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Bitcoin and Blockchain Will Occupy Center Stage (Again) at Davos This Year

Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain will be front and center at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.<p>The summit, which begins on …

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World Tokenomic Forum – The Davos of Crypto

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Upgrade Gets Some Hands-On Testing

Lightning Network, a technology that many hope will make the Bitcoin payment network substantially more efficient, is becoming a reality. Standards …

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Lightning Network May Not Solve Bitcoin's Scaling 'Trilemma'

Bitcoin has proven incapable of accommodating growing demand without deviating considerably from Satoshi Nakamoto's original vision of a …

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IBM Unveils Joint Blockchain Company with the World’s Largest Shipper

Advertisement<p>Early blockchain tech mover IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk have announced a joint venture to digitize and enhance global trade …

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As Bitcoin Sinks, Crypto Bros Party Hard on a Blockchain Cruise

When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for their second annual Blockchain Cruise, the price of Bitcoin was …

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Japan’s Largest Bank To Launch Own Cryptocurrency

Japan’s largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is developing its own cryptocurrency and also plans to open an exchange on which it will be …

Digital Currency

Bitcoin is 'something regulators need to deal with but not ban,' says former FDIC chair

Amid threats of a potential ban on cryptocurrency, former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair said digital currencies such as bitcoin should be more tightly …

Cryptocurrency

Alibaba Launches Cryptocurrency Mining Platform | Investopedia

For Alibaba (BABA), the Chinese e-commerce behemoth with its sights set on global domination, the cryptocurrency world was never too far away. …

Cryptocurrency

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

Dallas Mavericks To Accept Bitcoin

Dallas Mavericks owner <b>Mark Cuban</b> says the team will begin accepting ticket payments with Bitcoin "next season." The billionaire businessman tells …

Cryptocurrency

Now that’s a crypto crash: BitConnect Coin dives 90% as company shuts exchange

Cryptocurrency company BitConnect said it’s closing its lending and exchange platform after receiving cease and desist letters from Texas and North …

Cryptocurrency

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

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How blockchains could change the world

Ignore Bitcoin’s challenges. In this interview, Don Tapscott explains why blockchains, the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency, have the …

Bitcoin, Ethereum and almost every other cryptocurrency is plunging

Look away now if you own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This won’t be breaking news to you if you are invested, but today has seen the entire crypto market fall by double-digit percentages.<p>The price of bitcoin slumped by 15 percent to drop below $12,000 for the first time since December 4. …

Cryptocurrency

Metropolitan Bank Halts All Cryptocurrency-Related Wire Transfers

In a move that will have far-reaching implications, Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp has halted all cryptocurrency related wire transfers, effective …

Steven Mnuchin

Stansberry Research

World Tokenomic Forum Launches Applications for Its Sandcastle Startups Challenge

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- World Tokenomic Forum, the leading international organization enabling public-private cooperation, …

Innovation

Hackers steal $400,000 of crypto-currency

<b>Hackers have stolen $400,000 (£290,000) of the virtual currency Stellar Lumen in an online attack on Saturday.</b><p>The group hijacked the server that hosts BlackWallet, a web-based wallet application that stores lumens and stole 669,920 from users' accounts<p>Stellar Lumen is thought to be the eighth most …

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has left VC firm Fenbushi Capital

Vitalik Buterin, the high-profile co-founder of Ethereum, has cuts ties with China-based investment firm Fenbushi Capital and quietly left the firm, TechCrunch understands.<p>Fenbushi was founded in 2015 and its $50 million fund was one of the first to actively put capital into blockchain companies …

Vitalik Buterin

Don't Use a Blockchain Unless You Really Need One

<i>Marc Hochstein is the managing editor of CoinDesk and a former editor-in-chief of American Banker.</i><p><i>The following article originally appeared in</i> …

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FULL INTERVIEW: Analyst predicts Bitcoin could hit $US100,000 in 2018

Saxo Bank’s global macro strategist Kay Van-Petersen predicts the digital currency Bitcoin will hit as much as $US100,000 in the next 12 months.<p>Saxo …

Cryptocurrency

Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg. Another day an anonymous donor set up an $86 million Bitcoin-fortune charity called the Pineapple Fund. A Tesla was spotted with a BLOCKHN license plate. There’s a surge in people looking to …

It’s Time to Think of International Business Machines Corp as Blockchain

<b>International Business Machines Corp</b> (NYSE:<b>IBM</b>) isn’t benefiting from the current cryptocurrency craze, but it should be. Apart from IBM stock, …

Stocks

3 Web Giants That Could Be Decentralized on a Blockchain

The web has taken over our lives, and with that, online enterprises have grown into huge monoliths of power.<p>Yet, while tech giants give us access to …

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Crypto100 - The 100 Most Influential People In Crypto

1<p>Vitalik Buterin<p>The creator of Ethereum, the blockchain platform that acts as a world computer for decentralized applications. Its cryptocurrency, …

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As cryptocurrencies flourish, employers hunt for workers with blockchain skills

As the cryptocurrency universe grows, businesses are on the hunt for job candidates with experience in blockchain, the technology that supports …

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Crypto100 - The 100 Most Influential People In Crypto

1<p>Vitalik Buterin<p>The creator of Ethereum, the blockchain platform that acts as a world computer for decentralized applications. Its cryptocurrency, …

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