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Cash Poker Pro – Decentralized Ethereum-Based v2 Casino and Poker Platform
Cash Poker Pro, the Ethereum-based blockchain poker platform, is attempting to solve some of the major underlying issues of existing casinos and online poker applications. Over the past decade, through the rising popularity of mobile poker applications ...
Do Bitcoins Belong In Your Child's Education Fund?
Back in December 2012, Mark, a fourteen-year old millennial living in Hong Kong, poured some of the money he saved for college to Bitcoins. Now a student in Australia, Mark is cashing in some of his Bitcoins to pay for his college education and living ...
Bitcoin Price Drops to $5500 as Expected Correction Sets in
We have seen some pretty bullish Bitcoin price momentum over the past few days. However, when the momentum turns against the world's leading cryptocurrency, all markets will suffer. Right now, the Bitcoin price is heading back toward $5,500 all of a ...
One Woman Surviving Solely on Bitcoin Attempts a Trek from Toronto to Las Vegas
With the world's most popular cryptocurrency approaching 6000 USD in price, and its market capitalization surpassing that of one hundred and fifty year old legacy banks such as Goldman Sachs, it does appear bitcoin has won hearts as an asset class and ...
Hours to Go: How to Watch Ethereum's Fork as It Happens
New features aside, however, ethereum developers are mostly optimistic about the upgrade. Although developers on the most popular clients have had to iron out a pair of bugs in the days leading up to change, there's confidence that the upgrade will be ...
The Recent Survey That Bitcoin and Ethereum Investors Need to See
At the center of it all are bitcoin and ethereum, which combine to make up about two-thirds of the aforementioned $152 billion aggregate market cap. The blockchain technology that underlies these digital currencies, along with the option of utilizing ...
Collaboration FTW: How Blockchain Came So Far, So Fast - CoinDesk
Rob Palatnick is a managing director and the chief technology officer at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, one of the world's largest financial ...
PNC Bank Threatens to Close Customer's Account for Buying Bitcoin
The PNC bank recently threatened one of their customers for purchasing bitcoin. The bank wanted to shut down the customer's account. This has been a story floating around the internet the last few days. The victim was Elitoohey. He elaborated on the ...
Sellers of a Notting Hill Mansion in West London Only Accept Bitcoin as Payment
Property investment firm London Wall is selling its six-story stucco-fronted mansion near Portobello Road in Notting Hill, London, England for £17 million. The catch is that the company's owners will only accept the digital currency Bitcoin as a form ...
9 Mistakes We Made During Our ICO (And How to Overcome Them)
By all measures, my platform's recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) looks like a big success. KICKICO has raised more than $30.5 million since our ICO launched on Aug. 29. And before that, we had already launched several small campaigns to fund our 3-in ...
The electricity required for a single bitcoin trade could power a house for a whole month
A sign announces a proprieter's loyalty to Bitcoins, where they are also accepted for payment, at a pub on April 11, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images. LONDON — Bitcoin transactions use so much energy that the electricity used for a ...
PBoC Digital Currency Chief Calls for State Cryptocurrency
The head of the People's Bank of China's (PBoC) Digital Currency Research Institute has called for the Chinese central bank to adopt a government cryptocurrency to help bring stability to its fiat currency. As reported by regional news source Yicai ...
Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD Remains in Uptrend
Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD Remains in Uptrend. Posted on 5:18 am October 15, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Ethereum Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum ...
Bitcoin Price Returns to $5750 After Brief Dip
Ever since the Bitcoin price reached a new all-time high of just over US$5,800, things have not gone all that well for the leading cryptocurrency. A retracement was to be expected at some point, for obvious reasons. However, it seems things are picking ...
Julian Assange Thanks US Government, Senators, For Forced Bitcoin Investment
Sometimes you have a comeback so good you have to wait until the perfect time to use it. Apparently, for Julian Assange, that time was when Bitcoin hit $5,746.51. The Wikileaks founder posted his comment on Twitter, after a stunning week of price jumps ...
Bitcoin Has Barely Reached 1% of its Potential: Expert Blog
In this hypothetical world, 1 Bitcoin is worth $1,000,000 and 1 Satoshi (1 millionth of a Bitcoin) is worth $1.00. There is no consensus on what the value of one Bitcoin is or should be. The spectrum of opinions ranges from Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP ...
Bitcoin is doing well, despite what Dimon wants you to think
The bitcoin battle has divided Wall Street recently, with seemingly bright people having differing opinions. Understand that when many bankers talk about bitcoin, they are generally referring to the blockchain technology that is underlying bitcoin ...
DoS Bug Identified in Ethereum's Geth Software on Eve of Hard Fork
Developers have identified a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability on Ethereum's Geth software, prompting them to release a new version on the eve of the Byzantium upgrade. // -- Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. Don't have an ...
Industry Experts Believe Bitcoin Headed to $6000
There's an old saying, “Don't let the fox watch the henhouse.” This may well be true when it comes to crypto-industry insiders and their opinions about the price of Bitcoin. But whether anti-Bitcoin fanatics like it or not, the price is steadily ...
Ethereum Developers Find Geth Bug as Hard Fork Nears
The discovery of a denial-of-service (DoS) attack vulnerability led the developers of ethereum's Geth software to release a new version just days before the Byzantium hard fork. On finding the bug, the team behind ethereum's most popular client ...
