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Bitcoin Price - A Fundamental Analysis !

27 May 2020 3 minute read comments CryptoUser

Lets move away from heavy technical analysis and go Fundamental, Shall We ? These are very volatile times due to lock-downs, stock market crash, prevailing oil glut, FED; ECB and other central banks around the world have opened floodgates with printe...

What Others Missed ? - News!

27 May 2020 2 minute read comments CryptoUser

On May 1, Bitcoin miners produced 16 blocks within an hour, and reported four new blocks within 46 seconds. The event coincided with a surge in unconfirmed transactions in the mempool. Bitcoin block generation is a Poisson process that targets a me...

News. - What others have left !

27 May 2020 2 minute read comments CryptoUser

  The popular cryptocurrency tracking website CoinMarketCap has changed its crypto exchange ranking algorithm in favor of web traffic, which ranked Binance as #1. Critics argue that there is a conflict of interest, because this change came only 6 w...

Gone With the Wind - Long Live Free TON!

26 May 2020 2 minute read comments CryptoUser

The TON is dead, long live Free TON!   After two and a half years of development, Telegram announced the shut down of its TON project, which raised $1.7 billion in 2018 from high-profile investors. The launch of TON was scheduled for October 2019, bu...

DAI’s $4 Million Debt Bubble - Lessons Learned !

25 May 2020 2 minute read comments CryptoUser

DAI’s $4 million debt bubble and lessons learned.   The Maker Protocol was put under extreme stress during the Black Thursday market crash. DAI is a dollar-pegged stablecoin backed by crypto. Borrowers mint DAI by depositing 150% collateral (in ETH o...

Google Deleted 49 Chrome Browser Extensions that were Hijacking Crypto Wallets !

24 May 2020 3 minute read comments CryptoUser

Google deleted 49 Chrome browser extensions that were hijacking crypto wallets, targeting users of Ledger, Trezor, Jaxx, MEW, MetaMask, and others. Some of the malicious extensions came with fake five-star reviews, and were phishing for mnemonic phra...

Higher Centralization, A Political Message, Temporary Spike in Fees - Welcome to Post-Bitcoin Halving !

24 May 2020 2 minute read comments CryptoUser

Bitcoin’s third block reward halving happened on May 11 with a secret message embedded in the penultimate block #629,999 mined by F2Pool. The message says: “NYTimes 09/Apr/2020 With $2.3T Injection, Fed’s Plan Far Exceeds 2008 Rescue”. This refers to...

Mysterious Weakening of the Earth's Magnetic Field causing Satellites And Spacecraft to Malfunction !

23 May 2020 4 minute read comments CryptoUser

The magnetic field and electric currents in and around Earth generate complex forces that have immeasurable impact on every day life and protects life on our planet by blocking the majority of harmful solar radiation. The field can be thought of as...

Mining into Bitcoin Adresses ! - What is the Version-Byte ?

23 May 2020 2 minute read comments CryptoUser

  Blockchain-based currencies use encoded strings, which are in a Base58Check encoding with the exception of Bech32 encodings. The Base58Check encoding includes a prefix (traditionally a single version byte), which affects the leading symbol(s) in th...

Mining into Bitcoin Addresses ! - How a Bitcoin Address is Created ?

22 May 2020 3 minute read comments CryptoUser

The correct way to create a Bitcoin address is to use well tested, open source, peer reviewed wallet software. Manually handling keys has resulted in funds loss over and over again. Unlike other centralized systems losses in Bitcoin are usually unrec...