30 September 2015

Headlines Boost VC Investment in Blockchain Startups Tops $50 MillionBoost VC has released new figures related to the success of its startup investments in the bitcoin and blockchain industry. Russian Payments Firm Qiwi Seeks ‘Bitruble’ TrademarkA Russian payments firm is pushing ahead with its plan to release a cryptocurrency by submitting an application to register […]

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29 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price In The Claw of The BearThe bulls stampeded bitcoin price higher in a corrective advance on Monday and ran into a trap of their own making. When exuberant CNY buyers failed to advance price above the 1-day 200MA, the noise in the trading pit awoke The Bear. This analysis is provided by […]

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28 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Faces Barriers To Growth In Baja CaliforniaBaja California has become known for certain things in recent years and decades. For one, deportees. Including veterans of the United States army who were deported from the United States. Another thing Baja is known for is craft beer, with numerous beer fests taking place all over […]

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27 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Downside Imminent?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights The Bitcoin price managed to correct higher this past week, but it looks like it found resistance around 237.00. A bullish trend line on the 4-hours chart was broken, which can ignite a downside movement moving ahead. Bitcoin price looks like heading lower as […]

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26 September 2015

Headlines Why Bitcoin Can Flourish in ChinaInternational law researcher Aiga Gosh briefly examines China’s economic history, its currency controls and the rise of bitcoin in the country. Bitcoin Price Eyeing Critical SupportBitcoin price has fallen away from the highs of Thursday and Friday and is being drawn back to critical support just above $230. Will […]

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25 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Breakout; Here’s What To WatchYesterday afternoon, we published our twice-daily bitcoin price watch piece. In the piece, we highlighted the levels that we would be looking at around evening during the Asian session, and suggested that – as a result of the widening of our regular parameters – we could probably get […]

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24 September 2015

Headlines World Economic Forum Survey Projects Blockchain ‘Tipping Point’ by 2023The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified blockchain technology as one of its six mega-trends in a new report. The 11 Biggest Crypto Funding Rounds So Far in 2015CoinDesk takes a look at the biggest funding rounds in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space that have […]

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23 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s what we’re looking atOnce again the bitcoin price has failed to make any significant progress throughout a European session – something that (yesterday’s action aside) looks to be becoming something of a trend. In our bitcoin price watch piece published this morning, we outlined the parameters we were keeping an […]

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22 September 2015

Headlines Coinbase Files 9 Patent Bitcoin with US Patent &Trademark OfficeThe San Francisco-based Bitcoin services Company, Coinbase has filed applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The company has filled for nine Bitcoin-related applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Coinbase is filing for patents for the following applications: Hot wallet for […]

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21 September 2015

Headlines Australian Banks Discontinue Services to Bitcoin CompaniesAustralia’s leading banking institutions are reportedly hacking space in the Bitcoin industry by hunting down their potential rivals. According to a report of The Australian Financial Review (AFR), at least 17 Bitcoin companies in Australia have received letters from their respective banks regarding the discontinuation of banking services. […]

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20 September 2015

Headlines TechStars MD: Banks are Embracing the Inevitability of BitcoinWith bitcoin, banks are now embracing what many already feel to be “inevitable”, according to TechStars managing director Jenny Fielding. Xapo Bitcoin Debit Card Cannot be Used in the U.S  Upon the interests of those that have awaited for the highly anticipated bitcoin debit cards of […]

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19 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Trading, Greece LightningBitcoin trading had price return to its 200-period moving average, yesterday, and today it fell away again. The return of Greece to the global economic stage on Sunday may see the important 200MA tested again. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. […]

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18 September 2015

Headlines Researchers Tackle Tomorrow’s Blockchain Problems With Bitcoin-NGA new proposal called Bitcoin-NG is envisioned as a solution to “inherent problems” in blockchain design, both in bitcoin and alternative ledgers. Bitcoin Price Droops After Rates Hike Rally No-ShowBitcoin price was massaged lower in the week leading up to the Fed rates hike announcement, and then eagerly […]

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17 September 2015

Headlines ChangeTip Enables Dollar Tipping to Increase Bitcoin AdoptionUsers of online Bitcoin tipping service ChangeTip can now receive and send tips in US Dollars. Launched in 2013, the San Francisco-based platform is known to have tipped around $250,000 by January 31st, 2015. In many cases, ChangeTip had also been used as a micropayment settlement service, […]

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16 September 2015

Headlines According to Google Bitcoin is DeadEver typed ‘Bitcoin‘ into Google? Chances are you had some specific questions you wanted answered. CCN has learned that Google offers some interesting suggestions after typing ‘Bitcoin is’ into the Google search bar through their auto-complete function. When you click enter and search Google’s first auto-complete suggestion, “bitcoin is […]

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15 September 2015

Headlines Nine Major Banks Partner on Block Chain InitiativeNine of the largest investment banks have partnered with a block chain startup to integrate the block chain into financial services. Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS all formed a partnership with a block chain oriented […]

