Category «Bitcoin»

List of the Top 5 Disruptors in Finance

     The financial services space is ripe for disruption. With the rapid advancement of new technology and the proliferation of innovative new start-ups in Silicon Valley and around the world, there are a number of promising young companies poised to change the financial landscape forever. Here, we highlight the pick of the litter.The companies …

Should You Trade Bitcoin On The Forex?

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Study the historical value of gold, and you might just decide that Bitcoin is worth a long-term investment. Have you been put off by Bitcoin’s extreme volatility this year? The cryptocurrency, valued at over $1000 per bitcoin at the start of this year, is now worth less than half of that amount, just 10 months …

The Bitcoin Stock Exchange Is Becoming a Reality

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A Bitcoin pioneer looks to change the trading world with a revolutionary stock exchange. (Learn more about the challenges Bitcoin is facing with our handy infographic.) On Monday, CEO of Overstock.com Patrick Byrne announced plans to reinvent the stock market using Bitcoin technology. His dream is to create a democratised trading environment, where anyone can issue financial …

Nuovocard: Bitcoin’s First Offline Solution

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Nuovocard attempts to bring Bitcoin into the mainstream Encouraging merchants to adopt Bitcoin systems was always going to be a tough task. Security breaches concerning exchange markets like MtGox have shaken the international community’s trust in Bitcoin, which was already precarious at best. However, that hasn’t stopped Indian-based pioneers Nuovocard International from introducing a ground-breaking …

Bitcoin Infographic: Challenges to Bitcoin’s Success

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How will Bitcoin finally become accepted? Bitcoin has been frequently slated in the press and has a negative reputation with the majority of consumers. Initially, it was the currency of the ‘Dark Web’, used to buy drugs and hire assassins; now it mainly features in stories about exchanges getting hacked, people being cheated and the …