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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Bitcoin price has reached heights not seen since 2014 in recent months. As 2016 draws to a close, all eyes are on it. Cryptocurrency prices are always a favorite Twitter topic for entrepreneur Vinny Lingham. For the uninitiated, he is one of the “sharks” on Shark Tank South Africa and one of bitcoin’s enthusiastic […]

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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Expect 2017 to be a very good year for Bitcoin’s price. That’s according to prominent Bitcoin investor Barry Silbert, who shared his ten predictions for the upcomming year. He recently shared his top ten predictions for 2017 at DCG’s annual Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit. Overall, DCG is excited about applying Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology to trade […]

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The transformation of the financial services industry is top-of-mind for everyone in the field and blockchain might be the hottest topic in the rapidly changing world of Fintech. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has concluded that blockchain technology “will fundamentally alter the way financial institutions do business around the world” after a year-long study of […]

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The presidential elections in the United States are here and we will know who will be the next president in a couple of days. The rise of Donald Trump has been a phenomenon of sorts. Trump, the Republican Party candidate, is far from your mainstream politician. He is brash, controversial and some might even say […]