Bitcoin and Blockchain Roundup for January 12, 2018

Bitcoin and Blockchain News Roundup For The Day

News on Bitcoin and Blockchain found around the web, curated for you from various sources. Happy reading!


Bitcoin & Blockchain News

  • Bitcoin: The Big Short Is Already Here And It Could Get Far Worse
    on 2018-01-12 at 06:33While some retail investors are taking out mortgages to buy Bitcoin many institutional market participants are stacking up massive bets against the digital asset. Traditionally this trading dynamic doesn’t work out so well for the little guys. Bitcoin’s crashing market share, and its continued functionality … […]

  • Bitcoin gold btg
    on 2018-01-12 at 06:17U. BTG/USD might decline further towards the next important support at $250. Bitcoin gold price analysis — and the fork explained: How to get bitcoin gold, the DDoS attack, what is “the hard fork countdown,” and everything else to know about The first larger crypto currency exchange to enable support … […]

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  • Is Bitcoin’s Value Due to Social Status it Brings?
    on 2018-01-12 at 04:41In a strange, yet practical comparison, Bernstein compares Bitcoin to E.Jiao – traditional Chinese medicine derived from donkey skin. In 2016, China produced 5,000 tons of E.Jiao, which required 2.5 mln donkey skins. This has lead to a scarcity of donkey skins and cheap imitations coming to the market. […]

Coin Journal

  • South Korean Police Did Not Raid Cryptocurrency Exchanges, FUD Triggers Market
    by Joseph Young on 2018-01-12 at 14:22This week, several Western mainstream media outlets have falsely reported that South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges were “raided” by local police and authorities. More inaccurate reports regarding the current state of the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market led the entire cryptocurrency market to decline in value, demonstrating a similar effect to that of the various […]

  • China’s Search Engine Giant Baidu Launches Blockchain Open Platform
    by Diana Ngo on 2018-01-12 at 12:47Baidu, China’s search engine giant, has launched its very own blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) offering. The new open platform intends to provide the “most user-friendly blockchain tool” to businesses. According to the dedicated webpage, Baidu Trust is “a self-developed project based on blockchain technology.” The platform allows “safe, efficient and low cost […]

  • Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?
    by Diana Ngo on 2018-01-11 at 19:23Cryptocurrencies had an incredible year in 2017: Bitcoin jumped more than 1,300%, Ethereum rallied 8,600%, and the overall cryptocurrency market rose to nearly US$650 billion by the end of the year, an astronomical 3,720% increase compared with January’s “tiny” US$17 billion market capitalization. 2017 was the year that smaller, lesser known altcoins such Ripple, Stellar […]

  • Kodak Stock Jumps 125% on ‘KodakCoin’ Cryptocurrency, ICO News
    by Diana Ngo on 2018-01-10 at 09:42Shares of Eastman Kodak Company jumped 125% following news that the former camera and film giant was venturing into the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Kodak and strategic partner WENN Digital announced on Tuesday that they were developing a blockchain-based called KodakOne for image rights management and its cryptocurrency called KodakCoin. A token sale is scheduled […] This post […]

  • South Korean Investor Brags About $24 Million Bitcoin Profit, Government Now Chasing Taxes
    by Joseph Young on 2018-01-09 at 13:12On January 9, MoneyToday, one of the most widely read finance and business news publications in South Korea, reported that a South Korean investor has made a $22 million profit off a $90 investment in bitcoin he likely made in 2011. For a $90 investment to turn into $22 million, the initial investment needs to […] This post South Korean Investor Brags About $24 Million Bitcoin Profit, […]

Coin Desk

Bitcoin Warrior

  • Russian Billionaire Sues Trump Adviser Paul Manafort
    by Mark Norton on 2018-01-12 at 08:53A billionaire Russian businessman with ties to the Kremlin filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against President Donald Trump’s campaign manager, who’s already under indictment in the Trump-Russia probe, according to reports. The suit was filed by Surf Horizon, a firm owned by Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, in New York State court. It alleges Trump campaign [… […]

  • Revenge Porn Site Users Connected To Government IP Addresses: Report
    by Mark Norton on 2018-01-12 at 07:57An investigation by the Daily Beast Thursday revealed that several users of revenge porn site Anon-IB are connecting to the site from government internet networks, including the Senate, Navy and Executive Branch. Revenge porn is non-consensual sharing of nude photographs of a person, often to intimidate or hurt them, and commonly done without their knowledge. [… […]

  • Former CIA Officer: Trump Intensified War on Whistle-Blowers, Wants Assange’s Head on A Platter
    by Mark Norton on 2018-01-12 at 07:52TEHRAN (FNA)- John Kiriakou said US President Donald Trump has not only continued his predecessor’s crackdown on whistleblowers, but ramped up the effort, adding that Julian Assange should sit tight unless he wants to end up in a US jail. Kiriakou, a former CIA analyst turned whistleblower, told RT the UK government has likely been [… […]

  • Britain Rejects Assange’s Bid For Diplomatic Status
    by Mark Norton on 2018-01-12 at 06:52Britain has rejected a request from Ecuador to grant diplomatic status to Julian Assange, arguing that the WikiLeaks founder must “face justice.” Assange faces arrest for breaking his bail conditions if he leaves Ecuador’s London embassy, where he was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sexual assault allegations, which he has [… […]

  • Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
    by Mark Norton on 2018-01-12 at 05:52Ecuador has confirmed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has become a citizen of the country. It’s foreign minister said she was seeking a “dignified” solution to his situation with Britain, who earlier refused a request by Ecuador to give him diplomatic status. Assange has been holed up for more than five years in the Ecuadorean [… […]

NEWS BTC

  • Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis – BTG/USD Struggling Below $230
    by Aayush Jindal on 2018-01-12 at 08:00Key Points Bitcoin gold price declined recently and it traded as low as $199.83 against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance at $228 on the hourly chart of BTG/USD (data feed from Bitfinex). The pair is now in the bearish zone below $230 and the 100 hourly simple … Continue reading Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis – BTG/USD Struggling Below […]

  • Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Bearish Pressure Escalates
    by Aayush Jindal on 2018-01-12 at 06:30Key Highlights Ripple price remained in a bearish trend and it traded below the $1.60 support against the US Dollar. This week’s highlighted major bearish trend line with current resistance at $1.85 is preventing upsides on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The price remains at a risk of more … Continue reading Ripple Price Technical Analysis – […]

  • TIME TO BUY LUMENS
    by Dalmas Ngetich on 2018-01-12 at 06:05Thinking of break out trades? If so, it’s time to buy Lumens. Why? First, prices are reversing from key Fibonacci retracement levels and secondly, at the moment Lumens coin is hot property. As such, riding with positive vibes-or anti-FUD news is always a good move. Alternatively, if you are thinking of Monero buys, you should … Continue reading TIME TO BUY LUMENS The post TIME TO BUY […]

  • New Symmetry Cryptocurrency Fund Aims to Minimize Confusion Associated With Crypto Investment
    by Guest Author on 2018-01-12 at 05:07Symmetry Fund boasts a less risky and less confusing structure for a cryptocurrency fund, promising large returns on initial investments. […]

  • Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Testing Key Support
    by Aayush Jindal on 2018-01-12 at 05:00Key Highlights ETH price moved down recently and it broke the $1200 support against the US Dollar. There are bearish trend lines forming with resistance at $1170 and $1225 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). The pair remains under a bearish pressure below $1200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. … Continue reading Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – […]

Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network

  • The Crypto Show: Marco Peereboom Decred Addresses Bitcoin Drama Through Governance
    on 2018-01-11 at 18:30On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” we interview Marco Peereboom, CTO and Cofounder of the cryptocurrency “Decred.” Marco gives us a quick breakdown of just what Decred is and its features, and then he, Danny, and I discuss the many ways in which Decred is an improvement upon Bitcoin, in fact a “Bitcoin without the drama.”We discuss the lightning network, Segwit, the decred governance […]

  • #217 Andrew Trask: OpenMined – A Decentralised Artificial Intelligence Platform
    on 2018-01-11 at 10:49A significant part of the modern digital economy, is underpinned by machine learning models that are trained to perform tasks such as facial recognition, content curation, health diagnostics etc. Data to train machine learning models is the essential commodity of this century – a sentiment captured by epithets such as “”Data is the new oil””. Today’s dominant AI paradigm has companies focus their […]

  • The Crypto Show With Jonathan Mohan When To Fork The Pope
    on 2018-01-08 at 18:51On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” we talk with Jonathan Mohan about the subject matter of an article-in-progress that he is writing.Jonathan compares the crypto-world to Catholicism vs. denominationalism, about those who believe that Bitcoin and other cryptos should be run by a benevolent dictator and those who believe they should be decentralized. He asserts that differences and debates […]

  • The Crypto Show: Jun Dam & Breaking Ground In Mexico
    on 2018-01-05 at 03:02On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” we interview Jun Dam, founder and CEO of BitCash, host of the 100x Blockchain Investment Summit, and organizer of the upcoming World Crypto Economic Forum. We talk about Jun’s background that makes him well suited to be the organizer of such a conference, and then we discuss the unique format and topics that attendees can expect at the conference, […]

  • #216 Brian Platz & Flip Filipowski: FlureeDB – A Scalable Blockchain-Based Graph Database
    on 2018-01-03 at 18:37Blockchain technologies are changing the way we think about data archival and storage. For instance, most database systems can only capture the current state of a data set. This means we must rely on secondary backup systems to ensure historical data can remain accessible, a stark contrast from what the most basic of blockchains provide out of the box. Database systems that offer immutability and […]

Bitcoin Magazine

  • Bitcoin Price Analysis: Choppy Market Conditions Lead to Tests of Parabolic Resistance
    by Bitcoin Schmitcoin on 2018-01-10 at 22:48The bitcoin market has been getting chopped to pieces for weeks as the market has faked up, faked down, consolidated and routinely stopped out traders. Last week, we discussed a potential large move due to a consolidated symmetrical triangle. However, the breakout failed to garner any momentum and ultimately flopped as the move upward quickly died down and ultimately reversed.At the time of this […]

  • Telegram’s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Become TON Blockchain’s Killer App
    by Giulio Prisco on 2018-01-10 at 18:08In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to “sources familiar with the matter,” the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and privacy features, would launch its own blockchain platform and cryptocurrency.On January 8, 2018, TechCrunch reported that several unnamed sources had confirmed the news and quoted a secret […]

