31 March 2018

Headlines End of Month Roundup: Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers in MarchTop performing cryptocurrencies in March were Tron and Binance Coin. The biggest losers were Neo, Ethereum and Cardano.  Another month has passed in crypto land and it is time to review the winners and losers over the past 31 days. March has been a pretty […]

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30 March 2018

Headlines AirAsia Planning Cryptocurrency-Based Rewards ProgramThe Malaysian discount airline plans to use its proprietary BigCoin token to facilitate transactions and act as a frequent-flyer rewards program. Can Ethereum Overtake Bitcoin?Remember all that talk about a “flippening” last year? For a few months, if you scrolled down r/Ethereum or even it’s meme-intensive sibling r/ETHTrader, it seemed […]

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29 March 2018

Headlines Cryptos on the Brink: Ethereum, Ripple Prices Plunge as Coins Post 2018 LowsThe cryptocurrency markets continued to sour on Thursday, as the first quarter’s bearish wave continued to reverberate throughout the nascent industry. A variety of altcoins sunk to year-to-date lows and large-cap coins like Ethereum and Ripple were not immune from the bloodbath. […]

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28 March 2018

Headlines Crypto Job Interest Waned with Price Decline, Says IndeedData from Indeed.com suggests that jobseekers’ interest in cryptocurrency-related jobs dropped alongside declines in prices. Cryptocurrency Market Retreats Under $300 Billion as Bitcoin and Ethereum DeclineOver the past week, the cryptocurrency market and bitcoin have consistently been volatile in the $300 billion region, moving up and […]

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27 March 2018

Headlines Coinbase in Talks to Acquire Earn.com, Its Biggest Acquisition Ever: ReportCryptocurrency brokerage Coinbase is preparing to make the largest acquisition in its nearly seven-year history, sources close to the situation say. Citing people “directly involved with the discussions,” CoinDesk reports that Coinbase is in talks to acquire Earn.com, a platform that allows users to […]

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26 March 2018

Headlines HBO’s Silicon Valley Gives Nod to Bitcoin in Opening Title IntroIt’s about time the network gave bitcoin a cameo in its tech-fueled hit comedy series. Silicon Valley, which is a show that is roughly based on co-creator Mike Judge’s time in the Valley during the eighties, added the logo of US-bitcoin exchange Coinbase to […]

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25 March 2018

Headlines Cryptocurrency Market Takes a Minor Fall as Bitcoin and Ethereum Retreat 4%After recording a $20 billion increase in valuation, the cryptocurrency market has dropped in value, as major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum fell by more than 4 percent. No Big Factors Two days ago, many analysts within the cryptocurrency sector stated that a […]

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24 March 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Notches 6% Increase as Cryptocurrency Market Jumps $20 BillionOver the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market has gained $20 billion, as major cryptocurrencies bitcoin and Ethereum recorded solid gains. Bitcoin increased by more than 6 percent, while Ethereum, EOS, Litecoin, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash rose by around 4 percent. Volumes are Back […]

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23 March 2018

Headlines Steve Seagal-Backed ‘Bitcoiin’ ICO Hit with Regulator WarningThe Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is warning the states residents about the Steven Seagal-backed “Bitcoiin” project. Binance CEO Reassures Crypto Traders, No Conflict With Japanese RegulatorsBinance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao has taken to Twitter to express his disappointment to what he called “irresponsible journalism” and […]

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22 March 2018

Headlines Zcash’s Coming Hard Fork Could Pave the Way for MoreZcash’s first hard fork is coming up, and devs expect it to activate without a hitch, preparing zcash for bigger, better upgrades in the future. Pullback Ahead? Bitcoin Hits Stiff Resistance at $9KThe bulls’ failure to beat resistance around $9,000 in a convincing manner has […]

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21 March 2018

Headlines New York Bitcoin Miners Charged Higher Electricity RatesThe New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has ruled that upstate power companies can charge bitcoin miners higher electricity rates who may be trying to take advantage of the state’s cheap electricity supply. Power Up Last week, it was reported that Plattsburgh city in upstate New York […]

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20 March 2018

Headlines Russian Government Resolves Disagreement on Draft Crypto LawThe Bank of Russia and the country’s Finance Ministry have reportedly resolved a disagreement over the specifics of a proposed cryptocurrency law. Report: Russians Helped Venezuela Launch the PetroTime Magazine reported Tuesday that the Russian government helped Venezuela develop the petro cryptocurrency with the support of Vladimir […]

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19 March 2018

Headlines Financial Analyst: Bitcoin Mid-Term Target at $28,000 Still in PlayThe Bitcoin price is on everybody’s mind as of right now. With the current trend remaining bearish, the outlook is not all that positive. If Ronnie Moas is to be believed, however, things will turn out just fine. His $28,000 target by mid-2018 still holds […]

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18 March 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Continues to Fall to $7,600 Despite Technological ImprovementsThings are evolving in an interesting direction where Bitcoin is concerned. Even though the price is declining rapidly, there are positive changes on the horizon.It is always important to put things into the right perspective. An Intriguing Year for Bitcoin It has been a  wild rollercoaster […]

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17 March 2018

Headlines Big Four Giant PwC Announces Blockchain Auditing ServicePrice Waterhouse Cooper LLP, a Big Four accounting firm that has supported various blockchain projects, has announced a blockchain audit service that it claims will encourage people to use the still new technology, according to The Wall Street Journal. PwC was expected to present the new service […]

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16 March 2018

Headlines If Crypto Exchanges and ICO Teams Only Had a Brain…Like a “Wizard of Oz” character, the digital asset industry has all it needs to succeed. Just be transparent, act responsibly, and stand accountable. Bearish Analysts Expect a Bitcoin Price Drop to $2,800Depending on whom you pose the question to, Bitcoin will either rebound or […]

