30 September 2016

Headlines Blockchain Network Synereo Partners Silicon Valley’s NFX Guild to Accelerate dApp Dev TeamsThe NFX Guild, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator, has partnered with Synereo, a blockchain-based, decentralized social network, to develop an ecosystem of decentralized applications (dApps) on top of Synereo’s Blockchain 2.0 platform. The organizations share the vision of a freer and fairer Internet. […]

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29 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price SlowdownBitcoin price continues trading above support as 4,000 CNY and $600 holds. Slowing price action implies an imminent ramp-up in volatility, yet technical analysis suggests traders wait for additional consolidation. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now. Bitcoin Price […]

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28 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis 09/28/2016 – Bulls Waiting at Channel SupportBitcoin price is starting an uptrend on its 1-hour time frame and bulls could keep this rally going after a test of support. Bitcoin Price Watch; Let’s Get Some Momentum Going…So it is Wednesday morning, and time to take the first of our two looks […]

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27 September 2016

Headlines Australian ‘Big 4’ Bank Taps Blockchain to Transfer $10 to Canada, in 10 SecondsThe National Australia Bank, one of Australia’s big four banks, successfully completed its first proof-of-concept (PoC) money transfer over a blockchain. The banking brigade buoying blockchain keeps on rolling. Using Ripple’s ledger technology, the National Australia Bank (NAB), successfully transferred an […]

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26 September 2016

Headlines London Fintech Firm Launches Formal Verification Platform for Blockchain-Based Smart ContractsAesthetic Integration, a London-based fintech that applies “formal verification” to analyze safety and fairness of algorithms in financial markets, recently announced the launch of Imandra Contracts, a solution the company calls the world’s first platform using formal verification for blockchain-backed smart contracts. The announcement […]

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25 September 2016

Headlines Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex to Suspend New Hampshire Accounts Due to RegulationsCryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has decided to suspend activity for New Hampshire customers on account of the state’s cryptocurrency regulations, according to a notice posted on the exchange’s website.   New Hampshire customers will be instructed by email on how to suspend their accounts. They will […]

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24 September 2016

Headlines The Fintech Race Sees the U.S. Playing Catch up to the U.K.As the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority accepts 24 applicants to take part in its FinTech sandbox, a House bill in the U.S. has been introduced aiming to prevent financial businesses from moving to the U.K. At the British Bankers’ Association conference, Christopher Woolard, […]

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23 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Reaching for $600Bitcoin price has held support and advanced on $600 and 4,000 CNY earlier today. However, the bear is not yet out of the woods. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now. Bitcoin Price Analysis Time of analysis: […]

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22 September 2016

Headlines Roger Ver Sues Hong Kong Company Over Breach of ContractWhenever a story appears of a prominent Bitcoin member using a company, things have to be taken with a grain of salt. In the case of Roger Ver and OKEX Fintech Company, there is a legitimate beef between both parties. The person known as Bitcoin […]

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21 September 2016

Headlines Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange Gemini to Launch Daily AuctionsGemini Trading, the bitcoin and ethereum exchange founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, is set to host its first bitcoin auction. Coinbase CEO Armstrong: Ethereum Scaling Better Than BitcoinIn a note on Reddit that he is seeking senior engineers, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong also mentioned the possibility that the […]

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20 September 2016

Headlines State Street Tests Blockchain for Investment TrackingState Street is working on a new blockchain project aimed at cataloging transactions tied to investment assets. Accenture: Absolute Immutability Will Slow Blockchain ProgressDavid Treat, managing director and head of Accenture’s capital markets blockchain practice, opines on the difficulties of immutability. Bitcoin is Money, Rules U.S. Judge in […]

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19 September 2016

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 09/19/2016 – Bulls Staying Strong!Bitcoin price is still pushing higher, but these gains could hinge on this week’s top-tier market catalysts. Ethereum’s Creator Proves Blockchain Scaling Vision is No JokeEthereum creator Vitalik Buterin gave a lengthy speech at Devcon2 this week focused on efforts to scale the protocol. A […]

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18 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Can BTC/USD Recover?Key Points Bitcoin price made a couple of strange moves against the US Dollar, and mostly struggled. There was a bullish trend line formed on the 4-hours chart (data feed from SimpleFX) of BTC/USD, which was broken during the downside move. The pair is currently forming a […]

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17 September 2016

Headlines The Upside of the Internet: Defending Bitcoin’s ‘Downside’BlockCypher’s Josh Cincinnati critiques a recent NYTimes article that suggested bitcoin’s immutable ledger of transactions is its weakness. Bitcoin Accepted! German Energy Giant Enables PaymentsTime will tell how many customers will accept Bitcoin as a method of payment for their utility bills, says Enercity which announced on […]

