Posted Date: March 13, 2018
Most of the top crypto assets are seeing gains today as many cryptocurrencies suffered losses over the past week. BTC/USD markets reached a weighted average of $9,892 across global exchanges during the overnight trading sessions. This rise follows BTC/USD prices touching a low of $8,366 on March 9 and many other digital assets reaching lows […] The post Markets Update: Crypto Assets Spike But Traders Are Skeptical appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
Major accounting firm, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), has announced that it is currently trialing a blockchain analytics tool designed to trade digital tokens from launch. PwC has stated that the software will assist companies in guarding against the misuse of their tokens for illicit purposes. Also Read: Study Finds $3B Worth of Faked Cryptocurrency Volumes and Wash […] The post PwC Reveals Blockchain Analytics Tool For Tracking ICO Tokens appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
Every so often, corporate business blushes its latest fad speak. Disruptive. Paradigm shift. 2.0, 3.0. Game changer. For about half a decade now, blockchain technology has been the phrasing du jure among ecosystem corporatists and assorted scammers. It’s weak jingoism employed to disguise against real innovation, cryptocurrency. Blockchain is just a damn database, a giant […] The post Blockchain Technology Talk is Largely Nonsense appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
Over the past couple of years, there’s been a lot of discussions concerning the energy consumed by cryptocurrency mining. However, more recently mining operations have been using environmentally friendly methods and some of them are channeling the excess heat to do produce other goals. This week the co-founder of the trading platform Nakamoto X, Kamil […] The post ‘Cryptomatoes’ Using Excess Mining Heat to Grow Produce appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
DIWtoken.com wishes to achieve global data and service exchange security via the introduction of a global digital network running on blockchain technology. To materialise its aspiring project, DIW announces its Pre-ICO will end on the 20th of March and its ICO, commencing on the 27th of March 2018. For detailed information, visit DIWtoken.com. There is no such thing as data security in today’s world. At this very moment, vast amounts of so called ‘secure’ sensitive personal, corporate or governmental digital data are being stolen, shared or tampered with by digital criminals. The post PR: DIWtoken.com Proposes the Creation of a Global, Blockchain-Based Network to End Online Fraud and Data Breaches appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
It would be an unusual week in bitcoin where there weren’t glum tidings to report, be it an exchange hack, regulatory clampdown, or edict from the east. It just so happens that this week witnessed all three – and on the same day, no less. You could call it bad luck, or you could call […] The post This Week in Bitcoin: Black Swans appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
On March 10 a cryptocurrency trader and researcher published a report on how he believes $3 billion worth of cryptocurrency trade volumes, primarily from a couple of exchanges, are concocted. The author of the study, Sylvain Ribes, alleges that the exchange Okcoin has been fabricating up to 93 percent of its trade volumes. Also read: Thailand […] The post Study Finds $3B Worth of Faked Cryptocurrency Volumes and Wash Trades appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
This week the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, spoke about both public and privately issued cryptocurrencies. Zhou details that the central bank dislikes “speculative cryptocurrency products” and the bank does not officially recognize digital currencies like bitcoin. Further Zhou explains the bank is monitoring projects like bitcoin and initial coin offerings (ICO), […] The post China’s PBOC Governor Speaks Against Speculative Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
With bitcoin hovering at around only $9,000 and the entire cryptocurrency market at similar low levels, short term speculators are acting as if a great calamity is upon us. Long term investors on the other hand are just entering the ecosystem now and building up a portfolio of assets that offer growth opportunities uncorrelated to […] The post Silicon Valley VCs Help Crypto Hedge Fund Reach Quarter Billion Target appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
What a week for the peninsular nation, 대한민국 Republic of Korea. Moon Jae-in’s administration appears to have brokered a potential meeting between heads of state to avoid nuclear holocaust, and in more practical terms local media is widely reporting regional internet giant Kakao will deepen its involvement with cryptocurrency in South Korea by incorporating crypto […] The post South Korea Internet Giant Moves Deeper Into Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.