PepsiCo, Mindshare See 28% Efficiency Boost Thanks to Smart Contracts

Global marketing company Mindshare has launched a trial smart contract campaign with PepsiCo, through the Project Proton blockchain programmatic alliance, and recorded a 28% increase in efficiency. The trial was conducted last March in Asia Pacific involving viewable impressions on two campaigns: one with smart contracts and one without. Other members of Project Proton such […]

Research: Do Sentimental Tweets Affect BTC, ETH Prices?

Seeking out indicators among Tweets to further bolster cryptocurrency technical analysis was a resourceful achievement for scholars at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Data Science Review center, as they uncovered a correlation between price action and volume of cryptocurrency related Tweets on Twitter as with Search Volume Index such as Google Trends. The research, titled […]

BitcoinNews.com Ethereum Market Analysis 6th May 2019

Ethereum Market Analysis 6th May 2019

After an unsuccessful attempt by sellers at the beginning of the week to break the bottom trend line of the triangle down, buyers decided to take the initiative and were able to break through the local growth channel. However, globally, the price continues to stay in the triangle. Globally, we see small volumes. If we […]

Facebook Coin Ropes in MIT Professor

A Coindesk report has quoted two anonymous sources close to the situation at Facebook, alleging that a prominent professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been recruited by the social media giant to work on its crypto project. The project, dubbed by some as Facebook Coin, is said to now benefit from the […]

Bitcoin Cuts Through PayPal International Transaction Fees by 30 Times, Really?

Apparently, it’s a no brainer that cross-border transfer of money cost more in fees when using PayPal services, compared to Bitcoin transfers over the blockchain, according to a crypto enthusiast. Crypto Michaël, a self-proclaimed full-time stock trader and technical analyst, lauded the abilities of funds transfer over the blockchain when using Bitcoin, highlighting a mere […]

Bitfinex Seeks $1 Billion in Exchange Offering

Just as initial coin offerings used to whip up a frenzy of interest leading up to the boom in crypto price, initial exchange offerings (IEOs) now seem to be the flavor of the crypto year, as giant exchange Bitfinex is now rumored to be looking to raise up to USD 1 billion in its own […]

Bitcoin Whale Moves $230 Million for Only 57¢, Actually Overpaid

Thanks to the transparent and public ledger used by the Bitcoin network, the mysterious and quiet Bitcoin whale thought by some to be the user “Loaded” on the bitcointalk.org forum has been sighted once more moving large sums of Bitcoin worth some USD 230 million for an incredibly small transaction fee of 57 cents… and […]

World’s (Likely) Oldest Bitcoin Faucet is Giving Away a Lambo

One of the oldest surviving Bitcoin faucets in the world, possibly even the oldest, has just announced a giveaway featuring the car most associated with the crypto world: the Lamborghini Huracán. Speaking exclusively to Bitcoin News, Freebitco.in owner “wetsuit” has confirmed that the site is ready to present the iconic luxury car to a single winner […]

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 29th April to 5 May, 2019

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 7th to 13th December 2018

South America Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news continent by continent and country by country. Brazil Major US Investment firm looking into Brazilian crypto investment: DRW Holding, one of the largest investment firms in the US has obtained a license […]

Europe: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 29th April to 5 May, 2019

Europe: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 29 December 2018 - 4 January 2019

Europe Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news continent by continent and country by country. European Union New Anti Money Laundering Legislation (AML) for crypto assets: While the previous AML regulations have been heavily criticized by the crypto industry, a new […]