30 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Ending The Week Net UpSo that’s the week complete in our bitcoin price trading efforts and – as we noted this morning – it’s been a pretty good one. We were hoping for a bit of volatility during the session today in the sense that things were relatively quiet overnight and […]

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29 June 2017

Headlines ‘Illegal’ Bitcoin Exchange Operator Sentenced to 72 Months in PrisonA federal judge sentenced Anthony Murgio of Florida to five and a half years in prison after he pleaded guilty to operating an illegal bitcoin exchange suspected of laundering money, according to Reuters. A hearing of forfeiture and restitution has been set for Sept. 1. Murgio, 33, […]

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28 June 2017

Headlines Daimler AG Issues €100 Million Corporate Bond in Blockchain TrialGerman automaker Daimler AG has issued a corporate bond worth €100m as part of a blockchain pilot project. 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 […]

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27 June 2017

Headlines (+) Euro Jumps on Draghi as Cryptocurrencies Try to Rebound after Monday MassacreBoth fiat and cryptocurrencies are very active today, as “Super Mario” Draghi gave a boost to the Euro on the central bank summit when he hinted on the European Central Bank following the Fed in its tightening journey after speaking optimistically about […]

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26 June 2017

Headlines Chinese Bitcoin Giant BTCC Launches Global Crypto Exchange ‘DAX’ with Ethereum ClassicBTCC, the operator of China’s oldest bitcoin exchange, has launched a ‘pure crypto-to-crypto exchange’ in BTCC DAX, with Bitcoin/Ethereum Classic (BTC/ETC) as its first trading pair. Launched today at 10:00 AM (UTC) with customer deposits enabled, BTCC DAX will see trading go live […]

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25 June 2017

Headlines Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD Short-term BearishKey Highlights ETH price is facing selling pressure and already moved below the $330 support against the US Dollar. The ETH/USD pair is currently attempting a downside break below a crucial triangle at $285 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via SimpleFX). A break below it could […]

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24 June 2017

Headlines Last Stage of Bitcoin Bubble Yet to Occur, Says Economic ProfessorAccording to Panos Mourdoukoutas, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at LIU Post in New York who is also contributing to several professional journals and magazines, such as Forbes and The New York Times, when the bitcoin bubble will burst, there will be a […]

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23 June 2017

Headlines Local Government in China Trials Blockchain for Public ServicesA city district in southern China is using blockchain to streamline government services for its one million residents. Coin Center: US Senate’s Digital Currency Bill Is ‘Counterproductive’US advocacy group Coin Center has said that an anti-money laundering bill before the Senate could disrupt existing rules for […]

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22 June 2017

Headlines Illicit Cryptocurrency Use Targeted in Proposed 2018 FBI BudgetCryptocurrency is being cited by the FBI as a reason it needs to increase its spending in an effort to combat more advanced cybercrime. (+) ICO Analysis: NimiqWhoa, off the bat, we find in a simple search about Nimiq a post with the following title – […]

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21 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Recovery Hits $2,800 on WednesdayBitcoin price is continuing its recovery in yet another day of gains as trading on several exchanges scaled near or beyond $2,800. Six days after falling to a monthly low near $2,100, bitcoin price on a global average reached a high of $2,795.34, taking into account the premiums […]

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20 June 2017

Headlines UN Leaders Urge Blockchain Startups to Collaborate on IdentityRepresentatives of the UN are calling for blockchain firms and others to collaborate on better identity solutions. Japan’s Financial Firms Test Distributed Ledger With R3 Corda TrialA group of Japanese financial institutions has tested a prototype that uses DLT to streamline international transaction agreements. Bitcoin in […]

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19 June 2017

Headlines New US Legislation Would Force Travelers to Declare Bitcoin, Digital AssetsPapers please! Litecoin’s Price Tops $50 to Set New All-Time HighSpurred by a sudden exchange listing, the price of the cryptocurrency litecoin hit a new all-time high today above $50. Litecoin Price Up 60% in Anticipation of BitStamp ListingIt was not that long ago […]

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18 June 2017

Headlines Interview: Bitcoin ATM network Coinsource Hits 100+ MachinesCoinsource, a leading bitcoin ATM network, recently surpassed the 100 machine milestone with an early year push in the state of New York, in which it added 14 new kiosks in the state since January. The company’s portfolio surged from 70 of 103 machines, 30 of which […]

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17 June 2017

Headlines Coinbase to White Hat Hacker: We Don’t Want Your BitcoinBlack hat hackers are asking for bitcoin. White hat hackers, at the behest of clients need to pay up. But Coinbase is kicking the ‘good guys’ out. OpenLedger Secures $1.6 Million, Partners Chinese Public BlockchainA group of Chinese, European and American investors has invested $1.6 […]

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16 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x Moves Ahead With Initial Code ReleaseThe first code for bitcoin scaling proposal SegWit2x has been released for testing. Notably, it might be compatible with another proposal, BIP 148. What Happens to Customers’ Bitcoins When Coinbase Exits a Jurisdiction?We know what other sources are saying, and further alleging that they have […]

