30 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Price Down by 20% as Cryptocurrency Market CorrectsBitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum price have declined by over 20 percent over the past 24 hours, as the entire cryptocurrency market experienced a major correction. Bitcoin Cash declined to the $1,200 region for the first time since November 12, while the price […]

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29 November 2017

Headlines Billionaire Bull Novogratz: Bitcoin Will be the ‘Biggest Bubble of Our Lifetimes’ [And That’s Okay]Billionaire investor and hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz has made the claim that ‘bitcoin will be the biggest bubble of our lifetimes.’ Speaking at a conference in New York on Tuesday, Novogratz explained that there is a lot of fraud […]

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28 November 2017

Headlines House of Lords Urges UK Government to Explore DLT AdoptionThe U.K.’s House of Lords has released a report highlighting the opportunities for distributed ledger technologies across government services. (+) Asian Market Update – Tuesday: Cryptocurrencies Extend Rally; Asian Stocks Mixed on China Woes CoinDesk Releases Q3 Bitcoin and Blockchain Industry ReportCoinDesk has released its […]

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27 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Crosses $10,000 at Bithumb,South Korea’s Largest ExchangeThe price of a single Bitcoin at one of the planet’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, was for the first time ever above $10,000 today. In the early hours of Monday morning (GMT), the price rose to around $10,068. It has since dropped back down below the enormous […]

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26 November 2017

Headlines Ex-SEC Lawyer Predicts ‘Assembly Line’ for ICO EnforcementA former lawyer for the SEC discusses the way forward for ICO regulation, warning that an “assembly line” of actions could be on the way. Bitcoin is World’s 30th Largest Currency, Market Cap Nears Mastercard’s $171 BillionTrace Mayer, a prominent early-stage bitcoin investor who has funded Kraken, […]

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25 November 2017

Headlines Here’s What’s Standing in the Way of a Tokenized EconomyThe challenges of digital identity, AML/KYC and common technical standards must be overcome to deliver on the promise of blockchain technology. Bitcoin, Ether Prices Surge to Fresh All-Time HighsThe top two cryptocurrencies by market capitalization have continued their respective rallies, setting fresh record highs today. […]

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24 November 2017

Headlines Holding Strong: Failed Price Breakdown a Boon for Bitcoin Bulls?Despite a dip to below $8,000 overnight, bitcoin once again approached record highs today and is holding at over $8,200. CobraBitcoin Rant People not Supporting Bitcoin Core DeveloperA lot of discussions in the Bitcoin world are political in nature these days. There is a very […]

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23 November 2017

Headlines Max Keiser: BTC to $100,000Ever-the Bitcoin bull, Max Keiser has declared that he thinks Bitcoin’s top will be $100,000. According to Russia Today, the network on which Keiser has a regular slot on global economics, Keiser stated in an interview that the  world’s leading digital currency is a “gift from God to help humanity”. […]

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22 November 2017

Headlines Ripple Adds ‘BitLicense’ Architect Ben Lawsky to Board of DirectorsBitLicense architect Ben Lawsky has joined fintech startup Ripple’s Board of Directors. Lawsky, a former federal prosecutor, was a thorn in the side of Wall Street banks during his tenure as the first-ever superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services. However, in […]

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21 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Will “Never” be Legalized in Russia, Claims MinisterRussia’s minister for communications and mass media has opined that the country will never allow cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to be legalized. Speaking to reporters in Moscow on Monday, Russian minister Nikolai Nikiforov claimed the country’s laws would never consider bitcoin as a legal cryptocurrency after deeming […]

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20 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Leaps to $8,277 as Record-Setting Rampage ContinuesBitcoin price set a new all-time high on Monday after climbing to $8,277 on bitcoin exchange Bitfinex. Bitcoin Price Nears $8,300 The bitcoin price had reached $8,100 over the weekend, but it had been unable to extend the rally further. Nevertheless, it held above the $8,000 […]

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19 November 2017

Headlines Can the Bitcoin Price Continue to Surge Next Year?Everyone has to agree 2017 has been a bullish year for Bitcoin. With a price increase of nearly 900%, Bitcoin outclassed most other assets in existence today. The bigger question is whether or not this cycle can be repeated in the years to come. For all […]

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18 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Cash Ecosystem Thrives – Major Support From ExchangesEven though the opinions on Bitcoin Cash are divided, the cryptocurrency is maturing pretty quickly. Some people often claim liquidity is the most important aspect of a cryptocurrency. Whether or not that is true, remains to be seen. One thing that is certain is how BCH […]

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17 November 2017

Headlines Gox ICO? CEO Karpeles Floats Token Sale to Revive Bitcoin ExchangeA Mt Gox initial coin offering (ICO)? It’s not that much of a far-fetched idea, according to the defunct bitcoin exchange’s controversial CEO. No Fork, No Fire: Segwit2x Nodes Stall Running Abandoned Bitcoin CodeThe Segwit2x bitcoin fork may have been formally called off, but […]

