Earlier this week, BMO Financial Group (Bank of Montreal) has banned credit and debit card ‎customers from buying cryptocurrencies, another blow for the crypto-traders ‎who recently saw a sizable number of banks deciding not to ‎finance the cryptocurrency asset class. BMO’s decision followed several of the biggest Canadian banks banning...
Institutional investors are at the forefront of trading in crypto currencies, according to a report published yesterday. These investors, who in some cases represent hedge funds, have displaced individuals with greater purchasing power as the biggest bitcoin buyers, after making private transactions, some of them as large as ...
The upcoming Constantinople Hard Fork as well as the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork are subject to strong tensions in the communities. Firefox will block cryptomining scripts in the future, while Coinbase ships its cold storage in a Faraday cage. The Tech echo. On the technical side, the past week was...
In Africa, Bitcoin's popularity continues to soar. The crypto-currency market offers Africans the means to take control of their financial destiny. The buying and selling of Bitcoin in Africa continues to grow at a remarkable rate. The majority of digital currency activity may take place in Asia, but this is...
While bitcoin is the best known and most valuable crypto currency, its blockchain faces numerous challenges - mostly privacy and scalability related. To overcome these challenges and expand the crypto currencies as a whole, tech pioneers have created many new alternative currencies aka altcoins, each with its own blockchain....
The Bitcoin price has been moving within a price range of $6,000 to $7,000 for several weeks and shows no clear direction - neither up nor down. Although the lower volatility is a positive sign from the point of view of many experts, many investors are waiting for a...
In the second half of 2017, the word "Bitcoin" became one of the most searched on the web. In the news, forums and other media it was the topic to follow. Most perhaps out of curiosity to know what was causing the price to go up in price more...
Bitcoin's market capitalization on September 3 was $125.2 billion. The bitcoin price currently stands at USD 7,262, with a total supply of just under 17.25 million bitcoin. But what does this value actually say about the Bitcoin ecosystem and the Bitcoin price? Some thoughts on market capitalization. Like so much...
  Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 9/28/2018   Crypto News & Analysis   An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that is compliant to the standards of the Securities and Exchange Commission is a newsworthy item. The funds being raised through ICOs around the world have been significant. The first...
Dan Held, co-founder of Interchange and ZeroBlock, published an article in Medium on 4 October in which he explains why the initial distribution of bitcoins is so far the fairest within the entire ecosystem. According to Held "Satoshi set out to design the fairest possible system". Unlike the projects where...