Virtual Currency

  1. WWW Inventor Cautions Blockchain Developers About 'Consequences'

    Tim Berners-Lee, the former CERN scientist credited with inventing the Internet, has opinions on the evolution and dangers ...
  2. Can Government Regulation Affect Bitcoin Prices?

    Analysts say government regulation could influence bitcoin prices. Here's why.
  3. Bitcoin Price Falls Into Correction Territory

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell by between 6% and 12% yesterday.
  4. JPMorgan Unveils Blockchain Money Transfer Project; So Much For 'Bitcoin Is A Fraud'

    CEO Jamie Dimon trashes bitcoin even as JPMorgan uses the underlying technology to develop new processes.
  5. Two Factors Influencing Bitcoin's Price Right Now

    Bitcoin has been on a roll this year. Here are two factors that could further drive up prices.
  6. Ethereum's Price Increases After Hard Fork Implementation

    The cryptocurrency's Byzantium hard fork has several security and network features that might help speed up adoption of its ...
  7. What Are Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges?

    Could the latest type of digital currency exchange protect users from potential hacks?
  8. Ripple CEO Favors Government Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

    Brad Garlinghouse says regulatory intervention has been a positive thing for the cryptocurrency field.
  9. Russia Will Issue National Cryptocurrency 'CryptoRuble': Report

    Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly made the announcement during a closed door meeting in Moscow.
  10. How Blockchain Could Revolutionize Music Streaming

    The distributed ledger could enable multiple applications, including digital rights management and royalty payments.
  11. JPM's Dimon Calls Bitcoin a 'Fraud', its Investors 'Stupid'

    The JPMorgan CEO had harsh words for the leading cryptocurrency and its investors.
  12. Coinbase Allows Instant Purchase of Cryptocurrencies

    The platform made it easier for lay persons to buy and sell cryptocurrencies.
  13. Bitcoin Is Now Bigger Than Goldman Sachs

    The cryptocurrency continues to set new highs.
  14. JPMorgan CFO Dials Back Dimon's Bitcoin Criticism

    JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon got the market's attention by calling bitcoin a "fraud" last ...
  15. China's Cryptocurrencies Have Gone Underground

    Cryptocurrency sales in China haven't disappeared after being banned; they just went underground.
  16. Are Smart Contracts the Best of Blockchain?

    Smart contracts may be one of the best innovations to accompany blockchain development.
  17. Bitcoin Prices Hit Record High

    The cryptocurrency breached the $5,000 barrier, and some analysts claim that it is poised to go higher.
  18. Bitcoin Trades Above $5,000 for First Time Ever

    Bitcoin smashed through the $5,000 barrier for the first time ever on Thursday, jumping as much as 7 percent to chalk up ...
  19. Bitcoin Is Still Flirting With $5,000 Price

    Analysis of price action for major cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin and ethereum.
  20. How Indiana Jones Would Have Benefitted From Blockchain

    Blockchain's distributed ledger could help track smuggled objects and create vast repositories of museum artifacts.
  21. Why a New 'Know Your Customer' Project Is Crucial to Blockchain

    Along with several banks, the Singapore government completed a poof-of-concept using blockchain to streamline KYC processes ...
  22. Why Is Switzerland Bullish on Crytocurrencies?

    The Alpine country is rolling out the red carpet for cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
  23. Can Blockchain Make Medications Cheaper and Safer?

    Blockchain-driven innovation has the potential to change the entire pharma lifecycle, from development through to delivery.
  24. Russia May Ban Bitcoin Exchanges

    The announcement comes a month after the country's finance minister suggested that the cryptocurrency might be regulated ...
  25. Bitcoin Had a Flash Crash Scare This Morning

    According to a CNBC report, the digital currency crashed by $600 this morning, a day after reaching highs.
  26. Hackers Target Computer Rigs to Illegally Mine Cryptocurrencies

    Hackers are now stealing random people's computer power to mine digital tokens in an alarming new trend.
  27. More Governments Test Out Cryptocurrencies

    Digital currencies may be enticing to governments if cash is in decline or financial networks are out of date.
  28. Cryptocurrencies Will Fail Without Cross-Chain Transactions

    Cross-chain transactability is digital finance's only chance at becoming a relevant substitute for more traditional systems. ...
  29. Blockchain Is a Game-Changer for Online Advertising

    In the massive world of online advertising, blockchain will be a force to reckon with.
  30. China's 'Zero Tolerance' Policy on Cryptocurrency Crimes

    The Chinese media are following the country's government, which has cracked down on ICOs and cryptocurrencies.
  31. Blockchain Could Revolutionize Retirement Planning

    Blockchain technology could be used for managing records, tracking expenditures or even to develop a pension cryptocurrency.
  32. Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales: ICOs Are 'Absolute Scam'

    Jimmy Wales says ICOs are a fad that are a waste of investor time and money.
  33. Investing in Cryptocurrencies: What to Keep In Mind

    Here are some important pointers when considering investing in crytocurrencies.
  34. Sweden On Track to Be the First Cashless Society

    The Scandinavian country is hoping that digital currency will replace its fiat system.
  35. Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah to Launch a Cryptocurrency

    Ghostface Killah becomes the latest celebrity to throw his hat into the cryptocurrency ring.
  36. What If a Cryptocurrency Bubble Isn't That Bad?

    There is a gold-rush mentality swirling around ICOs and cryptocurrencies. If it's a bubble, is there an upside?
  37. CDC Is Testing Blockchain Projects to Manage Pandemics

    The government agency is working on proofs of concept for better public health surveillance.
  38. Malaysia to Decide on Bitcoin Ban by Year End

    Malaysia's central bank may ban bitcoins, but it appears more likely to regulate the cryptocurrency.
  39. Blockchain Is Helping Change Government Services

    The distributed ledger helps streamline operations and make them more efficient and trackable.
  40. 'Zero Knowledge Proofs' Could Boost Blockchain Adoption on Wall Street

    The complex mathematical proof encrypts transactions, making client and transaction privacy possible.
  41. IMF Chief Suggests IMFCoin Cryptocurrency as Possibility

    The organization is considering replacing its special drawing rights (SDR) reserve currency with a global digital currency.
  42. Did Margin Trading Cause That Huge Ethereum Flash Crash in June?

    The digital currency exchange Coinbase is under investigation by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a "flash crash" ...
  43. This Cryptocurrency Gained 695% on News of Visa Deal That Never Happened

    Monaco cryptocurrency announced in May that it had introduced a Visa-backed credit card, but the other company says it is ...
  44. International Tax Havens Embrace ICOs

    ICOs are becoming popular in tax havens like Gibraltar, Switzerland and Isle of Man.
  45. Hate Banks? Fund Your Company With Blockchain and "LaaS" Technology

    Lending-as-a-service (LaaS) allows you to raise money for your company using Blockchain technology.
  46. How Blockchain is Revolutionizing Content Distribution

    As blockchain technology becomes more ubiquitous, centralized content hubs will no longer be able to exercise the same degree ...
  47. How Blockchain Technology Can Prevent Voter Fraud

    As a technology, blockchain is quickly becoming unrivaled. One of the biggest problems that blockchain’s decentralized muscle ...
  48. This App Invests Your Spare Change in Cryptocurrencies

    Coinflash turns spare change from your credit and debit card purchases into cryptocurrency investments.
  49. A Coffee ICO to Get Your Day Started

    A startup that intends to streamline operations in the coffee industry with blockchain is planning an ICO.
  50. After China, South Korea Bans ICOs

    South Korea has temporarily prohibited all forms of initial coin offerings and is considering a permanent ban.
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