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This man has made more money trading cryptokitties than investing in his IRA

CryptoKitties, a game where users breed and trade digital kitties using Ethereum-based smart contracts, has emerged as the latest mark of society’s obsession with rising cryptocurrency values. In some ways, the popularity of the game reflects the skyrocketing values of digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ether. Total sales on the platform created by Canadian startup […]

Bitcoin passed $8,000 as institutional money inches closer to cryptocurrency markets

Bitcoin’s seemingly unstoppable bull run continued as it passed $8,000 for the first time around 6pm UTC yesterday (Nov. 19). The price has been flirting with $8,000 for days, probably because several signs point to the long promised arrival of institutional money in the cryptocurrency markets. One indicator is the increasing popularity of bitcoin futures. […]

Institutional money poised to enter the market — Quartz

Bitcoin’s seemingly unstoppable bull run continued as it passed $8,000 for the first time around 6pm UTC yesterday (Nov. 19). The price has been flirting with $8,000 for days, probably because several signs point to the long promised arrival of institutional money in the cryptocurrency markets. One indicator is the increasing popularity of bitcoin futures. […]

US campaign aims to raise money for bail fund by crowd-mining cryptocurrency

Updated November 17, 2017 20:23:26 Photo: The app that mines the cryptocurrency is unobtrusive and costs volunteers next to nothing to participate. (ABC News: Jean Edwards) A new project in the United States is seeking to raise funds for people unable to afford bail using an unconventional platform — cryptocurrencies. The project, known as Bail […]

Tezos Cryptocurrency Supporters Will Lose Money

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Tezos backers who want to get refunds shouldn’t expect to do so, according to news from Reuters, citing Bitcoin Suisse, the Swiss cryptocurrency broker that helped the blockchain startup raise $232 million this past summer. Bitcoin Suisse said it is not aware that any of the funds invested […]

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 […]

Coinbase going after hedge fund money with new cryptocurrency security platform

Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for TechCrunch Coinbase, the US cryptocurrency exchange, is wooing big hedge fund money with a new security platform. Coinbase Custody was built to meet the security needs of institutional investors like hedge funds and family offices, according to a Medium post by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong.    The impressive appreciation of cryptocurrencies like […]

Coinbase going after hedge fund money with new cryptocurrency security platform

Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for TechCrunch Coinbase, the US cryptocurrency exchange, is wooing big hedge fund money with a new security platform. Coinbase Custody was built to meet the security needs of institutional investors like hedge funds and family offices, according to a Medium post by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong.    The impressive appreciation of cryptocurrencies like […]

Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan: “Bitcoin is What Used to be Called Fiat Money”

Economics Just recently the notorious former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan gave his opinion concerning the rise of bitcoin in 2017. The 91-year old Greenspan explains that he believes the decentralized currency is very much like the world’s unbacked fiat currencies. Also read: Are 2017’s Network Attacks ”Real” or Are Bitcoiners Growing Paranoid? […]

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