This Bank Thinks It Knows Who’s Propping Up Bitcoin’s Price

With the exponential price surge in bitcoin in this past month, a new analysis released by Deutsche Bank reveals some interesting stats. In the report by Masao Muraki, Deutsche Bank believes...

CEO: Ethereum Could Challenge Credit Card Companies In “A Couple of Years”

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin believes the blockchain-based platform has the potential to rival financial institutions like Visa in scale. Before it can, however, it needs to increase the speed with which...

What Would Happen if Cryptocurrency Became More Popular Than Cash?

Authored by Brad Jones via Futurism, For a time, Bitcoin seemed unassailable in its dominance of the cryptocurrency market, being the first digital currency to really take root and establish itself in the...

Goldman Sachs Sees Bitcoin Price Consolidation Around $8,000 Before Heading Up

Goldman Sachs is very interested in Bitcoin.  This summer, Goldman's research department began regular updates on Bitcoin's price movements.  In October, they announced they are exploring a new operation for trading...

Is Investing in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Worth the Gamble?

Authored by Aziz Bin Zainuddin via Futurism, The Technology Behind Cryptocurrencies The creation of Bitcoin back in 2008 fueled the exponential growth of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, facilitating the creation of a rich diversity...

Here’s How Blockchain Will Eliminate Middlemen And Usher in a New Paradigm

The first marketplaces date back to the mid-1500s. Brokers, moneylenders, and citizens would go to a specific physical location — often a city square or centrally known area — to buy...

Bitcoin is Now Worth Nearly Three Times the Price of Gold

Authored by Patrick Caughill via Futurism, Gold is often seen as an investment “safe-haven” due to the long term stability of the commodity. It is also often used as a standard by...

Here’s Why Bitcoin Rose More than $1,000 in Two Months

Outstanding Performance So far, 2017 has been an eventful year for Bitcoin. The platform recently endured a hard fork that saw it split in two and come out seemingly unscathed. Meanwhile, the cryptocurrency has...

Price hikes in Ether and Bitcoin aren’t the signs of a bubble

Authored by Jason Potts via The Conversation, When there is a rapid growth in any of the crypto-currencies and assets such as Bitcoin, Ether, Zcash and others, many will call it out...

Will People Actually Use Lightening Network On Bitcoin Blockchain

Bitcoin has a scaling issue, if mass adoption for use as a transnational currency is the plan.  With the latest on-chain scaling attempt (Segwit2x) having been aborted, all eyes are on...

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Someone in 2010 Bought 2 Pizzas With 10,000 Bitcoin. That Would...

Authored by Rob Price via Futurism, On May 22, 2010, a developer bought two pizzas using 10,000 units of a then-little-known digital currency called bitcoin. Laszlo...

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