Monthly Archives: June 2018

Satoshi’s Place Is the New Battleground for Bitcoin Core and Cash Supporters

There aren’t many things that bitcoin core and bitcoin cash supporters can agree on. If the two camps were a couple, they could reasonably be described as having irreconcilable differences. When Satoshi’s Place, a virtual graffiti wall powered by the Lightning Network (LN) sprang up, it was inevitable that the BTC and BCH factions would grab their spray cans and start a turf war. The results are amusing to say the least. Also read: Twitter Experience Worsens, Ether Fake Giveaways Taking Over Phalluses, Blasphemy, and Crypto Memes Welcome […]

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LA Trader Faces Prosecution for Illegal Bitcoin-Fiat Exchange

Los Angeles’ ‘Bitcoin Maven’ is facing prosecution for running what prosecutors are calling an unregistered money transmitting business via LocalBitcoins. A Bitcoin trader in Los Angeles, California is facing prosecution for allegedly running an unregistered multimillion dollar Bitcoin-fiat money transmitting business, NBC LA reported yesterday, June 11. Under her pseudonym the ‘Bitcoin Maven’, Theresa Tetley, 50, reportedly earned at least $300,000 annually from her black market business, which ran between 2014 and 2017 via a listing on localbitcoins.com. The U.S. Attorney’s Office has contended that the ‘Maven’ […]

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Reserve Bank of India Admits Issuing Crypto Ban Without Research

RBI, the central bank of India, has not made a proper effort to thoroughly research the nature and usage of cryptocurrencies before issuing its crypto ban. This is according to a reply sent by the bank to a Right to Information query filed by a lawyer. Copies of the communication have been distributed on social media and published by local crypto outlets. Also read: Pakistanis Find Ways to Trade Bitcoin Rendering Ban Ineffective The Right to Know Why On April 5 of this year, India’s central bank […]

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Crypto Mining Firm Argo Set to Become London Stock Exchange’s First Blockchain Listing

The UK is set to see the first blockchain company debut on the London Stock Exchange as Argo pursues an IPO. Cryptocurrency mining outfit Argo Blockchain will likely become the first blockchain company to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), Business Insider reported June 11. After launching its subscription service for mining contracts the same day, the company says it plans to hold an IPO, following a $2.5 mln funding round it completed in January of this year. The LSE has generally remained a more traditional […]

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Korean Firm Keypair Launches Credit Card-Shaped NFC Hardware Wallet

A new hardware wallet has been launched by the South Korean financial tech firm Keypair. The company’s Keywallet Touch has an interesting design as it’s shaped like a credit card and utilizes NFC technology. The company says the device’s smart card chipset supports cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, bitcoin core and litecoin, while also providing FIDO Universal 2nd Factor Authentication (U2F). Also read: Bitcoin Cash Innovation Continues with the First On-Chain Atomic Bet South Korean Firm Keypair Launches Keywallet Touch Hardware Wallet   There’s been a slew of […]

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Russian Gov’t, Corporate Giants Form Joint Venture to Develop in Blockchain, IoT

Russia’s Gazprombank and MegaFon have created a joint venture that plans to develop in blockchain tech and IoT. Multiple Russian corporate giants, including state-owned Gazprombank, have created a joint venture that plans to develop projects in blockchain and the digital economy, local news outlet TASS reported June 9. Russian telecom company MegaFon, Gazprombank, government corporation Rostec, and the USM Group have created a joint venture – referred to as MF Technologies (MFT) – that is worth $450 mln and has a 59 percent stake in Russian Internet […]

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Regulations Round-Up: SEC “Underwhelmed” by Exchanges’ Reporting, Quebec Halts New Mining Operations Again

In recent regulatory news, Brett Redfearn, the director of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Division of Trading and Markets, has described the self-reporting efforts of cryptocurrency exchanges as “underwhelm[ing],” Hydro-Quebec has again suspended new applications from mining companies seeking to operate in the province, and the SEC has published a new page on its website encouraging consumers to “Get hip to the three ‘Rs’ of ICOs: Risks, Rewards, and Responsibilities.” Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: POT Saves World, Coinbase Pumps ETC, Binance Wants EUR […]

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New ccminer 2.2.6 Tpruvot Fork with PHI2 and Allium Support

It has been a while since we have seen an update of tpruvot’s ccminer fork (source), but there it is now a new version 2.2.6 that comes with support for the new PHI2 algorithum for Luxcoin (LUX) that has just forked from the old PHI1612 as well as support for the new Allium algorithm for Garlic. There is an official binary release compiled for Windows available for download, do note it is a 64-bit only and it has been compiled with CUDA 9.0, so make sure that […]

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Coinbase Announces Ethereum Classic Support

coinbase will add ethereum classic to its roster of coins for trading in the next few months. Sign up with coinbase. buy or sell 100 dollars in crypto currency and get 10 dollars of bitcoin for free with this link to coinbase. https://www.coinbase.com/join/59ab37900671d100b3c25cc5 Want to donate to the channel? Donate Litecoin and send me an email saying how much you sent and I’ll try to thank you at the end of the next video! https://steemit.com/@mrsotko Litecoin Address: LUe6Ub9UUGjFxkFbNkBA6nD4ebwRSeSsgD mrsotko@gmail.com https://blog.coinbase.com/adding-ethereum-classic-support-to-coinbase-becb9a337e9c Powered by WPeMatico

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Video Games and Blockchain: New Experience for Players or More Profit for Developers?

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are increasingly turning up in video games, but more as ways of getting people to play them than of changing how they’re played. Crypto-video games are finally here, except that they aren’t. Over the past few months, a steadily increasing stream of computer games have appeared that have used cryptocurrencies in one way or another, yet despite their growing frequency only a small number of these have actually used the mechanics of Ethereum or Bitcoin to provide a decentralized gaming experience. In fact, the […]

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