Archive for January 2018

$50,000 Bitcoin Could Come Sooner Than You Think

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Cryptocurrencies are hogging the limelight for quite some time in print and digital media, scaling new high and low especially its volatility.  Most people do not understand what these digital assets are, but are tempted to try their hand just because friend, relative or neighbor made huge profits out of

What is scope of Bitcoin in 2018?

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Being an outsider for long, Bitcoin has become a part of the mainstream conversion nowadays. It is because of its volatility, scandals, and promise. Bitcoin futures have been trading at Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board Options Exchange since the end of 2017. CBOE and CME, both are the prominent

What is the smallest Bitcoin you can buy?

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Bitcoin can be further divided into Satoshi, which is the smallest unit of Bitcoin and can be handled for a transaction. 1 Satoshi is equal to 0.00000001 Bitcoin. Here is the relation between Satoshi and equivalent Bitcoin. 100,000,000 Satoshi    = 1.00000000 BTC (Bitcoin) 1,000,000 Satoshi    = 0.01000000 BTC    = 1

Ethereum – A virtual cousin of Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has many virtual competitors. The nearest competitor is Ethereum. Over time Ethereum has gained popularity and triumphant over other rivals of Bitcoin. Ethereum is a global computer network with its own virtual currency named Ether. Ethereum – What is it? Ethereum software defines rules on which global computing network

Bitcoin – A big hit in Japan

Mai Fujimoto also known as “Miss Bitcoin” in Japanese media says she has converted all her disposable income into crypto currency as an alternative to deposit it in the bank. She is not alone in the frenzy that Bitcoin is attracting Japanese in a big way. The popularity of Bitcoin

NYSE moving towards Bitcoin ETFs

NYSE has filed for the permission, to the SEC in the first week of this year for launching five different Bitcoin ETFs. It is for future contracts on the first fully electronic exchange, NYSE Arca. NYSE Arca is presently trading in more than 8,000 exchange-listed securities. It is ranked number

Bitcoin – A new payment mode in Medical Tourism

Bitcoin is increasingly making inroad in new sectors day by day. One such is tourism and specifically medical tourism. People are using Bitcoin for their travels, flights, car rentals, and accommodation for quite some time now. Payments by crypto currency in general and Bitcoin in particular, are readily accepted by