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14 September 2015

Headlines The Global Universities Embracing CryptocurrencyUniversities have been quick to embrace cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, here is a round-up of some of the most crypto-friendly institutions to date. 9 Bitcoin Accepting Cam Girl WebsitesLet’s face it – Bitcoin is mostly dudes. And they’re mostly dudes who spend a lot of time in front of their […]

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13 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – 100 MA as CatalystBitcoin Price Key Highlights In the previous weekly analysis, we highlighted an inverse head and shoulders pattern, which played well and acted as a catalyst for an upside move. The price is currently trading in a positive zone, as it settled above the neckline of the […]

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12 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin in the Headlines: $45 Million Week Snaps Funding SlumpMajor funding rounds dominated the headlines this week, which saw industry startups raise $45m in new venture funding. Bitcoin Price Wiling Away TimeThe bitcoin price chart has been sluggish with trade volume gradually decreasing during the past several weeks. The ever-present prospect of a potential […]

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11 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Duality Risks Double JeopardyBitcoin price is not moving with conviction. This may be a sign of waning enthusiasm for the upside or it may be the usual doubt that accompanies a retracement low. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? […]

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10 September 2015

Headlines Live Blog: Consensus 2015 as it HappensLive blogging from CoinDesk’s inaugural bitcoin and blockchain conference: Consensus 2015. Funding Raised by Bitcoin Hardware Wallet ‘Case’ Reaches $2.25 MillionCase has raised an additional $1m in funding, bringing its total amount raised to $2.25m. Trust, Law Enforcement and Killer Apps: Consensus 2015 Morning SessionsCheck out our roundup […]

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9 September 2015

Headlines What Is The Difference Between BTC, FOREX & Gold?What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin, FOREX & Gold? ‘A Tripod Theory’ [Revised] Written By: Patrick “PK” McDonnell  As Bitcoin and it’s counterparties known as “altcoins” enter the mainstream many investors are seeking information on the mechanics of trading these revolutionary peer-to-peer niche oriented decentralized global […]

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8 September 2015

Headlines Equibit Managing Partner Explains Why a Block Chain Based Securities Register Will Revolutionize OTC TradingEquibit, which bills itself as a global P2P OTC platform, is a block-chain-based securities register that manages OTC equity, warrants, partnership units and more. The system includes a shareholder communication system, plus the ability to issue BTC-denominated dividends and distributions. […]

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7 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Derivative Platform Announces Back-Office BlockchainA bitcoin derivative trading company has announced that it is working on a “secret” back-office blockchain project. Magnr, known to offer Bitcoin saving accounts with a fixed interest rate, has launched “Project Kodo” with the hope of resolving the inefficient backend processes in financial assets trading, the IBTimes reported. The company […]

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6 September 2015

Headlines itBit Hires Former NYDFS General CounselBitcoin businesses and the New York Department of Financial Services have had a rocky relationship over the past several months. While the NYDFS and their former head honcho Benjamin Lawsky, who served as the organization’s Superintendent up through June of this year have sworn that their methods are being invoked […]

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5 September 2015

Headlines It’s Time Companies Joined Forces to Increase Bitcoin AdoptionBitcoin has been around for about 7 years now and its adoption is gradually picking up. But when we say that bitcoin adoption is picking up and lot of people are using it to make payments etc., we are actually referring to only a fraction of total world’s […]

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4 September 2015

Headlines Timeline: What Central Banks Have Said About Bitcoin in 2015Who’s said what about bitcoin and when? Check out our interactive timeline below for a refresher on the stance of central banks this year. Bitcoin Wallet Provider Blockchain Currently OfflineBlockchain, the operator of the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet service, is currently offline. Bitcoin Spam […]

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3 September 2015

Headlines AT&T Confirms it’s Not Blocking Access to Bitcoin PortsAT&T has confirmed it is not intentionally blocking customers from using their bitcoin ports, contrary to some allegations in recent days. DSLReports.com, a website that reviews ISPs and conducts Internet speed connection tests, reported yesterday that AT&T confirmed that the company does not block the bitcoin […]

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2 September 2015

Headlines Coinbase Expands to Asia With Singapore Market LaunchBitcoin services firm Coinbase has expanded to Singapore, a move that marks the $106m startup’s introduction to the Asian market. Proposed California Bitcoin Bill Adds New Reporting RequirementsThe California Senate Appropriations Committee has voted 6-1 to advance a bill that would create a licensing regime for bitcoin […]

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1 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Developers Pen Open Letter on Network ScalabilityMore than 30 bitcoin developers and contributors have signed a letter that discusses how the project aims to achieve consensus for scalability. UK Government Exploring Use of Blockchain RecordkeepingThe UK government is exploring the use of blockchain technology in improving the transparency and accuracy of its record […]

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