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China ranked cryptocurrencies and Ethereum came out on top — but bitcoin was only 13th

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ethereum is the top public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space, while bitcoin, the original virtual currency, is ranked 13th, …

Cryptocurrency

This Firm Just Turned a Company's Stock Into Cryptocurrency

As regulators crack down on initial coin offerings, venture firm Morgan Creek Blockchain Capital is going forward with its own offering.<p>But it’s of a …

Cryptocurrency

How Malta Became a Hub of the Cryptocurrency World

Two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges plan to make the tiny European nation of Malta a central hub of their operations, and analysts …

Cryptocurrency

Research Paper Declares Bitcoin Compliant With Shariah Law

<b>Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are intriguing because they are very different from the traditional financial systems we use today. One particular</b> …

Sharia

How to Mine Bitcoins and What You Should Know

Bitcoin is likely here to stay. Its value remains volatile and unpredictable, but it has come a long way from the bitcoin of four or five years ago …

Crypto experts have revised their 2018 predictions for bitcoin down - to 400% above today's price

• finder.com.au’s April 2018 crypto predictions looks at 13 coins<br>• Bitcoin forecast to hit $27,898 by end of year<br>• Dogecoin still rated the highest …

Can hashgraph succeed blockchain as the technology of choice for cryptocurrencies?

Blockchain, the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, could be on its way out.<p>It is blockchain technology that makes virtual …

World's Largest Crypto Exchange Binance To Launch Decentralized Trading Platform

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced its plan to develop a public Blockchain which will run a decentralized exchange.Binance, the …

Cryptocurrency

Researchers tap AI in the fight against ICO scams

There’s no definitive way to tell if an initial coin offering (ICO) is a scam, but a machine learning-based research method could make it easier to avoid the most obvious ones. And that’s good for everyone except the scammers.<p>A Chinese startup called Shannon.AI, working with researchers from …

How To Launch Your Own Production-Ready Cryptocurrency

<i>This article covers blockchain programming for cryptocurrency, testing the code, and deploying to the blockchain. Learn how to create wallets and a</i> …

Sidechains: Why These Researchers Think They Solved a Key Piece of the Puzzle

New blockchains are born all the time. Bitcoin was the lone blockchain for years, but now there are hundreds. The problem is, if you want to use the …

Bitcoin

Ex-JPMorgan trader turned bitcoin fund manager: 'There’s trench warfare going on between analogue and digital financial services'

LONDON — A former high-flying trader who has embraced the world of cryptocurrencies says there is a "trench warfare" going on between traditional financial services and digital upstarts.<p>Danny Masters told Business Insider: "There's something of a trench warfare going on between what I call analogue …

Cryptocurrency

Do-It-Yourself Trading Strategies for All With Signals

You check the buy wall in the order book or the latest tweet on the coin’s feed for market-moving announcements or perhaps it’s your favorite …

Trading

Bitcoin and Ethereum have a hidden power structure, and it’s just been revealed - MIT Technology Review

In cryptocurrency circles, calling something “centralized” is an insult. The epithet stems from Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s revelation: a …

Bitcoin

Exclusive: Metropolitan Bank Halts International Cryptocurrency-Related Wire Transfers

Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp, which is used by cryptocurrency companies and investment firms for wire transfers and deposits, has ceased all …

Cryptocurrency

Does Islamic Law Forbid Bitcoin? Egyptian Mufti Says Yes, But Many Disagree

One of Egypt’s most prominent religious leaders, the Grand Mufti Sheikh Shawki Allam, delivered a fatwa on Jan. 1 claiming Islamic law might prohibit …

EZPOS begins cryptocurrency crowdsale to spur customer loyalty with a blockchain

EZPOS Holding Singapore, a cloud-based point-of-sale systems provider, today began an initial coin offering crowdsale of tokens for a product …

How Ethereum's Casper Protocol Will Address Problems With Proof Of Stake

Bitcoin and Ethereum both currently operate under a Proof of Work protocol.<p>Ethereum is moving from Proof of Work towards Proof of Stake under its new …

How To Play Bitcoin Without Buying Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin are captivating investors and even non-investors the world over right now. New cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Is Hashgraph Technology Just Hype, or Can It Dethrone Blockchain?

Watch out, blockchain: there's a new kid in town called Hashgraph.<p>Blockchain, which is the technology and electronic ledger behind the leading …

Blockchain

Reality Shares Files Application to SEC for Blockchain ETF

Reality Shares, Inc., a privately owned investment manager, on Thursday filed an application for the Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy …

Blockchain

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Mathematics

Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Soaring: What It Means For The Sector

Hedge funds targeting cryptocurrencies soar past 100.<p>The 110 funds hold $2.2 billion at this time.<p>What it means for the cryptocurrency market.<p>Just …

Blockchain Startup Sun Exchange Raises $1.6 Million in New Seed Funding

Blockchain startup Sun Exchange has raised $1.6 million in new seed funding.<p>The company drew support from a number investors, including Network …

Crypto Debit Cards are Taking Bitcoin Mainstream. How Entrepreneurs Can Benefit.

Cryptocurrency is the future of money, this entrepreneur believes; and it's a field, he says, that has a lot of room for new startups.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bitcoin's got a spending problem, and entrepreneurs are reacting with crypto debit cards to solve it. …

More Attempts to Bring E-Commerce to World’s Two Billion Unbanked

Taking e-commerce to the unbanked seems to be getting easier as the number of merchants embracing cryptocurrencies is increasing. From Overstock to …

Finding a perfect package to start cryptocurrency exchange website!

Most of entrepreneur believes starting a crypto exchange platform is a mysterious process & difficult one. But perfect software do the job in the …

Blockchain Startup Bitfury Files for Electronics Design Patent

Venture-backed blockchain startup Bitfury is seeking a patent related to electronics design, public documents reveal.<p>The US Patent and Trademark …