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Digital currency or digital money is an Internet-based medium of exchange distinct from physical (such as banknotes and coins) that exhibits properties similar to physical currencies, but allows for instantaneous transactions and borderless transfer-of-ownership. Like traditional money these currencies may be used to buy physical goods and services but could also be restricted to certain communities such as for example for use inside an on-line game or social network. In this series, we cover stories and provide insightful analysis of the digital currencies such as bitcoin with no central point of control over the money supply.

Digital Currency Revolution

FxWirePro: BTC/CNY faces strong resistance at 76.4% fibo, break above targets 8300

Feb 28, 2017 12:17 pm UTC| Digital Currency

BTC/CNY is seen trading slightly high on Tuesday. The pair has once again shown a minor decline after jumping till 7897 levels (BTCCHINA). It is currently trading around 7782 at the time of writing. Ichimoku analysis of...

Digital Currency Revolution

FxWirePro: ETH/EUR trades slightly above major resistance 14.38, jump till 16.03 likely

Feb 28, 2017 10:52 am UTC| Digital Currency

ETH/EUR is seen trading well above on Tuesday. The reason for Ethereum soaring highappears to be the launch event of Enterprise Ethereum where some of the largest corporate users of Ethereum will demonstrate the most...

Digital Currency Revolution

FxWirePro: BTC/GBP largely unchanged, takes support near 7-DMA, slight weakness on close below

Feb 28, 2017 10:36 am UTC| Digital Currency

BTC/GBP is trading rangebound on Tuesday. It slightly broke above the previous high of 975 levels, hitting 975.11 levels, but failed to hold its strength. It is currently trading at 960 levels at press time...

Digital Currency Revolution

FxWirePro: BTC/USD faces strong resistance at 1200, close above confirms further bullishness

Feb 28, 2017 09:17 am UTC| Digital Currency

BTC/USD broke above the 1200 mark and hit 1210 levels earlier in the day. However, it has slipped below this major psychological level and is currently trading at 1193 levels at press time (Bitstamp). Ichimoku analysis...

Digital Currency Revolution

FxWirePro: BTC/EUR faces strong resistance at 113% fibo, break above targets 1215

Feb 28, 2017 08:50 am UTC| Digital Currency

BTC/EUR is showing some sort of recovery after declining till 1060 on Feb 25th, 2017 low (COINBASE). It is currently trading around 1126 at the time of writing. The overall trend is extremely bullish and any minor weakness...

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Digital Currency Revolution

Canadian Securities Administrators’ regulatory sandbox initiative open to digital currency and blockchain ventures

Feb 28, 2017 08:34 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) last week announced the launch of a regulatory sandbox, an initiative that supports businesses seeking to offer innovative products, services and applications. The objective...

Digital Currency Revolution

Coinbase to no longer serve Hawaii-based bitcoin customers

Feb 28, 2017 06:04 am UTC| Digital Currency

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that it will stop its services to the customers based in Hawaii due to the requirements of a new policy imposed by the Hawaii Division of Financial Institutions...

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Economy

FxWirePro: Driving forces of Asian growth in 2017 - Option trading radar in Asian EMFX pool

Asia focus: 2017 growth drivers: With GDP growth for the final quarter of 2016 rolling in from around the region. As per the JPMs projections, EM Asia GDP grew 5.8% in 2016, in line with their expectations at the beginning...

ECB likely to stretch QE beyond March 2017, says Commerzbank

The European Central Bank is expected to extend its quantitative easing programme beyond March 2017 at its last monetary policy meeting this year, scheduled on December 8. Also, the Italian constitutional referendum, to be...

Dutch election: Complicacy and political limbo

Netherlands, the first European country to hold a generalelection this year is undoubtedly heading for a political limbo as the polls show a more fragmented parliament than ever. Three decades ago, top three Dutch parties...

Philippines likely to continue with strong economic growth in near-term, says ANZ

The Philippines robust economic growth is expected to sustain, according to an ANZ research report. However, it also weakens the external accounts. The Philippine authorities have taken a benign view of the situation as...

NZD/USD likely to trade marginally lower this year, says Commerzbank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand wants a lower exchange rate given the dampening impact of the stronger currency on the pace of inflation. In February, the RBNZ stated that depreciation is required in the exchange rate. The...

Politics

In latest skirmish of western land wars, Congress supports mining and ranching

Republicans in Congress are enthusiastically using the Congressional Review Act to overturn regulations finalized during the last weeks of the Obama administration. One measure on their list is the Bureau of Land...

How social media stars are fighting for the Left

In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. elections, numerous accounts surfaced of nefarious content creators profiting by posting fake content on social media. The most successful engaged in anti-Clinton fervor, promoted Donald...

Oroville dam danger shows how Trump could win big on infrastructure

Disaster was narrowly averted after Americas tallest dam threatened to release a deluge of water over thousands of homes on February 12. Dramatic scenes of water cascading from the Oroville dam emerged after a hole the...

Dems Want To Probe Trump Over Lax Security Practices

Just to add to Donald Trumps increasingly full plate of political troubles, House Democrats are now pushing for an investigation into the new presidents tendency to practice weak security measures. The representatives are...

Science

Scientists Think The Arctic Can Be Refrozen If They Had $500B

A lot of climate experts, global leaders, and financial giants have already declared Climate Change as the single biggest threat that humanity is facing as a species. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of people and...

Bioterrorism To Kill 30M In The Near Future, Warns Bill Gates

He might be most well-known for founding the international tech behemoth Microsoft and for having the title of richest man in the world several times, but Bill Gates is also an active player in the health industry. Most of...

Scientists Created Foldable Shields That Can Stop Bullets, Light And Portable Protection

Law enforcement officials are facing constant danger as part of their duties, which is why they need all the protection that they can get. Body armor, helmets, and padding are all provided to police officers, FBI agents,...

Organoids - the future of medical research

Most of the research behind new medical advances is carried out using either animal tissues or cancer cells. Both tools have their problems: results from animals and humans do not always match up and cancer cells grown for...

Five of the most explosive non-nuclear chemicals ever made

A chemistry department at a British university was recently evacuated after a student made the known explosive, TATP. The chemical, tri-cyclic acetone peroxide, or TATP, was made by accident as the product of a...

Technology

This Teddy Bear Recorded Millions Of Voice Messages, Which Got Leaked

In the age of the Internet of Things, households are now more vulnerable to data breaches than ever before. Take the case of the toys that were made by a company called CloudPets, which can receive and play messages by...

Twitch To Become Video Game Retailer With Streamers Getting A Cut

As the go-to live-streaming platform for gamers, Twitch has a pretty significant influence in a community that number in the hundreds of millions. Now, the video hosting site is about to widen its horizons by also becoming...

‘Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’ Pirated Before Launch, Images And Videos Posted

Everyone is already aware of how heavily Nintendo is betting on the success of the Switch in order to rally from the disaster brought about by the failed Wii U. One of the biggest titles that are supposed to sell the...

"Middle Earth: Shadow Of War" Confirmed, Epic Trailer Released

Recently, reports started circulating about the sequel to the critically-acclaimed video game published by Warner Bros., which a leaked Target listing exacerbated. Along with the games title, several key details were also...

Nokia And BlackBerry Bet On Nostalgia To Generate Buzz, Experts Concerned

There was once a time when both Nokia and BlackBerry ruled the roost as the top providers of mobile devices in the world. Everybody wanted a phone that they made, with Nokias 3310 and BlackBerrys 9900 garnering some...
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