Researchers find that one person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000

Researchers find that one person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000

Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman have written a fascinating paper on Bitcoin price manipulation. Entitled “Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem” and appearing in the recent issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics the paper describes to what degree the Bitcoin ecosystem is controlled by bad actors. To many it’s…
Tech in 2017: Crazy, troubled and out of control?

Tech in 2017: Crazy, troubled and out of control?





	

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Coinbase halts Bitcoin Cash trading as price briefly hits $8,500

Coinbase halts Bitcoin Cash trading as price briefly hits $8,500

Update: We’re still waiting to hear from Coinbase on exactly what went wrong, but the company put out a series of Tweets confirming that GDAX (and Coinbase buys/sells) will be disabled until tomorrow morning. An update on Bitcoin Cash for our customers: sends and receives are functional. Buys and sells on https://t.co/bCG11KMQ6s and in our…
Coinbase now lets you buy and sell Bitcoin Cash

Coinbase now lets you buy and sell Bitcoin Cash

Coinbase has just added full support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – meaning you can now send, receive, buy and sell the cryptocurrency. All users will also be credited an amount of Bitcoin Cash equal to their Bitcoin balance during the hard fork that occurred August 1st, 2017. Bitcoin Cash trading will also be available on…
Feds look to cash in seized bitcoins at record prices

Feds look to cash in seized bitcoins at record prices

Federal prosecutors are looking to unload 513 bitcoins seized as part of a drug case in Salt Lake City. They originally belonged to one Aaron Shamo, who was arrested earlier this year for allegedly taking part in a massive fentanyl distribution scheme, the online portions of which netted the cryptocurrency in question. Worth about $500,000…
Bitcoin futures are now tradable on the CBOE

Bitcoin futures are now tradable on the CBOE

Bitcoin futures trading on CBOE, the world’s largest futures exchange, just launched at 5pm CT. Within a minute of the launch bitcoin spiked about 10% from ~$14,700 all the way up to $16,200 before settling a few minutes later to around $15,500, up about 5%. Now an hour after launching the actual price of bitcoin is…
Bitcoin Bubble Burst will warn you if the bitcoin dream is about to crash down

Bitcoin Bubble Burst will warn you if the bitcoin dream is about to crash...

Whether you’re a bitcoin believer or a vulture waiting to have your bubble predictions proved right, you’re probably keeping one nervous eye on the charts in anticipation of the crash everyone seems to expect any second now. Bitcoin Bubble Burst, presented today at the Disrupt Berlin hackathon, lets you you focus on other things, while…
Altrui.st wants to use cryptohacks to provide basic minimum income

Altrui.st wants to use cryptohacks to provide basic minimum income

Altrui.st wants to give web sites a way to use their visitors’ unused processing power for good. “Poverty is the most pressing issues we face as a species, so we came up with an idea… we are going to give money away,” said Atltrui.st co-developer Dani Guardiola onstage at our Disrupt Berlin Hackathon. If the…
Cryptocurrencies have crashed 20% in two days

Cryptocurrencies have crashed 20% in two days

 The cryptocurrency correction may have started. After months of unprecedented appreciation, almost every digital currency is seeing double digit losses over the last 48 hours. While a quick glance at the chart above or at coinmarketcap.com shows how bad things have been, you can get a sense of where things are by looking at losses…

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