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3 Biggest Ways Blockchain Will Change Society

While the time horizon for a "blockchain based" future is variable, here are three trends to look out for during this blockchain revolution.<p>The potential of blockchain stretches far beyond and high above any of the buzz you hear surrounding cryptocurrency trading profits and initial coin offering …

Bitcoin Vs. Ethereum: What You Need to Know About the Great Cryptocurrency Showdown

The difference between Ethereum and Bitcoin is the fact that Bitcoin is nothing more than a currency, whereas Ethereum is a ledger technology that companies are using to build new programs.<p><i>What is Ethereum and how is it different from Bitcoin? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and</i> …

Bitcoin tops $9,000 mark for first time

The cryptocurrency has risen nine-fold since the beginning of the year.<p>The value of bitcoin continued to skyrocket this weekend, breaking the $9,000 mark for the first time in the cryptocurrency's history.<p>The price of bitcoin surged passed $9,000 Saturday night and sits at $9,139, an increase of …

Bitcoin gets in on the post-Thanksgiving shopping spree, surges to new record above $9000

Bitcoin is getting in on the shopping surge of Thanksgiving weekend.<p>The digital currency soared above $9,400 to a record high Sunday following …

This is the tech bubble we have been waiting for

The venture capitalist Bill Gurley was recently asked whether he thought cryptocurrency "initial coin offerings" (ICOs) were in a bubble. Billions of dollars have been poured into over 1,000 new digital coins issued by startups so far this year. These coins mimic the construction of bitcoin, …

Cryptocurrency

Ripple Price Swells in Double-Digit Rally After AmEx Announcement

Advertisement<p>The ripple price posted a double-digit advance on Thursday following the announcement of a major partnership with credit card giant …

Cryptocurrency

280 Million Reasons to Avoid Investing in Ethereum

The number of cryptocurrency investing nightmare stories is growing.<p>Historically, the stock market has been the greatest creator of wealth. Over the …

Cryptocurrency

This Visa card lets you spend bitcoin anywhere

A British cryptocurrency exchange is launching a Visa card that it says will allow users to spend their bitcoin savings.<p>London Block Exchange (LBX), a newly-launched website that will allow users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, plans to launch a spending card in the coming weeks that will convert …

Cryptocurrency

Cramer: Square's bitcoin play is 'big' and will make 'people feel better' about the cryptocurrency

Mobile payment company Square's willingness to test bitcoin on its app is "big" and could potentially drive the stock even higher, CNBC's Jim Cramer …

Think bitcoin's getting expensive? Try Zimbabwe

HARARE (Reuters) - For most investors around the world, bitcoin is a volatile and highly speculative bet. For Zimbabweans, however, the cryptocurrency seems to offer rare protection from the onset of hyperinflation and financial implosion.<p>Some are turning to bitcoin out of desperation as their bank …

Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the faint of heart.<p>After plunging as much as 29 percent from a record high …

Cryptocurrency

A Tale of Two Bitcoins: Where Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash are Headed

This is a tale of two Bitcoins. After a fork in August that created Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), we have reached yet another crossroad. …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin cash price dethroned Ethereum as 2nd largest cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Decline In Play

The price of bitcoin appears to be stabilizing.<p>Amid what has been a wild weekend in the crypto markets, BTC is now down just 5 percent in the last 24 …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is in Wild Upheaval After The Cancellation of the Segwit2x Fork

The cryptocurrency market is experiencing a complex shakeup this weekend, with a recently created digital token called Bitcoin Cash (BCH) up nearly …

Bitcoin and Ethereum: Make Way for Amazon?

The Goliath of online retail now has four cryptocurrency domains registered to its name.<p>It's been more than 15 years since the dot-com boom, when …

Bitcoin Risks Consolidation as $8,000 Approaches, Goldman Says

While bitcoin might hit $8,000, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. analysts say that could be the last big number we see for a while.<p>Technical analysts Sheba …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin crash 'IMMINENT' as it reaches new high, finance and investment advisors warn

GETTYThe value of bitcoin is dramatically rising. A single coin is now worth $7,600.<p>The value of the currency has dramatically increased over the …

Bitcoin's Contentious Bid for Legitimacy

A price surge further divides true believers from skeptics.<p>Instead of bringing clarity, an impressive price surge last week accentuated the differences within the financial industry about the future of the bitcoins. Opinions range from those asserting that we are witnessing the birth and maturation …

Cryptocurrency

This Investment Turned $1,000 Into $2.2 Billion in Less Than 8 Years

That's a compound annual return of 571%.<p>Traditionally, the stock market is the go-to investment for people who understand the value that time and …

Cryptocurrency

The Way Online Shopping Disrupted Retail, Blockchain Is About To Do To Freight And Logistics

Back in the 1990s, a young entrepreneur by the name of Jeff Bezos had an idea.<p>He wanted to bring the experience of walking into a bookstore and choosing a book, digital. Bookstores, he thought, were inefficient, and was a simple enough shopping experience to replicate for a customer sitting in …

The costly mistake bitcoin investors are probably making

Your investment thesis might be banking on the wrong catalyst.<p>Another week, another new high for bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, and easily the most popular virtual currency on the planet.<p>While traditional investors are used to seeing the stock market return 7% a year, inclusive …

Bitcoin Bulls Get More Bullish, Ronnie Moas Revises Bitcoin Price Prediction

Bitcoin's stupendous rally in 2017 has clearly enthused the supporters of Bitcoin. Standpoint Research’s Ronnie Moas, who is one of the most bullish …

Bitcoin $11,000? Expect Blockchain-Based Gold Trading Soon

Here’s more bitcoin news to head into your weekend.<p>As my illustrious colleague <b>Crystal Kim</b> already wrote this morning, bitcoin is up yet again, …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin's Coming Split: What You Need to Know

<b>(Important update</b>: The leaders of the SegWit2X faction announced on Wednesday, November 8 they would suspend their plan to split bitcoin in …

Bitcoin

This is how you can protect your cryptocurrencies from hackers

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, added about 1.9 million new users in the last two months. In the same period, Blockchain.com, …

Bitcoin and the Blockchain Will Stomp Out Wall Street Fraud

Bitcoin, the world's first and largest cryptocurrency, and the blockchain, which is its underlying technology, have the potential to change …

Blockchain

Future of Digital Currency May Not Involve Blockchains

Although it may be hard to imagine, cryptocurrencies are far older than Blockchain technology. Most of us look at Bitcoin as the first …

These 5 companies are betting on Ethereum to completely reinvent the back end of the internet

Such responses were easy to elicit at the Ethereal conference in San Francisco on Friday. The gathering is a a day-long event for the founders, engineers, and enthusiastic users of a blockchain protocol called Ethereum.<p>Blockchain technology — also known as smart contract, or digital ledger …

Blockchain

What If Satoshi Nakamoto Sold All His Bitcoin Today?

Essentially, the mysterious nature of Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin's creator, means that the entire ecosystem is sitting on a potential volcano. It lays …