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Blockchain Secuirty Firm CipherTrace Launches Comprehensive Virtual Asset Tracing Capability

CipherTrace, the leading provider of cryptocurrency intelligence and blockchain security, announced on October 15 the launch of a comprehensive virtual asset tracing capability.  According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, CipherTrace customers can trace Bitcoin (BTC) transactions and over 700 digital tokens following… Read More

HTC Teams Up With Bitcoin.com, Adds Support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone

The developers of HTC’s blockchain smartphone are reportedly adding support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH). HTC’s management announced on Monday that they’ve teamed up with Bitcoin.com, a Tokyo-based blockchain and fintech firm founded by crypto entrepreneur Roger Ver. The partnership between the two companies involves adding… Read More

Bitcoin Cash: Negligence Case Against Coinbase to Proceed, Fraud Claims Dismissed

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A civil case against American crypto trading platform Coinbase alleging the exchange bungled its listing of Bitcoin Cash (a fork of Bitcoin) will proceed on grounds of possible negligence in California. Fraud and unlawful conduct allegations have been dismissed after the judge determined that the… Read More

Several Reports Indicate Bitcoin Cash is Victim of Double Spend Attack

Multiple reports this weekend indicate that Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is the victim of a double spend attack or 51% attack. A double spend attack is exactly what it sounds like. You can spend “money” twice. For a good explanation of how this may occur with… Read More

“Sleeping Giant” Wakes: Google Building Comprehensive Crypto Block Explorer

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A software developer with a background in using multiple small computers to analyze the human genome is building a master blockchain surveillance tool for Google he hopes will show what their real use is, Forbes reports. According to Forbes, Google has so far been behind… Read More

Wikimedia Foundation Teams Up With BitPay to Accept Bitcoin & Bitcoin Cash Donations

Wikipedia operated nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation, has formed a partnership with Bitcoin payments processor Bitpay to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash donations. According to the duo, all of the Wikimedia Foundation’s work is driven by its vision to create a world in which everyone can freely share in… Read More

Bitcoin Payments Processor Bitpay Announces Record 2018 Revenues

Bitcoin payments processor Bitpay says it processed over one billion dollars of Bitcoin payments in 2018 for retail and government clients, and has, “set a new record for transaction fee revenue by adding new customers like Dish Networks, HackerOne, and the State of Ohio.” The… Read More

Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan, Founders of Cryptomining Giant Bitmain, Rumoured to Be Leaving

Rumours of widespread layoffs at Bitmain, the world’s largest manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining equipment and largest operator of crypto-mining pools, are now being followed by stories the company’s two famous founders -Micree Zhan and Jihan Wu- will be leaving their posts as Bitmain co-directors, Weixin… Read More

United Corp Sues Bitcoin Cash ABC

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Plaintiffs in Florida have brought a suit against Bitcoin Cash ABC, it’s leader Roger Ver, the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange, and others, arguing the parties colluded, “to take control of the Bitcoin Cash network for personal gain…which caused a global capitalization meltdown of the Bitcoin Cash network… Read More

Vancouver-Based Crypto Mining Firm Reports $1.5 Million in Third Quarter Losses

A Vancouver-based firm mining Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash has reported a Q3 loss of $1.5 million, thanks mainly to very high levels of mining “difficulty” (competition) in relevant networks coinciding with a “significant decline in the price of Bitcoin.” The report offers a rare glimpse… Read More

Kraken Supporting “Volatile” Forked Coin of Bitcoin Cash Despite “Many Red Flags”

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The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has begun supporting the “BSV” coin, a crypto token product of last Thursday’s contentious hard forking of Bitcoin Cash. Bitcoin Cash is itself a “fork” or code-splice/copy of Bitcoin created by early Bitcoin champion Roger Ver and allies, who… Read More

Researchers Trace Zaif Crypto Exchange Hackers

Cybersecurity researchers in Japan say they have unearthed digital traces that could lead them to the hackers responsible for the September 14th theft of $60 million USD in cryptocurrencies from the licensed Japanese crypto exchange Zaif. The attack in question took place over two hours… Read More

Darknet Drug Market Admin “Oxymonster” Sentenced to 20 Years, Forfeits $700 000 in Crypto

Gal Vallerius, a dual French-Israeli citizen from the Brittany region of France, was sentenced to 20 years in prison earlier this month after pleading guilty to, “conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances and conspiracy to launder money,” court documents indicate. Mr Vallerius,… Read More

CoinText Introduces Buy Command Feature to Pay For BitPay Invoices Through SMS Messages

On Friday, CoinText.io, a wallet to transact cryptocurrency using SMS messages, introduced its new “buy command” feature that will allow users to spend Bitcoin Cash (BCH) at any retailer that uses BitPay to process bitcoin payments. CoinText reported that its users can now instantly send… Read More

Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Acquired, Says it Will Compensate Users Though No Date Set

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has announced that its acquisition by “investment support services” firm FISCO has been finalized and says it will compensate users affected by a $60 million dollar hack that occurred September 14th: “On 10 October, the Company concluded the business of our virtual currency… Read More

Baltic Honey Badger Bitcoin Conference Closes with Heavyweight Panel

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The Baltic Honey Badger Conference of 2018, held this year in Riga, Latvia, wrapped up today with a panel featuring Adam Back, the CEO of Blockstream, Giacomo Zucco, CEO at BHB Network; Tone Vays, a former Wall Street risk analyst and Bitcoin advocate; and Eric Lombrozo,… Read More

Bitcoin Cash – Is the End Near?

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Bitcoin Cash Basics Bitcoin Cash was born in August 2017 as the result of a hard fork from the Bitcoin network. Discussions began in early 2017 among the Bitcoin community to rollout the SegWit update which would allow scaling of the blockchain. However, a subset… Read More

Risk Analyst, Bitcoiner and ICO Nemesis Tone Vays Extends Olive Branch to “BCash,” Warns ICO Bubble Could “Destroy” US Economy

Former Wall Street risk analyst, avid Bitcoiner and ICO-detractor Tone Vays telecast his compelling “Inevitable ICO Bubble” talk to a crowd at the Seattle Bitcoin Meet Up last Thursday, during which he extended an olive branch to the creators of the contentious Bitcoin ‘fork,’ Bitcoin… Read More

Hacker “Bitpico” Stress Tests Bitcoin Cash, Claims Network Centralization

A hacker going by the name of ‘Bitpico’ on Twitter claims that a ‘stress test’ he or she conducted on the Bitcoin Cash cryptocurrency network shows that 98% of Bitcoin Cash’s node are located on the same rack server. https://twitter.com/bitPico/status/1016228867948851200?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1016228867948851200&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fbitcoinist.com%2Fbitcoin-cash-test-node-centralization%2F A rack server is a… Read More

St.Louis Federal Reserve Adds Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin to Data Tracking Service

This week, the Federal Reserve of St. Louis has added multiple cryptocurrencies to their data tracking service FRED. FRED has added four series on the prices of different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin (but no Ripple), with the data is coming from Coinbase. All of the information is being updated… Read More

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