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Bounty Hunters Heavily Utilized in Bitcoin, Altcoin World

Bounty Hunters Heavily Utilized in Bitcoin, Altcoin World

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bounty Hunters Heavily Utilized in Bitcoin, Altcoin World A bounty is a reward paid out for the completion of a certain task. In the “Old West,” sheriffs used to post bounties in order to encourage bounty hunters to capture dangerous criminals. This concept is alive and well in today’s world and the cryptocurrency space has made it a core concept of its very special culture. In the crypto world, bounty rewards are almost exclusively paid in Bitcoin and ICO tokens. Bitcoin faucets Bitcoin faucets are websites or apps that dispense rewards in the form of Bitcoin. Visitors can claim this reward in exchange for completing a captcha or task as described by the platform. The main revenue stream from this faucets comes from advertisemen
PR: Smartlands – the Platform for Agriculture Announces That It Will Integrate with the Stellar Network – Bitcoin News

PR: Smartlands – the Platform for Agriculture Announces That It Will Integrate with the Stellar Network – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Smartlands - the Platform for Agriculture Announces That It Will Integrate with the Stellar Network - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Smartlands, the worldwide Platform for ICOs of low-risk future-proof tokens secured by agricultural assets, has announced that it will be integrating with Stellar, an open source blockchain network, to support its cryptocurrency platform for agricultural projects. The decision to integrate with the Stellar netw...
How Blockchain Would’ve Saved Bitcoin Gold, Can Stop Hackers

How Blockchain Would’ve Saved Bitcoin Gold, Can Stop Hackers

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Please share if you find this article interesting. How Blockchain Would’ve Saved Bitcoin Gold, Can Stop Hackers They say to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. This may prove to be true for Blockchain technology as well, particularly when it comes to new platforms. As has reported already, the recent Bitcoin ‘fork,’ Bitcoin Gold, was the victim of a DDoS attack on the very day it started. According to the official Bitcoin Gold Twitter account, the platform was under a huge request barrage as the altcoin was seeking to get off the ground, with 10 mln requests per minute. With such huge volume, the site was down for most of the launch day, and took a couple of days to become fully functioning again. The news follows other hacks in the second quarter of 2017, where subs
Joel Osteen-Endorsed Pastor Sentenced to Five Years in Coin.mx Case – Bitcoin News

Joel Osteen-Endorsed Pastor Sentenced to Five Years in Coin.mx Case – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Joel Osteen-Endorsed Pastor Sentenced to Five Years in Coin.mx Case - Bitcoin News Featured Pastor Trevón Gross, endorsed by televangelist Joel Osteen, was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in the Coin.mx exchange case, which involved bribery and use of a long-established church credit union. He’s the third person to be sentenced in the case.   Also read: Wild Case of Religion, Bitcoin, Hacking, Ends in Prison Sentences [embedded content] Joel Osteen-Endorsed Pastor Sentenced to Prison in Church Exchange Case Non-denominational Christian Pastor Trevón Gross, founder of Hope Cathedral in New Jersey (a sect of what is known as charismatic Christianity or Evangelical), was sentenced to five years in prison and a 12
Major Chinese Exchanges Launch P2P Trading Platforms

Major Chinese Exchanges Launch P2P Trading Platforms

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Major Chinese Exchanges Launch P2P Trading Platforms Markets and Prices China’s major exchanges have found a legitimate means through which to continue operations despite the Chinese government crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges. Also Read: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Brilliant White Paper Turns 9-Years Old Okcoin and Huobi Ceased Operations on October 31st, as Mandated by the Chinese Central Government Huobi has recently launched its P2P trading platform, Huobi Pro. Okex, the international counterpart to the no longer operating Okcoin, has announced the launch of a P2P trading platform. The platform will accept a number of fiat currencies, including CNY. Both Okcoin and Huobi responded to China’s crackdown by relocating much of
Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork – Bitcoin News

Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork - Bitcoin News Technology With roughly fifteen days left bitcoin-based businesses all around the world have been preparing their users for the possible hardfork expected to take place on or around November 16. Now the world’s largest bitcoin merchant service provider, Bitpay, has revealed its contingency plans for the upcoming Segwit2x hard fork. Also read: Trump to Appoint Bitcoin-Skeptic Powell as Fed Chair Bitpay Will Follow the Chain With the Most Accumulated Difficulty The Atlanta-based company Bitpay has announced its plans for operations during and after the hard fork scheduled to occur at block height 494784. The firm says the company’s top priority is the
Bitcoin Price Captures Another All-Time High Surpassing $6,400 – Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Price Captures Another All-Time High Surpassing $6,400 – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Price Captures Another All-Time High Surpassing $6,400 - Bitcoin News Markets and Prices The price of bitcoin has reached another all-time high this week touching an average of $6,420 across popular exchanges. The decentralized currency continues to rise upwards this year, the value of one bitcoin has climbed more than 500 percent in 2017. Also Read: Extreme Cold Storage: A Fortress of Solitude for Bitcoins The Decentralized Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Reaches Another All-Time High 2017 has become bitcoin’s year of consecutive all-time highs (ATH), and the currency’s value hasn’t slowed down yet. At press time, bitcoin traders have swapped over $2B in BTC trade volume over the course of the past 24-hours. Additionally, si
CME Group Aims to Launch a Bitcoin Derivatives Platform This Quarter – Bitcoin News

CME Group Aims to Launch a Bitcoin Derivatives Platform This Quarter – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. CME Group Aims to Launch a Bitcoin Derivatives Platform This Quarter - Bitcoin News Finance On October 31 the world’s largest options and futures exchange, CME Group, has announced it will be launching a bitcoin-based derivatives marketplace for future contracts during Q4 of 2017. The U.S. headquartered financial markets company says there is “increasing interest” for cryptocurrency options and futures products for mainstream investors. Also read: Over $1 Million in Bitcoin Swaps and Options Traded on Ledger X in its First Week The World’s Leading FX Marketplace Will Launch bitcoin-based derivatives In Q4 2017 Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the company Ledger X swapping over $1M in bitcoin options during its firs
The Blockchain Next Generation Alternative to PayPal Has Arrived

The Blockchain Next Generation Alternative to PayPal Has Arrived

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The Blockchain Next Generation Alternative to PayPal Has Arrived Most online users have been burnt by PayPal or another digital payment system at one time or another. Perhaps you’ve tried to withdraw money someone has sent to you, only to find that you’ve been blocked from that service. Or maybe you’ve tried to receive money, only to discover that the fees can be pretty steep once you start using other services. And, the greatest sin of all - PayPal doesn’t accept cryptocurrencies. UTRUST, the first-of-its-kind Blockchain based payment platform, intends to bring the best parts of PayPal-type services and the best parts of the cryptocurrency world together into a single, seamless platform. Blockchain solutions limited The cryptocu
Blockchain Will Keep Growing Even After the Bans, Chinese AI Startup

Blockchain Will Keep Growing Even After the Bans, Chinese AI Startup

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Blockchain Will Keep Growing Even After the Bans, Chinese AI Startup In early September, China banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) and a week later Chinese authorities shut down major cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. In this article, we will delve into how this ban impacted the whole crypto economy not just in China, but around the world. Currently in China, many are still concerned about ICO regulation. Despite this worry, business keeps on going as usual with companies saying they cannot stop now that the trend has begun. Even with the bans on the technology the market should keep going. Although the marketing has been paused everyone is waiting to see what happens next. Hope dies last Yet, it seems China’s ban will be