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Bitcoin Weekly Issue 10
May 30, 2014
Featured
The Willy Report: proof of massive fraudulent trading activity at Mt. Gox
The claim in this analysis is that the leaked trading logs from MtGox betray signs of nefarious activity, specifically price pumping and manipulation.
wordpress.com
Willy and Markus Do Not Prove Market Manipulation
Counter-argument against the theory that the Bitcoin price hike was the result of a pump and dump from a Cornell CS professor.
Emin Gün Sirer
The Digital Path
A long (and old) but fascinating essay on bringing the third-world on par with the first- world thanks to the digitization of contracts.
erights.org
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
DISH Becomes World's Largest Company to Accept Bitcoin
Dish is a $27B company, which makes it the largest by far to start accepting Bitcoin.
coindesk.com
Inching Towards Bitcoin Derivatives
In this article, Jon examines exchange structure, exchange jurisdiction, the practicality of various contracts, and existing bitcoin futures markets.
Jon Matonis
Legal and Regulations
Is the US Finally Getting It Right?
The US seems to be poising itself to keep its role as the world’s top economy by embracing Bitcoin rather than rejecting it like China.
Arianna Simpson
Bitcoin 101
The History of Money: A Visual Guide to the Evolution of Currency
mint.com
Multi-signature Accounts for Corporate Governance
A lawyer examines the use of multi-signature in bitcoin as a tool for responsible corporate governance and for managing the risk of theft, loss, embezzlement or incapacity.
Pamela Morgan
Startups and Projects
Chancecoin
A coin for betting in a decentralized casino built on top of Bitcoin
chancecoin.com
QuickCoin
QuickCoin is an easy way to send and receive Bitcoin via Facebook.
quickcoin.co
BlockStreet
An alternative to the Zeroblock mobile app.
blockstreet.info
Altcoins and Appcoins
Ethereum ÐApps for Web Developers - Writing Your Own Currency
This post will walk you through the process of building a small ÐApp: your very own alt-coin build on top of Ethereum.
hidskes.com
Zerocash gets a shiny new website
Zerocash is one of the most interesting altcoins as it extends the protocol and software underlying Bitcoin by adding new, privacy-preserving payments.
project.org
Different proof-of-work mechanisms and several altcoins that have been hit with a 51% attack
Tim Swanson
[video] Do Altcoins Help or Hinder the Bitcoin Ecosystem?
YouTube
Code and Development
auctionpunk
Bitcoin-based decentralized auction software by Jeff Garzik
Jeff Garzik
Exploring front-end development with neuroware
Neuroware provides blockchain abstractions that are easy to reason about and build front-end applications with.
neuroware.io
Btcd Beta Announcement
Btcd has now officially entered Beta. Btcd is the most complete alternative full-node daemon available. It’s good to see some competition to Bitcoin Core.
conformal.com
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