May 26, 2017

Australian Mainstream Media Discuss Possibility of Bitcoin Replacing US Dollar

Earlier this week, ABC News, a national news service in Australia produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), presented the possibility of Bitcoin replacing the US dollar to become the world’s most dominant currency. Over the past week, the price of bitcoin increased from around […]
May 25, 2017

Cryptocurrency Market Cap History: Ethereum Surpasses US$20bn, Bitcoin Goes Over US$40bn

It appears some important market cap milestones are being hit as of right now. Bitcoin is inching closer toward the US$40bn market cap, a target that has been in the sights for some time now. Ethereum, on the other hand, recently saw major growth, as […]
May 25, 2017

Bitcoin Price Sprints to (New) All-Time High $2,450, Market Cap > $40 Billion

Bitcoin’s rampaging run continues to find ground as average global prices break above $2,400. Bitcoin price is up nearly 7% on the day, and over a third of its value over the last seven days as the popular cryptocurrency captures the world’s attention. Plenty of […]
May 23, 2017

This Might Be The Key Reason Behind Bitcoin, Altcoin Price Surge

The first two-quarters of the year 2017 have seen the crypto industry experience a massive growth in awareness and adoption. From a perspective of economics, the high demand for Blockchain products, whether for preliminary investigations or systematic adoption has automatically generated an influx of capital […]
May 23, 2017

Bitcoin’s Price Reaches All Time High of $2230, Drops Over $150 Right After

It is undoubtedly a historic time in cryptocurrency’s history as the sector is experiencing a massive influx of investors. Not only is Bitcoin breaking all time highs every single day, but altcoins are also exploding in value. Bitcoin has recently reached yet another record price […]
May 19, 2017

Bitcoin Rising Fees, Confirmation Queues See Users, Investors Switching to Altcoins

Bitcoin politics plays too big a role in its scalability dispute, meanwhile, unconfirmed transactions queue and increasing fees scare investors away. It has become the most critical problem encountered by Bitcoin ever. Despite having dragged over a long period of time, the block size and […]
May 18, 2017

Indian Bank Kotak Mahindra Implements Blockchain in Trade Finance

Kotak Mahindra Bank, one of India’s largest private banks, has successfully completed an end-to-end trade finance transaction with a client over a blockchain. According to a report in Indian business daily Economic Times, ‘the first of its kind transaction’ sees the bank partner services giant […]
May 16, 2017

UK Security Researcher Pulls Handbrake on Global Ransomware Menace

A U.K.-based cyber researcher known as MalwareTech stopped the WannaCry ransomware that gained control of thousands of computers worldwide, forcing victims to pay $300 in bitcoin to restore their files. WannaCry was able to exploit a Windows vulnerability leaked in April and use a hacking […]
May 15, 2017

5 Things to Watch Next Week: NASDAQ, Cryptocurrencies, China, Euro & Trump

Asset Current Value Weekly Change S&P 500 2398 0.88% DAX 12675 1.76% WTI Crude Oil 46.47 -5.75% GOLD 1228.00 -3.21% Bitcoin 1570 16.11% EUR/USD 1.0998 0.91%   Will the NASDAQ carry stocks higher again? The schizophrenic state of the US market continued to dominate trading […]
May 12, 2017

ICOs Are Changing the Way VCs Deal With Startups

Gone is the time when investing in a bitcoin company was enough to make you cool. Now, the really hip kids are into initial coin offerings, or ICOs, sales of cryptographically scarce data that offer the promise to raise millions of dollars in minutes, often […]