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Apartments in Turkey Available for Purchase Using Bitcoin – Bitcoin News (press release)


Bitcoin News (press release)

Apartments in Turkey Available for Purchase Using Bitcoin
Bitcoin News (press release)
The owner of the MiaVita Beytepe project in Ankara, Turkey, has announced that its luxury apartments are available for purchase using bitcoin. The apartments are expected to comprise the first real estate transactions to be made using cryptocurrency in ...

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Why Bitcoin Could Split Into Three in November: QuickTake Q&A – Bloomberg


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Why Bitcoin Could Split Into Three in November: QuickTake Q&A
Bloomberg
The arguments between the different camps transcend the purely technical to encompass philosophy and politics, raising the prospect of the cryptocurrency splitting into different offshoots. After splitting once already in August, another test awaits in ...
McAfee at Shape The Future; “Pandora's box has been opened”Bitcoin News (press release)

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‘Bond Street’ Level Jeweler Samer Halimeh NY Now Accepts Bitcoin – Bitcoin News (press release)


Bitcoin News (press release)

'Bond Street' Level Jeweler Samer Halimeh NY Now Accepts Bitcoin
Bitcoin News (press release)
'Bond Street' Level Jeweler Samer Halimeh NY Now Accepts Bitcoin The luxury diamond retailer headquartered in Knightsbridge, Samer Halimeh NY, has decided to start accepting bitcoin for the jewelers' retail services and business-to-business (B2B) ...

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Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, says ‘bitcoin is a bubble’ – CNBC


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Ray Dalio, founder of the world's largest hedge fund, says 'bitcoin is a bubble'
CNBC
"Bitcoin today you can't make much transactions in it. You can't spend it very easily ... Bitcoin is a bubble," Ray Dalio said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Tuesday. Bridgewater currently manages about $160 billion, according to its website. Dalio started the ...

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Bitcoin’s Wild Ride Shows The Truth: It Is Probably Worth Zero – Wall Street Journal (subscription)


Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Bitcoin's Wild Ride Shows The Truth: It Is Probably Worth Zero
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Behind every bubble is a good idea bursting to get out, and Bitcoin kind of looks like a good idea, at least if you squint a bit. A digital currency without borders that governments can't control and that allows secret online transactions? I'm in ...

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The Pirate Bay is hijacking visitors’ web browsers to mine cryptocurrency – Business Insider


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The Pirate Bay is hijacking visitors' web browsers to mine cryptocurrency
Business Insider
Well, very quickly: Cryptocurrencies (a class of digital currencies, the most famous of which is bitcoin) don't have any central bank or regulatory authority. Instead, people on the network are encouraged to contribute to the network's upkeep by ...
This Illegal Piracy Site is “Borrowing” Visitors' Computers to Mine CryptocurrencyFuturism
The Pirate Bay Added a CPU-Hijacking Bitcoin Miner to Some PagesGizmodo
The Pirate Bay hijacked users' CPU power to secretly mine cryptocurrency MoneroCSO Online
NDTV -TorrentFreak -Reddit -SuprBay
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This Illegal Piracy Site is “Borrowing” Visitors’ Computers to Mine Cryptocurrency – Futurism


Futurism

This Illegal Piracy Site is “Borrowing” Visitors' Computers to Mine Cryptocurrency
Futurism
An illegal website called The Pirate Bay has been "borrowing" the computers of internet pirates to mine digital coins as a source of revenue. This development highlights the problem of not only unregulated cryptocurrencies, but cryptocurrency mining as ...
The Pirate Bay Added a CPU-Hijacking Bitcoin Miner to Some PagesGizmodo
The Pirate Bay hijacked users' CPU power to secretly mine cryptocurrency MoneroCSO Online
Pirate Bay Allegedly Runs A Monero Cryptocurrency Miner In Background Of User Systems But It Can Be Blocked ...Hot Hardware
The Merkle -Fossbytes
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This pizza CEO has a crazy plan to create a Bitcoin-like currency to share the wealth with workers – Business Insider


Business Insider

This pizza CEO has a crazy plan to create a Bitcoin-like currency to share the wealth with workers
Business Insider
The main way that Silicon Valley companies keep employees loyal is with stock options. Stick around for a year or two, and you get a small slice of ownership in the company. It's a good incentive for workers to do their bit to increase the company's value.

Worcester Economic Club speaker says Bitcoin is wave of the future – Worcester Telegram


Worcester Telegram

Worcester Economic Club speaker says Bitcoin is wave of the future
Worcester Telegram
WORCESTER - When its potential is fully realized, Bruce Fenton says, blockchain technology will be considered as revolutionary an invention as the internet and the printing press. “A lot of people don't think about things like what is money, and how ...

