Bitcoin Price Watch 24/25 March 2016

Bitcoin Price today – we have seen volatility in the past week in response to the scaling debate between Bitcoin Core/SegWit and Bitcoin Unlimited. The market does not like uncertainty and it is reflected in the prices as people and the media focus on this one event. Bitcoin is a long term investment and the price in our opinion is very cheap. Keep an eye on the strong fundamentals – development, start ups as well as institutional, investor and consumer adoption on the rise. In April, the Japanese government will…

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Bitcoin News 25 March 2016

Bitcoin today – an interesting few days for Bitcoin as the price reacts to the scaling debate between Bitcoin Core/SegWit and Bitcoin Unlimted. This subject dominating the news as everyone wants to add their views – in May, apparently there is a round table meeting planned with a group of developers, miners and other stake holders. Developers Aren’t Worrying About a Fork so they say “Keep Calm and Bitcoin On” and Bitpay CEO on Safe Bitcoin Scaling: Soft Fork First, Hard Fork Next. Making headlines – Blockchain A Potential Significant…

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Bitcoin Price Watch 17 March 2017

Bitcoin Price prediction today – In a surprising turn of events after the negative ETF ruling, the Bitcoin price surged past $1200 this week only to settle under this in the past 24 hours. Altcoins continue to surge this week – is this due to the transaction delays in the Bitcoin network or the scaling debate; Altcoin price speculation with higher risk and returns or the belief of their individual role in the digital currency space. The fundamentals are still strong for Bitcoin – we are coming up to a rate…

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Bitcoin Adoption in Taiwan

Taiwan is known for night markets, themed restaurants, free WiFi, mock meat, Little League baseball… and Hello Kitty obsession.  Tourism in Taiwan is one of the major industries and contributor to the economy of Taiwan with approximately 10 million international visitors visiting Taiwan during 2015. Taiwan’s is an exporter specializing in production of electronics and machinery, and is one of the world’s largest suppliers of computer chips, LCD panels, DRAM computer memory, networking equipment, and consumer electronics. Another major industrial export sector which is in decline, is the Textile industry. Taiwan’s first…

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First Bitcoin ETF denied but the Chinese and Japanese are on their way!

The 10th of March 2017 will go down in the Bitcoin History books. Everyone was watching with baited breath waiting for the SEC decision, Bitcoin prices were volatile in the week leading up to this moment that captured the interest of mainstream media and millions worldwide. And then finally, the decision was made public – the SEC disapproved the bid to list the first Bitcoin ETF fund which was brought forward by the Winklevoss twins. The SEC stated that there is still a lack of regulation globally and they have…

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Bitcoin News 9 March 2017

Bitcoin Today – the Bitcoin price dropped down to $1140 odd today and only to recover to the $1200. With all the anticipation of the ETF approval or disapproval, we may seem some more volatility in the market. Bitcoin Headlines – The Blockchain Will Do to Banks and Law Firms What the Internet Did to Media; Bitcoin Projects on Github Surpass 10,000; Bitstamp Partners with Banking Giant for Bitcoin Investment On-Ramp; Bitcoin Startup Align Raises $24 Million, Rebrands as Veem; A South Korean Province Used Blockchain Tech for Resident Voting;…

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Bitcoin, to Scale or Not to Scale

There is a debate raging within the Bitcoin community and it’s all about scaling Bitcoin. As Bitcoin grows in value and more adoption is taking place, it is important for the miners to have the capability to cope and perform under an increased transaction workload. If Bitcoin scales well and due to an increased performance level, the network of miners will confirm transactions quicker than the 7 transactions per second currently experienced. Currently, there are many unconfirmed transactions and this seems to be down to the size of the fee…

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How to start with Bitcoin right now!

You are reading this because someone has told you about the Power of Bitcoin and you are intrigued to know more from an independent source… right?   So what is the first step to take? First and foremost is to educate yourself so that you can make informed decisions. We have put together a series of Frequently Asked Questions and the answers are all in short explainer videos – 1 to 2 minutes and the great thing is that you can watch them over and over until you understand and…

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Bitcoin News 6 March 2017

Bitcoin today – the Bitcoin price is sideways moving again, a bit of consolidation over the past week, looking good around upper $1200’s. Bitcoin Headlines – Dubai Claims Title of Blockchain’s ‘Global Capital’ at Keynote Event; Japan’s Biggest Bank to Open Banking Processes to FinTech App Developers; A French Bitcoiner Argues in New York Court its too early to Regulate Bitcoin; Crypto Valley Association building a concentrated blockchain ecosystem in Switzerland; Roger Ver Bets Against SegWit Bitcoin Upgrade at Acapulco; Bitcoin Goes into Hiding in Crisis-Stricken Venezuela; GOOGLE: IT’S ‘MORE…

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Nigeria, a new Bitcoin Adoption Hot Spot!

Nigeria, Africa’s giant is most famous for is petroleum.  Nigeria remains Africa’s largest oil producer, the 12th largest producer of oil in the world.  Oil plays a major role in the country’s economy, accounting for about 70% of government revenue and 95% of foreign exchange income. Nigeria is located in Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon. There are over 250 ethnic groups in Nigeria, all with their own language and heritage. The current population of Nigeria is 190,226,816 based on United Nations estimates, and growing.  The…

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