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Brazen Nigerian Crypto Scam Inksnation Still Operational Three Months After Regulator Warning

One of Nigeria’s most brazen crypto scams, Inksnation remains operational and still invites new investors some three months after the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deemed its activities illegal. The SEC has previously warned Nigerians against investing with the scam saying doing so would be at own risk as there is no legal recourse …

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Defi Boom: Bubble Fears Grow as ‘Toxic’ Community Disagrees on Way Forward

The decentralized finance (defi) space is headed for an implosion unless the divided community leaders step forward with solutions. This is discernible from September 13 Sunday morning tweets by some influential players in the defi space wherein they attack each other. Waves blockchain creator Sasha Ivanov kicked things after depicting current defi ecosystem as Ponzi …

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Bitcoin Obituaries Lists Another Crypto Eulogy, 2020 BTC Deaths in the Single Digits

The infamous “Bitcoin Obituaries” has seen another addition to the long list of deaths since bitcoin’s oldest death on December 15, 2010. According to the list of articles with 382 deaths to-date, bitcoin was declared dead again on September 4, 2020. Ever since Satoshi Nakamoto released the decentralized network, a number of people have doubted …

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Free Market Family: Goldbug Peter Schiff Asks the Bitcoin Community to Gift Crypto to His Son

The American libertarian, economist and financial commentator Peter Schiff has been criticizing bitcoin for years, as he believes “bitcoin has no real value.” However, on Thursday Schiff asked the crypto community to give some bitcoin to his 18-year old son Spencer for his birthday and explained that his son “won’t lose his” wallet. The Bitcoin …

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Lockdown Life & Darknets: BTC Still the DNM King, Cashaa’s Stolen Coins Sent to Hydra, Cannabis Sales Surge

During the last six months, the Covid-19 outbreak has caused a lot of disarray in the world and one thing is for sure, the use of darknet markets has surged. While the citizens of the globe have been locked down, cannabis sales have skyrocketed and the dollar value of bitcoin transactions done privately has remained …

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$6 Billion Akon City Underway: Akon Says Cryptocurrency Will Empower Africans

The construction of Akon City, the $6 billion futuristic city that will function solely on the akoin cryptocurrency, is underway. Akon says cryptocurrency will empower Africans to overcome hurdles, such as high inflation and government corruption. Akon City Will Be Like ‘Wakanda’ in Black Panther Senegalese-American star and philanthropist Akon has updated the progress of …

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Markets.Bitcoin.Com Holds Fort as Coinmarketcap Temporarily Goes Offline

Coinmarketcap (CMC) temporarily went offline Thursday, August 13 and normal service only resumed some hours later, but not before inconveniencing a number of regular users. Crypto investors accustomed to CMC’s service scrambled to find reliable alternative sources of fresh market data. During this downtime, crypto traders that are new to markets.Bitcoin.com got a glimpse of …

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Triple-Entry Bookkeeping: How Satoshi Nakamoto Solved the Byzantine Generals’ Problem

In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto essentially solved the infamous computational issue called the “Byzantine generals’ problem” or the “Byzantine Fault.” Throughout the history of man, people used ledgers to record economic transactions and property ownership. A ledger is often referred to as the “principal book,” and entries can be recorded in stone, parchment, wood, metal, and …

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How Billion-Dollar Crypto Scams Lure Victims

In the past week, reports emerged that some key members of the Onecoin scam were found dead in Mexico. According to reports, the two Oscar Brito Ibarra and Ignacio Ibarra may have been kidnapped and murdered but the motives behind their murder is unclear. Onecoin is one of the biggest cryptocurrency Ponzi schemes that creamed …

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News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers

700,000 Expedia Hotels Can Now Be Paid With Cryptocurrencies via Travala More than 700,000 Expedia Group hotels and accommodations are now available via crypto-friendly travel booking platform Travala. Bookings can be paid with more than 30 cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. Despite covid-19, Travala saw a 170% increase in booking revenue from its … read more. Bitcoin.com …

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