31 July 2016

Headlines The Three Value Propositions of Ethereum ClassicEthereum Classic has grown to become a valuable cryptocurrency in spite of its unusual origins, thanks in large part to three value propositions. Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis –Recent/USD Slide Looks DangerousKey Points Bitcoin price was crushed today against the US Dollar and looks set for more declines in […]

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30 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Testing Matures as Global Universities Join BSafe NetworkAn effort is underway to encourage more researchers and academics to investigate and test bitcoin and other blockchain tech. The First Italian Bank Bailout Package Is Being PreparedThe Italian banking crisis has been on the radar of many people as of late. Any major issues stemming […]

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29 July 2016

Headlines The Bitcoin Subreddit Censorship Debate Reignited by Roger Ver?There has been a lot of friction between the Bitcoin community members since the block size debate. The Bitcoin scalability issue has polarized the community into those who support the increase in block size, and those who don’t. Things between these two camps often leads to ugly debates […]

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28 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s Today’s FocusA look at the daily chart reveals the frustration we’ve experienced across the last couple of weeks in the bitcoin price. It shows the difference between action throughout May, June and Early-July, and action seen across the last ten to fourteen days. Specifically, the former time period brought with […]

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27 July 2016

Headlines Coinbase Enables Bitcoin Buying in AustraliaBitcoin and digital exchange Coinbase has expanded its services to Australia, enabling customers in the country-continent to buy bitcoin and ether with payment cards. In an announcement today, digital currency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase revealed its expansion effort to Australia. The move will allow users to buy bitcoin […]

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26 July 2016

Headlines Agentic Group Brings Blockchain Consultancy To LondonBlockchain institutions will continue to focus their attention on London, as it remains the financial capital of the world for the time being. Agentic Group, one of the more respected blockchain consortia, has opened its London Office yesterday. This is an interesting decision, as the company hopes to […]

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25 July 2016

Headlines Ethereum’s Tale of Two ChainsZsolt Felföldi, developer of the Geth implementation of Ethereum, weighs in on Ethereum Classic. Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bear JunctionBitcoin price continues teetering on the edge of a precipice. A valiant effort to escape gravity, late on Sunday, has only seen price slump back toward $650. Unless the buyers capitulate, a […]

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24 July 2016

Headlines BitCluster Claims To De-Anonymize Bitcoin usersThere has been a lot of talk about Bitcoin and whether or not it is anonymous. Cryptocurrency experts will gladly point out Bitcoin is not anonymous, but rather pseudonymous. For those people interest in de-anonymizing cryptocurrency, however, BitCluster is a solution looking into. This tool has now been open […]

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23 July 2016

Headlines Cash Inflow In Emerging Markets Can Be Positive For BitcoinFor those people who were dreaming of a cashless future, that situation will not become a reality anytime soon. Emerging markets are suddenly receiving bucketloads of cash, to buy stocks and bonds. Interestingly enough, both emerging markets and developing countries are reaping the benefits of […]

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22 July 2016

Headlines Moody’s Clients Working on 120 Blockchain Projects, Report ShowsAs many as 120 blockchain-related projects are being undertaken by governments and companies rated by Moody’s, new data shows. Bitcoin Price Watch; A Strange Night’s ActionIt’s been a bit of a strange night of action in the bitcoin price overnight during the Asian session, and we […]

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21 July 2016

Headlines MinerGate CEO Opposed Ethereum Hard Fork On Legal, Business And Philosophical GroundsWhile most miners supported the Ethereum hard fork to prevent future breaches, Claude Lecomte, CEO at MinerGate, opposed the plan and posted a statement shortly before the hard fork took effect yesterday, claiming it will jeopardize Ethereum on legal, business and philosophical levels. Ethereum […]

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20 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Crypto Teller Network Adds Dash in Latin AmericaPanamanian crypto-teller machine TigoCTM has added Dash to its roster of cryptocurrencies for sale and purchase over its network in Latin America. With a new partnership, Dash will see its partner TigoCTM, a crypto teller machine company, add the cryptocurrency to its network of ATMs that […]

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19 July 2016

Headlines Ether Trading Fund Registers with the SECEtherIndex LLC, a Wilmington, Del.-based corporation, has registered a trust called the EtherIndex Ether Trust with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), marking the first ether-based trading fund. The trust’s purpose is to give shareholders exposure to the daily change in the U.S. dollar price of ether, minus expenses […]

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18 July 2016

Headlines ‘No Scaling Agreements’ Planned for July Bitcoin Miner-Developer EventA late July gathering featuring members of bitcoin’s development and mining communities will not focus on scaling. iPayYou Allows Users to Send Bitcoin via TwitteriPayYou, a bitcoin wallet that allows users to send bitcoin to people who don’t have bitcoin accounts, has introduced Pay-by-Twitter, enabling users […]

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17 July 2016

Headlines Will the Brexit and China Continue to Influence Bitcoin Prices?In the previous weeks, macroeconomic uncertainty has spurred investment interest in bitcoin, but will this continue into the second half of 2016? IBM Launches Blockchain Cloud Services On Linux ServerIBM has introduced a cloud-based blockchain service for business-to-business networks that allows companies to test performance, […]

