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Report finds millennials want to use cryptocurrency in their favorite games

Report finds millennials want to use cryptocurrency in their favorite games

A recent report published by World Asset Exchange surveyed 1,000 gamers to rate their stance on using cryptocurrency in video games.

Supposed Bitcoin co-inventor sued for more than $10 billion in cryptocurrency

Supposed Bitcoin co-inventor sued for more than $10 billion in cryptocurrency

A lawsuit filed in Florida alleges that Craig Wright owes the estate of Dave Kleinman billions in unpaid Bitcoins generated between 2011 and 2013.
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AMD gains ground on Nvidia thanks to cryptocurrency miners

AMD gains ground on Nvidia thanks to cryptocurrency miners

Cryptocurrency miners continue to change the landscape of the GPU market, and it looks like they may have even pushed AMD's GPU sales to record highs.
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50 Cent made thousands, not millions, from Bitcoin — and doesn’t have any of it

50 Cent made thousands, not millions, from Bitcoin — and doesn’t have any of it

Rapper 50 Cent has corrected the original story of him being a Bitcoin millionaire in court documents, which suggest he never handled it at all.
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Mining Bitcoin in the cloud is like renting a money printer and yes, it’s bizarre

Mining Bitcoin in the cloud is like renting a money printer and yes, it’s bizarre

HashFlare's cloud mining platform may be as vulnerable to cryptocurrency crashes as any other, but it claims its two million-plus customers have turned a profit.
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IRS forces Coinbase to cough up tax data of 13,000 digital coin traders

IRS forces Coinbase to cough up tax data of 13,000 digital coin traders

Coinbase recently distributed an email stating that it must comply with the IRS and send tax-related data regarding 13,000 digital coin traders.
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Purse.io lets you nab steep discounts on Amazon if you pay with Bitcoin

Purse.io lets you nab steep discounts on Amazon if you pay with Bitcoin

Purse wants to help users save money on Amazon purchases while providing a means for others to earn Bitcoins.
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Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, cryptocurrency’s elusive creator?

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, cryptocurrency’s elusive creator?

Since its creation almost a decade ago, bitcoin has transformed the world of modern finance as the first form of decentralized digital currency. But who is the man responsible for creating it?
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Robinhood lures digital coin traders from Coinbase with a free service

Robinhood lures digital coin traders from Coinbase with a free service

Robinhood Markets now offers a service for buying and selling Bitcoins and Ethereum without a per-share trading fee, but the availability is limited.
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A Bitcoin exchange bug sees one user try to cash out $20 trillion

A Bitcoin exchange bug sees one user try to cash out $20 trillion

One buyer who took advantage of a bug in a Bitcoin exchange's system is attempting to cash out $20 trillion, more than 100 times the entire global market value of Bitcoin.
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Amid cryptocurrency frenzy, South Korea affirms support for ‘normal’ trading

Amid cryptocurrency frenzy, South Korea affirms support for ‘normal’ trading

The South Korean government enacted regulations that will require all cryptocurrency accounts to be associated with real identities.
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Cryptocurrency not an ideal long-term investment, warns Ethereum co-founder

Cryptocurrency not an ideal long-term investment, warns Ethereum co-founder

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says that you can invest in digital currency, but only with money you can afford to lose.
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Taryn Southern’s new album is produced entirely by AI

Taryn Southern’s new album is produced entirely by AI

Popular YouTube creator, singer Taryn Southern used AI programs from Google, IBM, Amper, and AIVA to produce the music for her new album.
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Salon will mine digital currency on your PC if you opt to disable ads

Salon will mine digital currency on your PC if you opt to disable ads

Visitors on Salon.com that don't want to see advertisements have two options: Purchase the paid mobile app for Android and iOS, or let the company mine digital coins on your PC. The move is to secure revenue due to the heavy use of ad blocker plugins in modern web browsers.
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Microsoft will use a blockchain to decentralize data for better control

Microsoft will use a blockchain to decentralize data for better control

Microsoft said that it plans to create a platform based on blockchain technology to decentralize your personal data. That means your info won't be stored on servers, but instead reside in a secure chain-like network spanning innumerable PCs scattered across the globe.
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Government websites fall prey to a plugin injected with a digital coin miner

Government websites fall prey to a plugin injected with a digital coin miner

On Sunday, someone hacked a popular website plugin and inserted Coinhive's controversial Monero digital coin mining script. More than 4,200 websites used this plugin spanning government, organizations, and educational institutions across the globe. One Monero coin is worth $238.
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BitGrail cryptocurrency exchange loses $170 million in Nano tokens

BitGrail cryptocurrency exchange loses $170 million in Nano tokens

An Italian cryptocurrency exchange, Bitgrail, has reportedly lost $170 million worth of Nano tokens. Law enforcement officials are currently investigating the matter.
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Adult content domains are home to half the sites using cryptomining malware

