DALLAS, TX – Richard Jacobs is the best-selling author of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Blockchain, and organizer of the Future Tech Expo, which takes place in September 2018. As a sneak preview of what is to come at this conference, he has just published a free podcast that reveals brand-new intelligence which strongly suggests that Bitcoin could be returning to $10-15k+ territory by summer.
The main blockchain event of the year, Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Israel, was held in Tel Aviv on March 28. Famous international crypto experts discussed the future of cryptocurrency in Europe and told how to improve business processes using blockchain.
A couple months after two of the largest cryptocurrency trading exchanges, Bitfinex and GDAX, finally adopted the bitcoin SegWit protocol, transaction fees for the currency are finally back to reasonable levels. Bitfinex, on February 20 2018, announced support for bitcoin deposit and withdrawals using P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses while GDAX, on February 23, introduced a phased rollout for all its customers. By early March, both exchanges had successfully transitioned their entire infrastructure from legacy bitcoin addresses to SegWit compatible ones. Continue reading Increased SegWit Adoption May have Finally Solved Bitcoin’s Fee Problem
The classified sex-advertising website Backpage.com used cryptocurrency exchanges to launder millions of dollars in bitcoin. That’s what the U.S. Department of Justice alleged in a bombshell 93-page federal indictment which accused the online sex marketplace of money-laundering, conspiracy, and facilitating prostitution. Continue reading Sex Marketplace ‘Backpage’ Used Bitcoin For Money Laundering
Mason County joins Chelan County in the U.S. state of Washington to place a moratorium on new applications for cryptocurrency mining operations. Continue reading Washington’s Mason County Rejects New Bitcoin Miners