February 13, 2018

Bitcoin Private Fork Aiming to Make Bitcoin More Anonymous

Bitcoin’s latest fork is just weeks away and this one’s a little different from the rest. Rather than simply tinkering with Segwit or adjusting block sizes, Bitcoin private (BTCP) is adding zk-Snarks. The privacy enhancing feature is best known for its use in the Z […]
February 8, 2018

Leading Australian Banks Allow Customers to Purchase Cryptocurrencies

Three of Australia’s ‘big four’ banks have issued comments regarding their respective policy positions with regards to their customers’ ability to purchase cryptocurrency using accounts issued by said banks. The statements come weeks after reports surfaced detailing an apparent banking embargo on the part of […]
January 24, 2018

South Korean Card Companies Block Transactions to Overseas Cryptocurrency Exchanges

South Korean card companies are reportedly working on blocking payments to overseas cryptocurrency exchanges. Currently, 20 major crypto exchanges are blocked but that number is expected to increase, according to the Korean Credit Finance Association. Blocking Payments Overseas South Korean card companies have been working […]
January 19, 2018

Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million from VC Investors

Good news for everyone that has been trying to get their hands on a hardware wallet but found retailers to be completely out of stock in your area – the situation has urged investors to step in and the shortage might be addressed soon. Bitcoin […]
January 18, 2018

Despite Regulations, One South Korean Crypto Exchange Rises to the Global Top

Amid regulatory uncertainty, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has grown rapidly, offering 121 cryptocurrencies and over 200 trading pairs. Backed by Kakao Corp, the platform is now the largest crypto exchange by volume globally. Upbit Tops the Chart South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit provided its […]
January 16, 2018

Cryptocurrency Market Bloodbath: Bitcoin, Ripple, et al. Decline in Value

Today, on January 16, the cryptocurrency market experienced a major correction, for the third time in the past 10 days. The price of most cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash declined by around 10 percent, while small cryptocurrencies recorded larger losses. With the […]
December 27, 2017

Markets Update: Deflated Digital Asset Prices Bounce Back

The price of bitcoin (BTC) has rebounded significantly since our last markets update. BTC markets reached a high of $16,100 across many global exchanges around 11:00 am EDT on December 26. The price spike is a big jump from yesterday’s weighted global averages of $13,800-14,000 […]
December 27, 2017

Israel Government Considering National Cryptocurrency

Following in the footsteps of Russia and Dubai, Israel is considering offering a national cryptocurrency – a digital shekel – which would correspond in value to physical shekels. According to the sources close to the Finance Ministry, Israel’s black market is approximately 22 percent of […]
December 19, 2017

CME starts bitcoin futures trading as bitcoin goes down

  Chicago Mercantile Exchange CME Group began trading futures contracts for bitcoin. After four hours, the futures price fell by 3.8%, dropping from $20,650 to $18,760. Bitcoin futures trading on Chicago-based CME began on 17 December at 17.00 local time. The day before the futures […]
December 19, 2017

Majority of Bitcoin Investors Believe Cryptocurrency Performs Even Better in 2018: Survey

Majority of American Bitcoin investors are optimistic that Bitcoin will perform even better in 2018. While the Bitcoin ‘mania’ may seem absurd for traditional investors, millennials don’t seem to agree with the past. Instead, we’re seeing more and more millennials jumping on the bandwagon and […]
December 6, 2017

$12,000 and Higher! Bitcoin Price Hits New Milestone as Market Turns Optimistic

Earlier today, on December 6, the bitcoin price achieved a new all-time high at $12,278, within 24 hours since achieving its previous all-time high at $12,000. Yesterday, on December 5, CCN reported that the price of bitcoin surpassed the $12,000 mark ahead of the launch […]
November 10, 2017

Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Daily Trade Volume Surpasses $5B

Bitcoin markets over the past week have seen some phenomenal energy and the past three days has been a thrilling run. After the Canceled Fork Announcement Bitcoin Trade Volume Spikes Exponentially Action across bitcoin markets have been all over the place. For instance, on Tuesday, […]