Weekly News 14 / 2018 : Bitcoin Rises Against the Powers that Be

The passing week has been still somewhat slow on the cryptocurrency markets, as Bitcoin fails to keep in price range of over 7 000 dollars. As the correction beginning in January continues, all the most important cryptocurrencies are seeing red. For a savvy buyer this means good buying opportunities, but for weaker hands it might feed panic selling even further, which could lead to even lower prices. But besides trading this week has been good for Bitcoin, especially for two

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Weekly News 11 / 2018 : First Beta Lightning Network Launched

The price of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is lowest since the beginning of February. Bitcoin is struggling to keep above $8 000 and all the other main cryptocurrencies are experiencing losses as well. This is continuation of the trend that’s been going on for the most of the year. After the price of bitcoin inflated greatly in the end of 2017, many proposed that the growth is too fast to be sustainable. Some people were even going into debt to buy

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SegWit Paves the Way for FinTech Revolution

The Bitcoin user base is experiencing a period of rapid growth. More and more people are buying, using and exchanging with bitcoin. The original Bitcoin protocol and network were never meant to handle this kind of stress, which has led to Bitcoin transfers becoming slower and more expensive. This in turn has made many to think whether it is even possible to scale Bitcoin so it can be used in a truly global way. But basically this is just a

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Weekly News 45 / 2017 : Volatile Week Leads to New Highs

The price of bitcoin has once again reached new records. The price of one bitcoin has seen a record high of over 7 890 dollars. The new record comes after a few weeks of volatility and uncertainty. In last week bitcoin price dived to as low as 6 000 dollars only to rise back to previous levels in few days and then go even further beyond. The main reason for this volatility is the cancellation of the SegWit2X hard fork.

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