30 September 2015

Headlines Video of Consensus 2015 Now AvailableCatch all the highlights from CoinDesk’s inaugural conference, Consensus 2015, right here. Europol: Bitcoin May Become Sole Currency for EU CybercriminalsEuropol has said in a new report that it believes bitcoin could become the go-to currency for digital criminals in the region. Bitcoin Price Errant, Comes Back HomeBitcoin price […]

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29 September 2015

Headlines Mexico’s Payment Restrictions Now Cover BitcoinMexico’s finance ministry has clarified its stance on bitcoin and placed a series of restrictions on transactions involving the digital currency. New York Stem Cell Foundation Starts Accepting BTC Gifts via BitPayToday the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) announced that it was starting to accept bitcoin gifts through […]

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28 September 2015

Headlines Why the 21 Bitcoin Computer Won’t Be The Future Of Micro PaymentsThe highly-anticipated 21 Bitcoin computer, which has the bitcoin protocol as part of its operating system, has been touted as a long-hoped-for solution to enabling micro transactions over the Internet. But one technology observer has voiced doubts about this based on the amount of […]

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27 September 2015

Headlines The Possible Future of Bitcoin and the BlockchainSince it first came to prominence over 6 years ago, many questions have risen regarding the validity and safety behind bitcoin. Many are also wondering if it truly has a place in contemporary society. Will bitcoin be a long-lasting trend, or will it die out? Can it survive […]

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26 September 2015

Headlines BitPay Layoffs Allegedly in the WorksIs BitPay in trouble? Wind has been caught that one of the world’s largest bitcoin payment processors is in the process of performing massive layoffs, and that half its staff will leave its vicinities in order to halt costs and keep up with bitcoin’s current pace. A user named […]

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25 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin in the Headlines: 21 Shocks With Bitcoin Computer Debut21 Inc grabbed the lion’s share of headlines and blog posts this week with an ambitious new product launch. Circle is Distancing Themselves from BitcoinMuch has changed at Circle Internet Financial in the past week. The company was granted the first BitLicense from the state of […]

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24 September 2015

Headlines Troubles Continue for BitPay in Wake Of HackBitPay, the Bitcoin payment processor, has endured a troublesome week. First, it was made public a hacker gained access to the CFO’s email account and coaxed the company into sending nearly $2 million. The company recently made major changes to its free plan, as well as apparently […]

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23 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Trading Struggling To Sustain Upside MomentumBitcoin trading got a reminder, yesterday, of the volatility that can take flame, within minutes, in this market. Today’s price action confirms the view that price is in a downtrend and that the spike was merely an upward correction. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 […]

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22 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Wows The MarketAt 09h00 UTC, today, the bulls stampeded bitcoin price through the resistance ceiling. The move was relentless and pushed price $20 higher in some exchanges. Recent price action had most traders (correctly) positioned short prior to the catastrophic spike. The analysis below may put some joy inside your tears. This […]

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21 September 2015

Headlines 21 Inc Announces ‘Bitcoin Computer’ for Developers21 Inc has announced it will begin accepting pre-orders for the 21 Bitcoin Computer, its first consumer product, on Monday. Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Wire Transfer SystemThe USPTO has published a patent filed by Bank of America that seeks to protect a system for wire […]

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20 September 2015

Headlines 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 Xapo, the multi-million dollar startup has finally begun shipping its cards internationally. However, in correlation to its launch, Xapo has announced that the cards cannot be shipped to […]

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19 September 2015

Headlines Will Russia Get Its Own Digital Currency?Russia and digital currency are in the news together yet again, only this time, it’s not out of an ongoing war of words, but because Russia is in the process of creating a cryptocurrency of its own. Known as the bitruble, the virtual currency will likely be launched next […]

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18 September 2015

Headlines ASIC Chairman: Blockchain Technology Has Potential to Change FinanceThe chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has said blockchain technology has the potential to change the financial market. Chile’s First Bitcoin Exchange Sets Up Donation Program For Earthquake & Tsunami ReliefChile’s government has declared a state of emergency in a coastal town of […]

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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 Consensus 2015: The Day in QuotesA round up of the best bitcoin and blockchain quotes from Consensus2015, CoinDesk’s inaugural conference held in New York. Judge Orders LocalBitcoins User to Teach Police on Digital CurrencyA judge has sentenced Florida LocalBitcoins user Pascal Reid to serves 90 days in jail in a ruling that closes a […]

