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, […]
November 10, 2017

Ethereum Processed Over 44% More Transactions Than Bitcoin In Last 24 Hours

The Ethereum blockchain has confirmed significantly more transactions in the past 24 hours than the Bitcoin blockchain. In the last 24 hours, the Ethereum blockchain processed over 44% more transactions that the Bitcoin blockchain, confirming a grand total of 477,780 to Bitcoin’s 331,556. Additionally, the number of pending transactions […]
November 9, 2017

Chinese and Australian Securities Regulators Ink FinTech Cooperation Agreement

Financial market regulators for China and Australia have signed an agreement to share information regarding FinTech innovations and the regulatory challenges that they entail. The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), both of which are government regulatory bodies, have […]
November 7, 2017

Singapore Residents Clamor for Bitcoin-backed Visa Cards

According to Bloomberg, Visa is starting to realize they are sitting on a gold mine. This year, cryptocurrency debit cards have become quite popular. Such cards are issued by third party companies that store users’ Bitcoins or other currencies. When the consumer goes to make […]
November 7, 2017

$8,000? Goldman Sachs Analysts See Possible Bitcoin Price Jump

Goldman Sachs analysts predicted that the price of bitcoin could surge as high as $8,000 in a note distributed to clients earlier this week. According to Business Insider and Bloomberg, the note came as the cryptocurrency’s price cleared a new all-time high above $7,600. Technical […]
October 23, 2017

American Express Eyes Blockchain for Customer Rewards Systems

The travel and merchant arm of American Express may be weighing the use of blockchain within a personalized customer rewards system, public filings show. A new patent application published last week by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office details a concept for offering customer-specific types […]
September 26, 2017

‘Big Four’ Chinese Bank to Launch Blockchain Bancassurance Product

One of China’s “Big Four” banks is close to launching a blockchain application aimed at the insurance and banking sectors. Announced last week, China Construction Bank (CCB) now intends to begin using a custom blockchain platform for bancassurance as soon as Q3, moving a process […]
September 21, 2017

Bitcoin-Accepting Expedia to Accelerate Its Global Expansion

Expedia, the giant pro-Bitcoin online travel company, has worldwide expansion plans. Specifically, the company’s new CEO will push for expanding the company’s presence into Europe and Asia. Also read: Pro-Bitcoin Expedia CEO Picked to Run Uber Expedia Uses Technology and Accepts Bitcoin to Revolutionize Travel […]
September 18, 2017

Ethereum Loses Ground Amid State Crackdowns, Remains Technically Strong

In what continues to be a volatile and unpredictable Summer for cryptocurrencies, Ethereum has suffered a series of setbacks over the past several days. The price of Ether has dropped forty percent since the beginning of the month amid a series of anti-crypto moves by […]