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Is Bitcoin Dead Hacker Noon
It is somewhat funny though how every time bitcoin died, the scale on the Y-axis we use to measure it with goes up by a magnitude or two. Bitcoin is a currency that is border-less, neutral, censorship resistant, open to all participants and is a trusted network despite having a lack of central governance. For the minute pitch, I?m going to use Murad?s pitch from his interview with Pomp (edited for clarity since this was a transcription from a podcast). Source Bitcoin is the soundest, hardest currency that has ever been invented in the history of human civilization. Its disinflation is second to none. Its monetary policies are known years in advance and it?s becoming increasingly credible. It will also be a growing threat to the very currencies banks and nations control. I think getting in before most other central banks and most other sovereign wealth funds and most other rich people will, in the next decade, prove to be one of the smartest investment decisions in the course of human history.
January 16, 2019 12:31 PM

Is Bitcoin Dead When Will Bitcoin Die
Since 2018, Bitcoin shot up to $20,000 and plummeted to $7,500. The recent plummet has experts claiming it is the end of Bitcoin and the bubble has finally popped. We take a look at the history of Bitcoin, how cryptocurrency has changed over the years, what experts are saying about it, and if perhaps there?s a better alternative than the ever-popular Bitcoin. Bitcoin was invented in 2009 as a peer-to-peer online payment system that does not require a trusted central middleman ? such as a bank or payment gateway ? to verify and control the transaction. Because there is no middleman, a system controls double spending to ensure no one spends the same money more than once (remember, anything digital can be copied and reused over and over). The system is the peer to peer network.
January 16, 2019 12:31 PM

Is Bitcoin Dead - A Detailed Answer - Global Coin Report
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January 16, 2019 12:31 PM

Is Bitcoin dead as of August 2018 - Quora
aldW ibuyd CCCODDjESXt KEJxhcchzaRnMgkeq Well, let?s take a look at the relevant data. Current Market Cap (Price x 24 Hour Trading Volume) - $122,329,013,094. $122 Billion worth of Bitcoin has been traded in the last 24 hours. That seems quite a bit like ?not dead?, I?d say. Bitcoin (BTC) price, charts, market cap, and other metrics | CoinMarketCap And if Bitcoin were dead - chances are high that institutional investors would not be pouring billions of dollars into it. Coinbase Reportedly Secures $20 Billion Hedge Fund Through Its Prime Brokerage Services Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Is Getting into Crypto - CoinDesk
January 16, 2019 12:31 PM

Is bitcoin dead as of November 2018 - Quora
NO! The party has just even began. Bitcoin is dead ? or so we have been told over and over again. It has been killed off innumerable times in its short life, which began in January 2009 ? less than a decade ago ? when it was released as open-source software by the mysterious and still unknown Satoshi Nakamoto. As early as 2010 Tim Harford, ?The Undercover Economist?, penned the cryptocurrency?s obituary in an article titled: ?Why Bitcoin can?t be a currency.? At that point, Bitcoin?s price was $0.23. The following year, with the value at $7.80, Gizmodo Australia stated: ?Bitcoin is dying.? And in June 2013 ($111) NYMag said: ?Bitcoin sees the grim reaper.? Three months later, with Bitcoin?s price soaring to $607, a post on Medium posited: ?Cryptocurrencies are dead.?
January 16, 2019 12:31 PM

Famed crypto millionaire says Bitcoin is dead - TechSpot
At the start of this year, 19-year-old Erik Finman hit the headlines as one of the world's youngest Bitcoin millionaires. A fact he liked to show off on an Instagram feed packed with photos of private jets and beds covered in cash. And the winner for probably my most obnoxious photo yet goes to.... . . Also if you guys look at my Instagram and don't see what's satire and what's not. God bless your little heart because life is going to be rough for you. A post shared by ERIK FINMAN (@erikfinman) on Jan 13, 2018 at 3:16pm PST Finman bought his first Bitcoin when he was 12 with $1,000 from his grandmother. The crypto only cost around $10 at the time, and when it reached a $1,100, he sold $100,000 worth to start an online education business, which he later sold for 300 Bitcoin. From that original $1,000 investment, the entrepreneur made over $4 million.
January 16, 2019 12:31 PM

