11 Aug '17, 2pm

Bitcoin flies past $3,500 for the first time

Bitcoin flies past $3,500 for the first time

Bitcoin 's upward march into record territory continued Friday as the cryptocurrency blew past $3,500. It's trading up 3.9% at $3,566 a coin. The cryptocurrency has been on a tear this week, gaining 24%, as investors appear more sure about its future following years of uncertainty over how its technological underpinnings should be configured. On Tuesday, bitcoin's blockchain network began its adoption of a new software update called Segregated Witness, or SegWit. "SegWit is a clever solution that essentially increases transaction capacity," according to Aaron Lasher, the chief marketing officer of Breadwallet, a bitcoin technology company. The software was devised years ago as a solution to the cryptocurrency's scaling problem, which divided bitcoin power brokers for years and led to a split on August 1 . Investors were virtually unfazed by the split, which resulted in the...

Full article: http://www.businessinsider.com/bitcoin-price-surpasses-35...

Tweets

Bitcoin Tops $3,500, Commentators Forecast Paus...

cointelegraph.com 11 Aug '17, 10am

Bitcoin is firmly settling around $3,500 Friday as momentum builds to keep the virtual currency above the highly significa...

Bitcoin surged to fresh record

bloomberg.com 11 Aug '17, 5pm

Whether you’re a fan of Friedrich Nietzsche or Kelly Clarkson , the often cited adage that “what doesn’t kill you makes yo...

Bitcoin hits a record high near $3,500

businessinsider.de 08 Aug '17, 11am

Attendants pose with a bitcoin sign during the opening of Hong Kong's first bitcoin retail store. Reuters/Bobby Yip Bitcoi...

$3,500: Bitcoin Price Sets Another New All-Time...

coindesk.com 08 Aug '17, 11am

The price of bitcoin continues to climb to new highs, reaching an average of $3,525 across global exchanges today, accordi...

Bitcoin surges to fresh record above $3,500, be...

cnbc.com 11 Aug '17, 4pm

Bitcoin's gains followed an uneventful split last week into bitcoin and bitcoin cash, an upgrade proposal supported by a m...

Bitcoin price breaks $4000. Here's why - Quartz

Bitcoin price breaks $4000. Here's why - Quartz

QZ.com 13 Aug '17, 12pm

Bitcoin’s skyrocketing price is showing no signs of slowing. It’s currently trading for over $4,100 a coin, having broken ...

The Bitcoin Price Just Inched Up to Set Another...

coindesk.com 11 Aug '17, 1pm

The average price of bitcoin across global exchanges today reached $3,550 on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index, setting yet...

Bitcoin Surpasses $4,000, Reaches Another Miles...

forbes.com 12 Aug '17, 6pm

Quote of the Day Growth is the result of a job well done. Carlos Tavares, CEO of Groupe PSA

Bitcoin Surpasses $4,000, Reaches Another Miles...

forbes.com 12 Aug '17, 8pm

Quote of the Day Growth is the result of a job well done. Carlos Tavares, CEO of Groupe PSA

Investors are taking a Bitcoin breather

Investors are taking a Bitcoin breather

businessinsider.de 15 Aug '17, 7am

LONDON — The price of bitcoin is dipping on Tuesday morning, after big gains over the last few days. Bitcoin is down 1.28%...

#bitcoin

#bitcoin

bitcoinist.com 13 Aug '17, 2am

The new Goldman Sachs Q&A marks the continuing trend of major investment and financial houses beginning to accept cryptocu...

'Bring on the Forks': Bitcoin Traders See Impro...

coindesk.com 09 Aug '17, 8pm

It's safe to say uncertainty cast a pall over the cryptocurrency markets last week when on August 1, a group of developers...