• Bitcoin has suffered back-to-back losses, losing over 7% in value on Friday and over $2 Billion in market cap over the last 48 hours. Bitcoin price has fallen under $1100 USD for the first time in almost a month. Here, we break down the reasons and the industry fallout. Apparently, the most powerful companies in the Bitcoin community feel a hard fork is becoming all but inevitable. Their statement surely stunned the investment market. Many

    Bitcoin Price Loses Another $100 in Value – Here’s Why

    | 2017/03/18 11:00 am
  • Altcoin markets continue an unprecedented rise as downward pressure on Bitcoin is blamed on China and continued community indecisiveness. Community ‘Should Be Punished’ For Not Reaching Consensus As Bitcoin lost almost 8% in the 24 hours to press time, Ethereum passed $50 USD per coin, appearing to embark on an exponential run similar to that only just witnessed from Dash. Monero, currently the fourth largest cryptocurrency  in terms of market cap, also enjoyed rapid growth

    Bitcoin’s Total Crypto Market Cap Dominance Drops to All Time Low

    | 2017/03/17 6:00 am
  • Bitcoin entrepreneur Vinny Lingham has continued warnings about high prices causing “bubbles” throughout cryptocurrency. Lingham: Altcoin Bubble ‘Going To Burst’ Having previously indicated a Bitcoin price above $3,000 too soon would mean “another bubble,” Lingham turned his attention to altcoins Monday, many of which have seen new all-time high prices this month. Dash has surged almost 250% in two weeks, while Ether and Monero both set higher prices per asset than have ever been reached

    Bubblicious: Current Altcoin Run ‘Going to End Badly,’ Says Vinny Lingham

    | 2017/03/14 8:00 am
  • ETF or not, Bitcoin has recovered almost instantly to its regulatory speed bump, but no digital currency is making bigger waves than Dash, which crushed multiple all-time records Saturday. All-Time Higher High Saturday will go down in history for Evan Duffield and the folks at Dash. Yesterday, the altcoin jumped in value over 40%, approaching $75 USD in market value ($74.11 was its peak) after starting the say at just over $50. According to CoinMarketCap this

    Dash Altcoin Continues Epic Bull Run; Sets Several All-Time Records

    | 2017/03/12 12:34 pm
  • When you’re hot, you’re hot. Many people have been asking me over the last couple of days “Where can I buy Dash?” The digital currency industry’s newest rock star is ‘in play’ and consumers’ prayers have been answered. Altcoin Dash has been added to new exchanges and new purchase pairings on Friday. Bitfinex & BTC-e Extend Support for Dash Dash price has skyrocketed over the last week, rising from $25 USD to as high as

    Dash Price Surge Brings New Exchange Partnerships & Trading Options

    | 2017/03/04 8:00 am
  • Everyone seems to be on a digital currency spending spree these days, and the biggest beneficiary right now is the altcoin Dash, which has just set a new all-time market cap and unit price record after its latest partnership agreement. DASHING TO HIGHER HIGHS Dash has just enjoyed one epic ‘bull run’ — a run that might not be over yet. According to CoinMarketCap, just seven days ago, Dash was trading at about $22 USD.

    Dash Sets New All-Time High After Latest Partnership Deal

    | 2017/03/02 2:00 am
  • After a slow or turbulent start of 2017, the global cryptocurrency market picked up the pace and really hit its stride in the month of February. Momentum. That seems to be the word that best describes February as nearly every top decentralized digital currency has seen growth and reasons for optimism as Spring approaches. Let’s review what the state of affairs is for the top five cryptocurrencies as they head into March. February: Bitcoin Best

    Top 3 Cryptocurrencies Easily Outperform S&P, Dow Jones in February

    | 2017/03/01 10:30 am
  • Bitcoin has been making all kinds of headlines so far in 2017, but it looks like Ethereum price may be ready for a breakout year in 2017. Ethereum Price Breaks Out If you have been watching Ethereum price recently, those in the know are expecting a major announcement that could put Ethereum into the mainstream in a big way this week. Ethereum is coming off a very impressive 2016, its first full year on the

