Is It Worth Buying Bitcoin Now?

After watching Bitcoin’s astronomical rise from $997.69 at the start of 2017 to the current value of $15,429.68, as of January 2nd, 2018, it is safe to say that many people have suddenly taken notice of cryptocurrency and are eager to buy Bitcoin for future gains. Bitcoin has made many headlines in 2017. What’s the …

Keep an Eye Out for These Bitcoin Tech Trends in 2018

In many ways, 2017 was Bitcoin’s best year yet. Most obviously, increased adoption made the pioneering cryptocurrency’s exchange rate skyrocket from under $1000 to well over 10 times that value. But from a tech perspective, things seem to be just getting started: 2018 promises to be the year that a number of highly anticipated projects are …

Merrill Lynch Bans Clients From Bitcoin Investment Trust

One of the Bank of America’s wealth management divisions Merrill Lynch has forbidden clients to invest in Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Investment Trust. The news comes via a memo from the financial advisory firm last December which was seen by Reuters. The note was sent to around 17,000 brokers at both Merrill Lynch and their subdivision …

Proof of University Diplomas in Greece

Greek graduates may soon be able to prove their qualifications by way of a blockchain. GRNET, the national research and education network of Greece, is working on a pilot project with blockchain research and development company IOHK to verify student diplomas on Cardano, a blockchain that launched in September. The project is notable because it …