Winklevoss Twins Bitcoin Fortune Calculated

Matthew Tompkins The Winklevoss twins could be the world’s richest celebrity Bitcoin holders, with their 1% BTC share now worth over 1 Billion USD.  The Winklevoss twins, infamous for their legal feud with Mark Zuckerberg over his alleged stealing of their original idea for the Facebook social network, could rank as the world’s richest Bitcoin investors. As Bitcoin touches $100…
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Satoshi Nakamoto’s Brilliant White Paper Turns 9-Years Old

Jamie Redman Bitcoin has had a phenomenal year in 2017 surpassing many expectations as the decentralized currency now commands a whopping $100B market capitalization. This Halloween marks another milestone as nine years ago today the anonymous creator of the ‘Internet of Money,’ Satoshi Nakamoto, released the Bitcoin white paper. Also Read: Bitcoin Prices Skyrocket to $7200 on Zimbabwean Exchange During Economic…
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Bitcoin Price Soars to All-Time High After CME Group Announces Bitcoin Futures Contracts

Josiah Wilmoth The bitcoin price surged to a new all-time high on Tuesday following CME Group’s announcement that it intends to list bitcoin futures contracts before the end of the year. World’s Largest Derivatives Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures This morning, CME Group — the world’s largest derivatives exchange — revealed that, pending regulatory approval, it will enable trading of…
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Bitcoin Price Boom Sees Students Flocking to Take Cryptocurrency Courses

Rebecca Campbell The rise of bitcoin is seeing an increasing number of students signing up for cryptocurrency classes at top computer science schools such as Stanford. According to Dan Boneh, co-director of the Stanford Computer Security Lab and professor of cryptography, he is attracting a large number of people to his cryptocurrency courses. As a cryptography researcher for almost 30 years,…
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Nothing More Impactful To Our Business’ Than Bitcoin

Ethan Wolff-Mann Image: Square/Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey with Square’s head of product Jesse Dorogusker demonstrating the new Square Register. (Yahoo Finance) Square (SQ) was early to bitcoin, first accepting the cryptocurrency in the spring of 2014. Using the Square network, a buyer can pay in bitcoin, and the transaction settles conveniently in cash. Speaking at the launch of the new…
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Bitcoin-Related Jobs Fastest Growing Sector of International Employment

C. Edward Kelso Riding a wave of record prices, and the growth in businesses created to service the cryptocurrency ecosystem, Bitcoin as a network and bitcoin as a currency are quickly becoming international job creators. According to popular employment-finding websites, last quarter alone saw a jump in related work offers.  Also read: How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for…
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Bitcoin Price Achieves New All-Time High at $6,345; Factors For Surge

Joseph Young Earlier today, on October 30, the bitcoin price has achieved a new all-time high at $6,345, as the market continues to demonstrate optimism towards bitcoin ETFs, the possibility of China resuming cryptocurrency trading, South Korea’s regulation of bitcoin, and bitcoin hard forks. Major Factors For Recent Bitcoin Price Surge The recent price surge of bitcoin from $5,800 to…
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Bitcoin Price Hits All-Time High as Crypto Market Cap Broaches $180 Billion

Josiah Wilmoth The bitcoin price reached a new all-time high on Sunday evening, headlining a near-universal advance among top 100 cryptocurrencies. The ethereum price crept toward $310 to join the rally, while bitcoin cash and ripple jockeyed for bronze in the market cap rankings. Source: CoinMarketCap Altogether, the total cryptocurrency market cap added nearly $9 billion. On Sunday morning, the…
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$154 Million Hedge Fund Stakes 30% of Assets in Bitcoin

Josiah Wilmoth A prominent hedge fund manager has revealed that 30% of his fund’s assets are allocated into bitcoin. Bill Miller — a former manager of the Legg Mason Value Trust mutual fund — famously beat the market for 15 consecutive years before losing 55% in 2008 as a result of the of the Great Recession. Now, Miller runs Miller…
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