How To Get Bitcoin – The Merkle (blog)

Getting one’s hands on Bitcoin is still the hardest part of getting involved in the world of digital currency these days. However, there are plenty of options available to buy Bitcoin, ranging from exchanges to peer-to-peer trades and ATMs to brokers. All of these options will be discussed briefly, giving everyone the information they need[…]


Bitcoin Price Watch; Stop Loss Hit – newsBTC

Yesterday evening, we noted that in response to the action we had seen in the bitcoin price throughout the Monday morning and early afternoon sessions, we would maintain the previous session’s range in an attempt to draw a breakout profit. We highlighted some pretty tight targets, and let things play out. Unfortunately, things didn’t turn[…]

247Exchange.jpg Expands Bitcoin Buying and Selling Services To Canada –

2016/03/01 3:40 AM Bitcoin exchange platforms around the world keep evolving as more time progresses. Consumers want quick and convenient access to digital currency, as well as an option to exchange back to fiat currency when needed. Has been working hard to provide both of these services, and they have now expanded their business[…]


Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 03/01/2016 – Quick Bounce, More Gains? – newsBTC

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is still moving inside its ascending channel illustrated in yesterday’s update, bouncing off support near the moving averages. Price is back in the middle of the channel and might be on its way to test the resistance at $445. Technical indicators are still reflecting indecision, as traders are holding[…]


Bitcoin Price Watch; Gearing up for a big move… – newsBTC

In this morning’s bitcoin price watch article, we discussed the potential for some volatility throughout today’s session. Bitcoin had a pretty up and down week last week, and while the action was conducive to our intraday strategy, it made for uncertainty as we headed in to a fresh session this week. Would the up and[…]

Bitcoin Ransomware Infects Multiple German Hospitals

Ransomware has become a real plague for Internet users all over the world. There is nothing more annoying than using a computer only to have the end user completely locked out due to a piece of malware encrypting all of the necessary files. Various German hospitals have fallen victim to ransomware infections in the past[…]


Report: Bitcoin Wallet Providers Failing to Make Privacy a Priority

Bitcoin wallet providers haven’t focused on increasing privacy to promote consumer financial independence and safety over the last year, according to the Open Bitcoin Privacy Project’s (OBPP) second edition survey. As no provider received a score of more than 50 out of 100, the OBPP suggests privacy work has stagnated within the bitcoin wallet industry and[…]


Problems with withdrawals, support reported at Bitcoin/ altcoin exchange Yobit – SiliconANGLE (blog)

Russian Bitcoin and altcoin exchange is facing some difficulties with users reporting that they are having problems withdrawing funds from the site and obtaining support services. Founded in January 2015, differentiates itself by offering an extremely wide range of altcoins and allows altcoin makers to list their altcoins on the site, seemingly unchecked,[…]


Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 29/02/2016 – Slow Crawl for Bulls – newsBTC

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has been trading inside a narrow ascending channel on its 1-hour chart, following a quick pullback to a previously broken resistance area. Recall that bitcoin broke above a longer-term symmetrical triangle pattern, indicating that bulls are gaining traction. However, bullish pressure hasn’t been that strong, as bitcoin is torn[…]


Lightning Network: Challenges Face Bitcoin’s Scalability Savior

Jameson Lopp is a software engineer at BitGo, creator of and founder of He enjoys building web services and is intrigued by problems of scale. In this feature, Lopp examines the Lightning Network, a proposed solution for scaling the bitcoin network and enabling low-cost microtransactions, analyzing the potentially daunting challenges the initiative has[…]