30 September 2017

Headlines Philly Fed Chief: Bitcoin Has Little Chance of Thwarting Monetary PolicyPatrick Harker of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has said bitcoin has yet to be tested by a real catastrophe. Roger Ver Bets $4 Million on SegWit2x Hard ForkAngel investor Roger Ver has placed a $4 million bet that the coins on the […]

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29 September 2017

Headlines Japanese YouTuber Nets $490,000 in Bitcoin in Digital Trading Card Pump & DumpJapanese YouTube personality Hikaru netted nearly $500,000 from the digital trading card pump and dump he participated in on the Valu platform last month, according to an updated report. As CCN reported earlier this month, Hikaru and his friends allegedly manipulated the […]

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28 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; $4,500 In Play On The Wider TimeframesSometimes when we put forward our strategies for the overnight session we get exactly what we were looking for from the bitcoin price. Not always (in fact, not that regularly) but when it happens it’s a great thing. Last night was one of those nights. […]

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27 September 2017

Headlines Regulated ICOs Arrive: Overstock to Open Exchange for Legal Token TradingU.S. retail giant Overstock is making history today with the launch of the first regulated platform for the exchange of tokens classed as securities. DASHed Hopes? Dash Price Looking Heavy as Bullish Setup StumblesAfter building momentum toward a possible $400 price, the DASH/USD exchange […]

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26 September 2017

Headlines Paris Hilton Distances Herself from LydianCoin ICO as Concerns MountParis Hilton has begun to distance herself from the controversial LydianCoin initial coin offering following reports that the CEO of the startup’s parent company is embroiled in potential legal trouble. Earlier this month, hotel heiress and reality television star Paris Hilton tweeted that she was […]

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25 September 2017

Headlines China Construction Bank Partners IBM for Blockchain ‘Bancassurance’ SolutionChina Construction Bank, the world’s second-largest bank by market capitalization, is working with IBM to develop and launch a blockchain-enabled bancassurance platform for its retail and commercial banking arm in Hong Kong. A ‘bancassurance’ endeavor typically sees sales of insurance products through banks following a partnership […]

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24 September 2017

Headlines Vivid History: ‘How Money Got Free’ Is the Untold Story of BitcoinEarly bitcoin entrepreneur Alex Waters reviews the latest book in the bitcoin canon – arguing Brian Eha’s “How Money Got Free” is one of the best. (+) ICO Analysis: UnikoinGoldUnikoinGold is offering a decentralized eSports betting and utility token that is powered by the […]

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23 September 2017

Headlines Charlie Shrem: China has No Real Impact on BitcoinCharlie Shrem, a bitcoin pioneer and the head of business development at popular cryptocurrency wallet platform operator Jaxx, stated that China has no real effect on the future of bitcoin. Shrem wrote: “This China FUD is playing on all your fear, uncertainty and doubt. China has […]

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22 September 2017

Headlines Investor Doug Casey: Bitcoin May Be Money, But It Still Might FailInvestor and anarcho-capitalist Doug Casey recently argued that bitcoin qualifies as money – but he’s not sure it’ll last in the long term. Overcoming the Trust Bias on Forex MarketThis is a paid-for submitted sponsored story. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for […]

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21 September 2017

Headlines Cajutel To Provide Solar-Powered Broadband Network, Launches ICOCajutel, a Swiss-owned, Guinea-Bissau-based company, has embarked on a mission to provide a solar-powered, broadband Internet network to Guinea-Bissau and neighboring countries, bringing Internet access to much of West Africa. The company plans to fund its ambitious project by issuing Ethereum tokens through an ICO, which ends […]

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20 September 2017

Headlines Raiden Release: Simpler Micropayments Go Live on Ethereum’s TestnetThe developers behind Raiden Network have launched an early, simplified version of the scaling solution on the ethereum test network. BTC Price Tech Analysis for 09/20/2017 – Still Holding on to $4000Bitcoin price is having a tough time busting through the $4000 barrier but sellers have yet […]

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19 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Keeping Cool As Things RecoverSo it hasn’t been perfect and hasn’t happened quite as quickly as we might have hoped, but the bitcoin price now looking like it’s starting to pick up some upside traction. At the end of last week, with a number of disappointing fundamental developments weighing on price, […]

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18 September 2017

Headlines Russian Central Bank Strikes Restrictive Tone on CryptocurrencyRussia’s central bank doesn’t want to see cryptocurrencies classified as a form of foreign currency, according to statements from its governor. Anonymous Crypto SpectreCoin Now Sees TOR-OBFS4 IntegrationThis is a sponsored story. Spectrecoin was launched on 20/11/2016, the first actively developed cryptocurrency with the whole network running […]

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17 September 2017

Headlines (+) 5 Things to Watch Next Week: The Fed, Crypto-Chaos, All-Time Highs in Stocks, FX-Volatility, Gold at $1300All eyes will be on Wednesday’s FOMC meeting, as the central bank is expected to provide the details of its tapering plans. While the bond market predicts no rate hike from the Fed next week, the future […]

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16 September 2017

Headlines Tether Will Issue Tokenized US Dollars on the Ethereum BlockchainIt is always interesting to keep an eye on tokenized fiat currency. Most people are aware of USDT, a virtual currency pegged to the US Dollar. It now seems the company has partnered with Ethfinex to step things up a bit. More specifically, they are […]

