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Ethereum Miners May Be Exposed to a Hacker Mass-Scan Campaign

December 13th, 2018

Think you’re working hard at making an extra income even while prices are down? If you’re not careful and don’t heed the warnings about port 8545, you may just see all your ETH disappear overnight. According to crypto-jacking and cybersecurity research firm Bad Packets, a mass-scan campaign is active at the moment. Hackers are on…

Next Bitcoin Bull Run Matter of When – Not If, Says BTC Investor Eric Dalius

December 12th, 2018

Real estate entrepreneur, Bitcoin investor, and cryptocurrency expert Eric Dalius in Tech Bullion says there’s still plenty of fight left in Bitcoin despite the mudslinging from the naysayers and falling Bitcoin price. He even goes on to say that the next bull-run is very close. The Many Bubbles of Bitcoin Bitcoin price. Even for people…

Venezuela and Argentina Are Buying the Dip, New Data Shows

December 10th, 2018

If you look at the latest activity on Localbitcoins, there has been a large spike in recent days from both Argentina and Venezuela buying bitcoins. Both these troubled Latin American countries have displayed a steady increase in buying cryptocurrency due to rising inflation and troubled economies. But is the sudden uptick evidence of the two…

Bitmain, Roger Ver, Kraken Sued as Bitcoin Cash Nightmare Continues

December 7th, 2018

Roger Ver, Bitcoin.com, Bitmain, and Kraken are all sued by UnitedCorp over an alleged complot to hijack the Bitcoin Cash network for their own personal gain. United Corp. Sues Bitcoin.com, Bitmain, Kraken If the Bitcoin Cash fork fall-out that made November one of crypto’s most volatile months on record wasn’t bad enough, the nightmare continues….

Denmark Has Over 1,500 Restaurants That Accept Bitcoin

December 6th, 2018

Strapped for cash with a bad case of the munchies? You’re in luck. If you live in Denmark, that is. You can now use your bitcoins again at Hungry.dk to order online takeaway from over 1,500 restaurants. Denmark may be more famous for its pastries and its Vikings, but it seems the small Northern European…

Why Use Blockchain Technology?

December 2nd, 2018

Why use blockchain technology? While there are certainly a lot of advantages to a distributed ledger, it may not be applicable to all companies or individuals–not yet, at least. The second question people usually ask when they hear about blockchain is–why use blockchain? Why use a distributed ledger? Why not use a regular database or…

UK: FCA Investigations Into Crypto Businesses Have Doubled Since May

November 27th, 2018

FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), UK’s Financial watchdog, has doubled the number of investigations into cryptocurrency companies to 50 since May 2018. FCA Increasingly Looking at Crypto Firms According to Top Ten accountancy firm, Moore Stephens, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has doubled the number of investigations into crypto related businesses in the UK since May…

STOs Are Now Much ‘Sexier’ as The ICO Party Ends

November 26th, 2018

There’s a new “sexy” in cryptoville and it goes by the name of STO. So if you want to avoid enormous fines, a lengthy stretch in the slammer, or an outright ban, here’s what you need to know. The rundown: ICOs are banned in some parts of the world and getting clamped down on in…

Bitcoin Mining Wasteful? Christmas Lights Use More Energy Than Some Countries

November 23rd, 2018

Think mining bitcoin is a waste of energy? Then you better ignore the energy consumption of US Christmas lights every year, which uses more electricity than some countries.  Energy Consumption of US Christmas Lights ‘Tis the season to be jolly. The time of year when family and friends get together, children play, carolers sing, and…