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We’re experimenting with bitcoin to see if it’s ‘real’

Square’s latest venture into the world of bitcoin is less of a validation of the popular cryptocurrency than it is a testament to innovation, Square CFO Sarah Friar told CNBC. “We’re a payment innovator. And therefore I think it behooves us to always know, where are our payments going?” Friar told “Mad Money” host Jim […]

Are 2017’s Network Attacks ”Real” or Are Bitcoiners Growing Paranoid?

Technology Over the past year or so there’s been a lot of discussion concerning ‘attacks’ on the Bitcoin network. Across forums and social media, the subjective valuations from bitcoin proponents of what an ‘attack’ on the network really is has become an extremely contentious topic. Also read: Japanese City Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners with […]

Bitcoin moves smoothly into ‘real’ cash

News that bitcoin ATMs are being installed in larger numbers around Australia shows the growing popularity of the online currency, at a time when we are using cash less and less. Bitcoin joins the thousands of currencies around the world that are generally known as ‘complementary’ to the official monetary system. But it is one of the […]

Why Bitcoin Is Becoming a Real Player

The financial establishment doesn’t know quite what to make of bitcoin, the digital cryptocurrency (pdf) whose value has soared by 600 percent this year alone. Bitcoin is an encrypted global electronics payment system in which prices are stored in an electronic, publicly available ledger called blockchain. Blockchain and associated cryptotechnologies hold out the promise of — […]

PR: B2BX Team Creating a Cryptocurrency Exchange, or ICO from the Real Business

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Data is the real cryptocurrency big corporations cannot get enough of | Business

Bitcoin hit a new record of $7,000 this week, ten times what each digital coin was worth a year ago. The cryptocurrency is a favourite of drug dealers, people smugglers, credulous armchair speculators and new world order conspiracy theorists. Yet, leaving aside the blockchain technology that ensures anonymity, Bitcoin is little different from the Disney […]

Bitcoin Hits $7,000 as Wall Street Interest Gets Real

The price of the digital currency bitcoin smashed through the $7,000 mark for the first time on Thursday, another milestone for the surging asset. The ascent was short-lived, though, and bitcoin quickly slipped back below that mark. Early Thursday, bitcoin was trading at $6,894, according to CoinDesk. It had traded as high as $7,351 earlier in the day. The… […]

If Pastors Are Being Jailed For Laundering It, Bitcoin Might Finally Be A Real Currency

As some of you might know, the Wondrous World of Finance™ has been in something over a dither over the hottest new trend: Bitcoin. See, it’s value is skyrocketing with a speed and potency rarely seen outside Tesla stock after a bad earnings result. Suddenly, something that only the nerdiest of finance nerds even knew […]

‘A Real Bubble’: Billionaire Warren Buffett Doubles Down on Bitcoin Doubt

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has joined the ranks of those who believe the market for bitcoin is in bubble territory. According to MarketWatch, Buffett touched on the subject during an annual question-and-answer session held in Omaha earlier this month. While Buffett focused on a range of topics, he honed in on the cryptocurrency market during […]

Bitcoin is no Fraud but There are Real Concerns: Royal Bank of Canada CEO

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Royal Bank of Canada’s CEO has said that he would never call bitcoin a fraud, but he admits he does have ‘real concerns’ about the currency. Banker David McKay said: I would never call it a fraud because it’s not misrepresenting […]

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