30 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Could Impact Credit Unions, Report SaysCredit unions may one day find some of their core functions replicated by bitcoin, a new report suggests. What Happens Next With the Bitcoin Foundation?Bruce Fenton, Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, presented to the wider public the slides and information that he was presenting at Inside Bitcoins […]

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29 April 2015

Headlines Coinbase Across The Pond: Bitcoin Exchange Opens In UKCoinbase, a leading Bitcoin payment processor and the first licensed Bitcoin exchange in the US, opened an exchange and online bitcoin wallet service in the UK on Tuesday. Coinbase enters one of the financial capitals of the world in the UK as the San Francisco-based company […]

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28 April 2015

Headlines Richard Branson to Host Bitcoin Summit on Private IslandBillionaire Richard Branson is set to bring “the world’s greatest minds in cryptocurrency” together to discuss bitcoin on his personal private island. Bitcoin Marketplace Purse Unveils ‘Instant’ Amazon ShoppingPurse has announced ‘Instant’, a new product that aims to broaden the appeal of its existing Amazon-based e-commerce […]

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27 April 2015

Headlines Digital Artwork Becomes Tradeable & Scarce On The Bitcoin Block ChainEntrepreneur and artist Stephan Vogler wants to change the art world, and he is using Bitcoin to do just that in what’s considered by many to be the epicenter of contemporary art, Berlin, Germany. Vogler’s novel block chain technology inspired license seeks to change […]

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26 April 2015

Headlines (Audio) OneBit App to Revolutionize the Bitcoin Market: Interview with OneBit CEO Toby HoenischOneBit is an app for smartphones which promises to revolutionize the Bitcoin market in the near future. As previously reported here, the app will allow its users to use their Bitcoin anywhere that Mastercard PayPass is accepted. PayPass is the NFC […]

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25 April 2015

Headlines First Western Australian Bitcoin Exchange DWVx Partners with Westpac BankWestern Australia is an under-served area as far as Bitcoin exchanges go. West Australia alone is as large as Western Europe, a region that encompasses nine countries. Despite the Internet’s tendency to shrink the planet, Bitcoin is a store of value, which entails risks all […]

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24 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Moving Sideways To Go UpBitcoin price is engaged in base-building for the next wave of advance. The marke traded price down to our target at $230 in a corrective ABC wave from Wednesday’s high. The next wave up should see price targeting $250 and higher. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with […]

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23 April 2015

Headlines Lamassu Plans Added Cost for Bitcoin ATM OperatorsBitcoin ATM maker Lamassu is set to begin charging operators for technical support after a period of what it called “belt tightening”. Barclays Data Officer Praises Blockchain Tech at SWIFT ForumBlockchain technology is potentially “transformative”, according to Usama Fayyad, chief data officer at Barclays. Spanish Bitcoin Community […]

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22 April 2015

Headlines Trustee Opens Formal Claims Process for Mt Gox CustomersAn online claims process is now live for former Mt Gox customers to formally state their losses, with the possibility of receiving payouts in bitcoin. Lawsky: BitLicense Will Be Finalized By End of MayNew York’s finalized BitLicense regulation is expected to be released by the end […]

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21 April 2015

Headlines Living Room of Satoshi Wins Best New Startup in AustraliaLiving Room of Satoshi, the intermediary that enables folks to pay their bills with Bitcoin, has been recognized by the wider business company for its innovation. In some ways to TechCrunch’s Disrupt awards, the event is meant to highlight regional businesses who have pioneered new […]

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20 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price: Jonah And The Whale BattleBitcoin price action has not made any significant change since the last analysis update. A review of the largest significant timeframe used for analysis reveals that a battle is raging at current levels in the charts. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read […]

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19 April 2015

Headlines Most Mt Gox Bitcoins Were Gone by May 2013, Report ClaimsMt Gox operated a fractional reserve system since 2011, and had lost most of its bitcoins by mid-2013, according to a newly-released report. Bitcoin Price Making Bullish MovesBitcoin price has spent several weeks near a chart support floor without making progress to the downside. […]

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18 April 2015

Headlines Singapore’s Interpol Creating Digital Currencies to Fight CrimeIn a world where we are all going digital more and more every day, for shopping, entertainment, and now finance with Bitcoin, the law is looking to combat new digital criminals every day. Just like with the Internet over twenty years ago, criminals usually get the jump […]

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17 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin in the Headlines: Child Porn and Price DisregardedThis week, bitcoin was once again associated with nefarious transactions, though this may have interestingly deflected more usual criticisms. DevCore London – What Was it Like?Now, I am not a techy, but probably can be considered tech savvy. But I attended the DevCore London and took […]

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16 April 2015

Headlines Alex Winter Talks Bitcoin, Drugs and His New Film ‘Deep Web’CoinDesk managing editor Emily Spaven interviews director Alex Winter ahead of the release of his new documentary film Deep Web. NYDFS Expects Final BitLicense ‘Very Soon’Two weeks after closing a final round of comment, the NYDFS suggests it’s moving forward to release the final […]

