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OF COURSE governments won't give up control of money - that’s why crypto is crashing

The total market cap of all cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, stood at $531 billion just before the weekend, down from $830 billion at it's peak. That's a drop of about 36% in less than a month — a collapse that qualifies as a market crash.<p>People are casting around for an explanation. Why should …

Cryptocurrency

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

These Guys Want to Lend You Money Against Your Bitcoin

The woes of an early bitcoin investor. Until recently, people who paid virtually nothing for the virtual currency and watched it soar had only one …

There's a 'fatal' flaw in cryptocurrencies which means they can never be real currencies

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether will never become true currencies because of a series of "fatal" flaws, a senior economist at the Swiss banking giant UBS says.<p>At a roundtable discussion attended by Business Insider on Thursday, Paul Donovan, the global chief economist at UBS's …

Bitcoin Just Hit $10,000--and That's Why You Should Stay Very Far Away From Bitcoin

Bitcoin might be here to stay, but that doesn't mean now is the time to buy.<p>On Tuesday, buying a single bitcoin cost as much as $10,000 on some exchanges for the first time. The virtual cryptocurrency was priced at under $800 a year ago, and its spectacular rise is driving a frenzy of hype, with …

There's Some Intense Web Scans Going on for Bitcoin and Ethereum Wallets

With both Bitcoin and Ethereum price hitting all-time highs in the past seven days, cyber-criminals have stepped up efforts to search and steal funds …

Information Security

The current state of Bitcoin and Ethereum

While Bitcoin currently bears more resemblance to digital gold than digital cash — with its congested pending transactions log rendering it practically useless as a currency since the cancelled fork two weeks ago — the Ethereum network is looking healthier than ever and in a good position to come …

These Sneakers Are Stylish and Affordable. But That's Not the Only Reason to Get Them.

An ode to the Allbirds Runner.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>The sneaker isn't new by any stretch of the imagination. But in the past few years, young and old brands alike have been making it <i>feel</i> …

Mastercard Seeks Patent for Instant Blockchain Payments Processing

New patent filings from Mastercard show how the credit card giant is looking at blockchain as a possible means for easing payment settlement times.<p>In …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

6 warning signs you're about to be crypto-scammed

There’s no doubt that the world of cryptocurrency is growing remarkably fast. And it’s no surprise that scamsters will lock unto this endless opportunity like a heat-seeking missile. Even one of the most widely known cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, is no exception to this threat.<p>Just recently, the …

Cryptocurrency

European financial watchdog latest to warn over ICOs

European Union financial regulator, the ESMA, has become the latest regulatory body to issue a warning about the risks of buying into — and running — ICOs, aka the crypto coin fundraising tool that has boomed in recent times to take advantage of an apparent legal grey area between issuing ‘software …

Cryptocurrency

Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Tops $30 Billion

"BITCOIN CASH IS BITCOIN NOW."<p>Issued by Li Ang, head of China-based bitcoin mining outfit Canoe Pool, the proclamation may not be distinguishable …

Bitcoin Reaches End of An Era

Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and …

Cryptocurrency

Waves Set To Become 'Fastest' Decentralized Blockchain Platform Globally

Waves, a global public blockchain platform founded last year that completed its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in June 2016 raising over $16 million (c.30,000 bitcoin (BTC)), is implementing new technology to enable the network to process thousands of transactions per minute and become what is claimed …

Blockchain

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Taking Cryptocurrency Mainstream

Are you ready for this growing trend?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most interesting aspect of the cryptocurrency industry is the many mainstream applications the technology can be used for. Launching a cryptocurrency startup requires a product-design perspective …

The rise of crypto-funds

It’s hard to resist the hype of the gold rush surrounding the cryptocurrency market. In the past year, digital assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum have transformed from a niche interest into a serious financial industry. And the main drive behind the increasing popularity is the unprecedented surge in …

Make Big Money on Bitcoin Cash? The IRS Might Be Watching

Bitcoin holders in the U.S. might be feeling giddy about the "free money" they've received as of late from bitcoin hard forks.<p>But with tax season …

Bitcoin Cash

The Best Is Yet To Come For Bitcoin And Cryptocurrencies: What To Do Now

<i>source: fintp</i><p>Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general are starting to get on the radar of more people, businesses and institutional traders, led by …

26,000 blockchain projects launched in 2016, 92 percent are now dead

Consulting heavyweight Deloitte claims that over 26,000 new blockchain-based projects were launched on GitHub in 2016. GitHub is a development platform that houses codes for more than 86,000 blockchain programs, including large projects such as Bitcoin.<p>In its report, titled E<i>volution of Blockchain</i> …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Developer Peter Todd cellation: “Millions Dollars Wasted”

Highly regarded Bitcoin Core developer and cryptocurrency consultant Peter Todd has criticized the cancellation of the SegWit2x hard fork and the …

A new layer of blockchain tech is emerging: inter-chain mediators

In the beginning was Bitcoin, the only blockchain we thought we’d need. Then Ethereum came along and launched us into a multi-blockchain world. Since then we’ve seen many new blockchains emerge with their various different protocols, financed by their various different tokens.<p>One of the the key …

NY investigators probing bitcoin-like currencies worth $3.2B

Wall Street has a new toy — and regulators are warning that some pieces of the popular product can cause your portfolio to choke.<p>The toy, a is called …

The List of Things Blockchain Is Supposed to Revolutionize

<b>Updated, Aug. 10, 2018:</b> Here are 47 more things blockchain is supposed to …

Overstock.com unit announces token offering next month

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Overstock.com unit T0.com (tZERO) will launch an initial coin offering next month, company chairman Patrick Byrne announced on Tuesday at the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas.<p>In a statement, Byrne said tZERO’s coin offering will be legally compliant with the U.S. Securities …

Cryptocurrency

Startup Tezos raised $232 million issuing a new digital currency — now key players are fighting

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful "initial coin offering," in which new digital currency is parcelled out to buyers. At the time, it was the most money ever raised from the public in the …

Ethereum Founder: Central Banks Are a Long Way From Digital Currency

Vitalik Buterin, the 23-year-old creator of the world’s second biggest digital currency, Ethereum, isn’t worried about coming competition from the …

Bank of Canada, TMX to test blockchain for securities settlement

Canada’s central bank, Toronto Stock Exchange operator TMX Group Ltd. and Payments Canada said on Tuesday they will collaborate to test the use of …

Eidoo ICO Concludes at $28 Million After Trolling Jamie Dimon in the WSJ

Advertisement<p>The Eidoo ICO raised a total of $27.9 million following a flurry of media attention surrounding the full-page Wall Street Journal …

The 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Stretch The Farthest

Tech salaries stretch the farthest in Charlotte, NC, and Atlanta, according to a recent analysis published by the job site Indeed.com.<p>Silicon Valley has long been known as the tech capital of the country. Of the 15 top tech companies rated by LinkedIn, 13 are based in California. Charlotte and …