Monthly Archives: March 2018

Someone Just Spent $2,000 On a $1,000 Gift Card Trying to “Double Spend” BCH

It is a common practice nowadays for online ventures to invite white hat hackers to attack their systems via security challenges or cyber bug hunts. Companies usually do this to learn what vulnerabilities they might have and improve, or to show their confidence in their existing defense capabilities. The method can also be used to prove a point about the reliability of a certain system as seems to have happened now with 0-conf BCH transactions. Also Read: Wirex to Launch Cryptocurrency Debit Cards in Asia During Q2 […]

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Report: Twitter Prepares Ban on Crypto Ads

Twitter is reportedly preparing to prohibit advertisements for ICOs, token sales, and cryptocurrency wallets. The new advertising policy is expected to come into effect in a couple weeks. The microblogging site is said to impose a ban on ads for crypto exchanges, as well, bar a few exceptions. The policy change is yet to be confirmed officially. Also read: Lawsuit Challenges Google’s Ban on Crypto Ads in Russia Some Trading Platforms May be Excluded from the Ban Following similar moves by Facebook and Google, Twitter is now […]

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Blockchain Technology Takes Hold in Israel: Expert Take

Blockchain technology – designed to reduce fraud and corruption – is winning hearts in Israel In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV to a.mcqueen@cointelegraph.com Blockchain technology – designed to reduce fraud and corruption – is […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Time to Build

If there’s one thing a crypto recession’s good for, it’s rebuilding. It’s debatable whether we’re in a full-blown recession admittedly, but whatever you wanna call it, the charts ain’t looking too pretty. The upside to that is it’s a great time for looking elsewhere. With Easter imminent, it seems fitting that some of crypto’s biggest players should be focusing on renewal: new blockchains, new miners, new scaling solutions, and new licenses. This week in bitcoin, the great build begins. Also read: Paypal Users Receive Cryptocurrency Warning Email From […]

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Markets Update: Bears Pull Crypto-Prices Near Last Bottom

Cryptocurrency markets are still following a bearish pattern, leaving many digital asset traders uncertain. BTC/USD values have plummeted to levels not seen since the first week of February as the price per coin had touched a low of $7,325 on March 18. Moreover, the whole digital asset economy is suffering from losses as the entire cryptocurrency market capitalization has dropped to a low of $285Bn. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies How Low Can You Go? Digital assets are touching some lows […]

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PR: AICHAIN – Bring the Future of AI to Everyone, a Key Breakthrough for China’s Blockchain Project

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. AICHAIN, the China’s leading blockchain project in artificial intelligence domain, has been a hit with investors now days. As the leading blockchain project in China, its unique research logic attracts people most. In 2017, the AICHAIN team started to combine artificial intelligence […]

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Tom Lee Predicts Bitcoin To Reach $91,000 by March 2020, Based On Performances After Past Dips

BTC will hit $91,000 in 2020, according to another crypto market prediction from Fundstrat’s Tom Lee. Fundstrat’s Tom Lee has forecasted that Bitcoin’s price will reach $91,000 by March 2020, basing his prediction on a chart that shows Bitcoin’s (BTC) performances after past market dips, Forbes reported March 17. Lee and Fundstrat used an average of the percentage gained in price after each dip to arrive at the 2020 figure. The Forbes piece notes that because the chart is based on a logarithmic scale as opposed to […]

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Venezuela Recruiting Citizens to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Venezuela is calling for its citizens to build cryptocurrency mining farms throughout the country. The government has set up a crypto mining program which president Nicolas Maduro hopes will attract at least 1 million people such as university students, the unemployed, single mothers and the homeless. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Maduro Seeks Crypto Miners The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has launched a program to encourage citizens to set up mining farms throughout the country. Speaking in Caracas, he said […]

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Russians Call For ‘Crypto Hour’ – Turn Off All Mining Equipment For Ecological Awareness

Russian miners are calling for the int’l mining community to take part in Earth Hour by shutting down their mining equipment for one hour next week. Earth Hour, a grassroots movement within the World Wildlife Fund to turn off all electricity for a single hour once a year as a way to draw attention to energy consumption, will be celebrated by Russian miners this year as well with the creation of “Crypto Hour,” local news outlet Rambler reported March 15. In order to remind the crypto sphere […]

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Guns N’ Roses Drummer Uses Crypto to Change Music Industry

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Matt Sorum, formerly of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver, is lending his name and experience to a new crypto funding project, Artbit, in an effort to eliminate the age-old middle-person between artists and consumers. Also read: Since Embracing Bitcoin, Robinhood App Value Jumps to $5.6 Billion Former Guns N’ Roses Drummer Matt Sorum Wants Artists to Get Paid What They’re Due Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Matt Sorum explains, “My interest is in cutting the middleman. That’s been […]

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