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Cryptsy has now left the building!

Cryptsy Has Moved Out of Their Building Unannounced, Nowhere to be Found. Bitcoinist has received exclusive news regarding Cryptsy that is related to the issues surrounding the cryptocurrency exchange as of late. According to a confirmed source, who wishes to remain anonymous, the company has moved out of the building that housed its headquarters.  Cryptsy’s Mysterious Disappearance This news comes in the midst of Cryptsy customers experiencing difficulty withdrawing funds in recent days, with customers taking to social media to express their frustration. Additionally, around three days ago, the exchange halted its trading engine, and activity did not resume until the next day. These troubles prompted coverage from the Bitcoin media, and speculation from the community. Several threads popped up on the bitcoin subreddit concerning the withdrawal difficulties going on at Cryptsy, with people accusing the exchange of stealing their money. One post in particular went as far as to suggest a “collaborative lawsuit” against Cryptsy in hopes of retrieving lost funds: Now, if Cryptsy is really going down, I think we’d better take action before it is too late. . .I have lost money to GAW miners and Hashprofit, so I hope we can get together and take a positive action towards Cryptsy, before it is too late. Now, an anonymous source has informed us that Cryptsy has moved out of its building, without leaving any clue of where they might be. The source went to the building yesterday to visit Vern, the Founder of Cryptsy. Upon arriving, he found the building to be empty, with no Cryptsy team members in sight. The source contacted the building manager about the disappearance, and he informed the source that the company moved out a couple weeks ago. The building manager did not have any further information regarding Cryptsy’s whereabouts after the move. Presently, there is no evidence to suggest that this unannounced move is connected to the withdrawal difficulties experienced by Cryptsy customers in recent days. Customers have been reporting difficulties withdrawing from the exchange for at least 25 days, but the major speculation on the state of Cryptsy did not begin until the company halted trading three days ago.

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Droidz coin (DRZ) releases new wallet V2.4 dated 12/20/2015

Name: DROIDZ Ticker: DRZ Current Droidz supply: 5.150.000 Approx. Algorithm: QuBit PoS: 5% PoS block start: 31500 Maturity: 110 blocks Block 0-20: 2000000 ICO (2 million 40% DRZ supply) Block 10-100: ZERO REWARD (ANTI-INSTAMINE) Block 100-5000: 200 Block 5000-12000: 120 Block 12000-20000: 80 Block 20000-32000: 50 TOTAL POW BLOCKS: 32000 MAX POW SUPPLY: 5.060.000 Approx. V2.4 Dated 12/20/15 Virus total scan results (CLEAN):  https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/840fd0183f9b3fc9bb2cff4f158321989a155744c714105c11e4cd6e10e7b99d/analysis/ For more information on Droidz coin , visit their main on on ‘talk: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1292142.0

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Moin Coin (Moin) V2 – Takeover & Swap (Click Header)

     MOIN Coin V2 (MOIN) Wallets Available below! KingCaper, a BitCoinTalk Senior Member, has put together a team to takeover Moin Coin (Moin). They are doing a Swap of the old Moin coin and will focus on a vision coupled with Design & Innovation. The original Moin Coin  is still available for purchase on Yobit until the swap. If you are a holder Moin coin, this is exciting as it comes back from the dead. An active giveaway is available on CryptoCoinTalk. Specifications:   60 sec blocks Min. Stake Time = 8 Hours Max. Stake Time = Unlimited Transactions = 10 Confirmations Swap – 10 Moin V2 to 1 Moin V1 Unclaimed Moin Destroyed at end of swap! POS: Year 1 – 50%, Year 2 – 25%, Decreasing Annually “Super” Blocks  1 “Super”Block every 2 weeks 10k, 10k, 15k, 25k, and 50k  – WOW! WALLETS – Click Box Below For complete information, please visit the new Moin V2 discussion thread at BitCoinTalk: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1237881.new#new Or, the new Moin Website: https://discovermoin.com  

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Price of Bitcoin climbs well past $400!!!

