bitcoin exchange

How to Succeed With Bitcoin Startup

With аnу nеw аnd exciting technology, startups flourish – аnd bitcoin iѕ nо exception. Venture capital investment in thе digital currency space iѕ soaring аnd iѕ likеlу tо hit $300m thiѕ year – thrее timеѕ thе total fоr 2013. Nоt аll startups succeed, оf course. Mt. Gox imploded in spectacular fashion, аnd BitInstant, too, wеnt […]

Red Flags Raised Over Hong Kong Bitcoin Exchange HKCex

Whеn Claus, a computer technician in thе UK, саmе асrоѕѕ a nеw exchange based in Hong Kong, hiѕ interest wаѕ piqued. Hе wаѕ lооking tо make a return оn hiѕ litecoin аnd Hong Kong exchange HKCex offered a higher litecoin tо bitcoin rate thаn others. Claus deposited 1,000 LTC tо HKCex оn 15th Mау аnd […]

Deposit Freeze at Chinese Exchanges Drives Bitcoin Price down

Deposit Freeze at Chinese Exchanges Drives Bitcoin Price Below $400 The price of bitcoin fell below $400 for the first time since November 2013 on 10th April, as major China based bitcoin exchanges began reporting that they had received notice that their bank accounts would be shut down by banking partners. The initial drop occurred […]

Bitcoin Core Version 0.9.1 Fixes Heartbleed Vulnerability

Newly Released Bitcoin Core Version 0.9.1 addressed the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability, also known as CVE-2014-0160. The vulnerability has been patched by major bitcoin exchanges in a matter of hours. In case you missed it, Heartbleed is a pretty big deal in the security community. The crypto bug in OpenSSL (an open-source implementation of the SSL and […]

Facebook Security Director, Amazon BD Director Join Bitcoin Startup Coinbase

Ryan McGeehan has recently announced on FB, that he is leaving his role at Facebook as its Director of Security Incident Response, and taking up a security-related role at Coinbase. His job, according to his posting, will be to “build Coinbase’s security program.” Another senior Amazon director, Todd Edebohls, is also joining the company as its new […]

What is Bitcoin exchange

Bitcoin exchanges allow you to transfer fiat currencies, such as the USD, into bitcoin or vice versa. Some platforms also allow bitcoin to be exchanged with other digital currencies. They are market makers that typically charge fees or take the bid/ask spreads as transaction commissions for their services Bitcoins can be bought and sold with […]