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Best Cryptocurrency Investments: 2017

Best Cryptocurrency Investments: 2017 Today, technological advancement has brought us to a point where we have electronically generated currencies, known as cryptocurrencies. Unlike all the currencies in the world, cryptocurrencies are neither printed nor controlled by a single government and are used all over the world. Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency ever, was invented by Satoshi …

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Is Bitcoin a Bubble?

Bitcoin is the most popular form of cryptocurrency (electronic money) in the world. You can make your life much easier by using cash to buy bitcoin, which acts as a “digital asset.” The popularity of Bitcoin is such that all other forms of cryptocurrency are commonly known as “altcoin”, which means they are bitcoin “alternatives.” …

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Australian Removes Cryptocurrency Tax, Causing Market Boom

Bitcoin enthusiasts are rejoicing regulations that move to set Australia at the top-tier of cryptocurrency encouraging countries. The laws going into effect prevent double taxation on the transfer of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Upon announcement of the new regulations going into effect, SeekingAlpha reported that “Bitcoin surged even further on the news, up another 15% …

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Bitfinex Token Signals a Bright Future

Bitfinex’s extraordinary $60 million hack earlier in 2016 resulted in major changes at the exchange. The first, and most controversial, was the introduction of the Bitfinex Token (BFX). Essentially, it symbolized the losses of their customers and were issued in 1-1 to USD losses. What is a Bitfinex Token (BFX)? The Bitfinex token was created as …

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Monero Price Spike Drives Interest

Monero’s Price is Skyrocketing… Monero has remained relatively unknown since it’s creation in April 2014. A recent surge has caused the price to skyrocket from ~5$ a monero to more than $8 monero in a week. Currently it sits at $10.59 at time of writing, September 24. Monero’s price rise is related to its growing popularity …

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Did Paul Vernon (Cryptsy CEO) Steal from his own exchange?

Cryptsy CEO Paul Vernon Stole from Exchange, Court Papers Alleges A recent development in the case alleges that Cryptsy CEO, Paul Vernon, or Big Vern, exchanged $3.3 million of cryptocurrency from the exchange to his and his wife’s bank accounts. This statement comes a receiver involved with the class action lawsuit continuing since the closure of cryptsy on January 16, 2016 …

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Ether/DAO Hack: Is Ethereum Dead?

Ethereum’s DAO Hacked… Here’s the How, Why, and When If you haven’t heard already, the DAO part of the ethereum network has been hacked. Funds have been draining from the fund since the hack, totalling nearly 60$ million. This hack exploited a recursive calling vulnerability. Essentially the hacker split transactions then sent the split the …

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Erik Voorhees Shapeshift Hack Interview

Interview with Shapeshift.io CEO: Erik Voorhees

Interview with Shapeshift.io CEO: Erik Voorhees Shapeshift.io is our premier choice for converting (read: exchanging) cryptocurrencies. It is an invaluable tool for anyone interested in diversifying cryptocurrency holdings. Our preferred method is obviously direct, but Shapeshift has beat our expectations time and time again. With the recent shapeshift hack, many have been wondering the security …

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How to Mine DASH with AMD GPU

How to Mine DASH with AMD GPU Our renewed interest in both mining and altcoins, especially DASH. We decided it was time to try and mine again. X11 altcoins haven’t been “ASIC’d” yet, meaning there isn’t specialized hardware for X11 algorithm cryptocurrency. This has made X11 altcoins easier to mine with consumer hardware. I own …

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What is Dash?

What is so Special about the DASH Cryptocurrency? Dash is a Unique, yet Young Cryptocurrency Eventually, I believe Dash will position itself as a direct competitor to Bitcoin. In the meantime, Bitcoin enjoys a monopoly more or less on the space, which is unhealthy. – Evan Duffield, a Core Developer Dash Many bloggers are recently mentioning Dash. …

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