Bitcoin and Blockchain Roundup for December 6, 2017

Bitcoin and Blockchain News Roundup For The Day

News on Bitcoin and Blockchain found around the web, curated for you from various sources. Happy reading!


Bitcoin & Blockchain News

  • Markets hit by geopolitical worries, but bitcoinsurges through $12000 – business live
    on 2017-12-06 at 08:11It appears that the momentum is unstoppable and we do think that the 14K level could reach before the bitcoin futures start trading at the CBOE which is on the 11 December. Principally, investors are thoughtful that when institutional money (hedge funds) will be involved, the chances are that the price … […]

  • After China, India’s central bank warns: Beware of bitcoin
    on 2017-12-06 at 07:09Over the weekend, it was China’s central bank. Then, on Tuesday (Dec. 05), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) warned investors against betting on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. “So there’s only one thing we can do—watch it from the bank of a river,” Pan Gongsheng, deputy governor of the People’s … […]

  • A Short History Of Bitcoin And Crypto Currency Everyone Should Read
    on 2017-12-06 at 05:26Bitcoin hit news headlines this week as the price of one unit of the cryptocurrency passed $11,500 for the first time. Although it’s often referred to as new, Bitcoin has existed since 2009 and the technology it is built on has roots going back even further. In fact if you had invested just $1,000 in Bitcoin the … […]

  • ‘It appears that the momentum is unstoppable’: Bitcoin hits $US12,000 for the first time
    on 2017-12-06 at 05:15The notoriously volatile cryptocurrency crossed the latest milestone in the early hours of Wednesday US time, according to research site CoinDesk, surging by nearly 5 per cent in the space of four hours. The latest price spike, which brings bitcoin’s total rally since the beginning of the year to nearly 1200 … […]

  • Bitcoin Surges Above $12000 For the First Time
    on 2017-12-06 at 05:03Bitcoin extended its eye-popping rally on Wednesday, breaking above $12,000 to a record high despite questions about the cryptocurrency’s real value and worries about a dangerous bubble. Bitcoin received a boost after Friday’s announcement by the main U.S. derivatives regulator that it would allow … […]

Coin Journal

  • Dash Comes to Digital Wallet and Money Transfer Service Uphold
    by Diana Ngo on 2017-12-06 at 10:43Cryptocurrency Dash has been integrated into digital wallet and money transfer platform Uphold. Customers of the US-based digital money platform can now buy Dash online or on their mobile device using funds in their Uphold account. Uphold, formerly Bitreserve, is a cloud-based financial services platform that allows users to send, receive and exchange money and […] This post Dash Comes to […]

  • What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?
    by Kyle Torpey on 2017-12-05 at 17:56During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development communities. Due to the politicized nature of the Bitcoin development process, some have wondered whether implementing […] This post What […]

  • Mark Cuban: Bitcoin Futures Approval Will be ‘Generally Positive’
    by Rebecca Campbell on 2017-12-05 at 15:00Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban has said that the approval of the bitcoin futures on major exchanges will be ‘generally positive’ for the digital currency. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) have both received approval from the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list bitcoin futures […] […]

  • US SEC Files Charges Against PlexCorps Over Alleged ICO Fraud
    by Diana Ngo on 2017-12-05 at 13:54A new division of the US Securities and Exchange Commission focusing on initial coin offerings (ICOs) has filed its first charges against a privately held company called PlexCorps and its top two officials for allegedly defrauding investors. The charges were filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, against Dominic Lacroix and his company PlexCorps, […] This post US SEC Files Charges […]

  • This Is Cantor Fitzgerald’s 2nd Foray Into Crypto, The First Did Not End Well
    by Ian Demartino on 2017-12-04 at 17:55Investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald announced a bitcoin futures program set to launch in 2018. The news puts Cantor Fitzgerald on the long list of traditional money forces putting a bet on bitcoin. But this isn’t their first foray into cryptocurrencies. Back in 2015, one of its (now former) highest ranking executives became involved in a […] This post This Is Cantor Fitzgerald’s […]

