First Real Bitcoin Lightning Network Payment Completed via Bitrefill

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Technology Considering the persistent issues with the system at the moment, fast and cheap bitcoin (BTC) transactions might sound like a distant dream, but its realization might be just around the corner. The first transaction using real bitcoin to make a payment on the lighting network has recently been completed via mobile top-up service Bitrefill. Read More

South Korean Authorities Intend To Cool Cryptocurrency Markets Down

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Just a simple signal from the government of South Korea can have a deep impact on Bitcoin prices. The government there is concerned about cryptocurrency market speculation and it is threatening to tighten its regulatory grip on exchanges. This includes the shut down of exchanges and legislation to tax cryptocurrency traders. Markets have responded accordingly, Read More

Drone photography diehards pick their favorite shots of 2017

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Drones have allowed photographers to explore perspectives previously only available to those with access to airplanes and helicopters. Their relative ease of use and increasingly cheaper costs have revolutionized photography for professionals and amateurs alike. Drone photo-sharing site Dronestagram has released their favorite images of the year, selected by the site’s moderators. The selections showcase Read More

2017: The Year Crypto Became a New Asset Class

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Hunter Horsley is the co-founder and CEO of Bitwise Asset Management, a cryptocurrency specialist asset manager which launched the first cryptocurrency index fund earlier this year.  The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. 2017 has been a watershed year for crypto assets. The combined market cap rocketed from $15 billion in Read More

$1 Million Bitcoin Ransom Reportedly Paid for Kidnapped EXMO Executive

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Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. On December 26, 40-year-old IT specialist and bitcoin exchange executive Pavel Lerner was kidnapped in Kiev, Ukraine. He was reportedly forced into a Mercedes-Benz Vito by unknown assailants wearing dark clothes and balaclavas. Lerner, a leading analyst at cryptocurrency exchange EXMO, stopped Read More

Bitcoin Headed ‘Below $5k,’ Is ‘One Of Silliest Things’ – Dennis Gartman To CNBC

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Gartman Letter creator and former trader Dennis Gartman has said Bitcoin will trade “below $5,000” and that it is “one of the silliest things in a long time.” In two appearances on newly Bitcoin-bearish TV network CNBC, Gartman stressed the implausibility of the virtual currency and said he would have no contact or exposure to Read More

Loveland Ski Lift Mechanic Killed In Tragic Accident

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By Melissa Garcia GEORGETOWN, Colo. (CBS4) – A family is searching for answers after the death of a Loveland Ski Area lift mechanic killed in a tragic accident. The employee, identified as Adam Lee, 40, was killed around 11 a.m. Thursday while working on one of three “magic carpet ride” lifts at Loveland Ski Area’s Read More

3 Are Victims Of Same Bike Thief Who Impersonates Hospital Employee

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By Joel Hillan DENVER — A man says he had his bike stolen on Wednesday. Not from a garage or a bike rack, but from a hospital. When he posted about it on Facebook, he quickly realized he wasn’t the only one duped. In fact, he was one of three separate victims, all with similar Read More

South Dakota Bounces DU Men In League Opener 81-72

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VERMILLION, S. Dakota (CBS4) — The University of Denver men’s basketball team dropped its Summit League opener Saturday afternoon to the South Dakota Coyotes. DU led 17-16 in the first half but fell behind by 12 at halftime and never recovered. The Pioneers cut the Coyote’s lead to nine when Daniel Amigo’s offensive rebound and put-back Read More

Firefighter, 1 Other Seriously Injured When Fire Truck Collides With Pickup

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) — Six people were taken to hospitals following a crash between a South Metro Fire Rescue engine and a Ford pickup pulling a flatbed trailer. One firefighter was seriously injured, as was one occupant of the other truck. (credit: Twitter/South Metro Fire Rescue) Tweets from South Metro Fire showed the two vehicles Read More