Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 18. 13:35

Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, ICE, is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt.

Binance Reveals Timeline for BNB Cryptocurrency’s Move Off Ethereum

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 18. 13:01

Binance Reveals Timeline for BNB Cryptocurrency’s Move Off Ethereum Cryptocurrency exchange Binance released details of how its native token BNB will soon be moved from ethereum to its native public blockchain.

PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 18. 12:00

PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.

G20 Prepares to Regulate Crypto Assets – a Look at Current Policies

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 18. 11:20

G20 Prepares to Regulate Crypto Assets – a Look at Current Policies

Following their joint declaration committing to regulate crypto assets, the G20 countries are now preparing to set crypto policies at the upcoming summit. Several international organizations have contributed resources and are actively working to help shape the regulations. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request G20 Prepares to Discuss Crypto Policies […]

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Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bullish in First Since Early 2018

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 18. 11:00

Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bullish in First Since Early 2018 The widely-followed MACD indicator has turned bullish for the first time in over a year, backing up signs of a long-term bitcoin bull reversal. 

Coinbase Generated $520 Million in Revenue Last Year, Reuters Estimates

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 18. 09:40

Coinbase Generated $520 Million in Revenue Last Year, Reuters Estimates Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase brought in almost $520 million in global revenue in 2018, according to Reuters' calculations.

Coin Time Machine Estimates Profit From Crypto Investments You Could Have Made

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 18. 09:10

Coin Time Machine Estimates Profit From Crypto Investments You Could Have Made

Cryptocurrency prices, which have seen a significant increase since the beginning of April, have again awoken FOMO emotions in the crypto space. If you’d like to know how much profit you would have made if you’d bought certain coins right before the spike, there’s a simple tool that will perform the remorse-inducing calculation for you. […]

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OKCoin Exchange Invests in Crypto Custody Firm Prime Trust

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 18. 08:15

OKCoin Exchange Invests in Crypto Custody Firm Prime Trust Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has invested an undisclosed amount in crypto custody provider Prime Trust.

Ongoing Effort to Free Ross Supported by 100 Eminent Organizations and Individuals

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 18. 06:02

Ongoing Effort to Free Ross Supported by 100 Eminent Organizations and Individuals

Ross Ulbricht’s clemency petition is closing in on 160,000 signatures stemming from individuals asking U.S. President Donald Trump to pardon Ulbricht. In addition to the vast number of signatures, roughly 100 eminent organizations and well known figures have supported Ulbricht’s effort, many of whom have written a statement on Ulbricht’s behalf in order to speak […]

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Binance’s Singapore Fiat-to-Bitcoin Exchange Is Launching Next Week

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 21:07

Binance’s Singapore Fiat-to-Bitcoin Exchange Is Launching Next Week Binance will launch its new fiat-to-crypto platform in Singapore next week, chief financial officer Wei Zhou said.

Coinbase Expands Crypto-to-Crypto Trading to 11 More Countries

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 19:00

Coinbase Expands Crypto-to-Crypto Trading to 11 More Countries Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is expanding crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to 11 additional countries.

Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 17. 17:45

Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) featured prominently when global financial leaders met for this year’s World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) joint Spring Meetings in the United States. Faced with emerging disruptive technologies like Bitcoin, their discussions also focused on how money and payments are taking on new forms throughout the world. There […]

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Spoiler Alert: Kurt Russell’s ‘Crypto’ Movie Isn’t Crypto, It’s Just Really Bad

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 16:15

Spoiler Alert: Kurt Russell’s ‘Crypto’ Movie Isn’t Crypto, It’s Just Really Bad CoinDesk goes to the movies to review "Crypto," a new film that claims to be about cryptocurrency – but doesn't follow through.

Winklevoss Capital, Charlie Shrem Settle $26 Million Bitcoin Lawsuit

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 15:50

Winklevoss Capital, Charlie Shrem Settle $26 Million Bitcoin Lawsuit Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have settled their case against Charlie Shrem, whom they previously claimed owed them $26 million worth of bitcoin.

