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. Are Bitcoin and Gold Prices Correlated?Bitcoin has been called ‘digital gold’, but does this mean the two markets behave similarly? CoinDesk analyses suggest the answer […]

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30 July 2016

Headlines Ex-Ethereum Developer: How the DAO Hack Happened And What Comes NextKenneth Kappler, CCO of Ethcore and an ex-Ethereum developer, offered an inside view on how the attack on the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) took place and gave his views on how future attacks can be prevented, according to Techworld. Kappler spoke at a London […]

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29 July 2016

Headlines French Minister to Speak at ‘Parliamentary Blockchain Forum’ in ParisA blockchain tech conference this October will bring together representatives from the French government and legislature. Bitcoin Price Analysis for 07/29/2016 – Potential Reversal?Bitcoin price has formed a double bottom on its 1-hour time frame but has yet to break above the neckline before confirming […]

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28 July 2016

Headlines New North Korea Hack Shows Enterprises Need The BlockchainThe war between North Korea and South Korea is still going on behind the scenes to this very day. A new report surfaced as to how North Korean hackers stole data of over 10 million South Korean shoppers. While these claims have yet to be proven, […]

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27 July 2016

Headlines Coinbase: ‘Longest Chain’ Likely to Decide Ethereum SupportCoinbase reports it is taking a ‘wait-and-see’ approach in weighing whether it will add support for ether classic to its exchange. Bitcoin Trading Platform Coinigy Raises $400kCoinigy has raised $400,000 in new seed funding to develop an updated version of its bitcoin trading platform. Bitcoin Price Watch; […]

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26 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Today’s Scalp StrategyIt’s Tuesday morning out of Europe, and time to take our first look of the day at the bitcoin price. We noted yesterday that tight, scalp breakout trades had been working pretty well for us over the last few days, and that a continuation of this strategy might be […]

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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. Gibraltar Stock Exchange to List Bitcoin Investment ProductA private stock exchange based in Gibraltar is adding an exchange traded instrument (ETI) invested in bitcoin. Gibraltar Stock Exchange adds Bitcoin ETIBitcoinETI, an asset-backed Exchange Traded Instrument that […]

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24 July 2016

Headlines Miners to Attack Ethereum Classic after Poloniex’s ListingEditor’s Note: Article has been updated with comments from a BW representative. Chandler Guo, a well-known and respected figure in the Chinese digital currency community stated that he, assisted by other miners, will 51% attack Ethereum Classic as soon as possible. View post on imgur.com Speaking to […]

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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 Bitcoin Developers Warn Ethereum Fork Sets Unsettling PrecedentBitcoin Core developers are concerned that the side effects of a hard fork on the ethereum blockchain could have negative impacts on all blockchains. Ether Withdrawals Slow as Millions in DAO Funds Remain UnclaimedMillions in ether remain unclaimed from an account established for the purpose of allowing […]

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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 Price Watch; Maintaining A Scalp ApproachIt’s Wednesday morning, and time to take a look at what’s going on with the bitcoin price ahead of the European open. We noted last night that things have been pretty unpredictable in the markets over the last couple of weeks, and that this has had two primary […]

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19 July 2016

Headlines A Bitcoin Globetrotter Covers 27 Countries: How He Did It, What He LearnedFelix Weis, a Berlin programmer, visited 27 countries and 50 cities in the past 18 months only spending bitcoin. He related his 18-month story in Forbes to a reporter, Laura Shin. Weis wanted to prove that bitcoin was not dead, as many people […]

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18 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis for 07/18/2016 – Back at Channel Resistance!Bitcoin price appears to be encountering resistance at the top of the ascending channel visible on the 1-hour time frame. Bitcoin Price Watch; A Fresh Session!At the close of last week, we noted that the action we saw throughout the Friday afternoon session was indicative […]

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17 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Can BTC/USD Gain Further?Key Points Bitcoin price had a decent week against the US Dollar, as it remained in the bullish area throughout the week. There is a contracting triangle pattern formed on the 4-hours chart (data feed from Bitstamp) of BTC/USD, which may act as a catalyst for […]

