The average US home is worth less than 20 Bitcoin

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/15/average-american-home-bitcoin-price/ It’s fair to say that, in its current state, Bitcoin does not work as a means of payment for basic things. The average transaction fee is over $20, which makes common purchases, like a cup of coffee, virtually impossible to justify. However, as I … Read more

Getting Started in Bitcoin? Check Out These 5 Bitcoin Clients for Linux

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/3vLjDt2RkP0/ By now you have probably heard of Bitcoin or the Blockchain. The price of Bitcoin has skyrocketed several times in the past months, and the trend continues almost daily. The demand for Bitcoin seems to grow astronomically by the minute. Accompanying the demand … Read more

Unsurprisingly, most people don’t know much about cryptocurrencies

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-awareness-december-2017/ Thanks in no small part to Bitcoin’s incredible performance this year, as it rose from about $1,000 on January 1 to well over $17,000 this month, more and more people are starting to talk about cryptocurrencies these days. But what exactly do folks know … Read more

Crypto market now worth over $500 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-market-cap-december-13/ The cryptocurrency market has come a long way this year. Fueled by the incredible growth of Bitcoin and altcoins like Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin, its valuation rose from 17.7 billion on January 1 to more than $0.5 trillion today. More than $100 billion were … Read more

Litecoin breaks $300 as Bitcoin growth slows down

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/litecoin-breaks-300/ It’s an interesting day in the cryptocurrency scene. All the coins in the top 10 are in the green, posting some serious gains over the last 24 hours. The most impressive showing comes from Litecoin, which is up over 80 percent, while the most … Read more

Think Your Bitcoin Is Safe? 3 Ways Your Bitcoin Can Be Stolen

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/4C5k73qWNNk/ Although Bitcoin’s blockchain is an immutable piece of magic that doesn’t allow any hackers to manipulate it in any meaningful way, the cryptocurrency is still something you possess. It’s a piece of money like any other that can be stolen from you. … Read more

Master Bitcoin with OneMonth’s Bitcoin and Blockchain Bundle: Lifetime Subscription

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/8IBJzlaNdE0/ Cryptocurrency can be a difficult concept for many people, especially breaking down and looking at individual concepts within. If you’re wondering how to make your way through at least one aspect of it, you need OneMonth’s Bitcoin and Blockchain Bundle. Through two … Read more

Steam drops Bitcoin payments, blaming high fees and volatility

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/07/steam-drops-bitcoin-payments/ While Bitcoin is growing in value and attracting more and more capital, it is hard to make a case for it as a payment method these days. Sure, you can buy things with Bitcoin, but fact of the matter is it lacks mainstream appeal … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $15,000 — crypto market crosses $400 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/07/bitcoin-price-crypto-market-cap-december-7/ Bitcoin’s growth this year seem to know no limit, as the most valuable cryptocurrency continues to set new price records and lead the market to new highs. Today, it broke $15,000, just over a week after it crossed the $10,000 mark for the first … Read more

Bitcoin goes to $13,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/06/bitcoin-price-december-6/ When predicting the price of Bitcoin you have to keep in mind one thing: you will get it wrong. It’s a futile exercise. It is simply impossible to tell where Bitcoin will end up at some point, simply because its evolution is like nothing we … Read more

UK and EU to expand Bitcoin regulation to combat money laundering and tax evasion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/eu-uk-bitcoin-regulation/ Following concerns that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are being used for not only tax evasion but also money laundering, governments in the UK and across Europe are planning to introduce new regulatory measures. One of the key proposals will bring to an end the … Read more

Sneaky websites continue to mine cryptocurrency even after you close them

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/01/drive-by-cryptomining/ With the massive rise in popularity — and value — of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, it’s little wonder that people are seeking out ever more imaginative and sneaky ways to mine coins without having to invest in dedicated hardware. Websites that mine for cryptocurrency … Read more

The crypto rally is over as market enters correction

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/30/cryptocurrency-market-correction-november/ Fueled by Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and other major players, the crypto market hit a new all-time-high yesterday, reaching a valuation of over $345 billion. But, as the saying goes, what goes up must come down. So, as the incredible rally finally came to an … Read more

Bitcoin sets new price record above $11,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/bitcoin-price-november-29/ After hitting $10,000 for the first time yesterday, the latest rally continues to take Bitcoin to new highs. The most valuable cryptocurrency set another price record moments ago as it went past the $11,000 mark. And it did not stop there. On major exchanges, … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $10,000 — crypto market exceeds $310 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/bitcoin-10000-november-28/ The fact that the price of Bitcoin today went past $10,000 for the first time ever will not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with this crazy market. The most-valuable cryptocurrency has had a fantastic year, setting record after record. On January 1, … Read more