Fork Fallout? A Bitcoin Split Could Become a Legal Mess

Fork Fallout? A Bitcoin Split Could Become a Legal Mess Should the bitcoin network suddenly split into rival networks, those negatively impacted in a shake-up may be unable to turn to courts for recourse. In conversation with CoinDesk, legal experts discussed the more notable claims that have emerged amidst escalating discussions about a potential bitcoin…

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How We Ordered From Bitify, A Peer-To-Peer Bitcoin Marketplace

How We Ordered From Bitify, A Peer-To-Peer Bitcoin Marketplace The online marketplace revolution Online marketplaces are a massively popular phenomenon. Web sites, such as Amazon and eBay, have been very successful and their success translated into multi-billion-dollar capitalizations. It is known, though, that the biggest room in the world is that for improvement. They were…

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Surging Bitcoin prices inspire a wave of scams

Surging Bitcoin prices inspire a wave of scams New research from the security firm ZeroFox shows a surge in Bitcoin-related crimes during the first three weeks of March, just as the cryptocurrency was moving to integrate into conventional financial markets. The scams varied from straightforward phishing attempts to more elaborate pyramid schemes — but in…

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Who’s Buying Bitcoin? Demand Persists Amid Fork Fears

Who’s Buying Bitcoin? Demand Persists Amid Fork Fears In spite of speculation the bitcoin network could split into two separate blockchains, demand for the digital currency continued to remain strong during today’s trading session. The digital currency has mostly been trading north of $1,000 today, dipping below but rebounding shortly after, according to the CoinDesk…

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WeTrust launches Trustcoin crowdsale

WeTrust launches Trustcoin crowdsale WeTrust, the Ethereum blockchain platform working for large scale financial inclusion, has announced the launch of its very first Trusted Lending Circles product. WeTrust, the Ethereum blockchain platform working for large scale financial inclusion, has announced the launch of its very first Trusted Lending Circles product. The blockchain-based reciprocal aid platform…

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How Bitcoin Is Transforming Casino Industry

How Bitcoin Is Transforming Casino Industry Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that became known in the year 2008 as an alternative to traditional currency systems. Comparing such traditional currencies as Euro and dollar to Bitcoin, one clearly sees Bitcoins major advantage – it is not regulated by a central bank. Additionally, Bitcoin is determined by the…

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Jury Convicts Two in Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

Jury Convicts Two in Bitcoin Laundering Scheme In a case with connections to the massive 2014 JPMorgan Chase data breach, a New Jersey pastor and a Florida software programmer were found guilty of helping launder virtual currency that was obtained from drug sales and ransomware hacks. On March 17, a jury in U.S. District Court…

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Coinbase has added margin trading to its bitcoin exchange

Coinbase has added margin trading to its bitcoin exchange GDAX, the cryptocurrency exchange run by Coinbase, has added margin trading to the platform. Eligible traders can now trade up to 3X leveraged orders on Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin order books. If you’re unfamiliar with trading and exchanges, margin trading is when you borrow money from your…

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