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The Recently Discovered Cloudflare Bug Could Affect Bitcoin Users

On February 17 an individual had discovered a bug with the Cloudflare infrastructure, a company that many bitcoin companies use for DoS protection and other services. The severity of the bug is considered very bad, and security credentials for many bitcoin accounts should be changed. Also read: The Bitcoin Exchange Thefts You May Have Forgotten Cloudbleed Vulnerability May Affect Bitcoin Users The Cloudflare...

Malta’s Prime Minister Says Europe Should Become the Bitcoin Continent

The Prime Minister of Malta, Dr. Joseph Muscat, spoke on Thursday at the CEPS Ideas Lab event where he proposed that “Europe should become the Bitcoin continent”.  Also read: Bitspark Enters $20 Billion Pakistani Remittance Market  European Policy Event with 1000+ Participants Innovation platform of exchange, the CEPS Ideas Lab, brings together national think tanks across Europe. CEPS Ideas Lab 2017 -...

How Specifically The EU & US Intend To Tax Your Bitcoin

For the EU and US, the Wild West days of bitcoin are over. 2017 will be the year of bitcoin regulation and taxation during which individuals need information and caution.  Also Read: Fedcoin: The U.S. Will Issue E-Currency That You Will Use The bad news: Central bankers want private, centralized blockchains to facilitate all movement of wealth so they can skim...

Bitspark Enters $20 Billion Pakistani Remittance Market

Money transfer platform Bitspark announced on Wednesday that they have expanded their service to Pakistan, a $20.3 billion remittance market. Bitcoin.com caught up with CEO George Harrap to learn more. Also read: Migrant Workers Attract Remittance Startup Bitspark to Southeast Asia  Pakistan: a $20.3 Billion Remittance Market The Hong Kong-based company, which serves licensed money transfer businesses,  already offers remittance service to the Philippines,...

Bitcoin Price Surpasses 2013 All Time High

According to recent charts, the price per bitcoin has surpassed it's 2013 all time high (ATH) on February 23, 2017, reaching $1168 per BTC. Related: Bitcoin’s Transaction Queue Sets a New Record Bitcoin Crosses its All-Time Price High Bitcoin’s price value has been on a tear throughout most of 2017 and just recently crossed its highest price point ever. Throughout the past...

Bitcoin’s Transaction Queue Sets a New Record

On February 22 the transaction queue for the Bitcoin network, otherwise known as the mempool, reached its all-time-high. During peak hours of the day, over 100,000 transactions were unconfirmed, and many people were once again experiencing significant delays. Related: Bitcoin Transaction Fees Are Up More Than 1200% in Past Two Years Bitcoin Transaction Congestion Surpasses All-Time-High As the bitcoin price slowly approached the...

Bitcoin Transaction Volumes Playing Increased Role Amid China Shakeup

“If you had told most people that the vast majority of Chinese trading volumes were going to disappear and Bitcoin was going to hold over $1,000, people would not have believed you just a month-and-a-half ago,” ARK blockchain products lead Chris Burniske tells Bitcoin.com. “That bitcoin’s value is potentially more supported by its transacting volume than its trading volume...

How Much Does it Cost to Run a Full Bitcoin Node?

Bitcoin's health largely depends on how many people run the decentralized peer-to-peer network globally by participating as a 'Bitcoin node,' which vary in size. A node might represent a single individual with a laptop, a company running a single node for mostly symbolic purposes or even a massive Bitcoin mining farm harnessing a large percentage of Bitcoin's overall hashing power....

New 22 Petahash Mining Pool Signaling Bitcoin Unlimited

A new mining facility and pool going by the name of ‘CANOE’ has joined the Bitcoin mining race this week, already claiming 0.7% of the total hashrate with 22 Petahashes worth of mining power. Also read: Network Alternative Bitcoin Unlimited Closing In On ‘Opponent’ Segwit Proposal  New Pool Signaling Bitcoin Unlimited News of CANOE’s launch came recently when Chinese Twitter account cnLedger...

The Joinmarket Community Wants to Improve Bitcoin’s Fungibility

Many people within the cryptocurrency environment are on a quest for fungible digital currency transactions. Some have opted to use altcoins while others patiently wait for Bitcoin implementations like Schnorr signatures and Tumblebit. For the time being, there is a platform that Bitcoiners can experiment with that uses coinjoin transactions called Joinmarket. Also read: Europe Lays Out Roadmap to Restrict Payments...