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Age of Altcoins? Alternative Cryptocurrencies Make Gains Against Bitcoin
cointelegraph.com

However, market capitalization and trading volume only tell half the story, ignoring adoption and acceptance by merchants. CoinTelegraph spoke to several developers and representatives of alternative cryptocurrencies about the changing landscape of ...

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Australian says he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
www.reuters.com

But Wright made no reference to the row in a BBC interview identifying himself as Nakamoto, and as the protocol bitcoin runs on is open-source and cannot be controlled by any one person, it is unclear whether he would be able to influence the way it ...

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The latest Bitcoin inventor claims don't add up
www.theverge.com

Bitcoin is based on a simple idea: all you need is math. It's the same idea that fueled the cypherpunks and forged large parts of the web. If you get the math right, you can trust it, and then you don't need to trust authorities or institutions. Over ...

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Cryptocurrency Competition: What's Next in Alt Spending
www.trefis.com

The advent of the internet has changed virtually every aspect of our lives – from dating and shopping, to even money. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (which has cemented itself as the leader) serve as a medium of exchange that converts traditional ...

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​Former bitcoin miner Digital X reports $1.2m Q3 loss
www.zdnet.com

Fintech firm Digital X has reported a third quarter operating loss of $1.27 million. For the three months ended March 31, 2016, Digital X's bitcoin trading activity produced approximately $5.7 million in revenue, which the company said helped to offset ...

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First Bitcoin ATM arrives in Akron as virtual currency challenges the real thing
www.ohio.com

But the new machine tucked into the back corner of Starz Market across from the University of Akron could be a digital banking revolution in a box. This specialized ATM offers deposits and withdrawals of Bitcoin, the most widely circulated digital ...

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Opposition to bitcoin isn't unique. We've seen this before — with a happy ending
venturebeat.com

From the story of Nikola Tesla, I saw parallels between his invention, alternating current (AC), and what bitcoin has been experiencing for some time now. On June 6, 1884, Tesla arrived in New York. The Serbian immigrant, who was from modern day ...

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Blockchain Platform Emercoin is Moving Beyond Cryptocurrencies
bitcoinist.net

Though cryptocurrencies have received much attention with the rise of Bitcoin, what has resulted in more excitement and utility for real businesses has been what is possible using the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies, the blockchain. The team ...

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Blockchain platform, Emercoin, moves beyond cryptocurrencies
bravenewcoin.com

While cryptocurrencies have received increasing attention with the rise of Bitcoin, there is perhaps more excitement and utility for real businesses in using the underlying technology, the blockchain. Founded by Shumilov in December 2013, Emercoin was ...

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