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The volatility of the price of Bitcoin has been making news since its inception. Read the latest news about the highs and lows of the Bitcoin economy with CoinJournal.net

Report Estimates There are More Than 10 Million Bitcoin Holders Worldwide

A joint report from ARK Invest and Coinbase estimates that more than 10 million people around the world hold a material amount of bitcoin....

Bitstamp to Offer XRP Trading; Ripple Strikes Partnership with Axis Bank

Ripple is beginning the year 2017 with exciting news: the launch of XRP trading on Bitstamp, and a partnership with India's Axis Bank for...

3 Teams Receive Funding from $1.2 Million Bitcoin Development Grant, More...

Late last year, a letter was posted on BitcoinDevelopmentGrant.com that announced a $1.2 million grant fund for those working on Bitcoin protocol development. Attached...

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

Bitcoin Price Crosses US$1,000, Up 140% YTD

The bitcoin price has surpassed the US$1,000 mark, hitting its highest level since 2013. The price of the digital currency has been in a rally...

Bitcoin Dominance Index Approaches 90% as Ethereum and Steem Decline

Bitcoin has been making headlines in the mainstream press over the past couple of weeks due to the recent rise in the exchange rate....

Bitcoin Filling Payment System Gaps in Kenya

Online payments business Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) recently enabled Bitcoin deposits for at least some of its users. The London-based PayPal alternative, which is a...

Wells Fargo, ICAP Lead US$18M Investment in Blockchain Tech Provider Axoni

Axoni, a provider of blockchain technology for the financial services industry, has raised US$18 million in a Series A funding round led by Wells...

New Report Highlights Significant Increase In Blockchain Activities Outside Of Financial...

Although the financial services industry still accounts for a significant amount of blockchain investment and activity, the technology is spreading to other industries rapidly,...

While Circle Pivots Away from Bitcoin, Blockchain Doubles Down on the...

Earlier this week, Circle continued the process of pivoting away from bitcoin as a currency in their payments app. After previously deciding to denominate...