BTC-e and Mt Gox Connection, Alexander Vinnik Arrested

btc-eBTC-e one of Bitcoin’s largest exchanges, is known since 2011 and is even part of the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index. Yesterday at 13:49 Moscow time the site went unplanned offline. A few minutes later, the official Twitter channel of the btc-e exchange said: “Work on an unforeseen problem.” Continue reading

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John McAfee Bets on Bitcoin Above $500k in 3 years

McAFEE_TAG_H_RGB_454x126British-American computer programmer, cybersecurity expert and libertarian presidential candidate John McAfee tweeted to his followers today that he bets “In the long term Bitcoin moves above $500,000 within three years.”
And if his predictions fail to materialize, he will eat his own pen*s on live national TV!  Continue reading

Vitalik Buterin’s Genius Response to Death Rumors

This week started with a really bad news for the crypto-community stating that Vitalik ethereumButerin, the developper of Ethereum, had allegedly a fatal car crash and was dead.
This rumor started first on 4Chan and then spread rapidly on the web. Continue reading

Max Keiser: ‘Welcome to the New Crypto Order’

max-keiser-the-keiser-reportLong-time Bitcoin advocate and RT’s Keiser Report host, Max Keiser stated in a tweet that Bitcoin will have a very bright future, and a new all-time high for Bitcoin is in sight:

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The Very First Bitcoin Transaction

Hal Finney, was a computer scientist, a web developer and Cypherpunk, he was a Bitcoin pioneer and also the first recipient of Bitcoin from Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious Bitcoin creator who remains unknown to this day.

This first Bitcoin transaction between Hal and Satoshi is called the “block height 170”. You can check it on the Blockchain here: blockchain.info Continue reading