31 January 2018

Headlines Cryptocurrency Mining Contributing to Sky-high GPU PricesNowadays, the process of building a gaming PC is easier than ever. The problem is that graphics cards (GPUs) — the crucial component that powers the visuals of a PC — are in extremely high demand, which makes them difficult to find at their intended prices. In fact, many retailers […]

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30 January 2018

Headlines Short-Term? Cryptocurrency Market Struggles to Record Gains as Slump ContinuesThe cryptocurrency market has continued to struggle demonstrating gains for two straight days. Today, on January 30, major cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum dropped by nearly 5 percent. Adoption As CCN reported yesterday, the current price trend of bitcoin and Ethereum do not accurately reflect […]

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29 January 2018

Headlines Kansas Latest US State to Warn on Crypto Investment RiskThe securities commissioner of the U.S. state of Kansas has issued a warning on the risks of cryptocurrency and ICO investments. WWF Uses a Blockchain to Eradicate Illegal Fishing and Slavery in the Tuna IndustryThe World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has started using blockchain […]

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28 January 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Not a ‘Legitimate’ Currency, But a Trusted Digital Currency Could Be: Starbucks ChairmanBitcoin is not a “legitimate” currency, but a digital currency could one day form the linchpin of a cashless future, at least according to Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz. Schultz made this prediction during a post-earnings conference call on Thursday, stressing […]

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27 January 2018

Headlines CoinCheck’s $530 Million Cryptocurrency Hack Was InevitableYesterday, on January 26, CoinCheck executives officially stated in a press conference that $530 million worth of XEM, the native cryptocurrency of the NEM network, was stolen by an unknown group of hackers. Poor Security Measures During the press conference, CoinCheck executives revealed several details about the hack […]

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26 January 2018

Headlines $530 Million Worth of NEM Stolen From Japanese Cryptocurrency ExchangeCoincheck, one of Japan’s largest digital exchanges, has said that over $530 million of NEM was lost after it was illicitly sent outside the venue, spooking the cryptosphere where the collapse of the exchange Mt. Gox four years ago still lingers in investors’ minds. Over […]

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25 January 2018

Headlines “Bitcoin and Its Sisters” Seem like a Bubble, Says Nobel Prize Winner Richard ThalerNobel prize-winning economist Richard Thaler recently weighted in on bitcoin and the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Speaking to Portuguese publication ECO, Thaler stated that after taking a close look at the markets, cryptocurrencies are what “most looks like a bubble.” Despite his analysis, […]

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24 January 2018

Headlines BTC Price Tech Analysis for 01/24/18 – Reversal Candlesticks at 100SMABitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is still treading carefully above the ascending trend line on the daily time frame. A bounce might be due as a doji has formed at the 100 SMA dynamic support on this chart. The next candle would need […]

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23 January 2018

Headlines Rapper 50 Cent Earned Millions By Accepting Bitcoin EarlyWhen listing the early adopters of Bitcoin, be sure to include rap superstar 50 Cent. The rapper accepted Bitcoin as payment for his album “Animal Ambition” back in 2014. By doing so, he earned about 700 Bitcoin, according to TMZ. Today, that’s worth at least $7 million […]

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22 January 2018

Headlines Emptied IOTA Wallets: Hackers Steal Millions Using Malicious Seed GeneratorsThe IOTA community has recently been hit with a bit of drama, as some individuals have been left with their wallets drained due to malicious websites providing users with a new wallet seed. Just two days ago, many users reported having their funds (an estimated […]

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21 January 2018

Headlines Contortions for Compliance: Life Under New York’s BitLicenseNew York passed the BitLicense in a vacuum. Now state and federal laws are catching up, often with poor coordination, causing a compliance nightmare. India’s Tax Authority Continues to Hound Bitcoin InvestorsGovernments all over the world are seemingly cracking down on cryptocurrency activity. In India, things are […]

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20 January 2018

Headlines Battle-Testing Lightning: Schools Start Contest to Secure Bitcoin’s Layer 2Organizers hope a new competition will spur security advances for Lightning, but also steer bitcoin debates in more constructive directions. ‘Bitcoin Bank’ Denies Policy Change on International Cryptocurrency Wire TransfersMetropolitan Commercial Bank denied reports that it has altered its policies to halt international cryptocurrency-related wire […]

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19 January 2018

Headlines Report: India’s Government Sends Tax Notices to Cryptocurrency TradersIndia has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of cryptocurrency owners within its borders. Petro Discount: Venezuela is Luring Qatar to Invest in State CryptocurrencyA delegation of officials from Venezuela’s government is reportedly pitching the country’s upcoming cryptocurrency petro in Qatar in an attempt to […]

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18 January 2018

Headlines Enterprise Blockchain Is Ready to Go Live in 20182018 will be the year enterprise blockchain goes live and businesses can move from experimenting to production, says Oracle’s Mark Rakhmilevich. 3 (Possible) Reasons the Crypto Markets Tanked This WeekWhat do you get when you mix regulatory threats, an immature market infrastructure and an influx of […]

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17 January 2018

Headlines BitConnect Investors Left in the Lurch as Token’s Price Drops 90%Numerous users complained on social media they couldn’t cash out their BCC tokens on BitConnect’s site following the shutdown of its lending platform. BitConnect Shuts Cryptocurrency Exchange Citing Bad Press, DDoS Attacks, Regulator ScrutinyThe operator of BitConnect, a cryptocurrency that has long courted controversy, […]

