Hit by Sanctions, Iranian Students in the UK Use Bitcoin to Bypass Banks

Hit by Sanctions, Iranian Students in the UK Use Bitcoin to Bypass BanksBefore cryptocurrencies started to be widely used for speculation, they were first of all meant to be an unstoppable method for people to control their own money. A new example that this is still a needed use case comes from the U.K., where Iranian students have to bypass the banking system which they can no […]

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PR: Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency Mining

Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency MiningDubai, UAE. – The Bithereum (BTH) team is officially launching their peer-to-peer (P2P) fork of Bitcoin centered around “Proof of Stake”, the future of Ethereum mining and blockchain consensus. The launch of Bithereum will occur around December 28th, or at Bitcoin block number 555,555. Based on security, scalability, and functionality, this platform will ultimately lead the world closer to a fully-inclusive, global, decentralized currency.

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Ethereum Hits Address Milestone But Activity and dApp Usage Down

Latest data indicates that Ethereum has reached a milestone in terms of unique addresses surpassing 50 million. While this news is a good sign for growth the actual number of active addresses has declined quite substantially. 50 Million Ethereum Addresses Metrics from etherscan indicates that Ethereum crossed 50 million addresses over the weekend. During its

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Kaspersky Lab Says Cryptojacking Cases Have Risen 400% in 2018

Did you know there have been 13 million cryptojacking incidents in 2018? Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has released data that cryptojacking cases have gone through the roof rising 400% this year alone. Crypto-crime has been one of the most publicized issues in the financial world this year as the popularity of digital currencies has

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