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October 12, 2018


Bitcoin.com: Win $100 of Bitcoin Cash in Bitcoin.com’s Paper Wallet Design Contest

Over the next few weeks, Bitcoin.com is hosting a paper wallet design contest to create a beautiful cold storage visual graphic for bitcoin enthusiasts around the world. The competition is open to everyone and the winning entry will receive $100 worth of bitcoin cash. Also Read: Bitcoin.com...

From: Bitcoin.com

Kai Sedgwick: The Daily: Kanye Teaches Opsec, Crypto Foes Join Forces

The last 24 hours has been one of those all-too-rare periods in which the cryptosphere unites against a shared enemy. We’ll detail who in The Daily, right after we’ve discussed blockchain spam, Blockfolio’s new funding round, and how we learned an opsec lesson from Kanye West. Also...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Jeffrey Gogo: Funny New Advert Shows Bitcoin Is on Google’s Mind

Google, which currently sits on the fence with regard to cryptocurrency, took an opportunity to throw shade at digital coins like bitcoin core and bitcoin cash during an advert for its new call-screening feature. In the minute-long segment, popular comedians dressed as Google employees mock...

From: Jeffrey Gogo

C. Edward Kelso: Facebook Purge Continues: 559 Pages, 251 Accounts Removed Ahead of US Elections

Facebook’s Nathaniel Gleicher, Head of Cybersecurity Policy, and Oscar Rodriguez, Product Manager, announced that “Today, we’re removing 559 pages and 251 accounts that have consistently broken our rules against spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior.” It is another decision to purge...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Jamie Redman: SV Pool Mines Its First Block as November’s Bitcoin Cash Fork Approaches

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the mining operation SV Pool mined its first Bitcoin Cash block. The pool operators led by the blockchain firms Nchain and Coingeek say that hundreds of miners from all around the world have signed up to mine with the pool.      Also Read: Zigzag Platform Provides...

From: Jamie Redman

C. Edward Kelso: Hundreds of ICOs Being Secretly Investigated by SEC, Claims Report

Hundreds of startups are reportedly being “secretly” targeted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for their involvement with initial coin offerings. Companies that participated in ICOs are now scrambling to clarify whether their token constituted a security, and, if so,...

From: C. Edward Kelso

October 11, 2018


Jeffrey Gogo: Nigerian Startup Kubitx Launches Bitcoin Exchange in Beta

Kubitx, a Pan-African financial technology startup registered in Malta, announced the beta launch of its new cryptocurrency exchange on Thursday. The platform, which supports seven digital coins for the test, including BCH and BTC, will initially be available to users in Nigeria, before the...

From: Jeffrey Gogo

October 04, 2018


Jamie Redman: Bitpay Phases Out Crypto-Debit Cards for European Cardholders

The global cryptocurrency payment service provider, Bitpay, has announced the company’s loadable cryptocurrency debit card services will no longer work for European customers later this month. Bitpay has emailed all of its European card holding customers and revealed it is in the midst of...

From: Jamie Redman

C. Edward Kelso: Venezuela’s Petro Copied Dash, Claims Ethereum Developer

An Ethereum developer is claiming the state-backed petro (PTR) cryptocurrency, a plaything to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, has taken substantial amounts of its newly published whitepaper from Dash (DASH). Indeed, at least at first glance, it does appear there are close similarities...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Kai Sedgwick: The Daily: Wall Street-Backed Crypto Futures, Market Manipulation as a Service

Cryptocurrency attracts a diverse crowd, from speculators to scammers, and from financiers to gamblers. These groups, and their often opposing aims, are what make the cryptoconomy such a strange yet compelling place. In today’s edition of The Daily, for instance, we’ve got stories pertaining...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Kai Sedgwick: Six of the Best Cryptocurrency Calendars

The world of cryptocurrency is a hectic and jam-packed one, with nary a day passing when there isn’t a major event of some kind going down. From conferences to seminars and coin burns to airdrops, crypto events large and small must be factored into the investment strategy and travel itinerary...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Jamie Redman: Frictionless Commerce: A Story of How Easy It Is to Start Accepting Bitcoin Cash

Earlier this week news.Bitcoin.com received an email from an e-commerce shop owner who was having lots of issues dealing with traditional payment providers. Many of the problems stemmed from him not having a formal address and having bank accounts in different countries. However, the owner of...

From: Jamie Redman

Lubomir Tassev: Increasing Number of Crypto ATMs in Europe Support BCH

A growing number of cryptocurrency ATMs in Europe now buy and sell BCH, increasing the popularity and widening the adoption of Bitcoin Cash. Many of the teller machines are located in major cities and resorts offering Europeans and visitors easy access to the world of fast and affordable digital...

From: Lubomir Tassev

October 03, 2018


Jamie Redman: Under the Tent: A Look at the Latest Openbazaar Marketplace Software

Back in April of 2016 news.Bitcoin.com reviewed the Openbazaar platform the first day the marketplace launched. Since then the application has come a long way with many updates, new features, and the platform most definitely has more users. This week we decided to give the Openbazaar 2.2.5...

From: Jamie Redman

C. Edward Kelso: Bitcoin Cash Speaker Series II Brings Leading BCHers Together

Later this month, the London Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Speaker Series II will take place at Huckletree Shoreditch. It’s one of the final times representatives from Coingeek and Bitcoin.com, among other BCH enthusiasts, will meet prior to the November 15th hard fork. Though not overtly about forks, it...

