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Meet the Pac-Man That Eats Bitcoin at this 21st Century Arcade

19.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

Meet the Pac-Man That Eats Bitcoin at this 21st Century ArcadeThe amusement arcade, like the shopping mall, is a 20th century relic. Once synonymous with teen idling and coming of age, these hangouts have since been eaten by the internet. But in one New Zealand town, the arcade is biting back, led by a Pac-Man that feeds on bitcoin. See also: This Week in Bitcoin: Failed […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Failed Forks, Atomic Swaps, and a Little Trouble in Big China

19.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

This Week in Bitcoin: Failed Forks, Atomic Swaps, and a Little Trouble in Big ChinaIn the first of a new series, we recap the juiciest stories from the past seven days. While trolls have trolled trolls and forkers have forked forks, we’ve bypassed the bitcoin bickering to focus on the news that matters. So nestle up close to your solo mining rig for warmth and get comfy as we […]

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Coinbase Announce Cryptocurrency Custodianship as Institutional Money Floods In

18.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

Coinbase Announce Cryptocurrency Custodianship as Institutional Money Floods InIt’s hard to keep pace with the spate of stories surrounding institutional support for bitcoin right now. From futures contracts to bitcoin trading desks, big money is pouring into cryptocurrency. Coinbase have thrust their weight behind the growing movement, announcing a digital custody custodianship for institutions amidst a slew of similar global stories. See also: Wall […]

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Segwit Integration is Set to Increase with Bitfinex Next on the List

18.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

Segwit Integration is Set to Increase With Bitfinex Next on the ListSegwit wallet integration has been bumped to the top of Bitfinex’s to-do list, with an exchange staffer declaring that the job should be completed next week. Despite the scaling technology having been available since August, a number of exchanges have dithered. Now, there are signs that progress is being made in activating BIP141. Also read: Initial […]

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Norwegians Develop a Thirst for Bitcoin Cash

17.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

Norwegians Develop a Thirst for Bitcoin CashOslo Bitcoin Meetup, an annual gathering of like-minded cryptocurrency enthusiasts, has announced a name change. The group shall henceforth be known as Oslo Bitcoin Cash Meetup to reflect its founders’ newfound appreciation for the revitalized bitcoin fork. The fourth meetup of the Norwegian group will take place on November 24th under the BCH banner. The […]

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One of the World’s Largest ATM Manufacturers Announces Bitcoin Support

17.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

One of the World’s Largest ATM Manufacturers Announces Bitcoin SupportBuying bitcoin just keeps getting easier, with vendors of all kinds adding support for the cryptocurrency. Just days ago, Square revealed they were adding the ability to buy BTC within their app. Now Hyosung have gotten in on the act by launching bitcoin ATM support. Soon, customers of the firm’s ATM machines will be able […]

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Five Countries Where Bitcoin is Illegal

17.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

Five Countries Where Bitcoin is IllegalTo those who understand it, bitcoin is a blessing, but not everyone shares that sentiment. From scaremongering CEOs to entrenched central bankers, bitcoin’s list of detractors runs long and deep. Elected officials reserve particular ire for bitcoin however, with leaders across the globe weighing in. While most governments seek regulation, others have gone further, passing […]

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Police Bust Turkish Gang That Kidnapped Wealthy Bitcoin Holders

16.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

Police Bust Turkish Gang That Kidnapped Wealthy Bitcoin HoldersTurkish police are toasting their success after capturing an enterprising gang of crypto kidnappers. Their targets were major bitcoin holders. The quintet were caught as they prepared to pounce on their second victim, having already extorted 450 bitcoins, worth U.S. $3.3 million, from a wealthy businessman. Also read: Real Estate Listings Use Bitcoin to Garner Publicity […]

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The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn’t Technical – It’s Political

16.11.2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn't Technical – It's PoliticalBitcoin is accustomed to taking flak from non-believers. It’s been declared dead more times than most people care to count, and will continue to be written off long after dissenting CEOs have conceded defeat and quietly bought BTC. The latest group to take potshots at bitcoin aren’t external actors with little understanding of the protocol, […]

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