Strong Evidence Suggests a Single Entity Mined More Than 1 Million Bitcoin

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 17. 15:10

Strong Evidence Suggests a Single Entity Mined More Than 1 Million Bitcoin

On April 16, RSK Labs chief scientist Sergio Demián Lerner published a new research study concerning the earliest blocks mined on the Bitcoin network. The report concerning one of Bitcoin’s earliest miners provides strong evidence to suggest that a single miner processed 22,000 blocks. Additionally, Lerner has released a new website called Satoshi Blocks that […]

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New $50 Million Venture Fund Eyes Global Blockchain Adoption

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 15:00

New $50 Million Venture Fund Eyes Global Blockchain Adoption A group of investors has launched a new blockchain-focused VC fund worth $50 million, aiming to bring the technology to the masses.

Bolt Labs Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round to Boost Lightning Privacy

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 13:00

Bolt Labs Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round to Boost Lightning Privacy With $1.5 million in seed funding secured, Bolt Labs wants to bring privacy features to the lightning network and other blockchain solutions.

Microsoft, Ethereum Group Launch Token-Building Kit for Enterprises

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 13:00

Microsoft, Ethereum Group Launch Token-Building Kit for Enterprises Microsoft and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance have corralled major firms behind a new project to help businesses design and create tokens.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Opens Its New Crypto Exchange to Customers

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 12:00

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Opens Its New Crypto Exchange to Customers Japan's Amazon equivalent, Rakuten, has started accepting limited account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange.

Bitcoin Price Eyes April Gains for Fourth Year Running

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 11:10

Bitcoin Price Eyes April Gains for Fourth Year Running Bitcoin looks set to end April in the green for the fourth consecutive year, having climbed 27 percent already this month.

Bitcoin Eyes April Price Gains for Fourth Year Running

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 11:10

Bitcoin Eyes April Price Gains for Fourth Year Running Bitcoin looks set to end April in the green for the fourth consecutive year, having climbed 27 percent already this month.

Accenture, Generali Streamline Employee Insurance Benefits With Blockchain Rollout

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 10:25

Accenture, Generali Streamline Employee Insurance Benefits With Blockchain Rollout Accenture and Italian insurance group Generali have launched a blockchain solution that brings new efficiencies to employee benefits.

Win Double Prizes Playing Cash Games at Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 17. 09:54

Win Double Prizes Playing Cash Games at Bitcoin.com

It’s no secret that bitcoin cash (BCH) has been on a tear over the last few weeks, as the asset has more than doubled in price. This year’s best performing coin from the top 10 cryptocurrencies by capitalization has consistently posted impressive weekly gains. As a result, the value of the jackpots at Cashgames, which […]

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Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Investigation Startup Chainalysis

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 09:00

Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Investigation Startup Chainalysis Japanese bank MUFG has backed an additional Series B raise for crypto sleuthing startup Chainalysis, bringing its round total to $36 million.

Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 09:00

Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis Japanese bank MUFG has backed an additional Series B raise for crypto analytics startup Chainalysis, bringing its round total to $36 million.

Gemini Is Now the Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Add ‘Full’ SegWit Support

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 08:00

Gemini Is Now the Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Add ‘Full’ SegWit Support Gemini says it has added "full" support for SegWit, an important bitcoin code change that paves the way for scaling improvements.

Bitcoin Forest Offers AI-Based Predictions for Crypto Markets

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 17. 07:25

Bitcoin Forest Offers AI-Based Predictions for Crypto Markets

With digital asset markets on the move again, the importance of accurate predictions grows. An online platform called Bitcoin Forest uses market data and an AI algorithm to produce forecasts for the prices of many cryptocurrencies on a number of global and regional trading platforms. Also read: Use the Bitcoin Cash Notary to Back Up […]

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Gate.io Raises $64 Million for Launch of New Exchange Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 17. 04:00

Gate.io Raises $64 Million for Launch of New Exchange Cryptocurrency Crypto exchange Gate.io has raised $64 million in seven days for its exchange cryptocurrency that is yet to be launched on a blockchain.

