Fork of a Fork: ‘Bitcoin Private’ Is Here, But What’s It Worth?

A fork of a fork of a fork? With Friday’s birth of a new coin called “bitcoin private,” the cryptocurrency space just keeps getting more meta. The much-discussed launch finds

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Litecoin Booms But Gold Crypto Was Best February Price Performer

Dismal? Not quite, but the crypto markets had a rough ride in February to say the least. What began with a sell-off in bitcoin, one that pushed the total market

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Bitcoin-Futures Regulator Clears Employees to Trade Crypto Coins

The U.S.’s main commodities regulator recently told its employees that they are allowed to invest in cryptocurrencies, a determination that came weeks after the agency began overseeing Bitcoin futures. Under

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J.P Morgan Sees Crypto As ‘Competition’ And ‘Risk’

J.P. Morgan Chase has added a segment on cryptocurrencies to the “Risk Factor” section of their 2017 annual report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), filed yesterday, Feb.

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Fork Refund? Developer Appeals Ethereum for Millions

On November 24, 2015, James Levy received 40,000 ether from the Ethereum Foundation. Worth roughly $35,000 at the time (and nearly $35 million today), the grant was an award for Levy’s

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Will Lightning Help or Hurt Bitcoin Privacy?

Faster, cheaper bitcoin transactions? Check. But at what cost? For bitcoin users, many of whom were drawn to cryptocurrency for its promise of financial sovereignty, bitcoin is still synonymous with

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Bitcoin Fees Are Down: Why It Happened And What It Means

$26 down to $3. The average cost of sending a bitcoin transaction is cheaper than it’s been in a year and a half, showing the price isn’t the cryptocurrency’s only

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Bitcoin Is Back Over $10K, But Rally Looks Weak

Bitcoin is witnessing a minor corrective rally Friday, but the bulls may have a tough time regaining control, the technical charts suggest. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) fell to $9,592.96 at

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High Stakes: Ethereums Fight Over Lost Funds Explained

The “world computer” is ensnared again in a heated debate. Sparked by a controversial code proposal called EIP 867, ethereum’s development forums have become something of a battleground, crowded with bitter

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Robinhood Launches Crypto Trading in 5 US States

Mobile app stock trading provider Robinhood has formally launched cryptocurrency trading, rolling the new service out to five U.S. states today. The company says that residents of California, Massachusetts, Missouri,

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