31 January 2017

Headlines The Battle For Bitcoin’s Shifting Exchange Volumes is EscalatingBitcoin traders have new uncertainty to deal with as exchanges that once dominated trading volume fall by the wayside and new exchanges rise up. Will Trump Make A Bitcoin ETF More Likely?Optimistic investors view President Donald Trump’s interest in relaxing regulation as a sign that a bitcoin […]

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30 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On TodayOkay, we’re off to a fresh start for the week in our bitcoin trading, and it is time to take a look at what’s happened over the weekend, and see if we can figure out where we expect price to go during today’s European morning session. With any […]

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29 January 2017

Headlines Rethinking Proof of Work: The Quest to ‘Improve’ Bitcoin Heats UpThe system that secures bitcoin, proof of work, demands vast amounts of energy – and that’s a prize problem to solve, say researchers. Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Sighting Gains?Key Points Bitcoin price managed to stay above the $900 support against the US […]

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28 January 2017

Headlines Malware Discovered Sending Fake Emails to Steal Bitcoin and PasswordsA new malware that steals passwords and bitcoin from cryptocurrency wallets has been discovered by Cyren, an Internet security service provider, according to the company’s blog. The malware targets banking customers, and according to Cyren, is carrying out a massive campaign. The emails inform the […]

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27 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Finishing Up The WeekAction in the bitcoin price today has been relatively lackluster today, once again. We managed to get in a little earlier on a breakout scalp trade, but apart from that, things have been pretty flat. We’re heading into this evening’s session with some degree of optimism, however, based […]

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26 January 2017

Headlines Will PBOC’s Intervention Help or Harm Bitcoin?Following complaints in a previous CCN article that PBOC was engaging in “secretive unilateral actions taken without any consultation nor any explanation,” China’s Central Bank responded yesterday with another notice. It appears to say little – the investigation will continue – but in fact PBOC announced that “problems […]

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25 January 2017

Headlines Coinlab Lawsuit Causes More Delays For Mt. Gox VictimsThe Mt. Gox debacle will always remain a dark period in the history of Bitcoin. After multiple years of investigation this exchange, more evidence continues to come to light on a regular basis. A new blog post indicates how affected exchange victims will not see their […]

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24 January 2017

Headlines ChronoBank Blockchain Project Partners Lykke Exchange for Token TradingChronoBank, the blockchain initiative looking to trigger an alternative labor economy powered by time-based tokens has announced a partnership with Swiss cryptocurrency trading platform and wallet provider Lykke. With blockchain-labor hour tokens and LaborX, a decentralized marketplace where participants will be able to sell labor time, […]

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23 January 2017

Headlines India’s Govt-Owned SBI will Launch Wholly Digital BankIndia’s largest bank by assets, the State Bank of India (SBI), will be the first in the country to embrace branch-less banking by launching its digital-only bank, SBI Digi Bank. The move by India’s largest bank is significant, in a country that is exhaustingly reliant on banking […]

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22 January 2017

Headlines Blockchain Wallets Are Coming (Maybe Soon) to a Car Near YouA new project envisions how motorists’ lives could be made easier by automated payments over a blockchain. ZCash on Ethereum: Anonymity With Smart ContractsEthereum was designed and developed to operate as the base protocol for smart contract settlements. It allows multiple parties to establish […]

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21 January 2017

Headlines 5 Ways The Financial Times Has Referred to Bitcoin in Five YearsThe first step in any recovery, even an economic or political one, is the admittance of an actual problem. In the grand scheme during our present day, this is politically or economically impossible due to the fickle nature of markets and the increasingly […]

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20 January 2017

Headlines Wall Street Journal Investment Observer Wary Of Bitcoin IRAAs bitcoin has gained attention as an asset, more people are considering it as an investment for retirement. The Bitcoin IRA came into being last year, a tool that can provide direct ownership in bitcoin. Jason Zweig, the author of The Wall Street Journal’s “The Intelligent […]

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19 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This MorningOkay then. The middle of the week is here, and it’s time to take stock of what’s happened so far, and what is likely to roll out across the next couple of days. Things have been pretty up and down so far. We started out the week […]

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18 January 2017

Headlines Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam is Leaving the CompanyCoinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam is leaving the San Francisco-based bitcoin startup for undisclosed opportunities. ECB’s Mersch: Central Bank Risks Reputation With Early DLT AdoptionCentral banks should pursue applications of blockchain, a senior ECB official said this week – but not at the expense of their reputation. China’s […]

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17 January 2017

Headlines UAE ‘Virtual Currency’ Restrictions Cast Uncertain Shadow on BitcoinThe UAE central bank is seeking to prohibit the use of digital currencies in the financial sector. Bitcoin Has Rallied through ResistanceBitcoin Bitcoin surprised me this morning with a strong push through resistance on multiple timeframes.  As you can see on the daily chart below, price […]

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16 January 2017

Headlines Ethereum Will Test Resistance Again SoonEthereum A few days back I opined in this space that ethereum might be poised to rally as it was challenging resistance which I thought might break.  It turned out that the resistance in question, the 1×1 angle, held. Here is a 2-day chart: The red arrow shows where […]

