• Bitcoin Price Plunges Below $7,000 as Bitcoin Cash Surges 30%

    Bitcoin Price Plunges Below $7,000 as Bitcoin Cash Surges 30%

    The bitcoin price continued to decline on Friday in the wake of SegWit2x’s indefinite suspension, reducing the leading cryptocurrency’s value below the $7,000 mark. The bitcoin cash price, meanwhile, surged more than 30% in the days leading up to its hard fork, with proponents declaring that it will claim the rights to the “Bitcoin” brand within six months.    

  • Bitcoin Price Rebounds From $5,500 to $6,200, Ready For a New Rally?

    Bitcoin Price Rebounds From $5,500 to $6,200, Ready For a New Rally?

    Over the past 24 hours, the bitcoin price has demonstrated extreme volatility, declining to $5,500 at one point. Since hitting a new weekly low, it has recovered to $6,200.

  • Japan Will Track Wild Game Meat on a NEM-based Blockchain

    Japan Will Track Wild Game Meat on a NEM-based Blockchain

    As Japan tries to tackle the reality of wildlife overpopulation, a government ministry is tapping a blockchain to streamline the meat supply chain process that will enable end consumers to trace the history of the meat, from the hunting grounds.

  • China Hints at Licensed Bitcoin Exchanges with ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Cryptocurrency Crime

    China Hints at Licensed Bitcoin Exchanges with ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Cryptocurrency Crime

    China’s official press agency issued a statement condemning virtual currency as a tool used by the criminal underworld to evade government prosecution. The agency stated that regulators must take a hardline stance against cryptocurrency usage to prevent crime, although some of the regulations it proposed seemed to hint at potential future licensure for bitcoin exchanges.  

  • $6,054: Bitcoin Price Soars to All-Time High

    $6,054: Bitcoin Price Soars to All-Time High

    The bitcoin price soared to a new all-time high of $6,054 on Friday, punching through the $6,000 barrier for the first time.

Over 26,000 Blockchain Projects Were Developed Last Year; 8% Remain Active

Over 26,000 Blockchain Projects Were Developed Last Year; 8% Remain Active

Code repository GitHub saw over 26,000 blockchain-related projects created on its platform last year; yet only a small percentage remain active.