Silbert’s Digital Currency Group Announces Major Fundraise from MasterCard, CIBC, and Others

Barry Silbert, Founder of the recently acquired SecondMarket, announced at Money20/20 that the Digital Currency Group had raised its round of capital. Digital Currency Group, otherwise known as DCG, was formed when Genesis Global Trading—a bitcoin OTC trading firm—and Grayscale Investments—a digital currency asset management firm that manages Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC)—were combined into one […]

BTCC Announces Launch of Pro Exchange Allowing 20x Margin Trading

BTCC, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world, announced its Pro Exchange at a Money 20/20 panel held at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Pro Exchange is a bitcoin margin trading tool that will allow traders to exercise 20x leverage on spot trading. Unlike BTCC’s regular spot exchange, which might […]

Blythe Masters’ Digital Asset Holdings Acquires Blockchain Startup Blockstack

In yet another blockchain related investment, Blythe Masters’ Digital Asset Holdings has announced the acquisition of Digital Asset has been on a blockchain-startups purchasing spree lately, with the Bits of Proof and Hyperledger acquired earlier in June this year. The New-York based company headed by CEO Blythe Masters has today, announced the purchase of […]

Miners Center Brings Tantalizing Deal for Bitcoin Sellers

[Note: One of our readers has complained about the shady nature of Miners Center as a Bitcoin mining firm. We are currently trying to get in touch with the owners of this company. Please visit this space soon to get a detailed version.] [Update1: A mail that was sent to Miners Center official id was returned with […]

Bitcoin Price Hedge Pledge

Bitcoin price is advancing in “stupendous” mode as the Fed delays a rate hike, once again. Uncertainty and US dollar hedging is the name of the game and bitcoin has received a go-ahead to advance, uninterrupted, for two months. This analysis is provided by with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. […]

Bitcoin Price Rockets; Yearly Highs Next?

It seems that every day over the past couple of weeks we have seen strength in the bitcoin price. When we spiked down through the $200 mark at the end of August, it looked as though bitcoin was in for a tough final quarter – how quickly things change. A look at the daily chart […]

Which Top 5 Presidential Candidate is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

Security researcher Jonathan Lampe recently published a report comparing the security readiness of various leading contenders for the White House. The post Which Top 5 Presidential Candidate is Most Likely to Be Hacked? appeared first on CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.