31 Jul '16, 3am

Floridian Thieves use Local Bitcoin Exchange to Rob Customers

Floridian Thieves use Local Bitcoin Exchange to Rob Customers

So what can we learn from this misadventure, brought to us by a woefully ill-informed Cryptocurrency enthusiast? Surely local and decentralized bitcoin exchanges aren’t to blame! Well, of course they aren’t. By that logic, Pokemon Go is responsible for human stupidity, and Harambe was accountable Zoo Safety Oversight. Your main takeaway should be to go with reputable sellers, use multiple sources to limit your risk, and use multisig/escrow where possible. Had Manos done any of this, he likely wouldn’t be a contributor to the

Full article: http://bitcoinist.net/floridian-thieves-use-local-bitcoin...

Tweets

Zimbabwe Central Bank Warns Bitcoin Use; No Reg...

cointelegraph.com 30 Jul '16, 6pm

At the annual Digital Payments Conference held at the Meikles Hotel Zimbabwe on July 28, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ...

5 Local-Mobile Recommendations for the Pay Per ...

searchenginewatch.com 06 Aug '16, 6pm

Make your contact phone number easy to find and readily available within your mobile website/ads/listings without a second...

New bitcoin exchange launches in Australia

mashable.com 27 Jul '16, 3am

The first licensed bitcoin exchange to launch in the United States has just set up shop in Australia. Through Coinbase, Au...

Bitcoin plunges after Hong Kong-based exchange ...

bloomberg.com 03 Aug '16, 2am

Bitcoin plunged after one of the largest exchanges halted trading because hackers stole about $65 million of the digital c...

Australians have an easier way to buy bitcoin a...

mashable.com 27 Jul '16, 2am

The first licensed bitcoin exchange to launch in the United States, has just set up shop in Australia. Through Coinbase, A...

Major Bitcoin/Ethereum Exchange: Ethereum Class...

cointelegraph.com 28 Jul '16, 9pm

It seems all year long, the digital currency community has been abuzz over Ethereum. From its meteoric rise in January, mo...

Bitcoin Traders Should Explore Foreign Exchange Arbitrage Opportunities - The Merkle

Bitcoin Traders Should Explore Foreign Exchange...

themerkle.com 28 Jul '16, 7am

Arbitrage in the cryptocurrency world is nothing new under the sun, as various exchanges seem to maintain different prices...

Bitcoin Mixer: How to Secure Your Identity

cointelegraph.com 29 Jul '16, 5pm

Bitcoin was designed as an anonymous and decentralized currency. But transactions are never truly anonymous, as they are r...

Brazilian Bitcoin Market Consolidates With Exchange Acquisition

Brazilian Bitcoin Market Consolidates With Exch...

coindesk.com 01 Aug '16, 7pm

Brazilian bitcoin exchange Foxbit has acquired payment processor BitInvest in an acquisition worth less than $1m. With the...

Bitcoin Crashes After Exchange Admits Security ...

zerohedge.com 02 Aug '16, 11pm

I keep significant hard currencies and PM outside the banking system. When the power goes off, these will be as secure in ...

Bitcoin plunges 20% after second-largest Wester...

blog.bitfinex.com 02 Aug '16, 6pm

As we account for individualized customer losses, we may need to settle open margin positions, associated financing, and/o...

Venezuela's Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Resumes Op...

themerkle.com 23 Jul '16, 2am

Surbitcoin, the biggest Bitcoin exchange in Venezuela has resumed normal operations. On July 14th the exchange managed to ...

Bitcoin exchange hit with $61 million theft

Bitcoin exchange hit with $61 million theft

theverge.com 03 Aug '16, 12am

Hackers have compromised the Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex, the company announced today , withdrawing roughly $61 million from...