Bitcoin News 21 September 2017 – Bitcoin Enterprise Regulation A Must

Bitcoin today and the news continues as more countries start to work on regulation for Bitcoin Enterprises. Malaysia’s central bank is planning to draft cryptocurrency regulations by the end of this year, yet another proactive country added to the growing list. It is now reported that the Chinese authorities may be moving toward a broad clampdown on Bitcoin, including peer-to-peer (P2P) exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) trading platforms. All this activity is often seen as negative vs positive by some, yet regulation of Bitcoin Enterprises gives legitimacy to the market –…

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Bitcoin News 18 Sept 2017 – Bitcoin Strong after Dimon Controversy and China Crackdown

The Bitcoin News Today with the Bitcoin price in recovery mode and heading towards $4000. After the controversial comments from JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon stating Bitcoin is a fraud, it didn’t take long for Bitcoiners to sniff out some controversy regarding JP Morgan themselves. It is reported that they have been caught “red-handed” purchasing roughly 3Million Euro worth of XBT shares, otherwise known as exchange-traded-notes, that track the price of Bitcoin. The Public records of Nordnet trading logs, the two associated firms JP Morgan Securities Ltd., and Morgan Stanley bought…

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BitVault® Announces Dedicated Sales Team in India

In recent months, Bit-Media has reported on the approaching launch of the world’s first blockchain smartphone and crypto communicator, the BitVault®.  As the official launch date looms, a BitVault®press release announced the deployment of a dedicated sales team for the Indian market. This news shortly after it was announced that shipping of the BitVault®starts in November 2017.   The BitVault® is a revolutionary new product that is built around security and privacy enabled through Blockchain technology.  The Biometric Security is enabled through fingerprint and iris scan making the BitVault® unique to the user.    …

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Smartphones are coming to a blockchain near you, Futuretech on the BitVault®

In a recently recorded Futuretech podcast, the BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain crypto communicator was discussed and explained in detail. “The most unique feature of this phone,” says Peter Marais, Co-founder of BitVault, “…is that your private keys are never stored on the device…we call it dynamic key creation: these keys are dynamically created every time you use the product, so nobody else can use the device.”   An exciting innovation focused on security and privacy of the user be it individuals, corporations, banks or governments.   The BitVault is a secure communication…

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How does BitVault® work? The World’s First Blockchain Crypto Communicator

There has been much interest in the World’s first blockchain crypto communicator over the past few months.  The BitVault® was introduced to the FinTech community at FinTech Week in London during July where the blockchain smartphone was demonstrated to many intrigued delegates. Read the article here.   For those of you who missed out, here are a few videos demonstrating how the BitVault® works. NOTE:  The transactions shown in the videos below are using Bitcoin, however, from 1 November 2017, all transactions on theBitVault® will make use of EOT – “Encryption of Things”.  EOT was…

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Bitcoin News 23 August 2017 – Japan’s Bitcoin Boom – 50 Bitcoin Exchanges Register with FSA

Bitcoin News today and further to Japan legalizing Bitcoin in April 2017, approximately 50 Bitcoin Exchanges have registered with the Japanese Financial Services Agency and all will be reviewed. There are startups that operate Bitcoin exchanges like Bitflyer and Coincheck, however, there is also a growing number of large corporations adding Bitcoin exchanges as part of their services.   Since the Government legalized Bitcoin as a payment system in Japan, adoption by merchants, consumers, institutions, and investors have soared. The Japanese Yen continues to dominate Bitcoin trading volume globally. More…

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BREAKING NEWS – Cryptodoc to Embrace EOT

Embedded Downloads Ltd. announced today the launch of a new encryption application, “Cryptodoc”     What is Cryptodoc?   According to the company, “Cryptodoc” is an application that will run on any home computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet.   The application will provide the user the ability to encrypt any document file as well as spreadsheets and presentations. These documents can then be stored safely on the user’s computer or device and can only be decrypted by the application with the user’s private key.   Blockchain encryption   The real…

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Bitcoin News 21 August 2017 – Japan Driving High Consumer Demand for Bitcoin

In the Bitcoin news today with the leading story that Japan’s top customer-to-customer (C2C) ticket exchange marketplace, Ticket Camp will be the first in the Japanese ticket industry to accept bitcoin.   The site has about 5 million users and processes approximately 5.8 billion yen per month – all of these users will now be exposed to Bitcoin thus creating more demand. In recent months, the Japanese Yen has dominated Bitcoin trading as more than 50% of Bitcoin has been traded in the currency. Bitcoin growth in the past two…

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BREAKING NEWS – Bitcoin Price Shoots Past $3000 to New All Time High

BREAKING NEWS – the Bitcoin price has just shot past $3000 to a new all time high. This has come at the end of a historic week in the life of Bitcoin.     1 August saw the activation of SegWit (BIP148) which seemed to pass as a non-event. Later in the day, a miner activated hard fork activated and created a new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Cash. Everyone who had Bitcoin in their personal wallet or in a participating exchange would have received the same quantity in Bitcoin Cash.  …

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Bitcoin News 23 July 2017 – Bitcoin’s Bullish Price Attracting More Investors

Bitcoin News Today – The Bitcoin price continues to strengthen after the commitment of the Bitcoin community to avert a hard fork and split in the blockchain on 1 August by signaling to implementing BIP91/SegWit.  Traders and Investors are Coming Back to Bitcoin – what are the reasons? Increased recognition and adoption;  Safe Haven;  Imminence of Scaling;  Lower Fees and altcoins struggling to prove their worth.         Other News headlines:   Crowdsales made simple – ICObazaar is an innovative crowdsale participation platform that lets you explore and…

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