Tag: peer-to-peer

  • NewsBTC LocalBitcoins BIP148
    Bitcoin

    Why Central Banks Are Really Fearful of Bitcoin

    Central banks have no love lost for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Even though some positive things are happening, the overall sentiment remains predictably rather negative. The validity of cryptocurrencies and their decentralized technologies are still in question, especially by banks. It isn’t the first time central banks feel the...

    JP Buntinx | June 19, 2018 | 11:30 am
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    Industry

    Tron’s Justin Sun Acquires P2P File-Sharing Network BitTorrent

    Blockchain entrepreneur and creator of the Tron platform has purchased the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing network BitTorrent Inc. Sun’s Acquisition of BitTorrent According to Variety, the deal was finalized last week when staff were notified of the new partnership, though company representatives nor Sun responded to requests for comment....

    Thomas Delahunty | June 13, 2018 | 7:30 pm
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    Industry

    India’s Crypto Crackdown Presents Opportunity for Peer-to-Peer Exchanges

    The Reserve Bank of India’s recent ban on financial institutions transacting with companies using or offering cryptocurrency services will certainly have consequences for the nation. However, thanks to peer-to-peer exchanges like Paxful, one of these is unlikely to be cryptocurrency usage and adoption in general. Paxful Offers Users...

    Rick D. | April 17, 2018 | 12:42 am
  • NewsBTC Weekly Cryptocurrency Records
    Bitcoin

    Weekly Trading Volume LocalBitcoins Global Demand Crypto Growing

    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,...

    JP Buntinx | March 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm
  • Techno Anarchy

    The Inevitable March of Techno-Anarchy

    Techno-anarchism has existed for a long time, popularly imagined in books and movies in various (often unrealistic) forms. Traditionally more of a political practice than a belief, it is focused on utilizing technology to advance freedom, occasionally by active means such as hacktivism, but usually via peaceful methods...

    Andrew Wagner | January 17, 2017 | 10:52 am
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    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Remittance Startup Launches Bitwala Messenger

    Innovation is a driving factor in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Bitwala, a company, focusing on sending money quickly and safely by using the Bitcoin network, has introduced their new messenger feature. By using the Bitwala Messenger, platform users can send each other funds by just typing...

    JP Buntinx | August 10, 2016 | 1:45 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Why OpenBazaar is Not Your Average Bitcoin Marketplace

    OpenBazaar is one of those projects Bitcoin and blockchain enthusiasts have been looking forward to for quite a long time. Although the software was available in beta form for general testing as well, the marketplace solution is not officially released to the public. This decentralized peer-to-peer trade network...

    JP Buntinx | April 5, 2016 | 10:30 am
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    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Startup Abra Remains Quiet After Series A Funding

    Various Bitcoin companies and startups have received significant amounts of funding over the past few years. This seems only normal, as the technology and protocol making up the Bitcoin network can be of great value to people and companies all over the world. Abra is one of the...

    JP Buntinx | February 9, 2016 | 3:03 pm
  • BitTorrent Client Joystream to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding

    BitTorrent and Bitcoin – Don’t Screw It!

    Disclaimer: The author doesn’t endorse or approve piracy in any form and the content of the article is meant to be a depiction of reality. Almost all millennials out there on the internet have used BitTorrent at least once in their life, maybe to illegally download the latest song...

    Gautham | June 28, 2015 | 12:00 pm
  • LocalBitcoins Hacked; 17 Bitcoins Stolen Amongst Users

    Imagine being on a chat.  You think you’re talking to a friend or to a co-worker, or maybe you’re trying to contact a company to see about replacing something that was lost or damaged in a recent order.  In the midst of it all, a hacker integrates the...

    Guest Author | January 29, 2015 | 1:06 pm

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