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  • Prominent US Politician Promoting Bitcoin-Based Retirement Investments Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Investment, Ethereum, News, Ripple

    Prominent US Politician Promoting Bitcoin-Based Retirement Investments

    Bitcoin-based retirement instruments are increasingly attracting the interest of millennials, as well as influential politicians. In fact, former GOP Congressman Ron Paul is already encouraging people to buy Bitcoin-based retirement instruments. Ron Paul Is Touting Bitcoin IRAs For the past few years, some U.S. politicians have been interested in grabbing the benefits that cryptocurrencies bring. For example, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), who is also a former U.S. presidential candidate, accepted contributions in Bitcoin during his

    · November 18, 2017 · 9:30 pm
  • Ethereum Classic Beats All But Bitcoin Cash As Price Tops $18 Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    Ethereum Classic Beats All But Bitcoin Cash As Price Tops $18

    Ethereum Classic (ETC) is the second best-performing cryptocurrency Saturday as 15% price increases precede the Ethereum Classic Summit. ETC Summit Draws Jihan Wu, Silbert To Break Silence Ahead of the event, which takes place November 13-14 in Hong Kong, ETC reached multiweek highs of over $18 and is currently circling $16.90, cross-exchange data from Coinmarketcap shows. The uptick puts the altcoin behind only Bitcoin Cash in terms of daily growth, as the top 50 cryptocurrencies

    · November 13, 2017 · 10:45 am
  • Chia Altcoin News, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Breaking News Brief, Bitcoin Technology, News, News teaser

    BitTorrent Creator Looks To Launch Bitcoin Rival Chia in 2018

    Bram Cohen, creator of the famous but faltering BitTorrent, has announced he is a step closer to “solving Bitcoin’s centralization.” Cohen: Chia Has Had ‘Very Hot’ Seed Investment Speaking to technology industry magazine TechCrunch, Cohen said the Chia Network, his long-hinted Bitcoin alternative, could launch by late 2018. Some coverage of my new venture https://t.co/tCER6YKn5R — Bram Cohen (@bramcohen) November 8, 2017 A “very hot” seed investment round has enabled the project to get off

    · November 10, 2017 · 3:00 am
  • Can ICOs by Mainstream Companies Lead to Cryptocurrency Mass Adoption? Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchange, News, News teaser

    Coinbase Adds 100k New Users in Just 24 Hours as Bitcoin Prices Continue to Climb

    Interest in Bitcoin is intensifying. People wishing to purchase Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are flocking to digital currency exchanges, such as Coinbase. In effect, on November 2, 2017, as Bitcoin hit all-time highs for the third week in a row, Coinbase added more than 100,000 customers in just a 24-hour period. Many Are Now Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon The number of people wishing to participate in the cryptocurrency ecosystem is increasing exponentially. For example,

    · November 3, 2017 · 6:15 pm
  • Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Politics, FinTech, Mining, News, News teaser

    Russia Intends to Dominate Finance and the Cryptocurrency World by Introducing New Technologies

    Recognizing the importance of digital technologies in the financial world, President Vladimir Putin has ordered the issuance of a national cryptocurrency. Concurrently, Russian industry is intent on attaining supremacy in the cryptocurrency mining industry by introducing new computing technology. In effect, the Russian Miner Coin (RMC) company is promising a revolutionary technology for Bitcoin and altcoin mining that would significantly improve energy efficiency. Breaking Computing Technology Paradigms for Cryptocurrency Mining By using technological innovations, Russians

    · October 20, 2017 · 6:00 am
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    ‘We’ll help you launch a successful ICO’ – Will they?

    The ICO is still booming; there’s a new way for companies to attract investment, while crypto holders know their “new money” now offers one more way to increase profits. Feeding the Dream Where there is demand, there is supply. The so-called “ICO full-range service” agencies promise the best quality, speed, and results with little or no input from the client’s side. All you need to do is pay. I can personally vouch for the high interest

    · September 28, 2017 · 2:10 pm
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    Nvidia to Focus More on Cryptocurrency Mining Market

    In the wake of record-setting growth for digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, graphics card manufacturer Nvidia has expressed their intent to focus more on the cryptocurrency mining market. Cryptocurrency Mining Boom Since the beginning of 2017, the cryptocurrency market has grown at an enormous rate. In late 2016 the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market was a respectable $14 billion and in the months since has climbed a record-setting $135 billion as of this writing! Bitcoin

    · August 12, 2017 · 2:15 pm
  • Overstock’s Cryptocurrency Strategy: In It For The Long Haul Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Acceptance, News, News teaser

    Overstock Cryptocurrency Strategy: In It For The Long Haul

    One of the first and biggest major retailers to join the Bitcoin revolution has invested heavily in its blockchain subsidiary, and has also changed its internal strategy on accumulating Bitcoin from 10% previously to an incredible 50% now. This move coincides with the digital currency breaking its all time records this month and soaring to unprecedented highs.

