BTCManager Logo with clear background. Orange and white font.

BITCOIN PRICE: 10,352.85     HIGH: 11,780.00     LOW: 10,309.00

=
BTCManager.com
#TRENDING STORIES
Next Event

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Con 2018 • February 23-24, 2018

The blockchain technology is much more than Bitcoin and mining and trading cryptocurrencies. It can be leveraged in a wide…

Click for more details
advertisement
Nigel Dollentas

About author: Nigel Dollentas

Coming onto the scene briefly after the infamous Mt. Gox hack, Nigel has been writing for various Bitcoin media outlets for over four years now. Covering everything from ICO's to editorials to PR's, Nigel now covers developing events at BTCManager.

Charlie Lee Suggests a New Fee Estimation Method

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, Mining, News, Tech

Charlie Lee Suggests a New Fee Estimation Method

While Bitcoin fees have come down slightly and confirmation times returned to normal speeds, Litecoin has been increasing in volume due to the faster confirmation times and lower costs. The speedy cryptocurrency looks to improve on this core function by improving the estimation of transaction fees that should be used. Solving with a Soft Fork Charlie Lee, the founder of…

READ MORE

MyEtherWallet Refutes Hacking Rumors

Category: Ethereum, News

MyEtherWallet Refutes Hacking Rumors

MyEtherWallet recently refuted rumors that the popular online Ethereum wallet service was hacked, allegations made by developers from Blue, the “only ERC20 token built from the ground up to facilitate payments and transfers without sacrificing your security.” The tweets have been taken down, but a screenshot of the tweets have been posted on Reddit. Blue first stated they had “reason…

READ MORE

FISCO To Launch First Japanese Cryptocurrency Fund

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, News

FISCO To Launch First Japanese Cryptocurrency Fund

FISCO, a Japanese financial information provider, is looking to launch the first cryptocurrency fund in Japan, starting with a size of 300 million yen ($2.66 million) which will invest in bitcoin as well as other cryptocurrencies as early as January 2018. Diversifying Interests The information provider already covers equity, foreign exchange, bond, and commodity markets so this would be the…

READ MORE

Federal Reserve Weighs in on Consumer Adoption of Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, News, Regulation

Federal Reserve Weighs in on Consumer Adoption of Bitcoin

With bitcoin’s rise in 2017, we’re seeing more local merchants accepting the digital currency, as a local news post from Frederick County shows. One example is Frederick Air, which is run by Dave Schmidt, operations manager of the heating and air condition company. Move to Digital Payment Schmidt also started accepting PayPal and Apple Pay last year, which elicits consumer’s…

READ MORE

Coinbase refutes Rumors regarding Ripple listing

Category: Altcoins, Business, News

Coinbase refutes Rumors regarding Ripple listing

Coinbase has silenced all rumors of adding Ripple or any other cryptocurrency to the platform with a recent post on their blog titled “Our process for adding new assets.” In the post, Coinbase discusses the criteria for supporting new assets, which they talk about in their Digital Asset Framework. A group of “internal experts” make the final decision on whether…

READ MORE

advertisement

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Gains Hundreds of Millions Thanks to Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Gains Hundreds of Millions Thanks to Bitcoin

While bitcoin started 2018 on a slope, the cryptocurrency has bounced back by over 10 percent from the $13,000 range and is currently trading at above $15,000, partly due to the positive reports coming from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund. Founders Fund is a venture capital firm that was founded in 2005 and has invested $15 to $20 million into bitcoin,…

READ MORE

Bitcoin Price Rallies from $12,000 to $15,000 After Pullback

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

Bitcoin Price Rallies from $12,000 to $15,000 After Pullback

While mainstream media has gone back to its normally slightly bearish news cycle on cryptocurrency, bitcoin has held steady, after losing ground from its all-time high of $19,666. December was an eventful month for bitcoin, with investors for the first time being able to access bitcoin indirectly through futures and options made available through CME and CBOE. While this is…

READ MORE

Barry Silbert Catches the Attention of Securities Lawyers with Ethereum Classic “Hype”

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, News, Regulation

Barry Silbert Catches the Attention of Securities Lawyers with Ethereum Classic “Hype”

Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), has recently caught the attention of some market regulators due to possible violations of US securities laws. Buying in to Ethereum Classic early and his continuous promotion of the currency may put him in hot water from regulators. Silbert bought into the unforked version of Ethereum around $0.50 a coin,…

READ MORE

‘Picasso’ Paints A Manipulated Picture for Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

‘Picasso’ Paints A Manipulated Picture for Bitcoin

On December 24 Bitfinex’ed explained in a Medium post that a trading bot which he dubbed ‘Picasso,’ the Painter on GDAX, was responsible for the price manipulation occurring on the Coinbase and GDAX platforms, and possibly other exchanges too. ‘Picasso,’ which is a clever play on words, could be working alongside ‘Spoofy,’ or be Spoofy, the author claims. But he…

READ MORE

Blockchain is No Longer a Proof of Concept

Category: Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Finance, News, Tech

Blockchain is No Longer a Proof of Concept

With blockchain projects and groups forming worldwide in the last few years, these projects have finally moved past being simple case studies, and have become viable products to disrupt their respective industries. Big Year Ahead 2018 is already ramping up to be a big year, with plenty of bullish predictions made in regards to Bitcoin regulation. The digital currency will…

READ MORE

Join our Telegram Channel!