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US Confiscates Millions in Cryptocurrencies in Alphabay Forfeiture Case

US Confiscates Millions in Cryptocurrencies in Alphabay Forfeiture CaseThis month the US District Court of Eastern California has been very busy dealing with cases involving the infamous and now defunct darknet marketplace the Alphabay. The Federal courthouse in Fresno just recently wrapped up the forfeiture case involving the alleged Alphabay leader Alexandre Cazes. Further, the Fresno courthouse has charged and have plans to […]

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September 18, 2018 0

Seoul-Based Food Delivery Service Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash

Seoul-Based Food Delivery Service Now Accepts Bitcoin CashThis week Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans were pleased to hear another well-known merchant is now supporting BCH for payments. The South Korea-based food dispatch platform called Shuttle Delivery now accepts BCH for door-to-door meal deliveries throughout the Seoul region. Also read: Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen Food Service Shuttle Delivery in […]

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September 17, 2018 0

BTC Hashpower Doubles During Bear Market as Miners Sacrifice Profit for Position

During Brutal Bear Market, Bitcoin Hashpower DoublesAccording to Fundstrat analyst Sam Doctor, it appears Bitcoin Core (BTC) hashpower has doubled since just before the start of summer. That figure is impressive considering the lingering and deep bear market. “Even with upgrades to existing equipment, implies almost 1GW of new power consumption vs 5.2GW in May ’18m” Mr. Doctor tweeted. “Breakeven now […]

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September 17, 2018 0

A Decade After Lehman Brothers Died: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and Wall Street Worship

A Decade After Lehman Brothers is Defunct: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and Wall Street WorshipSeptember 15, 2018 brings the post-industrial financial world to a ten-year milestone. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was officially shuttered on this day in 2008, rocking the entire planet. The event occurred just 110 days before a revolution its collapse helped to spawn: Bitcoin. A little-known economic philosopher, Ludwig von Mises, tried to warn many years ahead […]

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September 15, 2018 0

Overstock to Offer Bitcoin for Sale After Acquiring Bitsy.com Biometric Wallet

Medici Ventures, a blockchain/crypto specific division of Overstock.com, has acquired Bitsy.com in an effort to finally merge the worlds of online retail with decentralized, digital cash facilitated by the Bitsy’s new biometric wallet. The Crypto Winter, assuming it ends at some point, might be best defined by what companies in the space did to prepare for […]

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September 15, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Can Scale Exponentially and Support the Global Economy

Bitcoin Cash Can Scale Exponentially and Support the Global EconomyFor well over a year now the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) protocol has shown quite a bit of capability as far as on-chain scaling is concerned. The creator of Bitcoin knew that the technology had to expand in scale quite vastly in order to accept the magnitude of global commerce and businesses on the blockchain. In […]

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September 14, 2018 0

Start a Business – Do Not Ask for Permission, Skip the Bank Account

Start a Business – Ask For No Permission, Skip the Bank AccountDoing business, relying on your own abilities and talents to make a living, shouldn’t be so hard to start. But unlike the times when almost everyone was a farmer, a craftsman, a merchant, basically a businessman, in today’s realities overreaching state regulations, initial capital needs, unhealthy competition from the bigwigs in an industry, often present […]

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September 12, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Debate Reconvenes After the Stress Test

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Debate Reconvenes After the Stress TestOver the last few weeks, there’s been a heated discussion within the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community concerning the scheduled November 15 hard fork. There’s a strong disagreement between the BCH development teams, Bitcoin ABC, Nchain, and Bitcoin Unlimited in regard to the hard fork’s upcoming consensus changes. Fast forward to this week as Nchain has […]

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September 11, 2018 0

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something Different

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something DifferentPeople often wonder why a cryptocurrency with a limited supply like bitcoin has been gaining traction over the years. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the world’s central banks have printed around $12-30 trillion worth of promissory notes, and more than $10 trillion in negative-yielding global bonds. However instead of the newly printed money helping global […]

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September 11, 2018 0

Iceland’s ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’: Suspects Charged With Over $2M in Stolen Mining Rigs

Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist': Suspects Charged With Over $2M in Stolen Mining RigsPolice in Iceland charged seven individuals for conspiracy, burglary, and theft for stealing from the region’s mining facilities. Iceland prosecutors are charging the suspects with over $871,000 in stolen goods, but the group of individuals are also being sued for $1.7 million in damages from three separate mining firms. Also read: James Bond-Like Villain in $2 […]

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September 10, 2018 0