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GenesysCoin (GSY) gets wallet update to v1.3 on October 31st 2015

Windows Wallet V1.3 Released October 31st 2015 Genesys Core  v1.3.0.0 -Block Time now changed from 1 minute to 1 minute 20 seconds -Masternode Payment changed from 60% to 75% -Permanent Block Rewards now 0.219 – Halving at Block 152000 -Masternode Expiration Time Improved – Now last longer up to 10 days -DarkSend Fee now 0.0052000 GSY -TX Fee changed from 0.00001000 to 0.00020000 for now -Optimized Core Source -Core Protocol and Masternode Protocol bumped More information can be found here about Genesys coin: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1144365.0

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42 Coin – The Revival – Big Changes Coming Soon!

42 Coin Undergoing a Revival!! At over $400.00 per coin, 42 Coin is one of the most exclusive and expensive coins in the Altcoin world. Originally issued with a  maximum of 42 coins, the number has slowly crept above the intended maximum due to the need for continued mining. After a long absence, Hondo is back to take up the reins and lead 42 coin into the modern Cryptocurrency works. 42 coin will be undergoing a makeover and a revival. Changes are coming and you will want to tune in to stay up to date. New Wallet (Not available yet) For details, be sure to closely follow the Information as it develops on the new thread at BitCoinTalk.org .  The old thread has been dead but Hondo’s return has prompted posting to pick up. The old thread can be found at BitcoinTalk.org by clicking Here. The creation of a new wallet and the facelift will include: Newer source with Digishield & KGW implemented. Any forked 42 blockchains will be consolidated into one. A Permanent Website will be created with Permanent Nodes. Current coin count will be reduced to “42” Original  Coin Specs Scrypt 42 coins Max 42 second block time Difficulty re-target every 7 minutes 0.00000010 Block reward for the first 419 blocks Blocks 420+ are 0.00004200 block reward Random 10x SUPERBLOCKS Block 420 is a SUPERBLOCK with 10x the normal block value Tx fees are 0.00000001 RPC port 4242 p2p port 24242 testnet port 42424

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Bitcoin Basics (BTC) – Where can I Spend Bitcoin? (Click Header)

Bitcoin Basics Where can you spend Bitcoins (BTC)? There are a lot of places to spend Bitcoin and the number of merchants is growing daily. With all new technologies there are the early adopters. Then, a phase of growing awareness. Eventually, it reaches a critical mass where it becomes common. We are in the growing awareness phase. It is interesting to note that Bitcoin has been around for 1/2 of a 14 year olds life. There are now kids who have owned Bitcoins before they got a bank account. Try to find a teenager that will part with their cell phone. As todays teenagers become adults they will have an expectation of being able to use digital currencies Common everyday Bitcoin usage is predicted to be less than 10-12 years away.   Where can I spend Bitcoins? The 1st place to find adoption was, of course, the on-line stores but, brick and mortar stores are adopting it at an increasing rate. Bitcoin ATM’s are popping up as well as Bitcoin debit cards.You may be surprised by some of the retailers. Some of the categories include: Clothing, Electronics, Food, Gift cards( for about everything), Jewelry, Movie Tickets, Software, 2 pro Sports teams and many more. Our resource list below will steer you in the right direction. Big names you will recognize are: Amazon, Burger King, Dell Computes, Dish Network, Microsoft, Nike, Overstock.com (now in over 100 countries), Paypal (and everywhere it is accepted), Subway, Target, Walmart. Local stores in your hometown may already accept Bitcoins or may be adding soon. A few more options: InStyle, NewEgg, People, Sports Illustrated, Time, Xbox – Games-Music & Video. If you like Gift cards to give as presents visit eGifter which has over 200 different gift cards. Yelp business reviews is a good place to help you find local businesses which are already on the Bitcoin train. Be sure to read our other articles in our Beginner Basics section. Articles include: Basic Terminology, Amazon,How to get started – Choosing and setting up a Wallet to hold your Bitcoins, Buying your 1st Bitcoin & Sending and Receiving Bitcoins. Resources: Bitcoin Values Website CoinDesk Website Map of Where to Spend Spend Bitcoin Website General resources: Bitcoin.org Bitcoin Wiki Crypto Coin News    

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Bitcoins Basics (BTC) – Sending & Receiving Bitcoins – (Click Header)

