29 February 2016

Headlines Russia’s Central Bank to Study Blockchain TechThe Bank of Russia has set up a working group to investigate potential applications of blockchain technology within finance. How The Energy Blockchain Will Create A Distributed GridThe blockchain could serve as the foundation of a system for connecting energy grids, delivering more efficient and environmentally sustainable energy, […]

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28 February 2016

Headlines Artists Turn to Bitcoin for Inspiration, Not Personal FinanceArtists are being inspired by bitcoin’s mystery, but are they converting into digital currency users? Bitcoin Taxis Soon to Become a Norm around the WorldTourism is one of the largest industries in the world. It was stated to be worth over $7.6 trillion in 2014. Increased […]

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27 February 2016

Headlines Are Bitcoin Businesses Targets for Online Extortion?Planning on entering the Bitcoin space? You might want to learn some DDoS mitigation techniques before diving in… DDoS attacks against Bitcoin-related websites have resulted in numerous Bitcoin ransoms in recent weeks. At least four bitcoin exchanges and four Bitcoin news websites have came under rudimentary attacks in […]

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26 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price PerspectiveBitcoin price continues scratching out a non-committal path around $420 and 2800 CNY. Another attempt at advance is not out of the question, but the prospect of a labored decline looms. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and […]

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25 February 2016

Headlines 21 Bitcoin Computer Now Shipping to 32 European Countries21 Inc has announced that its Bitcoin Computer device is now shipping to European countries including the UK, France, Germany and Italy. US CFTC Advisor Chou Calls Blockchain Without Bitcoin Efforts MisguidedPaul Chou, CEO of LedgerX and the bitcoin advisor to the U.S. Commodities and Future […]

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24 February 2016

Headlines 5 Bitcoin ATM Companies Switch To Running Bitcoin ClassicIn the continuing struggle between advocates for Bitcoin core and the hard fork of Bitcoin Classic, some Bitcoin ATM’s have drawn a line in the sand on where they hope the future of the cryptocurrency to go in favor of Bitcoin Classic. In a recent Reddit […]

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23 February 2016

Headlines Ripple: Distributed Ledger Tech Can Save Banks 42% on PaymentsA new Ripple Labs report claims banks using XRP as a bridge currency could save up to 42% on costs today. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 23/02/2016 – Bullish Pennant Forming?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights As mentioned in previous posts, bitcoin price already broke below the […]

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22 February 2016

Headlines BTCS Posts $10 Million+ Loss In 2015 Despite Revenue GainBTCS Inc., a provider of ecommerce and bitcoin transaction verification services, suffered a $10 million-plus net loss in 2015 despite a revenue gain, according to a 10-K form filed with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission for fiscal 2015.   The statement noted net losses of $14,757,016 […]

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21 February 2016

Headlines How Bitcoin Startups Can Survive the End of the Unicorn EraFreemit CEO John Biggs issues his advice for raising funds for a blockchain startup during what’s being heralded as a down year for investment. Bitcoin Price Sell-Off But Advance Not OverBitcoin price sold off from just below $450 to $430. The market may be […]

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20 February 2016

Headlines Fascism: Coming To A Blockchain Near YouIn 1919, Benito Mussolini coined the term “fascism” to describe his political system and the world forever changed. Simply put, fascism was the blending of business and government. This is the system which could gain popularity in blockchain technology. In 2015, the technology and financial sectors took note […]

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19 February 2016

Headlines Dwolla is Back, But Focused on Blockchain, Not BitcoinCoinDesk speaks to Dwolla about its hiatus from the bitcoin space and why it’s now interested in blockchain business applications Accenture Smart Plug Leverages BTC Tech To Reduce Electricity CostsBitcoin can be used for various purposes, and mainstream media has been paying little attention to several […]

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18 February 2016

Headlines The Fifth Amendment and Bitcoin: Why the Battle is About to BeginBaker Marquart partner Brian Klien discusses a recent federal court case and its implications for the bitcoin and blockchain industry. Digital Asset Holdings Non-Exclusive Blockchain Deal & BroadridgeDigital Asset Holdings is one of those companies who keep making media headlines these days. The […]

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17 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; There’s the Break!So it looks like we are finally getting a return to the overarching bullish momentum that took us to trade just shy of $500 towards the end of last year. It’s been a rocky month or so, with the bitcoin price hitting lows not seen in a long time, […]

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16 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Let’s get some upside!The Monday overnight session brought us pretty much exactly the action we expected in the bitcoin price – minus any real volatility. Price traded sideways within our range to break above and subsequently fall below the 400 flat level – to-ing and fro-ing around the psychologically significant barrier. […]

