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Mozilla has announced that all future editions of Firefox will be automatically enhanced with software designed to block crypto-jacking applications such as Coinhive.
Not everyone's a fan of crypto. We knew that already, but it appears Firefox is the latest one to push it away. Mozilla has announced that all future editions of Firefox will be automatically enhanced with software designed to block crypto-jacking applications such as Coinhive. To put things fairly, it's not that Firefox isn't a fan of crypto. Rather, it isn't a fan of how it can potentially victimize people. Crypto-jacking is a relatively new and popular method of thievery among hackers. Individuals visit certain websites or pages that have been infected with malware. From there, the malware is downloaded onto the individuals computers, who ultimately don't know they've been affected.

Litecoin has been making massive headway over the past few weeks. The 6th largest digital asset in the world by market cap has struck gold by beating all previous resistance levels set forth following its December 2017 mega rally.
Litecoin has been making massive headway over the past few weeks. The cryptocurrency a primary competitor to bitcoin and the sixth-largest digital asset in the world by market cap has struck gold by beating all previous resistance levels set forth following its December 2017 mega rally. At that time, Litecoin was trading for over $400, though like most cryptocurrencies, it fell deeply in the red following the bearish conditions of 2018. Since then, it has struggled just to reach the $100 mark, though just two days ago, Litecoin did just that. After breaking $80, the currency went on to hit $87, $90 and then $100 respectively in what's been a steady bull run that's comparable to both bitcoin and Ethereum.

The services of digital cash payment system Dash are now more popular than ever in countries like Venezuela.
The services of digital cash payment system Dash are now more popular than ever in countries like Venezuela. Recently, Live Bitcoin News discussed Colombia. The country's primary digital currency exchange was adding Dash to its platform to great success and praise from both officials and average citizens alike. Dash now seems to have the idea that it can assist neighboring regions as well, and thus far, that idea is proving fruitful. Not long ago, the company announced that approximately 800 different merchants in the country of Venezuela accepted its payment services. Today, that number has shot up to more than 2,200. That's a big change for such a short amount of time.

Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Could Give Altcoin More Value ? Live Bitcoin News
Bitcoin cash is the cryptocurrency that should be owned at the moment, according to a hedge fund manager who once said he'd put 90 percent of his money into digital currencies. Brian Kelly, founder of BK Capital Management, who runs the BKCM Digital Asset Fund, was speaking on CNBC's Fast Money yesterday when he made these comments. During the show, he explained that bitcoin cash miners had met to talk about the creation of a development fund for the 4th most valuable altcoin. He went on to say that the miners would take some of the rewards they receive from the mining they do and put that toward a fund that will enable developers to create stuff on top of bitcoin cash, adding:

A Novel Solution for Scalable Micropayment Channels Across Bitcoin's Network ? Live Bitcoin News
Scalability represents the main problem hindering mass adoption of bitcoin. To boost the rate and speed of transactions across bitcoin's blockchain, various networks of micropayment channels have been proposed, yet such channels require locking funds into certain channels. On the other hand, the space available on the blockchain does not permit scaling, at least for now, to a payment system that is efficient on a global scale. A recently published paper proposed a novel layer that intervenes between the blockchain and micropayment channels. This innovative layer can improve bitcoin network's scalability issues via permiting trustless off-blockchain channel funding. This layer is comprised of shared accounts of specific groups of nodes across the network that resiliently create one-to-one payment channels for the entire network. This innovative system promotes rapid modification of funds allocated to payment channels and this markedly reduces the fees needed for creating new channels. Instead of having to have a single blockchain transaction for each payment channel, every user will only have to create only one transaction to enter the group of nodes associated with the payment channels; within this group the user can create a limitless number of payment channels.

NovaExchange Rejects SegWit2x and Bitcoin Gold
It seems as if today is the day of Bitcoin-related announcements by exchanges. NovaExchange is one of the more prominent altcoin exchanges right now. The company has to make some tough calls when it comes to Bitcoin hard forks now and in the present. Their stance is pretty clear in this regard, though. They are not supporting any future forks, which means SegWit2x is not welcome on this platform. In a way, it is not surprising to see this decision by NovaExchange. They want to ensure everything is alright on the Bitcoin front. Right now, that means supporting Bitcoin Core first and foremost. They did enable support for BCH, although that is an exception rather than a  rule No upcoming or future Bitcoin forks will be supported or endorsed by this smaller exchange. Not good news for the people who have high hopes for SegWit2x.

