31 July 2017

Headlines Worsening Inflation Venezuela Continues Drive Bitcoin & CryptoVenezuela is not the most pleasant country to live in right now. Hyperinflation in the region is soaring to new heights virtually every quarter. It does not appear the central bank has any option to solve this platform anytime soon. Things are only getting worse as more […]

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30 July 2017

Headlines Change.org Petition Urges Authorities to Give BTC-E Users Their Money BackAs recently reported by CCN, a 38-year-old Russian man was recently arrested in Greece. The man, Alexander Vinnik, is accused of laundering $4 billion worth of ill-gotten bitcoins, and was allegedly running “one of the most important websites of electronic crime in the world.” […]

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29 July 2017

Headlines Startups Brace for Bitcoin Cash Fork in Wave of Policy UpdatesIndustry startups face tricky decisions as a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, moves to split off from the main bitcoin network next week. Mexican Bitcoin Exchange Bitso Offers One Rate, Delivers AnotherTo the tune of around 15 bitcoins, a Hacked.com subscriber wrote to this reporter and […]

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28 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Heading Into The WeekendThat’s another week of trading complete in our bitcoin price trading efforts and we’ve had a pretty fantastic week as far as profit and loss are concerned. Things got moving with a strong US session on Monday and price hasn’t really looked back since. We’re now teetering on […]

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27 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Tonight’s Scalp StrategyThe European session has now drawn to a close in the bitcoin price and we’re about to enter the US afternoon period. This crossover generally brings with it a spike in volume that we can use to jump in and out of the markets and draw a profit from […]

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26 July 2017

Headlines Suspect of Mt Gox Hack and Money Laundering Is Alleged BTC-E Admin Arrested in GreeceMt Gox founder and former CEO Mark Karpeles, a 32-year-old French-born, recently went to trial in Japan on bitcoin embezzlement charges at the Tokyo District Court. Karpeles denied the charges of embezzling a total of ¥341 million in customers’ funds […]

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25 July 2017

Headlines Token Summit Creator: SEC ICO Guidance a ‘Breath of Fresh Air’A prominent figure in the movement to encourage blockchain tokens as a funding method has lauded new SEC guidance for the industry. Emin Gun Sirer: SEC ICO Guidance is ‘End of Beginning for Blockchains’A Cornell professor who was at the center of last year’s […]

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24 July 2017

Headlines Crypto Assets Trade 24/7 – And That Changes More Than UptimeNew to cryptocurrency? You may want to make a closer look at how its charts and prices function. Details Emerge on Singapore Central Bank’s Blockchain R&DSingapore’s “Project Ubin” is being built so that all cross-border payments and securities settlements can occur almost instantly. Bitcoin […]

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23 July 2017

Headlines E Corp Brings Mr Robot’s E Coin Currency to San Diego Comic-ConCryptocurrency users who watched Mr. Robot may remember a currency known as E Coin. At that time, it was expected this currency would never exist. Interestingly enough, that is not the case, as E Coin is very real. It can be obtained in […]

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22 July 2017

Headlines Life in Crypto TimeTrading expert Tim Enneking compares the crypto asset space with the early days of the internet, where time just seemed to fly faster. Bitcoin Users can Access Lightning Network via &roid Wallet d ACINQEnthusiasts of the Bitcoin Lightning Network will be pleased with ACINQ right now, The company is releasing an […]

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21 July 2017

Headlines (+) Bitcoin Prices (BTC/USD) Poised for 17% Weekly Gain as Institutional Cash Floods Back InBitcoin prices (BTC/USD) were down at the start of Friday trading, but were poised for a dramatic weekly rise amid easing concern over the future of the digital currency. Currency Comptroller Comments on Granting National Bank Charters to FinTech FirmsKeith […]

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20 July 2017

Headlines $2,600: Bitcoin Price Chases Its June High, Hard Fork NotwithstandingBitcoin continued its rebound today, gaining 7.6 percentage points in the last 24 hours, heading for its June highs, having seemingly overcome fears about the impending August 1 hard fork. The $2,595.37 price earlier today gave bitcoin a $42 billion market capitalization, Today’s bitcoin gain […]

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19 July 2017

Headlines (+) Cryptocurrencies Hold Gains as Hard Fork Fears EaseThe major coins all rallied strongly in late trading on Tuesday, with Ethereum leading the way higher after surging past the $200 level and getting close to $250. The oversold long-term picture together with the positive news regarding Bitcoin’s scaling issues gave a huge boost to the whole […]

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18 July 2017

Headlines Will Miners Signal? Bitcoin’s Next Segwit2x Lock-in Period Starts TodayA bitcoin scaling proposal is close to enact the Segregated Witness upgrade as step one of its larger roadmap. (+) Investors Losing Their Cool as Bitcoin Hard Fork NearsThe cryptocurrency market has experienced significant turbulence as of late, with bitcoin prices falling below $2,000 for […]

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17 July 2017

Headlines GAW Miners CEO ‘Will Plead Guilty’ to Wire Fraud ChargeThe former CEO of defunct cryptocurrency mining company GAW Miners is likely to plead guilty to a federal wire fraud charge later this week. How To Bet Online With BitcoinBitcoin has exploded in popularity over the last few years, with more and more people switching […]

