31 May 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 05/31/2016 – Bullish Continuation Pattern?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price made a sharp upside breakout from its long-term consolidation pattern, signaling that further gains are in the cards. Price is consolidating above the $565 level for now while bulls are trying to gather more steam. A correction or a […]

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30 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Miner KnCMiner Declares BankruptcyKnCMiner, who recently won a lawsuit against complainants who had sued over late or failed delivery of one of the company’s previous iterations of bitcoin mining hardware (the Titan) , has filed bankruptcy ahead of July’s mining reward halving. The Swedish Bitcoin mining company’s CEO Sam Cole cited energy taxes […]

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29 May 2016

Headlines London Workshop Explores Blockchain Identity in FinanceThe Identity & KYC conference in London hosted a workshop on using blockchain technology to improve know-your-customer processes earlier this week. Venezuelan Pastry Shop Accepts Bitcoin Despite Public DistrustA Venezuelan pastry shop, Tortas Don Eduardo, accepts bitcoin, despite the fact that acceptance has been slow, according to diariobitcoin.com, […]

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28 May 2016

Headlines Santander Uses Ripple Blockchain Tech for International PaymentsSantander has begun using an app for international payments using Ripple Labs’ blockchain technology, according to Ripple on its Ripple Insights website. The pilot app makes Santander the first U.K. bank to use Ripple technology for cross-border payments. Santander is introducing the app as a staff pilot, […]

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27 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price At a 2016 HighBitcoin price has been traded through resistance – an initial sign of a larger wave of advance. A few cautions remain as we await additional confirmation that resistance has become support. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? […]

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26 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis for 05/26/2016 – Short-Term SelloffBitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price had been moving above an ascending trend line on its 1-hour time frame. Price just made a downside break of support as risk aversion seems to be back in the financial markets. This could be an early signal of a pending […]

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25 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; More Upside to Come?It’s been a good few weeks since we have had some long-term sustained upside momentum in the bitcoin price. Action this month so far seems to have been relatively choppy, and our breakout strategy – whilst somewhat effective – has given us a bit of a hard time. […]

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24 May 2016

Headlines Blockchain Consortium R3 Sees its First Chinese MemberThe banking- and finance-centric blockchain consortium led by New York-based startup R3 will now include its first ever Chinese member, the Ping An Financial Services Group. China’s second largest insurer, the Ping An Group has become the first Chinese member of the global banking blockchain consortium led […]

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23 May 2016

Headlines Chairman Of Russia’s Largest Bank Blasts Proposed Bitcoin BanRussia’s proposed bitcoin ban will hinder blockchain technology’s development in the Russian Federation, according to Herman Gref, chairman of the board at Sberbank (Russia’s largest bank by assets) and former Economic Development Minister, speaking at the Skolkovo business school Saturday, according to lenta.ru, a Moscow-based news […]

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22 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin and Ethereum Aren’t Going Head-On against Each Other!If you ask anyone about the top cryptocurrencies at the moment, the answer will definitely be Bitcoin and Ethereum, followed by Ripple, Litecoin, Dash and so on. Most of them will also say that Ethereum will kick Bitcoin’s butt in the near future, thanks to its […]

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21 May 2016

Headlines Blockchain’s Big Innovation is Trust, Not MoneyIn this opinion piece, a former Wall Street pro discusses why he believes the blockchain is best perceived as an innovation in distributed trust. Why GDAX CEO Brian Armstrong Is Not Turning His Back on BitcoinThe Coinbase exchange platform will be going through several changes over the coming […]

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20 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin’s Price Tanks as Coinbase Pivots and Users ComplainBitcoin is being tested like never before as one of the biggest and oldest Bitcoin company, Coinbase, announced their exchange will be renamed to Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX) to support Ethereum trading. A first for the four years old bitcoin company which has never added […]

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19 May 2016

Headlines Coinbase Exchange to Rebrand Following Ethereum Trading LaunchBitcoin exchange and wallet service Coinbase is adding support for ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network. 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. Sydney Stock Exchange […]

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18 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Today’s Scalp FocusOver the last couple of days, action in the bitcoin price has been relatively flat. We have seen the odd bit of choppy momentum here and there, but nothing sustainable, and this has made it difficult for us to get in and out the markets and draw profits according […]

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17 May 2016

Headlines Confused By Blockchain? Separating Revolution from EvolutionWhat’s a blockchain, what’s not and why does it matter? Former itBit director Antony Lewis attacks these questions in this opinion piece. 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 […]

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16 May 2016

Headlines The Winklevoss Twins on the Future of Cryptos…Case of The “Has-Beens”?As founders of bitcoin and ether exchange Gemini, the Winklevoss Twins graced us with their presence on Fox Business. The interview was lackluster and so was their “vision.” Are these guys still relevant? Ok ok, we get it. You guys almost had your day […]

