Monthly Archives: March 2018

Chinese Crypto Mining Giant Bitmain Developing Facilities In US, Document Suggests

Chinese mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain is ostensibly developing subsidiary projects in the United States. The major Chinese cryptocurrency mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain is reportedly involved in the development of Ant Creek mining centers in the US. According to the business data website companies-number.com, Bitmain’s co-founder Jihan Wu is the sole “governing person” of the Ant Creek LLC in Tumwater, Washington. According to local newspaper the Union Bulletin, Ant Creek is building a “blockchain facility” at the Port of Walla Walla, Washington. According to Port Executive Director Patrick […]

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Belgium Warns of 19 Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms Showing Signs of Fraud

The Belgian financial authority has published a list of 19 cryptocurrency trading platforms that it had received complaints about. The regulator says these platforms show signs of fraud. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies 19 ‘Fraudulent’ Crypto Trading Platforms Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has recently warned about fraudulent cryptocurrency trading platforms. The agency also published a list of 19 crypto platforms it “has received questions or complaints from consumers about and has established indications of fraud,” the agency wrote. […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, March 10

Technical analysis on top 9 cryptocurrencies. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Wall Street strategist Thomas Lee has formulated a new contrarian index, called the Bitcoin Misery Index, BMI, which can be helpful for traders. Lee is bullish on Bitcoin and has retained a year-end target […]

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A Look at This Week’s Bitcoin Cash Markets and Merchant Support

Bitcoin cash (BCH) markets have been declining in value following suit with BTC and a vast majority of cryptocurrency prices suffering from losses the past five days. The price has since stabilized hovering around the $1,075 range after touching a low of $920 per coin just a few days ago. Also read: Ant Creek: Is Bitmain Quietly Developing a Mining Facility in the US?    Bitcoin Cash Prices Stabilize After a Bearish Week BCH/USD markets have seen some lows lately but so has nearly every crypto in the […]

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PR: Verifier – the Idea of Using Blockchain to Verify Elections Is Not New

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The validity of presidential elections has been in doubt in numerous cases. What’s more, one of the most high-profile cases – the US presidential election – has not yet fully played itself out. Perhaps this is why the election observer organization National […]

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Cryptocurrencies vs. Banks: Advantage of Decentralized Financial Systems

Decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have strong advantages over centralized financial systems, especially in the realm of efficient transaction settlement. The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com Decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have strong advantages over centralized financial systems, primarily because of their ability to function and operate without a single point of failure, which hackers and bad actors can target. Transaction processing On Feb. 19, Jameson Lopp, the lead engineer at multi-signature Blockchain security […]

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75% of $20M Bitcoin Auction from Drug Busts

Nabbed in conjunction with various administrative, civil, and federal prosecutions, the United States Marshals are preparing to auction over 2,000 bitcoin. The official sale is open to all countries, pending requirements, and will commence March 19th, 8am to 2pm Eastern, for a period of six hours. If successful, it could mean over 50 million USD in bitcoin has been auctioned from the agency in two months.  Also read: Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested in Bitcoin Mining More Bitcoin to be Auctioned by US Law Enforcement Asset seizure […]

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Report Shows Egypt is Covertly Mining Cryptocurrency on Citizens’ Computers

The Egyptian government has been called out in a new report that suggests they are not only spying on and censoring their citizens’ internet but also using them to mine cryptocurrency.  Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Government Mining Cryptocurrency Covertly The Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory at the University of Toronto, published a report on Friday strongly suggesting that Egypt has been mining cryptocurrency secretly on its citizens’ computers. The report explained that Sandvine/Procera Networks Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) devices were used […]

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Week in Review: “Defining” Moments in Cryptocurrencies

While Japan has been cracking down more on cryptocurrency exchanges recently, we see the state of Wyoming opening things up to make the state more attractive to the technology. At the same time, the SEC defined ICOs as money transmitters and crypto exchanges as money exchange businesses. It is rapidly becoming easier to run afoul of these quickly changing clarifications and find yourself in hot water. On the lighter side, words such as “cryptocurrency,” “blockchain” and “ICO” are joining “Bitcoin” in the dictionary as officially recognized and […]

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99 Out Of 100 Top Coins See Green As Bitcoin Climbs Back Above $9K

Cryptocurrency markets see a slight pickup across the board as BTC breaks $9,000 again, altcoins show up to 25% growth. The cryptocurrency markets are showing slight positive growth today March 10, with Bitcoin (BTC) rising back up above $9,000 and almost all of the top 100 coins, except one, listed on CoinMarketCap in the green as of press time. BTC had reached over $11,500 during its intra-week high on March 5, before dropping below $9000 yesterday, March 9. BTC is currently trading at around $9,500, up around […]

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