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Ethereum can solve any problem a computer can solve: but with far greater reliability and security and far less performance and efficiency.

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How Will Bitcoin Technology Go Mainstream? An Analysis Of 5 Strategies - Forbes

How Will Bitcoin Technology Go Mainstream? An Analysis Of 5 Strategies - Forbes | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Many say the technology behind Bitcoin is superior to existing systems. But since most financial services work fairly well, what will get the majority of people to adopt it?
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Ethereum Price Skyrockets on Massive Trading Volume | Finance Magnates

Ethereum Price Skyrockets on Massive Trading Volume | Finance Magnates | virtual currency | Scoop.it
The price of Ether increased another 40% in the last 24 hours completing a rise of over 100% during the past week.
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PRESENTING: Everything you need to know about the bitcoin and blockchain universe in one epic slideshow

PRESENTING: Everything you need to know about the bitcoin and blockchain universe in one epic slideshow | virtual currency | Scoop.it

Magister Advisors has produced arguably the...

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Netflix Exec Suggests Streaming Video Giant Open to Bitcoin - CoinDesk

Netflix Exec Suggests Streaming Video Giant Open to Bitcoin - CoinDesk | virtual currency | Scoop.it
The CFO of streaming video giant Netflix issued new comments on digital currency in a recent public Q&A.
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Ethereum Launches ‘Cryptocurrency 2.0’ Network | CoinDesk

Ethereum Launches ‘Cryptocurrency 2.0’ Network | CoinDesk | virtual currency | Scoop.it

Ethereum is no altcoin; it's an operating system for altcoins, say developers.


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Citi: Miners and Merchants Are Keeping Bitcoin Prices Low

Citi: Miners and Merchants Are Keeping Bitcoin Prices Low | virtual currency | Scoop.it
New analysis from Citi says miners and merchants are quickly selling their bitcoins, putting downwards pressure on the price.
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Wedbush: Wall Street Sees Opportunity in Bitcoin's Volatility

Wedbush: Wall Street Sees Opportunity in Bitcoin's Volatility | virtual currency | Scoop.it
A new report from Wedbush finds that bitcoin's volatility isn't likely to affect its use as a payment network.
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BlinkTrade Opens New Bitcoin Markets in Venezuela, West Africa

BlinkTrade Opens New Bitcoin Markets in Venezuela, West Africa | virtual currency | Scoop.it
BlinkTrade launched bitcoin exchange SurBitcoin in Venezuela last week, and today will unveil its West African venture, UbuntuBitX.
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Patrick Byrne: Overstock Exploring Block Chain-Based Public Stock Offering

Patrick Byrne: Overstock Exploring Block Chain-Based Public Stock Offering | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne is considering issuing 'cryptosecurities' using block chain technology, saying it will help erase global corruption.
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Steve Stockman: New York's Bitcoin Regulation Could Crush the Industry

Steve Stockman: New York's Bitcoin Regulation Could Crush the Industry | virtual currency | Scoop.it
In a new interview with CoinDesk, US Representative Steve Stockman explores the complex regulatory challenges facing bitcoin today.
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Beyond New York: What Lies Ahead for Bitcoin

Beyond New York: What Lies Ahead for Bitcoin | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Contrary to some statements, bitcoin's fate will not be decided by lawmakers and regulators in the next 18 months.
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Bitcoin is on the verge of splitting in two

Bitcoin is on the verge of splitting in two | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Bitcoin is in the midst of a civil war. It has been simmering for some time, though it remained largely out of view to the general public until last month, when a prominent Bitcoin developer...
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Haters Gonna Hate: Why Those Celebrating The "Death" Of The Bitcoin Blockchain Are Missing The Point - Forbes

Haters Gonna Hate: Why Those Celebrating The "Death" Of The Bitcoin Blockchain Are Missing The Point - Forbes | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Whether the Bitcoin Blockchain has failed or not (one of the core members of the Bitcoin development team suggests that it has), George Howard asserts that the technological innovations developed or advanced because of it, and the spirit of its potential is secure, and will be utilized for continued advances.
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Ethereum Racing Past Litecoin as Ether Market Cap Tops $160M | Finance Magnates

Ethereum Racing Past Litecoin as Ether Market Cap Tops $160M | Finance Magnates | virtual currency | Scoop.it
The price of Ether skyrocketed almost 30% over the weekend, overcoming Litecoin as the third biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
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Why Bitcoin Needs 21 Inc to Deliver in 2016 - CoinDesk

Why Bitcoin Needs 21 Inc to Deliver in 2016 - CoinDesk | virtual currency | Scoop.it

You may not have heard the name Balaji Srinivasan, but in 2016 the 21 Inc CEO could become synonymous with another more infamous ‘b’ word: 'bitcoin'.

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Bitcoin 2.0: Sidechains And Ethereum And Zerocash, Oh My! | TechCrunch

Bitcoin 2.0: Sidechains And Ethereum And Zerocash, Oh My! | TechCrunch | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Strange, interesting, and wildly ambitious things are afoot in the world of Bitcoin and blockchains. I give you Zerocash, a completely anonymous currency;..
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New Sentiment Index Tracks Public Opinion on Bitcoin

New Sentiment Index Tracks Public Opinion on Bitcoin | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Today sees the launch of CoinDesk's Bitcoin Sentiment Index, which attempts to gauge public perceptions of the digital currency.
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Industry Chief: Payments Firms Warming to Bitcoin Partnerships

Industry Chief: Payments Firms Warming to Bitcoin Partnerships | virtual currency | Scoop.it
CoinDesk speaks to Electronic Transactions Association CEO Jason Oxman about bitcoin's future in payments and New York's BitLicense regulation.
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Did Margin Trading Crash the Price of Bitcoin?

Did Margin Trading Crash the Price of Bitcoin? | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Some market observers believe Thursday's price drop may have been caused by the actions of bitcoin traders.
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Bitcoins Affected by New York's BitLicense May Trade at Discount

Bitcoins Affected by New York's BitLicense May Trade at Discount | virtual currency | Scoop.it
Savvy traders could profit handsomely from the bitcoin arbitrage opportunities presented by a future BitLicense, argues Jon Matonis.
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Ethereum Launches Own 'Ether' Coin, With Millions Already Sold

Ethereum Launches Own 'Ether' Coin, With Millions Already Sold | virtual currency | Scoop.it
The presale of Ethereum's own platform-specific altcoin kicked off last night, with sales already booming.
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