This 16-Year Old Crypto-App Developer Fights Back Against Reddit Hate

February 13, 2018 Jamie Redman 0

This 16-Year Old Crypto-App Developer Fights Back Against Reddit HateLast month a 16-year old girl from India created a digital currency price ticker that tracks the price of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, and many others. However, when Harshita Arora introduced the iOS application to members of the bitcoin community who patronize the Reddit forum /r/bitcoin, she was accused of plagiarizing the app. Unfortunately, […]

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Coinbase Is Adding Segwit Support

February 6, 2018 Kai Sedgwick 0

Coinbase Is Adding Segwit SupportAfter months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. The much anticipated and long overdue move will go some way towards reducing transaction fees for users of Coinbase and GDAX, assuming it follows suit. Coinbase has come in for repeated criticism over the inefficient way it handles […]

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Bitcoin Cash Reddit Tip App Users Hacked for Thousands

January 7, 2018 C. Edward Kelso 0

Bitcoin Cash Reddit Tip App Users Hacked for ThousandsAn ongoing investigation has revealed multiple allegations that hot wallets from users of popular subreddit r/btc were hacked through Tippr, resulting in thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin cash (BCH) stolen. Early theories assumed this to be a new low in the so-called Civil War between supporters of bitcoin core and BCH.  Also read: African […]

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How a 2014 Bitcoin Project Will Pay an Alaskan Schoolgirl’s College

December 28, 2017 Kai Sedgwick 0

How a 2014 Bitcoin Project Will Pay an Alaskan Schoolgirl's CollegeIn 2014, a schoolgirl decided to do her class project on bitcoin. As part of her presentation, she distributed 30 paper wallets containing BTC to her classmates. Three years later and half of her peers still have their wallets, with some planning to use the windfall to help pay for college. The girl at the […]

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Forum Wars: r/btc Mod Hacked and r/Bitcoin Continues to Censor

December 22, 2017 Avi Mizrahi 0

Forum Wars: r/btc Mod Hacked and r/Bitcoin Continues to CensorOne of the worst aspects of modern culture is that many people have gotten used to living only in their own media bubbles. Any differing opinion must be wrong and all information from outside our own echo-chamber is automatically labeled FUD, Russian propaganda or #FakeNews. Sadly, some in the bitcoin community not only do this […]

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