Coin Desk

Bitcoin Warrior

  • Dalio: Tax Reform Could Have “Devastating Effect” On Places Like DC And Connecticut
    by Mark Norton on 2017-12-06 at 08:12Article by Ray Dalio, LinkedIn While we have talked a lot about the effects of growing wealth and opportunity disparities in America, we haven’t talked enough about the tax migration that is taking place because of growing differences in state and local tax rates. This tax migration issue is especially important to focus on now [… […]

  • US CEOs report record economic optimism as tax bill progresses
    by Mark Norton on 2017-12-06 at 07:16US corporate leaders are increasingly upbeat about growth in the world’s largest economy as lawmakers prepare to enact deep tax cuts, the Business Roundtable said Tuesday. The group’s index of CEO sales projections, spending and hiring plans over the next six months hit its highest level in nearly six years. The Economic Outlook Index rose [… […]

  • Climate Change Could Hit Bond Investors Hard: Moody’s
    by Mark Norton on 2017-12-06 at 07:12When a Pew Research Center study highlighted the fact that a large percentage of people don’t believe humans were to blame for climate change – and nearly 20% said there is no statistical evidence of climate change – and while it is hard to blame people for not trusting media – this might have benchmarked [… […]

  • BoA: Wall Street Sell Side Indicator Indicates Gains Of 13% For S&P 500
    by Mark Norton on 2017-12-06 at 06:11One of the tools analysts at Bank of America use to try and gauge market sentiment through data is the bank’s Sell Side Indicator. This indicator is a compilation of asset allocation recommendations from Wall Street analysts. To arrive at the final figure, BoA’s analysts use the simple average of the recommended equity weighting for [… […]

  • Litecoin forecast & analysis LTCUSD slightly lower Dec 5
    by Mark Norton on 2017-12-06 at 05:10Litecoin forecast & analysis LTCUSD slightly higher Dec 5 LTC is trading at 102.24 the pair traded at a high of 104.24 expected to its find support at $96 LTCUSD slightly lower – Bitcoin Market Cap Now Ahead Major Corporate InstitutioL LTCUSD This morning at 10:40 GMT, the LTC is trading at 102.24 against the [… […]

NEWS BTC

  • Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis – BTG/USD Approaching Support
    by Aayush Jindal on 2017-12-06 at 08:00Key Points Bitcoin gold price failed above $305 and started a downside move against the US Dollar. This is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $285 on the hourly chart of BTG/USD (data feed from Bitfinex). The price might extend its decline and will most likely test the $250-260 support zone in … Continue reading Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis – BTG/USD […]

  • Legendary Trader Expects Bitcoin Price to Hit $14,000 in 2018, Analysts Argue it Will be Faster
    by Joseph Young on 2017-12-06 at 08:00Peter Brandt, a highly respected and experienced trader, believes the bitcoin price could surge up to $14,000 in 2018. However, the majority of analysts in the cryptocurrency space see the price of bitcoin surging beyond $40,000. Bitcoin Heading Towards $18,000 Over the past month, the price of bitcoin has increased from around $7,000 to $12,500, … Continue reading Legendary Trader Expects […]

  • Parity Hack And Impact On Ethereum Blockchain
    by Guest Author on 2017-12-06 at 07:11In November 7, a vulnerability in the Parity wallet contract was found. Parity wallets that were created after July 29 were frozen and hence inaccessible. According to Parity Technologies, a total of 573 wallets have been affected and the total balance is still unknown. This attack on Parity took place 5 months after another similar … Continue reading Parity Hack And Impact On Ethereum […]

  • Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD To Decline Further
    by Aayush Jindal on 2017-12-06 at 06:30Key Highlights Ripple price is struggling to remain above the $0.2400 support and moved below $0.2380 against the US Dollar. This is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance at $0.2450 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair might decline further and it could even test the … Continue reading Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD To […]

  • Blockchain-based Nova-Token Platform Set to Launch ICO
    by Guest Author on 2017-12-06 at 05:40Digital card games are an untapped billion dollar market, with potential for further growth. In fact, this sector is projected to grow by 40 percent between 2017 and 2020. Up until now, there have been few advances to enhance online card gaming and buying. The Nova Blitz team is about to change that. What is … Continue reading Blockchain-based Nova-Token Platform Set to Launch ICO The post […]

Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network

  • The Crypto Show At LaBitConf In Bogota With Dash Caracas, Brazil, Colombia And Acapulco On Board
    on 2017-12-04 at 06:38On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” Danny is attending the Latin American Bitcoin Conference and brings us Dash enthusiasts from various countries in Latin America. This episode host five different Dash proposal owners I’d say that’s a first. Our first guest is Eugenia, who hails from Venezuela. She tells us about the economic conditions in her country and how Dash and Bitcoin are already […]

  • The Crypto Show Live From Mexico City With Jose Rodriguez Of Bitso
    on 2017-12-01 at 02:31On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” Danny has finally made it to Mexico City, although sans his RV because of bureaucratic issues. He and Jose Rodriguez of Bitso join us from Danny’s hotel room to talk about the earthquake relief efforts that are planned, including visiting orphanages to help out children, who are often the worst-affected by such natural disasters. We also talk about the […]

  • #211 Zoe Adamovicz: Neufund and the Case for Selling Equity on the Blockchain
    on 2017-11-28 at 20:01Neufund CEO Zoe Adamovicz joined us to discuss how Neufund is creating a platform to allow companies to sell tokens backed by actual company equity.Topics discussed in this episode:Neufund’s thesis of the revolutionary implications of token equityThe difference between ICOs and Equity Token Offerings (ETO)Why from a regulatory perspective ETOs are uncomplicatedHow Neufund’s token Neumarks serves […]

  • The Crypto Show: Aaron Lasher, Bread Wallet & Gabriel Kurman Of RSK On LaBitConf 2017
    on 2017-11-27 at 07:31On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” we talk with our first guest, Aaron Lasher, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Bread (formerly “Bread Wallet”). We the famed usability of their popular Bitcoin wallet, as well as their upcoming ICO, addition of Bitcoin Cash and Ether, implementation of exchange features, and their goal to become the go-to for ERC20 token trading and ICOs. We also […]

  • The Crypto Show: Juan Galt Defending Bitcoin Vs Bitcoin Cash
    on 2017-11-23 at 06:09On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” we talk to Juan Galt, who gives us a counterpoint to Roger Ver’s defense and promotion of Bitcoin Cash by defending Bitcoin Core. We discuss the various issues related to that debate, as well as Dash and other cryptos, Komodo, and Anarchapulco. He gives some very good analysis in support of his contrary position to Roger’s, making it even harder to […]

Bitcoin Magazine

  • Bitfinex Critics Prepare for Possible Legal Action After Cryptocurrency Exchange Lawyers Up
    by Amy Castor on 2017-12-05 at 21:09Bitfinex, the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, has hired Steptoe & Johnson, a heavy-hitting, international law firm based in Washington, D.C., to try to put an end to what their PR firm calls “a campaign of mistruth.”According to an earlier statement issued by Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5W, the PR company representing the exchange, Bitfinex is “signaling to […]

  • Bitcoin Exchanges Are Favorite Targets of Global DDoS Attacks: Report
    by Giulio Prisco on 2017-12-05 at 14:57Imperva Incapsula, a cloud-based service provider, has released a comprehensive report titled “Q3 2017 Global DDoS Threat Landscape.” The report shows that cryptocurrency operators and Bitcoin exchanges are favorite targets of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.A DDoS attack is defined as a persistent DDoS event against the same target (e.g., IP address or domain). A single […]

  • Ether Price Analysis: Potential Reaccumulation Phase Could Push Stronger Highs
    by Bitcoin Schmitcoin on 2017-12-04 at 21:10Since its rapid ascent from $8 to the $400s, ether has seen a fair amount of volatility. Over the last few weeks, there has been a surge in volume as it pushed out of its multi-month trading range:Figure 1: ETH-USD, 12-Hour Candles, Macro TrendThe several months ether spent consolidating appears to have formed a macro Reaccumulation Phase that led to a breakout of the trading range on strong […]

  • Talla Ignites New Frontiers with Blockchain Platform for A.I. Security, Compliance and Trust
    by BTC STUDIOS on 2017-12-04 at 15:41An often heard narrative over the years has centered on the potential impact of artificial intelligence (A.I.) on work. According to CB Insights, last year (2016) more than $5 billion dollars of venture capital was raised by companies where A.I. is a core piece of their product—up from around $3B the year before, and $2.6B prior to that. However while A.I. technology and investments are […]

