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Bitcoin news roundup 13th November 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: DOJ looking to hire virtual currency legal experts Earlier this week CoinDesk reported the DOJ had a job posting going that was looking to hire virtual currency legal experts, The posting doesn’t specify digital currency knowledge is necessary, but it does involve ““knowledge of anti-money laundering and asset forfeiture ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup 6th of November 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New Developments New York faces licensing backlog while trying to become a bitcoin hub Since June 2015 virtual currency firms need a “BitLicense” to do business in New York City, in order for them to be able to legally hold and exchange virtual coins for fiat currencies. The license was a ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup 29th October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: The DAO hacker cashed out nearly $100.000 The DAO hacker, who stole over 3.6 million ether, was caught last week converting roughly $100.000 worth of his stolen funds into bitcoin. The hacker reportedly used ShapeShift by splitting the funds into 2,333 ETC chunks so he could bypass restrictions. Then, ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 23nd October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Bitfinex is trying to “discuss an arrangement” with the hacker that stole roughly 120.000 BTC Bitfinex was the victim of an attack earlier this year, an attack in which roughly $65 million worth of bitcoin were stolen, and that led to a very controversial way of the exchange to ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 15th October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Bitcoin Services Inc. to develop online marketplace for bitcoin According to Yahoo! Finance, Bitcoin Services Inc. is to develop an online marketplace in which bitcoin is going to be the currency used to make transactions, which will give it an advantage over other marketplaces as fees are going to ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup 2st October 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: IBM claims 65% of world’s major banks will use blockchain by 2019 A recent report from IBM suggests that by 2019, 65% of the world’s major banks will be using blockchain technology. The CEO Ginni Rmoetty, speaking at the Sibos Conference, said that she wasn’t talking about bitcoin or ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup 24th September 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: The Real Deal, the dark web marketplace where Yahoo! Accounts were for sale, was attacked After Yahoo! confirmed it was hacked, we learned that 200 million accounts for sale wasn’t a lot, taking into account the company revealed 500 million were compromised and that the attack was “state-sponsored”. Nevertheless, ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, 17th September, 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Ripple, the blockchain payments company, has raised $55 million Back in the August we reported that huge tech giants such as Apple and Google valued Ripple’s technology over Visa, and now the company has managed to raise $55 million in its second major injection of cash coming in from ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup September 11th, 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments BitcoinTalk’s user data from 2015 hack for sale on the dark web Back in 2015, a BitcoinTalk employee was victim of a social engineering attack that, according to forum administrator Theymos, could have compromised emails, private messages and even password hashes. A couple of days ago, all the data ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup 4th September 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Web broswer Brave to start paying publishers bitcoin through micropayments Brave, a web-browser co-created by ex-Mozzilla CEO Brandan Eich that blocks ads, has launched Brave Payments in beta, a solution that aims to reward publishers with bitcoin as a way for them to keep on earning revenue, even though ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup 27 August 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: China’s top search engine, Baidu, has halted bitcoin ads Two local chinese exchanges, OKcoin and Huobi, have reported that China’s largest search engne, Baidu, has quietly removed bitcoin ads in a move that Bloomberg reports to be a signal of growing wariness over the amount of online scammers. While ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup 21th August 2016

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments New developments: Bitcoin users may be attacked by government hackers Popular bitcoin website Bitcoin.org has launched a warning message to its users who are looking forward to downloading their binaries (pre-compiled versions of bitcoin software that require no technical know-how to run), as they believe these may have been intercepted and ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup May 5th 2016

This week, the unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto made the headlines across bitcoin news outlets. Read on to find out what else made the news wire BITCOIN DEVELOPMENT: Opinion Divided on Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity as Australian Craig Wright In the span of one week, the identity of bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto was revealed, dragged through the mud and revoked. Cryptographer Craig ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 23/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Judge Rules Warrant Used in PlayPen Investigation Not Valid Chinese National Sentence to 16 Years for Buying Ricin on Dark Net Dark Web Ricin Case: Judge Rejected ... Read More »

DarkNet Video News Roundup: 19/4/16

This Week’s post from Dark Net News YourTube channel – Where you could find a weekly video aggregation of all the featured news of the past week. The headlines for this week are: Judge didn’t know couple ran Tor node OnionScan Tests The Anonymity Of Dark Net Domains More Arrests In The Playpen Case Senate Bill To Backdoor US Encryption ... Read More »