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Bitcoin Survey Reveals Worrying Crypto Trends

A bitcoin survey carried out by the Canadian central bank has revealed that though people in the North American country are increasingly aware of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, they aren’t using it.<p>The survey of 2,500 people in Canada, catchily named the Bitcoin Omnibus Survey, was carried out during …

Cryptocurrency

Ripple Vs. Bitcoin: Key Differences

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain are an integral part of our modern life and people often get lost in the variety of digital currencies that are …

Cryptocurrency

Good Crypto, Bad Crypto: Blockchain Projects Gaining Legitimacy While Spawning An Underground

The cryptocurrency ecosystem is diverging into an increasingly transparent, well-regulated space and an unregulated crypto underground likely to be exploited for illicit activity and the dark web. Recently, I spoke on a panel that included the chief compliance officer of Bittrex, one of the largest …

Cryptocurrency

An early investor in Uber, Airbnb, and bitcoin explains why its actually good sign that no one is spending their crypto

Jeffrey Wernick is a hard money advocate and an independent investor. His angel investment portfolio includes early holdings in Uber and Airbnb. Wernick serves on the advisory boards of DataWallet and Qtum.<p>Wernick started buying bitcoin in 2009, the year it was created. He says the fact that people …

Cryptocurrency

Abra CEO Predicts $50,000 Bitcoin Price as Wallet Adds New Features

Bill Barhydt sees the cryptocurrency reaching new highs.<p>Bitcoin may be slumping, but leaders in the community expect that the market could turn …

Cryptocurrency

Is Bitcoin Beginning To Stabilize?

Bitcoin's history is one long series of crashes and recoveries.<p>If someone had given you a bitcoin each time you heard that Bitcoin was dead, you'd have... well, you'd have a lot of bitcoins. One website has been keeping track of media reports of Bitcoin's demise and puts the current count at …

Cryptocurrency

A bitcoin billionaire is quietly building the world's very first decentralized bank on this tiny, idyllic island

• <b>Plans for the world's first decentralized bank are taking root in Malta.</b>• <b><br>The project is backed by the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange,</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Artificial Intelligence (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. The History of AI<p>The field of artificial intelligence (AI) officially started in 1956, launched by a small but now-famous DARPA-sponsored summer …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Litecoin's Creator Is Buying Into a Bank (And How It Could Go Wrong)

One of the most unusual and potentially transformative deals in the cryptocurrency space started as an argument on social media.<p>Back in April, …

fintech

Billionaire Steven Cohen Invests in Crypto Hedge Fund

Billionaire Steven Cohen has invested in a hedge fund focusing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based companies, according to a person familiar …

hedgefund

Crypto Wallet Founder Believes Bitcoin Could Soar To $60,000 In December

One could be forgiven for forgetting about Bitcoin. In December it was all anyone could talk about, but since the $20,000 spike, it has languished …

Cryptocurrency

4 cryptocurrency trends to watch out for

The cryptocurrency market has survived a lot of things: major exchange hacks, involvement from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), ban on cryptocurrency ads by Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online giants, and unpredictable government intervention and attempts at regulation.<p>All …

Cryptocurrency

Let’s destroy Bitcoin

In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto served the world an entirely new kind of currency. It was one that people could move over the internet instantaneously and …

Bitcoin

Hackers stole $13.5 million from cryptocurrency exchange Bancor

Jack Taylor/Getty Images<p><b>Cryptocurrency trading startup Bancor has lost roughly $13.5 million in a security breach.</b>• <b><br>Hackers accessed a wallet used to</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Is Coming for the Charitable-Industrial Complex

In recent years, a number of startups have tried to latch onto a social good angle. Robo advisors have added socially responsible investing options, …

Blockchain

Maybe This Trend Really Is Your Friend When It Comes to Bitcoin

This technical indicator may show the world’s largest cryptocurrency is bucking a selling trend and gearing up for a price increase.<p>Divergence …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Trading in Chinese Currency Drops Below 1% of World Total - Bitcoin News

Economy & Regulation<p><b>Bitcoin trading in renminbi (RMB) has dropped to less than 1 percent of the global total, the central bank of China announced.</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Markets Rally, With Bitcoin Pushing $7K, Ethereum Close to $500

The crypto markets are on a strong upswing today, July 8, as data from Coin360 shows, with with Bitcoin (BTC) pushing the $7,000 price point. …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum Rises 5% as Crypto Market as Crypto Market Gains $11 Billion Despite Low Volumes

The valuation of the crypto market increased by around $11 billion over the past 24 hours, triggered by the short-term momentum of bitcoin, Ethereum, …

Cryptocurrency

How to Use Fibonacci Retracement Levels When Day Trading

Moves in a trending direction are called impulses, and moves against a trend are called pullbacks. Fibonacci retracement levels highlight a few areas …

Mathematics

Brave Move Good For Tor And Privacy

In its latest version, Brave, a privacy focused desktop browser, has introduced the ability to enable Tor in private tabs, an important move both for private browsing and for Tor itself.<p>A recent research paper (pdf) showed that many people don’t have a good idea of what private browser mode really …

Privacy

This man was fired by a computer. Real AI could have saved him

Ibrahim Diallo was allegedly fired by a machine. Recent news reports relayed the escalating frustration he felt as his security pass stopped working, his computer system login was disabled, and finally he was frogmarched from the building by security personnel. His managers were unable to offer an …

Artificial Intelligence

Confused About Blockchains? Here’s What You Need to Know

A blockchain is a relatively new kind of database that has become <i>the</i> trendy solution for storing digital information more securely. The International Data Corporation recently forecast that companies and governments will spend $2.1 billion on blockchains in 2018, more than double what was spent …

Blockchain

Bitcoin at ‘important inflection point’ as it attempts to break out of downtrend

The downtrend in digital currencies remains well intact with all major coins lower on the month and nursing heavy losses since the beginning of …

Cryptocurrency

Guide To Top Cryptocurrency Exchanges

There are more than 1,600 cryptocurrencies in circulation today, with a combined market cap of over $289 billion, according to CoinMarketCap data. Investors around the world are eager to trade in this rapidly-growing space, and a slew of cryptocurrency platforms have emerged to meet the need for …

Cryptocurrency

A Leading Philippines Bank RCBC Opts For Stellar, Shuns Ripple: Litecoin, EOS, Tron, Stellar Lumens and IOTA Technical Analysis (June 22, 2018)

The crypto verse is never short of drama and while hacking vibes dominate, Charlie Lee of Litecoin is advocating rationalism. Obviously, after recent …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin And Its Friends Really Are Worthless 'Digital Gold'

Thesis<p>In spite of the crypto-bubble peaking in late 2017, a large proportion of the cryptocurrency market is still made up of overvalued coins which …

Cryptocurrency

Why the Cryptosphere Is Losing Its Mind Over This 18-Digit Number

<b>00000000000000000021e800 – that’s 18 zeros followed by 21e8 and another two zeros – doesn’t look particularly remarkable. Nor does</b> …

Bitcoin

Why Ripple Thinks Coinbase Should Add Cryptocurrency XRP

Big swings in the price of XRP, now the world’s third most valuable cryptocurrency, have largely been driven by one factor in recent months: Rumors …

Cryptocurrency