31 August 2017

Headlines ‘Game of Skill’: US Markets Tech Provider Launches Bitcoin Betting GameWith a shallow market for shorting bitcoin, a Chicago market data firm is bringing a new tool to U.S. retail investors. Six Global Banks Join UBS’ Digital Currency Project; Aims to ‘Go Live’ in 2018The ‘utility settlement coin’, a digital currency token developed by […]

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30 August 2017

Headlines (+) 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 ETH token topped out only a few percent off its all-time high near $400 today in early trading. Ethereum, which was the top performing major during the […]

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29 August 2017

Headlines Report: Customer Complaints Against Coinbase Are on the RiseCryptocurrency startup Coinbase is receiving the lion’s share of customer complaints filed with the US government, according to a new report. Colombian Central Bank to Test R3 Distributed Ledger SoftwareBanco de la Republica Colombia, the South American nation’s central bank, has officially joined the R3 distributed […]

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28 August 2017

Headlines Litecoin Price Surges to New All-Time High Over $60Litecoin prices have surged over the past 24 hours, reaching a new all-time high following a month of sideways trading. SEC Warns Public Companies Are Using ICOs to Pump StocksThe SEC has a message for would-be investor in cryptocurrency companies with publicly traded stocks: watch out. […]

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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 Vietnam is Preparing to Legalize BitcoinVietnam is preparing to legalize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies under a new plan approved by the prime minister. As reported by VNA, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Minister of Justice to coordinate with other top advisors, including the State Bank of Vietnam and the Ministry […]

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25 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Weekend Strength?So there we go then, another week complete in our bitcoin price trading efforts. In this morning’s analysis, we highlighted the fact that we would be on the lookout for a breakout and a subsequent run (ideally to the upside) as indicative of some strength being on the cards for […]

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24 August 2017

Headlines China’s Biggest Conglomerate Invests in Blockchain Startup OnchainChina’s largest private conglomerate, Fosun, also one of the country’s most prolific investors, has bought a stake in a local blockchain startup. According to Reuters, the Fosun Group is directly investing in Shanghai Distributed Technologies Co Ltd, the umbrella startup behind Onchain. Fosun was the sole investor […]

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23 August 2017

Headlines Floyd Mayweather Just Promoted His Second ICO on TwitterBoxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. made waves last month when he promoted an ICO on Instagram. Now he’s just endorsed a second one on Twitter. Reputable Means Profitable: Blockchain Turns Human Value into CashWhen the Blockchain startup scene emerged in an instant this year, creating value […]

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22 August 2017

Headlines Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium Reveals Hybrid ‘Sawtooth Ethereum’ TechIn collaboration with Monax, Intel released Sawtooth Ethereum to allow ethereum smart contracts to be deployed on enterprise-grade Sawtooth platform. The IRS Has Been Using Bitcoin Tracking Software Since 2015The IRS has been using software tools to track the movements of bitcoin for the past several years, […]

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21 August 2017

Headlines Take Two: Bitcoin Miner BTCS Announces New Merger DealBTCS, the publicly traded bitcoin miner, is moving toward a new merger, SEC filings reveal. Credit Suisse Eyes 2018 Launch for Blockchain Loans PlatformA group of banks led by Credit Suisse is eyeing the launch of a blockchain platform for syndicated loans, according to reports. Bitcoin […]

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20 August 2017

Headlines Indorse Utilizes Ethereum to Improve Social Networks and Online ReputationBlockchain technology finally provides the tool that can allow social networks to reward users for their network contributions and at the same time give them complete control of how their personal data is used. The Indorse platform, which uses Ethereum as its compute engine and […]

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19 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Prices Retreat Toward $4,100 While Bitcoin Cash SoarsFollowing a week of thrilling price gains, bitcoin prices have now dropped back towards $4,100. The new bitcoin cash, however, is at a record high. (+) ICO Analysis: Social (Nexus)Reader, be suspicious of anything that tells you it will establish a “new social network.” The establishment […]

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18 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Adds Ethereum Trading PairsOn August 17, Bitstamp added support for Ethereum to its popular cryptocurrency exchange platform. As of this morning, users have access to ETH/BTC, ETH/USD, and ETH/EUR trading pairs. LAUNCHED: Bitstamp welcomes #ether. Start trading ETH/EUR, ETH/USD & ETH/BTC now @bitstamp https://t.co/63rjts6NcU pic.twitter.com/dJbUn41Vl8 — Bitstamp (@Bitstamp) August 17, 2017 […]

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17 August 2017

Headlines Record $4,492 Bitcoin Price Helps Markets Shake Off SlumpThe bitcoin price broke out of its brief slump on Thursday, surging more than 7% to cross $4,450 and set a new all-time high of $4,492. The ethereum price saw a nice single-day bump as well, while several altcoin prices rose to record highs. The day’s […]

