Bitcoin

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

Cryptocurrency: How and when to invest, without losing your networth

Cryptocurrency: How and when to invest, without losing your networth<p>There’s a running joke in Silicon Valley that there are engineers who’re …

Cryptocurrency

23yr Old Russian Creator of #2 Crypto-Currency Mulls Limiting Supply

<b>While the ICO craze has got out of control in 2017, the two leading cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin and Ethereum – have gone from strength to strength.</b> …

Russia

Blockchain Gets a Wall Street Win: `We Know the Thing Works Now'

The prospect of blockchain technology remaking financial services just moved a step closer to reality after banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. …

Business

Cryptocurrency Trading Explained: What You Need To Know

Concepts such as 'cryptocurrency' and 'blockchain' have become major buzzwords in the financial world as of late and, even if you aren't from an …

Cryptocurrency

Here’s how bitcoin can fit with your stocks and bonds - MarketWatch

I<p>Is bitcoin a fraud, a fad, an asset, or the currency of the future?<p>Detractors explain its meteoric valuation by suggesting the former; proponents, …

Business

Bitcoin soars above $10,000 for the first time

<b>Online cryptocurrency Bitcoin has cracked the $10,000 mark for the first time after investors learnt a proposed "fork" in the currency would not</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here's What's On Today

So that’s another weekend complete and we’re about to kick off a fresh week of trading in the bitcoin price here at NewsBTC. Things have been moving …

The 3 biggest threats to your Bitcoin (and 10 tips to eliminate them)

The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has attracted thousands of new users and investors, many of which are still at significant risk of losing their precious tokens to simple mistakes or hackers.<p>By taking three small precautionary steps, you can help keep yourself safe from mishandling …

Business

Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

Mike Novogratz, the billionaire hedge fund investor and former executive at Fortress, believes Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, is …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is Sticking to Its $8,000 High. Here's What's Keeping It Afloat

Bitcoin is continuing its good performance of the last few days. After its value briefly cleared the $8,000 mark on one exchange on Friday, it …

Tech Industry

The 7 Biggest Challenges Facing Bitcoin

Here are some big obstacles to bitcoin's mainstream adoption.<p>Bitcoin has come a long way in the eight or so years it's been in existence, but there's …

Investing

Here's what you need to know about SAFTs -- the cryptocurrency fundraising craze that's shaking up venture capital

SAFTs are only possible because blockchain technology lets companies create their own cryptocurrencies and tokens.<p>Blockchains, which are widely …

Venture Capital

Bitcoin Mania Took A Break, Came Storming Back And It Is Just The Beginning

An unprecedented rally.<p>Growing validation.<p>Futures are the first step, but the derivatives market needs to allow for convergence.<p>Disruptive technology …

Business

Experts Caution Investors Against Cash Grab ICOs, Buterin Speaks Out

This week several prominent venture capital investors, experts and developers including Jason Calacanis and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin spoke …

Icos

Can Bitcoin Survive an Apocalypse?

Wendy McElroy is ready for most doomsday scenarios: a one-year supply of nonperishable food is stacked in a cellar at her farm in rural Ontario. Her …

Business

JP Morgan Found Guilty Of Money Laundering

<b>Financial services company JPMorgan is facing allegations after being exposed for money laundering. The difficulties arrive only two months after a</b> …

Jamie Dimon

Survey: Institutional Traders Are Split on Bitcoin's Price, Wary of ICOs

A plurality of respondents to a new survey from brokerage firm Triad Securities said they believe bitcoin is in a bubble that's primed to crash.<p>The …

Icos

SBI will start using blockchain technology for ‘smart contracts’ and KYC from next month

State Bank of India has announced that it will start integrating <b>blockchain technology</b> in products starting next month as part of a beta test. …

Technology (India)

Bitcoin, The Harmonic Gift From The Digital Gods

The price movement has been extremely technical, even through computational hiccups.<p>While many banks and large investors have taken up mining, many …

Business

Vizag runs a pilot to show the world how to put land records on blockchain

Property fraud is rampant in India and takes many forms. It’s one of the biggest avenues for investing black money. One way is to hold property in …

India

If There Is a Bubble, It's in Bitcoin

If the markets are at a top, bitcoin has scaled the highest peak.<p>Past episodes of market euphoria have often been marked by extreme optimism over new technologies. In the 1920s it was automobiles and radio. In the late 1990s it was the internet. Today the innovations fueling investor dreams include …

Business

City of Fremantle readies AU$8m energy and water blockchain project

The Australian government, alongside private investors, will be funding the project trialling the use of blockchain-powered distributed energy and …

Fremantle, Australia

Up Next: Cryptocurrency Goes to the Moon

Smart contracts will solve all of life's other problems.<p>Owen Davis of Dealbreaker went to an initial coin offering conference, ICO Summit, and oh man. Oh man:<p>One of the presenters at the conference is Matt McKibbin, who runs a consulting firm called DecentraNet. “Decentralization will change more …

Business

A Visit to a Bitcoin Mining Farm in Sichuan, China Reveals Troubles Beyond Regulation - Bitcoin News

Interview<p><b>As many small and medium-sized mining data centers in Sichuan, Guizhou, and Inner Mongolia are closed for the sake of “environmental</b> …

Cryptocurrency

TGEs or ICBMs? Words Might Not Make a Difference for ICOs

Initial coin offering (ICO) may be the hottest term in cryptocurrency, but some startups are less than enthusiastic about embracing it.<p>Far from being …

Ethereum studio ConsenSys opens European Hub in London

The London hub in Shoreditch has space for 60 ConsenSys members and sponsored projects.<p>Ethereum design studio ConsenSys is expanding its global …

FinTech

Bitcoin Price Achieves New All-Time High at $8,100, Market Confident in Institutional Investors

The bitcoin price has officially achieved a new all-time high price at $8,100, surpassing its previous high at $8,050 established earlier this</b> …

Cryptocurrency

How To Be A Bitcoin Bear (And Win): The Disruptive Paradigm Part I

Bitcoin fits the “disruptive paradigm” that David Einhorn suggests is behind the price increases in Amazon and Tesla.<p>This article develops a …

Business

UPS-Backed Blockchain Consortium Aims to Disrupt the Logistics Industry

As blockchain becomes ubiquitous across consumer and enterprise applications, we will continue to see more and more large scale disruption of …

Blockchain