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Edward Snowden just launched an app that turns any Android device into a remote security camera

The relentless march of technology has produced a world where citizen journalists and activists can push information out to the world at a moment’s …

Edward Snowden

3 key pieces of advice for bitcoin beginners

I've talked a lot about how I think everyone should buy a little bitcoin.<p>And if you haven't yet, there's still time.<p>So below, I'm sharing three tips to get your started buying bitcoin…<p><b>Start small</b><p>Speaking from personal experience, I highly recommend that folks buying bitcoin start with an extremely …

Cryptocurrency

Opinion: This is where we are in the life cycle of cryptocurrencies

A few months ago, I had lunch with a former trader who told me: “This is my third asset class. I have traded commodities, then derivatives and now it …

Cryptocurrency

A new technology promises to make bitcoin useful to pay for things, and not to hoard

Bitcoin is torn by opposing impulses: to be a store of value, like digital gold, or the internet equivalent of cash, used for everyday purchases like cups of coffee. It’s the tension at the center of bitcoin’s long running “civil war“—to date, the notion that bitcoin should be more like digital …

Janet Yellen says bitcoin is a highly speculative asset — but the Fed played a key role in its rise

It's a testament to the ferocity of the recent rally in bitcoin that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was asked about it multiple times during her last press conference as central bank chair.<p>She said bitcoin "is a highly speculative asset" that "at this time plays a very small role in the payment …

Cryptocurrency

Three Blockchain Companies That Could Change Everything in Traditional Lending

More than $3.3 billion was raised with Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) this year alone. Total cryptocurrencies market capitalization recently soared …

Only The Dumbest on Wall Street Try to Compare Bitcoin to Apple

Bitcoin has flipped Wall Street on its head and, from the impact bitcoin futures could have on the economy to your electric bill, it's touching …

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the international supply chain for our goods and services.<p>The …

Blockchain

Moonlambos sells Lamborghinis for Bitcoin to help gilded cryptocurrency generation spend its windfall

The crypto currency boom is creating a new gilded generation of super wealthy individuals who were savvy enough to snap up Bitcoin early on. Now these fortunate sons and daughters of the virtual currency age are faced with a gigantic, unsympathetic problem: How to spend their wealth?<p>Enter …

‘Mrs. Watanabe’ Driving Bitcoin Price Higher: Deutsche Bank

Advertisement<p>Mainstream financiers like BlackRock CEO Larry Fink may claim that bitcoin is an “index of money laundering,” but a new report from …

Can BTG/USD Stay Above $250?

Key Points<p>Bitcoin gold price is currently under a correction and is holding the $260 support against the US Dollar.<br>• There is a major bullish trend …

Now You Can Use Bitcoin As Collateral For Loans | Investopedia

In yet another sign of bitcoin’s emergence as a store of value, a bunch of startup lenders have begun using cryptocurrencies as collateral for …

Japanese business to start paying workers in bitcoin

A Japanese business will begin paying its workers partially in bitcoin, in a bid to gain a better understanding of how the digital currency works,</i> …

10 of the Biggest Lies Told About Bitcoin - Bitcoin News

Featured<p><b>As British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once averred, there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. Bitcoin is</b> …

Exponential Growth: Number of Bitcoin Users to Reach 200 Million by 2024

Advertisement<p>According to RT, analysts expect the number of bitcoin users to reach 200 million by 2024, within the next seven years, given the …

3 Things to Know About Bitcoin Futures Trading Before Prices Hit $25,000

It's game time for bitcoin fans.<p>Bitcoin futures will begin trading at 6:00 p.m. EST today on the Cboe. Anticipation for the Cboe debut, followed by …

Bitcoin ‘will go up tenfold by the end of next year’

One Bitcoin will be worth more than $100,000 (£748,000) by the end of 2018 after going up in price by a factor of 10.<p>That’s the claim from Dave …

Bitcoin - Plan Your Exit Strategy Now - Maybe With Gold

<b>Bitcoin – Plan Your Exit Strategy Now – Maybe With Gold</b><p><b>Made money in bitcoin? Well done. Don’t wait until the stampede starts. Here’s what you must</b> …

Google's high-quality Home Max speaker goes on sale for $399

Google launched its high-quality Home Max speaker with Google Assistant in October, and the last we heard (via a Best Buy leak), it was set to arrive on December 11th. That date was spot on, it turns out, as the Home Max has indeed gone on sale at both Best Buy and Verizon. It's also live on …

Understanding the Blockchain Bubble

Over the past few months, I've written several articles on blockchain as well as cryptocurrencies, their impact on entrepreneurs (including celebrity investors) as well as society as a whole.<p>And a recent article in Bloomberg said it best, "The problem with bitcoin and other so-called digital …

Bitcoin Cash

The dollar’s days as the world’s most important currency are numbered

For at least 70 years, the US dollar has been the world’s dominant currency. Central banks around the world hold a large portion of their reserves in the US currency, while private companies use it for international transactions. The trade in US Treasury bonds is the world’s deepest, most liquid …

5 Big Advantages of Blockchain, and 1 Reason to Be Very Worried

Blockchain technology might be the future, but it carries a major intermediate-term risk.<p>In less than three weeks, we'll turn the calendar on 2017, …

I'm 29 and manage $100 million — here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about investing

At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I'm on the young side to be managing so much money, but with multigenerational clients — everywhere from millennial parents looking to enter the market all the way to boomers trying to secure their savings — my age is one of my …

Investing

Missed the bitcoin boom? Five more baffling cryptocurrencies to blow your savings on

Regretting not spending a few hundred quid on bitcoin five years ago? Get ahead of the speculators by spending thousands of dollars on a imaginary cat or the Paris Hilton-backed LydianCoin<p>If you are worried you’ve missed out on making millions by betting on bitcoin, don’t worry: there will be …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Futures Started So Hot That Trading Had to Be Halted Twice

Bitcoin has landed on Wall Street.<p>Futures on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency surged as much as 26 percent in their debut session on Cboe …

Cryptocurrency

The hottest cryptocurrency in China is not bitcoin

China’s cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been left out of bitcoin’s historic rally in recent months, thanks to the Chinese government banning initial coin offerings in September and then shutting down all major domestic exchanges. But it didn’t take long for them to find something new to pour their …

Bitcoin Trading in Sweden Has Surged 50-Fold in the Last Year

Bitcoin futures just became a reality on Wall Street, but Sweden has been offering derivatives on the cryptocurrency for years. That gentrification …

Cryptocurrency

Making Sense of Bitcoin and Its Wild Price Ride: QuickTake Q&A

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $19,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Bitcoin

No CEO needed: These blockchain platforms will let ‘the crowd’ run startups

Back in May, I wrote about the concept of DAOs, decentralized autonomous organizations capable of running themselves thanks to blockchain technology — no CEO or C-Suite needed. At the time I was writing, there were a few people in the blockchain community testing out the idea but no strong efforts …

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Cryptocurrency