Fake Mobile Poloniex Apps Are Capable of Draining User Balances – The Merkle

Mobile device users are often targeted by criminals in various manners. In particular, mobile users involved with cryptocurrency have seen some scary developments as of late. It turns out there are a couple fake Poloniex applications in the Google Play Store. That is a very worrisome development, to say the least. By collecting login credentials, criminals can effectively […]

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Turkeychain? Food Giant Cargill Launches Blockchain Tracking Pilot

American agricultural conglomerate Cargill is testing a blockchain platform to track the provenance of turkey products. Launched ahead of this year’s Thanksgiving celebration, Cargill’s Honeysuckle White brand will utilize the tech, according to statements. The company added that turkeys that are set to be tracked will be primarily sold in Texas. Farms within Cargill’s network will […]

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Send Bitcoin By Fax? Morse Code? SMS? Chat? It Could Soon Be a Reality Thanks to Mule Tools

Matthew Tompkins · October 26, 2017 · 3:45 pm The Mule Tools code collection on Github is set to develop new ways to transact Bitcoin including via Fax, Morse Code, and chat applications. Developed tools stand to be incorporated into the Samourai wallet. Inspired by the blockstream satellite and Nick Szabo’s thoughts on the physical […]

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World’s First Cryptocurrency Aggregator, B2BX, Raises €5 Million in First Week of ICO

Bitcoin PR Buzz · October 26, 2017 · 4:00 pm B2BX, the world’s first cryptocurrency exchange-aggregator, is pleased to announce the fulfillment of its ICO soft cap. Tokens worth a total of $5 million USD were sold in the first week of the crowdfunding campaign, bringing the company’s plan to develop a marketplace platform for […]

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Ethereum Gold Token Shows Why No One Should Create Value out of Thin Air – The Merkle

The creation of Bitcoin Gold has caused an interesting shockwave in the cryptocurrency industry. A lot of people converted altcoins back to bitcoins to ensure they could partake in this “airdrop”. It seems someone took it upon themselves to create an Ethereum Gold token as well, even though its purpose remains rather uncertain. So far, these tokens […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Price Sets Sail for Unchartered Seas

Markets and Prices Three days ago, during our last markets update, bitcoin’s price experienced a short-term correction all the way down to the $5,300 territory, on October 25th. Following the dip, the price rebounded the same day back to the $5,700 region and has since then continued sailing towards the $6K mark. Also Read: Extreme Cold […]

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A Platform That Solves the Problem of Lost Wallets Exists

The cryptocurrencies lost due to the forgetfulness of the user, broken technology or intentional destruction, cannot be restored ever. The total number of “dead” bitcoins can be about 4.3 million and their cost is about $14 billion at today’s rate. As it is known, the total number of bitcoins in the world is limited: they have […]

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Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

The early history of ethereum was up for discussion at an event debuting a new Quartz video series highlighting the potential of blockchain this week. There, Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney asked one of the protocol’s co-inventors, Joseph Lubin: When ether first went on the open market in 2015, “Was that technically an ICO?” Perhaps a nod […]

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