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Bitcoin breaks above $12000 for the first time – CNBC

CNBC Bitcoin breaks above $ 12000 for the first timeCNBCFor one, Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow and the former Asia chairman and chief economist at investment bank Morgan Stanley, told CNBC on Tuesday that he was deeply skeptical of investing in bitcoin. "This is a toxic concept for investors …The bitcoin rally is back […]

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Bitcoin smashes past $7000 for the first time – CNBC

CNBC Bitcoin smashes past $ 7000 for the first timeCNBCThe cryptocurrency has had a bullish streak throughout the week following the CME's announcement that it will introduce bitcoin futures contracts. According to data from CoinDesk, the virtual currency reached an all-time high of $ 7,355.35 at about 7:16 …Bitcoin blasts past $ 7000 to reach […]

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Genesis Mining Launches First Bitcoin Mining Fund

Genesis Mining, which provides computer equipment to create bitcoins in the cloud, has launched the world’s first fund that invests in hardware used to create the digital currency, according to Reuters. The company said it registered the fund, called the Logos Fund, with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will invest $ 1 million in […]

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Coinbase Launches First Bitcoin Debit Card In The U.S.

Coinbase has introduced what it claims is the first U.S.-issued bitcoin debit card, the Shift Card. This is a VISA debit card that allows Coinbase users in 24 U.S. states to spend bitcoin online and offline at more than 38 million merchants worldwide, the company announced on its website. Coinbase noted that merchant adoption of […]

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Quadriga Will Launch the First Canadian Blockchain R&D Lab

Quadriga Corp is launching Canada’s first exclusive research and development lab for Blockchain technology and is already working on its first project. Quadriga Corporation is launching Canada’s first R&D lab for Blockchain technology and has already drawn up plans for its very first project. In a press release, Vancouver-based Quadriga, widely known as Canada’s largest […]

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Voxelus Plans The First Cryptocurrency – Voxels – To Power A Rising Virtual Reality Marketplace

Voxelus, a virtual reality (VR) content creation platform, will launch a cryptocurrency called voxels along with a VR marketplace it will be introducing next year, reported siliconangle.com. Voxels will be based on a Litecoin fork. To secure funding, Argentina-based Voxelus will sell voxels in a public crowdsale beginning Nov 2. Voxelus is a three-dimensional app that allows […]

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Blockstream Announces Liquid – the First Sidechain for Bitcoin Exchanges

Blockstream has announced its first Bitcoin sidechain called Liquid, set to be launched in early 2016. The sidechain will serve payment processors and brokerages among a dozen other major traders and licensed exchanges with instantaneous and secure transactions. Months after releasing the source code of Sidechain Elements – a codebase for developers to experiment and […]

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Litecoin Network Experiences First Mining Reward Decline – CoinDesk

newsBTC Litecoin Network Experiences First Mining Reward DeclineCoinDeskAt block 840,000, the mining reward fell from 50 LTC per block to 25 per block, marking the first time the alternative cryptocurrency, launched in 2011, has seen such a reduction. The 840,000th block was mined by F2Pool, also known as Discus Fish …Litecoin Price Technical Analysis for […]

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At store with NJ’s first bitcoin ATM, customers not ready to give up greenbacks – NJ.com

NJ.com At store with NJ's first bitcoin ATM, customers not ready to give up greenbacksNJ.comJERSEY CITY — If bitcoins are the wave of the future, most customers at a store that boasts the state's first bitcoin ATM are not exactly ready to be pioneers. Some patrons inside Smoke Shop Jersey City, at 2822 Kennedy Blvd., […]

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BetChain Becomes First Bitcoin Casino to Offer Free Spins in Latest “Free Spins Friday” Promotion

For the past two years, BetChain has been a pioneer in the Bitcoin casino space and its latest promotion is another first for the industry. BetChain will be offering players up to 50 free spins every week as its newest promotion, becoming the first Bitcoin casino to provide such an offer. Betchain.com has always provided […]

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