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Bitcoin Price Plummets From Record Highs
The price of bitcoin dropped by some $70 on Tuesday (March 7) for no readily apparent reason, leaving investors naturally a bit confused at best, or panicked at worst. Bitcoin had spent the past week climbing toward new record highs on optimism that ...
Investors who missed bitcoin rally turn to dash, ether, monero
Other digital currencies are on the move, too, including monero and zcash, to name some of the 700-plus out there. Investors who feel they missed out on bitcoin are seeking a different path to crypto-riches. “They think they've missed most of the move ...
Bitcoin Price Slumps, 9 of Top 10 Cryptos Follow Due To Security, Bitcoin ETF Concerns
On Wednesday, Bitcoin was down over $100, representing approximately a six percent loss, with Ethereum posting similar results. Monero was 10 percent lower and Dash four percent. Prices The broad downturn comes ahead of a likely ETF decision from the ...
Investors Who Missed Bitcoin Rally Go for Dash, Ether, Monero
With bitcoin on a tear, Mira Kwon decided there's more money to be made elsewhere. A little over a month ago, the University of Maryland economics graduate began pouring more than $2,000 into a different crypto-currency called dash. “Bitcoin is ...
Bitcoin Core 0.14.0 Released: What's New?
Today marks the official release of Bitcoin Core 0.14.0, the fourteenth generation of Bitcoin's original software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto eight years ago. Overseen by Bitcoin Core lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan, this latest major ...
21 Adds List Feature to Bitcoin 'LinkedIn' Alternative
In a Medium post today, the San Francisco-based startup debuted '21 Lists', a new function that enables 21 users to offer bitcoin as a way to incentivize VCs, CEOs and angel investors to answer email messages from unknown senders. In advertisements ...
FlexiBit Caters to All Bitcoin Users
Bitcoin investors large and small can enjoy the same professional management of funds as large institutional investors and receive stable, long-term returns. Investors can place bitcoin in an online investment fund managed by Flexibles International ...
One of Bitcoin's Big Funds is Selling Ahead of the ETF Decision
While bitcoin prices have edged up sharply ahead of the SEC's upcoming decision on the long-in-the-works Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, at least one major hedge fund is selling off into the rally. In an email sent today to its mailing list, Global Advisors ...
Ask a VC: Why Andrew Parker thinks blockchain is past its prime
Too often, blockchain solutions for financial services are square pegs trying to fit in round holes, according to Andrew Parker, a partner at Spark Capital. While bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology are interesting and maybe even ...
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Decline Initiated
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Decline Initiated. Posted on 6:00 am March 8, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum technical analysis, ...
Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 03/08/2017 – Support at $1100?
If bitcoin price continues to slide below that level, a longer-term downtrend could be in the cards. Stochastic is on the move down to show that sellers are on top of their game at the moment while RSI is also heading south so price action could follow ...
Guest Post: Chain Splits and Resolutions
In this case, for example, perhaps a year ago you were paid 10BTC for your car, and a year later, that transaction essentially disappears from the ledger and your chain is abandoned. You have no car and no Bitcoins. This type of behavior would cause a ...
Vega Fund Takes Another Crack at Ethereum-Based VC Platform ...
Vega Fund Takes Another Crack at Ethereum-Based VC Platform ...
Vega Fund Takes Another Crack at Ethereum-Based VC Platform ...
Vega Fund Takes Another Crack at Ethereum-Based VC Platform ...
Global Blockchain Technology and Solutions Market Report 2017-2022 - Research and Markets
This research examines the technology, leading companies, and solutions in the evolving Blockchain ecosystem. The report evaluates current and anticipated use cases for Blockchain and assesses the market potential globally, regionally, and segmented by ...
Four Ways the Blockchain Will Make the World a Better Place
Blockchain technology is in the process of disrupting a wide range of industries across the globe. The technology that underlies the digital currency bitcoin is changing how data is recorded, how transactions are being processed and how bilateral ...
Capture Success From Your Failing Blockchain Project
By Ray Valdes. Gartner, Inc. The hype around blockchain technology has resulted in something of a “blockchain imperative”, causing many enterprises to undertake ambitious projects in a bid to capitalize on the “next big thing.” However, despite ...
$20 Bln German Energy Company Brings Blockchain to Cars for US Drivers
Essentially, the Oxygen Initiative-Innogy SE joint Blockchain platform “Share&Charge” enables drivers to process virtually every operation related to clean energy-based automobiles. These include allowing drivers to share their charging stations, pay ...
Russian PM Orders Research on Public Sector Blockchain Use
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has asked two government ministries and a state-owned development bank to investigate public sector blockchain applications. According to a transcript of a 6th March speech, Medvedev discussed blockchain and ...
Monero Price Analysis – Bearish Trend Can Turn Bullish Depending on Bitcoin's Momentum
After the recent days of optimism and success for Monero, things are heading in the opposite direction once again. The value per XMR has dropped by over 6% in the past 24 hours, which does not bode well for this alternative cryptocurrency. Then again ...
Ethereum Price: The Week of March 1-7
The news about the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance launch has led to an increase in volatility. Then again, that is the case for most significant events. Such news is a great opportunity for big sellers to impact the price. Here their motives play a ...
