Cryptocurrency

6 Important Ethereum Co-founders to Keep an eye on

<b>The Ethereum ecosystem has gotten a lot of attention over the past few years. Not only did the project raise a lot of funding before it was</b> …

Hackers steal '$5m worth' of Bitcoin from cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea

Yapizon, a little-known cryptocurrency exchange, has reportedly been hacked.<p>A little-known cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea has confirmed …

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Overstock's Medici and Ripio to Bring Bitcoin Financial Services to Emerging Markets - Bitcoin News

<b>Overstock’s blockchain technology arm, Medici Ventures, has partnered with Bitcoin consumer financial services platform Ripio to democratize access</b> …

FinTech

Americans Skeptical of Bitcoin, Asia Surpasses US, Europe in Fintech Investments

Finder.com has recently conducted a study to examine the current trends in the international money transfer space. Olivia Chow, the company’s Lead …

FinTech

Former Coinbase Engineer Launches Ethereum Search Engine

A former software engineer for cryptocurrency exchange startup Coinbase has launched a new search engine for ethereum, the second largest blockchain …

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Litecoin China Roundtable and UASF

In the last few days, a self appointed group calling themselves the “Litecoin Global Roundtable” (consisting almost exclusively of miners, and …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Price Over $10,000 by 2021 If It Manages to Hold Market Share: Voorhees Prediction

Going by the prediction of the CEO of ShapeShift that the market capitalization of global cryptocurrency market may grow by ten times in the next …

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Legal dispute pits Labrador data centre against Chinese bitcoin mining equipment supplier

Court documents outline financial issues getting project off the ground<p>A St. John's-based company that received nearly $1 million in government …

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Mine wars: The struggle for coal miners' health care and pension benefits comes to a head

During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Trump repeatedly expressed his support for coal miners and their communities. Voters in the …

Health Care

Antbleed: Massive Bitcoin backdoor could knock out 'at least half' of global hashing power

The easily-accessible security flaw affects cyrptocurrency-mining equipment from Bitmain.<p>A major security flaw affecting Bitcoin mining equipment …

Security

Bitcoin Price Sets New Single Exchange All-Time High

The price of bitcoin hit an all-time high on Bitfinex amid increasing concerns about the state of the market and its infrastructure.Source

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Bitcoin marches towards all-time high as SEC gives potential second shot to Winklevoss ETF

Bitcoin has risen around 2 percent in the past day, pushing towards its all-time high on renewed hope that U.S. regulators could approve a key …

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Bitcoin Price Eyes New Highs Amid 90 Percent Plus SegWit Support

Bitcoin is targeting record highs as data suggests support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) could be as high as 91 percent.<p>According to …

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Litecoin's SegWit Activation: Why it Matters and What's Next

In an era when blockchain upgrades have been defined by years of intellectual combat, a new milestone is set to offer a stark contrast to that …

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The Surge In Bitcoin Should Continue With The BoJ's Quantitative Easing

The massive liquidity injection by the BoJ debases the Japanese yen.<p>The Japanese government has legalized Bitcoin as a payment method.<p>With the yen …

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Korean Bitcoin Exchange Yapizon Confirms $5 mln Hack, All Customers To Pay With Balances

South Korean exchange Yapizon has become the latest victim of hackers, reportedly losing 3,800 BTC in customer funds.<p>In a notice on Saturday …

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Japan's Bitcoin Takeover: Virtual Currency Rules are Zen for Yen

Over the last few years, the Japanese government has spent a lot of time thinking about how to handle virtual currencies, and particularly cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Back in 2014, Cabinet decided that virtual currencies weren’t actual currencies or bonds, thus putting them outside the scope of …

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Bitcoin's Price May Be Nearing All-Time Highs, But Market Confidence Isn't

While the price of bitcoin is within striking distance of all-time highs set in March, worries about the state of the network's infrastructure are …

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One South African gold miner unveils a never-before attempted plan to deal with illegal mining at its operations

Small-scale mining is a growing issue across Africa. With regulators in Ghana this week making their first moves to shut down artisanal operations — part of an emerging campaign against environmental damage.<p>And in Africa’s top gold-producing nation, South Africa, things are getting even more …

South Africa

We tested Lightning on Litecoin

<b>TL;DR</b> We ran eclair on Litecoin (testnet) and it worked. We didn’t even have to change the code!<p>Until recently we didn’t know that much about …

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Cryptocurrency Market Cap > $30 Billion, an All-Time High

The combined market value of all cryptocurrencies in circulation has pushed beyond the significant milestone of $30 billion for the first time ever, …

Bitcoin

How Bitcoin is Transforming the Traditional Finance Framework

Feature: Page (1) of 1 - 04/26/17<p>The argument can be had that Bitcoin represents the future of finance. Just as the rise of contactless payments is …

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Bitcoin prices are rising to 2017 highs on the potential for mass-adoption in India and Japan while hope for a bitcoin ETF is revived

Bitcoin is trading around its highest price of the year today on the prospect of mass-adoption in India and Japan.<p>Bitcoin was more than one and a …

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Blockchain startup Gnosis to freeze tokens after strong sale

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After an initial digital currency sale that raised $12.5 million in just 12 minutes, blockchain startup Gnosis has decided to leave most of its remaining currency untouched for at least a year, co-founder Martin Koppelmann told Reuters on Tuesday.<p>Gnosis, a Gibraltar-registered …

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How South Africans use Bitcoin

Did you know that in emerging market countries, such as South Africa, up to 90% of payments are still cash based? However, due to its many advantages …

Africa

U.S. Regulators to Review Decision Denying Bitcoin ETF Filing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plans to review its decision last month to block the listing of the first U.S. exchange-traded fund …

Bitcoin

Grayscale Opens Ethereum Classic Vehicle to Accredited Investors

Digital Currency Group subsidiary Grayscale Investments is launching a new investment vehicle for the alternative digital asset ether classic.<p>The …

Bitcoin

The Winklevoss’ Bitcoin Fund Is Back From the Dead - Motherboard

When the US Securities and Exchange Commission denied the Winklevoss twins' application to open a bitcoin fund on the markets in early March, it was a crushing blow to morale in bitcoinland.<p>On Monday, in a move that is once more igniting the hopes of bitcoiners, the SEC announced that it's …

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Prague's cryptocurrency cafe: perfect brew of beans and bitcoins

The terms espresso bar and ‘anarchic ethical hacker collective’ don’t usually go together but this radical bitcoin-only hub in the Czech capital is no ordinary cafe<p>Prague has long been home to opulent coffeehouses, where everyone from Kafka to Einstein gathered to debate the burning issues of the …

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Roger Ver Plans Cloud Mining Project After Bitcoin Unlimited’s Sudden Crash

Mixed feelings have trailed Roger Ver's announcement of his plans to start a cloud mining project soon with some respondents crying scam while others …

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