    · August 8, 2017 · 12:30 pm
  • The Secret Hedge Fund That is Outperforming Bitcoin Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Investment, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    The Secret Hedge Fund That is Outperforming Bitcoin

    This ‘stealth’ cryptocurrency hedge fund is being backed by the top venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. Choosing instead to let its performance numbers speak for themselves, the fund has shied away from the spotlight and never even announced its recent fundraising round. The Way Forward MetaStable Capital, is a hedge fund in ‘stealth’ mode that primarily focuses on cryptocurrencies and ICOs. One of hedge funds founders is the well-known CEO of AngelList, Naval Ravikant. This unique hedge

    · July 29, 2017 · 11:00 am
  • Racially Segregated 'Whites-only' Micronation Seeks Digital Currency Altcoins, Emerging Markets, News, News teaser

    Racially Segregated ‘Whites-only’ Micronation Seeks Digital Currency

    A controversial small town in rural South Africa, infamous for its racial segregation, has identified the value of digital currencies for their microcosmic economy. Orania, a bastion of white supremacy in a country that abolished Apartheid 23 years ago, is looking to move with the times in terms of technological economic growth, despite still remaining backward socially. Established in 1991, ahead of the impending democratic elections in South Africa, Orania is classified as a self-sufficient

    · July 17, 2017 · 6:30 pm
  • Wall Street's Old Guard Has A Double Standard When It Comes To Bitcoin Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Investment, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    Investors see ICO as the Future of Venture Capitalism

    This year has been a very profitable for cryptocurrency investors. More and more people are investing in ICOs (Initial Coin Offering) in hope to get in the next Bitcoin or Ethereum. ICO the Future of Venture Capitalism? Any way you look at it, 2017 has been a record setting – and record breaking – year for cryptocurrencies and ICOs. Over 40 different projects have managed to raise an impressive $1.2 billion USD in funding through token sales.

    · July 15, 2017 · 12:30 pm
  • Sibcoin to Outdo Mother Coin Dash? Altcoin News, FinTech, News

    Can Sibcoin Outdo Mother Coin Dash?

    The cryptocurrency industry is full of altcoins, and their number has already exceeded one thousand. Due to the fact that most cryptocurrencies are open source, it can often take just one tech-savvy enthusiast to fork a virtual currency and thus create something completely different. That is how Litecoin came to be. The Birth of Sibcoin When it comes to these forked cryptocurrencies, however, the sad truth is that unless the developers have something serious on

    · July 8, 2017 · 12:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrencies are undergoing a transformation — they are becoming part of our daily lives. We can now buy things with Bitcoin, which means that the mainstream denomination of “useless digital asset” will soon be erased. Altcoin News, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Markets and Prices, News

    A $5 Trillion Cryptocurrency Empire in Just 5 Years?

    Famous investor and ex-hedge fund manager, Michael Novogratz, predicts that the cryptocurrency market will be worth $5 trillion in 5 years. The Rise of the Cryptocurrency Market After the cryptocurrency market managed to show such explosive growth in such a short time, many investors, speculators, analysts and fintech specialists predict a bullish long-term trend for its future. In this year alone, Bitcoin’s price hit a new ATH to grow by 167%. Another cryptocurrency that had an impressive

    · June 28, 2017 · 10:00 pm
  • Sibcoin Launches a Decentralized Service for International Remittances Altcoin News, FinTech, News

    Sibcoin Launches a Decentralized Service for International Remittances

    The Sibcoin team has announced the launch of Perevod.io, a decentralized service for international money remittances. The service allows two parties to send each other fiat money through Sibcoin-supporting exchanges and requires no specific experience with cryptocurrencies, which fulfills the project’s promise of bringing cryptocurrencies closer to people. Perevod.io is applicable in numerous use cases, including operation in underbanked countries, bypassing international sanctions imposed on financial services, and avoiding excessive transaction fees inherent in traditional

    · June 23, 2017 · 12:30 pm
  • Enhancing the Value of History with ZenDao Altcoin News, Altcoins, Blockchain Technology, News

    Enhancing the Value of History with ZenDao

    ZenDao, a decentralized platform developed on the Metaverse Blockchain, is launching an ICO on June 23rd, 2017. The project seeks to utilize solutions provided by Blockchain technology in order to create a digital representation of the real-world collectibles on the Blockchain and establish an unalterable digital provenance ledger and ownership transfer channel. ZenDao aims to provide smooth solutions to complex problems and to create a fair and open market standards. ZenDao has identified the current

    · June 19, 2017 · 5:00 pm
  • Paybis Cuts 25% off Bitcoin Purchase Fees on all Credit and Debit Card Payments Altcoin News, Altcoins, News

