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Bitcoin's 'many problems' puzzle regulators

CNNMoney - 22 May 2018
Bitcoin's extreme volatility has flustered lawmakers and regulators. "There are many problems" with the way bitcoin markets operate, testified Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on ...
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Bitcoin Price Faces Bear Indicator Not Seen Since 2014

Coindesk - 23 May 2018
Following bitcoin's recent losses, a key long-term trend indicator is looking increasingly bearish. Notably, the five-month moving average (MA) has rolled over in favor of the bears and looks set to cut the 10-month MA from above - a bearish crossover ...
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Bitcoin Is For Agile Companies

Forbes - 22 May 2018
Time and again you will hear that Bitcoin is magic money that has no use or purpose and has no intrinsic value. You will be told that you can't buy a cup of coffee with it and that it has no "use case" as money. Even some "believers" say it is not ...
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Bitcoin Price Falls to 35-Day Low Below $8K

Coindesk - 23 May 2018
Just an hour after the May 23 trading session began, data from CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index shows the price of the world's largest cryptocurrency started to fall, dropping to its lowest point since April 18. After steadily climbing up to nearly $10 ...
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Why Nobel Economist Robert Shiller Is Still A Bitcoin Skeptic

Investopedia (blog) - 23 May 2018
Add Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller to the list of people who are skeptical about bitcoin. In a piece published on the Project Syndicate website, Shiller cast a critical eye on bitcoin's claim to be an innovation by providing examples of failed ...
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This Bitcoin Pizza Day, Remember Not to Spend Bitcoins on Pizza

Bloomberg - 22 May 2018
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts everywhere set aside May 22 to celebrate the anniversary of the first ever Bitcoin transaction: Two pizzas for 10,000 coins bought exactly eight years ago. If you stacked the pizza boxes you can get for that many Bitcoins ...
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Why a collapse in bitcoin won't kill blockchain

MarketWatch - 23 May 2018
Some people think cryptocurrencies are a bubble waiting to pop just like the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s. Using that same analogy for cryptocurrency, what about blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and Ether? Here's what you need to know.
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Bitcoin Cash Tumbles As It Faces Multiple Headwinds

Forbes - 22 May 2018
Bitcoin Cash has suffered a notable decline over the last few days, losing more than 10% of its value as the digital currency struggles with numerous challenges. The hard fork of the original Bitcoin has been falling in value during a time where the ...
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Bitcoin explained by AI will melt your brain

CNET - 23 May 2018
The video comes from Botnik Studios' YouTube channel, posted Tuesday. According to the description, it was created "using predictive keyboards trained on dozens of Bitcoin explainers". Friends, my brain is currently leaking out of my earholes.
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MIT Is Testing A Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network

Coindesk - 23 May 2018
An MIT test is providing a rare glimpse of how bitcoin might truly work at scale. Revealed to CoinDesk last week, the prestigious U.S. university has been quietly demoing an experimental use case for bitcoin's lightning network, one that showcases how ...
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Bitcoin kidnapping: Three taken into custody

Times LIVE - 23 May 2018
Three people have been taken into police custody in connection with the disappearance of 12-year-old Katlego Marite. Wednesday marked the third day of the alleged abduction. His mother revealed how a lead had popped up just hours after he was taken.
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Fears of regulation keep bitcoin under pressure

MarketWatch - 22 May 2018
Digital currencies moved lower Tuesday, with some altcoins, smaller coins alternative to bitcoin, losing as much as 7%. Bitcoin, the worlds largest digital currency, continues to struggle for gains above $8,500, as worries over increased regulation ...

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