The UK Police Force Is Going After Ryan Kennedy

by Samuel Raeon October 20, 2017
News just hit press in the cryptocurrency space that the police in the UK are investigating Mintpal. Some reading might remember Mintpal – it was a pretty popular exchange a couple of years ago and one that, at its peak, was processing millions of dollars in cryptocurrency transactions daily. Then, between the end of summer […]

GDAX Now Has Algorithmic Trading Says Coinbase

by Samuel Raeon October 18, 2017
When it comes to online bitcoin wallets and buying and selling bitcoin over an online exchange, it doesn’t get bigger than Coinbase. The company is currently adding more than 1 million users per month to its database and, against the backdrop of a dramatic increase in mainstream adoption of bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general globally, […]

IBM Is Using Blockchain Technology For Cross Border Payments

by Samuel Raeon October 16, 2017
The big news out of the commercial bitcoin space this week is that computing and hardware giant, IBM, is employing blockchain technology to facilitate cross-border payments. The platform is early stage but it’s a great example of how public and private blockchains can combine to support real world functionality and – concurrently – reinforce the […]
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Bitcoin Has Recovered, Dimon Has Not

by Samuel Raeon October 10, 2017
J.P. Morgan chief Jamie Dimon has earned his fair share of criticism in the bitcoin space over the last couple of months and rightly so – his suggestion that bitcoin is a fraud compounded action seen on the back of Chinese regulatory action and sent the price of bitcoin tumbling throughout September. Bitcoin has now […]

The Blockchain Research Institute Is Growing Nicely

by Samuel Raeon October 4, 2017
Just a few weeks ago, action out of China in the cryptocurrency space had markets wondering where bitcoin and, just as importantly, blockchain as a technology, was headed. Fast forward to the start of October, however, and it seems that companies are lining up to make their opinions public and to let markets know that […]

Goldman Sachs Just Added Some Balance To JP Morgan’s Rejection Of Bitcoin

by Samuel Raeon October 2, 2017
It’s only been a few weeks since Jamie Dimon, head at JP Morgan, made the comments that sent bitcoin tumbling (or at least made things a little more slippery on the back of what was happening in China) but already the bitcoin space seems to have forgotten it happened. Well, perhaps not forgotten, but realized […]