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Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies and Korean won. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community…

Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo

A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol. According to Tadge Dryja’s recently published description of research, the software engineer is working on a dynamic accumulator called Utreexo. The project could theoretically…

Litecoin (LTC) Market Cap Marches Further Away from Tron TRX

Despite its popularity and success in the industry, Tron TRX is finding difficulty to overcome the silver-digital coin Litecoin (LTC) who has cemented its position among the leading cryptocurrencies. Counting over 5.00% increase in the last 24-hours following the last market price jump, Litecoin has…

Bitcoin (BTC) Darknet Transactions Doubled In 2018

The Darknet is known as the mysterious side of Bitcoin and an online market for all kinds of things known for its restricted access and used for illegal peer-to-peer file sharing. The main link between BTC and the Darknet is the decentralized, immutable, censorship-resistant and…

Bitpay “Still Extremely Bullish” on Bitcoin

Atlanta-based crypto payments facilitator, Bitpay, is recently reported to have had another record-breaking year, posting year-over-year gains of over 225% for its business-to-business offering. Crypto Falls, Demand Climbs The world’s first crypto payment provider, formed in 2011, was blessed with another successful year in 2018.…

Bitcoin (BTC) Darknet Transactions Doubled In 2018: Why This Is Bullish

Crypto Darknet Transactions Boomed In 2018 Since Bitcoin (BTC) burst onto the global stage in 2009, the cryptocurrency, known for its decentralized, immutable, censorship-resistant, pseudonymous, and borderless nature, has become a medium for transactions of all shapes and size. And just like U.S. dollars and…

Purchase Bitcoin (BTC) in Supermarkets: Not just an Idea Anymore

Coinme, the first to receive the status of a licensed U.S. based BTC ATM operator, is partnering up with Coinstar to offer Bitcoin purchasing throughout Coinstar’s many kiosks with the redeemable vouchers you get by exchanging nickles and pennies. "This is great to see! #MainstreamAdoption…