A 200-Year-Old Idea Offers a New Way to Trace Stolen Bitcoins

Cambridge researchers point to an 1816 precedent that could fundamentally change how “dirty” Bitcoins are...

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SBI Bits Jerry Chan Discusses the Lightning Network and Colored Coins
Apr06

SBI Bits Jerry Chan Discusses the Lightning Network and Colored Coins

At the Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Japan Bitcoin.com’s Jake Smith interviewed Jerry Chan the lead executive for SBI Group’s fintech arm ‘SBI Bits.’ Chan explains what SBI Bits is involved in and how it had embraced blockchain technology and cryptocurrency solutions. Also read: New Study: 80% of ICOs are Scams, Only 8% Reach an Exchange SBI Bits Executive Jerry Chan Talks Bitcoin Cash Jerry Chan SBI...

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Hyperblock to Acquire Cryptoglobal for $106m and Create Mining Behemoth
Apr06

Hyperblock to Acquire Cryptoglobal for $106m and Create Mining Behemoth

The cryptocurrency mining market in North America is facing a major consolidation as one of the biggest players is taking over another. The resulting combined company will be publicly traded and control over 21,000 rigs, consuming 28 MW of power and with an ability to grow to over 90 MW.    Also Read: Bitcoin Mules Flood China as OTC Cryptocurrency Trading Flourishes Global Consolidator Canadian cryptocurrency mining firm...

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New Bitcoin-Only Shop Open in New Hampshire
Apr06

New Bitcoin-Only Shop Open in New Hampshire

Derrick J. Freeman and Steven Zeiler founded what they claim is the first crypto-only brick and mortar retail establishment in the US, the Free State Bitcoin Shoppe. Visitors pay for merchandise with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. If they don’t have cryptocurrency, the store clerk helps them download and fund their first wallet. They checkout using an Ipad in a Square stand running New Hampshire-based free point-of-sale software...

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Former Core Developer Mike Hearn Returns for Some Bitcoin Cash Q&A
Apr06

Former Core Developer Mike Hearn Returns for Some Bitcoin Cash Q&A

On April 5 the former bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn came back to do an Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) on the Reddit forum /r/btc. It’s been a while since Hearn has chatted with the bitcoin community, and one could say he left the development scene a few years ago due to the vitriolic strife over the scaling debate. Hearn explains ever since the birth of the Bitcoin Cash network he’s been getting a lot of emails asking him to...

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