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Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation

The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m sugg...

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation

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Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this ...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s ...
20:32, 07/19/2019

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular cras...
21:16, 04/28/2019

How the weed-loving CEO of Bitcoin partied his way to jail When Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twin brothers who famously feuded with Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, attended a 2012 meeting a...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Bitcoin’s price has pumped beyond its ‘intrinsic value,’ JPMorgan says Banking behemoth JP Morgan Chase & Co. has taken another shot at Bitcoin, claiming the cryptocurrency‘s latest rally has pushed its price beyond its “...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Beyond Bitcoin: Here are some of the new use cases for distributed ledger technology BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn m...
04:16, 05/08/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Serious money warming to Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
11:48, 08/18/2019

Bitcoin sinks abruptly after seven weeks of recovery The price of bitcoin abruptly sank more than 20% on Friday, a move that didn't appear to have a particular trigger and came after a strong recovery in...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS: How "Truncations" Alert You to Big Trend Changes Watch our Crypto Pro Service editor show you examples of recent truncations in Bitcoin, Ethereum and EOS. You'll also discover what's likely next for ...
00:16, 09/13/2019

Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 percent to new six-month high Bitcoin jumped to a new six-month high on Friday in a move that traders said was the result of technical forces, with no immediate news catalysts send...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Dear NY Post, didn’t you learn anything about Bitcoin? It’s that time of the year: NY Post’s in-house cryptocurrency pseudosopher John Crudele has published his annual diatribe against Bitcoin. For those n...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as i...
03:48, 06/08/2019

An exclusive bitcoin ETF-like product just hit the market—here's how it works A bitcoin-based fund from VanEck and SolidX is now available to "qualified" investors, and it could be a first step toward the long-awaited prospect o...
19:48, 09/12/2019

Bitfinex is skewing Bitcoin’s price so much, it’s now being ignored by CoinMarketCap Cryptocurrency market information website CoinMarketCap is no longer including Bitfinex’s Bitcoin price in its weighted average due to skewed data. Bi...
17:16, 05/06/2019

This bananas new gym has a full booze bar — and accepts bitcoin Who wants some gym and tonic? Co-office spaces brought kegs into the workroom, and now a new boxing gym wants to bring the bar to the punching bags. S...
02:32, 07/26/2019

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's p...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Ugh, this is what Bitcoin’s hash rate means and why it matters Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Earlier...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Bitcoin Backers Welcome Trump Attack: At Least He Notices Us Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell t...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Here’s why Binance can’t erase the $40M hack from Bitcoin’s blockchain The head of cryptocurrency exchange Binance responded to a 7,000 BTC ($40 million) hack with an outlandish idea: take over the entire Bitcoin blockcha...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Bitcoin whale moved $212 million in cryptocurrency — for just $3.93 An infamous Bitcoin ‘whale’ has moved an enormous cryptocurrency fortune in a single transaction, and the network charged less than $4 in fees. Bitcoi...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Bitcoin scammers net nearly $1M by telling people they can see them masturbate A new kind of scam has accrued almost $1 million in bitcoin from frightened porn viewers, says a new report — and they’re staining the good names of S...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Here's what could take bitcoin to its all-time high, according to longtime bull Tom Lee Bitcoin's back in focus on Wall Street after cracking the $8,000 level for the first time in nearly a year, and Fundstrat's Tom Lee sees mor...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Shitposters are using sophisticated Bitcoin satellites to troll each other Since December, a sophisticated set of satellites has beamed the entire Bitcoin blockchain to Earth to enable use of the network without an internet c...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin consolidates around $9500’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
12:16, 08/31/2019

Australian who says he invented bitcoin ordered to hand over up to $5bn US court orders Craig Wright to share cryptocurrency haul with the estate of American programmer David KleimanThe Australian man who claimed to have i...
12:16, 08/28/2019

HTC’s new $300 blockchain phone will double as a Bitcoin node Taiwainese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is launching a more affordable blockchain phone with full Bitcoin node capabilities. Originally announced las...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on th...
17:00, 05/15/2019

3 pivotal Bitcoin figures thought to be Satoshi that you should know about Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. One o...
18:16, 08/21/2019

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, toda...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the system...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Former pro ice hockey player detained for $700,000 Bitcoin fraud It’s a slippery slope dealing with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Igor Musatov, former professional ice hockey player from Russia, has been detained in M...
13:17, 09/17/2019

Trump-China trade war a boon for bitcoin The Trump-China trade war has been bad for stocks — but good for bitcoin. Turmoil in global stock markets sent the price of the controversial digital ...
23:48, 08/06/2019

Iran’s bitcoin interest should have the world concerned The Associated Press reported last week that there is a boom in bitcoin use — in Iran. “Some observers have warned that cryptocurrencies could be used...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Bitcoin’s price is having a great 2019; altcoins, not so much Bitcoin‘s most-recent pump to $7,000 was the strongest price rally over a six-week period since just before the famous 2017 bull-run, reports boutique...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocu...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘VanEck and SolidX’s ‘Bitcoin ETF’ is not exactly an ETF’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
13:32, 09/04/2019

