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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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash – Which are the best?

There are over a 1000 cryptocurrencies / crypto assets in circulation and it is important to understand the differences as well as use cases before making a decision to invest.  Crypto’s are not equal – Some are “me too’s”, some have specific uses and some have Unique Selling Points.     #1 PAYMENT SYSTEM AND DIGITAL CASH BITCOIN – A digital and global payment system that allows people to send or receive money across the internet to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Store of Value, Backed by mathematics and Proof vs trust…

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Bitcoin News 6 July 2017 – Bitcoin Network Congestion Easing Ahead of SegWit2X

Bitcoin News Today – The major stories as follows:- Unconfirmed Transactions Queue and Bitcoin Fees Drop Considerably – averaging roughly 7,000 to 15,000 unconfirmed transactions per day. Just a few weeks ago 200,000+ transactions held up in the mempool – some of these transactions taking days to confirm.  The transaction delays and higher fees highlighted the need for Bitcoin to scale urgently. A date of 1 August 2017 has been set for the implementation of SegWit2X.       Litecoin Crosses $1B in Trading Volume – Litecoin volume and price…

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Bitcoin and Ethereum, Record Breaking First 6 Months of 2017

Bitcoin and Ethereum – Two Crypto Giants have emerged!  We review the performance of Bitcoin and Ethereum for the first six months of 2017 as well as events that contributed to the exponential growth of these two cryptocurrencies.     Firstly, what is the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum? Bitcoin is a store of value and payment system and the most valuable cryptocurrency Ethereum is a programming language and decentralized platform that runs smart contracts – A World Super Computer that would decentralize and democratize the existing client-server model What…

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Bitcoin News – Exponential Growth of Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin is the Trailblazer and King of Cryptocurrency also known as the “Internet of Money”.  The success of Bitcoin has led to the exponential growth of the altcoins market such as Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Ripple, NEM, Litecoin, and Dash.  The first six months of 2017 has seen a spurt of growth from Bitcoin, Ethereum and various Altcoins that pushed the market cap over $100 billion collectively.   The various cryptocurrencies are not all the same as they have different applications.  For example:- BITCOIN – a store of value and payment…

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World Money in Perspective – How Big is Bitcoin now?

How big is Bitcoin in relation to the rest of the world’s money?  Have you missed the opportunity if you haven’t invested yet?  It’s time to put things into perspective.   Bitcoin is just over 8 years old and much of the world still has no idea what Bitcoin actually is.  Considering the fact that Bitcoin has just begun and started at zero value, the growth in the cryptocurrency has strengthened year on year as more acceptance and adoption takes place.  Interesting to note, the current market cap of Bitcoin…

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Bitcoin News 19 June 2017 – Bitcoin drives down Remittance costs

Bitcoin News Today – The Bitcoin price seems to be consolidating over $2500 during the past few days and Ethereum seems to be consolidating over the $350 mark. Both have had enormous growth over the past month with the market cap for all cryptocurrencies being over $110 billion.     Other news headlines:-   Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market How to start a Fake Cloud Mining business, Easy and Risk-free – Uncle Scam Chinese Explore Future of OTC Trading at Bitcoin Meetup Venezuelans Are Seeking a…

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Bitcoin News 12 June 2017 – Bitcoin and Ethereum top $113 Billion Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin News Today – The Bitcoin price hit new highs of over $3000 only to drop below shortly thereafter – Ethereum is gaining huge momentum reaching the $400 level as fundamentals are strengthening. Bitcoin and Ethereum top the $113 Billion Cryptocurrency Market!   Other news headlines:- Bitcoin, Ethereum and a New Direction for Cryptocurrency Investment Criminals Hijack Linux Servers Through SambaCry Exploit to Mine Monero 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Not In A Bubble What is Ethereum – Explaining the World’s Supercomputer Blockchain Brings Privacy to Genomic Data   Top…

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Bitcoin News 24 May 2017

Bitcoin Today – The Bitcoin price continues upward trend past $2300 – strong and bullish with no sign of letting up.  Altcoins such as Ethereun, Dash, Litecoin and Monero performing well.   Other News Headlines:   India’s Government Seeks Public Comments on How Bitcoin Should Be Regulated Has Bitcoin’s Scaling Debate Finally reached Agreement? Deloitte’s Blockchain Team Unveils Prototypes, Research and Alliances at Consensus 2017 Bitcoin ‘Will Be Worth $1 Mln In 10 Years’: Swiss-Based Bitcoin Wallet CEO SWISS EY TEAM & POLYBIUS ARE BUILDING A ‘CRYPTOBANK’, ICO TO FOLLOW…

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How to Exchange Bitcoin to Altcoins and Vice Versa

COIN EXCHANGE The cryptocurrency market is expanding at a rapid rate and you can now exchange your bitcoin for altcoins and vice versa!  Here are the instructions on how to make an exchange as per Shapeshift.  From start to finish you can exchange currencies in under ten seconds with no account required!   Let’s assume you have Bitcoin and you want Litecoin. It goes like this: Select Bitcoin as the input and Litecoin as the output Provide your Litecoin address in the box, then click the Start button ShapeShift will…

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