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  • Bitcoin‘s Road Back to $7K (And the Chart Hurdles In the Way)

    Bitcoin‘s Road Back to $7K (And the Chart Hurdles In the Way)

    Having defended $6,000 last week, bitcoin (BTC) appears to be building momentum for a price rise, but nearby technical hurdles still present a formidable challenge. At press time, the world‘s most valuable cryptocurrency is changing hands at $6,689 on Bitfinex and looks to be gaining steam for another test of $6,838. As such, the level is shaping up to be […]

     
     
  • The Kodak KashMiner‘s Flashy Debut Ends In Failure

    The Kodak KashMiner‘s Flashy Debut Ends In Failure

    The much-publicized partnership that would have resulted in digital media brand Kodak‘s name appearing on a series of bitcoin miners is no more. Revealed in at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, the Kodak KashMiner boasted a two-year income projection of $9,000 and required an up-front payment of roughly one-third of that amount. The product debuted around the same […]

     
     
  • ​​Market Mania Is Unavoidable, But Crypto Must Get Past It

    ​​Market Mania Is Unavoidable, But Crypto Must Get Past It

    Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk‘s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT‘s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in , a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. The financial bubbles of 17th and 18th century Europe are favorite references for those, among both believers and detractors, who warn of […]

     
     
  • Report: World‘s Biggest Asset Manager BlackRock Exploring Bitcoin

    Report: World‘s Biggest Asset Manager BlackRock Exploring Bitcoin

    Global investment management company BlackRock is reportedly mulling a move into bitcoin. According to a Financial News London  on Monday, the New York-based asset manager has now set up a working group to look into ways it can “take advantage” of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, as well as to monitor what rivals are doing in the space. Citing sources close to the matter, […]

     
     
  • A Crypto Exchange Is Buying Back $24 Million-Worth of Its Own Tokens

    A Crypto Exchange Is Buying Back $24 Million-Worth of Its Own Tokens

    FCoin, a new cryptocurrency exchange that saw spiking trading volume recently due to its controversial revenue model, has revealed a plan to buy back millions of its own tokens to provide capital for a new fund of funds. The exchange last Friday that the new fund will be backing a group of selected token funds to further invest in blockchain […]