E*Trade may offer trading for Bitcoin and Ethereum Cryptocurrency traders might soon have an important ally. A Bloomberg source claims E*Trade is in the midst of work to enable trading cryptocurrencie...
02:16, 04/29/2019

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Char...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Fa...
03:32, 07/17/2019

NY’s Bitcoin Bandit ordered to pay $75M to SIM-swap victim Michael Terpin, the Bitcoin investor who had $24 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from him in a SIM-swapping hack, has been awarded a payout thr...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on Jul...
13:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. bitcoin ATM operator to add Dai stablecoin, launch remittance service Coinsource, a Texas-based bitcoin ATM operator, will make the Dai stablecoin available on its machines this summer, in preparation for the launch of a...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high a...
01:16, 06/27/2019

Bitcoin worth £900,000 seized from hacker to compensate victims Judge told Grant West he would face four more years in jail if he refused to complyA judge has ordered the confiscation of bitcoin worth more than £90...
17:32, 08/23/2019

Donald Trump’s critique of Bitcoin is antiquated and irrelevant US President Donald Trump, known for his complicated relationship with technology and his incessant need to share his ill-advised thoughts with the wo...
18:00, 07/12/2019

The GitHub extortion victims are outsmarting their Bitcoin scammers Blackmailers have been wiping GitHub repositories and withholding code to extort Bitcoin from their victims. Over 390 respos have been affected, but s...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin price surges 6%, breaks out well above $10,000’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
10:32, 09/03/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin hash rate over 100,000 PH/s for the first time’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
19:00, 09/06/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin trading volume hits 138-day low’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
23:32, 09/01/2019

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using crypto...
14:48, 06/20/2019

Scammers are now selling stolen cash for Bitcoin on the dark web Just when you probably thought you’d seen it all, scammers are now selling discounted hacked cash in exchange for Bitcoin on the dark web. According t...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Bitcoin whale moves $468 million crypto-fortune for less than $400 A cryptocurrency whale has moved a groin-thumping Bitcoin fortune worth $468.5 million — and they paid just a few hundred bucks for the pleasure. ...
22:48, 07/29/2019

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—a...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Top cryptocurrencies outperform Bitcoin in latest price pump (except XRP) Bitcoin‘s price has broken $8,700 to reach its highest value in over a year – but that’s nothing compared to the price growth enjoyed by popular alter...
13:16, 05/27/2019

Bitcoin ETFs still a mirage as SEC delays decision yet another time The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is still not keen on approving Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF). In a document published on May 20,...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Bitcoin hackers steal over $40M in ‘well-orchestrated’ cyber breach Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world's biggest crypto-currency exchange, the company has ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Nasty Glupteba malware uses Bitcoin blockchain to keep itself alive Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new strain of the nefarious Glupteba malware that uses the Bitcoin blockchain to ensure it remains dangero...
21:48, 09/04/2019

Bitcoin bandits: Hackers steal equivalent of $40M from Binance Hackers used a range of attack methods to steal 7,000 bitcoin from Binance, a one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges on Tuesday. &#...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin trading volume hits 111-day low’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
14:32, 08/19/2019

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoi...
13:48, 05/22/2019

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's ...
14:32, 07/11/2019

Hackers stole $40 million from a major Bitcoin exchange Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that it lost $40 million (7,000 Bitcoins) in a "large scale security brea...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic ...
19:32, 07/11/2019

Chuck E. Cheese Mouse Stumbles into Bitcoin Trap When a cryptocurrency fan compared bitcoin favorably to tokens once used for purchases at Chuck E. Cheese, the chain’s official Twitter account was qu...
20:00, 07/03/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Over 100,000 shops and merchants are accepting Bitcoin now’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
12:16, 08/25/2019

Donald Trump: Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies aren't money The US president said he’s not a fan of Facebook’s Libra, and demands digital coin companies seek a banking charterDonald Trump has criticized Bitcoin...
04:48, 07/12/2019

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, soo...
19:16, 05/28/2019

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that sho...
14:16, 07/09/2019

SpankChain launches SpankPay so users can pay for porn with Bitcoin Adult content platform SpankChain has launched SpankPay, a cryptocurrency payments platform. As a result, customers will now be able to pay using seve...
21:48, 08/01/2019

98% of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s activity comes from a dumb weather app The majority of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) network activity hasn’t anything to do with cryptocurrency. In fact, pretty much all of its current on-ch...
23:48, 06/24/2019

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service....
19:32, 05/29/2019

Bitcoin passes $11,000 on news of Facebook's cryptocurrency plan The original cryptocurrency hits 15-month high as traders bet move will legitimise sectorThe price of bitcoin has surged above $11,000 (£8,600), its h...
19:32, 06/24/2019

