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Kraken's Bitcoin Dark Pool to Address Trading Issues

Kraken, a bitcoin exchange based in San Francisco, recently made a press release regarding its dark pool service for traders. This can address the usual trading issues in the network, as the market is still relatively small in volume, making large orders capable of moving prices significantly.....

Kraken Launches ETH Dark Pool Trading

The global Bitcoin and digital asset exchange Kraken has announced it will be the first and only exchange enabling clients to use the (ETH) Dark Pool Trading. The Dark Pool allows users to “discreetly” place large trading orders without exposing the order book to the public. Kraken Adds More....

Kraken Introduces the Very First Ether Dark Pool

Kraken has become the first digital currency platform in the history to introduce Ether Dark Pool. Kraken yesterday announced that it is introducing Ether Dark Pool on its platform, thereby becoming the first digital currency exchange to have introduced such a trading feature. The core motto....

Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Launches New Dark Pool

San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Kraken has launched a new dark pool for bitcoin trades. The dark pool, which functions as an invisible order book separate from its public offering, is intended to provide a means for traders to move more than 50 BTC (roughly $12,500 at press time)....

Former Tradehill Founder Starts Another Bitcoin Dark Pool

The U.S. stock trading exchange TradeZero (www.tradezero.co) has just announced that it will be offering a “Dark Pool” for Bitcoin whales. Through a partnership with Bitcoin serial entrepreneur Jered Kenna, the firm will enable clients to participate in commission-free dark pool cryptocurrency....

Kraken Launches Ether Dark Pool Trading

Kraken has introduced Ether (ETH) Dark Pool trading in its platform, chalking a milestone as the first ever digital currency exchange to do so with the currency powering Ethereum. In a nod to ether’s rapid rise, both in popularity and value, Kraken has become the first virtual currency exchange....

Kraken Releases Anonymous Bitcoin Trading Feature for Large Bitcoin Buyers

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange. The bitcoin currency market is still a very small boat in a large sea when it comes to the world of currency. Bitcoin's global digital currency is not like any fiat currency except in the fact that its relatively small size does make it vulnerable to high volatility and....

First “Dark Pool” Exchange for Bitcoin: TradeZero Partners Jered Kenna

TradeZero, an online broker dealer registered with the Securities Commission of the Bahamas, has announced today that it has teamed up with Bitcoin serial entrepreneur Jered Kenna to create the world’s first “dark pool” exchange for Bitcoin and eventually other digital currencies. Dark Pool....

Bitcoin on the Dark Web: The Facts

Bitcoin has been the de facto currency of the Dark Web - the 'hidden' Internet accessible only by Tor - since the pioneering marketplace Silk Road, the 'eBay of drugs', arrived in 2011. But just how much do we know about these new underground economies? Who is buying and selling - and what?....

The Dark Web - The Bitcoin Slang Market

Many people believe that search engines, especially Google, can index most of the pages available on the web for a given search query. Nonetheless, the truth is that there is a massive part of the internet that cannot be accessed by Google's crawling spiders. This part of the web is known as the....

Dark Net Markets Are Booming From Better Quality & Safety

Dark Net Markets (DNM) are growing bigger than ever, with the Economist reporting over $50 million USD in transactions flowing through these marketplaces. The publication used data collected from Gwern Branwen’s dark web archive and broke down quite a bit of the behavior taking place in the Dark....

Why The Dark Net’s Most Active Market Ditched Bitcoin For Monero

Bitcoin initially became popular as a way to pay for illegal goods on the dark web marketplace the Silk Road. But just recently as cryptocurrencies enter the mainstream media once again, the current most active marketplace on the dark net has ditched Bitcoin in favor of Monero. Here’s why....

Dark Web Conference Coming to New York May 12

Alan Meckler, the man behind the 1990s’ Internet World and Inside Bitcoins over the past few years, is launching a new conference in collaboration with TMC: Inside Dark Web. The new dark web conference will take place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City on May 12th, 2016. Internet....

Glenn Beck: Donald Trump Campaign Chief Hires Assassins On Dark Web

Breitbart is not happy with Glenn Beck. The tea party talking head, Beck, insinuated in a radio program that Stephen Bannon, Donald Trump’s new presidential campaign CEO and former Breitbart News executive, threatens enemies lives and hires assassins on the dark net. Beck, who supported Ted Cruz....

