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Cryptomining Companies Consider Broadening Scope

Harry Pokrandt spent the last year scouring the earth for real estate with two main characteristics. He needed cold weather, to keep his computer …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is Getting a Big Boost Today From an Investor Who Called Cryptocurrencies 'An Index of Money Laundering'

Bitcoin is rising again, up by more than 5% in the last day. Other cryptocurrencies are also doing well, and this time the reason appears to come …

Cryptocurrency

Quadrillion tons of diamond discovered deep within the Earth

In case you weren't already sure that diamonds aren't as unique or valuable as advertisers want us to believe, the next blow to Big Diamond might …

Universe

World's First Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange Finally Opens to the Public

The world's first bank-backed cryptocurrency exchange is now open to the public after months of delays.<p>Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings formally …

Financial Services

Bitcoin Is A Logarithmic Asset

I maintain that historical price charts are great for predicting the past. This is meant to sound like a joke but it isn’t. Price charts are maps and maps give people a guide to the future because they give context. The markets are not trendless and while they might not often give out hints of the …

Cryptocurrency

Apple just discontinued the only MacBook Pro worth buying

The post-2016 MacBook Pro could — quite generously, I think — be described as a “shower of shit.” I’m still not exactly sure what Apple was thinking when it shipped a laptop with no USB-A ports and a keyboard that doesn’t actually work.<p>They’re <i>bad</i>, but until recently, those wedded to Apple’s …

MacBook Pro

Litecoin Prices Climb After Litecoin Foundation Announces Partnership

Litecoin prices rose over the last few days, pushing higher after the Litecoin Foundation announced a strategic partnership with payments platform TokenPay.<p>The foundation received a 9.9% stake in Germany’s WEG Bank AG from TokenPay in exchange for helping the latter meet its digital currency …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin's Computing Power Growth Is Outpacing The Bitcoin Price

Since last year the bitcoin hash rate — the amount of computing power used by bitcoin’s network of computers to create new coins — has soared as it rushes to catch up with the bitcoin price.<p>The sudden rise in the bitcoin price, which climbed from around $1,000 at the beginning of last year to …

Cryptocurrency

Building general purpose blockchain

towards blockchain solution for any micro service ecosystems<p>As I have spent some time playing and working with blockchain solutions, at some point I …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Heads for Its Biggest Drop in More Than Two Weeks

Bitcoin headed for the biggest drop in more than two weeks, as a rebound that saw the digital asset bounce almost 18 percent from the year’s lows ran …

Cryptocurrency

New Paper Reveals Massive Bitcoin Backing

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have been handed huge support this morning from researchers at Imperial College London, who have said digital currencies are primed for mass adoption.<p>According to the paper — entitled “Cryptocurrencies: Overcoming Barriers to Trust and Adoption” — bitcoin and …

Cryptocurrency

RGB Sensor’s New Job: Cryptocurrency Trade Advisor

[XenonJohn] dabbles in cryptocurrency trading, and when he saw an opportunity to buy an RGB color sensor, his immediate thought — which he admitted …

Cryptocurrency

The Craziest Cryptocurrency Statistic You'll See All Year

A staggering number of virtual currencies are now practically worthless.<p>What a difference six months make.<p>Last year, cryptocurrencies simply couldn't …

Cryptocurrency

Jonathan Blow: "C++ is a weird mess"

The Witness developer on his new programming language that could increase productivity by 50 to 80 per cent

UX Design

Despite shadiness and crackdowns, the ICO boom is bigger than ever

The initial coin offering marketplace has a sketchy reputation thanks to scammers, and it’s in the spotlight of financial regulators all over the …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Next Bull Market Could Propel Prices To $100K

<i>Source: TheIndipendent.com</i><p><b>Bitcoin: Looking Beyond The Current Bear Market</b><p>Bitcoin’s (BTC-USD) bear market has been raging for more than 6 months now. …

Cryptocurrency

Why Institutional Money Is Coming and What This Means for Bitcoin

<b>Institutional money is coming. At least that’s been the refrain from desperate cryptocurrency traders for the past six months, praying for an influx</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Why the Crypto Market Gained $40 Billion in 2 Days | Investopedia

Cryptocurrency investors continue to hope that the worst days for the industry are behind us. After several months of general declines and a few …

Cryptocurrency

Could This 1 Thing Propel Bitcoin to $50,000?

One insider thinks that there's a big catalyst in store for the leading cryptocurrency.<p>After hitting a 2018 low of less than $6,000, leading digital …

Cryptocurrency

Walmart's 'Impeach 45' apparel causes social media outcry, calls for boycott of retailer

The “Resistance” movement against President Donald Trump is less than 1½ years old. And so are some of its newest members.<p>At least, that’s what Walmart is promoting with its new baby clothes.<p>The retail giant is selling “Impeach 45” and “Impeach Trump” baby and adult apparel for opponents of the …

Donald Trump

Ripple is giving away its cryptocurrency to get people to use it

<b>BUYING AND SELLING, BUT NOT SPENDING.</b> Today, XRP is the third most popular cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization (an asset’s share of the …

Cryptocurrency

What Is A Blockchain Operating System?

Blockchain, as more and more people are finding out, is a ledger system for keeping records. More specifically, blockchain is an open (i.e. public, not held inside one company, unless it’s a private blockchain) distributed (it exists on many computers) immutable (it can not be altered, in …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Bloodbath Nears Dot-Com Levels as Many Tokens Go to Zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin – A Shift in Sentiment or a Reversal to Come

Bitcoin rallied 6.12% on Friday, reversing Thursday’s 4.45% slide, to end the day at $6,208.1, leaving Bitcoin down just 1.07% for the week.<p>A …

Trading

TechCrunch: Over 1000 Crypto Projects Are Considered ‘Dead’ Now

More than a thousand of crypto projects are “already dead” as of June 30, 2018, according to a recent TechCrunch report. The news outlet has based …

Cryptocurrency

How Blockchain can transform the world (part 1)

“Bitcoin, Ethereum,altcoins, ICO’s, moon, tokens, miners, state regulation etc”<p>Too many buzz words.We got really entertained in the last 1 year but …

Blockchain

Bankrupt Mt. Gox’s customers are in line for an immense windfall

Mt. Gox’s former customers may—amazingly—end up with more money than they lost when the infamous bitcoin exchange collapsed into bankruptcy in 2014.<p>In yet another surprising turn, a court decided last week (pdf) that creditors are entitled to receive their claims in bitcoin rather than the fiat …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Just Hit a New Low for 2018. Here's How Much You Would Have Lost If You Bought at the Peak

A staggering plunge in price.<p>The price of Bitcoin dropped to $5,755 on Sunday afternoon. That marks the lowest point for the cryptocurrency so far in …

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