Digital Currencies

What Happens to Your Bitcoin If there Is an Apocalypse? | Investopedia

Though doomsday predictions have been around as long as anyone can remember, global fears of an apocalypse-like scenario have grown among some …

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Cryptocurrency Scammers Took At Least $1.7 Million From Canadians Last Year

Cryptocurrency scams doubled from 2016.<p>Digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have become incredibly valuable in a very short period of time; in the last 12 months, one bitcoin went from being worth $700 USD to over $16,000 at the time of writing.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, this has made …

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Why bitcoin’s success could be its downfall

Digital currencies have been front-page news as the value of bitcoin, the most popular of the cryptocurrencies, continues to surge, albeit with wild fluctuations. Bitcoin backers argue that once digital currencies become widely used, governments will be unable to destroy them — users simply won’t …

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Luxury Plumbing Brand VIGO Industries to Begin Accepting Digital Currencies

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An entrepreneur has become a billionaire after investing in a crypto company that is still losing millions

• <b>Australian entrepreneur, James Gilbert, has the largest stake in Crypto Co.</b>• <b><br>Crypto Co invests in digital currencies and its stock price climbed 76% overnight.</b>• <b><br>Crypto Co intends to show it is possible to "be operating in this brand new field of technology."</b><p>Australian man James Gilbert is now …

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Bitcoin breaks all the rules but speculators continue flocking to it

Bitcoin, the world’s first digital currency, has captured the world’s imagination with stellar growth — particularly this year with its 1700 per cent …

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Bitcoin Exchanges in Australia Will Have to Register with the Government

December 8, 2017 · 11:00 pm<p><b>Bitcoin’s unprecedented growth and recent shift into the mainstream financial sector has many governments around the world</b> …

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The CEO of Coinbase Wants You to Chill Out on Bitcoin

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is excited about the meteoric rise of bitcoin. Except that part when the price of digital currencies reaches so high …

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Please invest responsibly — an important message from the Coinbase team

Please invest responsibly — an important message from the Coinbase team<p>We at Coinbase couldn’t be more excited by the explosion of interest in …

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Digital currencies

The Venezuelan president recently said that his country plans to launch a new digital currency to cope with the financial crisis caused by the …

Island ownership and IRA fund now retirement savings options for bitcoin investors

Those looking to park some of their bitcoin holdings into long-term investment opportunities for retirement or old age now have two new options, be …

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Britain wants tighter rules for Bitcoin and other digital currencies

INTERNATIONAL - Britain wants to increase regulation of Bitcoin and other digital currencies by expanding the reach of EU anti-money-laundering rules …

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3LAU Shares His Beginners Guide To Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency, bitcoin, blockchain, Coinbase… what is it? Is it some ephemeral currency that’s here one day and gone the next? Is it the solution to …

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Tesla S Owner Uses Their Car to Mine Bitcoin

Just when Bitcoin miners thought mining on the phone and hydro mining were revolutionary, an owner of a Tesla S electric car model is using the free …

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Traditional Money on the Decline Amid Rising Interest in Digital Currencies

Paying with traditional banknotes is on the decline as interest in contactless payments and digital currencies rises.<p>That’s according to the …

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Canadian Financial Institutions Analyze Feasibility of Central Bank-Issued Digital Currencies

The Bank of Canada's Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions has released a report which examined the benefits and disadvantages of …

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US Senate Bill S.1241 to Criminalize Concealed Ownership of Bitcoin

<b>On November 28, 2017, the US Senate, Committee of the Judiciary held a hearing regarding bill S.1241: Modernizing AML Laws to Combat Money Laundering</b> …

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Central bank digital currencies could cut costs for merchants and consumers

1 hour ago | 97 views | 0<p>A central bank digital currency (CBDC) has the potential to become a cheaper and easier to use alternative to cash and …

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Federal Reserve official warns digital currencies like bitcoin could pose financial stability problems if they gain wider use

A Federal Reserve official has said that digital currencies like bitcoin could pose a threat to financial stability if they pick up wider use.<p>The …

Economy

Turkey’s top religious body ‘issues fatwa on hair dye’

Meltem Özgenç – ANKARA<p>Turkey’s top religious body, the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), has issued a fatwa on hair dye, stating that …

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Bitcoin could threaten financial stability: Fed governor

File: Decentralized virtual currencies like bitcoin operate as a payments system with no central bank and are exchanged using encryption, 1 December …

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Fed considering digital currency: official

The Federal Reserve is considering adopting its own digital currency similar to bitcoin, according to an official at the Fed's New York branch.<p>Dow …

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Data Sheet—Like Webvan and Pets.com, Bitcoin and Digital Currencies Have Potential Value

NEWSWORTHY<p><b>Shrinking clouds.</b> Design software maker <b>Autodesk</b> plans to cut 1,150 jobs, or 13% of its workforce, as it shifts focus to selling …

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Criminalizing Bitcoin Users? US Congress Holds Hearing to 'Modernize' AML Laws Today

The U.S. Senate Judiciary is to hold a full panel hearing today on modernising anti-money laundering (AML) laws with the inclusive of digital …

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State Street veterans to launch cryptocurrency trading platform

Two Street Street veterans are launching a cryptocurrency trading platform to serve institutional investors.<p>John Burnett and Hu Liang said they’ve …

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Watch: Glenn: Bitcoin is a gamble – but it’s also paving the way for future currency

Bitcoin has skyrocketed in value since it was introduced in 2009. If you bought in early enough, you made hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.<p>Still unsure about what bitcoin is and what all the fuss is about? On today’s show, Glenn condensed the rise of bitcoin and other digital …

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What the world's central banks are saying about cryptocurrencies

Eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital …

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Bitcoins worth $100K stolen over public WiFi

Cops say cyber thieves transferred Bitcoins from a man's account while he logged into a restaurant's public network

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Here’s what everyone is getting wrong about the cryptocurrencies craze

Are you scratching your head over the cryptocurrencies craze?<p>A few players in the growing industry around digital currencies are trying to help, as …

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Tether crypto-currency operator reports $31m raid

<b>The company behind the digital currency Tether has said that close to $31m (£23.4m) worth of its tokens have been stolen.</b><p>The Hong Kong-based company said it had taken action to prevent the thieves from redeeming the funds but now required other users to install an update.<p>It follows a series of …

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