How bitcoin entrepreneur lost his $4.6M lunch with Warren Buffett A Chinese bitcoin entrepreneur with ties to Jack Ma issued a long, groveling apology on Thursday for “excessive self-promotion” after he bragged about...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the a...
13:16, 06/24/2019

Hackers Swipe More Than $40 Million of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers stole more than $40 million worth of bitcoin from its platform in what it c...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that ...
23:32, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Faceb...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as po...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Lib...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin should be worth $100,000 right now, according to John McAfee’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
09:48, 09/16/2019

Bitcoin as a safe haven? More a speculative bet, market players say Bitcoin's recent gains as stocks plummeted on U.S.-China trade tensions reflect not so much its safe-haven credentials but its potential for quick gai...
21:16, 08/06/2019

Four men sentenced for child pornography, DOJ says they used bitcoin and Tor to cover their tracks Four men from across the U.S. and Canada were sentenced to decades in prison for running what the Justice Department called a "highly sophisticated" e...
08:16, 08/13/2019

The Microsoft Outlook hackers are stealing victims’ Bitcoin Earlier this month, hackers accessed the emails of numerous Microsoft Outlook users after snatching the credentials of one of the company’s customer s...
10:48, 04/30/2019

HTC will preload a Bitcoin Cash wallet on its blockchain phone If a second blockchain phone didn't make things clear, HTC is still as serious as ever about its crypto-phones On Monday, the company announced a...
00:32, 09/17/2019

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police ...
00:48, 06/15/2019

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin l...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Another chunk of the Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex has mysteriously moved Another chunk of the 119,756 Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been mysteriously moved. Twitter-based transaction monitor @whal...
19:16, 08/13/2019

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the c...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Find out how long until John McAfee must eat his own dick (cos Bitcoin) Two years have passed since cybersecurity wild-man John McAfee first told the world he would eat his own dick if his Bitcoin price prediction didn’t c...
17:16, 07/17/2019

Bitcoin price surges past $5,600 to set new 2019 high Bitcoin‘s price has pushed past $5,600 to set a new 2019-high for the third time in less than a month. The rally comes despite recent confirmation tha...
13:32, 05/03/2019

This Bitcoin toilet paper will take you from ‘bogholder’ to ‘shitcoiner’ in one wipe The term “shitcoin” has permeated through the cryptocurrency scene so effectively that it’s reached US Congress — but now Amazon offers a new product ...
18:01, 09/05/2019

SEC chairman: Bitcoin won’t trade on real exchanges anytime soon Bitcoin won’t be traded on real exchanges like Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange any time soon — or so says US Securities and Exchange Commission chai...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Kraken bug apparently let users buy Bitcoin for $8,000 and instantly sell it for $12,000 Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken – one of the world’s oldest – has disclosed a bug that apparently allowed certain customers to purchase Bitcoin at $8,0...
06:16, 09/17/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Bitcoin: How to Spot a Price Bottom in Real Time "How did I miss THAT?!" When you look back at some market reversals, at times you just want to smack yourself in the forehead. But don't beat yourself...
19:16, 08/06/2019

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today annou...
20:48, 05/01/2019

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs...
13:16, 06/13/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets an...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Moonday Morning: US college hit by ransomers demanding $2M in Bitcoin Welcome back to another Moonday Morning, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines that you can’t afford to mis...
11:48, 07/15/2019

Rajasthan Police Uncovers Huge Bitcoin Scam, 4 Arrested The complainants alleged they did not receive any money in return of investing in the companies and were instead asked to invest money in another comp...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich review – the tale of the Winklevoss twins Coders, cocktails and a bank heist in reverse – the brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg and hit bitcoin boom timeIf you have seen The Social Network, yo...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Bitcoin ransomers claim second victory as Florida town pays $500,000 A second town in Florida has paid over $500,000 in Bitcoin to hackers following a ransomware attack. Officials in Lake City paid the hackers after the...
18:16, 06/26/2019

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Meth-smoking football coach who blew $2.1M on Bitcoin: ‘I’m still a believer’ Disgraced football coach Mark “Bomber” Thompson has admitted to abusing crystal meth and obsessively trading cryptocurrency for 12 hours a day in the ...
15:48, 06/26/2019

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to u...
21:16, 05/24/2019

Bitcoin pulls back from 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin pulled back from 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Bitcoin pulls back from 18-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin pulled back from 18-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism ...
11:32, 06/24/2019

Bitcoin's November Crash: Bringing Clarity to the Crypto King The next time you have a family gathering, if you want to bring a loud dinner table discussion to a screeching silence, ask if anyone can explain how ...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private col...
04:00, 07/10/2019

Bitcoin Cash: How to Spot a Price Bottom in Real Time "How did I miss THAT?!" When you look back at some market reversals, at times you just want to smack yourself in the forehead. But don't beat yourself...
15:48, 08/07/2019

