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The WannaCry ransomware attack already has a successor. Like WannaCry, this new high-speed extortion scheme has perpetrators demanding payment in digital currency as “ransom” for victims’ files. WannaCry is believed to have infected more than 300,000 computers in the space of a week, most in Asia. This time, according to MalwareHunterTeam, Ukraine is “under fire.” […]

price of bitcoin

The price of Bitcoin had the BTC community buzzing when it soared to record highs topping $1000 just a few months ago. In March it reached $1300, until the scalability issue caused some tremors. After taking a dip, it climbed back up through most of April. (As of this writing, the price is $1550.) Now […]

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The BTC price edged toward an all-time high last week, topping $1,100. While this peak was followed by a drop related to news out of China, 2016 was a year of highs, particularly in the past few months. The last time Bitcoin passed the $1,100 mark was in 2013, which begs comparison to last week’s […]

pay with bitcoin

When your customers pay with Bitcoin, SpicePay makes it as easy as possible. A single click does it all. Compare this with how much information has to be typed in when customers pay with a credit card. Time is money, so it’s always a good policy to make paying for your goods or services as […]

bitcoin payments transactions

Bitcoin payments could be much closer to going mainstream than many people think. The reason is not only that the list of merchants accepting bitcoin is growing by the minute. It is also because Bitcoin is maintaining a lower rate of volatility. In the past year, Bitcoin’s volatility rate has decreased substantially, from 4.9% at […]

bitcoin transactions, bitcoin adoption

Bitcoin transactions are increasing significantly worldwide. The week of 20th November was the busiest ever. Here’s a snapshot of this peak timeframe: • Two million bitcoin transactions • Tens of thousands of transactions backlogged for confirmation • 333,466 transactions processed in a single day High demand is driving prices up. Way up. The bitcoin price […]

segwit bitcoin capacity

As a way to increase bitcoin capacity, segregated witness (SegWit) has been a polarizing issue within the bitcoin community. By now you’ve probably heard the chatter, if not the rants. SegWit is a protocol designed to address the issue of bitcoin scalability. The idea is to separate the signature field of a bitcoin transaction from […]

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Red Bull, a multi-billion dollar energy drink company, has announced the deployment of a Bitcoin-only Red Bull machine, it has been installed in Prague in the Czech Republic, the first machine of Red Bull only accepts Bitcoin as a payment method. The machine was presented at the Hackers Congress at Paralelni Polis, san event sponsored […]