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Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Dominated by ASIC Miners

Over the last few years, certain cryptocurrency networks have tried to block ASIC mining with many fruitless attempts to forge ASIC-resistant protocols. Multiple cryptocurrency developers have attempted to brick ASIC miners, but with scant success. A perfect example is the privacy-centric digital currency Monero, a project that has tried

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Pump and Dumps Are the Final Indignity for Dying Coins

You can tell an altcoin is close to death when its price soars. That may sound like a contradiction in terms, but that’s what can happen to crypto assets when they’re in the throes of death. With low liquidity and thin volume, exchange-listed altcoins are prey to manipulators who

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Bithumb Accused of Inflating Reported Trading Volume

An investigation conducted by Crypto Exchange Ranks (CER) has alleged that Bithumb, the largest Korean digital currency exchange by volume, has drastically inflated its reported trade volume during the second half of 2018. The report asserts that a number of irregular patterns identified in Bithumb’s trade activity suggest “apparent

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Saxo Bank Founder Lars Christensen Is Waiting for a Cryptocurrency Panic Sell-Off

Danish Saxo Bank founder Lars Seier Christensen made millions trading BTC, but as the CEO of a bank, he had a hard time persuading his staff to offer crypto services. Now he’s waiting on the sidelines for another panic sell-off before re-entering crypto trading.  Also read: Saxo Bank Offers Bitcoin

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Vertcoin Network Suffers 300-Block Reorg Following 51% Attacks

Vertcoin (VTC) is currently struggling with a series of 51 percent attacks and a number of blockchain reorganizations. According to recently published data, the vertcoin chain has experienced over 22 reorgs and has lost more than $100,000 due to the attacks, with the last reorg clocking in at over 300 blocks

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