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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.

Price of One Bitcoin crosses the $10,000 milestone

Posted in Software on 29th Nov, 2017 06:47 AM
by Alex Muller
It caps a remarkable rise in value for the crypto-currency, which was trading below $1,000 at the start of the year.

Bitcoin Rose More Than 1,300 Percent This Year. Is This a Bubble?

Posted in Online on 30th Nov, 2017 12:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin is breaking new ground in terms of its value. The cryptocurrency is now worth almost fifteen times what it was this time last year.

Blockchain identity management could replace passwords and fix many hacking problems

Posted in Business on 2nd Dec, 2017 04:26 PM
by Alex Muller
IBM, other large companies and startups are working on a global shift to decentralized identity that is built on blockchain technology.

Cryptocurrency is accomplishing PayPal’s original mission

Posted in Business on 3rd Dec, 2017 01:54 PM
by Alex Muller
If you need more proof than Bitcoin's price soaring past $11,000 this week, then consider the fact that earlier this fall it was added to Google’s payments API.

UK government mulls bitcoin regulation

Posted in Software on 4th Dec, 2017 04:35 PM
by Alex Muller
Anti-money laundering regulations should be updated to include Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the UK Treasury has said.

A second roaring Twenties

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2017 04:13 PM
by Alex Muller
The Economic Boom of the 1920s was driven by the Assembly line and the mass production of consumer goods.

Steam drops Bitcoin cryptocurrency due to volatility and $20 transaction fees

Posted in Business on 6th Dec, 2017 10:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin is causing too many complications for Valve, so the company has announced that it will no longer accept the digital cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin breaks through the $16,000 mark

Posted in Business on 7th Dec, 2017 10:09 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin has breached the $16,000 mark, extending the digital currency's record-breaking surge.

Bitcoin seized by Bulgaria’s government now worth $3 billion

Posted in Business on 9th Dec, 2017 01:21 PM
by Alex Muller
A stash of Bitcoin that Bulgarian investigators took from some crooks back in the spring is now worth $3 billion.

Blockchain's Boom Year: Job Market Grows 200%

Posted in Software on 12th Dec, 2017 11:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The number of blockchain jobs posted in the U.S. this year has seen a dramatic increase, according to data provided to CoinDesk from one of the largest jobs sites.

Bitcoin’s mysterious creator may become the first trillionaire

Posted in Software on 19th Dec, 2017 12:26 AM
by Alex Muller
All that is known about the founder of this progressive financial phenomenon is the name, Satoshi Nakamoto.

Accenture predicts the top tech stories of CES 2018

Posted in Business on 21st Dec, 2017 05:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Each year, tech consulting giant Accenture makes predictions about the kind of technology we’ll see at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

Is your computer secretly mining bitcoin alternatives? A guide to 'cryptojacking'

Posted in Online on 21st Dec, 2017 05:22 AM
by Alex Muller
Some sites have found a new way to make money from you: using your computer to generate virtual currencies.

Cryptocurrency stocks hold on despite Bitcoin drop

Posted in Business on 23rd Dec, 2017 07:45 AM
by Alex Muller
Stocks that surged in recent weeks because of the cryptocurrency mania have managed to hold onto most of their gains despite the recent retreat in the price of bitcoin.

Can blockchain replace supermarkets?

Posted in Software on 26th Dec, 2017 11:04 AM
by Alex Muller
Imagine a world where consumers buy their groceries directly from manufacturers, cutting grocery stores and supermarkets completely out of the equation.

Looking for signs the Bitcoin panic is over

Posted in Business on 27th Dec, 2017 08:32 AM
by Alex Muller
A remarkable 2017 for Bitcoin turned into stomach-churning terror for investors just before the holiday weekend with its worst week of trading in four years.

The Technologies We’ll Have Our Eyes on in 2018 (SingularityHub)

Posted in Science on 30th Dec, 2017 07:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Here’s the list from some of the Singularity Hub team as we enter the new year.

Over $900: Ether Starts 2018 at All-Time Price High

Posted in Business on 4th Jan, 2018 12:35 AM
by Alex Muller
The native token of the ethereum platform, ether, has started the new year with a bang, hitting an all-time high of over $900.

Beyond Mining: Blockchain Boosts Solar Exchange Markets

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2018 10:15 PM
by Alex Muller
The Spanish startup Pylon Network is launching its own “clean” cryptocurrency, Pylon coin, which will be used to exchange renewable energy.