Kraken Exchange Joins Binance, ShapeShift in Delisting Bitcoin SV

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 21:30

Kraken Exchange Joins Binance, ShapeShift in Delisting Bitcoin SV Kraken is the latest crypto exchange to delist bitcoin SV amid an ongoing feud between coin creator Craig Wright and members of the bitcoin community.

UK and Europe-Based Users Can Now Buy Bitcoin Cash Inside the Bitcoin.com Wallet

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 16. 20:25

UK and Europe-Based Users Can Now Buy Bitcoin Cash Inside the Bitcoin.com Wallet

In the summer of 2017, Bitcoin.com launched its open source light client and since then more than 3.8 million wallets have been created. We’ve since added a load of new features to the wallet software and as of April 15, 2019, Bitcoin.com Wallet users in the UK and Europe can purchase bitcoin cash (BCH) directly […]

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Craig Wright’s Fight With a Cartoon Bitcoin Astronaut Cat Explained

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 19:45

Craig Wright’s Fight With a Cartoon Bitcoin Astronaut Cat Explained It's Satoshi claimant Craig Wright vs the bitcoin community, with accusations of fraud and defamation flying between them.

Auditor EY Unveils Nightfall, An Ambitious Bid to Bring Business to Ethereum

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 17:10

Auditor EY Unveils Nightfall, An Ambitious Bid to Bring Business to Ethereum Big Four auditor EY is rolling out free software designed to help companies use the public ethereum blockchain.

ConsenSys Pitch Deck Forecasts $100 Million Burn Rate for 2019

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 16:30

ConsenSys Pitch Deck Forecasts $100 Million Burn Rate for 2019 A ConsenSys pitch deck obtained by CoinDesk details how the ethereum venture studio is courting outside investment.

Review: BC Vault Is an Unorthodox Hardware Wallet With a Random Key Generator

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 16. 16:22

Review: BC Vault Is an Unorthodox Hardware Wallet With a Random Key Generator

One of the biggest responsibilities of cryptocurrency owners is safely storing their digital assets. Over the last few years, hardware wallets have become an extremely convenient security solution that has helped in this regard. The BC Vault is a new hardware device with a number of distinctive features. Also read: The Struggle to Buy Bitcoin […]

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Startup Arca Seeks SEC Approval for US Treasury Bond-Backed Stablecoin

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 14:50

Startup Arca Seeks SEC Approval for US Treasury Bond-Backed Stablecoin Arca Investment Management is seeking approval from the SEC to sell a new type of stablecoin to retail investors.

Nestle, Carrefour Team Up to Feed Consumers Data With IBM Blockchain

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 14:00

Nestle, Carrefour Team Up to Feed Consumers Data With IBM Blockchain Swiss food giant Nestle and French retailer Carrefour are now letting consumers access product data via IBM's Food Trust platform.

Digital Asset’s Smart Contract Language Now Works on Hyperledger Blockchains

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 13:00

Digital Asset’s Smart Contract Language Now Works on Hyperledger Blockchains Digital Asset is integrating its smart contract language into the Hyperledger Sawtooth enterprise blockchain platform.

eToro Launches Full Crypto Exchange and 8 Custom Stablecoins

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 13:00

eToro Launches Full Crypto Exchange and 8 Custom Stablecoins Social investing platform eToro has launched a regulated cryptocurrency exchange along with eight branded stablecoins.

CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Data Apps With Added Features

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 12:00

CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Data Apps With Added Features Cryptocurrency data provider CoinMarketCap has launched its first Android app and revamped its iOS product, adding new app-only features.

KuCoin Exchange Traders Can Now Self-Custody Their Crypto Assets

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 11:20

KuCoin Exchange Traders Can Now Self-Custody Their Crypto Assets Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has launched a beta feature allowing users to custody their own crypto assets while trading.

This Price Hurdle May Pave Way for Bitcoin’s Next Leg Up

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 11:00

This Price Hurdle May Pave Way for Bitcoin’s Next Leg Up Bitcoin's stalled rally could take off again if the bulls can convincingly breach a new resistance level above $5,200.