NYPD: Bitcoin thieves posing as government officials have stolen over $2M New York’s Police Department (NYPD) is alerting the public about phone scammers posing as Social Security Administration officials and requesting paym...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam A call center scam that targeted US citizens and requested payment in Bitcoin has been busted by police in India resulting in the arrest of 78 people....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Judge recommends bitcoin ‘creator’ turn over earnings in lawsuit The self-proclaimed creator of bitcoin, Craig Wright, has been ordered to hand over half of his bitcoin earnings and intellectual property (IP) -- ear...
01:48, 08/28/2019

Nobody knows when Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s hard fork for 2GB blocks starts Fledging blockchain Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) is ready for a “hard fork” upgrade to increase the size limit of its blocks from 128MB to 2GB — but t...
19:48, 07/24/2019

This CoinMarketCap parody site tracks Bitcoin’s market cap, plus 99 shitcoins The cryptocurrency market is a confusing place at the best of times. All that complicated technology and all those names of coins that aren’t Bitcoin....
15:49, 09/16/2019

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin flash-crashed to $75, SIM-swapping on the rise, and more It’s time for another edition of Moonday Mornings! If you’re new around here, this is Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and bloc...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered pros...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Ugh finally, Samsung adds support for Bitcoin in Blockchain KeyStore It looks like Samsung has finally got its house in order after it added support for Bitcoin in its Blockchain KeyStore. Despite the cries of mass adop...
16:00, 08/14/2019

UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’ The UK‘s advertising watchdog has upheld its complaint about a Bitcoin newspaper ad from cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX. The Advertising S...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Flexer charged with trafficking Bitcoin-purchased drugs in Australia A man who frequently flaunted his wealth on social media has been found guilty of importing and trafficking drugs purchased with Bitcoin on the dark w...
12:32, 06/19/2019

The teenager who made millions on Bitcoin is staking it all on this obscure token The world’s youngest bitcoin millionaire announced he’s transferring all of his bitcoin holdings into Metal, a cryptocurrency that launched an ICO in ...
13:16, 08/26/2019

Satoshi’s Treasure to add side quests on top of $1 million Bitcoin prize A million-dollar Bitcoin scavenger hunt began only two weeks ago, but one player has already built software to help others co-ordinate their detective...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challeng...
10:32, 05/15/2019

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the act...
22:32, 06/27/2019

There’s now a cryptoart lottery using Bitcoin blockchain to pick a winner — and it’s brilliant We’ve heard about auctions using blockchain to record sales of expensive works of art. We’ve seen the abstract musings of the cryptoart world, too. Bu...
15:16, 08/02/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Cubans resort to Bitcoin to bypass US sanctions’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
02:16, 09/15/2019

Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a hungry Florida man made cryptocurrency history Nine years ago today, the first ever Bitcoin transaction for a consumer product took place after a Florida man spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas. Since t...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bi...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allow...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that c...
12:16, 07/09/2019

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mo...
00:48, 06/15/2019

7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com appears to mine Bitcoin SV BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockch...
13:32, 07/03/2019

Deloitte is testing Bitcoin in its canteen — but staff could get pretty hangry “Big four” accountancy firm Deloitte is allowing staff to buy lunch with Bitcoin as a means of testing its usefulness, Luxembourg Times reports. “We t...
16:16, 09/17/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Analyst predicts monster Bitcoin rally’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
14:01, 09/08/2019

Bagel-loving 84-year-old lady foils sextortionists’ $1,400 Bitcoin con An 84-year-old woman in the US has been targeted by Bitcoin sextortionists after she signed up to Panera, a well-known restaurant brand in the US, to ...
16:16, 07/26/2019

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allow...
17:16, 06/05/2019

60% of Bitcoin hasn’t moved in a year — despite a 220% price bump in 2019 The price of Bitcoin has risen over 220 percent since January — but long-term holders are keeping their cool. Instead, Bitcoin‘s stellar second quarte...
23:32, 07/01/2019

Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit v...
03:48, 08/13/2019

This scammer allegedly stole $7 million from businesses that just wanted to buy Bitcoin The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has indicted a Pennsylvanian man for allegedly defrauding $7 million from prospective Bitcoin investors t...
16:16, 07/26/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘SegWit transactions account for over 50% of all Bitcoin payments’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
10:32, 09/17/2019

Bitcoin slumps to two-week low on technical trading, market jitters Bitcoin extended losses on Thursday after suffering its worst day for a month on Wednesday, with traders citing factors ranging from technical trading...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from l...
12:00, 07/02/2019

Spencer Dinwiddie turning Nets contract into a Bitcoin gamble Spencer Dinwiddie has already shown himself to be a pretty good point guard and recruiter. Now, he’s adding entrepreneur and digital trailblazer to hi...
20:48, 09/13/2019

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead br...
00:48, 06/15/2019

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
16:48, 06/30/2019

US authorities seize over $200,000 worth of Bitcoin in suspected drug ring US authorities have seized more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after arresting three Boston-based men on charges of conspiring to sell drugs on the da...
17:00, 06/17/2019

