30 November 2015

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 30/11/2015 – Bulls Gaining Tractione bullsBitcoin Price Key Highlights Following an upside break from its triangle consolidation pattern last week, bitcoin price made a sustained climb to an area of interest. A bullish flag pattern formed right on the support-turned-resistance area and now bitcoin price has broken through that […]

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29 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Mining Rig for $2000 Or LessThe whole Bitcoin network is pillared on mining. Bitcoin mining is the way bitcoins are minted and transactions are processed over the network. Bitcoin mining involves using computing power to solve complicated mathematical/cryptographic problems using complicated algorithm and specialized software. The processing power required to solve these problems […]

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28 November 2015

Headlines Russia’s Finance Ministry Wants to Ban Bitcoin, Not the BlockchainIn a new interview with CoinDesk, Russia’s Ministry of Finance opened up about bitcoin and blockchain technology. Bitcoin Price Locomotive Runs out of SteamBitcoin price has failed to maintain advance after putting in a strong surge two days ago. While this does not yet look […]

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27 November 2015

Headlines Bank of England, Europol Seek Interns with Blockchain ExperienceBoth Bank of England and Europol are seeking interns with knowledge of Bitcoin and the blockchain. The announcements, which indicate an increasing awareness of the technologies among European government institutions, follow last month’s ruling by the European Court of Justice that Bitcoin transactions are exempt from […]

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26 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Surge Hits $360Bitcoin price continued advance today in a strong surge that hit $360. At the time of writing price is drawing back as the market comes to terms with the day’s price action. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? […]

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25 November 2015

Headlines Malicious Hacker Tries to Extort Bank for $3 Million in BitcoinAn unknown malicious hacker has successfully breached a Sharjah, UAE-based bank of its customer statements and records. Over the past few days, the hacker has released the confidential data via social media after the bank refused to give in to the hacker’s extortion. A […]

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24 November 2015

Headlines Post-Trade Tech Firm Seeks to Build Commodities Blockchain ConsortiumPost-trade services firm Kynetix is seeking to assemble a consortium of commodities market stakeholders to explore the use of blockchain tech. Bitcoin Trading Into The Blue CornerBitcoin trading finds itself in crushing indecision, once again, as the looming macro-economic crisis confounds both bulls and bears. Its […]

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23 November 2015

Headlines BTCC Launches BlockPriority, An Expedited Bitcoin Confirmation ServiceBTCC, the Chinese bitcoin conglomerate, has launched a bitcoin service that prioritizes bitcoin transaction confirmations for its customers, the company announced on its website. The BlockPriority service expedites confirmations of bitcoin transactions sent through BTCC services even when the bitcoin network is stressed or facing spam attacks. […]

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22 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Trading At Previous Price CeilingBitcoin trading has brought price back up to the previous resistance ceiling near $330 and 2100 CNY. The chart is inconclusive and until we see the market take direction the sideways consolidation may continue. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. […]

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21 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Vs Anonymous Digital Currencies- Brief ComparisonBitcoin is a digital currency that is quite well-known already, mainly due to various reasons. Upon introduction, bitcoin gained prominence due to its unique features. Bitcoin was believed to be anonymous, mainly due to its decentralized protocol and high standards of encryption. Except for a sequence of characters, […]

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20 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin, Paris and Terrorism: What the Media Got WrongBitcoin became embroiled in a debate about the financing of terrorism following the Paris attacks which resulted in over 100 deaths. Bitcoin Price Breaks; Return to Volatility!Finally, it looks as though we are getting a return to the volatility we are used to in the bitcoin […]

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19 November 2015

Headlines R3 Group Paper: Colored-Coin Watermarking Won’t Secure Off-Chain AssetsR3, a  bank consortium working to create industry standards for using block chain technology in banking, has released a paper claiming efforts to modify public block chains to secure off-chain assets using colored coins and metacoins do not provide secure, legal settlement finality of those assets. […]

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18 November 2015

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 18/11/2015 – Bearish Pennants Galore!Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Just a few weeks after breaking below a bearish pennant on its 4-hour time frame, bitcoin price has formed yet another continuation pattern. Bitcoin price is still stuck inside the triangle or flag formation, with the path of least resistance to […]

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17 November 2015

Headlines Satoshi Nakamoto Not Eligible For Nobel PrizeAlthough UCLA Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry chose to nominate the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, for the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences, it appears the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will not consider the nomination unless the legendary Nakamoto were to reveal his identity. The organization’s press […]

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16 November 2015

Headlines It’s US Dollar Not Bitcoin Is Mostly Used In Money LaunderingEven though retail bank fanatics and policy makers always blame the anonymity of bitcoin and claim that it is why bitcoin can be used in money laundering, the fact is that Fiat cash is the ultimate form of anonymous currency. Researchers have proven recently […]

