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Bitcoin Bounce Back? Former Hedge Fund Manager Makes Massive Prediction

Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies could have turned a corner after a bruising nine months that has seen bitcoin lose some 60% of its value, while the likes of ethereum, ripple, bitcoin cash, EOS, and litecoin have seen even bigger declines.<p>That’s the opinion of former macro hedge fund …

Hedge Funds

'Turbo Geth' Seeks to Scale Ethereum – And It's Ready in Private Beta

There's software ready to help ethereum scale – right now.<p>Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the raw architecture of Turbo Geth has been completed – …

Ethereum

Let’s Talk Bitcoin: Authority in a Decentralized System

On the most recent episode of <i>Let’s Talk Bitcoin!</i>, the hosts discuss the now-defunct Bitcoin Alert system, devised by Satoshi himself. A rarity in the …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Core Upgrade ‘Critical’ for Everyone, Urge Developers in Bug Disclosure

Bitcoin users running the Bitcoin Core client should upgrade to the newly-released version to avoid exposure to a vulnerability, developer …

Bitcoin devs warn of possible chainsplit following severe DDoS vulnerability

Bitcoin Core developers have issued an important statement to the entire community, as the fallout from a recently disclosed DDoS vulnerability intensifies.<p>The vulnerability, which researchers disclosed earlier this week, made it possible for miners to sabotage the Bitcoin BTC network by sending …

Mining

IBM Introduces 'World Wire' Payment System on Stellar Network

IBM has launched a blockchain-based payment system called Blockchain World Wire. According to IBM, the new payment network uses digital currency on …

Abruzzo Travel Essentials

The Abruzzo region is a remote region often overlooked by tourists. It has spectacular natural scenery, medieval castles and villages, monasteries, …

One Chart Explains Why You Should Own Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies

The past month and a half have been a rough time to be a Bitcoin investor. After seeing its value rise from $5,850 in late June to almost $8,400 on July 24 it has been on a slippery slope with a few short dead cat bounces and has fallen back to just above $6,000.<p>[Editor & Author’s note: Investing …

Cryptocurrencies

Cross-Cultural Cryptocurrency Trends: Hispanics, African-Americans

Almost 60% of the total market has heard of cryptocurrency. But if you are Hispanic or African-American, you are less likely to know what bitcoin is …

An “AWS For Crypto” Just Raised £25 Million On The London Stock Exchange With Plans To Open Bitcoin Genius Bars

Last week one of the most unusual equities ever to be listed on a public stock exchange arrived in London.<p>A pre-profit, pre-revenue crypto mining company with only a handful of customers raised £25 million ($32.1 million) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and reached a valuation of £47 million …

London Stock Exchange

Big Banking in Crypto U-Turn

Page 1 of 4<p><b>The top executives of the big banks have been known for their fundamental opposition to the use of cryptocurrencies. But now, the tide has</b> …

The crypto bear market has been a blessing for this bitcoin trading firm's booming new business

David Gray/Reuters<p><b>Bitcoin has tanked this week, falling about 16%.</b>• <b><br>But the bearish turn has been a blessing for Genesis Global Trading's new lending</b> …

Grayscale Investments Reveals $90M Bet on Ethereum Classic (ETC)

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Traditional VCs are finally investing in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups

Recent data suggests traditional venture capital (VC) firms are gradually starting to diversify their portfolios, investing in more cryptocurrency and blockchain projects than ever before.<p>Not surprisingly, VC firms specializing in funding blockchain projects top the list. But traditional VC firms …

The World is Experiencing a New Wave of Cryptocurrencies

It is impossible to ignore the signs now. The future of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies looks bright despite current market conditions, and it is being …

Everipedia Just Launched a Blockchain Wiki That Governments Can’t Censor

The encyclopedia uses the same technology as Bitcoin.<p>Everipedia, the blockchain-based online encyclopedia, announced the launch of its network on …

Bitmain Launches New Crypto Mining Wi-Fi Routers

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Money Production Can Be Both Private And Decentralized

The crypto community has no doubt that history has turned the corner with the greatest invention since fire. Meanwhile, mainstream monetary thinkers think that the crypto crowd is basically nuts.<p>Money can’t be left to the market to produce and manage, the debunkers say. It is a thing for the state …

On-Chain BCH Used in a Submarine Swap for Off-Chain BTC

Technology & Security<p><b>This week an individual revealed he had completed the first trustless swap by trading on-chain bitcoin cash (BCH) for off-chain</b> …

Understanding the SEC’s decision to delay on bitcoin ETFs

Observations from Element Group’s Asset Management Team following the SEC announcement to postpone decision-making on bitcoin ETFs<p><i>(</i><i>These insights</i> …

The NYSE's Owner Wants to Bring Bitcoin to Your 401(k). Are Crypto Credit Cards Next?

Bitcoin could be on the verge of breaking through as a mainstream currency. At least that’s the goal of a startup that is soon to be launched by one …

Cryptocurrency: Your Current Options

Since its development in 2009, cryptocurrency has been in the financial space as both a threat and an innovation to the business and economic scene. …

DISH Adds Bitcoin Cash Payments, Uses Bitpay to Facilitate Transactions

The first pay-TV service to add Bitcoin as a payment method back in 2014 is now adding Bitcoin Cash as a payment option for its subscribers. The …

Bitcoin's Open Secret: Lightning Is Making Better Online Payments Possible

That may have been a rallying cry for early bitcoin believers who saw the cryptocurrency as a superior form of payment, but excitement tapered off as …

Lightning Network Payment System “SparkSwap” Makes Its Official Debut

A new way to trade bitcoin and digital currencies is now in the books. SparkSwap is the first crypto exchange to be built on the Lightning Network. …

Could Bitcoin Fall To $4,000 In The Coming Weeks?

Bitcoin prices have repeatedly suffered weakness over the last several months, and recently, a Bloomberg analyst predicted that the digital currency could fall to as little as $4,000.<p>“Bitcoin is in dump mode, following the pump run-up on the potential for a U.S. ETF,” Bloomberg Intelligence analyst …

Remember Overstock? It's basically a crypto company now

As an online retailer, Overstock is in bad shape. It keeps losing money, and its sales growth is far behind Amazon.<p>But the company doesn't think that matters. Overstock is going all in on blockchain and cryptocurrencies.<p>Shares of Overstock (OSTK) surged more than 15% on Friday after the company …

Initial Coin Offering

Volumes Surge on Turkey's Crypto Exchanges as Lira Tanks

Trading volume on Turkey's cryptocurrency exchanges surged Friday as the country's fiat currency plunged to record lows on economic jitters.<p>According …

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA, TRON: Price Analysis, August 10

The continued decline of most cryptocurrencies has led some analysts to predict even larger losses in the near future.<i>The views and opinions</i> …

Compound makes it easy to borrow and lend cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies may be the money of the future, but in comparison to traditional fiat currencies, they lack a mature and diverse ecosystem of financial services.<p>Addressing this is Compound, which launches in September, and wants to bring a functional, liquid money market to several significant …