Bitcoin News 22 March 2017

Bitcoin Today – the Bitcoin price has recovered from last week’s drop below $1000 only to pass the $1100 mark but settle under this today. Expect some volatility in the coming weeks. The news is still dominated by the scaling debate – these are the other headlines in the news today. Following on from the suspension of Chinese Exchanges in January 2017, CHINESE BITCOIN EXCHANGES are expected to resume withdrawals soon; Western Union Seeks Patent for Digital Currency Analysis; Ethereum Developers Publish Roadmap for EVM Upgrade; Japan Exchange Blockchain Consortium…

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Bitcoin Price Crashes below $1000

BREAKING BITCOIN NEWS TODAY – The Bitcoin price crashes below $1000 in response to the bitter argument between Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimted. Also, major exchanges added fuel to the fire by confirming that they will list both BTC and BTU – does the market believe there will be a hard fork?  Add your opinion to the comments below. Here are a few links to get yourself up to date on this issue:- Bitcoin, To Scale or not to Scale The Big Bitcoin Debate – SegWit vs Bitcoin Unlimited No…

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Bitcoin News 17 March 2017

Bitcoin Today – It has been an action packed week from the ETF ruling on the 10 March 2017 declining the bid to list on the stock exchange to the Bitcoin price defining the odds and pushing past the $1200 mark only to drop again today to the lower $1100’s. Altcoins soared this week with Ethereum topping $100, the third cryptocurrency to achieve this. We need to keep a close eye on a few of these Altcoins such as Dash, Monero and Litecoin. Other Bitcoin Headlines- Investment Firm Blockchain Capital…

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Bitcoin Price Watch 17 March 2017

Bitcoin Price prediction today – In a surprising turn of events after the negative ETF ruling, the Bitcoin price surged past $1200 this week only to settle under this in the past 24 hours. Altcoins continue to surge this week – is this due to the transaction delays in the Bitcoin network or the scaling debate; Altcoin price speculation with higher risk and returns or the belief of their individual role in the digital currency space. The fundamentals are still strong for Bitcoin – we are coming up to a rate…

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Bitcoin News 16 March 2017

Bitcoin Today – the Bitcoin price has dropped below $1250 but if you look at the past week, the price has been doing the sideways jive while altcoins have been pushing to new highs. Bitcoin Headlines – Coinbase to Charge Fees for On-Blockchain Transactions; Ethereum jetting ahead; Millions of Consumer Devices Vulnerable To Hacking Via Sound Waves; No Bitcoin Hard Fork please; Nasdaq is Helping Build a Blockchain Market for Ad Contracts; Google AI Firm’s Blockchain Project for Hospitals Faces Concerns over Patient Data; Japanese Blockchain Consortium Exceeds 100 Members,…

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Ethereum Jetting Ahead

Altcoins are pushing to new levels with Ethereum leading the formation at 33,57% growth at time of publication. What is causing this growth?  Is it linked to the phenomenal Bitcoin performance? Are investors wanting to cash in on the next “Bitcoin”.  Or in Ethereum’s case, could it be the formation and support for Enterprise Ethereum Alliance? Perhaps it is all just down to making more money? “There are far bigger gains to be made nowadays in altcoins than in Bitcoin … Far more money to be made, and more risk, in…

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No Bitcoin Hard Fork Please!

Vinny Lingham, CEO of Civic and Angel Investor, is speaking out about support for a contentious Hard Fork which creates another Bitcoin.  According to Lingham, we need to convince miners and the Bitcoin community not to consider doing a Bitcoin Unlimited Hard Fork. Discussion points from the article:- Exchanges confirmed they would list BTU (Bitcoin Unlimited) as an altcoin should there be a Hard Fork Bitcoin’s greatest Asset is its brand awareness – the strongest brand in crypto space Bitcoin Unlimited will just become an altcoin if it does not…

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Bitcoin News 14 March 2017

Bitcoin Today – the Bitcoin price is looking very strong – will the price move to $1500 soon? It is anyone’s guess and as we always say, keep your eyes on the fundamentals. Despite predictions that if the ETF wasn’t approved, the Bitcoin price will drop and volatility rise – drop it did but recovered strongly as Bitcoin shruged off rejection by US regulators. Bitcoin Headlines – Dubai Government Taps IBM For City-Wide Blockchain Pilot Push; Ireland Is Becoming a “Landing Spot” for Blockchain Tech; EU Draft Law Outlines Parliament…

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Bitcoin News 13 March 2017

Bitcoin today – The Bitcoin price recovered like a champion during the past weekend after the news that the SEC did not approve the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, proving that Bitcoin is resilient and not affected one event but rather the strong fundamentals – Bitcoin rocks! And, let us not forget the Altcoins… Ethereum steamed past a market cap of $2 bln and a price of $28 plus. Dash is another Altcoin to watch closely. Kudos to digital currency! Bitcoin Headlines:- Altcoins Make a Comeback in Wake of Bitcoin ETF Decision;…

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Bitcoin News 4 March 2017

Bitcoin today – The Bitcoin price has been looking strong over the last while. Will the price push past $1300 and stay there in the coming week? Maybe. Bitcoin Headlines – India Central Bank: Confidence in Bitcoin, Blockchain Can Only Come From Authority Endorsement; Bitcoin price rises higher than gold, but don’t read too much into it; Texas Lawmaker Proposes Constitutional Right to Own Bitcoin; Australian Government Commits $350k to Blockchain Standards Effort; Several New Hardware Wallet Features Introduced As Demand Increases; Bitcoin Exchange Bter Resumes Withdrawals: “Good Start” for…

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