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Bitcoin News Digest Sunday, June 25, 2017

Five Things to Watch Next Week: Bitcoin, Central Banks, Qatar, Gold, and the Market Top Ethereum, Bitcoin, and Ripple are both still well below their all-time highs following a choppy sideways week for the crypto market. Litecoin’s brea   Ethereum is Struggling With Scaling, Despite Lack of Actual User Base The Ethereum network, which is valued at around $31.8 billion, is struggling to deal with scaling issues despite its lack of actual user base.   Five Reasons Why Bitcoin is Here to Stay It is possible to make a relatively…

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How blockchain-based apps and sites resist DDoS attacks

“We live in an age where DDoS attacks will only grow over time, while becoming more mature in the process” writes Stephen Holmes for venturebeat.com. Using traditional cyber security technology, we are playing “whack a mole” against the ever-changing DDoS attacks.The recent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on Final Fantasy XIV’s gaming platform are quite surreal, yet a timely signpost of where things are heading.Brian Krebs is a leading cybersecurity guru, but his site was struck by a DDoS attack more sophisticated than what had been seen previously.Large DDoS attacks appear…

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Skincoin ICO Overcomes Ethereum Network Issue to Raise Minimum Goal in under 24 Hours

“Skincoin ICO crossed the minimum fundraising goal of 5000 ETH in less than a day as ether transactions were affected by network issues” writes unknown author for newsbtc.com. As the Skincoin ICO continues, it is an ideal opportunity for gaming enthusiasts and cryptocurrency community members to become part of the new gaming revolution.The ICO, with the goal of raising 100,000 ETH met with an early initial success despite issues faced by the Ethereum network. Source: newsbtc.com Share This:

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Bitcoin News Digest Saturday, June 24, 2017

3 Things Investors Need to Know About Bitcoin — The price of bitcoin is up more than 1,000% in the past two years. Here are three things investors need to know about it going forward.   Idaho teenager becomes millionaire by investing $1,000 gift in Bitcoin – and wins bet with his parents Three years ago Erik Finman made a bet with his parents.   Bitcoin Price Stabilizes at $2,700, Another Surge Imminent? After a major market correction which sent bitcoin price from its all-time high of $2,973 to $2,261,…

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Cryptocurrencies Continue Recovery, Resume 2017’s Growth Trend

“Among those with more than $1 billion in market capitalization, IOTA, number 7, posted the biggest gain as the price hit $0.525929 for a $1.461 billion market cap, a 26.48 point gain” reports cryptocoinsnews.com. Cryptocurrencies continued their recovery from last week’s massive price fallout, resuming the upward trend that has characterized 2017.Within three months, Litecoin’s market cap increased from $200 million to a staggering $2.5 billion, recording a 1,150 three-month increase. Source: cryptocoinsnews.com Share This:

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After Bitcoin, Antpool now Starts Purposefully Mining Empty Blocks on the Litecoin Network As Well

“It now appears Antpool is mining empty blocks on the Litecoin network as well, for some unknown reason” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. No one will be surprised to learn Antpool is mining empty blocks for both Bitcoin and Litecoin.Over the past few months, we have seen an apparent problem in the world of Bitcoin mining.It is the same Antpool which causes empty blocks on the Bitcoin network. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Electrum Bitcoin Wallet Simulates Chain Split on Bitcoin Testnet

“A major chainsplit would ultimately, of course, require a secondary Electrum wallet to be created, with the original maintaining for the dominant fork of the Bitcoin blockchain” reports cryptocoinsnews.com. A better option for anyone would be to store their coins in a paper wallet or a normal Bitcoin Core wallet, and simply not transact with those coins until things have settled.As such, the safer way to maintain your coin stash is to keep it somewhere within arm’s reach – your own full node, or a paper wallet.Electrum is a lightweight…

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European Retail Giant Alza Will Deliver your Tesla Tomorrow for Bitcoin

“The move to enable bitcoin payments has proved a resounding success, with 4% of all payments made via bitcoin since the launch” reports cryptocoinsnews.com. One adopter even used bitcoin during the pre-sale of the upcoming Tesla Model 3.Alza also installed Bitcoin ATMs in its physical retail storefronts in Prague and Bratislava. Source: cryptocoinsnews.com Share This:

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How an Undeterred Bitcoin Entrepreneur Struck Big after the Mt. Gox Disaster

“Adrian lost it all, but despite the pain of striking it big and then losing everything, he kept on believing in bitcoin” reports cryptocoinsnews.com. Now, and despite losing everything because of bitcoin’s still young ecosystem, he owns his own bitcoin-related business.Recently, a Perth man named Adrian Pollard spoke to Perth Now about his experience with cryptocurrencies and bitcoin in particular.At first, he hesitantly decided to buy $100 worth of bitcoin, but as soon as the cryptocurrency took off in 2013 he kept on buying. Source: cryptocoinsnews.com Share This:

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