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 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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Bitcoin News 21 July 2017 – Bitcoin Price on Full Throttle on the Back of BIP91 Acceptance

BREAKING NEWS today – Top Story – Over 93% of Bitcoin Miners have signaled acceptance of BIP91 and has been locked in to activate on 1 August 2017 – BIP91 is to scale Bitcoin and reduce transaction time – more information can be found here  The Bitcoin price has surged 20% with this positive news as well as the early signaling that took place the past few days. The price is robust and fundamentals strong – is $3000 or higher in sight sooner rather than later? Add your comments below.…

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BREAKING NEWS: Bitcoin BIP91 Locked In for SegWit Activation 1 August 2017

We have a resolution… Finally!  The scaling of Bitcoin, BIP91, has been locked in for 1 August 2017 as more than 93% of miners signaling support for SegWit2X.   source: CoinDance   The Bitcoin price has reacted to this news by increasing in value by over $500 in 24 hours.     A debate that has raged on since 2015, proving that Bitcoin is a democracy and an incredible store of value which cannot be taken lightly – no change can be forced on the community without agreement no matter…

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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 19 July 2017 – Bitcoin Hard Fork Not Likely, Bitcoin Price Reacts

Bitcoin News Today sees the Bitcoin price recovering since the shock drop on 16 July. The Ethereum price jumped by $60 over 24 hours as more support for the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance takes hold.  Is the bull starting to move again?   The Bitcoin price is reacting positively to the fact that the scaling of Bitcoin, BIP 91, is close to the necessary threshold of 80% of mining power. BIP91 is part of SegWit2X and miners have been signaling early which has made markets less volatile over the past couple…

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Bitcoin News 18 July 2017 – Miners Run SegWit2x Software Early

Bitcoin News Today – Top stories being the upcoming scaling of Bitcoin with Miners starting to run the New Segwit2x Software early and the crypto market showing gains after the “blood bath” of last week.       Miners signaled on 17 July 2017 to run the new SegWit2x software, these being the miners who supported the “New York Agreement”. This impending change to the Bitcoin network has impacted the Bitcoin price causing it to drop substantially during the past week. The market does not like uncertainty however, there are…

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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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