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A cryptocurrency (or crypto currency) is a digital asset...

wikipedia - 23 Nov 2017
A cryptocurrency (or crypto currency) is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. Cryptocurrencies are a subset of alternative currencies, or specifically of digital currencies.

Why America's Biggest Bank Digs Anonymous Cryptocurrency

MIT Technology Review - 24 Nov 2017
In May, JPMorgan announced that it would team with the developers of Zcash, a year-old cryptocurrency whose Bitcoin-derived software gives users the option to “shield” their transactions from public view. Last month, the bank revealed that it had ...

Government of Bermuda Launches Cryptocurrency Task Force

CoinDesk - 24 Nov 2017
The government of Bermuda has launched a blockchain task force to foster cryptocurrency commerce in the British overseas territory. Announced by by the island's premier, David Burt, and national security minister, Wayne Caines, during a press ...

Malaysian Central Bank To Issue Cryptocurrency Regulation In Early 2018

Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News) - 24 Nov 2017
The Malaysian central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), is expected to issue a directive to regulate the use of digital currencies in the country in early 2018. The central bank has been discussing and working on a proposed cryptocurrency regulation ...

Bitcoin's main rival ethereum hits a fresh record high

CNBC - 24 Nov 2017
Ether, the digital currency of the ethereum blockchain, made significant gains on the day of the Thanksgiving holiday. The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of $425.55 Thursday, according to data from industry website Coinmarketcap. This broke a ...

New Opportunities With Cryptocurrency

Forbes - 21 Nov 2017
Cryptocurrency adoption like Bitcoin and Ethereum continues to grow as more people around the world see the possibilities and benefits it offers. To further mainstream it, there are many new opportunities to consider for entrepreneurs and business owners.

App Uses Cryptocurrency To Help Indigent Post Bail

Investopedia (blog) - 24 Nov 2017
Cryptocurrencies may be the new "get out of jail card". Bail Bloc is an app that enables users to donate part of their computer's processing power (approximately 10%) to help post bail for low-income defendants via Monero, a cryptocurrency. (See also: ...

How to talk about cryptocurrency at the holiday dinner table

TechCrunch - 20 Nov 2017
You're sitting down to a nice meal and your aunt, always one step ahead, mentions she wants to start investing in Bitcoin. You freeze, a drip of gravy plopping off the ladle. It's your time to shine. You got this. First, you know that the state of ...

Discovering the makings of a successful cryptocurrency

World Finance - 24 Nov 2017
If you were to ask 10 different people what makes a cryptocurrency successful, you would get 10 different answers. And yet, today's wave of crypto-mania makes this a relevant question. Since the start of 2017, cryptocurrency valuations have stuttered ...

Overstock's Cryptocurrency Stash - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 22 Nov 2017
Overstock.com Inc., the first retailer to accept bitcoin, is keeping more of what it takes in. The company disclosed that it holds $403,000 of cryptocurrencies, the ...

Bitcoin boost: French bankers to offer cryptocurrency

Express.co.uk - 23 Nov 2017
Bitcoin boost: French bankers to offer cryptocurrency. BITCOIN has been given a boost as a French asset manager becomes the first European fund agrees to offer the controversial cryptocurrency. By David Dawkins. PUBLISHED: 16:07, Thu, Nov 23, 2017 ...

Central Bank of Malaysia Plans Cryptocurrency Reporting Rules

CoinDesk - 22 Nov 2017
The governor of Malaysia's central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), has provided more detail on its upcoming regulatory framework aimed to counter the illicit uses of cryptocurrencies. In statements made today at a counter-terrorism financing summit, ...

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