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Bitcoin news roundup, August 27, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: SegWit is now active on the Bitcoin blockchain Segregated Witness (SegWit) is now active on Bitcoin’s blockchain. Essentially, SegWit rearranges how data is stored on Bitcoin blocks, boosts capacity, and removes transaction malleability. Various cryptocurrency experts, including Blockstream executives, Lightning founder Elizabeth Stark, and Litecoin creator Charlie Lee, expressed ... Read More »

Italy Finishes 27 More Italian Darknet Community Raids

On the morning of June 29, 2017, Italian police raided 27 homes throughout 27 provinces. The raids resulted in nine arrests, although only one of the suspects, as of July 1, was identified as a darknet drug vendor. This operation was part two of an investigation into the users of the former Italian Darknet Community. The State Police of Rome ... Read More »

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Bitcoin Price Analysis 28 September 2016

This week the mood around Bitcoin was frenetic and bullish, with great news coming out from fundamentals and price technicals. A Bitcoin report bumped up its Bitcoin price valuation to $850 citing improved fundamentals. Public blockchains also got a boost at the Global Blockchain Summit in Shanghai despite the massive proliferation of private distributed ledger consortiums. Bitcoin is back! Much ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup 27 August 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: China’s top search engine, Baidu, has halted bitcoin ads Two local chinese exchanges, OKcoin and Huobi, have reported that China’s largest search engne, Baidu, has quietly removed bitcoin ads in a move that Bloomberg reports to be a signal of growing wariness over the amount of online scammers. While ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 28 Sep. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Chief economist at The Bank of England (BoE) views the bitcoin as a replacement for cash. As Giulio Prisco of Bitcoin Magazine writes, BoE’s chief economist, Andrew G Haldane, stated that the U.K. government might issue a digital currency to mitigate the failure of central banks to stimulate economic growth, ... Read More »