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Bitcoin Has Matured; as Liquidity Increased, Volatility Dropped Substantially

  Since 2011, over the past six years, the Bitcoin market has significantly matured. Earlier this month, the daily trading volume of Bitcoin peaked at $4.5 billion, overtaking Apple, the most liquid stock in the world. Depth of the Bitcoin Market, Strong Long-Term Indicator The depth of the Bitcoin market and increasing liquidity of Bitcoin […]

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LedgerX Processes Over $1m in BTC Swaps and Options Trades in First Week

Institutional investors will always look for new ways to gain access to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In most cases, they will use dark pools or regulated investment vehicles such as CFDs and options trades. LedgerX is one of the companies focusing on swaps and options trades for cryptocurrency. So far, business is booming, as it processed over […]

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MGT Capital Continues to Increase its Bitcoin Mining Capacity

Bitcoin mining operations are always fighting an uphill battle. The combination of a volatile Bitcoin price and high operating costs make most ventures unprofitable. In the case of MGT Capital, things are going a lot better than originally expected. In fact, the company wants to buy around 2,000 additional mining units from Bitmain. This goes […]

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Did Satoshi Revive the Yapese Monetary System, with Bitcoin and Blockchain?

According to the erstwhile American adventurer, William Henry Furness III, people of the Pacific Island of Yap had a highly evolved system of money and banking. Something which put to shame the scholastic theories of economic aficionados – Adam Smith, John Locke, etc. Henry’s travelogue mentions that the Yapese already had a “decentralized peer-to-peer” credit […]

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Bitcoin Gold Futures Markets Paint an Interesting Future

A lot of readers will be surprised to learn there are actual Bitcoin Gold futures markets. Although this “fork” has been seeing a lot less interest and support compared to Bitcoin Cash or even the future SegWit2x altcoin, there is some enthusiasm associated with the project. It appears there are two futures markets out there right now, neither of which […]

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MIT to Issue Diplomas Using Bitcoin Blockchain

Blockchain The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a pilot program that will issue diplomas to 111 graduates utilizing the bitcoin blockchain. The program is the product of a partnership between the MIT Registrar’s Office and Learning Machine – a Massachusetts-based company specializing in software development. Also Read: MIT Study Shows Exclusivity Encourages Greater Bitcoin […]

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ConsenSys’ Ethereal SF to Activate Ethereum Community in San Francisco

Every blockchain enthusiast is sure that blockchain technology will come to the forefront of daily life. Decentralized Autonomous Corporations like self driving car services and smart contracts for anything from home to car ownership are on the horizon for the next generation of the internet. The implications of a changing job market may leave many […]

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7 Thoughts On Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, & Decentralization After Another Three Months Down The Rabbit Hole

Authored by Lou Kerner via HackerNoon.com, Everyone’s ADD, including me. I get attracted by shiny objects. I first noticed Bitcoin as a shiny object in mid-2013. I went down the rabbit hole far enough for The Wall Street Journal to call me “Wall Street’s Bitcoin expert” while they live blogged a Bitcoin conference call I […]

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