30 April 2017

Headlines Crowdfunding Hollywood? Regulation Isn’t Making it Easy for ICO ProjectsA plan to use token-based crowdfunding to fund a new movie hit regulatory issues, but future efforts could bring a boost to creative projects. Is Bitcoin a Great Hedge Against Struggling Debt-Based Economies?The US is known to the vast majority of the world as the […]

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29 April 2017

Headlines Mysterium To Launch Blockchain-based VPN for Secure, Anonymous Internet ConnectionThis is a sponsored story. Blockchain startup Mysterium Foundation is building a decentralised Virtual Private Network (VPN) that anyone can use to connect securely and anonymously to the internet. The Mysterium platform is also designed so that users who share their spare bandwidth to the […]

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28 April 2017

Headlines (+) Ethereum’s run is not over yetEthereum has been on a tear for several days now.  As regular readers know, I had a target of $60-62.  That target was reached a few days earlier than I expected, and I fully intended to focus my attention elsewhere after exiting at $60.  But the advance has […]

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27 April 2017

Headlines Ethereum’s Ether Token Tops $60 to Set New All-Time HighThe price of ether, ethereum’s native token, has hit a new all-time high, exceeding $60 for the first time ever. Has SatoshiDice Embezzled Money After Rebranding To MegaDice?Bitcoin and gambling are two peas in the same pod. One of the more popular bitcoin gambling platforms […]

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26 April 2017

Headlines (+) Urgent Analysis: Bitcoin is at a Double Top + Ripple & MoneroI have just seen at least one setup on a 4 hour chart that suggests that XBT (bitcoin) is at a place in pricetime that suggest it may be at a turning point: Bitcoin Price Watch; 1400 On The Cards?Another night’s worth […]

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25 April 2017

Headlines Purse Launches Testnet for Bitcoin Scaling Tech ‘Extension Blocks’Bitcoin startup Purse is moving ahead with development on ‘extension blocks’ a proposal to help mitigate bitcoin’s current bandwidth issues. UASF Developer Revises Controversial Bitcoin Scaling ProposalA controversial solution to bitcoin’s scaling debate has been updated by the pseudonymous developer who proposed it. Vitalik Buterin Wants […]

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24 April 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here Are Tonight’s Breakout LevelsWe’re now closing in on the end of the session out of Europe, and thing have settled down a little bit in the bitcoin price. Over the weekend, and throughout the early session, we saw a bit of up and down action as what looked like market […]

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23 April 2017

Headlines European Commission To Establish EU Blockchain ObservatoryThe European Commission (EC) will tender offers for a service contract to establish a European Union (EU) Blockchain Observatory in response to a European Parliament mandate to strengthen technical expertise and regulatory capacity. The project, announced on the EC website, will include an observatory and a forum to gather […]

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22 April 2017

Headlines INTCoin Sets June 7 Launch Date, Featuring Anonymity and Speed of PaymentThis is a sponsored story. INTCoin, a next generation decentralized currency developed by a global team, has announced a launch date of June 7. The decentralized currency takes advantage of blockchain capabilities for instant transactions with a minimum fee. While there are many […]

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21 April 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Trading at a Near $100 Premium on BitfinexBitfinex is now trading at a significant premium from other western exchanges with such huge gaps usually not seen for more than a few hours due to the considerable arbitrage opportunities it offers. One bitcoin is currently trading at around $1,320 at Bitfinex, while on Coinbase […]

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20 April 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Riding Out The End Of The WeekOK then, let’s get things kicked off for the day out of Europe. After what was a pretty exciting start to the week, things seem to have settled down a little bit as we head into the later stages. The bitcoin price has spent the […]

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19 April 2017

Headlines Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin AnalysisSometimes it seems like reading charts is like tracking the weather. It seems much easier to track the course of a hurricane than it is to predict when one will start, when it’s quiet outside. Likewise, sideways movement is challenging not just because it’s so easy to lose money trading […]

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18 April 2017

Headlines German Finance Watchdog Shutters OneCoin Payment ProcessorGermany’s top finance regulator has moved to shut down a payment processor tied to the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme. Bitcoin Price Watch; 1300 On The Cards?Alrighty then. Things are really starting to pick up in the bitcoin price now, and we’re seeing some strength pretty much across the board […]

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17 April 2017

Headlines What the Father of Venture Capital Can Teach Us About BlockchainEarly venture capitalists were driven to break the regulatory mold to allow something new to flourish. Ring a bell? Indian Retail Giant’s $15 Million Accelerator Backs Consumer Blockchain DevelopmentThe operator and parent company of one of India’s largest retail chains is betting big on […]

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16 April 2017

Headlines Blockchain Capital Raises $10 Million ICO for VC Startup FundBlockchain Capital recently raised $10 million for a venture capital fund, Blockchain Capital III Digital Liquid Venture Fund, LP, which it calls the first venture capital fund raised by a digital fund offering. The venture capital firm’s new digital liquid venture fund recently raised funds […]

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15 April 2017

Headlines Is Safe Haven Scarcity Becoming a Boon For Bitcoin?The strict regulations that emerged following the financial crisis may have helped make bitcoin more attractive to investors, analysts say. Bitcoin in Africa: Insights from the Continent’s Biggest Bitcoin ExchangeIsn’t it absurd that nearly 326 million people representing 80% of the adult population in Africa do […]