  • Kodak Gets in on the Blockchain and ICO Picture
    by Shawn Gordon on 2018-01-09 at 20:21Kodak, the iconic photography company first established in in the 1880s, has joined the blockchain and ICO age. Today, January 9, 2018, it announced a new blockchain-based platform with WENN Digital to empower and protect image makers, photographers and artists.The new platform, known as KodakOne, will enable users to register their work and license it with the platform. The image rights […]

  • How a Hackathon Birthed the CryptoKitties Origin Story
    by Rachel Wolfson on 2018-01-09 at 18:46“CryptoKitties,” the most popular game ever released on the Ethereum blockchain to date, became an instant success in December of 2017. About 180,000 people have already signed up for CryptoKitties since the cute creatures were introduced to the world just a few months ago. Over $20 million in ether has already been spent, and at least 10 kitties have sold for more than $100,000.Yet […]

  • UBI Blockchain Is the Latest in Series of SEC Cryptocurrency Crackdown Targets
    by Shawn Gordon on 2018-01-09 at 18:35In a story that is getting all too familiar recently, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) halted trading on yet another blockchain-related company stock, UBI Blockchain. The SEC explained:”The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of UBIA because of (i) questions regarding the accuracy of assertions, since at least September 2017, by UBIA in filings with the Commission […]

CoinTelegraph

The Merkle

  • Australian Taxation Office Wants to Curb Bitcoin-Related Tax Evasion
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-01-11 at 21:00People may have been using cryptocurrencies to evade taxes all over the world. Whether or not anyone will ever uncover evidence of people doing so remains subject to speculation. In Australia, the Australian Taxation Office wants to find out how people are using cryptocurrencies. A new task force has been created to investigate any reports of potential tax evasion using Bitcoin and similar […]

  • BitFury Group De-Anonymizes Over 15% of the Bitcoin Network With New Blockchain Analysis Tool
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-01-11 at 20:00The ability to analyze and link Bitcoin transactions is something many governments and regulators hope to do more of moving forward. A lot of officials still think Bitcoin is anonymous, even though that is far from the case. BitFury Group recently demonstrated their latest analysis tool by de-anonymizing several million Bitcoin transactions. It’s an interesting turn of […]

  • Kodak Wants Its Own Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Mining Operation
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-01-11 at 19:00Companies all over the world are suddenly looking to get involved with blockchain and cryptocurrency. This is an unexpected yet rather worrisome trend to contend with. When giants such as Kodak are suddenly planning to organize an ICO for their own cryptocurrency and set up a mining operation, you know the bubble is very real. Whether any of these ventures will be even remotely successful in […]

  • Microsoft’s Website Reinstates Bitcoin Payment Functionality
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-01-11 at 18:00It didn’t take Microsoft all that long to fully reinstate its Bitcoin payment option. A few days ago, the company announced it no longer considered BTC to be an active payment instrument. Customers could still fund their accounts with Bitcoin, but that was the only option available to them. In a new turn of events, the company has restored full Bitcoin payment functionality. […]

  • Tokenizing User Data on Social Media with Blockchain
    by Guest on 2018-01-11 at 17:30Twenty years ago, marketing and advertising were a sole industry that relied on a print type of content, banner ads and conventional TV commercials to market their products and services. At the time, the process worked because there were no viable competitors to disrupt the system. The Internet and the rise of social media changed an industry, persuading companies to relocate to the online realm […]

Bitcoinist

  • Over 100K South Koreans Petition To Stop Crypto Ban, Fire Ministers
    by Wilma Woo on 2018-01-12 at 08:30South Korea cryptocurrency users are voting en masse against the country’s prospective trading ban and demanding ministers resign. Ban Bitcoin? Fire The Government The results of two government surveys shows support exceeding 100,000 people for halting the restrictions on trading, while more than 30,000 want to see the justice minister and finance minister fired for “market […]

  • Overstock Glitch Mixes Up Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash
    by Patrick Smith on 2018-01-12 at 06:30Retailer Overstock experienced a glitch in their system that allowed customers to pay for goods using Bitcoin Cash rather than Bitcoin, which is valued at a fraction of what Bitcoin is.  Not Quite a Discount Online retailer Overstock is known for their many deals and sales, but a glitch on the company’s website allowed customers to get an unexpected bargain. Overstock’s website […]

  • Etherbanking – Changing Your Mind on Banking
    by Matthew Tompkins on 2018-01-12 at 02:30Etherbanking launched in August 2017 as the world’s first automated banking application with E-Smartcontract technology with an aim to “change your mind on banking.” Etherbanking has already emerged as a successful cryptocurrency lender, with the team garnering over 100,000 members in their first 3 months of operation. Their ICO launches on the 10th of January 2018, where they […]

  • Bitcoin is More Than Just an Investment Option for Iran
    by Nikita Blows on 2018-01-12 at 00:00Iran’s citizens are straining under the weight of aggressive financial sanctions as result of its nuclear initiatives. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin provide a circumvention solution. Even though Bitcoin continues its somewhat volatile price jumps, it is still a desirable asset for investors around the world. Since its phenomenal growth last year, people are buying and holding until it […]

Fintech Schweiz – Bitcoin & Blockchain

CoinPedia

  • Digital currencies could succeed in developing countries, says Goldman Sachs
    by Qadir AK on 2018-01-11 at 12:44Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could offer good alternatives to fiat in areas where fiat is inadequately supplied & there are problems of inflation with supply mismanagement of fiat. An example of these areas is sub-Sahara African countries. Bitcoin as Money However, Cryptocurrencies may not be as successful in areas like United States where the U.S. … Read Article Read More The […]

