How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points

How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points   Trond Vidar Bjorøy heads new product development and implementation for Nordic markets at travel management firm ATPI. In this opinion piece, Vidar Bjorøy argues that blockchain can eliminate a number of pain points for both travellers and travel companies. At this point, most blockchain enthusiasts know that…

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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis: Gaining Steam

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis: Gaining Steam   Ethereum price traded positively during the past few sessions versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and now ETH/USD is preparing for a move above $50. Key Highlights ETH price looks like gaining bids for a move higher above the $50 handle against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted contracting triangle…

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis: Resistance at $1250

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis: Resistance at $1250   Bitcoin price seems to be gearing up for a correction to a broken trend line support before resuming its slide. Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently broke below an ascending trend line on its 4-hour time frame, signaling that bearish pressure is in play. Price could…

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Dash Price Technical Analysis: In Clear Uptrend

Dash Price Technical Analysis: In Clear Uptrend   Dash price (DigitalCash) has managed to gain traction against the US Dollar, and now DASH/USD is well-supported above the $70 level. Key Highlights Dash price after trading towards the $60 handle against the US Dollar found support and traded higher. There is a nice ascending channel pattern…

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Ethereum Developers Eye Proof-of-Stake Shift with Update

Ethereum Developers Eye Proof-of-Stake Shift with New Update   The team behind ethereum’s most popular user client have released a new update that includes support for alternative consensus systems. Late last week, the developers behind Geth unveiled version 1.6, featuring support for a “plugable consensus model” in anticipation of ethereum’s shift from proof-of-work(mining) to proof-of-stake(pos).…

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Digital Currency Exchange Bitfinex Stops Accepting Cash Deposits

Digital Currency Exchange Bitfinex Stops Accepting Cash Deposits   Bitfinex has announced today that bank transfers will no longer be processed, just days after the exchange said there will be USD withdrawal delays, in a development that raises fundamental questions regarding the exchange’s solvency or its ability to continue operating. In a statement, Bitfinex says:…

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Malaysia is Leading Efforts to Advance Its Blockchain Industry

Malaysia is Leading Efforts to Advance Its Blockchain Industry   An independent Malaysian non-profit industry-government group is leading the effort to foster and develop the local blockchain industry in the country. The Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MiGHT), an industry-government think tank that advocates and develops the country’s high technology agenda, is taking the…

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Analysis of Ethereum and Litecoin

Analysis of Ethereum and Litecoin Ethereum ETH has been bumping along under the weight of a 3rd arc pair on a longer-term chart for the past few days. There is an energy point approaching. Which way will it likely break? Up or down? The first thing I notice is that pricetime is still below the…

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Bitcoin’s Blockchain Timestamping Standards Face Off

Bitcoin’s Blockchain Timestamping Standards Face Off What is Chainpoint? Chainpoint is “an open standard for creating a timestamp proof of any data, file, or series of events,” its website describes. It was developed by blockchain data platform Tierion in June 2016 “for recording data in the blockchain” as well as providing “irrefutable proof that your data was…

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