Latest News - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin Techcrunch: Blockchain gaming gets a boost with Mythical Games’ $16M Series AMythical Games is betting user-generated content and intimate ties between players, content creators, brands and developers is the future of entertainment.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52996Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:00:48 -0800
Techdirt: Blockchain Voting: Solves None Of The Actual Problems Of Online Voting; Leverages None Of The Benefits Of BlockchainJust recently we wrote about why blockchain-based DRM was a terrible idea, and it could be summed up by the simple fact that a blockchain solves none of the "problems" of DRM today, and leverages none…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52995Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:39:00 -0800
Bitcoin Magazine: One Day After the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: Takeaways and Latest DevelopmentsBitcoin Cash, the “big block” project that forked away from the Bitcoin blockchain in August 2017, “hard forked” (split) into two different coins: “Bitcoin Cash ABC” (BCH ABC) and “Bitcoin Cash SV”…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52993Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:13:14 -0800
The Information: The Information’s 411 — You’re No Bitcoin JesusJon talks about the drama with Bitcoin Cash and why the SEC is stepping up its investigations of the crypto sector. Aaron explains why Apple's margins on iPhones are going down even as its retail…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52992Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:00:22 -0800
Bitcoin Magazine: “We Did This With Gold”: Could VanEck Be Bitcoin’s Best Bet for an ETF?Gabor Gurbacs is confident that the approval of a bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF) is inevitable. And he’s optimistic that the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Strategy will be the first to deliver one to the…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52994Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:42:04 -0800
Bitcoin Magazine: Progress Report: Lightning Network Surpasses $1M BTC Capacity, 4,000 NodesThe Lightning Network continues to post steady growth.According to data from 1ML, the network is now supported by roughly 4,070 nodes, which house just over 12,500 payment channels, an average of…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52991Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:17:47 -0800
The Hill: App uses cryptocurrency to help detainees pay ICE bail moneyThe project was launched by the New Inquiry’s “Dark Inquiry” a collective of technologists, artists, writers and researchers, which include former New Yorker writer Adrian Chen and notable artist,…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52990Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:11:55 -0800
Bitcoin Magazine: ICO Issuers Settle Registration Charges With SECThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has agreed to settle charges with two startups that sold tokens through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in 2017. The companies were charged by the SEC…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52988Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:07:01 -0800
MarketWatch: CryptoWatch: Bitcoin still fooling buyers into believing those 200%-plus gains are coming backSpeculative investments that do not generate cash are prone to bubbles and crashes, writes Gary Smith.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52989Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:06:30 -0800
Bitcoin Magazine: After the Fork: Here’s How Exchanges Are Dealing With Bitcoin CashThe smoke is still clearing from Bitcoin Cash’s hard fork, but exchanges have already moved in to add support for the products of the skirmish.On November 16, 2018, what was intended to be a routine…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52984Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:10:26 -0800
CNBC: Wall Street's crypto bull Tom Lee slashes year-end bitcoin price forecast nearly in halfFundstrat's Tom Lee is taking his bitcoin price target down to $15,000 from $25,000.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52985Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:07:00 -0800
National Post: ‘I didn’t sleep well last night’: Bitcoin’s slide just the beginning as analysts brace for a 70% dropSome are calling it the crypto winter as analysts predict the price could fall to US$1,500

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52987Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:04:24 -0800
IEEE Spectrum: Q&A: Can Sci-fi Movies Help Us Avoid Technological Disaster?In a new book, a renowned expert on the risks of emerging technologies uses sci-fi films as a roadmap for mitigating harm

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52981Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:16:00 -0800
Techcrunch: Cryptocurrency chill causes mining speculator Nvidia’s stock to plungeThe cryptocurrency market is an exciting one, but it's also unpredictable — and when things go south, they take related businesses with them. Nvidia, a hardware giant that has been riding the…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52980Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:12:10 -0800
Bitcoin Magazine: A New Approach to Thwarting “Selfish” Bitcoin MinersSelfish mining is an attack on the Bitcoin network that has been known to be possible for several years. By propagating new blocks slowly (on purpose or by accident), a loophole is opened for miners…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/52982Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:10:55 -0800