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Hackers Infiltrate Official Bitcoin Gold Wallet Repository

A hacker successfully injected malicious files into the official Bitcoin Gold wallet repository and download file, potentially placing users at extreme risk of having funds or personal data stolen. Bitcoin Gold Wallet Download File Hacked On November 26, Bitcoin Gold’s development team posted a “Critical Warning” revealing that for four-and-a-half …

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It’s Official: Bitcoin’s Price Makes History Passing $10k

After a day of tepid approaches toward the total, the price of bitcoin rose above $10,000 on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) for the first time in history today. Having scaled to $9,000 this weekend, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization hit a new high of $10,044 at 1:45 UTC, market …

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Japan’s BitFlyer Opens Bitcoin Exchange in the United States

Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has announced its official expansion into the United States and has also been granted a BitLicense to operate in New York. Announced today, the official launch of bitflyer USA follows a closed beta where 2,000 select traders bought and sold bitcoin through the newly launched platform. …

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Bitcoin Going Mainstream: Coinbase Has More Users Than Charles Schwab

In a sign of growing mainstream acceptance, digital currency exchange Coinbase now boasts more accounts than brokerage firm Charles Schwab. According to its website, Coinbase has 13 mln users while the number of Schwab brokerage accounts stood at 10.6 mln as of the end of 2016. These numbers don’t paint a complete picture, since the amount of assets …

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Bitcoin Continues Running – Now Past $9,500

Bitcoin has continued its remarkable bull run over the weekend, with prices exceeding $9,500 on extremely strong volume. The market has been pushed by a number of critical news stories regarding the mainstream adoption of the cryptocurrency. It seems that the market rise to this point has been the result …

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