• Since getting crypto rich has become a bit of a thing in recent times, some select properties have gone up for sale while accepting Bitcoin — the dominant cryptocurrency — as a form of payment. Now, two properties have hit the market in San Diego, with price tags that redefine what it means to be ballin’ on Bitcoin. Bitcoin mansions in San Diego, USA Canter Companies, San Diego’s leading financial and advisory investment firm, has

    Multi-Million Dollar Properties Are Selling for Bitcoin in San Diego

    | 2018/02/16 4:00 pm
  • Paxful, the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace, has launched the #BuiltwithBitcoin initiative to improve the lives of others via direct action. Throughout 2017, news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies focused on their ever-increasing value. It became commonplace to read about the latest Bitcoin millionaire and how many people were becoming rich due to cryptocurrency. Yet lost in all the hype and buzz is the fact that Bitcoin can also serve as a vehicle for doing good in

    Paxful to Make the World a Better Place with #BuiltwithBitcoin Initiative

    | 2018/02/15 4:30 pm
  • Venture capitalist and Tezos investor Tim Draper has said that a “very large portion” of the $86 trillion global currency market “will be crypto” in future. ‘Why Would I sell The Future For The Past?’ Speaking to Bloomberg on the current state of Bitcoin Thursday, Draper, who has long been bullish on its place in the future economy after making huge purchases, reiterated his commitment to stay invested. “I’m looking at it in a very

    Tim Draper: Why Would I Sell Bitcoin, The Future of Currency?

    | 2018/02/15 2:30 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro, on where the Bitcoin price is headed, how the popular platform is handling an influx of new users, and where he sees the cryptocurrency market headed in 2018 and beyond.  eToro is the leading  social investment platform in the world. Moreover, it is one of the first traditional trading platforms that has embraced Bitcoin trading.  By the end of 2013, eToro reportedly had over 3 million

    Bitcoin Acting as ‘Safe Haven of the Crypto World’ – eToro Senior Market Analyst

    | 2018/02/14 4:30 pm
  • Asset tokenization is the new trend of 2018. It’s now rapidly becoming a widespread instrument all over the blockchain world. More and more people are engaging in developing and using this technology. The reason behind is the fact that tokenization has become an ideal instrument for digital assets and new rapidly growing markets. On the 6th of February, BANKEX’s MediaToken project launched the service that is going to enable tokenization of Instagram accounts as well

    Instagram Bloggers to Receive Cryptocurrency for Advertising – MediaToken Platform Now Accepting Applications

    | 2018/02/14 3:00 pm
  • Looking for a job? Better yet, looking for a job that could actually make you rich in the future? Well, Bitcoin just became the fastest growing skill for freelancers in the world.   Bitcoin Skills? Did everybody else arrive at the bitcoin party that much earlier than you? Does your trading strategy feel like a scientific proof of Murphy’s law? Perhaps you still haven’t bought your first Lambo? Well don’t worry, I have a tip for

    The Other Way to Get Rich with Bitcoin

    | 2018/02/14 2:00 pm
  • Unlike larger banks who are criticizing crypto, some smaller institutions in Switzerland, Germany and Liechtenstein are bucking the trend. They are are instead offering their clients opportunities to be a part of the digital currency revolution. Big banks are losing out Whether it be as a method to control the financial freedom that cryptocurrencies offer, or as a genuine way to introduce virtual currencies to the masses, regulation is on the increase. While some major

    Europe’s Small Banks See Crypto as Opportunity to Take on Big Banks

    | 2018/02/13 7:30 pm
  • PARKGENE, the world’s first shared mobility platform, blows past its sales targets during the first two weeks of its ICO. With 60 million tokens sold during the first two weeks of its ICO, PARKGENE is on track to becoming a household name in shared parking services. As anyone who drives in large cities knows well, finding parking is oftentimes not just a nightmare but, in most cases, prohibitively expensive as well. PARKGENE, the first parking

