30 September 2017

Headlines Roger Ver Bets $4 Million on SegWit2x Hard ForkAngel investor Roger Ver has placed a $4 million bet that the coins on the SegWit2x blockchain will ultimately be worth more than coins on the original bitcoin blockchain following the proposed November hard fork. It’s difficult to remember a time when the bitcoin community was […]

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29 September 2017

Headlines UK Businesses Adopting FinTech Save £4.6 billion Every YearNew research has found that a large majority of U.K. companies are adopting fintech (financial technology) applications, helping them save billions each year. The study was conducted by MarketInvoice who surveyed over 3,000 U.K. businesses between August and September 2017. The results found that 77 percent […]

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28 September 2017

Headlines Graphics Card Manufacturer Stocks Continue to Move with Crypto MarketIt’s not just the cryptocurrency space that’s having an excellent financial year in 2017. Companies supporting the industry are also setting personal bests in terms of their own stock prices. Chief amongst these are AMD and NVIDIA. Stocks in both have seen colossal growth in […]

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27 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Trading Spurs Australia’s Best-Performing Hedge FundWarburton Global Macro Fund is enjoying the fruits of bitcoin even though its hedge fund manager thinks the currency is ‘too volatile to trade.’ Founded in 2015, the Australian hedge fund is considered one of the best performing in the industry. The Perth-based company, which began trading in […]

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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 Japan’s Regulator to Put Bitcoin Exchanges Under ‘Full Surveillance’Japan’s financial regulator will closely monitor and scrutinize bitcoin exchanges in the country from October. Japanese bitcoin exchanges will reportedly be under “full surveillance” by the Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan’s financial regulator and watchdog. According to the Japan Times, the FSA will increase its scrutiny […]

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24 September 2017

Headlines Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto’s Oldest CodeOne developer is quietly working on splitting up bitcoin’s codebase – an effort aimed to give users more flexibility and developers more clarity. Brazilian Police Take down ‘Digital Currency’ Pyramid SchemeOn September 21, according to local publication G1, Brazil’s Civil Police took down a […]

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23 September 2017

Headlines (+) Bitcoin Developer Jimmy Song Bought Bitcoin at $30: It is a Sound Investment and MoneyIn an interview with Valentin Schmid of The Epoch Times, Bitcoin developer and Paxos Principal Architect Jimmy Song offered his insights into the advantages and merits of bitcoin as money, a store of value, long-term investment, and a safe […]

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22 September 2017

Headlines Uruguay’s Central Bank Announces New Digital Currency PilotUruguay is the latest country to see its central bank start experimenting with its own digital currency, according to statements from its president. Money Manager Josh Brown: ‘ICOs Are Where The Frauds Will Take Place’Josh Brown, the money manager and bitcoin bear-turned-bull, had some harsh words for […]

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21 September 2017

Headlines Aaress Fintech Announces Token Exchange Trading Platform, Enhances Fintech Service OffersHong Kong-based Aaress Fintech, the company that created the All In One (AIO) token as a solution for cryptocurrency investors and users to avoid suffering from volatility, recently announced new developments in its cryptocurrency-related projects. The All In One Coin, essentially an Ethereum-based token […]

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20 September 2017

Headlines (+) Trade Recommendation: MoneroThe price bounced from SMA50. RSI confirmed price reversal and MACD histogram supports upward movement. We have trading opportunity and we could open long trades based on reversal signal. But the price can’t pass through 100.00 resistance level. It will be better to place pending orders for buy above this resistance […]

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19 September 2017

Headlines Ethereum’s Byzantium Testnet Just Verified A Private TransactionPart of a zcash transaction was verified on an ethereum testnet amidst testing for the upcoming Byzantium upgrade. The Economic Case for Conservative Bitcoin DevelopmentA look at bitcoin’s scaling debate and what the history of money can teach us about the best path forward for protocol development. […]

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18 September 2017

Headlines Inside the Blockchain Factory: How IBM’s Distributed Ledger Work Went GlobalIBM is building its blockchain work over a growing number of locations and employees, and Marie Wieck ties it all together. San Diego’s Medicine Man Club Uses Native Cryptocurency TokenCreating a native cryptocurrency token for a specific business is an unusual concept. Although we […]

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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 The Rally: Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Markets to $20 Billion AdvanceThe crypto markets rallied on Saturday, thrusting off the fear, uncertainty, and doubt caused by China’s antagonistic stance toward bitcoin exchanges. The bitcoin price led the advance, leaping as much as $800 at one point during the day. The ethereum price joined the surge, […]

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15 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Exchanges OKCoin and Huobi to Cease CNY Trading Oct. 31; Token Trading to Continue?Chinese bitcoin exchanges OKCoin and Huobi issued concurrent statements announcing they will suspend CNY trading pairs on October 31. The statements did not explicitly mention suspension of all trading, leading to speculation that crypto-to-crypto trading will remain open. As first […]

