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Putting the Plunge in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin Into Perspective
Putting the Plunge in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin Into Perspective. Slightly more than half of the aggregate crypto market cap was erased in a span of 10 days. Sean Williams. (TMFUltraLong). Jan 20, 2018 at 10:39AM. The cryptocurrency ...
What Is Tron? Cryptocurrency's Budding Founder Justin Sun Wants To Change The Internet
As the cryptocurrency craze continues, with Bitcoin leading the way, a slew of smaller, cheaper projects are emerging that investors are getting excited about. One is Tron, a coin that its Chinese founder hopes will challenge the world's major content ...
Bitcoin price BOOST: Not even cryptocurrency 'CIVIL WAR' has not stopped 'upward momentum'
Bitcoin price BOOST: Not even cryptocurrency 'CIVIL WAR' has not stopped 'upward momentum'. BITCOIN received another price boost as the cryptocurrency continues to survive the furious “civil war” between digital currency developers with no sign of its ...
What the Heck Happened to the Cryptocurrency This Week?!
Simply put, China wants to eliminate all cryptocurrency trading that's managed to continue under the current bans. This announcement came two weeks after the country imposed new rules that will adversely affect the many cryptocurrency miners in China ...
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Hires New Executive Director
One of the EEA's goals is to develop Ethereum-based enterprise and technological solutions. Around 200 other companies will join the group's Supply Chain Working Group to generate proof of concepts technology. More than 50 companies have joined the EEA ...
As bitcoin sinks, crypto bros party hard on a blockchain cruise
When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for their second annual Blockchain Cruise, the price of bitcoin was hovering comfortably above $13,500. By the time their 1,020-foot-long ship pulled into Thailand on Wednesday ...
Revealed: The tax-free Bitcoin loophole that could cost Treasury millions
A tax loophole which reduces Bitcoin investors' gains to zero will be exploited by people filling in their returns for this tax year, potentially creating millions in lost revenue for the Government, experts have warned. HMRC is expecting to see a ...
Battle-Testing Lightning: 26 Schools Start Contest to Secure Bitcoin's Layer 2
While many see the Lightning Network as the main hope for bitcoin's scaling issues, it's unclear whether many developers are actually working to make that a reality. According to Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark, there may be as few as 10 total full ...
Best Bitcoin wallets for Android in 2018
Bitcoin (BTC) was originally invented as a decentralized and easy-to-use payment system. To this end there are a huge amount of wallet applications available for Android phones and devices, allowing you to take your BTC with you on the move. In this ...
If the Bitcoin Bubble Bursts, Will Cryptocurrency Have a Place in the World?
After skyrocketing in value by almost 2,000 percent in 2017, this week bitcoin suffered its worst two-day crash since 2015, only to bounce back to over $12,000—with speculation that it could climb over $100,000 this year. But does it matter? The ...
Ethereum Forecast: Ether Price looks to make gains?
Ether is eyeing an upside break against the US dollar. ETH/USD will need to gain momentum above $1,100.00 to capitalize on the recent recovery. Key Highlights. Ether is trading in range above the $1,000.00 level against the US dollar. There is a ...
Litecoin Price Peaks Above $200 Again After Difficult Week
A lot of things have happened in the world of cryptocurrencies over the past few weeks.Litecoin is one of the top currencies in this regard, even though its total valuation is a lot lower than some people would like it to be. With an individual ...
The blockchain will disrupt the music business and beyond
In 2018, blockchain will create a new wave of major disruption in media-content distribution. The immutability and "trustless" nature of the blockchain means that it can be used in instances where record-keeping and auditable data is key, including ...
Income Tax Department Cracks Down On Cryptocurrency Traders, Again
However, the cryptocurrency market exchange operators believe that the government is going a bit too far and creating an environment where the bitcoin trading is being compared to a 'Ponzi' scheme. "Many of our customers are treating digital currency ...
Bitcoin Under Increasing Scrutiny on Island of Bali
Bitcoin is under heavy surveillance on Bali, an island in the Indonesian archipelago, according to local reports. Central Bank officials are seeking to crack down on the use of the cryptocurrency anywhere in the nation. Causa Iman Karana, head of Bank ...
Price Analysis, Jan. 19: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, NEM, Cardano
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Keep Calm And Hodl? CNBC Guest Tells Bitcoin Critic to 'Piss Off'
The mainstream media debate over Bitcoin as a success or failure approached live comedy this week after a “brawl” broke out between guests on a CNBC panel. In an exchange which ended an edition of the network's increasingly notorious Fast Money segment ...
Community is Monero's Strength, Says 'FluffyPony' at Miami Conference
Bitcoin is often described as a system for making “anonymous” transactions and value transfer. However, when evaluated more critically, it is found that Bitcoin is not as secret and hidden as people think. To solve these issues, a separate class of ...
Bitcoin And Socioeconomics Are At Odds
Over the past century the world has dropped the gold standard, and the reasons for that lead one to think cryptocurrencies will not be our new payment system. Our modern social democratic economies need the ability to print money in order to finance ...
