Bitmain Launches Low-Cost Special Edition Antminer S9

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 18. 19:20

Bitmain Launches Low-Cost Special Edition Antminer S9

On Monday, June 17, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain Technologies announced the launch of a low-cost miner called the Antminer S9 version SE. The new 16 terahash per second (16TH/s) S9 SE is $350 per unit and the launch celebrates the company’s most popular product, the original S9. Also read: Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was […]

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Latin America and Turkey Have the Most Cryptocurrency Users, Poll Shows

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 18. 18:01

Latin America and Turkey Have the Most Cryptocurrency Users, Poll Shows

Cryptocurrency usage has been expanding globally and a new survey confirms that trend. The poll conducted by Statista shows that the citizens of troubled countries tend to exploit the benefits of decentralized digital money far more readily than the citizens of thriving nations. Also read: VPN Providers Defy Order to Connect to Russia’s Internet Censor […]

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CFTC Lawsuit Alleges $147 Million in Bitcoin Defrauded From Trading Scheme Investors

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 17:45

CFTC Lawsuit Alleges $147 Million in Bitcoin Defrauded From Trading Scheme Investors 22,858.822 bitcoin were misappropriated under Control-Finance's Ponzi-like scheme.

Researchers Discover How To Automate Accountability On The Blockchain

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 17:30

Researchers Discover How To Automate Accountability On The Blockchain Researchers have figured out how to tell when varmints and rustlers are trying to double spend.

New Research Targets a Big Worry for Some Blockchains: Double-Spent Transactions

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 17:30

New Research Targets a Big Worry for Some Blockchains: Double-Spent Transactions A recent research paper outlines a possible way to detect and punish double-spending on a blockchain network.

PR: WaykiChain CEO Gordon Gao Building a Win-Win Public Blockchain

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 18. 17:30

PR: WaykiChain CEO Gordon Gao Building a Win-Win Public Blockchain

This article feature quotes returned direct from inquiry to the company CEO Gordon Gao. WaykiChain(WICC) CEO Gordon Gao’s credentials are substantial and they include (according to his LinkedIn page) having previously worked as a ‘senior business associate’ at Alibaba.com. His portfolio also lists a tenure as ‘lead data scientist’ at Fishbowl Marketing which, on its website, front-lines the fact that it features clients as huge as Coca-Cola and the National Restaurant Association.

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A New Bitcoin Exchange Point On the Colombian-Venezuelan Border Will Help Refugees

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 17:00

A New Bitcoin Exchange Point On the Colombian-Venezuelan Border Will Help Refugees Refugees can use a new POS to purchase goods, food, and services when they leave Venezuela.

A New Bitcoin Exchange On the Colombian-Venezuelan Border Will Help Refugees

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 17:00

A New Bitcoin Exchange On the Colombian-Venezuelan Border Will Help Refugees Refugees can use a new POS to purchase goods, food, and services when they leave Venezuela.

Facebook Has Yet to Answer US Lawmakers’ Questions About Libra Crypto

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 16:00

Facebook Has Yet to Answer US Lawmakers’ Questions About Libra Crypto Facebook is still working on its responses to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee's questions about the Libra coin.

Facebook’s New Crypto Faces Scrutiny From European Authorities

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 15:15

Facebook’s New Crypto Faces Scrutiny From European Authorities “It is out of question’’ that Facebook's Libra be allowed to “become a sovereign currency,” says France's finance minister.

Free Law Project’s Courtlistener Repository Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 18. 14:59

Free Law Project’s Courtlistener Repository Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

On Monday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters learned that the popular website that focuses on U.S. court documents and the litigation system, Courtlistener.com, is accepting BCH for donations. Courtlistener captures hundreds of thousands of visitors every month by making high quality legal data widely available. Also Read: Crypto Cards in Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com An […]

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Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Wants to Take on Banks, Not Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 14:30

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Wants to Take on Banks, Not Bitcoin If bitcoin doesn't need to worry about competition from Facebook. Who does? You've guessed it, the banks.

Binance to Launch Bitcoin-Pegged Token on Its Own Blockchain

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 13:30

Binance to Launch Bitcoin-Pegged Token on Its Own Blockchain Binance will issue a number of tokens pegged to leading cryptocurrencies on Binance Chain to boost the number of trading options on its platform.

Crypto App, Debit Card 2Gether Adds Dash to Roster of 9 Tokens

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 13:00

Crypto App, Debit Card 2Gether Adds Dash to Roster of 9 Tokens 2gether, a European payment app allowing users to spend crypto via a Visa debit card, is adding dash to its list of nine supported coins.

70% of Crypto Exchanges Have Complied With CoinMarketCap’s Transparency Initiative

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 12:30

70% of Crypto Exchanges Have Complied With CoinMarketCap’s Transparency Initiative Crypto data provider CoinMarketCap says most listed exchanges have complied with its transparency-boosting mandatory data requests.

Microsoft, Salesforce Join Hyperledger Enterprise Blockchain Consortium

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 12:00

Microsoft, Salesforce Join Hyperledger Enterprise Blockchain Consortium Microsoft and Salesforce have joined Hyperledger, lending their enterprise software heft to the DLT consortium.

IBM Unveils Upgraded 2.0 Version of Enterprise Blockchain

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 12:00

IBM Unveils Upgraded 2.0 Version of Enterprise Blockchain The IBM Blockchain Platform has just been revamped, adding flexibility for deployment in different environments and new tools.

