Is Bitcoin Mining Still Profitable in 2018?

If you’ve read about Bitcoin, you would have also read about Bitcoin mining. Bitcoin mining is nothing but the process of creating Bitcoins from your computer. In this article, let us read about the meaning of bitcoin mining and if it is still profitable today. Bitcoin mining involves updation of the ledger of Bitcoin transactions, …

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security – Malicious full nodes causing denial of service attacks

There are significantly more than 10k full nodes on the network. The 10k figure is simply the number of reachable nodes which listen publicly for new connections. There are many more times that amount which do not have open ports. Luke-jr publishes information about nodes his own knows about[1], suggesting there are in the order …

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Vietnamese Stop Importing Bitcoin Mining Rigs as Import Ban Looms

Vietnamese businesses and individuals have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment into the country since the beginning of July, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department. This follows the government’s efforts to pass a law banning the import of bitcoin mining rigs into Vietnam. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Mining …

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Litecoin Dumped Over 50 Percent but a Bounce Is in Sight

The halving was supposed to be Litecoin’s bullish catalyst; it failed to live up to the hype. However, analysis of the chart shows potential. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Litecoin’s price action has been less than stellar as of late. After posting a 2019 high of $146 on June 21, the cryptocurrency succumbed to …

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State-Owned Thai Oil and Gas Company Partners with Blockchain-Based Firm

Energy Web Foundation (EWF) a blockchain-based non-profit together with PTT, an oil and gas company owned by the Thai Government, recently released a statement indicating that they were getting into a partnership. The partnership between the two companies is meant to help them to create a renewables platform based on the blockchain infrastructure. As earlier …

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Bitcoin.org is 10 Years Old!

Bitcoin.org, registered August 18, 2008 This month marks 10 years since the bitcoin.org domain was registered.Bitcoin.org was originally registered and owned by Bitcoin’s first twodevelopers, Satoshi Nakamoto and Martti Malmi. When Satoshi left the project,he gave ownership of the domain to additional people, separate from the Bitcoindevelopers, to spread responsibility and prevent any one person …

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Betsson strengthens online presence with new roulette site after winding down UK operations [Sponsored]

The igaming industry is rapidly turning into 2019’s version of the property market. No matter how much doom and gloom is thrown its way by markets, media and regulators, it just refuses to go into decline. New sites continue to appear in the marketplace every week and sometimes from the most improbable of locations. However, …

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Global Financial System can Adopt Bitcoin: Circle CEO

Three weeks back, the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney made an alarming comment on the global reserve currency, the US dollar. The economist said that the world’s reliance on the greenback “won’t hold” and a new global monetary and financial system backed by many more global currencies would replace it. Carney called the bundle …

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Litecoin Core v0.16.2 Release Candidate

Follow the Google+ page or Twitter for the latest dev news. We are pleased to release Litecoin Core 0.16.2 release candidate. This is a new minor version release, including new features, various bug fixes and performance improvements, as well as updated translations. It is recommended for power users to upgrade to this version. After sufficient …

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