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Oct 29,2018 Par Iqbal Gandham
A decade ago this Wednesday, just weeks after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the start of the financial crisis, an anonymous figure published the famous essay – “Bitcoin: a peer-to-peer electronic cash system”. Bitcoin’s mysterious creator, known under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, has to this day never been unmasked, but his invention has since found global fame. Bitcoin was created to address the fact that “no mechanism exists to make payments over a communications channel without a trusted party”. It sought to revolutionise the way we make payments and remove the need for a middle-man, in the form of banks and financial institutions.
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Oct 24,2018 Par Emilio Janus
eToro announced partnerships with seven Premier League clubs earlier this season, including former champions Leicester City, and Tottenham Hotspur. Each club is receiving sponsorship monies in bitcoin, in return for promoting the platform. The clubs have also been eager to explore the benefits that blockchain technologies can bring them, according to Gandham. These might include authenticating merchandise, reducing ticket touting, and even buying new players.
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Sep 20,2018 Par Todd White
Cryptocurrencies rallied as optimism spread surrounding Ripple Labs Inc.’s plans for using a digital coin, lifting peers that have lost more than $600 billion of value since January. XRP, the cryptocurrency commonly referred to as Ripple, jumped as much as 50 percent to double its price from a week ago. XRP surpassed Ether as the second-biggest cryptocurrency on the surge, according to CoinMarketCap.com data. The Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index increased 15 percent, heading for its biggest one-day gain since mid-July. Ether and Litecoin were both up more than 8.5 percent and Bitcoin, the biggest by market value, rose 5.4 percent.
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Août 29,2018 Par Rachel McIntosh
Last week, Finance Magnates reported on social trading and investing platform eToro’s historic partnership with seven Premier League football teams. The sponsorship agreement is not only significant because of its size (an estimated £4-5 million), but also because of the fact that the teams will all be paid in Bitcoin. More specifically, eToro has partnered with #5 team Tottenham Hotspur, as well as Brighton & Hove Albion, Cardiff City, Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Newcastle United, and Southampton.
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Août 28,2018 Par Guy Hirsch
For years, cross-border payment processes have been a functional, yet flawed, aspect of global commerce. In fact, while globalization has strengthened interconnectivity worldwide, actions as simple as currency exchanges or wire transfers are still considered to be a costly and time-intensive undertaking. To put it simply: As the general public becomes frustrated with the status quo, traditional cross-border payments will soon be a thing of a past. In preparing for the road ahead, international corporations have begun experimenting with advancements in cryptocurrency in an effort to bring the immutability and efficiency of blockchain technology to the forefront of the global commercial ecosystem.
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Août 20,2018 Par Tom Morgan
Premier League football bosses will soon be paying for the best players in bitcoins, it was claimed on Monday night, after seven top-flight clubs launched cryptocurrency trials. Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City, Newcastle United, Southampton, Cardiff City, Brighton and Crystal Palace have agreed to set up digital wallets with an online trading platform which says it is in "no doubt" the currency will eventually replace sterling in the multi-billion pound transfer industry.
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Août 16,2018 Par Victor Golovtchenko
eToro has just announced the on-boarding of a new resident cybersecurity expert. His name is Buky Carmelli, and he’s an ex-officer in the Israeli Defence Forces’ elite tech units. With over 30 years of experience in leading large research and technological development teams, the new addition to eToro’s team comes at a critical time for the firm.
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Juil 24,2018 Par Charles Bovaird
Bitcoin prices continued to gain late this morning, pushing higher after breaking through the key $8,000 level. The world's largest digital currency has enjoyed this continued rally as it benefits from a return of positive sentiment, said analyst Charles Hayter. The cryptocurrency market's inner bull has returned, said Hayter, co-founder and CEO of digital currency data platform CryptoCompare.
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Juil 24,2018 Par Kate Rooney
Bitcoin shook off a bearish two months after rising above $8,000 Tuesday but based on past behavior, another pullback could be coming, according to technical analysts that cover cryptocurrency. “Given that it has trended down so sharply since May, I wouldn’t want to get too greedy,” said Newton Advisor founder and analyst Mark Newton. “Looking at cycles near term, this doesn't mean it will go back to its highs right away."
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Juil 23,2018 Par Anthony Cuthbertson
Bitcoin hit a two-month high over the weekend, as the world's leading cryptocurrency continues to recover from its worst ever start to a year. The price of bitcoin reached above $7,700 on Monday, according to CoinMarketCap, up by almost $2,000 since the end of June. Its current value is still a long way off its 2017 peak, when it reached close to $20,000 amid a flurry of interest in the virtual currency. The latest gains also fall short of some analysts' predictions, who forecast that bitcoin would rise above $10,000 in May and continue to climb.
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