  • Dutch researchers mining cryptocurrencies with body heat
    by David on 2018-01-11 at 12:24The research team from the Institute of Human Obsolescence led by Manuel Beltrán is experimenting mining of cryptocurrencies using body energy & heat.   Cryptocurrencies mining The research team from the Institute of Human Obsolescence has designed a body suit that harvests body heat & converts it into suitable energy source, and that source is … Read Article Read […]

  • JP Morgan Chase chairman regrets saying “Bitcoin is a fraud”
    by David on 2018-01-11 at 11:33JP Morgan Chase chairman & CEO Jamie Dimon says he regrets making comments in September that Bitcoin was  “worse than tulip bulbs” and that cryptocurrency was a fraud. In an interview with Fox Business, Dimon clarified that blockchain is real and that “you can have cryptodollars in yen and stuff like that.” Further, while there … Read Article Read More […]

  • Comcast Ventures is speculating on blockchain technologies
    by Kerin on 2018-01-11 at 10:50Gil Beyda, Managing director of Comcast Ventures. The investment arm of the world’s largest media & telecom companies said, “In 2018 we’re doubling down on blockchain”. Beyda insists, for the venture capital arm of Comcast, an investment in blockchain is not opportunistic. he said, “In order to understand clearly, if the value of Bitcoin were … Read […]

  • Australian Tax Office Enforces Tax On Cryptocurrency
    by Elena R on 2018-01-11 at 10:14The government of Australia is focusing on crypto traders as it forms a taskforce to ensure tax compliance. By establishing taskforce the government can easily monitor cryptocurrency transactions, as per to the report of the Australian Financial Review. Australia is the latest country to initiate working on cryptocurrency trading for the goal of the tax. The … Read Article Read […]

  • Tronvoted for endorsement from China
    by Elena R on 2018-01-10 at 12:09Tron Labs announced on its official Medium page that a sibling social media company known as Peiwo APP which is the main associate of Tron Union- received official recognition from the government of China. What is Tron? It is a blockchain-based ecosystem for digital content. Users of the coin Tronix can easily publish, store, and … Read Article Read More The post Tronvoted for […]

The Distributed Ledger

  • Estonia Launches Green Energy Blockchain Project
    on 2018-01-11 at 23:05Elering AS an independent electricity and gas system operator in Estonia and WePower a blockchain based green energy trading platform that aims to drive global green energy adoption and promote sustainable living announced a joint pilot project to test […]

  • Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf and How Blockchains Will Change the Enterprise World
    on 2018-01-10 at 19:04The noise around blockchain technology is deafening and business leaders everywhere are trying to glean the technology s relevance to them Verticals such as finance supply chain and healthcare are obvious targets for distributed ledger technology DLT and […]

  • Written on the Ledger: How Blockchains Can Build Better Live Messaging Platforms
    on 2018-01-09 at 19:03Could blockchain technology drive the next round of innovation in live messaging platforms Several indicators suggest that it already is as companies in the instant messaging and communications business work to integrate distributed ledgers into their products Liv […]

  • Can Blockchains Ignite a New Health Information Narrative?
    on 2018-01-08 at 17:05The seamless flow of health information is often cited as a key factor in the effective engagement between patients and their health providers Unfortunately today s healthcare markets have lagged behind on this measure amid legacy IT systems that are slow archaic and […]

  • Blockchain Startups and Shifting Power in the Entertainment Industry
    on 2018-01-05 at 22:09Even as cryptocurrencies soar in value the undergirding blockchain technology just might be the most important outcome of the cryptocurrency mania sweeping the world The Brookings Institution 160 describes blockchains as novel and highly disruptive What s […]

CCN Bitcoin News

  • Korea’s Justice Ministry Softens Crypto Exchange Ban Proposal after Backlash
    by Samburaj Das on 2018-01-12 at 08:41The post Korea’s Justice Ministry Softens Crypto Exchange Ban Proposal after Backlash appeared first on CCN The South Korean Justice Ministry has backpedaled somewhat on its proposal to brazenly shut down all domestic cryptocurrency exchanges following a public statement by the country’s Presidential Office. Earlier today, South Korea’s Ministry of Justice organized a press […]

  • China’s Bitcoin Miners Begin Exodus amid Government Crackdown
    by Rahul Nambiampurath on 2018-01-12 at 07:17The post China’s Bitcoin Miners Begin Exodus amid Government Crackdown appeared first on CCN Some news reports have started to emerge indicating that China may discourage bitcoin mining operations in the country by curbing their access to electricity. The move, however, may not affect all miners as the People’s Bank of China has only laid down a plan affecting a small subset of all […]

  • John McAfee ‘Boggled’ at ‘Hubbub’ Over Admission to Paying for Hookers and Drugs Using Cryptocurrency
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-01-11 at 22:19The post John McAfee ‘Boggled’ at ‘Hubbub’ Over Admission to Paying for Hookers and Drugs Using Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN Cybersecurity pioneer John McAfee is no stranger to controversy. The eccentric computer programmer has attracted numerous headlines over the years for various reasons — most of which have nothing to do with antivirus software, his first […]

  • Bitcoin Can’t Be Valued: NYU’s ‘Dean of Valuation’
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-01-11 at 19:54The post Bitcoin Can’t Be Valued: NYU’s ‘Dean of Valuation’ appeared first on CCN New York University’s “Dean of Valuation” said that one cannot accurately value bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. ‘Dean of Valuation’ Says Bitcoin Can’t Be Valued Aswath Damodaran, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, made this claim in […]

