30 June 2017

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 06/30/2017 – Is the Correction Over?Bitcoin price is in the middle of a correction but already seems to be hitting a ceiling at $2600. Billionaire Bitcoin Skeptic Mark Cuban Wants In On The ICO BoomDespite previous criticism of the Bitcoin “bubble,” Mark Cuban has announced that he will be […]

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29 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Scaling Project Segwit2x to Release New Code TodayCode for a popular but controversial bitcoin scaling proposal is set to be released on Friday, marking a major milestone for the effort. Bitcoin Phishing Scheme Perpetrator Pleads Guilty in Connecticut CourtA Connecticut resident has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole more than $300,000 in […]

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28 June 2017

Headlines Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Rally as Crypto Markets Storm BackAfter two days of bleeding, the cryptocurrency markets rallied on Wednesday, rewarding investors who bought into the dip on Monday and Tuesday, when the total cryptocurrency market cap shed more than $25 billion during the downturn as investors cashed out profits from the recent bull run. […]

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27 June 2017

Headlines Don’t Pay Bitcoin Ransoms, South Korean Govt Tells Banks Facing DDoS ThreatsThe Financial Supervisory Service of South Korea has told local banks not to cave into threats by DDoS attackers following this month’s million-dollar bitcoin ransom paid by South Korean web hoster Nayana, the victim of a ransomware attack. According to local reports, the […]

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26 June 2017

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 06/26/2017 – Bearish Channel FormingBitcoin price is starting a new downtrend now that it broke below a short-term rising channel support. Monday Massacre: Bitcoin, Ethereum Lead the Way as Cryptocurrencies Retreat into the RedCryptocurrency traders woke up to a sea of red this morning, as 92 of the top […]

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25 June 2017

Headlines iDice ICO Raises $2.4M within First 2 WeeksThis is a sponsored story. iDice, the company behind the world’s first, has raised 7400 ETH ($2.4 million USD) in a span of less than 2 weeks, becoming the most successful gaming ICO in Ethereum history. The iDice ICO is currently live with only 2 more days […]

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24 June 2017

Headlines Cryptocurrencies Continue Recovery, Resume 2017’s Growth TrendCryptocurrencies continued their recovery from last week’s massive price fallout, resuming the upward trend that has characterized 2017. All but 12 of the top 100 cryptocurrenices posted gains in the last 24-hour period. Market leaders bitcoin and Ethereum had the smallest gains the last 24-hour period, with the […]

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23 June 2017

Headlines Successful $33 Million CIVIC ICO Token Sale Concludes EarlyIn a moment of confusion and to the dismay of some, CIVIC ended it’s crowdsale yesterday around 5PM. Due to congestion in the Ethereum Network and the shutdown at Coinbase, we have ended sales for the day. Thanks to everyone involved! pic.twitter.com/aSu9Vz8oVa — Vinny Lingham (@VinnyLingham) […]

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22 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What We’re Looking At This MorningBreakout trades are the name of the game with our intraday strategy in the bitcoin price at the moment, and – as the European session just kicked off for the day – we are watching an ideal one play out. Price broke through our key […]

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21 June 2017

Headlines Status ICO Clogs Up Ethereum Blockchain?It appears that yesterday’s Status ICO is causing headaches for the rest of the Ethereum network. According to one Redditor, it’s entirely the fault of Status: I assume that (unlike all the price discussion here which is totally offtopic) you are referring to the transaction issues which have led […]

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20 June 2017

Headlines India Inches Closer to Developing Cryptocurrency RulesGovernment agencies in India are reportedly moving closer to developing regulations around cryptocurrencies. You Can Now Type the Bitcoin ‘B’ Symbol in Unicode TextA decades-old computer character standard has been updated with a symbol for bitcoin. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 06/20/2017 – Support Turned ResistanceBitcoin price is […]

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19 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; On The Lookout For BreaksWe’re off on another week’s worth of trading in the bitcoin price and we’re having to shuffle our key levels around before we get started. Things have been pretty volatile over the weekend and this gives us a couple of options. We can widen out our range […]

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18 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Poised For GainsKey Points Bitcoin price after a strong correction found support at $2040 against the US Dollar, and started a recovery. There is a monster ascending channel forming with support at $2260 on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The price may soon gain […]

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17 June 2017

Headlines (+) August 1st is Bitcoin’s Judgement Day: “Bitcoin may Need to Die”Vinny Lingham, CEO of Civic Keys, thinks August 1, the proposed date for Bitcoin scaling, is not an Independence day for the trailblazer of Cryptocurrencies but in fact, a judgement day. In a Twitter post on early Thursday morning, the Crypto investor and […]

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16 June 2017

Headlines (+) Cryptocurrency Analysis: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash, Ethereum Classic, MoneroCoins rebounded strongly yesterday after the morning massacre as both Bitcoin and Ethereum respected the support levels that we have been monitoring. The quick correction sliced a large chunk out of the capitalization of the majors, but the whole segment “only” lost a bit […]

