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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, […]

Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency News And Trends | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have taken off as they gain more mainstream acceptance, from exchange operators like CME (CME) and CBOE (CBOE) to Wall Street investment banks and mobile payment company Square (SQ). XAutoplay: On | OffBut prices have been volatile recently, and new currencies keep appearing, leaving individual investors wondering where they are headed […]

Bitcoin jumps more than 9% after news Square is testing the digital currency

Bitcoin has again recovered quickly from a sharp drop. The digital currency briefly surged more than 9 percent Wednesday to a high of $7,251.81, according to CoinDesk. That’s within 10 percent of its record high of $7,879.06 hit last Wednesday. Bitcoin had fallen 30 percent below that record over the weekend amid controversy over 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 […]

Before You Buy Bitcoin, Know These Cryptocurrency Investment Risks | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Many investors are asking: Should I buy Bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies? And if not, why? XAutoplay: On | OffBitcoin, the leading digital money, has risen 700% this year to as high as $7,146, and is up 3,500% since a low in January 2015. Nearly every day Bitcoin and other cryptos are making headlines. Some experts call […]

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 news: Man who predicted credit crunch calls Bitcoin a ‘gigantic bubble’

08/11/2017: Nouriel Roubini, the man who famously predicted the 2008 financial crisis, has made yet another gloomy prediction, only this time on the future of cryptocurrencies. While expressing optimism over the effect of blockchain on industry, Roubini believes Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies represent a “gigantic speculative bubble” that’s likely to pop in the near future, […]

Beware of bitcoin bubble, warn investment & financial advisors, as it smashes $7,600 — RT Business News

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 10:48 Edited time: 5 Nov, 2017 17:18 Bitcoin’s sevenfold rally is one of the telltale signs of a bubble, according to investment strategists. It started the year at $973 and rocketed to $7,600 on Sunday, up over 750 percent in 10 months. Financial advisors warn bitcoin is another bubble similar […]

Cryptocurrency news: Russians use mining devices to warm their homes during winter

Bitcoin is one of the most in-demand cryptocurrencies today.Reuters/Reuters staff Cryptocurrency mining may be slowing down or becoming less useful, but Russians have found another utility for the virtual mining activity. Residents in Irkutsk in the Siberian region of Russia are now using their cryptocurrency mining devices to warm up their homes for the winter. […]

Ethereum Losing to Bitcoin – Ethereum World News

Ethereum continues to lose to Bitcoin while trading within the downtrend channel. All attempts to produce higher high failed but yet it made a new lower low after breaking below BTC 0.046 today. The nearest strong support, corresponding with a round psychological price is BTC 0.04 and that is where ETH/BTC might be heading towards. At […]

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