Top 10 Old School Bitcoin Facts that every newbie should know

Call it a bit of Bitcoin nostalgia but I found this old school video so hilarious. I had to post it for the entertainment value. Just think Bitcoin is less then 10 years old but for me, watching this video felt the same as watching an old 80’s Top of the pops show. You know deep down you dressed and danced the same way but looking back at it really feels cheesy. Polyester may have been cool and hip in the 80″s but 40 years on you wouldn’t’ go near it with a barge pole. Likewise 10 years from 2009 we have come along way with the cryptocurrency and Bitcoin as a whole. It’s no longer the geeky fad it once was. Big Industry players and the finance sector are actively carving out there space in this Epoch of the world economy. Ask yourself the question which is more important email or money? Bitcoin is way bigger then email!
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It’s time to put your money where your monitor is and while it doesn’t grow on trees it does grow in your hard drive welcome to watchmojo and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 Bitcoin facts. Number 10. Bitcoin basics otherwise referred to as electronic money or virtual currency. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer payment system that offers a 21st century alternative to regular brick-and-mortar banking. A Bitcoin is something that most users will never see and never touch beyond their computer screens, exchanges are made via wallet software rather than the traditional wallet in your back pocket. There exists no central bank or authority so the value of your bank balance is set entirely by the supply and demand of the market. Number 9. Buying things with bitcoins as with all money it’s best if you’re able to spend it. It’s been gradual but there are more and more commodities becoming available to Bitcoin holders. Perhaps the most high-profile to accept the currency is Virgin Galactic, their upcoming space tourist flights are purchasable. If you prefer your transport a little more traditional than Lamborghini is the first motor company to give the go-ahead and what car-stereo would be complete without Spice Girl Mel B.  She was the first musician to recognise payments for her music.

Number eight. The numbers the Bitcoin supply is finite production of bitcoins is romantically called mining with millions of dollars worth mined or exchanged electronically each day. Every Bitcoin transaction is verified using an extremely complex algorithm. And these verification’s are done by a large network of mining computers competing against each other. When a miner successfully verifies a transaction he or she is rewarded with a small amount of bitcoins. This is also how new bitcoins are introduced into the system and mining is a lot of work globally. The network of mining computers is now over 250 times more powerful than the world’s top 500 supercomputers combined. Number 7. The value with nothing to hold in your hand the bitcoins value might seem indecipherable. As a new concept it does tend to fluctuate however in general the value seems to be increasing in November 2011 after a crash a Bitcoin was worth $2 u.s.

In November 2013 a Bitcoin topped $1,000 US and value and briefly was worth more than an ounce of gold though its value has since fallen just imagine the level of security when the first Bitcoin cash machine opened in Vancouver Canada the previous month. Number 6. Bitcoins and bankruptcy an old saying says you have to speculate to accumulate and there are speculators aplenty when it comes to Bitcoin while there are winners there are inevitably losers – in February 2014 Mount GOx the one-time largest Bitcoin exchange was forced to file for bankruptcy protection due to possible hacking theft or mishandling that cost them in excess of four hundred and fifty million dollars. Bitcoin is a currency that can lose up to 80 percent of its value in seconds. So mount GOx was in very big trouble very quickly.

Number 5. Banning the bitcoin, probably because it subverts the traditional banking system and works outside government regulation bitcoin is outlawed in many countries around the world and is heavily frowned upon by many others. In July 2013 Thailand  became the first country to completely ban the currency though they later relaxed the ruling and China with its higher global profile banned banks from trading bitcoins. In December of the same year the US Treasury has also flexed its monetary muscles by shutting down a physical Bitcoin production company in 2013.

Number 4. Know your limits, the number of bitcoins that can exist is limited to 21 million and the production rate is scheduled to be halved every four years to ensure that the value of a Bitcoin is not lost. This means that supply will run out around the year 2140 and although miners will no longer be rewarded with new bitcoins they will still be paid for their efforts through transaction fees. As it stands today over a century before the deadline roughly 64% of bitcoins sit unused in their respective accounts appreciating and depreciating with time.

