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Bank of England poll reveals cryptocurrency as the preferred form of Christmas gift instead...

It seems that more and more people are getting into the cryptocurrency case lately. Take for example the result of a recent informal survey conducted by the Bank of England asking...

Crypto mining firm Bitmain is cutting off staff despite reported corporate overhaul

Beijing-based crypto mining giant Bitmain is said to be laying off a considerable number of its staff. Just a few month after it applied to go public on the Hong Kong...
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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could face new regulations in the UK

The UK Government and  UK financial regulatory body - the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) have released their responses to Treasury Committee’s Crypto-assets report, published earlier this year. Government ResponseThe joint HM...
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Cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, threatens a new form of bankingcrises

Rather than displacing banks, digital currency, such as Bitcoin, threatens a new form of banking crises caused by disintermediation runs through withdrawals of digital currency, says Dr. David R. Skeie, an...

Bitcoin price climbs back amidst warning from SEC

After falling to as low as $3,600 last week, Bitcoin surprisingly climbed back to the $4,000 mark. The rise happened despite the warning of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that...
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Report: malware based cryptocurrency mining is on the rise

According to the latest report from Nokia Threat Intelligence Lab, malware based cryptocurrency mining has expanded from targeting high end servers with specializes processors to targeting IoT devices, smartphones and even...
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5 Things to Look Out for in Cryptocurrency in 2019

2017 was the year cryptocurrency attracted obsessive mainstream media coverage, with Bitcoin leading massive growth in cryptocurrency markets in the lead-up to its all-time high of almost $20,000 in December. While...
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Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake: Is cryptocurrency mining doomed?

Since Bitcoin’s creation, mining has been an essential driver of cryptocurrency’s growth. By restricting the production of new bitcoins to computers solving complex problems, Satoshi Nakamoto enshrined scarcity into Bitcoin’s DNA....
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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork & Why It’s Crashed Crypto Markets

When Bitcoin Cash was created as a hard fork of Bitcoin on August 1, 2017, it precipitated a wild bull-run for Bitcoin and the wider crypto market. As Bitcoin Cash itself...
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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Approaches 10 Year Anniversary

The 31st of October 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the birth of Bitcoin. From humble beginnings, the trailblazer of the crypto world is at the very heart of modern finance and...