31 May 2017

Headlines $236: Ethereum’s Ether Token Hits New All-Time Price HighThe price of ether, the digital asset that powers the ethereum blockchain, hit an all-time high today as new exchanges pledged support. ViaBTC Ventures Into the World of Crypto Trade By New Platform LaunchBitcoin enthusiasts will be all too familiar with ViaBTC. The company provides a […]

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30 May 2017

Headlines Republicans Slap down the IRS for Its Coinbase Bitcoin Tax HuntSenior Republicans in Congress have stepped into the fight involving Coinbase and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by issuing a strongly-worded letter questioning whether the IRS has a strong foundation for amassing the records of half a million people. The letter [PDF] from members of the […]

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29 May 2017

Headlines BITPoint Plots Bitcoin Payments in 100,000s of Japanese StoresJapanese bitcoin startup BITPoint is in discussions with a payment terminal operator to integrate bitcoin payments, a move that could see hundreds of thousands of Japanese retail storefronts to accept the cryptocurrency. Japan’s appetite for bitcoin is increasing. Last year, Japan’s cabinet passed bills to recognize […]

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28 May 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Blockchain Copyright Startup Blockai Raises $950,000 amid RebrandBlockai, a San Francisco, Calif.-based technology company, has developed a copyright service that uses the bitcoin blockchain to allow artists to protect their creative work, has rebranded itself as “Binded” and has shifted its focus from technology to creating legally binding records. The company has also […]

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27 May 2017

Headlines Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Main Stage MomentsA roundup of the major events that took place on the Consensus 2017 main stage earlier this week. Coinbase CEO Claims The Company Saw 40,000 User in one dayAlthough the COinbase exchange is going through issues, it is for a positive reason. A lot of cryptocurrency trading […]

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26 May 2017

Headlines Day of Demos: Blockchain-IoT Consortium Kicks Off With Use Cases AplentyAt the Trusted IoT Alliance event on Thursday, a convergence between two nascent industries – blockchain and IoT – was apparent in a day of demos. Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Takes a Sharp Fall Below $2,100Bitcoin price takes a sharp plunge for the second trading […]

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25 May 2017

Headlines Blockchain Entrepreneurs Target Apple and Google at Token SummitThe Token Summit was held today, showcasing how a blockchain-based economy may be on the horizon with real-world applications that serve actual needs. (+) Fidelity Investments CEO Embraces Bitcoin And Blockchain, Cites ChallengesAbigail Johnson, CEO and chairwoman at Fidelity Investments, called for more serious conversations about […]

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24 May 2017

Headlines Consensus 2017: The Ups and Downs of Digital CurrenciesTwo panels at Consensus 2017 conference focused on both the promise and pitfalls of digital currencies and blockchain assets. Coinbase Today: Armstrong Talks Token, ICOs and Blockchain’s NetscapeCoinDesk’s Pete Rizzo talks to Coinbase CEO and founder Brian Armstrong about the firm’s plans and changes in the […]

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23 May 2017

Headlines Consensus 2017: Global Insurers Debate the Future of Prediction MarketsToday’s discussion on blockchain and insurance touched on the subject of prediction markets. Bitcoin Price Watch; What’s Next For Price?It is time to get things kicked off for another day’s worth of trading in the bitcoin price. Overnight, we saw much of the type of […]

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22 May 2017

Headlines JPMorgan Partners With Zcash on Blockchain SecurityJPMorgan has partnered with the makers of zcash to provide a new layer of privacy to the users of its enterprise-grade blockchain. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 05/22/2017 – Can It Go Past $2000?Bitcoin price might need to make a correction before sustaining its climb past the $2000 […]

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21 May 2017

Headlines Czech Republic’s Largest Online Retailer Alza Now Accepts BPRetailers all over the world are taking a closer look at Bitcoin payments. Especially companies active in online retail can benefit from accepting Bitcoin. The largest online retailer in the Czech Republic has made the bold decision to accept BTC from now on. Alza is a […]

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20 May 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp is Struggling…to Keep up with Increasing Customer DemandAfter recently accepting Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card purchases from U.S. customers, Bitstamp, one of the oldest bitcoin exchanges, has advised customers that its expanding customer base is resulting in longer service response times. The company’s phone service is currently offline, and it has […]

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19 May 2017

Headlines Cryptocurrency Miner FoxMiners Rife With Scam AllegationsNote: This is a precursory article, as the company has said they will be shipping units next week, and that there will be reviews and proof after that point. Nonetheless, we have decided to release the details we have now so that aspiring miners can make their own […]

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18 May 2017

Headlines Opinion: Can Ripple’s Recent Market Cap Surge be Justified?Ripple has experienced an exponential increase in its market cap in the past few months. To be exact, Ripple’s market cap rose 60x in the past 60 days. However, a very few number of so-called “crypto-investors” and traders seem to understand why Ripple has experienced such […]

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17 May 2017

Headlines India’s Kotak Mahindra Bank Completes Blockchain Trade Finance TestThe latest blockchain trade finance trial in India showcases how the use case is now gaining global interest among enterprises. Bitcoin Grinds to a Halt as 200,000 Transactions Get StuckThe bitcoin network broke down last night for 200,000 transactions which continue to wait this morning for […]