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryp...
19:32, 08/16/2019

Bitcoin whale moves gooch-tingling ONE BILLION DOLLARS A cryptocurrency whale has moved a ball-twisting 94,504 BTC (worth over one billion dollars) — paying just $700 in Bitcoin network fees. ...
19:00, 09/06/2019

German police raid another Bitcoin-powered dark web marketplace German police have busted Chemical Revolution, a dark web marketplace, which allowed consumers to buy narcotics with Bitcoin. According to a press rel...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Jersey man puts $1.5M life savings in Bitcoin scam, loses everything A resident of the self-governing British island, Jersey, has lost their life-savings to a Bitcoin scam. Scammers hoodwinked the victim over an 18-mont...
18:16, 05/03/2019

No matter how high the price of bitcoin gets, it’s too risky for average investors One certified financial planner who has owned the cryptocurrency for five years treats it as entertainment and would never recommend it to his clients...
02:32, 06/29/2019

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million i...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases...
08:32, 08/17/2019

Cboe Plans December 10 Launch of Bitcoin Futures Trading CHICAGO – December 4, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Cboe DataShop Plans to Add FX Offerings, Spot and Futures Bitcoin Data CHICAGO – December 14, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced Cboe DataShop will add historical spot foreign exc...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Cboe Bitcoin Futures (XBT) Close First Day of Trading; Post Volume of More Than 4,000 Contracts CHICAGO – December 11, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today anno...
20:48, 05/01/2019

UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisors, ...
11:00, 07/23/2019

Rapid bitcoin rally cheers crypto market investors, others wary Bitcoin hit its highest level in 10 months on Tuesday, raising hopes among cryptocurrency enthusiasts of greater mainstream acceptance as an escalatin...
19:16, 05/14/2019

Watch Bizarre Moment Bitcoin ATM Spits Out Notes On Busy Station A bitcoin machine started firing out 20 pound notes at a London train station recently. A video of the incident surfaced on Reddit and has gone viral ...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular cryptocurrency exchange Police agencies from the UK and the Netherlands have arrested six people in connection with the theft of €24 million ($27 million) worth of cryptocurr...
11:16, 06/26/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin now holds 70% of the total crypto market share’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
13:48, 08/21/2019

Bitcoin traders in Israel fight bank lockouts with petition, lawsuits Israel‘s Bitcoin fans have formally lodged a petition that demands the nation’s banks disclose internal policies for dealing with proceeds of cryptocu...
22:01, 08/19/2019

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reu...
01:32, 06/06/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin trading patterns similar to early 2017’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
13:32, 08/23/2019

Bitcoin Tops $9,000 as Crypto Rally Trounces Stocks, Bonds, Gold and Oil The price of bitcoin rose above $9,000 to a 13-month high, extending a rebound that has made cryptocurrencies far outperform traditional asset classes...
01:16, 06/18/2019

Satoshi Nakabato: ‘Japan’s central bank is in love with Bitcoin tech’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
11:48, 08/22/2019

Moonday Mornings: Binance to resume deposits and withdrawals after $40M Bitcoin hack It’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Here’s what happened. 1. Binance say...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Binance hackers suddenly move $8 million worth of stolen Bitcoin More than $8 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suddenly moved. Earlier today, a combined 707.1 BTC was sent fro...
23:48, 07/08/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Hal Finney calculated a Bitcoin price of $10 million per coin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
17:32, 08/24/2019

Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Congressional report: Bitcoin adoption ‘miniscule’ compared to traditional finance Distributed ledger systems that underpin cryptocurrencies aren’t capable of processing the number of transactions required for mass adoption — but it ...
19:32, 05/29/2019

Binance hackers shift stolen bitcoin, identity still unclear: researchers Hackers who stole bitcoin worth over $40 million from the major Binance cryptocurrency exchange have moved the tainted coins to a number of digital wa...
20:16, 05/09/2019

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt....
12:32, 07/22/2019

Bitcoin analysts show ‘apparent relationship’ between exchange flow and price There’s less Bitcoin flowing in and out of cryptocurrency exchanges lately, which indicates calm from those who’ve been keen to profit from its price ...
20:48, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Bitcoin as healthy as ever as the network hits all-time high mining difficulty Bitcoin is having a very good week – both in terms of price and the stability of its blockchain. Shortly after surging past $9,000 to hit its highest ...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Latest Faketoshi says he conveniently ‘lost the hard drive’ containing billions in Bitcoin Just yesterday we told you how there was a new Faketoshi in town, staking a questionable claim to the Bitcoin throne in a three-part blog series.  Las...
16:16, 08/20/2019

The Bitcoin bear is dead, but Tether drama could spell bad news for traders The price of Bitcoin has “bottomed” – or so say the cryptocurrency analysts who predicted the end of the bear market. But, they’re also warning the re...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Bitcoin dominance exceeds 70% for the first time since March 2017 — but that doesn’t mean shit Bitcoin‘s market capitalization has exceeded 70 percent of the total cryptocurrency market for the first time since March 2017 — when it was worth jus...
16:32, 09/03/2019