    PARKGENE Is One Step Closer to Becoming the Airbnb of Parking

    | 2018/02/13 10:00 am
  • Well-known cryptocurrency traders have reacted with excitement to news decentralized cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl has launched its public BETA. Hodl Hodl Sets Price Of Avoiding KYC At 0.6% The p2p platform, which offers traders decentralized exchange functionality for Bitcoin and Litecoin, announced its limited debut February 11. “For now, we are opened in BETA-mode until July of 2018, which means a lot of new features are coming soon, with the main functionality of the exchange

    Hodl Hodl Launches P2P Bitcoin Exchange Without KYC (But Not For US Citizens)

    | 2018/02/12 8:30 pm
  • 4NEW, Powerledger, Wepower, Jibrell Networks, Earth Token, and KWHCoin are some of the players within the energy sector to have entered crypto over the past six months. One could argue that Bitcoin may have triggered the energy arms race as each company attempts to redefine how energy should be accessed by the community in the most scalable manner. Crypto-markets have experienced quite the turbulent journey over the past year. Not only has it risen sharply, it

    Bitcoin Has Triggered the Energy Arms Race

    | 2018/02/09 7:30 pm
  • Bitcoin has come a long way since the time 10,000 coins were allegedly used to buy a pizza— and if you ask Bitcoin bull Cameron Winklevoss, the gold standard of cryptocurrency still has a long way to go. ‘It’s Actually a Buying Opportunity’ Today, one Bitcoin is worth just over $8,000 USD. But according to Cameron Winklevoss, investors can expect it to go up 40x “someday.” Cameron made the bold prediction on Wednesday this week to

    Cameron Winklevoss Predicts 40x Increase for Bitcoin ‘Someday’

    | 2018/02/08 9:00 am
  • Continuing evidence of Bitcoin acceptance is fueling confusion about the true nature of the China cryptocurrency ban. Supercars On Sale For Bitcoin As major corporations make daring inroads to broadening acceptance this month despite a government pledge to end trading, smaller-scale endeavors are filtering through to western media. Thursday specifically saw Twitter-based news resource cnLedger reproduce photographs of a Chinese luxury car dealer in the city of Shenzhen which appear to show models on sale

    Silence Of The Lambos? China Offers Luxury Cars For Crypto Despite Trade Ban

    | 2018/02/08 7:00 am
  • Canada’s Harvest Portfolios Group Inc. just launched their Blockchain Technologies ETF despite weak market sentiment. When equities markets pull back and sentiment weakens, we often see companies that planned to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) delay their offering in favor of waiting for a recovery and an increased (or, perhaps more accurately, improved) market sentiment. Improved sentiment normally results in increased participation which, ultimately, translates to a higher IPO price and a higher market

    O Canada! Here’s Why This Just-Launched Blockchain ETF Isn’t Concerned About Weak Crypto Prices

    | 2018/02/07 7:30 pm
  • Blockchain technology has the potential to reinvent a huge number of existing global industries, with companies right now trying to shake-up every space, from travel to communication. But it’s not just limited to mainstream sectors. Blockchain technology is also being used to tackle issues that exist in industries that might be considered fringe but, at the same time (and almost as a result of this categorization), can benefit as much or more from a blockchain

    How Budbo is Using Blockchain Technology to Legitimize the Cannabis Industry

    | 2018/02/06 8:00 am
  • The crypto world is literally whipping itself into a butterscotch flavored generic mousse product this morning. The reason? Only the pant-wettingly exciting news regarding the imminent release of CryptoKitties on mobile! You’re Kidding, Right! I know…with seemingly strong recent challenges from CryptoCelebrities and CryptoDogs, many had predicted the demise of the adorable virtual felines which started it all. But these kitties weren’t going to let themselves be usurped without a fight. And neither should we let them,

    CryptoKitties Bite Back… on Mobile!

