Month: November 2017

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Mempool

Bitcoin Mempool Clogs up With Unconfirmed Transactions Again

Bitcoin Mempool Clogs up With Unconfirmed Transactions Again Bitcoin network issues have been apparent for quite some time now. Especially when it comes to the mempool, things get out of hand quite regularly. It seems the backlog is filling up once again. With over 70,000 unconfirmed transactions hitting the network, things aren’t looking all that…
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November 30, 2017 0
Federal Reserve

Trump’s Federal Reserve Nominee: Cryptos “Don’t Really Matter Today”

Trump’s Federal Reserve Nominee: Cryptos “Don’t Really Matter Today” President Donald Trump’s nominee for Chair of the Federal Reserve, current Board Governor Jerome “Jay” Hayden Powell, participated in the constitutionally mandated US Senate confirmation process by way of a hearing on 28 November 2017. Bitcoin and “cryptocurrencies are something we monitor very carefully,” Mr. Powell answered…
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November 30, 2017 0
Willy Woo

Just 400%? Willy Woo Magic Math for Insane Crypto Returns

Just 400%? Willy Woo Magic Math for Insane Crypto Returns Willy Woo sounds like a high stakes altcoin gambler. He’s often looking for insane 100x to even 1,000x gains, and he’s willing to stomach the kind of volatility that could wipe out three-quarters of his portfolio’s value over a couple of weeks. And while everyday…
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November 30, 2017 0

Topped Out? Bitcoin Flirts with Short-Term Bearish Reversal

Topped Out? Bitcoin Flirts with Short-Term Bearish Reversal Bitcoin prices are taking a hit at press time, and could suffer a deeper pullback over the weekend, the price charts indicate. Notably, it’s only been a day since the cryptocurrency clocked an all-time high of $11,363.99, before falling more than 15 percent to $9,295.79, as per…
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November 30, 2017 0
IOTA

IOTA and Microsoft team up for IoT

IOTA and Microsoft team up for IoT The first publically accessible marketplace for IoT (Internet of Things) has been launched this week. Berlin-based crypto startup IOTA has partnered with Microsoft, Fujitsu and twenty other companies including Bosch and Accenture to develop a blockchain solution to data monetization via internet-connected devices. Analysts predict that business-to-business spending on IoT technologies and solutions will…
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November 29, 2017 0
Lightning Bitcoin

The First DPOS Lightning Bitcoin Hard Fork is on the Way

The First DPOS Lightning Bitcoin Hard Fork is on the Way After Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond and Super Bitcoin, another forked-coin Lightning Bitcoin is coming on the way. Initiated by an European team, Lightning, the project will become the first forked-coin that adopts the DPOS consensus mechanism. Fork at Block 499,999 The new project Lightning Bitcoin…
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November 29, 2017 0
Buy Bitcoin

How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage

How to Buy Bitcoin When You’re Underage There’s no such thing as a legal age to buy bitcoin. If you’re old enough to appreciate it, you should be old enough to buy it. In practice though, most exchanges mandate a minimum age of 18, in keeping with KYC requirements. It doesn’t matter how clearly you’ve…
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November 29, 2017 0

Charlie Lee Will Look Into the Potential Tether Issues

Charlie Lee Will Look Into the Potential Tether Issues The last thing anyone wants is to see Tether cause another Mt. Gox fiasco. Although there are legitimate concerns over this company, nothing has been proven yet. Litecoin’s Charlie Lee is concerned about this company as well. In fact, he has told the world he will…
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November 29, 2017 0
Bitcoin Price

Overstretched? Bitcoin Price on Shaky Ground After 1,000% Gains

Overstretched? Bitcoin Price on Shaky Ground After 1,000% Gains Bitcoin may be starting to show signs of bull market exhaustion. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), bitcoin (BTC) rose to a new all-time high of $10,831.75 at 05:35 UTC, having first moved above $10,000 in Asian trading hours. As of writing, BTC is at $10,900. The meteoric rise has…
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November 29, 2017 0
Mexico

South Korea Leader Fears Bitcoin Leads Youth to Drugs, Mexico Ready for Crypto

South Korea Leader Fears Bitcoin Leads Youth to Drugs, Mexico Ready for Crypto “There are cases in which young Koreans including students are jumping in to make quick money and virtual currencies are used in illegal activities like drug dealing or multi-level marketing for frauds,” South Korea’s Prime Minister, Lee Nak-yeon, worries. South Korea is a…
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