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Bitcoin Cash Roundup: Adoption Stories and New Developments

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption, development, and participation continue to spread as there’s been a myriad of BCH-related announcements in the last few weeks. Moreover, there’s now over 18 million bitcoin cash in circulation and only three million coins left to mine. Also read: Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support Bitcoin Cash Adoption and Announcements The last few weeks have seen a variety of new adoption stories, software development, and new platforms that utilize BCH. Proponents of the decentralized cryptocurrency have been relentlessly pushing for mass […]

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New SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner 0.1.2 Beta With kangaroo12 Support

The author of the popular SRBminer CryptoNight AMD GPU miner has just updated his new mining software called SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner to version 0.1.2 Betta adding support for the new kangaroo12 (k12) algorithm on GPU and CPU. The miner is targeted at algorithms for CPU mining as well as some CPU and GPU ones for more recent AMD-based video cards (R9 2xx series and newer)… other than the CN-based algorithms that the other SRBminer Cryptonight oriented miner software for AMD GPU supports. The latest […]

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HTC Launches Exodus 1S, First Phone That Can Run a Full BTC Node

The HTC’s new Exodus 1s smartphone launches in Europe, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE and can run a full mobile BTC node. Taiwanese electronics giant HTC has launched its new smartphone Exodus 1s, enabling users to run a full Bitcoin (BTC) node on mobile. First smartphone to support full Bitcoin node In line with an announcement in May 2019, HTC launched the Exodus 1s at the Lightning Conference in Berlin on Oct. 19 and started selling the first devices during the even using the Lightning payment […]

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Bittrex International Halts Service in Venezuela and 30 More Countries

Bittrex International’s trading platform to shut down in Venezuela and 30 other countries on Oct. 29, Cointelegraph en Español reports. Bittrex International, Malta-based international unit of United States’ crypto exchange Bittrex, will cease operations in Venezuela and 30 other countries. No clear reason for the action In an email to Venezuelan customers, Bittrex International announced that the exchange will halt account and trading access to users on Oct. 29, asking them to withdraw their funds with the exchange before that date, Cointelegraph en Español reports on Oct. […]

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How Can EEA’s Reward Token System Help Banks Motivate Their Employees?

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance’s reputation system: Why do banks want to reward employees with tokens? Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) created a token system to encourage the active contribution of member organizations and their employees to the consortium, as reported by Cointelegraph on Oct. 8. The tokens are powered by the EEA’s Off-chain Trusted Compute Specification and is said to be trustworthy enough for use both within and between different companies. The system was first demonstrated at the Devcon5 conference at the start of October in Osaka as part […]

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Bitcoin Recovers Above $8K After 18th Million Bitcoin Was Mined

Crypto markets edge up after another downward movement, with 17 out of the top 20 coins by market cap in green. Saturday, Oct. 19 — crypto markets are seeing a slight recovery after another downward movement as Bitcoin (BTC) is back to trading above $8,000. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 18 million BTC mined, BTC blockchain hits 600,000 blocks  After trading below $8,000 threshold for most of the day, Bitcoin has seen a sharp recovery to climb above the mark at publishing time. The biggest cryptocurrency is trading […]

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“I’m not buying anything,” says Tron CEO Amid Reports of Poloniex Acquisition

“I’m not buying anything,” says Tron founder and CEO Justin Sun amid recent reports suggesting that he acquired crypto exchange Poloniex. Tron (TRX) founder and CEO Justin Sun has possibly refuted recent reports suggesting that he is leading an investment group behind the acquisition of cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex. In a tweet published on Oct. 19, Sun has claimed that he is “not buying anything,” noting that he is an investor and disclosing some of his crypto assets: “Just invest some and help out my friends. Actually I […]

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Alipay Denounces Bitcoin OTC Trading: Regulatory ‘Gray Area’ in China

Alipay denies providing support for Bitcoin trading amid reports of Binance accepting fiat deposits via popular payment channels. Earlier in October 2019, Binance announced a fiat on-ramp for crypto trading via Chinese payment services Alipay and WeChat. This move was part of the exchange giant’s peer-to-peer (P2P) trading rollout for Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Tether (USDT) against the Chinese yuan. The public nature of this announcement did bring questions to the fore regarding the use of payment channels like Alipay and WeChat for crypto trading. Alipay did, […]

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Circle Drops Poloniex Leaving US Crypto Traders High and Dry

According to a blog post published by Circle, the cryptocurrency firm is releasing its subsidiary exchange Poloniex which is now owned by an “Asian investment group.” The trading platform will become an independent company called Polo Digital Assets, Ltd., and after November 1, 2019, U.S. residents will no longer be able to use the platform. Also read: Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support Circle Spins Out Poloniex Circle, which specializes in digital assets and over-the-counter swaps, has decided to sell the cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex. The […]

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Blockchain Voting is Vulnerable to Hacking and Low-Quality Data: Research

Some major issues must be resolved before blockchain voting becomes trustworthy, according to a new study. Nir Kshetri, a professor of management at the University of North Carolina, has suggested that before blockchain-based voting can be considered safe and trustworthy, some major issues must be resolved. In an article published on Oct. 18, Kshetri claims that “small-scale tests run so far have identified problems and vulnerabilities in the digital systems and government administrative procedures” that must be solved before adopting the technology.  Hard to audit Per the […]

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