Number 3. WikiLeaks the notorious organisation WikiLeaks relies very heavily upon this futuristic form of finance in mid-2011 the nonprofit whistleblower group began using Bitcoin as a method of processing donations because other money transfer companies wouldn’t deal with them. To become so dependent on something so unpredictable is perhaps not the wisest of moves but so far using the cryptocurrency hasn’t done a lot of harm to the media profile of Julian Assange and company. Julian says ” watching the world change as a result of your work priceless.”

Number two. Silk Road, the equally infamous Silk Road website used bitcoins as its form of currency a black-market trading site that specialised in illegal drugs and goods as well as some more reputable products. It provided browsers with anonymity and made its money using bitcoins when alleged site founder Ross Ulbricht was arrested his estimated fortune was so inconceivable that it’s believed that well over half remains unaccounted for. As a side note the name of Ulbricht alter-ego Dread Pirate Roberts was lifted from the movie “The Princess Bride” go figure! before we unveil our top pick here are a few honourable mentions(see captions).

Number one. Bitcoin beginnings, Satoshi Nakamoto is the person or persons behind Bitcoin launching the software in 2009 Nakamoto past majority control on to scientist Gavin Andersen in late 2010. And for this reasons his comments capture Bitcoin perfectly when he says “it’s like better Gold than Gold” Nakamoto’s believed to be in possession of 1 million bitcoins equivalent to a billion u.s.dollars but his name is probably a pseudonym the real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto is unknown it’s been suggested that electronics companies Samsung Toshiba Nakamichi and Motorola are the founders but there’s been no confirmation it’s a mystery for the modern world.

 

This PC was bought in 1999 for $750. Here’s How It Holds Up In 2017.

I Bought this PC For $750 in 1999. I used it for 4 years until 2003. Here’s How It Holds Up In 2017. If you’re around my age, you may remember the late 1990s, a golden age in consumer computing. This was an exciting time where Moore’s law meant more than just double the number of transistors on a chip, it physically translated to double the clock speeds on processors. This meant that computers back then became exponentially difficult to use without upgrades, every 18 months. And the dramatic decrease in price from each iteration would mean you had little time to make your investment in a computer worth it.

This Micron Electronics Millennia P200 Plus had a 200 MHz Pentium processor, 64 MB of RAM and 4 GB hard drive for $4249 in 1996. 3 years later in 1999 a similarly specced PC, with a faster 350 MHz processor, lesser 32 MB of RAM, and also a 4GB hard drive went for $750, literally 1/5, or 20% the price of 3 years prior. In my memory, this was one of the most exciting times to be a computer enthusiast, but a bad time to be a teenage kid who couldn’t afford new things every couple months. This Hewlett Packard Pavilion 4530 was THE computer I rode out the 1990’s with. Bought on June 20, 1999, it was complete with an AMD K6-2 processor running at 350 MHz, 32 MB of RAM, a 4GB hard drive, and SiS integrated graphics, which shared 8 MB of system RAM to render the display. This would be the main workhorse of some of my teenage years. Even already at the time, this was a low-end machine. The HP Pavilion line featured 4000, 6000 and 8000 models. Ones starting with a 4 were the low budget end and models beginning with an 8 were the highest end.

There was a difference in size of the towers in the higher end models. The front of this PC features a simple design, but unfortunately the floppy drive is built in to the case. There is a 32x CD ROM drive, no CD-R or CD-RW capability, and the door underneath exposes a 3.5” bay. Awkward, as you’d maybe hope you could fit another CD-drive underneath, but nope. On the back of this computer, maybe only half of the connections appear in today’s machines.. Aside from the Ethernet port, 3-pronged power, sound module, and MAYBE the PS/2 ports for mouse and keyboard, you wouldn’t be caught dead with USB 1.1, Serial, Parallel, VGA, telephone jack, and DA-15 game port that was used for Joysticks and game controllers. The internals of this computer are really cramped when compared to today. I understand this is a minitower, but this case stands at 12.5” tall, quite a difference from the 23” of the HAF 932 in a PC I built in 2010, it’s the most snug fit you can have for this ATX motherboard.

