Bitcoin Price is Within Touching Distance of $1,000

Bitcoin price is nearing the $1000 mark for the second time this year, just over a month after the cryptocurrency scaled the milestone at the beginning of 2017. It’s still early days in the year and bitcoin has already seen a dramatic 2017. Trading beyond the barrier in early January, the cryptocurrency’s market capital swelled … Read more

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Enforce Trading Fees

Starting tomorrow, China’s largest bitcoin exchanges will begin charging trading fees at a flat 0.2 percent for every transaction. The changes stemming from the People’s Bank of China’s involvement in bitcoin trading activity between China’s biggest bitcoin exchanges continue. Within days of BTCC, Huobi and OKCoin formally announcing the halt of margin or leveraged trading … Read more

Russian fundraising platform WebMoney Funding allow its users to accept Bitcoin

The fundraising platform WebMoney Funding from now on will allow its users to accept transfers made in Bitcoin (BTC). This option will automatically become available to all projects owners. Funds will be received into a user’s internal account on the Funding platform with an option of withdrawing funds to their X-purse later. WebMoney Funding allows … Read more

Bitcoin price climbs to highest level in nearly 3 years

  Bitcoin traders are finally moving past the collapse of Tokyo-based digital-currency exchange Mt. Gox. The price of a single bitcoin US:BTC/USD touched $777 on Friday, its strongest level since February 2014, when reports that hackers had stolen millions of dollars’ worth of customers’ bitcoins from Mt. Gox, formerly one of the world’s largest bitcoin … Read more

Demonetization is Leading to Another Catalyst for Bitcoin Demand and Prices

India’s economy is making swift progress towards the digitization of money. Whilst this is great news, as they are keeping up with technological advances globally, India is faced with consequences surrounding the weak infrastructure, lack of internet access, smartphone devices and weak financial technology that is necessary for online payments. According to Credit Suisse, over … Read more