South Korea's Goto Mall Prepares to Introduce Bitcoin Payments
Bitcoin acceptance in the real world remains a  big problem, even in 2017. More specifically, the number of physical retailers accepting Bitcoin payments is still pretty limited. Changing that situation will not be easy whatsoever. In South Korea, things may start to improve pretty soon. More specifically, the largest underground mall Goto Mall in the country will enable Bitcoin payments soon. Another big change for Bitcoin in South Korea, that much is certain. It is always good to see more retailers add a Bitcoin payment option. Although several locations around the world have already done so, there is still a lot of work to be done. It will take many more years until things improve in this regard. Over in South Korea, Goto Mall is one of the first to launch a large-scale effort in this regard. In fact, around 600 retailers will integrate this payment method in the near future. That is a positive trend, which will hopefully make Bitcoin more attractive to consumers as well.

bircoin ? Live Bitcoin News
Bitcoin transactions are inexpensive and it is an ideal currency for remittance purposes. These are frequently used words while explaining the advantages of bitcoin. Anyone who is part of the... The future of bitcoin has been spoken out loud by Brian Armstrong, the founder and CEO of Coinbase. He is reported to have predicted that bitcoin will be the world's... Want Us To Review Your Crypto Business Email us at support@livebitcoinnews.com Bitcoin is poised to revolutionize the way individuals and companies do business online. Make sure you don't get left behind by learning the basics of bitcoin in our bitcoin education center.

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Mati Greenspan ? Live Bitcoin News
Bitcoin has been suffering greatly as of late, but is it possible for the father of crypto to sink even lower According to some analysts, the answer is an unfortunate... There could be a potential breakout for Bitcoin price as it nears the end of a flat cycle, according to eToro analyst Mati Greenspan. Only a Matter of Time The price... Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency, might just be on the verge of taking on its largest bull run in history. As prices continue to trade in the green, positive sentiment... Want Us To Review Your Crypto Business Email us at support@livebitcoinnews.com Bitcoin is poised to revolutionize the way individuals and companies do business online. Make sure you don't get left behind by learning the basics of bitcoin in our bitcoin education center.

Which Altcoins To Buy This Week? (15th of September, 2017) ? Live Bitcoin News
The past week witnessed a drop in the price of most major altcoins including Ethereum ETH, Monero XMR, Litecoin LTC, Golem GNT, Bitcoin Cash BCC and others, yet as bitcoin price dropped by around 20% during the past few days, altcoins markets are expected to recover during the upcoming week, in response to a drop in the value of bitcoin. So, what are the best altcoins to buy this week for profit BitShares price has been dropping during the past week to reach a low that had not been recorded since the 26th of May (around 2000 satoshis). We can plot a Fibonacci retracement on the 1 day BTSBTC chart from Poloniex, extending between the low recorded on the 9th of May (1,559 satoshis) and the high recorded on the 11th of June (17,670 satoshis). The support level around 1,559 satoshis is strong enough to prevent further price drop, especially that it also resisted further price drop on the 9th of May. This level will mostly reverse the downtrend, especially that candlesticks are now moving close to the lower Bollinger band.

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It is said that the internet is for porn and cryptocurrency is the internet of money. Keeping this in mind, it is not hard to see why porn and cryptocurrency often... Tube8, a subsidiary of one of the most popular adult film websites, Pornhub, has announced plans to put its entire platform on the blockchain. The popular adult streaming video website... Want Us To Review Your Crypto Business Email us at support@livebitcoinnews.com Bitcoin is poised to revolutionize the way individuals and companies do business online. Make sure you don't get left behind by learning the basics of bitcoin in our bitcoin education center.

Gridcoin Price Rises By More Than 300% In a Few Hours! ? Live Bitcoin News
Gridcoin Research (GRC) has skyrocketed today to record gains of more than 300% during the past 8 hours. GRC recorded its all time high of 3600 satoshis on Poloniex a few hours ago, before dropping down to 3000 satoshis at the time of writing of this update. GRC's 24 hour trading volume has already exceeded 2,820 BTC on Poloniex. GRC was one of the altcoins that have been witnessing a wildish bullish rally since the beginning of the year, as it rose from around 550 satoshis in the beginning of January, to 3000 satoshis at the moment, recording an astonishing %445 increase in market capital. GRC is one of the most promising cryptocurrencies, especially that is the first ever blockchain that acts as a unifying computing grid combining all the computing power of participating users for purposes of academic and scientific research.

