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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

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win Big

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win BigCryptocurrency markets have started to rebound in value as the spring begins in 2018, but one particular cryptocurrency — bitcoin cash — has been on a relentless upswing as the network approaches another hard fork this May. This year traders and bitcoin cash (BCH) proponents believe the decentralized digital currency and the BCH network has […]

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April 22, 2018 0

Bitcoin Puzzle Games Are Growing in Popularity

Bitcoin Puzzle Games Are Growing in PopularityIn many respects, Bitcoin is the ultimate puzzle. Armchair sleuthers have expended countless hours trying to deduce the identity of its pseudonymous creator, and miners have expended countless more trying to puzzle the nonce required to solve each block and claim the 12.5 BTC reward attached. It seems logical that a new wave of puzzle […]

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February 18, 2018 0

12 Reasons Bitcoin Cash is the Real Bitcoin

12 Reasons Bitcoin Cash is the Real BitcoinThe following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball. So you’ve heard of Bitcoin Cash — one of the top cryptocurrencies along with BTC and Ethereum. But why does it exist? Is it a cheap copy of Bitcoin? A pump-and-dump scheme? An attempt to hijack the brand and attack Bitcoin? In my estimation, the opposite […]

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February 2, 2018 0

Search the Blockchain With Bitcoin.com’s New Block Explorer

Search the Blockchain With Bitcoin.com's New Block ExplorerThis week the team at Bitcoin.com, the internet’s premier bitcoin portal, launched its block explorer enabling cryptocurrency enthusiasts to search the bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core networks for activities like transactions, addresses, and information about particular blocks. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Games Arrives — Play Your Favorites Faster With BCH Bitcoin.com’s Web Portal Adds a […]

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February 1, 2018 0

We’ve Come A Long Way – Bitcoin Block Zero Was Born Nine Years Ago Today

Bitcoin Block Zero Born Nine Years Ago: The Wild Ride to Over 500,000 Blocks LaterOn this day nine years ago, quietly, bitcoin and its blockchain network were birthed with block zero, the Genesis Block. Without government permission or wealthy backers, it has generated a quarter trillion in value. In combination with the resultant industry it spawned, comprising thousands of alternatives, cryptocurrency is a seven hundred billion dollar market. Nearly […]

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January 3, 2018 0

How Dorian Nakamoto Became Satoshi Nakamoto

How Dorian Nakamoto Became Satoshi NakamotoIn 2014, Newsweek doxxed Dorian Nakamoto, an unassuming senior, as the creator of bitcoin. The bumbling Dorian, who claimed never to have heard of the digital currency, was besieged by journalists for days, prompting him to plot a harassment lawsuit. As introductions to bitcoin go, Dorian’s was hellish. And yet, three years on from the […]

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December 18, 2017 0

Satoshi Nakamoto’s Brilliant White Paper Turns 9-Years Old

Satoshi Nakamoto's Brilliant White Paper Turns 9-Years OldBitcoin has had a phenomenal year in 2017 surpassing many expectations as the decentralized currency now commands a whopping $100B market capitalization. This Halloween marks another milestone as nine years ago today the anonymous creator of the ‘Internet of Money,’ Satoshi Nakamoto, released the Bitcoin white paper. Also Read: Bitcoin Prices Skyrocket to $7200 on Zimbabwean […]

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October 31, 2017 0