Since September 12, the most recent crash has now begun to recover. The markets have now seen a rise in their respective values. The panic that has ensued can be eased up somewhat for the time being— this is great news. With the stabilizing of the markets there is still a long way to go before they reach their previous values, but at least this is a start. The market cap … [Read more...] about Market Cap Recovery: Traders Start to Relax
From September 12 onward, bitcoin has been rising in price. This is highly impressive news seeing as BTC recently fell to as low as $6,230 just days ago. Unfortunately, we are still in a bear market, even with this positive activity, but this movement brings hope to the community. Bitcoin’s price increase has also pushed other cryptocurrencies upward. For the first time since … [Read more...] about Bitcoin’s Price Increase Brings Hope to the Market
While a host of coins are flooding the cryptocurrency industry, there is still no adequate solution for measuring, storing, and transferring value in real-world use cases. This is why the Mile Unity Foundation is supporting the development of the XDR stable currency based on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Right (SDR), a unity of account which has only … [Read more...] about XDR: A Stablecoin Based on the International Monetary Fund SDR
The crypto market continues to drop heavily, with most coins reaching new lows for 2018. The market cap is currently at $186 billion, which is significantly lower than its value at September 1 ($232 billion). The rate at which the market is dropping is worrying to all involved in the crypto market as it reveals that we are still nowhere near the bottom of the bear market. … [Read more...] about Crypto Market Continues to Plummet
The most popular sport in the world, with over 3 billion fans across the globe, is about to get more interactive. With the help of the Global Legends Series (GLS), a new soccer league featuring former world superstars such as Paul Scholes and Andriy Shevchenko, the 433 Token allows anyone to call the shots for their team, as well as interact with the players themselves. The GLS … [Read more...] about Putting Soccer Fans in the Action With 433 Token
When the 2017 Accenture report that claimed blockchain in banking could see a reduction in infrastructure costs for eight of the worlds ten most prominent investment banks by an average of around 30 percent was released it was just one instance that had fed into hysteria over blockchain technology.Savings of anywhere between USD 8 billion and USD 12 billion in annual … [Read more...] about Blockchain in Banking – Is Enthusiasm Wavering?
FCoin has become a lightning rod for opinions surrounding the trans-fee exchange structure. Numerous commentaries were published in the wake of what some liken to an organized Sybil hack on the Ethereum network during FCoin's launch earlier this year. The sometimes extreme criticism that FCoin received was likely misplaced. FCoin probably wasn't working in bad faith, despite … [Read more...] about FCoin Moves Past Trans-Fee Exchange Model That Invited Criticism, Imitation
Up until September 4, 2018, most traders and fans were of the belief that the crypto market cap was beginning to pull itself out of the bear market. However, the current market movements prove that this is not the case. From September 5 onwards, the market cap has been dipping harshly, bringing its value down to $191 billion. This is the lowest that we have seen the crypto … [Read more...] about Crypto Market Cap Drops to $191 Billion
The Ethereum project has been plunging further than Bitcoin, and investors are disappointed in what has been delivered in terms of both technology and price. Despite all the hype about what is undoubtedly a revolutionary ecosystem, mainstream adoption is not yet here, and may not be for quite some time. Investors losing patience in Ethereum project In 2017, all talk was on … [Read more...] about Ethereum Project Facing Investor Crisis – Long Term Project Analysis
Everybody who engages in cryptocurrency knows just how volatile the crypto market is, so it shouldn't come as a surprise when something outlandish happens— however that does not make it any easier to handle. In the space of just two hours, Bitcoin has fallen by 5.10%. The last time Bitcoin was this low was on August 31, meaning that all of September's gains have been lost. This … [Read more...] about Crypto Market Drops by 7% in Two Hours
The market for luxury goods has grown into a global force. Blockchain luxury chain-of-custody systems could be the answer to major headaches for people that want the best that money can buy. Blockchain luxury platforms could track a variety of goods, and make sure that people aren't being conned with a counterfeit.There was a time when a bogus Louis Vuitton purse or Rolex … [Read more...] about Blockchain Luxury CoC Systems Could Revolutionize Market
From August 14 onwards, the crypto market has been slowly increasing in value. After the market cap hit below $200 billion, the industry has experienced several price rises. This has led many to believe that we just recently hit the bottom of the bear market. While there is no evidence to suggest this is true yet, it does certainly seem like it. Some people, myself included, … [Read more...] about Crypto Price Rises Across the Market
It would appear that since cryptocurrency's sharp rise on August 29, the market has been successfully holding its position. Right now, the global market cap is holding at $225 billion and is on a steady incline. It may be too early to tell whether we have left the bear market yet, but the current state of the charts is certainly inviting for traders and investors. At this … [Read more...] about Crypto Markets on Steady Incline at the End of August
Standing at $1.3 trillion, Bitcoin transactions have reached a higher value than PayPal’s in 2018. This means that more money has been passed between users of Bitcoin than users of PayPal. This is huge news for the industry, as it proves that cryptocurrency is, in fact, robust and valuable enough to beat conventional fiat platforms. Since the creation of Bitcoin, people have … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Transactions Surpass PayPal
Over the course of one single year, bitcoin mining has used twice as much electricity as the State of Qatar.A sovereign state with a population of over 2.5 million people uses half the electricity that bitcoin mining operations do over any given 12 month period.Let that sink in for a second. An unregulated industry Now, think about the current rules and regulations that we … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Mining and Crypto Pollution – Is Regulation the Answer?
For the first time in the last few months, people seem to be acting positively about the cryptocurrency market. This is because, in the last couple of days, the market has risen at a surprising rate. On August 27 the global market cap was $215 Billion, on August 29 it is worth $232 Billion. That is nearly an 8% rise. It has lead people to question whether we are experiencing … [Read more...] about Have We Entered a Crypto Bull Run?
The vast majority of people outside of China don't understand how popular Alipay has become. They are a subsidiary of Ant Financial, which is in turn owned by Alibaba. The specifics of the company aren't as important as how popular their “bankless” business model has become.Last year Alipay handled around USD 8 trillion in transactions. That is twice as much as MasterCard … [Read more...] about Success of Alipay Demonstrates Crypto’s Potential in Unbanked Populations
A view from the global market cap shows that the crypto industry is performing reasonably well. The market is on a slow and steady incline, which is refreshing to see after the turmoil traders went through over the past two weeks. The total market cap is currently at $218 billion. Does the steady incline suggest an imminent bull run? Over the last two days, some traders were … [Read more...] about Crypto Market Sees Steady Incline
The online advertising industry has grown at a furious pace. Papyrus is one of the companies that is working on a number of challenges that online advertisers face. Blockchain technology could help advertisers to create oversight, and make sure their online ad budget isn't being wasted.Papyrus is aiming their efforts at a space that creates tens of billions of dollars in … [Read more...] about Papyrus Creates Blockchain Solutions for Online Ads
On August 22, there was a market correction where the market cap sharply rose only to fall sharply just hours later. This correction has affected a considerable amount of coins and tokens, including bitcoin, ether, and XRP. All these coins experienced a rise and subsequent fall at the same time. Its hard say what caused this, but it is market wide, rather than subject to just … [Read more...] about Cryptocurrency Experiences Market Correction