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British journalist ‘killed by crocodile’ in Sri Lanka

A British man has died in Sri Lanka after reportedly being dragged into a river by a crocodile. Paul McClean, who worked as a reporter for the Financial Times on the paper’s fastFT desk, was washing his hands in the river when he was attacked by the reptile. Search and rescue teams combed the area […]

Knifeman shouting ‘Allah’ attacks a soldier on patrol in Paris

A knife wielding man has attacked a French soldier outside a Metro station in Paris today while praising Allah. The attacker approached the soldier from behind and then lunged at him with the blade at Chatelet metro station at 6.30am this morning. The victim managed to wrestle him to the ground and he was arrested […]

North Korean missile alerts are becoming a fact of life

For the second time in just over a fortnight, millions of people in northern Japan were jolted awake by an alert warning them a North Korean missile was heading in their direction. “Missile launch! Missile launch!” read the first of two messages, as the wail of sirens pierced the early-morning calm in a dozen prefectures, […]

This Chart Reveals the Centralization of Bitcoin Wealth

19 September 2017

Bitcoin has been making a lot of news lately. The cryptocurrency shot up in value by over 200% in 2017, making many people fear that the market is in a bubble. Last week, China decided to close its bitcoin exchanges, which caused investors around the world to panic about the currency’s long-term viability. But how […]

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Bitcoin's Wild Ride Shows the Truth

19 September 2017

I wouldn't say bitcoin holds its value. It is a hot potato, and in my opinion the most rational thing is to trade them immediately away (for other currency, … Source link

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<a href=http://www.techzim.co.zw/2017/09/no-jamie-dimon-bitcoin-no-fraud/ target=_blank >No Jamie Dimon, Bitcoin is no fraud! You either don’t understand it, or you intend to deceive the people!</a>

No Jamie Dimon, Bitcoin is no fraud! You either don’t understand it, or you intend to deceive the people!

19 September 2017

By Violet Chipunza By Taurai Chinyamakobvu This post was written by a Guest Author. The views expressed in this article do not reflect those of Techzim but of the Guest Author. No Jamie Dimon, Bitcoin is no fraud. It’s either you don’t understand it, or you intend to deceive the people or both! When I […]

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The Economic Case for Conservative Bitcoin Development

19 September 2017

Ariel Deschapell is a full-stack javascript developer teaching at the Ironhack coding bootcamp in Miami, and a recent Henry Hazlitt fellow in Digital Development at the Foundation for Economic Education. In this opinion piece, Deschapell discusses the tensions underlying bitcoin’s scaling debate, arguing those who have approached the protocol’s design with more caution are perhaps doing […]

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Bitcoin and Fintech Sector Under Scrutiny by Lawmakers in Mexico

19 September 2017

Mexico would regulate its fast-growing financial technology sector, including firms that use crypto-currencies like bitcoin, to protect consumers and spur competition, under a proposed bill seen by Reuters. The proposed legislation, which Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said this month would be unveiled in the Senate before Sept. 20, seeks to ensure financial stability and […]

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The Bitcoin bubble | City Press

19 September 2017

In 2011, I was often asked how one would go about investing in gold. At that time, gold had experienced a strong rally – rising from just more than $700 (R9 180 at today’s exchange rate) in 2008 to more than $1 700 by early 2011. As the value of gold is driven primarily by […]

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JPMorgan Handles Bitcoin-Related Trades Despite CEO Warning

19 September 2017

JPMorgan Chase has been routing customer orders for bitcoin -related instruments, a spokesman said on Monday, despite the bank’s chief executive’s calling the crypto currency “a fraud.” Like other Wall Street banks, JPMorgan acts as an agent for buyers and sellers of Bitcoin XBT, an exchange-traded note designed to track the value of the crypto […]

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True, Bitcoin May Become Corrupt. But Banks Already Are.