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14 April 2017

Headlines Bitfury Inks ‘Biggest Blockchain Government Deal Ever’ with UkraineThe Bitfury Group, a major bitcoin- and blockchain-company, has announced a deal with the government of Ukraine that will involve putting all of the government’s electronic data onto a blockchain platform. Breaking:We just announced an agreement w/ the Ukrainian goverment to bring #Blockchain to its eGovernment […]

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13 April 2017

Headlines Deadline Looms on Ethereum Classic DAO WithdrawalsHolders of Ethereum Classic DAO tokens must withdraw by April 15th. Otherwise, their value will vanish. There are still 1,609,982 ETC remaining to be withdrawn from the public “Robin Hood” Ethereum Classic (ETC) contract. After April 15th, this weekend, investors will no longer be entitled to withdraw 0.73 ETC for every 100 […]

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12 April 2017

Headlines CoinKite and Abra Join The List of Companies Supporting BitcoinThe ongoing debate regarding scaling bitcoin continues unabated. More and more companies are publicly showing support for the bitcoin UASF. The latest additions to this list are prominent companies, including Coinkite and Abra. It is evident the bitcoin world needs a SegWit-based scaling solution, as […]

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11 April 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Isn’t Money, Rules US Judge in Money Laundering CaseYet another U.S. judge has ruled that bitcoin isn’t money. U.S. Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott ruled in a money laundering case in Buffalo, N.Y. that bitcoin is more like a commodity and is not a form of currency, according to a local news report. […]

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10 April 2017

Headlines Why a Quiet Blockchain Consortium Could Soon Make NoiseWhile high-profile consortiums are progressing to big fanfare, a small blockchain effort working quietly in Luxembourg could affect the whole world. Bitcoin Price Watch; Breakout Action!Here we go on a fresh week, then. Things have been getting pretty volatile over the last twenty-four hours or so, […]

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9 April 2017

Headlines How Deloitte’s Bitcoin Bistro Was BuiltConsulting giant Deloitte chats to CoinDesk about how and why it started accepting bitcoin in its Toronto office complex. Everex Explores Ethereum Based Global RemittancesBlockchain startup Everex, a blockchain remittance company, looks to leverage Ethereum to transform the remittance industry. The platform features its digitized version of national currencies […]

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8 April 2017

Headlines Cambridge University’s Bitcoin Study Reveals Some Intriguing StatisticsIt is always good to see an official university study regarding bitcoin usage. A new report by Cambridge University paints a bright future for bitcoin. In fact, the number of active bitcoin users has been increasing, which is positive to see. Moreover, it appears the line between […]

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7 April 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Run Reaches $1,200The bullish bitcoin price trend continues in a strong start to April as price breaches $1,200 on the Bitstamp Price Index (BPI) in the late hours of Thursday (UTC). In a month where Japan began recognizing bitcoin, the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency, as a legal method of payment equivalent to […]

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6 April 2017

Headlines A 3.7MB SegWit Blocks Was Mined On The Bitcoin TestnetSegregated Witness remains a topic of some confusion among bitcoin enthusiasts. According to a testnet block explorer, a 3.7MB SegWit block was mined not too long ago. That is rather unusual, yet no reason for concern just yet. There are always exceptions to deal with […]

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5 April 2017

Headlines Japan Accepts Bitcoin as Legal Payment Method. What’s Next?Legislation making bitcoin and virtual currencies legal currency took effect this month in Japan. The country’s Financial Services Agency released a text of the law last week. The Accounting Standards Board of Japan will create a framework to determine how the accounting sector can address digital […]

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4 April 2017

Headlines Purse Proposal Touts Extension Blocks as Bitcoin Scaling SolutionBitcoin startup Purse is spearheading work on a new solution it believes could break the network’s long-simmering scaling gridlock. In a new blog post issued today, Purse has released a specification that includes demo functionality and code for upgrading its bitcoin software implementation, Bcoin, to support “extension […]

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3 April 2017

Headlines (+) Will a Bitcoin Hard Fork Create Two Coins? – Bitcoin Unlimited ExplainedThe past two weeks have been some of the most intense in bitcoin’s history as Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimited went head to head in what appears to be the last metaphorical battle. Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Buys Back All Remaining ‘Hack Credit’ […]

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2 April 2017

Headlines All Business? Bitcoin is Becoming a Hobby for Exchange EmployeesCryptocurrencies are becoming a notable hobby for exchange traders, even as their businesses struggle to understand applications of the tech. Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Breaks HigherKey Points Bitcoin price after a downside move towards $889 found buyers and recovered against the US Dollar. […]

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1 April 2017

Headlines Companies Adopt Blockchain to Enhance Security in AsiaFrom digital currencies, healthcare, diamonds, land ownership, education, voting, finance, and insurance, the growth of the blockchain has expanded. Two such companies using it are Shanghai-based Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) BitSE, which provides anti-counterfeiting security features through its VeChain agnostic blockchain platform that puts unique IDs on the blockchain […]

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