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Alphabay Phisher Makes $1 Million in 14 Months Stealing Bitcoins

A deep web hacker operating under the pseudonym of ‘Phishkingz’ has recently claimed to have generated over $1 million from phishing Alphabay accounts during the last 14 months. In a recent interview with Deepdotweb, Phishkingz details the methods that he uses when stealing bitcoins. Also Read: Law Enforcement Takes Down the Biggest Darknet Market on the

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July 17, 2017 0

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken

KrakenThis week a class-action lawsuit has been filed against the San Francisco-based trading platform Kraken. A group of customers have revealed that their holdings of 3,414 ETH was liquidated during an Ethereum market flash crash. According to the plaintiffs the cryptocurrency exchange suffered from a denial-of-service (DDoS) attack at the time having many Kraken users unable to

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July 7, 2017 0

Delaware Passes Bill Recognizing Stock Trading via Blockchain Technology

Delaware Passes Bill Recognizing Stock Trading via Blockchain TechnologyDelaware has passed a bill that legally recognizes the trading of stocks using blockchain technology. Although the state has sought to promote itself as a bastion for blockchain investment, the bill is extremely limited in its scope – leading many to view Delaware’s government as attempting to cash in on bitcoin’s recent boom. Also Read: Bitwage

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July 4, 2017 0

Asia-Focused Luxury Travel Agency Smiling Albino to Start Accepting Bitcoin

The Southeast Asian travel agency, Smiling Albino, announced they would begin accepting bitcoin for payment on August 1. The company is based out of Bangkok, Thailand. They work with clients to provide specialized and tailored traveling throughout Southeast Asia. They will accept bitcoin transactions for organizing customized travels in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. The

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June 30, 2017 0

Bitstamp Initiates Litecoin Trading Function as the Currency’s Price Surges

BitstampEuropean digital currency exchange Bitstamp rolled out Litecoin trading on Monday. The trading function will be accomplished by using trading pairs. It is paired with USD, EUR, and BTC. Now customers are able to effectively trade Litecoin via Bitstamp’s service.  Also read: China Blames Bitcoin Transactions for Leading to More Synthetic Drug Deaths Bitstamp’s official press release

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June 21, 2017 0

State-Funded Bitcoin Data Center Infuriates Montana Locals

State-Funded Bitcoin Data Center Infuriates Montana LocalsCitizens of Bonner have complained to their local council about noise pollution coming from a state-funded data processing center owned by Project Spokane LLC – a blockchain security company. Also Read: State of Montana Funds Bitcoin Mine to Bolster Local Jobs “It’s a Horrendous Noise,” Elaine Nagle Who Lives Near the Site Told Local News

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June 21, 2017 0

Investment Legend Bill Miller Still Bullish on Bitcoin

Investment Legend Bill Miller Is Still Bullish on BitcoinIn a recent interview with CNBC, investment legend Bill Miller described bitcoin as “a true disruptor and true innovation in money”. Also Read: Global Bitcoin ATM Proliferation Nearly Doubled During May Miller Revealed That He and His Son Are Still Highly Bullish on Bitcoin Famed investor Bill Miller discussed his thoughts on bitcoin with CNBC

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June 21, 2017 0

GPU Shortage Intensifies as Cryptocurrency Mining Offers up to Twice the Average Russian Monthly Wage

GPU Shortage Intensifies as Cryptocurrency Mining Offers up to Twice the Average Russian Monthly WageEuropean consumers in general and especially russian consumers have faced massive graphics card shortages following a dramatic increase in demand for cryptocurrency mining hardware. With some miners claiming that they can make up to $1600 USD a month and the average Russian wage sitting at less than $700 USD monthly it is unlikely that demand will

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June 21, 2017 0