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Ethereum Miners Mass-Targeted by Satori Botnet Attack
 The rising value of cryptocurrency has undeniably lured hordes of people towards investing in the risky asset class, with the technically-informed going one step ahead to set up their own “mining rigs.” Hackers are not far behind, however, and often infiltrate computing systems to mine cryptocurrencies for themselves. After Browser Mining, Hackers Target Miner Rigs In a bid to [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-21By Shaurya Malwa
6 hours ago

Save the Date: AirPod’s Pre-Sale Prepares for Launch
The long-awaited AirPod ICO is finally taking off! The team has announced that its pre-sale is going to start on May 29, 2018. The project introduces a revolutionary sleeping pod intended to improve your travel experience while at the same time providing you with means for stable yet profitable passive income. A Breakthrough Sleeping Pod AirPod Sleeping Pods will [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Georgi Georgiev
7 hours ago

‘51 percent attack’ in Silicon Valley TV Series – Real Life Possibility?
Silicon Valley sitcom uses ‘51 percent attack’ in season 5 finale, but is the scenario representative of a real-world possibility? [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-20By Cointelegraph By Gareth Jenkinson
8 hours ago

With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding for blockchain blows past 2017 totals
Although bitcoin and blockchain technology may not take up quite as much mental bandwidth for the general public as it did just a few months ago, companies in the space continue to rake in capital from investors. One of the latest to do so is Circle, which recently announced a $110 million Series E round led by bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain. Other participating [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-05-20By Alex Wilhelm
9 hours ago

PR: Tutellus launches ICO on the Cryptonomos platform
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The sooner our education system is digitally disrupted, the better It’s difficult to measure the [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Bitcoin.com PR
10 hours ago

Move ‘Em Out: ICOs Don’t Seem So Scary Outside the US
A popular event forged during the token boom of 2017 saw discussion about the changing regulatory environment that has resulted. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-05-20By Brady Dale
12 hours ago

This Week in Bitcoin: Smooth Bitcoin Cash Upgrade, BCH and BTC Tax Payments in Florida
A notable week for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – the network successfully upgraded the blockchain protocol by extending the block size to 32MB. The change will allow a greater number of transactions to be processed with inexpensive and consistent transaction fees. Also, Seminole County in Florida will accept tax payments in both Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) thanks to [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Lubomir Tassev
14 hours ago

Why Cryptocurrency and Talent Development Go Hand in Hand
The tech world moves at a breakneck pace, which means that talent development is a constant concern in Silicon Valley and other innovation hubs. Skills that may be relevant one day are obsolete the next. Though different sources disagree on the size of the tech worker shortage, everyone agrees that one exists, particularly in specialized skill areas. Plenty of people [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Bitcoinist.net
15 hours ago

Tokenization of Shares – VC Firm Converts Company Stock to Cryptocurrency Token
Morgan Creek Blockchain Capital is taking tokenization to the next level. The VC firm is set to convert paper shares of a company into digital token assets. These assets will then be issued to raise capital for the business. Somewhere Between an IPO and an ICO ICOs emerged as a fundraising revelation for startups in 2017. Many campaigns raised [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Osato Avan-Nomayo
17 hours ago

This Cryptocurrency Is Funding An Autonomous Sea-Dwelling Community
For decades architects and futurists have dreamed of seasteading, a way of living in floating, green-tech cities on the high seas. Now, thanks to the help of a cryptocurrency, the world’s first pilot project is underway. The Seasteading Cryptocurrency A group of academics, investors, and philanthropists are launching a cryptocurrency to help fund the construction of 300 homes on an [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Dieter Holger
21 hours ago

Former Visa CEO Joins Cryptocurrency Startup Making Payment Cards
More and more top brass from traditional financial companies is joining cryptocurrency startups. The latest is an ex-CEO of Visa UK and Ireland. ‘SEAMLESS’ PAYMENTS The former CEO of Visa UK and Ireland has joined a cryptocurrency startup looking to make cards for everyday shopping. Marc O’Brien, CEO of Visa UK and Ireland from 2008 to 2014, was announced as [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Dieter Holger
1 day ago

Crypto Floating Island Project Closer to Realization
Blue Frontiers has signed a much-publicized memorandum of understanding with French Polynesia. The Floating Island Project is exactly as it reads, only it’s to be an independent government complete with its own cryptocurrency. An idea long thought to be a crazy dream of libertarians is now incredibly close to realization. Also read: Alec Baldwin’s Lambo Movie Backed by Crypto [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By C. Edward Kelso
1 day ago

Bing Becomes the Latest Search Engine to Ban Cryptocurrency Ads
The latest in a long line of online companies to have banned cryptocurrency ads is Microsoft’s search engine, Bing. The news sent almost all cryptocurrency prices into the red. Microsoft’s motive is the same as those given by Facebook and Google – to protect users from ICO scams. Nonetheless, it’s yet another blow to legitimate teams looking to raise awareness [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-20By Christina Comben
1 day ago

