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So you're thinking about investing in Bitcoin? Don't

A collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of ‘cryptocurrencies’, causing an irrational gold rush. I know you’re tempted, but don’t be a fool<p>I’ve been watching this bitcoin situation for a few years, assuming it would just blow over.<p>But a collective insanity has sprouted around the new …

Satoshi Nakamoto

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 …

Bruno Le Maire

What Bitcoin’s “80% Mined” Landmark Means for Cryptocurrency’s Price

The cryptocurrency has hit a major milestone.<p>Filed Under Blockchain & Cryptocurrency<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox …

Cryptocurrency

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> …

Jamie Dimon

Forget Ethereum: Say Hello to NEM, a Burgeoning Cryptocurrency That Rose Nearly 28,000% in 2017

This smart-asset blockchain developer is after far more than financial-services companies.<p>Forget Superman: If there's something more powerful than a …

Investing

Price of Bitcoin to double in 2018 – but what about Ethereum and Ripple?

Bitcoin shot up in price by more than 1800 percent last year, rocketing from about $1,000 per coin to more than $19,000.<p>But now one expert has said …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Prices Stall; Tron Falters While NEO Gains | Investopedia

There was not much change in cryptocurrency markets over the weekend. Its market capitalization reached a high of $752.6 billion on Saturday but …

TRON

Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum

bitcoin ethereum Monday January 15, 2018 at 07:37 AM Adem Efe Gencer, Soumya Basu, Ittay Eyal, Robbert van Renesse, and Emin Gün Sirer<p>We have been …

Ethereum

Coinbase Criticized For Spamming Bitcoin Mempool, CEO Responds

Advertisement<p>Throughout the past week, Coinbase, the global cryptocurrency market’s largest brokerage and wallet platform valued at $1.6 billion, has …

Coinbase

China to block centralized trading of cryptocurrency

China in 2017 was a hotspot for cryptocurrency trading and investment. As technologies have matured and regulators have stepped in, however, China …

Technology (India)

NEO Shows No Signs of Stopping Ahead of ICO Fest; Is it The One?

NEO has smashed its all-time high this week despite a bearish market, as the ‘Chinese Ethereum’ quickly becomes one of the fastest growing platforms …

Bitcoin's Big Short Moment Approaches

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are in a bubble of epic proportions.<p>There are signs that end of the bubble is fast approaching.<p>Bitcoin's volatility is …

Business

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 …

Vitalik Buterin

3 Cryptocurrencies That Can Beat Ripple

<i>This article was originally published on the Motley Fool.</i><p>There's simply no stopping cryptocurrency valuations of late. During the morning hours of …

Business

China: After Banning Exchanges, Authorities Move To Close ‘Exchange-Like Services’

Chinese authorities are quietly stepping up a crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges to include <i>“market-making”</i> platforms and similar services, …

Peer-to-peer

PBOC official says China's centralised virtual currency trade needs to end - source

© Reuters. A Bitcoin logo is seen on a cryptocurrency ATM in Santa Monica<p>BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese central banker says authorities should …

China

Telegram is looking to raise more than $1.2 billion in a blockbuster ICO

• <b>Telegram, the messaging app, is developing a blockchain platform to rival bitcoin and ethereum.</b>• <b><br>It is looking to raise at least $1.2 billion to develop its so-called TON platform and cryptocurrency called Grams.</b>• <b><br>It would be the largest token sale ever.</b><p>Private messaging app Telegram is planning to …

Business

Financial data firms scrambling to be top cryptocurrency hub

The crypto-race is on.<p>As the bitcoin, ethereum, ripple and hundreds of other crypto-coins move from niche investments to more widely accepted ones, …

Business

​Petition against bitcoin crackdown to Korean president reaches 200,000

A petition to the Blue House, South Korea's presidential residence, demanding a stop to regulating virtual currency has reached 200,000 signatures …

Cryptocurrency

Will the government start regulating bitcoin?

Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, has soared against the dollar more than 1,600 percent over the past year. Other cryptocurrencies such as ethereum are up …

Austrian Economics

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 …

Cryptocurrency

Exciting Possibilities Associated With Blockchain Technology

With all the noise about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the news, the word “blockchain” is quickly becoming a household term, though most of us have no idea what it is. You could liken it to when my car-savvy husband exclaims that the alternator on our car may need to be replaced, a similar …

Satoshi Nakamoto

Can Litecoin Continue Its Run In 2018?

Litecoin has struggled after posting a tremendous rally in early December.<p>Litecoin has some advantages including being fast and well-known.<p>On the …

Business

Bitcoin: Bears In Full Control

Bitcoin is trying to stage a recovery early this week, but struggles to gain momentum as bears are still in control of the virtual currency. Today’s …

Cryptocurrency

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

Bitcoin: Could ‘green issues’ bring down crypto giants? Ripple responds

GETTYBitcoin has 'green issues'<p>Last week Morgan Stanley claimed bitcoin’s electricity consumption in 2018 could exceed that used by the entire …

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 …

Charles Schwab

My personal Bitcoin nightmare

An accidental investor battles to cash out his one and only Bitcoin<p>John is an old high school friend I mostly see at weddings, so I wasn’t expecting …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin officially has 80 percent of its 21 million coins mined

<b>Bitcoin has surpassed another momentous milestone, with 80 percent of all the available cryptocurrency having been mined so far.</b><p>Around 16.8 million …

Cryptocurrency

PayPal's Wences Casares: 'I Can Imagine A World In Which Bitcoin Becomes A Global Standard Of Value'

In a recent interview with PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman, PayPal Board Member and Xapo CEO Wences Casares shared his vision of a world where bitcoin becomes a global, apolitical standard of value.<p>Casares is known as “patient zero” in terms of Silicon Valley’s interest in Bitcoin and …

Cryptocurrency