When Will Bitcoin Achieve Mass Adoption And Is It Even Possible
Having a larger user base opens up more and better business opportunities, increases the demand for Bitcoins - and, by extension, their price. It also makes it more feasible for business owners to enable Bitcoin payments at their stores and brings ...
Local Government in South Korea Taps Blockchain for Community Vote
A South Korean provincial government recently tapped technology developed by blockchain startup Blocko for a vote on community funding. The province of Gyeonggi-do – South Korea's most populous – utilized Blocko's Coinstack platform to vote on ...
Approving bitcoin ETFs will lead investors to slaughter
The SEC is expected to act soon to approve or reject bitcoin-based Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). Such ETFs would buy and hold bitcoins and provide an opportunity for U.S. investors to speculate in bitcoin. They are not in the public interest, and the ...
How Safe Are Blockchains? It Depends.
Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology underlying bitcoin, may prove to be far more valuable than the currency it supports. But it's only as valuable as it is secure. As we begin to put distributed ledger technology into practice, it's important ...
Bitcoin Scam Site Warning – BitGlobal
Advertising an investment opportunity that makes no sense and offers impossible rewards is a great way to attract attention, as some people will fall for these schemes. BitGlobal is one of those companies should watch out for, as it claims to provide ...
Australia Blockchain Roadmap to Put FinTech Startups “In Box Seat”
“The release of this roadmap is expected to spark further innovation among the many Australian companies ready to take advantage of Blockchain technology,” Danielle Szetho, CEO of Australia's Fintech industry association FinTech Australia, commented in ...
Don't Weigh Bitcoin's Price Against Gold's
On Thursday Bitcoin gained parity with gold for the first time, only to surpass it shortly after. The cryptocurrency reached a high of $1281.21 by 1 p.m. EST on the BTCUSD exchange, according to MarketWatch. The mainstream media is likely to hype the ...
Bitcoin Fraud Becomes More Frequent in India: Law Enforcement Agencies
In an article published by local news resource Mail Today, a spokesman identified as a “senior crime branch officer” said that the rise was linked to a larger number of legitimate businesses accepting the digital currency. “Cases of fraud related to ...
Qtum Blockchain Gains Support From PwC; Releases Whitepaper
The Singapore-based Qtum Foundation announced that it is working with global financial services consultancy PwC to help fuel blockchain adoption among international businesses. The Qtum Foundation is developing the Qtum blockchain , an open-source ...
BankThink Bitcoin vs. Ethereum may be a zero-sum game
As referenced in my recent post about the R3 consortium, there are various camps out there fighting for the cryptocurrency crown. The lead runners are bitcoin and Ethereum, and both have serious backing. However, it's still early days. I keep stressing ...
China Hints At Bitcoin Licensing, “Forgiving Attitude” To Exchanges
The director of the People's Bank of China has said regulators will adopt a “forgiving attitude” to Bitcoin exchanges in the future. In a translated report reproduced by local news resource cnLedger on Twitter, Zhou Xuedong said that the PBoC would ...
MIT Expo Spotlights Bitcoin Tech Concerns
That's how Neha Narula, director of research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative (DCI), characterized her institution's outlook on progress (or lack thereof) in the blockchain industry at the fourth annual MIT Bitcoin Expo this week. Hosted by the ...
How Estonia Brought Blockchain Closer to Citizens: GovTech Case Studies
Key focus areas will include open and private Blockchains in Govtech and Fintech segments, which Estonia focuses on. Participants will share experiences concerning the establishment and the promotion of Blockchain-based products and discuss the impact ...
Bitcoin could hit $3000 by the end of the year after recent rally: Analyst
The price of bitcoin could hit $3,000 by the end of the year after recently trading above gold and hitting a fresh record high, an analyst told CNBC on Tuesday. A rise on this scale would represent a near 150 percent increase from bitcoin's current ...
State Street is Experimenting With AI and Blockchain Tech
Following a State Street report published last week on the long-term value of blockchain and other technologies, the bank's executive vice president of global exchange, Lou Maiuri, elaborated on how his group is experimenting with new ways to ...
Bitcoin plunges sharply and suddenly
Bitcoin plunged by more than $100 in a matter of minutes on Tuesday morning. The cryptocurrency was down about 1.5% at $1,260 a coin just after 6 a.m. ET before tumbling below $1,160 within 30 minutes. As of 7:12 a.m. ET it was down 5%, or $62, near ...
R3 vs Blockchain: Possible Consequences
Recent announcements from R3 warn banks to carefully watch blockchain as long as the technology remains immature. This comes at a time in which blockchain-based initiatives see financial institutions taking the driver's seat. The path to blockchain ...
Will the Internet of Things Need Its Own Blockchain?
And with the advent of blockchain, the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) industry has found a new tool to make its vision into reality. But a key question remains: are existing blockchain designs sufficient to meet the needs of the IoT industry? Or ...
Blockchain Technology and Solutions: Market Outlook and Forecasts 2017-2022 - Anticipated to be in Use by up to 65 ...
Blockchain Technology and Solutions: Market Outlook and Forecasts 2017-2022 - Anticipated to be in Use by up to 65 ...