Digital Insurance Provider on Blockchain, Black Insurance Ropes in Professor Alex Norta as the Scientific Advisor
Fintech expert, scientist, and blockchain visionary Professor Alex Norta has joined forces with the upcoming digital insurance company on blockchain named Black Insurance, helping them with their technical whitepaper. The goal of this platform is to empower the insurance brokers by connecting them directly with capital, allowing them to launch their own virtual insurance companies. Black Insurance is delighted to [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Bitcoinist.net
1 day ago

The Problems with Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Mining
The price of Bitcoin soared over the last year, which created a buzz for cryptocurrencies and sparked interest in massive Bitcoin mining operations everywhere. With all these new mining facilities popping up, cryptocurrency mining’s energy usage has also reached new heights. An energy research company based in the UK found that in the year 2017, the amount of electricity used to mine Bitcoin surpassed the annual energy [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-19By cdouthit
1 day ago

Nokia Forays into Crypto: Partners with Blockchain-based Data-sharing Startup Streamr
We’ve all heard of Nokia and its reliable mobile handsets in the past, but in 2018, Nokia’s developments are not all about cell phones. The Finnish telecom firm along with OSIsoft is joining hands with blockchain-based data sharing marketplace Streamr. The consortium will develop a new software that will allow the monetization of user data from multiple streams to make [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-19By Shaurya Malwa
1 day ago

China Has Found 421 Fake Cryptocurrencies
A Chinese government-backed industry organization has published a report on fake cryptocurrencies. As of April, its monitoring platform has found 421 fake cryptocurrencies, 60% of which are deployed overseas. The Committee has also outlined major red flags of these cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 421 Fake Cryptocurrencies The National Committee of Experts on the Internet [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-19By Kevin Helms
1 day ago

Thailand Temporarily Bans ICOs, Waives Cryptocurrency Tax
Following new cryptocurrencies regulations that came into force Monday, Thailand is grappling with how to regulate and tax the burgeoning market as the public weighs in. Regulations on the Horizon The Thai government will waive the previously planned 7 percent value-added tax (VAT) for individual cryptocurrency investors and temporarily prohibit any new initial coin offerings (ICOs), national media reported Wednesday. “After the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Dieter Holger
1 day ago

PR: Parsec Frontiers Opens Doors to New Galaxies with Its ICO
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The popularity of massive multiplayer online games and virtual worlds has grown tremendously during the [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-19By Bitcoin.com PR
2 days ago

DRAM Sales Decline Amidst Crypto Market Stutter
Sales of DRAM chips in Japan and the rest of the world have declined. The lull in cryptocurrency prices and the decline in smartphone sales are likely responsible for the decrease in sales. Lower Prices Cool Crypto Enthusiasm According to a recent Morgan Stanley report, the decline in cryptocurrency prices has negatively impacted the semiconductor market. With crypto prices [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Osato Avan-Nomayo
2 days ago

FUD No More: South Korea Set to Adopt G20’s Unified Cryptocurrency Regulations
As the G20 works to create a set of “unified regulations” in regards to cryptocurrencies, the government of South Korea — the third largest cryptocurrency market in the world — reportedly plans on playing ball with whichever policies the international forum of governments and central bank governors put into place. ‘We Will Step up Efforts to Improve Things’ According to China Money [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Adam James
2 days ago

Inside the Competitive World of OTC Bitcoin Trading
If you work in cryptocurrency and are a member of Linkedin, you’re probably familiar with OTC bitcoin brokers. They’ll message you, out of the blue, asking if you know any private sellers, and will offer to set up a deal for your mutual benefit. The majority of these men (for they are always men) are genuine in their intentions. This [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-19By Kai Sedgwick
2 days ago

Watchout! Satori Botnet Targets Exposed Ethereum Miners
Yesterday, BleepingComputer brought to light recent reports that have Ethereum miners worried, as enslaved internet-connected devices have been targeting miners worldwide.  Evidence filed by multiple internet security companies have shown that the Satori botnet, a system of IoT devices which number in the tens of thousands, has been trying to infiltrate Ethereum miners through a 3333 port exploit. This specific [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Nick Chong
2 days ago

Upcoming Social-Sharing Cryptocurrency Platform To Utilize Blockchain-Based ID Verification System
Concerns over data privacy have risen over the past few years, with Facebook’s recent data breach scandal only confirming the grave expanse of the problem. As proved, social networks have become an indispensable part of the average person’s routine, regardless of the vast amounts of data the companies collect. An upcoming company is aiming to solve this issue using [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-19By Shaurya Malwa
2 days ago

HUMENA™ Club Launches Pre-ICO With Guaranteed Continuous Buy Back Program Limiting The Risk For Potential ICO Participants
While most ICO’s sell tokens and forget about their participants afterward, HUMENA has introduced a program to buy back tokens in order to “feed” their ecosystem. Millions of utility token users constitute a very large addressable, repeatable and predictable market which allows the guaranteed buyback of tokens Post-ICO. Herndon, VA – May 18th, 2018 – HUMENA, a cyber-secure Blockchain-based system for [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Bitcoinist.net
2 days ago

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