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Austrian Bitcoin ‘Scam’ Triggers Police Search Across Europe

Austrian authorities are asking Interpol to help them track down suspects in an alleged Bitcoin scam that blew up last year and may have hit hundreds of investors in the country and abroad. The prosecutors’ office in Vienna is consolidating “hundreds of complaints” about a scheme known as “Optioment” that have been filed at police […]

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, […]

Chinese Social Media and Search Engines Now Censoring Cryptocurrency Ads

As part of its long-running cryptocurrency clampdown, China is now censoring crypto-related advertisements on social media and search engines. As per a report by the South China Morning Post, searches for terms such as “cryptocurrency”, “Bitcoin”, and “ICO” do not yield any sponsored posts or paid advertisements on Baidu (the largest Chinese search engine) or […]

China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and Social Media

Regulation Hong Kong-based media have reported that the country’s major search engines and social media networks do not appear to be presenting paid adverts for products or companies associated with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Reports have alleged that the censorship of cryptocurrency ads may date back to the announcement that The People’s […]

Cryptocurrency pioneer reveals how a simple Google search can predict next bitcoin boom | City & Business | Finance

Nick Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, has published groundbreaking research on how Google Trends on how cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and Ripple mirror price rises and falls. Speaking to CNBC, Mr Colas said that the number of Google searches on ‘bitcoin’ mimicked the price trend of the cryptocurrency. He told the business network: “Bitcoin – because […]

Bitcoin miners search for cheap energy sources as computing competition ramps up

For most Canadians, Drumheller conjures up images of dinosaur bones and ancient fossils, but entrepreneur Sean Clark’s expedition in the northern Alberta town is focused on a very current obsession: Bitcoin. The CEO of Hut 8 Mining Corp. recently set up his company in the self-proclaimed ‘dinosaur capital of the world’ because its cheap electricity […]

The key to bitcoin’s next breakout may lie in Google search

The first analyst to follow bitcoin sees a very accessible way to track its next big move. DataTrek Research’s co-Founder, Nick Colas, said recently that the key is looking into Google search and wallet growth. “By looking at the number of people who search for the word ‘bitcoin’ on Google, which has roughly a 60 […]

Bitcoin Breather? Higher Price Push Still Possible on Search Demand

The price of bitcoin may have hit a new all-time high above $6,000 today, but it’s already showing signs it may be primed to push higher. At press time, the bitcoin-US dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate was roughly $5,950, down slightly from the day’s high, but up 9 percent on the week amidst what proved to […]

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