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BTC-e on Refunds, the FBI and Alexander Vinnik

On July 31 the bitcoin exchange BTC-e sent a message over Twitter and on the forum Bitcointalk concerning the company’s recent website seizure by U.S. law enforcement. Additionally, the statement claims that Alexander Vinnik was not the head operator of BTC-e and further states the detained Russian was never an employee. Also Read: BTC-e Operator […]

Billionaire Investor and Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban Changes Mind and Tells Fans to Watch Bitcoin

Just recently reported on the significant influx of mainstream attention bitcoin has been receiving over the past few months. Lots of investors these days are shining a positive light on the decentralized cryptocurrency and some of them have changed their opinions held in the past. Also read: Bitcoin Experiences an Intense Flow of New Money […]

How to Run Your Own Instance of Mastodon, the Decentralized Twitter Challenger

Many people are unhappy with Twitter. Some are looking into a new decentralized “tweeting” platform called Mastodon, which has seen rapid growth this month. People are peeved at Twitter because the company has made some questionable decisions, including altering their interface. It now operates much like Facebook in terms of functionality. This has turned some people off. […]

Bitcoin’s Blockchain Timestamping Standards Face Off

A new version of the timestamping standard Chainpoint is being tested and will be released soon with new functionalities. However, the lead developer for competing standard Opentimestamps claims that the new version is too close to his team’s code. This article explores how Chainpoint works and how it compares to Opentimestamps. Also read: Veriphant Helps Enable Legal […]

China-Based BTCC Launches Multi-Currency Twitter-Enabled App and Debit Card

The Bitcoin company BTCC has launched a new mobile application called “Mobi” for both iOS and Android users. The platform offers users a variety of features such as sending bitcoins via text messages, and a Visa bitcoin debit card. Also read: The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains BTCC Introduces the Mobi Payments App China-based BTCC is […]

Samson Mow Quits BTCC, Announces on Twitter

The increasing regulatory pressure on the Chinese Bitcoin market seems to have claimed its first victim. Samson Mow, the Chief Operating Officer at BTCC, one of the leading Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges, has announced his plans to quit the company. The announcement was made by Samson on his Twitter channel earlier yesterday. The Tweet read, “Today’s my last […]