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Bitcoin History Part 16: The First Mt. Gox Hack

No one remembers the first Mt. Gox hack. It was a small sum, even by 2011’s standards, and the exchange reimbursed all users. The incident was to prove significant, however, for it set in motion a string of attacks on other bitcoin platforms that began the very next day. By the time the dust had settled six weeks later, four ...

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Can Blockchain Become an Integral Part of Autonomous Vehicles?

How blockchain technology could become an integral tool in the operation of autonomous vehicles Cointelegraph.com News

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Bitcoin History Part 15: Silk Road Is Born

Silk Road launched in February 2011 as the darknet’s first bitcoin-based marketplace. Within four months, it would be the darknet’s most notorious site whose reputation extended all the way to the U.S. Senate. The origins of the drugs marketplace can be traced back further, however, to a philosophical thread on the Bitcointalk forum. It was only later that the significance ...

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Bitcoin History Part 14: The 1,000 BTC Poker Game

Bitcoin and poker have a history that stretches back to the very start. Perhaps, even, to before the start of Bitcoin as we know it, for there is evidence that Satoshi had a background in poker. What’s beyond dispute is that in March 2010, the world’s first bitcoin poker tournament took place, with the nascent digital currency serving as the ...

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A mourner takes part in a vigil near the border fence between Mexico and the U.S after a mass shooting at a Walmart stor…

A mourner takes part in a vigil near the border fence between Mexico and the U.S after a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso U.S. in Ciudad Juarez. August 3, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Sanchez #vigil #elpaso #shooting #reuters #reutersphotos Reuters (@reuters) • Instagram photos and videos

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Crypto Is Part of Free Speech, and Free Speech Is Everything

On July 23, U.S. Attorney General William Barr gave a speech demanding big players in the tech industry work with government agencies in providing backdoor entry points for encrypted devices and software. Per his reasoning, certain devices and messaging services pose a safety threat by providing a secure, third-party-inaccessible area where crime can rapidly proliferate. He didn’t note that this ...

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Participants take part in the Caribbean qualifying round for the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires, in Havana, Cu…

Participants take part in the Caribbean qualifying round for the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires, in Havana, Cuba, June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini #reuters #reutersphotos #tango #cuba #dance #havana Reuters (@reuters) • Instagram photos and videos

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The Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride kicks off outside Fox Square!Wounded service members and veterans take part in …

The Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride kicks off outside Fox Square!Wounded service members and veterans take part in the cycling event. #ProudAmerican Fox News (@foxnews) • Instagram photos and videos

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