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Here’s the Issue With Crypto Personalities on Twitter

Alongside every crypto market surge, a similar surge of activity in cryptocurrency social media transpires. Popular crypto personalities benefit the most from this activity, gaining huge numbers of new followers. Some of their Twitter accounts have tens of thousands of followers, and sometimes more. These followers are very receptive to the content shared by these accounts, […]

Nicehash Mining Pool Allegedly Hacked — Accused of Losing 4449 BTC (US$60M)

According to reports circulating on the web, the mining pool Nicehash was hacked today for allegedly 4,449 BTC or US$60M at current prices. The Nicehash pool has confirmed the organization was breached but did not disclose how many bitcoins were stolen. Also read: Japan Increases Lead – Approves Another Four New Cryptocurrency Exchanges The Mining Pool […]

A True Network or Troll? A Look at the “Bitcoin Clashic” Project

Just recently, reported on the successful Bitcoin Cash hard fork that took place on November 13. However, according to reports across the web, the fork split into two, and an unknown group began mining blocks on the legacy chain producing what they call “Bitcoin Clashic.” Also read: Privacy-Centric Protocol Mimblewimble Now Being Trialed on the […]

Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath

In less than eight days Bitcoin network market participants were ready for the planned Segwit2x fork, canceled yesterday. Now cryptocurrency proponents everywhere are expressing opinions about the Segwit2x plan in general, and the working group’s decision to give up on forking the protocol. Also Read: Openbazaar Sees a Variety of New Vendors After Privacy Enhancements Segwit2x: […]

Litecoin’s Charlie Lee Makes Cryptic Claims About Crypto-Bans on Twitter

Charlie Lee, the creator of cryptocurrency Litecoin, has taken to Twitter to voice his doubts over the current Chinese crypto-ban rumours. In a series of Tweets from today, the mastermind behind Litecoin claimed to “have a trusted source that says that there’s no truth to China banning mining or network” and that “the FUD is […]