As of the 13th of August, Bitcoin has officially surged through the $4,000 mark – a sign of strength for the cryptocurrency in the wake of its recent fork.
Bitcoin has undergone a user-activated soft-fork and split into two different variants, with a new strain – Bitcoin Cash – hitting a $7 billion market cap.
A new report has illustrated that the South African Reserve Bank intends to trial new cryptocurrency regulations in a sandbox business.
The total cryptocurrency market cap is nearing a 50% decline from its all time high – revealing a decline of 46.9% in just 30 days.
Over $13 billion USD has been wiped off cryptocurrency market cap as Bitcoin faces a volatile present and an uncertain future.
Bitcoin has successfully regained its market dominance – climbing to over 40% – in the wake of Ethereum’s recent flash crash.
Coinbase has made the surprising move to reimburse losses incurred by traders during the Ethereum flash crash, which saw the price of ETH drop to $0.10 USD.
Litecoin has succeeded in surging past the $50 USD mark – a 1000% increase in the past 90 days – as Bitstamp has announced trading for the cryptocurrency.
The United Nations World Food Programme has begun using the Ethereum Blockchain to quickly distribute aid in the form of vouchers to refugees in Syria.
Ethereum has briefly overtaken Bitcoin in Google Search term popularity as the cryptocurrency continues to show enormous growth.