CoinTelegraphDespite Volatility Bitcoin's Price Remains Bullish in the Long RunCoinTelegraphBitcoin was created in 2009 to be a payment network. Before Bitcoin existed a number of other payment networks existed such as PayPal and Visa. However, Bitcoin arrived with its own disruptive element giving rise to a significant chain reaction within [...]
2017/01/19 8:30:33 PM
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CoinDeskMonero Prices Are Forging Closer Ties to BitcoinCoinDeskThe price of monero appears to be developing a closer relationship with bitcoin, the world's largest digital currency. Over the last six weeks, the two cryptocurrencies have displayed a correlation of 0.89, though it recent days this figure has edged ...Investors warned of [...]
2017/01/19 8:06:02 PM
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Bitcoin Trading Faces Greater Scrutiny in ChinaWall Street JournalIn a development that could hurt bitcoin trading in its biggest market, Chinese banking regulators say two bitcoin exchanges in Beijing improperly engaged in margin financing and failed to impose controls to prevent money laundering. The action by ... [...]
2017/01/19 6:38:12 PM
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Investing.com UKInvestors warned of illegal fincancing of 3 Bitcoin platformsecns(ECNS) -- Regulators have warned institutional and private investors to be aware of the high risks associated with Bitcoin trading platforms in China, Beijing Youth Daily reported. An official statement of the Shanghai Head Office of the People's Bank ...China's Central [...]
2017/01/19 6:28:33 PM
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The MerkleIs Altcoin Mining Worth it?The MerkleIn order to discuss altcoin mining we need to first understand the difference between regular Bitcoin mining. As you may know, altcoi is a term referred to any cryptocurrency which isn't Bitcoin. Some examples of altcoins include: Ethereum, Litecoin ...and more [...]
2017/01/19 3:33:46 PM
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The MerkleIs Altcoin Mining Worth it?The MerkleIn order to discuss altcoin mining we need to first understand the difference between regular Bitcoin mining. As you may know, altcoi is a term referred to any cryptocurrency which isn't Bitcoin. Some examples of altcoins include: Ethereum, Litecoin ...and more [...]
2017/01/19 3:33:46 PM
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ReutersBitcoin exchange BTCC says operating normally, no official word from China central bankReutersSHANGHAI The head of major Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCC said on Thursday the platform was operating normally and that it had stopped offering margin loans last week alongside its competitors Huobi and OkCoin. Chief Executive Bobby Lee also [...]
2017/01/19 1:10:06 PM
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ReutersBitcoin exchange BTCC says operating normally, no official word from China central bankReutersSHANGHAI The head of major Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCC said on Thursday the platform was operating normally and that it had stopped offering margin loans last week alongside its competitors Huobi and OkCoin. Chief Executive Bobby Lee also [...]
2017/01/19 1:10:06 PM
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ReutersBitcoin exchange BTCC says operating normally, no official word from China central bankReutersSHANGHAI The head of major Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCC said on Thursday the platform was operating normally and that it had stopped offering margin loans last week alongside its competitors Huobi and OkCoin. Chief Executive Bobby Lee also [...]
2017/01/19 1:10:06 PM
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Why Financial Privacy Is About More Than Using Bitcoin to Buy Drugs on the InternetBitcoin MagazineWhen a random person on the street in the United States is asked about bitcoin, he or she will usually respond that it is some sort of internet currency used to buy drugs online — [...]
2017/01/19 7:30:31 AM
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Is Bitcoin Unlimited Headed for Activation?CryptoCoinsNewsDuring summer 2016, many thought the bitcoin scalability debate was over. Blockstream won, said a miner. Coinbase, after spending more than a year vocally asking for increased capacity, threw in the towel and hedged with ETH. Circle, seeing the changed ... [...]
2017/01/19 5:17:12 AM
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InvestopediaWhy is Mercedes Maker Daimler Buying a Bitcoin Business?InvestopediaIn a move that has some wondering what they will do with it, Mercedes Benz parent Daimler AG (OTC:DDAIF) has purchased digital payments and Bitcoin transactions processor PayCash Europe. While PayCash handles many types of digital payments aside ...Automaker Daimler Acquires Bitcoin [...]
2017/01/19 5:12:19 AM
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CoinTelegraphBacked by Major VC Firms the Bitcoin Remittance App Abra is set to Launch Next MonthCoinTelegraphBarhydt and his team are trying to improve this impractical ecosystem that exists in the global remittance market. Using Bitcoin as the basis, the company aims to make remittance cheaper and faster through the usage [...]
