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Cryptocurrency rivals snap at Bitcoin’s heels

Bitcoin may be the most famous cryptocurrency but, despite a dizzying rise, it’s not the most lucrative one and far from alone in a universe that counts 1,400 rivals, and counting.

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Venezuelans see bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

In the last month, John Villar has bought two plane tickets to Colombia, purchased his wife’s medication and paid the employees of his startup business in Venezuela — all in bitcoin.

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Bitcoin value continues to rise

The world’s stock markets struggled for direction Thursday as investors paused for breath, while bitcoin spiked to a dizzying record above $15,000 on frenzied speculative buying, dealers said.

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Bitcoin stealers are back: Hunt for users’ cryptosavings continues

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new malware which steals cryptocurrencies from a user’s wallet by replacing their address with its own in the device’s clipboard. Criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash, Monero and others.

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Total Cryptocurrency market Cap continues to surge

The total cryptocurrency market capitalization has increased to $200 billion in November from the $40 billion at the beginning of 2017. The rapid growth in the cryptocurrency market value is due to the surges in the price of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple.

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Bitcoin price rally continues as a new split approaches

Bitcoin price jumped on Wednesday after the developers called off the upcoming hard fork. The world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a fresh record high of $7,848.31 on Wednesday, according to industry website CoinDesk. The controversial software upgrade called SegWit2x, which would have split bitcoin in two, is expected to take effect in mid-November.