  • Regulators Greenlight Bitcoin Futures
    by Shawn Gordon on 2017-12-01 at 20:11Bitcoin futures contracts to be offered by CME Group Inc. and Cboe Futures Exchange to mainstream investors.CME Group, the world’s largest futures exchange, has announced that it has self-certified the initial listing of its Bitcoin futures contract. CME first announced its intentions to launch a Bitcoin futures product on October 31, 2017.The new contract will be available for trading on […]

CoinTelegraph

The Merkle

  • Bitcoin Bubble Burst Uses AI to Predict a Bitcoin Price Crash
    by JP Buntinx on 2017-12-05 at 21:00The Bitcoin price momentum is a very hot topic right now. Many people think this is only the beginning, whereas others feel the bubble will soon pop. Whether or not a Bitcoin price crash is imminent remains up for debate. Thankfully, there is a platform which claims it will warn people well in advance. Bitcoin Bubble Burst is a pretty nifty tool based on AI. What’s Next for the […]

  • UK Treasury Will Introduce EU-Wide Bitcoin Regulation by Late 2018
    by JP Buntinx on 2017-12-05 at 19:00Bitcoin has always been associated with various types of illegal activity. One of the claims which is repeated quite often is that the world’s leading cryptocurrency is regularly used to launder money. So far, there has been very little evidence to back up such allegations. Regardless, the UK Treasury is growing increasingly concerned over this possibility, and it aims to […]

  • Decentralization of the Financial System: Blockchain Instead of Central Banks and Payment Systems?
    by Guest on 2017-12-05 at 18:30Blockchain changes the world. It is obvious for many people that after October 2008, when Satoshi Nakamoto wrote his landmark article “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System,” data storage and transaction methods, especially in finance, are unlikely to ever be the same. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, especially in the financial sector, are no longer just a fashionable […]

  • Always Back up Your Bitcoin Wallet’s Recovery Seed
    by JP Buntinx on 2017-12-05 at 18:00Storing cryptocurrencies in a safe and secure manner is a lot harder than it may seem to most people. While using a hardware wallet is a good first step, it is only part of the story. Most wallets will employ a passphrase or seed to let users recover their funds in the future. Failing to store a backup of this vital information is perhaps the biggest problem for a lot of novice […]

  • Hope for ICO? Potentiam Music Social Network Announces Pre-ICO!
    by Guest on 2017-12-05 at 16:30It is so easy to see why a lot of people frown on the term ICO. Maybe it’s due to the fact there are hundreds of them springing up daily across the globe with no defined use case or just simply outright scams.  However, in this turmoil there is hope. Well, for those who enjoy creating, promoting and consuming music.  The team behind the UK music discovery […]

Bitcoinist

  • Police Arrest Three Bitcoin Traders in Kenya
    by Jeff Francis on 2017-12-06 at 06:45Police in Kenya arrest three Bitcoin traders on charges of money laundering by using stolen money to purchase cryptocurrency. There are some definite advantages to using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, such as anonymity and ease of use. Of course, one of the main benefits of digital currency is that anybody, no matter where they are in the world, can be an active participant in the crypto economy. […]

  • Initial Coin Offerings are Exploding in Value
    by Bitcoinist.net on 2017-12-06 at 06:15New businesses around the globe have been raising thousands of dollars through digital currency. This is an exciting time for the startups. As per the Richard Kastelein, partner of the Cryptoassets Design Group – company involved in the launch of ICO, more than half a billion dollars has been raised by various startups this year so far through Initial Coin Offerings. This is absolutely […]

  • Cointed Announces Crypto Debit Card Giveaway
    by Bitcoinist.net on 2017-12-06 at 06:00Cointed is partnering payment solutions company to provide a crypto debit card that aims to make payments in crypto part of everyday life. Those who contribute to the Cointed ICO during December have the chance to win a crypto debit card. Why a Crypto Debit Card? Clients will link their wallets to the card, in the same way traditional cards work. Payments will be charged in crypto but the […]

