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The Reports of Dogecoin’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

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Dogecoin is not dead. Earlier this month, the Dogecoin community had experienced its share of internal drama. Starting with the UltraPro trademark anger and moving to Jackson Palmer calling the community “cult-like,” this dog has seen better days. Alex Green of Moolah even took to calling out one biased article that was skewering Dogecoin and calling for its death. To ... Read More »

Mintpal Gets Hacked And PoS VeriCoin Has To Hardfork As A Result

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Mintpal, a popular altcoin exchange, has been hacked. In their official announcement of the matter, they revealed that the hacker specifically targeted Mintpal’s large VeriCoin holdings. Mintpal was in control of 30% of existing VeriCoin, all of which was stolen by a yet unidentified hacker. Mintpal has emphasized to its users that they are still processing withdrawals for all other ... Read More »

DogeBetz: Dogecoin-Only Sports Betting

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Are you the kind of person that follows your gut? How about a player that makes accurate predictions based on facts? I consider myself a mix of both, so I went to DogeBetz.com and put my money, or DOGE, where my mouth is. DogeBetz is an easy the sports prediction betting site that’s exclusive to Dogecoin and shibes alike, and ... Read More »

Phishing Scam Targets US Marshals Service Bitcoin Auction List

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Individuals on the recipients list of the leaked US Marshals Service email to Silk Road auction enquirers are being targeted in a phishing attack, and at least one individual has fallen for the scam. The Wall Street Journal confirmed that several individuals on the list received phishing emails from the same source. However, not all the individuals on the leaked email recipients list were targeted. The unfortunate victim ... Read More »

UltraPRO Responds to Doge Trademark Uproar

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Recently, California-based trading card accessory company UltraPRO International filed for a trademark on the word “Doge,” a move that flustered the Dogecoin community. The biggest fear was that by UltraPRO trademarking the word “Doge,” Dogecoin’s vendors would be at risk of being sued. Not only that, but Josh Wise, Dogecoin’s sponsored NASCAR driver, may face a backlash for the Dogecar. ... Read More »

Karma Announces Huge Update

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Karma (formerly Karmacoin) has been in decline recently, but that may change as developers announced a huge update today on the official Karma forums. This update will fundamentally alter Karma and differentiate it from Dogecoin and Reddcoin, its tipping competitors. Karma Switching to X11 Hashing Algorithm The first major Karma announcement is a switch to the X11 hashing algorithm. Karma believes ... Read More »

Payments Industry Association: Bitcoin Has a Right to Exist

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The CEO of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), which can boast giants such as MasterCard, Paypal and Amazon among its members, believes that, while the technology has yet to fully mature, bitcoin could one day offer advantages for the payments industry. Jason Oxman told the Wall Street Journal that the industry is undergoing profound change, with the arrival of new mobile payment systems and services ... Read More »

BitGo, the leading Bitcoin security platform, announces raising $12 Million

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BitGo, the leading Bitcoin security platform, has today announced that it has successfully raised $12 Million in Series A funding  from a consortium, led by Redpoint Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital provider. Previous investors Bridgescale Partners, Jeff Skoll, Bill Lee, and Eric Hahn participated in the round. New investors include Radar Partners, Founders Fund, Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., ... Read More »