HTC Exodus 1s Crypto-Smartphone With Bitcoin Full Node Support Announced HTC has announced that it is bringing another crypto-smartphone in the form of Exodus 1s. The phone will retail in between $250 (roughly Rs. 17,500) a...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest i...
16:32, 05/08/2019

Bitfinex denies role in spooky transfer of $1.37 million in stolen Bitcoin Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex in 2016 is on the move. Earlier today, a combined 172.54 BTC ($1.37 million) was mysteriously sent from the hacker‘s wall...
16:32, 06/07/2019

Edward Snowden used Bitcoin to buy servers for 2013 mass surveillance leak Edward Snowden, the notorious American whistleblower, has confirmed he relied on the censorship resistance of Bitcoin to help leak data to journalists...
16:48, 06/27/2019

A Crypto Miner Cuts Costs and Rides Bitcoin's Price Rise Hut 8 Mining, a Canadian firm that deals in bitcoin, has returned to profitability, offering a unique look at the impact of the recent rally in the cr...
20:16, 08/28/2019

Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in Bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in Bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursd...
20:16, 07/11/2019

The CBOE Breaks Up with Bitcoin: The Biggest BULLISH Sign for Cryptos in 2 Years? From the start, Elliott wave analysis has anticipated many of Bitcoin's biggest turns and trends: See our forecast of the latest big rally for yoursel...
20:32, 07/03/2019

VanEck SolidX bitcoin trust to sell shares to institutional buyers Investment firm VanEck and financial technology company SolidX Management LLC will sell shares in their bitcoin trust to "qualified institutional buye...
10:32, 09/04/2019

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840...
18:00, 07/15/2019

South Africa targeted in $135,000-a-day Bitcoin ‘Ponzi scheme,’ thousands duped Thousands of people in South Africa may have been duped in what’s thought to be a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.  According to a local report, residents in Lad...
17:16, 07/04/2019

This Bitcoin money-laundering cartel was operating from inside a Florida prison Authorities in Florida have busted an elaborate operation which saw prison inmates use Bitcoin to launder thousands of dollars via their commissary ac...
17:16, 07/04/2019

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer sys...
20:32, 06/20/2019

Futures lower after market whiplash | Jobs report set | Bitcoin falls 11% U.S. stock futures are pointing to a lower Wall Street open ahead of the Friday session, with momentum from a late Thursday rally off lows failing to ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Van Eck, SolidX to Offer Limited Version of Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund Crypto enthusiasts have been trying without much success to get regulatory approval for funds to bring bitcoin to investors. Two firms plan to use a w...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last mon...
16:00, 07/02/2019

BitMEX: A bitcoin journey from bags of cash to the Cheung Kong Center Arthur Hayes felt the golden days of finance had gone by the time he got started in investment banking in Hong Kong – until cryptocurrency gave him th...
19:32, 07/01/2019

Coinbase faces negligence suit after mishandling its launch of Bitcoin Cash Long-standing cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will face a negligence lawsuit after allegedly mismanaging the launch of Bitcoin Cash on its platform, ...
22:16, 08/07/2019

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s get...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Craig Wright’s wife Ramona Ang sues exchange for $3M in Bitcoin losses News surfaced yesterday that the wife of Craig Wright, the man famous for claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, has supposedly lost $3 million worth of Bit...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Venezuela is buying Bitcoin with airport taxes to smuggle in US dollars, report Venezuela appears to be leveraging cryptocurrencies as part of a larger effort to bypass US sanctions. According to an investigation by Spanish newspa...
14:00, 07/26/2019

Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner Faces Fresh Delay A plan by the owner of the New York Stock Exchange to make it easier for consumers to pay for purchases in bitcoin faces further delays after the vent...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Bitcoin has record-breaking Q2, network health at all time high – here’s what happened Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that started it all. It first entered the wild ten years ago after its pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto released the ...
11:16, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to per...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Chinese blockchain firm swaps Bitcoin for cannabis in search of new highs Following the effects of the crypto-winter, one Chinese firm has been forced to diversify its business model away from blockchain. It’s chosen industr...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Craig Wright might have to dump $2B worth of Bitcoin to pay taxes’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
14:16, 08/28/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Akon favors Bitcoin over ‘military-backed’ dollar’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
07:32, 09/12/2019

Bitcoin healthy AF following Zuckbuck reveal, hash rate hits all-time high Bitcoin‘s hash rate is skyrocketing, setting a new all-time-high to fly in the face of Facebook’s ambitious Libra cryptocurrency — a remarkably health...
19:16, 06/20/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Daily total Ethereum transaction fees surpass Bitcoin’s’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
10:16, 09/19/2019

WATCH: Bitcoin ATM showers London’s Bond Street station in cash money No, this isn’t a new Anderson Paak video. In a bizarre scene, footage shows a Bitcoin ATM spewing heaps of cash in a shopping centre nearby London’s B...
12:16, 06/07/2019

