Early cryptocurrency adopters must be overwhelmed with joy right now. The price of Bitcoin has skyrocketed past the $7,000 mark for the first time ever, hitting yet another important milestone and setting a new all-time record high. The biggest cryptocurrency by market share officially passed $7,000 minutes after 10:00 AM UTC and boasts a value of $7,340 at the time of writing, according to exchange stats obtained from e-currency ranking chart CoinGecko.   CoinMarketCap indicates this development marks a 22.95-percent increase in the value of Bitcoin in the last seven days alone. For more context, the currency’s market cap stands…

This story continues at The Next Web

Or just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

Click to here read the full article