Now is the time when people typically start assessing what the year ahead is likely to bring for various topics and industries. Bitcoin is no different. Investors and enthusiasts will likely notice several trends becoming prominent. Here are four of them.
1. Bitcoin-Compatible ATMs Become Widely Available
Reports indicate 2019 will be the year that Bitcoin ATMs take off in cities across the United States. Chicago recently got 30 new machines, bringing the city’s total to nearly 100, with Philadelphia having approximately the same amount.
Those ATMs are solely for dispensing bitcoin, but there are traditional ATMs in New York that give this currency to users. Interested persons create accounts with LibertyX, a bitcoin payment provider. After passing the approval process, they can purchase up to $3,000 worth of bitcoin per day…