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Kentucky Fried Chicken Canada Launches “Bitcoin Bucket”

Featured Bitcoiners in the past few days have witnessed mainstream media spreading rumors about South Korea’s ban on cryptocurrency. This, as always, caused some panic selling. But hey, don’t be upset. Colonel Sanders is here to spread some fried chicken joy amid the crypto bloodbath. KFC Canada tweeted today they are accepting Bitcoin for the […]

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Mining Operations Offered to India After Mixed Signals from Beijing

Mining Members of the Indian crypto community have received offers to set up mining facilities after reports of potentially negative developments for miners in China. According to local media, businesses are already exploring such opportunities as India has some of the lowest electricity rates. Upcoming regulation, however, may put some hurdles on the track. Also […]

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How I fell for the blockchain gold rush | Technology

Bitcoin envy, the ultramodern malaise. News reports are full of this magic internet money’s rocketing value – currently $16,000 – and Facebook is dotted with people who picked some up at $500, $50 or even 50 cents. But the cryptocurrency ship hasn’t yet sailed. In the volatile market of alternative cryptos, relatively unknown alt-coins such […]

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‘Privacy Coin’ Verge is Allegedly Leaking Users’ IP Addresses

Altcoins Privacy coins are meant to be private: that’s their raison d’être. Without this functionality, they’re just altcoins, and dangerous ones at that for anyone relying on them for anonymity. Verge (XVG) is one of the best known privacy coins on the market, but it risks becoming famous for all the wrong reasons. A new […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Privacy Coins

Altcoins With over 50 privacy coins on the market, purveyors of anonymous transactions are spoilt for choice. This smorgasbord of privacy-centric coins can be a little overwhelming though. To help you pick the best of the bunch, here’s our rundown of the main contenders. Also read: Meet ‘Cash Shuffle’, the Privacy-Centric Protocol for Bitcoin Cash How […]

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Watch out, bitcoin: Ripple coins march higher, threaten to overtake Ethereum

Ripple coins are on the rise on Friday, as the cryptocurrency sector mounts a rebound on the final weekday of 2017. The prominent crypto asset, which earlier in December overtook bitcoin rival Bitcoin cash, is now on the verge of eclipsing Ethereum’s Ether tokens as the most highly valued cybercurrency. Although much of the focus […]

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Ripple Rides up Crypto Charts, Knocks Bitcoin Cash Out of #3 Spot

James Levenson · December 28, 2017 · 12:30 am The majority of cryptocurrencies have been taking a break this week with very little movement in either direction. This morning, however, saw declines across the board during the Asian trading session, all except Ripple which bucked the trend again and saw gains. Bitcoin had rebounded a […]

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Faced With Never Owning a Whole Bitcoin, Investors Are Turning to Altcoins

Altcoins For the price of one millibit – or a thousandth of a bitcoin – you can buy 700 verge or 1,300 reddcoin. These microcap coins lack bitcoin’s luster, but they do have two things in their favor: there’s a lot of them and they’re ”cheap”. Priced out of being able to afford a whole […]

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