CFTC Appoints Bitcoin Expert, First 2016 Meeting Will Have Blockchain Focus

Every financial regulatory body around the world seems to be trying to wrap their heads around Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology these days, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC ) in the United States is not immune to this trend. Simply defining bitcoin as an asset has proved to be a difficult task […]

BitGo Announces Launch of BitGo Instant for Zero-Confirmation Bitcoin Transactions

BitGo Inc., a multi-signature security company, announced the release of its newest product, BitGo Instant, which removes transaction delays completely. Along with its announcement of BitGo Instant, the company has also announced its launch partners for instant transactions. “At the beginning of this week, we had six partners. At the end, we had 10. It’s […]

21 Bitcoin Community Holds First Hackathon; Develops Bounty Project Git Money

When 21 Inc. introduced its first product, the 21 Bitcoin Computer, it was targeted at developers who could use the company’s hardware and software tools to create applications built on Bitcoin infrastructure. And since the company launched the product in November, there has been a vibrant community in the company’s Slack group, with developers exchanging […]

Kraken Buys Coinsetter and Cavirtex, Enters the US & Canadian Markets

In a significant announcement today, the largest ever deal of its kind in the Bitcoin industry saw leading European bitcoin exchange Kraken acquire bitcoin exchanges Coinsetter and CaVirtEx. In a statement today, Kraken announced it is acquiring New York-based exchange Coinsetter and Canada’s first bitcoin exchange CaVirtEx. The world’s largest bitcoin exchange will fully absorb […]

The UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser and Scientist Recommends Bitcoin’s Blockchain

In a new major report submitted by the Chief Scientific Adviser of the UK today, the government’s Chief Scientist Sir Mark Walport explained the innovation has the potential to help governance to politicians and leaders of authority. The report, titled ‘Distributed Ledger Technology: Beyond Block chain’ sees Sir Mark Walport explain how distributed ledger technology or […]

Bitcoin Price Direction Undecided

Bitcoin price is winding sideways for a second day. Supposedly neutral GDP and Production data out of China failed to catalize a market move earlier today. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 discount using the code CCN29. […]