Tag Archives: Bitcoin

‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

“Hey are you set up with lightning? To send and receive lightning payments?” The day I held the Lightning Torch was the day I learned how the lightning network works. Living in Venezuela, the experimental payments network had somehow skipped my Twitter feed until I received the following message from renowned crypto advisor Jill Carlson. She had the […]

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

Bitcoin management startup Casa now offers a full suite of cypherpunk devices. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Casa just rolled out “Faraday bags” for hardware cryptocurrency wallets – protective cases made to block electronic signals often associated with remote wiping or alteration of the data stored on hardware devices. “We didn’t see anyone else providing a […]

Major Cryptocurrencies See Slight Gains, Palladium Hits $1,600 for The First Time

Major Cryptocurrencies See Slight Gains, Palladium Hits $1,600 for The First Time

Tuesday, March 19 — cryptocurrency markets are mostly trading in the green zone, with Bitcoin (BTC) hovering above the $4,000 mark. Market visualization from Coin360 During the day, BTC has been trading in a narrow corridor between $4,031 and $4,082. At press time, the leading coin is trading at around $4,059, up around 0.62 percent on […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Tom Lee predicts three possible scenarios for Bitcoin’s price if it catches a macro tailwind

Bitcoin [BTC]: Tom Lee predicts three possible scenarios for Bitcoin’s price if it catches a macro tailwind

Thomas Lee, the Co-founder of Fundstrat, well-known for his Bitcoin price predictions and in-depth understanding of the Bitcoin markets, tweeted about the relationship between emerging markets and the price of Bitcoin. According to his tweet, Bitcoin needed to pump up to $10,000 to $20,000 to catch up to the equities. Tom Lee tweeted, “CRYPTO (1/2): […]

Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Gains 24% Over The Weekend; Bottom on BCH Called By Leading Analyst

Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Gains 24% Over The Weekend; Bottom on BCH Called By Leading Analyst

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the instantaneous low-cost fork of Bitcoin has gained 24% in value over the weekend and 6% on the daily index. While Bitcoin has been unable to break past the $4100, the alternative Hard Fork seems to be gaining traction. The 24-hour trading volume on BCH also exceeded 500 million dollars in the past […]

Bitcoin Will Soon See ‘Bull Cross’ in First Since August 2018

Bitcoin Will Soon See ‘Bull Cross’ in First Since August 2018

View Bitcoin’s 50-day moving price average could soon move above the 100-day moving average, confirming its first bullish crossover in seven months. While the bullish crossover is a lagging indicator, the current slope of the MAs is signaling bearish exhaustion. So, bitcoin could rise toward $4,236 (Dec. 24 high) in the near future, as suggested by other […]

Crypto Tidbits: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Offering Live, Starbucks May Accept Cryptocurrency

Crypto Tidbits: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Offering Live, Starbucks May Accept Cryptocurrency

Crypto Tidbits: Fidelity’s Crypto Branch Live, Serving Select List Of Clients: At long last, it has been officially confirmed that Fidelity Digital Asset Services (FDAS), the first fully-fledged crypto platform backed by Wall Street, has gone live. In a number of interviews with cryptocurrency outlets this week, Tom Jessop, a former Goldman Sachs executive turned head […]

Samsung Galaxy S10 Arrives Sans Bitcoin, Only Ethereum is Supported

Samsung Galaxy S10 Arrives Sans Bitcoin, Only Ethereum is Supported

The internet was set ablaze when rumors began circulating that Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, may potentially support cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum via a Blockchain Keystore application. Samsung’s reveal event confirmed the existence of the Blockchain Keystore app that serves as a crypto wallet for top cryptocurrencies, however, the most important cryptocurrency of all won’t […]