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Ethereum Price Analysis – Consolidation likely in the near future » Brave New Coin

Recent talking points include a blog post by Preethi Kasireddy, “fundamental challenges with public blockchains.” The post outlines several problems faced by blockchain platforms at the moment; limited scalability, limited privacy, lack of formal contract verification, storage constraints, and unsustainable consensus mechanisms – to name a few. Scaling issues on Ethereum became apparent in a post-CryptoKitties world. […]

The future is meow: How the Ethereum blockchain became overrun with virtual cats

It’s the latest twist in the cryptomania saga. In recent weeks, 160,000 users have spent an estimated $15.5-million (U.S.) worth of cryptocurrency on collectible virtual kittens. Vancouver-based startup Axiom Zen launched CryptoKitties – a virtual game that allows users to buy, sell and breed digital cats – in a bid to make blockchain technology less […]

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the international supply chain for our goods and services. The industry, however, is not prepared for growth, […]

Mining the future: Why Sweden is leading the cryptocurrency revolution

Hear the words “mining” and “Sweden” and you’d be forgiven for immediately thinking of the country’s famous iron ore mines. But these days Sweden is turning heads by breaking ground with an entirely new kind of mining. Bitcoin: some call the world’s best-known cryptocurrency a fad, others call it the future. Whichever it turns […]

Cryptocurrency Regulation: Current Issues, Future Challenges

Smartphone with Bitcoin symbol on-screen among piles of golden Bitcoins. Blockchain transfers concept. 3D rendering (photo credit: www.shutterstock.com) Regulators face substantial challenges when evaluating the risks associated with cryptocurrencies. While cryptocurrencies hold significant promise for economic growth in Africa, there is a strong case for cryptocurrency regulation. The evolution of cryptocurrencies means there is potential […]

Bitcoin: The future of property deals or millennial marketing tool?

The Notting Hill Bitcoin mansion London Wall Crytocurrencies such as bitcoin are starting to gain adoption in UK property sales. Dual-advantage of generating publicity for the sale of real estate and attracting buyers who have bitcoin but are unable to convert it cheaply into fiat currency. Wider use will remain hampered by bitcoin’s volatility.   […]

Bitcoin Price Holds Steady But Future Spike May Be In The Cards

After wild price swings over the weekend, the price of bitcoin held steady in the last 24 hours. At 14:48 UTC, bitcoin was trading at $6,559.10, more or less unchanged from its price 24 hours ago. Bitcoin cash, which rose over the weekend and plunged Monday, gained in trading. As of this writing, it was […]

Bitcoin revolution: Crypto is the future, claims LatiumX founder | City & Business | Finance

GETTY Crypto revolution: Tokens such as bitcoin are paving the future for a new type of finances Crypto tokens such as bitcoin, dominated financial headlines in the past weeks, with steep spikes in value and growing mainstream appeal. Last Wednesday alone, bitcoin shot past £5,937.43 ($7,800), after kicking off the year at less than £761.21 […]

New Cryptocurrency-Based CoinPoker Set to Launch, But Is It the Future?

As the price of Bitcoin reaches record highs, a new cryptocurrency poker site claims it’s set to revolutionize the industry. But some see the innovation as something taking us back to a more unregulated industry. Tony G and the team behind CoinPoker insist they’re not just launching another unregulated online poker site, but really are […]

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