Category: Bitcoin

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Bitbay India

Bitbay India launching in Aug with support for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and more

Bitbay, a Polish crytocurrency exchange is launching in India as Bitbay India during August and will allow users to trade in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Lisk, Monero, Dash and Gamecredits. Bitbay will launch commercial operations on Aug 24th. Bitbay currently processes 0.26% of the total Bitcoin global trade and has an userbase of 2,00,000. Bitbay plans…
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Hacker hacks Unocoin, grabs emails, sends fake ICO emailer

In a bizarre turn of events, Unocoin, India’s largest Bitcoin exchange sent out an Unocoin ICO emailer to all its users. Hours later, Unocoin announced that hackers had sent the fake ICO emailer. Here is the email that users received: Unocoin was quick to react. They sent the below email to users warning that the…
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Segwit Locked-in : Activation on 21st Aug

Segwit (Segregated Witness) has been locked in and is currently under activation. The activation is expected to happen on 21st of Aug. Once activated, Bitcoin transactions will be confirmed faster by the network and will be able to support a large number of users. SEGWIT LOCKED-IN! – ACTIVATION PERIOD: SegWit activation this period? YES! Activation expected…
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Citibank India closes customer’s account for purchasing Bitcoin

According to a report by a reddit user, Citibank India allegedly closed the bank account of its user since he used his bank account to buy Bitcoins on Zebpay, a mobile Wallet in India. While the legal status of Bitcoin is uncertain in India, as the government is deliberating over its usage, there is no…
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Bitcoin Accepted Here

Bengaluru restaurant starts accepting Bitcoin

Bitcoin adoption is growing steadily all over the world. A restaurant in Bengaluru is the latest merchant to start accepting Bitcoin payments in India. Suryavanshi restaurants, located at Indiranagar and Whitefield now accept Bitcoin as a form of payment. Since starting the experiment, the restaurant has had only one payment made with Bitcoin, which took…
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Unocoin to refund stolen bitcoins

Unocoin, India’s largest Bitcoin wallet and exchange had earlier disabled all users from logging in, due to unauthorized movement of bitcoins from Unocoin user’s wallets. Unocoin had acknowledged the issue on twitter and said “few users have lost 0.25” bitcoins. Unocoin has now accepted the blame for the theft of bitcoin in its wallets and…
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Unocoin hacked, Bitcoins stolen, all user logins frozen

Unocoin, India’s largest Bitcoin wallet has been hacked and reportedly a few users has lost 0.25 BTC. Apart from few txns of 0.2505 BTC each,our server has stopped the txns & are in pending state. It will be cancelled/refunded as appropriate. — Unocoin (@Unocoin) August 6, 2017 At the time of writing, Unocoin has frozen…
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Bitcoin rising up

Bitcoin breaches $3100

Bitcoin is rallying hard today, rising from 2865 on Aug 4th to 3120 on Aug 5th! Multiple speculated reasons for the rally include: Large Bitcoin Cash holders cashing out their Bitcoin cash (BCC) into Bitcon (BTC) Anticipation of Segwit lock-in

BitOasis Bitcoin / Ethereum buying guide for Dubai + BitOasis Review

BitOasis is UAE’s only cryptocurrency exchange that currently supports a bitcoin wallet and allows ethereum purchase and holding on its exchange platform. Signing up is simple. Provide your name, email and a password to signup and get started. You may also want to verify your account by uploading your documents. In this case, upload your…
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BitOasis resumes Bitcoin transactions after BCC split

Bitoasis, UAE’s only Crytpocurrency exchange that supports buying and selling of Bitcoin and Ethereum had turned off all trading and buying/selling of Bitcoins since July 30th, anticipating the outcome of the Bitcoin hardfork that created Bitcoin Cash. As of 2nd August, Bitoasis has resumed all Bitcoin transactions and has put up the following notice for…
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