31 March 2017

Headlines Arizona Governor Signs Blockchain Bill Into LawA bill in Arizona that recognizes blockchain signatures and smart contracts has officially become state law. Japan’s Bitcoin Law Goes Into Effect TomorrowJapan is set to begin recognizing bitcoin as a legal method of payment starting tomorrow. Judge Finds Federal Jurisdiction in Bitcoin Investment LawsuitA U.S. District Court […]

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30 March 2017

Headlines Spanish Banking Giant BBVA Now a Member of Hyperledger Blockchain Project & Linux FoundationThe open-source Hyperledger Project’s member ranks swells to 129 in total. Bitcoin Price Watch; Wide Range, Strong TargetsThe bitcoin price is just about managing to hold above the 1000 level we noted this morning as the level to keep an eye […]

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29 March 2017

Headlines Economic Forum Highlights China’s Rise in Blockchain R&DBlockchain tech will likely boost financial inclusion, but a major impact is still a way off, according to panelists at a recent event in China. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 03/29/2017 – Selloff Signals Lining UpBitcoin price was rejected at the channel resistance around $1050 and is […]

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28 March 2017

Headlines Largest Dutch Bitcoin Broker Rejects Bitcoin Unlimited, ‘No’ to Contentious Hard ForksBitonic, the largest bitcoin broker in the Netherlands, released their official statement on hard fork contingency and in particular, the possibility of Bitcoin Unlimited being executed as a hard fork solution. In short, Bitonic rejected Bitcoin Unlimited due to the solution’s contentious and […]

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27 March 2017

Headlines (+) Daily Analysis: Stocks Continue Lower as Bitcoin ReboundsNegative sentiment ruled the European session on financial markets today, as the global correction remains intact following the weak bounce at the end of the week. US futures lead the decline this morning after Friday’s failure regarding the healthcare bill of the new administration. As the […]

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26 March 2017

Headlines BitGo Reveals Hard Fork Planning; Will Not Support Bitcoin UnlimitedWith a hard fork looming, BitGo, a multi-signature bitcoin wallet, has advised its customers what to do in the case of a new chain, whether it is Bitcoin Unlimited, which BitGo deems unsupportable, or a supportable option such as Segregated Witness. Ben Davenport, co-founder and […]

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25 March 2017

Headlines G20: Blockchain Essential to Build Inclusive Transparent Digital Economy for AllBlockchain holds the key to building an inclusive digital economy that is secure and transparent for the globe’s citizens, according to a new G20 report. Published last week, but updated earlier this week, the report details how the blockchain can play a vital role […]

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24 March 2017

Headlines Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Developers Aren’t Worrying About a ForkAs the discussion heats up over the possibility of a bitcoin hard fork, some developers are playing down the likelihood of a split. Indian Politician Labels Bitcoin a ‘Pyramid Ponzi Scheme’, Calls for RegulationAn Indian politician has raised his concerns about the increasing use […]

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23 March 2017

Headlines Ripple Prices Surge to 4-Month HighThe price of Ripple’s XRP token surged to a more-than four-month high overnight, sparking trader notice. Brave Browser Will Reward Users with Ethereum-Based Tokens for Switching on AdsBrave, a browser that improves browsing speed by eliminating unwanted ads, has announced a new blockchain-based digital advertising platform using an Ethereum-based […]

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22 March 2017

Headlines BitPay Will Add Miner Fees to Invoices Citing High Bitcoin Transaction CostsBitPay, the global bitcoin payment service provider, has announced that it will adding a fee to each invoice, in light of high network transaction fees. In a BitPay blog, the company announced that from March 23, a new fee will be added to […]

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21 March 2017

Headlines Circle Urges User Caution As Bitcoin Hard Fork LoomsCircle has suggested in an email to users that, in order to avoid the consequences of a potential hard fork, they may want to to sell their bitcoin. Aborted ENS Launch Marks Latest Setback for Ethereum AppsEthereum developers had to shutter a highly anticipated app last […]

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20 March 2017

Headlines Australia’s Securities Regulator Seeks Closer Ties To Blockchain StartupsAustralia’s top securities watchdog is looking to boost its engagement with companies working with blockchain. Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On TonightSo that’s another day done in the bitcoin price, and it is time to take stock of what we’ve seen during the late European session […]

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19 March 2017

Headlines How Segwit is Bitcoin’s Blocksize Increase Solution & What Happens AfterContrary to most claims, Segregated Witness (Segwit) doesn’t necessarily require users to manually upgrade their systems or wallets in order to receive Segwit transactions. The activation of Segwit does provide notable changes to the layer one of the bitcoin network and as a result, […]

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18 March 2017

Headlines Canadian Officials: FinTech Collaboration Needed to Protect Consumers and BanksCanadian regulators and policy makers need to work together to ensure that the country maintains its FinTech development; however, it also needs to be mindful of maintaining the protection of its customers and banks. That’s according to an organized federal Competition Bureau discussion, reports the […]

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17 March 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Support Weakens in Dip Below $1,200After several days of rangebound trading, bitcoin’s price took a tumble today, dropping below the $1,200 mark. US Treasury Bureau Issues Guidelines for Fintech Bank ChartersThe Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an independent bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has released additional detail […]

