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Bitcoin price hits $6,600 to new record high after CME futures plan – CNBC

CNBCBitcoin price hits $6,600 to new record high after CME futures planCNBCBitcoin’s move higher came after the CME announced plans to launch bitcoin futures.Bitcoin Hits $6,600 After CME Announces Futures Plans – FortuneFortuneBitcoin boom! Price now above $6500CNNMoneyBright Futures: Bitcoin Climbs on CME News, But Is $7000 in Sight?CoinDeskBusiness Insider -Quartz -Bloomberg -CME… Read more »

One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week – Motherboard

MotherboardOne Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a WeekMotherboardExpressing Bitcoin’s energy use on a per-transaction basis is a useful abstraction. Bitcoin uses x energy in total, and this energy verifies/secures roughly 300k transactions per day. So this measure shows the value we get for all… Read more »

Bitcoin tops £5000 in value – BBC News

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BBC NewsBitcoin tops £5000 in valueBBC NewsThe price of Bitcoin has surpassed £5,000 per coin – a new record. While it is a historic moment of sorts, Bitcoin is usually compared to the dollar. The virtual currency peaked at $6,649.33 (£5,015) at about 16:34 GMT on Wednesday, according to Bloomberg.We… Read more »

What Will Happen At The Time Of The Bitcoin Hard Fork? – Forbes

ForbesWhat Will Happen At The Time Of The Bitcoin Hard Fork?ForbesThe so-called hard fork, which has the potential to create two blockchains, each with its own set of coins, brings to a head a three-year-long battle between two factions who’ve been warring over a seemingly technical question over how to… Read more »

The 8 Biggest Bitcoin Players Who Could Make a Fortune Off the Cryptocurrency – Money Magazine

Money MagazineThe 8 Biggest Bitcoin Players Who Could Make a Fortune Off the CryptocurrencyMoney MagazineThere are plenty of well-known critics of Bitcoin in the banking and business worlds. Recently, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co., called the cryptocurrency a “fraud” and said it would blow up. He… Read more »

Bitcoin Hits Fresh, All-Time High Over Weekend – Forbes

ForbesBitcoin Hits Fresh, All-Time High Over WeekendForbesBitcoin reached a new high over the weekend, moving upward as market participants traded the currency ahead of its hard fork. The digital currency rose to as much as $6,306.58 at 20:15 UTC, CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) figures show. By reaching …Lebanese Central… Read more »

Bitcoin Just Reached Another New All-Time High – Fortune

FortuneBitcoin Just Reached Another New All-Time HighFortuneThe value of the bitcoin cryptocurrency hit a new all-time high on Sunday, reaching $6,306 before settling down to somewhere around $6,170 at the time of writing on Monday morning. Bitcoin’s previous record came around nine days previously, when it …We’ve seen an 82 percent… Read more »

Why Bitcoin Is Flying Even Higher And Faster – Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaWhy Bitcoin Is Flying Even Higher And FasterSeeking AlphaIf you’re going to invest in Bitcoin then you need to wrap your head around the fact that there’s an entire market of cryptocurrencies. In other words, there’s competition. As a result, this opens up opportunities for speculation and trading. There… Read more »

‘I Forgot My PIN’: An Epic Tale of Losing $30000 in Bitcoin – WIRED

WIRED’I Forgot My PIN’: An Epic Tale of Losing $30000 in BitcoinWIREDIn January 2016, I spent $3,000 to buy 7.4 bitcoins. At the time, it seemed an entirely worthwhile thing to do. I had recently started working as a research director at the Institute for the Future’s Blockchain Futures Lab,… Read more »

‘I Forgot My PIN’: An Epic Tale of Losing $30000 in Bitcoin – WIRED

WIRED’I Forgot My PIN’: An Epic Tale of Losing $30000 in BitcoinWIREDIn January 2016, I spent $3,000 to buy 7.4 bitcoins. At the time, it seemed an entirely worthwhile thing to do. I had recently started working as a research director at the Institute for the Future’s Blockchain Futures Lab,… Read more »