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CNBC Ten experts debate bitcoin's recent declines and the future of cryptocurrencyCNBCBitcoin's price was above $8,000 at the end of July. Now, in the middle of August, the cryptocurrency is down to around $6,500. "What you're seeing now is a bit of panic selling" Brian Kelly said on CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Tuesday. "To me, it's one of ... [...]
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Forbes Why Is Bitcoin So Desperate For An ETF?ForbesI miss the days of arguing over the merits of bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Whether it is scalable or not? Whether it serves a valid function or not? Whether it can be a medium of exchange or just a store of value? Whether anonymity can remain a feature ... [...]
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Coinbase is advancing its push into developing a secure digital identity platform by acquiring San Francisco-based startup Distributed Systems. [...]
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Bloomberg Bitcoin Bulls Regain Upper Hand as Extinction Concern SubsidesBloombergBitcoin recovered from the lowest level since June and scores of smaller digital tokens rallied as concern eased that investors are giving up on the virtual alternatives to cash after this year's collapse in prices. The biggest cryptocurrency gained as ...and more [...]
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Michael Terpin is suing AT&T, claiming the company's failure to protect his cell phone data lead to hackers stealing $24 million in cryptocurrencies. [...]
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Charlotte native aims to solve a big bitcoin problem. Major retailers are interested.Charlotte ObserverChances are, you've heard of bitcoin but probably don't own any. A small North Carolina startup is hoping to change that. Charlotte native Alex Adelman, 29, heads a team that's days away from rolling out its latest project: An application that rewards ... [...]
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The legal woes of biotech company-turned-crypto miner Riot Blockchain don't appear to be slowing down. [...]
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Bloomberg Lovelorn US Bitcoin ETF Fans May Find Satisfaction in SwedenBloombergTrading Bitcoin Tracker One is now similar to buying an American depositary receipt, in that traders will see a foreign-listed asset in U.S. dollars. Investors can purchase so-called F shares, which means that while the trades are executed in U.S ...and more [...]
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The American Association of Insurance Services is turning to IBM Blockchain to support a new automated insurance reporting tool. [...]
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Cointelegraph Reality Shares Will Join Increasingly Crowded Bitcoin Hedge Fund Arena, Says SourceCointelegraphCalifornia-based asset manager Reality Shares has become the latest competitor in the Bitcoin hedge fund space, an anonymous source told Business Insider August 15. Reality Shares, which became known in the cryptocurrency space this year after ...and more [...]
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Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research. [...]
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Newsweek How Low Can Bitcoin Go? Many Crypto Coins Could Soon Become 'Worthless'NewsweekIn November last year, as the price of a bitcoin reached $20,000, cryptocurrency advocate John McAfee hit the headlines by claiming on Twitter that he would eat his own penis should his prediction about the coin—that it would reach $1 million by 2020 ... [...]
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Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government proposal they fear will stifle industry innovation. [...]
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CoinDesk Breakdown Over? Bitcoin Indicators Suggest Price Outlook Is ImprovingCoinDeskBitcoin looks to have fought off a recent bear market breakdown that saw prices landing just above the yearly low of $5,755. Bitcoin dropped to $5,858 yesterday at 02:00 UTC, just $103 shy of this year's bottom, according to Bitfinex data. The ... [...]
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Lu Qi, the head of Y Combinator's new China division, believes blockchain has great potential for entrepreneurship in the long run. [...]
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Forbes Bitcoin Prices Are Testing $6000 Again: What's Different This Time AroundForbesIt seems that the $6,000-mark has emerged as a support level for Bitcoin. The digital currency lost 6.59% of its value over the last twenty-four hours and 14.49% of its value over the last seven days. Ethereum and XRP have registered even bigger losses ...and more [...]
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Forbes Blow To Bitcoin As Coinbase CEO Makes Stark WarningForbesBitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption rates around the world are growing, but not quickly enough to prevent the bitcoin price from falling — and now the chief executive of San Francisco-based Coinbase, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges ...and more [...]
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Prime Trust, a Nevada trust company, says it can handle custody for bitcoin, ether and any token issued on ethereum under the ERC-20 standard. [...]
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LINE has announced yet another move into the cryptocurrency space with the launch of a $10 million token venture fund. [...]
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Cybercriminals earned more than $2.3 million from cryptocurrency scams during the second quarter of 2018, a new study reports. [...]
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