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Bittrex to Delist Bitcoin Gold Over 51% Attack

Bittrex to Delist Bitcoin Gold Over 51% AttackOver the last nine months, news.Bitcoin.com has reported on the many misfortunes the project Bitcoin Gold (BTG) has experienced. The forked protocol has been mired with issues and controversy since the day the project was announced will be delisted from the exchange Bittrex. The Seattle-based trading platform says they lost over 12,000 BTG during the […]

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$32mil Raised by Mining Company Listed on London Stock Exchange

$32mil First Day Crypto Mining Co on London Stock ExchangeIdealistic startup Argo Blockchain PLC, a mining company, is the first cryptocurrency-related firm to sit on the prestigious London Stock Exchange. In only its initial trading day, Argo raised $32 million, earning a $61 million valuation in the process. Also read: Bitcoiners Hope to Have a Friend in Top US Regulator Jay Clayton Mining Company […]

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The Anonymous Bitcoin.org Owner Accuses BTC Mining Pools of Centralization

The Anonymous Bitcoin.org Owner Accuses BTC Mining Pools of CentralizationThere’s been a lot of controversy over the past few weeks stemming from the anonymous Twitter handle and co-owner of Bitcoin.org, ‘Cobra Bitcoin.’ The well-known BTC community member has been at the forefront of contentious subjects for many years now, and this week Cobra is claiming that one man has control of more than 51 […]

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Study Reveals ASIC Miners Represent 30% of the Equihash Mining Hashrate

Study Reveals ASIC Miners Represent 30% of the Equihash Mining HashrateThis week the Zcash Foundation and researchers from the University of Luxembourg have released a study that finds the presence of ASIC and FPGA miners may be controlling around 30 percent of the overall Equihash mining hashrate. The study speaks volumes to cryptocurrency developers and communities who have attempted to produce proof-of-work mechanisms that were […]

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Mining Manufacturer Obelisk Announces ASIC-Friendly Launchpad

Mining Manufacturer Obelisk Announces ASIC-Friendly LaunchpadObelisk, a new ASIC manufacturer led by Siacoin developer David Vorick, has released plans for an ASIC launchpad for Proof of Work coins. Its aim is to provide new and existing cryptocurrencies with an ASIC-friendly algorithm that will mitigate the rising threat of 51% attacks. Although initially devised with the company’s own ASIC miner in […]

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Proof of Work Coins on High Alert Following Spate of 51% Attacks

Proof of Work Coins on High Alert Following Spate of 51% AttacksFirst it happened to verge. $1.8m of cryptocurrency swiped in a matter of hours. Then to bitcoin gold, plundered in an $18m double spend attack. Then to verge again, this time to the tune of $1.7 million. Along the way, monacoin is also believed to have been hit. Someone is methodically working their way through […]

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Verge Struck by Second PoW Attack in as Many Months

Verge Struck By Second PoW Attack in as Many MonthsAccident-prone altcoin verge has been crippled by yet another mining attack. A little over a month after being subjected to a 51% attack, the network is once again at the mercy of a malevolent attacker who is rejecting blocks and profiting handsomely off the carnage caused. The repeat attack illustrates the risks faced by low […]

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Robinhood App Valued at $5.6 Billion – Now Available in 10 US States

Robinhood App Valued at $5.6 Billion - Now Available in 10 US StatesTrading app Robinhood which started offering bitcoin and ether trading in February has attained a valuation of $5.6 billion after raising $363 million, the company has confirmed. The app is now available in 10 U.S. states. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space $5.6 Billion Valuation Robinhood started out about three years ago […]

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Interest in Cryptocurrency Derivatives Drives CFD Marketplace’s Revenues up 284%

Interest in Cryptocurrency Derivatives Drives CFD Marketplace’s Revenues up 284%Derivatives trading platform provider Plus500 posted a 284% increase in revenues in the first quarter of this year compared to the previous year, largely due to high levels of interest in its cryptocurrency CFDs offerings. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Triple Digit Rise On Tuesday, contracts for difference (CFDs) market provider […]

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