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Smartbtc Sees the Need for Centralized Python-Based Smart Contracts

Technology Just recently the startup Smartbtc announced the execution of a bitcoin-based smart contract written in the Python codebase. The team intended to grow their Twitter following by creating a contract that paid 0.011 BTC after it accrued 1,000 followers in sixty days. After the goal was met, Smartbtc’s Python contract executed on February 1


Don’t Understand Bitcoin? Think Of It As A Digital Goat, Says Ellen Degeneres

American television host Ellen Degeneres took a jab explaining what Bitcoin (BTC) was to her live audience yesterday, Feb. 15, by comparing the digital currency to a goat that “doesn’t exist except for on that Internet.”If you want to know what bitcoin is, I learned about it. A bit. pic.twitter.com/txICiTXYgi— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 15, 2018After asking the audience who h


Ethereum Code Editor Resigns Over Legal Concerns For Ledger Amendment Proposal

Ethereum code editor Yoichi Hirai has resigned from his position following personal concerns that an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) over a standardized format for lost fund recovery would potentially violate Japanese law.Hirai both tweeted his resignation as well as posted a more dramatic explanation of his reasons for resigning on Github:“My blood pressure is higher since I found this draf

This 16-Year Old Crypto-App Developer Fights Back Against Reddit Hate

Interview Last month a 16-year old girl from India created a digital currency price ticker that tracks the price of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, and many others. However, when Harshita Arora introduced the iOS application to members of the bitcoin community who patronize the Reddit forum /r/bitcoin, she was accused of plagiarizing th

When Bitcoin Prices Dump Salty Buttcoiners Pop Bottles of Champagne

Featured Over the past few weeks, bitcoin markets have slid from the near $20K price region all the way down to $6K territory and there’s one crowd who is loving it every time bitcoin’s value dumps. The group called ‘Buttcoiners’ stem from the Reddit forum /r/buttcoin, and anytime something bad happens to bitcoin this band of proud internet t


With China Tightening Regulations, Crypto-related Ads Reportedly Gone From Local Websites

Cryptocurrency-related advertisements have stopped appearing on Chinese search engine Baidu and social media platform Weibo, amidst reports of China’s government tightening cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offering regulations on Sunday, Feb. 4.The Financial Times of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) was told today, Feb. 4, that China will further increase regulatory pressure on cryptocurrency

Pineapple Will Match up to $4M in Bitcoin to Test Curing PTSD With Psychedelic Drug

News The bitcoin charity Pineapple Fund has already donated $1 million to aid in the testing of MDMA as a treatment for PTSD. It is now challenging the cryptocurrency community to donate more, and pledged to match donations up to $4 million. Also Read: Pineapple Fund Donates $5 Million in Bitcoin as Seed Capital for the PoorCuring PTSD with MDMAPinea


Bitcoin-Only Charity Pledges Up To $4 Million for PTSD Research

Pineapple Fund, a Bitcoin-only charity, has promised to match up to $4 mln in donations to a non-profit for MDMA-based PTSD research.The non-profit leading the research, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), is seeking $25 mln in donations for Phase 3 of their drug trials. MAPS hopes to use MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as an effective treatment for PTSD sufferers.The Pin

People Selling ‘Fully Verified’ Crypto-Exchange Accounts On the Rise

News Over the past few months, cryptocurrency exchanges across the globe have been swamped with new customers looking to trade or acquire digital assets. Trading platforms have been having a hard time keeping up with the new registrants. Users are complaining that identity verifications are now required and take weeks to process, while some exchanges

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Missing In relation to Mysterious Death of Exchange CEO

Featured State owned media outlet, Russia Today (RT), reports the suicide of an exchange CEO was in actuality something more sinister and connected to Mt. Gox’ 650,000 still missing bitcoin, according to RT’s exclusive source. Also read:African Central Banks: Ditch Dollar, Buy BitcoinRT’s Exclusive Source: CEO Death Linked to Missing Gox B