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Lightning Bitcoin: new fork with DPoS consensus and CPU mining

Recently we have witnessed a great deal of Bitcoin clones. Forks have produced Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold and Bitcoin Diamond – some have grown into serious coins, while others add little value to the community. It’s time to welcome another Bitcoin clone to the pack! Lightning Bitcoin (LBTC) will be released around block 499,999 – set to occur around December 23. The things that make LBTC interesting is the new delegated proof of stake (DPoS) consensus mechanism and CPU mining. Additionally, LBTC devs claim it will have smart contract support, decentralized app development and a fair distribution model. Not...

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“Big 4” Accounting firm PwC starts accepting Bitcoin

Bitcoin has recovered from its 20% correction last week and is growing towards new ATH. Good news will undoubtedly accelerate this growth. Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has started accepting Bitcoin as payment for its services in the Hong Kong office. PwC chairman Raymund Chao notes that the decision to accept Bitcoin is dictated by the firm’s move to embrace new technologies: “It is also an indication that Bitcoin and other established cryptocurrencies have now developed into more broadly accepted forms of settlement.” PwC embracing new technologies PwC has been involved with blockchain technology and the crypto market since 2014....

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NASDAQ will implement futures contracts on Bitcoin.

Bitcoin broke the $10,000 barrier at the beginning of the week, and today information about the introduction of virtual gold futures contracts on NASDAQ circulated around the world. Bitcoin for NASDAQ The New York Stock Exchange has presented a plan to launch futures contracts on Bitcoin next year, as we can read on Bloomberg. NASDAQ will become the third exchange, after CBOE and CME, to enter the cryptocurrency market. The earliest Bitcoin-related products can be expected in the second quarter of 2018. Trading will take place on the NFX platform, which was established in 2015. Although CME Group has...

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BITBAY ANNOUNCED THE INTRODUCTION OF FUTUROCOIN FROM FUTURENET!

Poland is one of the largest markets in cryptocurrency society. The most popular stock exchange there is BitBay, the 29th largest stock exchange in the world, according to coinmarketcap. In recent days, the Polish community has been irritated by plans for the platform’s development. Sylwester Suszek, CEO of Bitbay, announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency, Futuro Coin, during his speech at the FutureNet World Convention conference in China. Futuro Coin will be listed on the stock exchange in January 2018. As Sylwester said: The important question was: “Is this a real cryptocurrency? I confirm 100% yes. The Bitbay.net...

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Elon Musk: It wasn’t me who invented Bitcoin.

The identity of Bitcoin’s creator/s remains unknown. Satoshi Nakamoto is their code name, and revealing the real person, or people, behind it is the Holy Grail of the Cryptology world. Once in a while, conspiracy theory fans choose a world genius who could be the masked inventor. Recently, they chose Elon Musk. A powerful apprentice exposes Bitcoin’s Baron Sahil Gupta is a former SpaceX apprentice who wrote a blog post claiming that Elon Musk is Satoshi Nakamoto. In order to support his hypothesis, Sahil referred to Musk’s skills and deep understanding of the world cryptocurrency. Gupta points to the...

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