31 January 2016

Headlines The VC Funding Competition Is Healthy For Bitcoin StartupsFor many years now, most of the funding in the Bitcoin world has come through venture capitalists. These wealthy individuals and firms bring not only money to the digital currency ecosystem, but also a wealth of expertise and a network of professional connections. But things are […]

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30 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price And The Bear(TM)Bitcoin price is caught in a negative social mood. Trading below the critical $400 level, and descending, what can we say? 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 $29 discount using the code CCN29. […]

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29 January 2016

Headlines Dash Increases Its Block Size as Founder Confirms Instantaneous TransactionsAs the #3 cryptocurrency in the world for consumer payments behind Bitcoin and Litecoin, Dash is in the spotlight for doubling its blocksize (from 1 MB to 2 MB) recently. Furthermore, the alternate currency claims to be superior to Bitcoin in a number of ways […]

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28 January 2016

Headlines Bank of England to Explore Distributed Ledger Tech for SettlementThe Bank of England has said it will consider the impact of distributed ledgers as part of a plan to modernize the country’s settlement system. Bitcoin Price Lower; Recovery Ahead?We’ve had a number of positive fundamental developments in the bitcoin space over the last couple […]

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27 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis – Breakout Looming!Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has been moving sideways for quite some time, waiting for market catalysts to provide a clear direction. Price has formed higher lows and lower highs, creating a symmetrical triangle visible on the 1-hour time frame. Technical indicators are also reflecting hesitation among […]

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26 January 2016

Headlines Coinify And BTC Vietnam Partner To Launch Payment Processing ServicesPutting Bitcoin into the hands of as many as possible is the right way forward, but there are a lot of challenges ahead. In the Western world, Bitcoin users have been somewhat spoiled thanks to overwhelming support from merchants and businesses. But over in Asia, […]

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25 January 2016

Headlines Digital Asset Holdings Details Work on Hyperledger Blockchain PlatformDigital Asset Holdings has released new details about its long-secretive Hyperledger blockchain platform to be maintained by the Linux Foundation. Bitcoin Price Being Bid Higher?Bitcoin price has been trading sideways near $400 and 2650 CNY all day, and the price pattern resembles the kind of structure […]

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24 January 2016

Headlines Blockchain Should Not Just Be Used To Issue Digitized Fiat CurrencyWith so many countries around the world keeping a close eye on the evolution of consumer payments, drastic changes are bound to happen sooner or later. Norway is looking to get rid of cash payments altogether while the United Kingdom is being urged to […]

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23 January 2016

Headlines Text Analysis Confirms Craig Wright Is Not Satoshi NakamotoA text analysis of Craig’ Wright’s writing by a specialist working with the U.K.-based International Business Times (IBT) has determined that the Australian is most likely not Satoshi Nakamoto. The company used a technique that compares texts written by Wright with anonymous texts believed to be sent […]

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22 January 2016

Headlines Exclusive Interview with the Emercoin Lead DeveloperOf all the projects in the cryptocurrency industry, many are mere copies of older cryptos with no roadmap whatsoever, while others are actually introducing developments that have a real wide range of applicability. The interoperability of blockchain technologies provides us a holistic view that can effectively be used […]

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21 January 2016

Headlines Dutch Central Bank Report Acknowledges Bitcoin And BlockchainIt is no secret the financial world is prone to future innovation and disruption on a global scale. Even though established payment providers are looking for new ways to make payments more secure and convenient, there is a lot of pressure from the FinTech and digital currency […]

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20 January 2016

Headlines Dutch Authority Arrest 10 Suspects using Bitcoin for Illicit GoodThe investigative department of the tax authorities FIOD stormed into 15 location in the Netherlands to arrest 10 suspects in a fully launched investigation to shut down criminals using Bitcoin to purchase illicit goods over the Dark Web. The FIOD raided addresses in Rotterdam, Zoetermeer, […]

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19 January 2016

Headlines Kraken Buys Coinsetter and Cavirtex, Enters the US & Canadian MarketsIn a significant announcement today, the largest ever deal of its kind in the Bitcoin industry saw leading European bitcoin exchange Kraken acquire bitcoin exchanges Coinsetter and CaVirtEx. In a statement today, Kraken announced it is acquiring New York-based exchange Coinsetter and Canada’s first […]

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18 January 2016

Headlines Parisian Engineering School Will Certify Diplomas on the BlockchainThe Leonardo da Vinci Engineering School (ESILV), a renowned academic institution in Paris, France will start certifying and issuing diplomas using Bitcoin’s blockchain, as early as April 2016. The École Supérieure d’Ingénieurs Léonard de Vinci, a top engineering school in France will soon be issuing diplomas […]

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17 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Crucial Trend Line SupportKey Highlights Bitcoin price failed to trade above the $500 level, and there was no daily close above the stated level this past week. The price traded lower after the failure to break the stated resistance area, and moved below the $400 level. In the last […]

