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Tags results for 'Blockchain'

Ethereum startups don’t need Silicon Valley

Posted in Business on 5th Jul, 2017 04:51 PM
by Alex Muller
A new kind of innovation infrastructure is being built using blockchain technology and, in particular, the Ethereum platform.

Top Wall Street strategist sees bitcoin 'cannibalizing' gold, worth as much as $55,000

Posted in Software on 8th Jul, 2017 03:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin has more than doubled in value this year and last traded near $2,540.

Ethereum Is Already Using a Small Country's Worth of Electricity

Posted in Business on 9th Jul, 2017 03:27 PM
by Alex Muller
The entire network could be using slightly more than the country of Cyprus.

Is Ethereum Ready for Widespread Adoption?

Posted in Business on 11th Jul, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
There may be some hurdles to overcome, but it can be argued that with enough time, cryptocurrencies could soon replace cash.

Why Ethereum’s price has been dropping recently

Posted in Online on 14th Jul, 2017 05:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Anyone following the cryptocurrency market over the past few months has seen the spectacular rise and pretty dramatic fall of the value of an Ether.

Reasons cryptocurrency prices are in free fall

Posted in Online on 17th Jul, 2017 07:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Whether it be Bitcoin or Ethereum, every cryptocurrency has suffered massive losses over the past several days.

Bitcoin avoids split into two blockchains

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2017 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.

Bitcoin holders face sticky decision before August 1

Posted in Business on 30th Jul, 2017 03:21 PM
by Alex Muller
if you hold any bitcoin, then you'll receive the equivalent in a new cryptocurrency called 'Bitcoin Cash.' The reason why is messy, but you can think of it as a kind of dividend.

Bitcoin feud splits the currency

Posted in Business on 2nd Aug, 2017 03:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Frustrated community members voted to split a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, off the main bitcoin branch.

The Bitcoin Fork and Bitcoin Cash: What you need to know

Posted in Online on 3rd Aug, 2017 05:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Those behind the Bitcoin Cash launch called it a 'hard fork' of Bitcoin. Others have questioned whether it is a fork, or whether it would more accurately be considered an altcoin.

Bitcoin soars to record high value

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2017 03:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin's value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil.

Bitcoin has passed $4,000, Why is it so high?

Posted in Business on 14th Aug, 2017 02:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Two weeks ago Bitcoin went through a hard fork, and came out essentially unscathed.

Ethereum sets new transaction record, outperforming Bitcoin

Posted in Business on 16th Aug, 2017 06:03 PM
by AlexMuller
For the first time ever, Ethereum had more than 400,000 transactions, a record for any public blockchain, and around 40,000 higher than Bitcoin’s record day.

Ethereum leads AMD and Nvidia GPUs to a historic quarter

Posted in Business on 23rd Aug, 2017 12:50 PM
by Alex Muller
The rush on the video cards comes alongside the growth of Ethereum mining.

Why Blockchain Technology Will Make Small Businesses More Productive

Posted in Software on 27th Aug, 2017 06:24 AM
by Alex Muller
If transactions can be processed much more quickly, operations are much more efficient and will encourage more trust between transactors,

Bitcoin Sets New All-Time High as Crypto Market Tops $170 Billion

Posted in Online on 31st Aug, 2017 07:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin's price has risen above $4,700 for the second time in as many days to hit a new all-time high.

Bitcoin Drops Below $5,000 as Crypto Markets See $13 Billion Sell-Off

Posted in Online on 2nd Sep, 2017 05:34 PM
by Alex Muller
It's the biggest sell-off since mid-July.

5 Reasons the UN Is Jumping on the Blockchain Bandwagon

Posted in Online on 4th Sep, 2017 09:13 AM
by Alex Muller
UN aid efforts have a historic problem of fraud, mismanagement, and bureaucratic red tape.

Bitcoin price drops after new ruling from Chinese regulators

Posted in Business on 5th Sep, 2017 06:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of bitcoin fell after Chinese regulators announced a ban on organisations from raising funds using initial coin offerings (ICOs).

What Are ICOs and Why Are They Getting Banned in China?

Posted in Software on 9th Sep, 2017 06:25 PM
by Alex Muller
An ICO is a bit like the IPOs that come along when a company wants to offer ownership shares to the public.

Has Winter come to Bitcoin with exchange closures in China?

Posted in Business on 15th Sep, 2017 01:04 PM
by Alex Muller
It did take Bitcoin over 4 years to recover from a 2013 selloff from a peak of just over $1000. Bitcoin did not push to new highs until February of this year.

China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

Posted in Software on 19th Sep, 2017 06:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese regulators have issued strict instructions on how Bitcoin exchanges should dismantle their operations.

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

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

Japan licenses 11 bitcoin exchanges

Posted in Software 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.

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

Posted in Business 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.

Pfizer and Genentech Turn To Ethereum Blockchain

Posted in Medicine 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.

Can blockchain decentralize the internet?

Posted in Business 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.

Upcoming Bitcoin and Ethereum hard forks to implement software upgrades

Posted in Software 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.

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.

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

Posted in Business 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.

Mastercard opens access to its blockchain tech

Posted in Business 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.

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

Posted in Software 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.

Cryptocurrencies total market cap hits a record $200 billion

Posted in Online on 5th Nov, 2017 06:01 AM
by Alex Muller
If the cryptocurrency market were a company, its valuation would put it in the top 25 firms on the S&P 500 .SPX stock index.

SegWit2x backers cancel plans for bitcoin hard fork

Posted in Business on 9th Nov, 2017 07:49 AM
by Alex Muller
Advocates for a bitcoin hard fork have now decided to cancel plans for the SegWit2x fork. The bitcoin blockchain was supposed to split into two blockchains in roughly 8 days.

How Blockchain is Finding its Way Into Virtual Reality

Posted in Business on 10th Nov, 2017 10:45 AM
by Alex Muller
'Virtual worlds and virtual currencies naturally fit together'

The 3 biggest threats to your Bitcoin (and 10 tips to eliminate them)

Posted in Software on 20th Nov, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Taking precautionary steps, you can help keep yourself safe from mishandling and losing your tokens.

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