Token Analyst Monitors Exchange Inflows to Help Predict Market Movements

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 16. 10:32

Token Analyst Monitors Exchange Inflows to Help Predict Market Movements

There’s a wide array of on- and offchain signals that can be used as indicators by cryptocurrency traders. When combined, they paint a detailed picture of the current state of the markets, and suggest which way they may move next. Token Analyst is a service that focuses on exchange inflows and outflows, in a bid […]

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PR: BitCash Offers Fiat Banking Tools and Stability

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 16. 09:30

PR: BitCash Offers Fiat Banking Tools and Stability

BitCash – a new cryptocurrency ecosystem developed by blockchain engineer and serial entrepreneur Christian Kassler – launched on 28 August 2018. Combining traditional fiat banking tools and stability in one, BitCash seeks to be the world’s most useable, and most used, cryptocurrency.

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Sirin Labs Lays Off 25% of Staff Amid Poor Blockchain Phone Sales

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 09:30

Sirin Labs Lays Off 25% of Staff Amid Poor Blockchain Phone Sales Israel-based Sirin Labs has laid off a quarter of its workforce, saying sales of its Finney phone are lower than expected.

Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Opens Test Network to Public

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 08:00

Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Opens Test Network to Public The test network for the Algorand blockchain platform – co-founded by MIT professor Silvio Micali – has been opened to the public.

France Adopts New Cryptocurrency Regulation

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 16. 06:50

France Adopts New Cryptocurrency Regulation

The French government has adopted a financial sector bill that establishes a legal framework for cryptocurrency service providers and initial coin offerings. The bill includes both optional and mandatory licensing, and also specifies the types of funds that can invest in crypto assets. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Pacte […]

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France Adopts New Crypto Regulation

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 16. 06:50

France Adopts New Crypto Regulation

The French government has adopted a financial sector bill that establishes a legal framework for cryptocurrency service providers and initial coin offerings. The bill includes both optional and mandatory licensing, and also specifies the types of funds that can invest in crypto assets. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Pacte […]

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Why Coinbase’s Move Into Proof-of-Stake Matters

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 16. 04:00

Why Coinbase’s Move Into Proof-of-Stake Matters Exchanges like Coinbase are stepping into the market for proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies, but will they boost engagement or centralize power?

The Struggle to Buy Bitcoin in Crypto-Starved Botswana

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 16. 01:30

The Struggle to Buy Bitcoin in Crypto-Starved Botswana

The rise of Bitcoin has coincided with improvements in technology allowing anyone to trade online. Meanwhile, in landlocked Botswana, geographical constraints have done little to prevent BTC from being traded locally, even in the absence of an established locally-operated cryptocurrency exchange. News.Bitcoin.com spoke to a number of bitcoiners in the southern African nation to determine […]

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Why the Future of Esports Is Tied to Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 15. 23:08

Why the Future of Esports Is Tied to Cryptocurrency

At the League of Legends World Championship Finals in South Korea last year, 100 million viewers tuned in to watch Invictus Gaming defeat Fnatic 3-0 and collect $2.4M in prize money. With its young, passionate and tech-savvy global audience, esports shares evident similarities with cryptocurrency. Not surprisingly, many predict great things for the twin industries […]

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ConsenSys Is Seeking $200 Million in New Funding: Report

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 21:05

ConsenSys Is Seeking $200 Million in New Funding: Report Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin is seeking external investment in his Brooklyn-based conglomerate.

BSV Falls 13% After Binance Reveals Plans to Delist the Coin

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 15. 18:15

BSV Falls 13% After Binance Reveals Plans to Delist the Coin

On April 15, Binance announced that the trading platform will be delisting bitcoin SV (BSV). The removal follows the tendentious actions of Craig Wright over the last few weeks in which the BSV creator has sent libel lawsuit warnings to well-known digital currency proponents. Since the announced delisting, the price of BSV has fallen by […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Leads the Pack With Double Digit Gains

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 15. 16:10

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Leads the Pack With Double Digit Gains

Cryptocurrency markets have seen some slight gains in the last 48-hours, with the overall market capitalization of the entire digital asset economy comprising $174 billion as of April 15. Once again, bitcoin cash (BCH) is leading the pack this Monday with a 13% gain over the last 24 hours, outshining every coin in the top […]

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‘Satoshi’s Treasure’ Is a Global Puzzle With a $1 Million Bitcoin Prize

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 16:00

‘Satoshi’s Treasure’ Is a Global Puzzle With a $1 Million Bitcoin Prize This treasure hunt is like a bitcoin version of "Ready Player One," with the first clues released via Blockstream's satellite.