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16 August 2017

Headlines $47 Million in Bitcoin: Ukrainian Lawmakers Declare Financial HoldingsThree Ukrainian lawmakers have declared holding a combined $47 million in bitcoin following mandatory disclosures requiring members of parliament to reveal their finances. According to a report from RIA Novosti, the Russian state’s foreign news service, three Ukrainian lawmakers belonging to Ukraine’s ruling party have revealed […]

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15 August 2017

Headlines IOTA Price Surges 100% in a WeekThe IOTA Foundation’s unique protocol, the Tangle, has been making waves in the blockchain space as the team seeks to build a distributed ledger free from the challenges faced by traditional blockchain applications. Amidst entering into several high-profile research and development partnerships, the IOTA Foundation’s coin, MIOTA, saw […]

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14 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Aggressive Trading Looks SolidIt’s Monday morning and we are off on a fresh session of trading in the bitcoin price. Last week, we were focused on the various resistance levels that price had broken throughout the daytime sessions and we highlighted 4000 flat as a level to keep an eye on […]

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13 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Breaks $4,100, Max Keiser’s $5,000 Target Now in SightMax Keiser, the host of RT’s Keiser report and prominent financial analyst, predicted bitcoin price to hit $5,000 within 2017, considering the imminence of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling solution Segregated Witness (SegWit), rising demand from institutional investors and increasing adoption of bitcoin […]

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12 August 2017

Headlines (+) Filecoin ICO Pauses at $4.68It appears that Filecoin did significantly well after the launch this week. They appear to have paused their ICO to catch up. Their page on CoinList says they have raised $187 million, but they themselves on Twitter claim the figure is around $225 million. This makes the current minimum […]

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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. Singapore’s Central Bank, Police Issue Consumer Advisory on ICOs & Digital Currency SchemesWith a consumer advisory, Singaporean authorities are urging citizens to […]

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10 August 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Keeping Things MovingAnother day and another push for profit in the bitcoin price space awaits. Those that caught our analysis last night will know that we were hoping for a strong continuation of the action that we had seen so far throughout the week but, given the market’s potential for correction, we […]

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9 August 2017

Headlines Wednesday Worries: Bitcoin Price Dips 3% as Market Corrects Following SegWit Lock-InBitcoin’s record-setting streak ended on Wednesday, as the bitcoin price dipped 3% to $3,305 following the official lock-in of Segregated Witness (SegWit). Ethereum capitalized on the situation, advancing toward $300 to bring its market cap close to $28 billion. Nevertheless, bitcoin managed to […]

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8 August 2017

Headlines Australian Senators Call On the Reserve Bank to Back BitcoinSenators in Australia are putting their political differences aside and are banding together to urge the Reserve Bank to back bitcoin as an official currency. According to Labor senator Sam Dastyari and Liberal senator Jane Hume if the Reserve Bank of Australia doesn’t embrace the […]

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7 August 2017

Headlines Arrested WannaCry Hero Denies Distributing Kronos MalwareMarcus Hutchins, a British cyber security expert who helped stall the WannaCry cyber attack and was recently arrested in Las Vegas on charges of distributing Kronos malware, has denied the charges, according to the BBC. Hutchins’ lawyer Adrian Lobo said she intends to fight the case in Wisconsin. She […]

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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 The Bitcoin Cash Price: Questions, Answers and More QuestionsWhat’s the price of Bitcoin Cash? Days after the new cryptocurrency was created, there are more questions than answers about its market. Blockchain Will Revolutionize Agriculture and Food Supply ChainMr Kimani Mbugua, CEO of Greenspec, a Kenya Agro-Processing company has stated that the blockchain technology has […]

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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. Philippine JG Summit and Hong Kong Oriente to Serve the Unbanked in FinTech PartnershipThe Philippines and Hong Kong are joining forces in a fintech partnership to tap […]

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3 August 2017

Headlines Russian Bank Consortium Uses Ethereum-Based Ledger as Government Signals SupportA consortium of Russian banks is using an Ethereum-based blockchain to make payments faster and safer, according to Bloomberg. The banks, including VTB Group and Sberbank PJSC, have formed a distributed ledger called Masterchain that uses a modified Ethereum protocol. The ledger complies with the […]

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2 August 2017

Headlines Quoine Exchange Sued Over Multimillion-Dollar Bitcoin Trade ReversalCryptocurrency market maker B2C2 is reportedly suing the exchange over major bitcoin trades it alleges were unfairly reversed. 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 […]

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1 August 2017

Headlines Hong Kong Stock Exchange to Launch Blockchain-Powered Market in 2018The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is planning to launch a blockchain-powered private market aimed at helping smaller firms obtain financing. DAO Marketplace District0x Raises $9 Million in Token SaleA protocol for decentralized marketplaces raised $9 million in ether in an initial coin offering closed […]

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