What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price

What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price

Bitcoin can be an intimidating place for the new investor. Scrolling through your news feed, you’re more than likely to be greeted by apocalyptic headlines and strange terms – and you might not immediately understand the risks either poses to your investment. Take the term “forks,” for example. They’re certainly a pertinent issue without an analogue for more traditional […]

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,240

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,240

Bitcoin has continued to trade at over $4,000 since reaching a record level of $4,225 yesterday, and has now set a new all-time high of $4,241. According to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index, average prices across exchanges today opened at $4,111 and have seen a 2.97 percent increase so far. At press time, a bitcoin was worth $4,231. Notably, […]

Blockchain and Education: A Big Idea in Need of Bigger Thinking

Blockchain and Education: A Big Idea in Need of Bigger Thinking

  You’ve probably been there: an interview, either for a job or university admission, with the interviewer sitting across from you scrutinizing a piece of paper that holds your credentials. And you can’t shake the feeling that she doesn’t believe you. It turns out that interviewers are right to be skeptical. According to a recent survey, […]

Blockchain technology will change the world’: Fidelity Labs SVP

Blockchain technology will change the world’: Fidelity Labs SVP

Bitcoin is “digital gold” and “blockchain technology will change the world,” said Hadley Stern of Fidelity Labs. Fidelity announced Wednesday that it started allowing clients to view bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its website, a rare move for an established institution. Although bitcoin is in its infancy and still has many skeptics, it is “here […]

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Gets to Work at 90-Member ‘Town Hall’ Meeting

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Gets to Work at 90-Member ‘Town Hall’ Meeting

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is on the verge of kicking off a new phase of its development. After launching earlier this year, and quickly growing to include more than 150 members from around the world, the alliance is about to initiate a flurry of activity from its diverse group of members aimed at breaking new ground on enterprise blockchain solutions Since revealing its first […]

Bank of America Has Filed for Over 20 Blockchain Patents Already

Bank of America Has Filed for Over 20 Blockchain Patents Already

Bank of America is emerging as one of the most active banks when it comes to filing patents over claimed innovations in blockchain and cryptocurrency. Three new submissions, initially filed with the U.S. Public Patent and Trademark Office early last year, add to a total of 20 blockchain and cryptocurrency-related patent applications filed by the bank since […]

Nvidia CEO: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Here to Stay’

Nvidia CEO: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Here to Stay’

Nvidia is riding high on the boom in cryptocurrency mining, according to the graphics card (GPU) manufacturer. Revealed yesterday, the California-based company’s second-quarter earnings were up 56 percent year over year, with its GPU division taking in $1.9 billion during the second quarter – a rise of 59 percent compared to the same period in 2016. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun […]

The Bitcoin Price Just Inched Up to Set Another All-Time High

The Bitcoin Price Just Inched Up to Set Another All-Time High

The average price of bitcoin across global exchanges today reached $3,550 on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index, setting yet another new all-time high. The uptick coincides with a palpable improvement in public sentiment about the world’s first cryptographic asset, with bitcoin recently receiving positive mentions from leading asset managers and gaining increasing exposure in western media. At press […]