30 September 2016

Headlines Here’s A First Look at Thomson Reuters’s New Ethereum Identity ToolsThomson Reuters will soon launch a platform for ethereum smart contract developers. Criminals Direct Money Mules Bitcoin ATMs Launder Hacked FundsBitcoin ATMs have been relatively safe from any gang-related activity so far. That situation has come to change, as fraudsters are using these devices […]

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29 September 2016

Headlines Ethereum To Surpass Bitcoin? Gavin Andresen Tweet Foretells Growing SentimentGavin Andresen raised eyebrows recently when he tweeted that Ethereum has more nodes now than bitcoin and that it will grow its lead as its block size exceeds bitcoin’s.  Ethereum has more nodes today than Bitcoin. Prediction: it’s lead will grow even as its blockchain […]

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28 September 2016

Headlines CGI Launches Blockchain Lab for Trade FinanceCGI has launched a blockchain trade finance and supply chain laboratory to explore applications of blockchain technology. ASX Sets Date for Decision on Blockchain TransitionASX says it intends to decide on whether it will migrate to a blockchain-based settlement system by the end of 2017. Microsoft Partners Bank […]

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27 September 2016

Headlines London Police Investigate OneCoin Cryptocurrency SchemeThe London police are investigating a digital currency scheme widely believed to be fraudulent. Bitwage Offers Employment Verification Platform, Adds Five More Payout CurrenciesBitwage, a payment solution that allows employees, freelancers and contractors to be paid in a variety of payment methods, has developed a solution to enable people […]

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26 September 2016

Headlines Australian Border Police “Well Aware” of Dark Net, Nab Drug BuyerThe Australian Border Force have arrested a 31-year-old Australian man following an investigation that puts him in connection with drugs purchased and imported to the country via the dark net. The Australian Border Force (ABF) and the South Australian Police (SAPOL) have arrested a […]

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25 September 2016

Headlines Hacker Creating Hit List for ISIS Sentenced To 20 years In PrisonHelping terrorists in any way or capacity is not the best idea these days. One hacker who allegedly helped ISIS has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Ardit Ferizi hacked a US company to collect information about government and military personnel. With […]

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24 September 2016

Headlines Winter is Coming: Bitcoin Mining for Heat (And Profit)Winter is coming… So does it make sense to use bitcoin miners to subsidise your heating costs? CoinDesk investigates. Goldman Sachs To Cut Jobs In Asia While Bitcoin ThrivesOur society is going through some very difficult economic times right now. Banks and financial institutions are axing […]

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23 September 2016

Headlines Cryptocurrencies Can Destroy Russian Economy, Says State OfficialThe deputy general director of Russia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service has reportedly stated that cryptocurrencies -like bitcoin- threatens the Russian economy and could lead to its destruction. Paul Livadniy, the deputy director at the Federal Financial Monitoring Service of the Russian Federation, aka Rosfinmonitrong, has warned that […]

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22 September 2016

Headlines Asset Managers See Blockchain Adoption by 2021There is going to be a big shift by 2021 such that the convergence of technological, economic, and demographic trends will transform the wealth industry and unlock immense global wealth across a diverse universe of investors. This is according to a study by Roubini ThoughtLab, an independent thought […]

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21 September 2016

Headlines Brothers Face Jail Time for Stealing Power to Mine BitcoinsTwo brothers in the Netherlands face months in prison after allegedly siphoning power to fuel a small bitcoin mining operation. Elite Dating Service HePays Ventures Into The Bitcoin WorldThe relation between Bitcoin and online dating has always seemed a bit off to people. Butt hat […]

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20 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin is Money, Rules U.S. Judge in Coin.mx CaseThe criminal case that sees Anthony Murgio – a Florida man charged with operating an illegal (unlicensed) bitcoin exchange – saw the presiding US federal judge reject a bid from Murgio’s defense that bitcoin did not classify as “funds”, which would deem it exempt from applicable […]

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19 September 2016

Headlines Hyperledger Director Draws Dividing Line With ‘Umbrella’ StatementThe new director of blockchain consortium Hyperleder lays out plans going forward and makes clear that competitors will be expected to cooperate. Bitcoin Price Watch; Scalps On For This EveningSo we’re heading into a fresh week’s worth of trading in the bitcoin price, and it’s looking like […]

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18 September 2016

Headlines Hyperledger and the Linux Foundation Opens Doors to the Public Blockchain SpaceHyperledger, a cross-industry collaborative effort started by the Linux Foundation and joined by many banks, giant tech companies, blockchain specific companies and others, with the aim of developing an open source protocol for private blockchain use, has extended its hand to the public […]

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17 September 2016

Headlines Overstock’s TØ Blockchain to See First-Ever Public Issuance of EquitiesSecurities broker-dealer, Keystone Capital Corporation, has selected t0’s blockchain-based trading technology to provide brokerage services for market participants seeking to trade blockchain securities. This is part of  Keystone Capital’s brokerage service’s support of a blockchain preferred share offering from Overstock.com Inc., the parent company of […]

