30 April 2016

Headlines Plug Pulled On Keza App Allowing Bitcoin Investing In StocksThe Keza app, an IOS app which allowed users to invest in bitcoin stocks and fixed incomes, has closed down shortly after launching, according to its website. The project had received $357,000 in funding backed by Digital Currency Group and Jason Calacanis of HOF Capital. The […]

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29 April 2016

Headlines 10 Must-See Moments at Consensus 2016Don’t miss these must-see moments set to take place at next week’s Consensus 2016 blockchain conference. Bitcoin Price Analysis 04/29/2016 – Bears Getting Stronger?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently made a sharp drop, breaking below several key support zones. Price bounced off the $435 area and appears to […]

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28 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Wings Cut By MarketBitcoin price has recovered from sell-off lows at $434 and 2800 CNY today. Can the market bounce price through resistance and continue to new highs? Or has yesterday’s lack of commitment at a critical moment cut bitcoin’s price wings? This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. […]

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27 April 2016

Headlines British Government Explores Disbursing Research Grants In BitcoinThe British government is considering disbursing research grants using bitcoin or some other blockchain-based currency, according to Matthew Hancock, the Minister of the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General. In a speech at Digital Catapult, a government-funded think tank., Hancock said the Cabinet Office has begun exploring ways […]

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26 April 2016

Headlines ETF ‘Spider Woman’ Gets Behind Bitcoin ETFKathleen Moriarty, who was instrumental in directing the setup of exchange traded funds (EFTs) from a legal perspective in the early 1990s, is supporting a bitcoin ETF, which she is optimistic about, according to The Wall Street Journal. An ETF is a marketable security that tracks an index, […]

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25 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 04/25/2016 – Aiming for $500?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently broke to the upside from a long-term consolidation pattern, signaling that bulls have taken control. Price is still showing strong bullish momentum and is currently testing the December 2016 highs. A break past this ceiling could take it […]

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24 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Remains Buy DipsKey Points Bitcoin price climbed higher this past week against the US Dollar, and currently showing a lot of bullish signs. There was a bearish trend line on the hourly chart (data feed from Bitstamp) of BTC/USD, which was broken during the upside drift. Buying dips […]

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23 April 2016

Headlines Why Blockchain Could Enable a True P2P Insurance ModelIn this opinion piece, blockchain consultant Olivier Rikken discusses how blockchain could be the key to new insurance business models. How the Blockchain Can Unshackle the WorldHaving trouble understanding the big picture for blockchain tech? VC Jalak Jobanputra expands on her thesis for the tech in […]

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22 April 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 04/22/2016 – Upside Breakout Pullback?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently made an upside breakout from a long-term consolidation pattern highlighted on the longer-term time frames. This signals that bulls have gotten the upper hand and might have enough energy to push for more gains. However, price appears to […]

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21 April 2016

Headlines 10% of Americans Used Bitcoin to Ignore Identity TheftBitcoin is often referred to as a way to avoid taxes and conduct illegal activity online. However, a recent report by Harris Poll on behalf of the American Institute of CPA shows that 10% of respondents use Bitcoin to avoid identity theft during tax time. Also […]

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20 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Profit Taken!The chart below is the chart we used for the second of last night’s analyses, but zoomed out a little to highlight the action that we saw overnight in the bitcoin price. It’s a fifteen-minute candlestick chart that shows the last forty-eight hours or so worth of action in the […]

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19 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis: Looking Bullish But Bias BearishBitcoin price continued sideways today in low volume trade that is looking more and more likely to turn to decline. 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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18 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Losing The HighsBitcoin price wasted more time below resistance, today, as the bulls bought into an assumed rally. Indeed, a rally is possible, but the exchanges have more to gain from pulling price down into liquidation than giving retail traders an easy trade. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour […]

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17 April 2016

Headlines Homomorphic Encryption and Smart Contracts: Privacy and TransparencyBitcoin and transparency go hand in hand. While we can’t say the same about centralized exchanges and trading platforms, the Bitcoin protocol is completely transparent and offers a certain degree of anonymity as well (pseudonymity). But as technology progresses, we now have entirely different use cases of […]

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16 April 2016

Headlines The 9 Mistakes I Made When Bringing Blockchain to My StartupIn this opinion piece, entrepreneur John Rampton recalls the lessons he learned when trying to apply blockchain solutions to his startup. Seniors-Scamming Conman Dealing in Bitcoin Sentenced to PrisonA man who admitted collecting more than $800,000 from seniors he tricked into sending virtual money orders to help […]

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15 April 2016

Headlines Ether Prices Plunge 50% as Bitcoin Stays in Holding PatternBitcoin prices fluctuated largely within a tight range, while the value of ether, the token on the ethereum blockchain, saw a sharp price reduction. Microsoft to Host Consensus 2016 Blockchain HackathonDeloitte, Microsoft, IBM, ConsenSys, Tierion and are teaming up to sponsor the “Building Blocks” Hackathon […]

