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This is a sticky post. There are a few things to verify: The sticky post should be distinctly recognizable in some way in comparison to normal posts. You can style the .sticky class if you are using the post_class() function to generate your post classes, which is a best practice. They should show at the very top […]

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2020 Twitter bitcoin scam

July 2020 compromise of multiple Twitter accounts to post scam tweets On July 15, 2020, between 20:00–22:00 UTC, reportedly 130 high-profile Twitter accounts were compromised by outside parties to promote a bitcoin scam.[1][2] Twitter and other media sources confirmed that the perpetrators had gained access to Twitter’s administrative tools so that they could alter the […]

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Bitcoin Center NYC

Bitcoin Center NYC was founded by Nick Spanos in 2013 in the financial district of New York City, located 100 feet away from the New York Stock Exchange.[1] The center’s main claim to fame is as the “first brick and mortar exchange for Bitcoin” and also as a catalyst for New York State’s subsequent regulatory […]

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Cryptocurrency bubble

Predictions of a collapse of a speculative bubble in cryptocurrencies have been made by numerous experts in economics and financial markets. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been identified as speculative bubbles by several laureates of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, central bankers, and investors. In 2018, there was a large sell-off of cryptocurrencies. […]

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Ethereum

Blockchain platform with programmable transactions Ethereum is an open source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform and operating system featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. It supports a modified version of Nakamoto consensus via transaction-based state transitions. Ether is the cryptocurrency generated by the Ethereum platform as a reward to mining nodes for computations performed and is […]

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Bitcoin Gold

Bitcoin Gold is a cryptocurrency. It is a hard fork of Bitcoin, the open source cryptocurrency. It is a open source, decentralized digital currency without a central bank or intermediary that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer Bitcoin Gold network. The stated purpose of the hard fork is to change the […]

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Luno (company)

LUNO (formerly BitX[1]) is a bitcoin-related company headquartered in London[2][3][4] Luno facilitates bitcoin storage and transactions such as buying, selling and paying through their bitcoin wallet services. They also operate exchanges between traditional currencies and bitcoin.[5] History[edit] Luno was founded in 2013 and the exchange was set up by Timothy Stranex. Stranex is a BSc […]

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Bitcoin scalability problem

For broader coverage of this topic, see Bitcoin. Number of transactions per month The bitcoin scalability problem refers to the discussion concerning the limits on the amount of transactions the bitcoin network can process.[1] It is related to the fact that records (known as blocks) in the bitcoin blockchain are limited in size and frequency.[2] […]

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Kraken (company)

Kraken is a US-based cryptocurrency exchange, founded in 2011.[3][4] The exchange provides cryptocurrency to fiat trading, and provides price information to Bloomberg Terminal.[5] Contents 1 Acquisitions 2 History 2.1 2011 to 2013 2.2 2014 to 2015 2.3 2016 2.4 2017 to present 3 Role in Mt. Gox Liquidation and Investigation 4 Controversy 4.1 New York […]

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Economics of bitcoin

For broader coverage of this topic, see bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital asset[1][2] designed by its inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto, to work as a currency. Contents 1 Classification 2 General use 3 Buying and selling 4 Price and volatility 5 Speculative bubble dispute 6 Ponzi scheme concerns 7 Value forecasts 8 Obituaries 9 Reception 10 Acceptance […]

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