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btc price, price of bitcoin, bitcoin price

The BTC price edged toward an all-time high last week, topping $1,100. While this peak was followed by a drop related to news out of China, 2016 was a year of highs, particularly in the past few months. The last time Bitcoin passed the $1,100 mark was in 2013, which begs comparison to last week’s […]

bitcoin payments transactions

Bitcoin payments could be much closer to going mainstream than many people think. The reason is not only that the list of merchants accepting bitcoin is growing by the minute. It is also because Bitcoin is maintaining a lower rate of volatility. In the past year, Bitcoin’s volatility rate has decreased substantially, from 4.9% at […]

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 […]

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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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 […]