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$10 trillion market could be unlocked by crypto and blockchain

According to a recent report released Wednesday by equities analyst Mitch Steves of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), there may be the potential to unlock a $10 trillion ecosystem via blockchain technology, cryptocurrency and decentralisation. Within the report, Steves made his case for why decentralisation will be the future …

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Bitcoin.com founder sells his bitcoins

Bitcoin.com Founder Sells Bitcoins

A Bitcoin.com co-founder, Emil Oldenburg of Sweden, has made public his decision to sell his bitcoins and switch to bitcoin cash. In the context of the huge price surge which the cryptocurrency has seen this year, some might be puzzled at Oldenburg’s move to sell. Speaking to BReakit, the Swedish …

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What is a Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency - The Digital Coin

The Basics of Cryptocurrency Once the stuff of dreams, cryptocurrencies have become some of the world’s highest yielding investments. Even music CDs now come with cryptocurrency add-ons and bonuses. But few people understand what they are, where they come from, and what they mean for companies, governments and society as …

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Bitcoin sets new record smashing through the $12,000 mark

Bitcoin Smashed $12k

The price of Bitcoin has been on an impressive upward rise over the last few months making historic gains, and it has just broken another record – The leading cryptocurrency on the market smashed through the $12,000 barrier in December. At 11:33 AM Hong Kong time, Bitcoin was trading for …

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CryptoKitties Craze Slowing Down Ethereum Transactions

CryptoKitties are the latest virtual craze

Virtual kittens, the latest craze in the world of cryptocurrencies is slowing down the transactions on the second biggest virtual currency, Ethereum. Cryptokitties allows players to breed and buy so called “crypto-pets” on Ethereum’s blockchain network. The game’s developers told the Bloomberg news agency that CryptoKitties was a “key step” …

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Bitcoin to consolidate at $8,000 according to Goldman Sachs

Bitcoin continued its upward trend earlier this month to reach record highs, breaking the $7,000 barrier. As unexpected as this may be, banking giant Goldman Sachs has recently issued its prediction, stating that the cryptocurrency is set to consolidate at around $8,000. Vice president of Goldman Sachs’ FICC market strategies …

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Why is Jamie Dimon obsessed with BitCoin?

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, doesn’t like Bitcoin and he doesn’t care who knows it. That makes it ironic that, of all the big players in finance, Dimon has probably done the most to keep Bitcoin in the headlines and stoke excitement in the currency among the investment …

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All Hail The Russian CryptoRuble

For many months now, Russia has appeared to continually switch sides with regards to legalising the use of cryptocurrencies. However, it appears they may finally have made up their minds, as the government has announced plans to develop their own currency: the CryptoRuble. Keep up with the time For a …

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China and Asia remain the bright spot for Bitcoin

While the Chinese government might be cracking down on Bitcoin, the rest of Asia has responded to this interference, spotting a major opportunity to lead with the region’s next generation of banking instruments. Chinese rules may change to fit current leadership whims, but they cannot ignore the large quantities of …

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Blockchain set to be adopted across eSports platforms

The eSports project, Eloplay, has recently announced that it has begun integrating blockchain-based solutions into its platform’s operation. This could signal the growth of blockchain acceptance right across the growing eSports industry. What is eSports? eSports is a booming industry. It’s a form of competitive online gaming and has actually …

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