• Several companies are paying their employees’ salaries in Bitcoin. Now that Bitcoin has been accepted as a mainstream financial asset, this trend is likely to gain greater momentum. In parallel, many platforms are offering opportunities to freelancers seeking to get paid in Bitcoin. And, soon, Blocklancer will allow job seekers to earn Ethereum coins. Companies Paying Salaries in Bitcoin Many believe that offering salaries in Bitcoin will make it easier for companies to retain and

    Paying Salaries in Bitcoin is Becoming Trendy

    | 2017/12/12 10:30 pm
  • Bitcoin reached the second most popular article on Wikipedia Friday and third Saturday, data reveals in a mark of just how ‘mainstream’ the cryptocurrency is becoming. Futures Launch Gets World Swatting Up On Bitcoin According to Wikimedia Foundation Labs, which lists the most popular page rankings on a daily basis for the nonprofit encylopedia, ‘Bitcoin’ beat topics such as Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump to rise to the top three two days running. The interest coincided

    Bitcoin Becomes 2nd Most Popular Wikipedia Page

    | 2017/12/11 9:30 am
  • The new decentralized game CryptoKitties launched last week, with the purpose of the game to collect, bred, and trade electronic cats. Due to the game’s unbelievable popularity, the Ethereum network has been seeing record rates of transaction backlog. Cat-Based Trading Game CryptoKitties launched at the end of last month as one of the first games based on a decentralized blockchain. A kooky combination of Pokemon meets Beanie Babies on the blockchain, the goal of the

    CryptoKitties Creates Massive Backlog on the Ethereum Network

    | 2017/12/05 9:00 pm
  • The world’s top-performing currency for 3 years in a row, Bitcoin price has surpassed $10,000 USD mark, but where to from here? The 28th of November saw both crypto enthusiasts and cynics holding their breath in anticipation of Bitcoin reaching that magical five-figure status. They were not disappointed. Bitcoin, arguably the most popular cryptocurrency, gave all of its naysayers something to think about yesterday.  Its astronomical growth does not seem to be slowing down either. Coinmarketcap

    Could Bitcoin Price Reach Even Greater Heights Still in 2017?

    | 2017/11/29 4:30 am
  • After the CEO of JP Morgan Chase harshly criticized the famous cryptocurrency, reports have emerged that the finance corporation is planning to allow its clients to trade Bitcoin futures.  Bitcoin Not a Fraud After All, Eh Jamie? A few weeks ago, the CEO of financial services giant JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, criticized the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin by calling it a ‘fraud’ and ‘tulip bulbs’. Dimon also claimed that Bitcoin attracts criminals like drug dealers and money

    Isn’t it Ironic? JPMorgan May Offer Clients Access to Bitcoin Futures After All

    | 2017/11/22 9:45 am
  • Serial investor Mike Novogratz is this week’s championer of Bitcoin, predicting $10,000 by December 31 as prices hit new all-time highs today. Novogratz: ‘Amazing Technology’ of Bitcoin Puts It Ahead of Gold Speaking on Bloomberg TV, Novogratz, who has been bullish on Bitcoin throughout the year, said Bitcoin would yet hit the magic number before the new year, and also predicted $500 per coin for Ether (ETH) within the same period. “…Gold has value solely

    Bitcoin To $10,000 In 6 Weeks? Easy, Novogratz Tells Bloomberg

    | 2017/11/21 2:00 pm
  • The Lightning Network brought to Bitcoin with Segwit enables users to instantly exchange Bitcoin for Litecoin and vice versa. The first ever transaction between the two coins has now happened. Segwit (short for Segregated Witness) brought with it many new exciting features for Bitcoin when it was implemented in August this year, not least of them atomic swaps and the Lightning Network. The Lightning Network is an off chain network, that can, among other things,

    First Ever Cross Chain Atomic Swap Between Bitcoin and Litecoin a Success

    | 2017/11/17 2:30 pm
  • According to a new investor survey, the average Bitcoin user thinks the #1 cryptocurrency will near an astounding $200k per coin one day. Will BTC be able to make that steep, 30x climb? Financial resources provider LendEDU has just published the results of a new investor survey targeting Bitcoin users, and the respondents feel bullish on the current number #1 cryptocurrency, to say the least. 564 Americans participated in the poll, which was first commissioned

