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Bitcoin Gains More Influence In The American Politics

Bitcoin has become more involved in US politics than ever before. This week, US Senate candidate Austin Petersen said that he received a Bitcoin donation for his campaign but promptly returned. Brian Forde, a congressional candidate who was once a digital currency director at MIT Media Lab is an ardent supporter of the Cryptocurrency. The […]

‘Cobra Bitcoin’ Attacks Bitmain Over the Control of BTC Hashrate

In the past few weeks, an anonymous Twitter account and Bitcoin.org co-owner,’Cobra Bitcoin‘ have been sending controversial messages. The messages have been revolving around the ownership and control of BTC hashrate. This week, Cobra Bitcoin has claimed that one person controls over 51 percent of the BTC network. ‘Cobra Bitcoin’ Alleges Bitmain Manages 80 Percent […]

Bitcoin is not a store of value

There are many definitions of what a store of value is but let’s keep things simple here and let us proceed from this common definition of the term store of value: “A store of value is the function of an asset that can be saved, retrieved and exchanged at a later time, and be predictably […]

Female Afghan Scholars Benefit From Paxful Academic Scholarships

Three female Afghan female refugees have been awarded scholarship by Paxful. The peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace gave the grant under its charitable initiative called #BuildWithBitcoin. A Rwandan nursery school that previously benefited from the fund during its construction will also get additional funds. The Three Afghan Beneficiaries The applicants for the scholarship program were required […]

Bitcoin ‘Whales’ Controlling The Virtual Currency

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have become popular because they are decentralized and many compare their openness to the internet. However, analysts have cast doubt in this widely held perception about the virtual currencies. They believe that a few influential individuals are in control of most of the bitcoins. Only A Few Holders Control Most Of […]

Why Bitcoin Is Still Lucrative

It is no secret that Bitcoin has been experiencing tough times in recent times. Since the Cryptocurrency exchanged at almost $20,000 in December 2017, its price has been decreasing since then. This past weekend, the virtual currency’s value has reduced by 10 percent. The currency is now worth about 50 percent of its value in […]

Bitcoin Investors Continue To Record Huge Losses After A Hack In South Korea

Bitcoin prices have hit their lowest levels this year after a South Korean exchange reported a hack on its system over the weekend. The exchange reported a loss of up to a third of its coins. The attack has renewed questions about security on the various Cryptocurrency exchanges. Cryptocurrency Hack In South Korea A South […]

Cryptocurrency Malware Activities Hit $6.7 Million

As Cryptocurrencies become more popular, so does its malware industry. Carbon Black, a cybersecurity firm has reported that the sector is now worth around $6.7 and will continue to expand. Cases of Cryptocurrency attacks have been on the rise in recent times. This year alone, about $1.1 billion worth Cryptocurrencies have been hacked. Although the […]

Here Is A New Token-Based ETF From Another Cryptocurrency Exchange

A Chinese-based Crypto-to-Crypto trading platform known as OKEx has launched a traded fund for Cryptocurrency exchange. OKEx had been launched earlier by OKCoin, which is arguably one of the leading Cryptocurrency exchanges operating in China. All About This New Product Referred to as OK06 Exchange-Traded Tracker {OK06ETT}, this new service from OKEx comes with a […]

What Satoshi’s first message on the blockchain tells us about money

In times when cryptocurrencies seem to be in a never-ending bear market and when more and more people start to doubt whether cryptocurrencies will ever find mass adoption, it might be a good idea to remind ourselves why we are convinced of cryptocurrencies and the blockchain in the first place. A good way to do […]
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