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Blockchain’s big potential in Africa

At the beginning of March, some of the brightest minds from the blockchain world joined representatives from the financial, legal, and global technology industries to discuss widespread blockchain adoption. But the event wasn’t held in fintech hub London, or startup mecca San Francisco. It was in …

120 Million? Vitalik Proposes Cap on Ether Cryptocurrency

Vitalik Buterin has penned a new proposal that could lay the foundation for resolving one of the ethereum network's biggest outstanding questions – …

Cryptography

More Than 5 Million Card Numbers Stolen From Lord & Taylor & Saks Fifth Avenue

If you’ve used your credit or debit card a Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, of Saks Off 5th store lately, you may want to start paying close …

Identity Theft

‘Highly critical’ CMS bug has left over 1 million sites open to attack

The team behind the popular open-source CMS Drupal is urging admins to update their sites to ward off a nasty bug that could leave their sites “highly compromised” to attackers, according to the organization.<p>The effected versions (Drupal 6, 7 and 8) of the CMS power over one million websites on the …

Information Security

And the Worst Performance Award Goes to… Ripple

CoinMarketCap reported that the total value of digital currencies has dropped more than 50% during the first quarter of 2018. During this period, …

Cryptocurrency Bloodbath Continues as “Monster Rally” Looms on Horizon

The cryptocurrency market is currently in the midst of an ongoing bloodbath, with the value of Bitcoin — which holds a significant influence over the …

Blockchains aren’t just tech, they’re new economic systems

Forget for a moment about the value of the cryptocurrencies that you may or may not own. Instead of thinking of blockchains as investment bets or just cool technology, think of them as entirely new, and previously impossible, economic systems. Because that’s what they are.<p>Just like any economy, a …

Bitcoin millionaires are buying Lamborghinis as a status symbol of crypto wealth, and the carmaker says sales are rocketing

Silicon Valley may be flush with cash, but its monarchs often don't like to flaunt their wealth. The culture encourages tech's casual billionaires (or mere millionaires) to stay humble, spend on sneakers and hoodies instead of parties, and focus on the work more than the spoils.<p>So far, …

OmiseGO and Vitalik Buterin Donate $1 Million in OMG to Impoverished Refugees

Adam James · @Shasdam | Apr 01, 2018 | 16:00<p><b>OmiseGO and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin are donating $1 million worth of OMG tokens directly to</b> …

Vitalik Buterin

Stellar Lumens [XLM]’s 13% hike and updates on Kin Foundation – XLM in the right route?

According to the earlier news about Kin Foundation partnering with Stellar, their ecosystem needed a more predictable blockchain regarding …

These Are The Countries Most Vulnerable To Facebook

This originally appeared on The Conversation. The latest shoe has dropped on Facebook: Private data on 50 million users found its way to a shadowy …

Iran to block Telegram messaging app: reports

The Iranian government is set to permanently block the messaging app Telegram over national security concerns and replace it with its own messaging …

Bitcoin is Dead — Bitcoin Cash is Satoshi Nakamoto's Real Vision [April Fools!]

Bitcoin is Dead — Bitcoin Cash is Satoshi Nakamoto’s Real Vision [April Fools!]<p>Adam James · @Shasdam | Apr 01, 2018 | 10:00<p><b>We at Bitcoinist can no</b> …

Bitcoin

10 Takeaways: A Cryptocurrency Summary from G20

Advertisement<p>Last week, the G20, the group of the world’s 20 largest economies, took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The regulation of …

Cryptocurrency

China’s New Central Bank Head Is Pro-Market, Could It Impact Cryptocurrency Industry?

Yi Gang, an American-trained economist, has been elected by the Chinese government to take over the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the country’s …

China

LBX jumps on the iOS bandwagon – Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], Litecoin [LTC], Ripple [XRP] transactions made available

London Block Exchange [LBX] is touted to be UK’s only cryptocurrency exchange app for IOS. This news has come in addition to LBX announcing that it …

Cryptocurrency

Decentralized Exchanges will Simplify the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem for End Users

Blockchain and cryptocurrency technology is new and boasts of an extremely fast-growing marketplace. The number of cryptocurrencies that are launched …

Blockchain

Sweden to launch its own cryptocurrency along with IOTA [MIOTA]- e-Krona

After the launch of Petro-Venezuela’s own state-backed e-currency, Sweden has come up with its decision to launch its own cryptocurrency E-Krona to …

Cryptocurrency

Is Crypto Space Fated to Become Another Dotcom Bubble?

<i>The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com.</i><p>The cryptocurrency craze over the past …

Cryptocurrency

CZ, Binance CEO puts Bitcoin [BTC] prices in perspective!

Bitcoin [BTC] prices have caused plenty of debates and discussions among cryptocurrency users and enthusiasts. To put in perspective, the Bitcoin …

The Bitcoin.com Company Blog

<b>The cryptocurrency markets have been in “dire straits” the last few months. I want to remind everyone this kind of activity is expected and it is</b> …

Russia Plans on Securing Elections with Blockchain Technology

Adam James · @Shasdam | Mar 31, 2018 | 22:00<p><b>Blockchain technology is slated to help secure and verify election results in Russia, as well as the</b> …

Blockchain

Bank Of America Gets Caught Again: And Again No One Goes To Jail

To learn more about this topic, visit AL.Law Via America’s Lawyer: Mike Papantonio talks with Trinity Chavez about why former Bank of America …

Bitcoin Records 7% Increase as Cryptocurrency Market Rebounds From Yesterday’s Losses

Advertisement<p>After dipping below $6,500, the price of bitcoin has increased 7 percent to $7,100, as the rest of the cryptocurrency market recovered …

Cryptocurrency

How return on investment can impact your retirement savings

Ever wondered the difference return on investment (ROI) can make to your total retirement savings when you retire? Let’s assume Mr. A and Mr. B …

Retirement

Crypto Investors in Thailand Will Get Taxed

Nikita Blows | Mar 31, 2018 | 14:00<p><b>After the Bank of Thailand ordered the country’s financial institutions to steer clear of cryptocurrency, its</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Major Russian Bank Looks To Pilot Crypto Transactions In Switzerland

Deputy Chairman of the Board at Gazprombank says bank to start pilot crypto transactions in SwitzerlandMajor Russian state-owned bank Gazprombank …

Bitcoin Futures the Beginning of a New Derivatives Class: Wedbush Securities Director

Advertisement<p>Less than three months have passed since the first Bitcoin futures contracts exchanges hands on a regulated US exchange, but one …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is Making Currency Manipulation Difficult for Central Banks

Adam James · @Shasdam | Mar 31, 2018 | 10:00<p><b>Bitcoin was largely created as a means of undermining the control of governments and traditional</b> …

Cryptocurrency

South Korea Rises, Cryptocurrencies Falter

/ REVIEW<p>by Christie Harkin<p>Editor/Writer<p>Home ›<br>• Articles ›<br>• Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: South Korea Rises, Cryptocurrencies Falter<p>Review<p>by 03.31.18 …

South Korea