Bitcoin Obituaries - Bitcoin Declared Dead 350+ Times and Counting
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January 16, 2019 12:30 PM

Is Bitcoin Dead | Kitco News
Kitco Commentaries | Opinions, Ideas and Markets Talk Featuring views and opinions written by market professionals, not staff journalists. I?ve been a professional speculator in the resource industry for almost two decades now. One year ago, I wrote a cautionary article on the cryptocurrency sector. I got more hate mail in my inbox that week than I had for any other article, ?You?re a moron?, ?This is the future? ?You?re crazy? etc? At the January 2018 VRIC, which is cohosted by Katusa Research and Cambridge House, I invited out the most followed guru in the crypto space to give his take on where the crypto world is going.
January 16, 2019 12:30 PM

Is Bitcoin Going To Zero
Forbes CommunityVoice? allows professional fee-based membership groups ("communities") to connect directly with the Forbes audience by enabling them to create content ? and participate in the conversation ? on the Forbes digital publishing platform. Each topic-based CommunityVoice? is produced and managed by the group. Opinions expressed within Forbes CommunityVoice? are those of the participating individuals. President & Chief Investment Officer at Creative Planning Inc. In my opinion, bitcoin is dead. It won?t go quietly, but the recent precipitous drop may be the beginning of its inevitable and inexorable death spiral. Or there could be a dead cat bounce. Either way, I see bitcoin as a dead man walking. Future generations may read about bitcoin in a finance textbook as a curiosity and wonder what all the fuss was about. There are still some die-hard adherents espousing the virtues of bitcoin, desperate to make a silk purse out of a sow?s ear. Unfortunately for them, the end may not be pretty when it comes.
January 16, 2019 12:30 PM

Is Bitcoin Dead And Other Questions - Barron's
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit A year ago, Bitcoin was practically a foreign language to me. Then I watched an episode of Grey?s Anatomy in which the hospital featured in the show was attacked by a group of hackers, who demanded 4932 Bitcoins in ransom (worth $20 million in the setting of the program). After doing some research and consulting with friends who had bought Bitcoin, I thought, well, maybe I should put some money on it, too. That was my first investment, made before I really understood anything about finance.
January 16, 2019 12:30 PM

Is Bitcoin dead 8 reasons why it is NOT | Chepicap
You will be logged out and redirected to the homepage Thank you for signing up! After confirming via email you can immediately use your account and comment on the Chepicap news items! Have fun! Are you here because you want to know if Bitcoin is dead? Well, it's not. And these are 8 reasons why. Is the price of Bitcoin down to zero? No. Bitcoin is trading above $4000 at the time of writing. Yes, that's far from the all time high of close to $20K, but people are still buying Bitcoin every day, every hour, every minute. Don't forget that only two years ago, one Bitcoin was worth $736, and in September of 2017 BTC was still trading below $4000.
January 16, 2019 12:30 PM

You Can Now Buy Tokenized Apple Shares With Bitcoin and Ethereum
Reading: You Can Now Buy Tokenized Apple Shares With Bitcoin and Ethereum Georgi Georgiev | Jan 15, 2019 | 18:00 Georgi Georgiev | Jan 15, 2019 | 18:00 A Belarus-based startup has launched a tokenized securities trading platform enabling investors to buy into traditional markets with bitcoin and ethereum. Blockchain tech company has announced the launch of its trading platform for tokenized securities. The Belarus-based platform is intended to enable investors to trade and invest in common financial instruments such as equities, commodities, and indices directly, without having to convert their cryptocurrencies in fiat.
January 16, 2019 12:16 PM

