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Bitcoin price stability is ‘calm before the storm’, cryptocurrency analysts predict

November 12, 2018 at 07:57PM 'This is not the first time bitcoin has seen calm waters,' one expert warns Bitcoin price stability is 'calm before the storm', cryptocurrency analysts predict ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price stability is 'calm before the storm', cryptocurrency analysts predict

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Marshall Islands’ president accuses Chinese interests of backing opponents

November 09, 2018 at 01:21AM Hilda Heine faces no-confidence vote over controversial plans to introduce cryptocurrency The Marshall Islands’ president, Hilda Heine, says accusations that she is destroying the country’s financial reputation by adopting a cryptocurrency are “baseless” and her opponents are being unduly influenced by pressure from China.Earlier this week eight senators moved to… Continue reading Marshall Islands’ president accuses Chinese interests of backing opponents

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Cryptocurrency market on brink of ‘price explosion’ but bitcoin won’t trigger it, experts predict

November 08, 2018 at 10:43PM 'Ethereum is already lightyears ahead of bitcoin in everything but price,' one analyst says Cryptocurrency market on brink of 'price explosion' but bitcoin won't trigger it, experts predict ...

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Energy cost of ‘mining’ bitcoin more than twice that of copper or gold

November 05, 2018 at 04:00PM New research reveals that cryptocurrencies require far more electricity per-dollar than it takes to mine most real metalsThe amount of energy required to “mine” one dollar’s worth of bitcoin is more than twice that required to mine the same value of copper, gold or platinum, according to a new paper,… Continue reading Energy cost of ‘mining’ bitcoin more than twice that of copper or gold

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Should Paraguay invest its energy wealth in bitcoin ‘mining’ or fighting poverty?

November 05, 2018 at 07:00AM The Itaipú dam is already enriching some, and they believe the country should invest more in cryptocurrency, while others argue it should spread Itaipú’s bounty more widely Shotgun-toting guards patrol an anonymous warehouse on the outskirts of Ciudad del Este. Perched on the triple border where Paraguay meets Brazil and… Continue reading Should Paraguay invest its energy wealth in bitcoin ‘mining’ or fighting poverty?

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What is bitcoin’s birthday? Why a revolutionary experiment is still in its infancy 10 years later

October 31, 2018 at 05:43PM 'What it comes down to is whether you believe decentralisation has a future; whether cryptocurrencies have the potential to transform the financial industry,' one expert says What is bitcoin's birthday? Why a revolutionary experiment is still in its infancy 10 years later ...

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Bitcoin birthday predictions: 10th anniversary of world’s first cryptocurrency prompts forecasts for its future

October 31, 2018 at 10:55AM Analysts and experts explain to The Independent how cryptocurrencies might break into the mainstream in their second decade Bitcoin birthday predictions: 10th anniversary of world's first cryptocurrency prompts forecasts for its future ...

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Bitcoin price: Cryptocurrency’s 10th birthday could see first year-on-year loss of 2018

October 30, 2018 at 01:12PM The year-on-year decline would only be the second time in the cryptocurrency's history that it has been worth less on its birthday than the previous year Bitcoin price: Cryptocurrency's 10th birthday could see first year-on-year loss of 2018 ...

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Bitcoin price prediction: Cryptocurrency market explosion will see 5,000 per cent gains over next decade

October 29, 2018 at 04:48PM 2018 has seen heavy losses for digital currencies, but this could be about to change Bitcoin price prediction: Cryptocurrency market explosion will see 5,000 per cent gains over next decade ...

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Expanding Bitcoin use will push global warming above 2C in two decades, finds study

October 29, 2018 at 04:36PM 'Currently, the emissions from transportation, housing and food are considered the main contributors to ongoing climate change... this research illustrates that bitcoin should be added to this list' Expanding Bitcoin use will push global warming above 2C in two decades, finds study ...

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Bitcoin seems indestructible but another cryptocurrency might be about to take its place

October 26, 2018 at 06:24PM On the tenth anniversary of its white paper publication, can the digital currency hold off rivals like ethereum and bitcoin cash? Bitcoin seems indestructible but another cryptocurrency might be about to take its place ...

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North Korea is using cryptocurrency scams to bypass UN sanctions and fund its regime, report says

October 26, 2018 at 02:58PM Cyber attacks on bitcoin exchanges and so-called cryptojacking attacks have previously been attributed to hackers working for Kim Jung-un's regime North Korea is using cryptocurrency scams to bypass UN sanctions and fund its regime, report says ...

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Bitcoin predictions: As the world’s first cryptocurrency turns 10, what does the next decade hold?

October 25, 2018 at 03:26PM 'We expect that in 10 years' time, bitcoin will become mainstream and have a remarkably different reputation,' one payments expert tells The Independent Bitcoin predictions: As the world's first cryptocurrency turns 10, what does the next decade hold? ...

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Oracle delves deeper into blockchain with four new applications

October 23, 2018 at 04:05PM Oracle is a traditional tech company that has been struggling to gain traction in the cloud, but it could see blockchain as a way to differentiate itself. At Oracle OpenWorld today it announced the Oracle Blockchain Applications Cloud, a series of four applications designed for transactions-based processing scenarios using Internet… Continue reading Oracle delves deeper into blockchain with four new applications

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Coinbase plans for hard Brexit by opening Dublin offices

October 16, 2018 at 12:01AM London remains European headquarters of cryptocurrency exchange, but a move to Ireland is plan BCryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is opening new offices in Dublin as part of the company’s contingency planning for a hard Brexit.The company, one of the largest members of the blockchain ecosystem, says that London will remain its… Continue reading Coinbase plans for hard Brexit by opening Dublin offices