Drug Sales and Bitcoin Usage On Dark Net Increase

Interestingly enough, the most commonly purchased drugs are not what people would assume. LSD, Cannabis, MDMA, and novel substances mark the top five of purchased narcotics on the dark net. The dark net has always been one of those places where Bitcoin is most commonly used for transactions.....

Bitmain’s BTC.Com Mining Pool Goes Live

Bitmain has announced the launch of its latest open source BTC.com bitcoin mining pool with new improvements and attractive pricing. Bitmain, the Bitcoin Mining ASICs manufacturer has launched a new open source mining pool. The new mining pool is part of BTC.com, the company’s Bitcoin block....

Survey: Silk Road Closure Didn't Stop Dark Web Drug Surge

Drug sales on the dark web actually increased after the closure of bitcoin-only marketplace Silk Road, a new survey has shown. Established by addiction specialist Dr Adam Winstock in 2011, the Global Drug Survey is a harm reduction initiative that seeks to provide accurate statistics on....

British Authorities Take Down Dark Web Ecstasy Gang, Seize $5.8M in Drugs

The string of dark web gangs being cracked down by law enforcement is still alive across the world. Recently, the British authorities dismantled an unnamed dark web band known for selling ecstasy and gathering millions of dollars worth of crypto. Gang Sold Ecstasy, Amphetamine, and Diazepam in....

Kripos Shuts Down Major Dark Web Drugs Marketplace

Ever since the Silk Road platform came to fruition, Bitcoin seems to become a favourite form of payment across dark web marketplaces. Kripos, the Norwegian Police Service’s specialized agency, is close to concluding their largest operation – dubbed Marco Polo – against a drug ring on the dark....

Ghash.io Mining Pool Has Mined $250 Million in Bitcoin in One Year

Popular bitcoin mining pool operator has taken no shortage of criticism over the past few months, but they're still not shying away from showing off their mining power. The pool, which launched over a year ago now in 2013, has generated nearly $250 million USD with the combined power of all....

$10000 in Bitcoin Can Buy You Zero-Day Exploits on the Dark Net

Machine learning algorithm has found zero-day exploits available for as less as $10000 on the dark net. Bitcoin is the most used currency on the dark net. Dark net marketplaces continue to be one of the attractive places to procure illegal drugs and contraband. In addition to the usual fare, one....

Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Hits Milestone, Gaining 1% Global Hashrate

The Bitcoin.com mining pool is currently in private beta testing following its announcement on September 21, 2016. In just over two weeks, the mining pool has already established nearly 1 percent of the hashrate across all bitcoin miners in the world. The mining pool was founded by Bitcoin.com....

Former Silk Road Member Arrested for Selling Drugs on Dark Web

The Department of Justice, together with Homeland Security, USPS, and the IRS have been able to arrest one man selling drugs via the dark web. Accessing these underground marketplaces requires special software- called Tor - which lets users access the part of the Internet that is not indexed by....

Shining a dim light on Dark Wallet

What is behind Dark Wallet, the new plug-in browser-based bitcoin wallet designed for non-technical users, and described in the New Yorker last week? The wallet is under development by Cody Wilson, who has gained notoriety as a distributor of information that can challenge traditional notions of....

Network Congestion Will Not Diminish Dark Markets Bitcoin Usage

Paying a higher price can be annoying, but it is still worth it to the majority of deep web users. Plus, Bitcoin developers are working on adding privacy and anonymity to the protocol, which will benefit users of dark markets even more. The recent Bitcoin network congestion has been a topic of....

GHash. IO Hashing Market Share Drops to 28% Following Fears of 51% Attack

The bitcoin community endured a scare earlier this week when mining pool GHash. IO's hashing market share reached a whopping 42%, leaving many wondering if the potential was there for the pool to carry out a 51% attack on the bitcoin network. Scores of users took to bitcoin-related boards and....

Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Unravels Cracks in Bitcoin Community

The launch of Bitcoin.com mining pool's mainnet has opened up many questions about the scalability of Bitcoin protocol. The war over Bitcoin block size wages on. The recent attempt to resurrect the Bitcoin blockchain with no block size limit has received a mixed reaction from the community. The....