Latest News - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin Reuters: As bitcoin world wobbles, mining rig company plans $2 billion IPOBitcoins are worth less than half of what they were in December. Mining them is 60 percent less profitable than it was in 2017. Even retailers of hobbyist mining rigs say they are seeing fewer…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44105Mon, 21 May 2018 17:33:11 -0700
CNBC: Bitcoin cash is a must-own, says crypto investor Brian KellyCrypto investor Brian Kelly makes the case for bitcoin cash.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44104Mon, 21 May 2018 16:27:00 -0700
Fox Business: Bitcoin resembles currency experiments that failed: Robert ShillerNobel economist links appeal of cryptocurrencies to their mysteriousness.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44103Mon, 21 May 2018 16:20:09 -0700
Business Insider: Bitcoin uses about as much power as the entire country of IrelandThe world's current bitcoin network uses about as much power as Ireland uses in energy. It's expected to use as much as 7.67 gigawatts of power by the end of 2018 — that's the same consumption level…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44102Mon, 21 May 2018 14:31:05 -0700
CNBC: Bitcoin could be just another failed currency experiment, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller warnsCryptocurrencies such as bitcoin mirror some of the most famous failed currency experiments throughout history, says Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44101Mon, 21 May 2018 12:31:00 -0700
Bitcoin Magazine: The Old New Thing: ICE and the Future of Bitcoin Trading and RegulationAs reported earlier by The New York Times (NYT) and Bitcoin Magazine, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is developing an online trading platform…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44100Mon, 21 May 2018 11:13:29 -0700
Los Angeles Times: Regulators crack down on suspicious cryptocurrency investment schemesSecurities regulators across the United States and Canada announced dozens of investigations Monday into potentially deceitful cryptocurrency investment products, the largest coordinated crackdown to…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44099Mon, 21 May 2018 10:45:00 -0700
Bitcoin Magazine: Promoted: ASK.fm Tokenizes Q&AASK.fm is one of the largest question and answer social networks in the world. The company’s recent announcement of the sale of its utility token (ASKT) has left many people wondering why a company…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44098Mon, 21 May 2018 10:15:20 -0700
Forbes: Bitcoin Won't Encourage Cryptocurrency For Real Estate, But Cryptoeconomics Will

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44097Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:00 -0700
CoinDesk: Bitcoin Took a Hit Last Week But These Cryptos Fared WorseBitcoin fell to one-month lows below $8,000 last week, but the lesser-known zilliqa token topped the list of losers.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44096Mon, 21 May 2018 07:35:47 -0700
Quartz: Bitcoin doubled its global electricity consumption in six monthsCryptocurrencies require massive amount of power, and they're on track to account for 0.5% of the world’s electricity use by the end of the year.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44094Mon, 21 May 2018 06:06:47 -0700
CoinDesk: Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Files for Hong Kong IPOChina-based Canaan Creative, one of the largest bitcoin mining hardware makers, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44095Mon, 21 May 2018 06:00:35 -0700
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Wannabes and Dumb HumansBarry Ritholtz's morning reads.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44092Mon, 21 May 2018 05:23:58 -0700
The Next Web: Roger Ver has found a new use for cryptocurrency: crowd-bribingUNICEF may be using cryptocurrencies to crowd-fund children in Bangladesh, but Roger Ver has found a better utility for them.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44091Mon, 21 May 2018 04:09:43 -0700
Wall Street Journal: Consensus Is, Not a Good Week for BitcoinO​v​er 8,000 crypto enthusiasts swarmed last week’s fourth annual Consensus blockchain conference, an event that Thomas Lee, a managing partner at Funstrat Global Advisors, had predicted would give…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/44090Mon, 21 May 2018 03:19:50 -0700