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15 June 2017

Headlines Swift Says Hackers Can Unite Banks and Blockchain DisruptorsLong a target of blockchain disruptors, the ultimate banking middleman, Swift, is looking to re-position itself as part of the fight against hackers. Indian Professors Pen (Hilariously) Sensationalist Bitcoin Article on Major News OutletTerrorism. Money laundering. False facts. Exaggerated numbers. All in the melting pot to […]

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14 June 2017

Headlines US, Kenya, Singapore: AIG Completes Multinational Blockchain Insurance TestAmerican insurance giant AIG has made what appears to be its first foray into blockchain, completing a trial with Standard Chartered today. Hedge Fund Clients Ask Goldman Sachs to Cover BitcoinHedge funds clients have reportedly petitioned Goldman Sachs’ chief technician to begin covering bitcoin, mainly on […]

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13 June 2017

Headlines BIP 148 + SegWit2x? A Bitcoin Scaling Compromise Might Not Be So EasyPopular bitcoin scaling solutions BIP148 and SegWit2x aren’t compatible, but should they be to avoid a network split? Singapore, Americas Shake on Blockchain in FinTech PactSingapore’s central bank and the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA) are coming together […]

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12 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Suffers ‘Major Outage’ Amid Trading FrenzyCiting high customer traffic, prominent cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is currently down ‘for maintenance’. San Francisco-based Coinbase, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges with operations in over 30 countries is, at the time of publishing, experiencing an outage due to a surge in customer traffic hitting […]

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11 June 2017

Headlines (+) 5 Things to Watch Next Week: The Fed, Trump, US Economy, Ethereum, QatarThe Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates once again, despite the slight weakness in recent economic numbers. The rate will likely be raised by one notch to 1.25%, which is still a very low level historically.  The more […]

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10 June 2017

Headlines Genevieve Brings Cryptocurrency to Top Travel Agencies to Enhance Value and LiquidityA Paris and Salt Lake City-based wealth management company that acquires businesses with the intention of improving their value has recognized the benefits of cryptocurrency and is actively working to integrate cryptocurrency in one its most recent acquisitions, a 20-year-old travel agency that […]

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9 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Hype Watch: Does Blockstream CEO Adam Back Want $100 Fees?The Bitcoin blocksize debacle, a leading contributor to the bubble building in the alternative cryptocurrency market, continues full speed ahead, gunning toward August, when a showdown is scheduled to occur regarding the User-Activated Soft Fork, BIP 148, which will invalidate blocks mined by non-segregated-witness […]

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8 June 2017

Headlines Slight corrections for Bitcoin and EthereumA correction was seen in cryptocurrencies yesterday, with seven out of the top 10 showing losses in the past 24 hours. However, Bitcoin and Ethereum both maintained relatively high levels. At the same time, a change in ranking was seen at the bottom of the top 10 cryptocurrencies list. […]

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7 June 2017

Headlines Western Union Reveals Pilot Coinbase IntegrationWestern Union could soon be sending people’s funds via an integration with Coinbase, the remittance firm’s CTO has revealed. BitCart Ditches Bitcoin Over Transaction Times, Accepts DashBitCart, an Ireland-based discount gift card platform, is no longer accepting bitcoin due to slow processing times and is now accepting Dash only. […]

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6 June 2017

Headlines Arena Music Begins Offering Bitcoin Payouts for Artist RoyaltiesThe music platform, Arena Music, has been experimenting with payouts in the popular cryptocurrency over the past six months. It unveiled its plan to offer a payout program to all artists on the platform in Bitcoin. Beginning this month, Arena Music will begin offering royalty payouts […]

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5 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Attracts Young Traders in IndiaAs the mainstream continues to fixate on the bitcoin prices’ soaring gains in markets around the world, the cryptocurrency is also catching the eye of young traders in India. Bitcoin’s all-time high prices in May left major Indian bitcoin exchanges reeling under the stress of having to accommodate a […]

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4 June 2017

Headlines Three Thoughts on the ‘Crypto Bubble’A VC offers his insight on the price of bitcoin and ether. Even if speculators are running wild, he says, that may not mean the assets are overbought. In the Search for Economic Stability, is Bitcoin the Saving Grace?Economic stability, a given in much of the world, has long […]

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3 June 2017

Headlines Coinbase Recommends Users to Enable Google Authenticator, Ditch AuthyIt looks like Coinbase is trying to protect their users a bit better. Two-factor authentication has been a powerful tool for users so far. However, the company is not too keen on Authy, by the look of things. In fact, Coinbase advises users to switch to […]

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2 June 2017

Headlines (+) The Greedy Leading the BlindIt’s very exciting to see pictures of shops in Japan and India that are now accepting Bitcoin. If you have any, feel free to tag me on social media. I’m starting a collection. 🙂 Bitcoin Core Developer Explains Support for BIP 148Bitcoin Core developer Eric Lombrozo recently wrote a […]

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1 June 2017

Headlines USV’s Fred Wilson: ICOs Won’t Displace VC InvestorsUSV co-founder Fred Wilson isn’t all that concerned about initial coin offerings, or ICOs, disrupting his line of work. Russia’s Vnesheconombank Reveals Blockchain Product StrategyA state-owned development bank in Russia has revealed its plans for launching products built around blockchain. Russia Won’t See Bitcoin as Currency, Says […]

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