Category: Bitcoin

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Turcoin founders arrested – following Ponzi scheme bust

  Turcoin, which is the self-proclaimed national cryptocurrency of Turkey, had been involved in a major Ponzi scheme. Both the founding members have been arrested. This information has come out only after a few weeks later when the local newspapers claimed that it was a Ponzi scheme. Turcoin was launched only last year by headed…
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There has been a new Director of Engineering at Facebook’s Blockchain Division

Facebooks, the social networking giant has very recently promoted Evan Cheng, a senior engineer to become Director of Engineering for it very recently launched blockchain division. Back in May, Facebook put together a team led by Coinbase board member and former president at PayPal, David Marcus, to explore the blockchain technology and the various uses…
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Bitcoin price predictions from industry experts

There has been a lot of talk going on about Bitcoin and the future that it promises to investors. Many of them have weighed in the options and look forward to see if the cryptocurrency is going to surpass the all-time-high of January of if it going to keep continuing to go on a downhill…
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Binance: 1 million USD donated towards Victim Relief for floods in West Japan

  The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange have pledged to donate USD 1 million for the victims who have suffered the terrible floods in West Japan. In an official post, the crypto exchange platform had stated, “To help out the victims in West Japan that were affected by the heavy rains on 7/7/2018, Binance is donating…
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The Pirate Bay Resumes Cryptojacking – Should it be an issue?

TPB, also commonly known as The Pirate Bay, has now started resuming their crypto jacking activities. So should it be a major concern or not is the question at hand? The P2P file sharing platform has now launched another browser script that runs in the background of the user’s device and hijacks the unused CPU…
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Shark Tank Investor Barabara Corcoran: Buying a Home With Bitcoin Makes Sense

Barbara Corcoran, a multi-million investor and a Shark Tank star – a reality T.V series where young entrepreneurs come forth and pitch their ideas to a group of investors on a panel – has recently revealed that buying a home on Bitcoin is the future and that it makes total sense to do so. Her…
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Bitcoin remains key despite previous signals to Circle’s Strategy

  Circle Financial seems to have been executing a 180 degree shift in their strategy after having spent a couple of years in making an impressive shift in the focus from cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin; thereby boosting their crypto-related offerings in a series of moves that most say they see that they are positioning themselves on…
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World Cup: Few real opportunities to pay with cryptocurrencies

Currently, the FIFA world cup is being held in Russia and it highlights some the world’s best football players and gives everyone also the opportunity to know more about the life in the country that is hosting the World Cup. There have been hundreds of thousands of fans that have to come to the host…
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Victims who lost USD 1 Billion of Bitcoins in Mt. Gox hack to be returned

On Friday, a Japanese court had ruled to pull infamous Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox out of bankruptcy. There is at least an amount of USD 1 Billion in the worth of Bitcoins to be returned back to the rightful owners. Since the creation of Bitcoin close to a decade ago, this news and decision is…
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Twenty Questions to Test Your Bitcoin Knowledge. Beginner Level.

Do you consider yourself as a person with great Bitcoin Knowledge? Or do you feel you are just about there but you aren’t confident yet? If the answer to both the questions is a ‘yes’, well then feel free to take up this interesting quiz by Bitcoin Magazine. This quiz will not only tell you…
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