How to Bitcoin #1 – Introduction

NEW ZEALAND – Guest Writer – A series of articles will be published to introduce you to Bitcoin and what you can do with the cryptocurrency.  Some hints and tips are provided, including some links to websites in order to guide you in your endeavour to understand Bitcoin, the “Internet of Money”.     Firstly, what is Bitcoin?  Bitcoin (BTC) is a virtual currency, digital not physical, and independent of banks. It is a peer-to-peer network supported by its users via computing power with no central authority. It was designed…

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Will Regulators and Banks kill Bitcoin?

2018 has not started well for Bitcoin as the cryptocurrency started the year with 2 weeks of losses and last week we had four days of straight losses from Monday to Thursday.     Shock News for Bitcoin Banking   The year started off with a shock as Visa suspended a number of prominent cryptocurrency card providers without any notice, leaving some customers without cash. Some of the well-known companies affected were Cryptopay, Bitwala, Xapo, Bitstamp and many others. Bitwala also reported that their bank facilities were suspended with immediate…

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Krambu Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Platform, Blockchain Hosting and Supercomputing Services

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ Krambu, the industry leader in cryptocurrency mining, blockchain hosting and high-performance computing announced the release of their new app, website, and mining simulator.     “We are extremely excited to offer this emerging market a completely different sector that will allow the normal mining customer the best enterprise-level performance. We are equally excited to start offering blockchain hosting as a service to enterprise clientele,” said Dan Edwards, CEO of Krambu. “Working with a team who has the experience and knowledge from multiple technology industries…

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Jamie Dimon Flip Flops on Bitcoin

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. chief executive officer, who last year called the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin a “fraud,” said in an interview with Fox Business he wishes he hadn’t dismissed the technology in such broad terms.     “I regret making” those comments, Dimon said “The blockchain is real. You can have crypto yen and dollars and stuff like that.”     Initial coin offerings, however, “you have to look at individually,” he said in the interview.   See the full article on Bloomberg – Click here         Bitcoin…

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Xunlei OneThing Cloud wins Most Popular Product at CES 2018

Xunlei OneThing Cloud: Innovation of Shared Computing and Blockchain, Winning CES Most Popular Product Award Powered by GeekPark – BEIJING, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — OneThing Cloud, launched by Xunlei, is the first product that leverages user’s idle computing resources and organizes them into a massive cloud computing infrastructure. This technology is called Shared Computing.   OneThing Cloud became one of the most popular products in 2017 intelligent hardware circles. Xunlei not only keeps breaking records of distributed cloud computing but also leads in commercializing blockchain in consumer use. Therefore,…

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How to Hack Bitcoin

Bitcoin users are quick to point out that Bitcoin cannot be hacked but the sad fact is that millions of dollars worth of bitcoins have been stolen by hackers over the last few years and the problem is on the increase.     Recently $64 Million worth of Bitcoin was stolen from Slovenian mining operation, Nicehash. Full story – https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/dec/07/bitcoin-64m-cryptocurrency-stolen-hack-attack-marketplace-nicehash-passwords   What are the most popular ways to hack Bitcoin?     Stealing Private Keys; The first thing to understand is that no one really owns a Bitcoin. The public bitcoin ledger…

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Why Bitcoin is not for you

Bitcoin or cryptocurrency is certainly not for everyone and might not be for you if:     You believe in the system and trust banks: Some people cannot help themselves and have to believe that we can trust in the system or do not want the responsibility being in control of their own money. That way, if something goes wrong, you can blame someone else…   Fact is the system is broken and governments worldwide are running huge deficits.  The problems of the 2008 financial crisis have still not been resolved. …

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Hillstone Capital Now Accepting Bitcoin

Seattle Area real estate investing firm among first to begin accepting cryptocurrency.  BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/  Have you ever wondered how a cryptocurrency that only exists in your computer can be turned into something tangible like real estate? Enter Hillstone Capital. Hillstone has gone bitcrazy in true Pizza Day fashion. The Bellevue, WA private firm is now giving investors the option of using Bitcoin for all investing opportunities.     Blake Robbins, founder of Hillstone Capital, has always worked to make Hillstone stand out among the most innovative investing firms. “When a client…

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SuperCom to Develop Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency Capabilities for its Mobile Money Suite SuperPay

SuperPay to Support the Purchase and Sale of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Other Cryptocurrencies for Unbanked Populations.  HERTZLIYA, Israel, January 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ SuperCom (NASDAQ: SPCB), a global provider of secure solutions for the e-government, public safety, healthcare, and finance sectors, is in the process of developing various cryptocurrency capabilities for its SuperPay secure mobile money suite. Upon completion, SuperPay users will be able to purchase and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies.     SuperCom’s secure mobile money and mobile payments solution, SuperPay, subject to local regulation, allows users to load funds into their SuperWallet mobile…

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A Pareteum Internet of Things (IoT) Applications Provider Customer Commences Revenue Production

Integrated Mobile Services on Demand – Expected to Contribute to First Quarter 2018 Revenue – NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM), the rapidly growing Cloud Communications Platform company, today announced it has activated service to one of its Application Provider IoT customers, which was previously announced as new customer on October 11, 2017.     This deployment signals planned revenue in the first quarter of 2018, ahead of schedule, and reinforces the efficiency of Pareteum’s Global Cloud Platform (GCP).  Pareteum’s GCP enables its customer’s subscribers, including members of their widely growing Application Programming…

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