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Ask Three Questions Before You Jump Into That Hot ICO

ICOs are the new, new, new hot thing. They are powered by blockchain technology. Entrepreneurs are teeing up offers, money is flowing, and some early investors have made a killing. Should you jump in? Here are three questions to consider before you click to invest.<p>ICO stands for “initial coin …

What does it take to get women involved in crypto?

Currently women only make up about 5-7 percent of cryptocurrency users. With many saying cryptocurrency is one of the best opportunities for wealth creation in the near future, why are women not getting involved and how can we fix this? Tech has notoriously had problems with gender balances, but …

Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed Thinks Bitcoin Sucks: Does He Have an Agenda?

Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said that Bitcoin will "implode" and that he agrees with Jamie Dimon that Bitcoin is a fraud, …

Bitcoin for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

Still confused about bitcoin? Don't know what cryptocurrency is? Can't figure out why anyone would want to make a chain out of blocks? You've come to …

Cryptocurrency

Indonesian Bitcoin Payment Processors Shut Due to Regulatory "Grey Area", Exchanges Unaffected

Emerging Markets<p><b>Reports indicate that Indonesian bitcoin payment platforms Toko Bitcoin and Bitbayer have ceased operations in response to recent</b> …

Indonesia

Russia Will Issue Its Own Official Cryptocurrency Named CryptoRuble

Russian president Vladimir Putin has officially stated that Russia is to issue the national virtual currency, the CryptoRuble, demonstrating the …

Cryptocurrency

Discovering the Many Diverse Types of Cryptocurrency Proponents

Featured<p><b>If you’re invested in bitcoin, you will find out really fast that a lot is going on within the cryptocurrency economy. Moreover, there are</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Goes Under the Hammer in Italy: Auctions and Crypto

An Italian auction house based in Rome has opened up to the world of cryptocurrencies, blending the old with the new, as it will allow its patons to …

Auctions

Wall Street traders jump into cryptocurrencies

Intense price swings in cryptocurrencies are luring the highest-volume traders on Wall Street as they search for relief from the low volatility …

What is zkSNARKs: Spooky Moon Math

What is zkSNARKs: Spooky Moon Math. With Ethereum entering the Metropolis phase, it is going to introduce various changes which are going to make it …

Parsing The Young DAO Concept

How to Safely Use Pre-alpha Stage Innovation<p>Image by Tim Walker<p>What if in 1783, the year of the first demonstration of the hot-air balloon, someone …

From Bitcoin To Equity: Fintech Terms Explained

Money impacts almost every aspect of our modern lives even though financial technology, aka fintech, is often described with confusing buzzwords and …

Dilbert Comics Mock Blockchain Mania

With the enterprise business world moving closer to launching blockchain-based products and services, it's no surprise that the popular comic Dilbert …

Dilbert

Best mining GPU 2018 : the best graphics cards for mining Bitcoin, Ethereum and more

In 2018, everywhere you look has some mention of Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency. Bitcoin erupted in popularity last year, and while its losing its …

Supercomputers

Bitcoin hits new record high as Australia, South Korea consider new regulations

Bitcoin hit new record highs over the weekend as both Australia and South Korea consider new regulations for the cryptocurrency sector.<p>Following a …

Bitcoin smashes through $6,100 to hit a new record high

Bitcoin set a new record high on Saturday breaking through the $6,100 barrier.<p>The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of $6,147.07 just a day after …

In-Browser Cryptocurrency Mining is Exploding Across the Web - ExtremeTech

By on October 23, 2017 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When we covered the appearance of …

Mastercard opens access to its blockchain tech

The payments giant has opened its blockchain APIs to developers to progress work in cross-border transactions.<p>Mastercard has opened its blockchain …

Blockchain

When Governments Get Intrusive, Bitcoin Provides Way Out

Governments across the world are using technology and banks to keep an eye on their citizens. Decentralized currencies like Bitcoin may be the only …

Income Tax

Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Soaring: What It Means For The Sector

<i>Source: coindesk</i><p>After a period where early adopters enjoyed enormous gains from cryptocurrencies, money managers, now knowing this isn't a fad but a …

American Express Eyes Blockchain for Customer Rewards System

The travel and merchant arm of American Express may be weighing the use of blockchain within a personalized customer rewards system, public filings …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Is Ripple for Real? A Closer Look at the Company Behind the Third Most Valuable Digital Currency

Brad Garlinghouse is feeling good. The CEO of Ripple just brought the likes of Ben Bernanke and crypto-wunderkind Vitalik Buterin to a buzzy …

The three stocks to watch for a cryptocurrency earnings boost this quarter

Three companies are looking to sell shovels during a crypto-mining gold rush: chip-maker TSMC and the graphics card manufacturers Nvidia and AMD. Collectively, they produce the silicon and circuitry that power the vast data-centers mining bitcoin, ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies.<p>TSMC, the …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Price Lingers Below $6k As Post-Fork Altcoin Rally Expected

Bitcoin prices were back below $6,000 Monday amid talk of an imminent altcoin rally to shelve protracted losses.<p>Bitcoin’s honeymoon above the latest …

Meet Joburg's cryptocurrency millionaire

JOHANNESBURG - An insatiable desire to see Africa grow and become one of the greatest economies in the world has spurred a young Joburg entrepreneur …

A Decentralized Dispute Resolution Platform Emerges on the Blockchain

Smart contracts are becoming one of the most popular innovations on the Blockchain. It’s finding adoption in almost every sector and is being …

Can Blockchain Displace SWIFT Banking Transfers?

Currently, most global banking trasactions rely on a consortium of banks, using the SWIFT system. Unfortunately, SWIFT transactions are sometimes …

Cyber-attacks

171023 Blockchain

Key to Bitcoin’s success is the underlying blockchain technology, an example of a distributed network. Blockchain is a brilliant solution to the …

FinTech

Bitcoin Shrugs off Weekend Slump in Search of New All-Time High | NullTX

<b>After a pretty boring day for Bitcoin traders, it seems things are slowly turning around. More specifically, the Bitcoin price has risen by 1.45%</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Dubai hosts inaugural graduation of Ethereum Blockchain developers

<b>Global blockchain developer ConsenSys, hosted the graduation and certification of its inaugural Developer Programme class earlier this week, as part</b> …

Blockchain