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The search for aliens is struggling thanks to cryptocurrency mania

Millions of idiots trying to mine  so they can be part of the latest, stupidest and most irresponsibly hyped get-rich-quick tech craze are hindering the actual important work of finding out if aliens exist. This revelation, first reported by the BBC, has ruined my Wednesday. I generally stay quiet on the cryptocurrency and Bitcoin front, […]

The search for aliens is struggling thanks to cryptocurrency mania

Millions of idiots trying to mine  so they can be part of the latest, stupidest and most irresponsibly hyped get-rich-quick tech craze are hindering the actual important work of finding out if aliens exist. This revelation, first reported by the BBC, has ruined my Wednesday. I generally stay quiet on the cryptocurrency and Bitcoin front, […]

Bitcoin price: Europol demands laws to end ‘perfect scams’ exploiting cryptocurrency mania | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin, Ripple and ethereum’s prices skyrocketed towards the end of 2017 leading legislators to create a series of regulations to safeguard investors from online trading scams. Bitcoin had a value of just $954 in January last year but saw its price soar more than 1,500 percent throughout 2017 attracting the attention of hackers and online […]

Bitcoin Risks Crashing to $900 If Dot-Com Mania Is Any Guide

Bitcoin is heading lower — much lower — if the go-go years of the dot-com bubble are any indication. Already slashed by more than half since hitting a record near $20,000 in December, the cryptocurrency could plunge a further 90 percent in an environment of unsustainably growing supply, according to Bloomberg Intelligence commodity strategist Mike […]

The city of Berkeley wants in on the cryptocurrency mania

The city of Berkeley, California is considering launching an initial coin offering (ICO) in a stated effort to reduce its dependence on federal funding. The ICO would raise funds by selling digital coins that would be backed by government municipal bonds, according to Business Insider, which spoke to a Berkeley city council member who described […]

Cryptocurrency Mania: What’s Next For Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple And Others? – Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF (Pending:COIN)

The cryptocurrency phenomenon shows few signs of slowing down, though the dominance of Bitcoin seems to be waning somewhat. With a market share as high as 50%2 as recently as November 2017, Bitcoin remains the largest of the cryptocurrencies, but price changes and new entrants have reduced Bitcoin’s share to only about 35%2 in just […]

Bitcoin price BOOST: ‘It’s a RELIGION!’ Cryptocurrency mania continues | City & Business | Finance

Bitcoin is a “religion”, Moe Levin, the CEO of Keynote and founder of a cryptocurrency conference has claimed, as more and more investors jump on the bitcoin bandwagon.  Speaking to CNBC, the founder of the North American Bitcoin Conference said a minister from a church in Utah approached him about getting a discounted ticket to […]

Cryptocurrency mania like record Da Vinci art auction

Wild investment into the cryptocurrency market mirrors the record sum paid for the world’s most expensive painting last month, according to the creator of Ethereum. The cryptocurrency market has seen an unprecedented level of interest from investors this year. Bitcoin, the world’s largest digital currency, has risen more than 1,500 percent since the start of […]

Cryptocurrency Mania Fuels Hype and Fear at Venture Firms

Bart Stephens has found himself in high demand lately. After four years of investing in cryptocurrency and preaching its gospel, his venture-capital peers are finally listening. During a recent briefing at a storied Silicon Valley venture-capital firm, the young analysts in the room nodded along to his words in excitement, Stephens says. But not everyone […]

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