Blockchain News

Bitcoin Price Watch; Back In Action!
Action in the bitcoin price has given us plenty to talk about, with sharp upside movements being the order of the day for the first couple of days of the week. It all started over the weekend, and a number of fundamental factors are coming into play as ...
Myanmar Could See Blockchain Powering its Stock Trading Markets
A prominent Japanese investment banking brokerage will negotiate with the Myanmar government to introduce blockchain technology in payments for stock trading in the country. A report by Asian publication Nikkei reveals that the Daiwa Securities Group ...
Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC Eyes 0.00100BTC
Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC Eyes 0.00100BTC. Posted on 9:00 am November 2, 2016 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags ETC, ETC to BTC, ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Ethereum Classic Price, ...
Online investment platform integrates blockchain technology
Wealth Migrate is the first Fintech enabled online investment marketplace to integrate blockchain technology in a move that significantly enhances security and privacy protections for investors around the globe. Wealth Migrate Chief Information Officer ...
Bitcoin Wallet Provider Airbitz Brings Private Key Security for DAOs
Airbitz, a Bitcoin wallet provider and creator of the Edge Security SDK, and WINGS, a decentralized platform to create DAOs, have joined together to enable a new generation of more secure DAOs for Bitcoin and other blockchains. The partnership deal ...
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – Perfect Technical Bounce
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – Perfect Technical Bounce. Posted on 6:00 am November 2, 2016 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum technical analysis, ...
Central banks explore blockchain to create digital currencies
Countries around the world — the UK, Russia, Canada, Australia, China and many more — are examining how they might mint their own digital currencies and put money on the blockchain. Efforts have intensified this year, although research is still at an ...
Jaxx Wallet Now Live with Zcash
Jaxx also aimed to ensure Zcash was ready as close as possible to its official launch date. As of Tuesday morning EST, Zcash is immediately available on seven of Jaxx's nine platforms. Support for iPhone and iPad is expected in the coming weeks ...
Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 11/02/2016 – Buying on the Dips
A larger correction could last until the 200 SMA dynamic support, which served as the last line of defense for bitcoin price bulls. Stochastic is pointing down, though, indicating that sellers are taking control of price action from here and allowing ...
What is Zcash Worth? As Price Tops $1000 Traders Remain Unsure
Days after the launch of Zcash, the cryptocurrency markets are still attempting to value the newly released digital currency (ZEC). While 1 ZEC is trading at roughly twice the price of bitcoin (1 ZEC was worth 1.91 BTC, or $1,388, at press time), this ...
Blockchain Energy Startup Awarded Patent
A Brooklyn blockchain startup has been awarded a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its work using the tech to facilitate peer-to-peer energy transfers. LO3 is one of several startups seeking to use blockchain to reimagine how ...
3 Blockchain Projects Win E&Y Startup Challenge
A startup contest hosted by professional services firm Ernst & Young ended with three blockchain companies receiving honors. The six-week E&Y Startup Challenge accepted six blockchain-focused startups in September, which focused on two application ...
The Govt. Realized Bitcoin Could Not Be Shut down, Says U.S. ...
The Govt. Realized Bitcoin Could Not Be Shut down, Says U.S. ...
Bitmain & John McAfee to Open Bitcoin Mining Pool
Bitcoin mining has become concentrated primarily in China, leading many in the community to believe that the country has too much power in what is supposed to be a global, borderless digital currency. In fact, mining pools located in China account for ...
Blockchain Trading Sees Securities Exchange Trial in Myanmar
A major securities brokerage in Japan is reportedly testing a blockchain-based stock trading system in Myanmar. According to Nikkei, Daiwa Securities Group's research outfit has been in Myanmar working with the Yangon Stock Exchange. The goal, the ...
Standard & Poor's Gives a Breather to Smaller Institutions on Blockchain Implementation
The number of banking and financial institutions researching the use of blockchain technology in their operations is increasing each day. The number of collective projects involving multiple institutions is a standing proof of that. With more ...
Bitcoin Looks Poised to Accelerate Sharply
Well, it took a short while, but the first of the resistance arcs holding back Bitcoin price gave way today. The 2nd arc of the pair is resisting as of this writing, but it seems highly likely that this resistance will also fail, and make the 5th arc ...
Hyperledger Eyes Mobile Blockchain Apps With 'Iroha' Project
A blockchain project developed by several Japanese firms including by startup Soramitsu and IT giant Hitachi has been accepted into the Hyperledger blockchain initiative. Developed by Hyperledger member and blockchain startup Soramitsu, Iroha was first ...
A Blockchain Core Would Be Just as Complex as a Legacy System
While core banking systems are getting harder and pricier to maintain in a digital age, some believe the blockchain could serve as the antidote. For instance, a London-based startup recently revealed it has been working on a blockchain-based core ...
Hashing24 Makes Bitcoin Mining Available to Everyone
Despite being involved in cloud mining since 2012, Bitcoin mining company Hashing24, has just recently launched its new system and has started selling hashpower to the public. Bitcoin mining is the process of adding transaction records to Bitcoin's ...
Blockchain Startup TamTam Eyes Trillion Dollar Travel Industry Offering 'Crypto'
Is the travel sector ripe for disruption with blockchain technology? With a trillion dollar industry that estimates over a billion tourists per annum having suffered a lack of innovation for many years, startup TamTam Travels is now looking to ...
