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Cryptocurrencies and blockchain: hype vs. reality

There certainly has been much excitement and anxiety in recent weeks about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and their ups and downs.<p>Relatively few …

Blockchain

Learn how to invest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies for just $29!

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency has been widely covered in the news lately, but still many have no idea what exactly cryptocurrency is or whether or not …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Finds a Bottom During Equity Market Turmoil

What’s supposed to be the most volatile asset in the universe is proving to be a bastion of stability compared with wild swings and carnage in global …

Stock Markets

Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail says it lost 17M tokens of Nano/XRB cryptocurrency, worth about $170M, suspends withdrawals for all cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Would Dominate in a 'Dystopian World Without Trust,' Economist Says

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies solve the problem of making payments in an environment where trust is broken — but it’s unclear whether that’s a …

Bitcoin

Insane in the blockchain: 15 ridiculous cryptocurrencies you’ve never heard of

Contrary to what the headlines might lead you to believe, Bitcoin and Ethereum aren’t the only cryptocurrencies in the game. Over the past few years, …

Cryptocurrency

Breaking: Crypto Exchange Binance Relaunches After Upgrade, Grants Users 70% Fee Discount

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced on its site today, Feb. 9, that it has completed its system upgrade after technical …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum May Overtake Bitcoin In 2018

Ethereum has the potential to surpass Bitcoin’s market cap this year.<p>In order to do this, they need to fix scalability issues and reduce energy usage.<p>…

Cryptocurrency

Ripple CEO: Don't call it cryptocurrency

At the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto on Wednesday, we heard from a number of companies squarely rooted in cryptocurrency (like Blockchain, …

Cryptocurrency

Meet the richest people in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, who are worth more than $17 billion combined

The life of a crypto-billionaire is stressful.<p>After unprecedented gains over the past year — driving bitcoin, ether, and Ripple's XRP up 1,300%, 8,000%, and 32,000% — cryptocurrencies have come back down to earth in recent weeks.<p>As of Friday afternoon, bitcoin was down 28% since late January. On …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Lenders Take the Money and Run During Crypto Crash

People keep lending money to anonymous cryptocurrency dealers. Now that crypto values are plummeting, the dealers are vanishing.<p>Lend us your money …

Cryptocurrency

In the shadow of Bitcoin: the Ripple effect

If any virtual currency has kept headline writers busy, it's been Bitcoin. Far less in the public eye, another digital unit, XRP (Ripple), has been …

Cryptocurrency

Ripple Is Soaring Today -- What Could Be Driving It Higher?

Ripple is the big winner on a generally positive day for cryptocurrencies.<p>It's been a volatile, but generally positive Friday for cryptocurrencies. …

Cryptocurrency

How Do You Mine Ethereum? | Investopedia

Ethereum, like most cryptocurrencies, relies on the work of miners. While it's easy to assume that miners work to generate ether tokens (ETH) so that …

Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Worth $170 Million Missing From Italian Exchange

An Italian cryptocurrency exchange called BitGrail said on Friday that it lost about 17 million tokens of a cryptocurrency called Nano, with a market value of about $170 million.<p>In a note on its website, the exchange said “internal checks revealed unauthorized transactions which led to a 17 million …

Cryptocurrency

A New All-in-One Mining Platform Promises Leading Tech, Low Costs, and Instant Withdrawals

sponsoredThe company claims to offer competitive pre-sales prices along with transparent pricing structureAt the time of writing, it could take over …

Bitcoin

Here’s proof that this bitcoin crash is far from the worst the cryptocurrency has seen

Panicking that the bitcoin bubble has finally burst? The popular cryptocurrency actually has a history of surviving crashes, and in its short life …

Cryptocurrency

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

Cryptocurrency

Forget Ethereum: Here Are 8 Intriguing Cryptocurrencies You Should Follow

Source: Getty Images<p>of<p>Look beyond bitcoin and Ethereum<p>In 2017, virtual currencies simply couldn’t be stopped. When the year began, the combined market cap of every cryptocurrency was just shy of $18 billion. But by year’s end, cryptocurrencies were worth a combined $613 billion. That’s a gain of …

Blockchain

Here's how much bitcoin you'd have had to buy in 2017 to become a millionaire in a year

Speculating with cryptocurrency leads to such extreme fluctuations in price that it resembles gambling in a casino.<p>Some early adopters of the bitcoin, who bought the cryptocurrency about five years ago for about $20, have become millionaires. But those who ventured a gamble in 2017, the year of …

Cryptocurrency