  • Bitcoin Cash Price Makes Push for $3,000 as Wider Market Stumbles
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-01-11 at 18:39The post Bitcoin Cash Price Makes Push for $3,000 as Wider Market Stumbles appeared first on CCN The bitcoin cash price made a run at the $3,000 barrier in the face of a wider market downturn. Bitcoin Cash Price Makes Run at $3,000 Much like the older sibling it forked away from at the beginning of August, bitcoin cash has seen its market share drop during the early days of 2018. After … […]

CCN Litecoin News

  • Litecoin Price Jumps Nearly 30% as Founder Lee Remains Upbeat
    by Lester Coleman on 2018-01-06 at 17:28The post Litecoin Price Jumps Nearly 30% as Founder Lee Remains Upbeat appeared first on CCN Litecoin price posted one of the biggest gains today, jumping from $236.76 at the start of the day to a high of $305.66 around noon Saturday (UTC), marking a 29% gain, before sliding back to $290.08 at the time of this report. With a market valuation of $15.85 billion, Litecoin is the fifth largest […]

  • ‘Conflict of Interest’: Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee Sells His Entire LTC Balance
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2017-12-20 at 16:59The post ‘Conflict of Interest’: Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee Sells His Entire LTC Balance appeared first on CCN Litecoin creator Charlie Lee revealed on Wednesday that he had liquidated his entire LTC balance and donated it to the Litecoin Foundation, although that does not mean he is abandoning development of the fifth-largest cryptocurrency. Charlie Lee Sells Entire LTC Balance […]

  • ‘Sell It Here’: Mike Novogratz Bearish After Litecoin Price Surge
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2017-12-13 at 15:51The post ‘Sell It Here’: Mike Novogratz Bearish After Litecoin Price Surge appeared first on CCN Legendary trader and prominent bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz said that he does not believe that the litecoin price will sustain its dramatic early-week rally and he would “sell it here.” Speaking with CNBC, Novogratz — the founder of crypto hedge fund Galaxy Investment […]

  • Ethereum, Litecoin Prices Headline $20 Billion Altcoin Rally
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2017-12-12 at 14:24The post Ethereum, Litecoin Prices Headline $20 Billion Altcoin Rally appeared first on CCN The cryptocurrency markets achieved another comprehensive advance on Tuesday, but — breaking from recent norms — the bitcoin price was not leading the rally. That honor belonged to the ethereum price and litecoin price, each of whom surged to all-time highs and helped catalyze a record day for […]

  • Litecoin Price Spikes 82% in a Single Day to Hit $300, Surpasses IOTA
    by Joseph Young on 2017-12-12 at 12:39The post Litecoin Price Spikes 82% in a Single Day to Hit $300, Surpasses IOTA appeared first on CCN The Litecoin price has achieved $300, as it surpassed IOTA with a $15 billion market cap, to become the fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world behind Bitcoin Cash. Ari Paul, a prominent bitcoin analyst and the co-founder of Blocktower Capital, noted that the market cap of Litecoin has […]

CCN Ethereum News

  • Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $1,410, Market Shifts From Ripple to Ether
    by Joseph Young on 2018-01-10 at 07:15The post Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $1,410, Market Shifts From Ripple to Ether appeared first on CCN Ethereum (Ether) has solidified its position as the second most valuable cryptocurrency in the market as it overtook Ripple (XRP) by a staggering $60 billion within a five-day period. Ether Benefits From Ripple’s Downfall Since January 4, the market valuation of Ripple […]

  • Ethereum Alumni and Cardano Creator Predicts a Cryptocurrency Market Crash
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-01-09 at 15:32The post Ethereum Alumni and Cardano Creator Predicts a Cryptocurrency Market Crash appeared first on CCN The creator of cardano portends that the cryptocurrency markets will undergo a serious correction that will help weed out projects with poor fundamentals. The 2017 market run-up injected hundreds of billions of dollars worth of capital into the cryptocurrency ecosystem, but many industry […]

  • Ethereum Price Continues to Advance as Other Coins See CMC-Induced Correction
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-01-09 at 14:22The post Ethereum Price Continues to Advance as Other Coins See CMC-Induced Correction appeared first on CCN The ethereum price increased by six percent on Tuesday, surpassing the $1,200 barrier and raising its market share to nearly 16 percent. Meanwhile, other top cryptocurrencies saw their markets turn sour after a data point adjustment at market statistics website CoinMarketCap appears to […]

  • Ready to Rally? Ethereum Aside, All Major Cryptocurrencies Fall in Value
    by Joseph Young on 2018-01-09 at 11:23The post Ready to Rally? Ethereum Aside, All Major Cryptocurrencies Fall in Value appeared first on CCN Apart from Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, all major cryptocurrencies or the 10 most valuable digital assets in the global market have fallen in value. Tokens Adding Value to Ethereum, Justifiable Market Cap Over the past few months, since late 2017, many decentralized […]

  • Brazil Looks to Ethereum to Solve its Popular Petition Problem
    by Colin Harper on 2018-01-08 at 20:40The post Brazil Looks to Ethereum to Solve its Popular Petition Problem appeared first on CCN You’ve likely heard (or read online) impassioned treatises from enthusiasts about cryptocurrency’s disruptive potential, about the revolutionary implications it has to uproot outdated financial systems.  When you look at the rate of crypto’s public adoption–not to mention the […]