    | 2018/02/05 8:30 pm
  • Just a few months after the CryptoKitty craze, China has jumped in on the fun; CryptoDogs has launched in China. Although it may just seem like another copycat (pun intended) concept, there are a few key differences – it isn’t based on Ethereum. Instead, it is based on another blockchain platform named Achain. The Rise and Fall of CryptoKitties CryptoKitties was launched back in December 2017, with the game immediately gaining huge popularity due to

    Move Over CryptoKitties, CryptoDogs Just Launched in China

    | 2018/02/04 2:00 pm
  • Insurance companies are ready to dip their toes into the unregulated sea of cryptocurrencies, offering protection from theft and large-scale heists. A Market Ripe for Entry As of this moment, you can count the number of cryptocurrency insurers – such as XL Catlin, Chubb, and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance – on one hand. That’s about to change, however, as various other insurance companies have expressed interest in safeguarding digital currencies. With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies recently

    Insurance Companies See Big Opportunity in Unregulated Cryptocurrency Market

    | 2018/02/01 11:00 pm
  • The latest venture of LivePlanet CEO Halsey Minor, the founder of CNET, co-founder of Salesforce, as well as Uphold, Vignette, NBCi, OpenDNS, Google Voice, is a cryptocurrency project called VideoCoin. VideoCoin to Pay ‘Zombies’ The VideoCoin Network is a decentralized video encoding, storage, and content distribution system that turns all cloud-based video services into an efficient algorithmic market running on a new blockchain with a native protocol token, the VideoCoin (VID). VideoCoin is will focus

    CNET Founder Wants to Turn Amazon into Blockbuster with VideoCoin

    | 2018/02/01 6:30 am
  • Howard Schultz, Starbucks Corporation’s current Executive Chairman and former CEO, said that the company sees potential in blockchain technologies and some cryptocurrencies. Starbucks Wants To Go Cashless Without Bitcoin Starbucks has been a leader in the adoption of promising technologies, such as mobile payment features, and is set to continue the trend with a venture into cryptocurrencies and blockchain. As excitement builds around cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, known as blockchain, Starbucks aims to take

    Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz Believes In Cryptocurrency – Just Not Bitcoin

    | 2018/01/29 10:30 pm
  • The InvestDigital ICO illustrates how Australia has become one of the leading ICO targets for tech startups.  When the Chinese government slapped a ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) in 2017, the cryptocurrency space took a dive on expectations that similar regulatory action would follow from policymakers in other global regions. As it turned out, these expectations were misplaced. While we’ve seen certain government actions seek to impose some degree of regulation onto the ICO space,

    Australia’s Policymakers Have Made The Country An Attractive ICO Region

    | 2018/01/29 7:00 pm
  • Even though blockchain technology continues to make strides in developed countries, investment bank Exotix believes that it will have the biggest effect in emerging countries. In most cases, events develop in a step-by-step process. However, in some cases, technology allows us to bypass certain steps to get us to the end goal even quicker. Paul Domjan, who is the global head of research, analytics, and data at Exotix touched on how certain technologies have the ability

    Blockchain Will Make the Biggest Difference in Developing Countries

    | 2018/01/28 3:00 pm
  • Budbo, the company whose immensely popular app has been dubbed “the Tinder of weed”, is now focusing on leveraging the power of the blockchain to help document supply chains and aid research by providing extensive transparent data. Their token sale is now live. The current legalized marijuana industry is fragmented and marginalized, something that has led Budbo to identify a dire need for some form of systematic organization that also incorporates a transparency of operations.

    Budbo – The Blockchain Solution For The Cannabis Industry

    | 2018/01/27 3:30 pm
  • Artists not getting fairly paid for their content is a growing problem today, as music streaming services are cutting them out. Voise has a solution that will put the power back in the artist’s hands. Taking Advantage of Artists We live in an age where music creators aren’t getting paid the revenue they deserve for their work. The most recent lawsuit against Spotify is great evidence of that, with Wixen Music Publishing launching a $1.6

    Revolutionizing Music Streaming with Voise, the First Music Platform on the Ethereum Blockchain

    | 2018/01/24 3:30 pm