Archive | August 11, 2017

It’s all about liquidity in ICOs

A lack of liquidity will haunt the Initial Coin Offering market. The problem is that there are too many currencies. Without enough liquidity, we will see great participation by buyers with no support from market makers and no buyers for the cryptocoins…

Game of Thrones Hackers Demand $7.5M in Bitcoin From HBO – or Spoiler Alert Galore

Just recently a group of hackers made off with 1.5TB of data from servers owned by the cable television network HBO. The thieves managed to leak a few unaired episodes of the network’s original shows and a Game of Thrones script from this Sunday’s new episode. According to reports, the hackers want a total of […]

Blockchain is the Future of Healthcare

Everything we know about health care can benefit from blockchain technology. Especially when it comes to medical records, sharing patient information, and making data more interoperable. Right now, there are  a lot of intermediaries involved in sharing patient data as very few systems are compatible with one another. The blockchain will effectively create a new […]

Bitcoin Swings For The Fences – Forbes

ForbesBitcoin Swings For The FencesForbesBitcoin prices continue to climb, notching fresh highs as the broader cryptocurrency space keeps gaining momentum. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization reached as much as $3,646.87 today, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price …Bitcoin surges to fresh record above $3500, beats gold amid the global market sell-offCNBCBitcoin shows little sign […]

‘Blockchain technology will change the world’: Fidelity Labs SVP – CNBC

CNBC’Blockchain technology will change the world’: Fidelity Labs SVPCNBCBitcoin is “digital gold” and “blockchain technology will change the world,” said Hadley Stern of Fidelity Labs. Fidelity announced Wednesday that it started allowing clients to view bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its website, a rare move for an …and more »

More of your bitcoin questions, answered –

Marketplace.orgMore of your bitcoin questions, answeredMarketplace.orgWe only had so much time on Make Me Smart this week to answer your questions about bitcoin. Molly can talk cryptocurrencies forever, and there was a lot more to say! So here’s everything (else) you’ve wanted to know about bitcoin, but were too afraid …and more »

Bitfinex Drops US Customers

Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex has just announced that it is pulling out of the US retail market due to the challenging regulatory climate. US customers have approximately 90 days to discontinue all trading, and US holders of ethereum ERC20 tokens have only 5 days to stop trading them on the exchange. Also read: Bitfinex Enables Bitcoin Cash […]