Posts Tagged Currency


Litecoin – The Most Underrated Currency in the Crypto Bucket – Hacked

Hacked Litecoin – The Most Underrated Currency in the Crypto BucketHackedLitecoin has become as a frontrunner in the cryptocurrency market. It emerged as a fork in bitcoin core, and was developed by former Google employee Charlie Lee. In declaring Litecoin, Lee actually announced from his office: “Let there be lite!” At …Litecoin (LTC) just got […]

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Portugal’s Central Bank Governor: Bitcoin Isn’t a Currency

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Bitcoin is a ‘speculative bubble’ and unlikely to become a real currency, UBS says – CNBC

CNBC Bitcoin is a 'speculative bubble' and unlikely to become a real currency, UBS saysCNBCCryptocurrencies like bitcoin are in a "speculative bubble" and are unlikely to become mainstream currencies, according to UBS. There are over 1,000 cryptocurrencies, bitcoin being the biggest by market capitalization, and many have seen huge rises in …Wall Street's dismissal of bitcoin […]

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San Francisco Fed CEO: Crime Is Easier With Digital Currency

John C. Williams, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Calif., sees fintech as holding great promise for the financial system, but he also believes regulation plays an important role in allowing fintech to fulfill its potential. Speaking to the LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco, Williams said there are […]

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Bitcoin transactions jump following consensus on how to scale the currency – VentureBeat

VentureBeat Bitcoin transactions jump following consensus on how to scale the currencyVentureBeatOn the February 23, 2016, bitcoin saw the highest number of bitcoin transactions so far in a single day. According to a tracking graph on Blockchain.info, there were about 260,578 transactions in the day. The highest peak before this was in October …Why Bitcoin's […]

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Japan Considers Regulating Bitcoin as Currency – CoinDesk

CoinDesk Japan Considers Regulating Bitcoin as CurrencyCoinDeskRegulators in Japan have reportedly proposed treating digital currencies like bitcoin as methods of payment, a distinction that would make them legally equivalent to conventional currencies in the country. According to a report by Nikkei, Japan's …Japan Considers Deeming Bitcoin as a CurrencyCryptoCoinsNewsJapanese Regulators Propose FSA to Treat Bitcoin […]

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Venezuelans Escape Currency Collapse with Bitcoin – PanAm Post

PanAm Post Venezuelans Escape Currency Collapse with BitcoinPanAm PostEspañol“Bitcoin adoption in Venezuela will explode any time now,” one early cryptocurrency adopter in the South American nation confidently predicts. Bitcoin experts argue that the worse an economy is, the more interest there is about the digital … bitcoin – Google News

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Voxelus Virtual Reality Currency Presale Begins On Uphold Platform

The Voxelus virtual reality (VR) content creation platform is making its VOX currency available on the Uphold cloud money platform in a beta pre-sale. Uphold users can order VOX on Upland before its general release on March 30, 2016, according to Anthony Watson, president and CEO of Uphold Inc. Voxelus allows users to create VR […]

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The only global currency to crush dollar this year

“Ultimately, my grocer, my landlord, my favorite bar will not accept bitcoins. The places that do are the limited exceptions, quaint marketing gimmicks, like a NY shop accepting euros when the dollar was weak,” he said. Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of the Digital Currency Group, didn\’t disagree. “I am the first to admit that […]

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3 Members of Euro Parliament Call for Stricter Bitcoin Controls, Prohibit Virtual Currency Exchange Transactions

Three France-based members of the European Parliament have tabled a motion for a resolution calling “stricter controls over all virtual currency” such as Bitcoin. The trio have even asked to “prohibit” virtual currency exchanges transactions altogether which, in essence, is asking for a ban of all such transactions. Three members of European Parliament, all French […]

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