Bitcoin News 25 July 2017 – CFTC Approves First Institutional Bitcoin Derivatives Platform

Bitcoin News today with the top story being that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved institutional Bitcoin derivatives platform Ledgerx LLC as the first regulated Bitcoin options exchange and clearinghouse – this is huge news!   This development could put a fire under the Bitcoin price – if futures and options are traded, it could increase trading volume exponentially. This is certainly a development to keep an eye on.         Other news headlines:-   Blockchain in Trade Finance – huge opportunity to streamline this…

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Bitcoin News 24 July 2017 – Bitcoin’s Major Traction in India, Fourth Highest Trading Market

Bitcoin News Today with the top stories on Bitcoin gaining commercial and regulatory traction in India. Bollywood and Online portals are helping Bitcoin gain traction in India – it has been reported that India is the fourth highest Bitcoin trading market, with over 1 million users. Bollywood is also becoming fascinated with the cryptocurrency. Online portals taking Bitcoin are increasing into various industries – book stores, bus/flight ticket and holiday booking, mobile recharge, web hosting, software management, online clothes and home décor, and training and recruitment.   While Bitcoin adoption…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash – Which are the best?

There are over 800 cryptocurrencies / crypto assets in circulation and it is important to understand the differences as well as use cases before making a decision to invest.  Crypto’s are not equal – Some are “me too’s”, some have specific uses and some have Unique Selling Points.     #1 PAYMENT SYSTEM AND DIGITAL CASH BITCOIN – A digital and global payment system that allows people to send or receive money across the internet to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Store of Value, Backed by mathematics and Proof vs trust Why…

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Bitcoin News 17 July 2017 – Bitcoin, Ethereum Volatility after Price Drop Shock

Bitcoin news today – Top story must be the sudden drop of the cryptocurrency market in the past week that has sent shockwaves through the market. The Bitcoin exchange GDAX, plans to suspend Bitcoin Withdrawals If UASF Activates – this is a warning not to keep your Bitcoins in an online wallet.       The upcoming scaling of Bitcoin, implementation of SEGWIT2X, is still creating much concern and as a result, causing the markets to react negatively. Interesting to note that this downward trend also affected most of the…

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BitVault, World’s First Crypto Communicator Introduced at FinTech Week London

London FinTech Week from 7 to 14 July 2017 – The world’s first crypto communicator BitVault was introduced to the FinTech community at London Fintech Week. The BitVault is developed by Embedded Downloads Limited, an Anglo-Irish company with development offices in Limerick, Ireland and production facilities in Dehli, India. Read the full article as well as visit the BitVault website for more information on this “World’s First” blockchain phone.         Collect your FREE PDF – The Bitcoin Believers Business Manifesto Please leave your questions and comments below: Click on the image…

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Bitcoin News 6 July 2017 – Bitcoin Network Congestion Easing Ahead of SegWit2X

Bitcoin News Today – The major stories as follows:- Unconfirmed Transactions Queue and Bitcoin Fees Drop Considerably – averaging roughly 7,000 to 15,000 unconfirmed transactions per day. Just a few weeks ago 200,000+ transactions held up in the mempool – some of these transactions taking days to confirm.  The transaction delays and higher fees highlighted the need for Bitcoin to scale urgently. A date of 1 August 2017 has been set for the implementation of SegWit2X.       Litecoin Crosses $1B in Trading Volume – Litecoin volume and price…

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Bitcoin News 5 July 2017 – Bitcoin Scaling Looms – Countdown Dates to Watch

Bitcoin News Review and the Major news from today’s headlines – Countdown to SegWit: the Dates to Keep an Eye On;  Deloitte and Waves Platform have partnered and believe they will shape the future of the blockchain.     Countdown to SegWit: The dates to keep in mind:- July 14: BTC1 Deployment July 21: BIP91 Signaling to Start July 23 (at the earliest): BIP91 Lock In July 25 (at the earliest): BIP91 Activation July 29: BIP91 Deadline July 31: BIP141 Deadline August 1: BIP148 Activation For more info, go to the full…

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BREAKING NEWS – Encryption of Things, new Token taking the Cryptocurrency World by Storm!

BREAKING NEWS – Encryption of Things, known as the EOT Token has just hit the ground and is taking the Cryptocurrency world by Storm. EOT uses the Bitcoin source code with a few modifications. Besides encryption, one of the other features is fast transaction time.         There will be 100,000,000 coins, 50% of the total, pre-mined and the balance, another 100,000,000 will be mined. At this point in time, you can start with EOT’s for as little as a cup of coffee!     Unlike many other…

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Bitcoin Price Predictions 2017 and Beyond – Anyone got it Right?

At the end of 2016 when the Bitcoin price was under $1000, a number of Bitcoin enthusiasts took a stab at what the price would be in 2017 and beyond. Predicting prices in the short term is very difficult, and, the first six months of 2017 has been an incredible ride few could have predicted.  Long term there is a very bullish outlook for Bitcoin value and price as fundamentals get stronger.   Watch this short explainer video to see who got the prediction right so far:-     The…

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Bitcoin News 3 July 2017 – Bitcoin Scaling Set in Motion (SegWit2X)

Bitcoin Today – The Bitcoin price, as well as Ethereum price, is moving sideways with some fluctuation when there are more buyers than sellers of the cryptocurrency or vice versa.         Other news headlines:   Segwit2x Beta Released and New UAHF Code Proposal `ABC´ Removes 1MB-Limit – The code to scale Bitcoin has been set in motion, this is to improve transaction time. Are cryptocurrencies going to go mainstream? Japan is a good example. Bitcoin Believers gobble up Satoshi’s white paper   IOTA Partners Healthcare Providers for…

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