Freedom Streaming Announces an ICO for the First Uncensored and ...
Freedom Streaming Announces an ICO for the First Uncensored and ...
Bitcoin Isn't Tulips
Bitcoin has a couple of things in common with the famous 17th century tulips -- as an investment vehicle that is. One of them is the promise to change peoples' lives, which excites and hypes investor imagination. Another is the astronomical rise in the ...
Having Switched From Mining Gold to Cryptocurrency, Hive Notes 633% Growth
In Canada, the mining industry has seen some significant growth as of late. Especially when it comes to gold mining, there is still a lot of money to be made. Even so, some companies are pivoting their business models from mining gold to mining Bitcoin ...
Bitcoin mania takes off as cryptocurrency surges past $5000
Bitcoin isn't the only one to benefit as lately it seems that shares of any company with even an indirect link to the cryptocurrency space is bound to rally. Overstock.com soared after announcing a regulated digital tokens exchange, while Goldmoney ...
02.10 Inspeer Announces ICO Start Day For Its Inspiration Through ...
02.10 Inspeer Announces ICO Start Day For Its Inspiration Through ...
Ethereum's Geth Client Finds Vulnerability Less Than Two Days Before Fork
The hard fork software on ethereum's most popular client Geth has been retracted due to a denial-of-service (DoS) attack vulnerability. Ethereum's Byzantium hard fork is expected to happen in less than two days. On finding the bug, ethereum developers ...
Bitcoin's Big Compromise Is Unravelling As a Contentious Upgrade Threatens to Split the Network
On Thursday, major Bitcoin network operator (or 'mining pool') F2Pool formally withdrew its support for the next stage of a planned Bitcoin upgrade known as SegWit2x. Yesterday, Mexican Bitcoin exchange BitMEX did the same. The moves highlight ...
Blockchain in Construction: BitRent Opens New Horizons for Investors
Blockchain platform BitRent announced a revolutionary solution in the area of new-built property: commercial and residential property shared investing at an early stage of construction and total control over construction process in real time by means ...
PR: Uquid ICO Underway – Early Adoption Discounts Still in Effect
The UQUID ICO launched on October 2, at 10 AM GMT and will end on November 7, at 10 AM GMT. The ICO will be broken down into four stages, with each stage offering participants the opportunity to purchase UQUID Coins (UQC) at the following scaling ...
Once Again, The Pirate Bay Mines Cryptocurrency Without Opt-out ...
Once Again, The Pirate Bay Mines Cryptocurrency Without Opt-out ...
The Positive Impact of Recent Regulatory Measures on the Global Cryptocurrency Markets
No one can deny the latest batch of cryptocurrency-related regulations has caused some interesting shifts in the world of cryptocurrency. Some things have certainly improved in this regard, as the majority of trading volume has finally moved away from ...
Blockchain can fix the sorry state of the real estate industry
Blockchain originally aimed at providing authentic ownership and exchange of digital information without the need for brokers and middlemen. But the same technology is now providing a reliable method to record the transactions of physical assets ...
Woo's Law: Bitcoin Users Double Every 12 Months; Major Factor For Long-Term Price Surge?
Willy Woo, a highly regarded Bitcoin and cryptocurrency researcher, recently revealed that the number of Bitcoin users approximately doubles every 12 months. Utilizing Google Trends as one of the main indicators of Bitcoin user growth, Woo formed the ...
State Bank of Mauritius Embraces Blockchain Assets As Collateral
As the next in a line of small nations to embrace Blockchain technology, the State Bank of Mauritius (SMB) has announced that it will partner with Fintech firm SALT (Secured Automated Lending Technology) in order to use Blockchain assets as collateral ...
Prior to Public ICO, Grid+ Signs MOU with the Tokyo Electric Power Company
Earlier this month, Grid+ announced the results of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) pre-sale that brought in about $27 million. The forthcoming public sale is scheduled to kick off just before Holloween on October 30th. Grid has now raised about half of ...
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations (part 3)
Bitcoin is similar. It empowers the individual which is a profoundly political act. But that empowerment makes everyone freer to choose whatever ideology they wish. Bitcoin itself has no settled ideological slant. That's why individualist, anarchists ...
02.10 Inspeer Announces ICO Start Day For Its Inspiration Through Peer to Peer
ICO will start on Nov 6 and continue for Dec 6. Inspeer is the first customized and decentralized token designed by crypto lending professionals. There is a total supply of 50Mln INSP tokens and available for sale at $1.00 per INSP. For more details ...
Politifact Fact Checking Website Hacked To Mine Monero Cryptocurrency
Some websites inject your PC with a cryptocurrency mining script to tap into your system's CPU cycles. It is used as an alternative to advertising (or sometimes in conjunction with it) to make money off of your visits, though not all sites are upfront ...
International Boosteroid Project Starts ICO on October 23
The international project Boosteroid starts ICO on October 23 and intends to squeeze giants of computing power rental market such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Today the prices of cloud computing services offered by market leaders — Amazon, ...
$175 Billion: Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Crypto Market Rally
The bitcoin price and ethereum price continued to climb on Saturday, ticking up just enough to pass significant thresholds. The wider markets made moderate gains as well, enabling the total cryptocurrency market cap to rise above $175 billion for the ...