Wall Street Strategist Tom Lee Says Bitcoin Could ‘Eas… | News

Tom Lee, co-founder and Wall Street strategist at Fundstrat Global Advisors, seems confident that the market is still going through a “price discovery process”, predicting Bitcoin could “easily double” in an interview with CNBC Jan. 9. In late November 2017, Lee was similarly bullish about the leading cryptocurrency, encouraging his clients to invest, and likely …

Microsoft Removes Bitcoin as Payment Option for Micros… | News

In a blow for Bitcoin enthusiasts, Microsoft Corporation has removed the ‘Bitcoin’ payment option from its active payment instruments. The company was an early adopter, and former CEO Bill Gates had expressed his support for the cryptocurrency. Microsoft’s decision has been confirmed through publicly posted chats with customer service representatives. The main cause of the cessation appears to be …

Smart Governments Will Embrace Cryptos: Expert Blog | News

Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. The market capitalization of cryptocurrencies grew to an unprecedented …

2018 Could be Banner Year for Nvidia, Miners | News

While Bitcoin and various altcoins enjoyed a record-breaking 2017, chipmakers like Nvidia also benefited from the crypto boom. The graphics card manufacturer was the top performer on the S&P 500 in the chip manufacturer category, Overall, Nvidia’s share price saw a 100% rise in 2017 – and Goldman Sachs believes that growth will bubble continue …

Binance, Bitfinex, Bittrex Temporarily Say No to New U… | News

With the surging price of cryptocurrencies, demand has reached the point where cryptocurrency exchanges are completely swamped. This massive influx of users has led to major infrastructure concerns leading to the temporary closure of their registration portals. Throughout the last half of 2017, digital currency exchanges have posted record numbers of user signup. Binance is …

Exponential Growth: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Addin… | News

Major Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading platforms within the global market have been adding more than 100,000 users per day. Many of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase (GDAX), Binance, Bittrex, Bitstamp and Kraken have struggled in dealing with the abrupt surge in demand for cryptocurrencies. Some exchanges have overhauled their systems to improve their …