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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 Steemit Secures Hacked User Accounts, Advises New PasswordsSteemit, the blockchain-based social media platform that was targeted in a cyberattack saw malicious hackers hack user accounts and their balances. Since then, a recovery process has seen compromised accounts with balances over $100 USD, restored and refunded to the affected users. Blockchain-powered Steemit saw some 250 […]

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14 July 2016

Headlines New OCC Report Blasts Bitcoin For Role In Cyber ThreatsThe OCC has issued a new report discussion the semiannual risk perspective. These days, financial institutions are facing many different threats in the online world. Malware, ransomware, data breaches, and social engineering are just some of the potential circumstances to deal with. No one will […]

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13 July 2016

Headlines PwC Partners BitSE to Expedite Blockchain Rollout in China, Hong KongPwC continues to ramp up their blockchain offerings with a new partnership in China. PwC brings credibility and size to the table while BitSE brings blockchain specific knowledge.  PwC recently announced a partnership with BitSE in order to accelerate adoption of blockchain in China […]

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12 July 2016

Headlines Santander Names Blythe Masters Senior Blockchain AdvisorBanco Santander has named Digital Asset Holdings (DAH) CEO Blythe Masters to a new role as senior blockchain advisor. Bitcoin Price Watch; Finally Some Intraday Volatility?It’s taken us a little longer than expected, but we’ve finally got some decent momentum in the bitcoin price. In yesterday’s analysis we […]

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11 July 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Consolidating At $640Bitcoin price has spent another day in the vicinity of its consolidation pivot level of $640 (Bitstamp). Consolidation leads to break-out, but traders are advised to mind the possibility of a fake-out. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? […]

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10 July 2016

Headlines US Department of Homeland Security Talks Blockchain R&DIn a new interview, members of the US Department of Homeland Security discuss their increasing interest in blockchain tech. Artist Captures Bitcoin’s History And UniquenessArtist Pierre Bourque embodies the spirit of bitcoin, both figuratively and literally. As an artist, he expresses his affinity for bitcoin by creating […]

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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 Exchanges Weigh Impact As Vogogo Moves to Shutter Payments ServiceBitcoin services startup Vogogo is closing its payment processing service next month after it failed to gain traction or generate money. Bitcoin Price Watch; Heading Into The WeekendThe week has now completed, and it’s time to take one last look at the bitcoin price […]

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7 July 2016

Headlines UK Government Trials Blockchain Welfare Payments SystemThe UK government’s Department of Work and Pensions is spearheading an experiment in which a blockchain system is used to distribute welfare payments. Bitcoin Halving 2016: Will the Price Rise or Fall?2016 has become a year of revival for the bitcoin price, but will this continue after the […]

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6 July 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 07/06/2016 – UK Troubles Bring Bulls BackBitcoin price got a boost from fresh concerns in the UK financial sector, leading traders to price in more uncertainty. European Commission Targets Bitcoin in Tax Evasion ClampdownTax evasion through offshore accounts and shell companies remains a serious problem. The European Commission unveiled […]

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5 July 2016

Headlines Chinese Investors are Flocking to Bitcoin Due to Fear of InflationChina is turning its attention to Bitcoin and generating massive amounts of Bitcoin as concerns grow over the vulnerability of the global financial sector says Chairman of China Smartpay Group. A recently published article of Joe Zhang’s in the South China Morning Post highlights […]

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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 Why a 1MB Block Size May Be Right for Bitcoin TodayAre bitcoin’s short-term scaling issues holding back adoption? Contributor Ariel Deschapell argues the answer is no. Pound Sterling Continues Downward Trend On Bank of England NewsThis week has not been a good one for the Pound Sterling. As it turns out, the currency continues […]

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2 July 2016

Headlines John McAfee-Led Company To Launch Hydro-Powered Bitcoin Mining OperationMGT Capital Investments, which is seeking to diversify its portfolio of cyber technologies, has secured a location in central Washington to launch a bitcoin mining operation. The company has secured a location with low-cost hydro power to establish a facility to generate more than two PetaHash […]

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1 July 2016

Headlines Silk Road Agent May Have Stolen More Bitcoin After Guilty PleaA former Secret Service agent convicted of stealing bitcoins during the Silk Road investigation is suspected of stealing additional funds. Bitcoin Price Watch; 700 In Focus To The UpsideIt is Friday morning, and the end of the week from our bitcoin price trading perspective. […]

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