How to Track Bitcoin Difficulty

How to Track Bitcoin Difficulty

For anyone who is entering the Bitcoin mining industry, difficulty is one of the most important statistics to track on a regular basis. There are plenty of different factors to look at when it comes to figuring out whether or not a Bitcoin mining operation is going to be profitable, and difficulty is one of the more difficult variables to predict. While other costs such as hardware and electricity are somewhat transparent, changes in Bitcoin difficulty can come out of nowhere and have a massive impact on one’s share of the total network hashrate.

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Introduction to the Miss Bitcoin Economy (Exclusive)

Introduction to the Miss Bitcoin Economy (Exclusive)

There are not so many really active women within the Bitcoin community, are there? So, it would be a huge mistake from our side not to pay attention to Moran Shaked, a beautiful woman and co-founder of Miss Bitcoin. You would probably ask what is Miss Bitcoin even if you have already heard about it. But it’s the mystery that intrigues us most, right? Let us move on to an exclusive interview with Moran and see if she takes us to the backstage of Miss Bitcoin.

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CEX.IO Introduces New Trading Pairs and Updates Trading Page Layout

As part of its continual evolution and expansion of services to the crypto-currency community, CEX.IO Bitcoin Crypto Exchange is pleased to announce the significant addition of new trading pairs.

The new trading pairs extend the trading options available in the current beta phase of USD trading as well adding trading opportunities for Litecoin, Darkcoin and Doge.

According to Jeffrey Smith, CEX.IO CIO, ‘the addition of the new trading pairs has been a direct result of our engagement with the crypto community.

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Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Trading Styles

Successful Trading with CEX.IO: Trading Styles

All markets have 3 distinct directions in which price can move — Up, Down and Sideways.  Within those 3 directions there will be 2 other elements at play Time & Volatility.

As a trader, knowing the dynamics at play of your chosen market(s) and also of your own Trading Psychology will enable you to choose a trading style or a number of trading styles that suit you and the outcomes you are trying to achieve.

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How to Read the Charts on BitcoinWisdom.com

How to Read the Charts on BitcoinWisdom.com

The price has always seemed to be the most important aspect of the Bitcoin ecosystem, and it actually blinds people from seeing the true potential behind a distributed, global ledger. Many of the most adamant Bitcoin proponents claim that the price doesn’t matter to them, but the reality is that it still makes sense to check in on it from time to time. BitcoinWisdom.com is one of the most widely-used Bitcoin chart websites on the Internet these days, but you have to know what you’re looking at if you’re going to be able to make any sense of the lines, candlesticks, and numbers.

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LinkedIn as a New Home for Bitcoin Groups

LinkedIn as a New Home for Bitcoin Groups

 

It would appear that Bitcoin communities have found a new home in the LinkedIn social network. Until now, most Bitcoin community activity has been happening on reddit, a social network that allows a topic to have multiple threads and sub-threads in addition to the standard inbox facilities present in all social networks. Reddit followed by Twitter still hold a commanding lead on matters bitcoin. With the growth of bitcoin communities on LinkedIn, there are reasons why you should be paying attention.

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Bitcoin Startups: GogoCoin

Bitcoin Startups: GogoCoin

 

Gogocoin is a new Bitcoin startup that will offer easy-to-redeem gift cards for Bitcoins at retailers worldwide. In exchange for local currency, users will be able to enter retail stores and buy Bitcoins. The cards are then redeemed at http://redeem.bitcoin.com where a wallet is instantly created on blockchain.info, and the coins arrive at spot rate minus a 7% fee. Tom Longson, Gogocoin’s founder, first became involved in Bitcoin in 2011 when he began mining.

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Exclusive Interview with the Owner of Room 77 (Berlin)

Exclusive Interview with the Owner of Room 77 (Berlin)

“There is no doubt that cryptocurrency is the future of money”, — said Joerg Platzer, the owner of Room 77, the first bar in Berlin to accept Bitcoin. He believes that together with Bitcoin, cryptocurrency is the future alternative to the current economic system, and he precedes this idea through plenty of  lectures, talks with politicians, meetings and conferences. Joerg has recently written a book for Bitcoin dummies, which is going to be released this autumn.

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Bitcoin Accepted Here: Real Watches

Watches. It was at the age of nine, that I was first introduced to the punctual world of Phileas Fogg. If you know your Jules Verne, you might recognise the name Fogg as the protagonist of the novel, Around The World In Ninety Days. Very briefly, it is a story about an eccentric Englishman of the 19th century, known for his punctual habits, who places a wager on his being able to travel around the world 90 days using the means available at his time.

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Bitcoin Startups: CrowdCurity

Bitcoin Startups: CrowdCurity

 

Security in Bitcoin will always be an issue. Many companies and services have been hacked since the start of Bitcoin and companies need to take any measure possible to secure their services. What do you do if you can’t afford an expensive security team or professional audits? CrowdCurity has built a decentralized security force by giving an open network of security researchers the chance to earn bounties for finding vulnerabilities in Bitcoin company websites.

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