• Using Blockchain, ALIS Aims to Establish A Trustworthy Social Media Platform In Japan

    Using Blockchain, ALIS Aims to Establish A Trustworthy Social Media Platform In Japan

    ALIS is a Japanese initiative that uses blockchain technology to enable people to easily find trustworthy information, something that has been nearly impossible on existing social media platforms currently.

  • 5 Blockchain Innovations That Will Affect Everyone You Know

    5 Blockchain Innovations That Will Affect Everyone You Know

    It’s no secret that at CCN, we are long-term believers in the power of the blockchain to reshape and better society in innumerable ways.

  • Octo3 Pushes Forward ICO Despite Hong Kong Regulator’s Warning

    Octo3 Pushes Forward ICO Despite Hong Kong Regulator’s Warning

    Fintech company Octo3 Group is going forward with the firm’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO) contrary to the recent warning of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, the territory’s regulatory body.

  • Will the Bitcoin ETF Bolster Prices?

    Will the Bitcoin ETF Bolster Prices?

    Bitcoin has recently spiked to its yearly high north of $620, depending on the exchange. Among market hesitancy, a correction occurred bringing it to around $600, where it’s sat for the past couple weeks. Depending on your stance, Bitcoin’s price will go either way, but the market is becoming more informed of Bitcoin’s unique investing capabilities. This may be augmented or downplayed by the pending SEC approval of several Bitcoin based ETFs.

  • Is Bitcoin a Bubble?

    Is Bitcoin a Bubble?

    Bitcoin is the most popular form of cryptocurrency (electronic money) in the world. You can make your life much easier by using cash to buy bitcoin, which acts as a “digital asset.” The popularity of Bitcoin is such that all other forms of cryptocurrency are commonly known as “altcoin”, which means they are bitcoin “alternatives.”

  • Swiss Creates Giant Bitcoin ATM Network

    Swiss Creates Giant Bitcoin ATM Network

    Swiss national railway company SBB is rolling out machines that facilitate Bitcoin purchases.  This is aimed to be part of a two year initiate in Switzerland to test the market’s appetite for mechanisms that utilize Bitcoins for transactions.While bitcoins can be purchased, they won’t be accepted as payment at the machines, meaning ticket revenues will be unaffected by changes in the bitcoin exchange rate. This is a state owned railway company.  SBB has been testing whether there is a market in Switzerland for selling Bitcoin over the past two years.

  • How Coinbase can Save or Break Bitcoin

    How Coinbase can Save or Break Bitcoin

    Coinbase is making waves in the cryptocurrency community, both good and bad. Coinbase has been criticized as being overly stringent for new customers with restrictive accounts and withdraw protocols. On the other hand Coinbase has brought Bitcoin to a new mass of people.

  • Bitcoin Ransomware Plagues Landscape

    Bitcoin Ransomware Plagues Landscape

    Noone likes a shakedown. Rather, noone wants to be the target of a shakedown. However, where there’s a will theres a way. As the nature of crime evolves with the times, criminals are adopting Bitcoin as a payment receipt mechanism. Malware trojanhorse type programs such as CryptoLock and CryptoWall are some of the names behind these malevolent software used by criminals with ill-intent.

Bitcoin Retraces Back to $4,000 after China’s ICO Ban

Bitcoin Retraces Back to $4,000 after China’s ICO Ban

The news about the notice from a committee led by the Chinese central bank for an immediate ban on all ICO fundraising has caused serious economic damage. The digital currency market has taken a tumble for the worse and many popular digital assets plunged down about 20 percent.

  • Social Trading Platform eToro Adds Support for 5 Cryptocurrencies

    Social Trading Platform eToro Adds Support for 5 Cryptocurrencies

    eToro, the leading global trading and investing platform, is to make five cryptocurrencies available to own directly via its platform, as it seeks to simplify the process of buying cryptos, and help bring the technology into the mainstream.  

  • Bitcoin Set to Have Best Year in 2017

    Bitcoin Set to Have Best Year in 2017

    Bitcoin is going to go up, not only to our own surprise, but to everyone’s. We say this because we have faith in Bitcoin, but the tremendous gains are evident of something greater happening. As the public becomes more informed of Bitcoin, people are purchasing more of it. It also represents a shift from centralized

  • Incorporating Bitcoin Overview and Interview

    Incorporating Bitcoin Overview and Interview

    Cryptocrooks strives to maintain its standard as an independent news website. We are working towards partnerships of the highest quality. After scouring forums and conversations among the Bitcoin community, we were introduced to subcypher. Founder of Incorporating Bitcoin, a thorough guide to Bitcoin and its multitude of uses.

  • Bitcoin Price Sets New Record Amid Speculation

    Bitcoin Price Sets New Record Amid Speculation

    Bitcoin price has set a new record high of $2,700 this week.  Some say it will exceed $10,000 a Bitcoin! The current price represents a return of nearly 5000% in five years. It is almost unfathomable to see something that isn’t government controlled rise this quickly. It is unprecedented in economic history. There are many reasons for this surge, here’s why: