Bitcoin News

Bitcoin is a worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system called the first decentralized digital currency, since the system works without a central repository or single administrator.  It was invented by an unknown programmer, or a group of programmers, under the name Satoshi Nakamoto and released as open-source software in 2009. The system is peer-to-peer, and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary. These transactions are verified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. Below you will find the latest news about Bitcoin.

TD Ameritrade Actuates CBOE Bitcoin Futures Contract Trading
December 17th, 2017

On 18th of December, TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., a well-known investing and trading platform, will enable its brokerage clients to trade bitcoin futures.

Bitcoin Price Hits New All-time High Above $20,000 a Day Before CME’s Bitcoin Futures Go Live
December 17th, 2017

Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $20000 a day before CME futures contract goes live. Here is what you should know.

Bloomberg Considers Adding Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin Price Tracking to Its Terminals
December 16th, 2017

Bloomberg decides to add three altcoins – Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple – to its terminals after the cryptocurrencies showing significant strength in the market, this week.

Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright Believes 2018 Will Be the Year of Bitcoin Cash
December 14th, 2017

The most controversial person in cryptocurrency world, Australian businessman Craig Wright, has publicly expressed his vision of Bitcoin Cash’s future in 2018.

Bitcoin Exchanges in India Under the Scrutiny of Income Tax Authority
December 14th, 2017

After Bitcoin’s record rally, India’s Income Tax Authority is carrying out search operations across all cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the country.

South Korea Considers Cryptocurrency Tax While Going Bitcoin Crazy
December 13th, 2017

The country that faces Bitcoin frenzy may ban Bitcoin transactions unless they meet strict conditions.

Is Bitcoin Set to Replace Gold as a Safe Haven?
December 13th, 2017

One of the reasons why gold is considered as hedge to a failing economy is because of its inverse correlation with fiat money.

Market Capitalization of All Cryptocurrencies Surpasses Half Trillion Dollars
December 13th, 2017

As altcoins are making a major rally, the overall cryptocurrency market cap climbs above the half-trillion-dollar benchmark.

CBOE’s Bitcoin Futures Contracts are Above $18,300 on the 2nd Day of Trading
December 12th, 2017

The price of bitcoin futures keeps surging since their launch on the Chicago Board Options Exchange two days ago, showing growing investor demand.

‘Bitcoin Mania’: People Take out Mortages to Invest in Cryptocurrency
December 12th, 2017

Bitcoin levels up while Americans mortgage their property against the piece of crypto pie.

Bitcoin Wallet Apps Installed 25 Million Times, Says SensorTower’s Report
December 12th, 2017

The number of installs of Bitcoin wallet apps surges tremendously surpassing 11.8 million, due to the raise of cryptocurrency value.

Blockchain Startup Bitgo Raises $42.5M as Bitcoin Futures Contracts Go Live
December 11th, 2017

BitGo, a Blockchain-based security company, has raised $42.5 million during the Series B funding round amidst futures contracts going live.

Bitcoin Surpasses $17,200 Following the Launch of Bitcoin Futures Trading
December 11th, 2017

Bitcoin backers believe the launch of bitcoin futures will encourage cryptocurrency adoption, bringing transparency and legitimacy to the market.