Malta Attracts More Blockchain Investment as Bittrex Buys Stake in Palladium

On September 2, 2018, the Times of Malta reported a story that symbolizes the ongoing migration in the global cryptosphere toward Malta. Bittrex, a crypto exchange ranked among the top 10 in the US recently purchased a stake of 10 percent in Palladium, a Maltese blockchain company that recently attained prominence for its pioneering creation of a tokenized convertible warrant for its share offering.

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Mozilla Promises New Features in Firefox 65 to Prevent In-browser Cryptojackng

Web browser maker Mozilla has announced that it will further improve the security features of its flagship Firefox browser by introducing an array of new features. In a blog post dated Aug 30, 2018, Mozilla confirmed that one of these new additions would be specifically targeted at protecting users from in-browser cryptojacking attacks. Cryptojacking is the practice of manipulating a computer into secretly using its resources to mine cryptocurrencies for the perpetrators.

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2018 Cobo Wallet Review for Beginners

Just ten years ago cryptocurrencies didn’t even exist. Then Bitcoin was born and since then cryptocurrencies have begun to sprout like mushrooms after a spring rain. Gone are the days when cryptocurrency enthusiasts had just one or two favorite coins.

In 2018, with thousands of cryptocurrencies to choose between it isn’t a surprise to see enthusiasts backing upwards of a dozen coins or more.

This is both good and bad.

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Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Announces Associated Press Partnership

Civil Media Company, a journalism-focused blockchain startup funded by Ethereum cofounder Joseph Lubin’s ConsenSys has announced a groundbreaking partnership with The Associated Press (AP). Announced in a blog post on August 28, 2018, the collaboration will see newsrooms working with Civil gain access to AP news content.

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Bitcoin Gold Review: Is it a Better Bitcoin or More of the Same?

Bitcoin Gold is another community driven hard fork of the Bitcoin blockchain that occurred shortly after the contentious fork that created Bitcoin Cash.

The creators of Bitcoin Gold are hoping to decentralize the mining that occurs on the Bitcoin blockchain. They contend that mining has become far too centralized on Bitcoin’s blockchain. And they intend to fix that.

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