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15 September 2015

Headlines Global Investment Banks Back Blockchain InitiativeA number of the world’s largest investment banks are teaming up to develop standards for blockchain technology. BNP Paribas Fortis Denies Bitcoin Vault ProjectBNP Paribas Fortis has denied it is gearing up to enter the bitcoin space as a digital vault provider. Former Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Charged for […]

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14 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Below SupportBitcoin price had fallen to new lows accompanied by indicator divergence and we now see the consolidation below support that allows us to build a short position. 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 […]

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13 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Seized By The BearBitcoin price has fallen below critical support – the 1-hour chart’s 200-period moving average – and invalidated our expectation of one more advancing wave. The current chart setup is bearish but prudent traders may want to wait before positioning aggressively short. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a […]

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12 September 2015

Headlines Will Scotland Get its Own Digital Currency?Scotland is being urged to create its own digital currency. Known as the ScotPound, the currency would operate in an identical manner to bitcoin. A Scottish think tank is suggesting that approximately S£250 be given to every citizen in order to jumpstart activity and get the “ball rolling” […]

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11 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Remittance App Abra Raises $12m in New FundingBitcoin remittance app Abra recently confirmed raising $12 million in a new venture financing round. The Series A round drew support from noted investors like Arbor Ventures, RRE Ventures and First Round Capital. Other investors that took part in the funding are Blockchain Capital, Digital Currency […]

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10 September 2015

Headlines The Biggest Bitcoin Forums & Communities On The WebRecent controversy regarding alleged censorship at popular Bitcoin forums Bitcoin Talk and r/Bitcoin on Reddit in recent months has led to an exodus away from those previously popular forums. This brain drain has left people wondering if these forums are dying out. For that reason, CCN […]

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9 September 2015

Headlines E-Coin Launches VISA-Branded Bitcoin Debit CardBitcoin start-up E-Coin has launched a virtual bitcoin debit card that works where VISA is accepted. The virtual bitcoin debit card has until now existed in the realm of possibilities largely due to the idiosyncrasies of the global financial system. E-Coin solves a problem that has affected bitcoin users […]

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8 September 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Rockets; More Gains Today?In yesterday evening’s bitcoin price watch piece, we looked at the action we had seen during the European session, and suggested that – if we could get a breakout to the upside – it may be the potential driver behind a medium to long-term revaluation in the bitcoin market. Bitcoin […]

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7 September 2015

Headlines Why Bitcoin Creates a Voluntary Tax SystemTravis Patron explains why our notion of taxation is ripe for disruption, and why cryptocurrency is already liable for taxation by default. Global Economic Outlook: Asia and Emerging Markets Slowing DownThe New Normal continues as markets tentatively rebound from the mid-year shake-up. Investors remain on the lookout for […]

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6 September 2015

Headlines Is BTC XT Colluding with CoinWallet to Arm-Twist the Community?CoinWallet, the UK based bitcoin buying and selling platform has planned to conduct another stress test on the bitcoin network. The company just cannot seem to have enough of these tests, disrupting the service each time. However, what CoinWallet is out to do maybe blatantly […]

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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 Blockchain Technology Could Soon Verify Real Estate RecordsIn the future, governments, companies and other institutions could be using the blockchain technology to track and verify the ownership of property records, banking records, securities and anything else posted on an open data platform. Oliver Goodenough, who directs the Center for Legal Innovation at the Vermont […]

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3 September 2015

Headlines Election Hopeful Wants Canada to Recognise Bitcoin as CurrencyA candidate running in Canada’s upcoming federal election says he wants to give bitcoin an equal footing with the dollar. Timeline: An Overview of Bitcoin in IndiaAn interactive timeline providing a detailed history of bitcoin-related events in India to date. Bitcoin Trading More Active But Going […]

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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. Bitcoin Price Coiling Up TighterBitcoin price is maintaining an east-bound course as we start counting weeks and not days in this nondescript pattern. This analysis is provided […]

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1 September 2015

Headlines Global Economic Outlook: Commodity Decline EffectsIt’s back to the the New Normal following last week’s global market black swan, with the only remaining vestages of that glitch in the matrix being elevated levels of investor fear. OPEC expresses concern about the state of its oily cash cow and the Reserve Bank of Australia discovers […]

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