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14 April 2016

Headlines Multi-currency Wallet BIT.AC Allows Instant Cryptocurrency ExchangesBIT.AC, a London-based crypto wallet, has a built-in exchange and accommodates 14 different cryptocurrencies. The wallet allows users to instantly convert from one cryptocurrency to another. Currencies include bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Peercoin, Dash, Monero, Factom, Dogecoin, Vericoin, Namecoin, Clam Project and Vertcoin. Users can send cryptocurrency over email […]

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13 April 2016

Headlines Kraken Gains Series B Investment, Pushes Bitcoin Services & Ethereum in JapanOne of the largest bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, Kraken, has announced an investment from a leading Japanese foreign exchange brokerage, in the exchange’s Series B round of financing. Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has announced an investment from Tokyo-based Money Partners Group […]

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12 April 2016

Headlines Estonian Supreme Court Rules Against Bitcoin TraderThe Estonian Supreme Court has ruled in favor of new restrictions on bitcoin trading in the wake of a lawsuit filed by a bitcoin broker. Global Blockchain Forum Launched to Coordinate Regulatory Interoperability and Best PracticesThe Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC) has launched the Global Blockchain Forum (GBF), […]

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11 April 2016

Headlines Amid Blockchain Securities Push, Overstock CEO Takes Medical LeaveIn a letter to shareholders, Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has announced that he will take a medical leave of absence. Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 04/11/2016 – Channel Bounce!Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price tested the channel support on the 4-hour time frame, after breaking below […]

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10 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin & Ethereum are Driving Factors Open Execution InitiativeOpen source software is part of the nature of digital currency and blockchain technology, as these solutions belong to everybody in the world who wants to embrace them. But some people have started to look beyond open source, and the term Open Execution is starting to […]

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9 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Needs More Privacy In The Cashless SocietyWith all of the recent talk about a cashless society, the question inevitably turns to the role of Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Some people would like to see more anonymity in Bitcoin, especially when considering how going cashless would give banks and governments a complete overview […]

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8 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis 04/08/2016 – Headed Larger Channel Bottom?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price appears to be breaking below the short-term channel support and might be due to test the bottom of the larger channel on the 4-hour time frame. Still, a bounce back to the short-term channel resistance might take place, as reversal […]

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7 April 2016

Headlines FortuneJack, the Most Advanced Bitcoin Casino PlatformA superb creation of the genuine casino game gurus with two-decade gambling experience, FortuneJack Casino is a multi-purpose portal with over 500 superb casino and slot games for the true highrollers and crypto gaming enthusiasts eager for everyday gambling challenges and discoveries. FortuneJack team offers progressive jackpots, provable […]

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6 April 2016

Headlines Open-Source Giant Red Hat Revs Up “Openshift Blockchain”Red Hat, Inc,  one of the leading providers of open-source software to the enterprise community, has announced a new partnership initiative for blockchain software vendors. The initiative is called “Openshift Blockchain” and will aid fintech start-ups and independent software vendors (ISV’s) to build hosted blockchain solutions while […]

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5 April 2016

Headlines IBM Watson is Working to Bring AI to the BlockchainIBM Watson is currently trying to merge artificial intelligence and the blockchain into a single, powerful prototype. Bitcoin Price Watch; Live Trade!Just as we dud this morning, let’s kick off this evening’s analysis with a chart. The fifteen-minute candlestick chart in the image below highlights […]

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4 April 2016

Headlines Court Takes Control of Digital Currency Exchange CryptsyA Florida court has frozen the assets of the digital currency exchange Cryptsy and placed it under the control of a receiver. U.K. Resort Town Sees a New Bitcoin ATMAn Italian restaurant now offers patrons the chance to buy bitcoin and pay for meals with bitcoin, having […]

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3 April 2016

Headlines Are Bitcoiners Rational Economic Agents?Bitcoin and blockchain technologies have big visions of changing the macroeconomics of the financial system. Less investigated, the microeconomics of Bitcoin could supply us with unique insights into how the Bitcoin digital financial complex might evolve. Microeconomics examines decision-making by economic actors, like firms and consumers, in their myriad organizational […]

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2 April 2016

Headlines Investment Firm Pegs Bitcoin Value at $655Needham & Co. LLC, a New York City-based investment firm, has begun covering the Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT), giving it a “buy” rating and a $62.00 price target (PT). Needham estimates the present per-bitcoin value at $655. BIT is sponsored by Grayscale Investments, which is owned by Digital […]

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1 April 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; End of the Week Run UpWe’ve come to the end of another week’s worth of trading in the bitcoin price – at least, that is, trading while wider financial markets are open – and its been a week of two halves. The first half of the week saw Sunday’s large downside […]

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