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Malaysia Issues Proposed Digital Currency Regulations for Public Review

Regulation Just recently, the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the country’s central bank, has issued drafted digital currency regulatory guidelines for citizens and businesses residing in the region. The new regulations will fall under the country’s anti-money laundering and ...

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Komodo Developers Demonstrate Bitcoin Cash Atomic Swap

Technology This week the developers of the komodo (KMD) blockchain platform performed a successful atomic swap between KMD and bitcoin cash (BCH) using the team’s Barterdex exchange. Also read: Only Big Broker Offering CME Bitcoin Futures Allows Whales to Short Komodo ...

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That Crypto Trader You’re Paying for Advice Isn’t as Smart as You Think

Markets and Prices Professional cryptocurrency traders are a clever bunch. They must be, with all their talk of MAs, fibs, and ichis. Mere mortals could never hope to acquire their expert charting knowledge or ability to glean breakouts from glancing at a graph. ...

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Jimmy Nguyen Discusses Nchain’s New Investment Arm and Bitcoin Cash

Interview Earlier this week the blockchain technology-based research and development organization, Nchain, announced a strategic partnership with ‘SBI Bits,’ a subsidiary of SBI Holding’s core fintech strategy branch. In addition to this news, Nchain recently appointed ...

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You Can’t Bury Bitcoins in the Backyard Says Houston Chronicle Author

“Never invest in a business you do not understand.” That’s the opener to an article that appeared on the Houston Chronicle on December 12. The article, titled “Bitcoins offer virtual wealth but very real risk” by author Chris Tomlinson details a number of reasons why he feels investors should stay ...

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Bitcoin IRA Review – Tax Free Crypto?

Last updated on December 15th, 2017 at 12:04 pm Investors are jumping for joy about the incredible explosion of wealth they can gain from cryptocurrencies. However, many remain blithely unaware of the elephant in the room: the tax collector. Have you already profited from your investments, but ...

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Clarifying Communications

Clarifying Communications

Initially, bitcoin.org was used to host the original Bitcoin paper and became the homepage for the Bitcoin program. The site evolved into a general educational resource for Bitcoin, and is not affiliated with the modern Bitcoin Core project. The Bitcoin Core project’s official website is ...

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Segregated Witness Costs and Risks

Overview Introduction This post is a companion to the earlier post on Segregated Witness Benefits, giving an overview of the technical costs and risks that may be incurred by activating segregated witness via BIP141. Aims For the purpose of this post, we will use costs to describe negative ...

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How to Read an Ethereum Transaction

Last updated on October 30th, 2017 at 08:01 am Although 99Bitcoins has been around for a while, it just occurred to me that we’ve never really covered the basics of Ethereum transactions even though we’ve discussed Ethereum itself. So this post is aimed at all of the Ethereum newbies out there: ...

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Ripple Soars to New High Following the Rally of Bitcoin, Ether and Litecoin

The altcoin ripple (XRP), which has the fourth largest market capitalization in the cryptocurrency market, has soared to near highs near $0.50 on December 13, following bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum higher as they pierce critical psychological levels. XRP has attracted more than $3 billion in ...

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Bitcoin Price Predictions for 2018: An Expert Roundup

Last updated on December 13th, 2017 at 07:37 pm The wild growth and recent price fluctuations associated with bitcoin have investors seeking price predictions for the coming year. Investors are understandably concerned about whether bitcoin will experience a crippling course correction, or continue ...

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