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U.S. Government Cracks Down on Illegal Bitcoin Money Transmitters

Owning and operating a money transmitter service in the U.S. is "illegal" unless it is registered with State agencies. Unfortunately, this is also true...

Antminers May Contain Backdoor Vulnerability…Or Buggy Security Feature

There have been recent allegations that Bitmain can shut down all of its Antminer mining hardware remotely. This supposed "backdoor" vulnerability has been dubbed "Antbleed,"...

Bitpay Gearing up to Test Extension Blocks

Recently, the Bcoin team released the specifications and particulars for launching extension blocks for a blockchain protocol upgrade. They have now nearly completed implementing these...

Bitcoin.com Launches Blockchain-Based Notary Page

Bitcoin.com just launched a document notary page. Anyone can use it. Just log onto notary.bitcoin.com and upload a document. It will then be etched onto the Bitcoin blockchain. Bitcoin.com...

Your Bitcoins Open to CIA and Criminals, Heed Wikileaks’ Warning

Wikileaks has exposed the CIA's hacking tools and techniques in “the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.” Some readers are probably compromised...

Antonopoulos Details Bitcoin’s Two Layers of Protection Against Quantum Computing

Andreas Antonopoulos is a well-known visionary and speaker within the Bitcoin community. Lately, there's been a lot of conversations and media headlines discussing the...

Learning Cryptography Through Bitcoin’s Proof of Existence Feature

Proof-of-existence (PoE) is a utility built into the Bitcoin blockchain that allows anyone to store records in an immutable fashion.  Also read: Bitcoin Nostalgia: Can Some Bitcoins...

How One of the Original Cypherpunks Recalls Bitcoin’s Inception

In the early nineties, a group of cryptography experts called 'cypherpunks' gave life to ideas like digital currency and promoting freedom through the use...

How Specifically The EU & US Intend To Tax Your Bitcoin

For the EU and US, the Wild West days of bitcoin are over. 2017 will be the year of bitcoin regulation and taxation during...

The Race Towards Truly Anonymous Cryptocurrency Is On

Anonymous cryptocurrency is in demand, and there are concerted efforts on multiple fronts to make it a reality. For instance, the privacy-centric alternative cryptocurrency,...

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