Posted Date: February 5, 2018
Doomsdayers out in force; Paul Krugman being Paul Krugman; Tether upto its usual tricks and the usual gamut of scams, schemes, and shakedowns. It’s been emotional. It’s been nerve-wracking. But it’s also been a total riot. Welcome to This Week in Bitcoin. Also read: Trading Tip `The Wall´ – I Was Wrong We’re All Gonna Make […] The post This Week in Bitcoin: Half Full or Half Empty? appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 5, 2018
Not so long ago, the e-Chat team (e-Chat is a blockchain-based messenger) took up the matter with their investors of should they launch Ethereum network fork or not? If not, they keep up according to the roadmap of e-Chat development. Why did such a question even arose? Why have forks become so popular nowadays? The changes e-Chat is facing in case the fork finally happens are discussed in this post. The post PR: Blockchain Based Messenger App E-Chat: Fork or Not to Fork? appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 5, 2018
Many technical signals are indicating that the BTC markets may experience a bullish move in coming days following several weeks of heavy selling. Despite longer-term price action and stochastic RSI suggesting an oncoming move up, the immediate price action tells a more tenuous story – with BTC currently testing a critical area. Also Read:Dead again? […] The post Markets Update: Long-Term Signals Suggest Bullish Bounce Imminent for BTC appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 4, 2018
Smartlands Platform (Stellar-based) is excited to announce it has achieved a significant milestone in its mission of bringing the benefits of blockchain and cryptocurrency to a real economy sector. The launch of the beta version of the Smartlands Wallet, that is integral part of the Platform, is necessary for creating cryptocurrency tokens backed by real economy assets. The post PR: Smartlands Launches Platform Based on Stellar Network appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 4, 2018
The ICO was hailed as the new IPO, offering a more egalitarian way of raising funds. The fact that crowdsales bring in millions of extra dollars and create an active community from day one doesn’t hurt either. In 2017, the initial coin offering was the fundraising model that had venture capitalists looking on enviously. 2018 […] The post Many Token Crowdsales No Longer That Open to the Crowds appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 4, 2018
Cryptocurrencies have grown popular in India, and digital asset markets in the region have seen exponential growth despite uncertainty from the Indian government. Now, this week the founders of the popular application Crowdfire have announced the team is launching an Indian-based bitcoin exchange this March. Also read: Russian Cryptocurrency Bill Is Ready – Regulators Share Details […] The post Crowdfire Founders Plan to Launch Indian Bitcoin Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 4, 2018
Veteran podcaster Matt Aaron lends his curation and vocal talent to a smooth few minutes each week in summation of the Bitcoin world’s most important news, This Week in Bitcoin (TWiB). Every Friday, listeners get breakdowns and commentary in bite-size format, leaving them informed and with plenty of time to go about their day. Also […] The post Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 4, 2018
Hong Kong-based media have reported that the country’s major search engines and social media networks do not appear to be presenting paid adverts for products or companies associated with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Reports have alleged that the censorship of cryptocurrency ads may date back to the announcement that The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) […] The post China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and Social Media appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 4, 2018
This week one of Europe’s largest power companies, Enel, has announced the firm has absolutely “no interest whatsoever in selling power” to cryptocurrency miners. Also read: Dead again? In Reality Bitcoin Is Up 729% Since Last February One of Europe’s Largest Power Companies Allegedly Evaluated Cryptocurrency Mining Operations The Italian multinational renewable-energy corporation located in Rome, […] The post Large European Power Company Will Not Sell Electricity to Crypto-Miners appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 4, 2018
U.S. banks really aren’t big on bitcoin. That’s the inference to be drawn from a widespread crypto crackdown led by major financial institutions. Bank of America, the country’s second largest bank, is the latest player to give bitcoin the thumbs down, joining JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup in seeking to distance itself from cryptocurrency purchases […] The post Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.