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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 »

Bitcoin Price Analysis – 28th October

Bitcoin moved up higher this week, from a low at $ 262, to a high of $ 295. Here is this week’s 6H chart In last week’s analysis, I was expecting a correction to much lower levels than we found this week, before moving on up towards $300. $ 262 was the lowest support, from which the market bounced up ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – 25 Oct. 2015

Recapping the week’s biggest Bitcoins stories from around the web. Virtual currencies could encourage terrorism financing. As Grace Caffyn of CoinDesk writes, a recently released report by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) entitled “Emerging Terrorist Financing Risks” considers the bitcoin as a potential threat for fueling terrorist financing. FATF notes that “digital currencies have attracted the attention of various ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis 22nd October

This week bitcoin went up 10%, trending up from $250 to a week high of $ 275. The market exhibited intent this week, moving up strongly on the back of equally convincing volumes. Looking at this chart from last week’s analysis, the market had to overcome resistance at $250 (4) before moving up higher towards 100 EMA target at $276 ... Read More »

Liquid Sidechains and the Price of Bitcoin

Blockstream, a bitcoin startup with a team comprising of renowned architects of Bitcoin, cryptographers, and cypherpunk heavyweights, announced a product code named Liquid, set for release in Q1 2016. Liquid, a commercial sidechain, builds upon proposals set out in the original sidechains white paper. “Liquid offers instant transactions, providing a fast settlement layer for bitcoin exchanges, brokerages and other industry ... Read More »