Answering demands from the private and public sectors, US government scientists have created a guide to the technology behind bitcoin and its applications for a variety of uses. Among various issues, the 59-page report explains that, "technically,
James Altucher would like to remind us of the math behind cryptocurrency: Two hundred billion dollars in supply. Two hundred trillion dollars of potential demand, even more if you throw in contract law. There's 10,000 man-years of science behind it
In this debate, the question of whether or not Intellectual Property has a place in the world of cryptocurrencies and the blockchain will be on the table.
Washington and legacy media are in a tizzy about Venezuela reportedly thwarting international sanctions by way of a dreaded state-backed cryptocurrency. A closer look reveals several stumbling blocks for the Bolivarian Republic: nonexistent reserves,
Former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin favors "self-regulation" in the cryptocurrency sector. He believes it will be more effective, at this early stage, than any imposed regulations. Others have expressed similar views about the currently
Cryptocurrency miners in Singapore can now buy their rigs pre-assembled right at the mall as more retail computer hardware shops enter this booming market. This is another strong sign of how retailers are diversifying away from their traditional cost
In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange gives you the latest breaking news on Hillary Clinton FBI investigation news and trouble with her former campaign staffer. We also get into U.S President Donald Trump big problem that just emerged in Asia
With legislation to regulate the mining and trading of cryptocurrencies still awaiting consideration by the Russian Parliament, one lawmaker has introduced a draft bill to create a national cryptocurrency called "the CryptoRuble."
"The nations of Eurasia are developing modes of growing their economies independent of US Treasury financial sanctions"
"Biggest Theft In Crypto History": Over $400MM Stolen From Japanese Crypto Exchange
Chinese government officials recently informed Washington of intentions to 'slow' or outright 'halt' state purchases of US Treasury bonds.
Starting in February, no-cost stock trading app Robinhood will allow users to trade Bitcoin and Ethereum with no fees whatsoever, the company has announced in a blog post Thursday, Jan. 25.
You could turn $100 into a fortune! That is why ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) boomed last year. New projects launched their own digital tokens. Everyone wanted to get in on the bottom of a skyrocketing cryptocurrency.
It's not just Bitcoin.
It's clear to me now that Wall St. is behind the failure of the New York Agreement. Roger Ver and his championing Bitcoin Cash was used as a stalking horse to destroy Bitcoin's ability to function in the marketplace.
The World Gold Council (WGC) is considering a global standard for 1 kilogram gold bars so they could be used as collateral in futures markets and potentially encourage demand.
Chinese government officials recently informed Washington of intentions to 'slow' or outright 'halt' state purchases of US Treasury bonds. The economic realities underlying Beijing's report caused noticeable effects on the bond and stock m
In this video, Luke Rudkowski talks with Josh Sigurdson of World Alternative Media about the recent price drop of Bitcoin as well as government regulators attempting to stamp out Bitcoin throughout the world.
Divisibility is one of the important qualities of money, but is it a good feature if you are continually dividing something that has no substance? Where is the end in that? If bitcoin can be divided into eight digits to the right of the decimal and
This week on Erik Townsend's MacroVoices podcast, Bloomberg macro strategist Mark Cudmore (a frequent contributor to ZeroHedge) and Townsend discussed last week's "lower low" in the US dollar index and what this means for the near-term future of the
In our chart highlighting Bitcoin's epic journey to $10,000, we also noted that 2017 was a landmark year for the Initial Coin Offering (ICO), a method used to raise initial funds for development and marketing of new cryptocurrencies or tokens.
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) parent Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) has announced it is creating a global cryptocurrency data feed, active by the year's first quarter.
Russia's national cryptocurrency, the cryptoruble, is unlikely to be created in the foreseeable future, according to the Bank of Russia. The central bank believes that it could be used to bypass regulations. Meanwhile, the finance ministry wants to
Two Jacksonville students are facing up to two decades behind bars after pleading guilty to stealing $4 million worth of bitcoin. The pair hacked darknet site Sheep Marketplace in 2013 and made off with 5,400 BTC. Under forfeiture laws, Nassau County
Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schär of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis have recently published an article that emphasizes many of the benefits of cryptocurrencies. The article states "that cryptoassets are well suited to become an importan
Scaling problems that have been sporadically affecting the Ethereum network have resurfaced. While bulls and bears were battling it out in the markets, the Ethereum blockchain was fighting to restore some semblance of normal service. The congestion f
Crypto-focused social network Yours.org, which enables contributors to earn bitcoin cash for creating content, is poised to ramp up its operations after securing $1.5 million. The Series A funding, courtesy of mining specialists Bitmain and Nchain, w
that mocks Bitcoin crypto-lunacy...(Natural News) As part of a new series of hilarious animations being released on Counterthink.com, today I'm releasing "Sh*tcoin and Buttcoin," a hilarious two-minute animation that satirizes all the brain dea
BITCOIN, ethereum, ripple and other virtual currencies have been smashed overnight in a bloodbath of Titanic proportions.
Update 1200ET: Bitcoin has rebounded over $1000 off its lows, breaking back above $10,000...