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Change.Org Petition Urges Amazon to Accept BitcoinCryptoCoinsNewsFor bitcoin to gain mainstream acceptance as a currency, it is vital that cryptocurrency advocates convince retailers to begin accepting bitcoin payments. It is also necessary that people begin making bitcoin payments at those businesses, lest they ... [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
3 Things Investors Need to Know About BitcoinMotley FoolIf you're reading this article, you probably already know that bitcoin has been on fire lately. The price of the world's largest and most popular cryptocurrency has skyrocketed 162% in 2017. Once a buzzword that was understood by few and used by even ...and more [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
CNBC How to buy Bitcoin in seconds from your smartphoneCNBCBefore you do this, though, you should note that bitcoin isn't universally accepted like regular currency. My colleague Seema Mody published a great video recently where she tried to live a week on the currency, and it wasn't easy. You can use bitcoin ...and more [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Telegraph.co.uk Idaho teenager becomes millionaire by investing $1000 gift in Bitcoin - and wins bet with his parentsTelegraph.co.ukMr Finman, whose parents Paul and Lorna met at Stanford University in the 1980s, when Paul was getting his PhD in electrical engineering and Lorna was getting hers in physics, took the cash and invested it in Bitcoin, following a tip from his brother ... [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
CoinTelegraph Bitcoin Price Stabilizes at $2700, Another Surge Imminent?CoinTelegraphOver the past few weeks, bitcoin price has been relatively volatile due to the controversial announcement of Bitmain, the largest bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer and operator of Antpool, to run a hard fork when Segwit activates without a ... [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Miner and investor 'P4man' looks at the altcoin market to see if there is a credible alternative to bitcoin. Can ethereum cut the mustard? Source [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A new wave of decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges that exist almost entirely on a blockchain could do away with middlemen. Source [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A city district in southern China is using blockchain to streamline government services for its one million residents. Source [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
CNBC Bitcoin speculators are the new day tradersCNBCBitcoin has more than doubled in value this year, and other digital currencies have also soared. While U.S. stocks churn near record highs, some analysts worry markets may be too ambivalent about speculation in other assets. Bitcoin wealth is also ... [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
OneCoin doesn't have a license to operate in Vietnam despite claims to the contrary, the government said this week. Source [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
While SegWit2x has significant support, according to some in the bitcoin community, the group is closing off software development to opposition. Source [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
CoinTelegraph First Physical Bitcoin “Blocks” Minted And Depicted By LA ArtistCoinTelegraphA Los Angeles-based artist has created a program generating physical representations of Bitcoin blocks as banknotes. In perhaps the most intriguing attempt to produce a “physical Bitcoin,” Matthias Dörfelt used hashes for 64 random blocks and turned ... [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
CNBC Cramer: Bitcoin-ethereum craze boosts Nvidia and AMD, but it shouldn'tCNBCThere are many reasons for investors to buy chipmakers Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices, but the recent rush for an indirect way to play skyrocketing cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum should not be one of them, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday.There Are Reasons Besides Bitcoin Madness to Buy Nvidia and AMD -- Jim Cramer Reveals ThemTheStreet.comall 2 news articles [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The United Nations is eyeing blockchain as part of its fight against climate change. Source [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Who Pays to Keep Bitcoin Running?American Institute for Economic Research (blog)The more well-known form of compensation is newly created bitcoins—this is the reason we call those running the software miners. Miners currently earn 12.5 bitcoins for each “block” of transactions (about 1MB in size) verified, over $30,000 at today's ... [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The law enforcement agency received more than 2,600 complaints about ransomware last year, according to a new report. Source [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Embracing BitcoinSeeking AlphaI continually get news feeds streaming across my computer telling me how other countries are jumping on board with Bitcoin. But, I read in American financial sites that say to stay away from Bitcoin. The fact is, as a medium of exchange, Bitcoin has ... [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
US advocacy group Coin Center has said that an anti-money laundering bill before the Senate could disrupt existing rules for digital currency firms. Source [...]
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To prevent regulation falling behind innovation, the Accounting Blockchain Coalition launched five working groups at an event this week. Source [...]
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The Ukraine government has revealed plans to trial a land registry system underpinned by blockchain technology. Source [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source
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