31 July 2015

Headlines Deutsche Bank Letter Touts ‘Expertise’ in Blockchain TechDeutsche Bank is exploring the use of the blockchain for a variety of potential applications, according to a recent letter from the German megabank. Bitcoin in the Headlines: Rolling With the PunchesThis week’s media coverage, though interrupted by the launch of Ethereum’s decentralised app network, largely scrutinised […]

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30 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Slumps On Rates DelayIn an important moment for global markets, and the bitcoin price chart, the Federal Open Market Committee steered clear of committing to a date for their first interest rate hike since the Fed adopted ZIRP several years ago. The Fed’s cautious stance calmed market nerves and Bitcoin price slumped […]

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29 July 2015

Headlines Ripple Labs Taps US Treasury Official for Advisory BoardBlockchain startup Ripple Labs has added a former US Treasury Department official to its board of advisors. U.S. Presidential Debate Reform Group Uses Bitcoin To Give Voice To Independent CandidatesFairDebates.com, a project dedicated to changing the U.S. Presidential debates, is now accepting bitcoin as an option […]

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28 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price: FOMC And US Rates IncreaseYesterday’s Bitcoin price move had pulled down to a local support floor near $286 (Bitstamp) and immediately began building a base for another wave of advance. With the prospect of an FOMC statement confirming US rates increases, tomorrow, the price chart should show a strong upside reaction between […]

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27 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin and Trading Execs Team up to Disrupt SettlementA bitcoin entrepreneur and a trading veteran have partnered on a blockchain project that aims to streamline the way assets are exchanged. Can Bitcoin Change Wi-Fi For the Better?We take a look at the companies hoping to increase the ease of WiFi access with bitcoin micropayments. […]

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26 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Advance Pauses – $300 Remains a TargetBitcoin price was sold off after a local wave high was made to a 4.618 Fib level just above $291. A price correction is now being traded below $290 and it could see retracement to $285. Technical analysis looks at significant levels in the chart, as […]

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25 July 2015

Headlines Coin.mx Operators also JP Morgan Chase Hackers?The New York Times reports that Anthony R. Murgio and Yuri Lebedev, along with three others, one of whom has been charged but not arrested, were most likely behind the JP Morgan hack that compromised over 70 million client records. The man who is still at large is […]

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24 July 2015

Headlines Federal Official Reminds Community Banks of Bitcoin RisksThe Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF), Mr. Wallace Young, recently addressed a consultative note to community banks, in which he discussed the potentials risks of partnering with Bitcoin companies and consumers. While Young mentioned Bitcoin as something that is “here to say”, […]

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23 July 2015

Headlines Survey: 47% of Finance Pros Say Firms Exploring Blockchain TechNew data suggests that many financial professionals see their industry being reshaped by blockchain technology. Analytics Service Aims to Be ‘Gold Standard’ of Bitcoin DataA new service, Challenger Deep, is launching its invite-only beta this week with the promise of delivering the “gold standard” for […]

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22 July 2015

Headlines Blockchain Project Factom Raises $1.1 Million in CrowdsaleFactom has closed $1.1m in new funding following the debut of a release client and before an expected beta client rollout. 12 Types Of Currency Throughout History You Could Eat, Drink or SmokeEarlier this month a regional court in Moscow ruled that farmer Mikhail Shlyapnikov could not […]

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21 July 2015

Headlines Goxxed No More: First Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Launches TodayA single point of failure is a sure way to test Murphy’s Law (can go wrong, will go wrong), and when dealing with a massive store of wealth, in bitcoins or otherwise, this is not a law you want to prove. Ever since the failure of […]

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20 July 2015

Headlines Blockchain-based Digital Identity Startup Raises $1.5mBlockchain-based startup ShoCard has raised $1.5 million to fund the development of its digital identity card, the Tech Crunch reported. Debuted in May this year, the startup plans to verify and store identity records into the blockchain, a technology that currently runs the disruptive digital currency Bitcoin. In its […]

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19 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Value Holding Price Above SupportBitcoin value is holding price above support near $275 and attempts to sell price down have been foiled by strong buying support. Analysis considers market psychology at the current juncture in the chart, as well as potential outcomes. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. […]

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18 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Trade Waiting For Market DirectionBitcoin trade bought price up from a low of $272 and 1660 CNY yesterday. At the current level near $280 and 1720 CNY price is in an indeterminable state of trend. Analysis looks for direction and an action plan for taking a position in the market. This analysis is […]

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17 July 2015

Headlines ING Bank: Customers Not Blocked From Buying BitcoinA spokesperson for ING Group has clarified that its customers are able to buy bitcoin via company bank accounts. Texas Challenges Federal Reserve with its Gold-Backed BTC Loving BankIn one of its first steps towards creating an unconstrained economy, the State of Texas has decided to setup […]

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16 July 2015

Headlines State of Bitcoin Q2 2015: Price Rallies Amid Economic TurmoilCoinDesk’s Q2 2015 State of Bitcoin report examines the key data and events from the cryptocurrency space in the last quarter. Bytecoin Updates its Wallet and Capabilities In Quest Of a Better Financial SystemBytecoin (BCN) has issued a new release that its team claims takes […]

