31 May 2016

Headlines R3 Meets Obama Advisors at DC Blockchain EventA group of technology advisors to US President Barack Obama heard from representatives from the bitcoin and blockchain industry earlier this month. KinerjaPay Includes Bitcoin Payment, with Bitcoin IndonesiaCustomers in Indonesia can now pay online with bitcoin as the country’s leading payment solutions provider KinerjaPay has added […]

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30 May 2016

Headlines $13 Million in Bitcoin to Be Auctioned in AustraliaAn auction in Sydney will put up over $13 million ($18 million AUD) in bitcoin for auction next month. The bitcoins were confiscated as “the proceeds of crime”, announced global services firm Ernst & Young, referring to the now-defunct online dark market, Silk Road. Ernst & […]

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29 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Prices Break $500 Barrier to Hit 20-Month HighBitcoin prices hit a more than 20-month high this weekend as the digital currency broke the $500 barrier to reap big gains. NewsBTC Infographics Q1 2016Bitcoin is rallying at the moment with a price of $520 USD on Bitstamp, 3786 CNY on Huobi, and €465 via […]

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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 Watch; Switching Things UpIt is the end of the week, and we are going to mix things up a little bit for our first analysis out of Europe today. Price has been pretty volatile overnight, and this has necessitated that we narrow our timeframe (from the usual 15-minute candlestick chart to the […]

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26 May 2016

Headlines 21 Unveils Vision for Bitcoin-Powered Weather Data MarketBitcoin’s best-funded startup, 21 Inc, unveiled a new proof-of-concept that envisions how its developer tools could fuel a weather marketplace. Santander UK to Launch Ripple-Powered Payments App in 2016The UK arm of Spanish banking group Santander has developed a new payments app in partnership with distributed ledger […]

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25 May 2016

Headlines Japan Passes Bill to Regulate Bitcoin ExchangesThe Diet in Japan (the legislature consisting of the Lower and the Upper Houses) has passed a bill today that mandates the regulation of bitcoin and virtual currency exchanges by the Financial Services Agency (FSA) in Japan. Japan has enacted a bill today that will see the regulation […]

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24 May 2016

Headlines Economics Expert Dismisses Using Bitcoin to Hold National Debt on C-SpanWilliam Cline, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, dismissed using bitcoin to address the U.S. debt in response to a caller question on C-Span’s Washington Journal on Monday. Cline talked about information released by the Treasury Department about which foreign […]

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23 May 2016

Headlines Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Eyes Economic EmpowermentThe Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, a non-profit advocacy group for distributed ledger technology has announced two new working committees, each chaired by noteworthy industry experts. One of the committees is working toward economic inclusion of the unbanked. The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), an advocacy group that promotes […]

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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. The New Banking StandardIn this op-ed, bitcoin enthusiast Martin Hagelstrom touches on the slow but steady embrace of blockchain by the world’s banks. New […]

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20 May 2016

Headlines Landfills Are Filling Up With BitcoinThe Bitcoiners “FU” (shorthand for fuck up on the subrredit r/tifu) started six years ago when he was in college. As he states on the forum known as ‘Today I Fucked Up:’ Back then, “I had a hugely over-inflated sense of how intelligent I was. Rare for someone on […]

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19 May 2016

Headlines 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 law firm representing Canadian plaintiffs in the class action against Mt. Gox, a now-defunct bitcoin exchange has revealed that the case will be dismissed. The class […]

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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 Deloitte Demos Blockchain Use Case for Art IndustryProfessional services firm Deloitte has unveiled a new blockchain proof-of-concept focused on artwork provenance. Australian AML Act Revisions Mention Bitcoin Exchanges & WalletsSeveral days ago, there was an announcement regarding impending changes to the AML Act in Australia, which would create a better ecosystem for cryptocurrency innovation. […]

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16 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price About to Explode Vs US DollarKey Points Bitcoin price is on the verge of a monster explosion vs the US dollar, as there is a crucial breakout pattern formed. There is a bullish trend line formed on the weekly chart (data feed from Bitstamp) of BTC/USD, which is acting as a major […]

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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 New York Police Win FinCEN Award for Bitcoin InvestigationThe New York Police Department winning an award from the Financial Crimes Enforcement network after tracing a series of bitcoin transactions. Digital Bitcoin Company’s Chairman Arrested on Fraud ChargesBitcoin has attracted the attention of law enforcement agencies all over the world in recent years, yet some […]

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12 May 2016

Headlines 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 to focus on intrarange, in an attempt to pick up a position based on action between support and resistance. Of course, we’ll keep our breakout strategy on the backburner, as […]

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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 Bitcoin Price Watch; Tonight’s Trades in FocusIn this morning’s bitcoin price watch article, the framework we placed over the market involved two primary elements. The first, an upward sloping triangle. This offered us an opportunity to enter short, if price broke through it. The second was a more traditional range, with our entry points […]

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9 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Core Dev: Gavin Andresen’s GitHub Privileges Were A “Liability”Gavin Andresen, chief scientist at the Bitcoin Core Foundation and former chief developer of the Bitcoin source code had his commit access revoked recently. The move, a collective one taken by Bitcoin Core developers, left Andresen without any administrator or commit privileges after publicly backing […]

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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 Bitcoin Core Team Has No Intentions Bringing Gavin Andresen BackNow that the Craig Wright debacle has calmed down again, there is still the pressing matter of what will happen with Gavin Andresen. After the Bitcoin Core team revoked his commit access, there seems to be no indication of restoring the Bitcoin developer to his […]

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6 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis for 05/06/2016 – Strong Breakout Looming?Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is still stuck in consolidation, moving inside a symmetrical triangle chart pattern on its 1-hour time frame. As expected, price found resistance at the top of the triangle pattern and 200 SMA, making another attempt at testing the bottom. With […]

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5 May 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 05/05/2016 – Eyes on Triangle Resistance!Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price bounced off the symmetrical triangle support as predicted in the earlier blog post. Price is now setting its sights back on the triangle resistance around $450. Technical indicators are suggesting that a selloff might be in order. Bitcoin […]

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4 May 2016

Headlines Gavin Andresen: It Was a Mistake to Blog Claiming Craig Wright Is SatoshiBitcoin core developer Gavin Andresen has expressed regret in publishing his blog backing Craig Wright’s claim that he is, Satoshi Nakamoto. More specifically, Andresen claims it was a mistake to publish his post before the much-scrutinized post published by Craig Wright. Bitcoin […]

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3 May 2016

Headlines Consensus 2016 Panelists Debate Blockchain’s Business ImpactMaking money off blockchain is no longer just about bitcoin or financial applications. One group of leaders spent today debating that future. 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 […]

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2 May 2016

Headlines Amazon Web Services is Now Working With Blockchain StartupsAmazon Web Services, the cloud computing arm of the Web commerce giant, is partnering with investment firm Digital Currency Group. Bitcoin Price Analysis 05/02/2016 – Taking a Quick BreakBitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently had a sharp selloff after testing a major resistance level visible […]

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1 May 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC Looks to Trade HigherKey Points Bitcoin price after climbing above $465 against the US Dollar found sellers and fell sharply. A bullish trend line on the 4-hours chart (data feed from Bitstamp) of BTC/USD managed to act as a support and prevented any further declines at $435. Buying […]

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