Bitcoin historians will recollect that the early cryptocurrency pioneer Hal Finney was a person who believed in life extension and chose to be frozen in cryopreservation. Now a recent report shows that a good number of well-known blockchain advocates are also convinced that an ‘extropian-like’ technology may extend the lives of humans in the future. […]Bitcoin News.
12/24/2018 / 15:30:00
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Lyn Ulbricht, the mother of convicted Silk Road administrator Ross Ulbricht, has expressed hope that U.S. president Donald Trump will pardon her son. Ulbricht’s family believes that Ross didn’t receive a fair trial and his sentencing was extremely harsh for a crime that didn’t involve violence. The interview with Lyn Ulbricht follows the recent 111,588 […]Bitcoin News.
12/21/2018 / 06:00:14
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Gor Gevorkyan, a Los Angeles resident, has filed a lawsuit against Bitmain for allegedly mining cryptocurrency at his expense. The class action claims that bitcoin mining giant had redesigned its ASIC devices ''to mine crypto currency for the benefit of itself rather than its customers who purchase the products”. Bitmain Allegedly Used Customers Resources to...The post $5 Million Lawsuit Claims Bitmain Mined at Expense of U.S. Customers appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/27/2018 / 10:00:27
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Over the last few months, a petition aimed at freeing Ross Ulbricht from prison has garnered 100,000 signatures. The request addressed to U.S. president Donald Trump and hosted on Change.org explains that Ulbricht deserves clemency because his investigation, trial, and sentencing were rife with abuse. Also read: Hash Wars: Battle Comes to an End as BSV […]Bitcoin News.
11/26/2018 / 22:32:49
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In a David and Goliath-type case, crypto mining giant Bitmain is being sued by Gor Gevorkyan, a miner in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Gevorkyan alleges that the company has been using their clients’ mining machines to line their own pockets. According to Crowdfund Insider, Gevorkyan claims that this is done during the setup process of...Live Bitcoin News.
11/26/2018 / 03:30:18
A twenty-one-year-old New Yorker has stolen cryptocurrency worth a million dollars from a Silicon Valley executive by exploiting a tactic known as ''SIM swapping” to take over phone number accounts by duping wireless carriers. The thief, Nicholas Truglia, attempted to steal from other crypto bigwigs with no success. Twenty-One-Year-Old Steals $1m from Crypto Angel Investor Robert...The post Silicon Valley Execs Targeted in ‘SIM Swap’ Hacking, $1 Million in Crypto Stolen appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/22/2018 / 11:00:54
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Silvergate Bank, headquartered in San Diego as a California state-chartered bank, started its cryptocurrency-related business in 2013. Now its parent company wants to go public, revealing that 483 companies from the crypto industry are using the services of the ''bitcoin-friendly” bank. Also Read: Survey Finds McAfee Is the Most Influential Crypto Trading Figure $1.7B of […]Bitcoin News.
11/22/2018 / 10:55:06
California-based financial institution Silvergate Capital, the parent company of Silvergate Bank, is preparing to go public to raise $50 million in an initial public offering (IPO), according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The bank has applied to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under theThe post ‘Crypto Bank’ Silvergate Files for $50 Million IPO appeared first on CCN
11/21/2018 / 23:53:39
Gavin Newsom is considered to be ''pro-bitcoin.” Certainly, he’s willing to accept BTC for campaign contributions. He also has a record of being pro-technology in general, believing the government should be ''performance-based” and that ''government information and services at every level should be thoroughly ‘digitized,’ enabling citizens to conduct business with public agencies online.” California’s New … ContinuedCCN
11/08/2018 / 00:45:57
Two pro-cryptocurrency candidates have won seats to become governors of the U.S. states of California and Colorado in the country’s midterm gubernatorial elections
11/07/2018 / 16:53:00
To many crypto savants, the modern political scene, which promotes centralization and censorship in some cases, is far from a topic of importance. But, as Tuesday’s U.S. midterm poll results have started to roll in, the ears of cryptocurrency enthusiasts have metaphorically perked up, as it was unexpectedly divulged that pro-Bitcoin/crypto politicians have been sworn into...NewsBTC.
