Why investors aren’t giving up on bitcoins

OK, it’s time to dig into the reason for bitcoin’s surging price moves. The digital currency is up just under $ 1,000 in the past week. While it was easy to attribute earlier rises to gamers, or to nefarious dark Web sites trading in drugs, weapons and sex, or, last year, to Chinese investors looking to… bitcoins | New York Post

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My daughter’s preschool just said they will accept bitcoins for tuition — I think that’s a terrible idea

The rest of my daughter’s preschool tuition is due on June 1st. I just got a message from the school informing me that they are pleased to announce that they will now be accepting bitcoins for tuition payments. It’s a really interesting time to be getting this email given that the value of a bitcoin has gone up 30% in the past week and has doubled in less than two months. If I chose to…

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Bitcoin continues its massive surge

Bitcoin is having its moment. The often maligned crypto-currency continued its incredible run on Monday, soaring to nearly $ 2,200 at 10:30 p.m. — leaving it up 124 percent this year and ahead nearly 400 percent over the past 12 months, according to Coindesk. By comparison, the Dow Jones industrial average, in the midst of a… bitcoins | New York Post

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Scorching-Hot Bitcoin Drops $300 in an Hour- and Still Rises on the Day

How red-hot is bitcoin? The digital currency dropped $ 300 in one hour this afternoon – and it was still up on the day. Why wasn’t it down on the day? Because it rose by more than $ 300 in the morning. Bitcoin is going through one of its moments. It has doubled just this month alone, with several different drivers all converging on what is still a relatively thin market. That sparked a scramble to…

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Bitcoin is soaring — here’s what the cryptocurrency is all about

Bitcoin is a currency just like the US dollar or Mexican peso. It’s also back in the headlines after soaring in value. One bitcoin was worth $ 2,800 on May 25, up from $ 1,200 at the end of April. In countries that accept it, you can buy groceries and clothes just as you would with the local currency. Only bitcoin is entirely digital; no one is carrying actual bitcoins around in their pocket. Bitcoin is…

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Bitcoin soars to a new all-time high

Digital currency bitcoin hit a fresh record high on Wednesday, surging above $ 2,400, as demand for crypto-assets soared with the creation of new tokens to raise funding for start-ups using blockchain technology. Blockchain, the underlying technology behind bitcoin, is a financial ledger maintained by a network of computers that can track the movement of any… bitcoins | New York Post

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Fidelity is allowing clients to see digital currencies on its website

(Reuters) – Fidelity Investments will allow its clients to see their holdings of bitcoin and other virtual currencies held on digital asset exchange Coinbase on the company’s website, said Chief Executive Abigail Johnson on Tuesday. The move will make the Boston-based asset manager one of a handful of large financial services firms to have integrated digital currencies into its website. A Fidelity spokesman said the new initiative may be launched in the second or third…

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Bitcoin isn’t 100 percent anonymous — here’s how to further hide your purchases

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that can help protect your identity when making purchases online. But it’s not foolproof. Kevin Mitnick, one of the world’s most famous hackers and author of the book “The Art of Invisibility,” offers some tips that will help you remain anonymous. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Following is a transcript of the video: The whole idea of really being truly invisible is a disconnect between you as the user and your first…

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Hackers can get rich using your computer — and you’d never know it

It’s getting hard to read the news without hearing about another cyber attack making its way around the global internet. A growing trend among cybercriminals is the kind of malware attack that infiltrates your network and works quietly in the background to perform tasks such as mining a digital currency and sending the profits back to… bitcoins – Page 1 | New York Post

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Bitcoin surges past $1,900 for the first time

Bitcoin is at it again. Overnight, the cryptocurrency topped $ 1,900 for the first time. It is now trading up by 2.3% at $ 1,938.81 a coin. Friday’s gains have bitcoin up by about 102% since March 27. The cryptocurrency has gained in 23 of the past 26 sessions. The rally has seemingly been sparked by news out of Japan at the beginning of April that bitcoin is now considered a legal payment method in…

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