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15 February 2016

Headlines French Politicians Predict Blockchain Tech Will Lead to Job LossesTwo of France’s left-leaning political parties speculated in a publication that technologies like the blockchain could lead to “massive” job losses. Bitcoin Price Pushes Past $4002016 has already seen a fair deal of significant bitcoin price activity. Following a steady resurgence after a low of […]

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14 February 2016

Headlines Democratic Consensus in Bitcoin Makes Blockchain Split UnlikelyThere is a lot of focus on the future of Bitcoin right now, as the upcoming block size is still being discussed by various developers. At the same time, there seems to be a fractured community, with various people supporting different solutions to this problem. For a […]

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13 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Hits ResistanceBitcoin price breached the 4-hour 200MA in most exchange charts today as buyers eagerly piled into advance. At the time of writing, the market has become quiet, and if a larger decline will grip the market, then the time is now. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. […]

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12 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis: Decision TimeBitcoin price was traded to the prevailing resistance ceiling again, today. This time, it seemed the bulls must challenge an additional obstacle, namely the 4-hour 200MA. 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 […]

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11 February 2016

Headlines Budapest Taxi Starts Accepting Bitcoin Through CoinPayAs more and more people start to see the value of Bitcoin as a financial tool, adoption of the digital currency will thrive all over the world. Paying for everyday goods and services with Bitcoin has been a big struggle so far, but things are changing step by […]

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10 February 2016

Headlines Compliance Expert Juan Llanos Joins Blockchain Analytics FirmFinancial compliance authority Juan Llanos is joining blockchain analytics firm Coinalytics as the executive vice president of business development. EPAM Systems Dedicates Team For Distributed Application DevelopmentMore and more companies around the world are starting to look into the concept of exploring blockchain technology for their own […]

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9 February 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 09/02/2016 – Pullback or Continuation?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price made a quick downside break of a short-term range, indicating that further losses are likely. This breakdown was brought forth by dollar strength as risk aversion returned to the financial markets yesterday. Price is now consolidating as traders wait […]

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8 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis 08/02/2016 – Bearish Continuation Signal?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has been consolidating on the 4-hour time frame, moving inside a symmetrical triangle pattern with its higher lows and lower highs. Bitcoin is coming off a strong downtrend, indicating that there may be some downside momentum left once bears are finished […]

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7 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Buyers StrugglingKey Highlights Bitcoin price failed to gain pace this past week, and it remains at a risk of a major break if sellers gain control. There is a monster trend line and support area on the daily chart with the data feed from HitBTC, which we highlighted this […]

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6 February 2016

Headlines How To Use Bitcoin For UberUber and Bitcoin are among the most groundbreaking technologies currently on the market. Uber, part of the so-called sharing economy, has created jobs and helped people arrive at their destination safely. The company has grown, attracting the attention of governments worldwide. The issue for Uber circles on the fact […]

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5 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Hovering After Mini-SurgeBitcoin price pushed to $392 (Bitstamp) and, today, attempted the high again but failed. Once again in tandem with gold, bitcoin price fell away from the high and now approaches support. Will it break or will it bounce? This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the […]

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4 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Volatility DominatesAction in the bitcoin price overnight was pretty volatile. Having ranged for the previous twenty-four hours between tight key levels, price broke to the downside and – with a sustained decline, reached overnight lows just ahead of 365 flat. Having reached this level, however, and as the Asian session kicked […]

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3 February 2016

Headlines Commonwealth Pushes Member Countries to Declare Bitcoin LegalThe Commonwealth has released a new report that calls on its 53 member countries to speak out on the legality of digital currencies. BitClub Deliberately Targets Novice Investors At Bitcoin MeetupBitcoin has become a very popular form of money, attracting interest from all over the world. Not […]

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2 February 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Group Falls Short; Raises US$5.9 Million in IPOBitcoin Group, one of the largest mining operators which has been planning its initial public offering (IPO) since 2014, announced that its IPO offer and ASX Bookbuild which closed on January 25, 2016, raised over US$5.9 million. The quotation of the shares on the Australian Securities […]

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1 February 2016

Headlines Liberty Reserve Level of Money Laundering Is Not PossibleThe concept of digital currency was well-known way before Bitcoin and consorts staked their claim. One of the most notorious digital currencies in history is Liberty Reserve, which ultimately failed because it was still centralized. Furthermore, the founder of Liberty Reserve pleaded guilty to money laundering […]

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