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15 July 2015

Headlines Timeline: Putin Adds to Bitcoin’s Rocky History in RussiaFollowing Vladimir Putin’s first remarks on digital currencies, check out our refresher on the tumultuous history of Russia and bitcoin. Bitcoin Price Passing Time, Market Direction UnknownBitcoin price is drawing sideways along a Fibonacci Fan line. While it would be highly beneficial to know the market’s […]

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14 July 2015

Headlines North Carolina Senate Committee Advances Bitcoin BillA legislative bill to include bitcoin and digital currency related business activities has advanced in the North Carolina Senate. Bitcoin Price In Downward CorrectionThe past six weeks’ bitcoin price rally has bolstered the market’s confidence. A technical price correction coincided with news about Greece, yesterday. Even in correction, […]

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13 July 2015

Headlines Danish Bitcoin Exchange CCEDK Releases Bitcoin Debit CardCCEDK has announced that it is coming out with its own Bitcoin debit card. In addition to strictly storing the funds as Bitcoin or USD, the user will have the option to store their money as BitShares, which would be pegged to the value of the dollar […]

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12 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Wallet and Exchange Coin Cafe Refuses Backpage UsersCoin Cafe is meant to be an easy way to buy and hold bitcoins, but they apparently do not like people attempting to use bitcoins at the free classifieds provider Backpage.com. After the problems that the website had in the last several weeks, with all of […]

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11 July 2015

Headlines How Blockchain Tech Will Change Auditing for GoodMatthew Spoke, a senior consultant at Deloitte Canada, explains why he thinks a blockchain-based audit system is the future of accounting. Is Nautiluscoin a Scam?CNBC ran an article earlier this week announcing that the Greek Island of Agistri will test Brian Kelly’s Nautiluscoin. The tumultuous economic environment […]

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10 July 2015

Headlines ChangeTip Adds Visa and MasterCard Payment OptionsUsers of the popular bitcoin tipping service ChangeTip can now top up their accounts with credit cards. Wedbush Report Projects $400 Bitcoin Price By 2016The bitcoin payments network will power 10% of online payments and 20% of global remittances by 2025, according to a new report by Wedbush. […]

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9 July 2015

Headlines Jersey Asks Public How it Should Regulate BitcoinThe Government of Jersey has opened a consultation period to explore the possibility of regulating virtual currencies such as bitcoin. Former WSJ Reporter to Advise MIT Media Lab on BitcoinFormer Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Casey has been appointed senior advisor of MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative […]

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8 July 2015

Headlines Do Bitcoin Startups Stand a Chance in Argentina?Can bitcoin conquer Argentina? CoinDesk explores the evidence in an attempt to discern whether the digital currency can really take off. Bitnet Enabling Bitcoin Internationally for Limontek ClientsBitnet, a Bitcoin payments processor, seems to be on a mission of sneaking the Bitcoin option in by adding it […]

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7 July 2015

Headlines Breaking: Citibank Developing Its Own CryptocurrencyIn an interesting turn of events, a traditional bank has been experimenting with its own cryptocurrency. Citibank has developed at least three of its own cryptocurrencies based on the same principles as Bitcoin. This is on the heels of other major league bankers admitting that block chain technology makes […]

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6 July 2015

Headlines Trustee Extends Online Deadline for Mt Gox ClaimantsCustomers affected by Mt Gox’s insolvency have been given more time to file their online bankruptcy claims. Greek Finance Minister ResignsIn the wake of the voting yesterday, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis realized that he would not be able to stay on as finance minister. He explains […]

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5 July 2015

Headlines Lyn Ulbricht Sounds the Alarm About Government Abuse in the Digital AgeLyn Ulbricht, who is waging a campaign to clear her convicted son Ross Ulbricht, presents in a YouTube video (below) new information about her son’s case that she claims sheds light on how the government investigates and prosecutes people. Interviewed by Luke Rukowski, […]

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4 July 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Block Chain ForkingThe BIP66 update was meant to align miners on stricter cryptographic signatures through a form of block chain Democracy. As part of the BIP rules, once 950 of the past 1,000 blocks upgraded to the newer version all miners would older version blocks. This morning the network met that goal and […]

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3 July 2015

Headlines Exascale Supercomputer Targets 36 MB Block Sizes; Will Give Away Cryptocoins To Drive MiningExascale Power Co., a Portland, Ore.-based company that plans to build a supercomputer in New Mexico, has released more details about its plan to boost the power of the block chain processing infrastructure. Highlights include: • The company plans to increase […]

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2 July 2015

Headlines New Spanish Service Lets People Buy Bitcoin at 3,000 Local StoresPeople who live in Spain will now have a new option to buy bitcoins locally, with ease. A service called Coinay has been launched in 3,000 Spanish stores allowing people to go and spend cash for bitcoins, without all the fuss. In essence, the […]

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1 July 2015

Headlines Singapore Central Bank Funds Blockchain Recordkeeping ProjectThe Monetary Authority of Singapore has funded a blockchain-based recordkeeping system as part of a five-year $225m investment plan. Bitcoin Foundation Blew 5 800 Bitcoins in 10 MonthsThe Bitcoin Foundation(TBF) Founding Director Jon Matonis explains the $4.6m loss in 2014. Funds were drained by exorbitant monthly expenses, conferences and the […]

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