Month: May 2018

Ticketfly hacker demands bitcoin ransom

Data such as names, phone numbers, emails, and mailing addresses were published online by a hacker after he claims Ticketfly failed to pay a bitcoin ransom.

Bitcoin ‘Halving’ 2020: What Will the Price of Bitcoin Be?

The halving, the 50 percent reduction in block rewards on the Bitcoin blockchain, is only two years away. Unless there is an abnormal change in hashrate, the reward for successful Bitcoin miners will drop from 12.5 to 6.25 BTC per block in May 2020. The burni…

Research Paper Refutes Threat to Bitcoin Posed by Quantum Computing

Jeffrey A. Tucker has penned an article to accompany a little-reported research paper that was published last October. The economics writer met with one of the paper’s authors recently to discuss the threat posed to the Bitcoin network by quantum computing. Q…

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Consolidation Leans Toward a Strong Bitcoin Move

After days of sudden, strong selling, bitcoin has managed to find a local bottom in the low $7000s where it has been drifting around aimlessly. As many traders on Twitter have noted, we have formed a large consolidation pattern called a symmetrical triangle (…

Hard Forks May Kill Bitcoin in 100 Years, Says Nobel Laureate

American Nobel Laureate, economist, academic, and best-selling author Robert Shiller claims Bitcoin may be extinct in 100 years — and hard forks will be to blame. A Big Forking Problem Nobody can accurately see 100 years into the future, but prominent economi…

US Trade Tariffs Would Support Bitcoin, End of May Brings A New Day

Major events took place during the month of May and some of them are going to drive the trading action for the Bitcoin price during June. The monthly chart of Bitcoin price is showing some green signs

How To Install And Enable Bitcoin Core Wallet On Linux

There are many different Bitcoin wallets for Linux, but one of the best wallets available to use is Bitcoin Core. One of the main reasons to go with it is that it’s from Bitcoin officially, so you can trust it. Additionally, it has a lot of cool features that…