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Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Goes Beyond 24-Hours Setting New Records

Technology & Security On September 1, Bitcoin Cash proponents led a community-driven stress test by sending millions of transactions in one day. In fact, the protocol’s miners processed 2.2 million transactions in 24-hours and processed massive sized blocks all day long. But the stress testing fun didn’t end there as many BCH supporters continued to […]

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Deutsche Bank Sends in the Bitcoin FUD-busters

Emilio Janus · February 8, 2018 · 9:00 pm Sometimes it can feel as though everyone in the banking establishment hates us. But before we go and eat worms, let’s cast our eye over this very even-handed assessment of Bitcoin from an analyst at Deutsche Bank. (in German). Opinions, Myths, and Misunderstandings In a paper published last […]

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World Central Banker to Central Banks: Bitcoin Is a Bubble, Ponzi, and Disaster

Featured General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Agustín Carstens, gave a talk at Goethe University in its House of Finance, Tuesday, 6 February in Frankfurt. Titled Money in the Digital Age: What Role for Central Banks?, the talk saw Mr. Carstens acknowledge “We have seen a bit of a shift, to issues […]

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AIER Researchers: Bitcoin’s Price Moves with News

Markets and Prices Researchers at the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) teamed with Missouri University to examine whether the price of bitcoin is being manipulated by a few traders. Conspiracy theories abound, and new accusations arise regularly. A first in a series of papers on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, the present project attempts […]

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Pinnacle’s Key Features – The Merkle

Pinnacle is the trading and investment platform that will become your primary point of access to the growing world of crypto, CFD, stocks, futures, and options investment. Pinnacle will be a full featured investment multiplex with truly automated trading features for beginners, and the very best trading tools for professionals. This platform will revolutionize trading […]

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Overwhelmed Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Hiring Staff by the Hundreds

Markets and Prices Cryptocurrency exchanges have been overrun for months, as record demand has caused throttling or restriction of service altogether. With exchanges buckling under the strain, a number of platforms have been forced to temporarily shut their books. On Thursday, Bitstamp announced plans to recruit 100 new call center staff as it struggles to […]

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‘Unfairly Cheap’ Lightning Network Mainnet Hits 40 Nodes, 60 Channels

Wilma Woo · January 18, 2018 · 3:00 pm The Lightning Network now has over 40 nodes and 60 channels running as the long-awaited technology continues to take new strides. A $9500 Lightning Network Data reported on Reddit Thursday shows the propagation of Lightning nodes, which are just beginning to take foot after the so-called ‘layer […]

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How trading bitcoin could actually ruin your mental health

“Bitcoin lowkey made me depressed today,” a Twitter user said Wednesday. “At least when the Beanie Baby bubble burst there was a mountain of soft cuddly stuffed animals that could soak up all your tears and muffle the sounds of you weeping,” tweeted a comedy writer, Mishu Hilmy. Other cryptocurrency fans say they are holding […]

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