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Bitcoin hits record $2,000 — and rising

(Photo: the Bitcoin Symbol project, under the Free Art License 1.3) SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin, sometimes frowned upon as a currency of the underworld, is fast gaining currency in the financial world. The crypto-currency soared past $2,000 for the first time over the weekend as investors increasingly treat it as a new gold standard and countries …

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Bitcoin jumps $200 in single day on surging global demand

Bitcoin added more than $200 Monday at one point amid a major New York conference on digital currencies, following a surge in weekend interest from Asian investors. The cryptocurrency briefly leaped more than 11 percent past $2,100 and $2,200 to hit an all-time high of $2,289.21, according to CoinDesk.com. Bitcoin …

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This Might Be The Key Reason Behind Bitcoin, Altcoin Price Surge

The first two-quarters of the year 2017 have seen the crypto industry experience a massive growth in awareness and adoption. From a perspective of economics, the high demand for Blockchain products, whether for preliminary investigations or systematic adoption has automatically generated an influx of capital which consequently reflects the value …

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Can bitcoin’s cryptographic technology help save the environment? | Science

Blockchain, the cryptographic technology behind the digital currency bitcoin, could also be adapted for environmental purposes, such as guaranteeing that fish sold to consumers come from labeled sources, such as these salmon farms in Norway. Andrey Armyagov/Alamy Stock Photo By Matthew HutsonMay. 22, 2017 , 2:00 PM If you’ve heard of …

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Ethereum Could Be Worth More Than Bitcoin Very Soon

Ethereum has been a grand slam for the tech and entrepreneurial community, major corporations, as well as Ether investors. If you aren’t familiar, what Bitcoin does for payments, Ethereum does for anything involving programming and computing. While it utilizes its own version of a blockchain, it is functionally different from …

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Bitcoins: Government seeks public views on future of bitcoin

NEW DELHI: Should bitcoins be banned, regulated or subjected to self-regulation? The government has sought comments on this question from the public for deciding the viability or other wise of Virtual Currencies (VC) or bitcoins. Widening the scope of the debate on what is also referred to as Digital/Crypto Currencies, …

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Bitcoin Surges Past $2,200

In Brief Bitcoin has set record after record as a global currency. It also has the potential to become a universal currency. But, what are the realities behind the impressive figures? The Rise of Bitcoin Bitcoin (for its history, see this infographic) has experienced unprecedented success since their …

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