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Cryptocurrency Miners Are Using Old Tires to Power Their Rigs

motherboard.vice.com – An entrepreneurial cryptocurrency mining company has just announced an unusual deal: it has partnered with a tire-based waste-to-energy company in the United States to power its mining computers …

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Billionaire investor Marc Lasry: I should have bought bitcoin when it was at $300

cnbc.com – Billionaire investor Marc Lasry told CNBC on Thursday that he should’ve bought bitcoin when it was at $300 just a couple years ago. The cryptocurrency, which began 2017 below $1,000 per unit …

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Bitcoin pops above $14000 for the first time

money.cnn.com – The digital currency has shot above the $14,000 mark for the first time — the third big barrier it’s broken in less than 24 hours. Bitcoin has enjoyed a stunning rise this year, drawing increasing attention …

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“Buy Bitcoin” Is Lighting Up Google as Cryptocurrency Outshines Gold

hacked.com – Growing demand for cryptocurrency is also reflected in another key metric – the number of account registrations. For that, we look not further than Coinbase, which is America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange …

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Bank of America Wins Patent for Cryptocurrency Exchange System

coindesk.com – Bank of America may be looking into cryptocurrency exchange services for its corporate clients – or at least keeping its options open should they become interested. In a patent awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office …

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Slice of Caribbean Paradise on Sale Only With Bitcoin

cointelegraph.com – Sitting with a price tag of £5.3 mln, 13-acres of a Caribbean island is up for sale, but it would mean you have to shell out just over 570 BTC as the sellers are adding to the Bitcoin adoption narrative stating …

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Bitcoin’s Rise Solidifies the Intersection of Cannabis and Cryptocurrency

prnewswire.com – number of companies have taken steps to benefit from the growth of the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry. One area of the industry that appears to offer significant growth potential is the application …

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Hedge fund manager Novogratz worried surging bitcoin price may attract government regulation

cnbc.com – Former Fortress hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz says on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that bitcoin’s sharp price gains could result in more government regulation. But Novogratz says “I think it’s hard to shut down …

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Cboe chief on Jamie Dimon: He’s welcome to try shorting bitcoin

cnbc.com – If JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon wants to bet against bitcoin, the head of Cboe Global Markets is only too happy to give him the venue to place his wager. Ed Tilly, chairman and CEO at Cboe …

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CryptoKitties explained – The massive Ethereum craze

mybroadband.co.za – CryptoKitties is a breakout application built on the Ethereum blockchain, and it’s taking over the crypto world. Crypto users are going crazy for the virtual cat game, which features collectible kittens …

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Telcoin eyes fundraising as cryptocurrency demand in Asia rises

scmp.com – Telcoin is the latest cryptocurrency set to raise funds through an initial coin offering (ICO) to capitalise on Asia’s rising demand for digital currencies despite the controversy surrounding their validity …

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Famed trader Mark Fisher: Bitcoin is very similar to the silver run in the 1970s

cnbc.com – Bitcoin’s run is very similar to that of silver’s nearly 40 years ago, renowned trader Mark Fisher told CNBC on Tuesday. “The reason people are so attracted to bitcoin is because people want something …

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Abkhazia: Counting on a Cryptocurrency

eurasianet.org – Breakaway Abkhazia plans to launch its own cryptocurrency in a bid to avoid potential sanctions and attract international investment, according to the territory’s de facto economy minister, Adgur Ardzinba …

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Blockchain-based Petrobloq joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

econotimes.com – “We are very pleased to be part of the 200-member Enterprise Ethereum Alliance,” said Alex Blyumkin, CEO of Petroteq Energy. “Joining this community of forward-looking enterprises and blockchain innovators …

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Bitcoin sets another record high as crypto fever reaches Venezuela

ft.com – Bitcoin rallied as high as $11,800 in Asia trading on Monday, adding to its vast returns this year and providing good news for advocates of cryptocurrencies – a group that now apparently includes Venezuelan president …

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Bitcoin jumps 1000% this year

youtube.com – Bitcoin rises by $2000 in one day! Then it falls by just as much the very same day. Is the digital currency here to stay? Or a volatile, unproven and unbacked currency that’s doomed to fail? …

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Battle for ‘True’ Bitcoin Is Just Getting Started

bloomberg.com – They say Lightning Network, for instance, can deliver faster and cheaper payment handling than bitcoin or Visa and PayPal, for that matter and sidechains could be developed to expand use of bitcoin into smart contracts …

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