31 July 2017

Headlines Public Company to Convert Bitcoin to Stock in First-of-Its-Kind FundraiseAmid increasing interest in ICOs, the first-ever convertible bitcoin loan highlights another path for turning cryptocurrency into shares. BTC-e Pledges to Return Customer Bitcoin Days After Police Seize DomainA forum account associated with the operators of the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange has posted new statements days […]

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30 July 2017

Headlines Could SPV Support a Billion Bitcoin Users? Sizing up a Scaling ClaimA deep dive into claims that it’s safe to remove bitcoin’s block size limit and instead rely on existing “simplified payment verification” methods. Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Preparing for AugustKey Points Bitcoin price despite all uncertainty remained supported above $2600 against […]

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29 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Cash: Another Fork in the Road for BitcoinLast week the bitcoin community and investors breathed a sigh of relief as BIP 91 locked in and activated, signalling what we thought was a great step forward in finally resolving the long standing Bitcoin scaling debate. Confidence soared and the price recovered from a previous […]

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28 July 2017

Headlines Blockchain Startup Bitfury Files for Electronics Design PatentVenture-backed blockchain startup Bitfury is seeking a patent related to electronics design, public documents reveal. $8.2 Million: Court Orders Default Judgment Against Cryptsy CEOA U.S. district judge has handed down a default judgment worth $8.2 million against the CEO of the collapsed Cryptsy exchange. Bitcoin Investment Vehicle […]

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27 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Recovers Past $2,500; Is $5,000 In Sight?The bitcoin price recovered past $2,500 on Thursday, leading the markets to a moderate recovery after yesterday’s decline. Thirteen of the top 15 coins experienced price increases, and three of them saw gains of more than 10%. Thursday’s upward pivot brought a moderate increase to the […]

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26 July 2017

Headlines No Panic: Cooler Heads Prevail as SEC Casts Shadow on Cooley ICO EventAn event focused on initial coin offerings saw optimism despite SEC guidance that signaled a new era for the novel funding method. Bank of America Says BTC Won’t go Anywhere Without Proper RegulationThe topic of Bitcoin regulation has been touched upon multiple […]

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25 July 2017

Headlines Russian Airline S7 Now Uses the Ethereum Blockchain for Flight TicketsA Russian airline has announced that it is to use the ethereum blockchain to sell flight tickets with backing from the country’s largest private commercial bank. In a report from regional newspaper Kommersant, Russian airline PJSC Siberia Airlines, known as S7, and Alfa-Bank begun the […]

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24 July 2017

Headlines (+) Analysis: Cryptocurrencies Prepare for the Next MoveThe major coins are in a low-volatility consolidation phase, as they have been trading all weekend long. The strong rally of last week reached short-term overbought territory, as Bitcoin got close to its all-time high near the $3000 level. The most valuable coin is still showing strength […]

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23 July 2017

Headlines (+) Trade Recommendation: Short Bitcoin (?)I usually do not trade with cryptocurrencies any more, but this might be a golden opportunity arising. Bitcoin has bounced back to level at 2800 USD per bitcoin (ish..). The uptrend the last couple of days may be caused by the BIP91 agreement: (+) ICO Analysis: Kyber.NetworkKyber Network wants […]

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22 July 2017

Headlines Internxt is creating a Better Decentralized Internet; ICO NextThis is a paid for sponsored story. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with […]

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21 July 2017

Headlines BitFury Successfully Completes Their First Live Bitcoin Transaction on the Lighting NetworkWith all of the focus on SegWit activation, Bitcoin users tend to forget the Lightning Network is still a real thing. Although a viable implementation of this concept is still far away, progress is being made. BitFury successfully completed their Bitcoin transaction on […]

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20 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Whatever Comes Our WayThe end of the week is almost here and there’s plenty in line for discussion today. Action in the bitcoin price throughout the week has been both good and bad in parts. Some elements of the European session have been very conducive to our intraday strategy and we’ve had […]

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19 July 2017

Headlines BTC Could Regain Upside Momentum after SegWit2x Activation After AllPeople who are hodling (nope, it is not a typo) Bitcoin will surely have noticed what volatility the market is experiencing and maybe it is due to the upcoming Segwit activation that will take place on August 1st. Bitcoin, in fact, experienced an important drop […]

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18 July 2017

Headlines European Commission Hosts Blockchain Workshop with Industry FocusThe European Commission has revealed new information about its ongoing blockchain initiatives, including the first of a series of workshops. (+) Stretch Your LimitsSeeing Bitcoin and Ethereum both in double digit gains this morning is certainly a welcome sight. Let’s hope this continues.   Blockchain Startup ArabianChain […]

