23-03-2017
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Tag: cryptocurrency

eth, alphabay, dark web

Dark Web Marketplace AlphaBay to Start Accepting ETH No Comments

Ether, the cryptocurrency powering Ethereum blockchain protocol has once again gained the trading community's attention. The second largest cryptocurrency recently exhibited an unprecedented growth in its value, influencing many to invest in the digital currency. The positive development has allowed ether to receive support from the unlikeliest of all sectors— the dark web. AlphaBay, one of t...


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More Weekly Trading Volumes For LocalBitcoins As Global Demand For Cryptocurrencies Keeps Growing No Comments

No one will be surprised to learn last week was filled with more trading volume records for LocalBitcoins. Global demand for cryptocurrency is not slowing down by any means, that much is certain. New trading volumes have been set in various regions all over the world. Interestingly enough, bitcoin users in Canada and the UK are diversifying the number of platforms they use to buy bitcoin.  This i...


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Digital Assets Tax Policy Coalition Formed to Simplify the US Bitcoin Tax System No Comments

The governments love to collect taxes. It is no surprise that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, owing to their widespread adoption as digital assets have attracted taxes as well, especially in the United States. In the middle of the US tax season, the cryptocurrency community is in a fix due to lack of proper information and guidance for filing Bitcoin-related taxes. The Chamber of Digital Commerce, ...


Bitholla Team Releasing Hollapay Remittance Service No Comments

Back in November of 2015, we reported on a little start-up called Bitholla, which sprouted from the burgeoning Seoul Bitcoin community. Inspired by many late-night events, they decided to create a mobile app called Bitholla to help Bitcoin users find, communicate and send money to each other on a local map. While it was initially just used locally for things like splitting bills, this grassroot...


ChronoBank to partner with International People Solutions (IPS) No Comments

ChronoBank’s core proposition is that short-term recruitment is lacking in viable, realistic cost-effective solutions. It suggests that the key is increased interconnectedness between professionals and employers. The sector is ripe for disintermediation, which is what ChronoBank aims to do with its LaborX exchange: connecting individuals with businesses and ensuring quality control and adequ...


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Blockchain Sees Endless Possibilities in Healthcare Industry No Comments

The use of blockchain technology in healthcare is being mulled upon for a while now. The digital currency technology, with its features like immutability, security, and privacy makes it an ideal candidate to safeguard confidential information. The healthcare system has so far been using conventional data management and communication methods, provided by a handful of vendors. The vendors of heal...


BitConnect Cryptocurrency Exhibits Steady Growth No Comments

BitConnect, the young cryptocurrency is showing steady growth within a month of its successful ICO. BitConnect Coin (BCC) is following on the path of the crypto heavyweights like Bitcoin and Ethereum as it showcases significant growth within the digital altcoin community. It continues the trend of the exponential rise as set by the two cryptocurrencies since 2015. The upcoming feature additions t...


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CreditBit Discusses Proof of Pawn/Trust in its Latest Update No Comments

Creditbit, the MIT/X11 licensed cryptocurrency project, just updated the crypto community about its distribution mechanism on Bitcoin Talk. The update talked about how one of the key attributes of the newly minted CRBIT coins is that Creditbit has to tackle the problem of minting and distribution of newly minted coins on their own. And how they want to keep the currency and its management tran...


First Ever Blockchain Hackathon to be Held in Dublin. newsbtc bitcoin news

“Blockchain in Healthcare Code-A-Thon” Witnesses Government Participation No Comments

The use of Bitcoin's underlying technology across various industry segments doesn't need any introduction. But the active participation of government institutions in promoting the implementation of distributed ledger technology deserves to be acknowledged. The US Department of Health and Human Services is working with the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a blockchain advocacy group with some of the...


Blockchain Gaming: Beyond the Void Preview No Comments

Blockchain gaming is now in style, with yet another successful cryptocurrency ICO. Whereas Spells of Genesis uses the Bitcoin blockchain to secure its in-game assets, Beyond the Void has integrated with Ethereum, its Turing-complete cousin. In a partnership with its predecessor, BtV managed to crowdfund 515,143 BitCrystals as well as 30,395 ETH. Beyond the Void’s Nexium tokens have since rock...


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