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Sep 15, 2017

Bitcoin Price Analysis: How Rumblings From China Play Into Wyckoff Distributions

by Bitcoin Schmitcoin
Unless you’ve been in a crypto-free cave for the past week, you might have noticed the crypto-wide market drop.Last week, rumors of China’s crackdown on BTC to fiat transactions began to spread across the ...

Mexican Bitcoin Exchange Bitso Aids Red Cross Earthquake Relief Efforts

by Benjamin Vitaris
Bitso, a cryptocurrency exchange in Mexico, has continues its campaign to aid the victims of the recent earthquake in Mexico.A few days ago, Bitso announced their support for the Mexican people who were affected by ...
Sep 14, 2017

Bitcoin Core 0.15.0 Is Released: Here’s What’s New

by Aaron van Wirdum
Today marks the official release of Bitcoin Core 0.15.0, the fifteenth generation of Bitcoin’s original software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto almost nine years ago. Overseen by Bitcoin Core lead maintainer ...

NO2X: Breaking Bitcoin Shows No Love for the SegWit2x Hard Fork in Paris

by Aaron van Wirdum
“There’s no such thing as a safe hard fork,” Electrum lead developer Thomas Voegtlin corrected an audience member at the Breaking Bitcoin conference in Paris last weekend. “I would recommend to have replay ...
Sep 12, 2017

Japanese Company Will Launch New Bitcoin Mining Operation With 7 nm Chips

by Giulio Prisco
GMO Internet Group, a Japanese provider of a full spectrum of internet services for both the consumer and enterprise markets, is launching a new Bitcoin mining business utilizing next-generation 7 nanometer (7 nm) ...
Sep 12, 2017

How One Blockchain Startup Is Combatting Centralization of the Credit Industry

by Benjamin Vitaris
Startup company Bloom seeks to take advantage of blockchain technology’s perks to create a platform where the participants will have global access to credit services.According to Bloom, the traditional methods of ...
Sep 8, 2017

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Crucial Tests of Historic Support Could Lead to Further Pullbacks

by Bitcoin Schmitcoin
This week’s BTC-USD price recap:Following a $700 drop, BTC-USD managed to find a bottom around $4200 before entering into a 4-day long consolidation pattern. During the consolidation pattern, the price climbed $400 ...
Sep 8, 2017

Op Ed: China's ICO Ban Is Characteristic — Not Catastrophic

by Chris Zhou
The crypto market, especially in China, has been in a panic in these past few days, largely because of an official notice on Preventing Risks of Fundraising Through Coin Offering, jointly issued by the People’s Bank ...
Sep 8, 2017

An Interview With Kavita Gupta, ConsenSys’s Pick to Oversee Its New $50M Venture Fund

by Amy Castor
ConsenSys, an Ethereum production studio based in Brooklyn, NY, is launching a $50 million venture arm, and it has picked Kavita Gupta to run it. Gupta’s job will be to oversee the new venture and help structure ...
Sep 8, 2017

Stellar Announces Partnership Grant Program for Blockchain Development

by Brandon Green
Stellar has announced a new initiative called the Stellar Partnership Grant Program. The program aims to “promote the development of high-impact projects in the Stellar ecosystem,” Stellar explained in a ...

Second Life Creator Uses Blockchain Tech to Enhance New VR Gaming Experience

by Giulio Prisco
High Fidelity, a next-generation platform for virtual worlds currently in open beta, is the brainchild of Philip Rosedale, the creator of Second Life. Readers who don’t know what Second Life is are excused because ...
Sep 6, 2017

GreenAddress Is Now the First Mobile Wallet to Offer SegWit Transactions

by Aaron van Wirdum
GreenAddress (and its reimplementation GreenBits), the Bitcoin wallet that was acquired by blockchain infrastructure company Blockstream last year, is the first mobile wallet to offer Segregated Witness (SegWit) ...
Sep 6, 2017

Ether Price Analysis: China's ICO Ban May Lead to Further Pull-backs

by Bitcoin Schmitcoin
After Labor Day weekend, many ETH-USD traders were surprised to find a 30% market drop over the course of 3 days. After an initial drop to the $330s, the ETH-USD market suffered another blow as China announced it ...
Sep 6, 2017

Op Ed: Beware the Perils of Over-Regulation for ICOs

by Giulio Prisco
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the gene drug Kymriah for certain types of cancer. However, Kymriah costs $475,000 for one single treatment, Bloomberg reports, which is well beyond ...
Sep 5, 2017

SONM: A Universal ‘Fog Supercomputer’ Powered by the Ethereum Blockchain

by Giulio Prisco
A frequently heard critique of blockchain technology is that mining is a power-intensive process that consumes energy, generates heat and damages the environment for the sole purpose of maintaining the blockchain. On ...
Sep 4, 2017

Scandinavia Leads Europe With Latest Bitcoin Exchange Traded Note Launch

by Tanzeel Akhtar
More and more crypto-backed, financial products have been hitting the market, though most of them are not yet accessible via a public exchange.In the U.S., investors are still waiting on a bitcoin exchange traded ...
Sep 4, 2017

Breaking Bitcoin: Paris is Set to Host a New Technical Bitcoin Conference

by Aaron van Wirdum
A brand new technical conference is hitting the Bitcoin space this week.Loosely inspired by the well-known Scaling Bitcoin workshops, the French Bitcoin community will host the Breaking Bitcoin conference in Paris, ...
Sep 1, 2017

One Week Into SegWit, Hardware Wallets Lead the Pack in Slow-But-Sure Roll Out

by Aaron van Wirdum
After a years-long development process and even more debate and political struggle, Segregated Witness finally activated on the Bitcoin network last week. The protocol upgrade introduced a number of benefits which ...
Sep 1, 2017

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Breach of Local Top Could Lead Push to $5000

by Bitcoin Schmitcoin
Another day, another all-time high for the BTC-USD markets. Bitcoin has been on a strong bull run since its bottom in the $1800s and, despite many technical indicators, has pushed to new highs, week after week. With ...
Sep 1, 2017

Miners Are Leaving Money on the Table to Mine Bitcoin Cash: This Could Explain Why

by Aaron van Wirdum
The Bitcoin Cash (Bcash or BCH) mining saga continues.Last week, Bitcoin Magazine reported how — assuming all miners would act in their short-term self-interest — Bcash could potentially have its blockchain freeze in ...

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