Binance Delists Bitcoin SV, CEO Calls Craig Wright a ‘Fraud’

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 14:50

Binance Delists Bitcoin SV, CEO Calls Craig Wright a ‘Fraud’ Binance is delisting bitcoin SV days after CEO Changpeng Zhao called Craig Wright, the fork's creator, a "fraud."

LedgerX Reveals Bid to Beat Bakkt to Physical Bitcoin Futures Launch

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 14:00

LedgerX Reveals Bid to Beat Bakkt to Physical Bitcoin Futures Launch Crypto derivatives provider LedgerX plans to become the first U.S. firm to offer physically settled bitcoin futures contracts.

Startup Raises $3.9 Million in Tokenized Equity on London Stock Exchange Platform

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 13:00

Startup Raises $3.9 Million in Tokenized Equity on London Stock Exchange Platform Blockchain startup 20|30 has raised £3 million in a sale of tokenized shares on a platform operated by the London Stock Exchange Group.

Three Reasons Why Bitcoin Price Rally Has Stalled

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 11:30

Three Reasons Why Bitcoin Price Rally Has Stalled Bitcoin confirmed a longer-term bull breakout a week ago, but the rally has since flattened out. What's going on?

Review: Crypto Is a Surprisingly Fun Movie About Compliance

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 15. 10:44

Review: Crypto Is a Surprisingly Fun Movie About Compliance

“Fuck” is the first word uttered in Crypto. It might also be yours after watching John Stalberg Jr’s claustrophobic movie about an anti-money laundering agent caught in a web of deceit, intrigue, and bad beer. Copious cryptocurrency references have no tangible impact on the plot, but serve as a running gag for bitcoiners intent on […]

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India’s National Payments Corporation Wants to Build a Blockchain Solution

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 10:21

India’s National Payments Corporation Wants to Build a Blockchain Solution The bank consortium-owned organization supported by the central bank is seeking bids for the creation of a blockchain solution for digital payments.

PR: Bitcoin Depot Adds 30 Bitcoin ATMs in Chicago With Zero Fees

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 15. 09:30

PR: Bitcoin Depot Adds 30 Bitcoin ATMs in Chicago With Zero Fees

As cryptocurrencies continue to influence the financial service industry and provide users with endless possibilities, bitcoin ATMs have proven to play a critical role in the cryptocurrency adoption process. Bitcoin ATMs convert fiat currency into digital cash, ensuring a seamless transaction experience.

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IMF and World Bank Launch Educational Blockchain Token

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 09:00

IMF and World Bank Launch Educational Blockchain Token The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have launched a valueless crypto token to fill a "knowledge gap" around blockchain tech.

Use the Bitcoin Cash Notary to Back Up Important Documents

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 15. 08:30

Use the Bitcoin Cash Notary to Back Up Important Documents

Proving ownership of copyrighted material through traditional means such as applying for a patent is expensive and involves third parties in most jurisdictions around the world. The Bitcoin.com Notary tool is an alternative that can do that at very little cost and without the need to reveal the information you want to protect. Also read: […]

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ING Bank Is Bringing Bitcoin ‘Bulletproofs’ to Private Blockchains

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 08:00

ING Bank Is Bringing Bitcoin ‘Bulletproofs’ to Private Blockchains ING’s blockchain team is testing privacy tech called "bulletproofs," the latest in a series of such experiments at the global bank.

The Bigger Picture Behind Bitcoin’s Latest Price Rebound

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 15. 04:00

The Bigger Picture Behind Bitcoin’s Latest Price Rebound Bitcoin's latest rebound above $5,000 isn't about new investors, it's a reaffirmation of its real strength as a resistant global network.

Bitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 15. 03:45

Bitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

A seastead launched by an early bitcoin adopter off the coast of Thailand has run into trouble with local government. The Thai Navy boarded the structure Saturday, claiming it violates criminal law, which is punishable by death or life imprisonment. The owner claims that his floating home is located outside of Thailand’s maritime boundaries. Also […]

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Bitcoin Cash Futures Volumes: A Prelude to the Recent BCH Price Appreciation

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 14. 19:30

Bitcoin Cash Futures Volumes: A Prelude to the Recent BCH Price Appreciation

Over the last few weeks, there’s been a lot of attention focused on bitcoin cash (BCH) doubling in value and the $10 million worth of BCH-based futures being swapped on the Crypto Facilities platform every month. Last month, Crypto Facilities saw close to $50 million in BCH contracts. Since then, the popular Huobi exchange has […]

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Bitcoin Cash Milestones and Liberland’s Merit in the Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 14. 17:05

Bitcoin Cash Milestones and Liberland’s Merit in the Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

Cashshuffle mixes transactions worth millions of dollars, merchant locations listed on Acceptbitcoin.cash surpass 1,000, and Liberland’s Merit token, which is built on bitcoin cash, captures $1 million market cap. The video news update shared on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel covers these and other interesting topics this week. Also read: Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing […]

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Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake Profiles

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 14. 10:15

Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake Profiles

If you are new to the crypto space or if you are exploring new services and platforms, protection from scams and malicious websites should be a priority. Cryptonite is a useful browser extension that protects your private information and warns you in advance about risks to your crypto security. Also read: Get Real-Time and Historical […]

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Aussie Banks Still Cold to Cryptocurrency Businesses Despite Regulation

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 14. 08:05

Aussie Banks Still Cold to Cryptocurrency Businesses Despite Regulation

Despite increasing regulation in the cryptocurrency sector, Australia’s major banks maintain cautious policies when it comes to cryptocurrencies. While cryptocurrency businesses appear to challenge Australian banks’ appetite for risk, many institutions permit cryptocurrencies to be purchased using credit cards. Also Read: Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s Credit Card Cryptocurrency Purchases […]

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Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 13. 22:45

Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

With the founder of Wikileaks behind bars, it’s been a trying time for activists who believe in spreading freedom and truth in an age steeped in lies and manipulation from parasitic central bankers and bureaucrats. In order to show support for Julian Assange, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Chris Troutner decided to upload the entire Wikileaks […]

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Maker Community Votes to Raise Stability Fee as Dai Struggles to Hold $1 Peg

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 13. 17:45

Maker Community Votes to Raise Stability Fee as Dai Struggles to Hold $1 Peg

For more than two weeks the dai stablecoin has sat below its $1 peg, and has been trading for roughly $0.97 over the last seven days. This has given concern to the Maker Dao community which has decided to raise the dai stability fee to 11.5% per year. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto […]

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Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 13. 15:35

Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s

Lithuania, one of the Baltic tigers that has in past few years demonstrated it doesn’t shy away from new technologies and the digital economy, is preparing to introduce stricter rules for crypto companies. The government in Vilnius is working on amendments that according to officials will go beyond the requirements of the latest, fifth EU […]

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The Creator of the Internet Signed Up for Blockstack – And ‘Shit Got Real’

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 13. 10:00

The Creator of the Internet Signed Up for Blockstack – And ‘Shit Got Real’ What happens when one of the founders of the internet signs up for your blockchain? Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali tells his story.

The Creator of the Web Signed Up for Blockstack – And ‘Shit Got Real’

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 13. 10:00

The Creator of the Web Signed Up for Blockstack – And ‘Shit Got Real’ What happens when one of the founders of the internet signs up for your blockchain? Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali tells his story.

PR: CoinAll lists MINDOL and Offers a 25,000 MIN Giveaway

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 13. 09:30

PR: CoinAll lists MINDOL and Offers a 25,000 MIN Giveaway

On April 2019, CoinAll, one of the fastest-growth cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the listing of Mindol (MIN). At the same time, a?7-day celebration was launched as well. CoinAll will give away 25,000 MIN tokens during the celebration time.