The main hard drive was mounted on the front this way. It’s an ok use of space, I guess. When you look at this configuration, you’ll see that only the expansion slots are easily accessible without removing the 100W power supply. In the expansion slots, you would only be able to find these PCI slots and 1 ISA slot. PCI, not PCI-express. These slots have a maximum data rate of 133 MB / sec, which is about the average transfer speed of these USB hard drives. The cutting edge for graphics cards at this time was the Advanced Graphics Port, which had 1, 2, 4 and 8x variations, but since this is a low end PC, that slot is absent. When we remove the 100 W power supply, we find the hilariously small cooler master CPU cooler, 3 slots for RAM. The CPU is the AMD K6-2 running at 350 MHz and in AMD’s Socket 7. Released in May 1998, it was supposed to be the lower cost competitor to Intel’s Pentium 2.

On a 250 nm process (which is 18x larger than 2017’s Kaby Lake processors), we had a CPU that quickly became budget grade to compete with Intel’s Celeron processors. Wasn’t a fair comparison in my opinion, but fortunately for AMD, the K6-2 was a commercial success and helped lead the way for the Athlon line of processors, which were the first to hit 1 GHz, literally 8 months after I bought this PC. In February 2000. One of the perks of this processor was the use of PC100 SDRAM, meaning it ran at 100 MHz. I upgraded the base from 32 MB to 192 MB back in 2001. Oddly, but maybe not that surprising, there isn’t much else to the internals of this PC. It’s pretty boring really. Maybe one thing of interest is in this side panel that swings out. When we turn on the computer, that pristine vacuum cleaner-like sound immediately fills the room. Computers were notorious for being loud in the 1990s. If you didn’t like it, too bad. At the familiar old Windows 98 loading screen, we have the fantastic sound of nostalgia… And one of my favorite songs ever, the soundcheck for the HP system.

Aside from all the quirks of Windows 98 that makes this distinctly 1990’s computing, including the sounds, themes, screensavers, 16-bit color, 800×600 resolution, there’s quite a few barriers in this system that completely isolate it from today’s real computing environment. Most of these have to do with things we take for granted today. One of the biggest barriers is the notion of drivers. In today’s world, we can plug in a USB device and expect it to function within a few seconds. Whether it’s an audio interface or a USB Hard drive, we don’t need to install anything, it just works, it’s native to the OS. That isn’t the case in Windows 98. Anything that’s plugged in must go through a wizard and needs to have drivers installed, maybe from CD, maybe from Floppy Disk, or maybe through Windows Update. But you need to have it installed to work. This is a problem when the ethernet port on the back of this computer is through an expansion card that I lost the driver CD to years ago.

Luckily for me though, the drivers are still installed on this PC, so i can access internet through this ethernet port. Which comes to the second problem. In Windows 98, you must configure internet before the computer knows to access it through the ethernet card… But, the worst problem here is the fact that there are very few websites today that work in Internet Explorer 6. That’s right, IE 6. And aside from MSN and Bing, literally no other site loads.

Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Google. Even when I try to look for Firefox, it says my computer specs are below the minimum So… I could install Windows XP on this machine, it does fit the minimum specs. But there’s something unique I can use this PC for. For anyone who runs games released before year 2000, you’ll find that it’s hard to get some of them working on modern hardware. There is a preliminary solution for that in GoG.com, but for games like this Evolva (on GOG), Hexen II, Virtua Fighter II, or one of my personal favorites, an old indie game named Stick Fighters Brawl II by Kevin Reems.