First Ethereum Developers Certified on the Blockchain Says B9lab
B9lab today announced its first graduates of the Ethereum Developers Course are now registered on the Ethereum blockchain. "We're preparing participants to go straight into building DApps for some of the most demanding clients in the world," says Elias ...
Mastercard Unveils its Own Set of Blockchain APIs
Mastercard, the second-biggest payments multinational in the world after Visa, has revealed a set of three blockchain APIs in its developer site. The offering of its own blockchain solution can be seen as Mastercard's attempt to get ahead of the ...
HitBTC Announces Support for Zcash
Cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC announces that Zcash has been added to the list of tradable currencies, opening a new ZEC/BTC market. The initiative is the next logical step of global HitBTC strategy aimed at supporting new promising currencies, which ...
Blockchain, a disruptive technology, transforms the world of fashion.
“Blockchain has become a disruptive technology, but it is really difficult for most people to understand. A lot of enterprises have been attracted to blockchain technology, and the real motivation for them is to develop the new products, features and ...
Blockchain wallet Jaxx integrates Zcash
Blockchain wallet Jaxx to add litecoin to all platforms Decentral, creators of universal blockchain wallet Jaxx, announced in a press release sent to CoinReport that as of Tuesday morning EST, Zcash is immediately available on seven of Jaxx's nine ...
Bitcoin-Technology Pioneer Chris Larsen to Step Down as Ripple CEO
Ripple, a startup that is building a bitcoin-style network that enables banks to make cross-border payments, said Tuesday that co-founder and Chief Executive Chris Larsen would leave his role at the end of the year. Brad Garlinghouse, Ripple's ...
Bitcoin Price $800 Imminent; Boosted by China Capital Outflows
As to the reason behind the recent increase in price, the largest since June 2016 is the constant demand for Bitcoin in the Chinese market. Lately, China has been witnessing an increased capital outflow despite strict capital controls. According to ...
Morning Scan: Competition for Bitcoin; Eying Visa, MasterCard
Receiving Wide Coverage ... Move over bitcoin: Speculators drove up the price of a single unit of Zcash – a new virtual currency that was built to be all but untraceable – to over $1,000 on Monday, a few days after it was introduced. The online ...
42 Banks Join Blockchain Consortium in Japan
Forty-two local and regional banks in Japan have joined a new blockchain consortium focused on cross-border payments. Launched by financial services group SBI and a joint venture co-launched with distributed ledger startup Ripple, the consortium's ...
New York Endures Bitcoin Backlog
The BitLicense launched after the collapse of Mt. Gox, the Tokyo-based exchange which lost nearly $560 million worth of bitcoin. Lawsky's plan was to have New York become a global hub for innovation, specifically bitcoin, with its market now worth more ...
Federal Prosecutor Kathryn Haun On How Criminals Use Bitcoin -- And How She Catches Them
The first time federal prosecutor Kathryn Haun heard about Bitcoin was when someone asked her if she'd like to prosecute it. The assistant U.S. attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in San Francisco, who had previously focused on organized crime, ...
Ethereum (ETH and ETC) Price Trends (Week of October 31th)
After Ethereum has rebounded from the diagonal channel near $13, Ether had two options: fortify at $13 and form the third wave towards $15, or fortify at $11.5 and go down to the bottom limit of the long-term flat. The market has chosen the downward ...
Zcash: Impossible To Trace, Expensive To Buy
Bitcoin, it seems, is out — the cool digital currency taking the world by storm now is Zcash, a product designed by academics to be all but untraceable. Speculators love it — and have been paying for $1,000 a unit to get their hands on the next big ...
BTCC Takes Aim at Bitfinex With US Dollar Bitcoin Trading
At least that's how BTCC CEO Bobby Lee describes his Shanghai-based bitcoin exchange startup's affiliation with its domestic market. Formerly known as BTC China, BTCC markets itself as the "world's longest-running bitcoin exchange", but it's now taking ...
Bitcoin Price Rallies to $720 as Long Awaited Feature is Finally Released
The driving force behind this recent rally is investors' hopes that a newly released figure will finally solve one of the largest issues to plague Bitcoin adoption, limited block size. Last week's update to the latest version of Bitcoin core included ...
Five Reasons the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Should Be Approved
Since the infamous Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust was filed in July 2013, bitcoin has returned an eye-popping 610 percent, while new filings for additional ETFs tracking bitcoin and ether have rolled in. Now, the SEC has announced it is seeking additional ...
Mastercard targets blockchain developers
Mastercard has increased its interest in distributed ledger technology by adding blockchain Application Programming Interfaces to its developer site. The company is following in the steps of rival Visa which revealed its own blockchain solution in late ...
US Bitcoin ATM Network Coinsource Now Spans 55 Machines
Coinsource, the American Bitcoin ATM Network, has launched six new machines in California due to what the company describes as “huge spikes in customer demand”. The latest installation brings the total number of machines in California to 19, and 55 ...
Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC Declining Streak Continues
Ethereum classic price fell further, and weakened a lot against the Bitcoin. This past week's highlighted bearish trend line on the hourly chart of ETC/BTC (data feed via Simplefx) is still intact and acting as a hurdle. The recent low was 0.00113BTC ...