AGENT-BASED TURING COMPLETE TRANSACTIONS INTEGRATING FEEDBACK WITHIN A BLOCKCHAIN SYSTEM (patentscope.wipo.int)

This invention relates generally to blockchain implementations and is suited for, but not limited to, use with the Bitcoin blockchain. It can be used for the implementation of automated processes such as device/system control, process control, distributed computing and storage and others. The invention provides a solution which uses a blockchain to control a process executing on a computing resource. In a preferred embodiment, the computing resource, running simultaneously and in parallel to…

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Stop paying exorbitant fees! My $0.26 fee transaction went through within 30 minutes.

I just want to remind new Bitcoiners to check mempool size before making any transaction.

Basically, anything below 30k-40k unconfirmed transactions means you don't have to pay high fees (let's say more than 100 satoshi per byte).

Today I paid ~30sat/byte and the transaction went through in 30 minutes.

Save yourself some coffee money and don't pay miners more than is necessary!

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New Ransomware-as-a-Service Arrives, Encrypts Most Files Within Minutes (deepd.tw)

FrozrLock, the ransomware discovered by the BleepingComputer team with early tips and guidance of security researcher David Montenegro and Avast security research Jakub Kroustek, is a new type of a ransomware-as-a-service tool which began to infect devices and servers since April 16.
Although its origin is yet to be disclosed, researchers state the ransomware first started to operate in Russia. In a private conversation with BleepingComputer, Kroustek…

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