The game didn’t even really have proper sound, but written in QBasic, you’d need emulation to run it on modern hardware, whereas it runs like a dream on this machine. There’s a certain feel to these games when run on older hardware. The experience is exactly as I remember it back then. It’s just not the same on modern hardware, even though it is much faster with way more perks, like larger resolutions, ultra wide monitor support, minimal input lag, the ability to handle large battles. Sometimes getting games on this PC is kind of a pain. For Stick Fighters Brawl II, because this PC cannot access Archive.org where the game is hosted now, I literally had to transfer the hard drive to my main Desktop and load the game files there manually. I could have used a CD-R, but I don’t have any with me, and the main computer no longer has a CD drive.

Also, with older CD ROM drives, they aren’t always guaranteed to read CD-R disks. I remember this one having trouble with it. Also, modern computers can’t access this PC via network. Perhaps I haven’t read up too much on it, but honestly, I don’t think I really want this thing connected to anything. I’m not too bothered that I can’t really browse the internet on this machine— I have more machines that can than I know what to do with. But, I only have 1 machine to natively play these kinds of games. So, it’s been 18 years since I bought this computer. It has followed me through 7 different moves to 4 major cities. Fun fact: your skin turns over every 27 days. It’s been more than 6500 days since I first bought this computer So my skin has turned over 245 times since My outward physical appearance is literally different, 245 times since I bought this computer. No matter the changes in me as a person, this will always be my PC, from 1999.

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Logo Design for the masses, even an inexperienced Londoner!

Logo design in 15 minutes!

The number of free online sites offering Photoshop styled drag and drop design is quite frankly staggering. Which is great news if you need a logo or info-graphic on a tight budget. Long gone are the days when you needed to have deep pockets just to whip up a quick graphic or two. The business model for these sites is truly amazing, the snowball of traffic that the bigger names receive is the envy of every webmaster. Imagine giving away the bulk of your products and services and only charging for the “extras”. The Free traffic is so overwhelmingly massive that it can sustain the running the costs of these huge and resource hungry websites. As well as deliver the expected  healthy  margin of a digitally delivered online service, with no ad revenue!

Canva generated logo creation

Today I needed a logo for encouraging Iota cryptocurrency holders to buy services with the digital currency. Getting a bitcoin logo was quite easy, by Iota is still quite young, only coming to the market in 2017 and therefore didn’t seem to be much free to use icons available. So I had 15 minutes to spare and thought I would knock something together at canva.com. They have a wide range of  templates, so it was very easy to drill down to a suitable template and pull in the images I needed for a payment icon. The drag and drop makes the whole process a doddle and if you really do need to acquire images that are a bit special they will cost you pennies and are offered to the left of the palate. So just to recap.

Step 1. Watch video on loge design principles

Step 2 Head over to canva.com

Step 3 Choose a template that best matches your target graphic

Step 4 Re arrange and structure your design on the canvas

Step 5 Download your creation

Below is my simple creation which will be also offered on a free to use licence and hopefully be spread across many sites across the internet. Sometimes, you may need something very unique put together by a pro who spends hours on every curve and every pixel has a meaning. Obsession does not come close to describing the intensity of there art. If you’re in need of one of those Graphic designers then drop your details on the contact us page and we will put you in touch.

The Case for Iota, the cryptocurrency to power the third industrial revolution

I  recently  bought Iota crytocurrency because it was very clear that if we had to have a digital currency it’s properties had a greater advantage over the blockchain variations that will have serious issues scaling in the modern world. Investing  in cryptocurrency is risky but those who took that risk with web giants Amazon, Microsoft , Google, Facebook, Ebay have done very well for themselves. They key is to do the research initially and to keep doing the research to make sure the company your investing is achieving the goals as laid out in the published road map. Iota receives a lot of FUD from it’s blockchain cousins, who seemingly want to get rid of there FREE from fees baby cousin before it matures to  it’s full potential.  After watching this video in which Jeremy  Rifkin (Economist) lays out a road map to usher in a new economic system. It covers, climate change , declining productivity, IOTA devices and  there savings. Retro fitting  old infrastructure with IOT monitors and renewable energy technology to increase productivity globally.