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15 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 06/15/2017Bitcoin price is starting to break below key support levels, signaling that bearish pressure is picking up. US Should Encourage Blockchain Investments, Says Former Defense OfficialThe US should promote investments in blockchain as part of a broader fight against cyberthreats, a former Defense Department official has said. (+) Is […]

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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. Bitcoin Needs Regulation to Boom: Morgan StanleyInvestment bank Morgan Stanley sees bitcoin to be dependent on governments’ acceptance to really take off, at a […]

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13 June 2017

Headlines Kazakhstan’s Central Bank Tests Blockchain App for Debt SalesThe central bank of Kazakhstan has revealed it is looking to harness blockchain tech to sell short-term notes to investors. Aeternity’s Crowdsale Second Phase reached CAP of $24 MillionThe first phase of Aeternity’s contribution campaign successfully ended on April 6, 2017, raised more than $5.25 million, […]

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12 June 2017

Headlines Get $10 in Dash for Helping Someone Get Their #FirstDashWalletX11 cryptocurrency Dash, formerly DarkCoin, has a dedicated community arm which aims to spread the gospel of Dash, whose founder, Evan Duffield, has always put the user first. Dash began as Darkcoin in 2013 and has always focused on resisting miner dominance (by using a […]

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11 June 2017

Headlines Flippening Is Starting Go InEffect Ethereum Tries Surpass BitcoinOver the past few months, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have discussed an event known as “the flippening”. If such an event were to occur, Ethereum would effectively overtake Bitcoin in terms of market cap and popularity. A few months ago, that seemed highly unlikely. However, according to Flippening […]

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10 June 2017

Headlines Ethereum Classic: “No Bailouts” in ETC ICOsThe Ethereum Classic team took to Twitter to eschew a position on the ICOs which will inevitably start happening on the ETC network: ICOs are coming soon to $ETC. This is a good thing but investors need to do their own research and invest wisely. No bail outs […]

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9 June 2017

Headlines Dubai Plans Digital Passports Using Blockchain TechThe Dubai government has partnered with UK startup ObjectTech to bring blockchain-based security to the emirate’s airport. Bitcoin Could Hit $1 Million – Thanks To Ransomware, Says CNBC’s Jim CramerJim Cramer, the U.S. TV investment commentator, said the price of bitcoin could hit $1 million because of companies stockpiling […]

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8 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Is Volatile & Unsuitable for Payments, Says Romania’s Central BankRomania’s central bank has reportedly reiterated its stance of warning users about volatility associated with digital currencies like bitcoin. The Banca Na?ional? a României (BNR), the central bank of Romania, first warned the public about risks in using digital currencies in 2015. In an […]

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7 June 2017

Headlines Hong Kong’s Central Bank Inks FinTech Pact with Shenzen in ChinaThe Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the defacto central bank, is co-operating with the neighboring city of Shenzhen in China over developments in financial technologies or FinTech. Hong Kong is looking to gain expertise from the world’s largest FinTech market in China, a country […]

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6 June 2017

Headlines BP, Wien Energie Complete Blockchain Energy Trading TrialA group of energy firms including BP have completed an energy trading pilot using blockchain tech from Canadian startup BTL. SEC Wins GAW Miners’ Bitcoin Ponzi Legal Case, Continues Litigation Against GarzaIn a statement released Monday, the SEC announced that it has reached a sum and conclusion […]

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5 June 2017

Headlines Coinbase is Looking for Investors at a Billion Dollar ValuationCoinbase, the San Francisco-based virtual currency exchange operating the exchange of bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin in numerous countries, seeks to raise funds at a valuation of more than $1 billion. According to According to The Wall Street Journal, citing persons familiar with the situation, the cryptocurrency startup […]

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4 June 2017

Headlines Coinbase Wants Value Itself US$1bn Despite Ongoing Customer IssuesThe Coinbase exchange has quite the reputation in the world of Bitcoin. Over the past years, the company raises a fair amount of money from investors. It now appears they are seeking additional funds. What stands out, though, is how the company would see itself valued […]

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3 June 2017

Headlines WaveCrest Announces New Debit Card Compatible with ERC20 TokensDebit cards have slowly earned their place in the world of cryptocurrency. Quite a few different cards are available already. Most of these tools support Bitcoin, albeit TokenCard plans to do things differently. In fact, the plan is to issue a new debit card which allows […]

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2 June 2017

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 06/02/2017 – Bullish Correction UnderwayBitcoin price seems to be in the middle of a correction to the ascending channel visible on the short-term charts before heading back up. Bitcoin’s ‘Segwit2x’ Scaling Proposal: Miners Offer Optimistic OutlookA proposal to boost the capacity of the bitcoin network is gaining traction. But […]

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1 June 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This MorningAnd we’re off for another day’s trading in the bitcoin price and – for us at least – the week so far has gone pretty quickly. We haven’t had too much of an opportunity to rest with all the volatility we’ve been seeing in the markets and […]

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