30 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis: Walking BluesBitcoin price is setting up for advance but the consolidation process appears incomplete. A large wave of advance into the final months of 2016 is building pressure. 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 […]

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29 September 2016

Headlines Why Rabobank’s Blockchain Cross-Border Tool Isn’t Just a DatabaseDutch multinational bank Rabobank today announced a cross-border payments tool its creators argue is more powerful than a database. GlassHunt Will Not Reimburse Double-Spend Tool User Affected HackThe GlassHunt Bitcoin Double Spend Tool has been quite successful so far. Many people have tried this solution in […]

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28 September 2016

Headlines Microsoft Partners Bank of America on Blockchain to “Transform” Trade FinanceTechnology giant Microsoft and financial institution Bank of America Merill Lynch have announced a collaboration with the aim to “fuel transformation of trade finance transacting”, with blockchain technology. In an announcement at the annual SWIFT-organized Sibos conference, Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch […]

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27 September 2016

Headlines R3, Banks, Fintech Startups Test Blockchain Platform for Syndicated LoansA group of banks, the R3 blockchain consortium and Fintech startup Symbiont have created completed the trail of a proof of concept blockchain simulating an exchange of syndicated loans. An increasing number of financial instruments are being tested, successfully, for transfers and exchange on a […]

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26 September 2016

Headlines P&C Insurer Trials Blockchain for Catastrophe CoverageOne of Japan’s largest property insurers is co-developing a prototype blockchain system for insurance derivatives. Swift Kicks-Off Sibos By Unveiling Blockchain Contest WinnersSwift announced three blockchain startups that won a competition to build a distributed ledger bonds solution earlier this year. Blockchain Post-Trade Startup Juzhen Raises $23 Million […]

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25 September 2016

Headlines Why You Should Beware the Altcoin RebrandLead developer of Drop Zone Chris DeRose argues that ICOs are little more than rebranded altcoins and come with similar risks. 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 […]

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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. 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, […]

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23 September 2016

Headlines Blockchain to Drive Wanxiang’s $30 Billion Smart Cities InitiativeAuto giant Wanxiang announced today that it will be using blockchain as part of its newly announced smart cities program. MIT Study: Bitcoin Not Popular with StudentsA study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found that, contrary to popular belief, bitcoin is not the […]

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22 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Testing Critical SupportBitcoin price has shown no reaction to yesterday’s Fed rates announcement. Price holds above critical support. 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: 12h00 UTC Thursday Bitstamp 1-Hour Candle Chart From […]

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21 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; A Short-term Cascade EffectSo that’s it — the overlong and overdue flat range was finally broken today, but with a jolt. As the order books continued to go thin, and volatility remained lower as ever, somebody turned butter finger and shorted a massive chunk. This led to a series of speculative […]

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20 September 2016

Headlines MIT Digital Currency Initiative Seeks To Loosen Institutions’ Hold Over The InternetCryptocurrency stands at the forefront of technology’s efforts to utilize the power of the Internet for positive change. And according to Neha Narula, director of research at MIT’s Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative, such change is needed. Instead of an interoperable data fabric, […]

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19 September 2016

Headlines French Bank BNP is Testing Blockchain for Mini-BondsBNP Paribas has announced its latest blockchain project will focus on ‘mini-bonds’ for small investors. Blockchain Startup Synereo Destroys Native Cryptocurrency Worth $145 MillionSynereo, the startup behind its namesake decentralized blockchain-based social network has burnt half its holdings of pre-mined AMPs, its native token cryptocurrency. Half of […]

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18 September 2016

Headlines 9 Must-Watch Talks at Ethereum’s Big Developer EventHeading to Devcon2 yourself or watching the livestream? Here’s our round-up of the events on our schedule. Bitcoin and the Brave Future of BrowsersA new bitcoin-powered browser called Brave promises to bring users a more private, ad-free Internet experience, and boost income for web publishers. Australian Startup […]

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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 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 get in and out of the markets on a number of occasion over the last few days, and our scalp breakout strategy […]

