Bitcoin News 27 February 2017

Bitcoin today – The Bitcoin price is consolidating and moving sideways – good to see. Managed to maintain above $1100 over the weekend. Very Bullish indeed. Bitcoin Headlines – The Top Ten Altcoins Then and Now; Northern Trust, IBM and other key stakeholders, have launched the first commercial deployment of Blockchain technology for the private equity market.; What Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Technical Analysis; RATING BITCOIN SPORTSBOOKS: THE BEST OF THE BUNCH, Rental Marketplace Portion Uses Bitcoin and Smart Assets; Technology Startup JAAK Introduces Blockchain For Entertainment And Media;…

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Bitcoin News 24 February 2017

Bitcoin today – The Bitcoin price has been flirting with us today taking us over $1220, then back down to the $1140’s and now up again! Great to see Bitcoin moving to an all time high, however, this is not a surprise to anyone watching the fundamentals which are very bullish. As Bloomberg aptly reported… Not even the Chinese can kill Bitcoin! Bitcoin headlines – How Specifically The EU & US Intend To Tax Your Bitcoin; Title Deed Solution Leverages Ethereum Blockchain to Secure Top Finish in Dubai Hackathon; Bitspark…

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Bitcoin Adoption in Spain

Spain is known for Flamenco music, dance, Spanish guitars as well as bullfighting, mouthwatering tapas and a tasty little fish called Bakalao.  Spain is synonymous with culture, art and architecture… and Real Madrid Club de Fútbol! Ending 10 months of political deadlock in Spain, Mariano Rajoy was sworn in as Spain’s prime minister for another term, after winning a confidence vote in parliament at the weekend.  Before this vote, Spain’s lack of governance excited Spanish Citizens. Although the Spanish economy will still expand at a respectable pace, all engines of growth are set…

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Bitcoin News 23 February 2017

Bitcoin today – The Bitcoin price is rocketing up again and this time past $1135! Is $1200 in sight?  After this video recording, the price flew past $1150, there is no stopping BITCOIN!!! Bitcoin Headlines – EU Parliament Report Recognizes the Bitcoin Blockchain’s ‘Dominance’; Danish Police Surveil the Blockchain to Make Arrests; Zcash Prices Sink Below $30 in Market First; THIS SWISS CANTON NOW HAS ITS OWN CRYPTOCURRENCY AWAITING APPROVAL; Poland’s Financial Ombudsman Calls for Bitcoin Exchange Regulation; India’s Central Bank Tells Banks: Go Digital or Become Obsolete in the…

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Bitcoin News 22 February 2017

Bitcoin today – The Bitcoin price is looking very good and seems to be hanging around the $1100 level. Strong fundamentals driving the price, very bullish. Bitcoin News Headlines – Dubai Aims to Become First Blockchain-Powered City by 2020; P2P Bitcoin Lender Bitbond Raises $1.2 Million in New Funding; Swift is Recruiting Banks for Blockchain Tests; FOXBIT consolidated as leader in bitcoins negotiation and hopes to revenue R$ 3 million in 2017; Dutch Blockchain Hackathon Draws Over 500 Worldwide Participants; Blockchain Could Be a New Operating System for the Planet…

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Bitcoin News 21 February 2017

Bitcoin today – the Bitcoin price still moving on up, touching $1100, exciting many Bitcoin Believers no doubt. Will this trend continue… add your comments below. Bitcoin Headlines – Trend: Germany Can Soon Beat the UK in Terms of Fintech Investment; Microsoft Calls on Countries to Keep Civilians Out of Cyberhacks; Japan’s Largest Bank is Testing Digitized Checks on a Blockchain in Singapore; EU Lawmakers Propose to Ban Geo-Blocking of Digital Currency Users; An Alliance Forms Under China’s New Bitcoin Regulations; LOCALBITCOINS trading up 1,200% in China since PBOC clampdown;…

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Bitcoin Adoption in Dubai

Dubai, known for the tallest building, man made structure and free standing structure – Burj Khalifa, the world’s only 7-star hotel – Burj Al Arab, and the second-largest yacht in the world “Dubai” which is owned by the sheikh. Dubai is going full steam ahead to position themselves as a Blockchain hub and centre of FinTech innovation starting with the launch of Dubai Smart City early in 2014.   “When Dubai does things, we tend to do it right.  It is true that we want to do it first, but we…

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Bitcoin News 20 February 2017

Bitcoin today – the Bitcoin price has remained above $1000 since the 14 February 2017. Has Bitcoin crossed the $1000 threshold never to return again? There is so much activity and adoption in the Bitcoin ecosystem that could push the price even higher over the next few months. Falling GBTC Premium Indicates Market Expects SEC to Approve Bitcoin ETFs – this is a very big deal indeed! Other Bitcoin headlines – Can the Bitcoin Economy Help Greeks Hide Their Wealth; Bitcoincasino.us one of the best Bitcoin Casinos for 2017; Microsoft and…

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Bitcoin Mobile Banking and the Unbanked

According to the World Economic Forum, over 2 billion people worldwide are unbanked. Financial inclusion is vital in the eradication of poverty and upliftment of communities.  Moving away from cash in developing countries can significantly drive financial inclusion and acceptance of digital vs physical cash as we recently witnessed in India. Read more about The Digital Explosion in India. Mobile internet access, banking and smart phones are changing the game for the poor as Melinda Gates states in this video below:- Mobile phone ownership in Sub-Saharan Africa is soaring in countries…

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Bitcoin, the Blockchain and Hedge Funds

Hedge Funds are changing and taking new direction.  Bitcoin Hedge Funds are now emerging. Traditional Hedge Funds are not performing to expectation and statistics show Hedge Fund launches are headed for an eight-year low. Take a look at the disappointing results seen in 2016. On the other hand, Bitcoin Hedge funds seem to be gaining momentum. This visionary statement from the First Bitcoin Hedge Fund, Bitcoin Fund, Launched From Malta – “We are the first fund that invests in core-level infrastructure of the new generation economy. We invest into Bitcoins. In…

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