Author: Jamie Redman

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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December 1, 2018 0

BCH Upgrades: What’s New and What’s Next

It’s been two weeks since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork that upgraded the BCH chain and resulted in a blockchain split. But although many people have been focusing on the birth of Bitcoin SV, a number of BCH proponents are already moving forward and discussing the network’s latest upgrades, as well as the next hard […]

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November 29, 2018 0

Hash Wars: Battle Comes to an End as BSV Plans to Add Replay Protection

It’s been less than two weeks since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork and blockchain split that occurred on Nov. 15. Since then there’s been a lot of discussion concerning the hash war, with BSV and BCH miners acquiring blocks, gathering hashrate and accumulating proof of work. Now after 11 days, blockchain company Coingeek has […]

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November 26, 2018 0

Hash Wars: BCH Community Evaluates Six Days of Battle

Hash Wars: BCH Community Evaluates Six Days of BattleThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15 and the community are still discussing the subject at great length. Since the chain splintered into two separate networks, additional trading platforms like Coinbase and Bitstamp have re-established BCH markets by choosing to list the ABC chain with the exchange ticker “BCH.” Also Read: Indian Government Expects […]

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November 22, 2018 0

Hash Wars: A Successful BCH Upgrade and a ‘High Risk’ Exchange Listing

It’s been close to four days since the Bitcoin Cash upgrade and the blockchain split that occurred on Nov. 15. Since the acrimonious fork, a lot has happened within the BCH ecosystem including a few exchanges listing both chains as separate coins. Also Read: Another ‘Satoshi Message’ Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But Fails Bitcoincash.org States […]

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November 19, 2018 0