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15 January 2017

Headlines European Union Still Lags Behind Where Bitcoin is ConcernedBitcoin adoption by merchants and store owners is booming as of late. Particularly in the European Union, things are improving year over year. Even though there is still a lot of work to be done, it appears Central Europe is doing quite well. At the same […]

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14 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Fluctuations Calm Amid Chinese Regulatory SuspenseThe suspense surrounding potential bitcoin regulations in China served to limit this week’s price movements. The Two Topics in Law and BlockchainLedger Labs’ Josh Stark breaks the complexities of blockchain law down into two relatively simple categories. Blockchain Technology Explored for US Homeland SecurityThe Department of Homeland […]

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13 January 2017

Headlines Ethereum Classic Freezes ‘Difficulty Bomb’ With ‘Diehard’ ForkEthereum classic just forked again, putting in place a change that delays a so-called “difficulty bomb” on the network. Belgium and London to Work on FinTechAfter the U.K.’s Brexit result, European countries have been attempting to overthrow the U.K. from the top position as a FinTech hub […]

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12 January 2017

Headlines Deloitte Launches Blockchain Lab in New York in a ‘Make-or-Break’ YearDeloitte, one of the “Big Four” accounting firms is launching an exclusive blockchain lab in New York’s Wall Street district to research and develop financial blockchain-based solutions. Calling 2017 the ‘make-or-break’ year for blockchain technology, the lab’s focus will look toward creating “ready-to-integrate” solutions […]

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11 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Yet Another DipOnce again, overnight, we have seen some pretty volatile action in the bitcoin price. For the last couple of weeks, this volatility has become something of the norm, and on a number of occasions, we’ve had to narrow our time frames into the one-minute chart in order to define […]

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10 January 2017

Headlines Julian Assange Just Read Out a Bitcoin Block Hash to Prove He Was AliveIn an attempt to disprove theories about his own death, controversial media mogul Julian Assange turned to the bitcoin blockchain today. Ethereum Poised to RallyWith all the excitement in the Bitcoin market recently, I have not paid a lot of attention […]

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9 January 2017

Headlines 2-3 Years Before Bitcoin Regulation in China, Says BTCC ChiefFollowing the much-publicized meetings between China’s central bank and the country’s major bitcoin exchanges, the head of BTCC has claimed that it’ll be a few years yet before the bitcoin is regulated in the country. The opinion comes alongside the notable revelation that the People’s […]

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8 January 2017

Headlines BoE Chief Economist Admits Financial Forecasts Are Usually WrongFinancial experts and chief economists are often tasked with gauging the potential impact of a situation. The Bank of England’s Chief Economist made a grave miscalculation as far as the Brexit is concerned. Andrew Haldane admits his forecasts are incorrect, and his profession needs to adapt […]

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7 January 2017

Headlines 2013 to 2017: Comparing Bitcoin’s Biggest Price RalliesA look at the bitcoin price rallies from 2013 and the past few weeks. OpenBazaar Now Accepts Altcoins with Shapeshift IntegrationOpenBazaar customers can now buy in the open-source marketplace using Zcash, Ethereum, Ripple and other altcoins in addition to bitcoin, thanks to an integration with ShapeShift.io, via […]

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6 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin-Powered Internet Advances With $4 Million Blockstack FundingA bitcoin blockchain-based Internet is a step closer to reality thanks to this $5.3m investment in Blockstack led by Union Square Ventures. US Department of Energy Seeks Blockchain Research ProposalsThe US Department of Energy (DoE) has become the latest US agency to look into blockchain projects. 2016: […]

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5 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis for 01/05/2017 – More Bullish Momentum?Bitcoin price is starting to establish new record highs, indicating a strong start for 2017 on increased investor interest. Bitcoin Freefall: Prices Drop Nearly $200 in 1 HourBitcoin prices plunged nearly $200 in an hour this morning. Iranian Banker: Bitcoin is Changing Banking; Calls for AdoptionThe […]

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4 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Reaches All Time High at BTC ChinaBitcoin triumphantly rises once more, reaching an all-time high today at around 2PM London time in one of the most liquid exchanges: BTC China. Proclaimed dead or worthless so often by so many, the currency has been turning heads in the past few weeks when a two […]

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3 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Will Get Native Support in Microsoft Excel This YearMicrosoft Excel, the most widely used spreadsheet program in the world will enable bitcoin support in 2017. The confirmation comes ten months after the feature was revealed to be in its development state – which it continues to be at the time of publishing – […]

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2 January 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 01/02/2017Bitcoin price seems unstoppable in its climb as it kicked off 2017 on a strong bullish note with these candlestick formations. Republic of Georgia to Introduce Blockchain Platform for Real Estate DocumentsThe country of Georgia is set to introduce and implement a blockchain platform that will enable citizens to […]

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1 January 2017

Headlines The European Union Wants to Identify Bitcoin UsersThe European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have proposed amending a directive on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing that will require cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets to identify suspicious activity, a directive that would include identifying bitcoin users. The directive constitutes the main legal […]

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