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Cryptocurrency Takes Money 20/20 by Storm

Cryptocurrency Takes Money 20/20 by Storm. Las Vegas, Nevada – November 5 marks the end of Money 20/20, but the cryptocurrency presence in the world of finance is growing and getting stronger. Money 20/20 is the leading global event for innovation in money that sold out this year and had more....

Kraken Includes Support for Monero Cryptocurrency

Kraken, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges now supports Monero trading. Kraken, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchange platforms has announced the inclusion of a new cryptocurrency offering. The exchange announced the new development in its latest blog post, published a few days....

Why Apple Users are Diving into the Cryptocurrency Trading Business

Last year, Apple hinted that it has been following the development of the cryptocurrency industry intently, leading some to speculate that the global electronics and payment giant was preparing to launch its own cryptocurrency or blockchain platform. Though this prospect was quickly dismissed by....

How You Can Effectively Trade Cryptocurrency

The emerging cryptocurrency market has generated increasing interest over the last few years, among investors of all varieties and backgrounds. Unlike traditional currencies, cryptocurrency trading is based on speculation of price fluctuations, instead of actually owning and selling an asset.....

Coin Academy Collaborates with the College Cryptocurrency Network

CoinAcademy, a content provider in cryptocurrency education, has partnered with the College Cryptocurrency Network (CCN). The partnership is expected to bring cryptocurrency education to college campuses across the United States. Under the arrangement, Coin Academy will provide their original....

Cambridge University: Cryptocurrency Use Seeing ‘Significant Growth’

A report by Cambridge University’s CCAF reveals that the number of people using cryptocurrency today has seen significant growth and rivals the population of small countries. Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has recently published a....

Overstock Incurred $117K Loss in Cryptocurrency Investments for Q1

Online retail giant Overstock reported a total of $117,000 in losses for its cryptocurrency investments in the first quarter of 2015. According to the company's earnings report, its cryptocurrency holdings fell in value from $340,000 to $233,000 during the reporting period. Recent price declines....

Elon Musk Endorses Cryptocurrency for Martian Economy

Spacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, widely believed to be the man taking humanity to Mars and building a permanent settlement there, tweeted his approval of the idea that Mars’ economy will run on cryptocurrency. Elon Musk Envisions Mars’ Economy Run on Cryptocurrency Elon Musk believes....

Bitcoin Surges to $11,400: 2 Factors Influencing This Surge

Bitcoin is surging higher after weeks of consolidation. The cryptocurrency, currently trading for $11,430, is at its highest price since early September. In the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency is up by approximately 5%, having traded around $10,900 on Thursday. BTC’s strong surge higher....

Dash Passes Litecoin and Monero to Claim Number 4 Cryptocurrency Status

In a major price surge, Dash has nearly doubled market cap over the last month, overtaking Litecoin and Monero to become the fourth most valued cryptocurrency. This week one year ago, Dash was the #7 ranked cryptocurrency with a market cap of about $23 mln. This number grew steadily over the....

Russia To Hold Cryptocurrency Conference Regarding Bitcoin Challenges

The Russian government seems concerned about the risks Bitcoin poses, and assessing these risks might be more favorable than banning cryptocurrency altogether. The situation of Bitcoin in Russia will remain fickle for the time being as the local government appears to have trouble making up its....

Bitcoin Beyond Nerds: How to Get the Average Joe to Use Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is still seen as the tech nerd’s plaything rather than the everyman’s money. Four cryptocurrency adoption experts share their tips and tricks for how to bring crypto to the average Joe. A 2013 report found that the vast majority of Bitcoin users were male, libertarian, non-religious, and....

Cryptocurrency Trader: Bringing Sexy To The Realm Of Crypto Trading

Although certainly not an absolute requirement, a quality cryptocurrency trading terminal can make all the difference in the world when it comes to both trading efficiency and potential profitability. On April 11th, BitcoinTalk.org member Kilzeus has released a newly updated version of his most....

Which Cryptocurrency Should You Invest In?

After the rise of bitcoin a few years back, a number of other cryptocurrency versions have popped up, each promising to have better or more features than the rest. These days you have bitcoin, litecoin, darkcoin, dogecoin, and many others to choose from. Which one should you invest in? Trading....

3 US Universities to Conduct Government-Funded Cryptocurrency Research

The University of Maryland, Cornell, and the University of California Berkeley will be conducting cryptocurrency research backed by $3 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, a US government agency that supports and funds scientific research. According to principal investigator....

What is Cryptocurrency?

A cryptocurrency is a medium of exchange like normal currencies such as USD, but designed for the purpose of exchanging digital information through a process made possible by certain principles of cryptography. Cryptography is used to secure the transactions and to control the creation of new....

Bank of America Filed 10 New Cryptocurrency Patent Applications

10 new patent publications filed by Bank of America have been published by the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last week. The bank's patent applications were filed in June, last year. The USPTO has published 10 patent applications filed by Bank of America in relation to....

Are Cryptocurrencies in a State of War?

What's the difference between an HD DVD and a Blu-ray Disc? In a nutshell, one is a loser and the other is a winner. In the late 2000s, the two battled it out on store shelves in what is known as a format war. Which won? Here's a hint: you won't be watching Gravity on HD DVD anytime soon. Any....

New to Crypto? Get Your Christmas Treats at Crypto.com

The Cryptocurrency community is all set to have A Very Crypto.com Christmas  The flagship cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is at its all-time high which further reinforces cryptocurrency’s position as a strong investment instrument. While those hodling Bitcoin witness their investment grow in....

Russia Is Considering Its Own Cryptocurrency

The Russian Ministry of Finance, known for its disdain and intent to criminalize bitcoin activity, is considering the issuance of a state-controlled cryptocurrency in discussions with banks and regulators. The idea of a state-controlled cryptocurrency in Russia is currently being deliberated in....

ID Required to Buy a Coffee With Bitcoin in the Czech Republic

In line with the recent legislative policy led by the European Commission, the Czech Republic government aims to create a more strict approach to cryptocurrency anonymity. Czech Republic’s Ministry of Finance Enforces Cryptocurrency KYC Procedures. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are a popular....

Bitcoin Is Facing Down “Modest” Headwinds: JP Morgan Analysis

Bitcoin has gained approximately $1,000 from last week’s low of $10,400 as the coin now trades just shy of $11,400. At the highs set on Tuesday, the cryptocurrency traded as high as $11,750. The cryptocurrency has faced a slight retracement as the U.S. dollar has bounced after a strong....

HaoBTC Stops Offering Bitcoin Exchange Service

The Chinese cryptocurrency platform, HaoBTC has announced its decision to stop offering Bitcoin exchange services following its recent meeting with PBOC officials. Things in the Chinese cryptocurrency market has hit the fan. An inspection of cryptocurrency platforms by the People’s Bank of China....

CoinsManager is a Bitcoin Wallet Without the Private Keys

CoinsManager wants to be your cryptocurrency portfolio manager. CoinsManager is an upcoming online cryptocurrency wallet that will allow users to store public addresses without the corresponding private keys. While this offers a large amount of security for an online wallet, it also means that....

Belarus’ Largest Bank Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service

The largest bank in Belarus, Belarusbank, has reportedly begun providing a cryptocurrency exchange service, allowing customers to buy bitcoin using Visa cards. Belarusbank’s new cryptocurrency exchange service is in collaboration with bitcoin exchange service provider Whitebird, several....