cryptocurrency

This Country May Launch Its Own Virtual Currency

Estonia's 'estcoin' may end up being used around the world.

Why Big Business Is Racing to Build Blockchains

Everyone from Walmart to Wall Street is betting on the tech behind Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Bitcoin Breaks $4,000

The cryptocurrency is reaping the reward for good governance.

Bitcoin just passed $4,000

 What a day for Bitcoin. 24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700. About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping. It’s now trading around $4,135.00. For reference, a week ago Bitcoin hit an all-time high as it passed $3,000 for the first time. Check out the chart below to see what the price has done in the last 24 hours. So the million… Read More

Vitalik Buterin and Naval Ravikant to discuss Ethereum and ICOs at Disrupt SF

 Cryptocurrencies are back. But did they ever go away? If you ask cryptocurrency advocates, they’re going to tell you that it’s been a slow and steady rise filled with initial coin offerings, forks and updates. That’s why we’re excited to welcome Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and AngelList co-founder and CEO Naval Ravikant at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. They’re… Read More

Microsoft Is Working to Make Blockchain Faster and More Popular

But transaction rates pale in comparison to credit card companies like Visa.

Bitcoin Rockets Past $3,000 to a New Record High

A long-awaited upgrade is driving continued optimism.

WTF is bitcoin cash and is it worth anything?

 Early yesterday morning bitcoin’s blockchain forked — meaning a separate cryptocurrency was created called bitcoin cash. Right now, bitcoin cash is actually worth quite a bit — on paper at least. Some are trading it at around a value of $400 per coin, which makes it the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap right now. Read More