31 May 2016

Headlines Japan’s Trade Ministry: Government Should Promote Blockchain Use CasesJapan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has released the results of a survey on blockchain technology. Bitcoin Payments Enabled by Indonesian E-MarketplaceA prominent e-commerce and digital payment platform in Indonesia, KinerjaPay Corp., has enabled bitcoin payments for transactions on its platform. This will be […]

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30 May 2016

Headlines Fix Cut Set to Push Yuan Low; Bitcoin Bubble ContinuesThe Chinese Yuan has seen its largest monthly decline since August of 2015, which comes on the heels of the Fed hinting at potential interest-rate increases. Additionally, this decrease was also caused by the PBOC cutting the fixing by 0.45%. Bitcoin, on the other hand, […]

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29 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Soon to be Accepted at Online CasinosIn an effort to enhance the safety and security of payments processing options, online casinos are eyeing cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Digital currencies have multiple advantages over traditional payments methods, and they have the added advantage of anonymity. The convenience and user-friendliness afforded to players by cryptocurrencies are […]

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28 May 2016

Headlines Kraken Announces a List of New Devt regarding Mt Gox, DAO and NamecoinIt is good news for the victims of Mt Gox collapse as they might be seeing their long-lost bitcoins once again. Kraken, one of the leading bitcoin exchanges has recently announced that it will be distributing bitcoin to many of those who […]

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27 May 2016

Headlines Grid Vs. Cloud: Earn Bitcoin By Monitoring Environmental DataThe Internet has fostered the development of machines that can collect sensor-generated data and sell it in return for passive bitcoin payments, 21 Inc stated on Medium. There are presently two paradigms by which this process works: grid computing and cloud computing. The grid refers to a group of […]

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26 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Deconstructing Today’s ActionIts that time again – that’s right, time for the second of our twice daily bitcoin price watch articles, and for us to take a look at how action during the European session today is going to influence our strategy for this evening’s session out of the US. In […]

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25 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Enabled as an Investment Option for Retirement AccountsIf BitcoinIRA.com has its way, bitcoin will become ingrained as another retirement savings tool for generations to come. Edmund Moy, former Director of the U.S. Mint,  serves as the group’s Chief Strategist…and possibly Chief Marketing Ploy. Many aspects of BitcoinIRA.com’s website lean heavily on Mr. Moy’s deep […]

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24 May 2016

Headlines Federal Court Dismisses Bitcoin Startup BitPay’s Phishing LawsuitA legal fight between bitcoin payment processor BitPay and a major insurance company has ended, court documents reveal. Urdubit Bitcoin Exchange Partners With BitwagePartnerships are always exciting in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, especially when it involves two completely different companies working together. Urdubit, the leading […]

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23 May 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 05/23/2016 – Pullback to Broken Support?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently made a break below the triangle consolidation pattern as illustrated in the previous update. Price rebounded off the $436 area and is showing a possible correction play. Any of the nearby inflection points might hold as resistance, […]

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22 May 2016

Headlines Determining Jurisdiction When a DAO is SuedDoes distributed presence create distributed liability? Cryptocurrency Experts Predict Exponential Bitcoin Price GrowthThe Bitcoin price will always remain a topic of significant debate, as there are those who feel the cryptocurrency is undervalued, whereas others predict stagnation or even a decline. Several Bitcoin experts weighed in with their […]

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21 May 2016

Headlines New Regulatory Proposal By SEC May Affect Bitcoin ETFsThe SEC is taking a very close look at all exchange-traded funds, and they might impose “enhanced attention” rules. Tightened regulation of funds could be on the horizon, which, if this proposal is approved, could end up affecting all Bitcoin ETFs on the market today. SEC […]

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20 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 05/20/2016Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has formed higher lows and lower highs, creating a symmetrical triangle consolidation pattern on its daily and 4-hour time frames. Price seems to have finally made a break below the triangle support, indicating that bears have taken control. If so, bitcoin could be […]

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19 May 2016

Headlines Russia’s ‘Bitcoin Ban’ Faces Uncertain Future After Draft Bill WithdrawnA bill that would ban so-called money surrogates such as bitcoin in Russia has an uncertain future. Judge Dismisses Canada’s $465 Million Mt. Gox Class Action LawsuitA 2014 class action lawsuit by plaintiffs in Canada against defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has been dismissed. The […]

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18 May 2016

Headlines Nasdaq Explores How Blockchain Could Fuel Solar Energy MarketDuring a demonstration today, Nasdaq unveiled a service that lets solar power generators sell certificates using its Linq blockchain service. ‘Blockchain Revolution’ Comes to Wall Street at Nasdaq EventThe authors of “Blockchain Revolution” spoke this morning about their latest published work at an event hosted by […]

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17 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Startup Blockchain Announces the Thunder Network  Bitcoin-centric startup Blockchain has announced and released the alpha version of its Thunder Network – a payments channel that it claims will prove to be the first usable implementation of the Lightning network for off chain bitcoin payments that settles back to the main bitcoin blockchain. Bitcoin […]

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16 May 2016

Headlines Russian Ministry of Justice Disagrees with Bitcoin Ban Bill, AgainThe Ministry of Justice in Russia has, once again, not agreed to a draft bill put forth by the Finance Ministry seeking to ban bitcoin and introduce criminal liabilities to those who adopt, transact or mine the cryptocurrency. The Russian Ministry of Justice has disagreed […]

