A Quebec IT worker was certain he’d developed a foolproof way to mine bitcoin. Instead, it led him and his investors to ruin.
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The rollercoaster-get-rich ICOs of 2017 are over — crypto companies are waking up to the idea that VC investors aren’t so bad after all. Companies used initial coin offerings (ICOs) to raise some $5.5 billion in cryptocurrency-based funding last year. As an emerging investment system wi…
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Most of the crypto-to-crypto exchanges have nothing in common with exchanges like the NYSE or the NASDAQ. While some investors are aware of this, many mistakenly believe them to have integrity, even storing their coins on those exchanges for extended periods.
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Some people have been calling cryptocurrency the biggest bubble of all time. Those people probably haven't seen the size of the gold or stock market.
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The building looks abandoned, but inside the graffiti-covered door, 200 workers tap at laptops with the goal of reshaping the world.
It's easy to see why investors would be excited about a project like this. If successful, it would provide all the benefits of conventional cryptocurrencies without the volatility that plagues bitcoin and its competitors today.
It's a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.
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