Bitcoin Magazine News

Founded in 1921, Avnet is one of the oldest major American electronics companies. On March 19, 2019, it announced that customers will be able to pay for goods and services using bitcoin and bitcoin cash via BitPay.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 19th 4:08 pm
In a March 17, 2019, ruling, judge Limor Bibi wrote that the bank's policy was too broad. It is "unreasonable," he wrote, for banks to adopt a "sweeping policy" under which they ban all activity related to bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 19th 3:53 pm
A consultation paper asks 22 questions and requests comments from crypto stakeholders about what regulations would best fit in the unique, new cryptocurrency marketplace.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 19th 3:42 pm
In this op ed, CoolBitX CEO Michael Ou argues that "anonymity contributes to cryptocurrency’s notorious volatility and makes it that much less likely that digital currencies will become stable stores of value." ...
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 19th 1:49 pm
Last Friday, we discussed a macro resistance level bitcoin would likely test. The level was tested three times prior and immediately rejected. Now, for the fourth time, we find ourselves situated above the level as we wait to see if our support holds.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 18th 10:17 pm
CEO Adam Adelman says that while working at Ebates, he learned "why people buy, how people use cashback programs," — the hows and whys that would eventually lay the foundation for building Lolli's bitcoin-back platform.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 18th 8:06 pm
Bitcoin remains in its tightly coiled range as the market continues its sideways trend for the third week in a row.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 15th 10:56 pm
The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) announced that it will not list upcoming Cboe Bitcoin (“XBT”) futures contracts for trading in March 2019.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 15th 10:00 pm
The Tokyo District Court has found Mark Karpeles, the former head of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange platform Mt. Gox, guilty of record tampering but innocent on other charges related to embezzlement and breach of trust.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 15th 7:01 pm
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce sat down with Gary Gensler, ex-chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to discuss the progress of the SEC’s efforts to regulate the cryptocurrency industry.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 14th 10:08 pm
Tether just updated its website to clarify that each of its USDT stablecoin tokens, which it used to claim were “always backed 1-to-1 with traditional currency,” are backed by assets other than fiat currency.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 14th 5:18 pm
CipherTrace, a blockchain analytics company, is partnering with the Republic of Malta’s sole financial regulatory agency to ensure that all crypto transactions within the country are free of money laundering and other similar financial crimes.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 13th 9:14 pm
ASIC chip manufacturer Canaan Creative is closing the gap between itself and cryptocurrency mining industry leader Bitmain after a massive infusion of capital.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 13th 9:05 pm
Blockstream has launched its satellite messaging application programming interface (API) on mainnet. Essentially, this means users can now broadcast data via the company’s satellite network and pay with Lightning payments.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 13th 7:15 pm
Bitcoin Magazine checks out the new crypto wallet feature in the Samsung Galaxy S10 and discovers a whopping omission.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 12th 7:31 pm
Bitcoin continues to coil tightly within its range-bound market as the bulls and bears fight it out to see which is most dominant.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 12th 7:26 pm
A bill proposed by the Texas legislature will require that all receivers of cryptocurrency in regular transactions verify the identity of the cryptocurrency sender before accepting any payment.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 11th 10:04 pm
Bitcoin finally broke a new high but was rejected immediately, setting us up for a reversal called a “Swing Failure Pattern.” The failure to close above the new high could mean the a liquidity run took place for large institutions to short the market.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 8th 11:08 pm
Revolut users can automatically exchange “fiat currencies, such as the US dollar (USD) to ether (ETH) or bitcoin (BTC), to XRP,” and vice versa, based on a predetermined target rate.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 8th 11:03 pm
Slated for launch in the spring of 2019, it would be the first Bitcoin-based prediction market to go live on Bitcoin’s mainnet.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 8th 9:16 pm
The Canada Revenue Agency has apparently been specifically targeting bitcoin and crypto investors as part of its broader tax strategy to keep tabs on their cryptocurrency investments, including how they purchase these assets.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 8th 8:53 pm
Struck by the potential success of the new Lightning network protocol, Abril created Tippin.me three months ago as a way to enable bitcoin Lightning micropayments without a user having to set up node.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 6th 8:59 pm
Crypto exchange Coinbase purchased controversial software services provider Neutrino for $13.5 million.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 6th 5:29 pm
The court monitor’s third report on QuadrigaCX’s finances lays out some hopeful avenues for fund recovery — and some frustrating dead ends.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 5th 5:20 pm
Blaming “a gap in [Coinbase’s] diligence process,” CEO Brian Armstrong writes that Coinbase “did not properly evaluate everything from the perspective of our mission and values as a crypto company.” ...
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 5th 4:09 pm
Bitcoin broke short-term support on high volume and high spread. The support came on the heels of a week-and-a-half-long consolidation within a narrow range.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 4th 11:43 pm
Coinbase’s Director of Institutional Sales, Christine Sandler, said in an interview last week that, in part, the exchange acquired controversial software firm Neutrino because its prior blockchain analysis providers were selling customer data.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 4th 8:58 pm
In the pursuit of mass adoption, decentralization shouldn’t be our goal, but instead a means to achieve the many different, and equally important, goals that exist for cryptocurrency users.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 1st 4:43 pm
According to a report by research and risk assessment firm Digital Shadows, this scam was committed through a wide array of “sextortion” blackmail strategies, which included the weaponization of emails.
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 1st 3:10 pm
Shortly after falling from its test of the low $4,000s, bitcoin managed to find support in the mid $3,500s. This has proven to be a relevant level over the last few months, and finding support here would be a sign of relatively strong demand:Figure 1: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Loca
Bitcoin Magazine
- Mar 1st 12:44 am