Coin Gaming Launches Bitcoin-Only Sportsbook Ahead Of Euro 2016

Coin Gaming, which operates Bitcasino.io, a top bitcoin casino, has introduced a bitcoin-only sportsbook in anticipation of the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. Sportsbet.io will provide thousands of betting opportunities. The sportsbook provides users the option of betting on an event that is expected to draw at least 1.5 million BTC in bets. Sportsbet.io will allow players […]

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Bitcoin Price Surges But Remains Cautious

Bitcoin price surges higher but remains within the area of the recent correction. Technical analysis looks at levels and confirmation of advance. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 discount using the code CCN29. Bitcoin Price Analysis Time […]

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Why Uphold Added Ethereum and Teamed with Bitwage

Uphold’s recent decision to enable Ether trading on its platform marks another sign of recognition by both the financial and the open source developer communities’ of Ethereum’s unique potential. CCN on Wednesday reported that Uphold users can now buy or convert fiat currencies (USD, EUR, and GBP) or other digital currencies, including bitcoin, to Ether, […]

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Barclays’ Ex-CEO Sees Blockchain Uprooting Critical Core of Banking

Former group chief executive of Barclays, Antony Jenkins, sees innovation such as blockchain and artificial intelligence to challenge and change core banking principles in the near future. Former CEO of Barclays, the UK’s second biggest bank in assets has, in a recent speech, opined that banks will have to face “extraordinary changes” in the upcoming […]

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This Might Be Satoshi Nakamoto on Mainstream Media

Dave Kleiman made a name for himself as a computer forensics expert before being claimed as co-inventor of Bitcoin by Craig Wright, the Australian recently verified by Gavin Andresen and Jon Matonis as Satoshi Nakamoto.   The veteran Kleiman, if he were co-inventor of bitcoin, never used the fortune that would be his. His home […]

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CFTC Fines Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex $75,000 For Offering “Illegal” Transactions

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ordered Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange, to pay $75,000 for offering illegal, off-exchange, financed retail commodity transactions in cryptocurrencies, and for failing to register as a futures commission merchant (FCM) as required by law, according to a CFTC press release.   The order requires the exchange to […]

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Coinbase Releases ‘Buy Widget’ To Simplify Buying Bitcoin

Coinbase has introduced Coinbase Buy Widget to make it easier for users to buy bitcoin, the company announced in a blog. The hosted widget can be embedded and is configurable. The widget enables users to buy bitcoin using debit cards, delivers bitcoin to a specified address instantly, and provides a seamless user experience. Users can […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Constricted Price Slump

Bitcoin price continues holding a sideways course since the $550 high. Advance to $600 should be next but bull-headed buying into bearish technical conditions prevents the current price correction from completing, thereby, also delaying advance. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now […]

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Startups to Enable Bitcoin Purchasing at Australian Newsstands

In a move that could potentially boost bitcoin usage in the country, two Australian tech startups will set out to launch an over-the-counter platform for selling bitcoin for everyday consumers. An endeavor to make bitcoin more accessible and usable will see 1,200 newsagents (small retailers and newsstands) across Australia selling the cryptocurrency over the counter. […]

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Hong Kong Insurance Firm AIA Joins R3 Blockchain Consortium

New York-based R3, the blockchain startup heading the prominent private banking blockchain consortium has now added Hong Kong-based life insurance group AIA. Blockchain startup R3 is continuing its foray to recruit Asian financial institutions with the addition of AIA Group, a Hong Kong-based life insurance group to its roster of global members. The AIA Group, […]

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