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BitTorrent Creator’s Chia Could ‘Fix’ Bitcoin With Own Altcoin By Late 2018

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BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has debuted his “solution” to Bitcoin which he says resolves “centralization problems” with the virtual currency. Speaking to TechCrunch Wednesday, Cohen explained his Chia Network would offer more reliable, eco-friendly mining and security measures. The developer has been famously critical of Bitcoin this year as the network suffers slow and expensive Read More

New Blockchain-Based Startups Create New Opportunities for Healthcare

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Blockchain technology has huge potential to disrupt a wide range of industries, ranging from data management, security and healthcare as a few examples. The Blockchain can provide a new foundation and structure for health information management by making electronic medical records more efficient, without intermediaries and empowering patients to be the owners of their own records. Read More

Decentralized Electricity Could be Blockchain’s Trojan Horse

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The tale of the Trojan Horse first told in Homer’s Odyssey, explains how the Greeks were able to defeat the armies of Troy through a simple trick. Having failed to conquer the walls of Troy through a 10-year siege, Odysseus decides to build a giant wooden horse as a tribute to the goddess Athena, fill Read More

Deloitte Reports More Than 26,000 Blockchain Projects Launched in 2016

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Professional services major Deloitte claims that over 26,000 new Blockchain technology-based projects were launched on the code repository GitHub in 2016. GitHub is a development platform that houses codes for more than 86,000 Blockchain programs, including large projects such as Bitcoin. In its report titled “Evolution of Blockchain Technology: Insights from the GitHub Platform,” Deloitte Read More

Cryptocurrencies Face No Future Due to Their Anonymity, Says French Banking Exec

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French banking major Societe Generale CEO Frederic Oudea says that the digital currencies like Bitcoin face an uncertain future because of their anonymity. He claims that the virtual currencies are unlikely to survive in the long term as governments around the world introduce steps to regulate them. In a CNBC interview on the sidelines of Read More

SegWit ‘Death’ Challenge: BitPico Vows To Fork As Bitcoin.com Goes 100% Bitcoin Cash

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SegWit ‘Death’ Challenge: BitPico Vows To Fork As Bitcoin.com Goes 100% Bitcoin Cash SegWit2x may still happen, rumors suggest after its cancellation as Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com goes full Bitcoin Cash. While the community reacted to the ‘death’ of the hard fork, its ghosts are already haunting Bitcoin as previously unknown entity BitPico vowed to continue Read More

Fiat Currency Will be Laughable in Five Years Says Billionaire Tim Draper

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Tim Draper has every reason to be bullish on Bitcoin as he has seen his $20 mln investment in the digital currency grow by over 1,000 percent in just three years. Draper is now predicting that in five years fiat will be so obsolete, it will be laughable. The tech investor has made a fortune Read More

China Struggles to Lay Killing Blow to Bitcoin, Currency Thrives

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China became the first country to take a hardline approach to ICOs, then moved on to Bitcoin and the exchanges that trade the digital currency. Despite these bold and brazen efforts, Bitcoin’s price is higher than ever, and the currency continues to be a factor in China. Where there’s a will there’s a way, and Read More

Ten Tax Tips for Cryptocurrency: Expert Blog

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No one wants to think about tax bills from the IRS, much less interest and penalties. But if you are one of the legions of people capitalizing on the wild west of cryptocurrency, you might need to. At the very least, you should occasionally stop to think about the IRS and taxes. Here are 10 Read More

Joseph Lubin Believes Bitcoin Bubbles are Good, Says Current Market Qualifies

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There’s one question everybody wants an answer to: “Is Bitcoin in a bubble.” Co-founder of Ethereum, Joseph Lubin, says yes. But that’s not a bad thing. The idea that this revolutionary technology may simply be building to burst has a lot of investors behaving cautiously, but Lubin sees it differently. He believes that if this Read More