31 August 2017

Headlines Putin Advisor Announces New Blockchain Advocacy GroupAn advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a new association focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency, reports say. Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 08/31/2017–Aiming for $5000Bitcoin price could be aiming for the top of its ascending channel but a couple of technical indicators are hinting at a […]

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30 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 08/30/2017 – Bullish BreakBitcoin price is exhibiting more bullish momentum but could use a quick pullback before going on another leg higher. (+) Cryptocurrency Analysis: Ethereum Hits $380, Nearing All-Time HighThe second largest coin finally reached our next target level after a long and grinding leg higher, and the […]

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29 August 2017

Headlines Worldcore ICO Sees Blockchain Funding Hook Bigger FishICOs are the favored tool for generating capital by very young companies or even simple ‘projects’ – but things are changing fast. While any amateur entrepreneur can create a token which could net them millions of dollars, the Blockchain industry itself may not profit. Despite the leap […]

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28 August 2017

Headlines Swedish Investor Goes 100% Bitcoin, Becomes 100x RicherAfter selling all his investments and swapping his life’s savings for bitcoin, a Swedish computer engineer has now seen his capital grow a hundredfold, due to bitcoin’s value gains over the years. In an interview with Business Insider Nordic, Swedish encryption and computer science expert Alexander Bottema […]

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27 August 2017

Headlines U.S. Congress Drafting Legislation to Protect Cryptocurrencies from Government InterferenceAccording to the Daily Caller, at least three members of the U.S. Congress are currently working on legislation that aims to protect certain cryptocurrencies against government interference. At a time in which Bitcoin Cash recently hit a new all-time high of nearly $1,000, and Bitcoin […]

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26 August 2017

Headlines First Bitcoin Capital Responds to SEC SuspensionFirst Bitcoin Capital (BITCF), a publicly-traded bitcoin firm headquartered in Vancouver, has issued a statement responding to its SEC suspension. In the note, they attribute the suspension to a “misunderstanding” that should be resolved quickly. SEC Suspends Publicly-Traded First Bitcoin Capital Yesterday, CCN reported that the U.S. Securities […]

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25 August 2017

Headlines REX Loses $1.3m in Cryptocurrency ICO Funds due to Coding ErrorCryptocurrency ICOs continues to make headlines for all of the wrong reasons. A lot of projects suffer from hacks these days. However, in the case of REX, the issue was entirely their fault. The project lost $1.3m in Ethereum due to a coding issue. […]

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24 August 2017

Headlines SEC Suspends Trading of Publicly Listed Bitcoin FirmThe SEC is taking action against another publicly traded company alleged to have ties with the cryptocurrency industry. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 08/24/2017 – Uptrend Line Still HoldingBitcoin price is still moving above its ascending trend line that has held since mid-July but there are signs […]

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23 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Prices Are Up Over $100 Already TodayThe average price of bitcoin across global exchanges trended up early yesterday, rising $100 to start the day’s session. 1,000 Universities: IBM’s Ambitious Plan to Fill Vacant Blockchain JobsIBM has launched an educational initiative, partnering with 1,000 universities in an effort to fill the many industry positions […]

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22 August 2017

Headlines Congressional Group Pushes for Blockchain Security StandardsMembers of Congress are advancing research into blockchain security standards, according to a new podcast. Bitcoin Price Watch; Riding Out The VolatilitySo that’s another day done in our bitcoin price trading efforts and we’ve had a pretty good one. As we noted this morning, volatility across the evening […]

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21 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Cash Wins Mining Power as Price Falls Back Below $600The bitcoin cash blockchain is becoming more competitive against the bitcoin chain from which it forked – and that’s having interesting impacts. (+) The Jon Snow of CryptoIn about eight hours from the time of this writing the moon will pass in front of […]

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20 August 2017

Headlines Filecoin ICO Raises Record $250 Million from Accredited InvestorsInitial coin offering (ICO) investments have exploded in 2017, surpassing early venture capital (VC) funding for internet companies. Individual funding totals have ratcheted up throughout the year. In June, Bancor raised a then-record $153 million; today, that might be considered a disappointing haul for a high-profile […]

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19 August 2017

Headlines Australia Aims to Regulate Bitcoin ExchangesWhile the bitcoin rate is climbing new heights nearly every week, it becomes more and more obvious that a regulatory environment around the bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has to evolve as well. Until now there has been two Asian countries, China and Japan, that have announced its desire to […]

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18 August 2017

Headlines (+) 2019: Which ICOs Are Now Thriving Firms? (Part 2 of 3)Just like every romantic encounter can produce a child who grows into a billionaire or a janitor, every ICO is creating a company or product which must now navigate its way into the world. In this three-part series, the author makes predictions on […]

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17 August 2017

Headlines Blockstream Satellite Takes Bitcoin One Step Closer to the MoonAccording to crypto lore, bitcoin’s meteoric rise will one day culminate in a trip to the moon. It’s not there yet, but Blockstream is trying to take it one step closer with the launch of Blockstream Satellite. The project, which is currently in its beta […]

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16 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Records Minor Correction & Falls to $4,070, Potential FactorsAfter recording a new all-time high at $4,410, bitcoin price fell to $4,070, experiencing a minor correction. Amidst a strong rally triggered by the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling solution Segregated Witness (SegWit) and rising demand from institutional investors, bitcoin has […]

