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Critics say these devices could ruin Ethereum and weaken faith in cryptocurrency altogether...
So far, the device of choice to mine the ethereum cryptocurrency has been the traditional computer graphics card. That could soon change when specialized devices commonly known as "ASICs" are introduced later this year, which are much more efficient at mining cryptocurrencies than graphics cards.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 17:58 UTC
MARKETS: Nvidia warns of a drop in crypto revenue, which is ominous for bitcoin...
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 16:52 UTC
Bitcoin Plunges On Crypto Exchange Raid Ahead Of Blockchain Week...
Bitcoin plunged to a three-week low after South Korean prosecutors raided the country's largest cryptocurrency exchange over fraud concerns, just before the start of Blockchain Week New York. The post Bitcoin Plunges On Crypto Exchange Raid Ahead Of B
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 16:52 UTC
8,200 BTC Moved From Mt. Gox Wallet, Possible Sell-Off Affects Bitcoin Price...
The Mt. Gox trustee, who was tasked to sell about 200,000 bitcoin after the bankruptcy of the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, is suspected to have dumped another 8,000 bitcoin on the cryptocurrency market. Domino Effect As CCN reported yester
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 14:53 UTC
Bitcoin Price Plunges As Fundstrat's Tom Lee Sets $64,000 Price Target For 2019...
Bitcoin's price plunged more than 5 percent on May 11, ending a two-week rally for the largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Ironically, the dip came just as crypto bulls have been outdoing each other in setting outsized bitcoin price targets for both
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 14:46 UTC
The world will have a global cryptocurrency, but it won't be bitcoin, says ex-Goldman president Gary Cohn...
"It will be a more easily understood cryptocurrency," he said. "It will probably have some blockchain technology behind it, but it will be much more easily understood how it's created, how it moves and how people can use it."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-09 02:09 UTC
Why NYSE's Parent Company Is Building a Bitcoin Exchange...
Looks like the New York Stock Exchange wants to be ahead of the pack. The owner of the NYSE has been building an online trading platform to allow its institutional investors to buy and hold Bitcoin, according to The New York Times. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of NYSE,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-09 00:18 UTC
Inexperienced investors should steer clear of ICOs (or at least follow these 8 tips)...
When it seems that everybody around you has gotten rich by investing in cryptocurrency, the temptation to invest in initial coin offerings (ICOs) can be almost irresistible. After all, even though ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 01:49 UTC
Roubini Explodes: "Bitcoin is Bullshit"...
Nouriel Roubini exploded this past week during a panel discussion on cryptocurrencies at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles:"There is no decentralization, it's just bullshit: Roubini said, adding that a blockchain is just
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 00:09 UTC
XRP: How Big Will This Be?...
Volume is picking up again; market caps are expanding once more. And now, the regulatory climate worldwide can be faced with greater certainty. How large will the crypto market become? In my last
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-04 22:25 UTC
Mt. Gox moves 16,000 BTC and 16,000 BCH coins out of its wallets...
You can expect some serious volatility in the cryptocurrency market over the next few days, if history is any indication. Notorious cryptocurrency exchange desk Mt. Gox which went down in 2014, along with 850,000 of its users Bitcoin has moved another hug
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-26 16:18 UTC
Nasdaq is open to becoming cryptocurrency exchange, CEO says...
Once the space matures, Nasdaq would consider becoming a digital currency exchange, according to the company's CEO.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 14:30 UTC
Bitcoin value is on the verge of another 'price explosion', according to cryptocurrency experts...
Bitcoin is primed for another "price explosion" that could see the cryptocurrency's value soar to even greater levels than it experienced in 2017, according to analysts. The price predictions come amid significant gains across cryptocurrency m
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-24 12:06 UTC
Ripple Surges Amid Coinbase Discussions and Bank Trials...
The jump comes after renewed suggestions that XRP could join wallet and exchange platform Coinbase. Ripple’s chief market strategist, Cory Johnson, told CNBC last week that the developers had held discussions with the exchange about future adoption, adding that the token is “absolutely” not a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-20 20:06 UTC
Bitcoin Is The Religion, But Ripple Would Pack Higher Return...
Bitcoin is the religion for the cryptocurrencies and for the Blockchain technology, but Ripple is the coin which is making the most of the integration-apparently. There is a reason why Ripple has more potential for investors.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-20 13:31 UTC
Amazon Filed Patent to De-Anonymize Bitcoin Transactions...
Dark City Crypto reports that in 2014, Amazon applied for a patent that would help de-anonymize cryptocurrency transactions. They would then sell that information to law enforcement and government agencies. Although Bitcoin was never meant to be totally p
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 23:27 UTC
New York launches a fact-finding inquiry into Coinbase, Binance and other exchanges...
As cryptocurrencies continued shaking off their April hangover, the state of New York is trying to figure out what to do with this whole coin thing. On Tuesday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced something called the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative, a state-level effort to
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-18 02:32 UTC
Citigroup is looking to staff up its anti-money laundering unit with bitcoin pros...
Citigroup is looking to staff up a unit of the bank looking at money laundering risk. Two job ads describe a bitcoin certification as a plus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-17 21:23 UTC
Coinbase confirms acquisition of Earn.com...
Coinbase is acquiring Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21 inc., with CEO Balaji Srinivasan joining as chief technology officer, confirming Axios's earlier reporting . Bottom line: Coinbase is gaining a well-known figure in Silicon Vall
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-16 17:27 UTC
What to do with bitcoin...
The entire world is buzzing like crazy over bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general. There are people making millions overnight and others wanting in on the action. Graphic card prices are skyrocketing and everyone is mining some form of cryptocurrency. There is just one thing that never seems to
By hickz1 on 2018-04-12 06:40 UTC, Edited: 2018-08-28 09:25 UTC
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