Recent debates about Bitcoin’s scalability and the block size are making drama in the bitcoin community lately. “Mastering Bitcoin” author, Andreas Antonopolous urges bitcoin users to not be distracted of these dramas, but instead focus on what the technology can do more which is its most important attribute. Antonopolous voiced this message out through an interview by Trace Mayer.
Bitcoin started the year memorably keeping up a strong price rally ever since the last year. Most price indices and exchanges shows a $1000 mark at the first day of the year and at this time of writing, Coindesk BPI shows bitcoin price at $1045.34. It started at a less than $500 price at the start of 2016 and rose at a rate equivalent to a 3 year increase at the start of 2017. This event gained bitcoin an extended mainstream media attention in Belgium, Netherlands and South Korea.
As part of digitalizing itself, the multinational accounting firm giant Ernst & Young will now be the first of its kind to be accepting Bitcoin payments for its services.
Starting this January 2017, Ernst & Young Switzerland clients will be able to use the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency Bitcoin as payment for the consulting and auditing services offered by the accounting firm. This was announced November 25, 2016 and has come about after a number of Swiss organizations joining the Bitcoin revolution. Further with this decision, EY aims to strengthen Switzerland’s position as a center for the digital economy including other provisions in the progress of the blockchain technology.
Do you want a Bitcoin wallet, a debit card, an exchange and a merchant payment tool? You have it all-in-one at CoinsBank.
CoinsBank offers a variety of blockchain services online. It is a one place to go for all of your Cryptocurrency needs. It is a practical option having all those services in just one account log in. Aside from having those services, they also offer real-time price information of the cryptocurrenciesthey support through their analytic tools and charts. Currently, they offer services to all Bitcoin and Litecoin users only. Also, all of the services they offer are accessible through your smartphones or mobile devices with full functionality as the desktop client.
The TV show features a number of young women who will compete with each other through votes. The girls will show talents and performances in attractive costumes. The viewers can support their bet girl through buying the girl’s personal tokens or coins called ‘Torekabu’. ‘Torekabu’ is a combination of two Japanese words ‘Toreka’, which means trading cards and ‘Kabu’ which means stocks and shares. The tokens can be purchased through Counterparty, Zaif exchange, Bitcoin and XEM. The price of the coins of each girl varies depending on the popularity of the contestant.
There are different types of Bitcoin wallet and they vary in security and accessibility. The most commonly used are wallets available on the web and can be accessed through your personal computer or your mobile devices. However, there have been a number of security scares with online wallets which lead to the need for more secure and safer alternatives. Developers then designed wallets that are operable offline and such are desktop and hardware wallets. These types of wallets are also called as offline wallets.
Mining pools have dominated Bitcoin mining and are believed to have a stronghold in the Bitcoin network and as well as to its users. Slush Pool is the very first mining pool in the world back in the year 2010 and is based in Czech Republic known under the name Bitcoin Pooled Mining Server. Its servers are located in the United States, Europe and China and Singapore. The mining pool aimed to make Bitcoin mining publicly available which allows users to participate in Bitcoin mining with a fixed fee of 2%.
“openbazaar connection failed to default” error on windows 64 bit devices. I have had this error for more than 2 days and had a bit of a difficult time solving it. As you can see a LOT of people are also going crazy about it.
Reddit user druss666uk posted that he or she is one of those people having a hard time connecting to the default host. It was mentioned that he is using the updated software, configured ob.cfg file and left username and password values blank. This lead him to decide not to pursue using OpenBazaar.
Another easy, fast and secure way of buying Bitcoins is through WeMoveCoins.
WeMoveCoins is a new Bitcoin exchange and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is founded by a team of personalities with diverse backgrounds but has a common interest in digital currencies. As a Bitcoin exchange, providing a great customer service is important for them. Their goal is to provide an easy and convenient solution in buying Bitcoins especially to beginners in the Bitcoin community.