Sunday, May 28, 2017

b) Bitcoin

The latest bitcoin market news.

What to Know Before Trading Monero

While hundreds cryptocurrencies have been launched and many have attempted to provide users with greater privacy, they have seen varying levels of success. Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, was originally touted as providing users...

Consensus 2017 Recap: Panels Cast Wide Net for Blockchain Discussions

CoinDesk’s Consensus 2017 blockchain conference was alive with activity last week, so don’t feel bad if you missed some of the talks and presentations that took place. In addition to our main...

Cross Blockchain Trades? Lightning Gives New Life to Atomic Swaps

Litecoin for vertcoin anyone? Bitcoin for litecoin? Say, you want to trade one cryptocurrency for another. How do you do that? You can either find someone you know and trust to do...

Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Main Stage Moments

While CoinDesk's Consensus 2017 blockchain conference may be over, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the action that took place on the main stage. From breaking announcements by entrepreneurs...

Is the Crypto Asset Class Finally Coming Into its Own?

It's no secret that bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies have been on a tear. But, is this sharp uptick in value a sign that these innovative technologies are building greater legitimacy, or is it simply...

Spanish Banks Form New Blockchain Consortium

A group of Spanish banks has formed the country's first blockchain consortium. Wholesale bank Cecabank announced the effort today, partnering with professional services firm Grant Thornton. Who's involved: In its announcement, Cecabank...

Skeptical of ICOs? Investor Vinny Lingham Can Change Your Mind With a Marker

Up against a white board, Vinny Lingham makes a convincing case for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Darting and drawing various charts and lines, Lingham positions the nascent concept – through which entrepreneurs sell blockchain-linked data...

Day of Demos: Blockchain-IoT Consortium Kicks Off With Use Cases Aplenty

“Who are all these people interested in this?" The question, asked by Shilpi Kumar, head of product commercialization at Filament, summed up the reaction to a Trusted IoT Alliance event sponsored by...

Bitcoin Price Rebounds to Near $2,640 Following Yesterday's Losses

The price of bitcoin has rebounded after a notable fall yesterday that saw the digital currency lose over $400 to a low of around $2,352. Today's resurgence sees the price back up at $2,626...

Crypto Traders See Red As Profit Taking Fuels Price Pullback

The cryptocurrency markets are full of ups and downs – but perhaps there hasn't been a day in history quite like today. Just hours after bitcoin set a new all-time high, it fell more than...

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