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A popular payment app now lets users buy and sell bitcoin

November 20th, 2017 at 11:26 am » Comments Off

Square’s Cash app has added new features that allow users to buy and sell bitcoin. Currently, the features are in beta and available to a small number of users, but future updates may add support for easy bitcoin transactions between friends and family members.



The US is no longer the world’s largest Bitcoin market

November 3rd, 2017 at 2:39 pm » Comments Off

Japan has risen above the U.S. in the worldwide rankings for the largest bitcoinexchange market. The country now accounts for roughly 48 percent of the global market share, reaching a high of 51 percent over the weekend.



Most Americans remain blissfully unaware of the blockchain revolution

November 3rd, 2017 at 10:04 am » Comments Off

With the cryptocurrency market cap now estimated to be in the hundreds of billions of dollars and a sort of familiar frenzy kicking into overdrive, here’s another reminder that widespread adoption by the U.S. public has not yet materialized.



Why your bank hates you for loving bitcoin

October 29th, 2017 at 2:53 pm » Comments Off

Bitcoin has been around since 2009, but it really wasn’t until recently that it finally hit the mainstream consciousness of investors and the general public. As of this writing 1 bitcoin is now worth over $5,600 USD. And its meteoric rise doesn’t look to be abating any time soon. Its potential to reshape how we […]



Authoritarian cryptocurrencies are coming

October 18th, 2017 at 10:55 am » Comments Off

Russia and China see a new way to completely control their financial systems.



Asset prices are high across the board. Is it time to worry?

October 11th, 2017 at 10:01 am » Comments Off

With ultra-loose monetary policy coming to an end, it is best to tread carefully



IMF head forsees the end of banking and the triumph of cryptocurrency

October 7th, 2017 at 3:32 pm » Comments Off

In a remarkably frank talk at a Bank of England conference, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund has speculated that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have as much of a future as the Internet itself. It could displace central banks, conventional banking, and challenge the monopoly of national monies.



Would Amazon accepting bitcoin lead to the breakthrough of cryptocurrency

October 4th, 2017 at 10:49 am » Comments Off

Unverified rumors that Amazon (AMZN) will start accepting Bitcoin (COIN) (OTCQX:GBTC) have been shaking cryptocurrency communities lately. Though these rumors might prove to be untrue in the end, facts are that there seems to exist lots of demand for this new way of payment. There even was an online petition to convince Jeff Bezos to […]



5 cryptocurrencies you should know about besides bitcoin

October 4th, 2017 at 10:28 am » Comments Off

Bitcoin may grab most of the headlines, but it’s far from the only cryptocurrency or cryptoasset. These others may even be more useful in the long run.



Dubai will issue first ever cryptocurrency

October 2nd, 2017 at 9:37 am » Comments Off

The local government in Dubai has officially launched its own cryptocurrency called emCash, according to announcements by local news media outlets. The cryptocurrency would be used for payment of governmental and nongovernmental services.



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