Bitcoin flies past $2,300 for the first time as scaling agreement is reached
|05/24/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
It seems as though nothing can stop bitcoin from going higher. The cryptocurrency is up 3.5%, or $80, at $2,339 a coin. It’s gained in 26 of the past 29 sessions and has doubled in value over that time.
Wednesday’s gain comes after a bitcoin scaling agreement was reached by the Digital Currency Group, representing 56 companies in 21 countries, at the Consensus 2017 conference in New York. The agreement states:
“We agree to immediately support the following parallel upgrades to the bitcoin protocol, which will be deployed simultaneously and based on the original <a target="_blank" href="https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2017-March/013921.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer" read more >>>