Ditch University and High Transaction Fees – Praxis Accepts Bitcoin Cash (news.bitcoin.com)

Praxis is an intern, apprentice-like placement company, acting as a practical, resumé building experience for those who believe university is a waste of intellect and time and treasure. Recently, they’ve announced tuition can be paid in bitcoin cash, which offers near instant transaction times and low fees.
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Ethereum hits record high; bitcoin climbs back above $16000

Bitcoin jumped above $ 16,200, according to Coinbase, but was still trading about 18 percent below its record high hit in mid-December. "The value of any one of these cryptocurrencies is very, very correlated with the utility. Speculators will only take it so far and people won't hold it any more if they can't …
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Bitcoin rises 10% on Peter Thiel fund's likely holding; may revisit December high

According to Reuters, bitcoin may revisit its December 17, 2017 high of $ 19,666 in three months, as suggested by its wave pattern. The deep correction from this high has been driven by a wave (4), the fourth wave of a five-wave cycle from the July 16, 2017 low of $ 1,830. This wave is expected to be …
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Why Bitcoin's Price Has Continued To Rise In The Face Of High Transaction Fees

The bitcoin price reached new all-time highs on a regular basis this year, but some have pointed to the congestion currently found on the Bitcoin network as a sign that the system will be unable to scale to more users over the long term. According to BitInfoCharts, the median Bitcoin transaction fee on …
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Data Sheet—Artificial Scarcity of Bitcoin Won't Justify Its High Price

Will there ever be peace in the Middle East? How many days can I honor my New Year's resolutions? Is Bitcoin's rise more than an ephemeral rush? These are the existential questions of our age. I took the last one directly from a fine cover story in the new issue of Fortune by Jen Wieczner and Robert …
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Despite Falling Revenue, ICO Fever Remains High (news.bitcoin.com)

Once celebrities began endorsing ICOs, many were quick to claim that this was the top; the mania had reached its peak and the token bubble was about to pop. And when the SEC filed charges against several dubious projects, forcing others to return funds to investors, this assessment appeared to be accurate. Despite the mid-summer mania having dissipated, however, the number of ICOs in the works is higher than ever.
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