    Altcoin Exchanges: Pros and Cons of Top Platforms

    Altcoins, a collective name for all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin, have become the main point of attraction for cryptotraders around the world. The altcoin market, full of promising new coins, highly reputable old rivals of bitcoin, and downright scam coins, shows an equal potential for making someone a fortune or leaving them penniless. Altcoin exchanges pop up like mushrooms after a summer rain, a fact that is predominantly attributed to the need of diversifying one’s altcoin

    · June 19, 2017 · 1:00 pm
  • Crypviser: The Next Step in Cryptography Evolution Altcoin News, Blockchain Technology, Sponsored Article

    Crypviser: The Next Step in Cryptography Evolution

    Crypviser is building “the first encrypted network for social and business communication based on Blockchain”. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The World Needs Encryption With the inception of the Internet, securing information has become a fairly complicated task. While physical documents were somewhat easy to protect, the digital world provides many more challenges as information needs to be constantly available and in transit. Cryptography has become indispensable for both individuals and companies, the former

    · June 16, 2017 · 9:30 am
  • Cryptocurrency-Powered Game Platform ZENIgames Announces Official Launch Altcoin News, Altcoins, Emerging Markets, News

    Cryptocurrency-Powered Game Platform ZENIgames Announces Official Launch

    The new online gaming platform ZENIgames offers gamers a chance to play games and win “Zennies” in the process. Love online gaming and cryptocurrencies? Then this new gaming platform is just for you. The Bulgarian arcade game website ZENIgames.com has announced its official launch and is powered by “Zennies”, the platform’s own cryptocurrency. ZENIgames offers free-to-play online games and lets players earn Zennies in the process. ZENIgames joins other companies such as Datcroft Games Ltd. and Ionomy Studios in integrating

    · June 4, 2017 · 10:00 am
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    Cryptocurrency BitConnect Coin Sees Sustained Growth Amid a Surge in Adoption

    The UK-based Bitcoin startup, BitConnect is experiencing a substantially consistent growth of its BitConnect Coin cryptocurrency. The sustained rise in user adoption follows the company’s announcement of record value and market capitalization, during Q1 2017. [Note: This is a press release.] BitConnect Coin is a community-driven, open-source, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency, designed for mass adoption and has a limited total supply of units. The cryptocurrency (BCC) entered the market in Q1 2017 and recorded a market capitalization of 

    · May 14, 2017 · 1:37 pm
  • Bitcoin Price to Hit $27K by February? Investor Trace Mayer Thinks So Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Dare To Dream? Bitcoin Just $350 Off $2000 Moon Landing

    Bitcoin is adamant which way it intends to go as its price beats $1600 resistance to land just $350 short of a new $2000 frontier. Healthy Metrics Or Another Bubble? In what has been an unprecedented run since March, the cryptocurrency has beaten all expectations to gain $750 without major downward pressure. Now, just weeks after the price per coin fell below $1000 on hard fork fears, the question on everyone’s lips has become whether

    · May 9, 2017 · 1:00 pm
  • Sikoba Blockchain Based IOU System Altcoin News, Ethereum, FinTech, News, PR Buzz

    Blockchain-Based Decentralized P2P IOU Platform, Sikoba Launches Pre-Sale Ahead of Token ICO

    London-based decentralized money platform Sikoba has announced its upcoming ICO with a token presale. The blockchain-supported platform is based on P2P IOU’s, and the crowdsale will give participants the opportunity to receive a 50% bonus on SKO tokens — a cryptocurrency designed to fuel transactions within the Sikoba platform. The ICO will take place between April 25 and May 15, 2017. A Blockchain-based IOU System Sikoba’s decentralized money platform allows users to offer each other

    · May 7, 2017 · 8:00 pm
  • Ethereum Classic Challenges Dash As Silbert Support Gains Momentum Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Ethereum Classic Challenges Dash As Silbert Support Gains Momentum

    Barry Silbert was celebrating as Ethereum Classic (ETC) briefly overtook Dash to become the fifth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. ETC Challenges Dash For 5th Place Supremacy In a tweet Thursday, the entrepreneur, who at the end of April launched a dedicated private fund in ETC, quoted Coinmarketcap statistics showing the shift. Ethereum Classic ($ETC) has just surpassed Dash to become the fifth largest digital currency pic.twitter.com/2HkG4VSZ24 — Barry Silbert (@barrysilbert) May 5, 2017 Interest

    · May 6, 2017 · 4:00 pm
  • Las Vegas Strip Club Issues Own Cryptocurrency Token Altcoin News, Altcoins, Bitcoin Acceptance, Ethereum, News

    Las Vegas Strip Club Issues Own Cryptocurrency Token

    The Legends Room, a new strip club in Las Vegas, is reinventing the strip club experience by issuing its own cryptocurrency token, The Legends cryptocurrency (LGD). “Dance dollars have now gone digital” Dollar bills have since long been an iconic part of strip clubs. From “making it rain” to the simple dollar bill kindly tucked within an undergarment, paper money has long ruled the striptease scene. However, one strip club is willing to replace tradition

    · May 2, 2017 · 1:00 pm