Bitcoin Basics – Sending & Receiving Bitcoins Setting up Wallets and Buying your 1st Bitcoin were covered in previous articles. See the Basics for Beginners Section of this website. Scroll down  the section to see previous articles. This article assumes you have already decided on which wallet is best for you and have purchased a Bitcoin (or a partial Bitcoin). If you have accomplished these 2 things, you are past the hard parts. Help Available: If you need help with the above items, click on the  “Hire us/Contact us Tab”. We can walk you through the process. Receiving Bitcoin: OK – You have bought a Bitcoin and want to send it to your wallet 1) in the cloud, 2) on your computer or tablet or 3) on your phone. Receiving is very easy as you will find out below. You can request a person send Bitcoin to your wallet address simply by giving them your wallet address. Bitcoin transfers take 30 minutes to an hour. It may show up quickly but, it is not spendable until confirmed several times. How can you be sure someone really sent Bitcoin to you? Request the transaction ID (Txid). It is like a package tracking number. Verifying that a transaction was sent is the subject for another day and, we can help you with that, if it is ever necessary. I have only had to do it once. Unlike packages, Bitcoin transactions rarely (read “it’s nearly impossible to ) get lost in the mail. Below pictures are from my MultiBit Bitcoin Wallet.  Depending upon the wallet you use, there may be small differences. Feel free to send BTC to my address.  🙂  Yes – that’s my address in the pictures below. People can send to your wallet but, cannot take from it. (Read Wallet Article which discusses computer security) You will always have a Tab that says “Request or Receive”. It will show your address. You can simply send or email  “Your address“ to the person sending you Bitcoin. If you are sending  Bitcoin to yourself from an exchange or another wallet, this is the address you would “Send to”. Use the “Amount” area to request funds. Enter the BTC and it will compute the amount. Or, enter the amount and it will compute the BTC. The “Lable” area is for notes. “Please send me o.1 BTC and I will send you _____.” The “New” button lower left allows you to generate a different address for each transaction if you choose to do so. Sending Bitcoin: Sending Bitcoin to a person, a business or a Coin Exchange (like a stock exchange) is just as easy. You can send any amount – anywhere in the world. And… it only costs pennies – typically about 2 cents. There will be a Tab called “Send”. Click on it. First, get the address of the person, business or coin exchange where you want to send the Bitcoin. Copy and Paste the address into the “Address” Box. Put a Note in the “Lable” box if you want a reminder or to tell the receive something, like… who is sending them Bitcoin. Enter the “Amount” – Bitcoin or $. (Wallets in other countries are set in their currency). Double check – then, click send. Careful, once you hit send, you cannot change your mind. Two thing special about Bitcoin are: 1) You cannot write a bad check or go over your credit card limit. You can only spend what you have and 2) Once money is sent, it cannot be cancelled. The are two important security features that makes the Bitcoin “blockchain” technology desirable. It is why major bank, credit card and brokerage companies are currently spending millions of dollars right now. It will increase their security of information and funds and reduce fraud. Resources: https://bitcoin.org/en/resources Like Bitcoin wiki https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Main_Page https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/free-iphone-bitcoin-apps/ Come back for our next article on “Where to Spend Bitcoin”.  

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EuropeCoin (ERC) – Changing Europe – Training Lobbyists – New Wallet (Click Header)

