Author: Jamie Redman

A New Bitcoin World

A Heartbroken Mother Hopes President Trump Will Exonerate Ross Ulbricht

A Heartbroken Mother Hopes President Trump Will Exonerate Ross UlbrichtLyn 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 […]

The post A Heartbroken Mother Hopes President Trump Will Exonerate Ross Ulbricht appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 21, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Node Bchd Syncs in Just Over an Hour With Fast Mode

Bitcoin Cash Node Bchd Syncs in Just Over an Hour With Fast ModeThe developers behind the Bchd project have announced the launch of version 0.13.0-beta2 alongside the client’s ‘fast sync mode.’ With the latest fast sync option, instead of downloading 140GB of data stemming from the chain’s genesis, Bchd users can download roughly 3GB and have the client running in just over an hour. Also read: Indian […]

The post Bitcoin Cash Node Bchd Syncs in Just Over an Hour With Fast Mode appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 20, 2018 0

BCH Devs Publish Bi-Directional Payment Concept Based on IPFS

BCH Devs Publish Bi-Directional Payment Concept Based on IPFSOn Friday, Openbazaar and Bchd developer, Chris Pacia, revealed a new Bchd project feature currently in the making that would allow for Bitcoin Cash-based bi-directional payment channels. Moreover, in contrast to the Lightning Network, the Bchd developers explained that the team has created an overlay network based on the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS). Also Read: A […]

The post BCH Devs Publish Bi-Directional Payment Concept Based on IPFS appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 17, 2018 0

Digital Currency Platform Revolut Receives European Banking License

On Thursday, Dec. 13, digital payments platform Revolut announced that the company has been approved for a banking license in Europe by the region’s central bank. According to Revolut, the license will help it provide better access to digital currencies and also offer traditional banking services. Also read: Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions […]

The post Digital Currency Platform Revolut Receives European Banking License appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 13, 2018 0

Only Five Bitcoin Mining Devices Released in 2018 Are Profitable This December

Only Five Bitcoin Mining Devices Released in 2018 Are Profitable This DecemberThere has been a slew of bitcoin mining rigs announced during the last 12 months that claim to process more terahash per second while consuming less energy. However, with cryptocurrency prices so low, lots of newly launched machines are not profitable and many of them haven’t even shipped yet. Also read: Federal Agents Told This Silk […]

The post Only Five Bitcoin Mining Devices Released in 2018 Are Profitable This December appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 10, 2018 0

Federal Agents Told This Silk Road Moderator to Fake His Own Death

Federal Agents Told This Silk Road Moderator to Fake His Own DeathA former administrator from the now-defunct Silk Road marketplace is recounting his story in a tell-all book and movie deal. After being arrested in 2013, darknet moderator Curtis Green was involved in a bizarre conspiracy with corrupt Silk Road investigators and was later told to fake his own death. Also read: Tales From A Dead Man: […]

The post Federal Agents Told This Silk Road Moderator to Fake His Own Death appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 9, 2018 0

Previously Inactive Whales Are Moving Large Amounts of BTC

Earlier this week, armchair sleuths began pointing out that large amounts of cryptocurrency from long-dormant addresses have been on the move. For instance, one wallet that’s been inactive since its inception in 2013 recently moved 66,452 BTC — worth around $245 million — to an unknown address. Hours later, a few more addresses from the […]

The post Previously Inactive Whales Are Moving Large Amounts of BTC appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 6, 2018 0

Organized Crime Goes Digital With the Blockchain-Based ‘Mafia Wars’ Game

Organized Crime Goes Digital With the Blockchain-Based Mafia Wars GameOver the last couple of years, blockchain-based gaming has become more popular with collectible games like “Spells of Genesis.” One peer-to-peer game, “Mafia Wars,” is a blockchain-themed tournament based on well-known organized crime families from the 1920s. Also read: Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process The Five Families of New York […]

The post Organized Crime Goes Digital With the Blockchain-Based ‘Mafia Wars’ Game appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 3, 2018 0

A Look at the Multi-Currency Encrypted Messaging App ‘Chat.Chat’

A Look at the Multi-Currency Encrypted Messaging App 'Chat.Chat'Over the past few weeks, cryptocurrency proponents have been discussing a new messaging and collaboration platform called Chat.Chat. The application offers an all-in-one system with secure messaging, a multi-currency wallet and native communication with decentralized apps like Memo. Also read: Sirin Labs Launches Blockchain-Centric ‘Finney’ Smartphone The Chat.Chat Messaging Platform There have been a lot of […]

The post A Look at the Multi-Currency Encrypted Messaging App ‘Chat.Chat’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.


December 1, 2018 0