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Weekly Roundup: BSV = Scam?

Another week, another crypto! As usual, it’s been an exciting past few days for the crypto space with Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin slating Bitcoin SV claiming that it is a ‘scam’ as well as the SEC filing a lawsuit to the messaging app Kik over a new ICO, and we’re going to look at how one hacker started running bitcoin on a Nintendo Switch. Is BSV a Scam? This week, the co-founder of Ethereum sat down with the YouTuber Hardcore Crypto to discuss all things crypto-related, but an interesting topic came up in regards to Bitcoin SV. Buterin didn’t leave much...

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Mt Gox: Former CEO Launching New Blockchain Venture

When Mt. Gox was hacked, hundreds of investors were left out of pocket and at a loss for words. The man behind the operation, Mark Karpeles is now as disgraced as the exchange but that hasn’t stopped him announcing some new plans for the future of his time in the blockchain space. The now infamous exchange was based in Tokyo, Japan and just 3-4 years after it was started in 2010, Mt. Gox was dealing with more than seventy percent of all Bitcoin transactions on a global scale. So when the exchange collapsed, jaws hit the floor. It seems jaws...

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XMR: Could A Monero Hard Fork Lead To Unprofitable Mining?

Once again it seems that Monero has split through means of a hard fork to keep the ASIC miners off their back, who take over the network after a time and are seemingly disliked by the community surrounding Monero. Monero would prefer to be a CPU, at most a GPU coin, which is mined by the people who use it. In discussing Monero’s moves, Binance released a new report over the weekend.   The crypto exchange noted that there was some backlash related to permanently kicking ASIC miners off the network. For those that don’t know, here’s a quick summary...

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Bitcoin Cash: Coinbase Release Research On BCH 51% Attack

Researchers at one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, Coinbase have released their own investigate findings into the recent controversy behind the Bitcoin Cash 51 percent attack, but it seems their finding may upset a few Bitcoin enthusiasts. Following the attack on Bitcoin Cash in mid-May, a group of miners colluded to reverse the attacked blocks and return misappropriated funds to their rightful owners. The Bitcoin Cash community came under fire from supporters of Bitcoin. Although according to a blog post published at the end of last week by Coinbase, the worldwide cryptocurrency platform ultimately saw good sense...

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Blockchain: is AI the Future of Blockchain?

Throughout the short history of blockchain, there have been two major events in its innovation, with the first being the creation of Bitcoin by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. This gave a podium for the emerging technology to stand on and software that resolved the double-spending issue traditionally associated with digital currencies by means of harnessing a probabilistic mathematical equation in the manufacture of Bitcoins. But the second major event was the creation of the Ethereum network in 2015. This innovation allowed anyone to deploy a similar non-forgeable unit of currency without the requirement for building a blockchain on every unique...

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