First Bitcoin Futures Contract Expires At $10,900, ‘Win for Bears’

By | January 18, 2018

First Bitcoin Futures Contract Expires At $10,900, ‘Win for Bears’ The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)’s first Bitcoin futures contract closed Wednesday, Jan. 16, at $10,900 after a relatively turbulent week in the crypto market had briefly brought Bitcoin’s (BTC) price below $10,000. By Jan. 9, there were 1,907 short position contracts for Bitcoin futures on CBOE. When… Read More »

Green Light for Crypto: Market Gets Back on Its Feet

By | January 18, 2018

Green Light for Crypto: Market Gets Back on Its Feet For the umpteenth time, Bitcoin was declared dead this week as the cryptocurrency market took a major dive in value. Bitcoin dipped below $10,000 as others followed suit with even bigger drops as the panic spread about a burst bubble. However, the negative charts across the board took… Read More »

South Korea: Gov’t Officials Accused of Crypto Insider Trading

By | January 18, 2018

South Korea: Gov’t Officials Accused of Crypto Insider Trading The past week of confusion and friction over cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea continues to unfold as accusations surface of government officials practicing insider trading, local news source Chosun reports. According to the local reports on Thursday, Jan. 18, some government officials from the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), who… Read More »

St. Louis Fed Sees Future in Crypto As Important Asset Class, Bitcoin As Digital Gold

By | January 18, 2018

St. Louis Fed Sees Future in Crypto As Important Asset Class, Bitcoin As Digital Gold The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has published a paper entitled “A Short Introduction to the World of Cryptocurrencies” with an overall favorable assessment of digital currency and Blockchain applications for the future. The paper, written by Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schär,… Read More »

Another FUD String to JP Morgan Bow: Governments Will Ban Bitcoin, Mike Bell

By | January 18, 2018

Another FUD String to JP Morgan Bow: Governments Will Ban Bitcoin, Mike Bell In what looks like another well-timed attack out of JP Morgan, another one of their top men have made broad and sweeping statements against cryptocurrencies. Global Market Strategist Mike Bell has said that governments will eventually ban cryptocurrencies. The market is in a precarious space… Read More »

Russian media: Telegram's pre-ICO oversubscribed due to rush demand

By | January 18, 2018

Russian media: Telegram's pre-ICO oversubscribed due to rush demand Messenger Telegram begins to pre-sell the Gram tokens of the future Telegram Open Network platform (TON). Demand for its tokens is fantastic, sources claim. Telegram intends to attract $850 million during the pre-sale, Russian business newspaper Vedomosti reports, citing three sources, one of which holds negotiations with the organizers… Read More »

South Korean officials reportedly caught in insider cryptocurrency trading

By | January 18, 2018

South Korean officials reportedly caught in insider cryptocurrency trading Employees from the Financial Supervision Service (FSS) of South Korea were blamed for using information about forthcoming regulatory tightening for their personal benefit. The FSS representative confirmed that they found out that one or two employees of the FSS sold all their cryptocurrency assets shortly before the regulators announced… Read More »

The Hodler Manifesto, Are you a True Crypto Coin Hodler

By | January 18, 2018

The Hodler Manifesto, Are you a True Crypto Coin Hodler 18 Jan2018 The Hodler Manifesto website is a cool and short explanation about What is HODL. There are just eight short rules that a true crypto coin HODLer will follow, though most of these are also good advice for pretty much anyone into crypto. So even if you… Read More »

One Coin to Play Them All: A Startup to Make In-game Digital Currency Available on Multiple Platforms

By | January 18, 2018

One Coin to Play Them All: A Startup to Make In-game Digital Currency Available on Multiple Platforms A brand new startup The Tap Project plans to change the existing world of online games by introducing an innovative cryptocurrency, the Tap Coin. It’s a utility token that can traverse multiple platforms and be converted to any cryptos or fiat… Read More »

Another Upcoming SiaCoin ASIC, the DragonMint B52 Blake2b Miner

By | January 18, 2018

Another Upcoming SiaCoin ASIC, the DragonMint B52 Blake2b Miner 18 Jan2018 Things around the SiaCoin (SC) ASIC miner market seem to be heating up lately as soon after the new BitMain Antminer A3 Blake (2b) ASIC miner was announced there is a fresh new announcement coming from another new ASIC manufacturer for a Blake2b ASIC Miner. The DragonMint… Read More »