28 February 2018

Headlines CFTC Gives Green Light for Employees to Trade CryptocurrenciesThe U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has given its staff permission to invest in cryptocurrencies, according to a report. CFTC Gives Employees Green Light to Trade CryptocurrenciesThe US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has given its employees the green light to trade cryptocurrencies, a decision that […]

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27 February 2018

Headlines Steve Wozniak: “I Had Bitcoins Stolen From Me Through Fraud.”Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told the Economic Times’ Global Business Summit that he had seven Bitcoin stolen from him through credit card fraud. The 67-year-old recounted the incident to a packed room at the event in New Delhi on Saturday 24 February. Bitcoin’s Purity Appealed […]

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26 February 2018

Headlines EU Official Floats New Rules for Crypto AssetsEC vice president Valdis Dombrovskis recommended warning consumers looking into how regulations apply to cryptocurrencies after a roundtable. 11 Year-Old Andrew Courey Publishes Bitcoin Guide11-year old Andrew Courey, son of Matrix Capital Management founder Jeff Courey, is surprisingly the author of a self-published guide about Bitcoin. “Early Bird […]

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25 February 2018

Headlines An Interview with a Crypto-ATM Operator: Bringing Bitcoin ATMs to Every CornerChicago, IL – CCN correspondent Eric Eissler had a chance to sit down with Chief Operating Officer Benjamin Weiss of CoinFlip at its Chicago headquarters to learn about the company, the ATMs, and the general outlook on cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency ATMs: A Brief History In […]

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24 February 2018

Headlines The Public Will Decide Cryptocurrencies’ Future: Malaysia’s Central BankThe head of Malaysia’s central bank has firmly stated that the fate of cryptocurrencies in the country depends on the public adopting them, adding it would neither ban nor recognize cryptocurrency. Speaking at the 40th-anniversary dinner of the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia this […]

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23 February 2018

Headlines GDAX Announce Full SegWit Support, Network Fees Continue to FallGDAX, the trading arm of cryptocurrency brokerage Coinbase, announced today that they will implement full SegWit support for Bitcoin transactions in the coming days. The protocol upgrade aims to make transactions quicker and cheaper for users of BTC. GDAX Joins Coinbase and Bitfinex GDAX are […]

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22 February 2018

Headlines Shuttered Exchange BitFunder Founder Charged With Fraud, PerjuryThe US securities regulator has charged the now-shuttered BitFunder with attempting to hide information about a major hack. Meanwhile, the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York simultaneously charged BitFunder founder,  37-year old Jon E. Montroll of Texas who also ran digital wallet service WeExchange […]

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21 February 2018

Headlines Jaw-dropping Yachts for Sale for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and TronMore big-ticket items are being added to the list of luxury goods like Lambos buyers can purchase with their cryptocurrency. Denison Yachting has announced it will accept Bitcoin for its Hatteras, Beneteau and Fountaine Pajot. “Accepting Bitcoin isn’t a marketing gimmick. Our team works […]

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20 February 2018

Headlines (+) The Lamen’s Story Behind QTUM Bitcoin Core Wallet Introduces Full SegWit SupportSegWit was introduced in August of last year through BIP 141 (Bitcoin Improvement Proposal) and promised to bring noticeable efficiency changes to the Bitcoin network. However, whilst celebratory parties were held around the globe, many in the Bitcoin world were slow to adopt […]

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19 February 2018

Headlines $850 Million Raised in ICO So Far, Says TelegramMessaging app provider Telegram has raised an initial $850 million in its controversial initial coin offering (ICO), according to a public document. Israel Outlines Tax Guidelines for Digital CurrenciesThe Israeli Tax Authority has issued a circular outlining its position on Bitcoin and other digital currencies. The agency […]

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18 February 2018

Headlines Doge Is Helping Ethereum Solve Its Biggest IssueYears after it was written off as a joke, dogecoin continues to prove useful, this time factoring into a major ethereum test. Can Blockchain Technology Survive Without Cryptocurrencies?The recent fluctuations in Bitcoin and altcoin prices has resuscitated the debate on cryptocurrencies functioning as a true store of […]

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17 February 2018

Headlines ABN AMRO Launches Blockchain Bank Accounts to Kill Escrow AccountsDutch ‘big four’ bank ABN AMRO has launched a new service wherein bank accounts are issued to individual clients via the blockchain, as alternatives to escrow accounts. ABN AMRO is shifting gears in its blockchain endeavor. The Amsterdam-based banking giant has announced a new service […]

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16 February 2018

Headlines ‘Crypto Genius’ James Altucher Seeks $280 Million Valuation for Blockchain Startup Bitzumi“Crypto genius” James Altucher is back, and he’s got big plans. Altucher, the so-called “face of Bitcoin,” and his company, Bitzumi, are seeking to raise $10 million to launch a full-service blockchain startup that will, among other things, feature a cryptocurrency exchange. That […]

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15 February 2018

Headlines Coinbase Users Cry Foul Over Unexpected Bank ChargesA number of Coinbase users report unauthorized charges to their bank accounts, in some cases draining funds and leaving them with overdraft fees. Report: Litecoin Gains Popularity on the Dark WebLitecoin, according to a new report published by Recorded Future, is now the second most popular cryptocurrency […]

