The Evolution of Customer Reward Systems in the Cryptocurrency Era

<Note: This is an independently written post by Dentacoin.> Loyalty programs in retail have been around for decades. Different types of loyalty and reward programs have been introduced by both physical and online companies. These programs are primarily aimed at improving the overall customer retention rate by providing customers a way to earn discounts, rewards and “points” that can later be spent at the retailer … Continue reading The Evolution of Customer Reward Systems in the Cryptocurrency Era

Bitcoin Price Skedaddles On News Twitter Might Ban Crypto Ads

Traders swung between the optimism and gloom over bitcoin’s future prospects as cryptocurrency markets crashed below $300 billion before recovering this morning. The price of a single bitcoin, which had been on a steady decline since the middle of last week, wobbled to $7,370 Sunday morning. At 15:05 UTC, it had recovered to $8,635. The top 10 most-valuable cryptocurrencies mirrored bitcoin’s price trajectory. After a … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Skedaddles On News Twitter Might Ban Crypto Ads

Bitcoin Price Holds Steady, May Fall Further

Cryptocurrency markets continued their free fall for most of yesterday, dropping to as low as $318.1 billion at 21.57 UTC before recovering this morning. At 15:22 UTC today, they were worth $336.1 billion. The price of a single bitcoin rose slightly from 24 hours ago. At 15:47 UTC, the cryptocurrency was changing hands at $8465.42, an increase of 2.52% from the same time yesterday. It … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Holds Steady, May Fall Further

Prices For Bitcoin And The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Are All In The Red For This Year

It took some time but it finally happened. The top 10 cryptocurrencies have all shed their gains from last year. Cardano, which rallied towards the end of last year, is the biggest loser, having lost 73% of its value since the start of this year. With losses of 70.3% and 63.6% each, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash are not far behind. NEO held out against market … Continue reading Prices For Bitcoin And The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Are All In The Red For This Year

Playboy Announces Cryptocurrency Wallet For Its Adult Network Empire

Prominent developer of adult content, Playboy Enterprises Inc. is planning to add a cryptocurrency wallet for users on its network of adult websites. According to a press release issued by the company this morning, the wallet will accept multiple cryptocurrency tokens. In the release, the Los Angeles, Calif.-based company called out the Vice Industry Token (VIT) for use within its ecosystem of websites. Reena Patel, … Continue reading Playboy Announces Cryptocurrency Wallet For Its Adult Network Empire

Analyzing Monthly Returns For Cryptocurrency Prices In 2017

Yesterday I wrote a post about San Francisco-based investment firm Bitwise Asset Management’s first research report about cryptocurrencies for Investopedia. The report, which is a case for diversification of holdings within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, tracked monthly returns for the top 10 cryptocurrency holdings in their HOLD10 index in the last year. Given the tumultuous volatility of cryptocurrency markets, it is not surprising that there was … Continue reading Analyzing Monthly Returns For Cryptocurrency Prices In 2017

Bitcoin Price Falls After Google Bans Advertising Related To Crypto Products

Cryptocurrency markets continued to slide as a mix of negative assessments and news about bans and regulatory crackdowns continued to bear down on them. At 16:06 UTC, the price of a single bitcoin was $8,711.30, down 4.8% in the last 24 hours. The biggest news to emerge in the last 24 hours is that of Google banning advertising related to cryptocurrency. The online advertising juggernaut’s … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Falls After Google Bans Advertising Related To Crypto Products

Bitcoin Price Crashes By 7% In Less Than An Hour As Rumors Of Binance Hack Swirl Crypto Markets

There is never a dull moment in cryptocurrency markets. Earlier this morning, bitcoin’s price was conducting an orderly retreat from its highs recently. While the decline was surprising, it was not entirely unexpected considering the inherent volatility of digital coin price movements. At 17:00 UTC, however, bitcoin’s price was $10,014.39, down 6.49% from 24 hours ago. More importantly, the original cryptocurrency had shed approximately 8% … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Crashes By 7% In Less Than An Hour As Rumors Of Binance Hack Swirl Crypto Markets

Bitcoin Price Reverses Course Amid Pessimistic Price Predictions

Yesterday bitcoin’s price touched a high of $11,650.46 and seemed poised to touch $12,000. Today it has reversed course as a bunch of East Coast economists came out against it. At 13:35 UTC, the price of a single bitcoin was $10,901.48, a drop of 4.68% from its price 24 hours ago. Among the top 10 most-traded cryptocurrencies, Monero continued its upward trajectory. The privacy-focused coin … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Reverses Course Amid Pessimistic Price Predictions

A Revival In Bitcoin Price And A Reversal For NEO

Bitcoin’s price is undergoing a revival of sorts. After spending most of February sliding downwards, the original cryptocurrency is already up by 11% since the beginning of March. At 15:10 UTC, it was changing hands at $11,450.73, unchanged from its price 24 hours ago. As has mostly been the case, the reasons for a rise in its prices are unclear. Bill Gates criticized bitcoin last … Continue reading A Revival In Bitcoin Price And A Reversal For NEO

The Three Things That Bitcoin Price Might Be Correlated To

Over the last six months, I’ve been writing a daily post about the price of bitcoin. The cryptocurrency’s wild price swings have an operatic intensity and they skyrocket and crash in dramatic fashion. Here’s a chart showing its price rise in the last one year. Volatility is always an opportunity to make money through arbitrage and price prediction. In bitcoin’s case, however, that is difficult. … Continue reading The Three Things That Bitcoin Price Might Be Correlated To