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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

Wendy McElroy: Crypto Is a Revolution of Hope – Which Is Why It Succeeds

Crypto Is a Revolution of Hope - Which Is Why It SucceedsThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 3 Crypto Is a Revolution of Hope, Which Is Why It Succeeds The abolition of the market means not only that the consumers—that is all members of society—are robbed of virtually all choice of consumption and all influence over […]

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September 8, 2018 0

$800M BTC Wallet Reactivates: Tens of Millions to Exchanges

$800M BTC Wallet Reactivates: Tens of Millions to ExchangesSpeculation has been swirling around a BTC wallet held dormant for over four years that is suddenly showing movement. That it contains something on the order of nearly one billion dollars worth of bitcoin core (BTC) has the ecosystem in both investigative mode and panic, as it could signal a giant dump at the very […]

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September 5, 2018 0

Satoshi’s 1 Million Bitcoin Haul Could Be Smaller Than First Thought

Satoshi’s 1 Million Bitcoin Haul Could Be Smaller Than First ThoughtBitcoin’s elusive creator Satoshi Nakamoto owns 1 million BTC, plus a corresponding number of BCH and other forked coins. That’s always been what we were led to believe, ever since a 2013 analysis by Sergio Lerner. A new analysis by Bitmex Research has now called that figure into doubt, suggesting that Satoshi’s stack, while still […]

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August 21, 2018 0

Bitcoin Not Dead, Again: Washington Post Gets Schooled

Castle Island Ventures partner and cofounder of Coinmetrics.io, Nic Carter, has had quite enough. Made crazy by mainstream media misunderstanding, ignorance, and downright falsehoods regarding cryptocurrencies, he took to Medium, making the case for why Bitcoin is not dead, again. Also read: Report: 15,000 Twitter Crypto Scam Giveaway Bots “Bitcoin is Still a Total Disaster” […]

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August 16, 2018 0

Satoshi Nakamoto Hunted Internationally, Bounty Grows

Satoshi Nakamoto Hunted Internationally, Bounty Grows#Findsatoshi is the latest effort to galvanize worldwide support in order to, once and for all, find the enigmatic creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. The group has taken to an international crowdfunding campaign, enlisting world class private detectives from Japan to New York, and everywhere in-between.  Also read: Report: 15,000 Twitter Crypto Scam Giveaway Bots […]

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August 11, 2018 0

Bitcoin Cash Community Embraces Zero Confirmation Transactions

Bitcoin Cash Community Embraces Zero Confirmation TransactionsOver the past few weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been discussing the subject of merchants accepting zero confirmation BCH transactions. Lots of BCH merchants have been accepting zero confirms lately as well, making the discussion topical again as it was a few years ago. Also read: Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Blockchain […]

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July 1, 2018 0

Bitcoin Gold Hacked for $18 Million

Bitcoin Gold Hacked for $18 MillionIt appears Bitcoin Gold (BTG) has been double spend attacked over and over again, totalling something in the neighborhood of $18 million at current prices. BTG forums seem to have been tracking the hack, going as far back as last week, monitoring the controversial coin’s hashrate, ultimately determining a 51% attack was under way. Also […]

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May 24, 2018 0

Remembering Satoshi’s Vision — As it Was Written

Remembering Satoshi's Vision — As it Was WrittenOn October 31, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto had a vision to share with the world — a protocol he called “bitcoin, a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party.” Since that time a whole lot has changed, and there is a vast cryptocurrency landscape with over 1,500 virtual currencies listed on data […]

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May 13, 2018 0

A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin Blockchain

A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin BlockchainPeople have been hiding messages in the bitcoin blockchain ever since the genesis block was mined. While most aren’t as famous as Satoshi’s Times headline of January 3 2009, each one will live for as long as bitcoin does, testaments to mankind’s obsession with steganography, spam, and unorthodox marriage proposals. Also read: No, There Isn’t […]

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May 10, 2018 0