Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain is Tripling its Development Center in Israel

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain is Tripling its Development Center in Israel

Bitmain, the Chinese bitcoin mining giant valued at $12 billion, is cementing its presence in Israel by planning to triple its employees at its domestic development center. In an aggressive expansion of its research and development center in Ra’anana, a city in western Israel, Bitmain is looking to recruit over 40 employees to add its…
Blockonomics Made Emailing Bitcoin as Easy as Adding Emojis

Blockonomics Made Emailing Bitcoin as Easy as Adding Emojis

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. For those who’ve been around for a couple years now, you might be familiar with Blockonomics. If you’ve ever needed to double-check a Bitcoin transaction, chances are you used…
BlackRock, the World’s Largest Asset Manager, is Exploring Cryptocurrencies

BlackRock, the World’s Largest Asset Manager, is Exploring Cryptocurrencies

Six months after its chief executive lambasted bitcoin as an “index of money laundering,” BlackRock — the world’s largest exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider — has set up a working group to explore how to profit from the burgeoning cryptocurrency ecosystem. The Financial News reports that the $6.3 trillion asset manager has begun discussing whether to…
Russian Agents Who Hacked DNC Emails Thought Bitcoin Would Keep Them Anonymous

Russian Agents Who Hacked DNC Emails Thought Bitcoin Would Keep Them Anonymous

Twelve officers of the Russian military received a charge of money laundering for attempting to use bitcoin to hide their role in influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It all goes back to July 2016 when the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced it had been hacked by two Russian hacking groups, going by the names…
Bitcoin Cash Network Highly Centralized, 49% of all Nodes Run on Alibaba’s Facilities: Bitpico

Bitcoin Cash Network Highly Centralized, 49% of all Nodes Run on Alibaba’s Facilities: Bitpico

Weeks after announcing they would be launching an attack on the network of Bitcoin Cash, hacker group Bitpico has disclosed that the altcoin suffers from massive node centralization. A screenshot of the hacker group’s discoveries was published with one selected instance showing 98% of the IP addresses were physically located close to each other. 98%…
Opinion: Here’s Why Bitcoin Price Will Soar

Opinion: Here’s Why Bitcoin Price Will Soar

Hey folks, how’s it hanging? As price has been moving sideways for the past few months, I decided to do an exercise and wonder what variables play a massive role in price changes. Not only that but make a random prediction of Bitcoin’s price at the end of 2018. My strategy is simple: to analyze…
Opinion: Learning to Sail the Bitcoin Market

Opinion: Learning to Sail the Bitcoin Market

On my last couple of articles I’ve taken the discussion away from price and volume, as I wanted to focus on the underlying bitcoin infrastructure and governance model, as well as on the technology developments that will push adoption. However, it is equally important to understand how to behave during down-cycles and how to treat the…
New Bitcoin Scam Targets Embarrassed Porn Viewers

New Bitcoin Scam Targets Embarrassed Porn Viewers

A new scam has begun targeting porn viewers in an attempt to blackmail victims and extort $1,900 — and they only take bitcoin. Via malware, the scammers claim to have compromising footage of viewers taken from the would-be victim’s webcam while pornographic videos were playing. The scam email sent to victims begins by revealing to them…
‘Blockchain Island’ Malta Gets its First Two-Way Bitcoin ATM

‘Blockchain Island’ Malta Gets its First Two-Way Bitcoin ATM

The Maltese islands continue to be a hotbed for crypto activity. After the enactment of three new crypto and blockchain laws that set the standard for regulation of these spaces, we have now had the launch of the first two-way Bitcoin ATM by the innovative company MoonZebra. It’s situated at the flagship Quicklets offices on…
Cloudbet Raises Betting Limits to 100BTC for World Cup Final

Cloudbet Raises Betting Limits to 100BTC for World Cup Final

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Very few bettors would have predicted a World Cup Final between France and Croatia. Even fewer would expected that the highest betting limits for the showcase in Moscow…
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