Bitcoin and ether are both down more than two-thirds from their peaks

Enlarge / Ether, the cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network. (credit: https://ethereumprice.org/) Ether, the currency of the Ethereum network, has plunged 9 percent over the last 24 hours. The virtual currency is now worth about $ 290—the first time it has been below $ 300 this year. The declining price is part of a broader cryptocurrency […]

High Times to Accept Crypto in Upcoming IPO

Article was originally published on CoinCentral. High Times is high on crypto. The magazine famous for promoting counterculture and the legalization of marijuana is set to become the first company to accept Bitcoin and Ethereum in it’s upcoming IPO. CEO of High Times, Adam Levine, says the initiative will broaden the pool of potential investors. “High Times has been at the […]

Bitcoin Cash vs. Bitcoin | The Pros and Cons

Article was originally published at CoinCentral. Bitcoin Cash vs. Bitcoin The history between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash is a contentious one, but we’re here to look at the advantages and disadvantages of each coin moving forward. We’ll examine the value proposition of each and their vastly different approaches to scaling. We’ll also dissect branding and levels of […]

Crypto Investors own 15 Percent of NY Bank Deposits

Article was originally published at MintDice. While most banks are still steering clear of Bitcoin, Metropolitan Commercial Bank seems to have embarked on the road less traveled. A commercial bank based in New York, Metropolitan recently shared the fact that cryptocurrency investors and clients make more than 15 percent of their deposit transactions. Metropolitan plans to keep moving […]

Here’s how long bitcoin investors plan to hold on

Bogdan Cristel/Reuters Way more crypto investors than many outsiders would think actually have confidence in crypto’s long-term fundamentals. Still, there are concerns in the market.  Security in crypto exchanges looms as a big risk.  How Long Do Investors Plan to Hold Onto Bitcoin? Did investors buy bitcoin because it was trendy, or are they committed […]

Inside a bitcoin billionaire’s master plan for his futuristic office and $21 million penthouse : Miniature luxury cars, holographic receptionists, and secret tunnels

Decentral Anthony Di Iorio made his fortune as an early adopter of hot cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum.  Now, the cryptocurrency billionaire is spending some of his cash on two video game-inspired real estate projects in Toronto.  Di Iorio recently purchased two spaces in Toronto. One is a 15,000 square foot office space for his blockchain […]

Central bankers claim bitcoin could break the internet — the crypto world thinks they’re missing the point

REUTERS/Carlos Jasso The Bank of International Settlements on Sunday said bitcoin is “a poor substitute for the solid institutional backing of money.” Critics in the crypto world say the report missing the point — bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are still in development and shouldn’t be judged yet. Circle CEO calls the report “shallow” and said: […]

CRYPTO INSIDER: A new bitcoin ETF has experts laughing

Andrew Burton/Getty Images Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Investment manager VanEck is trying its hand at launching a bitcoin-linked investment product for the third time. But one market structure expert says […]

Bitcoin Software Development – The New Era of Tokenization

Article was originally published at CoinCentral. The world’s original cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, offers users a plethora of advantages over traditional fiat currencies.  The decentralized nature of this cryptocurrency makes it ideal for storing value and transferring funds.  Bitcoin has undergone significant upgrades since it was first introduced to the world via Satoshi’s whitepaper nine years prior […]