Archive for February, 2015


Kim Dotcom Aims to “Give Bitcoin a Boost”

In 2010, when WikiLeaks was considering using Bitcoin as a means to get around the US banking blockade which had seen its Paypal account frozen and its other avenues of funding blockaded as well, the group began considering Bitcoin as a way to keep funding flowing. Bitcoin’s History of Aiding Groups Abandoned by Traditional Payment Processors Satoshi […]

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Stripe Completes Beta Bitcoin Test; Offers Merchants Bitcoin Payment

Stripe, a San Francisco, Calif.-based mobile payments startup, has offered its customers a bitcoin payment option after completing a bitcoin beta test. CCN reported the beta test in March 2014. “While in beta, Stripe merchants accepted bitcoin transactions from more than 60 countries, so we’re excited to see what’s next,” said Tim Drinan, a company spokesman. […]

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Lizard Squad Claims Lenovo Attack

Those pesky reptiles who shut down XBox Live on Christmas Day, were implicated in theSony breach, and later proved to know next to nothing about securing a PHP form, have been implicated in a Domain Name Server redirection attack on Lenovo.com.   The post Lizard Squad Claims Lenovo Attack appeared first on CryptoCoinsNews. CryptoCoinsNews

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PayCoin Promises Unkept

Last month, I reported that PayBase, the subsidiary of GAW Miners responsible for the administration of PayCoin, would open enrollment for a “buyback program” on the first of February. When that didn’t happen, I decided to give them some leeway – the complexity of it all and the end result of so many people getting […]

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End Big Money\’s Chokehold on Democracy. Amend the Constitution.

BillMoyers.com is proud to collaborate with Every Voice on a series of op-eds featuring ideas from a variety of viewpoints for making our democracy one that is truly of, by and for the people. Each day over the next week, […] End Big Money\’s Chokehold on Democracy. Amend the Constitution. is a story from: BitcoinWarrior.net […]

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BitGO’s Bitcoin Wallet Now Backed by World-Class Insurance

BitGO were the first to pioneer the multi-signature transaction back in August, 2013. Now they’re pioneering in security again, with this week’s unveiling of a partnership with one of the largest underwriters in the world, XL Group. All users of the hosted wallet service will now be covered up to $ 250,000 for covered theft […]

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Another Bitcoin Miner Eats Dust, Files for Bankruptcy

The privately-funded Californian company recently filed for bankruptcy protection after allegedly facing losses in its Bitcoin mining services. In its filling … Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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DDoS Attacks Land 51-Year-Old UK Hacker Under Arrest

It’s all fun and games until you get caught, right? Well, in the eyes of the United Kingdom it’s never just fun and games when it comes to hacking. A 51-year-old man from Merseyside is now facing serious jail time for his distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that happened in 2013. The post DDoS […]

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Bitcoin Exchange FinCCX Lets Users Earn Commission When Trading

A group of Finland-based traders has launched a cryptocurrency exchange, FinCCX, to allow users to exchange bitcoins for regular money and vice versa. FinCCX claims by offering lower fees and providing the chance for traders to earn commissions while trading, it delivers an improved user experience to bitcoin traders. Traders can exchange funds in bitcoin […]

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sipa pushed to byteswap at sipa/secp256k1

Feb 23, 2015 sipa pushed to byteswap at sipa/secp256k1 ae55e85 Use faster byteswapping and avoid alignment-increasing casts. Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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