CCN Altcoin News

  • Cryptocurrency Market Begins Recovery after South Korea Trading Ban Fiasco
    by Joseph Young on 2018-01-11 at 10:40The post Cryptocurrency Market Begins Recovery after South Korea Trading Ban Fiasco appeared first on CCN The cryptocurrency market has begun to recover after the South Korean cryptocurrency trading ban controversy led the market valuation of cryptocurrencies to fall by more than $100 billion. Cryptocurrency Market Starting to Recover Almost immediately after the South Korea Ministry of Justice […]

  • Kodak’s Blockchain Moment Sees New Cryptocurrency for Photographers
    by Samburaj Das on 2018-01-10 at 20:00The post Kodak’s Blockchain Moment Sees New Cryptocurrency for Photographers appeared first on CCN Former film and camera heavyweight Kodak has announced the upcoming launch of its own cryptocurrency, dubbed KODAKCoin. An initial coin offering (ICO) is scheduled to open at the end of January. With an official announcement on Tuesday, US-based Eastman Kodak revealed that KODAKCoin will be […]

  • TRON Uses ‘Creative Marketing’ to Hype Baofeng Partnership
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-01-10 at 16:17The post TRON Uses ‘Creative Marketing’ to Hype Baofeng Partnership appeared first on CCN Some community members are crying foul after blockchain content distribution startup TRON exercised a bit of creative license to promote it partnership with Chinese company Baofeng. TRON Announces Partnership with Public Chinese Firm Baofeng On Wednesday, TRON founder Justin Sun announced that […]

  • Ripple Price Plunges 20% But Ethereum Continues to Rise in Shaky Market
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-01-10 at 14:21The post Ripple Price Plunges 20% But Ethereum Continues to Rise in Shaky Market appeared first on CCN The cryptocurrency markets made a bearish pivot on Wednesday, plunging nine of the 10 largest cryptocurrencies into negative territory. The ripple price bore the brunt of the blow and fell 20 percent to sink below the $2 mark, but the damage was not isolated to XRP. Ethereum, meanwhile, […]

  • State Cryptocurrency ‘Petro’ is Illegal, Declares Venezuela’s Congress
    by Samburaj Das on 2018-01-10 at 11:47The post State Cryptocurrency ‘Petro’ is Illegal, Declares Venezuela’s Congress appeared first on CCN Venezuela’s parliament, notably run by the opposition, has outlawed President Nicolas Maduro’s much-vaulted oil-backed national cryptocurrency, the petro. It was December when controversial Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro first unveiled plans for a […]

Cryptinfo

  • Bitcoin Steadies; Still Heads for Weekly Slump as Scrutiny Rises
    by admin on 2018-01-12 at 05:48Bitcoin steadied Friday after four days of losses for the largest cryptocurrency amid increasing scrutiny from regulators around the world with concerns ranging from investor losses to strains on power systems. Bitcoin was little changed on the day, at $13,467 as of 1:27 p.m. Hong Kong time, reversing an earlier decline. It was down as much […] The post Bitcoin Steadies; Still Heads […]

  • Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Trims Recent Gains
    by admin on 2018-01-12 at 04:13Key Points Bitcoin cash price after trading as high as $2948 started a new downside wave against the US Dollar. There was a break below a short-term bullish trend line with support at $2560 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken). The pair is now back in the bearish zone below $2600 […] The post Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Trims Recent Gains […]

  • Lesser Known Altcoins to Look into: Kodakcoin and Zcash
    by admin on 2018-01-12 at 02:46While all eyes are on major cryptocurrencies and those on the top 10 largest market cap list, let’s take a moment to introduce some lesser known altcoins and new ICOs. Today’s we’ll be looking at Zcash and KodakCoin. Zcash is a decentralized and open-source cryptocurrency. Zcash coin code is ZEC. Standing at the 23rd position in terms […] The post Lesser Known […]

  • Bitcoin Set for Worst Weekly Slide Since 2015 as Scrutiny Rises
    by admin on 2018-01-12 at 01:02Bitcoin slumped again on Friday, leaving the largest cryptocurrency heading for its worst weekly performance in three years as regulators around the world step up scrutiny out of concerns ranging from investor losses to strains on power systems. Bitcoin was trading at $13,019 as of 8:24 a.m. Hong Kong time, putting it on track for a 22 […] The post Bitcoin Set for Worst Weekly […]

  • Cramer Remix: Why Boeing is a better bet than bitcoin
    by admin on 2018-01-12 at 00:02As a positive earnings report from Delta Air Lines boosted the averages on Thursday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer noticed some unusual trading action occurring that he pegged to the bull. “Oil and airlines, they don’t mix. Jet fuel is the No. 1 cost for the airlines, so they shouldn’t be able to rally at the same […] The post Cramer Remix: Why Boeing is a better bet than […]

Inside Bitcoin

  • Markets Live: Friday, 12th January, 2018
    by Paul Murphy on 2018-01-12 at 11:00Live markets commentary from FT.com Continue reading: Markets Live: Friday, 12th January, 2018 […]

