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TRON Coin price (TRX BTC) and why its surging

TRON Coin price (TRX BTC) and why its surging

The TRON coin is the latest in a line of cryptocurrencies to see major gains in a very short amount of time. This coin's jolt has a lot to do with its founder announcing a Live Streaming Event that'll take place January 6th 10am GMT+8 Beijing time on Twitter. That's approximately 9 hours from the time this article is set to be posted - it'll tale place at 8PM Central Time, 6PM Pacific.

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Ripple price drop stings (BTC XRP USD and why)

Ripple price drop stings (BTC XRP USD and why)

Ripple (XRP) worth in both Bitcoin and USD fell yesterday afternoon after word spread of Coinbase's non-commit to the currency - along with all others. Again this morning traders woke to find the most popular cryptocurrency of the week in significant decline. This comes after an abnormal amount of hype by investors in the cryptocurrency created a fog of FOMO - that is, Fear Of Missing Out.

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Ripple price dips as Coinbase rumor doused (XRP BTC)

Ripple price dips as Coinbase rumor doused (XRP BTC)

Coinbase made a significant announcement this afternoon regarding, but not mentioning specifically, Ripple (AKA $XRP.) As the announcement was made, the price of Ripple ($XRP) fell, there was a dead cat bounce, and the coin's worth continued to tank in a downward direction. If there's one single reason why an investor's worth in USD or BTC today is halved, it's because they put a whole lot of faith in the future of XRP.

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Bitcoin price tips as Merrill Lynch tries bigger block

Bitcoin price tips as Merrill Lynch tries bigger block

Bitcoin price fell early this morning after a report that Merrill Lynch barred advisors and customers from Bitcoin. The company decided they'd attempt officially to block itself from both Bitcoin as well as the brand new Bitcoin Futures Market announced by Cboe Global Markets Inc. and CME Group Inc. back on December 11th, 2017. Bank of America Corp's brokerage arm blocked themselves from Bitcoin on December 8th - the U.S. brokerage arm of UBS Group AG has also reportedly blocked itself from all bitcoin-related products.

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Bitcoin price today: BTC USD Highs and Lows to keep an eye on

Bitcoin price today: BTC USD Highs and Lows to keep an eye on

Today we're looking at a healthy bull run for Bitcoin - at least here in the first half of the day. This comes after a quick breakout earlier in the week which resulted in a whole lot of altcoin drops - thanks to those with weak hands and little understanding of how quickly this market turns around. Remember, this isn't the stock market. We're talking major changes in weeks or days, not months or years.

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Bitcoin price climbing, Bittrex down (BTC USD trading)

Bitcoin price climbing, Bittrex down (BTC USD trading)

This morning thousands of coin traders found Bittrex unable to trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, or any other sort of cryptocurrency. While this COULD have some effect on the price of Bitcoin, the results will likely be negligible. If South Korea couldn't do it, one trading post out of many most certainly won't do it.

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Bitcoin price news squashed by Ripple in BTC XRP rally

Bitcoin price news squashed by Ripple in BTC XRP rally

Today the cryptocoin Ripple caught the news draft and blew Bitcoin right out of the water. Bitcoin prices are still well and away higher than Ripple, of course, but catching up to Ethereum - and surpassing Ethereum - the rise of Ripple stole the show, the whole afternoon. As such, prices rose to just under half of the all-time-high for the coin.

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Internet Archive gets $1m Bitcoin donation from anonymous philanthropist

Internet Archive gets $1m Bitcoin donation from anonymous philanthropist

The Internet Archive has been gifted $1 million in bitcoins as a donation to help fund the organization. The donation was given by an unnamed philanthropist via the Pineapple Fund, which has given money in the form of bitcoin to a variety of charities. Internet Archive is now the 14th entity to receive bitcoin from the philanthropist, who states on their website that they're donating most of their coin to the greater good.

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Can Bitcoin survive the loss of anonymity?

Can Bitcoin survive the loss of anonymity?

Early on, the most appealing thing about bitcoin was its anonymity, making it the payment of choice for online black markets. The appeal has since broadened, though anonymity remains a key factor for many cryptocurrency users...and it could be anonymity, or the lack thereof, that influences whether cryptocurrencies grow or wither. South Korea has just announced a major change to cryptocurrency trading, stating that everyone within the nation who trades will need to use their real name.

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Bitcoin price today: SK made BTC USD drop

Bitcoin price today: SK made BTC USD drop

Bitcoin price fell as sharks stocked up this morning amid news from South Korea regarding new cryptocurrency rules. The announcement came via South Korean Office for Government Policy Coordination director Hong Nam-Ki. "The government had warned several times that virtual coins cannot play a role as actual currency and could result in high losses due to excessive volatility," said Hong.

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Bitcoin price today: Stock up, but keep it secret (BTC USD)

Bitcoin price today: Stock up, but keep it secret (BTC USD)

This morning the price of Bitcoin VS USD is lower than it's likely set to be over the next few days. As such, it's a good time to trade your dollars for all the satoshi* you can hold. The big problem with what you're about to do isn't the cash exchange, it's the taxation of said investments that might end up being applied retroactively in the near future.

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Opera bitcoin mining protection feature arrives in next update

Opera bitcoin mining protection feature arrives in next update

As bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rise in value, a number of websites have been caught hijacking visitors' browsers and using their devices to mine digital currency without permission. This is a problem for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that this causes the user's computer to slow down and grow very hot. Opera is offering a convenient solution to the problem: an anti-cryptocurrency mining protection feature built into its browser.

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