30 November 2017

Headlines Fed Vice Chair: Cryptocurrencies Threaten Financial StabilityDecentralized currencies could have “spillover effects” on the wider financial system if they get too big, Fed supervision chief Randal Quarles said. NAGA, A Red Hot Chili Pepper On The Crypto StageThis is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into […]

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29 November 2017

Headlines Future BitPay Invoices Require Payment Support by Wallet ProvidersBitPay is the largest online Bitcoin payment processor in the world. The company has introduced some changes over time, which aren’t always appreciated. In a new effort, the company is addressing challenges associated with Bitcoin. The Bitcoin Payment Protocol will soon become mandatory for all transactions. […]

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28 November 2017

Headlines Cryptocurrency Market Cap to Reach $2 Trillion in 2018: Mike NovogratzBillionaire trader and longtime cryptocurrency bull Mike Novogratz has predicted that the total crypto market cap will reach $2 trillion by the end of 2018. Mike Novogratz: Crypto Market Cap to Hit $2 Trillion in 2018 The Galaxy Investment Partners founder made this prediction […]

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27 November 2017

Headlines (+) Asian Market Update – Monday: Bitcoin Shoots for $10,000; Asian Stocks in Negative Territory A Crypto Crystal Ball? What If Traders Settled Bitcoin ForksResearchers are trying to improve prediction markets as potentially valuable tools for measuring community support or opposition to protocol changes. Good News for Australia’s Crypto Investors and Start-Ups…High profile Australian […]

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26 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD’s Upside DriftKey Points Bitcoin price continues to trade higher and it recently moved above $8800 against the US Dollar. There was a break above an ascending channel with resistance at $8650 on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair is now gaining pace above […]

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25 November 2017

Headlines Confido may Refund ICO Investors After all – Dubious law Firm LetterThings are still unfolding as far as the Confido ICo is concerned. It is evident the developers raised money for a project they never intended to finish. However, it seems investors may still get their money back. A new letter has surfaced which […]

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24 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price TA for 11/24/2017-Resistance Turned Support CloseBitcoin price is pulling back from its strong rally and could be due for a test of the former resistance around $7500. Online Bank Swissquote Launches Bitcoin Exchange-Traded ProductOnline banking service Swissquote has launched a bitcoin exchange-traded certificate that it claims will curb the cryptocurrency’s volatility. (+) […]

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23 November 2017

Headlines South Korean Finance Watchdog Has ‘No Plans’ to Regulate Bitcoin TradingThe governor of a South Korean financial regulator has said it has “no plans” to supervise cryptocurrency trading. Flying High: Bitcoin Cash Rallies on Korean Volume SpikeAmid high trading volumes in South Korea, bitcoin cash is flying high today and could gain more altitude […]

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22 November 2017

Headlines Who Needs a CSD? Nivaura to Issue First Regulated Ether BondBlockchain startup Nivaura will today initiate its first bond denominated in ether. And, notably, the issuance will be conducted on a blockchain. Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This MorningIt is Wednesday morning and we are about to kick things off for a fresh […]

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21 November 2017

Headlines R3, Microsoft Expand Partnership to Boost Corda DLT AdoptionDistributed ledger startup R3 is moving to more deeply integrate its Corda platform with Microsoft’s Azure cloud service. Exit Scam? Ethereum-based Confido Vanishes after Raising $374,000 ICOEthereum-based startup Confido, a little-known project that recently raised $374,000 in an ICO from investors in exchange for CFD tokens, […]

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20 November 2017

Headlines Australian Government Grants $8 Million for Blockchain Energy PilotThe Australian government has announced that it will provide over AU$8 million in grants for a blockchain-powered smart utilities project. JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs Trial DLT for Equity SwapsFinancial firms including JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs have carried out equity swaps over a DLT system. With CME’s […]

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19 November 2017

Headlines Overstock Notes Major Success in Alaska This YearOverstock has always been a firm proponent of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. The company has accepted BTC payments for several years now. Surprisingly, Alaska is the biggest state when it comes to cryptocurrency purchases. It is a rather interesting development, as no one expected this state at the […]

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18 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Play Speaks to Square’s Innovation, Not Bitcoin’s Validation, Says CFOSarah Friar, CFO and operations lead at Square, told CNBC that her company’s recent move to enable bitcoin trading stands as a testimony to its innovation as opposed to a validation of bitcoin, according to a recent report. Square’s cash app, which is used for […]

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17 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; An End Of The Week ProfitWe are closing in on the end of the week and it’s time to take the second of our twice-daily looks at the bitcoin price in an attempt to figure out how action today can be fed into a strategy that we can use to draw […]

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16 November 2017

Headlines $100 Bitcoin? Japan Post Bank’s CIO Blasts ‘Bubble’ ValueBitcoin’s astonishing price rally this year continues to attract skeptics, including the CIO of Japan Post Bank. ‘Is It Real?’: Square CFO Speaks Out on Cash App Bitcoin TrialThe CFO of mobile payments firm Square has explained why the company launched a bitcoin pilot scheme. Bitcoin […]

