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Further Decrease Expected (Bitcoin Price Analysis)

From last Friday when the evaluation of the cryptocurrency market capitalization was at around $104,041,000,000 which is the lowest it has been since the start of the year, we have seen an increase fo about 9 billion dollars measured to the current levels. Market Cap: $112,561,894,029 24h Vol: $14,029,628,251 BTC Dominance: …

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From Bitcoin to Food Traceability, Blockchain Sparks Broad Interest

TAGS: Marketing, Overseas December 18, 2014 Source: Kansas State University Research and Extension What do pork and beef producers, food companies, and bankers have in common? Some of them are exploring how a relatively new way of keeping data, called blockchain, can help their businesses and industries. “Blockchain is really just …

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Explained: 51 Percent Attacks on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

One of the worst things to happen to a proof-of-work cryptocurrency is a 51 percent attack. Such attacks undermine the immutability—and consequently the trust—in a blockchain. Satoshi Nakamoto summarized proof-of-work as “one-CPU-one-vote.” Since then, the cryptocurrency mining industry has advanced beyond CPU mining, which could compute the Bitcoin algorithm thousands …

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Blockchain, Bitcoin Or Bust? The ‘Digital Opportunity’ Of Brexit

The flags of the European Union and the British Union Jack painted on a man’s face. (Photo credit: Getty)Getty The economic impact of Brexit has been much explored and debated. The OECD and HM Treasury have put forward analysis suggesting that Brexit could negatively impact the country’s GDP by 3% …

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Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Closes Israeli Branch amid Market Woes

With the bitcoin price trading more than 80 percent below its all-time high, not even Bitmain, the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining firm and the crypto industry’s most valuable company, has been immune from the slaughter. According to Israeli business publication Globes, the China-based Bitmain has closed Bitmaintech Israel, the development …

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How Safe Are Bitcoin ATMS? — Security Today

How Safe Are Bitcoin ATMS? As its evangelists work day and night to popularize digital currencies, Bitcoin ATM machines are popping up to help the unbanked and underbanked have access to the leading cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, unlike other cryptocurrencies, has spread across many countries. As its evangelists work day and night …

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Bitcoin & Ethereum Fundamentals Outperforming Price, Analyst says “Volatility driven by Technical Factors”

Bitcoin and Ethereum are in the green while BTC dominance is taking a hike to 55 percent. Meanwhile, analysts and experts say the recent volatility is driven by technical factors and price is down more than the fundamentals. Bitcoin Dominance Taking a Hike While Ethereum’s Sliding Downwards Currently, trading at …

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French protesters could ‘use Bitcoin to bring down the banks and government’

French ‘gilet jaunes’ protesters have brought chaos to cities around the Republic. But one commentator believes angry activists could use cryptocurrencies to launch a revolution without even having to leave the house. Max Keiser, a controversial and outspoken financial pundit, said French people could ‘collapse the banks’ and bring down …

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Bullish higher lows or a dead cat bounce?

Cryptocurrencies enjoyed stability and advanced gradually over the weekend.  However, they then retreated, leaving open questions on each chart. The SEC delay and the NASDAQ plans echo in markets. After the SEC delayed the decision on a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) ahead of the weekend, digital coins tumbled down. …

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What is Bitcoin Hivemind? Complete Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin Hivemind — originally Truthcoin —  is an open-source, P2P Oracle protocol and conditional prediction market (PM) proposed by Paul Sztorc (Truthcoin) and designed as a Bitcoin sidechain. Hivemind specifically focuses on governance by addressing problems with multi-factor decision making through a conditional PM. The protocol targets a primary use …

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