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Economy

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

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...

New Blockchain Consortium Launched In South Korea

The Korea Financial Investment Association, along with 21 financial investments and five blockchain companies, have signed an memorandum of understanding to collaborate on projects...

ICICI Bank, Coins.ph, Flutterwave & Tempo Integrate With Stellar Network For...

The Stellar Development Foundation, the non-profit organization that oversees the Stellar open source payment network, has announced new partnerships to power cross-border payments in...

How Would a Hard Fork Affect Bitcoin’s Usefulness as a Store...

A loud segment of the Bitcoin community has been pushing for a hard-forking increase to the block size limit for over a year now,...

IBM And India’s Mahindra Announce Blockchain Solution For Supply Chain Finance

IBM is working with India's Mahindra Group on a new blockchain-based solution to improve operational processes for the bundling and selling of invoices as...

Charlie Shrem Unveils New Venture Intellisys Capital

Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem has joined force with Jason Granger, a real estate and private equity expert, to launch Intellisys Capital, an investment company. Intellisys...