31 December 2015

Headlines Plutus’ Mobile App Enables Wide Bitcoin Acceptance  London-based startup Plutus is developing a mobile app that will allow bitcoin payments at contactless payment terminals all over the world. The technology is powered by the Ethereum platform and is destined to work at all NFC-enabled payment terminals in the world, even if the merchant hasn’t […]

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30 December 2015

Headlines PwC’s 3 Predictions for Blockchain Tech in 2016’Big Four’ professional services firm PwC offers its predictions on the year ahead for blockchain technology and outlines the likely key trends. Bitcoin Price Up; For How Long?Yesterday afternoon we got an upside break in the bitcoin price, and on some pretty low volume managed to hold […]

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29 December 2015

Headlines From Worst to First: Bitcoin’s Price Ends 2015 on TopThe price of a bitcoin has been on the rise of late, but the year wasn’t all good news. Let’s look back to the few highs and many lows of 2015. Bitcoin Price Down; Christmas Weighs on VolumeThe Christmas period is traditionally pretty subdued across […]

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28 December 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis for 28/12/2015 – Watch These ResistancesBitcoin is currently staging a weak technical rebound from lows of $410, but the cryptocurrency faces two resistances which might stall the recovery process. The previous bottom of $433 is expected to act as the primary or immediate resistance. The level of $465 remains a major […]

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27 December 2015

Headlines Is Bitcoin Really as “Evil” As Some Think?There are times we feel like Bill Murray in the movie “Groundhog Day.” No matter what we do, we’re subjected to the same surroundings and events. Everywhere we look, we see the same thing over and over again. Things tend to become routine. It becomes mundane and […]

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26 December 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Surges Fast Forward On Many Fronts Heading Into 2016Bitcoin’s growth since its 2009 launch has not formed a solid, straight line. But the upward movement continues, and those who question its continuance will have a hard time justifying their doubts in the face of a graphic overview prepared by Coupofy.com, a Bali, Indonesia-based […]

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25 December 2015

Headlines Russian Business Daily Publishes Article Advocating Russia to Court Cryptocurrency, Not Ban ItThe leading business daily in Russia, the Vedomosti, a publication that pegs itself among the likes of the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal has published an article titled “Deny or Lead the Cryptocurrency Economies”, which is also the editor’s choice […]

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24 December 2015

Headlines What the Blockchain Means for Economic ProsperityAuthors Don and Alex Tapscott argue the Internet is entering a second era, one that gives us another shot to achieve a prosperous digital future. Nigerian Banks to Ban Credit and Debit Card Use AbroadStarting on 1 January 2016, credit and debit cards denominated in the Nigerian naira […]

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23 December 2015

Headlines The Australian Securities Exchange Is Keen on Blockchain Technology The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the biggest stock exchange in the country-continent is keeping a close eye on blockchain technology, a recent report revealed. The CEO of Australia’s biggest stock exchange, the ASX, has revealed that the exchange is considering blockchain technology as the group is […]

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22 December 2015

Headlines Investors are Starting Bitcoin as an “Independent Currency”Since the beginning of 2015, an increasing number of central banks and government agencies have begun to show interest in bitcoin and digital currencies. Investment Strategist Philipp Vordran believes that countries are considering turning their currencies into crypto-currencies. “Countries are thinking about turning their currencies into crypto-currencies. […]

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21 December 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis 21/12/2015 – Post-FOMC Correction Over?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights As predicted in an earlier article, bitcoin price was hit by profit-taking during the FOMC statement, as the US central bank decided to hike interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. Price is now testing the rising trend line visible […]

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20 December 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Trader And Accomplice In Ireland Plead Guilty To Darknet Drug SalesTwo men in Ireland, one a bitcoin trader, pled guilty to selling drugs on the darknet to customers worldwide, according to The Irish Examiner. The bitcoin trader posted drug orders to different countries after trading bitcoin. He admitted to selling drugs on Silk […]

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18 December 2015

Headlines 10 New Bank of America Cryptocurrency Patents PublishedThe Bank of America has filed eleven patent applications since 2014, following the publication of 10 yesterday by the US patent office. Bitcoin Price: Serious About Advance Or Not?Bitcoin price is hitting upside resistance and the sense is that bitcoin wants to follow its primary valuator – […]

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17 December 2015

Headlines Report: How The Blockchain Will Revolutionize Charitable GivingThe benefits of blockchain technology are creating new operating models for many types of organizations. Charities, which manage large amounts of money, require complex accounting and conduct a lot of research, have much to gain from blockchain technology as digital transactions and smart technology increase. The Charities […]

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16 December 2015

Headlines Microsoft Adds Factom & CoinPrism as Partners to Its Blockchain PlatformMicrosoft’s Azure blockchain and its blockchain-as-a-service endeavor is now adding three new partners to its blockchain-toolkit platform, with one of them even providing a Bitcoin data service. Soon after launching its blockchain-based service for customers of its cloud platform Azure last month, Microsoft has […]

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15 December 2015

Headlines Kenyan Court Upholds Bid to Keep Bitcoin Startup Off M-PesaA Kenyan High Court judge has ruled that M-Pesa operator Safaricom will not be required to grant access to BitPesa amid an ongoing legal dispute. Bitcoin Price Rockets; 500 Next?The Bitcoin price has made it very easy for us to implement our intraday breakout strategy […]

