WikiLeaks Shop Sees Coinbase Account Suspended

WikiLeaks Shop Sees Coinbase Account Suspended

WikiLeaks has reported on Twitter that its merchandising subsidiary, WikiLeaks Shop, has had its account blocked with Coinbase, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. The Tweet shows an alleged email from Coinbase stating that WikiLeaks Shop had violated the cryptocurrency exchange’s terms of service, although as yet the exchange has made no further comment on […]

Likely NY Fed Reserve President Admits Crypto Bias

Likely NY Fed Reserve President Admits Crypto Bias

John Williams, widely expected to be the next president of the New York Federal Reserve, admits that he is biased against cryptocurrency, and suggests that digital currency “doesn’t pass the basic test of what a currency should be”, according to CNBC. Williams, head of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, expressed in a speech on […]

EU and Taiwan Push For Bitcoin Transparency

EU and Taiwan Push For Bitcoin Transparency

In recent days, both the EU and Taiwan have moved towards tighter regulation for cryptocurrencies. The European Parliament voted on Thursday to support the European Council’s December 2017 proposal to bring in new measures to combat illegal use of digital currencies such as money laundering and financing terrorism. This policy, maintains the EU, will reduce […]

ASIC Chip Manufacturer Posts Q1 Growth Due to Increased Crypto Mining

ASIC Chip Manufacturer Posts Q1 Growth Due to Crypto Mining

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has released details of its Q1 earnings this year, with the demand for ASIC chips growing over the period. Application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chips are a necessary element to efficiently mine Bitcoin. Bitmain is one of the biggest names in Bitcoin mining hardware and they purchase their chips from TSMC. A growing number […]

Bitcoin Price Analysis, 20th April 2018: Bullish Breakout for BTC/USD Markets

Bitcoin Price Analysis, 20th April 2018

The day’s signals Markets are showing a bullish sentiment with the price following a rising trail. Traders have so far welcomed a breakout above USD 8,500 without major resistance following it. Today’s top was reached at around USD 8,550. Prices now are continuing to trail at levels above the USD 8,500 price point after the […]