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North Korean state-sponsored hackers are trying to steal bitcoin to evade sanctions, report says – CNBC


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North Korean state-sponsored hackers are trying to steal bitcoin to evade sanctions, report says
CNBC
North Korea is trying to steal bitcoin and other virtual currencies to avoid sanctions and fund Kim Jong Un's regime, according to a report. The report, published Monday by cyber security firm FireEye, found that North Korean hackers had targeted at ...
North Korea is trying to amass a bitcoin war chestCNNMoney
North Korea is bullish on bitcoin, and state hackers are getting in on the actionQuartz
North Korea Is Dodging Sanctions With a Secret Bitcoin StashBloomberg
CryptoCoinsNews -Sky News -City A.M.
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Bitcoin Price Tumbles on This Potential Threat In China – Fortune


Fortune

Bitcoin Price Tumbles on This Potential Threat In China
Fortune
Bitcoin fell sharply on Friday after a report from a Chinese news outlet said China was planning to shut down local crypto-currency exchanges, although analysts said this was just a temporary setback. Sources close to a cross regulators committee that ...
How Does Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Work and How can Entrepreneurs Capitalize On It?Forbes
Bitcoin Tumbles on Report China to Shutter Digital Currency ExchangesU.S. News & World Report
Bitcoin: Double, Double Toil and Trouble…Or NotBarron's
CoinTelegraph -Reuters -Bitcoin News (press release)
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Russian Authorities Arrest Three Men for Large-Scale Illegal Bitcoin Sales – CoinTelegraph


CoinTelegraph

Russian Authorities Arrest Three Men for Large-Scale Illegal Bitcoin Sales
CoinTelegraph
Russian authorities arrested three men in September 2017 for their alleged involvement in the large-scale “illegal” sale of the digital currency Bitcoin over the past few years. The arrested individuals were being investigated for processing a high ...

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Experts Claim Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize Security Industry – CoinTelegraph


CoinTelegraph

Experts Claim Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize Security Industry
CoinTelegraph
Technology enthusiasts claim that Blockchain technology can be used to introduce major changes to the security industry. They argue that technology is not only effective in powering digital currency exchange, but can also be use to strengthen the ...

Blockchain will turn the internet into the world’s largest ‘stock’ market, says investor – CNBC


CNBC

Blockchain will turn the internet into the world's largest 'stock' market, says investor
CNBC
Especially if doing a blockchain or token in the US, to be compliant with all regulations you need it to have a utility component and not just use it as a proxy for equities. This is not too hard to do, as there are so many interesting things you can ...

How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of Refugees – MIT Technology Review


MIT Technology Review

How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of Refugees
MIT Technology Review
Core to the technology is a software protocol that creates a permanent record of every single Bitcoin transaction. Anyone can access this record, called the blockchain, by downloading the Bitcoin software. Computers running the software all over the ...

Bitcoin eases after China blocks key cyber currency fundraising mechanism – Financial Times


Bitcoin News (press release)

Bitcoin eases after China blocks key cyber currency fundraising mechanism
Financial Times
Bitcoin pulled back on Monday after China's decision to halt a key cyber currency fundraising mechanism that had recently been gaining in popularity. The currency declined 6.4 per cent in the European morning to $4,312, Reuters data show. It had ...
Chinese Blockchain Conferences Cancelled In Fear of ICO CrackdownBitcoin News (press release)
Bitcoin tumbles as China bans initial coin offeringsThe National
What is fuelling bitcoin's astounding gains?The Straits Times
Business News
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Hype Watch: The Samourai (Bitcoin Wallet) Draws a Line in the Sand on BCH – CryptoCoinsNews


CryptoCoinsNews

Hype Watch: The Samourai (Bitcoin Wallet) Draws a Line in the Sand on BCH
CryptoCoinsNews
We are 100% emotionally, politically and technically opposed to bcash and any future attacks on the bitcoin network. If you are looking for a middle of the road fence sitting position you should look to another wallet. […] I understand if taking a ...

Why investors should be wary of bitcoin: Gail MarksJarvis – The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review

Why investors should be wary of bitcoin: Gail MarksJarvis
The Australian Financial Review
You might be tantalized by the shocking rise in the value of bitcoin, but don't let it sweep you off your feet. This week bitcoin, a relatively young synthetic currency that people use to buy items over the web, made headlines after it hit an amazing ...