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Kraken Delists Namecoin after Meager Trading Volume

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Bitcoin and digital asset exchange Kraken has ceased Namecoin trading form the exchange after determining that the currency did not warrant the effort to continue support due to low trading volumes. Kraken has revealed that it will not continue to keep or support Namecoin, following an assessment of supported coins in its exchange prior to making certain technical upgrades. A blog post by Kraken...

GetDotBit.com Offers Free Domain Names Powered By Namecoin

GetDotBit.com is a domain name platform for registering .bit (dot-bit) URLs that recently launched. Users can now register a domain name for free. Additional names cost one dollar each. Domain names registered on GetDotBit.com are 10 times less expensive than their traditional counterparts. Domain names typically cost $10 yearly through GoDaddy.com or similar services. The more important benefit...

Namecoin Receives Early Christmas Present – Discus Fish Donates 20,000 Namecoins for Funding

Just prior to the height of the holiday spirit, Namecoin developers got a special surprise in their wallets courtesy of not-so-secret Santa, Discus Fish. Also known as F2Pool, Discus Fish provided the developers with 20,000 Namecoins to fund a reimplementation based on mainline Bitcoin. According to the developer blog, Christmas officially came early for Namecoin. “What’s more is that chief...

What is an Altcoin?

Even if they do not accurately understand how it works, most people are at least somewhat familiar with Bitcoin. However, once they begin to get involved with cryptocurrency, they may be surprised to learn that there are actually hundreds of types of cryptocurrencies known as altcoins. Altcoins are an intriguing facet of the cryptocurrency landscape, but they are not for everyone. Altcoin...

Bitcoin Mining Energy Consumption And Other Bitcoin Research Papers

Welcome to the first article on Bitcoin Research Papers or, as we will call them here, BitPapers. As you may recall, Gavin Andresen recently resigned from the Lead Developer post, stating that: “Today, I find it harder and harder to keep up with all of the great Computer Science or Economics papers related to bitcoin and other crypto-currencies; in just the last week Mr. Google told me about 30...

Could Turkey’s Twitter ban push citizens to Namecoin?

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan recently banned Twitter in Turkey after the network refused to remove tweets linking to incriminating recordings and documents directly involving him. After vehemently denying the validity of these documents, Erdogan announced on March 20 that following a court order, Twitter would be disabled in the country. “We’ll eradicate Twitter,” he said. “I don’t care what the...

Introducing A Truly Innovative Altcoin: Huntercoin

Huntercoin Resources Bitcointalk thread Huntercoin.info   What Is Huntercoin? Huntercoin is a new altcoin that released at the beginning of February to little fanfare.  Huntercoin is based off of Namecoin and utilized a dual proof-of-work algorithm to process Huntercoin transactions with both SHA and Scrypt devices.  Huntercoin is meant to be merged mined with other altcoins and should be immune...

Crypto Community Mourns The Loss Of Autumn Radtke, Still Remembers Mikhail Sindeyev

Singaporean police reported the death of Autumn Radtke, CEO of First Meta Exchange, late on February 26th.  The news traveled fast on the wings of tweets and First Meta Exchange's blog confirmed the death the next day and offered these consoling words: “The First Meta team is shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of our friend and CEO Autumn Radtke. Our deepest condolences go out to her family...

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