11/07/2018 / 14:00:17
Exchanges can currently be divided into two distinct categories, centralized such as Coinbase or decentralized such as IDEX. A hybrid may be on the horizon, however, from the founder of Substratum. A Distributed and DEX Combo According to PR Newswire Substratum has announced the development of Amplify Exchange, its new-fangled combination of distributed and decentralized...NewsBTC.
11/06/2018 / 13:00:24
The U.S midterms are approaching, and the threat of digital interference in U.S elections remains a major concern. Should potentially anonymous donations to election candidates in crypto be allowed? The U.S Federal Election Commission ruled to allow Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency donations in 2014. In individual states, the rules can be very different. Eight states allow cryptocurrency contributions, while seven have banned them entirely according to Politico. Other states are undecided, leaving federal law toRead MoreThe post Are Cryptocurrency Donations Worth the Risk for the U.S Midterms? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
10/28/2018 / 02:00:36
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Cryptocurrency falls into a legislative gray area in many jurisdictions, which is why governments should take a particularly nuanced approach to developing regulatory frameworks for crypto trading, the outgoing chairman of Hong Kong’s securities regulator said in a recent interview. Also Read: Fidelity Launching Crypto Custody and Trading Services Key Challenge for Legislators ''We have to […]Bitcoin News.
10/16/2018 / 22:50:55
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The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 2 The Double C-Word in the Private Sector The first rule of the politics of fear is that if you want to make something sound scarier than it actually is, you add the word ‘culture’ at the […]Bitcoin News.
10/13/2018 / 15:00:59
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There has been some speculation over the years about whether the late software developer, Hal Finney, was actually Satoshi Nakamoto. Some people wonder if he had any connection to the 700,000 bitcoins mined back in the earliest days of the protocol. Finney was an Extropian, or a person who believes in the philosophy of futurism […]The post Can Clues to Bitcoin’s Earliest Mysteries Be Found in a Cryopreserved Brain? appeared first on Bitcoin News.
10/08/2018 / 18:25:12
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A blockchain startup is going to be an official sponsor for a professional golf tournament in the United Kingdom. LIFElabs, a philanthropy-based crypto company, has entered into a sponsorship deal with the Sky Sports British Masters tournament, which is scheduled to begin next week. The partnership would mark LIFElabs as the first digital currency firmCCN
10/07/2018 / 18:36:58
Published on CoinnounceElucidating the life of a former Bitcoin enthusiast. Is Bitcoin the future? Bitcoin in the year 2009, came up with a lot of hopes for the community members, that it would be radicalizing the financial economy, by eliminating the need of an intermediary, to send money from one part the world to another. And […]Coinnounce.
10/06/2018 / 05:06:34
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The oldest Chinese publication for science and technology news will begin accepting Bitcoin as subscription payments in 2019. As such, it’s going to become the very first media to accept cryptocurrencies for subscriptions. 0.1 BTC For 1 Year Subscription Beijing Science and Technology News’s Technology Life announced in an official press release that it will begin accepting Bitcoin payments for subscriptions starting in 2019. Readers can purchase a one-year subscription for 0.1 BTC which, atRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/01/2018 / 22:00:53
On Sunday China’s oldest tech media publication, Beijing Sci-Tech Report (BSTR) also known as ‘Technology life,’ has announced the business is accepting bitcoin core (BTC) for the magazine’s 2019 subscriptions. Also read: Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a Reality The Publication Beijing Sci-Tech Report Now Accepts BTC for 2019 Subscriptions […]Bitcoin News.
09/30/2018 / 22:10:02
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Oklahoma police have arrested two men who reportedly stole millions of dollars from a California-based cryptocurrency company, local media reported. Fletcher Robert Childers, 23, and Joseph Harris, 21, of Missouri, were arrested on suspicion of grand theft, a first-degree felony, and identity theft, a Class C misdemeanor. If charged for both, the duo could receiveThe post Oklahoma Duo Arrested for $14 Million Cryptocurrency Theft appeared first on CCN
09/29/2018 / 22:50:22
The California state government’s political watchdog has ruled that candidates will not be allowed to receive donations for political campaigns with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The Fair Political Practices Commission, a five-member non-partisan commission that functions as the state’s campaign watchdog, has voted to ban cryptocurrency donations for candidates running for public offices in the state.CCN
09/21/2018 / 09:36:06
A prominent eSports gamer took to YouTube to reveal to his audience how ''someone stole $200,000” worth of cryptocurrency in an apparent sim-swap hacking incident – a new growing cybercrime trend that appears to focus on cryptocurrency investors. Pro Gamer Doublelift Has $200K in Crypto Holdings Stolen American professional League of Legends player Yiliang ''Peter”...The post Pro League of Legends Gamer Robbed of $200K in Crypto in Sim-Hack appeared first on NewsBTC.
