30 April 2015

Headlines Hedgy Raises $1.2 Million for Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin DerivativesBitcoin derivatives startup Hedgy has raised $1.2m in new seed funding from a group of investors that includes VC Tim Draper. CEX.IO Opens Bitcoin Exchange to US MarketBitcoin exchange CEX.IO has expanded its operations to the US enabling customers in 23 states to deposit and withdraw […]

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29 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Holding Steady Below Long-Term SupportBitcoin price is maintaining the same level trajectory it held at the time of yesterday’s analysis. The market has entered a consolidative phase, and there are two potential paths for price: one is up, and the other is, well… CoinCompetition invited participants in the upcoming trading competition to […]

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28 April 2015

Headlines Coinbase Launches Bitcoin Exchange in the UKBitcoin wallet, exchange and merchant services provider Coinbase has launched in the UK. Cryptsy Needs to Get Away From Paycoin – Now“The poor and the needy are selfish and greedy.” -The Smiths Oh Cryptsy, you’ve done it again. This time it’s not losing customer deposits for months, robbing […]

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27 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Not Trading LowerA small energetic bitcoin price wave has developed to the upside in today’s chart. It initially appeared to be an upward correction prior to the next wave down, however, its angle of ascent is more characteristic of advance. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read […]

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26 April 2015

Headlines Liberland Calling for (Bitcoin) DonationsThe Free Republic of Liberland, which will be developing its own cryptocurrency and is currently using Bitcoin as its national currency, has put out a call for donations to help fund its operations. Running a country is an expensive endeavor. To Live and Let Live The country whose motto is […]

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25 April 2015

Headlines Cash Bans Grow as Central Bankers Plan Centralized Future: Bitcoin to the Rescue?Paper currency, or cash, is a fairly recent man-made, really a bank made, concept. As I’ve covered previously, paper money is a convenience of a modern society, but many things have acted as money throughout history. Throughout most of history, outright bartering […]

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24 April 2015

Headlines Blocked Bitcoin Websites Fight Government Censorship in Russian CourtBitcoin websites blacklisted by the Russian government fought to overturn a decision to restrict their domains before a judge today. Bitcoin in the Headlines: Pundits Ignite Battle of the SexesBitcoin continued to take a beating in the press this week, facing attacks for its perceived male-dominated […]

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23 April 2015

Headlines World’s Largest Bitcoin Survey: Over 12k People Talk BitcoinOver the last couple of years, there have been many surveys done about what Bitcoin is and what people think of Bitcoin. The Digital Currency Council (DCC) and Coin Report have done surveys to get consumer opinion on its progress. As Bitcoin has grown, so have […]

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22 April 2015

Headlines OKCoin Superwallet Outlines New Blueprint for Bitcoin IndustryChinese bitcoin services provider OKCoin has announced the launch of an ambitious new consumer wallet it dubs the ‘Superwallet’. Gavin Andresen: We Have a Bitcoin Soft Fork Going On – ETA of Increased Block Size “6 Months to a Year”I saw Gavin Andresen throughout the day, mostly […]

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21 April 2015

Headlines Retailer Marc Jacobs Names Bitcoin Website in Trademark LawsuitRetail store operator Marc Jacobs has named a website called BitcoinFashion.net in a lawsuit over the unauthorized use of its trademarks. US Police Officer Charged with Receiving Stolen Bitcoin MinersA New Jersey police officer has been arrested and charged with receiving stolen property after allegedly selling […]

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20 April 2015

Headlines Competition Heats Up at Bitcoin Job FairMore than 20 startups including 21 Inc, BitPay and ChangeTip vied for job seeker attention at the second annual Bitcoin Job Fair this weekend. Bitcoin Price: Jonah And The Whale BattleBitcoin price action has not made any significant change since the last analysis update. A review of the […]

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19 April 2015

Headlines Will Latest Bans on Cash and Capital Controls Grow Bitcoin?The groomed, nurtured and thoroughly manufactured “War on terror” is just about ready to claim another casualty if you live in modern Westernized society. It used to be just a tool of oppression in the U.S., but now statists around the world are using “terrorism” […]

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18 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Giving No Clues Prior To Launch Of CoinCompetitionBitcoin price continued sideways, today, without making a new high or low. If the market can consolidate and generate pressure for a breakout, we could get a position entry long or short, but in its current meandering state it is difficult to take a position […]

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17 April 2015

Headlines Simplicity is Bitcoin Investment App Lawnmower’s Strength and WeaknessBitcoin’s take on the investment app Acorns, Lawnmower rounds bank purchases up to the nearest dollar and invests the change in bitcoin. DevCore London – What Was it Like?Now, I am not a techy, but probably can be considered tech savvy. But I attended the DevCore […]

