Crypto Expert’s Bullish Bitcoin Price Predictions for 2018 and beyond

Bitcoin is on the center stage and it seems there is no backing down for this revolutionary “Internet of Money”, a phrase coined by Andreas Antonopoulos.  The cryptocurrency trailblazer’s success and failings have started a new economy that is booming as more cryptocurrencies are added to the growing list.       Mainstream media picked up on Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in value towards the end of 2017 creating FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) as news-watchers scrambled to “get into” Bitcoin.  The price shot to the region of $20,000 per Bitcoin…

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How to Install your Embedded Vault

  Cryptocurrency during the past year has soared to new highs coupled with the need to protect them. Embedded Vault can do just that. Embedded Vault is the world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet that can turn your PC into a secure hardware wallet.   Current Requirements for Embedded Vault: Android Smartphone with Fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth Windows PC with Bluetooth       Embedded Vault currently supports popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, EOT Coin, EOT Token, Waves and also provides an exchange between EOT tokens to EOT coins.  …

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Bit-Media Embraces Steemit

Bit-Media, a provider of Bitcoin, Crypto and Fintech news announced today that it will embrace decentralised blogging platform Steemit.   Steemit had become a popular site for bloggers as it has a reward program for content creators and curators.   Recently, crypto influencers like the Dollar Vigilante joined steemit giving the platform a boost.   Bit-Media announced that they will post all blog content and news on their steemit site and will also promote these on the Bit-Media Twitter, Facebook and other social media.   Bit-Media currently has more than…

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Japanese Electronics Retail Giant Launches Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin adoption in Japan seems to be forging ahead with major Japanese consumer electronics retailer Yamada Denki announcing that it has partnered with cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer to add a bitcoin payments service in two of its stores.     The company said: “In addition to diversifying [our services], we will implement initiatives to improve bitcoin recognition and usage promotion.” The company indicated that they believe the acceptance of Bitcoin can provide improved service and convenience.   Full story – Click Here This is some good news from a country recently plagued…

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Bitcoin Trader robbed at gunpoint in sleepy UK Village

In a disturbing new type of crime armed robbers broke into a house in a small UK village and forced a Bitcoin trader to transfer a fortune in Bitcoin to them from his computer.   Four thugs in balaclavas broke into the house, which is owned by trader Danny Aston and his wife, Amy Jay. They then tied up Ms. Jay and put the couple’s baby outside in a pram, before threatening Mr. Aston with a gun and forcing him to transfer his Bitcoin into their control.   Unfortunately, it…

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Japan Bitcoin Exchange Coincheck will repay Stolen Funds

It was reported on Friday that Coincheck, a Japanese Bitcoin exchange suspended all withdrawals after a massive hack that shocked the market.   Full Story: – Bitcoin chaos in Japan as CoinCheck freezes all withdrawals   It was reported in the Guardian today that the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange will refund customers about $400m (£282m) stolen by hackers two days ago in one of the biggest thefts of digital funds. Coincheck affirmed that it would use its cash holdings to reimburse 260,000 people for the value of 46.3bn yen who lost…

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The Craziness of Bitcoin Investors

Crypto fever has gripped the Nation – rephrase – Almost all nations.   People everywhere are gripped by FOMO [Fear Of Missing Out] and want to jump on the bandwagon. The problem is a lot of people are throwing caution to the wind and here some of the risky things people are doing to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon:   Maxing out Credit Cards to Buy Bitcoin According to consumer group LendEDU, a whopping 18% of people purchased their cryptocurrency with a credit card but most disturbing is that 22%…

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Robin Hood steals from the Rich and gives to the Poor with free Bitcoin trading

Coinbase charges a fee of 1.5% to a staggering 4% on Bitcoin and another cryptocurrency trading.   A stock trading app, Robinhood, will let you buy and sell Ethereum and Bitcoin with zero added fees and as from today, Robinhood will let all users track the price, news, and set up alerts for top crypto coins including Litecoin and Ripple.   Robinhood stressed that they will operate on a break-even basis to keep growing the 3 million users it already has.   Robinhood founders Baiju Bhatt (left) and Vladamir Tenev…

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Stripe draws a line through Bitcoin

  Payment processor stripe announced on Tuesday that it will end support for bitcoin as a payment method in April.     Product manager Tom Karlo writes in a blog post:   “Our hope was that Bitcoin could become a universal, decentralized substrate for online transactions and help our customers enable buyers in places that had less credit card penetration or use cases where credit card fees were prohibitive. Over the past year or two, as block size limits have been reached, Bitcoin has evolved to become better-suited to being…

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Introducing the Embedded Vault – The World’s Most Secure Cryptocurrency Software Wallet

  LIMERICK, Ireland, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Embedded Downloads, the developers of the BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain smartphone, have introduced what they call: – “The world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet”     With a unique interaction between hardware, encryption and blockchain technology, the company has created a solution that they believe can mitigate much of the risk of holding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without the need of purchasing additional hardware.     Dynamic Key creation – Your private keys are never stored The defining feature of this product is that the private…

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