31 August 2017

Headlines “Reckless” Regulations Force Bitcoin Exchange ShapeShift to Exit Washington StateCryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has announced it will terminate service to Washington state residents due to the BitLicense-style regulations imposed by the passage of Senate Bill 5031.  The company called the state’s position “unethical, wasteful, and reckless.” Exit ShapeShift made the announcement in a blog post, […]

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30 August 2017

Headlines Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Rally Despite Sluggish MarketBitcoin and ethereum continued to rally on Wednesday, pushing the total value of all cryptocurrencies higher even as the wider markets were mostly red. The bitcoin price punched through $4,500 to set a new all-time high, while the ethereum price looks poised to make a record-setting run of […]

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29 August 2017

Headlines Singaporean Blockchain Data Storage Startup Bluzelle Raises $1.5 Million in Series ABlockchain solutions provider Bluzelle has announced the successful closure of a $1.5 million Series A round. The new funding will help the startup develop a decentralized scalable database service for enterprises. Founded in 2014, the startup has notably provided solutions for a number […]

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28 August 2017

Headlines Modum Uses Blockchain and IoT for the Pharma Supply Chain; MOD Token ITO Crowdsale AnnouncedThis is a sponsored story. On September 1st, 2017 the MOD token is officially available in public crowdsale. In a private pre-sale, the token raised more than 1.25 Million USD for the innovative Swiss start-up, pioneering the use of blockchain […]

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27 August 2017

Headlines Charlie Shrem’s Next Act? Helping This Blockchain Startup Disrupt MusicWith Charlie Shrem and a Pinterest executive as advisers, blockchain startup Viberate is looking to eliminate the music business’s middlemen. South Korean Giant Kakao Announces Cryptocurrency Exchange PlansCryptocurrency exchanges are not that difficult to come by these days. Virtually every country has such a trading […]

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26 August 2017

Headlines (+) ICO Analysis: EnigmaLet’s be up front: Enigma’s team is more likely a problem than not. From our sister site’s Francisco Memoria: While trying to know more about the incident and help other users know about it, redditors found out that Enigma CEO Guy Zyskind’s email had been accessed by the hacker. His email, […]

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25 August 2017

Headlines Bitwala Refuses to Follow SegWit2x Fork without Core Dev SupportBlockchain banking and payment platform Bitwala has rescinded its support for the New York Agreement and says it will not “fork away” from the Bitcoin Core-backed blockchain if a blockchain split occurs in November. Bitwala Rescinds NYA Support In a blog post meant to clarify […]

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24 August 2017

Headlines Finnish Police Investigate OneCoin for Financial CrimesFinland’s police are the latest law enforcement authority to launch an investigation into OneCoin, a purported digital currency scheme commonly seen as a fraudulent scam. According to regional daily Vasabladet, Finnish authorities have launched preliminary investigations into OneCoin, a digital currency investment scheme that entered Finland sometime in […]

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23 August 2017

Headlines Segregated Witness (SegWit) to Activate Within 24 Hours: How Bitcoin Will ChangeSegregated Witness (SegWit), the Bitcoin Core development team’s transaction malleability fix and scaling solution, is set to activate within the next 24 hours. Major bitcoin companies including European bitcoin payment processing startup Bitwala are hosting SegWit celebratory events to commemorate bitcoin’s first milestone […]

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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. Alibaba Partners Chinese Govt to Trial Blockchain in HealthcareA partnership between Alibaba and a Chinese city government to secure healthcare data over a blockchain is set to become the pioneering application of its […]

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21 August 2017

Headlines Monero Price Hits Record High Near $100 on New Exchange ListingThe price of monero, the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency created in 2014, shot up sharply this morning, shattering its previous record by around $35. Analyst: Bitcoin Cash Sell-Off Will Lead Investors to LitecoinTuur Demeester, prominent bitcoin analyst and investor, recently stated that the next Bitcoin Cash […]

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20 August 2017

Headlines Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is a Bitcoiner, Talks up Blockchain TechIn an interview with The Verge, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey revealed that he’s a bitcoiner and that he believes that blockchain technology will be a part of our future. According to The Verge, […]

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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 Investor Albert Wenger to Fund ‘XPRIZE’ for Blockchain-Powered BlogsUnion Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger has said he will fund a prize aimed to incentivize the creation of blockchain-powered blogging platform. SEC Statements Spur ShapeShift to Review Cryptocurrency ListingsCryptocurrency exchange service is reviewing its listings in light of recent statements on initial coin offerings (ICOs) […]

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17 August 2017

Headlines Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin Price to Eye $5,000 then CrashThe bitcoin price posted another record high during the early hours of August 15, but it has since experienced a steep drop. On Coinbase, the bitcoin price has fallen 5% to $4,025. Despite today’s downward movement, Sheba Jafari, a chief technical analyst at Goldman Sachs, says […]

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16 August 2017

Headlines Thailand Post Will Begin Using Blockchain Tech This YearThailand’s railway and postal operators will begin using IoT and blockchain technology. 144,000 Free Spins up for Grabs Monthly in BitStarz’s New Slot Battles!This 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 […]