  • ‘Try Before You Buy’ – E-commerce Platform Announces Beta Launch
    by Bitcoinist.net on 2017-12-06 at 05:30Bazista – online marketplace which aims to bring down e-com barriers through deep integration of decentralized money as a payment instrument. E-commerce democratization, which Bazista brings, stands for unlimited access to the global online trading for millions of small and micro businesses around the world. Bazista is happy to announce that beta-prototype of the platform will be available […]

Fintech Schweiz – Bitcoin & Blockchain

  • Swiss-Chalet to Accept Bitcoin and Ether
    by Company Announcement on 2017-12-05 at 05:59Restaurant and hotel guests of the Swiss-Chalet Merlischachen can pay with cryptocurrencies as of today. The Swiss-Chalet Merlischachen is the first hotel and restaurant in the Crypto Valley to accept The post Swiss-Chalet to Accept Bitcoin and Ether appeared first on Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News – FintechNewsCH. […]

  • Bitcoin, Crypto and Blockchain Courses Around the World
    by Fintechnews Switzerland on 2017-12-04 at 15:05Bitcoin, Ethereum and the overall blockchain space have gained much traction these past years, with startups raising billions of dollars to disrupt the way we conduct business. As cryptocurrencies and The post Bitcoin, Crypto and Blockchain Courses Around the World appeared first on Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News – FintechNewsCH. […]

  • EPFL Studenten gewinnen Blockchain Competition
    by Fintechnews Switzerland on 2017-11-27 at 11:49Zwei 23jährige EPFL-Studenten, Hugo Moreau und Paul Nicolet setzen sich in der finalen Ausscheidung der diesjährigen Blockchain Competition durch. Die feierliche Vergabe des Preises fand in Zuger Theater Casino statt The post EPFL Studenten gewinnen Blockchain Competition appeared first on Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News – FintechNewsCH. […]

CoinPedia

  • Bulgaria’s Varna University of Management to offer Bitcoin scholarships
    by Qadir AK on 2017-12-06 at 08:46Bulgaria-based Varna University of Management, an international business school, has announced that ten candidates who applied for Software Engineering bachelor’s program undertake the studies starting Fall 2018 semester. The value is 1000 EUR per semester and the students can choose whether to receive it in Euro currency. Else, equivalent of Bitcoins scholarships will be issues … […]

  • Bitcoin hits $12000 driven by Bitcoin Futures Contract launch
    by Qadir AK on 2017-12-06 at 06:56Bitcoin surpasses again all-time high new record of $12000 today i.e. 6th Dec,2017. According to the CoinmarketCap, the market capitalization is around $200. At press time the value was trading at $12,585.60. Moreover, in the last 24hrs of time period, it surges 4.66% besides 20% last week. Thus, the total market today that it commands … Read Article Read More The post Bitcoin hits […]

  • CBOE to launch Bitcoin futures trading on Sunday
    by Qadir AK on 2017-12-05 at 12:41Chicago-based Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) will list Bitcoin futures contracts for trading this Sunday December 10 for trading starting 5 p.m. CT under the ticker symbol “XBT.” The company will also waive trading fees for the products for December. It said that developing a regulated derivatives market was the next logical. Besides crucial step towards … Read Article Read […]

  • The Winklevoss twins are now popularized as world’s first Bitcoin Billionaires
    by Kerin on 2017-12-05 at 12:38As Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency surpasses the high mark of $11000 for the first time. According to the Telegraph, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss twins, who were well known for indicting Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook in 2008. Thus, they were claiming that he had stolen the social network idea from them. Thus, they received … Read Article Read More The post The Winklevoss […]

  • Israel Securities Authority will be easygoing to ICOs
    by David on 2017-12-05 at 11:40Israel Securities Authority (IAS) has said through its chairman Prof. Shmuel Hauser that Bitcoin was a bubble but at the same time asks Israeli authorities to take a friendly regulatory approach to ICOs. The news comes after his September statement that the commission was worried about cryptocurrencies’ bubbles. Although they regarded blockchain as a legit … Read Article Read More […]

