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Self-proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright: 2018 Will Be BCH’s Year

Self-proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright: 2018 Will Be BCH’s Year

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Self-proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright: 2018 Will Be BCH’s Year Controversial cryptocurrency market personality Craig Wright has projected that 2018 will be a very good year for the virtual currency Bitcoin Cash (BCH). This comment was made after he failed to prove that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the famously anonymous creator of Bitcoin. In his recent Twitter post, Wright predicted that the upcoming year will be very good for Bitcoin Cash, which forked from the Bitcoin platform in mid-2017. He claimed that the major changes on the Bitcoin Cash platform will reap dividends for the cryptocurrency in 2018. 2018 is the year we bring Bitcoin to its full potential. BCH will have more security and no more issues with limits on what
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Bitflyer CEO Says Japan and Leverage Is Leading Bitcoin Markets Higher – Bitcoin News

Bitflyer CEO Says Japan and Leverage Is Leading Bitcoin Markets Higher – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitflyer CEO Says Japan and Leverage Is Leading Bitcoin Markets Higher - Bitcoin News News Bitcoin’s value is higher than ever before, and the Japanese yen has been the top currency used within bitcoin’s global trade volume over the past year. According to the CEO of the Tokyo-based trading platform Bitflyer, Yuzo Kano, the current bull run is being bolstered by market movers utilizing leverage.    Also read: This App is Trying to Predict the Bitcoin Bubble Bursting Using AI Bitflyer CEO Believes ‘Japan Is Leading the Market Higher’ The price of bitcoin has been on fire in 2017 gaining new all-time highs month after month. Every day global exchanges are swapping billions worth of bitcoin, but one particular exchange from Tok
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Super Bitcoin Hard Fork To Launch Tuesday To ‘Make Bitcoin Great Again’

Super Bitcoin Hard Fork To Launch Tuesday To ‘Make Bitcoin Great Again’

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Super Bitcoin Hard Fork To Launch Tuesday To ‘Make Bitcoin Great Again’ Tuesday will see the launch of Super Bitcoin, a new hard fork which developers say will “make Bitcoin great again.” One of a handful of forks due to diverge from the Bitcoin core chain this month, Super Bitcoin is a Chinese effort looking to optimize Bitcoin through measures such as Lightning Network and an 8-megabyte block size. The new chain’s network snapshot is set for block 498,888, to occur during Tuesday, Dec. 12. Explaining the impetus behind their decision to create the new fork, developers said they were acting according to ideas from the “Bitcoin community.” “Please remember: ‘This is just an experiment,’” the project’s website advises. “We are mer
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PR: Swissborg Crypto Wealth Management ICO Raised 10 Million Usd in One Day – Bitcoin News

PR: Swissborg Crypto Wealth Management ICO Raised 10 Million Usd in One Day – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Swissborg Crypto Wealth Management ICO Raised 10 Million Usd in One Day - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. ssBorg ICO raised 10 million USD in one day.The tokensale is live now with 5% bonus. Lausanne, Switzerland: SwissBorg ICO started on December 7th. The project has already raised over $10 million in the first 12 hours and has successfully passed a soft cap of $5 million. Tokens are available for purchase at the price of $0.1 per 1 CHSB tok...
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Crypto – The Answer For Russia’s Petrodollar Woes?

Crypto – The Answer For Russia’s Petrodollar Woes?

