Idri Dyer

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Litecoin Price Spikes Above $80 on Bank Acquisition News

The price of litecoin spiked to $81 on Wednesday amid notable news for the cryptocurrency often called the silver to bitcoin's gold.<p>The world's …

Cryptocurrency

Woman who once bought bitcoins for $300,000 cash in paper bags sent to prison

At one point, Theresa Tetley had an upstanding client named "Pirate Sh*t."<p>A woman who for years went by the name "Bitcoin Maven" on …

Corruption

Here are the 16 leaking VPNs to avoid

A VPN is a virtual private network—a way to protect and encrypt your web traffic from prying eyes. There are dozens of VPN services available, but …

Information Systems

Bitcoin Today: The Bid for $7,000 Continues

Bitcoin prices traded in a narrow range again on Monday, continuing a trend the largest cryptocurrency by market value has exhibited for several days …

Cryptocurrency

Study Says Bitcoin Will Replace Traditional Currency Within Ten Years

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are the “next natural step” for the global economy, according to academics from the Imperial College London in a study …

Cryptocurrency

New Paper Reveals Massive Bitcoin Backing

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have been handed huge support this morning from researchers at Imperial College London, who have said digital currencies are primed for mass adoption.<p>According to the paper — entitled “Cryptocurrencies: Overcoming Barriers to Trust and Adoption” — bitcoin and …

Cryptocurrency

Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.<p>The Financial Services Agency (FSA) slapped six exchanges with business improvement …

Cryptocurrency

MIT researchers have figured out a way to see through walls and we’re terrified

A team of scientists at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has managed to develop technology capable of tracking …

Machine Learning

cryptocurrency | The Next Web

All stories in cryptocurrency<p>This company wants to stop hackers from stealing your cryptocurrency<p>At the heart of Sentinel Protocol is a decentralized threat reputation database (TRDB), which contains blockchain addresses ...<p>Ben Dickson<p>Financial overlords are spreading cryptocurrency misinformation …

Blockchain

Zcash Pays Off Developer to Avoid Blockchain Split

Despite the best efforts of zcash developers to keep the cryptocurrency's coming upgrade, Overwinter, as seamless as possible, the $800 million …

Cryptography

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Microsoft launches ambitious blockchain project to help creators get paid

It seems that Microsoft isn’t done experimenting with blockchain technology.<p>Microsoft and Ernst & Young (EY) announced the launch of a blockchain solution for content rights and royalties management on Wednesday.<p>The blockchain solution is first implemented for Microsoft’s game publisher partners. …

Blockchain

Cryptocurrency Volume Drops To A Two-Month Low, Should You Be Worried?

Cryptocurrency volumes have dipped to a two-month low, with levels resembling those seen earlier this year during April’s downtrend. But what does …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Could 'Bring the Internet to a Halt,' Says Banking Oversight Firm. Here's Why

After a rough week for Bitcoin and its cryptocurrency cohorts, the bank for central banks is giving investors another reason to feel dour.<p>If the …

Bitcoin

The problem with simply growing more tech hubs in Africa

Paris<p>More than 130 new hubs have opened in Africa over the last two years, and there are still not enough.<p>Many hubs get financial and technical support from foundations as well as tech and telco corporates among others. More recently, Facebook and Google have both rolled out significant new Lagos …

Emerging Markets

Crypto Markets See $13 Bln Price Spike in One Hour, Despite Negative BIS Report

Crypto markets are seeing a notable price spike today, with most of the top 100 coins in the green and total market cap growing $13 bln in an …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies Rally as Downtrodden Investors Get Some Relief

Investors in cryptocurrencies are having a good day.<p>Bitcoin and Ether, the two biggest digital coins, spiked in early afternoon trading as positive …

Cryptocurrency

This insanely cool DIY smart home features Alexa's AI and Ethereum's blockchain

Building the perfect home involves a lot of time, effort, and Amazon Echo Dots. One family decided to create the smartest house in the world, and by all accounts they’ve succeeded. Video monitoring? Check. AI-powered voice command interface? Check. Blockchain-backed automated chore tracking and …

Amazon Echo

Ukraine Arrests Suspects Tied to Fraudulent Crypto Exchanges

Ukrainian authorities have arrested four individuals suspected of running fake cryptocurrency exchanges, the nation's federal police force announced …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

Finally a Good Place to Put Your Bitcoins

Institutional-grade custodianship for crypto might open new doors for investors.<p><i>This post originally appeared in Money Stuff.</i><p>Oil is a perfectly normal thing for an institutional investor to invest in. “I think oil prices will go up so I’m gonna buy some oil”: very common thought process. But if you …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Price Gets Huge News as Square Receives Crypto State License

Jack Dorsey's firm now owns a coveted "BitLicense."<p>Bitcoin received a big boost on Monday as New York State’s department of financial services …

Cryptocurrency

The mysterious reason behind the recent bitcoin sell-off may have just been uncovered

It's been hard out there for a bitcoin trader.<p>The cryptocurrency has plunged nearly 30 percent in the last month, and more than 50 percent this year. …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin's Greater Fools Go Into Hiding

Where will the cryptocurrency's future crop of suckers come from?<p>Bitcoin's price was supposed to go to the moon. Yet over the past six months, from high to low, the linchpin of the entire cryptocurrency craze has shed 66 percent of its value.<p>It's an unraveling almost on par with the Nasdaq index …

Cryptocurrency

How Cryptocurrency Is Wildly Creating Breakthrough New Business Models, But Not In The Way You Think

The word cryptocurrency elicits strong emotions. The industry is rife with naysayers on one end of the spectrum such as JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon who issue sinister warnings and at the other end, evangelists such as Twitter/Square’s Jack Dorsey touting crypto’s massive, never-ending benefits. …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin's Latest Price Crash May Be Over. But There's Still Reason to Worry

Bitcoin’s latest crash may be over after the value of the cryptocurrency stabilized Thursday.<p>The plunge began Sunday, with several factors possibly …

Bitcoin on Its Way to $3,000 and is Hauling Altcoins With It-IOTA, EOS, Tron, Litecoin and Stellar Lumens Technical Analysis (June 14, 2018)Bitcoin on Its Way to $3,000 and is Hauling Altcoins With It-IOTA, EOS, Tron, Litecoin and Stellar Lumens Technical Analysis (June 14, 2018)

The crypto markets is down $30 billion in the last 24 hours alone with Litecoin registering new 2018 lows. While this is happening, IOTA is likely to …

New Research Shows Bitcoin's Meteoric Rise Was a Scam

Crypotocurrencies are the latest in a centuries-long line of speculative bubbles driven by shrewd insiders taking advantage of gullible investors.<p>3 min read<p>Academic researchers at the University of Texas have concluded at least half of Bitcoin's rise to a peak price of nearly $20,000 last year was …

Cryptocurrency

I've been to 25 countries and I can tell you there are only 11 phrases you need to get by anywhere

There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn more than two or three.<p>Language barriers can cause frustration and inconvenience if you're traveling to a country where English isn't commonly spoken. I experienced the difficulties firsthand throughout my …

Making a Killing in Virtual Real Estate

Last month, Ryan Kunzmann went to a bar in New York to see his 58,000 square feet of property. No, it’s not the world’s biggest bar—his holdings are …

Real Estate

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Few billionaire investors have been so vocal and bullish on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price appreciation as Tim Draper, the founder of venture …