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16 May 2017

Headlines Opinion: What on Earth is Going on with Ripple?Wouldn’t it be nice to wake up every day and see your money doubled, and then again, and again? Welcome to Ripple, the latest to go parabolic in a musical chair that started with Monero some months ago and seems to be going around digital currencies. […]

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15 May 2017

Headlines Healthy Correction? Bitcoin Prices Retreat to $1,700The price of bitcoin fell to around 10% below its most recent all-time high as the market experienced what analysts called a “healthy correction”. Bitcoin Price Analysis for 05/15/2017 – Ready to Resume Climb?Bitcoin price bounced off the support area as it made a pullback from its recent […]

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14 May 2017

Headlines European Parliament Foresees Impact Of Blockchain On Peoples’ Daily LivesThe European Parliament has released a report, “How blockchain technology could change our lives,” summarizing the capabilities and challenges of blockchain technology as well as its possible impact on social values. The report, presented by the European Parliamentary Research Service, noted that among all the […]

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13 May 2017

Headlines Op-ed: Ripple CTO Says Ripple Will Be “More Decentralized” Than BitcoinIn the age of grand proclamations such as those made by president Donald Trump, it seems anything goes. Now comes Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas, who along with hundreds of speculators and bankers worldwide must be celebrating the recent and ongoing price rise of Ripple […]

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12 May 2017

Headlines Palestinian Government Said to Be Considering a Bitcoin-Like CurrencyPalestine’s monetary authority is reportedly looking to create its own digital currency. Bitcoin Price Watch; Profiting Into The WeekendSo we have reached the end of the week in bitcoin price trading efforts, and as we noted this morning, it is been a pretty good week. We […]

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11 May 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Passes $1,800 to Hit New Record HighBitcoin’s price rose above $1,800 this morning, setting a new all-time high just over a day since passing the $1,700 mark. Litecoin Successfully Activates SegwitLitecoin is the biggest digital currency to successfully activate segwit which went live around 6PM London time on the 10th of May […]

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10 May 2017

Headlines Terminally Ill Man Claims He Borrowed over $300,000 to Invest It All on BitcoinRecently, a redditor that goes by the handle “gingerbreadfutters” published a thread in which he claims to have been watching bitcoin price trends for a while and that, being a “penchant for making big risks”, decided to go all-in on bitcoin by […]

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9 May 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Bill Payments in Australia Rises 3300% in 3 YearsAustralian bitcoin startup Living Room of Satoshi, a payments company that enables users to pay their bills with bitcoin, has now processed $5 million in household bills with the cryptocurrency. There is a remarkable rise in bill payments using bitcoin in Australia. The numbers are […]

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8 May 2017

Headlines Northern Trust Moves to Scale Up Live Equities BlockchainChicago-based Northern Trust was one of the first banks to launch a live blockchain effort. Now, it’s giving the platform an upgrade. CoinDesk Report: Advances in Blockchain Privacy & ConfidentialityCoinDesk has released its newest research report, a 50-page dive into blockchain technologies and the cutting-edge techniques […]

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7 May 2017

Headlines Are Blockchains Key to the Future of Web Encryption?A deep dive into problems in the internet identity space and where blockchains could play a role. Litecoin Value Increases 700% PoliticsPrevent Bitcoin From ScalingThe past few weeks have been quite remarkable for Litecoin. Although a lot of people assumed this currency to be dead in […]

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6 May 2017

Headlines Sorting Hat Time? MimbleWimble Weighs Own Blockchain LaunchAs the MimbleWimble project moves forward, the team is considering whether to leave the bitcoin blockchain behind in order to advance its ideas. Dash Partnership With Coinapult Lets Users Trade In 20 Fiat CurrenciesDash has partnered with Coinapult, a wallet that lets users trade the cryptocurrency in 20 fiat […]

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5 May 2017

Headlines (+) Analysis: Ethereum Is on a Run, Bitcoin Surpasses $1600 (+Ripple & Litecoin)Bitcoin has surpassed our target of $1500 a few days earlier than I anticipated. While I think it is clear that higher prices, maybe much higher prices, are in store for this asset in the months to come, it is likely a […]

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4 May 2017

Headlines Encrypto Telecom Launches ICO To Bring Blockchain Technology To Global TelecommunicationsThis is a sponsored story. Encrypto Telecom plans to become the first cloud secured, private branch exchange (PBX) – an internal telephone exchange or switching system – using blockchain technology. The Moscow-based project plans to deliver new solutions for telecommunications that address privacy and […]

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3 May 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Pullback and RecoveryYesterday evening, we switched our bitcoin price trading strategy up a little and went with a classical charting pattern for our late night intraday trading. The pattern played out pretty much as we’d hoped initially, but reversed relatively quickly, and we got a spike to the downside early evening. […]

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2 May 2017

Headlines World Bank to Support Blockchain Bonds Trial in KenyaThe World Bank has revealed plans to explore how blockchain could help boost Kenya’s financial prospects. Dash Accessibility Rises With Its Market Cap as Multiple Companies Sign OnDash, which soared from $77 million to $528 million in its market cap in the first quarter, continues to […]

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1 May 2017

Headlines 21 Inc Opens Bitcoin Email Service to General PublicBitcoin startup 21 Inc is opening its ’21 Lists’ paid email product up to the wider public today. Melbourne University to Pilot Blockchain for Student Records in Aussie-FirstThe University of Melbourne will become the first Australian educational institution to pilot blockchain technology by recording student credentials […]

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