    Ethereum Price Shoots Up Before Major Press Conference

    | 2017/02/27 7:00 am
  • Both DASH and MaidSafeCoin have set new market cap highs in the past 24 hours, joining Ethereum’s 2017 price record as investors flock to altcoins. DASH & MaidSafe’s Favorable Tradewinds DASH, an anonymity-focused coin launched in 2014, achieved its highest ever market cap of $139.6 million, data from Coinmarketcap shows. Its price is also steadily increasing, with the $20 level firmly in sight. This takes DASH to the sixth-highest cryptocurrency market cap overall. Just two places lower, however,

    DASH, MaidSafeCoin Hit Record Highs as Altcoins Get Vogue

    | 2017/02/16 4:00 am
  • It looks like the roller coaster that is Bitcoin price in 2017 is far from over. January has typically been a volatile month for Bitcoin values, but February is becoming very unstable, with the announcement that Chinese exchanges are moving to new policies and restricting Bitcoin withdrawals for the next month. PBoC Strikes Again: Price Slides Over 12% The issues for Bitcoin price began yesterday, as the heads of nine Bitcoin exchanges in China were

    Bitcoin Price Drops Over 12% as Chinese Exchanges May Become ‘Bitcoin Banks’

    | 2017/02/09 9:30 am
  • Bitcoin is only the 12th best-performing cryptocurrency of January 2017, with Counterparty, BitCrystals and MaidSafeCoin making a surprise top three movers. Bitcoin Outperformed by 11 Altcoins When one thinks of cryptocurrencies or blockchain, one usually thinks of Bitcoin. It’s the oldest, most used and most secure blockchain out there. However, many fail to realize that there are actually hundreds, if not thousands, of cryptocurrencies out there – and some of these are gaining too much traction on

    These 11 Cryptocurrencies Outperformed Bitcoin in January

    | 2017/02/06 12:00 pm
  • Monero (XMR) is challenging the top four cryptocurrencies by market cap, having beaten Litecoin January 3 to reach an all-time high of $227.1 billion. Monero Taunts Litecoin The privacy-centric altcoin is at press time hovering just below Litecoin’s $222.9 million cap again, making it the fifth-largest according to CoinCap.io. The entry into the top four marks a continuation of an eye-wateringly successful six months for Monero, the value of which as recently as August stood at

    Altwars: Monero Beats Litecoin to 4th Biggest Market Cap

    | 2017/01/03 7:00 am
  • Dash is one of the cryptocurrencies hoping to one up Bitcoin by promising greater privacy, instant transactions, and token fungibility. Taking a break from BTC price hysteria, let’s instead take a look at what this perennial top-10 cryptocurrency has been up to in the past week. You never know…Bitcoinists might even learn a thing or two.  Dash in the News Let’s make a grand (and short) sweep across social happenings, price movements, networks statistics, development updates

    This Week in Dash: Tracking the Path of Bitcoin’s Stealthier Cousin

    | 2016/12/24 5:00 am
  • Increasingly, the subject of anonymity-focused Monero has been popping up on blockchain forums. According to Google Trends, searches on the topic surged by about 700% in August 2016. [Note: The following article is a guest post by Rupert Hackett, acting Board Director for the Australian Digital Currency Commerce Association] Also read: Bitcoin Debit Card in a Browser Extension What is Monero? How is it Different from Bitcoin? Monero is currently one of the most traded cryptocurrencies. It

    Understanding Monero and Its Mission to Reclaim Online Anonymity

    | 2016/12/01 4:00 am
  • 30 March 2016 – This month leaves us some interesting trends in the cryptocurrency market, With Bitcoin remaining solidly above $400 USD coming out of last month’s bullish run, scraping $399 just once on the sixth and averaging day-to-day around $415. This despite a plateau in hashpower on the network, likely in anticipation of the coming halving and problems with core scaling development. Even more fascinating, though, is the explosive price increase of Ethereum, increasing

