Record $4,739 Bitcoin Price Lifts Market to $170 Billion

Josiah Wilmoth   August 31, 2017 The markets bounced back on Thursday following a sluggish performance on Wednesday. Bitcoin price led the way, fighting its way to a new record of $4,739 on Bitstamp. The ethereum price, meanwhile, continues to climb toward $400. Altogether, 80 of the top 100 cryptocurrencies made progress, lifting the total crypto market cap to a new…
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Cryptocurrency Debit Cards Bridging The Virtual And Real World

Prableen Bajpai   August 31, 2017 Cryptocurrencies, led by Bitcoin, have grown in popularity in terms of numbers, interest, investments, user base, trading volume, price and market capitalization. While these blockchain-backed currencies hold great promise in terms of revolutionizing the existing systems, the "usability factor" of these cryptocurrencies stands in the way of their wider adoption. This is largely owing to…
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What Is LocalMonero?

JP Buntinx   August 31, 2017 Education, FAQ Buying cryptocurrency with cash has always been somewhat inconvenient. In fact, most people rely on LocalBitcoins for this. Cryptocurrency ATMs also provide some relief – though not necessarily when it comes to altcoins – and their fees are often unacceptably high. LocalMonero is a new service bringing the convenience of LocalBitcoins to users…
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First Digital IRA: Cryptocurrency for Your Retirement

Dariusz    August 31, 2017 Crypto, News When most people think about digital currencies like Bitcoin, they think about how it is a wholly disruptive force in the traditional way that we think about finances. It transforms payments, security, data integrity, and so forth. What some people may not associate with digital currencies are their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Our sponsor First…
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Blockchain CEO Peter Smith: We’re 24 Months From A Top 30 Government Issuing A Digital Currency

Kyle Torpey   August 30, 2017 On the most recent episode of This Week in Startups, host Jason Calacanis sat down with Blockchain CEO Peter Smith to discuss everything from darknet markets to Ethereum-based initial coin offerings (ICOs). During the chat, Smith also shared his views on the possibility of a government issuing their own digital currency in the near future.…
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Stock Markets Analyst Sees Bitcoin Hitting $20,000 within Three Years

Francisco Memoria  August 30, 2017 Standpoint Research founder Ronnie Moas recently restate his bullish take on bitcoin, and said that he sees the cryptocurrency’s price reach $20,000 in the next three years as, according to him, we are still only at the tip of the iceberg. In fact, Moas predicts that the bitcoin’s market cap will reach as much as…
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Cointal Revolutionizes P2P Cryptocurrency Trading

Tom Clancy   August 30, 2017 Cryptocurrency is revolutionary because it eliminates the need for centralized financial institutions like banks. All you need is an Internet connection to send or receive payments from across the world. However, eventually you need to trade one cryptocurrency for another or sell your coins for cash. Unfortunately, this forces most crypto users back onto centralized…
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How Digital Currency Transfers Work, Explained

Cointelegraph   August 29, 2017 1. What is a payment transfer system? It’s a payment method between individuals. Say you live abroad and you want to transfer some money back home, also known as remittances; or you want to lend some money to your friend who is in a different city, or any other reason, involving transferring money. What do you…
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Medical professionals catching blockchain fever

Tim Alper  August 29, 2017 Few industries if any have embraced the Industry 4.0 era with as much zeal as healthcare. Recent years have seen modern hospitals take giant strides toward future-proofing their operations. But in many cases, clinics are realizing that it is vital to go beyond simply modernizing equipment and investing in R&D. True industry 4.0 readiness requires…
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Ethereum Price Climbs to $360; Crypto Market Cap Pierces $160 Billion

Josiah Wilmoth   August 29, 2017 The ethereum price broke through $360 on Tuesday as it continued its quest to climb back to $400. The bitcoin price, once again, was unable to attain a new all-time high, but it did manage to return a minor gain. Chart from CoinMarketCap The altcoin markets were mixed, but strong showings toward the top of…
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