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PayPal Ex-COO: Bitcoin, Crypto Fulfilling Our Original Vision

Former PayPal COO David Sacks has said cryptocurrency is “fulfilling PayPal’s original vision” to “create ‘the new world currency.’” In an interview with CNBC, Sacks, who worked with the payment network in its early days around the year 2000, said there were strong...

Virtual Items Get Real World Value on DMarket

While there is a burgeoning market for virtual items from within games, it is still small and exclusive, but the power of digital currencies will allow for gamers globally to buy and sell their in-game goods for real world assets according to DMarket. By connecting...

Ethereum Breaks Blockchain Transaction Record, Price Steady

The Ethereum network has recorded a record 410,000 transactions in the last 24 hours - more than any Blockchain ever, reports say. Co-founder Vitalik Buterin retweeted the data Tuesday which should 410,061 transactions completed in what reporting source ethgasstation...

Gold Investors VanEck Slams Bitcoin While Also Joining Hype

In a confusing move, Money management firm VanEck, who are leaders in gold-related investment funds, slammed Bitcoin as a fad while simultaneously filing for an exchange-traded fund to invest in Bitcoin derivatives. It seems that firms such as VanEck can no longer...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, NEM, Bitcoin Cash: Price Analysis, August 15

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk; you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Back in June...

HBO’s $250,000 Bitcoin Parlay Fails as Hackers Continue Thefts

HBO says they are done playing games following a second hack that stole three more television shows. Hackers had initially stolen episodes of the popular “Game of Thrones” series, demanding a ransom of $6 mln. HBO instead offered a “goodwill” payment of $250,000 to...

Ethereum Technology to Thrive as EEA Adds Legal Industry Support

One of the leading Ethereum Blockchain consortiums just got a bit stronger. Yesterday, Aug 14, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) announced the addition of 14 new members to its Legal Industry Working Group. Eleven leading law firms and three academic...

Ukraine Set to Offer Blockchain Real Estate to Foreign Investors

Ukraine is set to use decentralized real estate marketplace Propy to offer properties to foreign investors on the Blockchain. A pilot scheme in conjunction with the country’s Agency for E-Governance will preclude what a government spokesman described as “fostering...

New Goalposts Set For Bitcoin, $7,500 by Year End

In late July, an audacious figure of $5,000 per Bitcoin was predicted by stock researcher Ronnie Moas for the year end. However, the recent rally has seen Moas shift that figure by a full $2,500 to $7,500 as predictors try and keep up. With this prediction, Moas is...

WannaCry Aftermath: IoT Gets Blockchain Security Consortium

A UK university has partnered with an Indian tech institute to examine Blockchain protection against future cyberattacks like WannaCry. City University London and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will work together via a consortium which will focus...

Bitcoin Cash Integration? Not So Simple Says Trezor

Bitcoin Cash integration was a simple fork of the existing Bitcoin chain. Trezor promised to develop BCH integration in its wallet, only to find out that it is not so simple. The hard fork of Bitcoin to create Bitcoin Cash on Aug. 1 resulted in a difficult question...

Ukraine Issues Clarification on Legal Status of Bitcoin

Ukraine’s central bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has issued a statement about the regulations covering digital currencies like Bitcoin, as well as the legal status of the cryptocurrencies. The move was made by the central bank following the arrest of...

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PayPal Ex-COO: Bitcoin, Crypto Fulfilling Our Original Vision

Former PayPal COO David Sacks has said cryptocurrency is “fulfilling PayPal’s original vision” to “create ‘the new world currency.’” In an interview with CNBC, Sacks, who worked with the payment network in its early days around the year 2000, said there were strong...

Virtual Items Get Real World Value on DMarket

While there is a burgeoning market for virtual items from within games, it is still small and exclusive, but the power of digital currencies will allow for gamers globally to buy and sell their in-game goods for real world assets according to DMarket. By connecting...

Ethereum Breaks Blockchain Transaction Record, Price Steady

The Ethereum network has recorded a record 410,000 transactions in the last 24 hours - more than any Blockchain ever, reports say. Co-founder Vitalik Buterin retweeted the data Tuesday which should 410,061 transactions completed in what reporting source ethgasstation...

Gold Investors VanEck Slams Bitcoin While Also Joining Hype

In a confusing move, Money management firm VanEck, who are leaders in gold-related investment funds, slammed Bitcoin as a fad while simultaneously filing for an exchange-traded fund to invest in Bitcoin derivatives. It seems that firms such as VanEck can no longer...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, NEM, Bitcoin Cash: Price Analysis, August 15

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk; you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Back in June...