Blockchain Futurist Conference To Welcome Nearly 2,000 Attendees to Toronto, Canada

Conference made possible by title sponsors, including Slate Entertainment Inc. and VERSES   Toronto, Canada –  Untraceable Inc., Canada’s first blockchain and cryptocurrency event and marketing agency, is anticipating over 1,800 attendees for its inaugural marquee blockchain event, Blockchain Futurist Conference, happening August 15-16, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. The two-day event will headline Canada’s first Canadian Blockchain Week, which will bring together speakers, sponsors, and attendees to discuss the future of the blockchain industry and Canada’s role on the international blockchain stage. The event will be made possible by notable title…

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What is Zcash?

  Zcash is based on Bitcoin, however, with privacy as an improvement.  Zcash is the first open, permissionless cryptocurrency that can protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography. All Zcash payments are published on a public blockchain, but information such as the sender, recipient, and amount of a transaction remains private. Zcash was introduced 28 October, 2016.   The Team The Zcash Company is a science-driven team, aiming to set a new standard for privacy through the use of groundbreaking cryptography. The ZCash team believes that companies need the…

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BitMEX Shatters Industry Record with Daily Turnover of 1 Million Bitcoin

Global crypto trading platform hits major milestone for 24-hour bitcoin trading volume amid price surge   Seychelles — BitMEX, one of the world’s leading crypto-coin trading platforms, has broken the industry record for bitcoin trading volume, with more than 1 million bitcoin traded on the platform in 24 hours for the period closing July 24, 2018. The 1,041,748 bitcoin traded on BitMEX shattered its previous record of 800,000 bitcoin traded within 24 hours. The landmark moment for the cryptocurrency industry comes as the bitcoin price continues its upturn to more…

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Suspicious Bithumb hack connected to Bitblender Dark Web Service

  June 20, 2018 – Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT): Attorney Jonathan Levy predicts the $32 million in cryptocurrency reported hacked from Bithumb Exchange was laundered through Bitblender.io.      Bitblender.io boasts it is the “#1 Bitcoin Mixer on the Darknet.” Bitblender claims to use smart technology to erase Bitcoin history and make transactions 100% anonymous in effect laundering Bitcoins.  It is even possible as some allege that the hack was an inside job by Bithumb to generate funds or to avoid taxes. The funds, therefore, were likely recycled through…

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How to Install your Embedded Vault

Cryptocurrency during the past year has soared to new highs coupled with the need to protect them. Embedded Vault can do just that. Embedded Vault is the world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet that can turn your PC into a secure hardware wallet.   Current Requirements for Embedded Vault: Android Smartphone with Fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth Windows PC with Bluetooth       Embedded Vault currently supports popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, EOT Coin, EOT Token, Waves and also provides an exchange between EOT tokens to EOT coins.   The…

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More Banking Woes For Bitcoin

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc. all announced a ban on purchases of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on their credit cards.   JPMorgan, enacting the ban Saturday and Bank of America started declining credit card transactions with known crypto exchanges on Friday.   Full story: – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-02/bofa-to-decline-all-cryptocurrency-transactions-on-credit-cards     This comes after Visa suspended a number of crypto prepaid cards in January without warning and a number of Bitcoin companies including Bitwala announced that their banking services were suspended.   Shortly after that payment processor…

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What happens to your Bitcoin Hardware Wallet when the Blockchain Explorer goes down?

 With all the news about hacking and lost cryptocurrencies, people are looking for safe alternatives for storing their Bitcoin and other currencies. The “Hot” alternative at the moment is so-called “hardware wallets”, these tend to be a much better alternative than centralised wallets like those on exchanges or provided by popular providers.   It seems though that some Bitcoin owners are confused about where their coins are kept. It is important to understand that your cryptocurrency never leaves the blockchain, so coins are not kept “in a wallet”. What the…

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Bit-Media Embraces Steemit

Bit-Media, a provider of Bitcoin, Crypto and Fintech news announced today that it will embrace decentralised blogging platform Steemit.   Steemit had become a popular site for bloggers as it has a reward program for content creators and curators.   Recently, crypto influencers like the Dollar Vigilante joined steemit giving the platform a boost.   Bit-Media announced that they will post all blog content and news on their steemit site and will also promote these on the Bit-Media Twitter, Facebook and other social media.   Bit-Media currently has more than…

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New Bitcoin Bombshell Prediction – Cryptocurrency to hit $ 50k this year

  Amongst all the bearishness and predictions of a Bitcoin Crash one analyst speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos,  Jeet Singh, a cryptocurrency portfolio manager for the last six years, says it is common for virtual currencies to fluctuate by 70 or 80 percent.     He explained that one should compare cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, EOT, and Ripple, to early tech giants like Microsoft.   He said: “If you look at Microsoft or Apple when they went public their stocks were very volatile because the market wasn’t…

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Japan Bitcoin Exchange Coincheck will repay Stolen Funds

It was reported on Friday that Coincheck, a Japanese Bitcoin exchange suspended all withdrawals after a massive hack that shocked the market.   Full Story: – Bitcoin chaos in Japan as CoinCheck freezes all withdrawals   It was reported in the Guardian today that the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange will refund customers about $400m (£282m) stolen by hackers two days ago in one of the biggest thefts of digital funds. Coincheck affirmed that it would use its cash holdings to reimburse 260,000 people for the value of 46.3bn yen who lost…

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