Barclays Set to Start Experimenting with Bitcoin

Barclays is set to become the first UK bank to officially accept payments in Bitcoin, as reported in The Sunday Times. The multinational banking and financial services company announced recently that it is set to become the first bank in the United Kingdom to start accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. Barclays announced that they […]

Bitmain Announces Launch of Next-Generation Antminer S7 Bitcoin Miner

Bitmain, the Bitcoin mining ASIC provider, Sunday announced the release of its next-generation Bitcoin miner, the Antminer S7, using the recently announced BM1385 ASIC. The company argues that “this machine is not only our most efficient ever, using less than half the energy per gigahash of the S5, but it is also our most powerful […]

Canadian Pension Fund’s OMERS Ventures to Invest in Bitcoin 2.0

It looks like the Canadian pension fund either has a greater risk appetite, overtly optimistic or just doesn’t care. I would prefer to think that it is the former two. Either way it is good for the crypto-industry. On a serious note – The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System which can be shortened into OMERS […]

Gyft Yourself With Bitcoins From ChangeTip

ChangeTip, the bitcoin based microtipping platform has now come up with an option that will help the souls who receive tips to convert it into actual real life physical goods. That’s great news for all ChangeTip users who have been receiving tips for all the great things they do. ChangeTip has partnered with Gyft to […]

Are Universities Likely to Offer Bitcoin Degrees in the Future?

Bitcoin first entered the American university system in 2014 when New York University and Duke University announced that they would be offering inaugural courses on digital currency. The blockchain has since spread itself into the halls of Princeton, Stanford, MIT, and even Mt. Hood Community College in Portland, Oregon. Large and small, bitcoin is secretly […]

Andreas Antonopoulos Thinks Bitcoin ATMs Need to Be Completely Redesigned

Mastering Bitcoin Author Andreas Antonopoulos recently gave at talk at Harvard’s i-lab, spending much of his time in front of a small audience describing the various issues with Bitcoin as a brand. He noted many problems with the terminology used in Bitcoin, and he also focused on specific products or services in the Bitcoin space […]

Bitcoin Price Has Some Wiggle-Room

Bitcoin price has been going through the motions of ticking out a slow correction above $220 and below the 1-hour 200MA (red). The slow progress means there have been few analysis updates during the past days. At the moment there seems to be a signal in the 4-hour chart. This analysis is provided by […]