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The crypto world is moving fast, and thanks to the increased mainstream attention and respect that the likes of Bitcoin and Ethereum have drawn to the industry it seems now like cryptosphere innovation is reaching a tipping point.
Think back to 12 months ago, and many of the developments in the past year might have seemed impossible. That raises the question as to what surprises the next few months hold.
Consider an ambitious scenario: in October 2018 it could be commonplace to see people of all walks of life paying in stores with crypto-powered debit cards, or using the same cards daily for online purchases as easy as they would a regular debit or credit card.
This would bring use of cryptocurrency to complete mainstream acceptance. Of course, the company that manages to crack this would put themselves at the crossroads of a massive amount of business value.