Category: Bitcoin

Coinbase Exchange to Rebrand Following Ethereum Trading Launch

Coinbase Exchange to Rebrand Following Ethereum Trading Launch

Bitcoin exchange and wallet service Coinbase is adding support for ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network. The addition of Ethereum comes amid rising interest in ether among digital currency traders and the technology platform itself among financial institutions and other enterprises worldwide. Trading will begin on 24th May.Further, Coinbase’s exchange service will be rebranded with a new name…

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Blockchain Releases Alpha Version Of Thunder

Blockchain Releases Alpha Version Of Thunder

The company Blockchain, realizing that the Bitcoin settlement process is agonizingly slow, and thus limiting adoption rate of the digital currency, has been working on a project called Thunder. This program will set up a network of nodes designed to process transactions many times faster than current credit card networks. It will then settle the…

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Reasons to Love Blockchain Technology

Reasons to Love Blockchain Technology

Many people associate the blockchain technology with Bitcoin. Granted, it was developed for use with Bitcoin. It, however, has proven over time to be the greater idea from the Bitcoin developer(s). Blockchain is the ultimate global database, beholden to no one and so highly distributed that tinkering is all but impossible. It’s associated with virtual…

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Bitcoin’s Devastating Year…Or Was It?

Bitcoin’s Devastating Year…Or Was It?

If you look strictly at price, 2014 was indeed a devastating year for Bitcoin. It has ranged from a high of $1100+/BTC to $311/BTC at the time this post is being written. Bitcoins brought to light some concepts that weren’t considered before. It is, for instance, a decentralized currency that is based strictly on the…

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