31 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Correction LoomsBitcoin price had, during the past week, begun to resemble a rocket path with an extremely distant destination. Calls for an overdue correction seemed futile until price surprised by slamming down 50% of the week’s advance. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. […]

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30 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin in the Headlines: Blockchain Scores Economist CoverWho’s said what and where? CoinDesk has rounded up the hottest bitcoin and blockchain related headlines from across the globe. Bit Gold Designer Nick Szabo Makes Rare Appearance At Las Vegas Bitcoin ConferenceNick Szabo, who designed an early Bitcoin-like digital currency called “bit gold,” made an appearance […]

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29 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Hedge PledgeBitcoin price is advancing in “stupendous” mode as the Fed delays a rate hike, once again. Uncertainty and US dollar hedging is the name of the game and bitcoin has received a go-ahead to advance, uninterrupted, for two months. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read […]

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28 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis: Fed Night!The fear and uncertainty being generated by the Fed’s inability to put its head on a block about how much and when, is sending the gold and bitcoin price rallies to the super full moon. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. […]

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27 October 2015

Headlines Costas Inc. is making Big Investments in Distributed AssetCostas Inc. is a publicly traded company focused on providing access to a global infrastructure of financial and legal professionals and investment groups. Costas Inc. (OTC PINK: CSSI) Costas Inc. (CSSI) or “Costas” has focused and heavily invested in Distributed Asset Technology and Digital currency technology […]

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26 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Startup Cleared of Breaching Securities LawThe Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) of Saskatchewan, Canada, has cleared a bitcoin startup of breaching securities law. FBI: Malware Victims Should Pay Bitcoin RansomsVictims of malware, such as bitcoin ransomware Cryptolocker, should pay off the perpetrators, an FBI agent has advised. Scary: Islamic State Fighters Using […]

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25 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Reaches $277; Hope for the Future?The bitcoin price currently stands at $277. Interestingly enough, last week revealed previous articles talking of bitcoin’s rise to $260. While many were skeptical, this rise hasn’t ceased. Another $17 and bitcoin is still standing strong. All we can do from here on out is hope that […]

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24 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price at $300, Will It or Will It Not?The past two weeks have been good for bitcoin. Thanks to various factors the price has been keeping its head above the $260 mark and fluctuating in the $270s until today. Today the price has broken the $280 ceiling to reach over $281. The considerably […]

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23 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Up Again; 300 In Sight?Its been a big week for the bitcoin price. Action has been overwhelmingly to the upside, and a continuous stream of breakout trades has brought us to trade just ahead of 10 week highs. With a continuation of this strength, and a final push over the coming few […]

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22 October 2015

Headlines Research Examines Compatibility of Public and Private BlockchainsPermissioned and permissionless blockchains are compatible according to Bitfury’s latest research. Sweden has plans to become the world’s first Cashless CountrySweden has plans to become the world’s first Cashless Country. The European country says that cash is becoming increasingly falling into disuse. Sweden is trying to become the […]

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21 October 2015

Headlines Impostors Attempt Twitter Phishing Attack on Users of Bitcoin Wallet ElectrumA bit of a public service announcement today as Reddit user ZoidbergCoin reported a phishing attempt on the part of a false Electrum Twitter account. The attackers were clever, creating an exact clone of the original Electrum Twitter, but using an “I” (uppercase) instead […]

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20 October 2015

Headlines Corrupt Silk Road Agent Carl Force Gets 78 Months in PrisonFormer U.S. federal agent Carl Force has been sentenced to 78 months in prison. The sentence is substantially more than the four years of prison time sought by his attorneys while less than the 87-month prison sentence requested by U.S. prosecutors. After pleading guilty […]

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19 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Down From The HighsLast week’s rally had been fast and furious, with a lot of burning rubber and little chart distance. As quickly as it had completed the last push toward $300, it gave up almost half of the progress in a sell-off. The bulls have cooled down somewhat and are now […]

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18 October 2015

Headlines What Can China Teach Russia About Bitcoin?Is China turning to bitcoin? According to Bitcoinist, the country is purchasing massive amounts of the virtual coin after the yuan experienced a massive drop in value this past month. The hefty increase in price we’ve seen over the weekend could be a direct result of the purchasing. […]

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17 October 2015

Headlines Why We Should Care about Bitcoin GovernanceThe block size debate has yet to be solved and raises the important issue bitcoin governance – what does the future hold and why should we care? Is Gemini Off to a Rocky Start?The Winklevoss Twins always have something going on. With their New-York based bitcoin exchange Gemini […]

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16 October 2015

Headlines “Knowledge Market” Synapsi.com Offers Serious Potential for Bitcoin & ProgrammersIndependent journalist Bailey Reutzel recently wrote about the often undiscussed problem with open source software (hint: it’s not open source itself). The problem she surmised (and confirmed in an interview with Digital Bazaar CEO Manu Sporny), and which many agree with after decades of seeing […]

