Browsing: Cryptocurrency

We all know how much banks hate bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and we early this month wrote an article about Why Bitcoin is a Real Threat to the Traditional Financial System But as an old proverb says “if you can’t beat them, join them” If your enemy is stronger then you, it is better for you to join their side. This is what Mastercard is trying to do with the last patent they filed about Fractional Reserve Cryptocurrency Bank. Cryptocurrencies & Mastercard: Not a Friendly Relationship Like most financial institutions and companies, Mastercard never predicted the blockchain implementation, and by the time they noticed…

Bitcoin has suffered an 82% price decline from its ATH in December 2017, while altcoins faced a much bigger decline. The overall cryptocurrency market cap in December 2017 was nearly $835 billion but now at the time of writing the overall crypto coinmarket is around $100 billion. According to a research led by the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance Despite the large downfall in a long bear market, the cryptocurrency adoption is increasing steadily. According to the chart above the total number of users increased each year in 2016, there were 45 million users, in 2017 there were 85 million users and…

Bitcoin price is making a 10% rally each day for the last two days. Positive news ahead of 2019 as Bakkt, the first futures that will pay in bitcoin is expected to get soon approval from regulators. The last bull run in crypto markets started before the launch of CME and CBOE futures back in December 2017 when bitcoin price hit $20,000. After that, the price dropped more than 80 in the 2018 bear market. The futures launched by New York Stock Exchange owner Intercontinental Exchange is targeting institutional players who have avoided cryptocurrency because of worries that they are unregulated and prone to market…

What is Ethereum? Ethereum and Smart Contracts for BeginnersEthereum and Smart Contracts for BeginnersIn this article, you’ll learn what is the ethereum but first, et talk a little bit about Bitcoin so we can see the difference between them.Bitcoin was created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto (we don’t know who he is) and the great thing about Bitcoin is nobody owns it, it is a decentralized technology that is online without CEO-s, CTO-s etc. There are just developers and core teams around the world that are working on the Bitcoin protocol together to expand the technology.Bitcoin is really really good…

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! If you bought a single bitcoin 1 year and a half ago you would’ve paid just under $1000 for it. However, if you wanna sell that same bitcoin today it is worth over $6,000. Which really begs the question, what exactly is a bitcoin? The idea is that this is a virtual currency that isn’t backed by anything physical.It’s important to know that this isn’t a stock. It is a currency. Now mind you, it’s a little bit different than something like a U.S. dollar, or…

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