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15 March 2018

Headlines Lightning Labs Launches Beta With Twitter CEO BackingBig investors are lining up to back the startup behind the most advanced implementation of bitcoin’s in-development Lightning Network. Velvet Forks: Crypto Updates Without the Controversy?You’ve probably heard of “forks,” a way of making changes to cryptocurrencies. Now researchers are realizing there’s a new kind. Bitcoin Price […]

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14 March 2018

Headlines Australia Warns of Fake ‘Tax Collectors’ Demanding BitcoinThe Australian Taxation Office issued a warning Monday alerting residents not to send cryptocurrencies to scammers claiming to be tax collectors. Coinbase Receives E-Money License from UK RegulatorCoinbase has announced it has been granted an e-money license from the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority. Florida State Employee Arrested […]

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13 March 2018

Headlines $270,000: Brazil’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Foxbit Down for 72 Hours, 30 BTC missingFoxbit, Brazil’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has been down for over 72 hours, reportedly because of a bug that allowed its users to withdraw their bitcoin balances twice. The problem saw the company lose a total of 30 Bitcoins, at press time worth […]

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12 March 2018

Headlines Thailand Law to Regulate [Legalize] Cryptocurrency, ICO Markets Coming in AprilThe governor of Thailand’s central bank has confirmed an upcoming law to ‘comprehensively regulate’ cryptocurrency as a former Thai finance minister throws his support behind the idea. Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santiprabhob has revealed details of a meeting between the country’s deputy prime […]

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11 March 2018

Headlines IOTA Cofounder is Optimistic for the Cryptocurrency’s Future Amid Global ExpansionWith bitcoin, ethereum and other big name digital currencies regularly making the news for their role in controversies and developments, it is often easy to overlook the rest of the cryptocurrency market, even those rising in prominence like as IOTA. With a market cap […]

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10 March 2018

Headlines Looking Beyond the Bitcoin Price Dip: Solid Technical Improvements AheadIn the cryptocurrency world, negative trends tend to skew people’s perception. More specifically, everyone is focused on the current Bitcoin price dip. It makes them lose track of the bigger picture, which still paints a very promising future for the world’s leading cryptocurrency. A lot […]

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9 March 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Dropped 20% But Wasn’t Week’s Big Crypto Price LoserHow bad were the crypto markets this week? Bitcoin lost nearly one-quarter of its value and it still wasn’t the week’s big loser. Progress Slows On Once-Hot Ethereum Privacy ProjectsThe promise of private ethereum smart contracts remains undiminished, though a conference this week showcased that […]

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8 March 2018

Headlines Circle’s Coinbase-Like Cryptocurrency Investing App Enters Closed BetaFintech startup Circle’s Coinbase-like cryptocurrency investing app “Circle Invest” has entered a closed beta. It’s not clear exactly when the Circle Invest beta opened, but users began reporting that they had received invitations on March 6. I received my invitation the next day, at which time Google […]

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7 March 2018

Headlines Venezuelan Lawmakers Declare Petro Crypto IllegalA lawmaking body in Venezuela is moving to denounce the country’s forthcoming petro cryptocurrency, spearheaded by President Nicholas Maduro. Snowden Supporter Gets Wish Fulfilled and ArrestedBack in 2015, an Oregon man goaded the Federal Government to come and arrest him over a donation made to Edward Snowden’s Legal Defense […]

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6 March 2018

Headlines North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share SaleNorth Carolina deems passive mining pool “shares” are unregistered securities. Japanese Banking Giant SBI Invests in Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet MakerIn its ever-expanding foray into the cryptocurrency sector, Japanese financial group SBI has now invested in a Taiwan-based cryptocurrency hardware wallet developer. SBI Holdings, the financial […]

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5 March 2018

Headlines Bank of England Says Cryptocurrencies Will Fall, With False ClaimsBank of England Governor and consistent critic of cryptocurrency Mark Carney once again called for regulatory oversight of the market in a speech at Bloomberg’s European headquarters in London on Friday. Carney Calls for More Regulation Carney who is also head of the Financial Stability Board added […]

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4 March 2018

Headlines Narrowing the Blockchain Gender GapBig surprise, women are underrepresented among blockchain startups. It’s a trend that’s pervasive throughout technology and Silicon Valley in particular. But blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies, has the potential to be better, considering its mission is one tied to decentralization and a level playing field for all. In some ways, […]

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3 March 2018

Headlines Upstart MMA Promotion Primal FC Wants to Pay Fighters in BitcoinUpstart MMA promotion Primal FC has a plan to set itself apart from industry heavyweights UFC and Bellator, and it involves Bitcoin. The Phuket, Thailand-based promotion held its inaugural event, Dark Moon Rising, in 2017 and is preparing to begin adding sponsors for its […]

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2 March 2018

Headlines ATM Giant Cardtronics Cites Crypto As Business RiskATM provider Cardtronics noted in its most recent 10-K filing that cryptocurrencies could have an impact on its business. South Korean Bank Trials Ripple for Overseas RemittancesSouth Korea’s Wooribank has reportedly completed an overseas remittance test using Ripple’s DLT solution. Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges Halve Bitcoin Withdrawal Fees […]

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1 March 2018

Headlines $1 Trillion Investment Group Eyes Up CryptocurrencyAn investment group with over $1 trillion under management have declared their interest in the cryptocurrency space. Wellington Management Co. stated in their February report that they were looking at companies connected with the emerging industry surrounding digital coins. For now, however, they’re exercising caution in their consideration […]

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