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Sirin Labs Finney Review: Does This Crypto Smartphone Stand a Chance Against the Samsung Galaxy S10?

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By CCN: The developers of the Sirin Labs Finney have created for themselves a monumental task. Not only do they desire to break into the fiercely-competitive smartphone market, but they also aim to spearhead cryptocurrency’s transformation from a niche curiosity into a mainstream financial instrument. After raising nearly $150 million for its Israeli creator during the initial coin offering (ICO)...

Here's Where To Find Everything You Need To Know About The Bitcoin ATM Industry

Coin ATM Radar is the premier online destination for information on the nascent Bitcoin ATM industry. This industry, which has experienced serious growth since its earliest incipience, offers some of the most luxury-oriented products in the Bitcoin ATM industry, and stands out on its own as one of the few hardware oriented Bitcoin related products alongside miners.  The administrator for Coin ATM...

BETwitter: Provably Unfair Bitcoin Gambling?

CCN received a tip about a gambling site that may be falsely advertising its abilities and wrongfully netting bitcoin in the process. The subject of the complaint was a site called BETwitter, which is unique in its space. The game allows users to bet on the odds of various words appearing in tweets during a certain window. It's very easy to sign up and play, but there's a fatal problem with the...

League of Legends Gambling: Win Bitcoin!

Are you a gamer? Do you occasionally like chilling out with Xin, Annie, or one of the many other characters of League? And you like bitcoin? Well now, this might be for you. League of Legends (LoL) is an MMO (massively multiplayer online), where players go head to head against each other in 1v1, or up to 5v5 on a variety of map and game styles. Throughout the game, you build up levels with the...

Idle Tapper Bitcoin Billionaire (Review)

I downloaded the free game Bitcoin Billionaire by Michael Stockwell (published by Noodlecake Studios) expecting to be unimpressed or annoyed. The more serious Bitcoin miners among us might still have that experience in spite of its ability to grow on you. Take comfort in the fact that it didn't cost anything (except time) to play, though. Game Concept When you start the game up you are presented...

Review of the Bitcoin Asic Miner Bitmain Antminer S5

Bitmain recently introduced the Antminer S5 with their next generation chip. The S5 has the familiar open blade design as the S1 with panels on the sides to direct airflow without being completely encapsulated as the S3. What makes the S5 shine are the new chips. The S5 consumes 560 watts in our tests and runs at 1.1 to 1.2 th/s. Specifications Antminer S5: Hash Rate: 1155 GH/s ±5% Power...

Bitcoin Foundation Elections: Distributed Opinion System

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The Bitcoin Foundation Elections Committee has released a unique new project that has been in the works for the last year. “a new official Distributed Opinion System for the Board Elections” ~ Michael Toomim. With a newly created website dedicated to this system, The Distributed Opinion can be found here, . Foundation members and non-members can view the candidates and their current standings...

How to Launder Stolen Bitcoins

Bitcoin's main problem is that every transaction is public. Such a feature makes it difficult to launder stolen bitcoins. Take this $5m thief as the example. The person controlling 19,000 of Bitstamp's coins has a problem. Anyone can follow the coins as they move between addresses. Lucky for them (or not as we'll see), there exist tools to assist in hiding, disguising, and making it difficult to...

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