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17 July 2017

Headlines NASSCOM, Blocksmiths and Others Form India Blockchain Interest GroupThe blockchain technology solutions industry in India has received a major boost today after the country’s leading software and services industry body, NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) announced the creation of a Special Interest Group (SIG) for Blockchain. The Indian Blockchain SIG is […]

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16 July 2017

Headlines Financial Standards Board Considers Standards For Digital Currency AccountingThe Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is exploring an accounting standard for digital currency in response to increasing concerns about inconsistent accounting standards. FASB, which sets standards for U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will consider adding this project […]

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15 July 2017

Headlines (+) ICO Analysis: Power LedgerRenewable energies are all the rage, for good reason. It is not hard to imagine dozens of companies, globally, prospering exponentially into the future as they deliver cost-effective platforms which enable people to buy and sell their power without going through the traditional power grid. Coinbase Lets Users Pay 100 […]

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14 July 2017

Headlines State of Blockchain Survey: The Future of Bitcoin, Ethereum and ICOsTell CoinDesk what you think about the industry and help provide valuable data for the State of Blockchain Q2 2017 report. The Open ANX Foundation Closes Token Sale Ahead of ScheduleThe openANX Foundation Limited closed the OAX Token Sale ahead of schedule after surpassing […]

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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 Bitcoin Price Watch; Key Levels Ahead Of The Evening SessionThat’s another session done in our bitcoin price trading efforts and it’s been a pretty good one to this point. Things started to move almost immediately subsequent to our publishing of our first analysis of the day earlier on this morning and – on the […]

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11 July 2017

Headlines (+) ICO Analysis: Everex Capital Transfer SystemEverex , whose token sale kicks off July 24th, is going back to an early digital asset use-case for its distributed endeavors. Blockchains have become known for quick transaction resolution times. For instance, Ethereum has offered transactions in under one minute. A new token sale looks to tap […]

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10 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin + Post-Trade? Nivaura Exits Stealth to Help Banks Use Open BlockchainsBlockchain startup Nivaura has been granted “restricted” permission from a UK regulator to issue and administer financial instruments. (+) Bitcoin hits Two-Week Lows: Is it a Correction or is it a Crash?BTC, LTC: -4%, ETH, Ripple:-7%, Stratis: -20%, and so on… The crypto […]

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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 This Blockchain Platform Gives Artists Control of Their Content DistributionThe DECENT blockchain-based content distribution system has launched, promising better content distribution deals than Amazon and Apple, giving content creators more control of their ownership and distribution. Artists will be able to distribute any form of content, including writing, music, videos, ebooks and pictures. The […]

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7 July 2017

Headlines Blockchain Enables Indian Insurer Settle Motor, Travel Claims in MinutesIn deploying blockchain powered insurance products for travelers and vehicle owners, Indian insurer Bajaj Allianz General Insurance is hastening the claim settlement process from “days to minutes”. Private insurance firm Bajaj Allianz is now deploying blockchain-based insurance products in the travel and motor sectors, according […]

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6 July 2017

Headlines Fox Business Speculates Bitcoin Price Could Reach $1 BillionThe bitcoin price has soared throughout the first two quarters of 2017, sparking renewed media interest in cryptocurrency. Much of that press coverage has been negative, and many mainstream news anchors and analysts continue to dismiss Bitcoin out of hand rather than give it an honest […]

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5 July 2017

Headlines Crypto Markets Dip Under $100 Billion as Bitcoin, Ethereum Prices Lead DownturnBoth the bitcoin and ethereum prices declined on Wednesday, causing the global crypto markets to slouch back into the red. This development was disappointing for investors hoping that the early-week gains were indicative of a renewed upward trend in the market. Nevertheless, investors […]

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4 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin and Decentralized Networks are the Future, Says University ProfessorLorenzo Fioramonti, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), who also directs the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, recently published a write-up stating that money systems are in the process of transitioning from “centralized authority to decentralized networks.” Cryptocurrencies […]

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3 July 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Long Term Recovery?Ok then – that’s another day done in our bitcoin price trading efforts and one that has gone pretty much exactly as we’d hoped it would. For readers that caught our analysis this morning, we were looking for a little bit of upside momentum throughout the early morning session […]

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2 July 2017

Headlines A Closer Look at Gartner’s “Cool” Blockchain VendorsTechnology research firm Gartner recently highlighted cool blockchain vendors. While some of these firms have made quite a name for themselves in the blockchain space, others are not so well-known. Factom, Gnosis and OpenBazaar have commanded headlines, while lesser known startups like Smart Contract and Synero might […]

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1 July 2017

Headlines ICOs, Dumb Money and Ethereum’s (Eth)ical DilemmaInvestment strategist Matt Prusak outlines why he predicts a massive correction for ether and the other tokens built on ethereum. Japanese Government Officially Ends Bitcoin Consumption TaxToday is a big day for Bitcoin in Japan. From now onward, there is no longer a consumption tax of 8% on […]

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