Bitcoin Magazine

June, 2017

  • 27 June

    Russia's Crypto-Winter Shows Signs of a Thaw in Saint Petersburg


    A mixed crowd of denim jeans and custom-tailored suits, typical for crypto-events, is standing across the vertical aisle of the the main conference area at the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference in Saint Petersburg, blocking the line of sight for those lucky enough to have snatched themselves a chair in the ...

  • 27 June

    FBI: Hackers Extorted $28 Million in Cryptocurrencies Last Year


    On June 22, the Federal Bureau of Investigation presented its annual Internet Crime Report for the year of 2016. The FBI analyzed the victim reports at the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) and used the information from their database to publish the annual study. It is important to mention that, ...

  • 26 June

    Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bear Run Shows No Decrease in Momentum


    Over the weekend, BTC-USD market cap dropped from $45 billion to a current (and still falling) market cap of $39 billion. BTC-USD brought the entire crypto market to a screeching halt as traders continued to see devaluations in nearly every tradable coin on the market. So, let’s take a look ...

  • 23 June

    Antshares Rebrands, Introduces NEO and the New Smart Economy


    At a gathering at the Microsoft headquarters in Beijing on Thursday, with about 200 people in attendance, Antshares, the first open-source blockchain platform developed in China, announced a complete rebranding of its blockchain solution, as well as a number of other developments detailing their ambitious plans forward. One of the ...

  • 22 June

    Blockchain-Based Remittance Companies Win at RemTECH Awards Ceremony


    The global remittance industry’s blockchain-based startups got a boost recently at the Remittance Technology (RemTECH) awards held at the United Nations in New York, from June 16 to 18 as part of the UN Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development. Of the 11 award-winning remittance companies, five startups built ...

  • 22 June

    U.S. Bill Requiring Travelers to Declare Digital Currencies Resurfaces


    The United States Senate has introduced a bill that would require all travelers entering the U.S. to declare digital currency holdings in excess of $10,000. Despite concerns raised by the invasive nature of the bill, the likelihood of it being passed is extremely low simply due to the incredibly challenging ...

  • 22 June

    Cambodian Central Bank Is Trialing Blockchain Technology


    The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) announced that it plans to launch a blockchain trial at the end of 2017 that aims to improve the central bank’s ability to monitor and facilitate interbank lending. In April, the Cambodian central bank entered into a partnership with Japanese blockchain startup Soramitsu to ...

  • 21 June

    Ether Price Analysis: Here’s What Just Went Down


    A few days ago, just before a 25% market pullback, ETH-USD reached all-time high values upward of $420 as ICO investors desperately tried to accumulate ether to purchase Bancor tokens. The Bancor ICO was single-handedly responsible for congesting the Ethereum networks as users scrambled to get their ICO orders in ...

  • 21 June

    More Universities Add Blockchain Courses to Meet Market Demand


    In recent months, there has been a surge in the demand for blockchain professionals. Data from the professional networking site LinkedIn has shown that blockchain related job postings have tripled in the last 12 months. This shows that there is a high demand for blockchain experts as the potential and ...

  • 21 June

    Dogecoin Creator Jackson Palmer Is Concerned About Ethereum’s ICO Bubble


    The one of biggest stories in cryptocurrency over the past couple of months has been the meteoric rise of the ether price and the speculative frenzy around the Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) launching on top of the Ethereum platform. In a recent video uploaded to his personal YouTube channel, Dogecoin ...