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The Top 5 Products That Every Bitcoiner Needs

In 2012, Bitcoin Black Friday was launched as a way for Bitcoiners to hack the mainstream consumerism holiday and promote their favorite technology as a killer tool for payments and encourage merchant adoption. Thousands of merchants have participated by offering discounts for customers who pay in BTC, but the celebration fizzled in 2017 as the Read more…

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Ethereum DeFi Protocol Assures “User Funds Are Safe” After Rumored Attack

One of Ethereum and crypto’s “hottest use cases,” decentralized finance, got a big scare on June 17th as some market participants thought that a key application was being attacked by a bad actor. The application’s operators have since assured the community that user funds are safe. Ethereum DeFi Protocol ‘Hack’ Scares Users On June 17th, Read more…

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Another Sketchy Ethereum Transaction: User Pays $500k Fee to Send 3,200 ETH

Yesterday, the Ethereum blockchain saw two suspicious transactions: a single, unmarked address unknown by the crypto public sent two transactions both with a transaction fee of 10,668 ETH during a 16-hour time span. The first transaction, which cost $2.5 million, sent $130 of value. And the second, which also cost $2.5 million, sent $87,000 worth Read more…

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Ethereum 2.0 Has Made Some Critical Advances

The deposit smart contract for Ethereum 2.0 has completed formal verification and audit of the bytecode. Continued optimizations to ETH 2.0’s beacon chain are also underway.  Ethereum 2.0 is Getting Closer to Reality Formal Verification (FV) is essential to production software development. FV is a method of analyzing the code semantics to make sure they Read more…

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Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Disses Bitcoin Once Again

Mark Cuban has made a fortune by investing in innovative technologies, but this doesn’t mean he loves everything new that comes along. Case in point is cryptocurrency as the billionaire has made his disdain of virtual currencies clear. In an interview with Forbes, he said there is “no chance” that Bitcoin will ever be used Read more…

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Bitcoin Still King: Trading Dominance on Binance Remains Above 40%

Crypto exchange giant, Binance, recently published its monthly review which highlights that trading dominance for bitcoin has held above 40% for five consecutive months on the platform. Bitcoin Trading Dominance High According to Binance Research, bitcoin trading dominance represents the respective volume contribution from bitcoin trading, with it as a base currency, relative to the Read more…

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BBC Investigation Links Russia’s FSB To $450M Exchange Collapse

A BBC investigation has revealed links between Russia’s intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), and the collapse of the Wex cryptocurrency exchange in 2018. One of the sites co-founders claimed that he was forced to hand over customers’ wallet data and told the money (around $450 million) would go to “the FSB fund.” BBC Audio Recordings Read more…

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Japan’s Nomura Holdings Invests in Line’s LVC to Build Blockchain-based Financial Services

Japan’s oldest brokerage firm has established a blockchain-related partnership with the operator of the nation’s most widely-used messenger service. According to the October 4 announcement, Nomura Holdings, the parent company of Nomura Securities, revealed it has invested in LVC, a subsidiary of South Korea’s Line, following an agreement finalized on September 24. The terms of Read more…