Bitcoin Price to Hit $50,000 Next Year: Private Venture Capitalist

Kenetic Capital managing partner has said that he expects bitcoin to reach $50,000 by the end of 2018 as the cryptocurrency market becomes globally...

Russia’s Biggest Bank Pilots Money Transfer on an IBM Blockchain

Sberbank has piloted the Russian banking industry’s first ever payment transaction over a blockchain. Sberbank, Russia’s biggest bank by assets, has executed a real-time money...

Bitcoin: A Casual and Non-Technical Explanation of Concepts Behind the Currency

What follows is a fairly simple and mostly true description of the way Bitcoin works using a couple of real-life examples but without using...

Bitcoin Price Surges 20% Overnight as Volume of CBOE Futures Skyrockets

The bitcoin price has surged by more than 20 percent overnight, triggered by the launch of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) bitcoin futures...

Could Bitcoin’s ‘Whales’ Manipulate the Market?

Bitcoin has captured the public imagination this year — or at least, as its price skyrocketed, tapped into public greed. But bitcoin was built...

NiceHash CEO Confirms Bitcoin Theft Worth $78 Million

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has confirmed that yesterday's hack resulted in the loss of over 4,700 BTC, an amount worth more than $78 million...

PwC’s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin Payment

"Big Four" auditing and accountancy firm PwC has accepted its first ever payment in cryptocurrency. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, out today, the...

Are Bitcoin Traders Planning for an ETF Approval?

Traders seem to be already pricing in the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) upcoming ruling on the Winklevoss bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to most...

Bitcoin Futures Launch Sees Price Spike as CBOE Website Crashes

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)'s website became unavailable just as it launched its first bitcoin futures contracts at 6 p.m. EST on Sunday. The...

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? While we may not know who he (or she) was, we know what he did. Satoshi Nakamoto was the inventor of...
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