ForbesBeyond Bitcoin: Blockchain R&D Firm Investing $1M+ In Scottish University Tech LabForbesWith cascading disruption and decentralization in the blockchain space the order of the day, IOHK, a leading blockchain research and development company, and the University of Edinburgh are to invest between $500,000 and $1 million (m) a year in [...]
2017/02/27 6:58:59 AM
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CoinTelegraphHow to Avoid Losses When Bitcoin Price Goes Up and DownCoinTelegraphBitreserve's product strategy was to mimic the function of a Bitcoin wallet, while actually storing your coins' value in your preferred fiat currency. Sending Bitcoin to a Bitreserve wallet would instantly peg it against, say, the US Dollar price at [...]
2017/02/27 12:10:03 AM
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The MerkleCloudBleed Data Leak Is A Big Threat To Bitcoin PlatformsThe MerkleBitcoin users need to be well aware of the recent CloudFlare issue, as it affects quite a few different cryptocurrency-related services. Several companies issued warnings regarding “CloudBleed”, all of whom advise users to change their passwords. With ...Using a [...]
2017/02/26 11:10:50 PM
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newsBTCBitcoin's Total Transaction Fees Have Grown By 50x In Recent YearsnewsBTCThe average bitcoin transaction fee has risen steadily over the past few years. Albeit that is not entirely surprising, things are getting out of hand as of late. Looking at the chart on blockchain.info, the total transaction fees paid to [...]
2017/02/26 10:10:00 PM
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CoinDeskWhat Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Technical AnalysisCoinDeskWhile bitcoin traders have many tools they can use to evaluate the cryptocurrency market, one of the most tried-and-true methodologies is what's called technical analysis. Using this approach, traders can get a better sense of market sentiment and ... [...]
2017/02/26 7:50:29 PM
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CIO TodaySpooked by Cyber Extortion Spike, Businesses Stockpile BitcoinCIO TodayU.S. corporations that have long resisted bending to the demands of computer hackers who take their networks hostage are increasingly stockpiling bitcoin, the digital currency, so that they can quickly meet ransom demands rather than lose valuable ...and more [...]
2017/02/26 5:04:14 PM
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NewsFactor NetworkSpooked by Cyber Extortion Spike, Businesses Stockpile BitcoinNewsFactor NetworkU.S. corporations that have long resisted bending to the demands of computer hackers who take their networks hostage are increasingly stockpiling bitcoin, the digital currency, so that they can quickly meet ransom demands rather than lose valuable ...and more [...]
2017/02/26 5:02:26 PM
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newsBTCBitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Uptrend ContinuesnewsBTCThere was a solid buying interest for Bitcoin against the US Dollar, as the price moved past $1100. The BTC/USD pair was almost able to challenge the $1200, and traded as high as $1194 (data feed from SimpleFX). Once there was a break [...]
2017/02/26 2:00:29 PM
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Bitcoin Surges Ahead, Jumps Above $1200Financial TribuneDigital currency bitcoin jumped to a record high above $1,200 on Friday, as investors speculated the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund to be issued in the US is set to receive regulatory approval. Traditional financial players have largely shunned the ...and more [...]
2017/02/26 9:54:34 AM
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Brave New CoinBitcoin charity platform Helperbit completes first case studyBrave New CoinThe bitcoin based campaign was Legambientes first foray into bitcoin donations, thanks to Helperbit. 59 percent of the campaigns goal, over eight bitcoins, have already been raised. Five of those bitcoins were donated by insurance giant Swiss Re. [...]
2017/02/26 9:50:05 AM
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The MerkleTop 4 Poor Countries Where Bitcoin may not Make an ImpactThe MerkleBitcoin is often touted as a solution that can make an impact in countries dealing with financial hardship. Poor countries are not difficult to come by, all of which can benefit tremendously from using bitcoin in one way [...]
2017/02/26 6:07:52 AM
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NewsFactor NetworkSpooked by Cyber Extortion Spike, Businesses Stockpile BitcoinNewsFactor NetworkU.S. corporations that have long resisted bending to the demands of computer hackers who take their networks hostage are increasingly stockpiling bitcoin, the digital currency, so that they can quickly meet ransom demands rather than lose valuable ...and more [...]
2017/02/26 3:17:19 AM
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Sci-Tech TodaySpooked by Cyber Extortion Spike, Businesses Stockpile Bitcoin ...Sci-Tech TodayU.S. corporations that have long resisted bending to the demands of computer hackers who take their networks hostage are increasingly stockpiling bitcoin, the ...and more [...]
2017/02/26 3:17:19 AM
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CoinDeskWho Broke the SHA1 Algorithm (And What Does It Mean for Bitcoin)?CoinDeskOn 23rd February, a sharp-eyed Redditor on the /r/bitcoin page made a post pointing out that a long-standing bounty for discovering just such a SHA1 collision has now been claimed. The bounty – aimed to discover vulnerabilities in the [...]
