Month: October 2018

Cashtippr Plugin Allows Money Button Integration on WordPress Sites

On Sept. 13, a new application called the Money Button launched, giving content creators the ability to embed bitcoin cash (BCH) payment buttons into websites. Not long after the release, a developer named Ekliptor published Cashtippr, a plugin that integrates the Money Button into WordPress-themed websites, so content creators can earn BCH tips. Also Read: Electron …

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Can Clues to Bitcoin’s Earliest Mysteries Be Found in a Cryopreserved Brain?

There has been some speculation over the years about whether the late software developer, Hal Finney, was actually Satoshi Nakamoto. Some people wonder if he had any connection to the 700,000 bitcoins mined back in the earliest days of the protocol. Finney was an Extropian, or a person who believes in the philosophy of futurism …

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Total of 7 Crypto Exchanges and 158 Wallets Hacked in South Korea, Police Find

The South Korean National Police Agency has produced a report of all hacking incidents of crypto exchanges and wallets in the country during the past three years. According to local media, there were seven hacking cases of crypto exchanges and 158 cases of wallet hacks, 91 of which happened this year. However, only six arrests …

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Bitcoin Distribution Process Was ‘Fairest’ Possible System, Study Claims

Dan Held, co-founder of Interchange, published a summary on Thursday about the perceived fairness of Satoshi Nakamoto’s initial distribution of bitcoins. The director of the institutional-grade cryptocurrency portfolio management service argues that the Bitcoin protocol’s earliest cryptocurrency distribution processes remain the most honest and equitable to date, particularly in comparison with the methods favored by …

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Ethereum Mining vs. Bitcoin Mining: Which is More Profitable?

There are some critical differences between Ethereum vs. Bitcoin mining, which originate from the fact that these two cryptocurrencies developed with very different purposes in mind. At first glance, it may be difficult to determine the variances between these cryptos, but dig a little deeper, and you discover a glaring contrast between them. Let’s take …

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Bitpay Phases Out Crypto-Debit Cards for European Cardholders

The global cryptocurrency payment service provider, Bitpay, has announced the company’s loadable cryptocurrency debit card services will no longer work for European customers later this month. Bitpay has emailed all of its European card holding customers and revealed it is in the midst of sunsetting all Bitpay accounts related to the Wave Crest-issued Bitpay card. …

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