Samuel Rae, Author at Live Bitcoin News
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Cryptocurrency Mining in 2017 Combined for $776m in GPU Manufacturer Revenue
Cryptocurrency mining has been a profitable industry. This is especially true for manufacturers of graphics cards. To much dismay of PC gamers all over the world, a lot of GPUs are bought up to mine altcoins. In 2017, it seems close to $776m worth of GPUs for cryptocurrency mining purposes. This is pretty significant, especially when considering how AMD was the main supplier. A lot has changed in the world of cryptocurrency mining these days. GPUs are more profitable than they have been in years. This is mainly due to prices of altcoins surging throughout 2017. Consumers were flocking to computer units in the hopes of setting up their own at-home virtual gold mine. As a result, the number of GPUs sold throughout 2017 exploded exponentially. It is a positive development for both AMD and Nvidia, even though the former has come out on top in this regard.

Grupo Famsa Adds Bitcoin Payments to Its Retail Business, Uses BitPay ? Live Bitcoin News
Bitcoin adoption in Latin American countries started late compared to their western counterparts. But, the rate at which it is growing in these regions is surprising. The number of bitcoin users has been increasing and so are the number of merchants who accept bitcoin payments. Mexico is one of the Latin American countries along with Argentina to lead the bitcoin revolution. Recently, a Mexican retail chain dealing with electronics and consumer products has recently announced that it is now accepting bitcoin payments. Started in 1970, Grupo Famsa is Monterrey, Mexico based retail company dealing with electronics and consumer applications. The company is also involved in banking sector.

Next Silicon Valley Episode on HBO Will Focus on Initial Coin Offerings
Cryptocurrencies have made their mark on various TV shows throughout the years. In most cases, these associations were anything but positive. Silicon Valley, the HBO hit show, seems to be doing things a bit differently. After touching upon Ethereum last season, they will now tackle the initial coin offering aspect. That episode will generate a lot of attention for obvious reasons. Silicon Valley is an amazing HBO TV show for many different reasons. It has a great cast, a good script, and regularly hints at current trends and business models. When the show first discussed cryptocurrencies, most people didn't have high expectations of it. However, the show spent several episodes explaining the basic idea of Ethereum, although using a different name for it.

Bart Chilton Doesn't Think Bitcoin Is a Fraud, Believes It's Sustainable ? Live Bitcoin News
Former U.S. Trading Commissioner Bart Chilton has said that bitcoin isn't a fraud, but that it's a sustainable currency. His comments are in response to former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan who recently raised concerns about the digital currencys sustainability. According to Fox Business, Greenspan said: Human nature is such that if you get something such as Bitcoin, you think there is some value there, whether there is or there isn't. Chilton, however, believes in the cryptocurrency. So much so, that he responded by saying: I do think it's sustainable, I don't know if it's sustainable at these prices. I mean, the only difference is, with Chairman Greenspan is that, you know, people are willing to pay for it and so if they're willing to pay for it there is a demand.

Token TV: The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Media Hub ? Live Bitcoin News
April 6th, 2018: London, UK: The innovative minds at Token Media, a digital marketing agency that specializes in cryptocurrency projects, have launched their very own cryptocurrency media hub Token TV. A Need For An Honest Cryptocurrency News Source As cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology continue into the early stages of mass adoption, unique opportunities and challenges are abound for consumers, investors, and developers. The growing interest in the disruptive technology of blockchain has created a need for accurate, insightful, and correct information. Access to the right information in the cryptocurrency space has become a challenge for the new and experienced alike; information channels have become saturated with:

Bytecoin BCN Price Rises By More Than 300% In Less Than 24 hours ? Live Bitcoin News
Bytecoin BCN price surged by an astonishing 300% within the past 24 hours. The price of BCN rose from 25 satoshis to record a high 109 satoshis earlier today on Poloniex, before dropping down to 100 satoshis at the time of writing of this update. Since its genesis block was mined back in July 2012, Bytecoin's price was almost always below 10 satoshis. Even though it topped 180 satoshis in May 2015, today's high is a pivotal level, given the fact that BCN's value has been increasing steadily since the beginning of March. Bytecoin is the first altcoin ever to be based on the CryptoNote technology. It was launched in July 2012. Bytecoin is a totally anonymous cryptocurrency; thanks to the CryptoNote technology that utilizes ring signatures, as well as one time cryptocurrency addresses.

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