Judge Slams IRS, Allows User to Challenge Case on Coinbase

In a contentious ongoing case between the IRS and Coinbase, a user of the exchange was granted the right to contest the governmental agency’s sweeping call for private information. In a scathing 12-page report, A Federal Judge has said that the Internal Revenue Service’s desire to exclude those affected by the probe into Coinbase “makes […]

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Pennsylvania Man Confesses to $40 Million Bitcoin Theft

Confronted by police on allegations of selling stolen laptops, a Pennsylvania man has also come clean and confessed to apparently stealing over $40 million worth of Bitcoin through a malware program. An alleged heist of millions of dollars worth of Bitcoin has come to light in the most peculiar fashion as a Pennsylvania man admitted […]

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Segwit2x, UASF and the Possible Fork – Here’s What You Need to Know

The post Segwit2x, UASF and the Possible Fork – Here’s What You Need to Know appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. This post compliments the previous post we’ve written about the controversy within the Bitcoin community on March 2017. If you want a deeper understanding of what’s going on please read the original post. If you just want the […]

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Industry View: How Will The Blockchain Change Our Lives in 2027?

Blockchain industry executives and experts reveal how blockchain technology can affect our everyday lives ten years from now. How will the blockchain change our everyday lives in 2027? If you’re into crypto, then you’re probably aware of how it is changing your quotidian. For starters, you’re probably checking price charts every so often. But other […]

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BitBike: This Bitcoin-Powered ‘AirBnB’ for Bicycles Wants Your Vote

BitBike, a P2P bike sharing startup using Bitcoin for payment, is currently looking for votes to determine the first cities for launch. ‘AirBnB’ for Bikes with Bitcoin The aim of the bike hire initiative is for people to both rent their own bike and hire them out to other BitBike members using a mobile phone […]

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How to Buy Zcash in 3 Simple Steps – A Beginner’s Guide

The post How to Buy Zcash in 3 Simple Steps – A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. What is Zcash (ZEC)? ZCash is a new project which is headed by Zooko Wilcox, that’s here to tackle one of bitcoin’s most urging issues – traceability. As you may or may not know Bitcoin isn’t […]

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Coinbase 100% Overspends On Fees, Loses Up To ’15 BTC Per Hour’

Coinbase has been described as “hemorrhaging money” this week after data showed it had been paying double transaction fees. Fees Glitch Adds To Coinbase Woes The overspending, likely due to a software problem, is the latest in a series of technical mishaps for the exchange and wallet provider. BitGo engineer Jameson Lopp originally raised the alarm […]

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AlphaBay Taken Down, Alleged Administrator Commits Suicide, Dark Web Users Sent Into A Frenzy

The biggest Dark Web marketplace was seized and shut down through a coordinated law enforcement operation across 3 countries, sending ripples of shock-waves across the Dark Web community. Alphabay Goes Dark Heir to the Silk Road, AlphaBay had long dominated the Dark Web markets but went conspicuously offline about a week ago, prompting a wide range […]

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Cointelegraph Bitcoin Sign Guy 2017 Contest

‘Bitcoin Sign Guy’ has netted $16K since his “Buy Bitcoin” writing behind Fed Chair went viral Wednesday. Hi there! ‘Bitcoin Sign Guy’ has netted $16K since his “Buy Bitcoin” writing behind Fed Chair went viral Wednesday. Do you all agree with him or maybe you’ve got something else to tell the world? Vitalik […]

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DIMCOIN Pre-ICO Offers a 10% Additional Bonus for XEM Contributions

Blockchain equity startup DIMCOIN recently announced that it is going offer investors an additional 10% ICO bonus for contributions made in XEM tokens during the ongoing crowdsale. The participants in the ICO purchasing the tokens during the crowdsale will receive DIM TOKENs and DIMCOINs in their XEM wallet addresses. The blockchain platform’s crowdsale is currently […]

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