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BLOCKFOLIO Crypto Portfolio App Is Snooping On Users

The popular cryptocurrency portfolio app, Blockfolio, downloaded over 100,000 times, with a Telegram chat group of more than 1,100 traders, has the ability to snoop on users’ positions. It is recommended that all users discontinue usage immediately. Both Android and iOS … Continue reading

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The Satoshi Roundtable 3,
The Center for Decentralization

APOLOGIES… This post was supposed to be much longer and cover a lot of interesting conversations and quotes from the event, but I moved to Romania to work full time at Xotika and I know I won’t have the time … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Error Log Gets a Bitcoin Job

Some Background Before Bitcoin, I ran a company called Mixed Media in the Jacksonville area of Florida. The business specialized in bringing a branding-minded focus to the various design, marketing, advertising, printing, and website needs of businesses. I oversaw, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Vitalik’s Quantum Quest

First, a Little History In 2013, the Bitcoin world was a much different place. The Bitcoin securities exchanges were booming. [note]MPEX, BTCTC, Bitfunder, Havelock Investments, and a few other less ‘reputable’ ones.[/note] Bitcoiners, scammers, noobs, and the otherwise well-intentioned were … Continue reading

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Bitcoin is Not Fungible, Should It Be?

As the Bitcoin community flexes its maximalism, noting how absurd it would be to undo the recent Bitfinex hack via hard fork (like Ethereum did with the DAO hack), it is exclaiming that the fungibility of Bitcoin must be protected: If … Continue reading

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Bitfinex & BitGo Become Bitcoin Barbers

For the past few days, Bitcoiners have been dealing with the recent hack of the world’s leading USD Bitcoin exchange, Bitfinex, for 120,000 bitcoins. News has been trickling out about how margin positions will be settled while their service is … Continue reading

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R3CEV Articles Mysteriously Disappear!

The infamous deconstructed-blockchain-as-a-service-to-relieve-your-bank-of-its-R&D-budget company known as R3CEV has somehow managed to have some disparaging articles about their newly announced $200-million-dollar fundraising effort erased from the web. …Well, as erased as one can get these days. Cached links are available for … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Consensus 2016 Conference, Day 3

9:16AM Today is the final day of the conference. The panels are starting a bit later, and I expect a more laid-back atmosphere. Last night, I went out to dinner with my friend, Brian, who is a Debian Developer. I … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Consensus 2016 Conference, Day 2

7:40AM I’m here bright and early after a long day at the conference, and night at the CoinCenter Gala. I actually had a pretty great time, and I’m a little hoarse from talking and a bit of hollaring during the … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Consensus 2016 Conference, Day 1

7:12AM This morning I woke up at 4:am to a price alarm I had set for BTCUSD. I shrugged it off, but after a bit of grumbling decided I should check to see if there was more to it. All … Continue reading

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