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin hash rate pumps while Iran says trading is illegal Hello and welcome to another Monday and with that, another Moonday Morning – where we take a look at the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain n...
12:16, 07/08/2019

It Would Take This 50-Year-Old NASA Computer More Than a Quintillion Years to Mine a Single Bitcoin Block Ken Shirriff is a hardware hacker who also has a penchant for restoring old computers, including the Xerox Alto, which had a huge influence on Steve J...
22:16, 07/09/2019

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark w...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Amazon granted patent for Bitcoin-style system to fight DDoS attacks Cryptocurrency rumor mongers are likely to be dancing today as Amazon has successfully filed a patent for a Bitcoin-styled Proof-of-Work system. But d...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Third person accused in Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring case pleads guilty A woman accused of running a Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring pleaded guilty on Tuesday after authorities busted the operation last year.  Among other cha...
13:32, 07/03/2019

Bitcoin Scammers Try and Fail to Sextort 86-Year-Old Woman Who Just Wanted a Free Bagel All 86-year-old Arlene Kaganove wanted was a free bagel from Panera on her birthday. Instead, after signing up for the My Panera rewards program, Kaga...
01:48, 07/27/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark w...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks: research The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents o...
01:32, 06/06/2019

Bitcoin and gold trading trend broken as cryptocurrency outpaces precious metal – at least for now Bitcoin and gold have been compared many times, but while the precious metal is reportedly set to suffer its worst week in almost five months, the cry...
13:32, 08/23/2019

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers who took control of its computer systems in a ransomware attack...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.     &#...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Hackers steal over $40 million worth of bitcoin from one of the world's largest crypto exchanges Binance warned that "hackers may still control certain user accounts and may use those to influence prices" but said it would cover the incident "in f...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptoc...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Bitcoin roller coaster: Currency soars to 17-month high, but drops over $1,000 after close The steep price decline came at the same time as an outage on popular cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase.       ...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Bitcoin wallets aren’t addresses — a secret guide for embarrassed crypto noobs Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. If yo...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra...
13:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropr...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Furious Bitcoin scam victims torch alleged Ponzi mastermind’s house Angry victims have looted and torched the home of a man who reportedly operated an alleged Bitcoin Ponzi scheme in South Africa.  Firefighters in Lady...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
02:48, 07/12/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security resear...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Fraudsters fined $360,000 for running bogus Bitcoin trading ring, impersonating CFTC A Texas federal court has granted a motion for a default judgement against two individuals who solicited money by fraudulently representing the US Com...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Sign this petition to stop Craig Wright from copyrighting the Bitcoin white paper An online petition to remove Craig Wright’s name from a copyright claim submitted earlier this week has surfaced after his latest effort to lay claim ...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are grow...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &#...
14:32, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled ...
08:32, 07/17/2019

Moonday Mornings: Teen allegedly stole unreleased A-list music to sell for Bitcoin Gather round forkers, it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. 1. Police in t...
15:49, 09/16/2019

Russian suspect in $4B Bitcoin fraud is sued in California; US, Russia seek his extradition from Greece A Russian suspect linked to a $4 billion Bitcoin fraud case -- whose extradition from Greece is sought by U.S. authorities -- has now been hit with a ...
19:48, 07/27/2019

CBOE and Gemini Enter Into Exclusive Global License Agreement to Use Bitcoin Market Data CHICAGO - August 2, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that pr...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies a...
14:32, 07/18/2019

Dublin crime ring recruited 14-year-olds to hide drugs bought with Bitcoin A drug-smuggling kingpin has been using west Dublin teenagers as young as 14 to store large amounts of narcotics bought with cryptocurrency via the da...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as l...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Hackers target major UK supermarket’s Twitter with phoney Bill Gates Bitcoin scam Hackers took control of British multinational retailer Tesco’s Twitter account yesterday, urging followers to send Bitcoin to a wallet address and pro...
23:48, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
05:48, 07/12/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin millionaire threatened by home invader with shotgun – jumps off balcony’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
12:32, 09/09/2019

‘Full-time #crypto trader’ gets 20 months in prison for selling stolen data for Bitcoin A UK man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison and fined more than £400,000 ($486,000) for selling stolen personal data on the dark web for Bitcoi...
19:32, 08/16/2019

Opportunistic hackers delete files from Iomega network drives, demand Bitcoin ransom Nefarious hackers are wiping files on publicly accessible storage devices and leaving just a Bitcoin ransom note behind. According to users on the Ble...
11:16, 07/30/2019

Dubai’s $323M Bitcoin luxury real estate development reportedly hits a snag If you were hoping to splash your Bitcoin on luxury real estate in Dubai, you may have to wait a little longer.   According to The Times, the world’s ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Bitcoin trader could face death penalty after building floating house off the coast of Thailand Thailand's navy has towed a floating home owned by an American bitcoin trader and his Thai girlfriend. They currently face possible death sentenc...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Ethereum market faces bearish ‘death cross’ pattern, while Bitcoin retains momentum Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, is struggling to find any sense of market momentum, with its price dropping almost 50 percent sin...
13:32, 09/04/2019

