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How to Secure Your Cryptocurrency Wallet: 16 Simple Tips for Beginners

Literally millions of people have joined the world of cryptocurrencies recently. For example, Coinbase, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has added around 2 million new clients within two months. Blockchain.com, the major electronic wallet, found its client base increase by 1.8 million during the same time frame. Most of… Read more »

First Ever Cross Chain Atomic Swap Between Bitcoin and Litecoin a Success

The Lightning Network brought to Bitcoin with Segwit enables users to instantly exchange Bitcoin for Litecoin and vice versa. The first ever transaction between the two coins has now happened. Segwit (short for Segregated Witness) brought with it many new exciting features for Bitcoin when it was implemented in August… Read more »

LiveEdu ICO – Bringing a Reform In Global Online Education With Blockchain Smart Contracts

With the huge increase in global connectivity in the past decade, the online-education-industry has witnessed a reformative transformation. Cheap and easily available internet connectivity has made it possible that information is available to anyone and everyone on the planet. LiveEDU.tv, which offers live video streaming services for learning, is planning to… Read more »

LiveEdu: Powering Global Online Education with Blockchain Smart Contracts

LiveEdu.tv is launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). They are building the next-generation online learning Lynda.com fully decentralized on the blockchain. Their goal is to disrupt the $46 billion online education market with smart contracts. There is the official pre-sale from Monday November 6 to November 20 and a public… Read more »

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino. Also… Read more »

The Internet of Assets: Financial Market Evolution

With the emergence of Bitcoin and the first blockchain back in 2008 there have been multiple projects trying to disrupt their industry and introduce a new (often decentralized) form of validating information. Both the Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake protocols have demonstrated their value in the world of cryptocurrencies and have been… Read more »

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12

The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However, BTG… Read more »

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12

The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However, BTG… Read more »

UFC in Hot Water as Monero Miner found on Official Website

A cryptocurrency miner was discovered running on the ufc.tv website, UFC’s official pay-per-view service, which affected both paying and non-paying customers of the website. Visitors to the site would be victim to malicious code that would secretly use up all of their processor resources in the background. It later turned… Read more »