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15 May 2016

Headlines The Bitcoin Myths Mainstream Media Gets Wrong Every TimeFor several years now, there seem to be a lot of myths surrounding Bitcoin which need to be clarified and rectified. Several of these topics keep returning on a regular basis, showing an apparent lack of education as far as mainstream media is concerned. It is […]

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14 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Core is Seeking to Overhaul How it Upgrades its CodeBitcoin’s main development team is taking its first steps toward democratizing and lower barriers to entry to its ongoing tech efforts. Making Blockchain Real Ushers in a New EraDevelopers, bankers, regulators, investors, businessmen, thought leaders and visionaries from around the globe descended on New […]

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13 May 2016

Headlines Taiwanese Bitcoin Conman Arrested on Multiple Charges In a report coming out of Taiwan, an individual who founded and ran a bitcoin company has been arrested on charges of fraud, breach of trust and document forgery after allegedly causing losses to 49 customers in a month. The chairman of Taipei-based Digital Bitcoin Company, a man […]

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12 May 2016

Headlines Palantir Denies Ownership of ‘Quantum’ Bitcoin Mining ServiceBig data company Palantir says it has no involvement with a Hong Kong cloud mining service that claims to be owned by it. Bitcoin Price Watch; Shifting Strategy FocusWe’ve had another pretty flat day in the bitcoin price, and so we are going to adapt our strategy […]

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11 May 2016

Headlines Satoshi Nakamoto Outs Himself As Craig Steven WrightA writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here. – Quentin Tarantino Frustrated, The Man sat there and looked at the effervescence of his computer screen from within a desert of red. Outside of his window, the kangaroo […]

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10 May 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 05/10/2016 – Uptrend Channel FormingBitcoin Price Technical Analysis Bitcoin price is starting to trend higher on its short-term time frame, moving inside a rising channel on its 1-hour chart. Price is currently testing the channel resistance around $465 and might be due for a move back towards support. If […]

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9 May 2016

Headlines Is Blockchain the Key to User-Controlled Social Media?Blockchain industry startups are attempting to capitalize on a growing disillusionment with traditional social media platforms. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 05/09/2016 – Bulls Making a Comeback?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price bounced off an area of interest last week, indicating that buyers may be regaining control. […]

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8 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Remains In Clear UptrendKey Points Bitcoin price enjoyed a nice bullish ride this past week against the US Dollar, and may continue to trade higher. There is a monster contracting triangle pattern formed on the 4-hours chart (data feed from Bitstamp) of BTC/USD, which may result in the […]

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7 May 2016

Headlines 10 Things You Can Buy for $10 on Bitcoin Market OpenBazaarFrom lodging to lip balm, the decentralized bitcoin marketplace OpenBazaar is already home to a surprising variety of wares. Germany & Austria Fund a Bitcoin Financial Crime Research ProjectA bilateral research initiative sees Germany and Austria funding the project which is focused on organized […]

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6 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; the Weekend Ahead…In this morning’s bitcoin price watch article, we noted that the range we were focusing on in the bitcoin price was probably a little too tight to bring an intrarange strategy into the equation, but for an aggressive trader, it would probably be possible to draw a profit under […]

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5 May 2016

Headlines Craig Wright Won’t Provide More Proof He Created BitcoinIn a stunning reversal, Craig Wright says he will not provide any more proof that he is the creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. Craig Wright Says Sorry and GoodbyeThe week began with the dramatic, much-publicized claim by Craig Wright who proclaimed that he was Satoshi Nakamoto, […]

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4 May 2016

Headlines Amazon Web Services Teams with DCG on Blockchain EndeavorAmazon Web Services will partner with Digital Currency Group (DCG) on a platform that will allow companies to experiment with blockchain technology, according to Forbes. Blockchain providers in DCG’s portfolio will be able to work in a secure environment with financial institutions, enterprise technology companies and […]

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3 May 2016

Headlines ABN AMRO And Rabobank Ramp Up Blockchain InitiativesTypically, financial institutions wait for a new technology to mature before investing in it. Blockchain technology, because of the impact it is expected to bring to the financial industry, is a different matter, as witnessed by the number of financial institutions investing in blockchain experimentation. Two Netherlands-based […]

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2 May 2016

Headlines Live Blog: Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed?Academic Craig Wright went public today by declaring, and providing evidence to his claim, that he is bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Microsoft, USAA Join DC Blockchain Policy GroupTech giant Microsoft and military-focused banking and insurance firm USAA are among the newest members of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. Circle Then […]

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1 May 2016

Headlines The Road To Bitcoin Adoption Passes Through Many StagesPeople view Bitcoin as a variety of tools, ranging from something that facilitates illegal activity to financial freedom and just an investment vehicle. Rather than trying to put people into “categories”, the better approach would be to see which phase of Bitcoin adoption they are in. […]

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