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MrBitcoin November 8, 2019

Electric Coin Company (ECC) has donated the Zcash trademark to the Zcash Foundation. ECC created and launched the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) in 2016, and will now own the trademark bilaterally with the corresponding foundation. ECC and the Zcash Foundation have been in negotiations since August Upon an agreement signed on Nov. 6, the Zcash […]

MrBitcoin November 2, 2019

Ethereum development firm CasperLabs announced “Highway,” allegedly the first correct-by-construction Casper Proof of Stake (PoS) implementation that is provably live and safe. Provably safe and live According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Nov. 1, a protocol is safe if it is consistent in its decision and live if it guarantees a decision. […]

MrBitcoin October 14, 2019

Litecoin (LTC) and other alts are becoming increasingly prevalent among crypto “sextortionists” since they allow to avoid detection more easily, a new research says. According to cybersecurity firm Cofense’s new report published on Oct. 8, malicious actors are gradually starting to shift their focus from Bitcoin (BTC) to specifically avoid detection by specialized email filters. […]

MrBitcoin October 3, 2019

Patrick Harker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, is confident that central bank digital currencies are inevitable. As Reuters reported on Oct. 2, Harker expressed the idea that central banks — including the Federal Reserve — will inevitably release digital currencies.  Still, Harker believes that the United States should not lead the way, […]

MrBitcoin September 14, 2019

A hacker spent $1,000 in EOS to steal more than $110,000 in cryptocurrency through an exploit of EOS gambling game EOSPlay. Biggest DeFi service EOS REX used An alleged bug in EOSPlay allowed the attacker to steal 30,000 EOS via using EOS REX, a major decentralized financial (DeFi) service enabling EOS lending in exchange for […]

MrBitcoin August 26, 2019

Bitcoin (BTC) price temporarily passed $10,500 on Aug. 26 as the largest cryptocurrency started the week in a bullish mood.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Data: blame margin traders for Bitcoin price volatility Data from Coin360 revealed an abrupt change from sideways trading over the weekend, Bitcoin gaining hundreds of dollars in minutes on Monday.  Having […]

MrBitcoin August 20, 2019

Whale Alert, a service dedicated to tracking major cryptocurrency transactions, has announced a second version of its platform in development. Updated tracking capabilities Whale Alert’s official Twitter account announced on Aug. 20 that the service is currently working on the second version of its platform, which includes additional services. The announcement reads: “We are excited […]

MrBitcoin August 13, 2019

Bitcoin has had near non stop bullish momentum throughout 2019, but the altcoin market hasn’t been near as fortunate – sans a couple of outliers. The sentiment surrounding altcoins is in the gutter, and prices of even top altcoins have continued to drop in USD value and even more so in their BTC ratios. Even […]

MrBitcoin August 4, 2019

Sunday, Aug. 4 — Bitcoin (BTC) has continued to gain momentum today, with its price nearing the $11,000 mark. The top 20 cryptos by market capitalization are seeing mixed results on the day, with most gains and losses around or under 2%. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin has seen a major bullish move this week, […]

MrBitcoin July 27, 2019

Bitcoin (BTC) price gained over $300 in just ten minutes on July 27 as markets rallied to take the largest cryptocurrency back above $10,000.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin network holds clues to price future Data from Coin360 shows BTC/USD trending towards the psychologically important barrier after hitting local highs of $10,179 early Saturday.  The […]