Fed Chair Yellen: Bitcoin Is a ‘Highly Speculative Asset’

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen called bitcoin a "highly speculative asset" that isn't subject to regulation by the U.S. central bank during her final...

Bought Your First Bitcoin or Ether? Brace for the Fees

I sent $25 of Bitcoin from one address (in Coinbase) to another (Kraken). - $25 sent - $16 fee - $41 total 40% of the total transaction in...

First Came Bitcoin. Then Came Bitcoin Lenders

The woes of an early bitcoin investor. Until recently, people who paid virtually nothing for the virtual currency and watched it soar had only...

Ripple vs. Bitcoin: The 5 Biggest Differences Between the Cryptocurrencies

Ripple is making waves. The cryptocurrency has burst onto the scene at the start of this year, with a surging value that’s pushed Ethereum aside to...

Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours: Report

A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27. Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the...

Bitcoin’s energy use is out of control … but maybe that’s the point?

The soaring value of bitcoin is encouraging more and more companies and individuals to engage in “mining”. Mining is actually a process which secures...

Are Bitcoins worth a bet? HNIs come calling but regulators yet to buy in

The stock market is witnessing its biggest boom in a decade but it is the little understood Bitcoins that many high networth individuals are...

Google and Bing Help Hackers to Steal Your Crypto

Crypto Disrupt has previously reported that Google was responsible for the Binance exchange API hack by presenting the phishing site at the top of...

Second Bitcoin Miner After Satoshi Shares His Experience

Bitcoin and me (Hal Finney) This story has been reproduced here, please visit source. For those who don't know me, I'm Hal Finney. I got my start...

Happy 10th Birthday: How Bitcoin started and flourished

Bitcoin celebrates 10 years When the increasing impact of the digital economy in our daily lives areconsidered, as opposed to popular belief on the media,...
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