    Monthly Price Trends Show BTC Stagnation, Ethereum’s Long Hold Viability

    | 2016/03/30 5:18 am
  • Just as Bitcoin’s block reward halved in the past, Litecoin will undergo the same same process on Tuesday, August 25th. In anticipation of the halving, the Litecoin Association says that it is a milestone in the cryptocurrency’s 4-year history. Also read: Litecoin Undergoes Changes With Official Branding Guide The association also released a video that elaborates the entire process of Litecoin’s halving, informing that after the halving, Litecoin will reward miners with 25 coins rather than 50 coins

    Litecoin Halving: Impact on Exchange Rate, Mining Profitability

    | 2015/08/19 9:00 am
  • Since last week, Bitcoin has dropped a net total of approximately $10 (3.5%). This drop came after a brief surge to the high $290s; the Bitcoin price flirted with $300 but ultimately failed to break through the resistance. Furthermore, news of Mark Karpeles’ arrest seems to have indirectly affected the price. Also Read: Last Week’s Market Wrap Up Just a few days ago, Mark Karpeles — the ex CEO of the now-defunct Mt Gox exchange

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 7/26 – 8/2: Markets Down, Vanillacoin Takes Lead

    | 2015/08/03 9:00 am
  •   With a positive gain of around $20 this week, Bitcoin seems to be rebounding, perhaps for a potential break through the $300 barrier once again. The small bump in price is most likely associated with the positive news surrounding Gemini, the Bitcoin exchange in the making brought to you by the Winklevoss twins. Also Read: Last Weeks Market Wrap Up If you haven’t heard yet, the Winklevoss twins have taken one step further to

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 7/19 – 7/26: BTC & LTC Rebound, $300 incoming?

    | 2015/07/27 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin, among other coins, saw both an increase in price followed by a hefty decrease in price shortly after. Bitcoin broke $300 after nearly a month of steady price gains. Unfortunately, the price was not able to stay there for more than a couple of days and since then price has fallen. While the price has attempted on multiple occasions for reentry into $300, the highest Bitcoin has been this week $294. Price has continued

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 7/12 – 7/19: BTC Down 10%, Markets Holding Steady

    | 2015/07/20 3:00 pm
  • Rising around $50 in price, Bitcoin had a crazy ride this week. Breaking the monotony that we’ve seen for the last 18 weeks with only single digit changes and the occasional bull run, the rise from $260 to $310 is reminiscent of the kind of trading we saw last year. Also Read: Last Weeks Market Wrap Up With a steady buying pattern this week, Bitcoin users experienced steady gains in price with no signs of

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up: BTC Breaks $300, Rise And Fall of LTC

    | 2015/07/13 2:00 pm
  • This week, Bitcoin has seen stable gains, securing a 2.25% increase. While we did see some dips this week, Bitcoin never fell below the $240 threshold. After Bitcoin hit its low at $240, it rose quickly, hitting this week’s high at $252. Since then, Bitcoin has decreased slightly and is hovering just under $250. Also Read: Last Week’s Market Wrap Up Volume has been in the average range this week — possibly on the lower end

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 6/21 – 6/28: BTC Holds Steady, Mintcoin Demand Increases

    | 2015/06/29 8:00 am
  • This week we saw volatility that was a lot, even for the relatively unstable Bitcoin market. The week started at a low of $230, spiking all the way up to the $260 range that totals to a nearly 13% increase in price. Like many people expected, however, the price quickly fell back down and is currently hovering at just above $240, coinciding with the prediction I made in last week’s Market Wrap-Up. Despite all the

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 6/14 – 6/21: BTC Cools Down, Interest Returns to Altcoins

    | 2015/06/22 12:00 pm
  • Since the last market wrap up, price in Bitcoin has finally hit bottom and the trend has reversed. The defining moment that turned the price around was earlier this week when price hit bottom at $222. Since then, price has increased at a steady pace totaling to a net gain of 4.5% over the last seven days. If current trends hold, I’d expect Bitcoin to be either approaching or however just above $240 this time

    Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 6/7 – 6/14: BTC reverses trend, VTC Goes Down, XPM in its Prime

    | 2015/06/15 8:00 am