Virtual Currency

  1. Is Bitcoin Banned in China?

    The People's Republic Bank of China is increasing its control over cryptocurrency trading, ICOs and bitcoin mining.
  2. Selfish Mining

    Selfish mining is a bitcoin mining strategy that maximizes profits for miners at the cost of centralizing the system.
  3. Are Bitcoin Price And Equity Markets Returns Correlated?

    Is there a correlation between bitcoin's price and the equity markets? We investigate.
  4. Gnosis

    Gnosis is an open-sourced, decentralized, peer-to-peer prediction market platform.
  5. Lisk

    Lisk is a decentralized blockchain-based application platform for app developers.
  6. VeChain

    VeChain is a blockchain platform that aims to improve business operations, by enhancing the tracking of processes and products.
  7. Blockchain-Based 'Internet Computer' Gets $61M from Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain

    Cryptocurrency hedge fund Polychain Capital and VC firm Andreessen Horowitz invested $61 million in Dfinity Foundation.
  8. GPU Usage in Cryptocurrency Mining

    What is a GPU and how is it used in cryptocurrency mining?
  9. Mt. Gox

    Mt. Gox is a Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange that operated between 2010 and 2014.
  10. How Do You Mine Ethereum?

    Mining for ethereum is a profitable, essential, and oftentimes confusing process. Here's the basics of how to do it.
  11. How to Find Your Next Cryptocurrency Investment

    It’s hard to predict which coins will receive the most attention and why.
  12. Bitcoin Price Is Mostly Unchanged As Week Draws To A Close

    Bitcoin's price did not move much in the last 24 hours. Cryptocurrency markets were also mostly unchanged.
  13. Should Coinbase Stop Selling Bitcoin Cash?

    Coinbase is accused of diluting its brand by associating itself with bitcoin cash, according to a recent Medium post.
  14. Arizona Considers Allowing Residents to Pay Taxes In Bitcoin

    Arizona lawmakers have proposed a bill that would enable people to pay their taxes in bitcoin.
  15. Litecoin Gains Ground On Bitcoin In The Dark Web

    Litecoin may soon surpass bitcoin as the most popular cryptocurrency for e-commerce transactions on the dark web.
  16. Is Ethereum a Security? SEC Chair Sows Confusion

    Judging by earlier comments, Jay Clayton doesn't want to lump ethereum in with ICOs, but ethereum was an ICO. So if "every ...
  17. Why Bitcoin May See A 30% Dead Cat Bounce

    Bitcoin's price has recovered somewhat from a shocking recent nosedive, but the rebound may be temporary. Here's why.
  18. Coinbase to Integrate SegWit: What It Means for You

    Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, will integrate the SegWit protocol by the end of February.
  19. Bitcoin Price Recovers, Up 41% Since Plunging Below $6,000

    Bitcoin price and cryptocurrency markets mostly moved sideways in the last 24 hours after a rough few days.
  20. Bitcoin Forks Generated $44 Billion Last Quarter: Report

    Bitcoin forks raised more money than initial coin offerings in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a CoinDesk report.
  21. Cryptocurrency Billionaire Rankings: The Richest People In Crypto

    Here are the richest cryptocurrency billionaires and millionaires, as ranked by Forbes magazine.
  22. What Is a USB Bitcoin Miner? How Does It Work?

    Here’s how a USB bitcoin miner works.
  23. "Bitcoin Is the Alpha and the Omega": CoinDesk Research Director

    Bitcoin is "the most secure financial system in the world," said Bauerle at the All Markets Summit: Crypto conference.
  24. What Does Government Regulation Mean for Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrencies?

    What do government regulations focused on making cryptocurrencies transparent mean for coins that are privacy-focused?
  25. Bitcoin Price and Crypto Markets Swing Back Into Action

    Bitcoin's price and cryptocurrency markets rebounded amid positive remarks by the heads of the SEC and CFTC.
  26. Steve Wozniak Sold All His Bitcoin: Bought It At $700

    Steve Wozniak, who has been a proponent of bitcoin and blockchain, recently sold off his stash of the cryptocurrency.
  27. What Is OKCoin?

    OKCoin, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges worldwide, has come under increasing pressure from regulators.
  28. Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Says Bitcoin Is 'Ridiculous'

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said cryptocurrencies are "ridiculous" because he doesn't understand them.
  29. What Is Monero (XMR) Cryptocurrency?

    The cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) has become increasingly popular due to its enhanced privacy features.
  30. SEC Chair Testified About Cryptocurrency Regulation Before Congress

    The SEC and CFTC chairs, who testified before Congress on cryptocurrency regulation, warned against fraud and scams.
  31. Decentralized Applications or dApps

    Decentralized applications (or dApps) are digital applications or programs that run on a blockchain.
  32. Augur REP Token

    The Augur REPutation token (REP) is the cryptocurrency of Augur, the blockchain-based prediction market.
  33. Tether Tantrum and the Need for a 'Stablecoin’

    Cryptocurrency volatility has long been a problem, but should daily double-digit price swings be accepted as the norm?
  34. Bitcoin Price Continues Plunge As Congressional Hearings Loom

    Cryptocurrency and bitcoin prices tanked yesterday as fears of government regulation further spooked traders.
  35. Why do Bitcoins have value?

    Performing with transactional anonymity, Bitcoin has value as a private digital currency, investment tool and social networking ...
  36. Are Large Mining Pools Bad For Cryptocurrencies?

    Cryptocurrency mining are being done on expensive mining pools run by large firms. Is this bad for cryptocurrencies?
  37. Bitcoin Briefly Dips Below $6,000 to 12-Week Low

    Worries about increased regulation and price manipulations sparked the latest bitcoin plunge.
  38. Bitcoin Vs Ethereum: Driven by Different Purposes

    The popularity and rising market capitalization of Ether brings it in competition with all cryptocurrencies, especially from ...
  39. Bitcoin Slides Below $6,000; Half Its Value Lost in 2018

    Bitcoin slid another 13 percent to below $6,000 on Tuesday, bringing the world's best-known cryptocurrency's losses to more ...
  40. EOS

    EOS is a blockchain-based decentralized operating system designed to create, host, and support decentralized autonomous apps.
  41. Ethereum Classic

    Ethereum Classic is a decentralized, blockchain-based distributed cryptocurrency platform.
  42. China To Crack Down On International Cryptocurrency Trading By Its Citizens

    China banned domestic trading of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies last year. Now it's taking aim at international trading.
  43. Tron

    Tron is a blockchain-based platform for digital entertainment content.
  44. Kraken

    Kraken is the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange.
  45. What Is Qtum? How the Cryptocurrency Differs from Bitcoin

    Qtum is a cryptocurrency designed to simplify the use of smart contracts for inter-business and institutional operations.
  46. An Introduction to Ethereum Classic

    Ethereum Classic is an open source, decentralized, blockchain-based distributed platform that runs smart contracts.
  47. What Is North Korea's Role In Bitcoin and Does It Affect Prices?

    North Korea's cyber army is rumored to be behind some of the wild price swings of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
  48. Bitcoin Price Falls Below $8,000, Down 42% Since Start of the Year

    Bitcoin's price fell below the $8,000 mark over the weekend as traders exited cryptocurrency markets.
  49. Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)

    An application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) is a piece of computer hardware that is designed for one particular use.
  50. Does a Hedge Fund Have to Disclose Bitcoin on 13-F?

    Hedge funds do not have to disclose bitcoin on their 13-F reports for now. But that could change.
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