Bitcoin News 14 August 2017 – Bitcoin Bull Run Stampedes over $4200

Bitcoin News Today and the Bitcoin price is extremely bullish! Hitting highs of more than $4200 on some Far East Exchanges – This bull run has been fueled by high demand by the Japanese YEN Market (46%) followed by the USD (23%) and the South Korean Won (13%).   When Japan made Bitcoin legal tender in their country on 1 April 2017, it energized the market and adoption by Consumers, Merchants, Investors as well as Institutional Investors is gaining more momentum. Japan has started a domino effect around the world…

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Bitcoin News 10 August 2017 – Institutional Investors Cannot Ignore Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin News Today and the top story is that Goldman Sachs is informing it’s big money clients that it’s getting harder for institutional investors to ignore the cryptocurrency market. The total market cap for cryptocurrency has grown to more than $120 billion. Bitcoin has grown more than 200 percent this year and by $1000 in the past month.   Fidelity users can now track their Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investments alongside more traditional assets.The R&D and innovation unit of Fidelity Investments is partnering with Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange, to make the feature…

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Bitcoin News 7 August 2017 – Bitcoin Price Soars beyond $3400

Bitcoin News today sees the Bitcoin price rise above $3400 in the wake of SegWit activation on 1 August 2017, and the subsequent birth of Bitcoin Cash. High traded volume supporting the soaring price as investors rush to own Bitcoin.     Some investors are paying an almost 75% premium just for exposure to Bitcoin and this relates to Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, the only exchange traded Bitcoin product on the market today.   The SEC is changing guard as the existing top official in charge of approving new financial products…

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What is Bitcoin Cash – BCC?

Bitcoin History in the making on 1 August 2017 – The Bitcoin Blockchain is about to fork creating two cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin with SegWit and Bitcoin Cash, without SegWit.   Basically, anyone with Bitcoin in their personal wallet will receive the same amount of Bitcoin Cash which they will have to split once they decide to trade. Some of the benefits of Bitcoin Cash are faster and cheaper transaction times as well as Replay and Wipeout Protection and a new SigHash Type, part of the replay protection technology, basically a…

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Bitcoin News 29 July 2017 – Inching Closer to Bitcoin Upgrade, are You Ready?

Bitcoin News Today – We are inching closer to 1 August activation of Bitcoin Scaling, BIP91 – will we have a fork and create BCC (Bitcoin Cash) or will it be a non-event? Final signaling by all miners to implement SegWit has taken place while exchanges are still deciding to suspend trade during this time or not.  In the meantime, the Bitcoin price is strong as support has not waived. The Ethereum price has dropped somewhat, under $200, however, development in the Ethereum network continues, a good sign.    …

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BREAKING NEWS: BitVault Announces Integration of EOT Wallet (Encryption of Things)

In an exciting development, the Worlds First Blockchain phone and crypto communicator, the BitVault®, has announced that the Encryption of Things cryptocurrency, EOT, will be integrated into the phone.  EOT can be used for secure calling, secure messaging as well as for in App purchases on the BitVault Appstore.         The BitVault was recently introduced to the FinTech community at London FinTech Week where the functionality was demonstrated to very interested and rather intrigued delegates.  The BitVault is a revolutionary new product that is built around security and privacy enabled…

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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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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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