From: C. Edward Kelso

C. Edward Kelso: Bitcoin Cash Speaker Series II Brings Leading Bitcoiners Together

Later this month, the London Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Speaker Series II will take place at Huckletree Shoreditch. It’s one of the final times representatives from Coingeek and Bitcoin.com, among other BCH enthusiasts, will meet prior to the November 15th hard fork. Though not overtly about forks, it...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Jeffrey Gogo: Wave of Mobile Tax Hikes Squeezes Africa’s Poor to Indulge Governments

A smart robber fleeces you with a pen and a handshake. From Zimbabwe to Kenya, Uganda to Benin, African governments are on a tax-raising spree, looking for easy money, ostensibly to help fund successive revenue shortfalls and budget deficits. Often, the money ends up being misappropriated by...

From: Jeffrey Gogo

Jeffrey Gogo: Wave of Mobile Tax Hikes Squeeze Africa’s Poor to Indulge Governments

A smart robber fleeces you with a pen and a handshake. From Zimbabwe to Kenya, Uganda to Benin, African governments are on a tax-raising spree, looking for easy money, ostensibly to help fund successive revenue shortfalls and budget deficits. Often, the money ends up being misappropriated by...

From: Jeffrey Gogo

Kai Sedgwick: The Daily: Bitcoin Burns Critics, Bill Clinton Does Blockchain

There’s never a dull day in crypto. It’s soap opera for geeks who are too busy to do soap opera. Whether you’re a BUIDLER or HODLER, The Daily delivers the latest drama from the cryptocurrency world in less time than it takes to solve the captcha and log in to your favorite exchange....

From: Kai Sedgwick

October 02, 2018


Jamie Redman: BCH Roundup: Merchant Adoption, Wallet Services, and Hackathons

Another busy week has passed for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents as there continues to be an influx of bitcoin cash adoption, new platforms, and improved infrastructure. Also read: Popular Discussion Board 4chan Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies for Passes Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Market Action Every week...

From: Jamie Redman

C. Edward Kelso: Shapeshift CEO Responds to Wall Street Journal Laundering Claims

Reporters at the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) tied innovative ecosystem cryptocurrency exchange Shapeshift to money laundering. “How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole of Cryptocurrency,” was its published product from months of investigative journalism. The company’s CEO, Erik...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Kai Sedgwick: 54% of Cryptocurrency Exchanges Have Security Holes

Traders hope and expect the exchange they’re trading on takes security seriously. But while all crypto platforms pay lip service to good cybersecurity practices, many fail at even the most basic measures such as enforcing strong passwords. New research has found 54% of all cryptocurrency...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Jamie Redman: Popular Discussion Board 4chan Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies for Passes

This week cryptocurrency enthusiasts were pleased to hear that the infamous imageboard 4chan now accepts four different digital assets for its website pass. The $20 annual pass allows users to bypass captcha verifications when posting on 4chan and now users can purchase passes with BCH, BTC,...

From: Jamie Redman

Kai Sedgwick: Draconian Digital Search Laws Threaten Bitcoiners Passing Through Customs

Draconian legislation in a series of supposedly liberal democracies is encroaching on the rights of travelers. New Zealand is the latest nation to pass laws granting customs agents unprecedented investigatory powers including the right to force travelers to disclose their passwords or face a...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Lubomir Tassev: The Daily: Coinsquare Secures Banking Partnership, Québec Elections Bring Hope to Miners

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has reached a partnership agreement with a major Canadian bank and we’ve covered the announcement in The Daily. Also in Canada, a large bitcoin farm may be cut off from the grid by a mayor concerned about electricity consumption, and elections in Québec are...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Kai Sedgwick: Deep Web Roundup: Intelligence Official Charged With Selling Secrets, Disney Visits the Darknet

A French intelligence official has been charged with selling state secrets on the dark web for BTC. Also in this roundup, we look at a new threat analysis tool trawling deep web sites for certain keywords and detail a surprise namecheck in Disney’s latest movie. Also read: Banks, Money Mules...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Jeffrey Gogo: Banks, Money Mules and Front Companies Aid Terrorists in Conflict Zones Launder Money

Terror financing is taking on a new shape, but still retaining its old aides. Environmental crimes such as wildlife trafficking and illegal ivory sales have overtaken the drug trade as the major income source for terrorists around the world, accounting for more than a third of their revenue....

From: Jeffrey Gogo

C. Edward Kelso: Ross Ulbricht Marks Fifth Anniversary in Prison

Alleged founder of Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, marked his fifth year in prison. October 1st, 2013, Mr. Ulbricht began a double life sentence without the possibility of parole for his alleged founding and running of the Silk Road online marketplace. On the occasion of his fifth full year,...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Jamie Redman: Meet Cash-ID: The Open Protocol That Uses Bitcoin Cash Keys for Identity

This past Sunday BCH proponent and developer, Jonathan Silverblood, revealed a project he’s been working on called Cash-ID. The Cash-ID concept is an open protocol for online identification purposes that provides users with the ability to sign in to web pages using their bitcoin cash keys for...

From: Jamie Redman

October 01, 2018


Kai Sedgwick: New Research Claims Most ICOs Have Profited Off Selling ETH

Bitmex Research is back with another detailed report, this time into the ethereum holdings of ICOs. Ethereum’s downward trajectory has been attributed in some quarters to ICOs offloading ETH to pay the bills. If so, data suggests that those projects have profited handsomely off their ETH...

From: Kai Sedgwick
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