Bitcoin (BTC) Moves Up Again, Hits New High Above $9,300

Over the past few months, Bitcoin (BTC) has been surging and it has hit a new year-to-date high surpassing the $9,000 level for the second time in 2019, a feat that has left investors looking at the $10,000 mark. Bitcoin Rallying Bitcoin is 151% up year-to-date and the rallying of the most popular cryptocurrency has…

Crypto Platform Says It Aims to Solve Bitcoin Scalability Issue

Crypto platform ILCoin says it is developing a “modern alternative to bitcoin” without scalability issues by using “pioneering technology” called command chain protocol (C2P).The protocol of C2P, created by ILCoin, is supposed to solve the main problem of the Bitcoin blockchain — the lack of scalability — by enlarging the block size. The startup says…

Bitcoin Reclaims $8K as Coins See Green, Experts Warn of Ominous Stock Market Volatility

Friday, June 7 —  after recent shaky sentiment, the crypto markets are today back firmly in the green, with bitcoin (BTC) breaking back above the $8,000 mark, as Coin360 data shows.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Having bullishly surged above the psychological price point of $9,000 in May, bitcoin has since seen significant corrections — briefly trading…

The Land of the Free: Why Decentralization Matters in the Crypto Republic

On May 30, Tezos implemented the amendment Athens A, as the result of a voting process that involved its baker nodes (the Tezos equivalent of “miners”) from Feb. 28 to May 30.Although the actual relevance of the upgrade was quite small (see below), the Tezos community underlines that the test was a milestone. The smooth…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Falls Below $8,000 On Panic Selling

Bitcoin (BTC) is pulling lower after doubling in value following a massive surge from 2018 lows. The flagship cryptocurrency remains under immense bearish pressure after a 130% plus rally since the start of the year. Bitcoin Price Analysis A rally past the $8,000 mark had for the first time, in months, reinvigorated investor interest on…

Can Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Power Payments in a Japanese Bar?

news A bar in Japan is teaming up with a locally-based lightning startup to let customers pay for sparkling wine and soft drinks using the experimental payments network. For the month of June, the Japan-based lightning startup Nayuta will be partnering with Awabar Fukouka to trial the payment system in what they’re calling a “field…