カテゴリー: OpenBazaar

Under the Tent: A Look at the Latest Openbazaar Marketplace Software

Under the Tent: A Look at the Latest Openbazaar Marketplace SoftwareBack in April of 2016 news.Bitcoin.com reviewed the Openbazaar platform the first day the marketplace launched. Since then the application has come a long way with many updates, new features, and the platform most definitely has more users. This week we decided to give the Openbazaar 2.2.5 client a test run and see how much […]

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How to Buy Bitcoin Without Disclosing Your Identity

How to Buy Bitcoin Without Disclosing Your IdentityPrivacy preservation is one of cryptocurrency’s defining characteristics. Digital assets such as bitcoin provide a far higher degree of anonymity and surety than traditional online payment methods such as credit card or Paypal. There’s just one problem: buying bitcoin without disclosing your most intimate details isn’t easy. The following options, which don’t require KYC, are […]

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Openbazaar Users Can Now Trade 1500 Cryptocurrencies With No KYC

Openbazaar Users Can Now Trade 1500 Cryptocurrencies With No KYCThis Friday the decentralized marketplace Openbazaar announced the release of its 2.2.2 version which adds a variety of new features and improvements. One particular feature added to the latest Openbazaar release allows users to trade 1,500+ cryptocurrencies with no fees. Moreover, all the swaps are peer-to-peer trades between two parties with no KYC process.  Also […]

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Quebec Mining Drama: Bitmain Money Muscle or Local Sour Grapes?

Quebec Mining Drama: Bitmain Money Muscle or Local Sour Grapes?Tempers are flaring in Quebec, as its climate and relatively cheap electricity have made it a magnet for the burgeoning cryptocurrency mining industry. The provincial government and its energy concern, Hydro-Quebec, have been accused of playing favorites to the likes of mining giants such as Bitmain. Also read: Troll Slayer: Derek Magill Defends Peer-to-Peer Electronic […]

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Bitcoin Cash Innovation Continues with the First On-Chain Atomic Bet

Bitcoin Cash Innovation Continues With the First On-chain Atomic BetJust recently news.Bitcoin.com wrote about a trustless betting protocol designed by Jonald Fyookball called Chainbet, a protocol that enables simple coin flip wagers using the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain. Since then the Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia performed the first atomic bet utilizing the BCH network’s re-enabled OP_Codes and Fyookball’s Chainbet concept. Also read: Chainbet Protocol Proposes […]

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Blockstack Launches Decentralized Applications Store

Blockstack Launches Decentralized Applications StoreThe project that’s building a network for decentralized applications layer for the internet, Blockstack, has announced the launch of a new universal Dapp (decentralized application) store called App.co. The aggregated list of roughly 138 ecosystem-wide applications that offer utility by harnessing the benefits of decentralized technologies like blockchain, cryptocurrencies, IPFS, Zeronet, and more. Also read: […]

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Openbazaar Enables Decentralized Peer-To-Peer Trading of 44 Cryptocurrencies

Openbazaar Enables Decentralized Peer-To-Peer Trading of 44 CryptocurrenciesCryptocurrencies can now be traded on the peer-to-peer online marketplace Openbazaar in addition to physical goods, digital goods, and services. Initially, 44 cryptocurrencies are supported but the development team plans to add more over time. There is no fee for trading cryptocurrencies and no need to register with any service. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance […]

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Bitcoin Cash Community Sees OP_Code Innovation After Upgrade

Bitcoin Cash Community Sees OP_Code Innovation After UpgradeIt’s been well over a day since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgraded its protocol, and the consensus rules now come with a 32MB block size. Although the block size increase is quite a feat, BCH developers have also expanded the network’s default data-carrier-size to 220 Bytes and re-enabled some old Satoshi OP_Codes that were […]

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Openbazaar Co-Founder Expresses Frustration Over BTC Fees

Openbazaar Co-Founder Expresses Frustration Over BTC FeesThe co-founder of Openbazaar, Washington Sanchez, has taken to Twitter to vent frustration with the high fees associated with BTC. Mr. Sanchez expressed regret for his previous BTC “maximalism,” and reinforced Openbazaar’s desire to place a greater emphasis on alternative cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Australia Cracks Down on Misleading and Deceptive Initial Coin Offerings Washington Sanchez Slams […]

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These Are the Most Popular Darknet Marketplaces Right Now

Ever since Reddit pulled the plug on r/darknetmarkets, deep web users have been starved of real time information on trustworthy sites and vendors. Deep Dot Web is one of the few remaining clearnet portals where information on darknet markets (DNMs) can be found. DNMs were bitcoin’s first “killer app”, and to this day provide one […]

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