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Silk Road Fake Murder Mystery May Be Solved

Rather than round up a series of stories from the deep web, this week we’re focusing on just the one. The tale, concerning Silk Road’s most enduring mystery, is so labyrinthine it warrants recounting in full. Also read: 5 Opsec Errors That Caused Cryptocurrency Users to Lose Everything ‘Redandwhite’ Indicted in Black and White Silk […]

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November 25, 2018 0

President of Marshall Islands Faces Challenge Over National Cryptocurrency Plan

President of Marshall Islands Faces Challenge Over National Cryptocurrency PlanThe president of the Marshall Islands, Hilda Heine, has narrowly survived a no-confidence vote. One of the principal catalysts for the challenge to Heine’s leadership has been opposition to her plan to introduce a national virtual currency. Also Read: Venezuela: Petro Can Be Converted to Any Cryptocurrency If Bought This Year Heine Barely Survives No-Confidence Vote […]

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November 13, 2018 0

Review: 7 of the Best Cryptocurrency Widgets for Webmasters

Review: 7 of the Best Cryptocurrency Widgets for WebmastersWhen you’re running your own website, widgets are the final piece of the puzzle, as these simple lines of HTML or Javascript code can be used to pull in custom content from third-party developers. Placed judiciously in sidebars, footers, and anywhere else there’s a space to be filled, widgets can make your homepage feel like […]

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October 29, 2018 0

Silk Road Operator Libertas Pleads Guilty, Seeks Plea Deal

Gary Davis, an Irishman who was extradited to the United States in July to face charges for his suspected involvement in the operations of Silk Road, has reportedly begun discusssing a plea bargain with prosecutors. Davis, who was known as ‘Libertas’ on Silk Road, has pled guilty to conspiring to distribute narcotics – a charge […]

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October 28, 2018 0

10 Days That Shook the World of Bitcoin

10 Days That Shocked the World of BitcoinWhen Bitcoin’s history is written, the following events will command a chapter apiece. Bitcoin is a creeping revolution that does not lend itself to listicles, and thus any such attempt is destined to fall short. What follows, therefore, is a potted history of a transformative technology whose greatest moments have yet to come. In chronological […]

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October 19, 2018 0

US Marshals Service Announces Auction of 660 BTC

US Marshals Service Announces Upcoming Auction of 660 BTCThe United States Marshals Service (USMS) has announced an auction of 660 BTC that is scheduled to take place on Nov. 4. Under the auction rules, interested participants must formally identify themselves to the USMS and submit deposits of $200,000. Also Read: Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers USMS to Auction Forfeited BTC in […]

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October 19, 2018 0

Virtual Satoshi Monument Goes up in Kiev, Hollywood Is Next

Virtual Satoshi Monument Erected in Kiev, Hollywood is NextA Ukrainian project group has erected a statue of Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous founder of Bitcoin, in the virtual reality (VR) of a mobile app they have developed. The plan is to construct a network of virtual cities around such statues and ultimately establish a global “Satoshi Nakamoto Republic.” The monument can be seen on […]

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October 5, 2018 0

Longhash Launches Bitcoin Tracker to Find ‘Dirty Money’

Longhash, a crypto and blockchain media and analysis site, recently launched its own Bitcoin Tracker. In an effort to “offer more peace of mind to investors, regulators and the general public,” users can basically find the origin of BTC, tracking it through the many places it has traveled.   Also read: Robinhood Accused of Taking […]

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September 24, 2018 0

China During Crypto Ban: One Woman Tries to Live on Bitcoin

China During Crypto Ban: One Woman Tries to Live on BitcoinClose to being yet another annoyingly false media piece on how ‘hard’ it is to live on cryptocurrency, the Netflix of China, Iqiyi, followed a woman attempting just that for 21 days. Bitcoiners have been doing so for years through various service providers, exchanges, and, yes, even peer-to-peer, yet the clearly untrue ‘hard’ narrative is […]

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September 23, 2018 0

Russians Design а ‘Beautiful’ Mining Rig

Russians Design а ‘Beautiful’ Mining RigA Russian design studio has developed a “beautiful” cryptocurrency mining rig. The fashionable “Freer” is a modular, customizable home mining device. It comes in different colors, displays and sets of ports, depending on the requirements of the client. Meanwhile, members of the Russian crypto community have urged the government to classify individual miners as self-employed which […]

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September 4, 2018 0