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Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary’s capital on Thursday which its creators say is the first in the world to pay homage to the anonymous creator of the Bitcoin digital currency.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/17/2021

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Plus CoinGeek sits down with Bryan Cryderman of Handcash, a leading wallet provider for the Bitcoin SV ecosystem.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/15/2021

Fake News: Litecoin Foundation Says No Deal With Walmart

Walmart had earlier disputed the claims after a number of outlets reported on the fake story.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/13/2021

Bitcoin is Barter, Not Money, Mexico Central Bank Chief Says

Bitcoin is Barter, Not Money, Mexico Central Bank Chief Says

Bitcoin is more like a means of barter than "evolved" fiat money, Mexico's central back chief said on Thursday, calling it a high-risk investment and a poor store of value.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/10/2021

El Salvador's World-First Adoption of Bitcoin Endures Bumpy First Day

El Salvador's World-First Adoption of Bitcoin Endures Bumpy First Day

El Salvador's historic adoption of bitcoin as legal tender on Tuesday was beset by teething problems, as an angry protest by mistrustful citizens, technological glitches and a dip in the cryptocurrency clouded the rollout.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/08/2021

Tether Trading Barred in Canada

Tether Trading Barred in Canada

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) this past week is prohibiting the country’s first registered digital currency exchanges, Wealthsimple and Coinberry, from trading Tether (USDT).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/06/2021

BSV Blockchain Conference Miami - What We Learned

Gambling911.com will be covering today's BSV Blockchain Conference Miami at the SLS Brickell.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2021

Bitcoin Fever Reaches Honduras With First Crypto ATM

Bitcoin Fever Reaches Honduras With First Crypto ATM

The first cryptocurrency ATM in Honduras opened this week as Bitcoin backers sought to spur demand for virtual assets after neighbouring El Salvador became the first country to establish bitcoin as legal tender.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/30/2021

A Personal Invite to Elon Musk to Attend CoinGeek NYC

A Personal Invite to Elon Musk to Attend CoinGeek NYC

Dr. Craig Wright has reached out to Elon Musk to join him for the upcoming CoinGeek New York City conference "to discuss and learn how #BSV resolves concerns regarding environmental sustainability, scaling, transaction throughput, and energy efficiency."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2021

Calvin Ayre: 'Binance is Organized Crime'

Calvin Ayre: 'Binance is Organized Crime'

In doing so via his Twitter account, Ayre tweeted out a piece from the Times of London that declares "Binance is ‘not capable’ of proper supervision".  The damning report was published on Thursday.  Plus: Come Join Gambling911 at the BSV Blockchain Conference in Miami September 1

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/26/2021

DraftKings NFTs: Fix Them or Drop Them

DraftKings NFTs: Fix Them or Drop Them

DraftKings recently introduced NFTs or Non-Fungible Tokens to its platform. This has been in cooperation with Tom Brady's Autograph platform.  The concept went live two weeks ago.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/24/2021

BTC Mixer Helix Founder Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering, Could Spend 20 Years Behind Bars

BTC Mixer Helix Founder Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering, Could Spend 20 Years Behind Bars

The founder of Helix, a Bitcoin mixing service, is accused of assisting criminals with the movement of around 350,000 BTC.  Larry Dean Harmon plead guilty this week to laundering more than $300,000 million worth of BTC from 2014 to 2017.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/21/2021

Tougher Rules Coming for Bitcoin, Other Cryptos: Plus Blockchain Event Coming to MIA

Tougher Rules Coming for Bitcoin, Other Cryptos: Plus Blockchain Event Coming to MIA

The market for cryptocurrencies has ballooned. It is currently estimated to be worth about $2 trillion, writes David Gura of NPR.  This means more rules, more regulation.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/20/2021

BSV Blockchain Conference to Take Place at the SLS Brickell Hotel in Miami

BSV Blockchain Conference to Take Place at the SLS Brickell Hotel in Miami

The BSV blockchain is capturing global attention with its massive scaling, rapid growth and powerful technical capabilities. BSV enables efficient micropayments, high transaction volume, greater data capacity, and diverse business uses.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/17/2021

Crypto Gaming Casino Suspends Operations Due to ETH Network Congestion

Crypto Gaming Casino Suspends Operations Due to ETH Network Congestion

Blockchain gaming firm FunFair’s online crypto platform KingTiger Casino has involuntarily suspended its operations because of the Ethereum (ETH) network’s congestion that made fees soar to as high as $29 per transaction last August 12. Users of KingTiger Casino may still access their non-custodial digital wallets, having the option to keep them there or transfer them to a different ERC-20 address. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/16/2021

Messi Joins Crypto Craze as He Receives Part of PSG Fee in Fan Tokens

Messi Joins Crypto Craze as He Receives Part of PSG Fee in Fan Tokens

Soccer star Lionel Messi's signing on fee at Paris St Germain includes some of the French club's cryptocurrency fan tokens, in the latest big name endorsement of new digital assets.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/14/2021

