Posted Date: November 9, 2017
Bitcoin markets over the past week have seen some phenomenal energy and the past three days has been a thrilling run. Also read: Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary After the Canceled Fork Announcement Bitcoin Trade Volume Spikes Exponentially Action across bitcoin markets have been all over the place. For […] The post Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Daily Trade Volume Surpasses $5B appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
Reports of 2X’s death have been greatly exaggerated. That’s according to a statement issued by little-known mining group Bitpico. In a defiant message that appeared on a mailing list, Bitpico claimed to control 30% of the network hashrate and to be pressing ahead with the B2X fork regardless. Also read: Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x […] The post Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
This week, Delhi Police accused two people of operating a drug ring, according to the Daily Mail India edition. Using the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, police were able to purchase 3,635 USD worth of illegal drugs on the dark web. It is claimed such an incident is “probably the first case in India.” Also […] The post India Drug “Cartel” Uses Bitcoins, Two Arrested: A Closer Look at Mainstream Media Libel appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
Britain’s Revolut filed a formal application for banking licensing this week. Established British banks are bracing for rule changes domestically and internationally, as more digital-only banks are ever-closer to legal parity with legacy institutions.  Also read: Bitcoin Businesses Refused Accounts as UK Banks Consolidate Power Without a License, Britain’s Digital-Only Revolut Has Nearly One Million […] The post Banking License Applicant Revolut to Offer One-Click Bitcoin Buying In-App appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
Santa Monica, CA. – DMarket, the world’s first and only global blockchain-based cross-game marketplace, announced today the extension of its token presale. “Due to the upcoming Bitcoin Segwit2x hard fork, we’ve received too many requests from investors to extend DMarket Token presale. To satisfy these requests, we’ll close token presale 48 hours after the formation of block 494784. Crowdsale begins November 14. We’re doing this to create favorable conditions for crypto investments,” said Volodymyr Panchenko, CEO and Founder of DMarket. The post PR: Dmarket Cross-Game Extends Token Presale and Announces the New Dates of Crowdsale appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
After making a prediction that bitcoin would be $10K by 2018, the American venture capitalist, Tim Draper, is still bullish about cryptocurrencies. In fact, Draper believes digital assets like bitcoin will be so prominent that using fiat currencies in five years will be considered laughable. Also Read: The World’s Largest FX Exchange Hopes to Tame […] The post Tim Draper Predicts Using Fiat Currencies in Five Years Will Be Laughable appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
It’s become fashionable to malign millennials for killing everything from dinner dates to department stores. If the results of a recent survey are anything to go by, there’s another victim that can be added to that lengthy list – fiat currency. According to a newly released survey, over 50% of millennials have a positive view […] The post Millennials Are Big On Bitcoin (But Over 65s Not So Sure) appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
In less than eight days Bitcoin network market participants were ready for the planned Segwit2x fork, canceled yesterday. Now cryptocurrency proponents everywhere are expressing opinions about the Segwit2x plan in general, and the working group’s decision to give up on forking the protocol. Also Read: Openbazaar Sees a Variety of New Vendors After Privacy Enhancements Segwit2x: […] The post Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
The chairman of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), Professor Schmuel Hauser, has recently outlined a number of the regulator’s concerns regarding cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Also Read: Israeli Securities Authority Establish Committee to Consider ICO Regulations “There’s a Difference Between Blockchain Technology in General, and Cryptocurrencies and ICOs” Professor Hauser opened his address by […] The post Israel Securities Authority Chairman Outlines Concerns Regarding ICOs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 9, 2017
This past September the cryptocurrency-based decentralized marketplace, Openbazaar, launched its 2.0 platform with a slew of new features. Now a couple of months later, the marketplace seems to be seeing some significant growth as vendors from Darknet markets are starting to flock to the protocol’s benefits. Also Read: Increased South African Bitcoin Adoption Highlights Need […] The post Openbazaar Sees a Variety of New Vendors After Privacy Enhancements appeared first on Bitcoin News.