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14 February 2018

Headlines DC Blockchain Hearing Sees Call for Congressional CommissionThe House Committee on Science, Space and Technology seemed excited about blockchain’s applications after Wednesday’s hearing. South Korea Govt Eyes its Own ‘BitLicense’ for Cryptocurrency ExchangesSouth Korea’s government is considering a cryptocurrency exchange approval system similar to the state regulations in New York State, signaling a new […]

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13 February 2018

Headlines Telegram Founder: Crypto Mining Malware Attack Isn’t Due to App FlawA cybersecurity firm says Telegram has been exploited for crypto mining by hackers, but the messaging app’s founder says it is not to blame. BitConnect Again? DavorCoin Price Dives After Lending Site ShutdownThe price of Davorcoin has fallen from over $170 to below $0.10 […]

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12 February 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On This MorningIt’s Monday morning and it’s time to take a look at action in the bitcoin price over the weekend in an attempt to figure out how we can employ what we’ve seen to try and draw a profit from the market going forward. As many reading will […]

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11 February 2018

Headlines Colored Bitcoin Exchange Coinprism is Shutting DownUsers on the Coinprism platform have until March 31 to withdraw funds and redirect them to another wallet or export private keys. Dublin-based Coinprism, a wallet service founded in 2014 as an early blockchain startup, is closing down, according to an alert on the company’s website. Both the Coinprism […]

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10 February 2018

Headlines Reddit Strikes Again:Female Bitcoin App Developer Gets TerrorizedThe Internet can be a very hostile place first and foremost. Especially where social media is concerned, conversations can turn extremely vile in the blink of an eye. Reddit, the so-called frontage of the Internet, is also a cesspool in some regards. A female teenager got verbally […]

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9 February 2018

Headlines Hacked Japanese Exchange Coincheck to Resume Yen Withdrawals on TuesdayJapanese exchange Coincheck has announced it will re-enable customers to withdraw their fiat yen deposits next week. In an announcement today, the embattled exchange confirmed it will remove the temporary suspension of Japanese Yen (JPY) withdrawals from customers’ accounts at the exchange. The suspension was […]

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8 February 2018

Headlines Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Talks XRP and is ‘Long’ BitcoinThere are few people who can generate the amount of excitement among the cryptocurrency community as Ripple chief Brad Garlinghouse. In front of a packed house at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit for Crypto in New York on Wednesday, Garlinghouse spoke with his former […]

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7 February 2018

Headlines Wozniak Sells His BTC Holdings, Remains a Keen Supporter of the CryptoSpeaking at the Nordic Business Forum in Sweden, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak admitted he has sold off almost all of his Bitcoin holdings — keeping some to “experiment” with. Despite this, he’s still a keen supporter, maintaining the that the cryptocurrency is superior […]

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6 February 2018

Headlines Sanctions Showdown Looms for US and CryptocurrencyIf OFAC turns its eye toward cryptocurrencies, it could be only a matter of time before it makes an example of one or more entities to send a message. Bitcoin’s Volatility Triggers More Regulatory Attempts in the USThe US Senate shows a great interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies […]

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5 February 2018

Headlines Enterprise Blockchain May Be Ready for Its BreakoutThis detailed analysis of enterprise blockchain reveals a number of reason why enterprise blockchain may be on the verge of its mainstream moment. Bitcoin’s Price Dips Below $7K As Crypto Selloff ContinuesBitcoin prices dropped below $7,00 for the first time since mid-November on Monday. Report: China Cutting […]

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4 February 2018

Headlines Enron 2.0: How Cryptocurrency Could Lead to Another MeltdownCryptocurrencies have changed the way we view economics. Cryptocurrency entrepreneurs have found ways to tokenize everything from time to real estate. What struck my attention most, though is the tokenization of power. Commoditizing power is nothing new. The idea has been around as long as electricity itself […]

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3 February 2018

Headlines Crypto Rich and Paranoid: Threats Prompt Radical Security in Bitcoin LandCryptocurrency users who got rich in the run-up are now targets for robbers and kidnappers, not just hackers. That’s prompting a security overhaul. Litecoin to Complement Bitcoin as Payments Currency: Founder Charlie LeeCryptocurrency-fueled scams seem to keep Litecoin founder Charlie Lee up at night, […]

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2 February 2018

Headlines US Commodities Regulator Beefs Up Bitcoin Futures ReviewThe Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a new checklist as part of the “heightened review process” it’s developing for virtual currencies. Mnuchin Calls for Crypto Regulatory Talk At G20 SummitU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has indicated he is planning to raise the subject of cryptocurrency regulation […]

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1 February 2018

Headlines Zcash Price Could Hit $60,000 by 2025, Predicts Grayscale AnalystAn analyst at the investment firm behind the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTC: GBTC) predicted that the Zcash price could reach $60,000 by 2025 if investors begin to use it in place of traditional offshore banking services. Last week, Grayscale Investments published the investment thesis for […]

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