The Copyright for the Satoshi White Paper is Already Causing Trouble

Craig Wright’s copyright registration of the original bitcoin white paper is starting to create ripple effects. On May 28 Scribd, a service for posting downloadable documents on the Internet, notified CoinDesk that it had pulled down our copy of the Satoshi Nakamoto white paper. “This is a notification that Scribd’s BookID copyright protection system has […]

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Bitcoin Price Briefly Hits $9,000 Before ‘Fakeout’ Dump to $8,000 in Minutes

By CCN: On May 31, the bitcoin price briefly hit $9,000, achieving a new 2019 high in a powerful recovery from around $8,500. Within minutes, the bitcoin price crashed from $9,000 to $8,200, falling as low as $8,000 on Bitstamp. The bitcoin price briefly dropped to $8,000 on Bitstamp, a strictly regulated European exchange (source: […]

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Ethereum Classic May Delay Upcoming Hard Fork ‘Atlantis’

Ethereum classic’s open-source developer team failed to reach a consensus Thursday on whether to move forward with a forthcoming system-wide code upgrade as outlined, effectively sending the planned batch of upgrades back to a drafting stage. Developers have been deliberating on a set of 10 proposals to be integrated into the protocol since February, an upgrade […]

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Sensational Crypto Bull Run Sees VC Chief Triple Down $30,000 Bitcoin Price

By CCN: Kenetic Capital co-founder and managing partner Jehan Chu has said on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia” that he sees the bitcoin price surging to $30,000 by the year’s end. The bitcoin price is up 135 percent year-to-date (source: coinmarketcap.com) His projection of the bitcoin price comes after major financial institutions and technology conglomerates in the […]

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Telegram-Based Crypto Wallet App Now Allows Fiat Purchases

An app that puts a cryptocurrency wallet inside your Telegram account is making it easier to buy coins with U.S. dollars. Button Wallet launched in late 2018 as a messenger-based platform for sending payments, a la Venmo. Currently integrated with Telegram, the company tells CoinDesk it has 100,000 users with 2,000 actively using the product. […]

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