  • KFC Canada Introduces a Limited-Time Offer Bitcoin Bucket
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-01-12 at 11:00It is evident the term “Bitcoin” has become so much more than a designation of the world’s leading cryptocurrency. For many companies, it has also become a marketing gimmick these days. More specifically,  KFC Canada feels now is the best time to introduce a Bitcoin-related product. Their limited-time offer Bitcoin Bucket is an interesting creation… View Artic […]

  • Bitcoin Price Watch; Ending The Week On A High
    by Samuel Rae on 2018-01-12 at 10:43It is Friday morning and it’s time to take the penultimate of our final two looks at what happened in the bitcoin price across the last 24 hours or so and how we expect things to move near 10 in an attempt to piece together a strategy that we can use to draw a profit… View Artic […]

  • Bitcoin Mining Boom Hits Small Town in Washington State
    by Jeff Francis on 2018-01-12 at 10:30A small town in Washington, Wenatchee, is seeing a Bitcoin mining boom due to low power prices and cooler temperatures. There are quite a few reasons why people choose to move to a small town. They may wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Perhaps they wish to simplify… View Artic […]

  • The questionable credit-worthiness of student loans
    by Thomas Hale on 2018-01-12 at 10:15The UK government’s sales of student loans will shed light not only on their value, but on the overarching function and viability of educational policy in highly developed economies. Continue reading: The questionable credit-worthiness of student loans […]

Bitcoin PR Buzz

  • SP8DE – The Standard for Distributed Gaming
    by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-01-11 at 09:26Bitcoin Press Release – SP8DE is here to change the way people think about The Game of Chance. Just like Bitcoin had changed the way people think about money. January 11th, 2018 – The contemporary gaming industry is plagued with inefficiencies and is flawed by design: nothing that is online and centralized can be fully […] The post SP8DE – The Standard for Distributed […]

  • Danish Bitcoin Pioneer Ronny Boesing Behind Crypto Startup Openledger
    by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-01-11 at 09:08Bitcoin Press Release – Danish blockchain pioneer Ronny boesing went from selling CDs to having his own cryptocurrency exchange in 2014. Now cryptocurrencies at an estimated 5 million USD are traded daily on OpenLedger. 11th January 2018, Denmark – Since its inception into the danish market in 2014, OpenLedger now has seen more than 300 […] The post Danish Bitcoin Pioneer Ronny […]

  • One of a Kind Blockchain Solutions and Services Ecosystem LuxCore Kick-Starts the New Year with Massive Updates
    by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-01-10 at 13:28Bitcoin Press Release: LUXCORE is a unique Enterprise focused Blockchain Ecosystem and it’s open source public blockchain asset, LuxCoin has the potential to become a leading cryptocurrency due to the implementation of new features including Smart Contracts and SegWit aimed at enhancing the blockchain’s usability and transaction speeds. January 10, 2018, Sydney, Australia – LUX […]

  • Winter’s Coming for Crypto: Caviar Dual Token Offers Diversification and Stability for an Unpredictable 2018
    by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-01-10 at 09:18Bitcoin Press Release: Caviar’s real-estate-backed token offers predictive model-powered diversification off the blockchain, positioned for crypto investors that want stability in a bear market and traditional investors early entry into cryptocurrency. 10 January 2018, The Cayman Islands –  In the words of the renowned investor John Templeton, “Bull markets are born on […]

  • TriForce Tokens Blockchain Gaming Welcomes Angel Investor David Drake to Advisory Board
    by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-01-10 at 08:19Bitcoin Press Release: Blockchain-powered gaming platform TriForce Tokens is pleased to bring on board LDJ Capital Chairman David Drake as an advisor, strengthening its bid to revolutionize the multi-billion dollar online gaming industry with proven venture capital expertise. January 9th, 2018 Milton Keynes, UK – TriForce Tokens has reached yet another significant milestone in recognition […]

Bitcoin Update

  • Bitcoin Cash Update: 11 januari 2018
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-01-11 at 14:41Links uit de show: Alexander spreekt in Europa! Cloud Mining Update: HashFlare – 114,85 TH/s! Genesis mining BitClub Network Nieuws, Updates & Vragen: Mining gebruikt meer stroom dan NEDERLAND! Update: Koinz Trading OPLICHTING! Bitcoin conferentie accepteert GEEN Bitcoin! Alexander spreekt GRATIS! iDeal betaling vaak duurder dan creditcard! Het bericht Bitcoin Cash Update: 11 januari […]

  • Bitcoin Update LIVE: 10 januari 2018
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-01-11 at 06:06Links uit de show: Hoe begon het ook alweer? Cloud Mining Update: HashFlare – 113,81 TH/s! Genesis mining BitClub Network Nieuws, Updates & Vragen: BTC waarde kan eenvoudig verdubbelen in 2018! Kodak gaat mining apparatuur verhuren! Bitcoin mining blijft winstgevend na 50% daling! Jaimie Dimon: Sorry! Bitcoin is toch Het bericht Bitcoin Update LIVE: 10 januari 2018 verscheen eerst op […]

  • Bitcoin Update LIVE: 9 januari 2018
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-01-10 at 06:54Links uit de show: Luister de show nu ook via SoundCloud! Cloud Mining Update: HashFlare – 113,81 TH/s! Genesis mining BitClub Network Nieuws, Updates & Vragen: Alexander is 35 jaartjes jong geworden! ‘Knappe koppen’ jatten bitcoins van je Ledger Nederland verliest bitcoin hoofdstad (tijdelijk) Transactiekosten Bitcoin Ripple Update?!… Het bericht Bitcoin Update LIVE: […]

