Brazil’s Central Bank President Calls Bitcoin a Pyramid Scheme

Over the past few years, we have seen many different opinions regarding Bitcoin. Some see it as the future of money, whereas others claim it is a pyramid scheme waiting to collapse. Ilan Goldfajn, the president of the Brazilian central bank, has taken a rather aggressive stance on Bitcoin. He recently called the world’s leading cryptocurrency a pyramid scheme, which is rather disturbing. Bitcoin Isn’t a Pyramid Scheme Whatsoever It is always funny to see how central bankers struggle with the concept of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In their opinion,…

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TabFor Lets Users Choose Their Own Cause for In-Browser Monero Mining

It is evident there has been a lot of negative attention directed toward in-browser cryptocurrency mining. No one wants someone to use his or her CPU cycles to mine Monero without being aware of the situation. TabFor is doing things very differently in this regard. The project uses the same technology as others do, but allows its users to mine cryptocurrency for a charitable cause of their choosing, just by keeping a browser tab open. It’s an interesting concept that may bring some positive attention to this technology. TabFor is an interesting XMR Mining…

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What Is Solidified?

While smart contracts are widely considered to be the newest technology to keep an eye on, they are not without their flaws. Indeed, there is a growing demand for auditing of smart contracts. Solidified aims to provide such a service to the cryptocurrency community. Having more platforms focusing on smart contract auditing will elevate the technology to a whole new level. Solidified Crowdsources Smart Contract Review There are plenty of people in the world who can look at a smart contract and uncover any flaws that may be present. Some people even specialize in this…

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Litecoin Price Heads Back to $60 Thanks to Strong Gains

The past few days have been filled with ups and downs for most major cryptocurrencies. Although some altcoins would prefer not to be correlated to Bitcoin, they can’t escape this inevitable fate these days. Slowly but surely, things are heading back in the right direction. Especially where the Litecoin price is concerned, as surpassing $60 again is only a matter of time right now. Litecoin Price Gets Back on Track Given some of the losses sustained by Litecoin and other altcoins these past few days, it is good to see…

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HydroMiner Token Sale Started, Raised More Than Presale in 30 Minutes

HydroMiner, the Austrian eco-friendly mining company, started its token-sale just today (18th of October) and has raised more than 1874 Ether (~$562.200) in the first few hours. It even broke its pre-sale record of a 36 min sell out in less time. What is HydroMiner? HydroMiner is a mining operation founded by Nadine and Nicole … Continue reading HydroMiner Token Sale Started, Raised More Than Presale in 30 Minutes The post HydroMiner Token Sale Started, Raised More Than Presale in 30 Minutes appeared first on NEWSBTC. October 19, 20174:03 am…

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