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Cryptocurrencies Not Blockchain

Direct vs. Ecosystem Investments<p>Cryptocurrencies have been on a tear, growing from USD 20 billion to over USD 600 billion in the past 12 months. From …

Bitcoin

Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five

If you still can’t figure out what the heck a bitcoin is…<p>We’re sitting on a park bench. It’s a great day.<p>I have one apple with me. I give it to …

This week’s Bitcoin crash was all about fraud and regulation

Cryptocurrencies have had a rough week: the value of bitcoin plunged to a mere 50 percent of its 2017 peak, and other currencies, such as Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin have seen double-digit losses compared to their heights from last year. Tuesday also witnessed the collapse of BitConnect, an …

Bitcoin

Buy When There's Blood In The Streets

Baron Rothschild, an 18th century British nobleman and member of the Rothschild banking family, is credited with saying that: "The time to buy is …

Warren Buffett

When Trading in Bitcoin, Keep the Tax Man in Mind

Bitcoin may grab headlines when it skyrockets in value, as it did much of last year, or when it plunges precipitously, as it has this week.<p>But the virtual currency has a reputation for providing a sense of anonymity to those who own it.<p>That anonymity doesn’t extend to the tax authorities, …

Bitcoin

What’s Bitcoin Worth? A New Plan to Bring Discipline to Crypto Prices

Intercontinental Exchange is jointly launching data feed pulling information from more than 15 cryptocurrency exchanges<p>The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is launching a service to bring bitcoin data to hedge funds and other professional trading firms, the latest sign that the once-fringe …

Finance

Here’s How Scammers Are Using Fake News To Screw With Bitcoin Investors

In the largely unregulated world of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, fraudsters are getting rich by deliberately spreading false information to affect the price of their holdings using social media, scam news sites, and private chat apps.<p><b>On Saturday, Jan. 14</b>, a Twitter account purporting to be that of …

Vitalik Buterin

How BitConnect pulled the biggest exit scheme in cryptocurrency

In a menacing turn of events yesterday, Bitcoin investment lending platform BitConnect abruptly announced it is shutting down its lending and exchange services. But while this sudden “curveball” might have come as a massive surprise for thousands of gullible investors, the writing was on the wall …

Vitalik Buterin

Japan's Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Finance<p><b>As bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market</b> …

Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Trading Bots

Trading bots are computer programs that use various indicators to recognize trends and automatically execute trades. While algorithmic trading …

Trading

The HODLer Manifesto

Confidimus in HODL<p>Rule 1: A True HODLer Does Not Sell Their Coin<p>The first and most important rule of the HODLer Manifesto is to never sell your coin. …

Bitcoin

U.S. CFTC sues three virtual currency operators for fraud

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. derivatives watchdog said on Friday that it has filed charges against three separate virtual currency operators alleging the defendants had defrauded customers and broken other commodity trading rules, in a further sign regulators globally are cracking down on the …

Bitcoin

Remarks of Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo to the ABA Derivatives and Futures Section Conference

Remarks of Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo to the ABA Derivatives and Futures Section Conference, Naples, Florida<p><b>January 19, 2018</b><p><b>Introduction</b><p>Thank …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a mere drop in the ocean of blockchain opportunities: We're already thinking outside the box

London Blockchain Week kicks off tomorrow, bringing together experts from around the world to share their new and exciting applications for …

Bitcoin

Can bitcoin recover from its bloodbath?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been battered by selling pressure over the past month. Is this merely another dip to buy or the start of …

Cryptocurrency

TokenReporter.co: What of crypto for the under-banked?

Monetary policy is hard. Famously in 1971, Nixon canceled the policy of allowing the direct conversion of dollars to gold. He said at that time, “Let …

Cryptocurrency

Goldman Sachs Report Explores use of Bitcoin as Currency

<b>On January 10, 2018, analysts from Goldman Sachs Group, the Fortune 500 investment company, published a nine-page lengthy report titled “Bitcoin as</b> …

Bitcoin

NASA Awarded A Grant For Ethereum Blockchain-Related Research

Space exploration has taken monumental leaps, but many of our tools are still tethered to Earth for data and instructions. As satellites move further …

Bitcoin

Our Process for Evaluating New Tokens

A lot of new money is piling into cryptocurrencies right now. For the most part, the new money is investing in memes. Memes are most commonly thought …

Bitcoin

3 Web Giants That Could Be Decentralized on a Blockchain

The web has taken over our lives, and with that, online enterprises have grown into huge monoliths of power.<p>Yet, while tech giants give us access to …

Bitcoin

The Anatomy of a Pump & Dump Group

Pump&dump (P&D) schemes are a common occurrence in the cryptocurrency world.<p>They most often happen in Telegram or Discord (chat programs) groups in …

Bitcoin

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

Bitcoin

Inside Telegram’s ambitious $1.2B ICO to create the next Ethereum

We have even more information about messaging app Telegram’s plans for cashing in on its popularity within the crypto community with the massive ICO for its proposed Telegram Open Network (TON) project (that we first reported), after obtaining the whitepaper and investor prospectuses in full.<p>From …

Bitcoin

Researchers finds that one person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000

Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman have written a fascinating paper on Bitcoin price manipulation. Entitled “Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem” and appearing in the recent issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics the paper describes to what degree the …

Cryptocurrency

How does a blockchain work - Simply Explained

Blockchain

Data protection is best managed from the centre

Security people talk of an attack surface to describe exposure to malware and hacking. The bigger the attack surface, the more at risk you are.<p>Data …

Big Data

Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids to Porn

Security researchers on Friday disclosed the existence of malicious code buried inside dozens of apps that displayed pornographic images to users. …

Google

MoneyGram and Ripple announce partnership

Last week, we reported on a rumor that Rippple and Western Union were considering a partnership. Those rumors remain unconfirmed, but Business …

FinTech

Blockchain Technology: No Longer a Diamond in the Rough

The global technology industry has been abuzz for over a year now with news of advancements in blockchain-enabled platforms. The technology, which is …

Bitcoin

How to Attract More Women Into Cybersecurity - Now

A recent survey finds a number of attributes women seek in their careers can be found in a cybersecurity profession - the dots just need to be …

Cybersecurity