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...

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...

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...

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...

Get Ready. Renowned Bitcoin Trader Says the Currency Will Hit $15,000 in 2017.

Late last week, the price of bitcoin rose beyond $3,500, and it currently sits slightly above $4,200. While some are skeptical of this steady increase in value, according to an expert observer, it won’t...

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...

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...

Expert Predicts Bitcoin Will be Worth up to $20,000 in the Next Three Years

Bitcoin is on an ever-upward trend lately. Today, the world’s first and most popular cryptocurrency is flirting with $4,500 in valuation. Bitcoin is now more than three times more valuable than gold.,...

The Unparalleled Explosion of Cryptocurrencies In 2017

The Unparalleled Explosion in Cryptocurrencies Over 300 new coins reached $1mm market cap in 2017 The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. After the massive Bitcoin price surge...

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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...

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