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Bitcoin tops £5,000 in value, with total value of $110bn

Posted in Online on 2nd Nov, 2017 01:22 AM
by Alex Muller
The total value of Bitcoin in circulation is currently $110bn (£83bn) and the cryptocurrency has risen more than seven-fold against the dollar over the past year.
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+30

Mastercard opens access to its blockchain tech

Posted in Online on 24th Oct, 2017 09:18 PM
by Alex Muller
The payments giant has opened its blockchain APIs to developers to progress work in cross-border transactions.
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+25

Localethereum promises quick and easy cryptocurrency-to-fiat trades

Posted in Online on 22nd Oct, 2017 08:09 PM
by Alex Muller
Almost nine years after Bitcoin launched, trading cryptocurrency with fiat currencies remains difficult and expensive.
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+28

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

Posted in Online on 22nd Oct, 2017 04:17 AM
by Alex Muller
The booming price of Bitcoin and other crypto-coins has kicked off a gold rush among malicious hackers keen to cash in, warn security firms.
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+21

Bots are transforming personal banking around the world

Posted in Online on 19th Oct, 2017 01:17 AM
by Alex Muller
The banking world is launching smarter bots and chatty virtual assistants, and the competition is only getting started.
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+38

Has your browser been hijacked to mine cryptocurrency?

Posted in Online on 18th Oct, 2017 12:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Several websites have recently been caught using a cryptocurrency miner on their site without notifying or asking for users’ consent first.
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+37

Steve Wozniak launches his own online tech education platform

Posted in Online on 15th Oct, 2017 08:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, is launching a new online tech education platform he's calling Woz U.
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+36

Upcoming Bitcoin and Ethereum hard forks to implement software upgrades

Posted in Online on 13th Oct, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
A crypto-currency hard fork is a software upgrade that introduces a new rule to the network that isn’t compatible with the older software.
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+27

Mark Zuckerberg: We want to get 1 billion people in virtual reality

Posted in Online on 11th Oct, 2017 07:51 PM
by Alex Muller
One of the key ways Facebook will get there is through the Oculus Go, a wireless VR headset that will sell for just $200.
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+33

Can blockchain decentralize the internet?

Posted in Online on 9th Oct, 2017 04:02 PM
by Alex Muller
In a fully decentralized internet, instead of a few organizations running the system, a community of users and a network of independent machines would own and power services.
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+23

Google Reveals Blueprint for Quantum Supremacy

Posted in Online on 6th Oct, 2017 06:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The ability of quantum machines to outperform classical computers is called quantum supremacy. Now Google says it has this goal firmly in its sights.
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+40

Pfizer and Genentech Turn To Ethereum Blockchain

Posted in Online on 6th Oct, 2017 06:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Industry giants Pfizer and Genentech will work with blockchain startup Chronicled and supply chain company The LinkLab to develop an Ethereum-based platform.
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+29

Microsoft acquires financially troubled social virtual reality app AltspaceVR

Posted in Online on 4th Oct, 2017 12:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The VR networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms to play games, watch videos and attend events.
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+27

China’s bitcoin market alive and well as traders defy crackdown

Posted in Online on 1st Oct, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
Traders have now moved to buy and sell bitcoin directly with each other on peer-to-peer marketplaces and messenger apps.
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+28

Japan licenses 11 bitcoin exchanges

Posted in Online on 30th Sep, 2017 01:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued operating licenses to a total 11 bitcoin exchanges.
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+31

Bitcoin back above $4000 as AirSwap could allow circumvention of China’s restrictions

Posted in Online on 29th Sep, 2017 02:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of Bitcoin seems to be shrugging off China ICO ban.
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+28
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