Circle Research has released a report which breaks down the data from 2018 to show trends which formed in cryptocurrency. Putting aside the current prices, the report is actually very optimistic, showing that there has been much growth in development, institutional infrastructure and dApp deployment.
Bitcoin (BTC) Holds Steady Above $3,400, But Analysts Still Believe Further Losses Could Be in Store | NewsBTC
Following Bitcoin’s recent drop into the $3,400 region, it has been able to hold support above $3,400 for an extended period of time, which may ultimately prove to be positive for Bitcoin’s price action. It is important to note that Bitcoin (BTC) has not yet been able to break above $3,500, which appears to be a relative level of resistance for the cryptocurrency.
While the journalism community is slowly starting to take note of blockchain, for many it is still a mystery. But there is more to this technology than just Bitcoin, and an increasing number of startups use blockchain to address some of the biggest problems journalists face today, like misinformation or lack of trust in the media brands.
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Journalism has been unkind and relentless place, especially for online publishers. Most publications are free to read, leading to paywalls for companies to bring in revenue to keep their businesses afloat. However, there are limits to how much the average consumer is willing to spend on their news publications, which is shown through the 1,000 jobs that were lost on HuffPost, Buzzfeed, and Gannett in this week alone.