BEWARE: CIA and Criminals can steal your Bitcoin!

Wikileaks has exposed the CIA hacking tools and techniques in the largest publication of confidential documents on the agency – we are not only vulnerable to the criminal element but it appears the CIA too.   Some of us are probably compromised without being aware of it – Assess your vulnerability and seriously consider what to do about it. What is “Vault 7” – it is the Wikileaks’ codename for a series of massive document releases on the e-surveillance and cyber-warfare techniques of the CIA. It is not known how many…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Must Read list

One of the most important things to do when you get involved in the new digital economy is to educate yourself. There are many informative documents published to help you get up to speed and informed. Start with one of the most important documents that started the Bitcoin Revolution and is changing the World, Bitcoin – Peer to Peer Electronic Cash.     Here are two of the latest documents on the “Must Read” list… click on the links below and feed your mind!   How blockchain technology could change our…

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Bitcoin, growing in Value and Market steadily.

Consider the fact that Bitcoin just eight years ago was worth zero.  Fast forward a few years and the price currently trading over $1200.  An incredible growth in value.  Bitcoin has gone from being a white paper named Peer to Peer Electronic Cash which caught the fascination of the Techie community in November 2008 to being taken very seriously by Governments, Investors and Consumers as the value increased and continues this upward trend.   Historical Bitcoin prices below:-   The Cryptocurrency market has grown exponentially as new coins are introduced…

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Bitcoin News 20 April 2017

  Bitcoin Today – The Bitcoin price is still looking strong as it continues consolidating and moving sideways over $1220. Gaining $100 or so during the past month, the outlook for the Bitcoin price is very bullish.   Bitcoin news headlines – Saudi P2P Bitcoin Trading on LocalBitcoins Climbs 280% to All-Time High; FinTech Startups in MENA Region Raised $100 Million in Last Ten Years, to Double by 2020; The IMF Just Finished its First ‘High Level’ Meeting on Blockchain; Nasdaq Wants to Invest in More Blockchain Startups; Can the…

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Bitcoin News 19 April 2017

Bitcoin Today – the price over the past week has been doing the sideways shuffle and managed to reach above $1250.   Bitcoin headlines today – Segwit Now, Bigger Blocks Later, Says Bitcoin Pool F2Pool; Bitcoin Demand Continues to Rise in India as Cash Reserves Run Dry; German Finance Watchdog Shutters OneCoin Payment Processor; Bitcoin Casino With Instant Payouts – Bitcoincasino.us; How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points; Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry. Bitfinex’s Problems Pile Up: Deposits Disabled, Withdrawals Delayed; FinTech and Artificial Intelligence, the…

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Another UK Election – will this mean more Bitcoin Adoption?

Theresa May has called a snap general election for June 8, claiming that divisions at Westminster risked hampering the Brexit negotiations.  The Prime Minister will require the support of two-thirds of MPs to go to the country, with a vote scheduled in the Commons on Wednesday after the surprise announcement on Tuesday morning, 18 April 2017. The move stunned Westminster, as Mrs May and Number 10 have repeatedly insisted she would not seek a general election before the scheduled 2020 poll.  Read full article here – Theresa May announces snap general…

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Bitcoin News 17 April 2017

Bitcoin Today – the Bitcoin spiked today and jumped over the $1200 mark. Reason? Perhaps the market is reacting to Litecoin activating SegWit and many Bitcoin miners signaling SegWit too… this besides other bullish activities. Are we close to coming to the end of the scaling issue? We still have a way to go before the scaling debate has come to a conclusion.   Bitcoin headlines – Ukraine and BitFury launching first ‘full-scale’ blockchain eGovernment pilot; 10 UK RegTech startups to watch: meet the UK startups making regulation and compliance…

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Download your FREE Bit-Media app now!

The Digital Economy is evolving and impacting our lives daily – ensure you are kept updated and informed! Download the FREE Bit-Media app from the iOS and Google Play Store on to your smart phone today.    What can you expect on the Bit-Media app?   Live Bitcoin and top Altcoin prices and charts, the Blockchain explorer, News and Reviews, Bitcoin, Blockchain and Altcoin Education, FinTech, RegTech, Coin Exchange and much much more! Share with your family and friends, do not leave anyone behind. Click on the icons below and…

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Bitcoin News 13 April 2017

Bitcoin Today – The Bitcoin price still looking strong overall however, sometimes up, sometimes down but we’re always in Bitcoin!     Other news headlines – India’s Government Forms Committee to Investigate Bitcoin, Report Due in 3 Months; India’s Government to Consider New Digital Currency Rules; Big Money Made in China as Bitcoin Traders Wait for Withdrawal Announcements; Coalition Launches to Promote Blockchain in the Netherlands.   Microsoft is continuing its Blockchain journey by integrating Stampery into Microsoft Office Outlook with cross-compatibility; Bext360 is using robots and the blockchain to…

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London FinTech Scene

London has held onto their “FinTech Capital of the World” status however, joint with Singapore.   “The UK has long been a leader when it comes to FinTech and so it’s great to see our position is unchanged. It does, however, highlight the prominence of other cities vying for a slice of the pie,” warned City of London policy chairman Mark Boleat.  “With competition rising, it’s important for the UK to continue championing innovation whilst maintaining the right degree of regulation to see our fintechs thrive. We are committed to…

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