Top 10 Technology Trends for 2018: IEEE Computer Society Predicts the Future of Tech

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tech experts at the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) annually predict the “Future of Tech” and have revealed what they believe will be the biggest trends in technology for 2018. The forecast by the world’s premier organization of computing professionals is among its most anticipated announcements.   “The Computer Society’s predictions, based on a deep-dive analysis by a team of leading technology experts, identify top-trending technologies that hold extensive disruptive potential for 2018,” said Jean-Luc Gaudiot, IEEE Computer Society President. “The vast computing…

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Global Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Market is Boosted by Rising Acceptance, Surging Investment by Venture Capitalists, Highly Volatile Value of Cryptocurrency: Ken Research

GURUGRAM, India, December 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Global cryptocurrency market by market cap of major players, Global bitcoin market by revenue, by bitcoin circulation and revenue from mining, segment (by volume of trade in exchanges, by use of bitcoin, mining facilities around the globe), Global bitcoin mining market (by type of mining, exchanges, matrix for bitcoin mining pool and type of payment methods) and Competitive landscape of major mining pools including AntPool, F2Pool, BitFury, BTCC Pool, BW.com, ViaBTC, SlushPool, HaoBTC, BTC.com and 1Hash.    Global Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin market value has augmented positively, majorly owing to increasing acceptance of cryptocurrency by merchants and shopkeepers.…

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Huobi.pro Monthly Report November 2017: more than US$4 billion in Cumulative Transactions; Number of new users grew more than 20 times

SINGAPORE, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Huobi.pro released its November monthly report to its worldwide users. According to the report, Huobi Blockchain Application Institute has researched and assessed over 200 asset projects built on blockchain technology. These projects were founded by more than 200 different teams from more than 20 countries. Of the 200 asset projects, 27 high-quality projects were selected by the Institute based on Huobi’s internal standards and process in outstanding innovation, risk control, and other evaluation criteria.     Other important details Huobi.pro’s new users have grown more than 20 times in November Majority users are…

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Cryptocurrency Market Cap over $347 Billion

2017 has been the year of cryptocurrency.  The market has grown in value by 1850% since 1 January 2017 as Bitcoin and some cryptocurrencies have rocketed in price.  The Bitcoin meteoric rise is being reported by mainstream media daily sparking interest across the globe.  One of the drivers of the Bitcoin price is certainly the news that the CME Group, the world’s largest options exchange, integrates its Bitcoin futures exchange by 17 December and open to trading the following day.  The CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange) announced plans for Bitcoin contracts…

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BitVault® to integrate Waves Wallet and DEX

IRELAND – 1 DECEMBER 2017 – Embedded Downloads announced today that BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone and crypto communicator will integrate the Waves Wallet and DEX in the first quarter of 2018.   The company further announced that the Waves Wallet and DEX will also be incorporated into the Swiss Bank in Your Pocket hardware wallet.     What is the Waves Platform? The Waves platform is described as an Open Blockchain platform, one that takes the functionalities of Bitcoin and extends them further beyond the simple application of…

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Brit-Coin Bonanza: UK Heads to Cryptomarket

LONDON, November 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The meteoric rise in the value of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin has sent the UK rushing to enter the market. The London Block Exchange, which opens its doors to the public in December has seen a five-fold increase in trading account sign-ups since Bitcoin hit the $10,000 mark.   Several other digital currencies have also seen huge surges, such as Ethereum, Iota and Dash. CEO and founder Benjamin Dives said: “Bitcoin is now Britcoin as the UK crypto-curious flood to the market. Our secure and easy to use exchange has…

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Cryptocurrencies are Not all Equal

Bitcoin is most certainly the ’Big Daddy’ of crypto, being the first to market and now with a proven store of value and resilience.  Bitcoin’s value has increased by over 30,000% since creation in 2008 and has taken some heat from governments, regulators, central and commercial banks as they become aware that cryptocurrency cannot be ignored.   The success of Bitcoin has prompted more development of alternative cryptocurrencies, some very similar to others and some with specific use cases. The rise in value and adoption of certain altcoins have shown…

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Bitcoin News 1 September 2017 – Cryptocurrency Market Cap Heading for $200Billion

Bitcoin News today and the Bitcoin price has reached an all time high of over $4800 – are we going to see a $5000 level soon? At the time of publishing, the Cryptocurrency Market Cap was $174,052,229,992 comprising of 866 Currencies / 230 Assets and trading in 5411 Markets – source coinmarketcap.com. The Ethereum price has taken off in the past week as it nears $400 with Dash prices following suit.   Altcoins are contributing significantly to the rise in market cap as the graph below shows.       Other news…

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Bitcoin and Altcoins: Blockfolio App Review – Thumbs Up!

What is Blockfolio? According to the website, Blockfolio is a Bitcoin and Altcoin Portfolio where they “offer a complete cryptocurrency management, with easy to use tools to keep track of all your cryptocurrency investments. Get detailed price and market information for individual currencies and your entire portfolio all in one place”   With features such as Charts and Price notifications in various currencies such as USD, CNY, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, SEK, BRL, and others, downloading the Blockfolion is a must!   Also, a great way to track a new…

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Bitcoin News 24 August 2017 – Bitcoin’s SegWit Finally Activated

Bitcoin news today which leads with SegWit being activated – bringing the years-long debate over the “contentious code upgrade to an official close”. Now the next discussion and agreement looms – doubling the blocksize from 1Mb to 2 Mb – all this to allow Bitcoin to scale and reduce transaction time.       Other News headlines:-   The Yours Network Switches from Litecoin to Bitcoin Cash for Cheaper Micropayments – Initially launched with Bitcoin but transaction fees became too high to justify micro payments.   Blockchain-driven digital identity fraud…

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