Best Ways to Purchase Bitcoins

Best Ways to Purchase Bitcoins

Purchasing Bitcoins Through Various Means

In the world where technology is dominant, where present and the future closely depends on it, it brings a solution to some everyday problems, or at least improves people’s lives significantly. With the introduction of Bitcoin to the tech community in 2009 and its ongoing adoption by all groups of people throughout the world since then, it remains important to keep informing the general population about the cryptocurrency and its seemingly inscrutable ways.

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Bitcoin Weekly News in Review: January 30, 2015

Bitcoin Weekly News in Review: January 30, 2015

Coinbase launched a Bitcoin Exchange in the US

This week started with a rocky announcement of Coinbase to become the first one to launch regulated and fully licensed Bitcoin exchange. This might be by far the most vibrant news, but the initial statement included information about 24 jurisdictions. Later, The California Department of Business Oversight and the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a negative response regarding Coinbase’s license to operate in the states of California and New York.

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Bitcoin Price Roundup: January 29, 2015

Bitcoin Price Roundup: January 29, 2015

This week was an exciting mix of an unusual price run up and healthy Wall Street bitcoin money talk speculation. Are we close to a major trend reversal?

Bitcoin Price Recap

Last week, we wrapped up our forecast with bearish sentiments but, due to a series of events and news over this week and news, a short term bull opportunity presented itself as the price moved up to touch a 2 week high of $315.

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The Hope of Bitcoin While EUR Falls Against USD

The Hope of Bitcoin While EUR Falls Against USD

Currency Volatility Not Limited to Bitcoin in Early 2015

While the bitcoin price was on the decline in 2014, it should be pointed out that it was a slow and painful loss of liquidity. In fact, the last quarter of 2014 was one of the most stable ones on record for the digital currency. Having said that, 2015 has been too great for the cryptocurrency up to this point. The price took a sharp drop to nearly $150 last week before rebounding back to the relatively stable $250 area over the past few days.

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Bitcoin Weekly News in Review: January 22, 2015

Bitcoin Weekly News in Review: January 22, 2015

It’s been a rocky start for bitcoin in 2015, but it seems that everything — including the price — is beginning to stabilize. We’ve already had our first major bitcoin hack earlier in the year, and now we’ve also had the first major bitcoin conference of 2015. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest stories in bitcoin from the past week.

Price crashes to $160

The one piece of news that has brought bitcoin some mainstream attention over the past week has been the price crash.

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Bitcoin Price Roundup: January 21, 2015

Bitcoin Price Roundup: January 21, 2015

Silence before the storm – up or down?

Last week, our forecasts proved true. After anticipating a break to fresh lows from $220 levels, Bitcoin markets surprised most by capitulating to an unexpected low under heavy volume – $165 low accompanied by significant volume (figure).

Volumes on exchanges were exceptionally high on capitulation to $165, marking a significant bottom. Just have a look at the size of sell of wick on 3-day candle chart – stopping volume at this price is visibly heavy.

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Phishing Attempt on Users via an Android App

Phishing Attempt on Users via an Android App

Recently, we have been notified about phishing attempts on some of CEX.IO and other Crypto Services users via an Android application. 

The App was reported, and removed from the Play Store, however, the developer of the app managed to acquire sensitive information such as usernames and passwords of those users who have downloaded the application on their devices. The affected users have been immediately contacted thereafter.

Provided the situation, we would like to pay exceptional attention to security of individual accounts registered on CEX.IO. 

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Bitcoin Trading Platform and Sites

Bitcoin Trading Platform and Sites

An Introduction to Bitcoin Trading: Risks, Advantages, and Bitcoin Trading Sites

Trading Bitcoin is becoming popular, as the cryptocurrency is seen both as a profitable investment and a viable source of income. This trend within the cryptocurrency ecosystem is mostly caused by the increasing difficulty of Bitcoin mining and the Bitcoin’s acceptance by a greater number of mainstream vendors. Bitcoin trading has been characterised as the digital ‘gold’ rush, implying high profitability and risk. Buying Bitcoins can be done in several ways — through a local seller or buyer, on an online Bitcoin exchange through special Bitcoin trading software, or via a Bitcoin ATM.

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How to choose your Bitcoin wallet?

How to choose your Bitcoin wallet?

Why do I need Bitcoin wallet?

Bitcoin is significantly different from any financial tool we have ever used. For this reason, it is crucial to take the time to educate yourself about the special features and the dynamics of cryptographic environment. In order to start Bitcoin trading or mining, it is important to choose an appropriate wallet that would securely store your funds and fulfill all your requirements such as easiness of operation, anonymity, etc.

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