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Before you join the moral panic about bitcoin destroying our environment, remember that cash could be a whole lot worse

Perhaps fuelled by deep frustration at not having jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon a few years ago, I’ve come to realise that people love hating bitcoin. Social media posters are delighted by stories about the prospect of a regulatory bitcoin ban and when its value tumbled from lofty heights a few weeks ago, Twitter was […]

Bitcoin and Ethereum Dropped (A Lot) and the Poker World Freaked Out

Will the 2018 World Series of Poker see record numbers this year? I think the answer to that lies in whether cryptocurrency is doing well or not. Truly. It seems as though the crypto market and poker are becoming more and more molded and dependent on one another. And if you ever want to know […]

Bitcoin news: Expert reveals how the cryptocurrency could save you a lot of money | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are very similar to oil and gold but will go even further than traditional commodities thanks to their very low cost of maintenance, said Jeff Currie, head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs. In an interview with CNBC, the commodities expert said: “If you look at the way bitcoin is trading, […]

Buying Ethereum in South Africa just got a whole lot cheaper

Luno has made investing in cryptocurrency cheaper in South Africa, thanks to its support for Ethereum. Before its support for Ethereum, South Africans who wanted to buy Ethereum – or other altcoins – typically had to purchase Bitcoin from Luno, send it to a cryptocurrency exchange like Poloniex, and then buy their desired cryptocurrency. This process […]

Ethereum Founder on ICOs: “We Are in a Bubble, A Lot of Projects Will Fail”

When it comes to the cryptocurrency and blockchain worlds, few figures draw as much rapt attention as Vitalik Buterin. The founder of ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and the revolutionary platform which has allowed for initial coin offerings (ICO) to dominate over the past year, commands a great deal of respect among industry […]

THE BOTTOM LINE: A lot of talk of a bitcoin bubble and a few good reasons to believe tech isn’t one

Sep. 7, 2017, 3:10 PM 528 This week: China announced a ban on initial coin offerings on Monday which caused cryptocurrencies to stumble briefly. This ban could go beyond ICOs based on the language of the ban which may include cryptocurrency exchanges. But that isn’t the only blow to cryptocurrency this week. Nobel prize-winning economist […]

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