Weekly publications digest – April 25, 2014

By on Apr 25, 2014 in Publications |

Here are my latest publications from around the web.

  • Bitcoin Foundation election nears to a close
    The Bitcoin Foundation is currently holding an election to fill the two board seats that were left vacant from the resignations of its industry board members, Charlie Shrem and Mark Karpeles. Voting opened on April 21st and will close shortly. 411 words
  • Feathercoin undergoes a hard fork
    Feathercoin, the UK based Scrypt currency, has undergone a hard fork on block 204,639 of its block chain. This change addresses drastic swings in the difficulty level caused by mining pools who switch between multiple currencies, and it also implements a fix to the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulernability. The fork involves a mandatory update to version 0.8.6.2 of the Feathercoin desktop wallet, which follows a fix to the Android wallet app. 593 words
  • Localbitcoins resolves investigation into stolen bitcoin – CoinBuzz
    During the Easter Weekend, the Localbitcoins team updated its blog with the results of its investigation into the reported losses from the Bitcoin exchange, as we reported earlier. All but one of the incidents of theft were apparently from accounts which were not using 2-Factor Authentication, followed by an explanation of vulnerability for the one 2-Factor authenticated account that did suffer from theft. 508 words
  • Vault of Satoshi launches public audit system – CoinBuzz
    Canadian exchange, “Vault of Satoshi”, has just launched its public auditing service and demonstrated its proof of solvency. In March, the Canadian company received a full Money Services Business licence to operate in all provinces of Canada and international customers in certain countries. 663 words
  • How to calculate mining profitability
    Are you serious about mining cryptocurrencies? If so, you need to know how to make the best use of your money and equipment. In this guide, we’ll show you how to mine your digital treasure in the most profitable way. 1515 words
  • How to Make a Paper Wallet for Bitcoin
    One of the most popular options for keeping your bitcoins safe is something called a paper wallet. Here we explain how to transfer all those digital coins into a physical paper form using just a printer. 1177 words