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How to Mix Your Bitcoins Using Coinjoin for Greater Privacy

[ad_1] Mixing bitcoins using a noncustodial service increases fungibility without having to relinquish control of your coins. Bitcoin mixing services let you keep your coins and retain your privacy, for nothing more than a modest fee and the time it takes to mix them. The most popular noncustodial mixers for bitcoin core and bitcoin cash are based on Coinjoin and are easy to deploy. Here’s how you can use these
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Almost Half of All Bitcoin Has Not Moved in 2 Years

[ad_1] 42% of Bitcoin has not moved on-chain for at least two years, the highest concentration of hodling since June 2017. Is Bitcoin preparing for a parabolic bullish move? As of March 1st, about 42% of all BTC has not been moved on-chain (i.e. transacted) for at least two years. The amount of BTC untouched in more than two years has not eclipsed 42% since July, 2017. Read more in
BLOCKCHAIN

StormX Announces Integration of StormShop For Their Mobile Users

[ad_1] StormX has announced the integration of StormShop for its iOS and Android users, allowing them to earn cryptocurrencies back when they shop online, as the company has announced.The platform aims to improve the eCommerce experience for consumers and merchants, who offer up to 40% cashback in five different digital assets, including BTC, ETH, LTC, DAI and STORM.StormShop is complemented with StormPlay’s mobile app, which has attracted more than 2.5
Business

China Implements Blockchain Invoicing in Beijing for More Transparent Governance

[ad_1] The tax bureau of Beijing has officially announced that it will start implementing blockchain invoicing within the city on March 2.Beijing hopes blockchain invoicing can bring more transparency to taxpayersBeijing aims to bring blockchain’s unique transparency, traceability and immutability to its future governance with the usage of blockchain invoicing. The official announcement said that:“To reduce taxpayers operating costs, save social resources, increase consumer convenience for saving invoices and build
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Bitcoin Cash Node Reveals Upgrade Plans for May and Difficulty Algorithm Research

[ad_1] On March 2, the developers behind the Bitcoin Cash Node project announced the team’s plans for the May upgrade and beyond. The programmers highlighted that the implementation was built to follow the longest chain, regardless of whether the Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) is voted in. Bitcoin Cash Node will also implement two new features planned for the May upgrade and there are plans to evaluate improving the Bitcoin Cash
BLOCKCHAIN

DDoS Attacks on OKEx and Bitfinex Were Sophisticated, Possibly Related

[ad_1] As the cryptocurrency industry continues to mature, security remains a major challenge. Over the last few weeks, a number of cryptocurrency exchanges — namely, OKEx, Bitfinex, Digitex and Coinhako — have experienced security breaches.Although the attackers apparently did not manage to steal any funds, one of the incidents resulted in a leak of Know Your Customer data. All of the breaches have reportedly been dealt with as of press
Business

Chicago Startup Fintank Aims to Launch a Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization

[ad_1] Chicago-based fintech startup FinTank aims to launch a national self-regulatory organization, or SRO, in the United States.Headed up by former Chicago Board Options Exchange, or CBOE, trader David Carman and partner George Vukotich, FinTank’s SRO “will help regulate the global crypto industry,” Carman told Cointelegraph. As much of the crypto world looks toward the U.S. regulatory scene, such an SRO could impact the crypto industry worldwide.Regulation is unclear in
BLOCKCHAIN

Ecuador’s Dairy Producer Joins to a Blockchain-based IBM Pilot Program

[ad_1] The Ecuadorian dairy producer El Ordeño has announced its integration into a Blockchain-based system, as part of a pilot program called IBM Food Trust, as announced in a press release.According to the IBM News Room, the company wants to use blockchain to monitor its TRU dairy products, incorporating a new packaging model which includes QR codes.By scanning the label with a mobile device, consumers will be able to track
BUY/SELL

Bitcoin On-Chain Analytics at Odds With Sub-$8K Bitcoin Price Forecasts

[ad_1] At the start of February, the cryptocurrency market was doing fairly well with many altcoins pressing above their 2-year old descending trendlines and breaking above the 200-day moving average on astonishingly high volume surges that provided investors with double and triple-digit returns on a nearly daily basis.By Feb. 13, Bitcoin (BTC) was trading at $10,500 and bullish analysts forecasted that any day the $11,000 and $11,500 resistance levels would
Business

Rapper Dismissed of Securities Fraud Charges for FLiK ICO

[ad_1] On March 3, District Judge Charles Pannell dismissed a lawsuit claiming securities fraud charges against rapper ‘T.I.’ for selling FLiK tokens for his company’s initial coin offering (ICO) during August 2017.The judge failed to find concrete evidence of securities violations or negligent misrepresentation as T.I. made no claims regarding the value of the FLiK tokens:“The plaintiffs have merely alleged that Harris encouraged his Twitter followers to visit the website