Putin officially stated that Russia will issue its own "CryptoRuble."
Experts expect Bitcoin to go as high as $6,000 by the end of the year, and over $10,000 by the first half of 2018.
"Blockchain has the potential to become a transformative technology of our lifetime."
The cryptocurrency has soared past $5,300 for the first time ever.
Genetic data had a market value of approximately $5.9 billion in 2010.
"Modern technology in the banking sphere certainly opens up new opportunities for organisations and citizens."
The next Internet? Blockchain is even bigger than that. Futurism interviewed top experts around the world to explain it.
Mike Novogratz says blockchain will "change the way we live."
"Bitcoin's price bubble will burst under government pressure."
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