Bitcoin price breaks $800 USD price point
Bitcoin has broken the 800 USD price point in the run up to Christmas. Typically, Christmas is a quiet period in the markets, but it looks to be a busy time this year, partially fuelled by increased adoption, and the arrival of the latest batches of the Antminer S9  and R4 in time for Christmas, as… (0 comment)

Bitcoin’s price rally topped any other currency in 2016
Bitcoin’s price rally in the year 2016 has topped all other currencies in the world. The coin had a 79% gain in 2016, four times that of the Russian rouble. This was partially due to the halving, which halved the supply of new coins being mined every day, along with capital controls and greater market adoption… (0 comment)

Segregated Witness – The benefits of the potential Bitcoin soft fork and why miners should signal support
The Bitcoin core developers recently released the latest version of Bitcoin Core 0.13.1, which since November anyone using it signals support for segregated witness (segwit). Unlike many other block size increase proposals, this is a ‘soft fork’ where older clients will still recognise blocks generated. It essentially increases the block size to 4MB, Segregated witness… (0 comment)