For me it’s a confirmation that Iota has all the benefits to be the financial backbone for the smart devices for the new emerging economic models described in the speech by Jeremy Rifkin. He makes a great point that  currently 62 individuals who have amassed a net worth equal to 3.5 BILLION people. Which is half the worlds population to highlight the imbalance of the current system.  The only thing  about the video which I find annoying, as is seems to be holding on to theory of evolution. For a man that is so knowledgeable in the sciences, how is it he is completely unaware of the blueprint code in every cell called DNA. Any programmer on the planet would be to explain that complex code can not be brought about by chance or natural selection. A code with built in error checking does not come about by chance, 1 single plant cell has code more complex  then any spacecraft man has ever built, are we to believe  that NASA Orion Space merely evolved!! Aside from that it’s very good insight into where were heading in the third industrial revolution!

 

 

 

Bitcoin investor teen and multi Millionaire Eric Finman talks about the best decision he ever made.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4FNmp3mKp4 

Teen Millionaire Eric Finman agreed to an interview and this is what he said “so I was 18 years old when I made my first million dollars it felt pretty great. I felt great you know, I did put some towards buying a Lamborghini’s, there’s a dealership in Newport Beach that takes Bitcoin for Lamborghini’s. “I’m Eric Finman and I am one of the youngest Bitcoin millionaires in the world”. We walk through his sizeable city apartment and he further explains. “In this bedroom we got a lot of beds here, I have a lot of friends over I don’t really like cuddling. And I am pretty minimalistic so I don’t like to have too many clothes that’s pretty much it I like to just live life in a gym t-shirt and gym shorts perpetually”. He opens a huge wardrobe with few garments casually thrown in the bottom corner. “Hey you know if you got money there is no point in dressing well. I check my Bitcoin every 30 minutes so I get a notification like of the price, so I originally got into Bitcoin when I was just 12 years old. When I was about ten, bitcoin was twelve dollars a coin and myself and one of my brothers, we really he really got into it and we were very close and then we really got into all this big bling stuff I was very fortunate enough to have a kind grandmother. She had an extra thousand dollars to give her kids for a scholarship fund, so I put that $1,000 into Bitcoin so I was able to amass about 400 plus bitcoins so there you go”. 

He continues, “This is purse this is a website that allows you to like buy things off of Amazon and then it also like gives you a discount because using Bitcoin rather than all the fees of you know credit cards and all that stuff so that’s where I have like I’d like a hardware key I like to check I have like a hard drive that I like keep it in secure location. Basically it is a disruptive technology it’s not regulated if it can’t be tracked and it tends to attract people who are doing illegal things.  

There are a couple people kind of top politicians some Wall Street people they’re saying that bitcoin is not gonna work out and bitcoin is  kind of used for the bad things and  that recently has affected the price because politicians and Wall Street  people are very afraid of what bitcoin will do to them in their industry. So school was maybe not the best thing for me to say the least I didn’t really particularly enjoy it I had a lot of teachers that were maybe not the most positive one teacher told me to drop out and work at McDonald’s because that’s  all  I’ll ever amount to in life so I left I dropped out when I was fifteen and I went to start an education company that would help people learn better, it was to give people access to good teachers if you didn’t have any locally I wonder how I came up with that idea.  I think you can learn a thousand million times more on the internet than in the classroom everything is there for you.  You just need to have the motivation most people think that they have to go through this traditional path and they have to do this,  I’m kind of more aware that that’s maybe not so much the case. I think about how can I completely do something my way so if this is a traditional way of doing it. I think about how to redo this from scratch. How could I do that. I think career that was one you know. School that was two you know three you know kind of currency Bitcoin and all that stuff. That’s what I think is that in a sense that, society and the world and the world’s rules limit you in so many ways if you completely rethought about how you could do something your way completely from scratch what would that look like?” 

Folks you just got a fractional insight into the very fortunate teen Eric Finman.  