EuropeCoin (ERC) Wallet Download Below A Strong Team of Crypto-Enthusiasts and Lobbying Educators Led by Mattais Klees – BitCoinTalk Hero Member EuropeCoin is a altcoin cryptocurrency & a workgroup-enabled community platform. Most digital currencies are driven by some “innovation” and a few large investors. Unlike most digital coins, Europecoin is driven by an ideal. EuropeCoin’s goal is to build upon the blockchain technology to enable the community to be an integral part of the guidance and direction of Europe. The EuropeCoin team strives  to educate decision-makers about blockchain technologies and to help foster a “decentralization of power” across Europe. Founder Matthias Klees draws upon his experience as social media educator for members of the European Parliament in Brussels. Klees and EuropeCoin’s strong expert teams help groups to establish lobbying efforts and successfully maneuver the difficult waters of grass-roots lobbying in Europe. The website provides state of the art communication assistance including: highly interconnected publishing, sharing and marketing tools. Mattias Klees states “In this changing world… (the) people… in power will have questions. They (will) ask “experts” around them.These “experts” are mostly lobbyists for paying corporations. That is why we would like to… provide another perspective.” Klees feels Bitcoin and the decentralized “blockchain” technology are “the greatest innovations of our century”. With the involvement of the people, this technology can become an important key to building a better future. However, better technology is not enough. Change in society is the result of a mindset and the involvement by those willing to commit time and support (no matter how little) to create a better world. This technology is a tool that can assist us to accomplish change on a large-scale basis. Mattais Klees and The EuropeCoin team see the challenge as to rise above self-interest and together, as a people, build a better society. Coin Specifications Hashing Algorithm: X11 Block target: 60 seconds Difficulty retargets every block PoS interest: 5% Future Total Coins: 384,000,000 ERC (384M) POW Total coins: 137,632,000 ERC Nodes addnode=62.75.242.98:2828 Additional Nodes by Country can be found atBitnode.net: CLICK HERE  Blockchain (Bootstrap) Download As an well established coin, you will find the blockchain will significantly reduce the time necessary to synch the wallet. Blockchain (Bootstrap) Link: CLICK HERE Decentralization – Decentralization is critical to progress both technologically and how we (as a society) function, think, govern and plan. Specifically, in Europe, we are living in a highly centralized environment with decisions made by the few. We need a force – a lobby – for a decentralizing Europe. Very detailed information can be found on EuropeCoin’s outstanding 16 page website. A few seconds brousing the website will help you to understand that this is a serious coin with a long-term vision. Please be sure to visit the Website: http://www.europecoin.eu.org/ Wallet Link – Click on Image Below Source code link – CLICK HERE To Learn more and follow daily discussion on BitCoinTalk.org  CLICK HERE   Follow on Twitter: @europecoinEUORG EurpopeCoin (ERC) Trades on BlueTrade and Bittrex  

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Bitcoins Basics – Buying Bitcoins – Getting Your 1st Bitcoin (Click Header)

Buying Your 1st Bitcoin  If you are new to bitcoin, you may want to read our other Beginner articles: “Basic Terms” which provides much more than just definitions and “Getting a Bitcoin Wallet”. Both are located in the Basics for Beginners section. How to get get a Bitcoin: There are 2 ways to get Bitcoins – Buy them or Earn them (See mining in the Basic Terms Article). We will discuss Mining digital currency in a future article. If you don’t mind waiting a couple of days, the easiest and cheapest way to get your hands on some Bitcoins is to sign up with Coinbase, a large Silicon Valley company, or one of the many reputable Coin exchanges. As an example Coinbase charges a low 1% fee and you receive your bitcoins as soon as the transfer from your bank account clears.  The 1st order has a long waiting period but, soon you will gain the ability to make instant purchases for up to $1,000 per week. Circle.com has a simple Phone wallets for the Android and iOS with a clear video explanation. It is well worth the 2 minutes: https://www.circle.com/en#live-demo . Each company has different policies – BitQuick advertises a 3 hour purchase timeframe. The many ways to buy Bitcoins: Credit Card, Bank Account draft , Cash, Check, Gift Card and Money Order.  You can also buy locally from people willing to sell there Bitcoins. LocalBitcoins.com acts as an escrow service so, you are not taking cash to a stranger. I went to LocalBitcoins.com and found 5 sellers within a 10 mile radius including a Bitcoin ATM. Caution- Local Bitcoin Sellers: By searching the internet you will find local sellers who will transfer Bitcoins to your wallet in exchange for cash. Always meet in a public place like the local Starbucks. There still has dangers. Crafty programmers have found ways to make it look like the Bitcoins is instantly transferred. It takes 20 minutes to 1 hour for the transfer to be completed. If you want the anonymity of a local cash transfer use an escrow service – they hold the money until they confirm the Bitcoin is transferred. Why would you want a Bitcoin? Well the easy answer is because it is quickly growing acceptance. Banks are exploring using the because it is more secure than checks and credit cards. Once you get the hang of it, you will find it incredibly easy…  a plus – there are already thousands of places to spend your Bitcoins! Resources https://bitcoin.org/en/resources Like Bitcoin wiki https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Main_Page 7 of the Top 10 Free iPhone Bitcoin Apps are Mobile Wallets  

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