Save up to 33% on everything on Amazon with Purse

Purse makes Bitcoin useful. Save up to 33% on everything on Amazon with Purse.   SAN FRANCISCO, MARCH 17TH, 2018 — Thought hodling was all you could do with Bitcoin? Meet Purse. Purse allows you to spend Bitcoin and save up to 33% on everything on Amazon. Just transfer your Bitcoin to your Purse wallet, find the item you want, and place your order at your preferred discount rate, from 5 to 33% off.   Purse is a marketplace that matches shoppers and earners. Shoppers have Bitcoin and want to…

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Decentralized vs Centralized Bitcoin Exchanges, Binance wants both

Binance has just announced that they plan to develop a public blockchain in order to create a new exchange.  This time, a decentralized exchange.     Taken from the Binance statement:- “After extensively researching decentralized exchange frameworks and analyzing existing implementations, we believe significant improvements can be made in providing Binance users with a level of trading experience to which they are already accustomed. Centralized and Decentralized exchanges will co-exist in the near future, complementing each other, while also having interdependence. We stand here today because we believe that Blockchain…

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Bitcoin in freefall after Binance hack

Bitcoin prices plunged today on speculation that major crypto exchange Binance has been hacked.     The exchange has denied being attacked but several users reported that their altcoin holdings were liquidated unexpectedly and without consent. There is speculation that Binance’s trading bot was at the heart of the issue, while others believe hackers may have orchestrated an attack on the Bitcoin exchange… Binance has halted trading and withdrawals. Full Story: – HACKED     Exchange hacks have plagued Bitcoin since inception, remember the Mt. Gox hack?   This constant…

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Chinese Retail Giant Proves Foods Safety with  Blockchain

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is implementing Blockchain to track the supply chain of its meat sales and to prove food safety.   JD said that customers will be able to monitor their meat from the farm in Australia where it was produced right to their doorstep.   Customers will be able to check exactly how the meat was raised, butchered, and transported.   China has a history of counterfeit goods and in  August 2016, 319 pigs contaminated by prohibited drugs, were discovered in southeast China.   Blockchain technology provides a…

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How to Install your Embedded Vault

Cryptocurrency during the past year has soared to new highs coupled with the need to protect them. Embedded Vault can do just that. Embedded Vault is the world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet that can turn your PC into a secure hardware wallet.   Current Requirements for Embedded Vault: Android Smartphone with Fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth Windows PC with Bluetooth       Embedded Vault currently supports popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, EOT Coin, EOT Token, Waves and also provides an exchange between EOT tokens to EOT coins.   The…

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NHS and other government websites hacked for Bitcoin mining

You can be mining Bitcoin when visiting the NHS or other government websites. It was reported the Guardian, late on Sunday that thousands of websites, including those belonging to NHS services, the Student Loans Company and several English councils, have been infected by malware that forces the computers of a visitor to the site to mine cryptocurrency while using the site.     The website of the UK’s data protection watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, was taken down to deal with the issue after it was reportedly infected by the…

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How to create a circle of traffic with your own content and Steemit

Here at Bit-Media, we are, like everyone else, trying to get our content out to a wider audience and build a following.  We think Steemit can be a valuable addition to these efforts and our strategy is to build a “Circle of Traffic” by having our “online assets” resharing our content.   Our Online Assets:   Our Bit-Media Blog: Provides news on cryptocurrency, FinTech, IoT and the new digital economy Facebook: 70,800 likes Twitter: 1496 followers YouTube: 5400 subscribers Steemit: 73 followers   Our Strategy: Our strategy involves sharing our various posts between our various…

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Bitcoin Futures Dancing on the Ceiling at the Super Bowl

Fans at Super Bowl LII, the US NFL championship game played Sunday, Feb. 4 between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, were treated to a television ad from brokerage firm TD Ameritrade that advertised Bitcoin (BTC) futures.     Singer Lionel Richie appeared in the US-based brokerage firm’s ad describing a customer’s ability to trade 24 hours a day, 5 days a week while. The ad, which played immediately after the national anthem, ended with the company’s logo and the phrase, “Bitcoin futures available. Fiesta forever”:    …

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British Banks Join Bitcoin Crackdown

  It was reported on the front page of the Telegraph that Britain’s biggest bank, Lloyds Banking Group will on Monday tell its 9 million credit card customers that it will block any attempts to buy Bitcoin after the digital currency lost more than half its value in just two months.     This crackdown comes after major US Banks, including JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America and Citi Bank announced last week that they would ban credit card purchases of Bitcoin.   Banking woes for Bitcoin have been one…

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Canada launches first Blockchain ETF amid Bitcoin crash

Harvest Portfolio just received approval for the first CANADIAN blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) which is set to launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange next week.     The firm filed the paperwork for its Blockchain Technologies ETF in January and Harvest Portfolio said the fund will invest “in equity securities of issuers exposed, directly or indirectly to the development and implementation of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies”.   Full story: –ETF – Toronto Stock Exchange, Harvest Portfolio The filing and approval come after a torrid month for Bitcoin investors and…

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