Microsoft Adds JPMorgan’s ‘Quorum’ Blockchain to Azure Platform

Microsoft has added JPMorgan’s Quorum project to its blockchain tool box. Speaking at the launch of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance in New York, Marley Gray, Microsoft’s principal architect in charge of blockchain services, revealed the news on stage to a group of about 500 people representing global banks, startups and competing blockchain consortia. Gray said: “We…

Bitcoin Price Between $2,000 and $3,000 by End Of 2017: Technical Analysts

Bitcoin price has experienced a lot of volatility since the beginning of 2017. This is as a result of the combination of increased rate of adoption and the actions of governments in an attempt to regulate the Bitcoin environment. The China effect China has seen a lot of activities surrounding its peculiar Bitcoin community, most…

Earn Passive Bitcoins With Bitclub Mining Pools

EARN PASSIVE BITCOIN… BitClub Network is helping to educate, provide services for, and ultimately profit from the crypto currency market. Our goal is to provide many opportunities for our members to take part in. One of the main ways to earn Bitcoin is through our mining pools. It works like this… You purchase a share…

Japanese Giant Hitachi Tests Blockchain Tech for 150 Million Member Rewards Program

Hitachi, a major and decades-old Japanese conglomerate and multinational is implementing a blockchain platform onto its popular point management and rewards platform, PointInfinity. Japanese blockchain developer and bitcoin exchange Tech Bureau is providing ‘Mijin’ its private blockchain solution to Hitachi’s PointInfinity, which sees over 150 million members on its platform. The revelation was made in…

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) Price Technical Analysis for March 1, 2017

Bitcoin has barely been able to make any headway in either direction these days as it is still stuck inside a symmetrical triangle pattern. Price is at the peak of the formation, though, so a breakout is bound to happen soon. An upside breakout could signal that longer-term gains are in the cards while a…

What Would Trump Do for the Blockchain Industry?

With just over a month to go, the countdown for the most important collective decision in living memory has now begun. We present the two contenders, starting with the Republican nominee Donald J. Trump, to ascertain the direct or, more likely, indirect effects of his policies on the blockchain industry, to be followed by an…

Why Single-Family Offices Are Investing In Bitcoin To Diversify Portfolios

Single-family offices are investing in bitcoin as a way to diversify portfolios, according to Angelo Robles, founder and CEO of the Family Office Association, reported Russ Alan Prince, a contributor to Forbes who writes on wealth management. Single family offices are following hedge fund investors and institutional players in looking to bitcoin for asset diversification….

Italian Senator Claims Mafia Uses Bitcoin for Gambling, Money Laundering

Italy is known for pizza, spaghetti and, unfortunately, for its mafia. The mafia is a criminal world that controls the Italian drugs trade, prostitution, gambling and other illegal activities. Of course, all the money received from those illegal activities has to be laundered and it seems that the mafia has started to use Bitcoin for…

Africans Learn To Separate Onecoin, Scamcoins From Bitcoin

African authorities need to differentiate between Onecoin and Bitcoin, as well as other cryptocurrencies, rather than always place them together when sending out notes of caution, some Bitcoin enthusiasts in Africa have said. Their comments come in the wake of a recent Bank of Uganda media campaign warning against investing in Onecoin. Similar to the…