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By Apostolos Siokas | Cryptocurrency news

5 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Crashing Right Now

5 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Crashing Right Now<p><b>1. Market Manipulation</b><p>BTC market manipulation has been a highly contentious area that always arises when …

Bitcoin price nears six month low as experts warn that sharp rise in value was like an 'infection'

The price of bitcoin is hovering around its lowest point since November last year – and it might not come back up, experts warn.<p>Bitcoin is currently …

YouTube and Facebook Are Losing Creators to Blockchain-Powered Rivals

Peter “Furious Pete” Czerwinski has close to 5 million YouTube followers, but they can’t see most of his new videos there. To get 46 of the 71 …

In blockchain we trust - MIT Technology Review

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being …

How Blockchain Is Threatening to Kill the Traditional Utility

If utilities think rooftop solar panels and batteries are bad for business, blockchain should scare the bejeezus out of them.<p>That’s because in …

Canadian Stock Exchange Launches ‘Fully-Regulated’ Token Funding Platform, ‘Unlike’ ICOs

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) announced yesterday, Feb.13, that they will soon launch a securities clearing and settlement platform based on …

Forbes' ‘Fintech 50 For 2018’ List Includes 11 Blockchain & Crypto Companies

In Forbes' third edition of the “Fintech 50”, a list of the top 50 financial technology companies globally of 2018, released on Feb. 13, eleven of …

JPMorgan’s 'Bitcoin Bible': Cryptocurrencies here to stay

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon has sure come a long way on his bitcoin stance — by first calling the cryptocurrency a “fraud” to saying “blockchain is real” to now releasing what some are calling the “Bitcoin Bible” for investors — all in less than five months' time.<p>The 71-page pamphlet, …

How Can You Really Earn, Buy and Spend Bitcoins and Ethereum? Here Are The Best Ways

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have mostly become known for their potential to gain (and more recently lose) value very quickly. But if, as their proponents suggest, they are set to become standard units of currency for a digital age, they have to be useful beyond merely acting as …

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Bitcoin is a hassle ... but maybe not for long

Buying and selling with cryptocurrencies is hard. Every time you make a transaction, it's recorded in the blockchain, a digital ledger. That takes up a lot of resources, such as hard drive space. But a new technology called the Lightning Network could offer a way to speed up the process. It's a …

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Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About Cryptocurrency Is Now All in One Place

Over the past few months, I’ve written a lot of articles trying to demystify the world of cryptocurrency (from the coins themselves to blockchain to …

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Last year, thanks to stratospheric rises in value, lots of people became aware of the existence of Bitcoin, as well as another often-cited up-and-coming cryptocurrency, Ethereum.<p>For perspective – that means Bitcoin is currently held at around the same value as Unilever, whereas Ethereum has around …

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Bitcoin Ban Expands Across Credit Cards as Big U.S. Banks Recoil

A growing number of big U.S. credit-card issuers are deciding they don’t want to finance a falling knife.<p>JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp. …

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, NEM, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, February 2, 2018

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ROUBINI: 'The Mother Of All Bubbles And Biggest Bubble in Human History Comes Down Crashing'

The cryptocurrency markets were awash in a sea of red during early trading Friday — and one economist says we are in the middle of a major crypto crash.<p>Nouriel Roubini, the chairman of Roubini Macro Associates, on Twitter described bitcoin as "The Mother Of All Bubbles." His tweet shows bitcoin's …

The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

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Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2018: Where the World Stands Right Now

<i>This article originally appeared on Bitcoin Magazine.</i>

Crypto Fund Predicts Zcash To Hit Over $62K By 2025

According to a new investment thesis released by Grayscale Investments, the value of Zcash (ZEC) could reach over $62,000 by 2025, assuming that the …

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BITCOIN 101: A beginner's guide to understanding the cryptocurrency, illustrated like a children's book

Bitcoin, the digital currency that's been monopolizing conversations, has grown rapidly in value in the last year. Unfortunately, it's not always an easy concept to understand, much less to get involved in.<p>Now, Cash App, Square's payment app that lets friends settle debts, is inserting itself into …

Bitcoin drops below $9,000 on (potentially) bad news from India

After several short-lived drops under $10,000, it looks like the price of Bitcoin finally yielded under pressure. The largest cryptocurrency by …

Facebook is banning all ads promoting cryptocurrencies — including bitcoin and ICOs

It’s an “intentionally broad” policy aimed at stopping scammers.<p>Facebook is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, in an effort to prevent people from advertising what the company is calling “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or …

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Fools and their crypto

What should we do about token sales?<p>Two days ago a Lithuanian “company” called Prodeum looked like a promising if silly blockchain startup. Their stated goal? To track every piece of food on the internet. While I doubt many of us will care about the exact provenance of the orange we just ate, we …

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US regulators are investigating a major cryptocurrency exchange, raising suspicions of fraud

Last month, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) subpoenaed cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the company Tether, which has launched a popular coin of the same name, anonymous sources told <i>Bloomberg</i> today.<p>Tether claims that all of its coins are backed by US dollars held in reserve …

Here's Why Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple Are Plunging Today

Bitcoin is down 12% and broke below the $10,000 level on Tuesday.<p>The cryptocurrency markets are having their worst day in some time on Tuesday. Not …