Bitcoin

Bitcoin (₿) is a cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash. It was designed to work as a decentralized digital currency without a central bank or single administrator, though in practice many aspects of it use are centralized. Bitcoin has been criticized for its use in illegal transactions, its high electricity consumption, price volatility, and thefts from exchanges.
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  • Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Debuts, Rewarding Users With Crypto Tokens
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    Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Debuts, Rewarding Users With Crypto Tokens

    Billing itself as “the online encyclopedia reinvented for the modern age,” Everipedia has officially introduced its long-anticipated, peer-to-peer, online encyclopedia using EOS.IO technology that rewards users with crypto tokens for providing and editing articles. These “IQ” tokens entitle the holder to voting rights within the network. Seeing itself as as an alternative to Wikipedia, Everipedia seeks to

  • NVIDIA: Crypto Slows, But AI and Driverless Cars Offer Huge Growth
    Motley Fool

    NVIDIA: Crypto Slows, But AI and Driverless Cars Offer Huge Growth

    The company made the case for a few of its growth opportunities -- and some could be huge.

  • Coindesk

    Crypto Trading 101: An Introduction to Support and Resistance

    Support and resistance levels help identify areas of supply and demand, and are an important aspect of price charts for traders to understand.

  • Federal court orders alleged hacker to pay for bail with cryptocurrency
    Engadget

    Federal court orders alleged hacker to pay for bail with cryptocurrency

    Defendants in US federal court cases now have another option for staying out on bail: emptying their virtual wallets. A district court in San Francisco has ordered alleged hacker Martin Marsich to pay the equivalent of $750,000 in cryptocurrency if he wants to live in a halfway house while facing trial. It's not clear if this is the first instance of an American court accepting digital currency for bail (Assistant District Attorney Abraham Simmons expressed doubt about it to the Daily Post).

  • Bitcoin – In the Red, but Looking Ready for a Move
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin – In the Red, but Looking Ready for a Move

    Bitcoin sees red early, as Saturday’s reversal continues into the early hours, the Bitcoin bulls looking to hold on to positive territory for the week.

  • Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 19/08/18
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 19/08/18

    Saturday’s sell-off continued into the early hours of this morning, with Litecoin bucking the trend early. The sell-off could gather momentum…

  • Crypto Market Loses $9 Billion in Hours as Tokens Drop 10% on Average
    CCN

    Crypto Market Loses $9 Billion in Hours as Tokens Drop 10% on Average

    In merely three hours, the crypto market has lost more than $9 billion of its valuation, as the price of tokens and small market cap cryptocurrencies dropped substantially. Tokens Plunge 10% Off of 2% Decline of Bitcoin After demonstrating a relatively strong corrective rally, the crypto market saw a decline in the value of tokens,

  • Bitcoin Cash Futures, Venture Funds, and Lawsuits: This Week in Crypto
    CCN

    Bitcoin Cash Futures, Venture Funds, and Lawsuits: This Week in Crypto

    Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this weeks edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 0.82% to

  • Decentralized Crypto Exchange AirSwap Launches OTC Market to ‘Unlock New World of Liquidity’
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    Decentralized Crypto Exchange AirSwap Launches OTC Market to ‘Unlock New World of Liquidity’

    Decentralized exchange AirSwap is launching the framework for over-the-counter (OTC) trading product for mainnet rollout. In an update posted on its website, AirSwap said the new product would be available “exclusively to a private beta group.” Founded in 2017, AirSwap became known for offering frictionless peer-to-peer trades for ERC20 tokens to a group of primarily

  • 90% of Employees at Major Crypto Exchange Binance Receive Salary in BNB
    CCN

    90% of Employees at Major Crypto Exchange Binance Receive Salary in BNB

    At the Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX), Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao told TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington that 90 percent of the exchange’s employees receive their salaries in BNB. “Just one of the interesting things @cz_binance told me this week at LCX event: 90% of binance employees choose to receive their salary in BNB tokens. Smart people,”

  • Satoshi’s Vision: Craig Wright to Launch BCH Node to ‘Restore Original Bitcoin Protocol’
    CCN

    Satoshi’s Vision: Craig Wright to Launch BCH Node to ‘Restore Original Bitcoin Protocol’

    An intramural debate among Bitcoin Cash developers about the future of the BCH protocol is heating up, with a development group backed by nChain and Craig Wright vowing to create a new full node client that does not include the so-called “unnecessary changes” being added to Bitcoin ABC, the most popular full node BCH client.

  • Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis: BTCUSD Capped by Strong Resistance
    CCN

    Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis: BTCUSD Capped by Strong Resistance

    Bitcoin price today tumbled 2 percent against the dollar, confirming a weak push by bulls in the current bearish bias. The BTC/USD continued to extend its prevailing upside momentum, breaking above 6500-fiat to establish 6620-fiat as its new intraday peak level. However, the absence of enough bullish sentiment around the peak area, also visible during

  • Gaming in Asia may be crypto's killer decentralized app
    TechCrunch

    Gaming in Asia may be crypto's killer decentralized app

    As money and talent flows into the crypto and blockchain worlds, a persistent question keeps coming up: what is going to be the "killer app" that drives adoption for these nascent technologies? The answer may well be quite simple: gaming in Asia. The company has started expanding into China, Japan, and Korea as it attempts to capture a large market of gamer and crypto enthusiasts there, and it is building on the playbook pioneered by Uber when it launched in China in 2014.

  • CNBC

    Why crypto investors might want to think twice about giving out their phone numbers

    Hackers are using a method known as “SIM swapping” to steal phone numbers and in some cases, use them to take millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency. This week, a California man sued his wireless carrier AT&T for $224 million after criminals used the method to steal $24 million from an cryptocurrency exchange. “Once hackers get access to your private keys, they own your money and you’re screwed,” says Kyle Samani, managing partner at Multicoin Capital.

  • Nvidia says crypto-mining boom is over for now
    MarketWatch

    Nvidia says crypto-mining boom is over for now

    The extra boost Nvidia Corp. received from selling its graphics chips to cryptocurrency miners appears to be over, at least for now.