The average US home is worth less than 20 Bitcoin

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/15/average-american-home-bitcoin-price/ It’s fair to say that, in its current state, Bitcoin does not work as a means of payment for basic things. The average transaction fee is over $20, which makes common purchases, like a cup of coffee, virtually impossible to justify. However, as I … Read more

Crypto market now worth over $500 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-market-cap-december-13/ The cryptocurrency market has come a long way this year. Fueled by the incredible growth of Bitcoin and altcoins like Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin, its valuation rose from 17.7 billion on January 1 to more than $0.5 trillion today. More than $100 billion were … Read more

While you’re watching streaming video, your browser is secretly mining cryptocurrency

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/while-youre-watching-streaming-video-your-browser-is-secretly-mining-cryptocurrency/ There’s a cryptocurrency goldrush on at the moment. People are investing insane sums, and also making good money — Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are all doing phenomenally well. However, some sites are turning to mining cryptocurrency as a way to supplement falling ad revenue, … Read more

Litecoin breaks $300 as Bitcoin growth slows down

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/12/litecoin-breaks-300/ It’s an interesting day in the cryptocurrency scene. All the coins in the top 10 are in the green, posting some serious gains over the last 24 hours. The most impressive showing comes from Litecoin, which is up over 80 percent, while the most … Read more

Steam drops Bitcoin payments, blaming high fees and volatility

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/07/steam-drops-bitcoin-payments/ While Bitcoin is growing in value and attracting more and more capital, it is hard to make a case for it as a payment method these days. Sure, you can buy things with Bitcoin, but fact of the matter is it lacks mainstream appeal … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $15,000 — crypto market crosses $400 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/07/bitcoin-price-crypto-market-cap-december-7/ Bitcoin’s growth this year seem to know no limit, as the most valuable cryptocurrency continues to set new price records and lead the market to new highs. Today, it broke $15,000, just over a week after it crossed the $10,000 mark for the first … Read more

Bitcoin goes to $13,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/06/bitcoin-price-december-6/ When predicting the price of Bitcoin you have to keep in mind one thing: you will get it wrong. It’s a futile exercise. It is simply impossible to tell where Bitcoin will end up at some point, simply because its evolution is like nothing we … Read more

The crypto rally is over as market enters correction

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/30/cryptocurrency-market-correction-november/ Fueled by Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and other major players, the crypto market hit a new all-time-high yesterday, reaching a valuation of over $345 billion. But, as the saying goes, what goes up must come down. So, as the incredible rally finally came to an … Read more

Bitcoin sets new price record above $11,000

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/bitcoin-price-november-29/ After hitting $10,000 for the first time yesterday, the latest rally continues to take Bitcoin to new highs. The most valuable cryptocurrency set another price record moments ago as it went past the $11,000 mark. And it did not stop there. On major exchanges, … Read more

Bitcoin breaks $10,000 — crypto market exceeds $310 billion

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/bitcoin-10000-november-28/ The fact that the price of Bitcoin today went past $10,000 for the first time ever will not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with this crazy market. The most-valuable cryptocurrency has had a fantastic year, setting record after record. On January 1, … Read more