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16 March 2017

Headlines Ether Price Tear Continues With New All-Time HighEther prices continued their price spike today, reaching fresh all-time highs in the wake of a major decision by the SEC. Samson Mow Jokes About Creating A New Bitcoin ForkIt is only a matter of time until a new bitcoin fork is proposed. After Bitcoin XT and […]

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15 March 2017

Headlines PayPal Invests in $48 Million Series C of Korean Fintech Payments StartupSouth Korean Fintech firm Viva Republica has closed a KRW 55 billion ($48 million) Series C round of funding with participation from PayPal and other noteworthy backers. Viva Republic is the developer of Toss, a popular peer-to-peer payments application launched in February 2015. Devised as […]

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14 March 2017

Headlines Purse & BlinkTrade Partner Up Focus On Untapped Bitcoin MarketsBitcoin companies have to fulfill their duty of promoting the use cases for cryptocurrency. Purse, a company well-known among bitcoin users for their Amazon shopping discounts, announced a partnership with BlinkTrade. This will allow consumers to use bitcoin in more regions, as well as bolster […]

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13 March 2017

Headlines The Market Cap of All Crypto Assets is Up $4 Billion Since FridayBitcoin markets aren’t the only ones on the rise in the wake of the SEC’s exchange-trade fund listing decision. Bitcoin Price TA for 03/13/2017 – Recovering from COIN DenialBitcoin price dropped after the SEC announcement on the COIN ETF but is still […]

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12 March 2017

Headlines Ethereum Surpasses All-Time High, Reaches $2 Billion Market CapEthereum has risen to new heights in the past 24 hours, reaching an all-time high of around $24. Up from around $16 in what appears to be a bull run over the past two days. The currency has further reached a market cap of more than […]

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11 March 2017

Headlines New Hampshire’s Bill to Deregulate Bitcoin Passes HouseNew Hampshire’s House of Representatives have moved a proposed law that would excuse people who use virtual currencies such as bitcoin from money transmitter regulations in the state. House Bill 436, which passed by a vote of 185-170, will now proceed to the state Senate for further […]

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10 March 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Closing Out The Week For A ProfitSo here we are at the final day of the week, and in all honesty, it’s been a pretty dull one. There’s not been too much tradable action, and that which we have seen has come to the downside, giving us just a few short […]

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9 March 2017

Headlines New Hampshire’s Bitcoin MSB Exemption Clears First VoteLawmakers in New Hampshire have advanced a measure that would exempt bitcoin traders in the state from money transmitter requirements. A Public-Private Ethereum? It Won’t Be As Easy As It SoundsMaking private ethereum implementations compatible with the larger public blockchain is a popular concept, but there is […]

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8 March 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Prediction, CNBC Hopes for $3000Bitcoin’s performance in the recent days has caught everyone’s attention. With the cryptocurrency’s price rising to an all-time high, people have started to accept that Bitcoin is indeed a unique and valuable asset, capable of making them rich. This has led to an increase in price speculations and […]

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7 March 2017

Headlines Russian PM Orders Research on Public Sector Blockchain UseRussian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has asked two government ministries to investigate public sector blockchain applications. Is the Bitcoin ETF Headed for Default Approval?Just three days to go until the two SEC commissioners, Michael Piwowar and Kara Stein, decide on whether to approve or reject the […]

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6 March 2017

Headlines What You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Upcoming Code ReleaseBitcoin’s best-known proposed code change isn’t the only one that matters. Bitcoin Exceeds $20 Billion in Market CapThe soaring gains made by bitcoin in its latest bullish run in 2017 has seen the cryptocurrency’s market capitalization now exceed $20 billion for the first time in […]

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5 March 2017

Headlines The World’s Largest Shipping Firm Now Tracks Cargo on BlockchainGlobal shipping giant Maersk has conducted its first blockchain-based shipment in partnership with IBM. Bitfinex Adds Dash To Its Crytpo OfferingsBitfinex, the Hong Kong-based exchange, has added Dash to its cryptocurrency offerings, another mark of recognition for the currency which has appreciated from $11 to […]

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4 March 2017

Headlines OneCoin Isn’t Blockchain Based and Uses SQL for Coins, Says SkepticBjorn Bjercke, a cryptocurrency enthusiast and blockchain developer, recently revealed that when OneCoin approached him in an effort to recruit him as Chief Technology Officer (with a supposed pay of $2.5M per year), OneCoin had no blockchain at all. The murky altcoin which has […]

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3 March 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Traders Still Bullish As Price Nears $1,300 HighsBitcoin traders are still bullish as the digital currency continues to reach new all-time highs. Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Nears $1,300Bitcoin price is booming, as trading volume exceed $400 million in a day’s stretch while price continues to swell to new highs. Bitcoin has set a new […]

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2 March 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Just Surpassed Gold ParityBitcoin has been on a bull run for much of this year, increasing from $920 to now stand at $1,239, surpassing gold parity by around $2 at the time of publishing. The currency has broken its all-time high while retaining value at current levels for some time. Benefiting from monetary […]

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1 March 2017

Headlines Disruption Not Included? Ethereum Alliance Shows Blockchain ShiftThe founding members of the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance are looking for the best of both worlds – for startups and incumbents. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 03/01/2017 – Waiting for a BreakoutBitcoin price continues to tread sideways in tight consolidation inside a symmetrical triangle formation. A breakout […]

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