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A Billion People Will Be Using Cryptocurrency in 5 Years: Brian Armstrong

A Billion People Will Be Using Cryptocurrency in 5 Years: Brian Armstrong

The world of money is revolutionizing in front of our eyes. Cryptocurrency is creating new paradigms for alternative payment systems and decentralized banking. There is no doubt that the user adoption of various cryptocurrencies is rapidly increasing. The cryptocurrency industry has become more fluid as the borders between it and mainstream finance continue to blur. […]

USD Is the Most Actively Traded Fiat Against Cryptocurrencies, Study Says

USD Is the Most Actively Traded Fiat Against Cryptocurrencies, Study Says

Management and technology consulting firm GreySpark has found that U.S. dollars are the most actively traded fiat currency against cryptocurrencies in a new study published September 4. The study focuses on the recent popularity of cryptocurrencies that went viral in late 2017, when Bitcoin’s (BTC) price peaked at $20,000. GreySpark experts found that crypto prices correlated with Google […]

Bitcoin Drops as Usual before Futures Expire, But 3 Facets state BTC Going Up

Bitcoin Drops as Usual before Futures Expire, But 3 Facets state BTC Going Up

Bitcoin price dropped to $6,880 level following the norm of declining before Bitcoin Futures expiration which is due tomorrow. However, a number of factors signal a boost in Bitcoin price along with its interest and adoption. Bitcoin price drop follows the norm After enjoying bulls for days, today Bitcoin finally took a slide. Just yesterday, […]

Coinbase Coming Close to Holding an Impenetrable Competitive Position: Report

Coinbase Coming Close to Holding an Impenetrable Competitive Position: Report

The latest report reveals that the crypto trading fees is going to double this year despite price slump where Coinbase has 50% of the transaction revenue pool. Furthermore, the lack of traditional finance industry’s involvement will lead Coinbase to end up having an “unassailable competitive position.” Crypto trading revenues to double Crypto trading is one […]

Coinbase Patent Shows Exchange Is Refining Security for Bitcoin Payments

Coinbase Patent Shows Exchange Is Refining Security for Bitcoin Payments

A patent by U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase proposes a new mechanism for further securing Bitcoin (BTC) payments, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) August 14. The filing claims that existing systems do not adequately address concerns “that the private keys of [users’] Bitcoin addresses may be stolen from their wallets,” when making payments, and […]

Yale: Every Portfolio Should Have Crypto, Method Used by Billionaire Investors

Yale: Every Portfolio Should Have Crypto, Method Used by Billionaire Investors

Yale economist Aleh Tsyvinski, who has taught economics at the prestigious Yale university for many years, has said that every investor who believes bitcoin can perform as well as it did in 2017 should invest at least six percent of their holdings in crypto. “If you as an investor believe that bitcoin will perform as well as […]

ZCash (ZEC): The Only Bitcoin (BTC) Fork That Can Beat Investors’ Expectations

ZCash (ZEC): The Only Bitcoin (BTC) Fork That Can Beat Investors’ Expectations

ZCash (ZEC) is a popular source code fork of Bitcoin (BTC), just like Litecoin (LTC). The purpose of its creation was to address privacy issues that users of Bitcoin (BTC) faced and also to curb centralization with its Equihash based proof of work model.  As the weekly chart above for ZEC/USD shows, ZCash (ZEC) had a good run in […]

Coinbase Hires Former AWS and Microsoft Employee Tim Wagner as New VP of Engineering

Coinbase Hires Former AWS and Microsoft Employee Tim Wagner as New VP of Engineering

Former Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft employee Tim Wagner has joined Coinbase as vice president (VP) of engineering, according to a blogpost August 6. Wagner will now lead Coinbase’s engineering team, which is “central to [Coinbase’s] mission of creating an open financial system for the world,” Coinbase writes in the post. Aiming to build the “most open, secure, and accessible financial system,” […]