Archive | August 17, 2017

Bitcoin Price Flying High for Long?

Bitcoin recently dived to $3,824 and then picked back up to a high of $4,480. At the time of this posting, the price is currently at around $4,294. Bitcoin has been fairly volatile lately due to the recent all time highs and the market is at a crossroad regarding its next move. We are now seeing […]

Bitcoin’s rally is pausing — but Bitcoin Cash is popping – Business Insider

Bitcoin’s rally is pausing — but Bitcoin Cash is poppingBusiness InsiderBitcoin has rallied over the last week. The digital currency broke through $4,000 a coin for the first time ever on Sunday and has since added a further $400 to its peak, although the rise has not been in a straight line. Bitcoin has rallied […]

Bitcoin’s rally is pausing — but Bitcoin Cash is popping – Business Insider UK

Business Insider UKBitcoin’s rally is pausing — but Bitcoin Cash is poppingBusiness Insider UKCryptocurrency investors are booking profit on Friday, with Bitcoin seeing a small price dip after setting new records on Thursday. Bitcoin charged past $4,400 a coin on Thursday, setting a new record high in the process. On Friday, however, traders …and more »

Ethereum scaling solution, Plasma, could facilitate ‘billions of transactions per second’

The architect known for conceptualizing the Lightning Network, an off-chain scaling solution for Bitcoin, has done it again. On August 8, Joseph Poon, and Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin, published a white paper titled Plasma: Scalable Autonomous Smart Contracts.Poon first conceived the high-level construction for Plasma in mid-2014, before the Lightning Network paper was published, before Frontier was released on […]

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Surges Higher

Key Points Bitcoin cash price after consolidating just below the $300 level gained heavy bids against the US Dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line at $300 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken). The price rocketed higher and broke many hurdles on the way up towards $500. […]

Paxful Experiences a Two-Fold Growth in Volumes as It Strives to Become a Universal Money Translator

Paxful is a peer to peer Bitcoin marketplace that is on its way to make buying and selling bitcoin easier for the global cryptocurrency community. The platform, created by two friends, Artur and Ray, offers a safe and secure option for people to buy bitcoin with plenty of available payment options. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies […]

Photos: Inside one of the world’s largest bitcoin mines – Quartz

QuartzPhotos: Inside one of the world’s largest bitcoin minesQuartzOne of the world’s largest bitcoin mines is located in the SanShangLiang industrial park on the outskirts of the city of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region that’s part of China. It’s 400 miles from China’s capital, Beijing, and 35 miles …and more »

A Full Service Bitcoin Banking Platform? Welcome to CryptoPay ICO

Bitcoin has literally exploded into the mainstream awareness after a meteoric rise this spring and summer. However, many investors and crypto newcomers are still nervous about how cryptocurrencies work. At the same time, many new companies are coming into the marketplace and seeking crowd funding through ICOs (initial coin offerings). And yet, many of these […]

Bitcoin bond launch brings digital currency step closer to ‘world of high finance’ – CNBC

CNBCBitcoin bond launch brings digital currency step closer to ‘world of high finance’CNBCFisco, a Japanese financial information company, announced this week a unit of the company has issued a bitcoin bond. The bitcoin bond “brings digital currencies into the world of high finance,” said Dan Doney, chief executive officer of Securrency.Australia Is Heading Towards Legalizing […]

Bitcoin Cash Breaks Price Doldrums to Push Past $400 – CoinDesk

CoinDeskBitcoin Cash Breaks Price Doldrums to Push Past $400CoinDeskThe largest Bitcoin Cash market by-volume is Bithumb, which accounts for roughly 30 percent of the global trade through its Korean won-Bitcoin Cash trading pair, CoinMarketCap figures …