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The big blockchain lie

With the value of Bitcoin having fallen by around 70 percent since its peak late last year, the mother of all bubbles has now gone bust. More generally, cryptocurrencies have entered a not-so-cryptic apocalypse. The value of leading coins such as Ether, EOS, Litecoin, and XRP have all fallen by over 80 percent, thousands of other digital currencies have plummeted ...

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Bitcoin is 10 years old: Here’s what to expect in the cryptocurrency’s second decade

Oct. 31 will mark the 10th birthday of one of the most promising, yet divisive technological advancements of the 21st century: Bitcoin. In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the first and most famous cryptocurrency emerged from an underground network of libertarian-leaning cypherpunks. Over the past decade its popularity has soared, but so has the number of its detractors. ...

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Bitcoin is 10 years old: Here’s what to expect in the cryptocurrency’s second decade

Oct. 31 will mark the 10th birthday of one of the most promising, yet divisive technological advancements of the 21st century: Bitcoin. In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the first and most famous cryptocurrency emerged from an underground network of libertarian-leaning cypherpunks. Over the past decade its popularity has soared, but so has the number of its detractors. ...

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The big blockchain lie

With the value of Bitcoin having fallen by around 70 percent since its peak late last year, the mother of all bubbles has now gone bust. More generally, cryptocurrencies have entered a not-so-cryptic apocalypse. The value of leading coins such as Ether, EOS, Litecoin, and XRP have all fallen by over 80 percent, thousands of other digital currencies have plummeted ...

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Banks: The end of the Swiss tax haven?

European banking activity is stalling in Switzerland, such that the country appears to be a less and less profitable financial centre. Antoine Vergely for VoxEurop Committed to reforming its banking secrecy system for foreign clients, Switzerland is gradually losing its place as… Banking Industry News

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Banks: The end of the Swiss tax haven?

European banking activity is stalling in Switzerland, such that the country appears to be a less and less profitable financial centre. Antoine Vergely for VoxEurop Committed to reforming its banking secrecy system for foreign clients, Switzerland is gradually losing its place as… Banking Industry News

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