Bitcoin Cash price tops $900

This Saturday, August 19th, the price of Bitcoin Cash exceeded $900
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This Saturday, August 19th, the price of the cryptocurrency formed as a result of the Bitcoin hard fork has grown rapidly, exceeding the $900 mark.

Bitcoin Cash charts on coinmarketcap.com Bitcoin Cash charts on coinmarketcap.com

The data provided by coinmarketcap.com shows that Bitcoin Cash surge began on Saturday, and the cryptocurrency price reached $972. Bitcoin Cash Market capitalization was about $16 billion, thereby reaching the third place in the total list and ousprining Ripple.

Since being created in a fork of the Bitcoin blockchain on August 1st, prices had been for the greater part steady around $300. However, a breakout on August 17th saw enthusiastic trading – at South Korea exchanges, in particular – that took the digital asset to its previously unseen heights, CoinDesk reports. 

In the hours since, Bitcoin Cash prices have dropped somewhat and, at the time of writing, Bitcoin Cash price is $658.79.

 

Genesis Conference to be Held in London

Genesis Conference will cover research and development, regulation, economics and applications issues, taking place in London on February 22
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Genesis London Conference will take place on February 22, tackling the most pertinent issues in blockchain space: research and development, regulation, economics and applications.

Genesis London is a platform for researchers, developers and generally anyone interested in blockchain, and its priority is to share knowledge, facilitate productive discourse and filter out the hype.

Location: The CityPoint building, 1 Ropemaker St, London, EC2, UK
Date and time: 9:30AM - 8PM, February 22, 2018

The agenda of the conference includes Privacy and Confidentiality Techniques for Blockchains; Permissioned Business Blockchain Applications and Use-cases; Scalable, Transparent and Post-quantum Secure Computational Integrity, with Applications to Cryptocurrencies; A Rational Protocol Design Treatment of Bitcoin, and more.

The headline speakers include Patrick de Laive, co-founder of TNW; Margarita Khartanovich, head of insight at Binary District; Jack Gavigan, chief operating officer at ZCash; Jeremy Kahn, technology writer for Bloomberg, and many more.