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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Bitcoin News 18 August 2017 – Investors Globally Looking to Bitcoin

Bitcoin News Today and leading story for the day is the announcement that Fisco, a Japanese financial information company, announced that they have issued a Bitcoin bond. Since the Japanese made Bitcoin legal tenders in April 2017 much progress has been made in terms of adoption of the digital asset. A Bitcoin-backed bond would allow large institutions to store value and be more accepting of Bitcoin.   Digital Assets are getting closer to traditional investments. Just recently, it was reported that Bitcoin options, futures and an exchange-traded fund that track…

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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 and Ethereum, Record Breaking First 6 Months of 2017

Bitcoin and Ethereum – Two Crypto Giants have emerged!  We review the performance of Bitcoin and Ethereum for the first six months of 2017 as well as events that contributed to the exponential growth of these two cryptocurrencies.     Firstly, what is the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum? Bitcoin is a store of value and payment system and the most valuable cryptocurrency Ethereum is a programming language and decentralized platform that runs smart contracts – A World Super Computer that would decentralize and democratize the existing client-server model What…

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World Money in Perspective – How Big is Bitcoin now?

How big is Bitcoin in relation to the rest of the world’s money?  Have you missed the opportunity if you haven’t invested yet?  It’s time to put things into perspective.   Bitcoin is just over 8 years old and much of the world still has no idea what Bitcoin actually is.  Considering the fact that Bitcoin has just begun and started at zero value, the growth in the cryptocurrency has strengthened year on year as more acceptance and adoption takes place.  Interesting to note, the current market cap of Bitcoin…

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Bitcoin News 19 June 2017 – Bitcoin drives down Remittance costs

Bitcoin News Today – The Bitcoin price seems to be consolidating over $2500 during the past few days and Ethereum seems to be consolidating over the $350 mark. Both have had enormous growth over the past month with the market cap for all cryptocurrencies being over $110 billion.     Other news headlines:-   Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market How to start a Fake Cloud Mining business, Easy and Risk-free – Uncle Scam Chinese Explore Future of OTC Trading at Bitcoin Meetup Venezuelans Are Seeking a…

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London FinTech Week News

Returning for the fourth year from the 7th to 14th of July 2017, London FinTech week is set to be a premier event not to be missed.  London remains the FinTech capital of the world and the agenda for the event does not disappoint.   For a sneak preview of the event, watch this video below:-         Listen to a podcast regarding the lineup and agenda here   Collect Your Free PDF – The Bitcoin Believers Business Manifesto Please leave your comments below – let us know…

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Bitcoin News 14 June 2017 – Ethereum Value Proposition Booming

Bitcoin Today – the Bitcoin price, as well as the Ethereum price, are doing a sideways shuffle while 24-hour trading volume between the two is reported close.  Ethereum value proposition is booming as governments, central banks, businesses and influx of ICO’s is apparent.     Other news headlines:-   PwC Principal: Cryptocurrencies Could Power New Economy Morgan Stanley Says Bitcoin Needs Regulation to Keep Rising “Due To Popular Demand” Goldman Starts Covering Bitcoin Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Suffers ‘Major Outage’ Amid Trading Frenzy Battle of the Giants – Bitcoin vs Ethereum…

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