AuthorJames Moreau

The Inner Workings of Decentralized Crypto Exchange EtherEx

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For cryptocurrency enthusiasts, there are quite a few options where they can do business in regards to trading and exchanging one type of digital currency for another via a digital exchange. Some exchanges offer sophisticated trading options with limiting, stop order and more. However, for most exchanges, the process of what goes on between trading funds is really a mystery. You get a general...

Hotel Booking Website HotelGo24 Offers User Rewards In Bitcoin

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There are many websites that offering lots of varied rewards and booking options when it comes to reserving a hotel at a good price. Some may even accept Bitcoin as a preferred payment. However, the first hotel booking website to offer a cash-back rewards style program with Bitcoin, as well as the option to donate your rewards to charities like Bithope, Wikileaks and The Water Project is Warsaw...

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague 2016 to Cover Security, Investment, Regulation and Gambling

Coming up on May 19th, 2016, the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague will be held in the Central European location of the Czech Republic. Previous conferences and others held in 2016 take place in locations such as Moscow and St. Petersberg Russia and Kiev, Ukraine. Besides the biggest cryptocurrency and blockchain trends coming up in 2016, the conference will cover security, investment...

Bitcoin Exchange Shapeshift Server Breach Leads To Down Time

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In yet another attack on an online cryptocurrency exchange, Shapeshift.io went down for a couple days while they dealt with some malicious intrusion into their server, assessing the damage and keeping their customer base aware of the status the entire time. Within a day of knowing that something wasn’t right with their servers, Shift.io immediately shut down trading and their website and notified...

Quartz Bashes Bitcoin in Inaccurate Headline

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In a recent article published on the popular online publication Quartz, a rather interesting headline involving Bitcoin made waves on social networks. With no shortage of negative press in recent years surrounding Bitcoin and its alleged use by money launderers, terrorists and evil-doers, Quartz decided to peg movie pirating to the list of illicit uses that the dregs of society have figured out...

MIT's Digital Currency Initiative Establishes $900,000 Bitcoin Developer Fund

The Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) in part with the MIT Media Lab has announced in a blog post that a $900,000 Bitcoin Developer fund has been started to help fund independent research of Bitcoin associated technology. Appropriately, the fund has a specific wallet set up to accept funding donations in the cryptocurrency well. The fund will remain open for contribution for the foreseeable...

Counterparty's Chris DeRose Calls Ethereum "100% Hype and No Substance"

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Spurred by Ethereum’s recent high-profile write up in the New York Times, Chris DeRose, Community Director at the Counterparty Foundation took to Twitter to vent his disbelief that Ethereum will amount to all its hype. On DeRose’s personal Twitter page, he sent a tweet to Bitcoin beat writer Nathaniel Popper, the journalist who penned the NYT piece warning him that he should be wary to endorse...

Roger Ver Puts Up $100,000 of Bitcoin Instigating Debate Bernie Sanders

Recently,  Bitcoin investor and ex-American citizen Roger Ver issued a video challenge on Adam Kokesh’s Youtube channel to Bernie Sanders. In the challenge, Ver begins with a preamble on what he views as the immoral roots of paying taxes and goes on to explain why he believes in voluntaryism vs. socialism. The video concludes by Ver saying he will donate $100,000 USD worth of Bitcoin to the...

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