Venezuela’s Fiat Currency is Declining Rapidly and Bitcoin is Taking Over

Venezuela’s Fiat Currency is Declining Rapidly and Bitcoin is Taking Over

Years of hyperinflation of the Venezuelan bolivar has made the currency nearly unusable.
Bitcoin Futures Are Here: The Story So Far

Bitcoin Futures Are Here: The Story So Far

The week ahead will give better future indication of Bitcoin derivatives products as yesterday at 6 p.m. EST, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) allowed bitcoin futures to begin trading under the symbol “XBT.” Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) is set to allow futures trading in the cryptocurrency of their own accord on December 18, 2017.

This Russian Presidential Candidate Wants to Legalize Bitcoin

Boris Titov, a Russian businessman/ombudsman and bitcoin advocate, recently revealed he will participate in the presidential elections in 2018.
Leaked: South Korean Government’s Four Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Regulations

Leaked: South Korean Government’s Four Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Regulations

Earlier today, as South Korean mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh reported, the South Korean government’s planned regulations around bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market have been leaked.
Ethereum Price Achieves All-Time High at $752, Up 20% in 24 Hours

Ethereum Price Achieves All-Time High at $752, Up 20% in 24 Hours

The Ethereum price has surpassed $752 for the first time in history, recording a staggering 20 percent increase in value over the past 24 hours, led by the US market.

‘Bitcoin Creator’ Craig Wright Claims 2018 Will Be the Year of Bitcoin Cash

Australian businessman Craig Wright, infamous for two separate stints as the self-proclaimed creator of the flagship cryptocurrency Bitcoin, recently tweeted out that 2018 will be the year in which Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is brought to its full potential, as limits to what it can achieve won’t be there, and security will be improved.

South Korean Government Holds Emergency Meeting to Discuss Bitcoin

The South Korean government held an emergency meeting to evaluate the state of the local cryptocurrency exchange market and trading of digital currencies.

Multi-Billion Dollar Japanese Tech Conglomerate to Pay Employees in Bitcoin

GMO Internet Inc.

It’s A Wonderful Life for Bitcoin Evangelist as Community Expresses Its Gratitude

In “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the 1940s Christmas classic, George Bailey (played by Jimmy Stewart) is the guiding force of a small-town bank, who ends up sacrificing his own dreams for the betterment of his community. Ultimately, facing financial ruin, he begins to question what it was all for.
Ethereum Price Surges by 32%, Achieves New All-Time high at $635

Ethereum Price Surges by 32%, Achieves New All-Time high at $635

The Ethereum price has surged by more than 32 percent over the past 24 hours, achieving a new all-time high at $635 and a daily trading volume of nearly $5 billion.

Out of Steam: PC Gaming Platform Ends Bitcoin Payment Option

The utility aspect of Bitcoin faced a setback yesterday as PC gamers heard from Valve Corporation’s Steam Team in a blog post that Bitcoin would no longer be accepted as payment on its digital distribution platform, Steam.
Litecoin Price Spikes 82% in a Single Day to Hit $300, Surpasses IOTA

Litecoin Price Spikes 82% in a Single Day to Hit $300, Surpasses IOTA

The Litecoin price has achieved $300, as it surpassed IOTA with a $15 billion market cap, to become the fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world behind Bitcoin Cash.

Indian Bitcoin Investors Face Paying Taxes on their Bitcoin Sales [Profits]

Investors in India are finding that they may be subject to paying tax after selling their bitcoin following the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) warning against trading in them.

New Bitcoin Mining Centers Set to Increase North American Market Position

While China continues to dominate the bitcoin mining market, North America has now gained another significant player who can help decentralize mining power. Hut 8 Mining Corp (Hut 8) and the Bitfury Group (Bitfury) have announced a partnership that will create North America’s largest bitcoin mining center, located primarily in Alberta, Canada.
Bitcoin Price Surges 20% Overnight as Volume of CBOE Futures Skyrockets

Bitcoin Price Surges 20% Overnight as Volume of CBOE Futures Skyrockets

The bitcoin price has surged by more than 20 percent overnight, triggered by the launch of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) bitcoin futures trading platform.
Bitcoin Breaks CBOE as Futures Up 20% Hours After Launch, Trading at $18,210

Bitcoin Breaks CBOE as Futures Up 20% Hours After Launch, Trading at $18,210

Within three hours after its listing of bitcoin futures, the website and online trading platform of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) were inaccessible, due to an unexpected spike in demand and volume.

Bitcoin Price to Hit $50,000 Next Year: Private Venture Capitalist

Kenetic Capital managing partner has said that he expects bitcoin to reach $50,000 by the end of 2018 as the cryptocurrency market becomes globally accepted.

Bitcoin and the Quantity Theory of Money – Why Bitcoin is Undervalued

If you were awake in your college economics class you might recall Milton Friedman’s classic theory: The quantity theory of money.
Exponential Growth: Number of Bitcoin Users to Reach 200 Million by 2024

Exponential Growth: Number of Bitcoin Users to Reach 200 Million by 2024

According to RT, analysts expect the number of bitcoin users to reach 200 million by 2024, within the next seven years, given the current exponential growth rate of bitcoin.

Bitcoin Community Raises Over $1.6 Million For Andreas Antonopoulos

The bitcoin community has raised more than $1.

Winklevoss Twins Expect Bitcoin Market Cap to Surpass Trillions in Long-Term

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, better known as the Winklevoss twins, expect the market valuation of bitcoin to surpass trillions of dollars in the upcoming years.

Indian Central Bank’s Bitcoin Warning: A Sign of Fear?

On December 5, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country’s central bank, cautioned investors of bitcoin, clarifying that the government is yet to regulate bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges within the local market.

First Bitcoin Dispute Due for Trial in Singapore

The first legal trial involving bitcoin is due to take place in Singapore at the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC).

Bitcoin Market Cap Briefly Surpasses That of JPMorgan, World’s Largest Bank

Bitcoin’s market valuation briefly surpassed that of JPMorgan, the world’s largest bank, earlier today, on December 8.
Bitcoin Brokerage Coinbase Becomes Apple Store’s Top App, Surpassing YouTube

Bitcoin Brokerage Coinbase Becomes Apple Store’s Top App, Surpassing YouTube

Coinbase, the global cryptocurrency industry’s largest brokerage and wallet platform valued at over $1.