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Cryptocurrency Bubble Will Burst: Aberdeen Asset Management

The recent rapid increase in the price of cryptocurrencies has resulted in many experts calling it a bubble and advising caution while investing. Aberdeen Asset Management is the latest to do so, arguing that like all bubbles, the virtual currency bubble will eventually burst too. Bubble-like Characteristics The growth in …

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Cryptocurrency exchange to credit traders for ethereum ‘flash crash’

Some traders who lost money in this week’s ethereum “flash crash” are going to be credited for their losses, the GDAX cryptocurrency exchange announced on Friday. The price of ethereum, the alternative digital currency to bitcoin, crashed as low as 10 cents from around $319 in about a second in …

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What Are Cryptocurrency Debit Cards, Explained

5. It has more to do with the technology of cryptocurrency itself – confirmation times and transaction fees, in particular. It’s true that the technology of cryptocurrency debit cards has been here for a while. You might be thinking: “if they make digital currencies so easy to spend and can …

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Too Many Cryptocurrencies? Huobi Launches Quantitative Model for Investors

Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has released a quantitative analysis model that evaluates different blockchain-based currencies using a range of variables. Named SMARTChain and designed with support from academics, the model intends to serve as a guide for global investors who have an interest in cryptocurrencies and a need for a more scientific way to appraise each platform’s differences. Currently …

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China Becomes First Country in the World to Test a National Cryptocurrency

In Brief China’s central bank has developed its own cryptocurrency, which is now being tested. Cryptocurrencies have the potential to not only benefit China, but the rest of the world, due to their basis in blockchain. Benefits of Digital Currency China’s central bank — the People’s Bank of China …

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Apple’s Siri Problem, and Nvidia and AMD’s Cryptocurrency Boost — TheStreet’s 5 Top Tech Ideas

The Nasdaq on Friday scored its first weekly gain in three weeks, boosted higher by strength in the big technology stocks. The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed up 0.5% on Friday and climbed nearly 2% for the week. The S&P 500 gained 0.2% in the prior five trading sessions, while the Dow …

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Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses

Rich Svinkin is the CEO of Jaywalk.me, a startup that motivates increased physical activity with brick-and-mortar retail rewards. In this opinion piece, Svinkin argues that using cryptocurrencies for rewards schemes can demonstrate the value of the technology and ultimately help bring mass adoption. Before the hype and before the price explosions …

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Shortage of Graphics Cards Intensifies in Russia as Cryptocurrency Mining Becomes More Popular

There is still a large shortage of graphics cards in various parts of the world. Things are getting out of hand in Russia, that much is evident. A new article shows how cryptocurrency mining in the country is picking up. As a result, the shortage of video cards becomes a …

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