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Stop Dwelling on Your “I Should Have” Bitcoin Anxiety

So let’s get this straight: you should be a bitcoin millionaire right now only you’re not because you a) sold too soon b) bought too late c) disregarded your mate’s advice d) lost your hard drive e) went all in on feathercoin. Welcome to the club. You’re not alone, but that knowledge will come as

Leaked Report to Shareholders Renews Concerns Surrounding Bitfinex

All eyes have been on Bitfinex in recent days, with the exchange experiencing dramatic flash crashes on select altcoin markets after having been the subject of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack last week. A quarterly shareholder update from the company has also been leaked, evidencing that Bitfinex is one of the major institutions purchasing USDT

Nicehash Mining Pool Allegedly Hacked — Accused of Losing 4449 BTC (US$60M)

According to reports circulating on the web, the mining pool Nicehash was hacked today for allegedly 4,449 BTC or US$60M at current prices. The Nicehash pool has confirmed the organization was breached but did not disclose how many bitcoins were stolen. Also read: Japan Increases Lead – Approves Another Four New Cryptocurrency Exchanges The Mining Pool

Surf Air Joins the Growing List of Private Airlines Accepting Bitcoin

These days bitcoiners can do a whole lot more with their ‘digital gold’ as there’s a broad range of merchants opting to accept bitcoin every day. Now this week one of the leading “All-You-Can Fly” air travel providers, Surf Air, has announced it is accepting bitcoin and ethereum for monthly memberships and charters. Also read: “Only

CME and Cboe Bitcoin Futures are a “Unique Animal” Capable of Price Manipulation

Two major firms, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group Inc) and Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), are set to offer bitcoin futures this month. One grave fear is price manipulation, as the industry’s principal regulator, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), explained in an interview this morning.  Also read: Peer-to-Peer Bitcoiner Gets Year in Prison for Being Unlicensed Bitcoin

Bitcoin Rockets Past $14,000 Astonishing Everyone

The price of bitcoin has once again reached a new price high on December 6 touching $14K across exchanges worldwide. The value touched an all-time high of $14,047 and quickly dropped to the $13,500 range shortly after. At the moment order books across exchanges are going wild. Also read: Getting Bitcoin on Mom’s iPhone: 3

This Gold Dealer Is Now Selling More Bitcoin Than Precious Metals

With the value of the cryptocurrency consistently breaking new highs one after another this year, it’s no wonder even goldbugs have been taken by the bitcoin fever. One of the biggest names in the gold business, Goldmoney now deals more in bitcoin than the precious metal that gives it its name. Also read: Gold Mining Company’s Shares

Crypto isn’t the only bubble in town…

You may have noticed how the term “bubble” has recently picked up a shadow partner. In the financial media, it’s now usually accompanied by the word “bitcoin”. Right now, there’s even somewhat of a bubble in the whole “bitcoin bubble” story itself. Take a look at the Google search trends chart for the term “bitcoin

Apple Pay Cash Launches as Users and Developers Turn to Bitcoin

Apple is one of the most successful companies in the history of Silicon Valley, revolutionizing and dominating market after market from graphic design to music and mobile phones. It is also one of the most powerful companies in the world right now, expected to be the first to reach a trillion dollar market cap. As

South Korea Unveils Plans to Tax Crypto Users and Get Their Data From Exchanges

The South Korean National Tax Service has announced its plan to impose taxes on cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. The agency is also discussing ways to make it compulsory for cryptocurrency exchanges to hand over their users’ transaction data. Also read: Japan Increases Lead – Approves Another Four New Cryptocurrency Exchanges South Korea’s Cryptocurrency Tax Plan South Korea’s National