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‘More Bang for Less Byte’: ICOs Confront Growing Pains – Token Summit

‘More Bang for Less Byte’: ICOs Confront Growing Pains – Token Summit If the opening reception at Token Summit II was any indication, the initial coin offering (ICO) market is still brimming with enthusiasm – but struggling to figure itself out. CoinDesk arrived last night only a few minutes after the start time, but the room…
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December 5, 2017 0
Bitcoin's Price

$8,200: Bitcoin’s Price Starts Week With New All-Time High

$8,200: Bitcoin’s Price Starts Week With New All-Time High The Bitcoin’s Price has hit yet another all-time high, passing above $8,200 for the first time. As of press time, markets had hit a high of $8,241.30, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin’s Price Index (BPI). The market high marks a continuation of the trend that began over…
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November 20, 2017 0
Bitcoin Tests

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tests $7,000 As Price Pushes Higher

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tests $7,000 As Price Pushes Higher Bitcoin is maintaining a bid tone today, with prices testing the $7,000 mark. As per the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to an intraday high of $7,009 at 11:25 UTC. At press time, the bitcoin-U.S. dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is…
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November 15, 2017 0
Bitcoin's Price

Bottom in Place? Bitcoin’s Price Needs to Consolidate

Bottom in Place? Bitcoin’s Price Needs to Consolidate Bitcoin’s price is holding its ground so far today. As of writing, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is changing hands for $6,495, as per the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index. According to CoinMarketCap, the bitcoin-U.S. dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate has dropped by 1.74 percent in the last 24…
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November 14, 2017 0
Segwit2x

‘Segwit2x Rally’ Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades

‘Segwit2x Rally’ Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades Bitcoin is feeling the pull of the gravity today. The world’s largest cryptocurrency rose to new record highs yesterday, rallying to $7,848.31 on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) before falling to a low of $7,058 today. As of writing, the bitcoin-US dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is…
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November 9, 2017 0

Ethereum Security Lead: Hard Fork Required to Release Frozen Parity Funds

Ethereum Security Lead: Hard Fork Required to Release Frozen Parity Funds A resolution has yet to be found for yesterday’s Parity hack which saw up to $150 million dollars frozen across the ethereum platform. However, speaking to CoinDesk, Martin Holst Swende, head of security for the Ethereum Foundation, confirmed that a hard fork of the…
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November 8, 2017 0

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork November is going to be a nail-biter for bitcoin. It’s unclear whether the Segwit2x hard fork, expected to take place around Nov. 18, will leave us with one or two cryptocurrencies. And with more than $110 billion of value on the line, it’s far from assured investors will…
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November 7, 2017 0

Bitcoin Price Today: First Signs of a Tired Bull?

Bitcoin Price Today: First Signs of a Tired Bull? The bitcoin bull market may be reaching a point of exhaustion. After the cryptocurrency printed a fresh record high of $7,454.05 on Coindesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) earlier today, BTC has failed twice to hold above $7,400 mark. The price action, when viewed on the technical chart,…
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November 3, 2017 0

Bitcoin ‘Battle’? Developers Apathetic as Segwit2x Fork Approaches

Bitcoin ‘Battle’? Developers Apathetic as Segwit2x Fork Approaches “The chain will fork, life will go on.” Pseudonymous Bitcoin Core contributor BTCDrak views bitcoin’s upcoming Segwit2x hard fork – which has a chance of splitting bitcoin into two competing networks – with a bit of boredom. And that blase tone seems to resonate with several of bitcoin’s…
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November 1, 2017 0

A More User-Friendly Bitcoin Market? OpenBazaar Version 2.0

A More User-Friendly Bitcoin Market? OpenBazaar Version 2.0 The startup behind OpenBazaar has released version 2.0 of its popular bitcoin-powered marketplace. First launched in 2014, the software update marks a milestone for startup OB1, which bills its product as a decentralized eBay or Shopify for cryptocurrency users. And with an updated design that should make it easier…
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