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Can This Man Build a Better Bitcoin?

<i>VRRRZZEEEEEERRRZZZZZZZZZZ.</i><p>Bryce “Zooko” Wilcox stands by as his brother, Josh “Za,” slices into his Lenovo desktop computer with an angle grinder. …

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Bitcoin’s mysterious inventor is now one of the world’s 50 richest people

Bitcoin was a whisker away from hitting $20,000 over the weekend, hitting a high of $19,771 yesterday, according to the CoinDesk price index. At that price, bitcoin’s anonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, would have been worth $19.4 billion, or the 44th richest person in the world, according to the …

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We’d introduce the newest member of the world’s top 50 richest billionaires — but we have no idea who he or she is

Prince al-Waleed bin Talal once called bitcoin an “Enron in the making.” Two months later, the Saudi royal suddenly finds himself looking up at the …

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Bitcoin Doubters: How to Respond to Them

“Bitcoin is a Bubble”<p>Bitcoin has been compared to the tulip bubble of the 21st century and, as the price has boomed during November-December 2017, …

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What is Bitcoin? Here's everything you need to know

Blockchains, bubbles and the future of money.<p>You heard about this Bitcoin thing?<p>We're guessing: yes, you have. The first and most famous digital cryptocurrency has been racking up headlines this year due to a breathtaking rise in value -- cracking the $1,000 threshold for the first time on January …

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5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

Is it really using up the world's electricity?<p>This month, bitcoin, the digital currency launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a record price of …

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Bitcoin price rise makes creator Satoshi Nakamoto one of world's richest billionaires

The mysterious unknown creator of bitcoin who goes by the name Satoshi Nakomoto is among the world's richest people as the cryptocurrency …

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Pay with bitcoin and get free biryani at this Chennai restaurant

Bitcoin for biryani. You read that right. With the value of Bitcoin soaring, everyone (who understands the cryptocurrency) wants a piece of the pie. …

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XRP: Poised to Become Digital Gold

The anticipation is tactile, like a drop in air pressure before a thunderstorm.<p>Will XRP take over all of crypto in 2018? We’ve re-taken our #3 spot …

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Bitcoin trading starts on the huge CME exchange

<b>Bitcoin has moved another step towards mainstream investing with the start of trading on the huge Chicago Mercantile Exchange financial futures market.</b><p>It comes as the value of the digital currency approached $20,000 on Sunday, before drifting below $19,000.<p>Last week, Chicago's CBOE exchange began …

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Bitcoin: The Most Impressive Speculative Bubble In Modern History

In August of 2008, a paper entitled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” was released on an academic listserve by somebody called …

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Bitcoin’s Creator Still A Mystery As Net Worth Nears $20 Billion

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ)</b> The popular digital currency Bitcoin has become a financial gold mine for investors in 2017, with its value skyrocketing to nearly …

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Bitcoin’s mysterious creator may become the first trillionaire

CAPE TOWN - Progressive cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is arguably one of the greatest financial phenomenons. However, there is great uncertainty over who …

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2018 tech predictions: Bitcoin bubble, 5G and robot overlords

From bitcoin and blockchain, to 5G, broadband, automation and social media, here are John Kennedy’s tech predictions for 2018.<p>Nobody can ever predict …

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I Learned What Blockchain Is So You Won't Have To

Blockchain is all the rage right now, but most people don’t know what it is. Sure, we get that it’s somehow revolutionary, but it’s mostly strange …

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A Guide to the World Bitcoin Created

Bitcoin. Cryptocurrencies. Smart contracts. Many people have now heard of the rapidly changing ecosystem of financial technology, but few have …

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Bitcoin, blockchain explainer: A revolutionary idea which will transform everything from voting to music sales

The rule in financial investment (and indeed in life) has always been high risk, high reward. Keep your money safe in a savings account: pick up your …

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The ordinary Welsh people making thousands (and more) from Bitcoin

Tucked away in a Cardiff street known for its quirkiness and independence is what looks like a typical cash machine.<p>But when you read the sign above, …

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The Case For Bitcoin's Continued Growth

Bitcoin’s performance this year has been nothing short of stellar. When an asset class has triple-digit returns with nearly no end in sight, it not only gets the attention of big-money investors — eventually the news trickles down to us common folk.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of bitcoin, maybe even had …

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Bitcoin futures: CME Group begins trading contracts, 1 week after rival Cboe

Chicago-based CME Group (CME), launched bitcoin futures trading on Sunday, one week after its smaller crosstown rival Cboe.<p>Trading under the ticker “BTC,” the contract that expires in January opened at $20,650, rising to $19,620—up $120 at 7 p.m. ET.<p>While reaching a high of $19,783 earlier Sunday, …

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Bitcoin for dummies: Adrian Weckler's guide to Bitcoin

Thanks to its 1,200pc rise over the last six weeks, there's something of a Bitcoin mania afoot.

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How to invest in Bitcoin (without losing your shirt)

Satoshi Nakamoto presented Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency, to the public in 2009. Now valued at ~$16,500 per coin, with nearly …

Gear & Gadgets

First bitcoin homes sell in the UK

Developers have sold the first two luxury homes in the UK using bitcoin currency.<p>It follows an increasing trend in the last few months for developers to place new homes on the market in the cryptocurrency.<p>Property developer Go Homes announced the successful sale of the homes yesterday, both have …

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Behind bitcoin boom, Japanese retail investors pile in

Japan’s army of retail investors, no strangers to high risk bets in the past, have emerged as a major force in bitcoin’s spectacular rally, now …

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Will Cryptocurrencies Pass the Market Test?

By: Frank Shostak <br>On Friday December 8, 2017, the price of bitcoin closed at $15,206– an increase of 28.3% from November. The yearly growth rate …

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What is BlockChain & Cryptocurrency — a simple explanation from bottom to top

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>prodmonk.com</i> <i>. <br>Subscribe to get best curated resources on Product Management 2x a month -</i> https://upscri.be/1de3b7/<p>What is …

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Bitcoin Has a Dirty, Dirty Secret

Bitcoin has a dirty secret.<p>The cryptocurrency has wowed markets this year with breakneck gains as investors flocked to an asset that exists only in …

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Bitcoin beyond the basics: How the $250 billion network really works | Ars Technica

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

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A new technology promises to make bitcoin useful to pay for things, and not to hoard

Bitcoin is torn by opposing impulses: to be a store of value, like digital gold, or the internet equivalent of cash, used for everyday purchases like cups of coffee. It’s the tension at the center of bitcoin’s long running “civil war“—to date, the notion that bitcoin should be more like digital …

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The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem

Let me freak you out for a second. You know what bitcoin is, right? I mean, no, but quickly, it’s a “cryptocurrency” that’s basically secret computer …

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