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Ripple and Ethereum keep breaking records while Bitcoin takes a back seat...
Bitcoin is still green, but other coins are even greener.
By viper1 on 2018-01-02 17:48 UTC
Ripple-XRP Soaring Today While Bitcoin and Ethereum Plunge...
Thursday's big gain was powered by positive news out of Japan, where Ripple started up a new partnership with a consortium of credit card companies to get the digital currency into the hands and wallets of regular consumers. Ripple was founded as a blockchain-based money transfer service, giving
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-12-29 07:44 UTC
Goldman Is Setting Up a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk...
At least one of Wall Streets biggest firms is growing more comfortable with cryptocurrencies.
By viper1 on 2017-12-22 00:06 UTC
Tax-Free Bitcoin-to-Ether Trading in U.S. to End Under GOP Plan...
Investors in bitcoin and other virtual currencies would lose a lucrative tax break under the Republican tax bill thats on its way to President Donald Trumps desk.
By viper1 on 2017-12-21 23:23 UTC
Coinbase looking into insider trading following Bitcoin Cash launch...
Coinbase is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, so when it adds a new coin to its portfolio investors take notice. It is not uncommon for the price to see a big jump as a result: Litecoin, for instance, gained over 50 percent followi
By viper1 on 2017-12-20 17:18 UTC
EU agrees clampdown on bitcoin platforms to tackle money laundering...
European Union states and legislators agreed on Friday on stricter rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing on exchange platforms for bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the EU said in a statement.
By viper1 on 2017-12-15 20:13 UTC
Bloomberg Adds Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple to Its Terminal...
Branching out from bitcoin
By aphrodite on 2017-12-15 04:07 UTC
Coinbase is going to add altcoins...
You've probably heard the hype about bitcoin or ethereum, but what about cryptocurrencies like neo, dash or ripple?
By viper1 on 2017-12-14 23:53 UTC
Ripple Up More Than 90% In Last 24 Hours...
Ripple revealed that it plans to create 55 smart contracts that will hold 1 billion XRP each. Every month, one of these contracts will expire, making the associated digital tokens available for use.
By viper1 on 2017-12-14 19:09 UTC
After Bitcoin Spike, MtGox Creditors Want to Yank the Failed Exchange Out of Bankruptcy...
MtGox creditors who want to benefit from bitcoin's rise in value have asked a Japanese court to pull the exchange out of bankruptcy.
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 18:17 UTC
IOTA admits it has no formal partnership with Microsoft...
Following some speculation from the cryptocurrency community, IOTA has come out to clarify that it currently has no formal partnership with Microsoft, despite its announcement from earlier in November. This means that the Redmond giant has not yet contrib
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 18:07 UTC
Japan-South Korea blockchain payments enter trials Friday...
TOKYO -- Banks in Japan and South Korea begin tests Friday of blockchain technology from U.S. developer Ripple, aiming to achieve same-day internation
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 03:04 UTC
South Korea to hold emergency meeting on cryptocurrencies, measures expected Friday...
South Korea's government has called an emergency meeting to discuss the trading of cryptocurrencies, and measures on the market will be announced on Friday, a central bank official said on Wednesday.
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 03:00 UTC
It's Official: Bitcoin Surpasses "Tulip Mania", Is Now The Biggest Bubble In World History...
That's right: as of this moment it is official that bitcoin is now the biggest bubble in history, having surpassed the Tulip Mania of 1634-1637.
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 00:00 UTC
Amex and Blockchain Platform Ripple Partner Up...
American Express (Amex) sent waves through the financial and payment sector this past Thursday partnering up with Ripple, the cross border payment platform that seems to be seeping into every payment channel now. Ripple has signed on over 100 financial institutions to the RippleNet including: Bank
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-12-08 22:25 UTC
$62 Million Gone? Cryptocurrency Mining Market NiceHash Hacked...
The cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has been hacked, the team behind it said in a newly released statement.
By viper1 on 2017-12-07 01:40 UTC
Bitcoin: Steam Gaming Service Is Waving Goodbye...
Popular gaming service Steam said Wednesday that it would no longer accept bitcoin from customers as payment for video games. Steam, which is owned by the video game developer Valve, cited the “high fees and volatility” associated with the popular cryptocurrency.
By viper1 on 2017-12-07 01:37 UTC
Bitcoin Explodes Above $14,000 - Korean PM Fears "Serious Pathological Phenomena"...
Well that escalated quickly... Just a few hours ago, Bitcoin surged above $13,000 and now, on notable volume, it has reached the stunning $14,000 level... up 20% today... The real surge began at 1715ET... For those keeping track, this is how long it has t
By viper1 on 2017-12-07 01:36 UTC
Bitcoin Tops $13,000 - Bigger Than Citigroup...
For the first time in history, the price of Bitcoin has surpassed $13,000 (rising from $12,000 in less than a day). For those keeping track, this is how long it has taken the cryptocurrency to cross the key psychological levels: $0000 - $1000: 1789 days $
By viper1 on 2017-12-06 21:08 UTC
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