|January 24th, 2017||Barry Silbert Now Competes With Winklevoss Twins, SolidX for Launching First Bitcoin ETF in 2017 - CoinTelegraph|
A new Bitcoin ETF provider has entered the competition alongside Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust and SolidX. Grayscale Investments, the child company of Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group, filed an S-1 registration statement with SEC to list its trust on ...
|January 24th, 2017||Bitcoin holds above $900 as fears of Chinese crackdown fade - MarketWatch|
These changes have a broader significance for the bitcoin market. Charles Hayter, founder and chief executive officer of CryptoCompare and Chris Burniske, blockchain products lead at ARK Invest, believe that, rather than trying to stifle bitcoin ...
|January 24th, 2017||Creditbit to Become Ethereum Token in Bid to Beat Bitcoin at Speed - CoinTelegraph|
Considering themselves the next generation of altcoin developers, they are focusing on Creditbit, an extant hybrid proof-of-work or proof-of-stake cryptocurrency originally released with the aim of providing up to ten times faster transactions than the ...
|January 24th, 2017||You Can Now Use Bitcoin to Buy Stuff on Amazon, via Purse.io App - Investopedia|
Proponents of Bitcoin, the popular digital currency, frequently run into at least two problems when attempting to translate Bitcoin use into real-world shopping and payments. First, Bitcoin requires the use of a separate wallet or managing service in ...
|January 24th, 2017||How to Use Bitcoin? - A "Quick Start" Guide - 99 Bitcoins (blog)|
Many people who just hear about Bitcoin ask “well how do you actually use it?”. That's a tough question to answer, since Bitcoin is just like “normal” money. So imagine if I were to ask you “How do I use dollars?” However, since a lot of the people who ...
|January 24th, 2017||Is The IRS Justified In Demanding Information On Millions Of Bitcoin Users? - Forbes|
These are the show notes for the Unchained podcast. Listen to my whole interview with Daniel and Jeff here or on Google Play, iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn Radio. Since its beginnings eight years ago, bitcoin was seen as a way to spend digital money while ...and more »
|January 23rd, 2017||Have we just seen the end of fake Chinese bitcoin trading volumes?|
Four Chinese bitcoin exchanges, including the three top exchanges in the world by volume, have each announced that they will start charging 0.2 percent fees on all trades, starting Tuesday the 24th.
|January 21st, 2017||Japanese internet giant, GMO, entering bitcoin exchange and wallet markets|
The largest internet conglomerate in Japan, the GMO Internet Group, recently announced that they will be diving into the cryptocurrency industry, adding another own wallet and exchange to the already-competitive Japanese Bitcoin landscape. A new company founded specifically for this venture, GMO Wallet Co., Ltd., was founded in October.
|January 20th, 2017||European Central Bank assessing ‘cash-like’ digital money|
Yves Mersch, a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), recently gave a speech discussing the details of a Central Bank-controlled digital currency referred to as Digital Base Money (DBM). Mersch says the ECB is currently considering the adoption of DBM, in one of two forms, centrally-controlled accounts somewhat like debit cards or Paypal, and an anonymous, cash-like DBM, which would be more like a cryptocurrency.
|January 19th, 2017||The White House, Donald Trump, Wall Street and FinTech|
For those who weren’t looking, you might have missed the release of the Framework for FinTech white paper released by the White House last Friday. It’s the output of the work performed by the National Economic Council’s Adrienne Harris and her team, who I’ve been delighted to support.
|January 19th, 2017||Bitcoin Price Analysis - SEC in control|
Repeated Yuan devaluations recently helped the price of bitcoin break all-time highs on Chinese exchanges. The People's Bank of China (PBoC) monetary policy has likely contributed in several ways, spurring capital flight and safe-haven asset seeking.
|January 18th, 2017||European banks developing Digital Trade Chain|
Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Brussels, agreeing to collaborate on the development and commercialization of a new product called Digital Trade Chain (DTC).