Bitcoin

MrBitcoin October 4, 2018

Binance has announced a $2.5 million investment in Australian travel startup TravelbyBit in a move to introduce a blockchain-based, point-of-sale (POS) payment system across major airports around the world. Travelers will be able to visit local merchants at select international airports and use mobile wallets like Coinomi and Dash Wallet for POS payments. There are […]

MrBitcoin October 4, 2018

Whether you’ve made a small fortune or lost it, Bitcoin has certainly been a wild ride. Superlatives normally denote some interest if nothing else, but September was possibly the ‘dullest’ month for Bitcoin since records began. Element Digital Asset Management (EDAM) has been analyzing a number of theories as to why this has been the case […]

MrBitcoin October 3, 2018

The only U.S. Bitcoin investment trust, GBTC, has dropped to its lowest levels of the year — down 10% last week alone. Bitcoin’s current price certainly has an effect, but these levels are more-so a response to a combination of other factors: high fees associated with the fund, investor attraction from GBTC competitors, and regulatory […]

MrBitcoin October 2, 2018

Based on blockchain technology, most cryptocurrencies have an open and public ledger of transactions. While this is required for these systems to work, it comes with a significant downside: Privacy is often quite limited. Analytics companies and other interested parties — let’s call them “spies” — have ways to analyze the public blockchains and peer-to-peer […]

MrBitcoin September 30, 2018

Another month is leaving the crypto industry with some of the best and significant developments. September 2018 was an essential month from many perspectives. This time, the industry didn’t just see adoption in technological space, but also in charity. Education and research remained at the forefront of crypto development, as an influential nonprofit favored blockchain for […]

MrBitcoin September 29, 2018

Stablecoins have garnered serious investor attention over the past few weeks. Unlike bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies, they are digital assets built to lessen price volatility and are often paired against the U.S. dollar or established commodities like gold. Volatility is one of the main reasons why several institutional investors and individuals have thought twice about […]

MrBitcoin September 27, 2018

As cryptocurrency market sentiment sits near its year-to-date low, multiple major companies are attempting public offerings in hopes of raising billions of dollars and securing market share in the highly competitive cryptocurrency mining industry. Bitmain, Canaan, and Ebang, the three biggest players in the crypto mining industry, are all racing to be the first publicly […]

MrBitcoin September 26, 2018

London-based ONEm Communications has announced the launch of its mCoin program across Africa. Designed to be a hybrid currency, mCoin is a digital currency that can be transferred over text or through the smartphone app. Africa is a continent with millions of people who have access to mobile phones but little to no internet connectivity. […]

MrBitcoin September 25, 2018

SBI Remit and BitPesa are collaborating to enable easy money transfer services between Japan and several African countries. The partnership sees the Bitcoin blockchain’s utilization as an enterprise remittance vehicle. 450K People Can Now Send Money to Africa With Bitcoin According to Forbes, the agreement sees SBI Remit being able to offer its over 450,000 […]