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Top 5 questions you have always wanted to ask about Ripple

Learn what Ripple is, who invented the cryptocurrency, and what are the competitive advantages. Discover how to mine Ripple and how it differs from Bitcoin. News
Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin (BTC) Cryptocurrency. Ripple is a blockchain technology that acts as both a cryptocurrency and a digital payment network for financial transactions

A Ripple in time?

Ripple XRP is the cryptocurrency to emerge from Bitcoin’s shadow at the start of a new year with its surging market cap at $89bn

Claire Hunte
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Bringing blockchain technology to the cannabis industry

Blockchain technology is about to be harnessed by the cannabis industry with the formation of a new company, Massroots Blockchain Technologies.

Claire Hunte

S.Korea to impose additional regulatory curbs on cryptocurrency trading

SEOUL, Dec 28 (Reuters) - South Korea will impose additional measures to regulate speculation in cryptocurrency trading, the government said on Thursday in a statement. The steps will include a ban on opening of anonymous cryptocurrency accounts and closing virtual coin exchanges as suggested...

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Cryptocurrencies hit a wall as prices plunge

Cryptocurrencies took a dive on Friday with Bitcoin falling as much as 23 percent earlier in the day and other currencies seeing similar losses.

Claire Hunte

The year in Bitcoin: the phenomenon of 2017

This is a review of the year in Bitcoin, the best known of the so-called cryptocurrencies which came to the fore during 2017.

Brian Bollen

Comment: Don’t lose your head trading bitcoin

"If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs . . . etc". Britain's favourite poem isn't proving particularly apt in recent days as bitcoin enthusiasts seek to make sense of the dramatic losses this week

Neil Dennis

Ripple trades up on the week

Ripple succumbed to the wider crypto sell-off on Friday, after having moved past the $1 mark for the first time in its history on Thursday. However, the cryptocurrency is still up by around 25% over the past seven days.

James Hester

Bitcoin plummets in major sell-off

Bitcoin plummeted on Friday, with cryptocurrency trading around 30% below the record highs set earlier this week.

James Hester
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Long Island Iced Tea Corp skyrockets after renaming itself Long Blockchain

(Reuters) Beverage maker Long Island Iced Tea Corp’s shares jumped 300% after the company said it would rebrand itself Long Blockchain Corp, the latest obscure US firm to tap into the frenzy surrounding crypto currencies.

Claire Hunte
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SEC halts trading in crypto firm after eye-popping rise

US securities regulators on Tuesday temporarily suspended trading in the shares of Crypto Company, a small firm that saw its stock rise more than 2,700% this month after signing a deal to buy a cryptocurrency data platform.

Claire Hunte
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Eos is another cryptocurrency flying high, here are its basics

Bitcoin continues to hit stratospheric levels in price and riding along on the coat tails are alternative coin offerings. The latest to come to the attention of mainstreamers is EOS which is offered by a company called and according to the WSJ has raised $700m.

Claire Hunte

Comment: Paying for rubbish with rubbish

Today's most rubbish story comes from the realm of cryptocurrencies - well which rubbish stories aren't these days? Apparently, a British refuse company is to allow its customers to pay for its services with bitcoin and other virtual currencies

Neil Dennis
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What does the bitcoin futures contract mean for BTC/USD price in 2018?

Find out how the introduction of bitcoin futures contract by CMEs, December 18, can change the market in 2018. News

FCA has no plans to regulate bitcoin

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) chief executive said on Thursday night that he saw no systemic threat in bitcoin and had no plans to pursue the government to bring it under the regulator's authority

Neil Dennis