The Bitcoin Wallet used by the Shadow Brokers hacker group was emptied yesterday and now the group is threatening to sell new hacking tools in exchange for the cryptocurrency Zcash. The Shadow Brokers The Shadow Brokers are thought to be a hacker collective who in the summer of 2016 first attempted to sell hacking tools.
Though a Bitcoin scaling agreement was reached at the recent Consensus conference in New York, many companies are increasingly supporting a User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF) as a means to activate SegWit. UASF Still on the Table Although reports have stated that the Bitcoin scaling debate may be coming to an end due to what has been known as
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CNBC has championed the views of an investor that Bitcoin is an “attractive investment” and could “ease the global financial system.” Michael Preiss: Bitcoin Can Be ‘Alternative’ The World Needs In an article which strongly contrasted with the news resource’s tone last week, CNBC quotes Taurus Wealth Advisors executive director Michael Preiss, who is bullish
The number of Google searches for Bitcoin has trumped its previous record high, according to Google Trends. The third week of May saw interest in Bitcoin spike past its previous high set in November 2013. It currently holds a 30% lead over its past record. Bitcoin’s unprecedented price rise has undoubtedly driven recent interest towards it, having more than doubled since