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The Upside of Bitcoin’s Upside (It’s Not What You Think)

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 13. 09:00

The Upside of Bitcoin’s Upside (It’s Not What You Think) While price appreciation is always good for an asset class, in the case of cryptocurrencies the benefits go way beyond profit.

Get Real-Time and Historical BCH Rates With the Bitcoin.com Price Converter

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 13. 08:59

Get Real-Time and Historical BCH Rates With the Bitcoin.com Price Converter

With prices of major digital assets constantly in flux, traders need a reliable tool to calculate the value of their crypto holdings in fiat currency. The Price Converter developed by Bitcoin.com is one such instrument that’s accurate and easy to use. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms Calculator Provides Conversion Data for […]

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Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

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2019. Apr. 13. 01:15

Whale Watch: Large Bitcoin Cash Holders Accumulate 1 Million BCH Since February

In the last two weeks, cryptocurrency prices have seen significant volatility and during this time onlookers have noticed large bitcoin whale movements once again. Data stemming from blockchain analysis indicates that over the last 48 hours, unknown whale wallets moved over 20,000 BTC ($101 million), showing another large migration not seen since last February. Additionally, […]

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Regulators Tackle Businesses in Europe’s Crypto-Friendly Nations

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2019. Apr. 12. 22:30

Regulators Tackle Businesses in Europe’s Crypto-Friendly Nations

There’s a group of countries on the Old Continent that have recognized the potential of the newly forming cryptoconomy. In the past couple of years, nations such as Malta, Switzerland and Estonia have been making efforts to attract businesses from the nascent industry, often rebuffed elsewhere. However, registering and running a crypto company, even in […]

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Silk Road 2 Founder Finally Sentenced 5 Years After His Arrest

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2019. Apr. 12. 20:19

Silk Road 2 Founder Finally Sentenced 5 Years After His Arrest

Immediately after the Silk Road was taken down in 2013, a marketplace known as the Silk Road 2 launched. The new darknet market was run by a person who called himself the Dread Pirate Roberts 2 and he was arrested a few months later in November 2014. However, privacy advocate Thomas White, otherwise known as […]

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Ethereum Core Developers Debate Benefits of More Frequent Hard Forks

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2019. Apr. 12. 18:20

Ethereum Core Developers Debate Benefits of More Frequent Hard Forks Ethereum core developers are discussing the possibility of executing more frequent hard forks as the software aims to offer new features.

Wikileaks Bitcoin Donations Soar Following Assange Arrest

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 12. 18:10

Wikileaks Bitcoin Donations Soar Following Assange Arrest

Wikileaks’ bitcoin address has received a deluge of support following founding editor Julian Assange’s arrest. Donations have reached nearly $32,000 on Friday, 60% more than was raised the day before, when Assange was taken into custody. Also read: How Traditional Stock Markets Can Help Mainstream Cryptocurrency BTC Donations Reach $32,000 More than 6.3 BTC worth […]

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How to Buy Pain Relief Drugs off the Darknet With Bitcoin

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2019. Apr. 12. 15:58

How to Buy Pain Relief Drugs off the Darknet With Bitcoin

Darknet marketplaces (DNMs) provide a wide range of services beyond those commonly portrayed by the media. One of these is the provision of pain relief drugs for the terminally ill. In this guide, we run through the process for obtaining CBD, a cannabis oil compound that provides comfort to people suffering from chronic pain, anxiety, […]

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Binance Labs Grants $45,000 to 3 Open-Source Blockchain Startups

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 14:30

Binance Labs Grants $45,000 to 3 Open-Source Blockchain Startups Binance Labs has awarded grants of $15,000 each to three startups developing open-source blockchain technologies.

Coinbase Exec Dan Romero Leaving Crypto Exchange After 5 Years

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 13:35

Coinbase Exec Dan Romero Leaving Crypto Exchange After 5 Years Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is losing another executive – this time its vice president for international business, Dan Romero.

Japanese Bank Abandons Work With SBI Ripple’s ‘Money Tap’ App

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 12:25

Japanese Bank Abandons Work With SBI Ripple’s ‘Money Tap’ App Resona, one of three Japanese banks working with SBI Holdings and Ripple on their blockchain app Money Tap, is pulling out of the project.

