I Bought a Bitcoin on Craigslist for $17,300

I found a guy on Craigslist selling bitcoin for cash so I wanted to buy one for $17,300. The price has been going crazy for the last month up and down. I want to give something to you guys though so I am doing a giveaway! WORLDWIDE GIVEAWAY: http://www.techsmartt.com/bitcoin Sign up for a Bitcoin wallet: …

Binance Sees Volume Growth As Coinbase Nurses 80% Drop

Binance has destroyed Coinbase and other major exchanges on volume in 2018 despite criticism of its altcoin-heavy focus. Data Reveals ‘Steep Declines’ The latest issue of monitoring resource Diar’s newsletter presents startling data from some of the best-known cryptocurrency trading platforms with Coinbase’s overall volume plummeting 83 percent in the seven months to July. Bitstamp …

Altcoins See Red, While Bitcoin Shows Dogged Resilience

The crypto markets are somewhat bearish today, August 21, with virtually all of the top twenty coins by market cap seeing losses of 3-6 percent on average, as Coin360 data shows. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to show relative resilience – the top coin nonetheless continues to trade below the $6,500 price point. Despite a short-lived market …

Bithumb to Refund New Users up to 70% on Fees

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. New users outside Korea to be reimbursed for transaction fees incurred when depositing cryptocurrency on the exchange within the event period. For a limited time, Bithumb, a global …

Experts Discuss Blockchain and Democracy and The ‘Freedom of Money’ at BlockShow Americas

BlockShow Americas 2018 kicked off this morning in Las Vegas, gathering over 1,500 attendees and 80 speakers from the blockchain industry from more than 50 countries worldwide to discuss the hottest topics that affect the blockchain community. Today, the Main Stage brought into focus governmental initiatives, blockchain’s impact on major industries, and the latest updates …

Alarm Over Bitcoin Mining is a Red Herring: Energy Researcher

The amount of electricity consumed by bitcoin mining is not the global environmental crisis it is often portrayed to be. This is the professional assessment of Dr. Katrina Kelly-Pitou,  a research associate in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. ‘New Technologies Are Energy Intensive’ Writing in an article penned for non-profit academic media …