Category Archives: Cryptocurrency News

Of cyberspace and cryptocurrency – KARNATAKA

Staff Reporter November 19, 2017 00:00 IST Updated: November 19, 2017 04:19 IST “; var writeOnDocument = true; var skipOnDeviceValue = “[medium, small]”; var noSkipOnDevice = skipOnDeviceValue.length > 0; if(noSkipOnDevice) { if (skipOnDeviceValue.indexOf(“large”) > -1 && (isDesktop || isLargeDesktop)) { writeOnDocument = false; } if (skipOnDeviceValue.indexOf(“medium”) > -1 && isTablet) { writeOnDocument = false; } […]

How to Save for Retirement Using Cryptocurrency

Technology has revolutionized the way we manage our savings and retirement accounts. Until recently, cryptocurrency was considered too volatile for inclusion in individual retirement accounts (IRAs). Though still plenty volatile, cryptocurrency is now considered too good to pass up. Suddenly, a bitcoin-based retirement account doesn’t seem like such a bad idea after all. Bitcoin IRA: […]

Overstock Announces Alaska as State Conducting Most Cryptocurrency Purchases

Economics Overstock board member, Jonathan Johnson, has revealed the top five U.S. states that most frequently conduct purchases using cryptocurrency. Overstock became the first major retailer to accept bitcoin back in 2014, and now accepts roughly 50 different cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Overstock.com’s Stock Shares Soar in Relation to Bitcoin The Company Has Revealed […]

Japanese Publicly Listed Companies Launch Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea

News Two Japanese companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have recently expanded their cryptocurrency operations into South Korea. One has partnered with a local company to launch a bitcoin exchange with a plan to add merchant services. The other held an ICO to develop a crypto exchange after launching a mobile […]

Does Bitcoin Cash’s Success Signal a Cryptocurrency Conflict?

Bitcoin’s price climbed to a new record high of more than $8,000 Friday before falling precipitously to around $5,600. At the same time, bitcoin cash, the three-month-old cryptocurrency cousin of bitcoin, also quadrupled in value overnight. Now, some analysts are wondering if the recent success of bitcoin cash indicates there are deeper rifts in the […]

Coinbase goes after institutional investors with new cryptocurrency storage platform

Bitcoin’s value may have skyrocketed recently—it’s currently at $7643— but its association with illegal practices, fluctuating price, and security risks mean traditional institutional investors often shy away from it and other cryptocurrencies. San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase hopes to change this with its new platform for big money investors like hedge funds, family offices, and […]

Supreme Court Asks Govt To Regulate Bitcoin

Swinging up and down, and up again. Bitcoin, currently trading at $8K, has recovered bullishly from a scheduled hard-fork melodrama that did not happen. However, if you are looking for a melodrama, Bitcoin will never disappoint. Once SegWit2x hard-fork was suspended, there was a silent hard-fork observed at the Bitcoin Cash blockchain by Bitcoin Core […]

Coinbase Announce Cryptocurrency Custodianship as Institutional Money Floods In

Markets and Prices It’s hard to keep pace with the spate of stories surrounding institutional support for bitcoin right now. From futures contracts to bitcoin trading desks, big money is pouring into cryptocurrency. Coinbase have thrust their weight behind the growing movement, announcing a digital custody custodianship for institutions amidst a slew […]

You can now mine cryptocurrency to pay for people’s bail – VICE News

With bitcoin surging past $8,000 Friday, the cryptocurrency gold rush is on. But one charity is trying to use interest in cryptocurrencies for a higher calling: pay bail for people who can’t afford it. Bail Bloc is a project that aims to utilize spare computing capacity to mine the cryptocurrency monero, which will, over time, […]

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