Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Charity Funds and Dark Web Run-Ins

This week, the U.S. Department of Justice and other law enforcement agencies banded together to bring down some bad actors on the dark web. EOS is undergoing some growing pains with the launch of its network, exposing the trials and tribulations of an all-too-centralized governance model. It wasn’t all unsavory news, though. A new $300 […]

Blockchain Hype Overstates Reality, Says Steve Wozniak

Technologist and Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak played contrarian at the NEX technology conference in late June, comparing the hype around blockchain to the fervor he witnessed just before the implosion of the dot-com bubble. Still, Wozniak stood by his unflinching loyalty for Bitcoin, even in the midst of the market’s 2018 downturn. To be […]

IOHK: “Cardano works for the Best Interest of the User and Ecosystem”: Cardano (ADA) Technical Analysis

Charles Hoskinson is the man behind Cardano and leads the Cardano Foundation. He’s authoritative and spearheads Cardano’s development. In the spirit of interoperability, he reached out to Justin Sun of Tron. In a publicized tweet, he asked him to consider integrating Mantis, which ETC uses, instead of their code which appears to be an “Ethereum […]

Bitcoin Poses Danger to U.S. Elections, Researcher Tells Congress

For a significant part of 2017 and even this year, social media platforms have taken a lot of heat over their alleged role in influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential election. And for a period of time on Tuesday during a congressional hearing, cryptocurrencies were put in the same spot — at least with regards to […]

Indian Crypto Exchange Asks Users to Withdraw Funds Before July 5

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided, in a circular issued on April 6, that banks in the country will no longer be allowed to do business with crypto exchanges. The deadline, which expires on July 5, is forcing companies to prepare for the worst. Zebpay, one of the largest digital currency operators in India, […]

FBI Working on 130 Cryptocurrency-Related Investigations

While supervisory special agency Kyle Armstrong says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sees cryptocurrencies in a neutral light, he mentioned at a conference that  the agency currency has 130 open cases related to virtual currency. Armstrong made his remarks at Wednesday’s Crypto Evolved conference in New York. He said the cases are a “small […]

Bitmain Nears 51% of Network Hash Rate: Why This Matters and Why It Doesn’t

Recent Bitcoin block data shows that Bitcoin’s mining pools, AntPool and ConnectBTC, respectively mined about 25.7 percent, 16.1 percent and 0.2 percent of all new blocks over the past week. This makes for a combined hash rate of 42 percent; an all-time high for the Chinese mining giant’s mining pools. Several media sources have […]