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14 September 2017

Headlines $90 Million Budget: Japan’s GMO Reveals More Cryptocurrency Mining DetailsJapanese digital services firm GMO has divulged additional plans for its forthcoming cryptocurrency mining operation. Kiss Front-Man Gene Simmons Is ‘Interested in Bitcoin’Gene Simmons, the co-founder and front-man for the 70’s rock band Kiss, is a fan of bitcoin. (+) Analysis: Bitcoin Price Crashes Below […]

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13 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Crashes Below $4,000 as China Bitcoin Ban Rumors IntensifyThe crypto markets crashed on Wednesday as China bitcoin ban rumors intensified. Virtually every top 100 cryptocurrency was hit by a significant decline, causing the market to shed billions. The bitcoin price led the retreat, plunging below $4,000. The ethereum price, meanwhile, dropped below […]

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12 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This MorningIt has taken a couple of weeks but things are finally getting back on track from a bitcoin price perspective. We had been looking to get the recent correction out-of-the-way and for price to give us the breakout required to underpin a degree of recovery. It now […]

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11 September 2017

Headlines Are Casino Games an Investment or a Gamble?When it comes to casino games, the more time you spend will likely result in more opportunity to lose money, so are casino games more of an investment than a gamble? British gamblers lost more than £12 billion last year alone but an equal amount of people […]

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10 September 2017

Headlines ‘Roaches’: SEC Director Excoriates ICO ScamstersU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Co-Director Steven Peikin excoriated initial coin offering (ICO) scamsters during a public discussion about cyber crime and the evolving technological landscape. At the panel, which took place at New York University on September 5, prominent SEC officials including chairman Jay Clayton expressed concern […]

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9 September 2017

Headlines Japanese E-Commerce Giant DMM Unveils Bitcoin Mining PlansThe Bitcoin mining ecosystem direly needs more decentralization. Although people from all over the world participate a few pools effectively control the network. Japan’s DMM Group will look to change all of this in the near future. The company announced plans to launch a Bitcoin mining operation. […]

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8 September 2017

Headlines Broken Hash Crash? IOTA’s Price Keeps Dropping on Tech CritiqueIOTA’s price has tanked since an MIT researcher revealed that code vulnerabilities had led to a patch for the widely-touted cryptocurrency. Increased Hashrate Forces Premature Monero Hard ForkThe date of a planned hard fork of the privacy-focused cryptocurrency monero has been brought forward by an […]

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7 September 2017

Headlines Ethereum Startup ConsenSys Launches $50 Million Blockchain FundConsenSys, the ethereum-based blockchain development firm, has announced a $50 million venture capital fund for startups working with the technology. IOTA to Co-Sponsor U.N. Climate Change Blockchain HackathonThe IOTA Foundation has announced it will co-host and sponsor Hack4Climate, a blockchain hackathon developed in partnership with the United […]

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6 September 2017

Headlines ICOs Welcome: Isle of Man to Unveil Friendly Framework for Token SalesThe Isle of Man is opening its doors to legally complaint ICOs. Is Blockchain Ready for Fiat? Why Banks See Big Promise in Crypto CashBoth new and founding members of the Utility Settlement Coin project think its work could lead central banks to […]

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5 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Cash Price Drops Below $500 on Chinese ExchangesThe bitcoin cash price dropped below $500 on Chinese exchanges on Tuesday following investor panic about the Chinese ban of initial coin offerings (ICOs). The ban, which was announced by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) earlier this week, bars Chinese citizens and residents from hosting […]

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4 September 2017

Headlines Ethereum Price Drops 10%, Potential Factors Include China ICO BanFor the first time since August 20, Ethereum price dipped below the $300 mark, to $295 as the market cap of Ethereum plunged by $6 billion in a single day. Earlier today, on September 4, price of Ether dropped by 10 percent after showing some […]

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3 September 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Eyes Break above $5000?Key Points Bitcoin price surged above the $4500 level against the US Dollar as discussed in the last weekly analysis. There is a major bullish trend line with support at $4460 forming on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The price recently […]

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2 September 2017

Headlines Revolutionizing the Cannabis industry with Blockchain technologyWhile Cannabis legalization gains more traction, it is being slowed by an economic ecosystem that is still shrouded in black market practices as a fragmented industry. Paragon hopes that Blockchain can be the answer as they look to create a transparent, standardized, and regulated ecosystem for the industry […]

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1 September 2017

Headlines China’s Internet Finance Association Issues ICO WarningAn organization representing the interests of online finance firms in China has issued a warning on initial coin offerings. Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On At The End Of The WeekFriday is here already and it is time to get things set up for another day of trading […]

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