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This unusual cryptocurrency company made $32,000 in 30 days — now it's moving to Canada to avoid American regulation

In January, Auston Bunsen and two of his friends stumbled upon a very lucrative idea: help the tech illiterate learn about cryptocurrencies by taking the guesswork out of investing.<p>That idea became CBlocks, a mystery box of cryptocurrencies, sent on demand. The concept was simple: Interested …

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Bitcoin's Blockchain Caught Loaded With Child Pornography

Researchers at a German university found the links to the child pornography while investigating the non-financial data on the Bitcoin …

Can You Really Make Money Mining Bitcoins?

Profits are not easy to come by. Expensive hardware and risky cloud mining deals are the main challenges.<p>If you want to join in the bitcoin frenzy …

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Upgrade Gets Some Hands-On Testing

Lightning Network, a technology that many hope will make the Bitcoin payment network substantially more efficient, is becoming a reality. Standards …

Bitcoin Price Bubble Could Last 100 Years, Says Yale Economist | Investopedia

When it comes to the future of cryptocurrencies, even Nobel Laureate, Ivy League professors aren't quite sure what to say. (See also: Bitcoin Price …

Cryptocurrency

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.<p>HMRC is expecting to see a surge in the number of taxpayers declaring gains …

Bitcoin's Path To $1 Million: Why This Bubble Is Not Bursting Anytime Soon

Since Bitcoin's first commercial "pizza transaction" in 2010, the price has skyrocketed by over 500,000,000%.<p>So, it's natural for many people to …

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Why bitcoin investors are like stamp collectors

The belief or hope that there will always be a greater fool wanting to buy is supposed to be underwritten by bitcoin’s “limited edition” status – a …

Bitcoin is climbing on the last day of 2017

Bitcoin started the final day of 2017 with an increase in value, and looked set to end the year on a high note.<p>The cryptocurrency was up more than 10% as of 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve 2017, according to data from Markets Insider.<p>Its value was $14,129 per coin, having gained more than $1,300 in value …

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Monero — An Anonymous CryptoCurrency

Monero vs Bitcoin Overview<p>Let’s face it. Bitcoin is traceable.<p>You can send bitcoin only by literally pointing to a previous tx in the chain that sent …

'Pineapple Fund' Giving Away $86 Million in Bitcoins to Charity

An anonymous organization is giving away a total of 5,057 Bitcoins to different charities and nonprofits. No, you can't have one.<p>PCMag reviews …

Here’s What It Looks Like Inside An Israeli Bitcoin Miner

We're not going to bore you guys by trying to decipher all of the hype behind the current Bitcoin craze (you can read that here). What we will do …

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Cameron Winklevoss Says Bitcoin Will Go 20 Times Higher

The long-time Bitcoin investor thinks it’s “a gold disruptor.”<p>(Bloomberg) Cameron Winklevoss, thought to be one of the largest holders of bitcoin, …

Trader who called bitcoin rally says cryptocurrency will surge above $100,000 in 2018

Bitcoin's runaway rally could accelerate next year as the cryptocurrency continues to gain wider acceptance, a trader said Monday.<p>"I wouldn't be …

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Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain had half a million new sign-ups in a week

LONDON — Blockchain, the world's biggest provider of bitcoin wallets, saw a huge surge in new sign-ups last week as bitcoin's price skyrocketed.<p>Blockchain CEO Peter Smith said in an email to investors seen by Business Insider that the company "added half a million new sign-ups this week …

Bitcoin Is The Total Opposite of a Ponzi Scheme — Here’s Why

<b>Bitcoin Is The Total Opposite of a Ponzi Scheme — Here’s Why</b><p>What is a ‘Ponzi Scheme’, you ask?<p><b>“A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investing scam</b> …

Saxo: «Prepare for Bitcoin Crash

<b>In its annual list of outrageous predictions for 2018, Saxo Bank sees the cryptocurrency hitting a peak of $60,000, prior to its collapse.</b><p>The …

Saxo Bank's 'Outrageous Prediction': Bitcoin to peak at $60k next year before spectacular crash

07 December 2017 | 19958 views | 2<p>With bitcoin valuations steamrolling towards the $15,000 mark, Saxo Bank is forecasting a market peak price of …

You've got some bitcoin: what happens to it when you die? - Science News - ABC News

The value of bitcoin scaled new heights in 2017. If the trend continues, it is likely the digital currency will be around (bubble or no bubble) long …

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Coinbase: The Heart of the Bitcoin Frenzy

SAN FRANCISCO — The booming stock market of the 1920s had the New York Stock Exchange. The tech bubble of the 1990s had Nasdaq and E-Trade. And the virtual currency market of the last year has had Coinbase.<p>Coinbase has been at the center of the speculative frenzy driving up the value of Bitcoin — …

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An Australian just became a billionaire after investing in a crazy crypto company that's still losing millions

Australian man James Gilbert is now technically a billionaire after Bitcoin’s unprecedented price surge this week.<p>According to a report in Bloomberg, …

Novogratz Says Bitcoin Feels Like a Market Top But It's Not

Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz said that bitcoin has more room to soar even though this month’s more-than-50 percent surge in the digital …

Revolut merges mobile banking with cryptocurrency trading

Revolut is merging traditional banking and cryptocurrency to let you buy, sell, trade, and hold Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ether alongside 25 world fiat currencies. The $90 million-funded mobile banking startup is trying to erase the divide between old and new money.<p>Revolut‘s CEO Nikolay Storonsky …

2 Reasons Why It's So Hard to Value Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and Other Cryptocurrencies

Deciphering a fair value for virtual currencies may prove impossible.<p>Since the trough of the Great Recession in March 2009, the broad-based <b>S&P 500</b> …

All the Bitcoins in the World Are Now Worth More Than New Zealand

And Warren Buffett and Boeing.<p>Bitcoin’s extraordinary price surge means its market capitalization now exceeds the annual output of whole economies, …

Introducing 'CryptoKitties,' the New Digital Pets Taking Ethereum by Storm

Holders of the cryptocurrency Ethereum had spent more than $2 million on virtual kittens by Sunday night, bought and sold over a new blockchain-based …

Sell! Sell! Sell! This AI tries to predict when the bitcoin bubble will pop

Is bitcoin the future of currency as we know it or the center of a massive “pump-and-dump” scheme that will eventually see its bubble burst? …

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JPMorgan reportedly getting into bitcoin futures trading even though Dimon believes it is a fraud

Despite JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's outspoken criticism on the viability of bitcoin as an investment, the bank is looking at allowing its …

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On this trajectory it won't be long before one Bitcoin is worth $1 million a pop

When the internet took the world by storm, it caused huge anxiety for businesses everywhere. Companies had to learn and master e-commerce, …

Tezos, a cryptocurrency that raised $232 million in July, is in crisis

One of the biggest cryptocurrency crowdsales hasn’t lived up to the hype.<p>Tezos, a blockchain technology project that made headlines in July by …

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