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Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019

Op-Ed: 8 Reasons to use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019This article on cryptocurrency payments was written by Thomas Highwater, who is an avid fan of all things crypto-related. Mr. Highwater teaches high-school level robotics and programming. *** While there is a growing number of fiat based-payment processors with a variety of practical tools and methods of payment, adding cryptocurrency payments into the mix provides […]

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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

Eight Historic Bitcoin Transactions

There’s nothing particularly special about a bitcoin transaction. Every day, 300,000 of them occur on the BTC and BCH networks without fanfare. But occasionally, a perfunctory transaction will attain historical significance. These bitcoin transfers can be viewed in any blockchain explorer, where they have been immortalized by the public ledger and mythologized by the public. […]

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November 27, 2018 0

Iran Completes Development of Rial-Supported National Cryptocurrency

Iran Completes Development of Rial-Supported National CryptocurrencyIran has finalized the development of its national cryptocurrency, which is backed by the local fiat unit, the rial. Once the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) approves its use, the yet-to-be-named digital currency will then be issued to banking institutions for testing in payments, internal and interbank settlements according to local media reports. Also Read: Bahamas […]

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November 11, 2018 0

Minecraft-Like Platform Craft.cash Brings a 3D World to Bitcoin Cash

Minecraft-Like Platform Craft.cash Brings a 3D World to Bitcoin CashOn Nov. 8, a new application was introduced to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community called Craft.cash, a BCH-powered onchain platform that’s similar to the popular block building game Minecraft. According to the development team called Blockparty, the Craft.cash game allows anyone to encode colorful voxel data into the three-dimensional world using op-return outputs stemming from […]

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November 8, 2018 0

The Diamond Blockchain: Ending Blood Diamonds with New Tech

A diamond blockchain could allow for stakeholders in the industry to prevent the trade of blood diamonds. Find out how in this article.

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November 8, 2018 0

New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions in One Day

New Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Sees 700,000 Transactions in One DayOn Thursday, Nov. 1, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents who call themselves the Professional Stress Test Team, performed a network stress test on the BCH chain. During the course of the day, the BCH network saw over 733,000 transactions and a 14MB block that cleared 73,000 transactions in one fell swoop. Also read: Anypay […]

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November 2, 2018 0

Kenya’s Bithub Africa Mines Bitcoin Using Solar Power

Kenya's Bithub Africa Mines Bitcoin Using Solar PowerBithub Africa has started using off-grid solar power to mine bitcoin and ethereum. John Karanja, the founder and chief executive officer of the small Kenyan mining operation, hopes to spread the technology to the rest of the continent while exposing the lie that cryptocurrency mining poses a danger to the environment. Also Read: U.K Government Moots […]

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October 31, 2018 0

Visa CEO Plays Down Cryptocurrency Threat, Indicates Possible Intervention

Visa CEO Plays Down Cryptocurrency Threat, Indicates Possible InterventionVisa chief executive officer Alfred Kelly has said that cryptocurrencies are not a significant threat to his company’s electronic payments hegemony. He nevertheless indicated that the legacy financial intermediary may move into handling cryptocurrency if there is an incentive to do so. Also Read: Japan Approves Self-Regulation of Cryptocurrency Exchanges Kelly: Cryptocurrency More a Commodity Than […]

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October 26, 2018 0

Blockchain Launches Hardware Wallet

Blockchain Launches Hardware WalletThe popular cryptocurrency software provider Blockchain has announced the launch of a custom hardware wallet that is exclusively tethered to the company’s flagship wallet. According to the development team behind the new hardware wallet called Lockbox, the firm collaborated with the wallet manufacturer Ledger in order to create the design.  Also read: SEC Suspends Trading in […]

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October 25, 2018 0