AlphaBay Shut Down by Law Enforcement, Admin Commits Suicide in Jail

AlphaBay, the most popular marketplace on the dark web, shut down on July 4. At first, many of the users suspected an exit scam; however, it has since become clear that law enforcement has taken down the underground market. According to the Wall Street Journal, an international police action took place in the United States, […]

Adding Some Fun and Games to Bitcoin Scaling Debate Angst

If you’re good at puzzles and familiar with the world of Bitcoin, you may be interested in signing up for the second round of the CoinGate Bitcoin Challenge, starting Saturday, July 15 at 6 p.m. UTC. CoinGate, the Lithuanian-based bitcoin and altcoin payment center, is holding its second Bitcoin Challenge to highlight the history and […]

Antminer L3 / L3+ Scrypt Miner Review – Is It the Best Litecoin?

The post Antminer L3 / L3+ Scrypt Miner Review – Is It the Best Litecoin? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Bitmain are (in)famous in the Bitcoin world, not only for producing the fastest available ASIC miners but for their AsicBoost and Antbleed scandals. With the powerful L3 Scrypt miner, Bitmain have expanded into Litecoin mining. […]

Ether Price Analysis: Double Bottom Fake-out Leaves Bulls Trapped

After what seemed like a reversal from the strong bear market for the entire crypto-market, many bullish investors found themselves initially taking profit from what appeared to be another Double Bottom Reversal. However, when it came time to re-test the neckline, the ETH-USD market decided to continue its move down. So why did the Double […]

Got a Coinbase Account and an Opinion on Bitcoin Scaling? Be Heard on KYCPoll

Bitcoin’s ongoing scaling debate is reaching fever pitch. Several scaling proposals are scheduled to activate within the next weeks, which may or may not be adopted. This could even lead to segments of users and miners splitting off from the current Bitcoin protocol, resulting in different types of “Bitcoin.” One reason the several sides in this […]

Dubious Bitcoin Scheme Uses Ethereum ICO to Keep the Game Going

There has been an interesting turn of events in the case of the alleged India-based Ponzi scheme known as GainBitcoin. Recently, after a Change.org petition from an outraged GainBitcoin investor surfaced, the group behind the scheme launched an Ethereum ICO (initial coin offering) in an effort to keep the probable scam going. For those who […]