The average US home is worth less than 20 Bitcoin

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/15/average-american-home-bitcoin-price/ It’s fair to say that, in its current state, Bitcoin does not work as a means of payment for basic things. The average transaction fee is over $20, which makes common purchases, like a cup of coffee, virtually impossible to justify. However, as I … Read more

TVAddons: Streaming through Kodi addons protects you from malware and cryptocurrency miners

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/tvaddons-kodi-addon-are-great/ Kodi has been the subject of controversy for some time, and addon repository TVAddons has, in particular, been criticized from many quarters. Having recently announced that it will no longer proactively check for pirated content, TVAddons is suggesting that there’s a very good reason to … Read more

Unsurprisingly, most people don’t know much about cryptocurrencies

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-awareness-december-2017/ Thanks in no small part to Bitcoin’s incredible performance this year, as it rose from about $1,000 on January 1 to well over $17,000 this month, more and more people are starting to talk about cryptocurrencies these days. But what exactly do folks know … Read more

Crypto market now worth over $500 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-market-cap-december-13/ The cryptocurrency market has come a long way this year. Fueled by the incredible growth of Bitcoin and altcoins like Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin, its valuation rose from 17.7 billion on January 1 to more than $0.5 trillion today. More than $100 billion were … Read more

While you’re watching streaming video, your browser is secretly mining cryptocurrency

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/while-youre-watching-streaming-video-your-browser-is-secretly-mining-cryptocurrency/ There’s a cryptocurrency goldrush on at the moment. People are investing insane sums, and also making good money — Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are all doing phenomenally well. However, some sites are turning to mining cryptocurrency as a way to supplement falling ad revenue, … Read more

Litecoin breaks $300 as Bitcoin growth slows down

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/litecoin-breaks-300/ It’s an interesting day in the cryptocurrency scene. All the coins in the top 10 are in the green, posting some serious gains over the last 24 hours. The most impressive showing comes from Litecoin, which is up over 80 percent, while the most … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $15,000 — crypto market crosses $400 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/07/bitcoin-price-crypto-market-cap-december-7/ Bitcoin’s growth this year seem to know no limit, as the most valuable cryptocurrency continues to set new price records and lead the market to new highs. Today, it broke $15,000, just over a week after it crossed the $10,000 mark for the first … Read more

Bitcoin goes to $13,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/06/bitcoin-price-december-6/ When predicting the price of Bitcoin you have to keep in mind one thing: you will get it wrong. It’s a futile exercise. It is simply impossible to tell where Bitcoin will end up at some point, simply because its evolution is like nothing we … Read more

Cryptocurrency apps have severe security vulnerabilities, but do investors care?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/05/crypto-apps-major-vulnerabilities/ A market cap of over $350 billion, daily volumes in excess of $10 billion, fast rising prices, a growing number of investors and little to no regulation all combine to make the cryptocurrency space a prime target for hackers. What’s more, security is not … Read more

UK and EU to expand Bitcoin regulation to combat money laundering and tax evasion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/eu-uk-bitcoin-regulation/ Following concerns that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are being used for not only tax evasion but also money laundering, governments in the UK and across Europe are planning to introduce new regulatory measures. One of the key proposals will bring to an end the … Read more

Sneaky websites continue to mine cryptocurrency even after you close them

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/01/drive-by-cryptomining/ With the massive rise in popularity — and value — of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, it’s little wonder that people are seeking out ever more imaginative and sneaky ways to mine coins without having to invest in dedicated hardware. Websites that mine for cryptocurrency … Read more

The crypto rally is over as market enters correction

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/30/cryptocurrency-market-correction-november/ Fueled by Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and other major players, the crypto market hit a new all-time-high yesterday, reaching a valuation of over $345 billion. But, as the saying goes, what goes up must come down. So, as the incredible rally finally came to an … Read more

Bitcoin sets new price record above $11,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/bitcoin-price-november-29/ After hitting $10,000 for the first time yesterday, the latest rally continues to take Bitcoin to new highs. The most valuable cryptocurrency set another price record moments ago as it went past the $11,000 mark. And it did not stop there. On major exchanges, … Read more

Over 90 percent of cryptocurrency mobile apps contain vulnerabilities

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/crypto-currency-mobile-vulnerabilities/ In the week when cryptocurrency values have reached new levels some worrying research from web security firm High-Tech Bridge reveals that more than 90 percent of the most popular cryptocurrency mobile apps on Google Play have common vulnerabilities and weaknesses. The company used its … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $10,000 — crypto market exceeds $310 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/bitcoin-10000-november-28/ The fact that the price of Bitcoin today went past $10,000 for the first time ever will not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with this crazy market. The most-valuable cryptocurrency has had a fantastic year, setting record after record. On January 1, … Read more

Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrency Prices From Commandline

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/coinmon-check-cryptocurrency-prices-commandline/ A while ago, we published a guide about Cli-Fyi – a potentially useful command line query tool. Using Cli-Fyi, we can easily find out the latest price of a cryptocurrency and lots of other useful details…. The post Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrency Prices From Commandline … Read more

Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrencies Prices Command Line

Full Article : LinOxide – https://linoxide.com/tools/coinmon-check-cryptocurrencies-prices-cli/ Coinmon is an open-source CLI tool that allows the user to check the cryptocurrencies prices in a simple way. This is a useful piece of software both for Crypto investors and Engineers. This tool gathers the data from Coinmarketcap APIs and […] The post Coinmon … Read more