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16 July 2017

Headlines LegalTech Firm Introduces Native Token, Launches SaleAgrello, a legal technology platform combining agent and blockchain technology, launched a token sale July 16 for its native token called ‘DELTA’ which will be traded under ‘DELT’. The token scale, scheduled to go until August, has a 10,000 bitcoin limit. According to inside sources, the project might […]

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15 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Drops Below $2,000 as Crypto Markets Fall Toward $70 BillionBitcoin prices fell below a notable milestone on Saturday amid uncertainty over a possible technical change. Venezuelan Candidate to the Constitutional General Assembly Calls for Bitcoin LegalizationJorge Dommar, a candidate to the Constitutional General Assembly in Venezuela, recently published a video in which […]

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14 July 2017

Headlines Egyptian Regulators Kill Rumor Domestic Banks Might Handle BitcoinEgypt’s central bank recently shot down rumors that it would allow banks in the country to handle cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Bitcoin Price Watch; Today’s Scalp PlaysSo here we are at the end of another week and it’s time to try and put some levels together with […]

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13 July 2017

Headlines Ripple Shines for a Day, Struggles to Regain Its Mid-May HighToday was Ripple’s turn to shine. As the third biggest cryptocurrency with more than $7.5 billion in market capitalization posted a 2.97% gain in the last 24 hours as its price edged up to $0.196879 on a day that all of the billion dollar […]

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12 July 2017

Headlines Japan’s Bic Camera to Accept Bitcoin Payments at All StoresFollowing a successful trial, the Japanese consumer electronics retailer is expanding its bitcoin payment option to all stores nationwide. Hyperledger Releases Open-Source Production Ready Blockchain Software, Fabric 1.0The Linux Foundation-led open-source Hyperledger blockchain consortium has released its first production-ready blockchain software in the formal release […]

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11 July 2017

Headlines Ethereum’s Ether Token Falls Below $200 to Hit 40-Day LowThe price of ethereum’s native ether token was down nearly 20% today, hitting lows not observed since late May. Little-Known Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Seeks $200 Million in SEC FilingA little-known hedge fund is seeking to raise $200m to invest in cryptocurrencies, according to regulatory filings. […]

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10 July 2017

Headlines (+) Goldilocks and the Three InvestorsYou may have heard a similar story before but I assure you this is something completely different.   Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Heads to Trial for Bitcoin EmbezzlementBitcoin exchange Mt Gox’s former CEO Mark Karpeles will go on trial next week in Tokyo, Japan to face embezzlement charges […]

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9 July 2017

Headlines Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum’s “Scalability Sucks”Among other criticisms that the Ethereum originator believes are valid, which are listed as follows: Scalability sucks; the blockchain design fundamentally relies on bottlenecks where individual nodes must process every single transaction in the entire network PoW is extremely expensive, and furthermore is fundamentally vulnerable to 51% spawn camping attacks […]

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8 July 2017

Headlines EU Report: Digital Currency Use by Organized Criminals Is ‘Rare’A newly released report from the European Commission suggests there is relatively little virtual currency use among organized crime groups. IRS to Scale Back Bitcoin Audit of Coinbase UsersThe Internal Revenue Service (IRS) plans to narrow its request for customer account information from bitcoin exchange Coinbase, […]

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7 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This MorningThe end of the week is here and it is time to take a penultimate look at action in the bitcoin price in an attempt to figure out whether there is any way we can draw profit from the market as the week draws to a close. […]

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6 July 2017

Headlines Russia’s Largest Forex broker Launches Two Bitcoin CFDsIt is safe to say Russia has done a full 180 on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. That is quite a positive development, though, as it was direly needed. In a new turn of events, the country’s largest forex broker has launched two Bitcoin trading pairs. This means traders […]

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5 July 2017

Headlines Korea’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Suffers Hack, Customer Losses in the “Hundreds of Millions” of WonSouth Korean bitcoin exchange Bithumb has promised to compensate users following a data breach of users’ personal details leading to the theft of funds from multiple user accounts. A cyberattack targeting Bithumb, South Korea’s largest bitcoin and Ethereum exchange by […]

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4 July 2017

Headlines This Sydney Uni Blockchain Claims to Process 400,000 Transactions/Sec; 7X of Visa, 57,000x of BitcoinResearchers at Australia’s University of Sydney (USYD) are currently developing a new model of blockchain, which can, by their metrics, process 440,000 transactions per second. The participants of the project believe the new system has a potential for revolutionizing the […]

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3 July 2017

Headlines Crypto Data Feed Platform Santiment Plans ICO Token Sale with 45,000 ETH CapSantiment, a crypto data feed platform for the blockchain and crypto industry, has announced a three-stage token sale beginning July 4, the first Cofound.it token sale. The token sale, The token sale, which will have a minimum threshold of 15,000 ETH and […]

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2 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Community Takes Offense to an old Samson Mow TweetIt appears the Bitcoin community is in arms again over last year’s tweet. Samson Mow commented how “Bitcoin isn’t for someone living on less than US$2 per day”. That statement is causing a lot of confusion on a global basis right now. Statements like these […]

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1 July 2017

Headlines Should Other Bitcoin Wallets Implement Blockchain’s Transaction Fee Estimator?Prior to the major clearance of the bitcoin mempool, the holding area for unconfirmed transactions waiting to be picked up by miners, a large number of bitcoin transactions were left unconfirmed for days despite the attachment of high fees. Such occurrences emerged due to the variation […]

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