|July 20th, 2017||Bitcoin Surged By $300 in the Past 24 Hours. Here's Why. - Fortune|
But the surge also comes amid growing confidence in Bitcoin's scalability: As the cryptocurrency has grown more popular, processing transactions has become slower and more costly, with some trades lasting days. But in the search for a solution to the ...
|July 20th, 2017||The day I became an Ethereum miner|
|July 20th, 2017||Bitcoin explodes above $2500 - Business Insider|
The recent rally has bitcoin within 16% of its all time high near $3,000 set on June 12. In a recent note to clients, Sheba Jafari, the head of technical strategy at Goldman Sachs, suggested the cryptocurrency would make another run at record highs ...
|July 20th, 2017||'Bitcoin Sign Guy' Has a New Job, But He's Keeping His Identity Secret - CoinDesk|
It's been a tumultuous week since the man known as "Bitcoin Sign Guy" held up a pad of paper emblazoned with the words "Buy Bitcoin" during a congressional address by US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. But while details about Bitcoin Sign Guy ...
|July 20th, 2017||Bitcoin leaps 15% to highest in nearly a month on increased confidence in currency's future - CNBC|
Bitcoin jumped Thursday to its highest price in almost four weeks as digital currency developers appeared to come closer to an agreement that would prevent a split in the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin rose more than 15 percent, to $2,675.67, its highest ...and more »
|July 20th, 2017||Judge Blasts IRS Over Bitcoin Probe, Lets Coinbase Customer Fight Summons - Fortune|
A federal judge granted a bitcoin owner the right to intervene in a closely watched court case involving the digital currency exchange Coinbase while also upbraiding the Internal Revenue Service's demand for potentially millions of customer records. In ...
|July 20th, 2017||Bitcoin bubble dwarfs tulip mania from 400 years ago, Elliott Wave analyst says - CNBC|
The Elliott Wave Theorist is a newsletter founded in 1979 by Robert Prechter, who used the Elliott Wave Principle to predict the 1987 stock market crash. In 2010, Prechter's son wrote a report for the newsletter about bitcoin's coming rise. Nearly ...
|July 19th, 2017||Bitcoin Price Analysis - Longstanding support holds|
After closing down almost 25% last week, bitcoin has recovered almost 75% of the loss, and is now comfortably back above $2000. The wildly volatile week followed more than 25 days of consolidation. The last consolidation period of this length was in June and July 2016. Both periods resolved with large down days followed by a quick reversal.
|July 18th, 2017||Bitcoin ‘spam attack’ stressed network for at least 18 months, claims software developer|
There is evidence to indicate that Bitcoin’s network has been suffering a far greater workload than needed recently, according to the developer behind the bitcoin analytics platform OXT. The French developer, Laurent, told BraveNewCoin that he is “95% confident” that the 2015 “Stress Test” and “Flood Attack” events affected the number of bitcoin transactions as recently as January 2017.
|July 17th, 2017||Platform currencies may soon be obsolete|
Here is my claim. Within 5 years the biggest cryptocurrency by market cap will not be Ethereum or any other platform currency. Instead, it will be an application token.
|July 14th, 2017||The valueless and utility free token for EOS exceeds $1 million market cap|
EOS is one of the most talked about blockchain projects distributing a token; and it doesn’t even have a blockchain yet. Launched by block.one, the company building the EOS.IO software, the EOS token is explicitly stated not to have any value, utility, or purpose. Yet its token market capitalization has already surpassed that of older and more well-established cryptocurrencies like Zcash, BitShares, Steem, and Augur.
|July 13th, 2017||A mark of one's existence - records in the blockchain |
Part of being a human is wanting to leave a mark on the world. Within us lies the deep need to be remembered, in some form, after we die. We see it in the Cueva de las Manos - Cave of the Hands, where the inhabitants left the outlines of their hands painted on the walls as early as 13'000 years ago.