The Bitcoin hashrate jumped nearly 5 exahash in the last 2 weeks alone. To put that gain in perspective, it took ~8.5 years for the entire network hashrate to reach 5 EH for the first time. Miners are entering at an astonishing rate. (credit https://bitcoinwisdom.com/bitcoin/difficulty)

The Bitcoin hashrate jumped nearly 5 exahash in the last 2 weeks alone. To put that gain in perspective, it took ~8.5 years for the entire network hashrate to reach 5 EH for the first time. Miners are entering at an astonishing rate. (credit https://bitcoinwisdom.com/bitcoin/difficulty) submitted by /u/MotherSuperiour
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Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet

Bitcoin ATMs Reach 3061 in Number, 1000 added since December, Installations Growing at 10 Percent a Month

Notable stats:

Average machine does 30k a month in sales at an approx 9 percent gross margin

3 million a day in total sales for all machines

90 percent of sales are cash for bitcoin

10 percent are bitcoin for cash

340 Machines added in April

Sources: https://coinatmradar.com/charts/ https://coinatmradar.com/blog/category/bitcoin-atm/statistics/ https://coinatmradar.com/blog/revenue-and-costs-of-running-a-bitcoin-atm/

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Experts Predict Bitcoin Price to Reach $25000 by 2018, $250000 by 2022

The bitcoin price crossed the $ 8,000 mark earlier this week, supported by a massive spike in buy volumes across all major cryptocurrency exchanges. Analysts explained that a sudden surge in demand from institutional investors and inflow of new capital may have triggered the surge in the bitcoin price.
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