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Sorry, Bitcoin Fans. Digital Currency Is Still a Dream.

I've been waiting for decades for someone to invent a currency for online purchases. And still am.<p>Bitcoin breaks my heart.<p>Not because I missed the great run-up (though I did) and not because I fear that the Bitcoin bubble will end badly (it will, but that’s not my problem). Rather, it is because I …

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Here are the 10 sectors that blockchain will disrupt forever

Cryptocurrency, once strictly the domain of techies, has grabbed mainstream attention due to the skyrocketing values of the likes of Bitcoin and …

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One of the world’s most famous brothels is looking to accept bitcoin for client payment

The Bunny Ranch is probably the most famous legal brothel in the world, largely thanks to being featured on HBO’s <i>Cathouse</i> show and its owner Dennis Hof giving the Nevada-based business huge exposure through social media, books, as well as podcasts, and live streaming events. He has even done a …

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Bitcoin is going to $100,000 in 2018, says analyst

Normally most analyst’s predictions wouldn’t be too newsworthy, but this one is an outlier for a few reasons. First, Saxo Bank analyst Kay Van-Petersen predicted the cryptocurrency will skyrocket to between $50,000 and $100,000 per coin this year. That’s a jaw-dropping valuation. But it’s the …

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When Picking Cryptocurrency Winners, Don't Think Long Term

Will governments smash digital currencies, or will digital currencies smash government monopolies on money? Neither extreme is likely.<p>JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon retreated last week from his contention that bitcoin is a fraud. Still, he told the Fox Business network that …

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5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

<i>Peter Loop is</i> <i>associate vice president and senior principal technology architect at</i> <i>Infosys</i><i>, where he focuses on delivering enterprise cryptocurrency</i> …

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When IaaS Meets Blockchain

With data circulation increasing exponentially, a new solution for a more effective and safer storage is necessary. Recent news of faulty widely-used …

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Opinion: How Bitcoin works, and why it’s a menace

With the price peaking at nearly $18,000 and ‘stabilizing’ around $15,000, Bitcoin has rapidly become latest trending investment. By all appearances, …

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You Can Buy Houses With Bitcoin Now — Here's How Much it Would Take

Despite warnings of a bubble and massively fluctuating values, bitcoin continues to fascinate investors and new industries. And now the housing …

Real Estate

France declares war on the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple – could tough new stance lead to a ban?

The French finance minister has called for tough new regulations on cryptocurrencies to stop them being used to dodge tax or finance terrorism and …

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Is the Crypto Market Booming or Maturing?

<i>The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelgraph.com</i><p>2017 was a breakthrough year for the …

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Bitcoin Can't Save World's Autocrats From the Sanctions Squeeze

Vladimir Putin’s finance ministry wants to let cryptocurrencies trade on official Russian exchanges. Kim Jong Un’s hackers are stealing digital cash. …

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Bitcoin Price Analysis - The current bullish pennant

The most cost-efficient Bitcoin miners are application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) which are specifically designed for mining. The largest …

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$15K in Sight? Bitcoin Prices Gather Upside Traction

Bitcoin looks set to explore a move towards $15,000 levels in the next 24 hours.<p>Having defended $13,000 on Friday, CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index …

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Should we believe the hype about blockchains?

Blockchain is an idea whose time has come. By which I mean it’s still mostly an idea, and is currently the only thing tech people want to talk about. But it’s in danger of getting hyped out of control, which in the end will damage it.<p>So what actually is a blockchain? Very broadly speaking, a …

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AI Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise

Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge.<p>Despite a flood …

Business Technology

What? More Cryptocurrencies? Five Important Need-To-Knows

The cryptocurrency revolution is well underway. That said, it’s time to get more knowledgeable about what that means. Cryptocurrencies are popping up …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned

Leading financial figures across the world have issued a series of sober warnings about Bitcoin.<p>Bitcoin's meteoric rise has been the #1 financial …

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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 …

Banking

Which Cryptocurrencies Have the Fastest Transaction Speeds?

Hint: Bitcoin and Ethereum aren't anywhere near the top.<p>The stock market may be the most traditional path investors have used to create wealth over …

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Why Raiden Network Is Poised to Bring Scalability to Cryptocurrencies

Tens of thousands of optimistic investors are entering the cryptocurrency-world each and every day. Though a positive indicator for the blockchain …

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Blockchain Platform Makes Internet Service More Private and Affordable

The role of the Internet in modern day civilization cannot be overemphasized. It also serves as an essential tool for globalization and societal …

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Smart Contracts Are Taking Over Functions of Lawyers

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

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Why This Cryptocurrency That's Not Bitcoin Is Worth $83 Billion

Ripple wants to make the financial system more efficient, not replace it.<p>Ripple had the second largest market cap out of any cryptocurrency at the end of 2017, and it's currently in third place (behind Ethereum and Bitcoin), according to CoinMarketCap. Each individual XRP token is worth $2.14, but …

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The Bitcoin-Cryptocurrency Fallacy

I’ve only written about Bitcoin on this blog once before, four years ago. To me, it was a sideshow, although I admit that it’s underlying technology – blockchain – is rich with potential.<p>My opinion about Bitcoin – and now its johnny-come-lately imitators and competitors – remains largely unchanged. …

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The golden age of crypto trading might already be over

• <b>Bitcoin traded at wildly different prices during the month of December, but things have calmed down in the New Year.</b>• <b><br>That means crypto traders are making less money from taking advantage of different prices on different exchanges.</b><p>The crazy good times for cryptocurrency traders might be over …

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One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency markets is readying a bill to ban trading

South Korea's justice minister said a bill is being prepared to ban all cryptocurrency trading, Reuters reported Thursday, citing Yonhap.<p>That news …

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Experienced entrepreneurs bet cryptocurrency craze is more boom than bubble

Cryptocurrency is suddenly one of the most volatile and fast-moving areas in technology these days, so much so that seemingly no one can agree …

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This $3,400 bitcoin-mining machine is a cornerstone of Kodak's crypto pivot

Kodak's stock has more than tripled this week, since the once-giant of photography announced a pivot into blockchain technology and …

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