19 September 2017

In Brief JP Morgan CEO James Dimon recently leveled several criticisms at bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency a “fraud.” His and other big banks, however, are regularly fined for corruption, discrimination, and other legal infractions. Too Big to Fail The financial crisis of the late 2000s had the potential to cripple the nation. Big […]

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JPMorgan trading bitcoin for clients despite Dimon’s ‘fraud’ rant

19 September 2017

JPMorgan Chase has been routing customer orders for bitcoin-related instruments, a spokesman said on Monday, despite the bank’s chief executive calling the crypto currency “a fraud.” Like other Wall Street banks, JPMorgan acts as an agent for buyers and sellers of Bitcoin XBT, an exchange-traded note designed to track the value of the crypto currency. […]

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Gold Tumbles Most Since July (As Bitcoin Bounces)

19 September 2017

Gold is down over 1% this morning, extending recent weakness to 3-week lows on the basis that the world didn’t end (and the debt ceiling was extended) we presume. Notably, both USDJPY and Bitcoin are mirroring the precious metal’s move… It seems gold’s stop-run over the election night highs prompted the reversal… Kuroda has been […]

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“Most Draconian Measures Ever”: China Expands Bitcoin Crackdown Beyond Exchange Trading

19 September 2017

Last week bitcoin plunged over 40% from all time highs hit as recently as three weeks ago on news that China had ordered local exchanges to halt trading in the cryptocurrency. Since then, defying naysayers yet again, bitcoin staged a remarkable comeback, rising from under $3000 to $4000 in the last few days of trading, […]

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Jamie Dimon, Here's Why You're Wrong About Bitcoin

19 September 2017

You said of Bitcoin, "eventually, it will be closed," which, to anyone who knows anything about the technology, is an incredibly absurd statement. Source link

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Bitcoin – The Bearish Continuation Scenario — Bitcoin / Dollar (BITSTAMP:BTCUSD) / 2017-09-18 — TheTrex

18 September 2017

Info: After bitcoin topped off at 5000 it made a quick deep dive to 3000 (even going below slightly) this all happened in approximately 13 days. The main reason for this is that bitcoin has completed three waves up and was ready for a potential correction but the china news about banning exchanges let it […]

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Bitcoin Cash Network Continues to Grow With an Ambitious Roadmap

The Bitcoin Cash Network Continues to Grow With an Ambitious Roadmap

18 September 2017

News It’s been over forty-eight days since the hard fork, and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is alive and well. Also Read: Bitcoin Exchange BTCC to Halt Trading as Regulatory Storm Brews in China Five Different Development Teams Are Working With the Bitcoin Cash Project As the blockchain’s days continue, BCH developers have […]

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Bitcoin Price Attempts to Break $4,000 Resistance – The Merkle

18 September 2017

No one can deny that the yo-yo effect is clearly visible across all cryptocurrency markets right now. After a week filled with ups and downs, it seems the Bitcoin price may finally be headed back to US$4,000 and more. Thanks to a 10.05% price increase over the past 24 hours, things are looking pretty solid […]

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Traditional Financial Analysts Clash with Crypto Advocates Over Future of Bitcoin – Blockchain Agenda with Inside Bitcoins – News, Price, Events

18 September 2017

This story was shared from this site The past two weeks have been extremely volatile for cryptocurrency valuations. A series of negative moves by state regulators, notably in China, have combined with critical statements by financial experts to throw the crypto world into a frenzy. Bitcoin has seen price fluctuations by as much as thirty […]

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Bitcoin To Zero

18 September 2017

Bob Moriarty the founder of 321gold and 321energy.com sits down with me to discuss his thoughts on Bitcoin, Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium, … Source link

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Split on Forks? Blockchain Leaders Learn Tough Lessons from Bitcoin Scaling

18 September 2017

Cypherpunks attack ideas, not people – or so the saying goes. If bitcoin’s long-roiling scaling debate is any indication, though, that doesn’t always work in practice. From suggestions that some were undermining the project’s intent to outright personal attacks, things have gotten – and remain – heated. But with at least the first chapter in […]

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South Africa’s Second Largest Supermarket Chain Pick n Pay Trials Bitcoin Payments

18 September 2017

News A major supermarket chain in South Africa, Pick n Pay, has started a trial to accept bitcoin payments in-store at its head office location. A payment technology company named Electrum provides the payments platform, with bitcoin exchange Luno providing the Bitcoin payment infrastructure. Also read: Five Leading Russian Universities Start Offering Cryptocurrency […]

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Bitcoin Is Back Near $4,000 as Price Recovery Proves Staying Power

18 September 2017

It’s safe to say Friday wasn’t the most stable day for the (BTC/USD) exchange rate. After news of exchange shake-ups in China triggered a wave of panic selling, prices fell below $3,000 for the first time in months. Overall, this was the lowest total observed on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index since August 5, when a V-shape […]

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