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Bitcoin Fees Have Become Infeasible

1 hour 8 min ago

In 2013, one bitcoin cost $20. In 2017, it costs $20 to send one bitcoin. With record highs, thriving adoption, and media attention, this should be a celebratory time for bitcoin believers. And yet it’s hard to shake the feeling that something isn’t quite right. How did we reach a point where the world’s bank […]

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Divorce is Messy – Especially When You Own Bitcoin

3 hours 11 min ago

It ain’t easy owning bitcoin. Back in the day, you could own 50 BTC and nobody cared. But now that the digital currency is actually worth something, everyone wants a piece. Thieves, friends who didn’t listen, the taxman, and, when your marriage breaks down, your spouse. The blockchain might be immutable, but love isn’t. What […]

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Hong Kong Investors Rush to Enter the Bitcoin Markets

4 hours 16 min ago

With bitcoin again dominating headlines, a flood of new money has recently entered the cryptocurrency markets – including from emerging crypto markets such as Hong Kong. Local media outlets are reporting, however, that many new investors may be ill-prepared for the risks associated with cryptocurrency. Also Read: Japanese Investors Increasingly Switching From Traditional FX Trading to […]

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Zilliqa ICO Evaluation

4 hours 48 min ago

The following is an objective review of the Zilliqa project. The review is based on certain criteria, which we think are important for an ICO project to succeed. We measure a successful ICO by short and long term ROI estimation. The following is not financial advice. Intro Zilliqa is a new blockchain platform that is […]

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Skychain to Conquer High-Tech Medicine Cornerstone – Big Data

4 hours 48 min ago

How to become the only Future-Proof Blockchain Project for the Healthcare Industry? Skychain reveals its strategy. #SPONSORED

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Massachusetts Joins List of US States Hostile to Bitcoin

5 hours 18 min ago

Lifelong Massachusetts politician, William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth, turned sudden investment and currency expert this week, is issuing a seven-point warning about the perils of bitcoin. The uncharitable statement lands New England’s most populated region in the hostile category, joining a half dozen other states in anti-bitcoin mania. Also read: Rise of the Bitcoin […]

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Report Alleges North Korean Hacking Group’s Involvement in Phishing scam

5 hours 26 min ago

According to a report by the US cybersecurity firm SecureWorks released on December 15, 2017, Lazarus, the North Korean hacking group, may be plotting to launch a widespread attack targeting top personalities in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. At this time, it appears as if the payload will be delivered through authentic-looking emails loaded with attachments containing […]

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The Most Pointless Cryptocurrency Tokens Ever Invented

6 hours 18 min ago

Just as Satoshi’s vision wasn’t 1,000 bitcoin forks, the vision of ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin wasn’t to decentralize the parenting industry. This year, an avalanche of ridiculous ERC20 tokens have been issued that take vaporware to the next level. From bananas on the blockchain to smart contract-based tombstones, these are the most pointless cryptocurrency tokens […]

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French Fraudster Made 400k in Only a “Few Months”

6 hours 37 min ago

Audincourt: The Montbeliard-Hericourt police arrested a 20-year-old in Doubs, France, for fraud and use of fraudulent documents. Adam, the 20-year-old university student, had allegedly used the darknet to conduct a series of scams. The police accused him of buying identification documents on the darknet and then using the forged documents to open bank accounts and […]

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An Insight into the SkillGaming Market

6 hours 42 min ago

Still, the growing popularity of computer games not only supports the development of the computer game industry, but also stimulates developers to continuously search for new game solutions and profit sources. The rapid creation of mobile applications and new gaming platforms has made it possible to call the mobile sphere the most significant digital gaming […]

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The European Union Formulate Strict Cryptocurrency Regulations To Deter Terrorism Sponsorship

6 hours 45 min ago

Cryptocurrencies provide an exciting and easy way to carry out financial transactions, due to their ability to offer cheaper money transfers, speed, pseudo-anonymity, and the elimination of third-party interference. EU Regulates Cryptocurrencies While many Bitcoin skeptics have condemned cryptocurrencies in recent times, citing the fact that gangsters, terrorists and drug lords have used cryptocurrencies to […]

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“There Will Only Be One” – an Interview With Viabtc Founder Yang Haipo

7 hours 17 min ago

Back in August, Viabtc founder Yang Haipo was one of the first public figures to declare ”Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin”. His exchange Viabtc was one of the first to list bitcoin cash (BCH), which was heavily criticized by Chinese industrial players for being “controlled” by Bitmain. Now Haipo is planning his new business Coinex, a […]

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Critics Condemn Bitcoin’s Electricity Consumption, But it’s a Nonissue

7 hours 53 min ago

Bitcoin’s electricity consumption has become the target of criticism recently, and some reports by the mainstream media have claimed that the cryptocurrency may contribute to climate change in the long-term because of its excessive use of energy. Years of Attacks Since its launch in 2009, various critics and the members of popular media have attempted […]

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South Africa Wants to Track and Tax Bitcoin Trading

8 hours 20 min ago

It’s said that nothing in this world is certain, except death and taxes. And at least for the latter we can be sure that the powers-that-be are not going to let this change without a fight. The latest country now known to be looking at taxing bitcoin trading is South Africa. Also Read: Tax Investigators […]

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PR: Peer to Peer Crypto Exchange Cointal.com Restores the Cryptocurrency’s Freedom: Performance Summary + Bitcoin Cash Added

8 hours 24 min ago

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Kik Messenger Team Moves Away From Ethereum Blockchain due to Scaling and Fee Issues – newsBTC

9 hours 55 min ago

newsBTC Kik Messenger Team Moves Away From Ethereum Blockchain due to Scaling and Fee IssuesnewsBTCIt is evident Ethereum’s blockchain is not in a good place right now, although improvements are in development as we speak. Truth be told, it was only a matter of time until more projects moved off Ethereum for their infrastructure. Although […]

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Blockchain: Shifting From Internet of Information to Internet of Value

10 hours 5 min ago

The emergence of Blockchain technology brings a revolution to this industry which is already visible in the areas of improved reliability and earning opportunities.

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Qtum Bridging Gap Between East and West With BlockShow Asia

10 hours 14 min ago

Discover Qtum – Bridging Gap Between East and West With BlockShow Asia #BLOCKSHOW

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Bitcoin Gold: A Case Study on the Cryptocurrency Security Problem

10 hours 20 min ago

This is an Op-ed article written by Arseny Reutov. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support views, opinions or conclusions drawn in this post. In late October, Bitcoin Gold forked from Bitcoin as a new cryptocurrency, and immediately became the victim of a Distributed Denial of […]

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CME Bitcoin Futures Launch – Possible Economic Outcomes

10 hours 25 min ago

Don’t forget! CME Group’s will be launching their Bitcoin Futures today effective for the Dec. 18, 2017 trading day. Let’s analyze possible economic outcomes. #ANALYSIS

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