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Bitcoin bursts through $8,000 – Business Insider

NASA Bitcoin pushed past $8,000. Prices rebounded after it fell as low as $5,600 over the weekend. The surge comes amid more regulatory developments in the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin (BTC) demand is ramping up to end the week, with the world’s biggest cryptocurrency pushing through $8,000 on major trading exchanges. Here are this week’s moves in […]

Bitcoin revolution: Crypto is the future, claims LatiumX founder | City & Business | Finance

GETTY Crypto revolution: Tokens such as bitcoin are paving the future for a new type of finances Crypto tokens such as bitcoin, dominated financial headlines in the past weeks, with steep spikes in value and growing mainstream appeal. Last Wednesday alone, bitcoin shot past £5,937.43 ($7,800), after kicking off the year at less than £761.21 […]

Cryptocurrency Mining Presents New Threat to Business, says Check Point Nasdaq:CHKP

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), a leading provider of cyber-security solutions globally, revealed that according to the company’s latest Global Threat Impact Index, cryptocurrency mining was an increasingly prevalent form of malware during October, as organizations were targeted with the CoinHive variant. Following up on recent […]

Bitcoin price: Bitcoin down to $7,200 – Is it a good time to invest in bitcoin? | City & Business | Finance

After yesterday’s record-breaking rally, Bitcoin prices have dropped down to just below $7,250 as of 10.08am on Thursday November 9.  Today’s high is $7,471.88 down from yesterday’s record of more than $7,800, according to CoinDesk.  The rapid spike of around 11 per cent came off the back of the decision to pull the plug on […]

Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin SOARS to near $8,000 after fork called off | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin had been scheduled for an upgrade to the cryptocurrency’s software on Thursday November 16, which would have split the cryptocurrency.  After the plan was called off yesterday, the price of Bitcoin rose by 10 per cent and smashed through the $7,800 barrier.   A statement, signed by several high-profile bitcoinentrepreneurs and developers, that said the […]

Bitcoin is ‘the greatest technology since the internet’ – cryptocurrency investor Tim Draper — RT Business News

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 05:15 Fiat currencies will no longer be in use in five year’s time as they are to be replaced by cryptocurrencies, according to American venture capital investor Tim Draper who has 30,000 bitcoins in his digital wallet. Read more At the WebSummit conference in Lisbon, Portugal, he told Forbes the […]

Bitcoin price: Cryptocurrency plummets $1000 ahead of bitcoin gold split | City & Business | Finance

Bictoin prices fell by £761.21 ($1,000) in just over 48 hours after strong performance at the start of the week. The crypto token opened today at £5,440.19 ($7,146.78), according to CoinDesk, before peaking at £5,579.71 ($7,330.06). On Wednesday, the popular digital currency flared to an unprecedented price of more than £5,937.43 ($7,800) in the wake […]

Bitcoin price: How much is a bitcoin worth? | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin is down more than three per cent today (November 9), opening at £5,687.34 ($7,458.80), according to CoinDesk. The price of a single bitcoin at 3.18pm GMT was £5,491.74 ($7,202.28) per token. The drop comes off the back of the bitcoin community rejecting a controversial Segwit2x software upgrade, which would have increased the bitcoin block […]

Bitcoin hits record high of $7,888 after hard fork update suspended — RT Business News

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 20:05 Bitcoin has reached a new record high, surging 10 percent, and was trading at $7,888 on the Bitstamp exchange Wednesday after a controversial update to the cryptocurrency’s software was suspended. The bitcoin rate dipped briefly Tuesday, falling below $7,000 due to uncertainty over a new code proposal, Segwit2x, which […]

Bitcoin trades in China soar despite government crackdown | City & Business | Finance

Figures from China’s internet finance body, the National Committee of Experts on Internet Financial Security, suggest the share of Chinese renminbi trading in Bitcoin has jumped from five per cent to 20 per cent over the past two months.    The Chinese government implemented a crackdown on Bitcoin – which has been used to move […]

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