Bitcoin Surpasses $ 9 Bln Market Capitalization, Its Price and Acceptance Surging

Bitcoin Surpasses $ 9 Bln Market Capitalization, Its Price and Acceptance Surging

Bitcoin’s market capitalization has swiftly surged past the $ 8 bln dollar mark, and even momentarily broke the the $ 9 bln mark. However, it is still a good while off its historical highest point of 13.8 billion dollars of November 2013. 9 billion dollar market capitalization. On Saturday, June 4th 2016, Bitcoin surpassed the 9 billion dollar market capitalization mark for the first time since February 2014. Although this was only a temporary change, it is testament to the rising acceptance of the cryptocurrency and its associated rising price. However, as Reddit user, /u/chuckymcgee,....

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Bitcoin is an exciting new technology. For our Foundation work we are doing digital currency to help the poor get banking services. We don't use Bitcoin specifically for two reasons. One is that the poor shouldn't have a currency whose value goes up and down a lot compared to their local currency. Second is that if a mistake is made in who you pay then you need to be able to reverse it so anonymity wouldn't work.

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft