Bitcoin News Bulletin 09/17/19: Of Linux Malware, Bitcoin Cash, and More

Presenting you the most trending bitcoin stories of the last 24 hours. Imperceptible Linux Malware Is a New Way for Cryptojacking¬† Yesterday, prominent industry analysts Augusto Remiliano II and Jacob Urbanec posted a note on Trend ‘Micro’s security and intelligence blog. They discussed a new Linux Malware, which deploys malicious kernel modules to mine cryptocurrencies…

Bitcoin News Bulletin 09/16/19: Of Unsafe Browser Extensions, A DIY BTC Wallet, and Square

Presenting you the most trending bitcoin stories of the last weekend. Developer Creates a DIY Bitcoin Hardware Wallet for $110 Justin Moon, founder and instructor at Bitcoin workshop BUIDL Bootcamp has launched a do-it-yourself (DIY) Bitcoin hardware wallet called BitBoy ready to transfer and receive bitcoins. It cost $110 to buy it.¬† BitBoy presents two…

Bitcoin News Bulletin 09/14/19: Of Lightning Network, Crypto Exchanges, Russian Bank And More

Presenting you the most trending bitcoin stories of the last 24 hours. BITCOIN LIGHTNING NETWORK IS RECOVERING  Bitcoin lightning network is improving. Several major stimulating factors evidence this. Within the last 30 days, it is expanding again due to the increasing number of nodes and payment channels.  The lightning network has been in use since…

Bitcoin News Bulletin 09/11/19: Of Bakkt, Lightning Network, Libra, and More

Presenting you the most trending bitcoin stories of the last 24 hours. Bakkt Seeks $3.9K Pledge for Bitcoin Futures Contracts Investors will be able to purchase Bakkt’s daily and monthly bitcoin futures effectively from September 23. But there is a catch. The Intercontinental Exchange-backed digital assets platform has introduced the initial hedge and speculative margin…

Bitcoin Uptrend Halts as US and China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations

The interim uptrend of bitcoin is losing steam as risk-on sentiment got a boost after the United States and China agreed to resume trade talks. The benchmark cryptocurrency dropped by as much as 0.77 percent to $10,497.53 in early morning trade in Asia, snapping a five-day winning streak. Price had touched $10,833.14 on Wednesday, according…

BAT Hits Quarter-Billion Valuation after Wikipedia Integration

The market capitalization of Basic Attention Token (BAT) retested the $250-million territory shortly after declaring that it has added Wikipedia to its list of verified publishers. Data on CoinStats’ cryptocurrency portfolio management app showed that BAT soared towards a $260 billion market cap as of about 0730 UTC today. The move uphill pushed the BAT-to-dollar…

Bitcoin is Rock Solid against All Altcoins – Except One

Bitcoin is stealing capital from thousands of similar cryptocurrencies as it goes on to become the benchmark asset for its kind. The world’s first and foremost cryptocurrency saw its value surging against altcoins since October 2018. The ETH/BTC instrument, representing the exchange rate of the second largest blockchain project Ethereum against bitcoin, dropped by 63…

Bitcoin Rises $780 in 4 Hours; What’s Driving the Pump

After registering a dismissive performance late last week, bitcoin has opened Monday with a bang. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate surged by $780, or 7.88 percent, to establish its intraday high towards $10,680, according to data provided by CoinStats’ cryptocurrency portfolio management app. The move uphill appeared technical – wherein traders found psychological support around the…

Nikkei Report Exposes PBoC’s Fear of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is giving the People’s Bank of China sleepless nights, according to a new report by the Nikkei Asian Review. The media coverage highlights how people in China have shown a middle-finger to the capital control measures imposed by their central bank and government. They are purchasing bitcoins en masse and using them in offshore…