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15 September 2017

Headlines Back at $3,500: Has Bitcoin’s Price Found a Short-Term Bottom?Bitcoin prices are back above $3,500, but will they stay? Technical analysis suggests rangebound trading may be on the way. This ICO Utilizes the Power of Blockchain for CrowdfundingThis is a sponsored story. Hackspace Capital is venture capital fund which taps into the potential of […]

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14 September 2017

Headlines BTCC to Cease China Trading as Media Warns Closures Could ContinueChina-based exchange BTCC has announced it will be closing its doors to domestic trading, while Shanghai media indicates a broader crackdown. Ethereum Drops Below $250 as Price Hits Inflection PointEher may be set to head lower. If analysis is any indication, traders may be […]

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13 September 2017

Headlines Correction Not a Crash: Bitcoin Price Eyes $3,000 as Traders Take ProfitsBitcoin’s price may be down, but there’s not enough evidence to suggest a crash is ahead, chart analysis projects. Tencent Taps Intel’s Hardware for IoT Blockchain SolutionChinese internet giant Tencent and chip maker Intel are teaming up on hardware-based blockchain security for the […]

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12 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Briefly Hits $4,400, Recovers After Major CorrectionEarlier today, on September 12, bitcoin price briefly hit $4,400 after recovering from a major correction caused by the report of Chinese state-owned news publication Caixin on the potential bitcoin exchange ban by that was supposedly suggested local financial regulators. However, bitcoin’s short-term recovery was held […]

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11 September 2017

Headlines Potentially Fake Rumors Chinese Government Banning Bitcoin ExchangesIt has been a tough weekend for Bitcoin and all other cryptocurrencies. More specifically, unconfirmed sources claim the Chinese government wants to ban Bitcoin exchanges. Various Western news outlets have run this story as well despite not having a credible source for this information. It is highly […]

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10 September 2017

Headlines Swiss Canton of Chiasso Will Accept Bitcoin For Tax PaymentsSwitzerland is quickly becoming a prominent nation in the world of Bitcoin. After Zug announced their Bitcoin acceptance, people have been waiting for the next incentive. It appears the Swiss municipality of Chiasso will accept tax payments in BTC come January. It is evident cryptocurrencies […]

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9 September 2017

Headlines Deciphering China’s Central Bank Regulation on ICOsIn typical fashion, a Chinese news outlet reported something, no one who could translate it reported on it in the west, and a panic ensued, demonstrating just how much influence governments still have over cryptocurrencies. The Chinese central bank allowed this chaos to reign all week, not issuing […]

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8 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Fund Manager Wins Approval From Canadian RegulatorsA new bitcoin investment fund manager has received the approval of securities regulators in Canada. Metropolis Ahead: Ethereum Developers Set September Date for Testnet LaunchEthereum is inching closer to its ‘Metropolis’ upgrade, announcing today the date for the launch of a new testnet. Japan’s GMO Internet Reveals […]

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7 September 2017

Headlines Social Trading Platform eToro Adds Support for 5 CryptocurrencieseToro, the leading global trading and investing platform, is to make five cryptocurrencies available to own directly via its platform, as it seeks to simplify the process of buying cryptos, and help bring the technology into the mainstream. Joining over 1,200 instruments, including Apple, Microsoft, SNAP […]

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6 September 2017

Headlines Ripple Opens Shop in India, the World’s Largest Remittance ReceiverMajor FinTech payments firm Ripple is expanding to India with a new office in the country’s business capital, Mumbai. San Francisco-based Ripple has always been about introducing banks to blockchain technology in order to facilitate instant global money transfers. In sticking to those goals, the […]

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5 September 2017

Headlines (+) ICO Analysis: BitClaveA brief survey of the companies making the brunt of the bucks online yields Google as a primary result, and other search and data companies not far behind them – Facebook knows at least as much about a given person as does Google. “The people are the product,” goes the adage, […]

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4 September 2017

Headlines Indian Central Bank’s Research Arm will Launch a Blockchain PlatformThe research arm of India’s central bank is developing a new blockchain platform for multiple banking applications in the country. Established by the central bank, the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is the Indian central bank’s research arm and the foremost […]

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3 September 2017

Headlines Hong Kong Regulators Need to Focus on Bitcoin and CryptocurrencyHong Kong is one of those regions which remains pretty quiet on the cryptocurrency front. Although there is some interest in Bitcoin, no radical decisions are made by the government so far. It seems local officials are somewhat content to ignore this trend for the […]

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2 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Drops Below $5,000 as Crypto Markets See $13 Billion Sell-OffThe cryptocurrency asset class saw a broad sell-off on Saturday after bitcoin passed a notable milestone in its price history. Chinese Regulators Issue ICO WarningThe National Internet Finance Association of China (NIFA) issued a warning to its members about the dangers of initial coin […]

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1 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Nears $5,000; YTD Growth Exceeds 400%2017 has been a breakout year for bitcoin and the cryptocurrency ecosystem as a whole. Now, as the bitcoin price approaches $5,000, it’s an excellent time to look back at the trials and triumphs that have contributed to this 400% YTD rally. Global Adoption & the Road […]

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