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto - The Answer For Russia's Petrodollar Woes? The rise of cryptocurrencies is offering a number of countries a chance to liberate themselves from mainstream financial institutions that have dictated trading practices for decades. Oil is the prime example of this, as OPEC nations still index the value of oil in dollars - tying the economy-driving commodity to the American currency. The western superpower has imposed sanctions on countries rich in oil, hampering their ability to trade the resource. Following in the footsteps of Venezuela, Russia and Iran may consider using cryptocurrencies as they look for an alternative to the dollar. According to RT, an oil analyst foresees both countries considering virtual currencies as a
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Saxo Bank’s Van-Petersen: Bitcoin Price At $100k By 2019 Is ‘Prudent’

Saxo Bank’s Van-Petersen: Bitcoin Price At $100k By 2019 Is ‘Prudent’

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Saxo Bank’s Van-Petersen: Bitcoin Price At $100k By 2019 Is ‘Prudent’ Saxo Bank global macro strategist and famous Bitcoin bull Kay Van-Petersen has said Bitcoin prices will hit “$50,000 - $100,000 within the next six to 18 months.” Speaking to Bloomberg in a short interview, Van-Petersen explained that the influx of institutional money would be the “catalyst” in pushing Bitcoin prices even further. “We’ll get a cascade of ETFs, mutual funds and other investment vehicles breaking out,” he forecast, describing the $100,000 price tag as a “prudent” prediction. Not just Bitcoin, but other cryptocurrencies could “do better” in terms of price growth from the same phenomenon, the analyst continued, highlighting Ethereum as a possible n
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The Vault Within Your Smartphone

The Vault Within Your Smartphone

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The Vault Within Your Smartphone You recently bought a Tesla car, and although you don’t understand how it works, you’re happy about whatever’s under the hood because of a smooth, seamless driving experience. The same thing applies to the Blockchain. What’s interesting to mass-market users is not the technology per se, but the value it holds. Cryptocurrency and Blockchain are buzzwords in today’s digital realm associated with Bitcoin, ICOs and digital wallets. Average consumers don’t need to know how the technology works. They want to know how to reap the benefits. The vault in the smartphone The mobile phone is no longer a device for chatting with friends and family. It has grown into a smart device used to perform a wealth of a
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Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million Bug – Bitcoin News

Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million Bug – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Parity Calls for Ethereum Hard Fork to Reverse $230 Million Bug - Bitcoin News Security Hard forks to reset a cryptocurrency to a previous state can be very contentious, tearing apart communities of supporters into warring factions. Ethereum already underwent such a scenario after the DAO debacle, creating a precedent, and now Parity is asking for a hard fork.  Also Read: A Hacker Gained Access to the Bitcoin Gold Windows Wallet Github You Need a Fork to Squash a Bug The team behind Parity Technologies, the developers of the Parity multi-signature wallet, have called today for a new hard fork of  ethereum in order to solve the consequences of a recently found bug in the code. In a blog post about the subject, the Parity team
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Investors are Selling Gold to Invest in Bitcoin, Key to Multi Trillion Dollar Market Cap

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Investors are Selling Gold to Invest in Bitcoin, Key to Multi Trillion Dollar Market Cap According to ACG Analytics US macro strategy head Larry McDonald, investors have begun to sell gold to invest in bitcoin through the newly launched bitcoin futures exchange of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Bitcoin is Penetrating into the Gold Market Since September, the value of gold miners ETF (GDX), the largest gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the market, has fallen by nearly 15 percent. In the past, McDonald noted that the value of gold ETFs were correlated to the price trend of bond yields. But, this week, McDonald explained that the decline in the price of gold ETFs was triggered by the rapid increase in demand for bitcoin...
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Bitcoin Gold Defies Gravity, But Price Rally Looks Weak

Bitcoin Gold Defies Gravity, But Price Rally Looks Weak

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Gold Defies Gravity, But Price Rally Looks Weak Bitcoin gold is defying gravity today, but analysis suggests the upturn in prices may be ephemeral. The cryptocurrency, which was created via a hard fork of bitcoin in mid-November, topped out above $500 levels soon after launch, but since then has gradually been losing weight as the most unloved of the bitcoin clones. However, the world's seventh largest cryptocurrency by market value bounced up to $288.68 early this morning (as per UTC) before falling back to $240 levels, according to CoinMarketCap. Currently, BTG is holding well above the yesterday's low below $200 ($253 at press time), and has appreciated by 9 percent over 24 hours. Even so, the price chart analysis indi...