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Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase adds 100,000 users in 24 hrs, Shows Surging Interest in Crypto

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase adds 100,000 users in 24 hrs, Shows Surging Interest in Crypto
The announcement by CME that it plans to launch Bitcoin futures has resulted in a spike in interest across the world. Coinbase, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, has added 100,000 new users in the 24 hours past the announcement. Why Coinbase matters Coinbase is a popular exchange to buy Bitcoins with 11.9 mln users supported Read More

UK Mint Reveals Live Gold-Tracking Blockchain

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on UK Mint Reveals Live Gold-Tracking Blockchain
The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom has just revealed their live gold tracking mechanism built with Blockchain technology. The tracking system had its first genesis block on Aug. 2 and while still not yet available to the public, has verified more than 50,000 blocks. The Blockchain technology based tracking system is designed to keep Read More

Phone Data of ‘Almost Every Malaysian’ Goes On Sale For 1 Bitcoin

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Phone Data of ‘Almost Every Malaysian’ Goes On Sale For 1 Bitcoin
A fresh major security hack has seen the phone records of “almost every Malaysian” go on sale for just one Bitcoin. In what Reuters describes as “one of the largest data breaches in Asia,” hackers gained access to 46 mln customer identity details. These include “lists of mobile phone numbers, identification card numbers, home addresses Read More

$1 Trillion Industry Being Brought Onto Blockchain

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on $1 Trillion Industry Being Brought Onto Blockchain
Considering the substantial interest that Blockchain technology has received in the past 12 months, it is not surprising that entrepreneurs are finding ways to make new markets in areas that can benefit from crypto. In hospitality, entertainment, technology and dozens of other industries, things like smart contracts and decentralized ledgers never existed before, so a Read More

The Talented Mr. Bitcoin: Expert Blog

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on The Talented Mr. Bitcoin: Expert Blog
*Expert Blog is Cointelegraph new series of articles by the crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. Despite being attacked from all sides, Bitcoin is Read More

The What and Why Bitcoin Price Reached $7,000

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on The What and Why Bitcoin Price Reached $7,000
This week, Bitcoin price, on its usual upward trajectory, barely blinked as it smashed through the $7,000 mark. The Bitcoin community obviously celebrated as the king of digital currencies shows no sign of slowing, but what is behind this latest rally? The biggest factor behind the rally was the announcement of Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s decision Read More

Bitcoin ‘Trying to find Stability’: Allianz’s El-Erian Softens Stance on Crypto

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin ‘Trying to find Stability’: Allianz’s El-Erian Softens Stance on Crypto
Allianz’s chief economic adviser Mohamed El-Erian has joined Bitcoin skeptics appearing to soften their stance on the cryptocurrency. In a manner similar to JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, El-Erian, who previously stated Bitcoin should be worth 50 percent of its value, told CNBC it was “trying to find stability.” “…It’s more of a commodity than it’s a Read More

Fake ICOs, Common Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Fake ICOs, Common Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them
The cryptocurrency world is full of stories of people who are either getting hacked for their precious digital currencies, or they are falling into scams and traps. Because of the decentralized and open nature of the cryptocurrency world, protection is not freely offered. Users are rather expected to be savvy enough to not fall for Read More

Californian Professor Prefers Central Bank-Backed Digital Currencies Over Decentralized Cryptocurrencies

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Californian Professor Prefers Central Bank-Backed Digital Currencies Over Decentralized Cryptocurrencies
Well-respected University of California Professor of Economics and Political Science Barry Eichengreen has claimed that he favors the use of central bank-issued virtual currencies over decentralized cryptocurrencies. He added that the latter will not play a major part in the future of the financial sector. In his interview with CNBC, Eichengreen said that the central Read More

What Happens When Traders Quit Stock Exchanges for Online Trading

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on What Happens When Traders Quit Stock Exchanges for Online Trading
Hong Kong’s stock exchange has become the first to close down its physical trading floor after 31 years. Because of the changing nature of markets, Hong Kong may just be the first of many to follow this route. The rationale behind the closure is, of course, the rise of electronic and Internet trading. According to Read More