2017/01/19 3:29:28 AM
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CoinTelegraphYahoo Likens OneCoin and Bitcoin, Cites Warren Buffett Calling Bitcoin a 'Mirage'CoinTelegraphYahoo, a technology conglomerate which recently agreed to rebrand to Altaba, short for alternative and Alibaba, published a controversial article entitled “Is Warren Buffett Wrong About Bitcoin?,” citing multi-billion dollar investor Buffet's viewpoint ...and more [...]
2017/01/19 3:19:31 AM
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Altcoins Reap Bitcoin's Recent GainsCryptoCoinsNewsBitcoin's recent price gains have spread to other cryptocurrencies and altcoins, according to Charles Hayter, chief executive officer and founder of CryptoCompare, which provides data on cryptocurrencies, MarketWatch reported. Ark Invest and Ethereum ... [...]
2017/01/19 2:01:40 AM
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The Nation NewspaperNigeria: Banks That Handle Bitcoin Do So 'At Their Own Risk'CoinDeskThe document cites bitcoin, onecoin, monero and dogecoin as examples, noting that banks that opt to handle digital currencies “do so at [their] own risk”. Notably, the circular also calls for banks to keep tabs on any customers [...]
2017/01/19 2:01:13 AM
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LivemintBitcoin: Why It Now Belongs in Every PortfolioNasdaqA technology is called “disruptive” if it creates a new market that first disturbs and then displaces an earlier technology. Bitcoin is. potentially such a technology and much more. The fact that it can disrupt the largest and most interconnected ...Potential of bitcoin [...]
2017/01/19 1:04:33 AM
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The Nation NewspaperNigeria's central bank is warning banks against using bitcoinQuartzIn a circular distributed on Friday, the apex bank of Africa's largest economy warned local financial institutions against doing business in virtual currencies like bitcoin as they “are not legal tender in Nigeria.” Banks who trade and exchange digital ...CBN [...]
2017/01/19 1:00:37 AM
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Investing.com UKChina's Central Bank Finds Bitcoin Exchanges Out of Step on RegulationCoinDeskThe business management division of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly released the results of a previously announced inspection of domestic bitcoin trading platforms. In reports today, the central bank is said to have found ...Investors warned [...]
2017/01/19 12:53:05 AM
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CoinTelegraphThe Bitcoin Price Bounces Back to $900 Following Last Week's CarnageCoinTelegraphSince our previous update, the market has moved down to a low of $750, stalled out in the low $800's for awhile, then recently took out the $900 level once again. Regardless of whether there is a continuation to the [...]
2017/01/19 12:33:44 AM
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Montgomery AdvertiserWill Bitcoin craze last?Montgomery AdvertiserWhenever I write anything about Bitcoin, I receive a number of emails from, um, well-wishers calling me any number of colorful names, to put it politely. It seems people have really strong opinions about their cryptocurrencies. Anyone who isn't ...Belfrics launches India-based Bitcoin exchangeHindu Business [...]
2017/01/19 12:27:22 AM
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CoinTelegraphBitcoin Price Growth Lifts Some Altcoins AlongCoinTelegraph“The financial frontiers are going through a metamorphosis unprecedented in human existence,” says Greg Williams. Bitcoin's revolutionary ability to offer expeditious and cheaper financial transactions without an intermediary helps other ... [...]
2017/01/19 12:12:57 AM
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Business Insider UKOne country dominates the global bitcoin marketBusiness Insider UKPhotographers take pictures in front of a mock bitcoin ATM during the opening of Hong Kong's first bitcoin retail store February 28, 2014. Reuters/Bobby Yip. Almost all bitcoin trading is done in China. The share of the cryptocurrency that's traded [...]
2017/01/18 11:31:21 PM
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Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Granted New York's BitLicenseCryptoCoinsNewsNew York's department of financial services has approved bitcoin exchange Coinbase's application for a virtual currency and money transmitters license, making it one of the largest bitcoin companies to gain the department's approval. Coinbase becomes ...and more [...]
2017/01/18 2:14:00 PM
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Live Bitcoin NewsMonero Price Analysis - PIggybacking on Bitcoin's Success Pushes Value to US$12Live Bitcoin NewsAs is the case for nearly every other altcoin in existence, they tend to piggyback on Bitcoin's success in the price department. Monero is no different in this regard right now, even though it is [...]
2017/01/18 5:01:08 AM
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Are Any Altcoins Currenty Useful? No, Says Monero Developer Riccardo SpagniBitcoin MagazineTo many people in the Bitcoin community, altcoins are considered nothing more than scams. Part of the reason is that altcoin developers and promoters are often found telling people to purchase an altcoin for their own financial benefit; however, [...]
2017/01/17 2:00:42 PM
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Features From the Most Popular Altcoins Are Planned for BitcoinBitcoin MagazineFor many people involved with Bitcoin, altcoins are nothing more than testnets. Hundreds of digital currencies are currently listed on CoinCap.io, but Bitcoin still dominates 78 percent of the market. In total, there are only 10 digital currencies with ... [...]