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16 January 2016

Headlines Blockchain, What Art Thou? Defining an Industry BuzzwordDave Hudson, author of the Hashingit.com blog, looks back to Satoshi’s white paper to discover what a blockchain is, and what it might be… Bitcoin Price – How Low Can You Go?Bitcoin price declined an additional $30 today and is currently being supported at $357. This analysis […]

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15 January 2016

Headlines 21 Bitcoin Computer Is Available for Purchase Using BitcoinThe 21 Bitcoin Computer is now available for purchase in Bitcoin at its equivalent value to $399.00 USD on its official website. The latest billing option which allows purchase with Bitcoin also comes with added privacy and security in mind. The company does not ask for a name […]

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14 January 2016

Headlines European Travel IT Giant Embrace BTC Following Partnership with BitPayEuropean travel IT company ypsilon.NET has announced that it is integrating BitPay payment gateway API to enable Bitcoin payments on its platform. “As a leading IT company in an industry that is particularly hard hit by credit card fraud, we are always looking for new solutions […]

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13 January 2016

Headlines PayPal Ropes in Bitcoin Entrepreneur to Board of DirectorsPayments giant PayPal has announced the appointment of founder and CEO of bitcoin startup Xapo, Wences Casares, to its board of directors. In an official release today, PayPal described Casares as a “recognized next-generation payment and crypto-currency thought leader,” who will serve on PayPal’s Compensation Committee. […]

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12 January 2016

Headlines Another Bitcoin Bubble? Think Again.Disclaimer: The views expressed in the article are solely that of the author and do not represent those of, nor should the be attributed to CCN. Over the past year, the bitcoin landscape has seen dramatic changes. In the beginning of 2015, the price of Bitcoin was $313.92 and today a […]

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11 January 2016

Headlines Netflix Exec Suggests Streaming Video Giant Open to BitcoinThe CFO of streaming video giant Netflix issued new comments on digital currency in a recent public Q&A. BitPesa Board Member Departs Following Kenyan Government AppointmentBitcoin remittance startup BitPesa has lost one of its board members following an appointment to a top government position related to […]

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10 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis: XT Hardfork Has Insufficient SupportBitcoin XT has failed to attract majority support and has not achieved 750 blocks in the best chain at its activation date. 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 $29 discount […]

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9 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin’s Bold Experiment: A Goldmine for Economic ResearchersFormer Wall Street Journal reporter Michael J Casey discusses why economic researchers should be interested in studying the blockchain industry. Bitcoin Price Looking For SupportBitcoin price has come down from a surge high and the market is struggling to find support. This analysis is provided by xbt.social […]

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8 January 2016

Headlines Bitstamp Adds Bitcoin Purchase via Credit Card in Germany and ItalyBitstamp recently announced that customers in Slovenia and the United Kingdom would be able to buy bitcoin using MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards. Two new major countries now join that list. Bitstamp has revealed today that users in Germany and Italy will […]

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7 January 2016

Headlines Accenture Innovation Lab Includes Blockchain StartupServices and consulting firm Accenture has added a blockchain startup to the latest class of its financial innovation lab in London. Blockchain technology startup Crowdaura joins other 14 other startups to be included in Accenture’s 2016 FinTech Innovation Lab London. The London Lab is now in its fourth year. […]

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6 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Trading Cautiously Into XT Implementation DayBitcoin trading is prolonging the sideways price path despite several opportunities, during the past few days, to break out of the consolidation into either advance or decline. What is the market waiting for? This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. […]

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5 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin to Capitalize on the Limitations of Financial NetworksRegardless of the technological milestones the finance sector has achieved over the years, merchants and freelancers seem to struggle in breaking the barrier of international payments. A few of the vital limitations of existing multi-billion dollar traditional payment systems and networks such as Visa and Paypal […]

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4 January 2016

Headlines Push to Define Bitcoin as Money Stalls in PennsylvaniaA legislative effort in Pennsylvania to update the state’s definition of money to cover digital currencies was reportedly stalled last year. Bitcoin Price Analysis for 04/01/2016 – Go with the Flow?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has been slowly trending higher since the last week of […]

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3 January 2016

Headlines Mainstream Media’s Take: Strong Momentum For Bitcoin And Blockchain In 2016The final week of 2015 brought exciting indicators for bitcoin and the blockchain heading into 2016. Price stabilization, venture capital investment, financial institutions’ investment and bitcoin’s ability to enhance cross-border payments all paint a positive future for the new year, despite the challenges of cryptocurrency’s […]

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2 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Gives Back: The Biggest Charity Drives of 2015ChangeTip community director Victoria van Eyk details the charitable efforts of the bitcoin community in 2015. BTCC Suffers DDoS Attacks But Ignores Ransom DemandsEditor’s Note: A BTCC representative contacted CCN to note the reference to the Reddit post citing a ransom demand of 1 BTC is […]

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1 January 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Holding GroundBitcoin price has moved strongly on the first day of the new year, and the increased volatility may herald large price distances during 2016. 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 $29 discount using the […]

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