‘I bought Bitcoins in 2011

💥💥TECH NEWS💥💥 Bitcoin buyer  Via @BBCtech

  • Over the years, he has paid up to £899 ($1,100) and as little as £14.70 ($18) for one Bitcoin, as the value of the digital currency has dramatically risen and crashed.
  • But now, for the first time, one Bitcoin has topped the value of an ounce of gold.
  • “For years critics have said Bitcoin will never last – that its value will drop, that it will never be adopted, and even that it’s some kind of ponzi scheme,” he told Newsbeat.
  • People can send a Bitcoin (or part of one) to a digital wallet, and to other people, and each transaction is recorded in a public list called a blockchain.
  • Like Drew, many people like the fact there’s no central bank and that you own your money: “Any Bitcoin I own is entirely mine, it can never disappear.”

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Bitcoin And Ethereum Divergence…

  • One chain can become both things over time.
  • There’s value in cheaper, faster, more decentralized trust-makers.
  • Not intended as a recommendation to buy or sell any cryptocurrency or asset.
  • Well that remains to be seen, for sure, but so far it appears Ethereum’s characteristics make it well suited to be a kind of decentralized global “App Store” and a crypto trust-maker.

What does Ethereum do better than its pre-crypto equivalent? Well that remains to be seen, for sure, but so far it appears Ethereum’s characteristics mak…
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Microsoft marches further into Ethereum Blockchain as a Service with ‘Cryplets’ and ‘Enclaves’

Microsoft marches further into #ethereum #blockchain as a Service with Cryplets and Enclaves

  • Militant attacks in France have hit tourism in the country since last year. “
  • Earlier this year the US agency took Apple to court – and sparked a worldwide privacy debate – as it fought to get the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook unlocked.
  • A 26-page white paper has been released by Microsoft on Cryplet innovations, added Gray. “
  • Taking to the stage at DevCon2, Marley Gray, who heads the Ethereum BaaS on the Azure project, pointed out that he had to do some horrible things to get Microsoft to agree to sponsor it last year. “
  • House prices in London’s prime locations will fall by 9 percent this year and not grow again until 2019 as buyers, already hit by increased property taxes, wait to see the outcome of Brexit divorce talks, estate agents Savills said.

In the year since it publicly announced backing for Ethereum via the Azure Cloud Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS), Microsoft has been busy. Taking to the stage at DevCon2, Marley Gray, who heads the Ethereum BaaS on the Azure project, pointed out that he had to do some horrible things to get Microsoft
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Bitcoin And Ethereum Divergence…

  • One chain can become both things over time.
  • There’s value in cheaper, faster, more decentralized trust-makers.
  • Not intended as a recommendation to buy or sell any cryptocurrency or asset.
  • Well that remains to be seen, for sure, but so far it appears Ethereum’s characteristics make it well suited to be a kind of decentralized global “App Store” and a crypto trust-maker.

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What does Ethereum do better than its pre-crypto equivalent? Well that remains to be seen, for sure, but so far it appears Ethereum’s characteristics mak…


Bitcoin And Ethereum Divergence…