After The Rise of its Controversial ”Digital USD” Tether Releases EURTs (news.bitcoin.com)

Tether, creator of a USDT token claimed to be backed by the U.S. dollar, has been a hot topic of conversation lately to say the least. The company has been very successful so far issuing tokens to individuals and exchanges, but many skeptics are worried the digital currency is not backed by real fiat. Skeptics aside, just recently the company has announced the issuance of a new fiat backed tether called EURT that will represent euros with ERC20 standard compatibility.
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Digital Detox, Bitcoin And Other Trends For 2018 – By Ruchir Sharma

More than one wise man has cautioned that making predictions is difficult, especially about the future. Still, it is that time of the year when I give it a shot, keeping in mind some basic principles of forecasting. For one, whenever we are most certain any trend is going to last, that is exactly when it is most …
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Five predictions for digital currencies in 2018 — including stomach-churning drops, bitcoin-related …

Analysts also expect regulators will approve a bitcoin exchange-traded fund in the second half of this year, or in early 2019. "With the regulated futures markets going live in 2017, the stage is set for ETFs to gain approval in 2018," Nolan Bauerle, director of research at CoinDesk, said in an email. "In fact …
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The Bitcoin bubble is going to burst. Let's promote viable digital currencies instead.

Unfortunately, and as I have written previously, a similar bubble seems to be building with Bitcoin. I am not saying that the price of Bitcoin won't rise; this bubble may grow a lot further before it bursts. But inevitably it will burst, because Bitcoin died as a digital currency about two years ago, when its price …
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Markets Update: Deflated Digital Asset Prices Bounce Back (news.bitcoin.com)

The price of bitcoin (BTC) has rebounded significantly since our last markets update. BTC markets reached a high of $ 16,100 across many global exchanges around 11:00 am EDT on December 26. The price spike is a big jump from yesterday’s weighted global averages of $ 13,800-14,000 per BTC on Christmas day.
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The Internet Archive: “Wow! Gift of a lifetime to the open world! Pineapple Fund just gifted $1M in bitcoin to @internetarchive. We are blown away — we’ll strive to preserve our digital world. THANK YOU #pineapplefund 2018 looking up!”

The Internet Archive: "Wow! Gift of a lifetime to the open world! Pineapple Fund just gifted $  1M in bitcoin to @internetarchive. We are blown away -- we’ll strive to preserve our digital world. THANK YOU #pineapplefund 2018 looking up!" submitted by /u/wickedplayer494
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Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet

The bitcoin frenzy right now is like dotcom bubble in 1995, digital currency hedge fund manager says

Investors should be careful of the euphoria that's propelled bitcoin into the stratosphere, says BKCM founder Brian Kelly. "If you look at the internet in 1995, that's where you are in digital currencies," warns Kelly. Kelly who calls himself a "value speculator" in digital currencies and sees greater opportunity …
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Bitcoin billionaires: Winklevoss twins' $11m bet on digital currency is now worth $1 billion

The twin brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg claiming he stole the idea for Facebook are worth more than $ 1bn after capitalising on the astonishing rise in Bitcoin. An $ 11m (£8m) bet on Bitcoin made by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss over four years ago has ballooned by almost 10,000pc after last …
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