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7 Darknet Markets Where Your Cryptocurrency Is Welcome

7 Darknet Markets Where Your Cryptocurrency Is WelcomeWhether you’re a Store of Value advocate or a Medium of Exchange purveyor, every bitcoiner ought to spend a little crypto from time to time. Consider it as paying it forward, spreading the love, fostering adoption or simply treating yourself. And where better to send your spare satoshis than the darknet, where a man or […]

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June 22, 2019 0

A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig

A Guide to Building Your Own Mining RigCryptocurrency mining has in many respects become an industrialized business. But despite the concentration of hashing power, the increasing difficulty and diminishing returns, in some cases it can still be profitable to mint coins as an amateur miner, probably the most honest way to earn some digital cash. Here’s a guide on how to build […]

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October 1, 2018 0

Free Crypto Trading App Robinhood Available in Alaska and Oklahoma

Free Crypto Trading App Robinhood Available in Alaska and Oklahoma“Alaska, thanks for bearing with us,” popular smartphone trading app Robinhood tweeted. “Trade Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, commission free.” Mere days after, it announced the same for Oklahoma. Residents of the two states can now trade bitcoin cash, dogecoin, ethereum, ethereum classic, and litecoin on its platform. Also read: Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President […]

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September 28, 2018 0

Africa and its Antiquated Banking: Bitcoin The Solution?

Africa and its Antiquated Banking: Cryptocurrencies The Solution?Africa has steadily accelerated the switch to modern technologies. But can a continent facing a crisis with antiquated banking technologies, low rate of financial inclusion, poor confidence in the banking system, and high remittance costs become the new battleground for blockchain and cryptocurrency? Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug […]

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September 5, 2018 0

Unicef Australia Launches Crypto Mining Donation Platform

Unicef Australia Launches Crypto Mining Donation PlatformUnicef Australia has launched a platform through which third-party donations are made in the form of in-browser computing power which is used for cryptocurrency mining. The website, The Hopepage, allows donors to designate a set percentage of computing power to divert to mining Monero on behalf of Unicef. Also Read: Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Thinks Institutional […]

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May 2, 2018 0

Bitcoin Has Now Forked Almost 70 Times

Bitcoin Has Now Forked Almost 70 TimesForking bitcoin used to be a rarity. Then it became the norm. And then it became a meme, with anyone and everyone forking bitcoin on a weekly basis. There have now been a total of 69 bitcoin forks plus another 18 altcoin forks. Holders of bitcoin, monero, ethereum, and litecoin can claim almost 80 additional […]

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April 15, 2018 0

Coincheck Drops Anonymous Monero, Dash, Zcash

Coincheck Drops Anonymous Monero, Dash, ZcashCoincheck, the Japanese exchange that lost ~$550 million worth of NEM to hackers, will stop dealing with Monero, Dash and Zcash. The trading platform has recognized the risk posed by these cryptocurrencies which provide high levels of anonymity. Half of the NEM coins stolen in the hack may have been converted already on the darknet, […]

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March 19, 2018 0

Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You Think

Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You ThinkThe whole point of cryptocurrencies is that they’re decentralized. Peer-to-peer cash; trustless exchange; bypassing intermediaries. So why are numerous cryptocurrencies structured more like central banks? From adjusting wallet balances to controlling nodes, many crypto projects behave just like the financial institutions they were meant to replace. Throw in the cult of a strong leader, and […]

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January 26, 2018 0

New Cryptocurrency Mining Bot Is Infesting Facebook Messenger

New Cryptocurrency Mining Bot Is Infesting Facebook MessengerCyber security researchers found a new type of malware spreading across the world via the Facebook Messenger app. This malicious bot is using the many computers it has infected to mine cryptocurrency for its unscrupulous developers at the expense of users. Also read: Starbucks Customer Has His Laptop Hijacked for Cryptocurrency Mining A couple of cyber […]

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December 25, 2017 0

Confidential Transactions Could Add Anonymity to Bitcoin and Litecoin

Confidential Transactions Could Add Anonymity to Bitcoin and LitecoinPrivacy coins have rocketed this year, fueled by the increasing ease with which bitcoin transactions can be de-anonymized and traced to real world identities. Zcash, which was a $10 coin in January, peaked at $376 in June, while monero started the year at $12 before reaching $136 in August. Now, testing of Confidential Transactions (CT) […]

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November 16, 2017 0