EOT Wallet / Exchange Review

  EOT Wallet is an online EOT, BTC and altcoin wallet and also offers an exchange with a number of trading pairs.       Updates:  Latest listings   What is BEZY? What is QTUM?   What is Verge?   What is DigiByte?   What is VertCoin? Features:   EOT Wallet EOT Wallet is an online EOT, Bitcoin and altcoin wallet within which you can deposit, withdraw, or hold your cryptocurrency. To open the wallet is free, deposits are also free and there is a small charge for withdrawals. Transfers from EOT…

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The Auto Block: Blockchain for Automotive Industry

The Blockchain technology was featured on Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends list back in 2016. This ingenious trend has gained quite a lot of popularity in the last few years and even though it was initially developed for the digital currency, Bitcoin, it has proven useful in many other areas such as the internet and automation.     In a nutshell, the Blockchain technology makes it possible for information to be recorded and distributed, without being copied. While Blockchain has a lot of other benefits as well, the one…

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How to buy Bitcoin dominates Google

Bitcoin was one of the top Google search trends for 2017 and we thought it would be interesting to look at the top search terms that are Bitcoin related.     Bitcoin   Bitcoin was searched between 1 Million and 10 Million times per month. The huge rise in price no doubt had a major impact on the Bitcoin search popularity.       Bitcoin Price Not surprising that this term ranks high, everyone and his dog wants to know what the Bitcoin price is or will be in the…

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Bitcoin Legend Who Bought Pizza With 10,000 Bitcoin Is Doing it Again

It’s one of the best-known cryptocurrency legends:  A guy bought two pizzas with 10,000 Bitcoin back in 2010 to prove the digital currency worked. Now he’s doing it all over.     Trying the same thing with the lightning network, he ended up paying 0.00649 Bitcoin for two pizzas, or $67, and the transaction cost about 6 U.S. cents.   “I wanted to show that yes, you still can buy pizzas with Bitcoin,”Laszlo Hanyecz said in a telephone interview from Jacksonville, Florida. “But if it’s a $50 pizza and a…

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Mogo to Make Buying Bitcoin Simple and More Accessible for Canadians

MogoCrypto to launch in Q1 2018  – VANCOUVER, Jan. 3, 2018 /CNW/ – Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (TSX: MOGO; OTCQX: MOGOF) (“Mogo” or the “Company”), one of Canada’s leading financial technology companies, today announced that it plans to bring a new level of convenience and transparency to bitcoin ownership for all Canadians. With the planned launch of MogoCrypto in the first quarter of 2018, MogoMembers will be able to easily buy and sell bitcoin through their MogoAccount.     “For the average Canadian, buying bitcoin today can be complicated, intimidating and costly, but it shouldn’t be that difficult,” said David…

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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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Reasons Why the Bitcoin Price is Booming

Bitcoin is booming as believers and skeptics alike watch on.  Some influential people have been giving their opinions regarding Bitcoin – calling the cryptocurrency anything from “fraud” to “bubble” as well as predictions that the price is “heading towards $25,000”. There are a number of reasons why Bitcoin has so rapidly escalated during 2017, a few of which are highlighted in the short video below.       Graph showing growth over the past 12 months – Cryptocompare     Japanese Yen buying the lion’s share of Bitcoin     Top…

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Who is Buying Bitcoin?

The Bitcoin price and value continue to rise and this week has seen Bitcoin drive past the $5000 level, a new all-time high. Interesting to note that Japan leads the current 24-hour ranking.   #1 Japanese Yen – 54.54% #2 U.S. Dollar – 26.64% #3 Chinese Yuan – 8.23% #4 South Korean Won – 6.11% #5 Euro – 3.01%   In 2016, reporting showed that most of the trading was coming from China, however, since the People’s Bank of China imposed strict regulations on the crypto exchanges in the country, the percentage…

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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 headlines:-…

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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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