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Jamie Holmes

About author: Jamie Holmes

Jamie is an economist, writer and crypto-currency enthusiast. He has obtained a Masters degree in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Nottingham and his research interests are forecasting, industrial organization and economic development. Experienced in trading Forex and Crypto-currency markets, Jamie provides commentary on the markets utilising Japanese charting methods and fractals analysis.

Purism’s Librem 5 will come with Mobile Payments Powered by Monero

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

Purism’s Librem 5 will come with Mobile Payments Powered by Monero

Purism, a manufacturer of privacy-focused hardware and software, have furthered their relationship with Monero with an announcement made October 13. After the company began accepting the anonymous cryptocurrency, Purism now plans to incorporate Monero into their Librem 5 phones, which will become available in January 2019. A cash-like, digital platforms for smartphones uses will be based on Monero (XMR), as…

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Bitcoin Price Ascends to New Highs Above $5800

Category: Bitcoin, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin Price Ascends to New Highs Above $5800

The price of bitcoin broke to fresh highs on October 13, breaching the $5000 handle with ease and posting a new all-time high at $5846.43. Buying interest has intensified as the SegWit2x hard fork is expected to lead to another bitcoin offshoot in November. Markets have also come to terms with recent regulatory measures in China, which could legitimize bitcoin…

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Hacker’s Congress at Paralelní Polis: Highlights from the Three-day Event

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, News, Tech

Hacker’s Congress at Paralelní Polis: Highlights from the Three-day Event

The Hacker’s Congress took place over October 6-8 at Prague’s Paralelní Polis, a hub for Cryptocurrency, Technology and Cryptoanarchy. Here we provide some of the highlights from the three-day event, reviewing three talks from each day as well as links to videos. Day 1 Foundations of Internet Money One of the first talks was Zcash’s Paige Peterson who explained the…

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Physicist’s Model Indicates Bitcoin Price of $6358 in Early 2018

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News

Physicist’s Model Indicates Bitcoin Price of $6358 in Early 2018

In a recent paper by Polish scientist Mariusz Tarnopolski, the physics model based on fractal Brownian motion is utilized to predict the price of bitcoin. The results show that BTC-USD will reach $6,358.32 during the beginning of 2018. Price predictions for bitcoin are ever more frequent as the ecosystem grows and new players join the scene. Many experts have predicted…

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Interview: Monero Hardware Wallet Pioneer, Michael Schloh, and Kovri Lead Developer ‘Anonimal’

Category: Altcoins, Interviews, News

Interview: Monero Hardware Wallet Pioneer, Michael Schloh, and Kovri Lead Developer ‘Anonimal’

A dedicated hardware wallet for Monero was first proposed in August 2017 and the project has now been set in motion. With the goal of 996 XMR reached (worth around $97,608 at the time of writing) thanks to contributions from 39 individuals, Michael Schloh von Bennewitz will deliver a printed circuit board, which will form the foundation of an independent…

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Moving Under the Radar: AEON Approaches All-time Highs

Category: Altcoins, News, Price Analysis

Moving Under the Radar: AEON Approaches All-time Highs

Cryptocurrency markets made a comeback on September 27 and demonstrated strong gains across the board. One of the strongest performers was AEON, which is based on the CryptoNote protocol. AEON is sometimes referred to as ‘Monero’s Litecoin.’ This is in reference to its use as a testbed for ideas and upgrades that could be used for Monero (and vice versa)….

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Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook September 25

Category: Weekly Report

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook September 25

BTCManager’s Weekly Cryptocurrency Outlook highlights the price action and technical indicators on a long-term basis to identify the best opportunities in the largest cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, ether, and others. BTC-USD (Bitstamp) September has sure been volatile for bitcoin, one month later perhaps than many were expecting with the UASF movement and Bitcoin Cash hard fork. The monthly chart below…

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Mysterium is Decentralizing VPN Services to Promote Privacy and Open Access

Category: Ethereum, News, Tech

Mysterium is Decentralizing VPN Services to Promote Privacy and Open Access

After raising more than $14 million in an ICO during May 2017, Mysterium will build a fully decentralized, peer-to-peer-based and serverless Virtual Private Network (VPN). By providing users with greater privacy and financial incentives to operate nodes, Mysterium will lift restrictions on the usage of the internet as stated by their mission: “Our mission is to create a distributed, trustless,…

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Users Unknowingly Donate CPUs for The Pirate Bay’s Trial of Monero Mining

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

Users Unknowingly Donate CPUs for The Pirate Bay’s Trial of Monero Mining

Most internet sites generate revenue through advertising. But when you run a pirate website and provide access to films and a whole host of other copyrighted media to the masses, advertising is not a suitable source of revenue. The Pirate Bay has tested an ingenious solution to help keep the website afloat; ‘borrowing’ user’s CPU to mine cryptocurrency, specifically monero,…

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After a Long Wait, Monero Light (and Hardware) Wallets are Arriving

Category: Altcoins, News

After a Long Wait, Monero Light (and Hardware) Wallets are Arriving

The lack of options when it comes to wallets may be offputting for newcomers to monero (XMR), but this is about to change, with light wallets reaching their final stages and Ledger will give users the chance to store XMR in a hardware wallet. For a long time, Monero users have relied on the official Graphical User Interface and Command Line…

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