Visa Will Not Process Cryptocurrency-Based Transactions
In an interview, Visa CEO Alfred Kelly said that his company "won't process transactions that are cryptocurrency -based, we'll only process fiat currency-based transactions." Responding on January 17 to a question about cryptocurrencies in general and ...
Bitcoin Had a Strange Week. Does It Matter?
Bitcoin had a lackluster week, with dramatic drops midweek that made some question the hype cryptocurrencies had generated in the latter months of 2017. And then it started to recover, reminding us how erratic cryptocurrencies are. Reports that ...
We Put The Entire Internet On The Blockchain—and You Can Too
There comes a time in every hyped-up business trend's life cycle when the noise becomes so intense it's comical. Cryptocurrency, bitcoin, and most important, the blockchain technology that underlies them, have reached that moment. Executives in just ...
Senators warn about 'nefarious' cryptocurrency use by Venezuela, Russia, North Korea
Two U.S. senators want to know what Steven Mnuchin and his Treasury Department are doing to counter the “nefarious” use of cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin by Venezuela, Russia, and North Korea. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., sent a ...
How to make smart investments in cryptocurrency
The price of Bitcoin rose over 1000% in 2017, meaning every $1 invested turned into $1000 in just 12 months. Bitcoin isn't done yet, and other cryptocurrencies are now seeing similarly rapid growth. This bundle helps you make the most of this ...
Bitcoin price: 'IMPOSSIBLE' to totally ban cryptocurrency despite threats from Seoul
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Bitcoin is stuck and without a plan to gain customers it could be doomed
After a meteoric rise, bitcoin's price has fallen more than 50 percent in one month. The recent price crash fits a classic model of technology adoption. Geoffrey Moore's best-seller, Crossing the Chasm, describes how the growth of a new technology ...
Financial watchdogs are going through the cryptocurrency market with a 'fine tooth comb'
Fears of a regulatory crackdown on the cryptocurrency market in South Korea and China sent markets into a tailspin earlier this week. Recently, Arrington was named an adviser to aelf, a Singapore-based blockchain company with operations in China. He ...
Bitcoin price: Why the cryptocurrency's value has fallen so heavily
Bitcoin's price tumbled this week, as it emerged that people could be banned from trading the cryptocurrency in various countries around the world. South Korea was among the countries whose government has been signalling that it plans to crack down on ...
Venezuela Blasts 'False' White Paper for Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency ...
Venezuela Blasts 'False' White Paper for Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency ...
Forget Viruses or Spyware—Your Biggest Cyberthreat Is Greedy Cryptocurrency Miners
The practice of surreptitiously mining cryptocurrency on other peoples' hardware is becoming pervasive, overtaking ransomware as a tool of choice for extorting money online. This week, cybersecurity firm Check Point published its regular Global Threat ...
How cryptocurrency is taking us all on a ride
Cryptocurrencies are the virtual amusement parks of the 21st century. In an era when people get a day's worth of entertainment from their smartphones, what better endeavor than experiencing a thrill ride from your cellular device! When one goes to an ...
Tron Took Cryptocurrency By Storm: What's Beyond the Hype and Controversy?
We are building the next generation of the infrastructure of the decentralized internet.” Facebook. Instagram. Twitter. It's these household names that Sun says he is taking on with his latest project, Tron. His regular social media posts have made him ...
Prominent crypto critic calls bitcoin a 'bubble' and says go to Vegas if you want to gamble
Despite additional adoption of bitcoin as a payment method since then, Robinson repeated that sentiment, saying "nobody is using it." Robinson, a prolific writer who made his mark as an investigative journalist, said the media was responsible for ...
Ethereum Wannabes Face Big Challenge
To fill the void, let's look at one of many fundamental reasons to be excited about the future of Ethereum. Several analysts and crypto observers believe 2018 will be a breakout year for the world's second largest currency because of its decentralized ...
Blockchain expert: "It's not going away"
"Without any discussions, your executive leaders are not going to push the technology forward," she said. Hoffman added most people see blockchain technology as a purely technical thing, that they don't need to bother themselves and learn about it but ...
Plan2Account Revolutionizes Healthcare Technology with Blockchain
This innovative 'live' function is made possible through Plan2Account's blockchain coding that interconnects thousands of Payor codes, allowing immediate detection of underpayments and other billing code errors. These coding errors, which result in ...
Cakewallet is an IOS Wallet for Monero but the Community is Hesitant to Embrace it
Alternative cryptocurrencies direly need mobile wallet support. It is evident this is an absolute requirement in this day and age. For some currencies, that may be a bit more complicated than one would assume. Monero, for example, has not had an ...
WePower Expansion Hints at Adoption of Blockchain for Energy Trading
WePower, one of a growing number of energy blockchain hopefuls, has found early success in the European market with an agreement to tokenize data from the Estonian independent electricity and gas system operator Elering. “WePower will integrate its ...
Report: India's Government Sends Tax Notices to Cryptocurrency Traders
India's government has reportedly sent tax notices to cryptocurrency traders and investors following a nationwide survey. According to Reuters, a survey found that Indian citizens conducted more than $3.5 billion worth of trades and other transactions ...
Another Transparent ICO Scam Is Created on the Ethereum ...
Another Transparent ICO Scam Is Created on the Ethereum ...