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Maduro: Petro Public Sale In November While Website and Wallet Are Live

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has made a series of announcements concerning the Petro. Currently, the public sale for the controversial virtual currency is set for November 5th. Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro gave key updates about the nation’s Petro digital currency during a joint radio and television broadcast. According to a notice published on Venezuela’s government […]

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This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada — Bitcoin Magazine

Cryptocurrency and precious metals exchange Coinsquare is taking steps toward its goal of leading the cryptocurrency exchange market in Canada. On February 20, 2018, it announced a new partnership with Processing.com, after wrapping up a recent investment of $30 million, for a total $47 million raised in the last four months. The partnership with Processing.com […]

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The Marketing Ploys of Clones: Another Project Aims to Create a ‘Perfect Bitcoin’

News This week another bitcoin-based clone is coming called ‘Bitcoin Atom,’ a project that joins the myriad of other BTC copycats that have allegedly copied the protocol since late 2017. According to the team, the BCA network will launch when the bitcoin core network processes block 505,888 or roughly around January 24. Also read: South Korean […]

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Tuesday briefing: Major cyber-attack is inevitable, warns security chief | World news

Top story: Total protection from attacks is ‘impossible’ Morning everyone. I’m Martin Farrer bringing you the top stories today. A major cyber-attack targeting Britain’s electoral system or infrastructure is inevitable in the next two years, according to the man charged with trying to protect us from the threat. Speaking to the Guardian, Ciaran Martin, head […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Kraken, Korea and a Whole Lotta Crazy

News This week in bitcoin was all about Korea, although every week in bitcoin is all about Korea. Markets dropping? Blame Korea. Markets soaring? Credit Korea. Zero fee trading sends a pointless altcoin pumping? You bet it comes from Korea. While real news, fake news, and news whose legitimacy is a matter of dispute emanated […]

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Kucoin Issues a Warning After Bitcoin Diamond Soars 40x and Then Crashes

Markets and Prices Ever since the arrival of bitcoin cash, forked coins have been en vogue. While BCH has succeeded in gaining traction, not only on exchanges, but also in the real world, the stragglers have struggled. There is little evidence that the likes of bitcoin gold and bitcoin diamond are used for anything other […]

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Overstock Glitch Mixes Up Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

Patrick Smith · January 12, 2018 · 1:30 am Retailer Overstock experienced a glitch in their system that allowed customers to pay for goods using Bitcoin Cash rather than Bitcoin, which is valued at a fraction of what Bitcoin is.  Not Quite a Discount Online retailer Overstock is known for their many deals and sales, […]

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Overstock Glitch Gave Customers ‘Discounts’ With Bitcoin Cash

News This week security experts found a website glitch on the e-commerce marketplace Overstock that let customers purchase items for a fraction of the price. The reason users were getting such huge discounts is because the system was accidentally allowing bitcoin cash (BCH) purchases in place of items priced in bitcoin core (BTC). Also read: No, […]

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UBI Bitcoin Is the Latest in Series of SEC Cryptocurrency Crackdown Targets

In a story that is getting all too familiar recently, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) halted trading on yet another cryptocurrency, UBI Blockchain. The SEC explained: “The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of UBIA because of (i) questions regarding the accuracy of assertions, since at least September 2017, by UBIA in filings with […]

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