Bitcoin Software Wars: The Battle Between Nodes, Hashpower and Developers

While many bitcoiners have been focused on the competition between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), another significant battle is taking place. Many grueling arguments between bitcoin Core developers and their supporters, Segwit2x (Btc1) developers and proponents of the New York Agreement continue to fuel tension throughout the entire cryptocurrency community. Also read: Gibraltar Gets First

Dash Hosting Dedicated Conference in London this September, Promises Major Announcements

Top-ten digital currency Dash announces its own dedicated conference in London this September, promising major integration and business partnership announcements. The digital currency Dash will be holding it’s own dedicated conference in London on September 24. The event is organized by Keynote, the same company that put together the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami

Is Cryptocurrency Real Money? Brief Discussion on Major Issues Surrounding Debate

Is cryptocurrency real money? The Cointelegraph discusses a few of the major issues surrounding the debate. Ever since the inception of cryptocurrency, the question: "Is cryptocurrency real money?" can stir up more heated debate and confusion than all the rest of its internal operations, consensus mechanisms, and technical applications put together. Many arguments have been

IRS Uses Bitcoin Tracing Tools for Oversight of Money Flow

IRS Uses Bitcoin Tracing Tools for Oversight of Money Flow   The Internal Revenue Service is using bitcoin transaction tracing tools developed by startup Chainalysis, according to a new report. Documents obtained by Washington publication The Daily Beast show that the tax agency has been using the startup’s software since 2015. Additional data from the General Services…

Plex Users Outraged Over Company’s Plans to Collect More Information

The Plex service is widely appreciated by multimedia enthusiasts all over the world. It is a free software package that allows users to stream their media – video, photos, and music – to any device running the same software. Plex is supported on many platforms including consoles, smart TVs, tablets, and so forth. However, the

“Bitcoin is Not Going Away and Must Be Owned a Lot” Says Chain Architect Oleg Andreev

“Bitcoin is Not Going Away and Must Be Owned a Lot” Says Chain Architect Oleg Andreev   Chain architect and entrepreneur Oleg Andreev has said that in spite of “FUD,” markets have accepted Bitcoin is “not going away.” In a series of tweets outlining the short-term prospects for the BTC chain, Andreev demonstrated recent price action was to…

Cybercriminals Are Attempting Voice Phishing on Cryptocurrency Users Phone Providers

Cybercriminals Are Attempting Voice Phishing on Cryptocurrency Users Phone Providers   Cryptocurrency users have always been a tempting target for cybercriminals. Since none of these currencies have reversible transactions, stealing money is a guarantee for success. It now appears criminals are targeting telecommunication providers across the United States for this purpose. More specifically, they try…

Gibraltar Gets First Bitcoin ATM While Working on Cryptocurrency Regulation

The first Bitcoin ATM in the British territory of Gibraltar has been installed. The European tax haven on the southern coast of Spain already has a few Bitcoin businesses and the government is currently working on a regulatory framework for digital currencies. Also read: 3000 Bitcoin Mansion for Sale in Russia Hindered by Lack of Regulation

Hackers Defraud Enigma ICO Investors of Nearly Half-Million Dollars

Hackers Defraud Enigma ICO Investors of Nearly Half-Million Dollars   As much as $500,000 in ether has been stolen from supporters of the Enigma blockchain project following a security compromise. According to a statement from the Enigma team, those involved in the thefts were able to take control of the project’s website domain, one of the administrator…