A crypto miner trolls Warren Buffett with bitcoin billboards outside his office (BRKB)

Bill Pugliano/Stringer/Getty Images The founder of a crypto-mining company claims to have installed billboards trolling Warren Buffett. Buffett famously compared bitcoin to rat poison earlier this month.  Follow the price of bitcoin in real-time here.  A cryptocurrency-mining company claims to be trolling billionaire investor Warren Buffett with billboards near his Omaha office. Marco Krohn, co-founder […]

Warren Buffett bashes Bitcoin, says its surge is due to the cryptocurrency’s mystique

(Reuters) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he has characterized as “rat poison squared,” thrive on the hope they’ll find other people who will pay more for it. Likening bitcoin demand to the tulip bulb mania in 17th century Holland, Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway […]

Bitcoin Cash gets a boost after being added to a London exchange

Markets Insider London Block Exchange on Wednesday announced it would support two more cryptocurrencies: bitcoin cash and ethereum classic. Bitcoin cash rose 8% on the news, while ethereum classic was up just under 1%. Follow the price of bitcoin cash in real-time here. Bitcoin cash was up more than 7%, outpacing other major cryptocurrencies, Wednesday […]

Oscar Mayer Just Created Bacoin, a Cryptocurrency You Can Redeem for Bacon (Seriously)

Article was originally published at CoinCentral. Blockchain and Bacon: A Match in Hog Heaven? Oscar Mayer is trading in its weenie whistle for something kids these days actually want. The Wisconsin-based cold cut behemoth just launched a promotional campaign for its bacon line that features its own cryptocurrency.  Bacoin (BACN), as it’s called, is legitimately […]

BEYOND BITCOIN: How financial institutions are applying distributed ledger technologies to new use cases for ground-up business transformation

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Of the many technologies reshaping the world economy, distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) are among the most hyped. DLTs are most often associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but such […]

Catching the bitcoin bug

SINCE the heady days of late 2017 and January of this year, crypto-currencies have gone into retreat. Bitcoin, the best-known example, is now worth just a third of its value at its peak (see chart). But there remain plenty of true believers in digital currencies. They point out that prices are still well above where […]

3 Key Business Benefits of Blockchain

Article was originally pubished at CoinCentral. The increasing popularity of blockchain and cryptocurrency is bringing a lot of opportunities to the business world. Not everyone can create a top five cryptocurrency project or exchange platform. However, there are still all sorts of other business benefits of blockchain and the industry surrounding it. Social media, smart […]

GUNDLACH: Bitcoin leads stock market movements

Thomson Reuters Jeffrey Gundlach of DoubleLine Capital said bitcoin is proving to be a new stock market indicator. Gundlach added that bitcoin carries so much predictive power “because it was the poster child of the speculative mood late last year.” Gundlach does not own bitcoin. Bitcoin, the highly volatile digital currency, is proving to be […]

What is Anime Coin (ANI)?

Article was originally published at CoinCentral What is Anime Coin (ANI)? Anime Coin is offering a platform for users to issue and sign, hold, and exchange anime-related digital items on the blockchain. Anime is planning a fork of the original ANI coin into ANIM, which will bring on a few core features aimed to help […]