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Bitcoin Usage Falls to Its Lowest in Months

Bitcoin Usage Falls to Its Lowest in MonthsThere’s never a bad time to be sending and receiving bitcoin, but right now is especially good. Fees are at the lowest in 18 months, with the average transaction value now under a dollar. This contrasts starkly with the latter quarter of last year, when rising fees peaked at $34. There’s a primary reason why […]

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Smartbtc Sees the Need for Centralized Python-Based Smart Contracts

Smartbtc Sees the Need for Centralized Python-Based Smart ContractsJust recently the startup Smartbtc announced the execution of a bitcoin-based smart contract written in the Python codebase. The team intended to grow their Twitter following by creating a contract that paid 0.011 BTC after it accrued 1,000 followers in sixty days. After the goal was met, Smartbtc’s Python contract executed on February 19. Also […]

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Counterparty Cash Announces ERC20 Competitor with Edge Wallet Support for Tokens

Counterparty Cash Announces ERC20 Competitor with Edge Wallet Support for TokensThis past January a project was launched that revealed a forked version of the crypto-derivative platform, Counterparty, and it’s being built for the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. Now this week, at the Cryptopulco event in Mexico, the creator of the new BCH token infrastructure, Julian Smith, has announced that Counterparty Cash (XCPC) and all assets, […]

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Bitfinex Plans Launch of Decentralized Exchange Eosfinex

Bitfinex Plans Launch of Decentralized Exchange, EosfinexBitfinex has announced that it will launch a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange built on the Eos.io platform. The new platform, Eosfinex, will be the first exchange to be hosted using Eos.io’s decentralized application infrastructure. Also Read: EOS Raises $700M Despite Token Affording No “Rights, Uses, Purpose, or Features” Bitfinex Partners With Eos to Develop Eosfinex Bitfinex claims […]

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PR: Anonymous and Decentralised ID by Biometrids

Anonymous and Decentralised ID by BiometridsIdentity theft is one of the biggest crimes afflicting countries like the United States and Britain. According to a recent report, in 2016 alone, American citizens lost about USD 16 Billion due this misdemeanour. This figure increases to a staggering USD 106 Billion if we considered a ten year period up to 2016. In the United Kingdom, home to one of the financial capitals of the world, identity theft has doubled over an eight year period ending 2016. Clearly, investors are at risk while transacting money online.

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Bank of America Has Filed More Cryptocurrency Patents Than Any Other Company

Bank of America Has Filed More Cryptocurrency Patents Than Any Other CompanyThink of cryptocurrency developers and names like Satoshi Nakamoto, Gavin Andresen, and Nick Szabo spring to mind. Individuals who place principles ahead of profit and are more aligned with open source principles than filing patents and closely guarding their secrets. The only secret Satoshi guarded was his identity. It may come as a surprise then […]

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Crypto Exchanges Launch P2P Platforms from Latvia and Bulgaria

Crypto Exchanges Launch P2P Platforms from Latvia and BulgariaWhile European institutions are issuing another series of warnings about the risks and sins of dealing with bitcoin, crypto communities on the Old Continent are trying to preserve freedoms not granted by Brussels. Two exchanges from opposite corners of New Europe have announced plans to offer peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading. Latvia-based Hodlhodl has launched its new […]

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Crypto Exchanges Launch P2P Platforms from Latvia and Bulgaria

Crypto Exchanges Launch P2P Platforms from Latvia and BulgariaWhile European institutions are issuing another series of warnings about the risks and sins of dealing with bitcoin, crypto communities on the Old Continent are trying to preserve freedoms not granted by Brussels. Two exchanges from opposite corners of New Europe have announced plans to offer peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading. Latvia-based Hodlhodl has launched its new […]

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United Bitcoin May Be the Most Controversial Fork to Date

United Bitcoin Maybe the Most Controversial Fork to DateBack on December 12 the well-known developer Jeff Garzik launched a Bitcoin Core (BTC) based fork called United Bitcoin (UBTC) after Segwit2x failed. At block height 498,777 the snapshot took place, and the UBTC network began just like the rest of the forks in existence, but claiming the tokens is far more complicated than one […]

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Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit SupportAfter months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]

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