Nasdaq Wants to Disrupt Blockchain

Nasdaq Wants to Disrupt Blockchain

In interview with Fortune Magazine, CEO Adena Friedman set out her views on blockchain, and her plans for the technology at Nasdaq in the coming years.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/11/2021

Bitcoin Moves Past $46K Again as Rebound Continues

Bitcoin Moves Past $46K Again as Rebound Continues

After falling from a May high of $49,770.33 down into the low and mid-30,000 range, Bitcoin investors can breathe a sigh of relief for the moment.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/09/2021

Multi-Million Dollar CoinGeek Crime Bounty Program Launches

Multi-Million Dollar CoinGeek Crime Bounty Program Launches

Plus a new digital asset bill introduced in US would require regulators to define DeFi rules, Saudi Aramco— Saudi's biggest oil exporter, denied its alleged involvement in #BTC mining activities in an official statement and BSV blockchain has set a new world record for the largest daily average block size on a Bitcoin network.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/06/2021

Ethereum Software Upgrade Activated; Ether Reverses Losses, Trades Up

Ethereum Software Upgrade Activated; Ether Reverses Losses, Trades Up

Ethereum, the second-largest blockchain network, went through a major software upgrade on Thursday, which is expected to stabilize transaction fees and reduce supply of the ether token.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/05/2021

California Fintech, Founders Settle SEC Crypto Fraud Claims

California Fintech, Founders Settle SEC Crypto Fraud Claims

The SEC said in filings in Los Angeles federal court on Wednesday that Uulala Inc and founders Oscar Garcia and Matthew Loughran raised $9 million from investors between 2017 and 2019 through an unregistered initial coin offering.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/05/2021

Bitcoin Ecosystem Rallies to Repel Doomed Re-Org Attacks

Bitcoin Ecosystem Rallies to Repel Doomed Re-Org Attacks

The attacks work like this: a miner accumulates hash power and creates a chain of competing BSV blocks in secret, which contain transactions written to benefit the attacker, such as by double-spending BSV by appearing to deposit it into an exchange wallet.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/05/2021

CoinGeek is Coming to the Big Apple

CoinGeek is Coming to the Big Apple

The eighth installment of the CoinGeek Conference series will take place at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, October 5-7.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2021

What Do Broken Down McDonald's Milkshake Machines Have to Do With a Bitcoin Mastercard Conspiracy?

If franchisees want to switch solutions, the only option that the parent corporation allows is to switch to a software “upgrade” called “Powerhouse Dynamics,” which is owned by the parent company of Taylor, so you can't really escape the system.  Enter Mastercard's similar setup with Bitcoin.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jul/29/2021

The Crypto Beat - July 28, 2021: Bitcoin Crosses Over $40K Again

The Crypto Beat - July 28, 2021: Bitcoin Crosses Over $40K Again

Plus EU’s ban on anonymous digital currency transfers—a deep dive....cryptocurrency won't be so anonymous any more. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/28/2021

BlockFi Ordered to Cease and Desist in NJ

BlockFi Ordered to Cease and Desist in NJ

The New Jersey Bureau of Securities has ordered financial services platform BlockFi to stop accepting and offering customers of interest-bearing accounts.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/26/2021

Tether Execs Bat Away CNBC Questions on USDT’s Lack of Transparency

Tether Execs Bat Away CNBC Questions on USDT’s Lack of Transparency

CNBC TechCheck’s Deirdre Bosa chatted with Tether’s CTO Paolo Ardoino and General Counsel Stuart Hoegner about the company role in crypto and the future of stablecoins.   It didn't exactly go over very well, as noted by Steven Stradbrooke of CoinGeek.com.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/23/2021

CoinGeek New York Will Take Place at The Sheraton, Times Square (October 5-7, 2021)

CoinGeek New York Will Take Place at The Sheraton, Times Square

The eighth installment of the CoinGeek Conference series will take place at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, October 5-7. The conference will allow over 2,000 people to the Times Square event!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/21/2021

McAfee Broke, Spent Millions on Whacky Compounds

Plus The CoinGeek Pulse Episode 52: UN commission warns El Salvador on BTC, TikTok banks crypto promotions, and Satoshi Block Dojo’s quest for BSV ideas

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/19/2021

BSV Network Attacked: CoinGeek Explains What Happened

BSV Network Attacked: CoinGeek Explains What Happened

The BSV Network has come under attack in recent weeks, more specifically June 24, 2021 and then again on July 1, 6 and 9.  This is likely to become a trend targetting all blockchain networks and crypto sites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2021

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Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

Hungary: Statue Honoring Mysterious Bitcoin Founder Unveiled

An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary’s capital on Thursday which its creators say is the first in the world to pay homage to the anonymous creator of the Bitcoin digital currency.