    Bitcoin to Hit $200k? BTC Users (Almost) Think So

    | 2017/11/16 1:30 pm
  • The acceptance of Bitcoin is set to skyrocket as the Square Cash app is now allowing a select few to buy and sell the digital currency. It’s been a long, hard road as Bitcoin and other digital currencies have sought mainstream acceptance. All that effort is slowly paying off as major financial institutions are getting involved in cryptocurrency, and another huge step has just been taken. News has started to spread that a small number

    Square Cash App Allows Buying and Selling of Bitcoin

    | 2017/11/15 2:57 am
  • Former hedge fund manager turned cryptocurrency investor Mike Novogratz just said he believes institutional investors are only weeks away from adopting Bitcoin and Ethereum en masse. Novogratz also said this Wall Street “migration” will cause crypto prices to surge.  Fortress Investment Group alumni Mike Novogratz once again offered his bullish opinions on the crypto space in new comments from the first day of New York’s Reuters Global 2018 Investment Outlook Summit. “The institutionalization of this space

    Macro Trader Mike Novogratz Says Wall Street Nearing Bitcoin Adoption

    | 2017/11/14 5:00 am
  • With the crypto craze seemingly only beginning, a few non-crypto companies have leveraged themselves to capitalize early. And it’s these companies’ stocks that are reaping the benefits of such first-mover status in the explosive crypto space. Early Birds Get the Worms: CME, Graphics Processors Companies Are Ones to Watch Graphics Processing firms like AMD and NVIDIA have had strong performances in the stock market so far in 2017 courtesy of an explosion of user interest

    Ahead of the Curve: Traditional Stocks Capitalizing on the Bitcoin Boom

    | 2017/11/12 8:30 pm
  • In a new development suggesting Parity’ recent flaw that locked up over 900,000 ether was more nefarious than previously thought, affected token startup Cappasity thinks they have proof the “bug” was actually a hack. Cappasity Thinks Foul Play’s Been Discovered The Ethereum community was rocked on Tuesday, November 7, after GitHub user devops199 deleted the library responsible for supporting approximately $300 million dollars’ worth of ether in Ethereum wallet provider Parity’s multi-signature wallets. The space

    Ethereum Funds Frozen, Token Startup Cappasity Says Bug Was ‘Hack’

    | 2017/11/11 5:30 pm
  • LAToken’s research team, formed by Deutsche Bank and McKinsey alumni, prepared the first LAT Crypto Research, outlining that total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies can reach $5 trillion by 2025, with asset-backed tokens driving the growth. To read the full report, follow the link, and we’ll share the highlights with you in this post. Total Market Cap to Reach $5 tn by 2025 Cryptocurrencies market capitalization has surged by 830% from last August, reaching $165 billion. The adoption rate of cryptocurrencies may be as high

    LAT Research: The Exponential Growth of Crypto Markets to $5 trillion

    | 2017/09/12 6:30 am
  • A solution to many of the worldwide concerns about the media comes to market in Snip, a decentralized news feed platform that is completely censorship resist and permissionless. Problems with current media outlets For decades, you could probably count on one hand the number of media sources where you get your news from. The biggest corporations in the space had complete control of the content that is in newspapers, TV, radio. But with the rise

    Snip platform looks to rewrite how the public receives their news

    | 2017/09/05 12:19 pm
  • Contemporary​ ​social​ ​media​ ​platforms​ ​have​ ​increasingly​ ​become​ ​corrupted,​ ​evident​ ​by​ ​the​ ​recent fake​ ​news​ ​problem,​ ​leading​ ​our​ ​culture​ ​to​ ​biases,​ ​prejudices​ ​and​ ​a​ ​serious​ ​neglect​ ​of​ ​truth.​ ​For​ ​an innovative​ ​solution,​ ​OneName​ ​Global​ ​is​ ​offering​ ​a​ ​blockchain-based​ ​social​ ​dashboard​ ​with multiple​ ​cryptocurrency​ ​rewards​ ​incentivizing​ ​truth. [Note: This is a sponsored story] On the surface, onG.Social is simply a social platform that helps influencers and social media users optimize their daily routine by making it possible to publish to all

