Archive for December 16th, 2017

New Progress on Casper: “Replacing PoW Completely is the next step”

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New Progress on Casper: “Replacing PoW Completely is the next step”

On December 13, a video concerning the progress regarding Casper, Ethereum’s next big update, surfaced online revealing some promising new information regarding the status of the upgrade. The video, titled “[Updated] Ethereum PoS: Casper FFG In Depth],” talks about the current state of Ethereum, what Casper would change in Ethereum, and how it would benefit […]

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Opioid Merchant’s Seized Bitcoin Now Worth Over $8.5 Million; Prosecutors Scramble To Sell

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Opioid Merchant’s Seized Bitcoin Now Worth Over $8.5 Million; Prosecutors Scramble To Sell

After the dramatic rise in BTC-USD, a stash of bitcoin seized from an opioid dealer on the dark net has climbed from a value of $500,000 to $8.5 million, with US prosecutors looking to sell the confiscated cryptocurrency to net a nice profit for the state. The dark net is the underworld of the World […]

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PR: Bitcoin Giant, Bread, Launches Native Rewards Token (Brd) to Become Global Digital Asset Platform

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PR: Bitcoin Giant, Bread, Launches Native Rewards Token (Brd) to Become Global Digital Asset Platform

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Bitcoin Price Eyes $21,404.66 Ahead of CME Futures Launch

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Bitcoin Price Eyes $21,404.66 Ahead of CME Futures Launch

The price of bitcoin broke to a fresh all-time high on December 16, as the market anticipates the launch of futures from the CME, following on from the CBOE’s launch last week. Bitcoin now exceeds $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange and the cryptocurrency could easily make it to $20,000 in the upcoming days. The launch […]

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The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 3: Do You Want a Government Fiat Crypto? (Part 4)

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The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 3: Do You Want a Government Fiat Crypto? (Part 4)

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1 : The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 3: Trying to Undo Satoshi by Wendy McElroy Do You Want a Government Fiat Crypto? (Chapter 3, Part 4) It is the ability of governments to acquire money without direct taxation that makes modern warfare possible, and a […]

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Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US Senate

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Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US Senate

In the run-up to the 2018 November federal elections in the United States, at least three politicians are accepting bitcoin in donation, including an incumbent House member. One hopeful, Austin Petersen, is openly discussing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s benefits in his bid to win a US Senate seat. Also read: Tezos Foundation Board Member […]

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Starbucks Found Wi-Fi Utilizing People’s Laptops To Mine Monero

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Starbucks Found Wi-Fi Utilizing People’s Laptops To Mine Monero

This year, CCN reported Pirate Bay’s efforts to use visitors’ CPU’s to monetize Monero traffic and replace ads on its pages. The torrent index site used CoinHive, a JavaScript code that permits webmasters to provide cryptocurrency centered on anonymity with visitor CPU’s. Since Pirate Bay has tested Coinhive on its website, different actors are starting to […]

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Can Blockchain Publishing Liberate Chinese Content Producers?

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Can Blockchain Publishing Liberate Chinese Content Producers?

Content producers in China face strict regulation and censorship. Blockchain-based content distribution systems may help online creators have more control over sharing their work, but may also bring about new government guidelines. Chinese Tradition of Online Censorship In China, internet access and online material are regulated by what is colloquially called the “Great Firewall.” For […]

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A Bitcoin Whitepaper Braille Version has Finally Been Made Available

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A Bitcoin Whitepaper Braille Version has Finally Been Made Available

Bitcoin is a digital currency designed for everyone. It was designed for people all around the world to use it freely with no restraints. In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto released the whitepaper ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash system.’ Soon after its release, the whitepaper was translated into numerous languages and is available for free online; now there […]

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Why are there Discrepancies Between Cryptcurrency Exchange Prices?

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Why are there Discrepancies Between Cryptcurrency Exchange Prices?

With more users creating their first accounts on exchanges like Kraken, Bitfinex, and Bitstamp, or more likely downloading Coinbase, which hit the number one spot on the App Store, they quickly realize there is a massive discrepancy between exchanges. Explaining a Valley of Difference Not a couple cents, like it may be at competing gas […]

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