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Bitcoin Can Drop 50% and China Miners Will Still Make Money – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Bitcoin Can Drop 50% and China Miners Will Still Make MoneyBloombergElectricity demand for bitcoin mining rose to about 20.5 terawatt-hours a year by the end of 2017, according to BNEF. That equates to more than half the 38 terawatt-hours of electricity used annually by the world's biggest miner, BHP Billiton Ltd …Not All Doom […]

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Bitcoin’s creator may be worth $6 billion — but people still don’t know who it is – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Bitcoin's creator may be worth $ 6 billion — but people still don't know who it isUSA TODAYOne of the biggest mysteries in the technology world is the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the computer programmer who invented the digital currency bitcoin. That's because the name — Satoshi Nakamoto — is a pseudonym. It […]

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Banks Still Losing Money through SWIFT Attacks

It has been half a year since the now infamous bank heist that saw the Bangladesh Central Bank lose over $ 80 million from its New York Federal Reserve account. Hackers were able to exploit the bank’s lax security framework with SWIFT transfers, at the time. Things haven’t changed much, SWIFT privately disclosed to its […]

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Amid Blockchain Hype, Is There Still a Place for Litecoin? – CoinDesk

CoinDesk Amid Blockchain Hype, Is There Still a Place for Litecoin?CoinDeskOnce heralded as the "silver to bitcoin's gold", the developers behind the long-running digital currency litecoin are seeking to reestablish the project's prior position as the world's second most popular cryptocurrency. Breaking a long lull in project …and more » litecoin – Google News

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Bitcoin Price Still Going Through The Motions

Bitcoin price formed a small declining wave in quiet trade, today, and has currently turned back up. Be cautious for now, there is not yet any confirmation in the chart that the correction is complete. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join […]

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Stagefright Bug Won’t Quit, 950 Million Android Devices Still Vulnerable

Stagefright, an infamous critical vulnerability affecting nearly all Android phones and tablets is sticking around despite Google’s effort of releasing multiple patches, according to independent researchers at a cybersecurity firm. The post Stagefright Bug Won’t Quit, 950 Million Android Devices Still Vulnerable appeared first on CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News. CCN: Financial Bitcoin & […]

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Coinbase’s Fred Ehrsam says bitcoin still seeks ‘killer app’ – FT.com – Financial Times

Coinbase's Fred Ehrsam says bitcoin still seeks 'killer app' – FT.comFinancial Times“In 10 years I think we are going to be sitting here and the internet will look a lot prettier because bitcoin came into existence,” says the 27-year-old co-founder of Coinbase, a San Francisco-based bitcoin company that has attracted more than $ 100m … […]

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BlockCypher: Zero Confirmation Bitcoin Transactions Still Viable

BlockCypher provides Bitcoin wallet services to larger organizations such as exchanges and payment providers. During the recent fracas of “dust” transactions crowding the Bitcoin network, one of their larger clients, Erik Voorhees’ ShapeShift.io, suffered a double-spend attack amounting to 2.6 BTC. The biggest offering of BlockCypher is what they call a “Confidence Factor” which basically […]

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