Bitcoin Defends Psychological Support Line After Price Dip to $4,900

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 11:00

Bitcoin Defends Psychological Support Line After Price Dip to $4,900 Bitcoin dropped to around $4,900 earlier today, but has since fought back to above the $5K psychological support line.

Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms

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2019. Apr. 12. 10:52

Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto Trading Platforms

Finding the cryptocurrency exchange with the best options in your region in terms of prices, fees and features, can be a time-consuming endeavor. Exchangewar.info is a website that can save you some of that effort. Also read: Simple Bitcoin Widget Gives You Crypto Prices on the Go Select Best Exchanges by Indicators and Features Exchangewar […]

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‘Onerous’ FATF Recommendations Harmful for Crypto Transparency: Chainalysis

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 09:25

‘Onerous’ FATF Recommendations Harmful for Crypto Transparency: Chainalysis The international watchdog's draft recommendation for KYC compliance are unrealistic and may be harmful to the crypto industry, says Chainalysis.

Blockchain Startup Horizen Labs Doubles Target to Raise $4 Million

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 08:22

Blockchain Startup Horizen Labs Doubles Target to Raise $4 Million Just-launched sidechains startup Horizen Labs has raised $4 million in a seed funding round – twice what it had initially planned.

How the EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 12. 06:14

How the EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

Leading up to the G20 summit in June, the Financial Stability Board has detailed how the European Union and its member countries are regulating crypto assets, who the regulators are in each country and the scope of their oversight. In most cases, crypto assets are overseen by several regulators. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones […]

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How EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 12. 06:14

How EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

Leading up to the G20 summit in June, the Financial Stability Board has detailed how the European Union and its member countries are regulating crypto assets, who the regulators are in each country and the scope of their oversight. In most cases, crypto assets are overseen by several regulators. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones […]

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Trade Organization ICC Eyes Blockchain Adoption for Its 45 Million Members

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 06:00

Trade Organization ICC Eyes Blockchain Adoption for Its 45 Million Members The world's biggest business organization is making blockchain available to its many members including Amazon, Coca Cola, McDonald's and PayPal.

Zooko Wilcox Envisions ‘Ambitious’ Changes for Zcash Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 12. 04:15

Zooko Wilcox Envisions ‘Ambitious’ Changes for Zcash Cryptocurrency Founder and CEO of the Electric Coin Company Zooko Wilcox envisions zcash to change radically over the next five years, starting with "an ambitious scalability improvement."

Polychain’s Assets Drop $376 Million Since August, SEC Filings Show

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 11. 20:45

Polychain’s Assets Drop $376 Million Since August, SEC Filings Show Polychain, one of the most elite funds serving startups in the crypto industry, is no longer a billion-dollar operation.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Posts $180 Million Loss for 2018

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 11. 20:31

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Posts $180 Million Loss for 2018 Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has posted a net loss of 205.5 billion won ($180 million) for 2018.

Bitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle to Obtain Cheap Iranian Power

Bitcoin News

2019. Apr. 11. 19:58

Bitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle to Obtain Cheap Iranian Power

Over the last six months, reports of Chinese miners crossing the border to obtain cheap electricity from regions like Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Iran have abounded. According to a recent interview, Chinese miners have found extremely affordable electric prices ($0.006 per kilowatt-hour) in the oil-rich nation of Iran. However, managing to get thousands of machines […]

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MakerDAO to Increase Fees Above 10% in Bid to Stabilize DAI Stablecoin

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 11. 19:10

MakerDAO to Increase Fees Above 10% in Bid to Stabilize DAI Stablecoin MakerDAO appears set to approve a fifth fee increase that would further raise the cost of platform's US dollar-backed stablecoin DAI.

21 US Lawmakers Urge IRS (Again) to Clarify Crypto Tax Rules

CoinDesk

2019. Apr. 11. 17:30

21 US Lawmakers Urge IRS (Again) to Clarify Crypto Tax Rules With the U.S. deadline to file taxes days away, 21 lawmakers have again urged the IRS to provide clarity on crypto.

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