Author: Elizabeth Gail

A New Bitcoin World

Social Media Giants Facebook and Telegram to Launch Own Digital Currencies

Social media giant Facebook looks to launch a basketcoin and Telegram’s crypto project is almost complete. Read about them here.

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March 4, 2019 0

A Digital Currency Revolution Is Taking Place in Venezuela

Political uncertainty is fueling the scramble to acquire digital currency. LocalBitcoins has processed over $15 million in Bolivar to BTC trades.

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January 31, 2019 0

Facebook Targets Indian Money Transfer Market Using Crypto

Facebook is reportedly working on a cryptocurrency money transfer application that will be integrated into WhatsApp. The feature targets the Indian market.

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December 26, 2018 0

Venezuelan Citizens Forced to Receive Pension Funds in Crypto

The Venezuelan government is reportedly converting pension payments into its national cryptocurrency, the Petro.

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December 19, 2018 0

Hackers Are Spreading Crypto Mining Malware via Routers

A new report has revealed that hackers have exploited approximately 400,000 routers for crypto mining purposes using malware. Read about it here.

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December 13, 2018 0

Intel Is Working on an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining System

Intel has obtained a bitcoin mining SHA-256 datapath patent. The energy efficient system covered features micro-architectural enhancements.

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December 10, 2018 0

North Korea Can Use Hot Virtual Wallets to Circumvent U.S. Sanctions

North Korea is a country that has been hit hard by U.S. sanctions in recent years, as the international community, and specifically the United States government attempts to push its agenda about certain policies.


October 3, 2018 0

Bitcoin Mining Uses a Lot Less Energy Than Mining Gold

Bitcoin mining is a power-intensive process. However, mining gold apparently requires twenty times more energy in comparison. This is according to Long Hash. However, it is the bitcoin mining power…

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September 20, 2018 0

How the Bitcoin Blockchain Was Used to Track Down DNC Email Hackers

There are still people out there that believe that bitcoin transactions are anonymous. However, the Bitcoin blockchain can be used to trace cryptocurrency transactions to specific actors and money laundering…

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September 20, 2018 0

How Hackers Gain Access to Virtual Crypto Wallets via Emails and Social Media

Crypto wallet hackers are targeting emails and social media accounts. Read what Google’s Mark Risher says about the security measures you should take.

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September 18, 2018 0