Archive for May, 2015


Litecoin Weekly Analysis – Can It Sustain Rally? – newsBTC

Litecoin Weekly Analysis – Can It Sustain Rally?newsBTCLitecoin spiked sharply higher this past week to increase by more than 15%. There was a major range formed on the 4-hours chart before the price rushed higher. The $ 1.50 level was an important barrier for buyers, which was breached to open the doors …and more » litecoin […]

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Exchanges whose websites use EV SSL certs?

What are all the Bitcoin exchanges whose websites have an Extended Validation (EV) SSL cert? EV certs appear green in Firefox. This is what Circle's looks like: The only exchanges that have EV certs that I know of are: Coinbase Circle BlockChain.info also has one. Are there (…) Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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What is a mBTC?

I have been trying to find out just what is an mBTC is. Everywhere I look I cannot find out what the value is compared to a Bitcoin. I was hoping you could advise me of what the value is. Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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The Bitcoin Blocksize Blackjack Mining Blues – TechCrunch

TechCrunch The Bitcoin Blocksize Blackjack Mining BluesTechCrunchBitcoin: it's at a crucially important crossroads; it's approaching a crisis that threatens its very existence; it has never been more likely to erupt into enormous global importance. Which? Don't be ridiculous. It is all those things at once, of …Are Wall Street and The Banks Trying To Circumvent […]

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Lawsky Defends New York BitLicense, Supports Both Consumer Protection and Bitcoin Innovation

Benjamin M. Lawsky, soon to be departing as top regulator at the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to start a consulting business, defended his bitcoin licensing rules that have drawn criticism from bitcoin advocates, according to a report in Wall Street Journal. Lawsky said his goal for the controversial BitLicense is to establish […]

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Roger Ver & OKCoin In Dramatic & Public Contract Dispute

The Bitcoin community has been known for its fair share of drama, and perhaps this is to be expected of such a dynamic new technological space. The most recent public event shaking the Bitcoin world centers on OKCoin, a Chinese Bitcoin exchange many suspect of being fraudulent and possibly insolvent, and the beloved Bitcoin Jesus, […]

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Electrum 2 validation: how is the HMAC always 01…?

Electrum version 2 creates a seed from a random number which is then encoded as a mnemonic. The seed is validated by checking that the hmac begins with the bytes 01 or 101 for standard and 2fa types, respectively. I have looked at the python code on github and indeed it does return the 01 […]

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Bitcoin Analysis: Outlook Glum

Bitcoin price has been advancing all day, and it looks like the real thing but is it? As we know, the possibility of advance is restricted by a trendline near $ 245. If price can advance above this level, then several alerts will ring. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. […]

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Litecoin Price Technical Analysis for 21/5/2015 – Bulls Stop to Catch Breath! – newsBTC

Litecoin Price Technical Analysis for 21/5/2015 – Bulls Stop to Catch Breath!newsBTCLitecoin posted an exceptional rise from yesterday's $ 1.441 to an intraday high of $ 1.475 before bulls stopped to recharge their batteries. With this surge, Litecoin also breached the trading range on the upside before profit booking dragged the price … litecoin – […]

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Large Financial Research Website Finviz Adds Bitcoin To Forex Charts

Finviz plainly states its mission on their website: “to provide leading financial research, analysis and visualization.” In the case of Bitcoin, Finviz is hardly a leading website, as many other market chart websites added Bitcoin before Finviz. Nevertheless, Finviz makes a useful tool even more useful for individuals interested in following Bitcoin by adding the […]

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