Making sense of bitcoin and blockchain: PwC
Register and add content to your list Start adding content to your list by clicking on the star icon included in each card Start adding content to your list by clicking on the star icon included in each card Some of the noise is hype, but some of it points to important forces in the financial services industry. To help you make sense of it, we?ve pulled together content explaining why a lot of industry observers are paying close attention. Let's start with some quick definitions. Blockchain is the technology that enables the existence of cryptocurrency (among other things). Bitcoin is the name of the best-known cryptocurrency, the one for which blockchain technology was invented. A cryptocurrency is a medium of exchange, such as the US dollar, but is digital and uses encryption techniques to control the creation of monetary units and to verify the transfer of funds.
January 16, 2019 12:09 PM

There's an unexpected trend in one remote frozen corner of the world - Grandma's are getting in to mining Bitcoin!
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January 16, 2019 12:06 PM

Bitcoin Too Risky US Lottery Ticket Sales Exceed Entire BTC Market Cap
Reading: Bitcoin Too Risky? US Lottery Ticket Sales Exceed Entire BTC Market Cap Christina Comben | Jan 16, 2019 | 03:00 Christina Comben | Jan 16, 2019 | 03:00 Every year, US citizens spend north of $70 billion on state lottery tickets. That?s almost $8 billion more than the entire market cap of Bitcoin. And more than half of the entire crypto market as a whole. Comparison is a great way of putting things in context. Lose your wallet, arrive late to a meeting, miss a flight? These can all seem like catastrophic events when you?re living through the painful moment. But there?s usually a voice of reason from your partner, a caring relative or stranger, or simply just turning on the news. People are dying in Africa. Your problem is insignificant.
January 16, 2019 11:53 AM

Ethereum: Constantinople Hard Fork canceled due to security breaches - The Bitcoin News
The Ethereum development team has canceled the long awaited Hard Fork Constantinople. Reasons are security gaps, which the analysis enterprise ChainSecurity discovered. The update would have opened a vulnerability in smart contracts. The development team of Ethereum has canceled the Constantinople Hard Fork for the time being. This was the reaction to a release of the security company ChainSecurity. The same had discovered a vulnerability that allowed reentrancy attacks on smart contracts. Constantinople would have affected Solidity Smart Contracts Solidity is one of the most popular programming languages ??for smart contracts. With the Constantinople update, the costs for smart contracts would have been reduced. However, this would have opened a vulnerability for potential attackers, as ChainSecurity explains here. This would have made a so-called ?reentrancy? attack possible.
January 16, 2019 11:25 AM

Bitcoin is a Tool for 'Peaceful Revolution': Crypto Developer Jimmy Song
Home » Bitcoin Politics » Bitcoin is a Tool for ?Peaceful Revolution?: Crypto Developer Jimmy Song Bitcoin developer Jimmy Song says the original cryptocurrency can be a powerful tool to usher in a ?peaceful revolution.? Song made the remarks during an interview with RT?s business host Max Keiser. ?The biggest thing bitcoin brings is the decentralization of monetary power,? Song says (see video starting at 13:40). ?If you have government and big business get together, they usually get what they want.? Song says crypto can elevate the individual over the dominance of corporations and the government because it?s decentralized.
January 16, 2019 11:22 AM

Buy Bitcoin With Gift Card - Exchange unused Gift Cards
Ever since its creation in 2009, bitcoin has evolved so much. There are now more things you can buy with bitcoin, and there are so many more ways to buy bitcoins in the USA. One of the more popular payment methods that have sprung up throughout the years is gift cards. Nowadays, you can buy any gift card at your local store and trade it in for bitcoins at your favorite exchange. These gift cards include popular ones such as Amazon and iTunes gift cards to the lesser known ones like Subway gift cards. On platforms like Paxful and Localbitcoins, you can find almost ANY gift card to trade bitcoins for.

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