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Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners Loses Software Vendor Over Connection to Ponzi...

Earlier this year, a connection between the relatively new bitcoin mining pool GBMiners and India-based, bitcoin-focused Ponzi scheme GainBitcoin was discovered by CoinJournal. The...

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

Slock.It Says ‘The DAO’s Journey is Over’

We emailed Slock.it to ask about the Blog post Stephen Tual posted indicating that the exploit that was eventually used to steal over 3...

The 7 Steps of Estate Planning for Bitcoin and Other Digital...

Estate planning, which is the process of planning who gets one’s assets after they die, can be a rather confusing, cumbersome process, and those...

Jim Rickards on Central Bankers’ Incentives to Demonize Bitcoin and Gold

Jim Rickards, the New York Times bestselling author of Currency Wars, The End of Money, and The New Case for Gold, was recently interviewed...

Bittrex Has Frozen $100,000 Worth of Cryptsy Funds

Bittrex has frozen over $100,000 worth of cryptocurrencies suspected to be linked to Cryptsy, according to documents filed by the court-appointed Receiver of Cryptsy's...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

Turkey’s Bitcoin Exchange Has Best Week of 2016 After PayPal Exit

BTCTurk, Turkey's largest bitcoin exchange, has seen a significant increase in volume after Paypal announced that it would cease operations in the country. After the...

‘Co-Founder’ Of BitShares Involved In Banx Scam

Michael Taggart is the face of SteemCash and claims to be a co-founder of BitShares. From 2014 through an undetermined amount of time, Michael...

This Is What The NSA Told Their Employees About Digital Currencies,...

If news goes unnoticed for years, is it still new news, especially if the present brings new perspectives to light? While researching another article...