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16 July 2016

Headlines Wirex Launches Free Bitcoin Virtual Debit CardWirex gets it.  Cryptos are only as valuable as the accompanying level of usability. Is this what mass adoption of bitcoin looks like? UK-based group Wirex is now offering a free virtual debit card through its pre-existing app. A user can easily download the app, register their account, download the card […]

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15 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Today’s Scalp StrategyWe are heading in to the close of the week, and it’s time to take a penultimate look at the bitcoin price. Things have been pretty volatile for the last few days, and we’ve had the opportunity to get in and out of the markets on a number of […]

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14 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Steaming but Not yet ExplosiveBitcoin price has been traded up in a mild fever during the latter part of today’s market action. Is this a good place to join a potential uptrend? The chart technicals don’t suggest ongoing advance into a profitable advance. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour […]

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13 July 2016

Headlines Russian Political Party to Accept Bitcoin DonationsReports from Russia indicate that a minor political party is moving to accept bitcoin donations. Bitcoin-Based P2P Lending App CredibleFriends Raises 40% Of $250,000 Crowdfunding GoalCredibleFriends, a P2P lending app that lets people lend bitcoin to friends, has raised $100,006 of its $250,000 fundraising goal on BnkToTheFuture, surpassing the $100,000 […]

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12 July 2016

Headlines SolidX Seeking to List Bitcoin ETF on New York Stock ExchangeBlockchain firm SolidX has filed with the SEC in a bid to launch a public investment vehicle that would offer exposure to bitcoin. IBM to Open Blockchain Development Center With Singapore RegulatorsIBM expanded its blockchain efforts today with news it will open a blockchain […]

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11 July 2016

Headlines Traders Getting High on HempCoinHempCoin is a Scrypt algorithm coin like Litecoin and countless other Bitcoin alternatives, but unlike most, it has a publicly traded company, Rocky Mountain Ayre, backing it. Interest seems to be increasing in the coin, which is one of the many currencies targeting marijuana dispensaries and other legal marijuana entities […]

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10 July 2016

Headlines Nothing Happened After The Bitcoin Block Reward HalvingThe Halving just happened, We’re all still alive, and so is Bitcoin! The first 12.5 BTC block was mined by F2Pool (the largest mining operation in the world) at 17:46 (GMT). Bitcoin price and hashrate seem to be stable after a 5% price drop just half an […]

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9 July 2016

Headlines What Happens to Bitcoin Price amid Halving?The bitcoin price has increased nearly 50% since January 1. While the year has been tumultuous economically for the world, an upcoming network event called a Bitcoin halving could have had price implications and led to the big gains for Bitcoin price. Though, based on the only historical halving, which […]

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8 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Drops Again as Halving Inches CloserThe upcoming Bitcoin halving has been a subject of great debate and excitement. While the block reward will be cut in half, the number of newly minted coins per day will decrease. Bitcoin miners, on the other hand, will earn less money, depending on how the Bitcoin […]

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7 July 2016

Headlines UK Trials Blockchain-Based Social Welfare PaymentsLondon-based blockchain and fintech startup GovCoin Systems Ltd., has been chosen by the UK Department for Work and Pensions to trial a new blockchain-based trial for welfare payments. In a press release today, it is revealed that the United Kingdom’s Department for Work and Pensions has an ongoing proof-of-concept […]

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6 July 2016

Headlines Partnership Aims to Curb Bitcoin Usage in Child PornographyNon-profit organization the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and blockchain start-up Elliptic have teamed up to tackle those using the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, to buy child sex abuse images online, the two announced today. London-based blockchain startup Elliptic has created a unique tool that has the ability to […]

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5 July 2016

Headlines Uber Argentina Enlists Bitcoin Partner in Fight to Continue ServiceThe Argentinian subsidiary of ridesharing giant Uber is turning to a bitcoin payment option amid a crackdown by local authorities. Donald Trump Presidency Could Be a Boost to BitcoinJuniper Research has concluded a Donald Trump presidency could lead to a massive jump in bitcoin transactions, […]

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4 July 2016

Headlines Irish Silk Road Admin is Fighting an FBI-led Extradition ProcessMicrosoft and the U.S. government are in an ongoing battle over an Irishman allegedly involved in Silk Road wanted by the FBI on darknet drug charges, as reported by Deep Dot Web. The 27-year-old Irishman, Gary Davis, from Wicklow, is currently fighting an extradition case […]

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3 July 2016

Headlines Rethinking Bitcoin’s $10 Billion Market CapThe value of global cryptocurrency markets has been rising rapidly so far in 2016, but what do these figures mean? Bitcoin Price Sell-Off To $650Bitcoin price made a corrective high at $705 (Bitstamp) and was then sold off to $650 for the duration of the day. What the market […]

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2 July 2016

Headlines Industry to Descend on Shanghai for the Global Blockchain SummitOne of the biggest blockchain event of the year is to be held in Shanghai from the 19th to the 24th of September in a week long International Blockchain conference merging DevCon’s developer focused conference with Shanghai’s more business focused Second Global Blockchain Summit. A […]

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1 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Holding The Range For The WeekendThe week has now drawn to a close, and it is time to publish our final analysis. Action throughout this week has been pretty interesting, and we have managed to get in and out of the markets on a number of occasions both long and short. […]

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