About Christoph Bergmann

Do You want a bit of Bitcoin with those Stamps?

As reported by derStandard.at on July 10, you can now buy gift cards for bitcoins, ether, dash and litecoin in thousands of Austrian post offices. Have the country’s post offices suddenly become bitcoin sellers? The postal companies in Austria and...

Altcoin Markets are in Full Bloodbath Mode

Holding Altcoins these days is not much fun. The bubble pops, prices are in freefall, and the blood is flowing. Nearly every Altcoin lost 20 percent or more in last days. When will the bleeding stop? Ouch! Whoever holds a...

Swiss Villa on Sale for 829 Bitcoin

A Swiss real estate agent has offered a Villa in Ticino for 829 bitcoin. That’s the first Swiss Villa sold for bitcoin – but just the tip of the iceberg. Is the leading cryptocurrency on its way to becoming the...

Coming to your Altcoin soon: Lack of Capacity Causes Congestion on Ethereum

The problem is well known for Bitcoin; there are more transactions than miners can confirm. Now the shortage has reached Ethereum. Especially after popular ICOs, like Status’, the transaction volume is far beyond the network’s capacity. This problem could be...

SegWit2x Alpha is Out: More than 75 percent of Blocks Signal Support

On June 16, Jeff Garzik announced the Alpha release of SegWit2x. After all, miners who have signed the agreement started to signal for its activation, SegWit2x is nearly instantly backed by more than 75 percent of the hash rate. The...

Wow! Swiss’ Crypto-Valley Bears the World’s first Crypto Fund

The company Crypto Fund AG, located in the Crypto-Valley in Zug, Switzerland, wants to release a Crypto-Fund which invests in bitcoin, ether, and other cryptocurrencies. The world’s first regulated crypto fund aims to get a volume of 100 million Swiss...