How to Stay Safe When Using Darknet Markets

If you’re planning to visit a darknet market, you’re either keen to window shop or keen to sample the wares. Whatever your reasons for stopping by, that’s your business and no one else’s. Unfortunately, not everyone shares those civilized ideals. To keep those spoilsports at bay, here’s how to browse darknet markets (DNMs) without leaving a trace. Also read: New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees Step 1: Don’t Sweat It If your interest in darknet market extends to becoming a vendor, this guide…

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Coinex Exchange Lists the first SLP-Based Stablecoin Built on Bitcoin Cash

On June 12, the cryptocurrency exchange Coinex announced the listing of a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) token called honestcoin (USDH). The Honestcoin.io website details that the new token is a fully regulated stablecoin issued on the Bitcoin Cash network backed 1-to-1 for U.S. dollars. Also read: Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading Coinex Lists the USD-Backed Stablecoin USDH The digital currency trading platform Coinex, an exchange well known for offering a wide range of BCH paired markets, has announced the listing of a new stablecoin backed…

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Blockchain-based Tools to be Used After Improvements from Microsoft

Blockchain adoption is slowly but surely happening. Microsoft has plans to introduce a handful of improvements to its Power Platform.  Allegedly, blockchain-based tools will now be available to PowerApps. More details about the blockchain-based tools will be revealed during the Microsoft Business Applications Summit held in Atlanta. Microsoft’s Power Platform itself is a recently-given name to some tools, which have been sold for a while like PowerApps, MicrosoftFlow and PowerBl. This is rather interesting because nowadays, software development time is a very expensive luxury. Yes, even for big companies, the…

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CCN Shutdown and The Inevitable Surrender to Google’s Power

The recently announced CCN shutdown was a big surprise to the majority of the crypto community. The announcement came yesterday and was written by the founder of CNN Jonas Borchgrevink. As many people might have figured out, the primary reason for the CCN shutdown was a significant drop in traffic. Traffic started dropping as soon as Google rolled out this month’s Core Update on June 3rd. These updates happen two or three times per year, but have never had such an effect. Tomorrow, we are releasing a broad core algorithm…

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Crypto Lender Sees High Demand for Stablecoin Loans in Chinese Market

Asia-based crypto lender BabelBank has announced a record-high number of crypto-collateralized loans issued amid new rebranding efforts. The crypto firm will now be called BabelFinance, a name change which, the company says, signifies its efforts to offer broader services for crypto users, especially in the Chinese market. In a statement, the crypto lender claims to have issued over $100 million in loans since it launched in July 2018. Furthermore, it says that it has issued $18 million to new customers within a 24-hour period. BabelFinance carries an outstanding loan balance…

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BRD Partners With Wyre to Offer Industry Low Bank Transfer Fees for Crypto

BRD, the most secure cryptocurrency mobile wallet trusted by over 2 million users in 170 countries, now allows U.S. customers to purchase bitcoin, ether and dai using bank transfers. This new capability for U.S. customers is supported by over 1,700 U.S. banks enabled by a new partnership with Wyre, a leading payments provider for the blockchain industry.       The new partnership will enable BRD to extend its product roadmap to fulfill its long-term vision of being the leading mobile financial services hub for crypto assets. “With over $6 billion worth…

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Blockchain Developer Dispatch Labs Suffers Losses Despite Market Recovery

Blockchain company Dispatch Labs is incurring considerable losses despite extensive investment and a recovering cryptocurrency market. Blockchain company Dispatch Labs is incurring considerable losses despite extensive investment and a recovering cryptocurrency market, technology-focused news outlet Cryptobriefing reported on June 14. Initially, Dispatch Labs received funding from its executive team, subsequently raising over $13 million in a series of private rounds from other investors such as China-based capital firm Fenbushi Capital during the first half of 2018. However, the value of the raised capital slumped considerably following the market drop in…

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United States Residents Will Lose Access to Many Altcoins Starting in September

Many cryptocurrencies will be unavailable for trade in U.S. after Binance updates scheduled for September. Crypto enthusiasts living in the United States will have no trading options for a many cryptocurrencies when the major crypto exchange Binance becomes unavailable for them in September, according to a report by CryptoPotato on June 14. The report draws this conclusion based on the following table, which shows which cryptocurrencies will still available for U.S.-based traders after Binance discontinues its U.S. service: Former Binance options in the U.S. on other crypto exchanges. Source: Goomba’s…

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