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15 September 2016

Headlines Gavin Smith: BitFinex Hack has Strengthened Bitcoin IndustryThe last month’s security breach at BitFinex had lost traders more than $60 million worth of Bitcoin. It sparked confusion and anger in a community which had already posed victim to many such hacking incidents in the past. Gavin Smith, the CEO of Bitcoin margin trading firm […]

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14 September 2016

Headlines On High Seas of Bitcoin Trading, Whales Still Make WavesOver the last few weeks, market analysts have repeatedly cited a single trader when explaining sizeable fluctuations in bitcoin prices. 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 […]

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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. Bitcoin Price Watch; Hold Tight For The OvernightWell that’s it, another day down. The crux of this morning’s article was the head and shoulders pattern that we […]

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12 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Technical Analysis for 09/12/2016 – Saved by the Bulls!Bitcoin price could be in for more gains from here as buyers popped up when it tested the rising channel support. Can the Blockchain Deliver Security to Banks Against Cyber Attacks?Questions have been raised as to whether or not blockchain technology is secure enough to […]

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11 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Advance Building PressureBitcoin price continues gearing up for advance as they short trades arebeing liquidated. 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: 15h00 UTC Sunday Bitstamp 4-Hour Candle Chart From the analysis pages […]

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10 September 2016

Headlines It Isn’t ‘Consensus’: Toward Cooler Protocol DebatesThe idea that bitcoin and blockchains run on “consensus” among their users is counterproductive, argues Jim harper. The Blockchain: An Experiment in Governance Without PowerCryptocurrencies aren’t just an experiment in monetary theory, but also a radical experiment in decentralized governance, says Ariel Deschapell. International Trade Secretary Calls UK […]

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9 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; End Of The Week ProfitsThat’s the end of the week, and what a week it’s been. We’ve seen a whole lot of action in the bitcoin price – something that has been sorely lacking over the last few months – and we’ve had the opportunity to get in and out of […]

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8 September 2016

Headlines Coinbase Unveils Master Plan For The Cryptocurrency EcosystemAlthough Coinbase is not on everybody’s “favorites list”, the company is executing their master plan meticulously. CEO Brian Armstrong unveiled their plans on Medium earlier today, which include some interesting topics. There are a total of four stages, all of which are taking things one step further. […]

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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 South America’s Biggest Stock Exchange Joins R3 Blockchain ConsortiumThe biggest name in Latin America’s securities exchange trade is gearing up to explore blockchain. Segwit Moves Closer to Full Proposal for Bitcoin as Accusations of Politicking FlareSegregated Witness (Segwit), proposed as a solution to bitcoin’s block size debate, is 99% a full proposal, a development […]

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5 September 2016

Headlines Synereo’s ‘Blockchain 2.0’: Foundation For A Better P2P Economy?Synereo, a blockchain-based, decentralized social network and a platform allowing web applications to exist without centralized servers, has released information about how its technology improves over the bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains. Synereo’s “Technology Stack” enables its social network to function without centralized servers, which are normally required for […]

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4 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis –BTC/USD Surges To Test ResistanceKey Points Bitcoin price blasted higher recently against the US Dollar, but traded right at a major resistance area. There is a crucial connecting resistance trend line formed on the 4-hours chart (data feed from SimpleFX) of BTC/USD, which acted as a barrier or the buyers. […]

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3 September 2016

Headlines PBOC Vice Governor Says Central Banks Should Lead on Digital CurrenciesFan Yifei, vice-governor of the People’s Bank of China believes the best way to make the most of digital currencies is to supervise them and to create their own digital currency. Writing in the Bloomberg View column, Fan states that in order for the […]

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2 September 2016

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Ending the Week Net Up?Finally, some action. It’s taken until the end of the week to come to fruition, and it’s meant we’ve had a pretty boring week from an intraday bitcoin price trading perspective, but we’ve finally been given an entry opportunity and it’s we managed to take it for […]

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1 September 2016

Headlines What Is The Future Of Bitcoin?Digital payment platform Bitcoin began in 2008 as a secure cryptocurrency, and it has evolved into a valuable digital exchange system. Bitcoins can be ‘mined’ by anyone with a suitable computer – they can use their machine’s processing power to handle transactions and pick up Bitcoins of their own. […]

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