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15 November 2017

Headlines Singapore’s Central Bank Outlines When ICOs Are and Aren’t SecuritiesSingapore Central Bank issued guide to digital token offerings providing general guidance on the application of securities laws administered by MAS. Going Green to Make Some Green – Earning and Saving with Decentralized ElectricityThis is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own […]

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14 November 2017

Headlines CoinHive Cryptocurrency Miner Is 6th Most Common Malware, Says ReportCyber-security solutions provider Check Point Software has said that the threat from cryptocurrency mining malware is rapidly growing. Billionaire Bull Novogratz: Big Money is Coming to Bitcoin, Real SoonThe former hedge fund manager of Fortress Investment Group believes that institutional investors will adopt bitcoin in […]

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13 November 2017

Headlines Coinbase Likely to Lose Battle to Protect Users from IRS Bitcoin Tax ProbeIf you’re a long-time Coinbase user and have neglected to pay taxes on your bitcoin profits, you may soon find yourself in legal hot water, because a U.S. district court is likely to force the bitcoin exchange to hand over records from […]

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12 November 2017

Headlines Slushpool Overtakes AntPool Become Largest Bitcoin Mining PoolSome interesting changes are happening in the world of Bitcoin mining pools. With the hashrate dropping in favor of BCH, rankings of pools are shaken up as well. Slushpool is now the biggest Bitcoin mining operation open to the public. They generate over 20% of all blocks, […]

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11 November 2017

Headlines (+) Raiden (RDN) – Altcoin of the Week Over 26,000 Blockchain Projects Were Developed Last Year; 8% Remain ActiveCode repository GitHub saw over 26,000 blockchain-related projects created on its platform last year; yet only a small percentage remain active. According to data collected by Deloitte, it detailed in its new report ‘Evolution of Blockchain Technology: Insights […]

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10 November 2017

Headlines Cryptocurrency Mining Sales Cool in Q3, Says NvidiaNvidia said that it will remain “nimble” in its approach to the cryptocurrency market, even as it reports a decline in revenue for related products. Bitcoin Isn’t ‘Too Expensive,’ Says BTCC Boss Bobby LeeBobby Lee, CEO of cryptocurrency exchange BTCC, spoke about buying bitcoin and China’s regulatory crackdown […]

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9 November 2017

Headlines (+) Asian Market Update: Cryptocurrencies Mixed, Asian Stocks Point Higher ‘I Accidentally Killed It’: Parity Wallet Bug Locks $150 Million in EtherThe Ethereum ecosystem encountered another black swan event this week with the activation of a bug in the multi-signature wallet software released by Parity Technologies. The bug resulted in multi-sig wallet users permanently […]

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8 November 2017

Headlines Ethereum Security Lead: Hard Fork Required to Release Frozen Parity FundsThe security lead for the Ethereum Foundation has said a hard fork will be required to free up funds frozen in a hack yesterday. $7,500 and Rising: Bitcoin Price Looks Ready to Challenge RecordsHaving refused to succumb to bearish technical pressures yesterday, the world’s largest […]

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7 November 2017

Headlines Shell, BP Among Energy Giants to Back Blockchain Trading PlatformSeveral major energy firms, including BP and Shell, are partnering on a new blockchain-based trading platform. Coinjar Will Only Support One Kind of Bitcoin Until January 2018Bitcoin service providers are officially declaring their stance on SegWit2x. This upcoming hard fork may prove to be a […]

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6 November 2017

Headlines Segwit2x Is Doomed to FailDeveloper Ariel Deschapell argues that the Segwit2x bitcoin fork is a broken attempt to change bitcoin, and that it’s destined to fail. Price of Success? Bitcoin Faces New Pressure in a Multi-Coin WorldDay two of a popular bitcoin developer conference saw evidence the technical community is perhaps being challenged by […]

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5 November 2017

Headlines Blockchain Entrepreneurs Invigorated By CME’s Bitcoin Futures MoveCME Group’s recent decision to list regulated bitcoin futures contracts by year’s end drew doomsday scenarios from some Wall Street investors, but blockchain and fintech entrepreneurs see it as a sign of the cryptocurrency’s growing acceptance which will bring more mainstream investors to bitcoin.   Some Wall […]

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4 November 2017

Headlines ‘Im Open’ to Bitcoin: Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd BlankfeinGoldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is not comfortable with bitcoin, but he says that he understands that it may ultimately prove to be the next step in the evolution of money The investment banking executive, who last month used a rare tweet to state that he […]

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3 November 2017

Headlines Tokenator: Bringing Huge Collective Discounts on Promising ICO TokensThis 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. An international group of crypto investors together with ex-analysts from the Big Four launched Tokenator. It is the first-ever […]

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2 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; A Wild RideThings are getting a little bit crazy out there in the bitcoin price world. After an immense run overnight brought price to trade in excess of the 7000, just a matter of days post-6000 break, things took a turn for the worse and price gave back a large portion […]

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1 November 2017

Headlines $6,600: Bitcoin Price Hits New All-Time High, Factors For Recent SurgeEarlier today, on November 1, the bitcoin price achieved a new all-time high for the third time in the past week, surpassing the $6,600 mark on a global average. Major BTC-to-USD exchanges such as Bitfinex and GDAX recorded a daily peak at $6,592, while […]

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