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Bitcoin Adoption by Businesses in 2017

2017 was a big year for Bitcoin. CBOE launched the first Bitcoin futures market, the NYSE filed for two Bitcoin ETF’s, and Bitcoin price rose over 1,300 percent. In 2017, Bitcoin became too big to ignore, as Bitcoin became more valuable, there were sizable increases in the amount of brick and mortars that …

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Record-breaking 2017 Brought Bitcoin, Altcoins Drastically Increased Mainstream Acceptance

As non-profit cryptocurrency research institution CoinCenter’s Neeraj K. Agrawal wrote, 2017 was the year in which Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies went mainstream. Wall Street Numerous major financial institutions have integrated support for Bitcoin, with elite investment banks like Goldman Sachs contemplating the creation of Bitcoin trading desks in 2018. The Chicago Board …

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Dapp Browsers Will Radically Accelerate Mainstream Ethereum Adoption

In 2017, several Ethereum-based decentralized application (dapp) browsers gained significant popularity, primarily due to the rise of dapps like CryptoKitties. During its peak, CryptoKitties, the digital cartoon collectibles game, was responsible for more than 20 percent of the entire Ethereum network’s daily transaction volume. CryptoKitties in particular was praised by some of …

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Industries and Blockchain 2017

The first Blockchain system-Bitcoin-saw astronomical returns of over 1,300 percent in 2017. As we progressed through 2017, Blockchain technologies became hard to ignore and more of the corporate world took an interest in Blockchain technologies. In 2017, the NYSE filed for two Bitcoin ETFs with the SEC, the CBOE became the …

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Crypto-Mania in Full Swing: Daily Highs and Lows

Cryptocurrency has never been for the faint-hearted but as the mania reaches new heights, the craziness has been matching it. This week alone there have been some huge movements in the markets as rivals Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash go in different directions. However, it is not just the markets, regulators and companies have …

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