Mobile phone manufacturer HTC wants to let its smartphone customers plug into the bitcoin blockchain. Speaking on Saturday at the Magical Crypto Conference in New York, HTC’s Phil Chen revealed a new low-cost version of its blockchain phone, the EXODUS 1s, announcing that the device will be capable of acting as a full node for the bitcoin network, meaning customers will store the entire blockchain’s data on their devices. Continue reading HTC Says Its Next Smartphone Will Run a Full Bitcoin Node
The bitcoin price surged as much as 7.60-percent on Friday to establish a new 2019 peak at $5,796.93. The uptrend pushed bitcoin’s year-to-date rally to an impressive 54.08-percent. At the same time, it brought the asset’s total recovery to an astounding 82-percent and set the cryptocurrency well on its way to a fresh record high. Continue reading 3 Reasons Bitcoin Will Race Toward a New Record High at $20,000
Bitcoin’s gains may not be parabolic, but the price is moving steadily higher. With BTC currently hovering at the $5,300 level, the mood around crypto has improved tremendously. Nonetheless, the bitcoin price continues to trade 75% below its peak. Continue reading Undervalued Bitcoin Will Be a ‘Multi-Trillion Dollar Asset Class,’ Says Analyst
The world of instant payments is just around the corner, that much is certain. Soon, it will take just milliseconds, not days, to settle any kind of transaction all around the world. Cryptocurrencies have been one of the major breakthroughs in developing this capability. Continue reading The Future of Instant Payments: Which Cryptocurrency Will Take the Lead?
The Ripple (XRP) community has once again urged Microsoft’s messaging platform Skype, to integrate the currency into their network as means of micro-payment. Ripple (XRP) enthusiasts are keeping up with the request, and the Skype team promised to talk over the matter with the other teams. Continue reading Will Skype Accept Ripple (XRP) For Micro-payments?