Poloniex to repay $18M worth of Bitcoin lost in margin trade flash crash with trading fees Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced a new scheme to reimburse users affected by an unexpected “flash crash” that saw 1,800 BTC ($20 million...
15:16, 08/13/2019

This is just another massive Yankees test DETROIT — By the time rain postponed the Yankees-Tigers game Wednesday night at Comerica Park, the Yankees’ magic number to clinch the American League...
08:01, 09/12/2019

F-35C may get massive firepower boost As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand i...
02:48, 08/07/2019

Massive Turd Won't Flush After the Islamophobic pastor got dunked on by his ethical son and booted from office for employing operatives that illegally stuffed the ballot box, ...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Craig Wright says Hurricane Dorian stops him from challenging that pesky Bitcoin court order worth billions Craig Wright, the bloke who’s claimed to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto more times than we can count, has now blamed a hurricane for being unprep...
01:49, 09/03/2019

Satoshi Nakamoto ‘wannabe’ Craig Wright in talks to settle multi-billion dollar Bitcoin suit Craig Steven Wright, the man who’s claimed to be Bitcoin’s anonymous creator countless times, is down to his last hope in the epic $10 billion Dave Kl...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Massive NYC blackout's 'root cause' revealed Con Edison, New York’s energy company, released a statement Monday about its investigation into the cause of the Manhattan power outage, which affecte...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 K...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Massive bet placed on 76ers to make playoffs The same bettor who last year placed a $67,000 wager on the Warriors to make the playoffs at minus-10,000 odds was back at the Westgate Las Vegas Supe...
09:16, 08/01/2019

The iPhone 7 gets a massive price cut at Amazon If you're looking for a killer deal on an unlocked iPhone, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the renewed 32GB iPhone 7 on sale...
00:16, 07/31/2019

Massive Note 10 Plus 5G revealed in several leaks We’re just starting to see leaked images of the stylus-packing Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and its higher-specced Plus version, but there’s s...
00:16, 07/31/2019

Anthropologie is having a massive sale this weekend Turn over a new leaf this fall at Anthropologie and get ready to save on some of the trendiest clothes and home decor items of the season.  ...
03:32, 08/24/2019

A massive new exhibition revisits the Holocaust Remnants of lives stolen during the Holocaust are on display at "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away," an exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritag...
16:16, 06/27/2019

What massive Yankees win really means in big picture BOSTON — And just like that, the Yankees have clinched the American League East. OK, that’s overstating the situation. But a critical, 9-6 victory ove...
10:48, 07/29/2019

The 22 best things to buy at the massive one-day Anthropologie sale Anthropologie's Anthro Day sale is here, so for today only you can save big on all your favorite bohemian apparel, accessories, and home items. ...
20:48, 07/19/2019

Pay what you want for this massive Excel training bundle Excel continues to find new ways to make it irreplaceable among number crunchers and data hoarders, which means it’s a good time to expand or brush up...
15:48, 06/02/2019

A Massive Thank You for Coming to Our Le Mans Party! We cannot thank you all enough for making the trek out to Red Hook in Brooklyn for our 2019 LeManstravaganza to watch race cars, eat food, drink booze...
18:16, 06/18/2019

This tax savings strategy for massive IRAs could be on the way out A new retirement bill could make it difficult for owners of large IRAs to pass on their accounts to nonspouse heirs. Here's what you should know....
03:00, 06/07/2019

Massive California earthquakes could be seen from space The CEO of satellite company Planet tweeted images on Sunday that clearly show the fissure in Ridgecrest, California after the 7.1 magnitude earthquak...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Brooklyn is getting a massive new park — but there’s a catch It sounds like the kind of perk that couldn’t exist within cramped city limits: a 25,000-square-foot private park. That’s the size of five basketball ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Massive explosion at Philly plant A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia burned for more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined w...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a land...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Toyota's Domestic Sales Take A Massive Hit; Down By 24% Toyota Kirloskar Motor sold a total of 10423 units in the domestic market this month compared to 13677 units in the same period as last year thus regi...
15:16, 08/01/2019

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook says it is under antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The company said Wednesday that it was info...
22:48, 07/24/2019

Fire at UAW headquarters under investigation Patrick McNulty, chief of fire investigation for the Detroit Fire Department, told Automotive News the arson unit was called to the scene of the fire ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

An Investigation Into Whether Two Statues In The Division 2 Appear To Be Having Sex Video games can inspire us do strange things. For example, there I was yesterday playing The Division 2, checking whether the shadow or reflection of ...
02:16, 08/02/2019

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional ...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Aroldis Chapman, Yankees can’t run from massive decisions Aroldis Chapman has a decision to make, and in turn the Yankees may have one as well. Granted, if the All-Star closer opts out of the final two years ...
03:00, 07/18/2019