31 December 2017

Headlines Most Influential in Blockchain 2017 #1: Bitcoin Sign GuyThe man behind the sign steps into the light to reveal his motives. In a year beset by savage infighting, Bitcoin Sign Guy took a stand, with a small action that not only broke the internet, but raised the spirits of a beleaguered bitcoin community then […]

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30 December 2017

Headlines China on a Blockchain? Maybe in 2018China may have moved to ban crypto activities in 2017, but that doesn’t mean the country won’t be a major player in the year ahead. South Korean Students Flock to Cryptocurrency despite Establishment’s WarningsYoung people in South Korea are defying warnings from lawmakers and financial officials who consider […]

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29 December 2017

Headlines Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex Mandates ID Requirements for Legacy UsersUS-based cryptocurrency-only exchange Poloniex is pushing legacy customers to comply with updated customer identification requirements. Among the earliest crypto-only exchanges, Poloniex is mandating new customer identification and verification requirements upon legacy account holders as the platform pledges its commitment to complying with all relevant laws as […]

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28 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On TonightSo we are closing on the end of the European session in the bitcoin price space and things have been pretty volatility during the day. We said this morning that we’d love to see some degree of upside action as the session matured but that – at the […]

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27 December 2017

Headlines ATB Coin the Latest to Face Class-Action Suit After ICOEarly motions may force the court to rule on whether or not this coin should be considered a security under U.S. law. Privacy on the Blockchain: Where Are We Headed?Privacy may be an issue with major blockchains today, but 2017 saw innovations by leaps and […]

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26 December 2017

Headlines Major Bitcoin Exchange Bittrex’s Customers Have Been Unable to Withdraw For MonthsOn various online bitcoin communities, forums, and social media platforms, clients of major US-based bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex have expressed their concerns over long-lasting withdrawal issues. Bittrex Verification Issues, Resolution Several users disclosed that withdrawal of funds on the Bittrex cryptocurrency trading […]

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25 December 2017

Headlines We Aren’t Looking to Regulate Bitcoin, Says EU CommissionerA high ranking European Union official has dismissed suggestions of the EU looking at regulating bitcoin markets and exchanges. In an interview with Bloomberg, Pierre Moscovici – European Union Commissioner for economic, financial affairs, taxation and customs, played down talk of supposed EU-wide bitcoin regulations while […]

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24 December 2017

Headlines My Advice for ICOs? I’m Sorry I Was Right…He’s not your lawyer, but he’s giving you advice. Avid pocaster and legal expert Jason Seibert enjoys a last laugh on ICOs. Cryptocurrencies Decline on Christmas Eve: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple Down 10%On Christmas Eve, December 24, the price of leading cryptocurrencies fell by large margins. Bitcoin, […]

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23 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Mining Marketplace NiceHash Back Online, Promises Users Money BackEarlier this month, as CCN reported, Slovenia-based bitcoin mining marketplace NiceHash was successfully breached, resulting in the loss of about 4,700 Bitcoin, at the time worth $62 million. Its users noticed that the marketplace’s website had gone offline for an abnormally large period of time, […]

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22 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Cash Price Takes the Biggest Hit, Down 42% in 24 HoursOut of the 10 most valuable cryptocurrencies in the market, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has taken the biggest hit on Friday, as Bitcoin Cash price declined by more than 41.8 percent. Even Bitcoin Cash Could Not be Saved Over the past week, the South […]

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21 December 2017

Headlines Tether to Launch New Platform Following HackTether, a startup that provides a dollar-pegged token, has said it plans to launch a new platform following a claimed security breach in November. Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This MorningIt’s Thursday morning and it’s time to take our first look at the action we saw overnight […]

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20 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin dot com co-founder sells his ‘useless’ BitcoinsWhen most people are looking at ways to try and buy them some will inevitably see the downside of virtual currencies and want to shift their stash. Swedish co-founder of Bitcoin.com, Emil Oldenburg, claims that Bitcoin is “as good as useless” and has no future as a […]

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19 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Risks Bearish Price Reversal as Altcoins SurgeBitcoin prices are feeling the pull of gravity today, amid solid gains across many alternative cryptocurrencies. 2018 for ICOs: A Quarter-By-Quarter OutlookThis ICO insider sees the market’s hot streak continuing into the new year – even though, there are some potential pitfalls along the way. $22 Million: Bitcoin […]

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18 December 2017

Headlines $600 Billion: Cryptocurrencies Now Worth More than AmazonCryptocurrencies are now worth a combined $600 billion. Bought Your First Bitcoin or Ether? Brace for the FeesFrustrated by crypto transaction fees? This CoinDesk Explainer gives an overview of why they’re necessary for the blockchains being built. CFTC Launches Online Resources for Bitcoin InvestorsThe top derivatives regulator […]

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17 December 2017

Headlines Saxo Bank Officials Fear Bitcoin Will Crash to $1,000 SoonIt is always refreshing to see some new Bitcoin price predictions. The opinions are pretty divided on this front right now. According to Saxo Bank, the Bitcoin bull run will continue for quite some time. Reaching $60,000 per BTC is not entirely out of the […]

