10/31/2014 Daily News Update

Jon Matonis Steps Down, Vogogo Readies US Launch, & Shopify adds GoCoin

Jon Matonis resigns from the Bitcoin Foundation, Shopify adds GoCoin, Vogogo partners with Knox Payments, WeSwap raises $7.5 Million in Series A funding round, Bitspark launches Bitcoin exchange, and World Citizenship Passports on the blockchain

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Bitcoin Crossword Puzzle

By Gina Spence
BTC Crossword

The following crossword puzzle was created by Gina Spence of CustomizableArt.org and published with permission. Answers are available here.  

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TeraExchange completes world’s first regulated Bitcoin Derivatives exchange

By Cointelegraph
2014-10-10_09-06-32

William Suberg via CoinTelegraph   Derivatives marketplace TeraExchange has announced it has fulfilled the first ever Bitcoin derivatives trade on a regulated exchange.   The trade, in the form of TeraExchange’s USD/BTC swap service, was made between digitalBTC and a hedging counterparty. digitalBTC is itself he world’s first Bitcoin-focused company to commence trading on a major stock exchange.   “There is significant, growing demand for a hedging instrument like this,” said Christian Martin, CEO […]

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Bitcoin Analysis: Week of Sep 21 (Wealth Management Pt. I)

By Cointelegraph
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Tone Vays via CoinTelegraph Last Week’s Review   In last week’s post we concluded with the following statement:   “Our overall stance remains the same as last week: Long-Term (tentatively) Bullish, Intermediate-Term Bearish, and Short-Term Bearish. We are still keeping our eye on that possible Double Bottom target in the US$440-450 zone. Last Week’s fall into the Mid US$450’s was close to our target, but the action needs to prove to us that this […]

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The Truth About App Coins (Part 1)

By Ariel Deschapell
Bitcoin 2.0

In a recent episode of “Let’s Talk Bitcoin”, the viability of App coins was hotly debated by David Johnston and Tom Ding in the affirmative, and by Daniel Krawisz and Pierre Rochard in the negative. Both sides made a number of valid points, but ultimately there was a lot of uncertainty about the purpose(s) App coins might serve and their relation to traditional asset classes. These are pivotal factors that […]

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Bitcoin Analysis: Week of Sep 14 (Intro to Moving Averages)

By Cointelegraph
2014-09-16_08-12-57

Tone Vays via CoinTelegraph Last Week’s Review In last week’s post we concluded with the following statement: We are now changing our view point to Long-Term (tentatively) Bullish, Intermediate -Term Bearish, and Short-Term Bearish. Unless we see some positive signs we are now focused on the possible Double Bottom target of US$440-450 zone. If that can hold, there might be some signs of a healthy recovery. If not, the next step down will be […]

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