Could Bitcoin’s ‘Whales’ Manipulate the Market?

Bitcoin has captured the public imagination this year — or at least, as its price skyrocketed, tapped into public greed. But bitcoin was built...

Understanding Futures: A Primer for Bitcoiners

Lanre Sarumi is the CEO of Level Trading Field, an interactive online platform for professionals in the finance industry. "Study the past if you would...

China Enlists Its ‘Great Firewall’ to Block Bitcoin Websites

China will reportedly block anyone in the country from accessing websites that offer cryptocurrency trading services or initial coin offerings (ICOs). Advertisements relating to...

While Bitcoin Price Soars, Technological Advancements Continue in the Background

The cryptocurrency ecosystem is agog with Bitcoin price so much that events happening around the underlying technology are forced to take a back seat...

Bitcoin madness: Small-cap Longfin soars 2,000% after acquiring blockchain company

As bitcoin mania reaches a fever pitch, many tiny stocks are maneuvering to capitalize on its run, likely leading to confusion for investors looking...

Bitmain Nears 51% of Network Hash Rate: Why This Matters and Why It Doesn’t

Recent Bitcoin block data shows that Bitcoin’s mining pools BTC.com, AntPool and ConnectBTC, respectively mined about 25.7 percent, 16.1 percent and 0.2 percent of all new...

Monero Fork Underway In Bid to Block Big Miners

A hard fork of privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero executed this morning, but the success of the roll-out is still unclear. At block number 1546000 (08.20 UTC...

Bitcoin’s Famed Tokyo Whale Sold $400 Million and He’s Not Done Yet

He’s not your typical Bitcoin whale, but Nobuaki Kobayashi has become a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency world. The Tokyo attorney and...

Coinbase Now Lets You Convert your Altcoins into Bitcoin Coinbase Now Lets You Convert...

Want to convert your altcoins to bitcoins this Christmas? Coinbase has launched Coinbase Convert, a new feature that allows retail users to make direct...

China is reportedly moving to clamp down on bitcoin miners

China banned bitcoin, ICOs and now it appears to be clamping down on Chinese miners, an important group estimated to produce some three-quarters of the world’s...
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