  • ABP: Zorg ZELF voor je pensioen!
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-01-08 at 20:49ABP was gister uitgebreid aan bod tijdens een uitzending van Radar. Hierin werd duidelijk dat de pensioenregels langzaam maar zeker afgebouwd gaan worden. Tegen de tijd dat ik (morgen 35 jaar oud) nog iets aan pensioen krijg op mijn 65e, 68e of weet ik veel wat de pensioenleeftijd dan Het bericht ABP: Zorg ZELF voor je pensioen! verscheen eerst op Bitcoin Update. […]

  • Bitcoin Update LIVE: 8 januari 2018
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-01-08 at 20:24Links uit de show: Luister de show nu ook via SoundCloud! Cloud Mining Update: HashFlare – 113,81 TH/s! Genesis mining BitClub Network Nieuws, Updates & Vragen: Ripple: De cryptocurrency voor de banken! BNR: Blockchain gaat de financiële industrie SLOPEN! Cryptopay Update: Nog geen debitcard! Het bericht Bitcoin Update LIVE: 8 januari 2018 verscheen eerst op Bitcoin Update. […]

Cryptorials

  • KROPS: World Hunger is a Catastrophe Waiting to Happen
    by DavidMeeks on 2018-01-11 at 01:27Luckily, Governments Can Now Come Together with KROPS We’re going to ask you to use your imaginations for a moment. Truthfully, you don’t have to imagine this scenario—because world hunger […] The post KROPS: World Hunger is a Catastrophe Waiting to Happen appeared first on Cryptorials. […]

  • KYC.LEGAL to Present Innovative Client Identification Platform at Two International Conferences
    by Zach B on 2018-01-09 at 16:14Over the next two weeks, KYC.LEGAL will take part in two prestigious international conferences: Coin Agenda, which will start in Las Vegas on January 7, and BTC Miami on January […] The post KYC.LEGAL to Present Innovative Client Identification Platform at Two International Conferences appeared first on Cryptorials. […]

  • Leading European exchange EXMO announces token sale to fund expansion into margin trading
    by Dean on 2017-12-28 at 15:31First launched back in 2013, EXMO has grown to become one of the top global cryptocurrency exchanges and a leading player in Europe. Over the last year alone (2017) it […] The post Leading European exchange EXMO announces token sale to fund expansion into margin trading appeared first on Cryptorials. […]

  • ModulTrade ICO: smart contracts for global B2B trade
    by Dean on 2017-12-23 at 14:36ModulTrade is aiming to use blockchain technology and smart contracts in order to provide secure payment instruments for the international business to business (B2B) trade. Providing products such as letters […] The post ModulTrade ICO: smart contracts for global B2B trade appeared first on Cryptorials. […]

  • Recently launched WeRaise offers ICO promotion services
    by Dean on 2017-12-12 at 18:49Specialist advertising agency WeRaise starting operations on 1st November 2017, offering promotional services such as press release place and banner advertising for projects seeking to raise funds through an ‘initial […] The post Recently launched WeRaise offers ICO promotion services appeared first on Cryptorials. […]

Bitcoin Market Journal

  • What the Heck is Bitcoin Used for, Anyway?
    by Frederick Reese on 2018-01-11 at 08:00For nearly ten years, the media has been preoccupied with news about bitcoin. Having been declared dead 144 times to date and counting, bitcoin remains a mystery that even self-described experts have found difficult to unravel. This, however, has not stopped investors from engaging in what is emerging to be […] The post What the Heck is Bitcoin Used for, Anyway? appeared first on Bitcoin […]

  • Top 3 ICOs for 2018
    by Charles Bovaird on 2018-01-10 at 08:00ICOs were all the rage in 2017, generating major headlines by pulling in millions of dollars’ worth of investor funds. While this might be great for the founders, the more important matter may be what investors can learn from the top token sales. We did some research, investigating the most […] The post Top 3 ICOs for 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin Market Journal. […]

  • ICOs vs. Venture Capital: Which is Better for Startups?
    by Charles Bovaird on 2018-01-09 at 08:00Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have exploded in popularity during the last few years, going from being relatively unknown to becoming a widespread method of securing funding. Venture Capital (VC) firms, which invest in startups with the potential to generate very high returns, have a much more established track record. While […] The post ICOs vs. Venture Capital: Which is Better for […]

  • Should You Borrow Money to Buy Bitcoin?
    by Michael Hooper on 2018-01-08 at 08:00Borrowing money to buy bitcoin is a perilous undertaking with tremendous risks. What if you borrow $19,000 to buy one bitcoin, but BTC suddenly drops to $10,000? You still have to pay back the $19,000 with interest and your asset has lost nearly half its value. These kinds of declines, […] The post Should You Borrow Money to Buy Bitcoin? appeared first on Bitcoin Market Journal. […]

  • Bitcoin Explained: 3 Easy Analogies for Understanding Bitcoin
    by Sir John Hargrave on 2018-01-08 at 08:00I’ve been drinking a lot of coffee lately with a lot of financial advisors and wealth managers who want to know about bitcoin. The first question they ask me is, “Why are your teeth vibrating?” (Answer: I’ve been drinking a lot of coffee lately.) After that, here are the top […] The post Bitcoin Explained: 3 Easy Analogies for Understanding Bitcoin appeared first on […]