Monthly Archives: January 2019

Bitcoin Exchange ShapeShift Cuts Third Of Staff In Extended “Crypto Winter”

Leading Bitcoin Startup Cuts 37 Staffers Weeks ago, Dovey Wan, a partner at Primitive Capital, leading crypto industry insider, and whistleblower (of sorts), took to her well-followed Twitter soapbox to remark that she expects more layoffs heading into 2019. Referencing the fact that purging staff in the holiday season is taboo, and shouldn’t be done out of etiquette and human decency, the Chinese Bitcoin (BTC) enthusiast wrote: We will see more [layoffs] coming up into 2019, especially after the holiday when the employment/HR cycle kicks in. Just […]

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Buy Bitcoin! French Yellow Vests Start Bank Run

The Gilet Jaune Bank Run On Monday, reports arose that France’s Yellow Vest movement, an anti-establishment group with a distaste for President Emmanuel Macron and his policies, was planning to start a run on the banks. One French Youtube account named “Geniale (genius),” which posts videos pertaining to the Gilet Jaune (Yellow Vests), reuploaded a video from Nicolle Maxime, in which he claimed that he’s trying to rally individuals to withdraw money from centralized financial institutions. Unfortunately, he didn’t beckon consumers to purchase Bitcoin (BTC). In the […]

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Nevada Saw an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018

According to public records obtained from Washoe County, home to one of the marriage epicenters of the world in Reno, Nevada, the region saw over 950 blockchain recorded marriages in 2018. Moreover, about 250 miles away in Elko, Nevada, county officials are recording birth certificates using blockchain technology. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC Donation Blockchain Recorded Marriages Are On the Rise in Nevada Reno, Nevada, otherwise known as “the biggest little city in the world,” saw a significant number of blockchain recorded marriages last year. […]

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The 1 Bitcoin Show- Yellow vests & BTC in France! Ethereum Classic update, Mimble Wimble

Tel Aviv, Israel- Are the yellow vest protesters in France going to jump on the Bitcoin train? Some people in France contacted me and gave me some information about Bitcoin in France that I will share. Ethereum Classic, MImble Wimble, Gemini, a new lightning network, creation, and much more! Dave Rubin BTC address- https://www.blockchain.com/en/btc/address/3DMGAg84TePrJnkGAB9yM8ZVjRYFoSbRz9 Ethereum Classic- https://medium.com/@TokenHash/why-i-am-still-optimistic-about-ethereum-classic-etc-ef1ebe13c44b ETC gate exchange- https://twitter.com/WhalePanda/status/1082684690325299202 Sarah- http://CowGirlsLIVE.com Paris Blockchain Summit https://twitter.com/SummitParis France- coinhouse.com Probably NOT happening in France- https://twitter.com/SupraBo_/status/1082645942334046208 DO some btc embasy shows! Mimble Wimble- https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/01/08/mimblewimble-history-technology-and-the-mining-industry/ Gemini- https://twitter.com/WhalePanda/status/1082548324698390529 Anti-Gemini- https://twitter.com/hodlhodl/status/1082671439101202432 […]

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Bitcoin Wallet Forced to Drop Key Privacy Features From Google Play App

Privacy-focused bitcoin wallet Samourai is having its hand forced by Google. According to a Samourai blog post, the wallet provider is disabling privacy features that are key to its design before its latest version, 0.99.4, hits the Google Play store tomorrow. The removed features include Samourai’s Stealth Mode, remote text message (SMS) commands, and SIM Switch Defense (a measure to protect against sim swaps). The privacy restrictions only affect the version of the wallet available on Google Play. To bypass these restrictions, users can also download what […]

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Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic Following 51 Percent Attack

Coinbase has ceased interactions with the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain after the exchange detected a 51 percent attack on the network. Following the discovery of a “deep chain reorganization” of the ETC blockchain, Coinbase suspended Ethereum Classic withdrawals and deposits. Also Read: Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate’ Study Reveals Coinbase Stops Interacting With ETC Blockchain After Deep Chain Reorganization Coinbase has published a blog post titled “Ethereum Classic ETC is Currently Being 51% Attacked” detailing a malicious attack on the ETC network. The post states […]

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RippleNet Now Has Over 200 Global Customers With 5 More Using XRP

The Ripple company has announced via its website that 13 new financial institutions have joined RippleNet thus propelling the number of total global customers to over 200. RippleNet currently operates in 40 countries across 6 continents. The new financial institutions are as follows. Euro Exim Bank SendFriend JNFX FTCS Ahli Bank of Kuwait Transpaygo BFC Bahrain ConnectPay GMT WorldCom Finance Olympia Trust Company Pontual/USEND Rendimento 5 Using XRP to Source Instant Liquidity Out of the 13 aforementioned financial institutions, 5 are confirmed as using XRP to source […]

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Fomo2Moon a Blockchain Lottery for Everyone to Win 100% Transparent

Tired of blockchain projects that hoard your money without delivery? Fed up with the infinitesimal winning chance of traditional lotteries? What if there’s a Lottery even you can win? Not just chances, but also predictable income. Now, there is a Blockchain Lottery that doesn’t hoard your money, but actually redistributes almost ALL incoming Ether back at lucky players. And there are four ways to make money from it. Are you ready to Fomo-2-Moon? On Fomo2Moon (F2M), in each Lottery round, you can buy Tickets to win Grand […]

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Gold Backed Crypto Exchange Offers Safe Haven for Crypto Investors

GOLD.IO Seeks to Develop Decentralised & Self-Regulating Community Exchange Turbulence in the global markets is nothing new but the cryptocurrency community has faced an unprecedented 18-month period of flux. The need for a fully decentralised, stable, self-regulated and community-led exchange that can offer investor confidence amidst a chaotic global economy has never been stronger. Setting the Gold Standard with Crypto’s Founding Principles. With a scalable inter-blockchain and decentralised exchange the GOLD.IO platform is not only self-regulated and led by its stakeholders, but asset linked – offering exchange […]

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Ripple’s Milestone: RippleNet Has Now Over 200 Customers

TL; DR Ripple Net signs over 200 financial institutions who are leveraging the platform to make cheaper, faster and more transparent cross board payments. Ripple saw a 350 percent increase last year in customers sending live payments, proving that XRP may finally be achieving utility despite its public reputation as a centralized currency and possibly a security. Ripple seems to be starting 2019 off on a good note, with over 200 customers now signed on to the RippleNet payment network. The company announced the 13 new financial […]

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