Posted Date: November 6, 2017
Icelandic musician and composer, Bjork, has sought to embrace cryptocurrencies with the release of her new album. Bjork’s ninth studio album, Utopia, will be made available for purchase using bitcoin, litecoin, dash, or audiocoin. Purchasers of the album will also receive 100 free Audiocoins – a little-known altcoin valued at less than $0.004 USD. Also […] The post Bjork to Embrace Cryptocurrency With Upcoming Album Launch appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 6, 2017
Right now people keep hearing about the pending fork scheduled for on or around November 16. Because software forks and blockchain splits can be a confusing subject, we want to explain just what a fork is and what it means for all the network participants involved.  Also read: Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step […] The post A Simple Guide to What Bitcoin Forks Are and Why They Happen appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 6, 2017
A South Korean broadcast television channel has produced and broadcasted a reality TV show where two movie stars competed to live on bitcoin for a week. Set in South Korea and San Francisco, the actors were challenged to find merchants who accept bitcoin directly. Also read: Bank of Korea Criticized, Does Not Recognize Bitcoin as Currency […] The post South Korea vs USA – Movie Stars Show How to Survive on Bitcoin for a Week appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 6, 2017
Run-ups of the kind bitcoin is having in price and valuation make fertile ground for scams. Scams are valuable and very teachable moments. Skin in the game, by having plunked hard-earned cash down to see a return on investment, means vigilance and due diligence are musts.    Also read: GAW/Paycoin CEO Josh Garza Held Liable for […] The post A Closer Look at How Three of the Biggest Scamcoins Lure Its Investors appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 6, 2017
As of this writing, bitcoin has a market dominance of 62.7% – representing more than 60% of the entire cryptocurrency markets for the first time since April 2017. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Market Cap Now Commands $200 Billion Bitcoin Continues to Reclaim Market Dominance Bitcoin’s current total market capitalization is more than $126.5 billion USD […] The post Bitcoin Regains Over 60% Crypto Market Dominance For First Time in 7 Months appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 6, 2017
here is an ICO boom, and most projects are eager to attract even more money for financial services development. The share of projects aimed to solve the society problems is precious little. According to ICO WatchList, Financial ICO reaches more than 15.5% of all launched ICOs. Asset management industry, payments/wallets, blockchain platforms are to follow offering some vague projects tripling the ultimate risk. And Drugs/Health industry ranks only No. 15 in the list with the tiny share of 3.2%! The trend can be explained easily – you won’t be able to paint beautiful picture here without real research data. Comments Egor Melnikov, the Founder and Director General of ARNA Genomics The post PR: Arna Blockchain Helps In Cancer Diagnostics appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 6, 2017
Uruguay’s Central Bank (BCU) formally presented rollout of its pioneering digitization of the Uruguayan peso on 3 November 2017. Set now as a pilot program, the bank’s head was careful to remind it “is not a cryptocurrency such as bitcoins,” but “a currency that remains the responsibility of the BCU,” according to an Argentinian report.  Also read: Uruguay Urged to Provide Services to Cannabusiness […] The post Uruguay to Launch Digital Currency, “Not Bitcoin” it Stresses appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 5, 2017
Andreas Antonopoulos and Dmitry Buterin, among others, are denying their involvement in well-known Canadian investor Alex Tapscott’s projects. Other ecosystem heavies have made similar declarations. Based on reporting, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has dropped their underwriting of Mr. Tapscott’s latest effort. Also read: SEC Warns of Celebrity Endorsements, ICOs Might be a Target Misrepresentation? […] The post Buterin’s Father and Antonopoulos Deny Advising Tapscott; CIBC Pulls Out appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 5, 2017
Eugene Mutai, a Kenyan cryptocurrency miner, recently described “the entire [cryptocurrency] ecosystem” as possibly comprising “the biggest wealth-distribution system ever” in an interview with local media. The young Kenyan climbed his way out of poverty to become an esteemed technology consultant and programmer, and is now using cryptocurrency as a vehicle to enter global financial […] The post Kenyan Miner Describes Cryptocurrency As “Biggest Wealth-Distribution System Ever” appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 5, 2017
What is NAU? The NAU ICO is aimed at launching a new platform that will connect retailers and consumers in a truly unique way that has never been done before. The primary goal in mind is to eliminate the need for intermediaries, useless expenses, and wasted efforts that severely hinder the ability of retailers to attract new clients and promote their business efficiently. While providing platform users with the opportunity to actually earn money while doing business with retailers via offer sharing, referrals, activity, and app usage. The post PR: Nau ICO Platform Revolutionizing the Relationship Between Retailers and Customers appeared first on Bitcoin News.