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MrBitcoin November 14, 2018

A recent hack involving the Twitter of retailer Target has wise investors doubling down on too-good-to-be-true offers. Target Becomes the Target The cryptocurrency community is no stranger to hacks and scams and most hodlers are wise enough to steer clear of too-good-to-be-true ICOs and The Real Real Elon Musk #GivingAwayFreeETH Twitter scams. In spite of […]

MrBitcoin November 11, 2018

Bitcoin mining is unquestionably a costly business, but Northern Bitcoin claims to have cut expenses by using a former metal mine in Norway. Innovation Station Bitcoin mining is unquestionably a costly business, both in financial and ecological terms. But Northern Bitcoin claims to have cut their price and energy costs by utilizing a former metal […]

MrBitcoin November 8, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pressed formal charges against Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency trading platform EtherDelta, for not registering his company as a national securities exchange.   Required to Register According to an official press release, the SEC has taken action against the founder of digital token trading platform EtherDelta, Zachary Coburn. […]

MrBitcoin November 5, 2018

BitMEX has officially announced the launch of a new BitMEX-sponsored website called ForkMonitor.info, which may be used to keep track of the happenings surrounding both softfork and hardfork network upgrades for Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH).  Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is the star of the new website, however, as ForkMonitor runs eight BCH nodes, versus five […]

MrBitcoin November 3, 2018

A crypto millionaire is moving ahead to build an enormous smart city in Nevada, in which Blockchain technology will drive all interactions. Creating a ‘New Kind of Business’ in the Desert To build this high-tech city, Jeffry Berns, CEO of Blockchains, LLC bought 67,000 acres of desert land in northern Nevada for $170 million in […]

MrBitcoin November 1, 2018

Inside sources say Goldman Sachs is already onboarding some of its clients to trade on its Bitcoin derivatives, non-deliverable forward (NDF) contracts platform. However, the bank reportedly has no plans to launch trading support for other cryptocurrency derivatives but is serious about providing custodial services. Goldman Trading Bitcoin Derivatives? According to the International Business Times, the […]

MrBitcoin October 29, 2018

Berlin has become a hub for all things cryptocurrency and blockchain over the past couple of years. Berliners look set to keep the trend going thanks to an enthusiasm for digital currencies like Bitcoin. Germany’s biggest city has long been on the radar for those interested in digital currencies and blockchain. In 2013, the Guardian […]

MrBitcoin October 26, 2018

As the end of 2018 draws near a quarterly market report from Ripple shows that the company is on the right track. The Numbers Say it All A Q3 2018 XRP Markets Report from Ripple shows that the company more than doubled its sales of XRP from Q2 to Q3 of 2018. The report notes […]

MrBitcoin October 20, 2018

Privacy focussed web browser Brave is introducing a new feature to allow the tipping of individual Reddit and Twitter users. The functionality will be available from directly within the browser window and enable micro-payments using its native BAT token. Brave New World Brave browser has been making waves online with innovative features to enhance online privacy […]

MrBitcoin October 18, 2018

An article appeared on the BitMEX blog this week comparing competition to the Bitcoin Core software project. It concluded that, even if the Bitcoin Core repository were hijacked or deleted, Bitcoin should remain largely unaffected. Competing Approaches BitMEX initially considered three different ways to compete with the Core project prior to examining at arguments for and against […]