Blockchain technology allows digital art items to be publicly authenticated as one-of-a-kind, unlike traditional online objects which can be endlessly reproduced.
Hirst painting set “The Virtues” is inspired by the Eight Virtues of Bushido: “Justice, Courage, Mercy, Politeness, Honesty, Honour, Loyalty, Control.”
The latest dip extends a sharp withdrawal of more than 16 percent from a record high hit on Sunday although bitcoin remains up around 75 percent for the year.
From purchasing goods via online retailers, bill payments to donations, there are several ways that Bitcoin holders can spend the cryptocurrency.
Many mega-corporations have rushed to invest, while others are announcing plans to support bitcoin.
Bitcoin, once the preserve of internet geeks and hobbyists, has since exploded in popularity and has now rocketed by almost 75 percent in value so far this year.
After long being shunned by traditional financial firms, bitcoin and other virtual currencies appear to be increasingly entering the mainstream as an asset and routine payment vehicle.
Elon Musk launches a pair of potentially game-changing shifts for bitcoin, promising Tesla Inc would take payment for its electric vehicles in the currency soon and revealing it had already invested $1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency.
Faced with public outcry over chronic power cuts and rising pollution, Iranian officials have targeted energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining farms. But are they just a scapegoat?
The world’s most popular cryptocurrency fell over 5 percent to an almost three-week low of $28,800 early in the Asia session before steadying near $32,000. It has lost 11 percent so far this week, the biggest drop since September.
US investigators are working to see how far-right groups are being funded in the country and to what extent funds played a role in violence that took the lives of several people.
Price of bitcoin reaches $41,130 after having jumped 9.75 percent during the trading session.
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