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16 January 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Analysis 01/16/2018 Complex Head & Shoulders Ready BreakBitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is back to testing the support of its descending triangle pattern, which also happens to be the neckline of a complex head and shoulders formation. A break below this $13,000 area could lead to a drop of around $6,000 […]

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15 January 2018

Headlines $15K in Sight? Bitcoin Prices Gather Upside TractionHaving defended $13,000, bitcoin looks set to explore a move towards $15,000 levels in the next 24 hours. Korean Cryptocurrency Investors to See Fines for Private Trading AccountsKorean cryptocurrency investors and adopters who refuse to include their real names into their anonymous virtual trading accounts will be […]

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14 January 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD To Recover above $15,000Key Points Bitcoin price traded lower this past week and tested the $12,600 support against the US Dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $13,800 on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The price has […]

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13 January 2018

Headlines What the Data Tells Us About Bitcoin in 2017Statistics show bitcoin is at the forefront of an increasingly complex ecosystem that continues to grow in a variety of ways. And it refuses to die. Binance: From ICO to the World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange in Six MonthsA year ago, no one had heard of Binance. […]

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12 January 2018

Headlines EOS Price Spikes 40% as South Korea Cryptocurrency Market Recovers From FUDEOS has surpassed $9 billion in market valuation for the first time in history, recording a daily gain of over 40 percent as the South Korea cryptocurrency exchange market recovered from the trading ban FUD. EOS Popular in South Korea Over the past […]

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11 January 2018

Headlines US Marshals Service Will Auction off 3,800 Bitcoins, Worth $54 MillionThe US Marshals Service is holding its first bitcoin auction in over a year.  The agency first held a series of auctions in 2014, selling Bitcoin forfeited by Ross Ulbricht in the United States clamp-down on the darkweb drug marketplace the Silk Road. In […]

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10 January 2018

Headlines ¥300 Million: Japan’s First Crypto Fund to Invest in Bitcoin, CryptocurrenciesJapanese financial information provider Fisco will launch a cryptocurrency fund worth over300 million yen ($2.66 million) to invest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies this month. Tokyo-based Fisco, a research and information prover covering stocks, foreign exchanges, bonds and commodities within and beyond Japan, is […]

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9 January 2018

Headlines Ethereum Price Highs Overshadow New Wave of Tech IssuesWith ether price reaching all-time-highs, fundamental issues that relate to the most basic operation of ethereum’s blockchain are popping up. Jamie Dimon Regrets Calling Bitcoin a FraudJPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon now reportedly regrets calling bitcoin a “fraud,” though he is still not a fan of […]

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8 January 2018

Headlines Microsoft No Longer Accepts Bitcoin, Customer Support ConfirmsOn the r/Bitcoin subreddit, it’s all about Microsoft and Bitcoin, as the tech giant seemingly stopped accepting the flagship cryptocurrency, according to various top threads. One points to Microsoft following Steam’s footsteps in no longer accepting Bitcoin. The rumor stems from a Bleeping Computer article that claims […]

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7 January 2018

Headlines A Legal Renaissance, Blockchain StyleLast year, lawyers and law firms finally got over themselves and worked together in the blockchain space. In 2018, such teamwork will be critical. On the Verge of a Crypto Controversy: John McAfee, Twitter Hacks, and a Mess of QuestionsCybersecurity forefather John McAfee is ringing in the New Year on […]

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6 January 2018

Headlines (+) Week in Review: Altcoins, Stocks and Gold Shine as 2018 Underway Bitcoin Atom Wants to Make Cryptocurrency TransfersSatoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin white paper envisioned the use of an electronic money that would be “purely peer-to-peer.” This means no third parties would be involved in any way–online payments would go directly from one party to […]

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5 January 2018

Headlines Binance Shuts the Door on new Account RegistrationsThe year 2017 has been incredibly positive for most cryptocurrency exchanges. All platforms saw their user base grow, which is always a positive outcome. At the same time, it also means these companies need to start upgrading their infrastructure sooner or later. Otherwise, they will suffer from […]

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4 January 2018

Headlines $100 Billion Controversy: XRP’s Surge Raises Hard Questions for RippleRipple has a complicated relationship with its native cryptocurrency XRP, one that critics contend many recent buyers of the token may not understand. China’s Biggest Newspaper Calls Bitcoin a BubbleThe People’s Daily seemingly summarizes China’s bitcoin aversion Bitcoin Analysis January 5, 2018BTC/USD Bitcoin drifted a […]

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3 January 2018

Headlines E-Trade Financial Launches CME Bitcoin Futures TradingE-Trade Financial Corporation opened trading in bitcoin futures from CME Group Tuesday evening. Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On TonightSo that’s another day complete in our bitcoin price trading efforts and it’s time to take a look at how things played out during the session and what we […]

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2 January 2018

Headlines Cryptocurrency Use in Illicit Activity ‘Small’ Compared to USD Volume: US Treasury OfficialIn December, the U.S. Senate Judiciary held a full panel hearing focusing on a bill designed to modernise anti-money laundering (AML) laws, which included looking at the role that digital currencies play. The hearing on Bill S1241: Modernizing AML Laws to Combat Money […]

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1 January 2018

Headlines (+) Stellar Lumens Skyrockets on New Year’s Day Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Bullishly Says Bitcoin “Is Here to Stay”Businessman and reality star Tilman Fertitta sees bitcoin in the future, although the lack of insurance is a problem. Schwab Strategist Dismisses Bitcoin Comparisons to Dot-Com and Housing BubblesJeffrey Kleintop, Charles Schwab’s chief investment strategist, told Business […]

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