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cryptocurrencies-011818.jpg A cryptocurrency is a digital asset that works on a medium that uses cryptography, the science of hiding information from prying eyes, to secure its transactions, creation, and verification.

Ripple-011818.jpg Ripple is one of the most popular cryptocurrencies in South Korea, a leading market for cryptocurrencies, where both young and old have been investing heavily in these currencies with the hope of making a quick profit. XRP has moved into the top five cryptocurrencies by market capitalization on CoinMarketCap amid their dramatic rise over the last year.

AlfredKelly-Bitcoin-011818.jpg Bitcoin is not real money, and Visa will not process any transactions that are cryptocurrency-based, the credit card giant's CEO Alfred Kelly told CNBC. Bitcoin is rather a speculative commodity to invest in, he said. Kelly added that he does not view bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency, as a payment-system player.

bitcoin-dip-011818.jpg Cryptocurrency major Bitcoin on Wednesday plunged below $10,000, about half its peak price, for the first time in six weeks, as government proposals to regulate the digital currency market continue to spark sell-off. The leading virtual currency has since been rebounded above $11,000, but the highly volatile trading has erased much of its market value.

bitcoin1-011818.jpg Bitcoin was the wonderkid of the financial markets in 2017 with the price of the cryptocurrency, once dismissed as something reserved for the geeks, cryptography enthusiasts and the darknet, skyrocketing to unprecedented levels, alternating with several nosedives.

cryptocurrencies2-011718.jpg The bloodbath in the cryptocurrency market extended into Wednesday with severe declines in both prices and market capitalization. Going with the flow, the BitConnect coin tanked more than 90 percent as the company said it's shutting down its platform and cryptocurrency exchange. Amid all the gloom, two...

BoonePickens-Bitcoin-011718.jpg American oil tycoon and financier T. Boone Pickens is not at all enthusiastic about cryptocurrencies. The reason is the term itself. "At 89, anything with the word "crypt" in it is a real turnoff for me," the 89-year old famed Texas corporate raider said on Tuesday, in a reply to a question on his Twitter account.

Cryptomarket-SouthKorea-011618.jpg The entire crypto market fell by double-digit percentages Tuesday over fears of a wider trading crackdown in South Korea, which has emerged as the world's second-largest market for cryptocurrency. South Korea Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon told local radio station TBS that the shutdown of virtual...

Google-underseaCable-011618.jpg Google plans to commission three underwater cables in 2019 as part of efforts to expand its cloud business amid stiff competition from rivals Microsoft and Amazon. The three fiber-optic subsea cables will run across different routes. Google noted that it has spent $30 billion to improve its infrastructure over three years.

Telegram-ICO-011618.jpg Private messaging app Telegram is planning a $1.2-billion Initial Coin Offering or ICO. The messaging app, with more than one hundred and seventy million monthly users, a

Bitcoin-Search-011618.jpg The volume of online searches conducted for prominent keywords pertaining to bitcoin has produced dramatic growth in 2017, the latest data from Google and Wikipedia shows. Main keyword groupings attached to bitcoin, such as "bitcoin price," "bitcoin chart," and "bitcoin USD" received between one...

cryptocurency-dwon-011618.jpg Bitcoin was on a free fall Tuesday, reaching below $12,000 for the first time since December 5, amid reports that China is stepping up crackdown on cryptocurrency "Exchange-Like Services.". Smaller rivals ethereum and ripple were also losing their value as investors around the world are getting more and more concerned over the future of digital currencies....

china-cryptocurrency-011618.jpg As part of stepping up the crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges, Chinese authorities are blocking online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, a report said. The Chinese government now plans to block domestic access to homegrown and offshore platforms that enable centralized...

overwatchleague-011118.jpg The inaugural season of Activision Blizzard's Overwatch League kicked off on Wednesday, heralding a new era in eSports. The Overwatch League is a professional eSports league for the video game "Overwatch," developed by Blizzard Entertainment.

FiskerEMotion-010918.jpg Fisker Inc. officially launched its new EMotion luxury electric sedan at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show or CES in Las Vegas on Monday. The company also displayed its patent-pending, flexible solid-state battery, which will enable electric cars with a range of 500 miles on a single charge and a charging time of just one minute.

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