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Report: Bitcoin Use on Darknet Markets Doubled in 2018

25 minutes ago · Bitcoin use on darknet markets (DNMs) doubled in 2018, a study has shown, rising to an average of $2 million per day. Bitcoin has long been used to buy goods on the darknet due to its relative anonymi...

Beacon Chain To Finalize Ethereum 1.0 Chain

3 hours ago · In today’s core devs call, Vitalik Buterin and Danny Ryan discussed how the coming proof-of-stake beacon can be used to finalize the existing proof-of-work chain.

Danish Crypto Startup Aryze Completes US$1.6M ICO

4 hours ago · Aryze, a Danish crypto startup developing a global payments system, has completed its initial coin offering (ICO), raising US$1.6 million from 278 individuals representing 14 different nationalities,...

Living on Bitcoin Day 4: The Uphill Climb

4 hours ago · I woke up in a state of amazement: In my three days of living on bitcoin, I had managed to survive on a handful of services and the generosity of friends.Hungry for any place that would let me spend i...

Distributed Digest: Friday, January 18, 2019

5 hours ago · Constantinople is set to arrive late February, the Parity Fether beta is out, and MarbleCards moves to transform internet culture into non-fungible tokens.

Demystifying Bitcoin Futures Trading

9 hours ago · Bitcoin is still a young and inefficient market, as evidenced by its many peculiarities. For example, contracts for bitcoin futures on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) have been trading in ba...

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