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15 April 2015

Headlines Digital Currency Council Joins 500 Startups AcceleratorThe Digital Currency Council (DCC) has announced that it will join California-based 500 Startups’ accelerating programme. Evan Duffield of Dash (Darkcoin): Dash will position itself as a direct competitor to BitcoinSince early in 2013, Darkcoin has been a permanent fixture in the daily digital currency news. From Darkcoin’s […]

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14 April 2015

Headlines Jed McCaleb Talks Stellar’s New Protocol for ConsensusIn a new interview, Stellar founder Jed McCaleb discusses the project’s new consensus protocol and its plans for the developing world. Bitcoin Marketplace Brawker to Shut DownBitcoin marketplace Brawker has announced that it will shut down citing competition and the increasing workload as the reasons behind the […]

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13 April 2015

Headlines Banks Handcuff Bitcoin Businesses in Opening Bank AccountsOpening a Bitcoin business is not an easy endeavor. You have to know how Bitcoin works, have a way of getting paid in bitcoin, and have a way of paying taxes for your bitcoin transactions. You have to find bitcoin consumers of your goods and services, which […]

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12 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Range Tapering Above SupportUneventful Bitcoin price action was livened up, today, by a spiking low to just above support. Price quickly returned to the vicinity of its 15-min 200MA and has been zigzagging in a slight upward trajectory ever since. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read […]

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11 April 2015

Headlines BTCGAW Threatened to Send Child Porn & Stolen Credit CardsBitcoin-purchasing BTCGAW Inc., not to be confused with GAW Miners (which is facing a $346,000+ lawsuit), has recently gone on an all-out media blitz. They advertise, “BTCGaw is Paying 11% more for bitcoins than Blockchain official rate”, in a manner very consistent with previous scams. […]

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10 April 2015

Headlines JPMorgan CEO: We Can Learn From Technologies Like BitcoinJamie Dimon, chairman and president of JP Morgan Chase, says his bank can learn from disruptive payment systems like bitcoin. National Security Says White House Hacked by Russian HackersAccording to CNN, the White House’s cyber security was recently compromised by Russian hackers. In particular, reports indicate […]

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9 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Traders Gathering Steam at xbt.social Discussing the Bitcoin PriceXBT Social, an exclusive bitcoin community, offers novice, intermediate and experienced bitcoin traders the opportunity to develop their analytical toolset and trading practice in a collaborative analysis and trading environment. The Manifesto of xbt.social, detailed trading information, instructions on how to use the platform, recommendations, […]

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8 April 2015

Headlines A CCN Exclusive – Andreas Antonopoulos: The Interview“I’m fully booked tomorrow, but I have time to do it now.” Andreas Antonopoulos is always on the move. He gets so many tweets that most end up ignored. Between his educational speaking engagements all over the globe, to his updates on his popular book on Bitcoin, […]

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7 April 2015

Headlines Style is King in BitFlyer Block Explorer ReleaseBitFlyer has released a new block explorer it hopes will compete with Blockchain in Japan and abroad. Rand Paul Accepts Bitcoin for Presidential CampaignKentucky Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul is now accepting campaign donations in bitcoin. Bitcoin Firm Coinapult Restores Services Following HackBitcoin storage provider and […]

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6 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Exchange Buttercoin ClosingPalo Alto, California-based Bitcoin exchange Buttercoin has announced it will be closing on April 10th. In the “Goodbye” announcement posted to their website a roughly a week in advance, they mentioned that they remained solvent and secure, but that they had failed to secure continued venture capitalist funding of the service. […]

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5 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Value In The DoldrumsMarket trade has pulled the Bitcoin value (price) to a marginal, but not a new, low. Divergence may force another wave higher on the next low – or sooner. The situation is grim: price waves have little range and, therefore, do not allow profitable trade. Additionally, there is market indecision […]

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4 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Alternative LEOCoin Linked to Suspected Pyramid SchemeThe founders of bitcoin alternative LEOCoin have been previously linked to a suspected pyramid scheme, raising questions about their latest venture. Despite Denial, Uber Users Complaining of Hacked AccountsAbout a week ago, Motherboard reported that Uber accounts were being sold en masse on Dark Net Markets for […]

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3 April 2015

Headlines Buttonwood SF Founder Petitions California’s Proposed Bitcoin BillThe founder of Buttonwood SF has started an online petition to request the withdrawal of its Bitlicense. Why Heartland Payments is ‘Crawling’ Toward Bitcoin IntegrationHeartland Payments director Joe Wysocki discusses his firm’s first foray into the bitcoin industry through a partnership with BitPay. Will Bitcoin Value Hold […]

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2 April 2015

Headlines $1 Million Legal Fight Ensnares Ripple, Bitstamp and Jed McCalebBitstamp has initiated legal action over more than 1 million dollars in disputed funds related to the sale of nearly 100M XRP last month. Bitcoin API Startup Gem Raises Funding Total to $3.3 MillionCalifornian bitcoin API developer Gem has announced an additional $1.3m in funding, […]

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1 April 2015

Headlines Factom Raises $140k in First Day of ‘Software Sale’Factom has raised 579 BTC, or roughly $140,000, through the first day of its software sale. UK Man Creates Fake Website to Initiate Jail ReleaseNeil Moore, who was held at the UK’s Wandsworth Prison for defrauding large organizations in excess of £1.8 million, recently made use […]

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