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bitcoin transactions, bitcoin adoption

Bitcoin transactions are increasing significantly worldwide. The week of 20th November was the busiest ever. Here’s a snapshot of this peak timeframe: • Two million bitcoin transactions • Tens of thousands of transactions backlogged for confirmation • 333,466 transactions processed in a single day High demand is driving prices up. Way up. The bitcoin price […]

segwit bitcoin capacity

As a way to increase bitcoin capacity, segregated witness (SegWit) has been a polarizing issue within the bitcoin community. By now you’ve probably heard the chatter, if not the rants. SegWit is a protocol designed to address the issue of bitcoin scalability. The idea is to separate the signature field of a bitcoin transaction from […]

bitcoin payments

If you’re part of the SpicePay Merchant community, you know our bitcoin payment gateway lets you easily accept bitcoin payments from customers anywhere in the world. It’s safe, affordable, and rapidly being adopted. Now we’ve added some new options and fine-tuned the system for cashing out your bitcoin payments, manually or automatically. Here’s what’s new […]

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Expect 2017 to be a very good year for Bitcoin’s price. That’s according to prominent Bitcoin investor Barry Silbert, who shared his ten predictions for the upcomming year. He recently shared his top ten predictions for 2017 at DCG’s annual Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit. Overall, DCG is excited about applying Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology to trade […]

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If you have a website, affiliate marketing can be an easy way to earn extra money. Here’s how it works: You promote an online business by putting banner ads and links to it on your website. When someone clicks a link on your site and completes a transaction, you earn a percentage of the profit. […]

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The transformation of the financial services industry is top-of-mind for everyone in the field and blockchain might be the hottest topic in the rapidly changing world of Fintech. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has concluded that blockchain technology “will fundamentally alter the way financial institutions do business around the world” after a year-long study of […]

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The presidential elections in the United States are here and we will know who will be the next president in a couple of days. The rise of Donald Trump has been a phenomenon of sorts. Trump, the Republican Party candidate, is far from your mainstream politician. He is brash, controversial and some might even say […]

Canada High Resolution Bitcoin Concept

Canada’s central bank, the Bank of Canada, and five other Canadian banks are experimenting with blockchain technology and a possible digital dollar as the growing demand for digital fintech payment systems puts the squeeze on the traditional banking sector. The big Canadian banks are also members of the R3 Consortium, which is working with 50 […]

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Australia’s so-called “Big Four” banks will be closely monitored for any attempts to purchase Fintech or blockchain-based startups by the country’s competition regulator. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will scrutinize any dealings or attempts by Australia’s biggest banks to swallow Fintech companies developing technologies like blockchain solutions in the financial sector, revealed the […]

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Blockchain Revolution

A change is coming to financial services that its proponents compare to the introduction of the internet: its effects will be dramatic, but it’s hard to see all its potential yet. The change is the introduction of blockchain, or distributed ledger, technology, which could have broad impacts across banking and trading for both individuals and […]