Coinbase CEO; Block Reward Halving will Drive Bitcoin Price Down

If you had the opportunity to ask each member of the Bitcoin community what is most likely to have positive impact on the price of bitcoin in 2016, unanimously they would tell you the halving of the block reward. Almost everyone expects a tremendous upsurge when that happens, in July 2016. Not so fast, says [...]

By | 2017-04-19T00:21:33+10:00 March 23rd, 2016|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Xapo Severs Links with Blockstream Because ‘Things Have Changed’

Blockstream, a bitcoin startup that is building blockchain solutions, has become a standard feature in the ongoing Bitcoin block-size scaling debate. It is almost impossible to have a talk around the subject without the company popping up somewhere. As a matter of fact, the mere mention of the startup in forums such as the Bitcoin [...]

By | 2017-04-19T00:21:38+10:00 March 17th, 2016|Bitcoin, Decentralisation|0 Comments

Could Coinbase Shift Debit Card Be Bitcoin’s Killer Service?

There was an air of expectation in November 2015, when Coinbase announced a partnership with Shift Payment to offer Bitcoin users a debit card that would work everywhere Visa is accepted. “We want to make it easy to buy and sell bitcoin, and we want to make it easy to spend,” Adam White had told [...]

By | 2017-04-19T00:21:42+10:00 March 8th, 2016|beginner, Bitcoin, Shopping|0 Comments

Is it good or bad for Bitcoin if Governments and Banks unveiled their Own Digital Currencies?

When Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of Bitcoin, wrote in 2008 a white paper on implementing a decentralized digital currency, it must have been obvious that this technology would have an uphill task in convincing not only the general public, but also regulators and policy makers, that it was a viable idea. This makes sense [...]

By | 2017-04-19T00:21:47+10:00 March 3rd, 2016|Bitcoin, Global Bitcoin News|0 Comments