Ethereum jumps 10{b55092ad7b81eb92f88b6b638548833c1a19eaad7c20d5c60cae32e453b03222} amid worries about bitcoin in a wild day for digital currencies Digital currency ethereum climbed Monday to a near two-month high amid renewed uncertainty about the future of bitcoin. Digital currency ethereum climbed Monday to a near two-month high amid renewed uncertainty about the future of bitcoin. Ethereum traded about 10 percent higher near $330 Monday afternoon, after earlier rising 15 percent to $347.05, its highest since June 23, according to CoinMarketCap. At its session high, the site’s data showed ethereum had gained 70 percent for the month and more than 4,000 percent for the year. “I

What is Blockchain Technology? Crypto & Blockchain Explained – Business Insider Bitcoin? Ethereum? Learn about blockchain technology and why cryptocurrency markets are on the rise in the US and around the world.   What is blockchain technology? For the past several weeks, you’ve likely heard some of the following terms if you’ve paid attention to the world of finance: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum. But what do they mean? And why is cryptocurrency suddenly so hot? First, we’ll explain the blockchain basics. As society become increasingly digital, financial services providers are looking to offer customers the same services to which they’re

4 reasons why cryptocurrency wallets are not there yet Cryptocurrency wallets are a revolutionary concept that is already changing the world – but is it perfect? These wallets continue to be plagued by a lot of issues that make its mainstream adoption difficult. Cryptocurrency wallets have been in place for a decade now, but have failed to encourage large-scale adoption with the masses. They require wallet users to be well versed with computer security features and are sometimes too impractical to be used as a solution for small retail transactions. But that’s not it. Given here are four critical reasons

1 Bitcoin is $ 4,190.64 (8:00 AM EST 8/24) Watch the live cryptocurrencies Bitcoin has been providing investors with a significant and quick return on investment. Investors love Bitcoin. However, many are making short term bets on the price of Bitcoin, and few are taking a step further. Ronnie Moas, the founder of Standpoint Research, thinks cryptocurrencies will be a viable asset class, not just a 10-year trend. Today, all cryptographic assets valued at $150 billion, but Moas predicts that assets will skyrocket to $2 trillion over the next decade. He explained his reasoning through this fundamental analysis of

Banking in the Bitcoin World: Norway Bank Adopting Direct Bitcoin Integration While many in the banking industry around the world are trying to figure out how to beat Bitcoin, from developing their own private blockchains to supporting restrictive compliance regulations, at least one bank has adopted a “join ‘em” attitude. The Norwegian Skandianbanken, independent of its Swedish counterpart, is rolling out a new feature which allows customers to integrate their Bitcoin wallets, checking the value of their holdings at the same time they check their bank accounts, according to local publication E24. Blockchain & Banking Earlier this year, professional services firm

Bitcoin grows up and gets its first federally regulated exchange Bitcoin is set to be given the same financial safeguards as traditional assets. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has granted LedgerX, a cryptocurrenc… Bitcoin is set to be given the same financial safeguards as traditional assets. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has granted LedgerX, a cryptocurrency trading platform operator, approval to become the first federally regulated digital currency options exchange and clearinghouse in the US. Despite reaching dizzying new highs this year — and overtaking the value of gold — Bitcoin has so far gone unregulated. LedgerX’s new

Bitcoin Cash, or, Why we can’t have nice things We have been promised the future, and it is grand. Our techno-prophets say — we have seen the Internet of Money, and it is glorious. From the founding of Bitcoin onwards, we no longer need governments, who only borrow endlessly and print money; we no longer need banks, who are run by the powerful that take economic rents; we no longer need centers, for we are the Decentralized; we no longer need governance, for we have the awesome power of mathematics and the Crypto-economy; we no longer need law, for the

What is blockchain? We’ve asked the founder of Ethereum to explain the idea behind the technology Everybody talks about blockchain but I’m pretty sure that only a few of us really know what’s behind that buzzword. You might have heard that blockchain is the base for crypto currencies like Bitcoin or Ether. In the past days, you might have read headlines about $32 million of Ether getting stolen by hackers. Or maybe you have heard that this technology might not only change how we are paying for stuff online, but how we are actually conducting business as a whole. So

Why the heck Bitcoin “€˜might”€™ split in two on August 1? There’s a lot of fuss in the bitcoin community about what will happen on August 1. Will the cryptocurrency split into two new ones? Will it not? What is BIP 91? What is BIP 148? What is SegWit? The incredibly significant date is just around the corner but there are still so many unanswered questions! By the way, I am curator of a weekly newsletter,  Unmade, which delivers one idea from the future to your inboxes. I have put together this guide to walk you through the whole situation to

Bitcoin to surge nearly 80{b55092ad7b81eb92f88b6b638548833c1a19eaad7c20d5c60cae32e453b03222} to $5,000, Standpoint’s Moas predicts Analyst Ronnie Moas this weekend published the first two parts of a 122-page report on bitcoin and other digital currencies. After testing out digital currencies earlier this month, independent stock research analyst Ronnie Moas on Sunday published the first two parts of his 122-page report on bitcoin and other digital currencies. “In my view, the genie is out of the bottle, and cryptocurrencies will continue to rise and take market share away from stocks, other precious metals, bonds and currencies,” Moas, founder of Standpoint Research, said in the report. “I

Six Reasons Why We Need Blockchain Skeptics On my Forbes beat I cover many new, disruptive technologies – innovations with their fair share of frothy hyperbole. To balance such froth, I try to bring a measured dose of skepticism, not to be some kind of Debbie Downer, but rather to help people cut through the hype to gain a clearer understanding of the topic at hand. However, there is one topic – in fact, family of topics – for which I am unapologetically a skeptic through and through: Bitcoin and Blockchain. As early as 2015, I wondered whether Bitcoin had