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. Hollywood Studio Lionsgate Films in Talks to Accept BitcoinLionsgate Films, the production studio behind titles such as The Hunger Games and The Day After Tomorrow, has partnered with GoCoin. Remove […]

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29 April 2015

Headlines Buy Orders in the Millions for Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC)GBTC is the listed stock for the Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT) that many people in and outside the bitcoin sector have been eagerly waiting for. The other day it was brought to the attention of r/bitcoin that bids for GBTC shares are starting to get […]

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28 April 2015

Headlines BETwitter: Provably Unfair Bitcoin Gambling?CCN received a tip about a gambling site that may be falsely advertising its abilities and wrongfully netting bitcoin in the process. The subject of the complaint was a site called BETwitter, which is unique in its space. The game allows users to bet on the odds of various words […]

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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 Robocoin Rolls Out Romit Global Bitcoin Remittance ServiceRobocoin, a pioneer in bitcoin ATMs, has announced the rollout of Romit, which it bills as the cheapest and fastest money-transfer service in the world. The new cash remittance application leverages the bitcoin block chain. Any web-enabled kiosk, ATM or cashier can offer Romit KYC (know your […]

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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 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 user base and lack of merchant acceptance. When California Attacks: State Builds Anti-Bitcoin RegulationsThere are many ways for an establishment in corporate industry to prevent new market competitors. […]

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23 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Going Lower To Go HigherOngoing Bitcoin price correction after an advancing wave from $220 to $240. The 15-minute chart’s 200MA will soon arrive in the area of price action and catalyze the next price wave. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not […]

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22 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin and Blockchain Up for Debate at FutureMoney ConferenceBitcoin’s consumer appeal and the technical promise of distributed ledgers were hotly debated topics during yesterday’s FutureMoney event. 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’. Lawsky: BitLicense […]

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21 April 2015

Headlines Has a Stanford Professor Developed a Faster, Securer Bitcoin?Stanford “Professor” David Mazières believes he has developed a faster, more flexible, and more secure alternative (altcoin) to Bitcoin, and he released the design for his new protocol in a white paper last week. Bitcoin’s distributed network – thousands of computers connected over the Internet – is […]

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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. Interpol Creates Digital Currency to Study Crypto CrimeInterpol’s cybercrime research facility, the Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), has created its own digital currency in […]

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19 April 2015

Headlines 21 Chairman Hints at Stealth Startup’s Larger Mission21 CEO and Andreessen Horowitz partner Balaji Srinivasan hinted at his secretive company’s larger mission at the second annual Bitcoin Job Fair. Bitcoin Price Making Bullish MovesBitcoin price has spent several weeks near a chart support floor without making progress to the downside. Over the weekend, a […]

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18 April 2015

Headlines Welcome to Liberland: Where Bitcoin is the National CurrencyImagine a world where the currency is not made more and more worthless every day by a private company and a government out of control. Imagine a place where private ownership is respected, above all else, by citizens as well as by the government itself. Imagine […]

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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 Vote Bitcoin Friendly Pirate Party In Sunday’s 2015 Finland Parliamentary ElectionIf you’re a citizen of Finland, this weekend presents you a chance to vote in favor of the Pirate Party of Finland (Piraattipuolue) in the Finnish Parliament election, which occurs on Sunday.  The party is a member of Pirate Parties International, and has long […]

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15 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price At The Cliff’s EdgeWhile the sideways consolidation rattles on, the Bitcoin price chart is starting to display the daily pattern of consolidate-then-drop that characterized December / January trade. Negative social mood abounds, and with it, the appetite for selling increases. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read […]

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14 April 2015

Headlines Can Ripple Labs Track You?The short answer is, if you use the Ripple protocol for any purpose, not only can Ripple track you, but they see it as a feature, not a bug. In comments made to the California Assembly last month, Karen Gifford and Chris Larson of Ripple Labs, in essence, threw the […]

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13 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Slams LowerFull moving average contraction is evident at the 15-minute timeframe. In the 1-hour chart we waited for the moving averages to join the eastward path of price, but Bitcoin price began to curve away from price to the downside. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read […]

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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 Bitcoin Trading Struggling To Engage “Dive”Bitcoin Trading is holding price above a descending Fib line. Decline seems imminent but is always being delayed. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 discount using the code CCN29. Bitcoin […]

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10 April 2015

Headlines 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 that the hack originated from the same provenance that had previously compromised the State Department. Samsung Researching Bitcoin For Future UsesSamsung, the largest South Korean conglomerate, is not scared […]

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9 April 2015

Headlines Bitreserve Taps Former Nike Exec to Help ‘Democratize Money’Bitreserve has named former Nike CIO Anthony Watson as its new president and chief operating officer. 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 […]

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8 April 2015

Headlines TrueCrypt Passes Security Audit, Project’s Future Still UnclearLast year, the developers of popular disk encryption software TrueCrypt, used by Edward Snowden and countless other privacy advocates, abruptly abandoned the project, stating, Bitcoin Trading Down To SupportBitcoin trading took price into a decisive plunge, in three waves to a critical supporting trend line. This analysis is […]

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7 April 2015

Headlines Australian Central Bank: Bitcoin Regulation Not Worth the CostThe Reserve Bank of Australia does not believe that bitcoin should be regulated currently, arguing such action may require international cooperation. Rand Paul Accepts Bitcoin for Presidential CampaignKentucky Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul is now accepting campaign donations in bitcoin. Bitcoin Mining Company Bitmine Facing […]

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6 April 2015

Headlines 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 moving higher just yet. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 […]

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5 April 2015

Headlines Michigan High School Student Facing Charges After DDoS’ing School NetworkA student at Monroe High School in Monroe, Michigan, was recently caught conducting a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS), and Monroe Public Schools Superintendent Barry Martin says the district will be pressing charges. Board Member Olivier Janssens Leaks Damning Facts About the Bitcoin FoundationOlivier […]

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4 April 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Trading Down a Bit Up a BitBitcoin trading took price to $255 and 1590 CNY yesterday. After a pullback, the market had to decide, today, whether to continue higher or fall back to the stronger support levels below. The market chose decline. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. […]

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3 April 2015

Headlines Gambit Shuts Down Bitcoin Board GamingBack in October, CCN reported on the online gaming platform called Gambit, which allows users to bet on versions of Risk, Monopoly, and Battleship with Bitcoin. (Their versions are respectively called World War, Bitnopoly, and Oh Ship! – and there are other games on the platform as well.) Players […]

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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. UBS to Research Blockchain Technology in London LabSwiss investment bank UBS will open a London-based research lab to explore the application […]

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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. Czech Police Seize $345,000 Property Linked to Bitcoin HackCzech police have seized a luxury property purchased with bitcoin by a couple previously linked to online drug bazaar Sheep Marketplace. UK […]

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