Bitcoin News: Bitcoin (BTC) is the first ever cryptocurrency, developed and released by an unknown programmer or programmers named Satoshi Nakamoto. The Bitcoin whitepaper introduced the concept of cryptocurrencies to the world in 2008 and since then a digital currency revolution has started. That’s why Bitcoin news became so important. Cryptocurrencies are peer-to-peer and open-source digital currencies or tokens that use blockchain technology or other distributed ledger technology, thus eliminating third party involvement. The Bitcoin whitepaper introduced the concept of blockchain technology and added a Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus protocol for increased security.
Bitcoin has proven many times that it’s the most valuable cryptocurrency from the whole digital currency economy. Bitcoin gradually became the digital gold for the whole economy, acting as a store of value in Bear markets. The maximum Bitcoins that will be mined is 21 million BTC and in time the digital currency will become scarce, increasing in value with time. Scalability is the biggest problem that Bitcoin is facing, but with the introduction of more and more technology improvements, only time will show the true potential of Bitcoin.
The luxurious Italian pen maker, Ancora, has decided to include a new pen design to its line. After offering Bitcoin pens, the Italian company is now offering Ethereum pens for those individuals that have a close relationship with this platform.
A subsidiary company of one of the most important stock exchanges in Germany, Börse Stuttgart, will be releasing a crypto trading application during 2018. The company is known as Sowa Labs, and the information has been released on its website.
Japan is known as one of the most cryptocurrency-friendly countries on earth. Its community is very active in the crypto market, and several enterprises operate from there. But nine Japanese exchanges have already suspended their operations. Why? Because they do not comply with the local regulations.
The messaging platform giant, Telegram has been in the news recently because of its Initial Coin Offering. Telegram’s high profile Initial Coin Offering is highly anticipated by the cryptocurrency community and can be the biggest ICO for 2018. Many analysts predicted that Telegram’s cryptocurrency TON (or Grams) can achieve…
One of the most known Indian cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinsecure, has been hacked. Apparently, $3.5 million dollars were stolen from the company’s bitcoin wallet. According to some reports, the exchange suspects an inside job.
Taobao, a subsidiary of the retail company Alibaba, has decided to ban Initial Coin Offering (ICO) stores from its website. The information has been released on April the 10th in an official statement by Taobao. In this way, Taobao’s customers will not be able to see ICO-related companies or services.