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Shapeshift.io Adds CounterParty and Monero

Shapeshift.io is an “instant” conversion service that doesn't require an account and supports over two dozen currencies. Yesterday, they added two more. Counterparty's currency...

That’s Just Gawful: New Paycoin Exchange Is Worthy of April Fools...

Note: I decided to write this story as an op-ed for two reasons. One, and most important, shady happenings around Paycoin is no longer...

New UTorrent Update Installs Litecoin Miner On User’s PCs

Users are angry after the most recent update to µTorrent (aka uTorrent) has been installing what they allege is cryptocurrencying mining malware. While BitTorrent, the...

Are Bitassets Actually Useful?

While combining the stability of real world assets with the power of the bitcoin blockchain may seem like the best of both worlds, there...

MasterCard Confirms: ‘No Relationship’ With Paycoin

Paycoin believers got into a frenzy today, after Josh Garza took to the Hashtalk forum to hype a coming feature that seemed to be...

Part 2: Paycoin ‘Burns’ Some Coins, Remains Evasive

Paycoin has responded to the “Test wallet” controversy by burning a significant amount of coins. The amount of coins burned was less than the...

‘Burned’ Paycoins Come Back To Life, Appear To Be Sent To...

A Paycoin address that investors were told was for testing purposes and was supposed to have its coins burned, has since come to life,...

Kncminer Announce Titan Speed Increase

When the first batch of Kncminer's Titan was released it was met with mixed responses with some users having difficulties achieving the 300MH/s hash...