Science and Technology : Congressman Calls To Ban U.S. Dollar In Response To Plea For Bitcoin Ban

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    US regulators are trying to figure out what to do with cryptocurrency

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    David Lumb
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    Both chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and chairman Christopher Giancarlo of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will warn Congress tomorrow about how risky cryptocurrencies are for investors and the financial system as a whole. According to prepared testimony published today, they will advocate for reviewing the smattering of rules guiding cryptocurrency exchanges, and potentially replacing them with federal regulation ...

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    US regulators are trying to figure out what to do with cryptocurrency

    Both chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and chairman Christopher Giancarlo of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will warn Congress tomorrow about how risky cryptocurrencies are for investors and the financial...
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    US regulators are trying to figure out what to do with cryptocurrency


     
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    Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto

    Yahoo Finance presents All Markets Summit: Crypto, in association with CoinDesk. We’ll examine the growing market and investor interest in Crypto and the technology behind it. Where are these digital assets heading, and how can everyday investors buy in safely? From bitcoin and blockchain to ethereum and ICOs, we'll discuss crypto investing with CEOs, engineers, policy makers and legal experts.

    https://finance.yahoo.com/live/allmarketssummit

    Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto

    Yahoo Finance presents All Markets Summit: Crypto — the latest in our series of All Markets Summit events produced by Yahoo Finance. This all-day livestream event will take place on June 14th in San Francisco at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center....
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    Bitcoin
    COULD PRICE MANIPULATION BE KILLING BITCOIN?
    As the cryptocurrency market gets more financially complex, it’s also becoming more volatile

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    MAYA KOSOFF

    ... Though the market eventually recovered, on Friday morning things went from bad to worse, with the hyper-volatile cryptocurrency falling to less than half its December peak of more than $19,000. Its fall seems to have spooked the rest of the market, too.


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    Could Price Manipulation Be Killing Bitcoin?

    As the cryptocurrency market gets more financially complex, it’s also becoming more volatile.
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    upload_2018-2-8_22-9-56.png By Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images



     
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    The Fate of Crypto Hedge Funds
    At the end of a crypto event last week, two Millennial-era entrepreneurs approached me and started chatting about their new venture

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    Partner Flipside Crypto; Friend; M&A Junkie

    ... It was multi-faceted: a blockchain-enabled services business that would have a major impact on the world — but would first be funded by the raise of a crypto hedge fund. That hedge fund would invest in Tokens and ICOs — with 20–30% set aside to invest in their as-yet undeveloped crypto services business.

    https://hackernoon.com/the-fate-of-crypto-hedge-funds-ca5850e8421c
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    Russians held for 'mining bitcoin' at top nuclear lab
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    Moscow (AFP) - Engineers at Russia's top nuclear research facility have been detained after they attempted to mine bitcoin on its computers, Russian news agencies reported Friday ...

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    Russians held for 'mining bitcoin' at top nuclear lab

    Engineers at Russia's top nuclear research facility have been detained after they attempted to mine bitcoin on its computers, Russian news agencies reported Friday. Several employees at the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre in the city of Sarov...
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    Several employees at the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre in the city of Sarov have been detained after making "an attempt to use the work computing facilities for personal ends, including for so-called mining," a spokeswoman for the centre said



     
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    Numeraire, The Cryptocurrency Powering The World Hedge Fund
    In 2017, Numerai released a new API that allows people around the world to submit predictions from machine learning models to power our hedge fund

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    Richard Craib
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    ... Every user on Numerai has an opportunity to stake NMR tokens on their predictions as a way to express the confidence they have in their model. If their predictions are good, they earn money and their NMR is returned; if their predictions are poor, their NMR is destroyed ...




     
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    Cryptocurrency mining in Iceland is using so much energy, the electricity may run out

    By Rick Noack

    The value of bitcoin may have stumbled in recent months, but in Iceland it has known only one direction so far: upward. The stunning success of cryptocurrencies around the globe has had a more unexpected repercussion on the island of 340,000 people: It could soon result in an energy shortage in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean ...

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    [​IMG]Iceland's Svartsengi power plant. (HS Orka)


     
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    Microsoft Just Hinted at Support for Bitcoin Over Crypto-Forks

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    Mike Brown

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    Microsoft has waded into the cryptocurrency debate. The tech giant, which supports Bitcoin for its online store, released a blog post on Monday detailing its plans to develop decentralized identity systems using the blockchain.


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    Microsoft Just Hinted at Support for Bitcoin Over Crypto-Forks

    Internal experiments have yielded good results.
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    Internal experiments have yielded good results.


     
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    :facepalm: (Here’s a primer on what the blockchain is.)

    Bitcoin experts suggest you stay away

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    Rick Newman
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    ... "If you don’t have a basic understanding of what you’re getting involved with, then it’s probably not the best time for you to engage,” Perianne Boring, president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, said at the recent Yahoo Finance All-Markets Summit. “Today, it’s really more appropriate for a more sophisticated investor” ...


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    Bitcoin experts suggest you stay away

    At the recent Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit, cryptocurrency experts warned of the danger to average investors.
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