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Verge (XVG) Hacked Again, 35 Million XVG Tokens Reportedly Generated by Hacker

It appears Verge has suffered another hack, barely one month after the previous attack. According to reports filtering in on online crypto forums, the attackers seem to be using pretty much the same tactics at the last time. Hacker Used Modified Version of the Previous Attack Vector According to Bitcointalk user “Ocminer,” the attacker used a modified version of last month’s attack vector to spoof the blockchain. Instead of one algorithm, the hacker used two

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Satoshi Nakamoto is Female: Women in the Cryptocurrency Industry

Is ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’, the mysterious, anonymous creator of Bitcoin the original cryptocurrency, actually a woman? In 2008 Nakamoto authored the white paper describing the most famous crypto, from which all other cryptos have spawned. In a community and industry dominated by men, the statement “Satoshi is a female” – a theory promoted by New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney at the Women on the Block event in Brooklyn on May 13 – is extremely provocative. To

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OPEN Announces Partnership with Kucoin

The success of OPEN’s private sale (to the tune of $250M+) was exciting, but they are aware that many members of the OPEN community were unable to participate and it was important for them to provide the community an opportunity to support OPEN as soon as possible. OPEN, with the support of their community and the backing of top-tier partners (Danhua/DHVC, Draper Dragon, Sora, and NEO), is proud to announce a new partnership with KuCoin!

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How to Successfully Use Telegram to Build a Strong Crypto Community

Recently, there has been a lot of interest and growth in the cryptocurrency industry. Institutional and retail investors are becoming more invested and involved in the blockchain and crypto space. In 2017, The number of blockchain wallets increased by 85%, Bitcoin’s prices increased by 1300%, and big money became interested in the emerging asset class of cryptocurrencies. There are millions of crypto investors worldwide… and their communication platform of choice is Telegram. Why Telegram? Telegram

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Book Your Flight with Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC)

American-based aviation company TapJets will move to assess the potential for adding XRP and LTC to its fleet of payment options while dropping Verge (XVG) after a 3-day Twitter poll. TapJets provides quick private jet bookings and also accepts Bitcoin.  Back on May 15th TapJets, an American-based aviation company, launched a Twitter poll, asking the crypto community which virtual currency should be added as means of payment to their platform. Our #cryptocurrency friends asked for

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Blockchain on the Rise in 2018 Despite Crypto Price Decline

2017 was a stellar year for crypto prices and ICO earnings. The astronomic climb in bitcoin prices and the millions of dollars raised by numerous ICO projects stole most of the headlines. In 2018, crypto prices have taken a hammering but blockchain, the underlying technology appears to be flourishing. Major Corporations Embrace Blockchain Only a few notable figures in the finance world dismiss both bitcoin and blockchain. Many identify with blockchain technology even if they

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Play2Live Enters Crypto Exchanges and Launches Payments in LUC Tokens on P2L.TV

Starting May 21st, 2018, all users will be able to trade LUC (Level Up Coin) tokens on Yobit, CoinBene, and HitBTC exchanges. By July 2018, LUC token is to be listed on at least four other top crypto exchanges. May 21, 2018, Limassol, Cyprus – Play2Live, the world’s first decentralized streaming platform for gamers and esports fans built on blockchain technology, has reached an agreement with Yobit, CoinBene, and HitBTC – the world’s fourth largest trading

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Ethereum Certified Developer Bernard Peh on The Future of Crypto, Dealing with Regulations, and Blockbid (Interview)

Bitcoinist recently caught up with Bernard Peh, one of only 56 Ethereum Certified developers in the world, and picked his brain on his current project, the state of the cryptocurrency market, and what being “Ethereum Certified” even means.  Bitcoinist: You are one of only 59 Ethereum Certified developers in the world. What exactly does “Ethereum Certified” mean, exactly? BP: First of all, I like to congratulate B9lab for setting the golden standard in Ethereum Certification.

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Russia and Iran May Use Cryptocurrencies to Bypass International Sanctions

Politicians in Iran and Russia are discussing the possibility of using digital currencies to bypass sanctions.  Cryptocurrencies: A Tool for Bypassing Sanctions Decentralization is one of the biggest advantages of cryptocurrencies. Unlike traditional fiat currencies, cryptocurrency transactions cannot be stopped by a central party or authority. Some countries have sanctions imposed on them by the USA and many European nations. Several experts believe that certain countries may be bypassing international sanctions by using decentralized cryptocurrencies.

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HODL or FODL? CNBC Africa Crypto Host Rates Top Four Cryptocurrencies

CNBC’s cousin, CNBC Africa, has produced its own cryptocurrency segment, with its host appearing on CNBC’s Fast Money yesterday to discuss his opinions on the top four cryptocurrencies.  Cryptocurrencies are a worldwide phenomenon, with people from America to Zimbabwe getting involved in one of the world’s fastest-growing industries. Africa has long proven itself to be a popular place for cryptocurrency growth and adoption, with many African consumers adopting cryptocurrencies in their daily lives. Some speculate

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