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16 April 2015

Headlines 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 BitLicense “very soon”. London Looks to become Future Global Financial Hub for BitcoinGreat Britain made an epic mistake about 150 years ago. When the United Kingdom, not Germany, not the […]

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15 April 2015

Headlines Former White House Advisor to Head MIT Digital Currency InitiativeMIT Media Lab has announced the launch of Digital Currency Initiative, a three-pronged program aimed at increasing awareness of the technology. Bitcoin Moves From Commodity To Payment CurrencyBitcoin is becoming an actual currency for everyday use among consumers more than a traded commodity, according to […]

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14 April 2015

Headlines Dorchester Collection Launches Bitcoin-Friendly Web StoreThe owners of some of the most famous luxury hotels in the world, Dorchester Collection, have announced a new online store which will allow people to buy gifts and gift cards at all ten of its global locations using Bitcoin. Dorchester Collection was created in 1996 and is named […]

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13 April 2015

Headlines Major Conference in Asia To Hear Different Views On Bitcoin’s FutureBilled as “The Future of Payments, Innovation, Disruption, Collaboration,” Cards and Payments, Asia 2015 will give payment professionals a chance to hear different perspectives on bitcoin and digital currency. The show, April 22 and 23 at the Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore, aims to help payment […]

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12 April 2015

Headlines How Bitrated Wants to Put the Trust Back in BitcoinFounded in 2013 by software developer Nadav Ivgi, Bitrated is a trust platform that provides fraud prevention mechanisms for bitcoin. Phone Companies Should Consider Bitcoin for the “Unbanked”First, a little background. The Google Play and the Apple App stores were launched a few months apart […]

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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 Secretive Startup 21 to Sponsor Silicon Valley Bitcoin Job Fair21 Inc has announced it will be the lead sponsor for the upcoming Bitcoin Job Fair due to take place in Sunnyvale, California. Rimbit Altcoin – Another Bitcoin Copy Paste. Scam?Rimbit markets itself as the Next Generation in Digital Currency. It tries to sell itself as […]

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9 April 2015

Headlines Overstock.com’s Judd Bagley Sees Great Future For BitcoinJudd Bagley, director of communications at Overstock.com, didn’t take long to become a bitcoin enthusiast after the online retailer became one of the first major U.S. companies to let customers pay with bitcoin. Speaking to Sarah Martin, vice president of Digital Currency Council, Bagley discussed his experience […]

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8 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Foundation to be Split in HalfFollowing the issues raised over the weekend by one of the new Directors of the Bitcoin Foundation, Olivier Janssens. The Bitcoin Foundation, through Patrick Murck (Executive Director), has released their strategic proposal that was presented to the board earlier this year ( an assumption is that it was […]

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7 April 2015

Headlines Rand Paul Accepts Bitcoin for Presidential CampaignKentucky Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul is now accepting campaign donations in bitcoin. Minnesota Family Discovers Compromised NannycamAs technology advances, so does criminality. The “Peeping Tom” of old can now go about his nefarious activities from the comfort of his home – halfway around the world. Thanks […]

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6 April 2015

Headlines Wall Street Bank BNY Mellon Experimenting With Bitcoin RewardsDevelopers for Bank of New York Mellon Corp have been experimenting with bitcoin for use in a newly created bank program. Bitcoin Price Holding But May SlipBitcoin price has held above a significant support level all day, but keeps retesting it as if not sure about […]

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5 April 2015

Headlines Board Member Olivier Janssens Leaks Damning Facts About the Bitcoin FoundationOlivier Janssens, who was elected to the Bitcoin Foundation Board of Directors last month, made a very interesting post to Reddit early this morning. Saying that he felt it was his duty to divulge certain facts about the organization, he detailed his experience working […]

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4 April 2015

Headlines BitLanders Awards Bitcoin Prizes at NY 2015 Open JudoBitLanders was again a proud sponsor of the 2015 New York Open Judo Team Championships hosted in New York this March 29th (2015) at the New York Athletic Club. The event was attended by a strong crowd of over 1,000 spectators. Notable MMA individuals witnessed, such […]

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3 April 2015

Headlines Federal Agents Arrest Bitcoin Gun Buyer in Sting OperationA man in Boston has been charged and arrested after attempting to buy a $2,500 firearm from a dark net website using bitcoin. YouTube Bug Let Security Researcher Delete Anyone’s VideosGoogle just fixed a critical security vulnerability in YouTube that would have allowed a malicious user […]

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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. Overstock Invests In PeerNova; $19 million Raised For Blockchain-Based ApplicationsOverstock.com, the online retailer, has invested in PeerNova, Inc., an innovator of […]

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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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