December 29, 2017
Social media influencers are marketing manna, coveted for their highly engaged audience who hang on their every word. Sites such as Tomoson and Meltwater link brands with influencers who are eager to spread the word – for a fee. In the cryptocurrency space, however, where influential figures can send coins soaring via a single tweet, […] The post Cryptocurrency Influencers Accused of Aiding Pump and Dumps appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
Ross Ulbricht formally submitted a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), seeking a hearing for the overturn of a decision upheld this year by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Ulbricht’s double-life sentence without the possibility of parole is at stake. Also read: Bundesbank Board Member: No Plans […] The post Ross Ulbricht’s Fate in the Hands of the US Supreme Court appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
Over the past couple of months, there’s been a “forking fever” taking place as many people have decided to create their own form of the original Bitcoin protocol. A few weeks ago we reported on the ‘Bitcoin God’ snapshot-clone started by the well-known Chinese investor Chandler Guo. Now another snapshot fork is due to happen […] The post Crypto-Community Grows Skeptical of Bitcoin Forks appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
The government of South Korea held a meeting on Thursday to discuss measures to deal with the growing trend of cryptocurrency speculation. The regulators clarified the clampdown on virtual accounts as well as other measures to end anonymity. In addition, the Ministry of Justice suggested an even more extreme measure. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law […] The post South Korea Outlines New Attempts to Dampen Crypto Markets appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
Although there are many bitcoin fork outside, there are only few Ethereum fork on the way. The two already announced Ethereum fork had some trouble with its fork height and changes several time, which lead to a result that many trade platform’ trust has been lost. The post PR: EtherZero — a Revolutionary Ethereum Hard Fork, Forking on 19th Jan 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) is coming back to the sunshine state after cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets had a phenomenal year in 2017. Also read: Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Tax-Free for Five Years BTC Miami Is Back With Over 2000 Registered Attendees! Limited Seats Remain During last year’s TNABC event in Miami, everyone […] The post The North American Bitcoin Conference Returns to Miami Bigger Than Ever appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
Huobi CEO Li Lin said on Tuesday that he will use 100 million CNY to compensate users for their investment losses in the WAX project.  Also Read: Several Bitcoin Exchanges Are Closing Their Doors to New Traders A Pump-and-Dump Incident Huobi.pro launched an ICO token, WAX, on December 20. The opening price of the token was […] The post Huobi CEO Announces 100 Million RMB to Compensate WAX Investors appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
European Union central bankers are becoming increasingly vocal on the subject of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. Its precipitous price increase this year seems to coincide with wide-ranging statements, including the digital asset’s threat or lack thereof. Recently, the governor of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) explained that more people should be warned […] The post EU Central Banker: “Stop Calling the Bitcoin a Coin” appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
Bitcoin mania has taken over the business world. Companies from India to Long Island are rushing to add bit, coin, crypto or blockchain to their names. As that is the case it would not be a big surprise if some have also stretched the definition of what they do too far just to have some […] The post Israeli Regulator Investigating Public “Bitcoin” Company for False Claims appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 28, 2017
In 2014, a schoolgirl decided to do her class project on bitcoin. As part of her presentation, she distributed 30 paper wallets containing BTC to her classmates. Three years later and half of her peers still have their wallets, with some planning to use the windfall to help pay for college. The girl at the […] The post How a 2014 Bitcoin Project Will Pay an Alaskan Schoolgirl’s College appeared first on Bitcoin News.