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New Bitcoin Mixing Service Guarantees Anonymity by Converting BTC to Monero
Anonymity and Bitcoin are two concepts which do not mix well. Bitcoin has no anonymity traits. Third-party services such as coin mixers can provide a degree of anonymity and privacy. XMR.to is one of those companies trying to make a name for itself now ...
Bitcoin prices sail past $4500 for a new record high
Bitcoin is ticking off one milestone after another this month. The cryptocurrency smashed a new record high as its price climbed to $4,522.13 today. At the time of writing, bitcoin was trading 1.59 per cent higher than its previous closing price at $4 ...
This teenage Bitcoin millionaire high school dropout is sending a signed Taylor Swift CD into space
Erik Finman dropped out of school at age 15 to pursue a career as an entrepreneur. Now, he's worth over $1.5 million in bitcoin holdings. Finman. When Erik Finman was 12 years old, he turned a $1,000 gift from his grandmother — intended for his ...
Blockchain U: Arizona State and Digital Currency Dash Launch Research Lab
Students at Arizona State University will soon have a chance to get hands-on experience with blockchain, one of the world's hottest technologies that is used extensively for digital currencies such as bitcoin and Dash. On Thursday, ASU announced that ...
Goldman's sketchy case to buy (and then sell) bitcoin
Attracting attention in parts of the web this week were headlines that captured the strange place on the fringes of modern banking where astrology, finance and computer games intersect. A Goldman Sachs analyst had predicted the price of bitcoin ...
Looking for bubbles? Here are two below-the-radar trouble spots
Not mentioned in the meeting minutes, however, was the stratospheric climb of cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum this year. Yardeni believes both are alarming, considering how much speculative money is going into the space. He focused primarily on ...
South Africa Tops Bitcoin Google Searches Worldwide in Adoption Spike
South Africa has topped the world for Google searches for 'Bitcoin,' over the last month according to data from Google Trends. Journalist and commentator Kyle Torpey uploaded the findings to Twitter, which showed the country to be nine percent clear of ...
Binance Remarks Cryptocurrency Industry to Build the New Echo
If you know some elites in this industry, kindly recommend them to us. Our mission is to spread the awareness about blockchain, ICO, and cryptocurrency. If everyone knows about these terminologies, people will not think we are the Ponzi Scheme or ...
Bitcoin: No Longer A Moonshot
The last time Bitcoin went on such a tear it had a major correction. Will we see a major correction, again? It's not likely, however, we are due a near-term pullback. But that's beyond the scope of this piece. Instead, I'm more interested in the long ...
AMD Radeon RX Vega Block Chain Driver Tested Shows Solid Ethereum Mining Gains
Just yesterday, we gave you a quick rundown of Ethereum mining performance on the brand-new Radeon RX Vega 64 and Vega 56 graphics cards (read Dave's review here). Our initial testing showed both cards trailing an optimized GeForce GTX 1070 FE, ...
Cryptocurrency Mining is Taking off in Russia Thanks to Dmitry Marinichev
The cryptocurrency situation in Russia has always been quite remarkable. So many changes have been made over the past several months, it becomes difficult to keep track of them. Right now, it appears cryptocurrency mining is all the hype in that part ...
Blockchain in race to remake one of the world's oldest markets
Public online ledgers that emerged from the explosive markets for bitcoin, a virtual currency, already have drawn the attention of businesses from banks to retailers who see blockchain systems as a revolutionary way to verify and record transactions ...
How Blockchain Technology Can Improve The Democratic Electoral Process
When it comes to the electoral process, the blockchain offers a number of advantages. To begin with, the blockchain is a peer-to-peer distributed ledger. What this means is that all records on the ledger are visible to all those within the network. In ...
AMD Launches Software Driver for Cryptocurrency Mining
The software is designed mainly to improve the performance of GPUs that are used in cryptocurrency mining. The release of the software was made amidst the increasing demand for GPUs for digital currency mining. The demand is chiefly driven by the ...
Chaos Ensues As Bitcoin Splits Into Two Separate Cryptocurrencies
Unknown to those living outside the cryptocurrency bubble, this summer has played host to a vigorous debate amongst administrators and miners alike as to what can be done in order to provide for a suitable solution in response to Bitcoin's growing ...
ATLANT Ending ICO Pre-Sale on August 19
August 15, 2017 – Today ATLANT (Atlant.io) announced the successful completion of its ICO presale, raising over $1 million in just a few days, exceeding its revenue objectives. ATLANT is ending its ICO Presale on August 19, 2017 at UTC 00:00. Investors ...
Ether Sets a New Daily Transactions Record
There have been few dull moments in the cryptocurrency space so far in 2017. This year we've witnessed rising prices, surging market capitalizations, new alliances and the growing trend of initial coin offerings (ICOs). Launched in 2015, Ethereum is a ...
I-Spy Bitcoin All-Time High! $4450 Just Another Day for Mooning Crypto
The price movements come amid continued bullish sentiment throughout the Bitcoin industry, with multiple commentators forecasting further gains in the coming weeks. In particular, confidence is building in Bitcoin's ability to reach $5000 imminently ...
Major Newspapers Notice Bitcoin Growth and Advocate Buying
"Bitcoin is a tool for freeing humanity from oligarchs and tyrants You don't want a world where bitcoin is the main currency. Governments may be bad, but anarcho-capitalism is many times worse. It is, however the direction in which the world is moving ...
