Month: April 2016

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Interview with Haasbot: Stephen Haas

CryptoCrooks Interviews: Stephan De Haas, lead developer, HaasOnline Software The cryptocrooks have long been fascinated with automated trading and technical analysis, even before the advent of cryptocurrency. As the Bitcoin community grows bigger each day, trading programs have become more common. With our discovery of Haasbot last year, we began to foster a relationship with the software’s creators, Haasonline. After …

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Can Bitcoin Help the Greeks in Crisis?

Will Bitcoin Save Greece from it’s Economy’s Problems? What is the Greek Crisis? I can’t walk five minutes in New York City without hearing someone mention the Greek Crisis, and the possibility of the “Grexit” from the Euro. All this news about the Greek Crisis is driving the Cryptocrooks crazy. As the Greek Crisis is taking over …

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BitLox Introduces Indestructible Bitcoin Wallet

BitLox Starts Sales for Indestructible Bitcoin Wallet People are still hesitant to store any significant amount of cryptocurrency on exchanges due to past occurrences. Troubled by theft, privacy, and regulatory concerns, people are looking for alternatives to store their cryptocurrency investments. The most popular of these would be cold storage, or offline private key storage. …

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Legaility of Bitcoin Around the World

Bitcoin takes the World by Storm Some 600 virtual currencies now exist around the world. Bitcoin has a market capitalization of more than $6.5 billion. Hopes are high for the currencies as both investment targets and low-cost methods of payment. Monetary authorities worldwide are setting out to regulate the technology, starting with measures to prevent …

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Corrupt DEA Agent Sentenced for Bitcoin Theft from Silk Road

Corruption Plagues Silk Road Trial Many know the Silk Road’s creator, Ross Ulbricht, is in jail, but what about the DEA agents? The Silk Road Scandal hasn’t Ended Almost 18 months of the site’s infamous closure, a DEA agent and a secret service agent were both arrested, facing charges for wire fraud – in relations to the Silk Road …

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Shapeshift.io Compromised and Funds Stolen

Shapeshift Compromised in Hack Shapeshift has been down the past few days according to their site for scheduled maintenance. According to the CEO of Shape Shift their servers had a security breach. The reassuring part is that the way they’re designed Shapeshift doesn’t hold customer balances, so even in the case of a security breach, there …

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Speculate on Altcoins without Exchanges

Speculate on Altcoins without Exchanges It isn’t strange that people don’t trust exchanges due to previous heists totaling more than a billion USD. Many people, including us, are struggling to trust exchanges. It isn’t strange that people don’t trust exchanges due as historic heists total more than a billion USD. More and more altcoins are gaining traction in …

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How to Mine DASH with AMD GPU

How to Mine DASH with AMD GPU Our renewed interest in both mining and altcoins, especially DASH. We decided it was time to try and mine again. X11 altcoins haven’t been “ASIC’d” yet, meaning there isn’t specialized hardware for X11 algorithm cryptocurrency. This has made X11 altcoins easier to mine with consumer hardware. I own …

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What is Ethereum, Ether?

What is Ethereum and Ether? Ethereum is more than just a Cryptocurrency Ethereum is a new kind of law… It does this with the marriage of two special ingredients: a digital currency, and a complete programming language. – EtherScripter Aside from the law analogy, Ethereum is a decentralized network consisting of two primary parts: Ether and Ethereum. Ethereum …

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Venture Capital Flocks to Bitcoin

Venture Capital Continues to Flow to Bitcoin Venture Capital Loves Cryptocurrency Even still as this uncertainty looms venture capitalists continue to pump more and more investment dollars into Bitcoin and blockchain-related technology companies last year than in any previous year—nearly $1 billion. This industry continues to heat up, even if there still remains to be …

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