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Early Bitcoin Buyers Talk Bubbles at Consensus: Invest

“I think it’s very important to make a distinction between a bubble and a fraud.” So says Glenn Hutchins, the co-founder of private equity firm Silver Lake and one of the panelists this morning during CoinDesk’s Consensus: Invest event. Appearing alongside Galaxy Investment Partners CEO Michael Novogratz and Brian Kelly …

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Japan’s BitFlyer Launches Bitcoin Exchange in US Market

Japanese bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has officially launched in the US after receiving approval from regulators like the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Announced today, the move concludes a private beta that saw the exchange working with 2,000 initial users. The official launch also comes months after bitFlyer …

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Cryptocurrency 101

Cryptocurrency is the talk of the town now, it’s everywhere, from thousands of digital coin ATMs installed over the world to thehospital in Pakistan offering to accept the digital currency. Among all the debate about its legality and profitability, an unfamiliar mind finds itself confused over the word ‘cryptocurrency.’ Now …

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