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15 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Sell-Off Approaching $300Bitcoin price has been bouncing along the $330 and 2100 CNY level for days. The benefits of bitcoin advance far outweigh those of decline, but a cynical sell-off seems to be opting for the worse of two options. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the […]

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14 November 2015

Headlines Authority in Bitcoin: What Role Does It Play?In case you weren’t aware, Bitcoiners hate authority. It is the central thing we want to avoid in finance, as well as any other industry that can be placed on the blockchain. We consider it inefficient, immoral, and just plain wrong. This makes sense for an anarcho-libertarian […]

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13 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Volatile; Action Ahead!Volatility, volatility, volatility. That’s all we seem to talk about these days. The bitcoin price has moved more in the last few weeks than it has in the last few months, and while this has given us plenty of opportunity to draw profit from the market on our intraday strategy, […]

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12 November 2015

Headlines Block Chain Will Revolutionize Capital Markets Beginning In 2016The adoption of block chain technology will revolutionize capital markets as early as next year, according to a report by TABB research carried by CNBC TV. The report noted that the adoption is not a matter of if, but when. The TABB Group is a New York […]

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11 November 2015

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 11/11/2015 – When Will the Bulls Return?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is still stuck in correction mode, as bulls seem unable to sustain their previous price rally. The Fibonacci retracement levels marked on the daily time frame could serve as potential areas where bulls might hop in. Bitcoin […]

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10 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Drops 13% to Fall Below $350The price of bitcoin on the CoinDesk USD Bitcoin Price Index fell more than 10% today to reach a seven-day low of $335.14. Financial Times Writer Calls Bitcoin A “Pyramid Scheme”Dan McCrum was only mostly wrong in his factual assertions about Bitcoin recently. It was a bit […]

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9 November 2015

Headlines Roma, Aged 1 Day, Has Her Video Birth Certificate Notarized on the BlockchainRoma Siri, a baby girl born today has had her birth certificate notarized on the block chain. The potential of block chain’s many applications transcends finance and general industry and today’s example of the notarization of the birth certificate of a new […]

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8 November 2015

Headlines Quadriga Will Launch the First Canadian Blockchain R&D LabQuadriga Corp is launching Canada’s first exclusive research and development lab for Blockchain technology and is already working on its first project. Quadriga Corporation is launching Canada’s first R&D lab for Blockchain technology and has already drawn up plans for its very first project. In a […]

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7 November 2015

Headlines Meet the 25 Banks Working With Distributed Ledger Startup R3Here’s a round-up of the 25 banking partners currently working with R3 on distributed ledger technology projects. Remember the Fifth of November – Bitcoin and Guy Fawkes“Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder […]

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6 November 2015

Headlines Trading Forex in Bitcoin – Is it the Geekiest Way to Make moneyForex has always been one of the most attractive investment options for less experienced traders. Now, bitcoin is bringing a new breed of investors to the forex trading space, and many  brokers are opening its doors to the digital currency. In fact, […]

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5 November 2015

Headlines Bidder Turnout Ties All-Time Low in Final Silk Road Bitcoin AuctionThe final US Marshals auction of 44,000 bitcoins confiscated during the investigation into online black market Silk Road drew just 11 bidders today. Bitcoin Bandits Hit Atlanta Smoke Shop to Flee With Bitcoin ATMIn what may very well be the first stateside crime of […]

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4 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Corrects; What’s Next?This morning we noted in our twice daily bitcoin price watch piece that we were looking at a slightly tighter time frame than normal, purely because the action in the bitcoin price throughout the early session and been volatile, and that it would warrant a closer timeframe to ensure we […]

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3 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Breaks Beyond $400Since yesterday’s update, bitcoin price advanced strongly and is now past the $400 psych level. The CNY exchanges continue leading the market higher and the upside potential looks promising – even including inevitable corrections. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not […]

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2 November 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Declared Illegal in TaiwanThe Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has declared Bitcoin to be illegal in Taiwan, following a recent high-profile kidnapping accident involving ransom demands made in Bitcoin. Despite the mainstream adoption of Bitcoin by a largely tech-savvy population in Taiwan wherein citizens have the means to buy bitcoin in […]

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1 November 2015

Headlines This Robot Plant Needs You and Bitcoin to ReproduceThe Plantoid, debuted at last month’s Ars Electronica festival, relies on bitcoin to stay alive and – once it has enough – even reproduce. Bitcoin Sports Betting Website Wins Positive Feedback: Take The TourSports betting, one of America’s favorite pastimes, might do more to popularize bitcoin among […]

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