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15 October 2015

Headlines UK Government Highlights Benefits of Blockchain TechThe economic secretary to the UK government’s Treasury department has spoken about the benefits of digital currencies and blockchain technology. RBS to Pilot Blockchain Proof-of-Concept in Early 2016Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is planning to demonstrate its blockchain-based proof-of-concept early next year. State of Bitcoin Q3 2015: Banks […]

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14 October 2015

Headlines UK Regulator Warns Against Crypto Investment FirmThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a public warning against Cryptoconomist Limited, a crypto investment firm. Bitreserve Revamps Itself and Becomes Uphold, Starts Offering Fiat Money ServicesBitcoin exchange Bitreserve, Inc has undergone a major rebranding and repositioning to unveil itself as Uphold, Inc. In addition to the […]

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13 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Whipsawing Below $250Bitcoin price had fallen away from a resistance level near $250 and 1600 CNY yesterday, and earlier today overshot to the downside by breaching two support levels near $245 and 1573 CNY. At the time of writing, price has returned to the upside and the market must now decide which […]

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12 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Breakout; Further Gains to Come?In this morning’s bitcoin price watch piece, we outlined the strategy would would be using heading in to today’s European session. Action has now matured throughout the day, so its time to revise our positions to head into the Asian session with correct key levels. So, with this […]

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11 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Still Going Through The MotionsBitcoin price formed a small declining wave in quiet trade, today, and has currently turned back up. Be cautious for now, there is not yet any confirmation in the chart that the correction is complete. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the […]

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10 October 2015

Headlines Meet Secco: The UK’s ‘Blockchain-Inspired’ Challenger BankSecco is a ‘blockchain-inspired’ challenger bank aiming to disrupt the sector “from the outside in”. Cryptocurrency DNotes Announces New 2016 VenturePopular bitcoin alternative DNotes is proud to announce an upcoming, 2016 venture that will spread its virtual atmosphere across the globe through integrating DNotes currency, the blockchain and […]

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9 October 2015

Headlines Could Card Networks Take Bitcoin Mainstream?Ed Boyle and Daniel Delshad argues that, in order to cross the chasm into mass adoption, bitcoin needs to connect with existing debit card networks. Quiz: This Week in the World of BitcoinAre you up to date with the latest bitcoin and blockchain news? Test your knowledge with our […]

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8 October 2015

Headlines Two Years After Silk Road’s Fall, Darknet Drug Markets ThriveTwo years after the FBI shut down Silk Road, online drug markets are alive and growing, thanks to the Tor browser and virtual currency, reports US News & World Report. Darknet markets offer greater product reliability and less risk of violence than physical encounters with […]

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7 October 2015

Headlines Symbiont Adds FinTech Veterans to Advisory BoardSymbiont has added Maureen O’Hara, chairman of Investment Technology Group and a former US Treasury official to its board of advisors. Cryptsy’s CEO – A Hard Man In The Face of Coinfire’s Aggro!!!In response to Coinfire’s article, which piled up a long list of allegations and accusations against […]

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6 October 2015

Headlines Isle Of Man Welcomes GreenCoinX CryptocurrencyThe Isle of Man government has welcomed GreenCoinX, an identifiable cryptocurrency which is 80 percent owned by Toronto, Canada-based GreenBank Capital Inc. “We welcome the decision by GreenCoinX to establish its operations in the Isle of Man which reinforces our position as leading the way in the digital currency […]

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5 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Turns On a Dime, Again.Bitcoin price has been churned into a washing machine lately and today was no exception. On the aniversary of the start of history’s largest asset price rally on 5 October 2013, the bitcoin chart, once again, looked primed for a sharp decline. However, by 10h00 UTC speculators snatched […]

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4 October 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Reattempting $250Bitcoin price is pushing higher in a typical impulse wave pattern. The $240 and 1550 CNY level is offering “resistance” due to nervous profit taking near the previous local high. A trade entry suggestion. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not […]

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3 October 2015

Headlines The CFTC’s Not-So-Hidden Message: Traders BewareBitcoin law experts Brian Klein and Geoffrey Aronow explore recent rulings by the US CFTC and how they affect bitcoin traders across the world. Bitcoin Extortion Plot Executed on Russian BanksAt the present time, Russia and bitcoin seem to go together like peanut butter and cottage cheese. It’s not […]

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2 October 2015

Headlines Study: Google Searches Can Predict Bitcoin Trading VolumeGoogle search data can predict the price of bitcoin, new research has found. Are You our New Bitcoin Analyst?We are looking for a new bitcoin analyst that can provide daily bitcoin analysis for xbt.social and CCN. Requirements: Outstanding English writing skills Been analyzing the bitcoin price over […]

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1 October 2015

Headlines Venezuela Reportedly Blocking Bitcoin WebsitesCANTV, a government-controlled Venezuelan telecommunication company, has reportedly launched a censorship program against Bitcoin websites. According to a report of NewsBTC Latin America, Bitcoin users in Venezuela are reportedly facing issues while trying to access a number of popular digital currency websites, including Blockchain.info, CoinDesk, Telegram, SurBitcoin, Coinbase, and many […]

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