31 October 2017

Headlines Gaming Gold Rush: Blockchain Platform DreamTeam Launches Token SaleThis is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Less than half a year ago, only digital investment enthusiasts knew what an ICO is; now, coin offerings are […]

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30 October 2017

Headlines Politician Ron Paul: US Government Should ‘Stay Out’ of BitcoinFormer U.S. Congressman Ron Paul said this week that he supports cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Japan’s Financial Regulator Warns Investors of ICO ‘Risks’Japan’s financial regulator has published a notice warning users of the risks associated with ICO investments. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), the country’s […]

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29 October 2017

Headlines The Basics on FACTS: A New Model for Compliant ICOsMust ICOs choose between a non-compliant utility token or a complaint security token that doesn’t work in commerce? Jaron Lukasiewicz proposes a fix. What Would Happen if Singapore Regulates Bitcoin?At a conference, Ravi Menon, the managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the […]

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28 October 2017

Headlines Law Firms Are Opening Bitcoin Wallets to Prepare for Data BreachesRather than waiting until it’s too late, law firms are opening up bitcoin wallets to pay ransoms in case their data is stolen, according to a cybersecurity expert. John Sweeney, president of IT and cybersecurity advisors LogicForce, said that law firms are taking proactive […]

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27 October 2017

Headlines Diverse Team, Diverse Portfolio: Amentum Raising $10 Million Crypto FundThe Amentum team includes veterans of blockchain startups Purse.io and Chain – but also a private equity investor and a former construction manager. US Logistics Agency Launches Blockchain Sector Mapping ToolThe U.S. government’s Emerging Citizen Technology program announced a new open-source Atlas to provide resources […]

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26 October 2017

Headlines Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Jumps to $5,848, Up Nearly $500 in a DayIt has been a day of gains for bitcoin price in Thursday’s trading as price struck $5,848 following a sharp spike before midday (UTC). Bitcoin prices slipped this week following the Bitcoin Gold hard fork, leading to a sell-off by traders to stake […]

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25 October 2017

Headlines Financial Theorist William Bernstein: Bitcoin is Not a Bubble, but Remains ‘Suspicious’Financial theorist and neurologist William Bernstein doesn’t believe that bitcoin fits the classic idea of a bubble; however, he claims he won’t be ‘wasting his time’ on it. The former American neurologist turned to writing about investing during the 1990s. A few of […]

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24 October 2017

Headlines Perks of a Follower? HKEX Seeks Second-Mover Advantage on BlockchainThe Hong Kong Stock Exchange is comfortable watching and learning from the sidelines while other securities’ exchanges adopt blockchain. Bitcoin Gold Initiates Hard Fork Split to Create New CryptocurrencyA cryptocurrency project seeking to chart a new course for bitcoin has officially launched, though the project […]

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23 October 2017

Headlines BTC Price is Following a “Parabolic Trend,” states AU Mainstream MediaABC News, a national news service in Australia, has reported that bitcoin price is following a “parabolic trend,” as it surged from less than $4,500 to $6,199 within less than two weeks. Since early 2017, mainstream news networks and media outlets in major regions […]

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22 October 2017

Headlines Miami Homeowner Accepts Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash for $6.5 Million MansionAccording to the Miami New Times, an early bitcoin investor and a firm believer in the new economy, Mike Komaransky, recently decided to put his seven-bedroom, 9,452 square-foot mansion near Coral Gables for sale. It has a chef’s kitchen, a summer kitchen, a basketball […]

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21 October 2017

Headlines SegWit2x Lead Mike Belshe: ‘Things Are Looking Good’ for Bitcoin Hard ForkBitGo chief executive and SegWit2x project lead Mike Belshe says that, despite contention within the bitcoin community related to the block size debate, “things are looking good” for the SegWit2x hard fork. Bitcoin is now approximately one month out from the scheduled date […]

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20 October 2017

Headlines Russia’s Government to Test Blockchain Land Registry SystemThe Russian Federation is launching a blockchain land-registration pilot project in 2018, according to the Ministry of Economic Development. Catch-22 for Unbanked: How a Billion People Can Enter the Global EconomyThis is a submitted sponsored story penned by Anton Dzyatkovsky, co-founder of MicroMoney. The catch-22 is a paradoxical […]

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19 October 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Is Not the ‘New Gold,’ Goldman Sachs Tells ClientsGoldman Sachs has said that digital currencies are not the ‘new gold’ despite claims that it is considering launching a bitcoin trading operation. In a note to clients, the multinational finance company said that despite the popularity of cryptocurrencies, gold is the ‘best long-term store […]

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18 October 2017

Headlines ETH ETNs are Extremely Popular in Their First Week of Being ListedIt seems the Ethereum exchange-traded notes are doing quite well. More specifically, this new method of investment has quickly become a fan favorite. Despite being around for just one week on Nasdaq Nordic, the demand is quickly growing. Both Ether Tracker One and […]

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17 October 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Cracks $5,700 but Ethereum Wanes after ByzantiumThe crypto markets have exhibited mixed performance during the early portion of the week. The bitcoin price continued to hover near its all-time high on Tuesday, climbing just enough to crack the $5,700 barrier. The ethereum price, meanwhile, lost ground following the successful deployment of its […]