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16 September 2016

Headlines Does the Original Bitcoin Wallet Still Matter?The descendant of Satoshi’s original bitcoin wallet is still available today, and continuing to see upgrades. Bitcoin Price Watch; Net Long On The Weekend!That’s it! Another week gone. Things have been volatile in the bitcoin price this week, which has definitely worked to our advantage. We’ve managed to […]

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15 September 2016

Headlines ‘Big Four’ Firm KPMG Talks New Blockchain Services SuiteKPMG has launched a suite of tools designed to help banks build with blockchain in a compliant way. Bitcoin Price Analysis for 09/15/2016 – Channeling HigherBitcoin price could keep going for gains as the bullish channel on the short-term charts is staying intact. Ripple Gains $55 […]

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14 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Profit Taken!The day is just about to draw to a close out of Europe, and once again we’ve had a pretty busy one in our bitcoin price trading operations. Volume remains up and we are getting plenty of opportunities to get in and out of the markets on the action we […]

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13 September 2016

Headlines BP Technical Analysis for 9/13/2016 – Pullback to Broken Support?Bitcoin price is pulling up from its sharp drop but could encounter resistance at the nearby inflection points. Romania’s BTCXChange Discontinues Bitcoin Exchange ServiceRunning Bitcoin exchanges requires a lot of time, effort, and money. But despite a lot of hard work, regulatory issues can always […]

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12 September 2016

Headlines Paul Howard Was The First Silk Road Vendor To be ArrestedThe Silk Road platform will forever remain a notorious time in the history of Bitcoin. Although it was shut down in 2013, vendor arrests occurred as early as 2012. The first seller to be arrested was Paul Howard. Although very few information about his […]

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11 September 2016

Headlines The Trend Towards Blockchain Privacy: Zero Knowledge ProofsGeorge Samman, former CMO of Fuzo, looks at how solutions like zero knowledge proofs could preserve privacy on blockchain platforms. Increased Job Opportunity Raises Demand for Blockchain CoursesIn an ideal scenario, the education sector works together with the industries to ensure a balance between skilled workforces and […]

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10 September 2016

Headlines Could Blockchain Reawaken Gold’s Role as a Payment?A research report by Celent has looked at whether or not gold could be brought back as a means of exchange through bitcoin’s underlying technology, the blockchain. The report, Micro Gold: Assessing the Use Case of DLT and Physical Gold, determined that the blockchain could transform the […]

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9 September 2016

Headlines Bank of England Won’t Stifle Fintech Innovation Says Senior Central Bank OfficialA senior central bank official has stated that the priority of the Bank of England is to create a regulatory approach to Fintech as it understands its impact, according to Reuters. Victoria Cleland, the BoE’s Chief Cashier, explained that the risks and advantages […]

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8 September 2016

Headlines Accounting and Services Giant Deloitte Installs a Bitcoin ATMDeloitte, one of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms in the world has purchased and unveiled a bitcoin ATM in its building in Toronto. Deloitte now has a new bitcoin automatic teller machine (BTM) in its Toronto office. A tweet released by non-profit financial services organization The […]

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7 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Let The Season Begin…Things are getting back in to full swing in the financial markets now, and we are going to look for a big month in the bitcoin price. We’ve had a pretty flat quarter so far (not unexpected, but still a bit frustrating) and it’s now time to move […]

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6 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Scalps Tonight!So the markets have now drawn to a close out of Europe, and it’s time to take our second look of the day at the bitcoin price. In this morning’s analysis, we focused on action over the last few days, and noted that the bullish run in price may be […]

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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. Buffalo Student Resold $74,000 Worth of Xanax Bought On Deep WebThe deep web attracts people from all walks of life. One US student admitted he resold the drugs purchased on the darknet with Bitcoin. […]

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4 September 2016

Headlines Do Crypto-Token Sales Make Sense for Open-Source Projects?Investor Nick Tomaino discusses how open-source developers have been incentivized historically – and how blockchain tokens could come to play a role. China’s Social Security to Use Blockchain TechThe Chinese government is to use blockchain technology for social security payments such as unemployment benefits and pensions. According […]

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3 September 2016

Headlines Apple’s Six: Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, the DAO & RippleFor the first time ever, Apple’s approved blockchains and cryptocurrencies have been revealed. The biggest technology firm in the world did this after reaching out to Anthony Di Iorio, founder of Jaxx, a crypto-currency wallet, to tell him they could no longer feature a version […]

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2 September 2016

Headlines Darknet Marketplace Issues Complete Ban Against a DrugA popular darknet marketplace has announced that it has prohibited the sale of fentanyl after a dramatic rise in the number of deaths related to fentanyl overdose in the last two years. According to NBC, in Philadelphia, there has been a 636 percent increase in overdoses from […]

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1 September 2016

Headlines Plug and Play’s Biggest Blockchain Batch Plans Big Bank CollaborationsMeet the eight blockchain startups that were recently accepted into storied Silicon Valley accelerator Plug and Play’s fourth FinTech batch. Visa Incubator to Test Blockchain for Interbank PaymentsVisa’s London-based innovation lab has announced its latest blockchain trial will focus on interbank payments. Mizuho Bank’s Appeal […]

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