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16 September 2016

Headlines Making Sense of Blockchain’s Summer of Stupid (On Perfect Illusions)What do we make of the blockchain’s confounding summer of 2016? CoinDesk’s Pete Rizzo attempts to explain. German Energy Company Enercity Enables Bitcoin PaymentsUsing Bitcoin for everyday needs and purchases remains somewhat difficult. The average person on the street will not buy cryptocurrency to pay […]

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15 September 2016

Headlines Sydney Stock Exchange Confirms Public Blockchain Platform for Instant SettlementsThe Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) has confirmed its project to build a public blockchain platform that will drastically reduce settlement times of trades and equities. The Sydney Stock Exchange is pressing ahead with a new blockchain settlement system that will position itself as a low […]

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14 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Holding the Course…So the middle of the week is here already. Things are moving fast in the bitcoin price, and we are pretty much at the mid point of September. Extending that, we’ve only got fifteen days left of the third quarter! Where’s 2016 going… Oh well. We’ve got plenty of […]

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13 September 2016

Headlines Russia Blocks Access to Bitcoin P2P Exchange LocalBitcoinsThe Roskomnador, Russia’s federal administrator of telecommunications and the internet has blocked access to prominent peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange platform LocalBitcoins. In a move that won’t come as a surprise to the cryptocurrency community, Russia’s telecom regulator has blocked access to popular over-the-counter and P2P bitcoin exchange platform […]

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12 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here Are Tonight’s Scalp TargetsAction today has been pretty flat, and we’ve not had too much opportunity to get in and out of the markets according to the levels we outlined this morning. Price ranged sideways for the majority of the European session, and while we got the odd break, it […]

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11 September 2016

Headlines KakaoTalk Eyes Bitcoin As A Remittance Corridor SolutionIf anyone needed more validation of Bitcoin being useful in the remittance sector, look no further. A new post on Quartz goes to show a lot of money is flowing through Bitcoin right now. KakaoTalk, a company with 93% market penetration in South Korea, invested in SCI […]

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10 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Flying The EnvelopeBitcoin price continues correcting as the prospect of advance dawns on the market. The general hesitancy to join trend is understandable given this chart’s perverse tendency to fake-out on apparent trending moves. The melodrama of decline in the Chinese exchanges has proven to be just that – every time. They […]

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9 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; End of the Week TargetsSo that’s it – the end of the week is here. On this side of the screen, the week has gone incredibly fast. Things have gone a bit slow prior to this week, probably because of the sideways action seen in the bitcoin price and the lack […]

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8 September 2016

Headlines Bank of England to Accelerate Blockchain WorkA senior Bank of England official says the central bank’s fintech accelerator is looking for new blockchain opportunities. Quick Blockchain Adoption a ‘Myth’, Says Russian Central BankerBlockchain technology isn’t ready to replace banks today, according to a high-ranking official at Russia’s central bank. FBI Now Says Don’t Pay […]

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7 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin’s Next Frontier: TelevisionNew television series cements the digital currency in primetime. Bitcoin has made its way into the popular mind and most recently this can be seen with depictions in television, of which there have been a great many. But, perhaps most interesting, entire series are taking Bitcoin on as the main plot […]

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6 September 2016

Headlines American Banking Sector Sees Increase in Blockchain Technology JobsCompanies are stepping up their recruitment process by offering a number of blockchain technology related jobs as companies realize the potential of the blockchain. According to Yahoo Finance, IBM recently announced that it was undergoing a major internal reorganization to focus on the blockchain. IBM has […]

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5 September 2016

Headlines Bank Veterans Raise $1.5 Million for Digital Asset StartupDigital asset trading service Crypto Facilities has raised $1.5m in new funding. Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On For Labor DayHere we are at the beginning of a new week, and chances are volume is going to be down today when compared to our standard Monday […]

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4 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Users In India Will Benefit From Reliance Jio Data PlansMobile internet connectivity is quickly becoming the new norm in developing countries. Rather than relying on more expensive fibre connections, mobile data plans are a great way to stay connected to the world. Over in India, Reliance Industries have come up with a new […]

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3 September 2016

Headlines Online Betting Site Tonybet Accepts BitcoinTonybet.com, an online betting and gaming site, has started to allow players to make deposits in bitcoin, then convert the funds to regular currency while playing, the company announced on its website. TonyBet is managed by Tonybet OU in Tallinn, Estonia and is licensed and regulated by the Estonian gaming […]

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2 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 09/02/2016 – Make or BreakBitcoin price is still deciding whether to bounce from or break above the descending trend line, depending on how U.S. data turns out. California Pension Fund Considers Blockchain OpportunitiesBoard members of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) recently took part in a discussion on […]

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1 September 2016

Headlines Bank Of Canada Paper Explores Factors Behind Bitcoin VolatilityAs virtual currencies like bitcoin become more established, the exchange rate will be less affected by speculator perceptions, according to a staff working paper [PDF] on the value of virtual currencies written for the Bank of Canada by Wilko Bolt of the Netherlands Bank and Maarten R.C. […]

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