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Mike Dalton

Ethereum Bot Backfires; User Pays $600,000 In Transaction Fees

By Mike Dalton / February 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

One hapless Ethereum user experienced astronomical transaction fees this week after their crypto bot went awry. The owner of a single address paid 3990 ETH (~$584,000) to send a handful of transactions—leading many to wonder exactly what happened. What Went Wrong? Amberdata, an analytics firm, noticed the problem after the incident drove the price of…

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MyEtherWallet Resists KYC With New Fiat Withdrawal Feature

By Mike Dalton / February 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

MyEtherWallet—or MEW for short—has added fiat withdrawals to its long list of features. Users of the popular Ethereum web wallet can now seamlessly convert their crypto holdings to Euros or Swiss Francs, then deposit those funds directly to their bank account. What’s more, the feature will not require users to submit identification as part of…

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EOS Surges 30% In One Day; Nobody Knows Why

By Mike Dalton / February 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

EOS, the ever-popular Ethereum competitor, seems to have had a stroke of luck, as it has seen the price of its associated token surge upward by nearly 30% over a 24-hour period. Beginning on Sunday, February 17th, the price of EOS took off from $2.90 and soared to $3.75 by Monday night, allowing the coin…

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Oops: Binance Accidentally Gives Away BitTorrent Tokens During Testing

By Mike Dalton / February 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

It seems that Binance can’t catch a break when it comes to bugs: the exchange recently experienced a minor mishap while testing one of its upcoming token sales. Apparently, Binance inadvertently distributed BitTorrent Tokens (BTT) to users who were not supposed to receive those funds. CEO Changpeng Zhao explained the situation on Twitter: While doing…

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Wow, Such Misleading: Tinder Isn’t Really Accepting Dogecoin

By Mike Dalton / February 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

One of the crypto world’s biggest Valentine’s Day stories has turned out to be largely overblown. Since late last week, reports have started to suggest that Tinder will begin “accepting Dogecoin.” Meanwhile, other sources indicate that you can already “spend Dogecoin” on the popular dating app. However, these assertions are, in Doge-speak, “such misleading.” Yes,…

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Coinmama: 450,000 User Records Compromised in Data Breach

By Mike Dalton / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Coinmama, a Bitcoin and Ethereum broker based in Israel, has become the target of a major security breach that has resulted in the theft of thousands of user records. According to a notice posted by the broker, 450,000 Coinmama users were affected by the attack, and their email addresses and encrypted passwords were stolen. This…

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Scatter Wants to Port Steam & Indie Games to EOS

By Mike Dalton / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Scatter has announced that it intends to port various indie games to EOS, one of the foremost dApp platforms. Although the company is best known for its popular EOS wallet, Scatter now plans to enrich the EOS ecosystem by acquiring several up-and-coming games. Scatter is particularly interested in monetizing in-game items and reforming revenue models,…

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Monero Puzzle Still Teasing Community: Can It Be Solved?

By Mike Dalton / February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Fans of The Da Vinci Code take note: a cryptic image that conceals an unknown amount of Monero is circulating the web. The image was originally created for DefCon last year, but the designer has now re-published the work in hopes that the crypto community will finally be able to solve the puzzle. However, the…

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CoinSquare Acquires Zero-Fee Decentralized Exchange StellarX

By Mike Dalton / February 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

StellarX, a decentralized exchange built on top of the Stellar blockchain, has been acquired by a major Canadian exchange called CoinSquare. StellarX recently announced the acquisition on its Medium blog. This may be big news for the exchange itself, but what does it mean for Stellar, the ninth-largest cryptocurrency? Big Changes For The DEX Apart…

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J.P. Morgan Has Created a Stablecoin: Just Don’t Expect to Use It Yourself

By Mike Dalton / February 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

J.P. Morgan Chase has announced “JPM Coin,” a blockchain token that will serve as both a stablecoin and a settlement tool. The financial giant has announced the coin on its official website, and the project has already garnered plenty of mainstream attention. JPM Coin is, however, extremely exclusive—how does it relate to the larger crypto…

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