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Bitcoin Gold Launches Tomorrow

After weeks of preparation, Bitcoin Gold (Bgold; BTG) is finally launching tomorrow,  November 12, 2017. Bitcoin Gold is the second project to fork away from the Bitcoin blockchain to create a new coin this year; on August 1, Bitcoin Cash (Bcash) was the first. Where Bcash attempted to offer an on-chain scaling solution by increasing Bitcoin’s […]

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Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

Interview The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino. Also read: A Better Scaling Solution […]

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Nvidia data center growth, gaming strength drive price target hikes

Nvidia Corp. shares surged Friday and looked likely to close at a new record after third-quarter earnings blew past Wall Street estimates and more than half the analysts who cover the graphic processing unit maker responded by hiking their price targets on the stock. Nvidia NVDA, +5.73%  shares rallied 6.1% to $217.74, after touching an […]

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Gold Coins and Bars Saw Demand Rise 17% to 222T in Q3

– Gold coins and bars saw demand rise 17% to 222t in Q3, driven largely by China– Chinese investors bought price dips, notching up fourth consecutive quarter of growth– Jewellery, ETF demand fell while gold coins and bars saw increased demand – Central banks bought a robust 111t of gold bullion bars (+25% y-o-y)– Russia, Turkey & Kazakhstan […]

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BitTorrent Creator Looks To Launch Bitcoin Rival Chia in 2018

Wilma Woo · November 10, 2017 · 3:00 am Bram Cohen, creator of the famous but faltering BitTorrent, has announced he is a step closer to “solving Bitcoin’s centralization.” Cohen: Chia Has Had ‘Very Hot’ Seed Investment Speaking to technology industry magazine TechCrunch, Cohen said the Chia Network, his long-hinted Bitcoin alternative, could launch by […]

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Customers are Saving $100,000 in Bitcoin Fees With SegWit

Jameson Lopp, a prominent bitcoin developer and lead engineer at BitGo, revealed that some of the largest customers using bitcoin and blockchain security services of BitGo are saving as much as $100,000 on a monthly basis in transaction fees due to SegWit. Our largest customers who have upgraded to SegWit are saving nearly $100,000 a […]

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Closing the Curtains On Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath

News In less than eight days Bitcoin network market participants were ready for the planned Segwit2x fork, canceled yesterday. Now cryptocurrency proponents everywhere are expressing opinions about the Segwit2x plan in general, and the working group’s decision to give up on forking the protocol. Also Read: Openbazaar Sees a Variety of New Vendors After Privacy Enhancements […]

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Citigroup’s CEO Thinks Governments Will Issue State-Sponsored Digital Currencies

The CEO of Citigroup has said that governments will have to issue their own state-sponsored digital currencies to prevent bitcoin becoming a threat to the financial establishment. At an interview at the Bloomberg Year Ahead summit in New York, Michael Corbat, CEO of Citigroup, said: I don’t think governments are going to take lightly other people coming […]

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Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As the Network’s Upgrade Approaches

News It’s been a crazy week for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the digital asset ecosystem is still reeling over the canceled Segwit2x fork that was expected to take place on the Bitcoin network next week. Over the course of the past few weeks leading up to the planned 2MB Segwit2x hard fork, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) markets […]

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