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(CCN) What on Earth is Going on with Ripple?

Posted on May 16th, 2017.

Wouldn’t it be nice to wake up every day and see your money doubled, and then again, and again? Welcome to ripple, the latest to go parabolic in a musical chair that started with Monero some months ago and seems to be going around digital currencies.

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Darknet

Silkroad-Like Drug Market AlphaBay Starts Accepting Ethereum

Posted on May 1st, 2017.

AlphaBay, one of the more popular silkroad-like drug market operating on the darknet has begun processing eth deposits and withdrawals for purchases. An AlphaBay representative publicly stated: “We are happy to announce that Ethereum transactions are now live on Alphabay! You can now purchase your drugs using Ethereum. The minimum...

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Will a Bitcoin Hard Fork Create Two Coins? – Bitcoin Unlimited Explained

Posted on April 3rd, 2017.

The past two weeks have been some of the most intense in bitcoin’s history as Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimited went head to head in what appears to be the last metaphorical battle. Bugs in Bitcoin Unlimited were irresponsibly revealed and exploited. It was then found the bug was partly due to Bitcoin Core’s use of asserts in...

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Bitcoin

Zcash: A Cryptocurrency More Secure and Anonymous Than Bitcoin?

Posted on November 2nd, 2016.

When MT Gox, bitcoin’s biggest exchange at the time, suddenly announced during February 2014 that they had “lost” almost $1 billion worth of bitcoins, some took to the blockchain to see what had happened. Their analysis led, in just a few days, to the second biggest news of that year: MT Gox still held 200,000 bitcoins, then worth $200...

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Bitcoin

The Biggest Bitcoin Hacks and Thefts of All Time

Posted on September 19th, 2016.

The story of bitcoin’s biggest hacks and thefts is the story of bitcoin itself. From its early days and its first hack, to the biggest theft of all time, bitcoin’s utopian promises often turned into a dystopian reality where scammers, thieves, unaccountable and often amateur exchanges, some, even fully anonymous, proliferated in a...