• Cryptocurrency exchanges add new tech to speed up bitcoin transactions by 20%

    9 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Two cryptocurrency exchanges are looking to make bitcoin transactions faster and cheaper with a new software update called SegWit.
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  • A Computer Glitch Let a Trader Claim $20 Trillion in Free Bitcoin

    9 monthes ago - By Fortune

    An error in the price calculation system at Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has allowed some customers to claim digital tokens for free-including one who “purchased” $20 trillion worth of Bitcoin.
    That's problematic on a number of levels, but among those is the fact that the total Bitcoin market capitalization is around $183 billion, according to CoinMarketcap .
    Officials at Zaif tell Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun that the glitch lasted 18 minutes. Seven people took advantage of it-one of whom (the one who tried to get their hands on $20 trillion worth) tried to cash out.
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  • $20 trillion in free bitcoin: Exchange glitch allows traders to claim cryptocurrency for $0

    $20 trillion in free bitcoin: Exchange glitch allows traders to claim cryptocurrency for $0

    9 monthes ago - By RT

    A computing error at a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has allowed some customers to claim digital tokens for $0. This raises further questions about security at crypto exchanges.
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