2017/02/26 1:09:26 AM
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FuturismBitcoin Prices Have Surged to an All-Time HighFuturismBitcoin is a term we often hear tossed around in the headlines. We know that it deals with money, online transactions, and just maybe the deep web. Back in 2014, the Washington Post established that only 24% of the American public was aware [...]
2017/02/26 1:08:39 AM
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CoinTelegraphHow Mike Hearn Sold All His Bitcoins in 2016 and Market Proved Him WrongCoinTelegraphMainstream media outlets including Fusion, Business Insider, Yahoo and Wired, which urgently awaited for negative Bitcoin headlines to pick up, led the “Bitcoin is declared dead narrative,” happily announcing that “prominent Bitcoin developer declared ...Indian Bitcoin Startups [...]
2017/02/25 11:30:26 PM
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The MerklePascalCoin Is A Cryptocurrency With a Deletable BlockchainThe MerklePascalCoin is a great example of one such project, as this cryptocurrency offers a deletable blockchain, effectively solving one of the data storage problems bitcoin has been facing for several years now. It is time we take a closer look at [...]
2017/02/25 11:10:37 PM
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SalonBitcoin is devaluing China's currency but the country won't do much about itSalonIt's been a volatile year so far for bitcoin. The value of the cryptocurrency jumped 20 percent in the first trading week of the year to a record high of $1,161 per virtual coin. Its value then plunged [...]
2017/02/25 10:00:26 PM
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NasdaqUsing a Bitcoin Service? You May Need to Change Your Password (Now)NasdaqSome of the biggest websites on the internet use Cloudflare, including several well-known Bitcoin companies, like Coinbase , Kraken , LocalBitcoins , Poloniex and more. Any data sent to and from these websites essentially passes through Cloudflare.Cloudflare Bug Triggers [...]
2017/02/25 7:52:11 AM
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NasdaqBitcoin's Capacity Increase from Segregated Witness Could Kick in FastNasdaqSegregated Witness (SegWit) is a proposed soft-forking change to the Bitcoin protocol that, among other things, increases capacity of the network. In addition to an estimated doubling of the block size limit, SegWit is also viewed as a key improvement ...and [...]
2017/02/25 6:50:25 AM
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UPI.comBitcoin hits record $1206 per coinUPI.com"Bitcoin is at a stage now that is a lot like the early Web," said Neeraj Agrawal, director of communications at Coin Center, a bitcoin advocacy group, said to MarketWatch. "So if you are focused on a longer time horizon, then obsessing over short term [...]
2017/02/25 3:28:00 AM
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newsBTCDash Partners with BlockPay, Enables PoS Payments at Physical StoresnewsBTCPeople paying attention to altcoins will have noticed the Dash value went up tremendously as of late. That is not surprising, considering Dash partners with BlockPay to enable POS purchases. It will soon be possible to spend Dash at select brick-and [...]
2017/02/24 10:08:44 PM
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FINTECH | Blockchain and the "Internet of Value"IndraStra GlobalDuring a speech at the Stanford Graduate School of Business the co-founder and ex-CEO of Ripple Labs - Chris Larsen very well puts forward the idea of "Internet of Value" - a network of networks for moving value. Larsen says, “Just as [...]
2017/02/21 4:12:18 PM
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The MerkleTop 5 Reasons Why Bitcoin Needs AltcoinsThe MerkleSome bitcoin enthusiasts have contemplated why the world would need altcoins in the first place. Considering most altcoins want to copy bitcoin but add a slightly different twist, there is little intrinsic value in most of these projects. That being ...and more [...]
2017/02/21 1:05:51 AM
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CoinTelegraphDASH Steams Ahead to All-Time Market Cap High - $23 Per CoinCoinTelegraphPrivacy-focused altcoin DASH rocketed to a new all-time market cap high of $168.7 mln Sunday as its price cracked $23. Continued enthusiasm behind the coin and in general altcoin trading has ensured the asset remains a firm favorite with [...]
2017/02/21 12:01:02 AM
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CoinDeskAltcoin Uptick Ends as Bitcoin Prices Pass $1050CoinDeskWhile so-called altcoins enjoyed a notable rally early this week, this run appears to be over. The market for alternative cryptocurrencies, a collection of digital tokens with different blockchain networks and value propositions than the bitcoin ... [...]
2017/02/18 8:47:07 AM
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CoinTelegraph90 Percent of Altcoins Won't Survive But Bitcoin Is SustainableCoinTelegraphAltcoins are springing up on a daily basis, you might have noticed that they appear pretty regularly in the lists of CoinMarketCap. However, Ethereum Classic's Charles Hoskinson predicts that as much as 90 percent of altcoin will probably die out in [...]
