Recent News Headlines : Bitcoin

BITCOIN GROWING PAINS EVEN MORE PRONOUNCED AS PRICE TAKES A DIVE


Bitcoin is rebounding from its low today and back up above 12,000... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 508

BITCOIN'S SKY-ROCKETING ENERGY USE IS A VIRAL STORY. WE CHECKED THE MATH.


Estimates of how much energy is used to maintain the bitcoin network follows a similar trajectory... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 626

IS BITCOIN IN A BEAR MARKET WHEN IT'S STILL UP 1,500% FOR YEAR?


There have now been three bear-market dips for bitcoin just since August. By contrast, the S P 500 Index of stocks last saw a bear market in 2009... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 777

COINBASE IS GOING TO ADD ALTCOINS, WHICH EXPERTS SAY WILL MAKE LIFE EASIER FOR AUSSIE INVESTORS


The Australian peer-to-peer blockchain-based energy trading platform Power Ledger is a good example of what altcoins are... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 2611

BITCOIN CLIMBS AS FUTURES DEBUT FAILS TO INCITE ATTACK BY SHORTS


The arrival of a new futures contract that makes it easier to place short bets on bitcoin wasn't enough to undercut the cryptocurrency's march toward 20,000... READ MORE

19th December, 2017 1039

GERMANY JOINS FRENCH-LED MOVES TO REGULATE BITCOIN AT G-20 LEVEL


Bitcoin was closing in on a fresh record of 20,000 on Monday... READ MORE

19th December, 2017 1354

EXCHANGE GIANT CME'S BITCOIN FUTURES GET TEPID TAKE-UP IN DEBUT


REUTERS Dado Ruvic File Photo The week-old bitcoin futures contract at the Cboe was last trading at 18,750... READ MORE

17th December, 2017 598

EXCHANGE GIANT CME'S BITCOIN FUTURES GET TEPID TAKE-UP IN DEBUT


REUTERS Dado Ruvic File Photo The week-old bitcoin futures contract at the Cboe was last trading at 18,750... READ MORE

17th December, 2017 598

EXCHANGE GIANT CME'S BITCOIN FUTURES GET TEPID TAKE-UP IN DEBUT


REUTERS Dado Ruvic File Photo The week-old bitcoin futures contract at the Cboe was last trading at 18,750... READ MORE

17th December, 2017 598

THESE GUYS WANT TO LEND YOU MONEY AGAINST YOUR BITCOIN


Bitcoin's price hovered around 17,000 much of this week, giving the cryptocurrency a total market value of almost 300 billion... READ MORE

15th December, 2017 1205

BITCOIN'S FIRST 24 HOURS ON WALL STREET FEED EUPHORIA AND DOUBTS


The futures trading legitimizes bitcoin to some degree, said Kevin Grimes, president of Westborough, Massachusetts-based Grimes Co... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 363

ASIAN MARKETS STRUGGLE TO EXTEND GAINS, EYES ON CENTRAL BANKS


He added that save for the recent weakness Asian stock markets have generally performed reasonably well over the past few months ... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 0

BITCOIN CONTRACTS ARE STILL TINY IN THE WORLD OF COMMODITY FUTURES


Bitcoin futures more closely resembled stock market trading in Discovery Communications, the fourth-smallest company in the S P 500... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 251

U.S. FUND FIRMS MAKE NEW PUSH FOR BITCOIN ETFS AS FUTURES DEBUT


Van Eck is also teaming up with Nasdaq Inc NDAQ.O to develop a new bitcoin futures contract, a source told Reuters last month... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 84

GLOBAL MARKETS SOFTEN AS CENTRAL BANKS IN FOCUS


Eyes are now on the Fed's last monetary policy meeting of the year, which winds down on Wednesday... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 0

BITCOIN FUTURES START WITH A BANG AS 26% RALLY TRIGGERS HALTS


Bitcoin Futures Start With a Bang as 26 percent Rally Triggers Halts... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 8965

HOTLY ANTICIPATED BITCOIN FUTURES SURGE 21 PERCENT ON DEBUT


Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated U.S. debut, which backers hope will encourage wider use and legitimacy for the world's... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 1734

BITCOIN 'LOOKS REMARKABLY LIKE A BUBBLE,' NEW ZEALAND'S CENTRAL BANKER WARNS


Bitcoin's spectacular gains look like a speculative bubble and the cryptocurrency is too unstable to be useful in the future, New Zealand's central banker said... READ MORE

11th December, 2017 1657

1,000 PEOPLE OWN 40% OF THE BITCOIN MARKET


The news soon rippled through online forums, with bitcoin traders arguing about whether it meant the owner was about to sell the digital currency... READ MORE

9th December, 2017 20103

BITCOIN DROPS AFTER DRAMATIC GAINS AHEAD OF FUTURES LAUNCH


Some market watchers attributed the lurch higher to the coming launch of bitcoin futures on major exchanges... READ MORE

9th December, 2017 1115

BITCOIN BOOM: WHAT IS THE DIGITAL CURRENCY AND WHAT'S DRIVING ITS SOARING VALUE?


