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8 Food Delivery Sites That Accept Cryptocurrency

January 27th, 2019

Purchasing goods and services online with cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly popular. A growing number of takeaway platforms around the world are ready to accept your digital cash in exchange for a tasty meal, be it a pizza, burger or vegan dish. Get Pizza for Bitcoin With pizza being among the first items purchased with bitcoin,…

Bloq Labs Reveals Software Suite That Aims to Increase Hash Power by Double Digits

January 27th, 2019

The blockchain organization Bloq Labs has introduced a beta version of a new software suite for cryptocurrency miners called Titan. Bloq co-founder Jeff Garzik announced the project at the recent Binance conference in Singapore and claims the protocol can maximize a mining machine’s hashrate by double digits with thoughtful configuration and dynamic adjustment. Titan’s Mining…

$15.4 Billion of New Cryptocurrency Value Was Created During 2018

January 27th, 2019

A report recently published by Diar has estimated that nearly $15.42 billion of value was added to the market capitalization of the combined cryptocurrency markets in the form of newly created tokens and crypto asset inflation during 2018. 12 Percent of Current Crypto Market Cap Was Created During 2018 According to Diar’s report, new crypto…

The Daily: Crypto Wallet Raises $15 Million, Localbitcoins Suffers Vulnerability

January 27th, 2019

In today’s edition of The Daily we feature another recent example of venture capital infusion into the cryptocurrency space as Japan’s SBI invests in the BRD wallet. We also cover a recent security vulnerability that was detected on the P2P exchange Localbitcoins, and a new AML/KYC compliance solution for stablecoins. Crypto Wallet Raises $15 Million…

Defying Crypto Winter, Swiss Crypto Valley Grows to 750 Companies

January 27th, 2019

A new survey shows that the cluster of companies working with cryptocurrencies and related technologies in the Swiss Crypto Valley has expanded, despite the onset of what has been dubbed as “crypto winter.” The valley now covers a larger territory in the Alpine confederation and has spilled over into neighboring Liechtenstein. 4 Unicorns With Presence…

Bitcoin Climbs up China’s First Crypto Ranking of 2019

January 27th, 2019

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest ranking of 34 crypto projects. This is the first update for 2019, but it is the ninth update overall. Bitcoin has been upgraded from the previous ranking while the top two positions remain unchanged. First 2019 Ranking The Center for Information and Industry Development…

An In-Depth Look at the Trezor Model T Hardware Wallet

January 26th, 2019

Cryptocurrency hardware wallets have become a mainstay within the digital asset economy and over the years these devices have evolved. After designing the first bitcoin hardware wallet on the market, the Prague-based firm Satoshilabs has released a new Trezor product line called the Model T. The following hands-on review details how to get started with…

Bank’s Refusal to Release $1.2B of Venezuelan Gold Strengthens the Case for Bitcoin

January 26th, 2019

Venezuela’s economic crisis is impossible to ignore. President Nicolás Maduro’s attempt to withdraw $1.2 billion of the country’s own gold from the Bank of England (BoE) has been rejected. The notion of a sovereign state being denied access to its own wealth is a concept that’s hard for bitcoiners to countenance. One thing is certain:…

Double Down Your Bitcoin Security by Utilizing 2FA Services

January 26th, 2019

After obtaining your first bitcoins on an exchange, you’ll want to keep them safe, even if the funds are only sitting there temporarily. One way to keep your crypto secure online is by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Security is of utmost importance when it comes to storing cryptocurrency in an online wallet and 2FA adds…

Bitcoin History Part 9: Mt. Gox Is Born

January 26th, 2019

“Hi everyone, I just put up a new bitcoin exchange. Please let me know what you think.” With those innocuous words, one of the most notorious sagas in Bitcoin’s early history began. The name of the exchange was Mt. Gox and it was to play a pivotal role in Bitcoin’s rise – for a while,…