Bitcoin price falls below $6000 as banker signals crackdown

The price of bitcoin fell below $ 6,000 (£4,300) for the first time this year as a leading central banker said it posed a threat to financial stability and signalled a global clampdown on the cryptocurrency. The new head of the Bank for International Settlements, Agustín Carstens, said bitcoin had become a …
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Bitcoin Slips After Frantic Rally as Traders Await Fresh Signals

Bitcoin's gyrations in early 2018 has investors, regulators and onlookers debating whether the speculative bubble has popped after a 1,400 percent ascent last year. While it staged multiple comebacks in 2017 following double-digit losses, the digital coin has not been able to string together a rally …
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I just hooked up 3 old ASICs to a pool that signals Segwit

I dug them out from my storage, dusted them off and hooked them back up. These machines are really old: two Butterfly Labs machines and an Antminer S1. The cost of energy will be a lot higher than the Satoshis they'll mine. But what the heck, the real reason why one should mine is not greed but the support of the Bitcoin network anyway. I suggest everyone does that. Dust off your old ASICs and support pools that signal Segwit.

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Major Chinese Exchange CHBTC CEO: Chinese Government Giving Positive Signals with Digital Currencies

In an extended interview with CCN to be published soon, Dawei Lee, Chief Executive of CHBTC, China’s biggest ETH and ETC trading exchange and fourth by volume for BTC, stated: Recently the government in China has been giving positive signals in regards to digital currency and blockchain technology. Positive announcements from the Cyber security bureau, […]

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