Bitcoin boom What is the digital currency and what's driving its soaring value?... READ MORE

9th December, 2017 725

BITCOIN SOARS ABOVE $17,000, BOOSTING WORRIES AND A WORLDWIDE FRENZY


As bitcoin prices were setting records, hackers this week reportedly made off with 70 million in the digital currency after targeting NiceHash, a cryptocurrency platform... READ MORE

8th December, 2017 1808

BITCOIN TO START FUTURES TRADING, STOKING WILD WEST WORRIES


RISK OF AN 'AVALANCHE' As volumes increase, there are also questions about the robustness of the technology at bitcoin exchanges, Lothian said... READ MORE

7th December, 2017 795

A BITCOIN FRENZY LIKE NO OTHER IS GRIPPING SOUTH KOREA


Like thousands of South Koreans, Moonsung Bae is infatuated by bitcoin... READ MORE

6th December, 2017 1560

1. WHAT EXACTLY IS BITCOIN?


Bitcoin transactions can be made through sites offering electronic wallets that upload the data to the network... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 8280

A RALLY, A ROUT AND OUTAGES ON THE EXCHANGES


Bitcoin plunged as much as 20 percent hours after a rally past 11,000 generated a surge in traffic at online exchanges that led to intermittent outages... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 20736

$10,000 IN SIGHT FOR BITCOIN AS IT ROCKETS TO NEW RECORD HIGH


Promises of bitcoin futures opening the door to institutional money are supercharging the price, said Charles Hayter, founder of cryptocurrency data analysis website Cryptocompare... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 1034

NOW YOU CAN INVEST IN BITCOIN WITHOUT THE VOLATILITY, APPARENTLY


The Switzerland-based online trader called its offering the first actively managed bitcoin certificate... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 1717

BITCOIN JESUS PRAISES NEW COIN AFTER $7 MILLION WAGER FALLS THROUGH


Both Bitcoin cash and the version known as SegWit2x have larger block size than bitcoin... READ MORE

11th November, 2017 354

IN 2017, INVESTORS CAN EITHER BUY BUBBLES OR BE LEFT FAR BEHIND


Bitcoin Investment Trust, ticker GBTC the cryptocurrency fund that typically trades at a substantial premium to its net asset value... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 1070

Trending News Headlines : Bitcoin

BITCOIN SURGES AFTER WORLD'S BIGGEST EXCHANGE ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR FUTURES


If there are bitcoin futures, there can be futures-based exchange-traded funds... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 9374

BITCOIN IS AT RISK OF NO LONGER BEING THE BIGGEST DIGITAL CURRENCY


After skyrocketing more than 300 percent in the last year, bitcoin now costs about 2,300 a coin, which is still around 10 times the price of ethereum... READ MORE

1st June, 2017 9206

BITCOIN HITS ALL-TIME HIGH AS CURRENCY CONTROLS DRIVE FEAR


In December, bitcoin also surpassed its previous all-time high in total market capitalization, which now exceeds 16.1 billion... READ MORE

4th January, 2017 5350

BITCOIN TUMBLES MOST IN MORE THAN TWO YEARS AFTER RECORD RUN


The weakness in bitcoin's price also began after digital currency exchange Coinbase experienced an outage Monday due to high trading volume... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 4994

HIGH SPEED TRADERS ARE TAKING OVER BITCOIN


Chinese banks were banned from trading bitcoin in 2013, while capital controls mean foreign firms have a small presence on China's exchanges... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 4955

CHINA IS SAID TO BAN BITCOIN EXCHANGES WHILE ALLOWING OTC


The bigger risk for global traders may be the massive rally in bitcoin prices, according to McFarland... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 4259

BITCOIN PIONEER SAYS NEW COIN TO WORK ON MANY BLOCKCHAINS


They have to go to an online exchange, and sell their bitcoins and buy another cryptocurrency... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 3871

BITCOIN IS LIKELY TO SPLIT AGAIN IN NOVEMBER, SAY MAJOR PLAYERS


Split off from the legacy bitcoin to use a new version known as Bitcoin Cash... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 3546

HERE ARE THE BIG NAMES WHO ARE BACKING AND SLAMMING BITCOIN


CEO Lloyd Blankfein isn't sure what to make of bitcoin and is unwilling to reject the digital currency just yet... READ MORE

3rd November, 2017 2518

BITCOIN IS DIGITAL GOLD. BUT WILL YOU BUY A SANDWICH WITH IT?


