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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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Ethereum 2.0 Testnet Attracts 22,000 Validators

One of the broadest testnets for Ethereum 2.0 is advancing, already attracting 22,000 validators. The shift to proof-of-stake is still left for the future, but there are signs of incipient and growing interest. Largest Testnet for Ethereum 2.0 Starts Attracting Stakers Ethereum (ETH) has not moved as fast from mining to staking as previously promised. Read more…

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What is Blockchain Technology? How Secure is it?

Bitcoin’s inception in 2009 introduced the concept of hard money to the world. A peer-to-peer financial settlement system which is free from centralized control. It also gave an insight into a system that democratizes data storage – blockchain. It is called today is the bedrock on which Bitcoin functions.  Made up of two words, ‘block’ Read more…

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What is Ethereum, and how does it work?

Ethereum is second to Bitcoin on the cryptocurrency market rankings. But what is it? What powers the second most valuable blockchain? How does it function?  In this digital age, we are dependant on the internet for almost all aspects of our personal and professional lives. But is the internet functioning today in-line with the ideals Read more…

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Cryptomining Attacks Remain One of the Nastiest Malware Threats of 2019

Cryptography is a tool that can work in two different ways. It can be used to hide information using encryption or, with the correct information, it can be used to track data. The latter is what people are talking about when they name transparency as the primary value of cryptocurrency or blockchains. Under most circumstances Read more…

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HTC Launches Exodus 1, ‘To Make The Leap To Bitcoin From Fiat’

The advent of Bitcoin is fueling the evolution of financial technologies, including telecommunications, and hardware with crypto-friendly features. The latest innovation, HTC’s cryptophone Exodus 1, will hit the market in December 2019. This device performs both as a smartphone as well as a Bitcoin cold wallet. Chen: “For the smartphone category to grow again, we Read more…

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John McAfee: Bitcoin Custody To Become The Standard

Since Bitcoin came into being, we have a global decentralized digital cash system that can bypass the entire banking system. But like cash, it has its own set of risks. If you lose the keys to your coins, you lose the coins. Bitcoin investors know about it, but it scares new users and they’d rather Read more…