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16 October 2017

Headlines Gates Foundation to Use Ripple Interledger Tech in Mobile Payments PushDLT startup Ripple is one of several firms to contribute to a new payments services app from the Gates Foundation. Bitcoin Price Watch; Breakout Strategy In PlaySo we are off on a fresh week of trading in the bitcoin price and it’s already looking […]

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15 October 2017

Headlines Collaboration FTW: How Blockchain Came So Far, So FastWithout further cooperation, DLT risks ultimately recreating the many silos and disjointed systems that already exist, warns an executive at the DTCC. (+) ICO Analysis: Grid+ Crypto Wallet Eidoo Trolls Jamie Dimon in the Wall Street Journal, Nets 20K DownloadsCrypto startup Eidoo drew attention to its […]

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14 October 2017

Headlines Jamaican Police Target Human Traffickers Operating with BitcoinAccording to a recent report, police in Jamaica is currently refining a strategy to go after human traffickers using cryptocurrencies in an attempt to hide their transactions, according to the Deputy Superintendent of Police Carl Berry, who stated that these criminals are increasingly turning to cryptocurrencies. Carl […]

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13 October 2017

Headlines SegWit2x Futures Price Keeps Heading South as Bitcoin Shows Who’s KingThe upcoming SegWit2x hard fork has gotten a lot of attention. Even though many people still oppose it, the “free coins” are of great interest for obvious reasons. Some platforms even provide SegWit2x futures trading. This should provide a baseline value for the new […]

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12 October 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Quick, Live Trades!Things are moving too fast for us to waste any time on the bitcoin price action we have seen during the session today in the bitcoin price out of Europe because, if we do, we are liable to miss a potentially rewarding entry opportunity. We have set up some […]

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11 October 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Settles Down to $4,830 as Altcoins Initiate Minor RecoveryDefying the expectations of many investors, the bitcoin price did not reach $5,000 on Tuesday. However, bitcoin remains in position for a breakout, and the general expectation is that the question is not if bitcoin will reach $5,000 — but when. Wednesday brought a […]

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10 October 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Breaks $4,893 as Investors Lose Confidence in SegWit2xEarlier today, on October 10, the Bitcoin price surpassed $4,893, demonstrating strong upward momentum and confidence from investors over the global Bitcoin market. In a span of three days, since October 7, the Bitcoin price surged from $4,300 to $4,893, recording a staggering $593 increase […]

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9 October 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Breaks Toward $4,600 as Ethereum, Altcoins Lag BehindThe bitcoin price rose another 3% on Monday, bringing it within $20 of the $4,600 threshold and enabling it to raise its total market share above 50%. The ripple price joined bitcoin in its ascent and extended its rally by another 10%. Unfortunately, the rest […]

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8 October 2017

Headlines (+) ICO Analysis: NaPoleonX Oracle’s Entrance: Database Giant Unveils Enterprise Blockchain StrategyOracle has become the latest tech major to launch a cloud-based blockchain services platform. But is it cannibalizing its core business with the move? Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD To Surpass $4600Key Points Bitcoin price is back in the bullish zone and […]

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7 October 2017

Headlines Coinbase to Support Both Bitcoin Blockchains Following SegWit2x ForkBitcoin exchange Coinbase has announced it will support both competing blockchains following the proposed SegWit2x hard fork that is scheduled for November. Coinbase made the announcement in a blog post written by Dan Romero, the company’s  vice president of operations. “We operate by the principle that […]

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6 October 2017

Headlines Wu-Tang Clan Artist Ghostface Creates own Crypto Firm, Announces ICOIt appears everyone wants to get involved in the initial coin offering business these days. More specifically, there are a few celebrities getting involved in the process right now. The latest person to join the list is Ghostface of the Wu-Tang Clan. He is the […]

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5 October 2017

Headlines Wikipedia Founder: ICOs Can Be ‘Absolute Scams’Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told CNBC that investors should be “very wary” of ICOs, which he referred to as “absolute scams.” Singapore Is Monitoring Bitcoin, Ether & ICOs, Says Dep. Prime MinisterSingapore’s deputy prime minister has revealed the central bank is keeping an eye on developments in cryptocurrencies […]

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4 October 2017

Headlines Max Keiser Criticizes Mark Cuban: He’s Failed to do His Homework on BitcoinEarlier this week, at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in Los Angeles, billionaire investor and the owner of NBA’s Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban confirmed with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang that he has purchased several bitcoins through the Swedish stock market Nordic Nasdaq. […]

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3 October 2017

Headlines Analyst Predicts $6,000 Bitcoin Price Within Reach by End of YearIndustry analysts predict the bitcoin price could surpass $6,000 by the end of the year, depending on whether the SegWit2x hard fork is implemented and, if so, how contentious and disruptive the fork is. Bitcoin Price May Reach $6,000 by December The bitcoin price […]

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2 October 2017

Headlines Goldman Sachs May Launch a Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency ExchangeEarlier this week, Paul Vigna, a Wall Street Journal reporter, revealed that several key figures familiar with the matter confirmed that Goldman Sachs, the $93 billion investment bank, may launch a bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading platform in the upcoming months. Goldman Sachs’ cryptocurrency trading division and […]

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1 October 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Remains in UptrendKey Points Bitcoin price has recovered well and broke the $4000 resistance against the US Dollar. There is a crucial ascending channel forming with support at $4250 on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair is gaining momentum and about to break […]

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