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How to keep your Bitcoins safe from theft and hacks

Security is a key consideration when it comes to Bitcoin. Here’s how you can keep your Bitcoins safe from theft and hacking. When you invest in Bitcoin, there isn’t just the worry that the price of Bitcoin will drop, but also the possibility that your Bitcoin will be stolen. Unlike traditional investments, there is very little insurance or other ...

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The Bitcoin apocalypse is coming in mid-November to a block chain near you

Editor: This article offers an opinion about an important and upcoming event in the Bitcoin space. Though I don't necessarily agree with the author, he does offer some of the best descriptions/explanations of SegWit, SegWit2X, Bitcoin as a community or currency that I've read anywhere. When you're finished reading it, the comments at the original s ...

Presearch token sale

Presearch is building a blockchain-based search engine

Presearch is a Canadian crypto-startup building a blockchain-based search engine to take on Google. It is officially described as a decentralized search engine powered by the community. As with crypto-starttups, the company is giving everybody the opportunity to get in on the ground floor by way of a token sale. Actually, this is the Lot 3 token ...

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Understanding the Technology Behind Most Online Casinos and Slot Games

Introduction: The bedrock of any online casino is the technology that powers it. The software dictates the experience of users at the casino and, therefore, determines the survivability of the establishment. Contrary to what many people believe, most casinos don’t develop their own technology but rely on third parties to power their games. The rep ...

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Solution to grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into target

The 'grub-efi-amd64-signed' package failed to install into /target/ error message, shown in Figure 1, is one I got when attempting to install KDE Neon alongside Windows 10 on a friend's HP 15-ba009dx notebook. This post offers the solution. Figure 1: Error message when GRUB failed to install In instances when an installer crashes, you usually ...

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How to install Exodus wallet on any Linux distribution

Exodus wallet is a cross-platform, dual-use crypto-wallet that's truly fun to use. Its interface is about the cleanest I've come across, and it's dual-use, because it also functions as an exchange platform - it can be used to trade several popular cryptocurrencie. This article shows how to install it on any Linux distribution. To accomplish t ...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Con 2018

Blockchain conference: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Con 2018

Editor: This is an announcement about a project I'm involved with, no a paid announcement. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Con 2018 will be the first, full-coverage, international conference in Texas devoted to the blockchain technology. The host city will be Dallas, and it will take place from February 23 - 24, 2018. It will be an opportunity for ...

CoinStarter ICO token

Earn about $350 just by creating a free CoinStarter account

CoinStarter is an outfit that offers an ICO service. If that acronym is new to you, it simply means, Initial Coin Offering, the cryptocurrency equivalent of IPO, or Initial Public Offering. Several ICO services are already in operation, so CoinStarter is not the first one. It is, however, the one I know that will give you money when you create a ...

Cinnamon desktop on Linux Mint 18.2

So what happens when Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon crashes?

Since I started mining Ethereum with my main desktop computer, my Lenovo G50 laptop has become my main computer. Aside from the Windows 10 that shipped with it, it also has three Linux distributions installed on it, with Linux Mint being the one I use most often. Last week I upgraded it from Linux Mint 18 to Linux Mint 18.1, used it for several ...