    Power​ ​to​ ​The​ ​People:​ ​onG.Social​ ​offers​ ​a​ ​Blockchain-Based​ ​Solution to​ ​Facebook’s​ ​Fake​ ​News​ ​Problem

    | 2017/09/04 6:00 am
  • According to Cisco, about 50 billion devices are due to come online by 2020. With the Internet of Things getting closer the world will never be the same again. The underlying concept for IoT is basically connecting any device to the Internet and/or to each other — everything from cellphones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices to almost anything you can think of. [Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article] And it’s been going on for

    REVAIN and Internet of things: how soon?

    | 2017/09/02 5:00 am
  • Viberate is planning to revolutionize the live music industry with its unique platform that utilizes blockchain technology. [Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article] The Viberate Platform Viberate is an exciting project that aims to change the live music industry, by using blockchain technology. The Viberate platform allows users to access a database which displays musicians, event dates, social media statistics, club locations and more. According to the CEO Viberate, the platform has received  overwhelming support

    This startup is going to disrupt the music industry with blockchain technology

    | 2017/09/01 10:56 am
  • One of the biggest asset managers in the United States and major investor in the gold market, VanEck, is now entering the Bitcoin. From Gold To Bitcoin VanEck is one of the biggest investment and asset management firms in the United States. The investment giant is currently managing an estimated amount of $38 billion in assets. The firm which was founded in 1955, has offices in the United States, Germany, and Australia, which in recent years

    This Major Gold Investor is Entering the Bitcoin Market

    | 2017/08/28 1:00 pm
  • As Bitcoin continues to break new price records, people in cities around the globe are turning to the internet to find out more. Bitcoin Trending Worldwide As Bitcoin continues to rally, this time nearing the $2,300 mark, its worldwide popularity has become undeniable. With over $36 Billion in market capitalization Bitcoin is slowly walking towards mainstream adoption, a long and arduous journey that began more than eight years ago. Not only are millions of dollars pouring into

    These 10 Global Cities are Catching Bitcoin Fever

    | 2017/05/24 6:30 am
  • Bitcoin has attracted a great deal of interest over the last couple of years, and mainstream investing has skyrocketed with the ever-growing Bitcoin price. Now, a new market sector is starting to emerge as American corporations are stocking up on digital currency to combat cybercrime. Corporations Fuel Bitcoin Demand as Ransomware Spreads Hackers with an eye towards gaining valuable Bitcoins are hitting corporations more and more with dreaded ransomware, and this problem seems to be

    Bitcoin Demand Rises as U.S. Corporations are Stocking Up

    | 2017/02/26 9:00 am
  • In July of 2015, the world was introduced to Ethereum, and the altcoin market hasn’t been the same since. So what’s has the world’s second most popular cryptocurrency been up to lately?  Ethereum’s Quick Rise to Fame There was a time, let’s call that time, “2015,” when the Bitcoin ecosystem wondered aloud “When is there going to be an altcoin worth a damn?” Funny that we asked that because, in July of 2013, and officially launched in

    Make Ethereum Great Again: How ETH Could Go Mainstream in 2017

    | 2017/02/15 9:00 am
  • As Bitcoin nears parity with gold, Google trends indicators are showing that this may only be the start of another major run-up in value on the way to higher highs. Bitcoin Uptick in Global Trends Bitcoin performed amazingly well throughout 2016, increasing over 120% in value, reaching its all-time high market cap, breaking the $,1000 mark on the first day of 2017. Although the $1000 surge was expected by many, the continuous rise of Bitcoin continues to

    A New Bitcoin Bull-Run is Here, Google Trends Show

    | 2017/01/05 5:00 am
  • As Bitcoin continues breaking new highs, the future (and moon) are on everyone’s minds – let it not be punctuated by bad actors’ exploitation. Don’t Take Chances With Your Security! Previous price surges have all too often ended in rapid decline as hackers or others take advantage of weak points in security somewhere in the Bitcoin ecosystem. Not just the infamous Mt.Gox, but much more recent events such as this year’s Bitfinex hack – these all

    Here Comes Moon! Be Wary of Exchange Hacks, Protect Your Keys

    | 2016/12/23 6:00 am