Adult content domains are home to half the sites using cryptomining malware

The act of cryptomining, by hijacking a user's CPU without permission to create new cryptocurrency, is expanding rapidly. The vast majority of sites containing the intrusive software are ones that offer adult content.
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CryptoCelebs: Famous people who’ve bought the cryptocurrency craze

CryptoCelebs: Famous people who’ve bought the cryptocurrency craze

The last few years has seen some of the most popular people in the world use their immense celebrity to endorse cryptocurrencies in a variety of ways.
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Insane in the blockchain: 15 ridiculous cryptocurrencies you’ve never heard of

Insane in the blockchain: 15 ridiculous cryptocurrencies you’ve never heard of

Bitcoin and Ethereum are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cryptocurrencies. You wouldn't believe how many ridiculous, silly, and downright stupid digital tokens are on the market these days. Here's a quick tour of the most outrageous ones.
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AMD and Nvidia report strong revenue amid still sky-high GPU pricing

AMD and Nvidia report strong revenue amid still sky-high GPU pricing

AMD and Nvidia have both posted strong quarterly and yearly revenue, but with graphics card prices sky high, the question remains whether cryptocurrency miners are behind their profits.
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The old “Nigerian prince” scam is back on Twitter — with a Bitcoin twist

The old “Nigerian prince” scam is back on Twitter — with a Bitcoin twist

Twitter users are being hit with a new wave of 'Nigerian Prince' scams with perpetrators using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to hook them in.
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Litecoin and Dash are fast becoming the go-to currency of the dark web

Litecoin and Dash are fast becoming the go-to currency of the dark web

Amid growing interest in Bitcoin, alternative cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin and Dash are seeing increased acceptance among dark web drug sellers.
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Banks ban Bitcoin credit card buys as cryptocurrency crash continues

Banks ban Bitcoin credit card buys as cryptocurrency crash continues

Banks in the U.S. and U.K. have banned Bitcoin purchases with credit cards to ward off investor losses and mitigate the number of customers defaulting on credit payments.
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Bitcoin rises above $9,000, but can the market endure, or is it just a fad?

Bitcoin rises above $9,000, but can the market endure, or is it just a fad?

Bitcoin has had a rough year so far, but the cryptocurrency caught a bit of a break as the value of the coin rose to more than $9,000 today.
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Litecoin vs. bitcoin

Litecoin vs. bitcoin

Litecoin vs. bitcoin, it's the biggest cryptocurrency versus one of the most popular alt-coins. How do they measure up against one another in reliability, transaction fees, and transaction speeds?
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Video cards are so expensive, you’re better off buying an entire desktop PC

Video cards are so expensive, you’re better off buying an entire desktop PC

Thanks to cryptocurrency miners, it's harder than ever to get a GPU for your new PC. The good news is that Dell's new desktop PCs offer a different solution for getting into PC gaming -- and it's a whole lot cheaper.
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Giant cryptocurrency mine that runs on green energy coming to Iceland

Giant cryptocurrency mine that runs on green energy coming to Iceland

Iceland is getting a data center dedicated to the mining of cryptocurrencies on an industrial scale. The twist? It will be powered exclusively using green energy.
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One way to cool your massive bitcoin mining rig? Submerge it in oil

One way to cool your massive bitcoin mining rig? Submerge it in oil

A pair of smart Bitcoin miners has built an amazing $120,000 mining rig with one incredible unorthodox twist: it’s submerged in a vat of cooling oil.
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Bitcoin market cap has already dropped more than $80 billion in 2018

Bitcoin market cap has already dropped more than $80 billion in 2018

Along with a big slide in per-bitcoin value, bitcoin's market cap has fallen more than $80 billion since the start of 2018 alone and has more than halved since its mid-December high.
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How to buy Litecoin

How to buy Litecoin

Looking to diversify your cryptocurrency portfolio? Litecoin is one of the best alternative coins out there, but in order to own it, you need to know how to buy Litecoin. In this guide, we'll walk you through the best ways to get your hands on it.
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Square’s Cash App payment application now allows users to buy and sell Bitcoin

Square’s Cash App payment application now allows users to buy and sell Bitcoin

Twitter founder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that users of Cash App - Square's payment app - will now be able to buy and sell Bitcoin instantly on their apps.
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Samsung confirms it’s working on chips for cryptocurrency mining

Samsung confirms it’s working on chips for cryptocurrency mining

Just like everyone else on the planet, it looks like Samsung is getting in on the cryptocurrency business, by manufacturing ASIC chips designed specifically for mining up those precious bitcoins.
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SEC shuts down AriseBank initial coin offering after it made fraudulent claims

SEC shuts down AriseBank initial coin offering after it made fraudulent claims

The initial coin offering for a new cryptocurrency backed by AriseBank has been shut down following various doubts about the project's legitimacy.