Norwegian Man Stabbed to Death After Conducting Bitcoin for Cash Trade in Person

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Norwegian Man Stabbed to Death After Conducting Bitcoin for Cash Trade in Person

An unfortunate man in Norway was murdered over what appears to be a Bitcoin trade gone wrong.  P2P Gone Wrong? What appears to be a trade gone wrong has resulted in the tragic loss of a life in Oslo, Norway. Local Norwegian media outlet TV 2 reported news of the murder on Monday morning. The grizzly stabbing occurred in the 24-year-old’s apartment in the upmarket Oslo neighborhood of Majorstuen. Authorities believe the crime took place

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Bitcoin Trading at a $300 Premium on Bitfinex Amid Tether Decline

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Bitcoin Trading at a $300 Premium on Bitfinex Amid Tether Decline

Speculation is rife that people are selling Tether in exchange for Bitcoin. This has led to Bitcoin trading at around a $300 premium on the Bitfinex exchange. Those using the Bitfinex exchange are finding that Bitcoin is trading at roughly a $300 premium compared to other exchanges. Many believe the price upswing is because traders who purchased the stablecoin Tether via the exchange are now looking to sell their holdings for Bitcoin (BTC) . Tether

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BitMEX: Not Competing with Bitcoin Core?

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BitMEX: Not Competing with Bitcoin Core?

An article appeared on the BitMEX blog this week comparing competition to the Bitcoin Core software project. It concluded that, even if the Bitcoin Core repository were hijacked or deleted, Bitcoin should remain largely unaffected. Competing Approaches BitMEX initially considered three different ways to compete with the Core project prior to examining at arguments for and against them. The types of competing projects fall into the following categories: Competition between chains: A competing project which deliberately changes

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Binance Burns More Than 1.6 Million BNB Coins But Price Drops

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The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume Binance had completed its 5th scheduled token burn. The price has reacted negatively so far, however, despite the reduction in BNB supply. 1,643,986 Binance Coins (BNB) Destroyed In an official release dated October 17, Binance announced that it has successfully completed its 5th quarter token burn, as per its whitepaper. Exactly 1,643,986 BNB were destroyed, which is the rough equivalent of $17 million. The move caught the attention

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‘Yes, You’ Need a Bitcoin Hardware Wallet: Ledger Reveals 1.3 Million Units Sold

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U.S State of Nevada’s Most Popular Purchase is the Ledger Crypto Hardware Wallet

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has sold over 1.3 million units as of this month, the company revealed in a blog post October 10. Wallet Manufacturers Target The Millions Discussing whether or not cryptocurrency investors “need” hardware wallets, CEO Eric Larchevêque disclosed the figure, which potentially makes Ledger the biggest-selling hardware wallet on the market. Competition in the sector remains limited to a handful of manufacturers, with other well-known names such as TREZOR and KeepKey

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Coinbase Gets Backlash for Listing ‘Highly Experimental’ ZRX

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Controversy is returning to Coinbase this week after the exchange rolled out support for “highly experimental” altcoin 0x (ZRX) across its product line October 16. Why ZRX? Having initially added ZRX trading to its Coinbase Pro platform last week, Coinbase lost little time in doing the same for its regular Coinbase.com and mobile apps. The previously low profile of 0x, together with the ownership ties between its partner Paradex and Coinbase, have already led to

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