• Is Lightning Network Suitable For Bitcoin Deposits, Withdrawals?
    Bitcoinist.com - 1 hour ago
    A Twitter poll by bitcoin evangelist Pierre Rochard discussed whether the Lightning Network is a suitable tool for BTC transactions on crypto exchanges.  Poll Signals to Lightning Network Curiosity Should Bitcoin exchanges enable Lightning deposits and withdrawals? — Pierre Rochard (@pierre_rochard) October 14, 2019 Proponents of LN believe it would…
  • Bitcoin’s Smallest Unit ‘Satoshi’ Gets Added To Oxford Dictionary
    Bitcoinist.com - 2 hours ago
    It’s official – Satoshi, the smallest divisible unit of bitcoin, is now an English word. While it has been used for years among the crypto community, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added the term earlier this month. Now It’s Satoshi’s Turn to Refresh English Language The crypto community requires new…
  • Bitcoin Miners Prepare For 18 Millionth Coin As Just 14% Of Supply Remains
    Bitcoinist.com - 5 hours ago
    Bitcoin miners will mine the 18 millionth BTC this week, leaving just 3 million left to release before mining stops in the distant year 2140. 3 Million BTC, 120 Years Data from monitoring resource Blockchain confirmed that the total Bitcoin supply had reached 17.92 million as of October 14. According…
  • Facebook Seeking Central Bank Boss to Manage Libra?
    Bitcoinist.com - 7 hours ago
    Facebook appears to be unfazed by the unrelenting criticism and pressure that is piling on to its crypto domination aspirations. As the US Treasury Secretary waded in with more threats, another Libra Association partner bailed out, and the consortium concluded its first official meeting. Any New Takers For Libra? The…
  • Binance CEO Eyes BNB Prospects After ETP Launch on SIX
    Bitcoinist.com - 8 hours ago
    Switzerland’s main stock exchange SIX has chosen to increase its cryptocurrency portfolio by trading a product based solely on Binance Coin. Binance Coin ETP Goes Live On SIX In a blog post issued on October 15, Binance Coin’s issuer, cryptocurrency exchange Binance confirmed it was launching a dedicated exchange-traded product…
  • Altcoins Turn Bullish as Bitcoin (BTC) Struggles With Resistance
    Bitcoinist.com - 9 hours ago
    Bitcoin (BTC) has spent another day consolidating with further failures to top resistance. Its lethargy and another dominance dip are good news for altcoins which are having a bit of a revival today. Ripple’s XRP, which has been on the floor for most of 2019, is going up strong as…
  • Grayscale Wins First US Approval For Cryptocurrency-Based Security
    Bitcoinist.com - 21 hours ago
    A pivotal US self-regulatory organization has formally licensed the country’s first public security based on cryptocurrency markets. Large Cap Fund Gets FINRA Say-So Shares of Grayscale’s Digital Large Cap Fund (DLC) received the green light from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) this week, a press release confirmed on October…
  • Bitcoin (BTC) Whale Just Moved $900M in Single Transaction
    Bitcoinist.com - 21 hours ago
    The Bitcoin network once again carried a stunning amount of value in a single transaction. Recent tracking showed the movement of more than 107,848 BTC, worth nearly $900 million at the time of tracking. The Whale Turns Out to Be Bitstamp The transaction follows a previous unknown whale that moved…
  • Bayern Munich Partners with Stryking for Blockchain-Based Collectibles
    Bitcoinist.com - 1 day ago
    Bayern Munich, Germany’s most successful football club, has partnered with the blockchain-oriented venture of fan engagement firm, Stryking Entertainment. Blockchain-Based Collectibles on Bayern Players According to the agreement, Stryking, which is itself a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands – a mobile games developer, will issue and distribute digital collectibles…