Blockchain technology use to bring down cases of benami transactions
A blockchain with regard to property rights is a digital ledger, a record of accounts, of who owns what, and when. Through blockchain, a digital record of transactions can be created, and a system of unerasable data records with a permanent audit trail ...
Bitcoin Prices Reach New All-Time High of Over $4,500 - CoinDesk
Following two days of near sideways trading, bitcoin prices have once again reached record levels. Since setting its most recent all-time high of $4,483 on ...
PR: Universa Expects to Raise Over $100 Million in the Upcoming ICO
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Bitcoin Prices Reach New All-Time High of $4491
Following two days of near sideways trading, bitcoin prices have once again reached record levels. Since setting its most recent all-time high of $4,483 on August 15, prices have fluctuated in the $4,000–$4,200 range until starting to rise once again ...
Bitcoin is posting new record highs
The cryptocurrency is down 1.51% to $4,451.00 at 11.20 a.m. BST (6.20 a.m. ET). That marks a new high for the currency, which has been on a tear since breaking through $4,000 early on Sunday morning. bitcoin Markets Insider. Bitcoin has been on a ...
Another major country joins China and Japan in cracking down on bitcoin exchanges
Following moves by China and Japan to regulate digital currencies, Australia is attempting to crackdown on money laundering and terrorism financing with plans to regulate bitcoin exchanges. "The threat of serious financial crime is constantly evolving, ...
Washington Politicians Defend Regulations as Cryptocurrency Exchanges Flee
Washington regulators recently introduced exchange rules for any firm wanting to allow customers to trade in cryptocurrency. They said they created Senate Bill 5031 to make the ecosystem fair for cryptocurrency exchanges and their customers. However ...
How blockchain solves the complicated data-ownership problem
Blockchain technology provides an alternative that gives the ownership of data back to users. Blockchain is a decentralized database where data is replicated across several unrelated nodes. No single node can act as a gatekeeper and assume control of ...
Here's how NEO plans to top Ethereum and Bitcoin
In short, Ethereum is a blockchain technology that offers additional benefits over simply being a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin. It gives developers the ability to build smart contracts that are publicly auditable and self-executing once certain ...
Hotforex adds cryptocurrency trading with Bitcoin CFDs
Here at HotForex, we believe in helping our clients keep up with the latest instruments, the newest tools and the best educational resources: adding this popular new cryptocurrency to our products was the natural next step, and offering the option to ...
Filecoin ICO makes record by selling out within an hour
The ICO market has become the best way for startups to raise funding from individual investors. We have seen several ICOs this year already, with some sizeable amounts of money being raised. The latest ICO to make headlines is the Filecoin ICO that ...
$80000 Up for Grabs: Zcash Foundation to Launch Grant Initiative
In a blog post to be issued today, the Zcash Foundation intends to outline how the grants will be used to fund "novel, underserved ideas" in software development, science and research and community outreach. It is not, however, looking to fund projects ...
Bitcoin is back near its record high
Bitcoin is back close to record highs in early trade on Thursday morning in London. The cryptocurrency is down 1.61% to $4,313.91 at 8.35 a.m. BST (3.35 a.m. ET). While Bitcoin is lower on the day, the digital currency rose in late trade on Wednesday ...
Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Signs Deal With Ukraine Government
Built on Ethereum, Propy uses smart contracts to track and execute real estate transactions according to regional regulations. The platform allows brokers, buyers, sellers, and title agents/notaries to sign off on transactions within their existing ...
Blockchain Targets the $27 Billion Daily Gold Market
Public online ledgers that emerged from the explosive markets for bitcoin, a virtual currency, already have drawn the attention of businesses from banks to retailers who see blockchain systems as a revolutionary way to verify and record transactions ...
Foundico.com – new detailed ICO list started its work
While investing in ICO projects we found that there is no convenient site for their research on the Internet. A huge number of ICO projects are scattered on the Internet and do not have a point of concentration, and those that already exist are very ...
Bitcoin: Australia Cracks Down on Digital Currency Exchanges
Bitcoin exchanges will be regulated under new anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws proposed by the Australian government. The new laws will strengthen the powers of the Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre ...
Bitcoin Bond Debuted by Japan's Fisco
Japan's Fisco Ltd. is experimenting with selling bonds denominated in bitcoins, figuring that the digital currency will eventually become a legally recognized financial asset in Japan and help boost its business. A unit of the Tokyo-based financial ...
PR: DetectorToken Announces ICO for their Blockchain Based Bot
The development team behind this free-to-use bot will be launching an ICO for the purpose of securing development funds. This development – if ICO ends successfully – will assist in the creation of a fully automated bot which sends signals to customers ...
ASX blockchain-based CHESS project still in testing
The ASX announced in June 2016 that it was building a new post-trade solution using blockchain technology, asking for market feedback. This followed the ASX enlisting US-based firm Digital Asset at the start of last year to help it develop blockchain ...
Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash being Sold by Swiss Bank – Ether and BCH
Early summer, a private swiss bank started a cryptocurrency management service and now wants to take even new digital assets into it. Known as Falcon Private Bank, in the past announced that it will make it possible for users to buy and keep bitcoin in ...