The U.S. is No Longer the World’s Largest Bitcoin Market

Japan now accounts for roughly half of the global bitcoin exchange market. The country's share surged over the weekend in response to new Chinese legislation that forces the nation's crypto exchanges...

Ethereum’s Founder Struck a Deal with a Russian Bank to Create ‘Ethereum Russia’

A new entity, Ethereum Russia, will help Russia's state-owned Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs implement blockchain technology, and establish a training center in Moscow. Blockchain Training Ethereum founder Vitalek Buterin has...

JPMorgan CEO Says That Bitcoin Is a “Fraud”

JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon issued some harsh criticism of bitcoin at a financial conference this week, describing the cryptocurrency as a "fraud" and comparing it to tulip mania. However, even...

Economists Assert There Is No Need to Regulate Bitcoin

A report written by researchers from the Bank of Finland has concluded that Bitcoin is "revolutionary." They suggest that Bitcoin cannot be regulated. Bitcoin Revolution In what is sure to be a well...

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...

Bitcoin Does It Again: New Record High Over $4,700

It seems like Bitcoin has forgotten how to not keep breaking records. The first and most popular cryptocurrency has once again topped itself earlier today by trading at $4,703.21 out-pacing its...

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.,...

Bitcoin Now Comes From Satellites in Space

Blockstream Satellite Network On August 15, Blockstream, a Bitcoin software company, announced the launch of its Blockstream Satellite network that broadcasts bitcoin to people just about anywhere in the world irrespective of...

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...

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...

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Illinois Is Experimenting with Blockchains to Replace Physical Birth Certificates

llinois will soon test a blockchain-like ledger that hopes to give people better control and access to their birth certificate and other identifying documents....

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