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The Anatomy of the Ian Balina Hack of 2 million in cryptocurrency

This week a popular youtuber Ian Balina a cryptocurrency evangelist was hacked of almost 2 million in Ethereum tokens and other alt coins a snapshot of his portfolio is below. This news was quite shocking for many people in this space as Ian does have a reputation as savvy ICO investor reputedly turning an initial investment of $90,000 US dollars into $4 million in under a year. Due to his transparency in showing his methods and showing his success he has built up a large social media following across YouTube , Facebook, twitter and Instagram. People are clearly looking to Ian for guidance, so I and others were quite surprised to discover how weak his defence system was in light of the resources he could deploy to have come up with a better system. Most individuals in the space with large portfolios usually keep their lucrative crypto gains on a hardware wallet such as a Trezor wallet or a ledger blue. Attacking these devices is difficult for an online hacker as they are seldom attached to the network and usually have mechanisms which make it difficult to establish through an infected computer which password the user is typing. I hope the other half of his portfolio is spread on 10 of these and locked away in a bank security vault! I can only assume that he chose to have these items in an online file as he planned to trade the tokens and did not want to carry a hardware wallet around the world with him as that would make him vulnerable to a “wrench attack” or an “evil maid attack”.  

So let’s have a look at how it was done, and inexpensively learn from poor old Ian’s mistakes. Ian kept the private and public keys to his Ethereum wallet in an encrypted file on the Evernote online platform. As long as he remembered the password to evernote.com he would be able to access  the files he created there to store his private keys. The hacker must of picked up a list of Ian’s most commonly used emails by researching his online content. They then must of probed each one by requesting a password reset request which possibly challenged the hacker to state which recovery address or method the email provider should use to perform the request. Even if they only showed a partial address it may have been enough for the hacker to guess the complete email address which turns out to be his old college address. So now they have the recovery address of his main email address but as yet cannot enter it. So, they need to put together a very authentic looking college admin email pretending to be from the college and claim there had been some unusual activity on his account and could he login via a link. Clearly you should be aware that this is spearfishing. This is where you prepare a bespoke email targeting one high net worth individual or a prominent person in a company with a view to get them to compromise their login password. I do feel for Ian Balina here because if the email is put together well and your in a bit of a lazy  mood you might not check the url and login on the link. I have done it myself when Btc-e went down and I received a timely email from WEX.nz admin. Fortunately I had no funds in that trading exchange so my guard was down and I took the bait and they stole my password, but like I said nothing was lost. 

Now here’s where the Hacker must have had patience or Ian neglected to realise the college email was the password recovery email of his main email account and had been compromised. Getting control of his main account would then mean they would have access to the evernote.com account if they initiated the password reset they would then be able to access the files containing the cryptocurrency private keys to his Ethereum wallets and tokens. Now the actual methods used are not disclosed in detail by Ian I have on extrapolated information from the very grey details I was able to pick up from posts online. 

Clearly if he had two factor authentication on all of these accounts and Authy (Password locked) instead of the popular Google authenticator it would of gone a long way to restricting the Hackers and perhaps given him the time to react. For example The hack took place while he was on a live YouTube stream  which seems the popular with hacks against YouTubers. I believe this is more about the victim being distracted and therefore not able to take the necessary steps to lock-down the affected accounts.

Hopefully we can learn from this crime and better protect ourselves and get help in accessing our security systems. If your interested in assessing your computers systems and security methods get in contact with us. We are also given out a free “Recovery email checklist” use the contact us form to request yours free.

 

Should you buy a Gaming Console or Invest in a Gaming PC

Should you buy a Gaming Console or Invest in a Gaming PC ?

 

It’s a great question should you buy a gaming  console with your hard earned money or spend a little extra and get that gaming pc you secretly desire. Well it depends, are you willing to spend the time and research to get the equipment that will deliver, as per your expectations. How far will your budget spread? Will a limited budget mean that you will have to build it all yourself, and how much research will need to be done to make sure your components are all compatible with each other? If you realise you can’t assemble the machine half way through the build as system components seem to be failing, do you have a plan B in place (That would be the telephone number of your local Game System builder). The video example on this page will show you the visual difference between the two and at the end of them both you will be somewhere closer to make that decision yourself. Also I can confirm you do not have to spend $10,000 on components to get a system running at 60 FPS that is easily possible on a 4K GPU starting at $250 surrounded by the right component including a SSD hard drive of good quality.

