Becoming Nakamoto: How Satoshi Created His Alter-Ego

[ad_1] Captain America began life as Steve Rogers. Tony Stark only created Iron Man after being kidnapped. Bruce Wayne spent seven years in ninja training before eventually returning to Gotham as Batman. We don’t know Satoshi Nakamoto’s birth name, but we do know something about the steps he took to create Bitcoin and indelibly forge his alter-ego. Also read: Satoshi’s Final Messages Leave Tantalizing Clues to His Disappearance Unmasking the

Bitcoin Price Gains Above $9.1K as Ether Looks to Rally to $285

[ad_1] To a new investor entering the crypto-space sights like today’s 3.5% pump to $9,141 is enough to make you giddy with excitement about the future of cryptocurrency.But is it that impressive? After all, Bitcoin (BTC) price was $9,300 last week, which is $200 higher than it is now. So let’s take a look at some of the factors causing, and fuelling these swings.Daily crypto market performance. Source: Coin360.comBitcoin CME

Russian Crypto Plot, China Mining U-Turn, Lottery Winner’s BTC Gamble: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 4–10

[ad_1] Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekRussia: New law would let police confiscate Bitcoin from 2021We begin in Russia, where the government is pursuing a seemingly impossible law that would allow it

Danske Bank Caught Using Gold Bullion to Launder Illicit Funds

[ad_1] The Danish financial institution Danske Bank has been embroiled in a massive money-laundering scandal associated with an Estonian branch that allegedly laundered $223 billion in an eight-year period. According to documents uncovered this week stemming from 2012, Danske Bank’s Estonian branch let a select group of clients from Russia convert their money into gold bullion in order to help hide funds. Also read: China Now Censors Anti-Blockchain Sentiment, Educates

Tax Agencies Worldwide Plan to Crack Down on ‘Dozens’ of Crypto Tax Evaders

[ad_1] The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has revealed the agency is cracking down on “dozens” of cryptocurrency users evading taxes. The IRS has partnered with tax agencies from four other countries in order to make sure tax enforcement strategies are being applied across the map. Also Read: QE Infinity: 37 Central Banks Participate in Stimulus and Easing Practices Tax Agencies From 5 Countries Are Hunting Dozens of Tax Evaders

Sunday Digest: Bitcoin Price And Other News

[ad_1] Japan celebrated the enthronement of its new emperor, Naruhito, with a festival in Tokyo on Saturday. It is not yet known whether the new emperor owns any bitcoin. Bitcoin Price: Consolidation And Retracement A week of consolidation for BTC price this week, whilst people were still arguing over what caused the ‘Xi’ pump of two weeks ago. Outflows from Bitcoin exchanges have overtaken inflows in recent weeks, suggesting a potential

IDEX Claims Creation of ‘Infinite Scaling Solution for Ethereum’

[ad_1] IDEX, the decentralized exchange (DEX) responsible for over 40% of all DEX transactions, claims to have created an “infinite scaling solution” for the Ethereum network.1,000 times fasterIn an email sent to Cointelegraph, IDEX claims that its system, dubbed Optimized Optimistic Rollups (O2Rs), reaches block finality in 10 minutes. The company also says that this is about 1,000 times faster than the Optimistic Rollups (ORs) developed by Ethereum scalability development

Trezor T vs Ledger Nano X | Hardware Wallet Comparison in 2019

[ad_1] In today’s comparison of Trezor T vs Ledger Nano X, we will be looking into the features each wallet has to offer and which one is the best in 2019. Trezor vs Ledger Overview Both Trezor and Ledger Nano are dominating forces in the hardware wallet industry. Trezor, created by Czech company SatoshiLabs, launched the first hardware wallet, called the Trezor One in 2013. Three years later, Ledger Nano

Bitcoin Cash House Launches Crypto Hub in Venezuela

[ad_1] A new crypto resource has emerged in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, for Venezuelans interested in learning about Bitcoin Cash and cryptocurrencies. The project, called Bitcoin Cash House, is the brainchild of Roberto Garcia and is sponsored by and It exists as a physical location and online initiative, seeking to educate newcomers to the space on the acquisition, storage, and general use of crypto, as well as development and job