09/18/2018 / 17:30:09
Over the last two years in the US, the federal government and states have been trying to grasp the concept of cryptocurrencies and apply them to traditional finance laws like taxes. The task has proven to be extremely difficult for federal agencies and officials however. One confusing issue is the application of state sales tax […]Bitcoin News.
09/13/2018 / 02:10:18
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In Namibia, the African wild dog population has been decimated to near extinction. But one wildlife lover is trying to stop all that. And bitcoin cash (BCH) is her gateway. Also read: Kucoin Expands Into Australia After $3m Bitcoin Australia Deal Leroux Gets First BCH Transfer In Namibian Wild Nadja Leroux, a Namibian wildlife conservationist looking […]Bitcoin News.
09/12/2018 / 05:35:03
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Perth-based Bamboo has announced it will launch an app designed to easily facilitate micro-investments in cryptocurrencies, Kraken has rejected an internet rumor that claimed the company had closed a Canadian facility amid security concerns, and Roboforex has increased the leverage available on its cryptocurrency markets to 1:50. Also […]Bitcoin News.
09/10/2018 / 18:45:23
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Veteran business journalist Jeffrey Gogo has joined the news desk at Bitcoin.com. Regular readers count on news.Bitcoin.com to bring them coverage from all over the world, and that world now extends to Africa – Zimbabwe to be exact. Zimbabwe as an emerging crypto market is a critical part of the continent to have on-the-ground coverage. […]Bitcoin News.
09/10/2018 / 05:55:08
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The Russian crypto industry association is launching a crypto certification program. Applicants will be evaluated and issued a certificate showing their competency level which can be verified on the association’s website. Training will be offered to those that do not score the required number of points. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, […]Bitcoin News.
09/09/2018 / 08:25:16
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The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 3 Crypto Is a Revolution of Hope, Which Is Why It Succeeds The abolition of the market means not only that the consumers—that is all members of society—are robbed of virtually all choice of consumption and all influence over […]Bitcoin News.
09/08/2018 / 15:00:10
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Published on CoinnounceOne of the largest Ponzi scheme that the world has ever experienced has been taken down Opening thoughts The cryptocurrency space is highly vulnerable and is continuously being attacked by a number of hackers, as well as many other, Ponzi schemes in the form of cryptocurrencies. Which is emerging out and especially targeting the […]Coinnounce.
09/07/2018 / 05:30:32
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Kraken exchange has been forced to comment on a persisting rumor that a Halifax, Canada office of the crypto exchange was shut down following a security breach resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs. A post on Reddit made by ‘throwaway34032324’ yesterday states: ''Kraken Currency exchange in Halifax unit 102 at 60 Highfield parkCCN
09/06/2018 / 22:04:37
A draft law designed to amend California’s legislation to create legal grounds for the implementation of crypto-related technologies has been passed by the state’s legislature. Assembly Bill 2658 amends the California Civil Code, Government Code, Corporations Code, and Insurance Code to legalize the use of blockchain secured data and smart contracts in local and foreign […]Bitcoin News.
09/03/2018 / 11:05:02
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The number of jobs and job seekers in the Asian crypto space is growing, according to leading recruiters in the region. Also in The Daily, Colombia may soon become a crypto-friendly nation, California and Russia want to use blockchain tech for insurance and pensions, and Malaysians remain bullish on cryptocurrencies, despite market trends this year. […]Bitcoin News.
09/02/2018 / 11:55:35
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A number of blockchain-focused bills have been making the rounds in California’s State government. Elected officials are working to see them be signed by Governor Jerry Brown. News out of California concerning blockchain and cryptocurrency has been intriguing over the last few months, to say the least. In mid-August, a U.S. Federal Court permitted a defendant to pay bail with Bitcoin. In April, a firm made headlines after purchasing a cryptocurrency tracking application developed by aRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/02/2018 / 04:00:40
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