Chinese Bitcoin Miners Suffer in Iran Despite Cheap Power

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. Many Chinese cryptominers have migrated to places with cheap electricity and favorable policies as a result of the escalated government crackdown on cryptocurrency and its production process. With the rapid downfall of bitcoin prices in late 2018 and increasing electricity bills, Chinese mining…

Electrum Servers Remain Under Sustained DoS Attack

Electrum servers are still under a sustained Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack. The wallet developers announced the issue on April 7, 2018. In correspondence with Bitcoin Magazine, Electrum developer Thomas Voegtlin speculated that the attack may be a form of retaliation from a phishing attacker who has been targeting Electrum in recent weeks. Since his phishing attacks…

QuadrigaCX Starts Bankruptcy Proceedings

It’s been a long and winding road with many twists and turns for the beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX and its 115,000 former users who are owed roughly $190 million. On April 8, 2019, the case reached a critical fork in the road as a court, recognizing that attempts to restructure the exchange have failed, appointed…

Bitstamp Receives New York BitLicense

Another digital asset platform has received approval to do business in New York. Bitstamp, one of the largest crypto exchange platforms in Europe, has been granted a virtual currency license from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS). The exchange became the 19th firm approved to offer crypto-based services in the world’s financial…

Bitfinex Scraps Its $10,000 Minimum Balance Rule

Bitfinex is now open to every trader as the Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange has removed its $10,000 minimum balance rule. Citing a rising demand from retail traders who couldn’t trade on the platform due to the requirement, Bitfinex CEO Jean-Louis van der Velde said the platform is now ready for a “new wave of customer…

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Upward Consolidation Hints Toward Diminishing Market Supply

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Upward Consolidation Hints Toward Diminishing… | Bitcoin Magazine <img src=”https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=qmvEl1aAFUE06C” style=”display:none” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” /> NOW READING: Bitcoin Price Analysis: Upward Consolidation Hints Toward Diminishing Market Supply OPINION by Bitcoin Schmitcoin Bitcoin Price Analysis: Upward Consolidation Hints Toward Diminishing Market Supply Summary: The bitcoin market has seen sustained buying pressure as the…