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  • Cryptocurrency prices are all in the mind

    ​The volatility of cryptocurrencies has become something of a joke. The fact its value bounces around like a kangaroo in a clown car has given rise to countless memes about the emotional toll of being an investor.

    Written by George Nott23 May 18 09:00
  • Twitter to ban cryptocurrency ads

    Twitter Inc will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks to avoid giving publicity to potential fraud or large investor losses.

    Written by Reuters27 March 18 10:43
  • U.K. unveils new plan for cryptoassets

    Britain announced a task force on Thursday to exploit the technology underpinning cryptoassets, such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, as part of new plans to help fintech companies find more customers.

    Written by Reuters23 March 18 09:54
  • G20 to monitor cryptocurrencies

    Financial policymakers from the world's top 20 economies agreed to keep a watchful eye on cryptocurrencies on Tuesday and opened the door to regulating the booming industry at a later stage.

    Written by Reuters21 March 18 09:37
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  • This is how blockchain might solve the internet privacy problem

    Blockchain, with its encrypted and immutable record, will eventually be used create universal digital identities, filled with information that only we will control and that will link back to the issuing banks, governments or even employers.

    Written by Lucas Mearian09 April 18 20:00
  • Bitcoin mining leads to an unexpected GPU gold rush

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners have created a dearth of mid-range and high-end GPU cards that are selling for twice as much as suggested retail. The reason: miners are setting up server farms with the cards.

    Written by Lucas Mearian02 April 18 19:59
  • What is blockchain and how does it work?

    Bitcoin exploded on to the world’s stage in 2012 as a currency backed by everyone and controlled by no one. But what exactly makes it work from a technology standpoint?

    Written by Jonathan Hassell14 April 16 20:48
  • CIO says blockchain 'will heavily impact' financial services

    Oliver Bussmann, CIO of UBS, says the blockchain technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can pare transaction processing time from days to minutes. Under his leadership, UBS is building innovation centers where engineers work with startups to pinpoint viable mainstream blockchain solutions.

    Written by Clint Boulton18 Aug. 15 20:27
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