March 29, 2017

SEC Rejects SolidX Bitcoin ETF Listing on NYSE, Price Drops 1.5%

The double rejection ends a months-long rally that pushed the bitcoin’s value higher than gold. Bitcoin’s price lost more than one percent Tuesday after U.S. regulators rejected a proposal by Intercontinental Exchange Inc’s NYSE Arca exchange to list and trade the SolidX Bitcoin Trust, dashing […]
March 27, 2017

Stock Market Faces Crucial Test as Trump Suffers Setback

The stock market will face its moment of truth next week as euphoria over President Donald Trump’s lofty agenda to “make America great again” collides with the realities of U.S. politics. Trump suffered a major blow on Friday when House Republicans withdrew the American Health […]
March 24, 2017

Bitcoin Price in Another Bearish Spiral

As of today, a breach through the weak support at $1000 levels was close but was eventually followed by a swift recovery with BTC/USD rates finally settling around a $1010 price point. Major Signals BTC/USD rates fell from a peak above $1050 levels after the […]
March 23, 2017

The UN’s WFP Uses the Blockchain to Feed Hungry Families

The World Food Programme (WFP) is utilizing the Ethereum blockchain to distribute cash assistance to the world’s hungriest families, demonstrating that the technology can aid humanitarian organizations to safely and quickly send help to nations who need it the most. In a WFP press release, […]
March 23, 2017

A Darknet Vendor is Selling Millions Of Stolen Bitcoin User Accounts

A darknet vendor called “DoubleFlag” is selling user data stolen between 2011 and 2017 from 11 bitcoin forums for traders and miners, according to The selling price is $400 (0.3817 BTC). The heists include: • About 12 million data units from 536,727 accounts […]
March 15, 2017

How the ‘Dole Stock Crisis’ is Reigniting the Push for Blockchain

Earlier this year, a rare window opened into the way the stock market currently operates when a class action lawsuit revealed that there were recently 12 million more shares of Dole Foods than the company thought existed. The events that led up to the publication of […]
March 9, 2017

Bitcoin Price Falls to March Low, Rebounds Above $1,200

Bitcoin prices fell below $1,200 for the first time in March, on Wednesday. The dent represents the sharpest drop to the bullish rally that began last month wherein the cryptocurrency scaled to new all-time highs for the first time in over three years. Bitcoin dropped […]
March 2, 2017

Andreas Antonopoulos: Bitcoin’s Design Can Withstand Quantum Computer Attack

Could the NSA build a quantum computer that could break bitcoin? Bitcoin visionary Andreas Antonopoulos addressed this question in an audiotaped presentation posted on SoundCloud. “It is certain that the NSA has already built quantum computers because Google has one at their data center, and […]
March 2, 2017

Dash Puzzlingly Skyrockets 450% in 2 Months

Dash has suddenly risen to the third position in digital currency ranking, increasing from around $8 to a stratospheric $37 in two months. It’s market cap now stands just above a quarter of a billion dollars, but is still far away from Ethereum, which has […]
March 1, 2017

UK’s David Cameron Wants to Use Blockchain to ‘Fight Corruption’ in Governments

The U.K.’s former Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that the blockchain can be used to fight government corruption and that he is ‘excited’ about the potential that the technology presents. Speaking at the opening of FinTech startup Blockchain’s new London offices, Cameron said […]
March 1, 2017

Ethereum Set To Ditch Mining In Favor Of Proof Of Stake

Ethereum is ready to ditch mining in favor of using a proof of stake model, according to Bloomberg. Ethereum’s developers want to put a proof of stake model, called Casper, into place by the end of the year. For Ethereum to realize the potential that […]
February 28, 2017

Western Australia’s Mining Companies Urged to Adopt Blockchain Technology

Resource companies in Western Australia that form a multi-billion-dollar mining industry can benefit greatly from adopting blockchain technology, according to one expert. While blockchain technology, FinTech’s poster-child has seen rampant development and early deployment in the financial services industry, other industries are catching on to […]