Travis Wright

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World's Largest Hedge Fund Founder: Bitcoin is a 'Bubble'

The founder of the world's largest hedge fund he believes that there's a bubble in the bitcoin market.<p>Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater …

Cryptocurrency

Satoshi’s Best Kept Secret: Why is There a 1 MB Limit to Bitcoin Block Size

Anybody familiar with Bitcoin is aware of the vexing problem caused by the 1 MB blocksize limit and the controversy that arose over how to scale the …

Bitcoin

China's ICO Ban Prompts Other Nations to Reconsider | Investopedia

Cryptocurrency regulation has become more of a concern for governments around the world in 2017, as digital currencies have gained prominence and …

Bitcoin

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Will Have Visa-Scale Transaction Capacity in 2 Years

Bitcoin, Ethereum and other high-profile cryptocurrencies are embroiled in debate these days, as companies and individuals seek other sources for …

Cryptocurrency

The price of Bitcoin has a 91% correlation with Google searches for Bitcoin

The current price of Bitcoin has a 91% correlation with the volume of Google search requests for Bitcoin-related terms, according to a study by SEMrush, a search engine marketing agency.<p>The study used a database of 120 million US keyword searches linked to the cryptocurrency. It showed that the …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum's Next Hard Fork Is Now Officially Being Tested

Byzantium, the first part of ethereum's long-awaited Metropolis upgrade, has officially launched on testnet.<p>The simulated hard fork was executed this …

Cryptocurrency

How to stop sites from 'borrowing' your CPU to mine cryptocurrency

Over the weekend, torrent portal The Pirate Bay was caught running a cryptocurrency miner on its website, queitly hijacking visitors’ computing resources to stack Monero coins, TorrentFreak reported.<p>The Pirate Bay has since confessed its sins on its official blog, claiming the JavaScript mining …

Internet

Bitcoin has risks, but it isn't a 'fraud'

When JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon described the digital currency Bitcoin recently as a fraud, he was roundly criticized. Cryptocurrency …

Bitcoin

True, bitcoin may become corrupt. But banks already are.

Too Big to Fail<p>The financial crisis of the late 2000s had the potential to cripple the nation. Big banks played a major role in that economic …

Bitcoin

The Bitcoin Rally Is Back

The bitcoin rally is proving hard to stop.<p>The cryptocurrency has breached $4,000, soaring more than 20 percent from the lows reached Friday, as …

Cryptocurrency

Why bitcoin may really scare Wall Street: Overstock CEO

JPMorgan (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon called bitcoin “a fraud” last week but Overstock.com (OSTK) CEO Patrick Byrne told FOX Business the cryptocurrency is useful.<p>“Remember that a year-and-a-half ago Jamie Dimon wrote a letter to shareholders saying ‘this is going to come eat our lunch.’ He was scared to …

Bitcoin

Japan Becomes Largest Bitcoin Market as Traders Leave China

Japan has once again become the largest Bitcoin exchange market with 50.75 percent market share of the global Bitcoin exchange market. Analysts …

Cryptocurrency

AI is going to be bigger than the internet and sliced bread

AI will be the next general purpose technology (GPT), according to experts. Beyond the disruption of business and data – things that many of us don’t have a need to care about – AI is going to change the way most people live, as well.<p>As a GPT, AI is predicted to integrate within our entire society …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Big Bitcoin Crashes: What We Learned

September has been a wild ride for bitcoin owners: the digital currency began the month nudging an all-time high of $5,000 before losing nearly 40% …

Cryptocurrency

Key Findings From Cambridge Cryptocurrency Study

Cambridge University has put out a comprehensive 114-page study on cryptocurrencies that digs deep into empirical data of the digital currency world …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum will replace Visa in a “couple of years” says founder

The mind behind Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, is matter-of-fact about the crypto. In short, he believes what interviewer Raval Navikant called “brain virus” is the true future of security and economics and, with the right incentives, Ethereum can replace things like credit card networks and even …

Bitcoin

"Most Draconian Measures Ever": China Expands Bitcoin Crackdown Beyond Exchange Trading

Last week bitcoin plunged over 40% from all time highs hit as recently as three weeks ago on news that China had ordered local exchanges to halt …

Bitcoin

Who Pulled Off the Biggest Bitcoin Heist in History?

Inside the mystery of how Mark Karpelès and his Mt. Gox company lost almost $500 million in cybercurrency.<p><i>“Even in the midst of hell, it all depends on how much Bitcoin you’ve got.”</i><p><i>That would be modern version of an old Japanese saying (地獄の沙汰も金次第) but it still holds hold true. Bitcoin is worth a</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Asset Visualizer turns your bitcoin into a AR pile of cash

Built in less than 24 hours at TC Disrupt SF 2017’s hackathon, CAV, or Crypto Asset Visualizer, does exactly what it sounds like – it makes it easier to visualize your cryptocurrency holdings.<p>Using augmented reality, CAV calculates the USD value of your crypto holdings, then displays a virtual pile …

Cryptocurrency

Hold Tight - Google's Coming For Your Cryptos

Gravity-Assisted Folding Knife, Hickory Cane with Metal Handle, and the Best Tactical Flashlight<p>by Tim Knight from... - Sep 16, 2017 7:45 PM<p>God help …

Bitcoin

'Revolutionary': Finland Central Bank Paper Heaps Praises on Bitcoin

Researchers at Finland's central bank have dubbed bitcoin's economic system "revolutionary" in a new staff paper.<p>The paper, released on September 5, …

Bitcoin

PBOC Hires Blockchain Engineers Who Will Oversee Creation Of The "Digital RMB"

For those who can’t quite reconcile the Chinese government’s tentative acceptance of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with the inherently …

Bitcoin

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Face Stricter Regulation and Licensure - Bitcoin News

Regulation<p><b>Over the past week, bitcoiners everywhere have been focused on the speculative news of China ‘banning’ bitcoin and wondering if the stories</b> …

Bitcoin

A Prehistory of the Ethereum Protocol

Although the ideas behind the current Ethereum protocol have largely been stable for two years, Ethereum did not emerge all at once, in its current …

Bitcoin

The Science Behind Cryptocurrencies Cryptography

In this guide, we will be going deep into symmetric and asymmetric cryptography and the science behind cryptocurrencies cryptography.<p>Cryptocurrencies …

Cryptography

Cash, Charge, or Crypto? Bad Crypto Podcast Ep. 24

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Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More Move to Adopt Crypto-Compatible API

Developers at some of the top tech companies have created a browser API that could soon make it easier to buy goods and services online with …

Bitcoin

My 5 Favorite Coins Under $5 Million Market Cap

This article is going to be a little different from my previous ones where I have analyzed a single coin at a time. In this article, I will be …

Cryptocurrency

Researchers have linked a human brain to the Internet for the first time ever

Brain Meets IoT<p>A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical …

The Brain

After a Long Wait, Monero Light (and Hardware) Wallets are Arriving

<b>The lack of options when it comes to wallets may be offputting for newcomers to monero (XMR), but this is about to change, with light wallets</b> …

Bitcoin