How to stop websites from using your computer to mine Bitcoin (and more)

Salon.com, for example, is giving readers the option to opt out of advertisements in exchange for letting the site use their CPUs to mine Monero, a cryptocurrency that's easier to mine than Bitcoin and has a current market cap of $ 4.6 billion. Of course, where there's room for a legitimate way to earn …
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PR: StarChain – Reshaping the Entertainment Industry Using Blockchain (news.bitcoin.com)

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Benefit from policy, internet and funding, the Chinese Culture & Entertainment industry is currently booming with the expectation of beating North American market. Amid the…

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College kids using Bitcoin to pay for 'huge drug deals,' prosecutor says

DES MOINES — An Iowa man has been arrested and accused of selling shipments of narcotics and other drugs to two Ohio college students, who bought the drugs using the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Authorities arrested Anthony Scott Boeckholt, 42, on Jan. 29 at his home in Forest City, Iowa, according to …
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Bitcoin's Lightning Network Has a Problem: People Are Already Using It

At least, that's the contention of many micropayment enthusiasts, whose impatience for the Lightning Network has led to an influx of real bitcoin being transacted over the network, even though developers caution people against doing so since it's still in the testing phase. "The testnet just doesn't have the …
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Bitcoin 2018 Price Projection Using Monte Carlo Random Walks: ~50,000 USD (news.bitcoin.com)

Using the Monte Carlo statistical projection method, combined with what are known as random walks, Xoel López Barata developed some pretty fun bitcoin price scenarios for the end of this year. His projections are compelling because he follows data, revealing the difficulty being able to accurately prophesize much about the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s path.
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