2017/01/17 1:58:46 PM
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AlphaBay Comments on Bitcoin Congestion, Monero Adoption and Zcash PossibilitiesBitcoin MagazineThe popularity of AlphaBay is also obvious on the darknet markets subreddit, a popular forum of choice for those who shop on the darknet. Bitcoin Magazine reached out to AlphaBay to get their thoughts on Bitcoin scaling and two privacy-focused [...]
2017/01/15 1:44:09 PM
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As User Base Grows, Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bitsquare to RebrandBitcoin MagazineThe decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange Bitsquare has decided that it must rebrand or face a costly legal battle. Launched last year, Bitsquare is the first decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange of its kind. Instead of trading bitcoin ... [...]
2017/01/15 1:44:09 PM
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Atomic Swaps: How the Lightning Network Extends to AltcoinsBitcoin MagazineThe very same peer-to-peer protocol can potentially be extended to, and made interoperable with, many altcoins. This could allow for trustless altcoin payment processors, decentralized altcoin exchanges and perhaps even cheaper bitcoin-to-bitcoin ...and more [...]
2017/01/15 1:44:09 PM
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Monero Continues Upswing With Kraken's Launch of XMR TradingBitcoin MagazineAs opposed to many altcoins, Monero is not based on Bitcoin's codebase but instead on the CryptoNote reference implementation, an altcoin that was itself designed from scratch. The altcoin was created by the pseudonymous developer “thankful for today,” ... [...]
2017/01/15 1:44:09 PM
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IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Develop Blockchain-Powered Contract Management SystemBitcoin Magazine... If A Majority Of Miners Decide To Implement A New Method For Increasing Bitcoin's Current Block Size Limit. Whether Bitcoin Unlimited Would Initiate A Bitcoin Hard Fork Or Effectively Constitute The Creation Of An Altcoin Depends On What [...]
2017/01/14 6:56:26 AM
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Nigeria TodayMarkets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Begin ReboundingNigeria TodayIn the altcoin world, many of the top cryptocurrencies have also been finding new bottoms and bouncing back to new positions as well. The second highest token by capitalization Ethereum is currently up 3.2 percent with a price of $9.70 per Ether ...and [...]
2017/01/14 2:51:57 AM
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CoinTelegraphNigerians Oppose SEC Warning Over Cryptocurrency InvestmentCoinTelegraphHe explains the same applies to the Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology- DLT and Bitcoin/Altcoin. Ononiwu asks where SEC was four years ago when forward-looking and disruptive Securities and Exchange Commissions worldwide where ...and more [...]
2017/01/14 12:57:23 AM
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As User Base Grows, Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bitsquare to RebrandNasdaqThe decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange Bitsquare has decided that it must rebrand or face a costly legal battle. Launched last year , Bitsquare is the first decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange of its kind. Instead of trading bitcoin ...and more [...]
2017/01/13 4:57:59 AM
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As User Base Grows, Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bitsquare to RebrandNasdaqThe decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange Bitsquare has decided that it must rebrand or face a costly legal battle. Launched last year , Bitsquare is the first decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange of its kind. Instead of trading bitcoin ...and more [...]
2017/01/13 4:57:59 AM
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Bitcoin MagazineAs User Base Grows, Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bitsquare to RebrandBitcoin MagazineThe decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange Bitsquare has decided that it must rebrand or face a costly legal battle. Launched last year, Bitsquare is the first decentralized bitcoin and altcoin exchange of its kind. Instead of trading bitcoin ...and [...]
2017/01/13 4:06:34 AM
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Bitcoin MagazineBitcoin Price Rally Impacts Growth of Other AltcoinsnewsBTCBitcoin's rally has affected most of the altcoins, except for Dash. The reason for weak performance among other altcoins in the past few months can be attributed to the shift in interest among cryptocurrency traders. Many traders seem to have switched ...Markets [...]
2017/01/03 1:47:06 AM
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2016 Review: There's New Momentum For Bitcoin and the Blockchain IndustryCryptoCoinsNewsThe New York State Department of Financial Services in June approved Ripple Labs' BitLicense application to sell and obtain XRP – the native digital asset of the Ripple Consensus Ledger, a platform used by financial institutions and companies.and more [...]
2016/12/31 11:53:18 PM
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Core Innovation Capital Raises $71M In New Fund - socaltech.comsocalTech.comLos Angeles-based Core Innovation Capital, the fintech investment firm led by Arjan Schutte and Kathleen Utecht, has just raised $71.5M in a new fund, Core ...and more [...]
2016/12/31 3:29:01 AM
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