The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) just voted to create a virtual currency subcommittee while at the same time calling for the industry to adopt self regulatory standards.
Score one for the good guys. The Free Software Foundation has received a donation in Bitcoin that totals $1 Million USD from the Pineapple Fund. Continue reading “Free Software Foundation Receives $1 Million In BTC From Pineapple Fund”
Robinhood has announced that they will allow zero fee Bitcoin and Ethereum (more coins to be added later) trading with the Robinhood app. Robinhood is a very popular stock trading app that allows zero fee stock trading and instant funding of your Robinhood account for up to $1,000.
While it is always nice to see a company like Robinhood offer easy access to Cryptocurrencies, this move comes with some red flags. Continue reading “Robinhood Cryptocurrency Support Raises Concerns”
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government will hold an auction of about 3,813 bitcoins that were seized in federal criminal, civil and administrative cases, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Thursday. Continue reading “U.S. Marshals To Auction 3,813 Bitcoins On January 22”
Coinbase fees can be high. If you withdraw your coins from Coinbase directly you will be charged a network transfer fee for your withdrawal. Currently, for Bitcoin, this can be a very high fee due to how congested the BTC network is. This guide will show you how to use GDAX to completely avoid paying this network transfer fee. If you have never used Coinbase before, check out my article here on how to get started: How To Buy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum. Continue reading “Avoid Coinbase Fees By Using GDAX To Withdraw”
As of about an hour ago, Bitcoin Cash went live on Coinbase. If you had Bitcoin in your Coinbase wallet on August 1, 2017 you finally have access to it. Continue reading “Coinbase Adds Bitcoin Cash – Chaos Ensues”
This cryptocurrency guide will show you how to quickly and safely get started with investing in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum or, if you wish, all three! This guide will use CoinBase to get you started with Cryptocurrency. CoinBase is a FDIC secured company located in San Francisco that also insures their Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum. Continue reading “How To Buy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum”
So you have been mining Aeon and you want to now turn that into profits? It will require a few steps but nothing that will take more than 1 hour of setup time. Once it is setup then it will take very few steps in the future to turn Aeon into USD while avoiding high fees. Continue reading “5 Steps To Convert Aeon To USD”
Update: Please read this thread before considering Bitcoin Gold: Here is why Bitcoingold is shady and a scam you should dump it as soon as you get it, never buy it!
CoinDesk has an article discussing the upcoming Bitcoin Gold, which is expected to take place on October 25th, 2017.
There could be as many as four cryptocurrencies bearing the bitcoin name if a small group of miners and developers carry out a planned fork of the blockchain this month.
Styled as a rebellion of sorts, bitcoin gold aims to follow a similar launch plan as bitcoin cash – the blockchain that split from bitcoin this summer by way of a “hard fork.” The idea of the project is to release an improved protocol, one that will challenge bitcoin cash in particular, and details are now starting to come come into focus.
Led by Jack Liao, CEO of Hong Kong mining firm LightningASIC, bitcoin gold is slated to launch on October 25, with its cryptocurrency being opened to exchanges on November 1.
Unlike the Bitcoin Cash hard fork which still uses the same SHA-256 algorithm, Bitcoin Gold aims to move to Equihash, an ASIC resistance algorithm highly optimized for GPU mining. Equihash is used by the popular coin Zcash. Continue reading “Bitcoin Gold: The Coin That Extends GPU Mining Life?”