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How Telegram's Cryptocurrency Could Become the Next Ripple or Ethereum

The messaging app has a bold agenda.<p>Telegram wants to launch a cryptocurrency, and it has several key ideas that could help it rival Bitcoin, …

Crypto and bitcoin adoption — How far along are we really in this rally?

I recently read this interesting article by Ari Paul on Forbes, which basically argues that in terms of adoption of cryptocurrencies, we are at the …

Blockchain Governance: Programming Our Future

This post describes why blockchain governance design is one of the most important problems out there, its critical components, current approaches, …

The Federal Reserve confirms US central bank is considering their own digital currency

by Kyree Leary November 30, 2017 Future Society 7429<p>Bitcoin’s Growing Influence<p>Bitcoin has had quite an exciting year. On November 28, the digital …

Nobel Prize-winning economist says Bitcoin "ought to be outlawed"

Rogue Currency<p>The 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Joseph Stiglitz, voiced some strong opinions about Bitcoin in his …

Bitcoin futures trading just got the green light from US regulators

Look to the Futures<p>The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced plans to permit bitcoin futures trading across three exchanges. …

Number of users on Coinbase surpasses number of brokerage accounts at Charles Schwab

Bitcoin is Big<p>It’s no secret that the value of bitcoin has exploded over the course of 2017, but despite its performance, there are still questions …

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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – Settles Below $1400

Key Points<p>Bitcoin cash price is under pressure and it recently traded below the $1240 support against the US Dollar.<br>• There are two bearish trend lines …

3 Obscure Cryptocurrencies to Watch | Investopedia

In December of last year, bitcoin nearly touched $20,000 per coin for the first time in its history; but it currently stands at just under $7,000, as …

The 22 Major Stores Online that Now Accept Bitcoin

There's a whole lot of Bitcoin places out there.<p>So you’ve invested in Bitcoin. Now what? You can choose to “hodl” and hope the value goes up, or you …

3 Biggest Ways Blockchain Will Change Society

While the time horizon for a "blockchain based" future is variable, here are three trends to look out for during this blockchain revolution.<p>The potential of blockchain stretches far beyond and high above any of the buzz you hear surrounding cryptocurrency trading profits and initial coin offering …

Cryptocurrency apps for Android are a security vulnerability minefield

Bitcoin app developers take note: Nearly 100% of Android apps contain serious vulnerabilities that could compromise user security and …

Coinbase, the bitcoin exchange that had a wild week, just replaced its president

Tech veteran Asiff Hirji is joining the bitcoin exchange Coinbase as president and chief operating officer, the company announced Friday.<p>Hirji, a tech industry veteran, replaces Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam, who served as president of the company until January. The leadership change comes as …

Bitcoin Job Postings Are Surging on LinkedIn

There’s a hot new skill in the job market these days: cryptocurrencies.<p>Bitcoin-related job postings as a proportion of total listings on LinkedIn …

Bitcoin rebounds to $10,500 after U.S. regulator approves futures

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin rebounded on Friday to hit the day’s highs above $10,500, recovering from an earlier dip below $9,500, after the U.S. derivatives regulator said it would allow CME Group (CME.O) and CBOE Global Markets (CBOE.O) to list bitcoin futures.<p>The announcement by the Commodity …

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Mark Cuban Says Bitcoin Futures Approval Is ‘Generally Positive’

Billionaire venture capitalist Mark Cuban says bitcoin futures trading on major exchanges will potentially have a positive impact on the …

Bitcoin Too Volatile for Goldman Sachs, Says CEO

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said high volatility means it's too early for the bank to consider a bitcoin strategy.<p>In an interview with …

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The Three Economic Eras of Bitcoin

The way the bitcoin ecosystem will play out is written in the mathematics of its consensus rules; we should all know the three phases it will go …

The Halo Effect of Bitcoin Price Helps Grow Its Ecosystem | Investopedia

In the astonishing run-up to bitcoin’s price recently, much commentary has focused on the role of media and online chatter about the digital currency …

Latest Bitcoin plunge raises more questions

Read time 3min 30sec<p>Bitcoin tanked more than a fifth of its value in 24 hours.<p>This week's sudden Bitcoin plunge is raising a lot of questions, with …

3 Stocks That Are Soaring Because of Bitcoin

Benefiting from the boom (or bubble).<p>Bitcoin has been on a breathtaking ride this year, with the cryptocurrency soaring a remarkable 1,432%—and …

Man Accidentally Threw Bitcoin Worth $108 Million in the Trash, Says There’s 'No Point Crying About It’

When the price of bitcoin hit $10,000 on Wednesday, many in the cryptocurrency community celebrated the milestone. But for one man in Wales, …

New $100 Million Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund to Use XRP

Altcoins<p><b>TechCrunch and CrunchFund founder Michael Arrington has announced he is going all in on cryptocurrency investments with a new hedge fund</b> …

Bitcoin is 'going mainstream,' billionaire investor Mike Novogratz says

Bitcoin’s most recent, volatile 24 hours -- during which it lost more than a fifth of its value after hitting an all-time high on Wednesday -- was largely unconcerning to hedge fund legend Mike Novogratz, who painted a picture of a young cryptocurrency still adjusting to its extraordinary …

Bitcoin isn’t a bubble – in fact, it’s just getting started

Bitcoin recently hit $10,000 (£7,400) and many people are wondering if this is a bubble. On the one hand, $10k is a big round number that in the past has caused the bull to stall. Consider that $1, $10, $100 and $1,000 all saw price corrections. It would be unsurprising to see $10k as an …

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Next stop in the cryptocurrency craze: A government-backed coin

In the light of the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin and ethereum, central banks around the world are busy experimenting with …

Bitcoin Cash Plans to Increase Its Block Size, Again

Bitcoin cash developers have made "tentative" plans to increase the cryptocurrency's block size again next year.<p>At least, that's according to a new, …

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The crypto rally is over as market enters correction

Fueled by Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and other major players, the crypto market hit a new all-time-high yesterday, reaching a valuation of over …

Archive.Org Receives More Donations in BTC Cash Compared to BTC

<b>It is always remarkable to see how generous cryptocurrency enthusiasts can be. More specifically, there are always people willing to share their</b> …