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ETH Bots Run Rampant While Twitter Claims to Ban Lookalike Accounts

ETH-Bots Run Rampant While Twitter Claims to Ban Look-Alike AccountsAccording to reports the social media platform Twitter has been deleting millions of fraudulent accounts per day, and stated during the first week of July that it suspended more than 70 million accounts throughout May and June. However, the cryptocurrency industry is still plagued by tons of ‘ETH scam-bots’ pretending to be bitcoin luminaries and […]

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One Guy Controls the Lightning Network’s Biggest Node

One Guy Controls the Lightning Network's Biggest NodeBTC supporters were elated to discover recently that the Lightning Network’s (LN) capacity had spiked by 216 percent in just one day. Some individuals suspected the Build on Bitcoin conference had sparked more LN interest. However, onlookers have found the spike was due to a single node created by the owner of Shitcoin.com. According to […]

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The Daily: Google Founder Is a Crypto Miner, Elon Musk Impressed by Scambots

The Daily: Google Founder Is a Crypto Miner, Elon Musk Impressed by ScambotsIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover why Google founder Sergey Brin has become a crypto miner, and why Elon Musk is impressed by crypto scambots on Twitter. Additionally covered are a new response from Fcoin regarding recent allegations and a $100 million venture capital fund for blockchain startups in Israel. Also Read: […]

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Satoshi or Faketoshi? Analysts Assess Crypto’s Latest Messiah

Satoshi or Faketoshi? Analysts Assess Crypto’s Latest MessiahStylometry is the study of linguistic style, generally with a view to identifying its author. In the absence of any other meaningful metrics, it’s become the primary means of analyzing the veracity of new writings purporting to be the work of Satoshi Nakamoto. Last week, armchair stylometrists were given a trove of material to sift […]

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ICO Round-Up: Social Media Influencers Bypass Ad Ban, Centra Tokens Deemed Securities

Three stories dominate this week’s initial coin offering (ICO) round up: It appears many ICO projects are reaching out to social media influencers in an effort to thwart advertising bans across leading platforms. A study published by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) suggested that the country develop a licenced-based regulatory apparatus that permits cryptocurrency […]

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Associations Challenging Crypto Ads Ban to Proceed with Lawsuit

Associations Challenging Crypto Ads Ban to Proceed with LawsuitFacebook’s recent decision to partially lift the ban on crypto ads will not stop a planned legal action against the measure. Crypto associations and businesses from several countries announced earlier this year their intentions to sue internet giants imposing such restrictions. The claimants want to proceed with filing the lawsuit, despite the policy update. Also […]

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Meet Three More Applications That Utilize Bitcoin Cash OP_Codes

Meet Three More Applications That Utilize Bitcoin Cash OP_CodesOver the past month or so since the most recent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgrade, a lot of developers have created platforms and extensions that utilize the re-enabled Satoshi OP_Codes. There’s been a bunch of social media applications like Memo and Blockpress that allow users to submit data that’s tied to the BCH protocol in […]

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A Character Called Bitpico Thinks He Can Stress-Test the BCH Network

A Character Called Bitpico Thinks He Can Stress-Test the BCH NetworkThis Sunday news.Bitcoin.com reported on a community-driven Bitcoin Cash network stress test taking place this September. However, allegedly another stress test is in the works with malicious intent, according to a lesser known developer named Bitpico. The anonymous person claims the attack has already started, and emphasizes his blitz of spam will amplify over time. […]

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Since Twitter Won’t Stop Crypto Scammers, These Services Will

Since Twitter Won’t Stop Crypto Scammers, These Services WillOne of the most maddening things about lookalike Twitter scammers has been Twitter’s unwillingness to do anything about them. It’s not a complex problem to solve, and yet for months the micro-blogging service has prevaricated while the gullible public has given their ether away to flagrant scammers. A couple of third party services have now […]

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The Daily: Akon Launches Akoin, ICO Mogul Buys $19M Land with Bitcoin

The Daily: Akon Launches Akoin, ICO Mogul Buys $19M Land With BitcoinA musician who wants to use cryptocurrency to create a “real-life Wakanda” in Africa is the main feature in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Additional stories include an ICO mogul who bought land worth $19 million with bitcoin, a massive trove of Coinbase customers’ complaints and more. Also Read: Control of Highly Demanded Crypto […]

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