For digital-marketing agency Cooperatize.com, taking bitcoin for payment was easy enough, all co-founder Roger Wu had to do was obtain a digital wallet... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 1973

THROUGH RALLY OR CRASH, HERE'S WHY BITCOIN BUYERS ARE NERVOUS ABOUT CHINA


China is also home to about two-thirds of the world's bitcoin mining power... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 1729

BITCOIN TUMBLES ON REPORT CHINA TO SHUTTER DIGITAL CURRENCY EXCHANGES


Greg Dwyer, business development manager at crypto-currency trading platform BitMEX, said there was confusion over whether China would close bitcoin exchanges following the ICO ban... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 1489

BITCOIN HITS 3-YEAR PEAK, NEARS RECORD HIGH ON U.S. ETF APPROVAL TALK


Some analysts say regulatory approval of a bitcoin ETF would make the currency relatively attractive to the often more cautious institutional investor market... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 1249

BITCOIN SLIDES ON 'FRAUD' WARNING FROM JPMORGAN'S DIMON


The cryptocurrency tumbled to as low as 3,720.01 on the Bitstamp exchange BTC BTSP before recovering to trade around 3,810 by 1524 GMT, still down 8.7 percent on the day... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 905

BITCOIN IS RETAKING ITS PLACE AS KING OF THE CRYPTOCURRENCIES


Bitcoin is so close to making a new record and it could be because it's taking market share from its smaller cousins... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 901

CHIEF OF BITCOIN EXCHANGE MT. GOX PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO EMBEZZLEMENT


Chief of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox pleads not guilty to embezzlement Nikkei... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 825

FEARING RETURN TO DRACHMA, SOME GREEKS USE BITCOIN TO DODGE CAPITAL CONTROLS


Average daily bitcoin purchases from the euro zone this week were up 250 percent compared with June's average... READ MORE

3rd July, 2015 748

THE BIZARRE WORLD OF BITCOIN 'MINING' FINDS A NEW HOME IN TIBET


Set in remote mountains on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau, the bitcoin mine is strategically placed next to a hydroelectric power plant... READ MORE

13th September, 2016 677

1. WHAT'S THE PROBLEM WITH BITCOIN?


To prevent counterfeiting, bitcoin transactions are verified by so-called bitcoin miners in batches called blocks... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 607

BITCOIN PLUNGES AS MUCH AS 23% FROM WEDNESDAY'S RECORD HIGH


There is speculation that the Chinese authorities may try and hamper the use of bitcoin as a way of getting around Chinese capital outflow restrictions... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 565

MAJOR JAPANESE RETAILERS TO EMBRACE BITCOIN PAYMENTS


The two leading retail groups, Bic Camera and Recruit Lifestyle, have announced trials of a bitcoin payment option, according to Japanese daily Nikkei... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 540

BLOCKCHAIN: THE ANSWER TO LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING?


The blockchain, intended to document bitcoin transactions, can also be used as a distributed ledger for ..... READ MORE

7th July, 2016 444

CHINA'S BITCOIN CRACKDOWN HAS SOME STOCKS TAKING A BEATING TOO


Bitcoin was headed for a sixth day of losses Friday, the longest slide since November 2014... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 370

HEDGE FUND BETTING ON BITCOIN SPREAD UNFAZED BY RECORD PRICE


Instead, the firm is looking at something else the price disparity between the exchanges that sell bitcoin... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 185

BITCOIN PRICE YO-YOS AMID A CHINA CLAMPDOWN


Bitcoin has also been hampered in recent weeks by moves the Chinese government made to curb its use... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 70

INSIDE THE SECRETIVE WORLD OF A CHINESE BITCOIN MINE


Bitcoin, the world's leading cryptocurrency, has had a roller coaster ride over the past 12 months... READ MORE

13th February, 2015 54

AUSTRALIA TO REGULATE BITCOIN UNDER COUNTER-TERRORISM FINANCE LAWS


Jakarta Australia is moving to become one of the first countries to regulate e-currencies such as bitcoin under its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws... READ MORE

8th August, 2016 51

NEW PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO CLAMP DOWN ON USE OF BITCOIN FOR CHILD PORN


But it has also attracted drug dealers, arms dealers, and the buyers and sellers of online child pornography... READ MORE

6th July, 2016 41

TOP EU COURT RULES BITCOIN EXCHANGE TAX-FREE IN EUROPE


The EU's top court ruled Thursday that the exchange of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies should be treated just like traditional money in Europe and not... READ MORE

22nd October, 2015 29

INSIDE THE SECRETIVE WORLD OF A CHINESE BITCOIN MINE


Bitcoin, the world's leading cryptocurrency, has had a roller coaster ride over the past 12 months... READ MORE

13th February, 2015 12


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