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Bitcoin jumps to a new all-time high above $1,300, capping 20% April surge Bitcoin rose more than 3 percent during Thursday intraday trading to set a new all-time high price of $1,331.31.

Federal Agents Raid Home of Arizona Bitcoin Trader A bitcoin advocate and trader based in Arizona was arrested last week by federal authorities, according to local reports. Reports from websites include Freedom’s Phoenix and Phoenix New Times indicate that Thomas Costanzo was arrested on 20th April

Bitcoin Price is Within $15 of an All Time High The final days of April have seen the value of bitcoin make soaring gains in what has been a positive month for the cryptocurrency during a dramatic 2017.

Crashing Canadian Mortgage Lender Bailed-Out By 321,000 Retired Ontario Healthcare Workers Bitcoin News: Crashing Canadian Mortgage Lender Bailed-Out By 321,000 Retired Ontario Healthcare Workers...

Litecoin Miner's Support of Segwit Shows Evolution in Understanding - CryptoCoinsNews A very powerful Litecoin miner, Jiang Zhuo’er, vehemently opposed segregated witness, and this disposition is shown throughout the leaked texts. However, he recently changed his mind.

Bitcoin's Newest New Controversy Explained A mining chip vulnerability that could potentially be used to remotely shut off bitcoin mining machines was revealed yesterday – with a fix from the manufacturer following shortly after. Involving controversial mining chip manufacturer Bitmain, the

Ethereum Prediction Market Gnosis to Freeze Remaining Tokens Following Record $12.5 Million ICO Ethereum-based prediction market Gnosis announced that it is to freeze its remaining tokens for at least 12 months, after its ICO sale success.

FIRST BITCOIN CAP COM NPV (OTCMKTS:BITCF) Looks Like A Nice Short Term Entry We’ve covered a few bitcoin companies over the last couple of weeks. The space is heating up on the back of the digital currency posting fresh highs, and...

Bitcoin's Price Sets New All-Time High The price of bitcoin has hit a new all-time high, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).

Japanese Banks Trial Virtual Currency For Funds Transfers Members of Japanese bank consortium focused on blockchain is set to test a virtual currency-based funds transfer system.

IHS Markit Brings its OTC Expertise to the Chamber of Digital Commerce IHS Markit will work with other financial firms to support legislative and regulatory efforts for blockchain technology.

Ethereum's Ether Token Tops $60 to Set New All-Time High The price of ether, ethereum's native token, has hit a new all-time high, exceeding $60 for the first time ever.

Catastrophic Property Risks? There's a Blockchain for That Insurance consortium B3i is in the middle of a "sprint" to complete a smart contract to help more efficiently protect risky property.

Bank of Korea: Cryptocurrency Costs Unlikely to Crowd Out Fiat Currencies South Korea’s central bank has published a new working paper analyzing a dual-currency regime by pitting cryptocurrencies against traditional fiat currencies.

REALIST NEWS – Venezuela Plans to Give Firearms to Loyalists So They Can Purge Growing Resistance Bitcoin News: REALIST NEWS – Venezuela Plans to Give Firearms to Loyalists So They Can Purge Growing Resistance...

Could Mt Gox Repeat Be Real, or Why Bitcoin is Trading at Hefty Premium on Bitfinex Bitcoin News: Could Mt Gox Repeat Be Real, or Why Bitcoin is Trading at Hefty Premium on Bitfinex...

Bitcoin Price Watch; Let’s Go! And we’re off on a fresh day’s trading in the bitcoin price here at NewsBTC central, and things have gotten interesting. Price ran into the close of the session yesterday evening, and we were hoping that we would see a continuation of that run on

Jihan Wu Confirms Backdoor Claims in Bitcoin Miner Bitmain The bitcoin community is abuzz with news that Bitmain miners allow for remote code execution which can shut-down 70% of the hashrate.

Bitcoin breaches $1,300, now just $25 off all-time high The price for Bitcoin broke through $1,300 on Thursday, within spitting distance of its all-time high, but investors are growing cautious.

Dash Users to Get Up to 20% Discount for Shopping on Amazon Dash has teamed up with Irish bitcoin discount gift card startup BitCart to increase adoption of the cryptocurrency.

Blockchain Lets This Startup Trade Gold That's Still in the Ground Orebits, in partnership with Symbiont, has launched 'smart certificates' that can be traded and exchanged for unmined gold reserves.

Japanese Banks to Test Blockchain Money Transfers Blockchain Using Digital Currencies A number of Japanese banks are reportedly set to test domestic fund transfers using digital currencies over a blockchain.

Bitcoin's DC Debut: All Eyes Watch the US Government's Response Bitcoin regulatory expert Jerry Brito recounts the tech's early days in Washington, DC, and the work that went into its successful regulatory debut.

Spotify Acquires Mediachain to Stop You from Stealing Music Mediachain works to leverage machine learning and blockchain tech to trace all proprietary media on the internet.

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