New Bitcoin Core Update Rolls Out Various Changes
Bitcoin Core v0.12.1rc2 has been tagged on GitHub. This “minor version release” contains several updates to the Core protocol, “including the BIP9, BIP68 and BIP112 softfork, various bugfixes and updated translations.” New Features on Bitcoin Core v0.12.1rc2 Reddit user Keystrike detailed the changes made from the previous version: “Notable changes “First version bits BIP9 softfork… (0 comment)

Choosing a Bitcoin Wallet: The Basics
If you want to use Bitcoin, one of the first decisions that you will have to make is which wallet you will be using to store your Bitcoin and make transactions. As Bitcoin is an electronic currency not controlled by a central authority, it allows any developer to create a wallet. It is important to… (0 comment)

Bitcoin Exchange Owner Extradited Following Cybercrime Indictment
Two individuals tied to the now-defunct US bitcoin exchange have been extradited to the US from Israel, prosecutors announced today. The US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced today that Gery Shalon and Ziv Orenstein have been extradited after being arrested last year. Both appeared in Manhattan court today and… (0 comment)

New Details Emerge on Bitcoin Firm Avalon’s $466 Million Pending Sale
China-based bitcoin mining firm Canaan Creative announced yesterday it had agreed to sell its operations to a publicly listed electronics firm in a deal that would mark the biggest exit for a bitcoin company to date should it be approved by local regulators. The reported cash and stock stock deal, which has yet to be confirmed by the purchasing party Shandong… (0 comment)