Bitcoin News

Bitcoin News

The best breaking Bitcoin news stories from around the world.

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

Bitcoin Price Crosses US$1,000, Up 140% YTD

The bitcoin price has surpassed the US$1,000 mark, hitting its highest level since 2013. The price of the digital currency has been in a rally...

Bitcoin Dominance Index Approaches 90% as Ethereum and Steem Decline

Bitcoin has been making headlines in the mainstream press over the past couple of weeks due to the recent rise in the exchange rate....

Bitcoin Filling Payment System Gaps in Kenya

Online payments business Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) recently enabled Bitcoin deposits for at least some of its users. The London-based PayPal alternative, which is a...

How Yours Has Already Implemented Lightning Network-Esque Bitcoin Micropayments

Yours is the latest social media application that gives audiences the ability to reward content creators via Bitcoin payments. The project is headed by...

Antonopoulos: Governments are Inadvertently Funding Bitcoin Scalability Solutions

In a highly political talk at a Coinscrum event , Mastering Bitcoin author Andreas Antonopoulos discussed the growing disgust with financial freedom displayed by various...

While Circle Pivots Away from Bitcoin, Blockchain Doubles Down on the...

Earlier this week, Circle continued the process of pivoting away from bitcoin as a currency in their payments app. After previously deciding to denominate...

How Would a Hard Fork Affect Bitcoin’s Usefulness as a Store...

A loud segment of the Bitcoin community has been pushing for a hard-forking increase to the block size limit for over a year now,...

‘Mainstream Adoption Requires Financial Institutions to Adopt Bitcoin,’ Says GAP600 CEO

Financial institutions have a vested interest in adopting bitcoin, which has a number of attractive characteristics when compared with other currencies such a fixed...

Controversial IRS Request To Coinbase Highlights Need For Updated Tax Guidelines

Last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed paperwork in federal court requesting the disclosure of all Coinbase US customers' records over a...