 

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Just enjoy the experience on a 4k GPU card at 60FPS (From £220.00) below including the amazing detail of the helicopter scene at 3 mins 14 sec:

 

 

How to trade Bitcoin like a Boss

 

A nameless cryptocurrency fanatic capitalized on this week’s dramatic bitcoin price plunge by diligently scooping up ​​​​$400 million worth of bitcoin.

 

Cryptocurrencies have had a tumultuous start to 2018. At the beginning of the brand new shiny year, many Crypto currencies had been riding a wave of exponential growth, and the market capitalization of the crypto currency space grew to the point that a $1 trillion valuation didn’t appear unreasonable. Then, early in the New Year, lack of confidence collapsed the market, and the top 1000 cryptocurrencies slumped significantly, causing a global crypto currency depression.

 

At the same time as the price crash won’t have been the cryptocurrency bubble pop that many analysts have anticipated, it did imply that top cryptocurrencies, even industry leader bitcoin, fell to their lowest levels in months.

 

Although bitcoin dipped south of $6,000 per coin in early February, according to marketplace Watch, the rate has consolidated and risen substantially. In fact, it has climbed gradually each day and has climbed more than 60% in the past two weeks or so, eventually clambering up to and above $10,000.

 

Questions are now been asked, who is The Bitcoin Whale?

Reputedly, the nameless cryptocurrency trader who made a prime investment inside the high risk Cryptoverse imagined that this upward trend will continue. Nonetheless, bitcoin’s spot price remains some distance beneath its all-time high of shy of $20,000 per coin, attained in December in 2017.

 

Who made the astonishing ballsy purchase? As of now, his or her identification has been tough to nail down, almost impossible if they choose to remain anonymous. Alex Sunnarborg (Tetras Capital founder) commented “not sure who that large purchaser was, however many have sold this dip and bought the rebound after regulatory clarity within the U.S. and Asia”.

The acquisition was made between February 9 and February 12 to an account related to the bitcoin address 3Cbq7aT1tY8kMxWLbitaG7yT6bPbKChq64. That account has seen its bitcoin balance balloon from 55k BTC rocketing north to almost 96k BTC. Whoever you are thanks for showing us all how to trade like a Boss!

Windows 10 Troubleshooting

Windows 10 Troubleshooting, it’s all covered here.

So, it looks like you were unable to resist the glossy ultra polished TV Ad’s with the adorable progeny of the current generation being used to coax you into a false sense of security and the assumption that this Microsoft Windows upgrade will go smoothly without mishap. Well not to worry we’ll do our best to highlight the worst bugs in Microsoft windows 10 and the troubleshooting steps you will need to take. You may have to adapt out the instruction a little as every system differs slightly but if we point you in the right direction you should be ok.

Shiny New Windows 10 operating system

.”How to fix Windows 10’s worst problems – BetaNews

http://betanews.com Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:47:22 -0700

Microsoft is rolling out cumulative updates for its operating system on what appears to be a weekly basis at the moment. These updates fix some problems, but not all. In some cases, they even cause more trouble, and …

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5 common problems people are having with Windows 10

http://bgr.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:41:00 -0700

If you do update to Windows 10 in these early days — here’s how to skip the queue and install Windows 10 right now — these are some of the common problems you may encounter. Of course, we’ve also included some notes …

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Windows 10 troubleshooting tips

On the whole, for most people with newer computer hardware the upgrade delivered from the internet has been a success. As time goes on and the lessons are learned through Windows 10 inbuilt error reporting process,  the next brave wave of upgrade pioneers will have an easier time of it.

Now that you have read the most problematic problems with windows 10 I am sure you have the confidence to take on the world. If you don’t, you can always contact us and we will be very happy to step in and sort those nagging issues with the windows 10 upgrade for you. Troubleshooting the next batch of internet woes is something we could do all day, a puzzle a day keeps the grey matter ticking over!