Monthly Archives: April 2019

Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

With the founder of Wikileaks behind bars, it’s been a trying time for activists who believe in spreading freedom and truth in an age steeped in lies and manipulation from parasitic central bankers and bureaucrats. In order to show support for Julian Assange, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Chris Troutner decided to upload the entire Wikileaks cache of documents to the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS) and the BCH chain so the truth can be read forever. Also Read: WikiLeaks Has Raised 4,000+ BTC Since 2011 Truth Is Treason […]

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Institutional Investment in Bitcoin Futures Drops as Price Settles: CFTC

The overall institutional investment in Bitcoin futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange decreased this past week, according to CFTC data. The overall institutional investment in Bitcoin (BTC) futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) decreased this past week, according to data published by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on April 9. The data shows that as of April 9, institutional investors and asset managers had 244 open long positions, a decrease of 71 from April 2, and 80 open short positions, nine less than […]

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Ethereum Core Developers Consider More Frequent and Smaller Hard Forks

Ethereum core developers are considering more frequent and smaller hard forks. Ethereum (ETH) core developers are considering implementing more frequent and smaller hard forks, according to the most recent bi-weekly meeting held on April 12. The question of time between hard forks — or network updates — was brought up by the meeting’s moderator, Tim Beiko, who referenced it as an ongoing topic of discussion. Another dev then began the discussion by referencing core developer Alexey Akhunov’s previously expressed position in favor of shorter periods between forks. […]

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Maker Community Votes to Raise Stability Fee as Dai Struggles to Hold $1 Peg

For more than two weeks the dai stablecoin has sat below its $1 peg, and has been trading for roughly $0.97 over the last seven days. This has given concern to the Maker Dao community which has decided to raise the dai stability fee to 11.5% per year. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms Maker Community Hopes Increased Stability Fees Will Return Dai to $1 Peg Stablecoins have been extremely popular over the last few years but when the cryptoconomy gets volatile, these assets […]

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Bitcoin Hovers Near $5,100 as Top Cryptos See Slight Losses

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight losses as Bitcoin hovers near the $5,100 mark. Saturday, April 13 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight losses on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers just over the $5,100 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin’s price is up about half a percent on the day, trading at around $5,107 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is also just half a percent higher […]

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Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s

Lithuania, one of the Baltic tigers that has in past few years demonstrated it doesn’t shy away from new technologies and the digital economy, is preparing to introduce stricter rules for crypto companies. The government in Vilnius is working on amendments that according to officials will go beyond the requirements of the latest, fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Also read: Online Bank Mistertango Offers Crypto Companies Multiple Accounts and Ibans Going Beyond What Brussels Wants The former Soviet republic, which became one of Europe’s major crowdfunding hotspots, […]

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Bitcoin SV Miners Saw Gross Losses of $2.2 Million Since Fork: BitMEX

A recent report estimated that Bitcoin SV miners have accumulated gross losses of $2.2 million. A tweet published on April 12 by the research arm of major cryptocurrency derivatives platform BitMEX estimates that Bitcoin SV (BSV) miners have accumulated gross losses of $2.2 million. The report released by BitMEX Research claims that BSV miners perceived a negative gross profit margin of 12% since the coin was created in a hard fork that split Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The estimate is based on mined coin count, current coin prices […]

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US Justice Dept. Convicts Two Romanians of Cybercrimes Including Cryptojacking

U.S. federal jury convicted two alleged Romanian hackers of spreading malware to steal credit card credentials and illicitly mine cryptocurrency. A federal jury has convicted two Romanian alleged cybercriminals of spreading malware to steal credit card credentials and illicitly mine cryptocurrency, an announcement from the official website of the United States Department of Justice revealed on April 11. The malware allegedly spread by the suspects was reportedly used for cryptojacking and to steal credit card and other data that the suspects would have sold on darknet markets […]

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PR: CoinAll lists MINDOL and Offers a 25,000 MIN Giveaway

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. On April 2019, CoinAll, one of the fastest-growth cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the listing of Mindol (MIN). At the same time, a 7-day celebration was launched as well. CoinAll will give away 25,000 MIN tokens during the celebration time. Mindol circulates MINDOL token and establishes market place of “eMINDOL” that provides functions […]

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Get Real-Time and Historical BCH Rates With the Bitcoin.com Price Converter

With prices of major digital assets constantly in flux, traders need a reliable tool to calculate the value of their crypto holdings in fiat currency. The Price Converter developed by Bitcoin.com is one such instrument that’s accurate and easy to use. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms Calculator Provides Conversion Data for BCH and BTC The Price Converter, which is available in the Bitcoin Tools section of the Bitcoin.com portal, supports bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). The calculator gives users real-time rates […]

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