Iran Changes Mind, Decides it Doesn’t Actually Like Bitcoin After All

In October 2017, the Iranian government all but decided to implement Bitcoin as a means to completely bypass sanctions, while also allowing citizens to conduct international trades otherwise not possible. Now, however, the Islamic Republic on the Persian coast has changed its mind. A Foolish Inconsistency According to the independent Iranian news site Iran Front Page (via Fortune), the Republic’s …

Viberate Partners with Changelly for Mass Token Adoption

Music industry blockchain company Viberate has entered into a partnership with crypto conversion platform Changelly. The move will facilitate the greater adoption of its VIB tokens which are also gaining greater traction on global exchanges. Viberate aims to revolutionize the way musicians are presented and booked by decentralizing the discovery and booking processes with the use of the blockchain technology. …

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Correcting Higher

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Correcting Higher Key Points Bitcoin cash price declined further and traded towards the $1,250 support against the US Dollar. There is a new bearish trend line forming with resistance at $1,320 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair is currently correcting higher, but… The post Bitcoin Cash Price …

Several Factors Are Driving Renewed Bullish Sentiment for Bitcoin

Bullish sentiment for Bitcoin is gaining renewed momentum. Investors and financial experts are suggesting a variety of catalysts to explain Bitcoin’s rally, such as regulatory softening by some governments and new technological developments. Even PayPal’s Chief Financial Officer now predicts that Bitcoin might become a favorite payment method. In the meantime, Coinbase and Bitfinex are implementing SegWit to reduce transaction …

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/22/2018 – Potential Bounce Targets

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/22/2018 – Potential Bounce Targets Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is still in correction mode but appears to be bouncing off the trend line support. Applying the Fibonacci extension tool shows how high price could go if the trend line holds. Technical indicators are signaling that the uptrend is… The post Bitcoin Price Technical …

PayPal CFO: Bitcoin’s Success is Very Likely

There’s a lot of doubt surrounding Bitcoin’s potential as a viable, real-world currency – but PayPal’s chief financial officer sees only positive things in the dominant cryptocurrency’s future. A ‘Very High Likelihood’ of Success According to John Rainey, PayPal’s chief financial officer, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies will one day become a popular method of payment – just not yet. Rainey told …

Ripple Keeps Making Friends – RippleNet Provides a Gateway to Emerging Markets

There is an ever-growing international need for effective, transparent, and low-cost payments which engage with emerging markets. Ripple appears to be the frontrunner when it comes to providing said service, thanks to a whole slew of new partnerships. Making Waves RippleNet, Ripple’s decentralized global network of banks and payment providers utilizing Ripple’s distributed financial technology, has been garnering all sorts …