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16 December 2017

Headlines Deutsche Bank Executive: Bitcoin Isn’t Going AnywhereWith bitcoin continuing to rise in value, executives at the Deutsche Bank are in agreement when they claim that the digital currency isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Speaking at a global market outlook breakfast in Manhattan on Tuesday, Peter Hooper, an economist at Germany’s largest bank, the Deutsche […]

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15 December 2017

Headlines Ethereum Browser Bug Could Put User Funds At RiskUsing ethereum browser Mist may put cryptocurrency private keys at risk, according to an Ethereum Foundation blog post. Sports Betting Is an Unexplored Crypto-MineThis is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned […]

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14 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin is a “Highly Speculative Asset”, Says Federal Reserve’s YellenIn her final press conference as Fed Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen called bitcoin “a highly speculative asset” that “doesn’t constitute legal tender.” Yellen was speaking to reporters in her final presser on Wednesday (her term comes to an end in February) when the subject of […]

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13 December 2017

Headlines Saudi, UAE Central Banks Team Up to Test CryptocurrencyThe central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments. Colu Mixes VC and ICO for $14.5 Million FundraiseBlockchain startup Colu has secured $14.5 million in new funding from a major business group in Israel. South […]

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12 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Trading The DipThings are moving incredibly fast in the bitcoin price right now so, just as we did this morning, we are going to jump straight into our analysis so as not to miss any opportunities for entry on the action that we are seeing. Anybody that is watching the space […]

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11 December 2017

Headlines Chimaera Presents the Future of Gaming with Decentralized Autonomous UniversesThis 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. Interactive gaming has evolved rapidly over the years. What was once a one or two player is now […]

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10 December 2017

Headlines (+) Bitcoin Plunges $2,000 on Eve of Futures Contract UK Government to Enlist the Help of Spies to Crack BitcoinFollowing hints that an increase in cryptocurrency regulation is coming to the British Isles, the government there have enlisted a curious team to help them understand the space better. The Telegraph report that the UK’s […]

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9 December 2017

Headlines First Bitcoin Dispute Due for Trial in SingaporeThe first legal trial involving bitcoin is due to take place in Singapore at the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). In May, electronic market maker B2C2 is reported to have sued bitcoin exchange operator Quoine over the issue of trades that were allegedly wrongfully reversed, The Strait Times writes. […]

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8 December 2017

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Trading The CorrectionIt is Friday morning and we are about to get things moving for the final session of the week in the bitcoin price. Exactly what’s going to happen today is very much up in the air. Things really took off during the late session on Thursday but, subsequent to […]

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7 December 2017

Headlines Queen of England’s Bank: Bitcoin is Nothing but SpeculationIn a truly surprising turn of events (sarcasm intended), the Queen of England’s bank has expressed scepticism over Bitcoin. The exclusive financial services provider declared the Bitcoin price to be built on nothing but speculation. They also stated that they’d not be investing themselves. One of […]

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6 December 2017

Headlines MUFG, NTT Data Trial Blockchain for Cross-Border TradeMUFG and NTT Data are collaborating on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed to foster trade between Singapore and Japan. Mobile Banking App Revolut Adds Litecoin, Ether TradingRevolut’s mobile app, which allows users to make payments using a debit card or bitcoin, is adding support for litecoin and ethereum. […]

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5 December 2017

Headlines (+) Trade Recommendation: Lisk Winklevoss Twins are now Officially Bitcoin BillionairesPlenty of people have become a Bitcoin millionaire throughout 2017. Although many people assumed this would take longer, a lot of interesting things took place. However, there are those who are already one step ahead in this regard. The Winklevoss twins are among the […]

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4 December 2017

Headlines 4 Blockchain Bills Introduced in New York LegislatureA lawmaker in New York has introduced four bills in an effort to spur research into possible uses for blockchain by the state’s government. Cboe to Launch Bitcoin Futures Trading on SundayTraders, start your engines. The first bitcoin futures contracts on a regulated U.S. exchange are set […]

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3 December 2017

Headlines Aruba Looks to Ethereum to Boost TourismThe Caribbean island of Aruba is working with blockchain startup Winding Tree to build a decentralized marketplace for its tourism sector. Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Sights More UpsidesKey Points Bitcoin price remains in a super bullish trend above $10,000 against the US Dollar. There are two […]

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2 December 2017

Headlines Tether Presses Bring Another 50 Million USDT to marketThe past few weeks have been pretty busy for Tether.The company has printed a lot more USDT than people would like to see. Even today, things are still firing on all cylinders. With another 50 million tokens in circulation, the speculation will only intensify. These new […]

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1 December 2017

Headlines Japan’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Report 170 Money-Laundering Cases Since AprilFollowing new cryptocurrency regulations in April, Japanese police have pointed to 170 cases of money laundering via cryptocurrencies reported by exchange operators in six months between April and October. Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has compiled its first report on cryptocurrency laundering cases following revised laws […]

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