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A Popular Payment App Now Lets Users Buy and Sell Bitcoin

In Brief Square’s Cash app has added new features that allow users to buy and sell bitcoin. Currently, the features are in beta and available to a small number of users, but future updates may add support for easy bitcoin transactions between friends and family members. Square Supports Bitcoin Square’s Cash app makes […]

Bitcoin Cash surpassed Ethereum as world’s second most popular cryptocurrency

In the world of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is king, followed by Ethereum and other such digital assets. However, last night we saw Bitcoin’s splinter currency, Bitcoin Cash, briefly overtake Ethereum to become the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency. Early Sunday morning, Bitcoin Cash skyrocketed in value to $2,500 a coin surpassing Ethereum in terms of market capitalization. Bitcoin Cash, which […]

UK threatens to shut down popular Bitcoin investment site BitConnect

It turns out Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin might have been right to suggest popular Bitcoin investment platform, BitConnect, has been running a Ponzi scheme after all: the UK Registrar of Companies has threatened to shut down the dodgy platform and dissolve its operation. BitConnect has two months to prove “cause to the contrary” until the […]

Two Popular Hardware Wallet Firms Reveal Segwit2x Fork Plans

News This week two well-known bitcoin hardware wallet manufacturers, Satoshi Labs (Trezor) and Ledger Wallet, revealed their contingency plans for the pending Segwit2x fork that may take place in nine days. Both companies explain they will support both chains and tethered tokens if there is a split and provide a tool for […]

A crypto user deleted some code in a popular cryptocurrency wallet Parity

Reuters An estimated $280 million worth of the cryptocurrency ethereum is now locked up after a user accidentally deleted the code necessary to access the digital wallets hosted by the company Parity Technologies. The vulnerability impacted most of the “multi-sig” digital wallets launched through Parity since July 20. Multi-sig wallets usually contain large sums of money since they […]

Critical bug in popular cryptocurrency wallet freezes millions of Ethereum

Earlier today, Parity Technologies, the company behind the popular Ethereum Parity Wallet, issued an announcement to inform users that multi-sig wallets created after July 20 are experiencing a severe vulnerability that makes it impossible to move funds out of affected wallets. The bug has practically left a slew of cryptocurrency enthusiasts locked out of their […]

All you wanted to know about bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency

Whether you go for a game night at your friend’s house or are relaxing with friends after work, invariably someone will be talking about the next big investment option. In the past, these discussions were around real estate, stocks, even gold. Now, all such talk is about cryptocurrencies. To be more specific, all such talk […]

Criminals mimic popular cryptocurrency exchange in Google Play

Cryptocurrency Cyber-criminals took advantage of popular cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex’s lack of an official app to dupe unsuspecting users into downloading credential stealing malware.   ESET security researchers discovered variations of the phony app in the Google Play store on two separate occasions, the first published under the developer name “Poloniex” and was downloaded up to 5,000 times between […]

Ethereum ETNs are Extremely Popular in Their First Week of Being Listed

It seems the Ethereum exchange-traded notes are doing quite well. More specifically, this new method of investment has quickly become a fan favorite. Despite being around for just one week on Nasdaq Nordic, the demand is quickly growing. Both Ether Tracker One and Ether Tracker Euro surpassed $10m  in assets under management. A major milestone […]

Ethereum price (ETH/USD) Ethereum’s most popular client updates to enable Byzantium

The most popular Ethereum client yesterday received a software upgrade designed to inforce the upcoming Byzantium hard fork, Coindesk has reported. The code from Go Ethereum (Geth) ties Byzantium to block number 4,370,000, which is in line with a timetable previously established during an Ethereum core team discussion on September 22, Coindesk notes. Assuming that […]

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