Anchor a Document or File to the BCH Chain With Notary.Bitcoin.com

In my last article, I explained how to prove ownership of a specific address by signing a message with a public and private key pair. That’s just one way of proving ownership and verifying a valid signature, as BCH users can also anchor a document to the chain using the Bitcoin Cash protocol’s Script language. This particular walkthrough aims to teach you how to create notarized proofs using Notary.Bitcoin.com. Also Read: Putting an End to the Bitcoin Store of Value Fallacy Upload a File or Document to the BCH Chain…

Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin Core wants to distance itself politically from the former project leader Gavin Andresen, the payment protocol BIP070 he was involved with, and from the BCH-friendly Bitpay payment processor company. The attempts to remove software associated with Gavin Andresen are now having real-world effects on the security of bitcoin payments. Also read: How to Prove Ownership With a Bitcoin Cash Address and Digital Signature Bitpay Forced to Remove BIP070 Bitpay keeps getting criticized for implementing a payment protocol requirement for wallet apps looking to send money to a Bitpay BTC…

First Brexit, Now Trade Wars: Global Politics Driving Bitcoin (BTC) Investors

In April, after more than a year of falling prices, Bitcoin and the crypto markets took off on a bullish rally. While the initial price jump has been tied to a massive 21,000 BTC buy, geopolitical overtones at the time concerning Brexit contributed to the wave of investment interest. During the same week that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency experienced its first bullish rally since the beginning of 2018, British Parliament and Prime Minister Theresa May were embroiled in a debate on how to handle their exit from the European Union. While…

SEC Must Decide About VanEck Bitcoin ETF the Same Day Pro-Crypto Commissioner Hester Peirce Will Speak About This Subject… Good News Ahead?

Everybody in the crypto-verse is focused on expectations and speculation. Which currency will rise, which will fall, which company will adopt blockchain technologies… and which will be the first Bitcoin ETF approved by the SEC. Commissioner Hester M. Peirce (source SEC) Although all previous attempts have failed, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is having a conference in New York on May 21 to discuss the future of ETFs and how they could affect the financial industry. However, it is important…

How to Prove Ownership With a Bitcoin Cash Address and Digital Signature

Bitcoin is an amazing form of money and the technology Satoshi created has incredible potential. However, most people don’t realize that the blockchain not only allows for a great medium of exchange, but it also provides the means for creating notarized proofs. The following walkthrough aims to show anyone how to prove they own a bitcoin cash address as long as they are the owner of the private key. Also Read: Putting an End to the Bitcoin Store of Value Fallacy The Bitcoin Cash Blockchain and Notarized Proof The decentralized…

Crypto Market Testing Crucial Support: Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, XLM Analysis

The total crypto market cap declined sharply and tested an important support near $210.0B. Bitcoin price is showing signs of a decent recovery above the $7,200 support level. Litecoin (LTC) price failed to stay above the $100 level and recently declined below $90. Bitcoin cash price is down more than $90 from the recent high and broke the $380 support. EOS price is once again below the key $6.20 and $6.00 support levels. Stellar (XLM) price is gaining traction and it is up more than 7% to $0.1310. The crypto…

About That Orange B… The History of Bitcoin’s Logos

Can a logo symbolize the ethos of a project? An industry? An entire movement? This is perhaps too much meaning to attribute to any one design, but if any logo has come close to the task, it’s that of bitcoin. Belonging to no corporation, no in-house graphic design team at a shiny Silicon Valley startup, bitcoin’s logo has given the faceless project’s many adherents an image to hold on to. And not only to hold on to – but to emblazon on shirts, stick to laptops and stamp on physical…

Bitcoin Drop To $6,100 Might Just Kick-Off A Rally To $20,000 And Beyond

Bitcoin Could Rally To $20,000 Into 2020 Bitcoin (BTC) may have lost over 10% in the past 24 hours, but one analyst is saying that this sets up the asset’s chart nicely. In a recent eye-opening tweet, popular analyst Filb Filb, known for his astute market observations (he predicted the rally to $5,000), posted the two charts, seen below. As he points out, Bitcoin’s current inverse chart looks eerily similar to the same chart seen from late-2014 to 2016, during which BTC capitulated, traded in an accumulation range for months,…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Near Inflection Point: Fresh Increase Likely

Bitcoin price declined heavily yesterday and traded close to the $6,650 support against the US Dollar. The price traded as low as $6,645 and it is currently recovering towards the $7,400 level. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance at $7,400 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair needs to clear the $7,400 and $7,512 resistance levels to start a strong upward move. Bitcoin price seems to be forming a new support base above $7,000 against the US Dollar. BTC…

Bitcoin Collapse To $7,000 Resulted In Brutal “Technical Damage”, Warns Analyst

Bitcoin May Fall Further Bitcoin (BTC) has just seen its craziest hour of price action since the weekend, during which the cryptocurrency market rallied by 20%, if not more. For those who missed the memo, or haven’t checked the charts or Crypto Twitter in a hot second, Bitcoin collapsed by over 15% in minutes on major markets, falling from $7,800 to $6,200. Interestingly, however, most of the downturn was contained to Bitstamp, a Europe-centric exchange, as there existed a $500 to $600 spread between its BTC/USD pair and the same pair on…