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The Price of Ethereum surpasses $440, up 5,500% this year

Ethereum is making its own headlines recently as it’s price went over $440. Ethereum is a cryptocurrency that also performs as a platform for decentralised apps and has often been seen as Bitcoin’s little brother but with a 30% price rise in one week alone it is stepping out of the considerable shadow left by Bitcoin. A few weeks ago one of the most well-known of Ethereum wallets, Parity, froze $150 million of Ether due to a bug, which caused the price to drop suddenly. Normally we see the price rises and falls of Ethereum and Bitcoin mirroring each other...

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Bitcoin Cash flying high after Korean volume spike

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is up in the clouds today, and could continue to climb in the short-term. This morning, the exchange rate of Bitcoin cash-U.S. dollar hit an 11-day high of $1,623.80, before experiencing a slight dip in momentum. By this afternoon, the third largest cryptocurrency, going by market value, is currently trading at $1,508. This is up 21% for the last 24 hours, calculated by figures according to CoinMarketCap. A glance at the exchange data suggests that the Bitcoin Cash rally is off the back of Korean desks. Trading volumes in BCH/KRW on the Bithumb platform, one of South...

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Bitcoin Proprietor Suffers from a $100k Loss Due to Public Wireless Network

The 36-year-old Austrian man logged into a public wireless network in the nation’s capital, Vienna and lost a considerable sum of $117k Bitcoins, equivalent to over 100k Euros. Investigations opened by the Austrian Police seem to suggest that the victim’s account may have been hacked prior to logging on through the restaurant’s unsecured network. This narrative unfortunately coincides with the already growing fear of security for such sensitive digital commodities like Bitcoin and Ethereum as they are gaining more and more traction every day. This situation is very reminiscent of the most infamous loss of Bitcoins, occurring in 2014, and...

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Black Friday!, Fill Ya Boots Crypto Miners

We all know that mining is not cheap so we need to take advantage of the many great deals available on Black Friday weekend. We have searched the web and found the latest deals. There is a mixture of UK and US deals to look through. Feel free to comment anything else that has caught your eye. If you like Destiny 2 you are on for an added treat. This ZOTAC GTX 1070 Mini is the cheapest GTX 1070 available right now. Newegg as it on offer at $419. It has been seen below $400, but today this is the...

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Social cryptocurrency, HullCoin, gaining global interest

A new cryptocurrency, billed as a 'social' cryptocurrency, is attracting a lot of interest from abroad, as governments, councils, and social groups consider introducing a similar scheme. HullCoin uses similar technology to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin but will be awarded to those that perform “good works”. They cannot be bought and sold, but local businesses are signing up to offer discounts of between 10% and 50% to holders of the digital currency. The scheme has won nearly £250,000 of government and charitable funding and, while it is only currently being trialled in the Yorkshire port city of Hull, it could be...

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