Bitcoin Value: An Unsafe Haven

Bitcoin price has failed to push higher in the chart and now cannot avoid the strong bearish influence of the green 20MA crossing below the red 200MA in the daily chart. Our outlook changes from consolidation into advance, to correction into decline as bitcoin value is repriced. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a […]

Mexican Coffee Chain Begins Accepting Bitcoin At University Coffee Shop

In response to customer requests, one of Mexico’s largest coffee shop chains has begun accepting bitcoin at a university coffee shop. The Café Punta del Cielo coffee shop at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP) has begun accepting bitcoin payments through Bitso, a Mexican bitcoin exchange. Café Punta del Cielo is a gourmet coffee producer […]

Global Economic Outlook: Market Turmoil

After several few weeks of uneasy quiet following the June and July disruptions international markets, on Monday, began showing signs of volatility that finally erupted into equity and commodity sell-offs that spilled into the currency markets. This is the kind of turmoil that results from investor psychology and is beyond the control of central banks […]

Intel Forays into Internet of Things

Internet of Things is the next in-thing. All electronic device manufacturing companies are eyeing the segment. Intel, Samsung, Google… you name it and they are gradually making inroads into the segment. Intel especially already has a lot riding on it. The semiconductor company is working hard to be the first on to get there. Intel’s […]

Bitcoin Trading: Advance or Decline – It’s Up To You

Bitcoin price has returned to its support floor for the third time in 2015. Traders must now decide what they want for this chart. The choice seems obvious – provided you understand the value of Bitcoin and its role beyond our generation. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the […]

UBS’ Alex Batlin on the Future of Blockchain Tech in Finance

When it announced its ‘blockchain innovation lab’ earlier this year, UBS caused a ripple of excitement and trepidation. It was a watershed moment: one of the world’s wealthiest investment banks was putting its money, and public image, behind blockchain technology. Not only that, but it would be experimenting deep in the financial heart of London. The […]

Lavaboom Offers Secure, Encrypted Mail Service

Privacy is a luxury these days, thanks to governments and big corporations. Whenever we use the internet, we have to assume that our web activities and communications are being monitored. If not actively, then passively at least. Loads of leaked documents which end up on Wikileaks serves as standing proof of that. Governments are paranoid and […]

Circle Acts Like PayPal, Bans Bank Accounts and Freezes Payments

Users of Circle Inc., the Boston-based bitcoin startup, have been disputing with the company regarding payment verifications and banning of bank accounts. According to its users, Circle has started to hold payments for several days and ban accounts, in the tradition of Paypal. Circle states on its website that it “believes that sending and receiving […]

Bitcoin Price Nearing Support

Bitcoin price has been slowly declining today and made a tentative spike toward support a few hours ago. Currently, price is above support but sellers keep piling in and with US traders joining the market soon, selling may intensify. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. […]