Bitcoin cruised past $8,000 for the first time this week, but it hasn’t been smooth sailing for all after Tether — a company that helps exchanges convert fiat currency to token — said today that a hacker snatched nearly $31 million. Tether operates USDT, a cryptocurrency asset that it backs via the U.S. dollar. The company said that $30,950,010-worth …

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Last updated on November 20th, 2017 at 07:47 am Similar to mining Zcash mining and Ethereum mining, Monero mining (aka XMR mining) is very simple. The great news is that you can actually still mine Monero with your CPU, so laptops can actually earn you coins as well. The big advantage of the platform I’ll …

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This is a guest contribution by Manoj Trivedi. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. On hearing the word Blockchain, a lot of possibilities enter one’s mind. ICOs, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, SegWit and what not! The penetration of Blockchain in the technology world has exceeded to next level and …

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We have reached the peak of initial coin offerings. Mocking the recent ICO mania, an opportunistic entrepreneur has launched a new coin offering that is raising funds to help Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin “get better health and become a fitter person.” “Because some people are much too busy thinking about our future… They’ve forgotten to think …

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Matthew Tompkins · November 20, 2017 · 6:15 pm<!– Excerpt The Bitcoin wallet provided by Bitcoin.com is defaulting to Bitcoin clone Bitcoin Cash (BCH) instead of Bitcoin (BTC). Users sending Bitcoins to a BCH address could potentially lose their coins. The controversy was brought to light on a posting on Reddit’s /r/Bitcoin, where one user …

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News Confido, an ICO startup whose name means “I trust”, has done a bunk with 1,235 ETH. The company was supposed to have been creating a trustless payment system using smart contracts. Instead, it was the project’s founders who have proven themselves trustless after deleting all their accounts and going dark. The $375,000 exit scam …

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This is a Trial Version of Social Share & Locker Pro plugin. Please add your purchase code into Licence section to enable the Full Social Share & Locker Pro Version. The head of Russia’s Ministry of Communications (Minkomsvyaz) has said the country will “never” legalize Bitcoin within its economy. Speaking to journalists on the fringes of the …

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When the bitcoin ecosystem began to take shape, one of its first “killer apps” was supposed to be its potential for providing banking services and low-cost remittances to regions of Africa poorly served by the traditional banking sector. Due to bitcoin’s relatively high transaction fees, however, and the lack of exchange liquidity to convert bitcoin …

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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is facing irony this week after calling Bitcoin a fraud – as the bank’s Swiss arm is sanctioned for fraud. Reports from local media outlet Die Handelszeitung relate how the Swiss regulator Finma had ruled JPMorgan was guilty of money laundering in June. A legal battle then ensued, with Dimon’s giant …

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Jeff Francis · November 20, 2017 · 5:00 pm<!– Excerpt The ongoing turmoil in Zimbabwe reinforces the fact that people around the world are increasingly turning to Bitcoin in times of crisis. In times of crisis, individuals look to a number of things to help support them through the troubled times. Some of these items …

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