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Bitcoin Pizza Day, celebrated on May 22, commemorates the first real-world cryptocurrency transaction, completed on that date in 2010. Laszlo Hanyecz exchanged 10,000 bitcoins – then the equivalent of $80 and now worth around $70 million – for two large pizzas. Facilitating the purchase of an Italian cheese-and-tomato-based food staple...
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Despite skepticism from cryptocurrency traders and Ethereum users, decentralized digital asset exchanges are experiencing a rapid growth rate in terms of volume, led by IDEX, the most widely utilized decentralized application (DApp) on the Ethereum protocol. IDEX Overtakes CryptoKitties Throughout the past...
Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi announced that financial data firm Bloomberg has added the HB10 crypto market index on its terminal for subscribers. In an announcement on Thursday, Huobi said users on Bloomberg Terminal are now able to track the performance of top 10 cryptocurrencies that are traded on Huobi Pro,...
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Europol, the law enforcement agency for the EU, is meeting with 16 cryptocurrency exchanges and businesses to discuss ways to combat using virtual currencies for illicit uses. A conference is being held this...
Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has lost more than $30 million to hackers, the exchange announced on Tuesday. The enormous theft comes one year after hackers believed to have ties...
BlockBoxes are shipping containers measuring 500 sq ft (45 sq m) and adapted to hold 100,000 cryptocurrency mining chips. They sell for $1 million each (or rent for $70,000 per month). Published 7 hours ago  |  Photo by Reuters/Benoit Tessier Article Source
The cryptocurrency cooled on Wednesday, with most major cryptocurrencies trading down less than 1 percent on the day. Here’s a look at some of the headlines that were moving the cryptocurrency market today — and which currencies were...
That's the equivalent to about $32 million. The exchange, called Bithumb, is the seventh-largest cryptocurrecny...