Bitcoin: Why You Need It

Photo Illustration by Omar Marques SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Most people know little about Bitcoin.It’s a brand, like the internet was in the late 1990s that created great excitement in a small fanatical audience but confusion, indifference and often hostility in the mainstream and establishment. “I don’t need email,” people said, while many would…

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Bitcoin (BTC) price climbs as China’s Xi Jinping embraces blockchain

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the audience at a luncheon at SkyCity Grand Hotel on November 21, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.Greg Bowker | Pool | Getty Images Bitcoin’s price rose sharply over the weekend, recovering from a plunge just days earlier, after Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a speech embracing blockchain technology and calling…

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