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16 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Gold Controversy Continues as Developer Allegedly Hides Mining Code, Pool Shuts DownBitcoin Gold (BTG), the controversial cryptocurrency that launched to little fanfare with the idealistic goal of “making bitcoin decentralized again” by creating an ASIC-resilient mining ecosystem, wherein the gap between GPU/CPU mining and ASIC mining is smaller, keeps making headlines. This week […]

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15 November 2017

Headlines SecureKey Taps IBM Blockchain for Digital Identity System LaunchCanadian startup SecureKey has revealed it will soon launch an ID verification system built with IBM Blockchain. Bitcoin Bulletproofed: Wuille, Maxwell and More Propose Scalable Privacy TechA paper outlining “Bulletproofs” contends to cut the down the size of confidential transactions, a long-anticipated privacy technology for bitcoin. Cryptocurrency […]

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14 November 2017

Headlines I’ll Give You My Bitcoin When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead HandsUnlike money in the bank, cryptocurrency can’t be unilaterally seized by governments, clawing back a modicum of power for the individual. Anybits Launches, Provides Instant Altcoin TradesThis is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due […]

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13 November 2017

Headlines British Economist Worked Out 57% Bitcoin Interest Rate, Ahead of its TimeEven before bitcoin was invented British economist John Maynard Keynes had managed to work out the interest rate of the cryptocurrency: 57 percent. Born on the 5th June, 1883, in Cambridge, England, into a well-to-do academic family, Keynes lived through a turbulent period in […]

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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 Blockchain ID Schemes Could Kill the Data Breach, But How Soon?CoinDesk takes a look at problems facing decentralized identity schemes – as told by those seeking to take the blockchain use case live. BtC Cash Surpasses BTC’s Absolute Hashpower Over the Past few HoursThere are many interesting developments in the world of Bitcoin right […]

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10 November 2017

Headlines Mark Karpeles Will End Up Taking $859 Million From Mt. Gox BankruptcyEditor’s Note: Article updated with Mt. Gox creditor’s comments. In 2014, Mt. Gox, once the largest bitcoin exchange in the world, filed for bankruptcy. At the time, Japanese creditors requested Mt. Gox to return the equivalent amount of their funds stored in bitcoin […]

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9 November 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here Are This Morning’s Key LevelsIt is early Thursday morning in Europe and we are about to kick off our day of trading in the bitcoin price. Things have been extremely volatile over the last 24 hours against a backdrop of some fundamental inputs (we are looking at you, SegWit2X) which […]

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8 November 2017

Headlines SegWit2x Hard Fork Called Off: ‘Common Sense’ or ‘Delaying the Inevitable’?The controversial SegWit2x fork has been suspended indefinitely, with promoters citing a lack of consensus for the November 16 software upgrade. SegWit2x Called Off The suspension was announced by SegWit2x project lead Mike Belshe in an email distributed to the SegWit2x mailing list, but […]

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7 November 2017

Headlines Nepal Police Arrest Two Bitcoin Exchange Operators in CrackdownThe national investigative agency of Nepal, operated by Nepal Police, has arrested the founders of bitcoin exchange Bitsewa in an ongoing crackdown in the country. According to a report by The Himalayan last week, the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police has arrested Ram Dhakal, 32, […]

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6 November 2017

Headlines PBoC Research Lead: ‘Crucial’ to Issue Central Bank Cryptocurrency SoonThe lead cryptocurrency researcher at the People’s Bank of China has said it is “crucial” to issue digital legal tender as soon as possible. Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork Draws Mixed ReactionsThe Bitcoin Gold hard fork that caused a minor, temporary dip in bitcoin’s price a […]

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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 (+) 2 Explosive Altcoins That are Undervalued – Buy the Dip NYA Signatory Bitso: SegWit2x a Chain Split, ‘Not a Blockchain Upgrade’Another signatory to the New York Agreement (NYA) is having second thoughts about SegWit2x. Daniel Vogel, co-founder and president of Mexican bitcoin exchange Bitso, sent an email to the SegWit2x mailing list on […]

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3 November 2017

Headlines The Bitcoin Bulls are Looking for WaterChart analysis on Bitcoin’s latest bull run reveals its precarious valuation and hints at the possible continuation of the upswing or a complete breakdown of its market cap. In other words, no one really knows. Here’s a roundup of where different outlets see Bitcoin heading in the near […]

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2 November 2017

Headlines Zimbabwean Exchange’s Monthly Bitcoin Volume Hits $1 MillionBitcoin is increasingly becoming a store of value in Zimbabwe as inflation starts to creep up and prices sky-rocket, with investors ditching monetary assets, experts said this week as the price of the crypto-currency skyrocketed. Zimbabwe is battling foreign currency shortages and this has resulted in a […]

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1 November 2017

Headlines ZoKrates Seeks to Bring Best of Zcash to Ethereum with Devcon DebutA new programming language, debuted at Devcon Tuesday, promises to boost levels of privacy to the ethereum blockchain. Startup Wickr Hints at Vision for Blockchain in Private MessagingThe company behind Wickr, the privacy-oriented instant message app, has been awarded a patent that proposes […]

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