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What If You Could Have Bitcoin Without The Problems Of A Blockchain? IOTA May Be The Solution.

What If You Could Have Bitcoin Without The Problems Of A Blockchain? IOTA May Be The Solution.

[Ed note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated. Anyone considering it should be prepared to lose their entire investment.] I entered the… Read more »

When we say Bitcoin, we mean Bitcoin Cash

When we say Bitcoin, we mean Bitcoin Cash

If you haven’t heard already, there are several forks coming. In mid-November, a group is planning to initiate the SegWit2X fork, the protocol change embedded in the BTC1 software seeking… Read more »

Nobel-winning economist Shiller calls bitcoin a fad

Nobel-winning economist Shiller calls bitcoin a fad

Bitcoin is a fad, just like bimetallism before it, according to one Nobel Prize-winning economist. The observation came from American economist Robert Shiller, who compared the cryptocurrency to the bimetallism… Read more »

Sibos Highlights Swift's Complicated Relationship With Blockchain

Sibos Highlights Swift's Complicated Relationship With Blockchain

There was a looming presence on day one of this year’s Sibos conference. Hosted by Swift, the messaging platform that today connects the world’s banks via a centralized ledger system,… Read more »

Not So Swell? Sibos Highlights Swift's Strained Relationship With Blockchain

Not So Swell? Sibos Highlights Swift's Strained Relationship With Blockchain

There was a looming presence on day one of this year’s Sibos conference. Hosted by Swift, the messaging platform that today connects the world’s banks via a centralized ledger system,… Read more »

An Australian University Is Giving Out Ether to Students

An Australian University Is Giving Out Ether to Students

A public university in Australia is embarking on a new consumer loyalty research effort that will see students earning the cryptocurrency ether as they make purchases at on-campus retailers. The… Read more »

IBM is using the technology behind bitcoin to help businesses in countries with weak banking systems

IBM is using the technology behind bitcoin to help businesses in countries with weak banking systems

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Paul Morigi/Getty Images IBM is using the technology behind bitcoin to help farmers and other small businesses in underdeveloped countries participate in global trade.  IBM announced… Read more »

Early Bitcoin Investor Has Some Advice On How Much Money to Hold in Bitcoin

Early Bitcoin Investor Has Some Advice On How Much Money to Hold in Bitcoin

As bitcoin approaches yet another record, Union Square Ventures LLC’s Fred Wilson says investors should be careful how much of their portfolios are allocated to digital currencies. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg… Read more »

Bitcoin is finally buying into US real estate

Bitcoin is finally buying into US real estate

Others, however, are not as comfortable with the relatively new currency. The first ever single-family home sale in Texas involving bitcoin was announced last month. The buyer, who works in… Read more »

Julian Assange Says Wikileaks Has Made a 50,000% Return on Bitcoin. Here's What That Means

Julian Assange Says Wikileaks Has Made a 50,000% Return on Bitcoin. Here's What That Means

Wikileaks has seen an amazing return on investments in bitcoin, founder Julian Assange says, and he is “thanking” the U.S. government for forcing the controversial organization to get into bitcoin… Read more »

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