2017/02/17 2:27:31 AM
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CoinTelegraphDASH, MaidSafeCoin At New Highs On Wave Of Altcoin OptimismCoinTelegraphDASH and MaidSafeCoin have both posted new all-time market cap highs as investors pile into altcoin trading. DASH, which recently debuted on major exchange BitMEX, has seen its value shoot up over the past month, posting almost daily significant gains ... [...]
2017/02/16 10:52:35 PM
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CoinDeskCrypto Traders Flock to Altcoins Amid Bitcoin Price MalaiseCoinDeskWith many crypto traders sitting on the sidelines and awaiting news from China, volumes for bitcoin, the market's most highly traded asset, have seen a decline. Market participants traded 6,670 bitcoins through Bitfinex, one of the world's largest ...and more [...]
2017/02/16 10:46:20 AM
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CoinTelegraphCointelegraph's Guide To National Altcoins: A Viable Local Alternative?CoinTelegraphAlthough Bitcoin itself has only been around since 2009, the intervening years have seen an explosion of altcoins catering to almost every purpose. While most come and go quickly and cater to a technical niche, another type of altcoin has also emerged, [...]
2017/02/13 8:51:11 PM
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CoinReportAbu Dhabi National Bank goes live on blockchain for real-time cross-border paymentsCoinReportOriginally named Opencoin and renamed Ripple Labs until 2015, Ripple is the creator and a developer of the Ripple payment protocol, a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange and remittance network built upon a distributed open ... [...]
2017/02/13 4:35:55 AM
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The MerkleInterest in Bitcoin Services Grows as Altcoin Platforms Lose TractionThe MerkleAn interesting screenshot has surfaced on Twitter today, which shows how the internet statistics for most bitcoin-related websites have gone up by quite a margin over the past month. Nearly every site in the top 25 saw significant growth, [...]
2017/02/12 11:19:05 PM
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CoinTelegraphWhat to Watch Out For Before Investing in Altcoins: Litecoin CreatorCoinTelegraphThese are some of the reasons for which the altcoin market is considered dangerous and highly competitive, yet lucrative in a way. Adding several new features and tools makes a coin successful with room for huge profits but with a [...]
2017/02/04 11:27:45 PM
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Forex News NowBiggest altcoin and bitcoin failures of all timeForex News NowDespite the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies since bitcoin's inception in 2009, it has not been smooth sailing all along. There have been several bitcoin failures, as well as other altcoins, along the way that have hampered people's trust in [...]
2017/01/30 9:24:33 PM
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The MerkleTop 5 Altcoin ExchangesThe MerkleEven though Bitcoin is by far the most popular cryptocurrency right now, there is a growing demand for so-called altcoins as well. In some cases, it can be quite difficult to find a good exchange that supports the altcoin one wants to trade. Below is [...]
2017/01/29 11:13:05 PM
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CryptoCoinsNewsIs Ripple Labs CTO Right About Blockchain Dystopia?CryptoCoinsNewsStefan Thomas, Chief Technology Officer at Ripple Labs, private and public ledger company, highlighted in an essay titled “The Subtle Tyranny of Blockchain” what he views as shortcomings in the exploration of blockchain technology and his opinion that, ...and more [...]
2016/08/21 2:06:12 PM
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PYMNTS.comRipple Labs Receives the NY BitLicenseLive Bitcoin NewsAfter much review, the New York State Department of Financial Services department said Ripple Labs is clear for operations after it had passed regulatory compliance standards. New York has become the first state in the United States to impose a formal ...Ripple Gains [...]
2016/06/14 10:24:33 PM
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CryptoCoinsNewsRipple Labs CEO: Partnership With Banking Blockchain Consortium R3 In The OffingCryptoCoinsNewsRipple Labs is not trying to disrupt banking, Lang wrote, but upgrade traditional settlement and payment solutions. Ripple sets itself apart from current settlement solutions with cost, speed and ubiquity, Lang noted. “We have begun to see the ...and [...]
2016/05/26 5:40:31 PM
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CryptoCoinsNewsNew York Reportedly Readies Bitcoin Licenses for Coinbase and Ripple LabsCryptoCoinsNewsCoinbase and Ripple Labs Inc. are close to receiving bitcoin licenses to offer their virtual currency services in New York State, according to Reuters. Both companies have provided applications to the state's Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS), ...Bitcoin Services May [...]
2016/05/06 2:17:52 PM
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The Merkle (blog)Ripple Labs Settles Lawsuit with Former Founder Jed McCalebThe Merkle (blog)A lawsuit between Jed McCaleb, who co-founded Ripple but left the project at a later date, and current Ripple Labs management, has been finally settled after a protracted legal battle. The lawsuit resulted from McCaleb's exit from Ripple [...]
2016/02/14 4:32:43 AM
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