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Fiat Currencies Are About to Become Essential to Public Blockchains

<i>Paul Brody is a principal and the global blockchain leader at EY.</i><p><i>The following article is the third in a series. Read part one here</i> <i>and part two …

Blockchain

Investor Buy Signal to ‘Make a Killing’ is the Next Bitcoin Death

An investment analyst has predicted the ‘death of Bitcoin’ articles will show the key moment to invest in Bitcoin. Following the ‘bubble popping’ …

Cryptocurrency

Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Sees Ethereum Will Beat Bitcoin and Gain Dominance

Kevin O’Leary, a prominent Canadian entrepreneur, the co-founder of O’Leary Funds and SoftKey, and one of the stars of Shark Tank, has said in an …

Cryptocurrency

Let’s destroy Bitcoin

In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto served the world an entirely new kind of currency. It was one that people could move over the internet instantaneously and …

Bitcoin

Crypto Trading Platform Releases an Arbitrage Trading Soft for Beginners

Having launched in November 2017, Arbitao, a London-based startup, has introduced its platform for arbitrage trading — the term comes from …

Cryptocurrency

'I definitely personally hope centralized exchanges burn in hell:' Ethereum founder blasts the most powerful players in crypto

Vitalik Buterin, the 24-year-old founder of the cryptocurrency Ethereum, had some choice words for centralized crypto exchanges.<p>"I definitely personally hope centralized exchanges burn in hell as much as possible," Buterin said speaking to TechCrunch.<p>When bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, was …

Cryptocurrency

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building a ‘kid-sized submarine’ to rescue trapped soccer team

Made out of a Falcon 9’s liquid oxygen transfer tube<p>Just days after engineers from SpaceX and the Boring Company traveled to Thailand to assist with the rescue of a soccer team trapped in the Tham Luang cave complex, CEO Elon Musk says that they are working on a “tiny, kid-size submarine” …

Tesla

Basic Blockchain Lingo Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Do the terms 'proof-of-stake,' litecoin' and 'mining' mean anything to you? If not, keep reading.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With all the buzz lately around blockchain technology, it can be tough to keep up. Given how fast this industry is growing, new …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Today: Can Prices Hang On to $6,000?

Bitcoin kept it close to the vest on Thursday, trading in a narrow band around $6,100. Here's what you need to know in crypto for Thursday, June …

Cryptocurrency

Feds ran a bitcoin-laundering sting for over a year

Operation Dark Gold targeted dark-web drug dealers, offering cash in exchange for tainted cryptocurrency<p>More than 40 alleged dark-web drug dealers have been arrested as part of a sweeping federal effort described by the Department of Justice as “the first nationwide undercover operation targeting …

Darknet

Kik tests its Kin cryptocurrency with 1,000 random users

Chat app Kik today introduced its Kin cryptocurrency to a limited number of customers for the first time. A randomly selected 1,000 users will be the first to use the cryptocurrency.<p>Initial Kin currency given free to all users of the app can only be spent on new app themes. This marks the first …

Cryptocurrency

You Can Like Bitcoin Again

But Facebook ads probably won't revive cryptocurrency's value<p>How significant is the relaxation of Facebook’s ban on cryptocurrency advertising? The British head of a financial consulting firm eschewed a stiff upper lip in a press release distributed to financial journalists. “I believe history will …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Today: Prices Stick Close to Flat as Traders Favor High-Value Coins

Bitcoin prices remained close to flat Wednesday after tipping into both the red and green in earlier trading. The top cryptocurrency by market value …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is Struggling Because Bitcoin Has Lost Its Way

Quite simply, interest in bitcoin is melting, along with its price. That makes perfect sense to me, as I view bitcoin’s price as a function of the market’s perception of the anticipated new adoption rate. That new adoption rate is low. Very low.<p>A year ago, people were curious. Six months ago, …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Falls Because Of A 13th Century Mathematician

<b>The price of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency out there, just fell to its lowest level since the start of the year</b>. The previous major low of …

Cryptocurrency

Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

Cryptocurrency

Regulated Crypto Custody Is (Almost) Here. It’s a Game Changer

Hedge fund manager Kyle Samani embraces his job making multimillion-dollar bets on the wild market for cryptocurrencies, but he’s long contended with …

Cryptocurrency

President of Xapo: Bitcoin Will Become The Global Reserve Asset

Ted Rogers, president of the cryptocurrency giant, Xapo, believes that Bitcoin will become a global reserve asset, similar to the role the U.S. …

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Few billionaire investors have been so vocal and bullish on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price appreciation as Tim Draper, the founder of venture …

The crypto boom is like the dotcom bubble but that's not a bad thing: 'Selling crypto now is like selling Apple in 2001'

LONDON — Cryptocurrency startups around the world have raised billions of dollars over the last 18 months to build software companies that they hope will rewrite the rules of everything from voting to stock trading.<p>But even many cryptocurrency advocates expect the majority of projects to …

Bitcoin Price Trend in 2018 is Nearly Identical to Previous Movements

Some cryptocurrency community members believe that a piece of historical technical analysis indicates that Bitcoin’s price could be headed upwards …

How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Futures Fueling ‘Gut-Wrenching’ Declines, Tom Lee Says

Blame it on the futures?<p>Some of the recent "gut wrenching" weakness in Bitcoin, which dropped as much as 20 percent earlier this week, may be due to …

The CIA ‘Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny’ It Has Documents on Satoshi Nakamoto

So, you’re saying there’s a chance?<p>Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Ever since this pseudonymous person or group unleashed Bitcoin on the world in 2008, Nakamoto’s real identity has been one of the biggest mysteries in the cryptocurrency world. And based on a response to my recent Freedom of Information …

Bitcoin

New Research Shows Bitcoin's Meteoric Rise Was a Scam

Crypotocurrencies are the latest in a centuries-long line of speculative bubbles driven by shrewd insiders taking advantage of gullible investors.<p>3 min read<p>Academic researchers at the University of Texas have concluded at least half of Bitcoin's rise to a peak price of nearly $20,000 last year was …

Bitcoin was just the beginning of the imminent blockchain era

Mention “blockchain”, and most people still immediately think of bitcoin – or ethereum, or ripple, or other cryptocurrencies.<p>That’s not surprising, …

Bitcoin: The Calm Before The Storm?

In the year-to-date period, cryptocurrencies value has suffered in sharp contrast to their impressive performance in 2017. In this year-to-date …

Co-Founder of Ethereum: Blockchain Will be “More Disruptive” Than Dotcom Bubble

Joseph Lubin spoke at length earlier today about the disruptive potential of blockchain technology. The co-founder of the Ethereum network and …

Bitcoin Drops to Lowest Since February as Collapse Accelerates

Bitcoin tumbled to its lowest level since February as the meltdown in the world’s largest digital currency accelerated, renewing concern about the …

Ethereum’s supply has crossed 100M, here’s what that means

Ethereum has hit a new milestone as earlier today the cryptocurrency’s total supply crossed the 100 million mark: this means there is more than 100 million Ether in circulation.<p>Unlike Bitcoin which has its supply capped at 21 million, Ethereum has opted not to set an upper limit on its total coin …