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15 August 2017

Headlines Money Management Firm Calls Bitcoin a ‘Fad’, then Files for Bitcoin ETFMoney management firm VanEck has filed for a bitcoin ETF despite claiming that the digital currency was a ‘fad.’ Regardless of the recent user activated hard fork (UAHF), which saw the creation of bitcoin cash, bitcoin’s value has soared. Over the weekend, the […]

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14 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Sustains Momentum, Moving Closer to $4,200 as Demand SurgesAfter experiencing a minor correction and dipping below $3,850, bitcoin price has started to sustain its upward momentum, recovering beyond $4,150 and moving closer the $4,200 mark. Although bitcoin price surpassed the $4,200 mark across many US-based exchanges, global bitcoin exchange market index providers […]

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13 August 2017

Headlines U.S./North Korea Tensions Drives Investors to CryptocurrenciesThe war of words between the U.S. and North Korea has raised demand for cryptocurrencies at the expense of traditional “safe” havens such as U.S. Treasuries and gold. Ron Chernesky, CEO of InvestFeed Inc., a trading platform that is switching from equity to cryptocurrency trades, said investors are […]

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12 August 2017

Headlines NY Government Employee Fined for Mining Bitcoin at WorkAccording to a recently published disposition, a computer systems manager at New York City’s Department of Education (DOE), named Vladimir Ilyayev, was fined after getting caught using the DOE’s computers to mine bitcoin. According to reports, Vladimir Ilyayev has been working at the DOE for over […]

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11 August 2017

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 08/11/2017 – Potential Reversal SignalBitcoin price appears to be completing its head and shoulders formation on the short-term chart to signal a larger correction from its rally. U.K. Authorities look to Deem Bitcoin as Cash to Facilitate Cryptocurrency SeizuresA new report, published by the N8 Policing Research Partnership, states […]

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10 August 2017

Headlines Big Banks Acknowledge a Failure to Keep Up with China’s FinTech RivalsBig banks have said that they are failing to maintain pace with China’s fintech rivals as mobile payment methods gain dominance. Jing Ulrich, vice chairman Asia Pacific at JPMorgan Chase, recently praised the likes of online payment firms Alibaba Group’s Alipay and Tencent’s […]

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9 August 2017

Headlines Full Steam Ahead? Segwit2x Reaffirms Bitcoin Hard Fork PlanSegwit2x has reconfirmed plans to move forward with its 2mb hard fork in three months. Will this lead to another split? Department Store Operator Begins Testing Bitcoin Payments in JapanDepartment store chain Marui has become the latest mainstream retailer in Japan to accept bitcoin payments, starting […]

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8 August 2017

Headlines Australian Grain Exporter Teams with AgriDigital on Agriculture BlockchainThe CBH Group, a West Perth, Australia-based grain exporter, is partnering with AgriDigital, a Sydney, Australia-based start-up to explore blockchain technology’s application in the agricultural industry. Emma Weston, chief executive officer of AgriDigital, said distributed ledger technologies and blockchain have already demonstrated opportunities in agriculture. Blockchain’s […]

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7 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Cash Eases Mining Difficulty as Blockchain AdjustsCoinDesk contributor Jimmy Song gives an update on changes in Bitcoin Cash’s mining ecosystem and why they might be of note for investors. (+) ICO Analysis: 300Cubits’ TEUThe TEU token is a project of 300cubits, which is owned by ETH Smart Contract Tech Ltd, a company based […]

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6 August 2017

Headlines Motherhood Saves Kidnapped British Model from Bitcoin Online AuctionA British model who was drugged and held captive for a week in Italy where she was threatened to be sold on the dark web if her agent didn’t pay $300,000 has been set free. The unnamed 20-year-old woman is reported to have been drugged with ketamine […]

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5 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Fork Blues? These New Yorkers Threw a PartyIt was party time in New York, hours after a new cryptocurrency was forked off from the main bitcoin blockchain. Fun Bitcoin Statistic: BTC Was Worth US$1 for Every day it Existed so farThis is a very exciting day for Bitcoin users all over the world, […]

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4 August 2017

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 08/04/2017 – Small Reversal FormationBitcoin price is on track towards forming a head and shoulders pattern, which is a classic downtrend signal. $1.6 Billion: All-Time ICO Funding Climbs as Record $500 Million Invested in JulyInitial coin offerings are fast becoming the only way to raise money in the blockchain […]

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3 August 2017

Headlines Startup Incubator Science Could Raise Up to $100 Million in Planned Token SaleA startup incubator based in California is launching an initial coin offering aimed to raise up to $100 million to support a new blockchain program. More Mining Pools Start Generating Bitcoin Cash BlocksThe Bitcoin Cash mining situation still raises a lot of […]

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2 August 2017

Headlines Pure Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance Gives 0% Trading Fees, Heating up Competition among ExchangesThe cryptocurrency ecosystem has recently witnessed massive growth, so much so that various cryptocurrency exchanges started struggling with increasing customer demand, to the point some suffer server outages. These things happen because various cryptocurrency exchanges are based on poor technical architectures. They’re […]

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1 August 2017

Headlines ViaBTC’s BIP148 IOU Token Value Drops by 99.24% OvernightWith all of the focus on BCH, one would forget there are other things happening to Bitcoin. More specifically, ViaBTC opened a market for the BIP148 IOU token a while ago. This token represents the value of a successful BIP148 soft fork activation and it becoming […]

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