• Bitmain Can Remotely Shut Down Your Antminer

    bitcoinmagazine.com 26 Apr '17, 10pm

    Major Bitcoin mining hardware producer Bitmain can remotely shut down almost all active Antminer machines. Dubbed the “Antbleed” backdoor, abuse of the vulnerability could probably knock half of all hash power on the Bitcoin network offline. “Even if Bitmain had no bad intent, this is...

  • Bitcoin Price Analysis: Is a $1700 Target in Sight?

    Price Analysis: Is a $1700 Target in Sight?

    bitcoinmagazine.com 26 Apr '17, 2pm

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pulled an about-face this week and resurrected the rejected Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF COIN. Although the outcome is still binary and will likely be rejected a second time, there is renewed hope the COIN ETF or something similar will eventually...

  • Op Ed: A Contentious Hard Fork Isn’t the Only Nightmare

    bitcoinmagazine.com 25 Apr '17, 7pm

    Dear Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimited Supporters, A contentious hard fork isn't your only nightmare. Your nightmare is that the Bitcoin brand becomes so tarnished by the scaling debate that the general public, regulators, legislators and businesses decide that it’s not wise to adopt...

  • Electrum Developer: Bitcoin Unlimited Is Not a Good Idea

    bitcoinmagazine.com 22 Apr '17, 7pm

    On the most recent episode of “Epicenter,” co-hosts Brian Fabian Crain and Sébastien Couture interviewed Thomas Voegtlin, a developer of the bitcoin wallet Electrum . During the interview, Voegtlin shared his thoughts on Bitcoin Unlimited , an alternative to Bitcoin Core that is best ...

  • Making the Case for Bitcoin as Legal Property

    bitcoinmagazine.com 21 Apr '17, 9pm

    As Bitcoin is adopted by more users every day, the need to determine how it can integrate into mainstream society becomes even more pressing. One major question continues to be how traditional laws apply to Bitcoin and its use. Many of those determinations could have major implication...

  • Japan and Russia Drive Bitcoin Toward New Highs

    bitcoinmagazine.com 20 Apr '17, 6pm

    Since the beginning of April, the price of bitcoin has stabilized above the $1,000 mark and has started to push toward its recent all-time high of $1,263 . The main drivers for this rally have been positive news out of Japan and Russia. Since April 1, the price of bitcoin rallied from...

  • Bitcoin-Powered Mobile App BitMaker Amasses 250,000 Users

    bitcoinmagazine.com 21 Apr '17, 9pm

    Over the past couple of years, a Bitcoin-powered mobile application developed by Seattle-based blockchain adtech and payments company CakeCodes has quietly amassed 250,000 active monthly users. The Android app BitMaker incentivizes users to engage with other mobile applications, such ...

  • Bitcoin Price Analysis: Exchange Rates Vary But Remain Bullish

    Price Analysis: Exchange Rates Vary, Remain Bullish

    bitcoinmagazine.com 20 Apr '17, 1pm

    The other unknown is why Bitstamp’s price is running so much lower than all the other exchanges. GDAX, a regulated U.S. bitcoin, ether and litecoin exchange, probably has the fewest USD supply/demand variables because of the ease with which they are able to process USD. If USD held pe...