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How Bitcoin is infiltrating the $60bn global art market

Why is the art world getting excited about digital currency Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain? Eleesa Dadiani owns and runs an art gallery in London’s famous Cork Street. ... Read More
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Investigators found by accident a hacker claiming he pocketed millions of dollars in Bitcoins

Pennsylvania police, hunting for stolen laptops, say they stumbled on $40 million bitcoin scam Law enforcement in Bucks County, Pa. likely didn’t think they were dealing with a dark ... Read More

Bitcoin Surged By $300 in the Past 24 Hours. Here’s Why

After plunging for the majority of July, Bitcoin is clawing back toward its all-time high. The cryptocurrency jumped 15% to $2,628 in trading Thursday, adding about $316 over the ... Read More

Cryptocurrency market a ‘ticking time-bomb,’ says ethereum co-founder

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), or a means of crowd funding for blockchain technology companies have caught too much attention, according to the co-founder of the ethereum network Charles Hoskinson ... Read More

Hackers hijacked cryptocurrency trading platform and stole $7 Million

Hackers hijacked cryptocurrency trading platform CoinDash on Monday just as it was in the middle of its initial coin offering, or ICO. It’s the first known breach of an ICO, ... Read More
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Bitcoin off 40%, Ethereum down 60% from June highs

Bitcoin slides below $2,000 as cryptocurrency selloff continues The price of the digital currency bitcoin fell over the weekend, dropping below $2,000 and farther away from its June highs, ... Read More

Swiss bank becomes first to offer bitcoin to its richest clients

A Swiss bank is now offering to buy bitcoins for its clients. As of Wednesday, investors can ask their asset manager at Falcon Private Bank, a boutique investment firm ... Read More

Cryptocurrencies Down 23% for July. Is This the Bottom?

The great digital currency bull run of 2017 came to a screeching halt in early June. Shortly after hitting all-time highs—bitcoin broke $3,000 and Ethereum nudged $400—the party ended, ... Read More

BlackRock’s Top Economist Thinks Bitcoin and Ethereum Look Like a Bubble

BlackRock, the $5 trillion asset manager, has not traditionally paid much attention to cryptocurrency platforms such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now that the prices of those blockchain-based currencies have ... Read More

Mt Gox CEO On Trial In Japan As Bitcoin Gains Traction

A Tokyo court began hearings Tuesday into charges that the head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox accessed its computer system and inflated his account by $1 ... Read More
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