Archive for June, 2015


gavinandresen commented on pull request bitcoin/bips#163

Jun 30, 2015 gavinandresen commented on pull request bitcoin/bips#163 Fixed typos / broken links found by @C-Otto (thanks!). Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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gavinandresen commented on pull request bitcoin/bitcoin#6341

Jun 30, 2015 gavinandresen commented on pull request bitcoin/bitcoin#6341 It was, indeed, a spurious Travis error. A note on the Java comparison tool: I believe it will continue to work with this pull request “forever” be… Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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Is the SPV client model scalable?

SPV clients typically connect to full node peers and set filters on what information they download. How many SPV peers can a single full node support, typically? Is it reasonable to expect millions of SPV node users connecting to ~6,000 full (…) Bitcoin News Feeds Today

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UK Government, Intel, & Trend Micro Partner to Monitor Cyber Crimes

The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency has contracted two security firms to provide minute-by-minute intelligence about tech crime. In an attempt to step up efforts to combat cyber crime last week, the super power teamed up with Intel Security and Trend Micro. The National Crime Agency hopes to obtain up-to-the-minute updates regarding cyber crime. The intelligence […]

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Bitcoin Price Advancing Strongly on Greek Defiance

Bitcoin price has reacted to the upside from the $ 240 level it has been trying all week. Our outlook was for decline once this level was breached, but today, following a surprise announcement by Greece that it will seek to exit the European Union defiantly and willfully default on its debts, Bitcoin started to […]

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Cybersecurity Firm Tiversa Accused of Extortion

Large corporations and government organisations are often targets for hackers, and as a result, rely on cybersecurity firms to provide security guidance. However, in an ironic twist, one cybersecurity firm may have actually hacked its own clients. Tiversa is a Pittsburgh-based security consultancy, and according to an ex-employee, Tiversa stages data breaches to extort clients.   The post […]

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Earning Bitcoin with Websites, a Comparison of Bitcoin Ad Networks

Advertising can be a hard way to earn money, especially in an era when many people are using anti-advertising plugins for their browsers, and most often people are specifically clicking on ads in order to support the platform where they see them. Bitcoin has a way of making that which is old new again, in […]

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Do exchanges charge fees from base currency or from counter currency?

I'm building some trading robots for a while already but I keep seen that something is wrong with my end of day balances. My robot does arbitrage across multiple exchanges and I take into account always the fees but for some thing, not always the numbers are as I expect. I suspect that I (…) […]

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Litecoin Price Technical Analysis for 26/6/2015 – This Market is not for the … – newsBTC

newsBTC Litecoin Price Technical Analysis for 26/6/2015 – This Market is not for the …newsBTCIn my previous analysis titled Short-sellers have been rewarded!, I had urged market participants to cover their short positions as Litecoin was oversold from a near-term perspective and hence short covering could be in the offing. As can be seen from […]

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BitLicense Application Released by New York State

The New York Department of Financial Services has released the application for a “License to Engage in Virtual Currency Business Activity” more commonly known as the Bitlicense. You can view it here (PDF). Bitlicense Controversy The Bitlicense application is 31 pages. I just checked my handy bible, and Genesis is only 33 pages. God needed 2 […]

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