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15 August 2017

Headlines (+) Analysis: Bitcoin Turns Lower after Monster RallyThe overbought condition that the most valuable coin built up since the correction low led to a swift correction today after BTC spiked to $4400 on Monday. The coin surged past our range projection target at $4150 before heading lower and completed a 150% rally in 4 weeks. Despite […]

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14 August 2017

Headlines Know Your Tokens: Not All Crypto Assets Are Created EqualTokens may be all the rage in blockchain – but as entrepreneur Pavel Kravchenko points out, despite the singular name, they’re not all the same. Bitcoin Price Watch; Aggressive Trading Looks SolidIt’s Monday morning and we are off on a fresh session of trading in the […]

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13 August 2017

Headlines Trezor Founder: How a Multi-Million Dollar Bitcoin Startup was Formed With $45Marek “Slush” Palatinus, the lead architect and CEO of Trezor and its parent company Satoshi Labs, revealed that he started Slush Pool, the oldest mining pool within the bitcoin mining industry, with a $45/month virtual machine. Today, Slush Pool along with Satoshi Labs […]

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12 August 2017

Headlines Ethereum + Lightning? Buterin and Poon Unveil ‘Plasma’ Scaling PlanVitalik Buterin and Jospeh Poon hope to fix ethereum’s scaling problem with a Lightning Network-like system, Plasma, but does it have what it takes? Bitcoin Price Eyes $4,000 as Markets Soar Past $130 BillionBoth the bitcoin price and the total value of all cryptocurrencies reached […]

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11 August 2017

Headlines BlockCAT Make Smart Contracts Accessible to Everyday UsersEthereum continues to prove its mettle in an overcrowded cryptocurrency market. Its smart contract technology is among the fastest adopted technologies this year. The newborn tech companies are heavily relying on smart contracts to setup decentralized systems that facilitate, verify and enforce their negotiations or contracts. This […]

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10 August 2017

Headlines Umbrella Coin Seeks To Disrupt Insurance Industry Using BlockchainUmbrella Coin (UMC) believes the insurance industry is full of inefficiencies, hidden costs and as a result is ripe for disruption. To break the monopoly and lack of choice for customers, Umbrella Coin is building a blockchain-based solution to provide policies to cover the out-of-pocket costs which […]

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9 August 2017

Headlines Ether Tops $300 as Price Rises to 30-Day HighThe price of ether increased today, topping $300 for the first time since June amidst a broader appreciation of the cyrptocurrency asse Bitstamp Will Add Ether Trading to Cryptocurrency ExchangeEuropean cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp will launch new trading pairs for ether next week. Full Steam Ahead? Segwit2x […]

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8 August 2017

Headlines (+) ICO Analysis: BlockCATWith Ethereum came the advent of decentralized applications built on smart contracts – smart contracts that require a keen computer-focused mind to fully understand. Two markets emerge: people and firms who can interact in the ___ language and software that can do the job for you. The chances are high these […]

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7 August 2017

Headlines Crypto Speculator Threatens Bytecoin Development Team: “One Week Then I Dump”Members of the largest Bytecoin-focused Telegram group were surprised this morning to learn that a large-scale holder is distraught with development efforts and will dump his entire stack within seven days if the development team does not meet some demands. Going by the name […]

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6 August 2017

Headlines (+) Has The Bull Market Returned for Bitcoin?In a twist of sorts, instead of bitcoin’s first chain-split hardfork sending price down under, it has fueled it up to an all time high of $3,339.50, some $350 higher than its previous brief all-time high of $3,000 on June 11th. Protostarr Allows Investors to Support Rising […]

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5 August 2017

Headlines 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, that much is evident. Some users have come across one exciting statistic most people wouldn’t have noticed. More specifically, the Bitcoin price earlier today represented a significant value. […]

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4 August 2017

Headlines Opus Just Broke 100,000 Listeners, with $500K Raised So Sar, Can They Take on Spotify?Ethereum and other related blockchain technologies are shattering industries ranging from finance to computing. With executives in the FinTech industry scrambling to understand how blockchain technologies work, are other industries safe from the disruptive nature of blockchain? Music producer, Mark […]

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3 August 2017

Headlines More Mining Pools Start Generating Bitcoin Cash BlocksThe Bitcoin Cash mining situation still raises a lot of questions. It seems only two actual mining pools are finding blocks right now. The majority of blocks is discovered by an ‘unknown” entity”. This is both intriguing and worrisome at the same time. It is evident we […]

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2 August 2017

Headlines Nasdaq Inks Blockchain Trading Deal With Swiss Stock ExchangeNasdaq has inked a deal with the operator of Switzerland’s primary stock exchange to integrate blockchain into its over-the-counter product services. Most Major Japanese Exchanges Will Embrace Bitcoin Cash After allThere is still a lot of uncertainty regarding Bitcoin Cash right now.  More specifically, there are […]

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1 August 2017

Headlines Ethereum Price Surges Past $200 as Bitcoin Judgment Day ArrivesBitcoin’s judgment day has arrived. Shortly after 12:20 p.m. UTC, Bitcoin Cash forked from the Bitcoin blockchain, effectively creating a new cryptocurrency and airdropping coins to BTC holders. The bitcoin price declined in response to the chain split as the community waits to see what […]

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