Can you say landslide? That’s the word that possibly most accurately describe’s last week’s poll. In that poll, we asked: “PayPal integrating digital currency: A good or bad thing?” We thought we might actually have a close race between “yes” and “no”, but that wasn’t the case at all. In total, there were about 700 votes … Continue reading Last Week's Poll Results: PayPal, Digital Currency Integration a Good or Bad Thing?
To say that the price of bitcoin has been interesting lately is a bit of an understatement. In fact, the price of bitcoin has gone up a whopping 45 percent in the past month (based on data from BitStamp). To outsiders and those unfamiliar with the digital currency, that could come as a shock. For … Continue reading Poll Review: Do You Think Bitcoin Will Hit $1,000 This Month?
Fears of a potential 51 percent attack are once again brewing in the bitcoin community with news that mining pool Ghash.io has reached an uncomfortably high hashrate in the past twenty-four hours. The bitcoin subreddit on social sharing website Reddit.com, with over ten shares on the page related to the matter. The pool’s hashrate reached as high … Continue reading Bitcoin Community Abuzz Over Ghash.io's Uncomfortably High Hashrate
The price of bitcoin continues to go up, now crossing $650 at the Bitstamp exchange. That brings the value of bitcoin up 12.8% in the past week and a whopping 45% in that past month. Immense growth, indeed! As one would come to expect, the bitcoin community is very much excited about the recent uptrend, which … Continue reading Price Watch: Bitcoin Breaks $650, Up 45% in a Month
For the first time in three months, the price of bitcoin has surpassed $600 on the Bitstamp exchange. That’s up over 7 percent in the past twenty-four hours and nearly 37 percent in the past month. As of this writing, we’re looking at a price of $612 at the exchange. The spike comes following some … Continue reading Price Watch: Bitcoin Breaks $600
Each year, some of the most powerful and influential people in the world come together to discuss a slew of events at the Bilderberg Meetings, which started in 1954 at the Hotel de Bilderberg in the Netherlands. These meets are shrouded in secrecy, which has given way to no shortage of conspiracy theories, but one … Continue reading Could Bitcoin Be a Talking Point at Bilderberg 2014?
Following your charts? You probably ought to be. Something spectacular is happing with the price of bitcoin this fine Memorial Day weekend. Already, social media is plastered with excitement and “to the moon” references as the price has surged past $550 in the wee hours of the morning (at least here in the United States). … Continue reading Price of Bitcoin Surges Significantly Past $550 This Weekend
Have you checked the price of bitcoin today? You might have noticed it’s climbed up a bit more than when you had last checked it. At Bitstamp, the current price (as of this writing, of course) is about $511 — up just over three percent in the last twenty-four hours. Passing the $500 mark, some … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Passes $500 as Optimism Continues
Despite a year of developments, Google Trends displays that interest in Bitcoin today is the same as a year ago at the same time. Last year during this time Bitcoin was coming off the hype of the Cyprus banking crisis and MtGox had temporarily shut down its site because of attacks causing a panic sell-off. The … Continue reading Bitcoin Interest: Trends Say Same as Last Year
The Bitcoin Investment Trust took a survey of “over 1,000 people from Wall Street to Silicon Valley, [for] their thoughts about bitcoin.” The evidence displays a positive correlation between knowledge of Bitcoin and a positive perception of Bitcoin. Of the polled almost half (45%) found out about Bitcoin last year, and 52% claimed to have heard … Continue reading Bitcoin Investment Trust Releases Survey: Results Too Optimistic?