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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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Coinsecure India Down After $3 Million in Bitcoin Missing

Coinsecure India Down After $3 Million in Bitcoin MissingIn what appears to be an attempt to test their ability to distribute Bitcoin Gold (BTG), a Coinsecure weakness was apparently exposed, and over 3 million dollars worth of bitcoin were stolen as a result. The large crypto exchange based in India filed a First Information Report (FIR) with police, alleging their own Chief Scientific […]

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These Are the Worst Performing Cryptocurrencies of 2018 – So Far

These Are the Worst Performing Cryptocurrencies of 20182018 has been a tough year for cryptocurrencies. It all started so promisingly, as January broke with the promise of $3 ripple and, in tron, an altcoin that was up 14,000% in 30 days. Things swiftly went south from there, and have been sinking ever since. Judged by their all-time high (ATH), the following coins […]

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South Korean Travel Site with Over 50,000 Hotels to Accept 12 Cryptocurrencies

South Korean Travel Site With Over 50,000 Hotels to Accept 12 CryptocurrenciesA South Korean travel website with over 50,000 hotels and other types of accommodation facilities will begin accepting 12 cryptocurrencies, thanks to a partnership between its operator and Bithumb, a major cryptocurrency exchange in Korea. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Pay for 50,000+ Hotels with Crypto One of South Korea’s […]

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