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Bitcoin Wallet Review: BC Vault Throws Down the Gauntlet to Trezor

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The Bitcoin hardware wallet space is increasingly active, with new entrants coming up all the time. If you search “hardware wallet” on Amazon, you get dozens of options. The two most well-known companies, of course, are Ledger and Trezor. But a variety of alternatives exist. CCN received two BC Vault review units from a company called Real Security, based out of Slovenia. From Skeptic to Bitcoin...

Dash Defeats 51% Attacks in Latest Update, Enables Instant Transactions

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Dash is an important cryptocurrency with a long history. When Evan Duffield and his collaborators began the DarkCoin project as X11, he had assessed several issues with what he’s always referred to as “the Bitcoin project.” Privacy Is A Feature, Not A Single Purpose One issue he believed was addressable was the near-transparency of the blockchain. Using various “shuffling” features, DarkCoin...

Trump Invites Crypto Firm to Social Media Summit, Snubs Facebook

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Minds.com CEO Bill Ottman received an invite to President Trump's Social Media Summit. CCN spoke to the crypto activist-entrepreneur on his way to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Will Donald Trump Leave Twitter and Take His Following to Crypto-Friendly Minds? Asked if Donald Trump might join Minds today, Ottman sheepishly said: “You never know.” The subjects Ottman intends to address include algorithm...

John McAfee Interview: Magic, Money, 2020 Presidential Fugitive

John McAfee

By CCN Markets: International man of mystery, wanted fugitive, 2020 presidential candidate. What do all of these have in common? John McAfee. In an exclusive interview, CCN talked to McAfee about his new trading portal 'McAfee Magic,' his views on money, and his troubles with the government. Here's everything he had to say: Magic Arbitrage Trading Platform As CCN reported previously, McAfee's new...

Bitcoin Expert Jeff Garzik Exposes Crypto's 'Economic Paradox'

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By CCN: Early Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik revealed what he believes is the most daunting challenge the flagship cryptocurrency faces today. He also chimed in on the "economic paradox" that threatens to stifle Bitcoin development. Bitcoin's Biggest Hurdle? Scaling. Scaling. Scaling. Speaking in an exclusive interview with CCN, Jeff Garzik, who was one of Satoshi Nakamoto's earliest collaborators...

R3 Lead Mike Hearn: Corda is More Like Bitcoin Than Ethereum

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By CCN: “Corda is more like Bitcoin,” says Mike Hearn, lead engineer for Corda, the open source blockchain of the industry consortium R3. “It owes more of its intellectual history to bitcoin than Ethereum in a way. Its’ data model is similar to Bitcoin, which enables you to have privacy because you don't see transactions on your critical path.” Early Bitcoin adopters knew the risk they were...

This Instant Crypto Lender Reveals Where Millennials are Blowing Borrowed Bitcoin

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By CCN.com: CCN sat down recently with one of crypto's biggest lending firms to hear insights into the emerging crypto-lending industry. Antoni Trenchev, co-founder of Nexo, discussed the millennial mindset when borrowing, as well as upcoming trends in his field. Lenders like Nexo, SALT, and others allow clients to borrow against their digital assets. This allows them to spend without cashing out...

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