Bitcoin Price Watch; Our Take On The Late US Session

So that’s it for another session in the bitcoin price. Things have been pretty wild all week, but there haven’t been too many opportunities to get in to the market other than on short, scalp breakout entries. We’re looking for some degree of sustained action so that we can get into a longer term trade, […]

MMM Global Ponzi Scheme Now Infects Nigerian Investors

Over the past few years, people across the world have been getting emails from “Nigerian princes”. These self-proclaimed royals promise riches in return for a small deposit. But overall, they were a scam even a child could tell. Replacing the Nigerian princes in latest events is MMM Global, a company that has notoriously conned people off […]

Ethereum vs Ethereum: Which Is the Ship of Theseus?

Imagine this scenario: Tom owes you money. Years later, Tom clones himself and claims the clone to be the real Tom, trying to write off all his debt to you. Tom the clone looks just like the original Tom, except for the memory. He doesn’t know you at all, let alone the debt. This would […]

Understanding Soft Forks: A Core Developer’s View on Network Monopoly

Since the beginning of the development of Segregated Witness, an increasing number of alternative Bitcoin hard fork supporters have criticized the implementation process of soft forks on Bitcoin Core, claiming that Core developers have a complete monopoly over the process. Former Bitcoin Core developer Jeff Garzik and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin particularly stated that proposed […]

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to Host Public Fintech Forum

In an announcement today, the Securities and Exchange Commission said it will host a public forum to discuss Fintech innovation at its Washington D.C. headquarters in November. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the federal body which serves as the regulator for all of the United States’ stock exchanges and electronic securities markets, has given […]

The Needham Report Forecasts Bitcoin Price to Hit $848

How is Bitcoin faring in the market and what’s in store for the digital currency community in the near future? A recent assessment made by Needham report draws an outline of all the things that might soon happen with the most popular cryptocurrency.  One glance at the report, and it is quite evident that the […]

South Korean Fintech Firms Petition Against Apple’s NFC Barricade

Several South Korean fintech companies plan to petition the Korean Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) to object to Apple’s policy of not opening its near field communication (NFC) to outside app developers, according to Pulse, an English-language news site of Maeil Business Newspaper in South Korea. The Korean firms claim Apple’s policy prevents them from offering […]