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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

Why Blockstream CEO, Austin Hill Believes The Scaling Debate Is A...

Bitcoin's scalability issues continue, coming to a head this week when Bitcoin developer and long-term evangelist, Mike Hearn brandished the technology a failure, announcing...

Vitalik Buterin on Misconceptions in the Private vs Public Blockchain Debate

Although Bitcoin enthusiasts often mock the concept of private blockchains, a lot of the money now coming into the blockchain ecosystem is focused on...

Grayscale Investments Report Outlines Centralization Risks in Ethereum

One of the most difficult aspects of bootstrapping a new cryptocurrency network is moving beyond the early stages of inevitable centralization. To some extent,...

New Ethereum-Backed Banking Platform Set to Soft Launch in Coming Months

London-based BABB App Ltd. plans to soft launch its blockchain-based banking platform in Q2'17. The company is currently applying for a full banking license...

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....

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...

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....

Jim Rickards on Central Bankers’ Incentives to Demonize Bitcoin and Gold

Jim Rickards, the New York Times bestselling author of Currency Wars, The End of Money, and The New Case for Gold, was recently interviewed...

TaaS Announces “Bloomberg-Like” Portfolio Management and Analytics Platform for Cryptocurrencies

Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), a cryptocurrency fund, is building an intelligence and portfolio analytics platform for cryptocurrency markets. Dubbed Kepler, the solution will cover the entire...

Bitcoin Could Reach Tremendous Scale Through Trustless Bitcoin Banks

TumbleBit is a second layer payments proposal for bitcoin that has mostly gained attention due to its ability to improve privacy for users, but...