Blockchain tech will become $10 trillion market by 2033

Posted in Software on 6th Jan, 2018 08:18 PM
by Alex Muller
This $10 trillion estimate comes from taking one-third of the roughly $30 trillion in assets held in offshore funds and gold.

CES 2018: Kodak soars on KodakCoin and Bitcoin mining plans

Posted in Business on 10th Jan, 2018 09:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Shares in photo firm Eastman Kodak soared nearly 120% after it revealed plans to mint its own crypto-currency, the KodakCoin.

South Korea prepares bill to ban cryptocurrency trading, raids local exchanges for alleged tax evasion

Posted in Software on 11th Jan, 2018 12:55 PM
by Alex Muller
“justice ministry is basically preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through exchanges”

Bitcoin dipped below $10,000 for first time since December

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2018 09:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin has traded below $10,000 for the first time since early December.

This week’s Bitcoin Atom fork: A quick primer

Posted in Business on 22nd Jan, 2018 05:47 AM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin Atom, an ambitious Bitcoin fork due to come into existence within the next few days, plans to solve a substantial problem in the cryptocurrency world.

Canada gov to use of Ethereum to enhance transparency

Posted in Software on 22nd Jan, 2018 11:54 PM
by Alex Muller
The Canadian government has launched a trial to explore the use of blockchain technology in making government research grant and funding info more transparent.

Crypto-cash boom prompts graphics card rationing

Posted in Business on 24th Jan, 2018 04:03 AM
by Alex Muller
Booming interest in crypto-currencies has been blamed for pushing up the prices of graphics cards.

Robinhood will allow Bitcoin and Ethereum to be traded without transaction fees starting February

Posted in Online on 28th Jan, 2018 02:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February.

Facebook bans all cryptocurrency ads

Posted in Business on 31st Jan, 2018 04:20 AM
by Alex Muller
Facebook has said it will block any advertising promoting cryptocurrency products and services.

South Korea uncovers almost $600 million in illegal cryptocurrency trade

Posted in Online on 1st Feb, 2018 03:56 AM
by Alex Muller
South Korea has uncovered illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly $600 million.

Bitcoin braces for worst week since 2013

Posted in Business on 3rd Feb, 2018 12:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Digital currency Bitcoin has fallen 30% this week, leaving it on track for its worst week since April 2013.

This Startup Is Dreaming of a Global Brain on Blockchain

Posted in Business on 12th Feb, 2018 11:48 PM
by Alex Muller
A fascinating vision of a future in which AI and blockchain converge.

Criminals hide 'billions' in crypto-cash

Posted in Business on 12th Feb, 2018 11:54 PM
by Alex Muller
Three to four billion pounds of criminal money in Europe is being laundered through cryptocurrencies, according to Europol.

U.S. Congress considers cryptocurrency rules and regulations

Posted in Business on 20th Feb, 2018 01:40 PM
by Alex Muller
U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class.

Why Ethereum weathered the cryptocurrency downturn better than Bitcoin

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2018 10:15 PM
by Alex Muller
If 2017 was a dream for cryptocurrency enthusiasts, 2018 has been a swift return to reality.

2018 VC investment into crypto startups set to surpass 2017

Posted in Business on 4th Mar, 2018 01:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Like all emerging technologies, and most nascent companies working on them, there’s no telling whether these bets will generate significant returns.

How to spot a cryptocurrency scam

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2018 06:57 AM
by Alex Muller
In the digital age, it’s becoming more common to see a company launch an 'initial coin offering' (ICO) as a means to raise investment.

Bitcoin may not last, but blockchain could be the real deal

Posted in Business on 19th Mar, 2018 09:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Some experts view blockchain as a skeletal outline for a new internet, one less vulnerable to hacking, writes Tom Billitteri

Overall ICOs raising more money in 2018 but the failure and scam rate is high

Posted in Online on 8th Apr, 2018 07:20 PM
by Alex Muller
The ICO market has not collapsed. There is still more money being raised by ICO’s in 2018.

Goldman starting Bitcoin trading desk and Coinbase expecting double the trading volume in coming months

Posted in Online on 6th May, 2018 11:21 AM
by Alex Muller
Goldman will begin using its money to trade Bitcoin futures contracts on behalf of clients.

Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value in this technology?

Posted in Software on 16th Jul, 2018 02:08 AM
by Alex Muller
Speculation on the value of blockchain is rife, with Bitcoin, the first application of blockchain, grabbing headlines for its price and volatility.

Exchange Traded Funds Explained and Advantages When Cryptocurrency ETFs are approved

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2018 10:09 PM
by Alex Muller
There are several groups trying to create cryptocurrency ETFs.

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