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Bitcoin News Roundup – 20 Dec. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. IBM, Wells Fargo and LSE are enticed by the blockchain. As Matthew Leising and Jing Cao of Bloomberg report, finance and technology leaders are backing the blockchain as a means to simplify the recorded transactions. The innovative group works closely with the Linux Foundation, aiming to create a public block-based ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 13 Dec. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web.  Microsoft reveals intention to integrate Ripple for Ethereum expansion. As Samburaj Das of CryptoCoins News writes, following its October decision to offer its customers a blockchain-based solution, the multinational technology company is now considering the integration of Ripple in its cloud platform Azure to enhance the offering. Currently, Microsoft enables ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis: December 9

At the time of writing this, the price of bitcoin just broke out of the $380 – $ 390 resistance zone that has been pushing back on it this week. At $ 420 now, it is not a foregone conclusion that it has convincingly broken this level. From recent events, spike to $ 504 some weeks ago, it is not ... Read More »

Police Raid After Bitcoin ‘Creator’ Revealed

Hours after Wired & Gizmodo magazines claimed bitcoin was created by an “unknown Australian genius” called Craig Wright, his home is raided. Police have raided the Sydney home of a man named as the likely creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin, according to the Reuters news agency. Bitcoin’s code was released in 2009 under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto, and journalists and ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 6 Dec. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Goldman Sachs files security settlement patent application for cryptocurrencies. As Jennifer Hughes of The Financial Times reports, the leading New York-based multinational investment bank has filed SETL Coin patent application with the U.S. Patent & Trade Mark office in a move that highlights the bank’s belief that the blockchain technology ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 28 Nov. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Brave New Coin (BNC) launches the first blockchain-backed index for financial markets. According to Finextra, the New Zealand-based Data & Research company has joined forces with Smartbit, a Melbourne-based company that develops blockchain-related digital currency tools, for the development of the BNC Bitcoin Liquid Index (BNC-BLX). The innovative partnership is ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis – 25 Novemebr 2015

Since the 1 year high at $504 on November 4, price has been on a decline, surprising many who expecting an aggressive bull run, however. Corrections are part of market cycles, and necessary, like the current price action. The past 3 weeks have been a correction of the parabolic move up from $ 240. (3)(4) was a flat sideways level ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 22 Nov. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. EU crisis meeting to control the virtual currencies in the aftermath of Paris attacks. As Samburaj Das of CryptoCoins News writes, EU Justice and Interior Affairs Ministers have organized a crisis meeting in direct response to Paris terror attacks last Friday. The emergency meeting was held in Brussels on Friday, ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 15 Nov. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Microsoft partners with ConsensYs to launch blockchain-based enterprise solution. As Jemima Kelly of Reuters reports, the tech giant confirmed on Tuesday, November 10 the launch of a cloud-based blockchain platform to provide financial institutions with the tools to experiment with the decentralized ledger technology. The new platform will be available ... Read More »

Bitcoin price analysis November 12

This week, the price of bitcoin behaved as expected on last week’s analysis – “A correction with a chance of more upside sums it up” More upside was exciting, flatlining at $ 430 and thereafter blowing past it, all the way up to $ 504. It was pretty exciting to witness the market in full euphoria. We have not observed ... Read More »

Why Bitcoin Investors Should Convert Their Virtual Funds into Gold?

Guest post. The virtual currency Bitcoin is currently celebrating a suspicious comeback. On Wednesday, November 4, it surged 25% and has reached the $500 mark for the first time since summer 2014. Just two months ago, the currency has been valued at about $200. During the last three days, the currency has appreciated by 40%. In October, it has gone ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 8 Nov. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Santander launches blockchain challenge. As Nikhil Gupta of NewsBtc reports, via its fintech venture capital fund, Santander InnoVentures, Santander joins forces with OneVest investing and equity crowdfunding startup to launch a blockchain challenge. In detail, the bank is actively seeking for blockchain-based startups operating in mortgage processing, trade finance and ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis 4th Nov

This week was an exciting week for the Bitcoin market. Price was intent on going up, making it to a top 0f $ 423 on Western exchanges, and up to $ 442 on Chinese exchanges. The last time price was at these levels was in 2014, October, before a plunge to $160 low in late January. Bloomberg Business ran with ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 1Nov. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web.  Microsoft and Consensys join forces for implementing Ethereum on Azure. As Ian Allison of International Business Timeswrites, Microsoft has signed a deal with Ethereum New York-based collective Consensys for the development of new Ethereum blockchain as an enterprise solution. The partnership aims to facilitate business customers everywhere to set up ... Read More »