Baidu’s Slap of Bitcoin with a Ban Is a Wake up Call to All

News has come in this morning that Baidu has banned bitcoin advertising on its website which handles almost all of China’s search inquiries. The action follows the tragic death of Wei Zexi, a college student with cancer who sought treatment from a hospital found through an online advertisement. Zexi stated in a post before his […]

Bitcoin Price Tell Me You’ll Be True

Bitcoin price is climbing in a choppy advance. Is this the base of a large advance, or just an upward correction in a sideways spell? This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now. Bitcoin Price Analysis Time of analysis: 14h00 UTC Friday Bitstamp […]

South Africa’s Blockchain Startup Custos Raises More Funds to Fight Piracy

Custos Media Technologies, a South African company which fights piracy using Bitcoin and blockchain technology, has recently announced a successful fundraising round of $420,000. South Africa’s Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) is the investor in Custos’ latest fundraising round. A prominent startup news media outlet reports that the company will be receiving the raised amount over the […]

Bitcoin Price Watch; End of the Week Scalps

Well we’ve made it to the end of the week, and things have gone so so in our bitcoin price trading. We are pretty much net flat on the market after last night’s session, and go into today’s European session with plenty to go at. Volatility overnight got us in to the markets on a […]

What is Bitcoin Backed By?

The post What is Bitcoin Backed By? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Wondering what bitcoin is backed by? The answer is nothing at all, but that’s actually not a bad thing. Like most modern currencies bitcoin is not backed by gold or other precious commodities. In a sense, bitcoin’s value is derived from our common […]

Japanese Banks, E-Commerce Giant Ramp Up Blockchain Development

Blockchain technology has gotten a major boost in Japan as Rakuten has committed itself to the research and development of blockchain solutions for e-commerce. Meanwhile, Ripple’s Asian branch has announced a new bank consortium to build and deploy a blockchain-enabled platform for payments and settlements. Japan’s internet and e-commerce giant Rakuten has opened a new […]

The Movie Lover’s Cryptocurrency VCAP Offers Much More Than a Return on Investment

Bitcoin Press Release: Vulture Capital introduces various additional benefits for the participants of the ongoing VCAP cryptocurrency crowd sale. August 22, 2016 New York – The cryptocurrency based fundraising arm of New York-based Hedley Productions continues to run a successful VCAP cryptocurrency crowd sale to produce the first ever completely cryptocurrency funded feature film. As […]

Lisk Blockchain Platform Releases its Product Development Roadmap

Bitcoin Press Release: Lisk has made its long-term plans for the blockchain based decentralized applications platform public. The project has five major milestones set with a long list of goals and areas of focus. August 22, 2016 Berlin, Germany – Lisk, the multi-platform blockchain applications platform has announced its future plans in the form of […]