Month: July 2018

There are early adopters, then there are early early adopters. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the first coder to work alongside bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Martti ‘Sirius’ Malmi, is joining a team of developers launching a new cryptocurrency called AXE. The project, which is combining Malmi’s Identifi online reputation system with decentralized database system GUN, is
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Kim Kardashian promotes Bitcoin: Reality television star Kim Kardashian-West announced to her 114 million Instagram (IG) followers that she staked a physical Bitcoin (BTC) in a charity poker event in LA last night. West’s sisters, Kendall Jenner and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, hosted a table at yesterday’s ‘If Only’ Texas Hold’Em Charity Poker
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Crypto security startup BitGo’s latest technology – “predictive UTXO management” – sounds technical, but it’s got an end goal that everyone will understand: cutting crypto fees. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, BitGo is the first mainstream crypto company adopting a spin on “coin selection,” a scaling technology that’s been one of many touted as a way to
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Bitcoin (BTC) price has climbed above the $8,100 mark for the first time today since mid-May. Source: CoinMarketCap Big Week for Bitcoin Bitcoin’s bull run this week is leading many to predict a return of its 2017 bull run that pushed BTC to almost $20,000. Source: CoinMarketCap July 16th seems to have started this run
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“From here on out, people can’t say bitcoin is not private anymore.” That’s how veteran developer Adam Ficsor, now CTO and co-founder of the privacy tech startup zkSNACKs, described the importance of the Wasabi Wallet, set to debut on August 1. This desktop-friendly bitcoin wallet, which can only be used with the anonymizing Tor browser,
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What’s going on with Bitcoin? Yowza. Last week was an impressive week for the coin but today saw it exceed itself by packing on a massive 10% in gains. Other cryptos are experiencing astronomical growth too; EOS is also seeing a 10% hike this week. But Bitcoin, in particular, is out front in a league of
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Back in January 2018, Spotlite USA showcased a new Bitcoin miner called the KashMiner. The company also claimed that it was a licensee of camera maker Kodak. But now, Spotlite has officially halted operations and has since denied any ties to the brand. But what’s going on? Spotlite: Bad Business or Scam? There were two major signs that
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