  • Israeli binary options ex-operatives could turn to cryptocurrencies industry
    by Qadir AK on 2017-12-05 at 07:41Knesset passed a law on October this year to outlaw binary options following many fraudulent activities in the 10 years of the industry in the country and many people who were left jobless could look for opportunities in the cryptocurrencies industry. Binary options were a huge deal in the country with Ramat Gan alone attracting … Read Article Read More The post Israeli binary options […]

The Distributed Ledger

  • Wanxiang Blockchain and the Future of Distributed Business
    on 2017-12-04 at 18:17By now blockchain technology has become a well known industry disruptor Yet few grasp just how truly revolutionary the blockchain can be Many know it as the architecture behind cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin but have yet to appreciate how blockchain technology is poised […]

  • ConsenSys Is Galvanizing Blockchain Development Through Education
    on 2017-12-04 at 13:41As the executive director of special projects for ConsenSys Systems one of the leading companies in the blockchain space Akshi Federici created the ConsenSys Academy This division is a blockchain education platform with the mission of bridging the Ethereum knowledge ga […]

  • How the Zilliqa Blockchain Could Change Enterprise
    on 2017-11-30 at 18:22In September Zilliqa a project to develop next generation high throughput distributed ledger technology DLT announced that a testnet of 2 400 nodes had achieved 1 389 transactions per second a preliminary result that the project believes it can improv […]

  • Privacy Concerns Over Comcast’s Blockchain Foray
    on 2017-11-28 at 18:06A recent patent submission by the telecom giant Comcast is certain to garner the attention of the blockchain community as well as privacy advocates The filing suggests that the company is examining how to store customer viewing habits and identifying data on a blockchain […]

  • How Blockchain Technology can Improve Reporting
    on 2017-11-21 at 20:32Although blockchain technology is still closely associated with Bitcoin this past summer s surge in initial coin offering ICO investment showed the true potential of the blockchain for other forms of cryptocurrency and uses beyond Bitcoin Beyond Bitcoin At […]

Cryptinfo

  • Here Are Two Things That Are Going To Push Litecoin (LTC) To $1000 And Higher
    by admin on 2017-12-06 at 16:28Einsteinium (EMC2) is flying right now. Back at the start of November, EMC2 went for around $0.06 a coin. Today, December 6, this has reason to $2.12 apiece – a jump across the period of more than 3400%. There is a clear driver behind the recent action and it’s one we will get to in […] The post Here Are Two Things That Are Going To Push Litecoin (LTC) To $1000 And Higher […]

  • Ethereum app Developers may Face Licensing Issues Later on
    by admin on 2017-12-06 at 15:45The Ethereum ecosystem, mainly caters to coders and app developers. Over the past few years, many different applications have been built on top of this protocol. It now seems there may be some licensing issues regarding these apps. Using Ethereum as a foundation for apps is a double-edged sword. Since Ethereum has no official final […] The post Ethereum app Developers may Face Licensing […]

  • Greenspan compares bitcoin to Colonial America currency that eventually became worthless
    by admin on 2017-12-06 at 15:32Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, said on Wednesday that bitcoin reminds him of currency issued during America’s Colonial past that ultimately proved worthless. Appearing on CNBC, Greenspan compared the high-flying cryptocurrency to 1775 Continental currency that was worthless by 1782. In the in-between years, however, the money allowed patriot leaders like […]

  • Can Ethereum’s Blockchain Help Aruba Reclaim Its Travel Industry?
    by admin on 2017-12-06 at 15:25Aruba is a 19-mile-long island in the Caribbean Sea that relies almost entirely on tourism. The travel industry constitutes about 88 percent of its gross domestic product and 90 percent of its total employment. But the Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) loses potential tourism profits to dominating off-island companies like Priceline, Expedia, and Travelocity. The country is […] The post […]

  • Bitcoin sets new record amid crypto-bubble fears, breaks through $13000 barrier
    by admin on 2017-12-06 at 15:19The price of bitcoin has surged to a new all-time high of $13,000 Wednesday. The world’s first cryptocurrency has nearly doubled in price over the past month. Bitcoin has set several records in recent days. Last week, the digital currency hit both the $10,000 and $11,000 levels for the first time, crossing over $12,000 on […] The post Bitcoin sets new record amid crypto-bubble fears, […]

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