Bitcoin Price On Holiday

Bitcoin price found support at $430 (Bitstamp) and 2875 CNY during the past two days. Price action remains directionless with eager profit taking on any move higher, and yet, buyers have prevented a new low in the chart. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a […]

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Bitcoin Foundation Appoints 3 New Board Members with a New Mission Statement

  The Bitcoin Foundation has appointed 3 new members to the board with the creation of three new member seats. The new members are runners up from the previous industry election and the Bitcoin Foundation — with the new appointments – have also published a draft for a new mission statement. The press office of […]

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Reuters: Bitcoin Price Likely to Scale Record Highs in 2016

 In a Reuters article published today, bitcoin price is speculated to see a bullish spike in 2016 due to the upcoming halving of mining rewards, due to happen in July 2016. Bitcoin has had a memorable year. Wider adoption; increased trading; the Silk Road investigation with its corrupt agents and bitcoin auctions ; a Russian Ponzi […]

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Art Exhibit In NYC To Feature Pieces On Money, Bitcoin

An art exhibit focused on money will take place in New York as part of the Partial Mystery Event series with a special focus on cryptocurrency. Emily Faber, founder of the Partial Mystery event series, started the exhibits in her apartment because she “had no idea how to find a gallery space in NYC.” Getting ready […]

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Factom Price Soars after Integration with Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain

Blockchains have eclipsed bitcoin in the mainstream media lately, largely due to financial institutions looking for ways to use blockchains. But in addition to these initiatives, some big technology companies are exploring Ripple, Factom and Ethereum protocols, according to Finance Magnates. Microsoft’s Azure cloud service recently acquired Ethereum capabilities, followed by Factom, Ripple and others. […]

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BTCS Raises $1.45 Million in a Funding Round; Immediately Increases Stake in Spondoolies-Tech

 Bitcoin mining firm BTCS, formerly known as Bitcoin Ship has completed a $1.45 million round of financing on December 16, led by Cavalry Fund LP. Originally known as Bitcoin Shop, BTCS was an e-commerce retailer that shifted its business model to bitcoin mining. The company was in need of a cash-boost after a recent SEC […]

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BBC’s Click Blockchain Documentary

  What do you think big data is?  BBC’s technology news presentation – Click, brought its beauty and use to us in 25 minutes of film time. Those involved with the interviewing or creation of the presentation walked through London’s prestigious Imperial College and the Somerset House using the Big Bang Data exhibition as a platform […]

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Australian Bitcoin Payments Startup Hits $1 Million Milestone

An Australian Blockchain payments company called Living Room of Satoshi has crossed a million-dollar (AUD) milestone in bills and bank transfer payments through its blockchain-based bitcoin payment service. Living Room of Satoshi, named after Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has now surpassed $1 million in bills and bank transfer payments pipelined through its service. The […]

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3 Members of Euro Parliament Call for Stricter Bitcoin Controls, Prohibit Virtual Currency Exchange Transactions

Three France-based members of the European Parliament have tabled a motion for a resolution calling “stricter controls over all virtual currency” such as Bitcoin. The trio have even asked to “prohibit” virtual currency exchanges transactions altogether which, in essence, is asking for a ban of all such transactions. Three members of European Parliament, all French […]

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Patrick Byrne Is Wary of R3’s Blockchain Consortium

Speaking at the Blockchain Agenda in San Diego last week, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne warned that the R3-led blockchain consortium that counts the world’s largest banks as its partners is looking to outlaw the competition and the wider Bitcoin and blockchain community. Bitcoin advocate and CEO of Overstock Patrick Byrne is wary of the R3-led […]

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