Amazon-coin? Most customers would use a cryptocurrency if online retailer creates one: Survey

More than half of respondents in a new LendEDU survey said yes to the idea of using an Amazon-created cryptocurrency for purchases on the site. More than 58 percent of Prime users said they would consider using "Amazon Coins." About 45 percent are open to the idea of using Amazon as their … read more …

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Bitcoin Price Limps Through February as Cryptocurrency Market Follows

As February draws to a close, most investors would rather forget the month. Bitcoin's price at the end of February was a familiar story. BTC briefly crossed the $11,000 mark for the second time in as many weeks but quickly pared its gains. At 06:30 UTC this morning, bitcoin was changing hands at … read more …

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Cryptocurrency Is “Super Risky” and “Has Caused Deaths in a Fairly Direct Way” – Bill Gates …

During an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit, Gates was asked about his opinion on the cryptocurrency boom. Responding to the questions, he said that the main feature of cryptocurrencies is the anonymity and that primary feature can actually be harmful. “The government's ability to find money … read more …

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Venezuela’s New Cryptocurrency Is An Even Worse Investment Than Bitcoin

Just when you thought the cryptocurrency craze couldn't get stranger, up pops its most absurd proposition yet: the Petro. It is Venezuela's version of bitcoin, which is perhaps the best-known cryptocurrency. The Petro's "presale" launched February 20 and is expected to run through March 19. The goal is … read more …

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Blockchain Bytes: What does it mean for me and my business sector?

In the last instalment of our #BlockchainBytes 101 for business leaders we established that Blockchain was something that should considered an important change to the business landscape – and as such an important factor to understand so as not to be left behind. There are many fundamentals that … read more …

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New Seattle venture fund aims to invest $190M in blockchain startups and apps

A new venture fund is looking to invest a cryptocurrency equivalent of more than $190 million in blockchain apps and startups, with a greater mission of making the Seattle area a hub for the emerging technology. Greg Heuss, managing partner at Reflective Venture Partners. (Twitter Photo). The fund … read more …

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