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15 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Getting Ready To MoveBitcoin price continued on Sunday as it had done on Saturday: quiet trade in a $4 range. Today’s price action seems to be coiling up for a larger move. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now […]

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14 May 2016

Headlines Winklevoss Brothers: Bitcoin Will Disrupt Gold As Crypto Holds The FutureBitcoin has matured as an asset and it will eventually be disrupting gold, according to brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, who operate the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange. The brothers gave their views about digital currency’s future during an interview with Liz Claman on Fox Business Network’s […]

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13 May 2016

Headlines Taiwan Police Arrest Man Behind Alleged Bitcoin Trading ScamLocal authorities in Taiwan are said to have arrested a man believed to have orchestrated a bitcoin trading platform scam. Palantir Tech Refutes Link to ‘Quantum Bitcoin Mining’ FirmPalantir Technologies, a global data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, denies any connection to […]

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12 May 2016

Headlines Tax Software Provider Avalara Embraces Bitcoin And Blockchain TechnologyAvalara, a Seattle, Wash.-based provider of tax compliance automation for businesses that has already embraced bitcoin in its tax compliance engine, announced plans to explore blockchain technology during its conference in New Orleans Wednesday, according to Accounting Today. Peter Horadan, executive vice president of engineering, compared blockchain […]

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11 May 2016

Headlines State of Blockchain Q1 2016: Blockchain Funding Overtakes BitcoinCoinDesk has released its latest “State of Blockchain” report, analyzing news and events from Q1 2016. Bitcoin Marketplace OpenBazaar Unveils Several Additions in Major RoadmapOpenBazaar, a decentralized, unregulated and open-source marketplace that uses bitcoin, has released a roadmap to its second version following a better-than-expected response […]

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10 May 2016

Headlines Mystery of Cryptsy’s Collapse Grows as CEO’s Whereabouts UnknownNew details have emerged in the ongoing class action suit against the now-defunct digital currency exchange Cryptsy. Peace & Stability Through The Blockchain: Information SharingThis is part 5 of CCN’s series, “Peace & Stability Through The Blockchain.” For part 1, click here. For part 2, click […]

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9 May 2016

Headlines London Institute Uses 64 Monitors to Demonstrate How Bitcoin WorksThe Imperial Data Science Institute in London has an exhibit of 64 monitors with lines moving in geometric shapes representing real-time bitcoin transactions, according to The Imperial College of London website. Harry Pettit, a graduate student, recently visited the exhibit and discovered it provided a […]

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8 May 2016

Headlines Exclusive: Jeff Garzik’s Stealthy Ploy to Get Bitcoin onto Private BlockchainsLongtime Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik acknowledges Bitcoins’ branding problem. “The bitcoin name, in terms of marketing, is something that larger institutions are somewhat reluctant to deal with, related to the history with Mt Gox and Silk Road, most notably.” Garzik bemoans how this […]

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7 May 2016

Headlines Germany & Austria Fund a Bitcoin Financial Crime Research ProjectA bilateral research initiative sees Germany and Austria funding the project which is focused on organized financial crime specifically committed with virtual currencies. The project, titled ‘BITCRIME’ will see funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Austrian Federal Ministry […]

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6 May 2016

Headlines In London, Researchers Look at Blockchain Beyond Financial ServicesCoinDesk speaks with a senior researcher from Imperial College London’s cryptocurrency R&D efforts. Ethereum: A Valuable FinTech SandboxDaniel Cawrey looks at how Ethereum’s potential in blockchain experimentation will help bring about a new digital asset-based economic paradigm. New York to Give BitLicense to Coinbase and RippleTwo […]

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5 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s on this MorningIt’s getting to the end of the week, and so far we’ve had plenty to talk about as far as action in the bitcoin price is concerned. Volatility has dominated momentum, and we’ve seen some pretty sharp movements no relatively high volume. This may be because of […]

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4 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Another Live Trade!Let’s kick off this afternoon’s analysis with a chart. The chart below shows the framework we overlaid on the bitcoin price this morning, as well as maintaining the key levels we put in place as our target entry points. As the chart shows, price broke through the lower trend […]

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3 May 2016

Headlines Craig Wright ‘Will Move Bitcoin’ to Prove He’s Satoshi NakamotoA representative for self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright says further evidence will be soon be provided via the movement of bitcoin. Shoot for the Moon or Take It Slow? Tech Giants Talk BlockchainLeaders from IBM, Microsoft, Blockstream and Cognizant discuss how technology companies can best […]

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2 May 2016

Headlines Blockchain Tech Leaders Debate Satoshi Mystery and Scaling at Consensus 2016On the first day of the Tech & Policy track of Consensus 2016, there were talks on law enforcement & blockchain and decentralizing existing markets. Is Blockchain a Better Payments Rail? Panelists Divided at Consensus 2016Distributed ledgers are often referred to as a new […]

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1 May 2016

Headlines Digital Currency Group Adds Advisors & Shifts Away From BitcoinA lot of people active in the Bitcoin world will have heard about the recent investment in Digital Currency Group by Western Union. This news has caused a lot more questions than answers, although it seems DCG has added some new advisors to their board […]

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