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14 December 2015

Headlines BitGreet Lets You Gift Bitcoin with Christmas CardsA service called BitGreet is letting users spread more than just seasonal cheer – it lets users attach bitcoin to its Christmas e-cards. Bitcoin Price Consolidates; Coiling Up For A Breakout?As a general rule, once we get into a trade in the Bitcoin markets—and according to our […]

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13 December 2015

Headlines Bitcoin to Be the National Currency of Atlantis, ReallyPontinha—the smallest country in the world, off the shore of Madeira, Portugal—officially recognized Bitcoin as its national currency earlier this week through an announcement by its Prime Minister Joby Weeks. Pontinha is a small island off the shore of Madeira. The island hosts an old Templar […]

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12 December 2015

Headlines Why Blockchain is Still a Decade from MainstreamFinancial Services Club chairman Chris Skinner discusses why he believes blockchain technology will take time but cause massive change. Judge Judy Just Doesn’t Understand BitcoinJudge Judy is arguably the face of daytime justice. Those of us who have worked from home, gone through a period of unemployment, […]

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11 December 2015

Headlines Eugene Kaspersky: Cryptocurrencies Will Be Banned When They Unsettle National CurrenciesKaspersky Lab CEO and co-founder Eugene Kaspersky says that cryptocurrencies are a brilliant invention while noting their viability in a single world government. He adds that if and when they start supplanting national currencies, governments will move in to ban them. Eugene Kaspersky revealed […]

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10 December 2015

Headlines Digital Fiat Currency Technology Nabs Investment, Makes Inroads With Central BankerseCurrency Mint (eCM), a Dublin-based company that has pioneered a new technology that enables central banks to issue digital fiat currency, has received an undisclosed amount of Series C funding from Omidyar Network, a global investment firm launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. The […]

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9 December 2015

Headlines Reports: An Australian Entrepreneur Might Be Satoshi NakamotoIf newly revealing reports from online publications Wired and Gizmodo are to be believed, a 44-year old Australian entrepreneur called Craig Wright may be Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Following an investigation, WIRED claims that that it has “obtained the strongest evidence yet of Satoshi Nakamoto’s […]

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8 December 2015

Headlines Bitcoin Startup BitX Extends Series A With Undisclosed FundingBitcoin exchange and wallet provider BitX has extended its Series A round to include undisclosed funding from Venturra Capital. Bitcoin Price Heading Due EastBitcoin price has traded sideways for three days and according to the bitcoin chart’s average true range, a tipping point is in sight. […]

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7 December 2015

Headlines Hard Fork Question Divides Developers at Scaling Bitcoin Day 2Highlights of day two of Scaling Bitcoin included the debut of segregated witnesses and a roundtable discussion between developers and China’s miners. Germany’s Finance CEOs Don’t Think Bitcoin Will Go Mainstream95% of financial experts surveyed believe that cryptocurrencies will struggle to survive within the next […]

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6 December 2015

Headlines China’s Miners Heat Up Debate at Scaling Bitcoin Hong KongDay one of Scaling Bitcoin Hong Kong saw discussion and debate on proposals aiming to increase the processing power of the bitcoin blockchain. PrivatBank Includes Bitcoin Support for E-Commerce MerchantsUkraine’s largest bank PrivatBank has included Bitcoin (among other currencies), enabling online merchants to accept bitcoins […]

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5 December 2015

Headlines BitFury Slapped with Lawsuit from Former EmployeeIt’s one thing to be sued by a neighbor. It’s another thing to be sued by former employees. This brings the level of humility to an all-time high that most business owners hope to never experience for themselves. This month, that scenario is becoming all too real for […]

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4 December 2015

Headlines Blockchain Startup Joins Allianz Backed FinTech AcceleratorBlockchain startup Everledger has joined a financial tech accelerator owned by insurance and financial services company Allianz. Bitcoin Price Choppy; Here’s What’s OnOvernight action in the Bitcoin price has been pretty choppy. Having outlined our predefined range yesterday evening, we were hoping to be able to draw a […]

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3 December 2015

Headlines Fidelity Charitable: Investors Want to Use Bitcoin to Do GoodFidelity Charitable senior vice president Matt Nash discusses his organization’s decision to accept bitcoin donations. CFTC Commissioner Sees Blockchain’s Potential to Revolutionize the Financial IndustryA commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has spoken about the inadequacies and inefficiency of the current “closed ledger” […]

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2 December 2015

Headlines CFTC Commissioner: The Blockchain Could Cost Wall Street JobsDuring a recent speech, CFTC commissioner J Christopher Giancarlo said that the blockchain could cut costs in the financial sector – and cut jobs Bitcoin Price Analysis 2/12/2015 -Pullback Happening As Expected!Bitcoin Price Key Highlights As predicted in an earlier article, bitcoin price was prime for […]

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1 December 2015

Headlines Bitnation To Provide Block Chain Notary Services To Estonia’s E-Residency ProgramBitnation, a governance service that provides block chain IDs and bitcoin debit cards to refugees, has teamed with the government of Estonia to provide public notary services on the block chain, according to the International Business Times. Beginning in December, people utilizing Estonia’s e-residency […]

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