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency Without Worrying About Volatility

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 18. 11:45

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency Without Worrying About Volatility

Seeing the value of your portfolio fluctuating can keep you up at night or push you to sell when prices are low, especially in a fast moving market like cryptocurrency. Luckily, there are ways to mitigate that. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Receives Massive Support Use Dollar Cost Averaging to Handle Volatility Dollar cost […]

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Bitcoin Price Unfazed By Unveiling of Facebook’s Libra Crypto

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 11:00

Bitcoin Price Unfazed By Unveiling of Facebook’s Libra Crypto Bitcoin is struggling to gather upside traction following Facebook's official announcement of its Libra cryptocurrency project.

Bitcoin Price Trades Flat on Facebook Libra Blockchain Launch

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 11:00

Bitcoin Price Trades Flat on Facebook Libra Blockchain Launch Bitcoin is struggling to gather upside traction following Facebook's official announcement of its Libra cryptocurrency project.

Libra White Paper Shows How Facebook Borrowed From Bitcoin and Ethereum

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 10:00

Libra White Paper Shows How Facebook Borrowed From Bitcoin and Ethereum Cryptocurrency, at scale. That's Facebook's vision as laid out in the long-awaited, just-released Libra white paper.

PR: Legislators Support V20 Summit in Response to New FATF Rules

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 18. 09:30

PR: Legislators Support V20 Summit in Response to New FATF Rules

Legislators have shown their support for the V20 Summit which is set to take place alongside the G20 Leaders Summit in Osaka, Japan, 28 & 29 June 2019. The event will convene G20 representatives, national blockchain associations, the world’s leading Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) and legislators from jurisdictions to discuss implications and explore possible technical solutions to achieve the desired outcomes of a new set of recommendations proposed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

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There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Blockchain Economy

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 09:00

There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Blockchain Economy In addition to the Libra coin, Facebook's newly unveiled crypto project also involves a "Libra investment token."

There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Crypto Economy

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 09:00

There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Crypto Economy In addition to the Libra coin, Facebook's newly unveiled crypto project also involves a "Libra investment token."

Facebook Unveils Libra Cryptocurrency, Targeting 1.7 Billion Unbanked

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 09:00

Facebook Unveils Libra Cryptocurrency, Targeting 1.7 Billion Unbanked Facebook's newly unveiled Libra blockchain is tackling remittances at first, but it could have a much broader impact.

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: A Technical Deep Dive

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 09:00

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: A Technical Deep Dive Technical details of Facebook's Libra blockchain were published Tuesday in a white paper by the Libra Foundation. Here's what stands out.

Private Blockchain’s Biggest Startups Integrate in Unprecedented Tie-Up

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 07:00

Private Blockchain’s Biggest Startups Integrate in Unprecedented Tie-Up A historic change in strategy is taking place at R3 and Digital Asset (DA), who are now collaborating to maximize their respective blockchain ecosystems.

Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Guidance – A Look at Standards G20 Supports

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 18. 04:05

Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Guidance – A Look at Standards G20 Supports

The Financial Action Task Force has kicked off its meeting to discuss global cryptocurrency regulations which the G20 countries have committed to follow. Meanwhile, the crypto industry has raised concerns regarding some recommendations, and a meeting has been set up to coincide with the G20 summit to influence policymakers. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions […]

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Bitcoin Is Hedge Against Global Liquidity Crises: Grayscale Study

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 18. 01:05

Bitcoin Is Hedge Against Global Liquidity Crises: Grayscale Study Bitcoin has a distinct set of properties unlike any other asset, argues the world's largest cryptocurrency asset manager.

Brazilian Financial Authorities Announce Regulatory Sandbox For Blockchain

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 22:30

Brazilian Financial Authorities Announce Regulatory Sandbox For Blockchain “This initiative is an answer to great transformation”, the regulators said.

Ripple Could Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram in XRP Boosting Deal

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 21:21

Ripple Could Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram in XRP Boosting Deal Money transfer giant MoneyGram will use Ripple's xRapid and the XRP cryptocurrency to settle cross-border transactions as part of a new partnership.

Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Receives Massive Support

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 17. 19:01

Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Receives Massive Support

The Bitcoin Cash community has greatly advanced its efforts to support the sustainability of the cryptocurrency with a fundraiser whose contributions are donated to developers. The campaign has already reached the 95% milestone out of an initial goal of raising 800 BCH for the development fund by Aug. 1, 2019. Also Read: Crypto Cards in […]

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Tendermint Says Last Month’s Cosmos Vulnerability Exposed Security Loophole

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 17:33

Tendermint Says Last Month’s Cosmos Vulnerability Exposed Security Loophole Tendermint, the firm behind the core technology of Cosmos, has released a full disclosure about a past vulnerability in the Cosmos SDK.

PR: Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken Exchange

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 17. 17:30

PR: Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken Exchange

Monarch is changing the world of Crypto. With a Universal Decentralized Crypto Wallet, The MonarchPay payment solution allowing businesses and individuals the ability to receive BTC & ETH payments and get paid in Fiat, along with the Monarch Marketplace & Motor, Monarch is on track to become the One Platform to Rule Them All.

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Hayden Otto Discusses the Rise of North Queensland’s Bitcoin Cash Movement

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 17. 16:01

Hayden Otto Discusses the Rise of North Queensland’s Bitcoin Cash Movement

Bitcoin cash merchant acceptance has grown significantly over the last year according to the BCH merchant directory Marco Coino. One specific region, North Queensland, Australia has an extremely dense population of bitcoin cash accepting retailers. This week, News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Coinspice Executive Editor Hayden Otto about the influx of adoption in North Queensland and how […]

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Algorand, a Dapp Analytics Suite, Goes Open Source

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 16:00

Algorand, a Dapp Analytics Suite, Goes Open Source The Flipside Crypto partnership will provide a free user engagement analytics suite.

Algorand, a Proof-of-Stake Blockchain Company, Goes Open Source

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 16:00

Algorand, a Proof-of-Stake Blockchain Company, Goes Open Source The Flipside Crypto partnership will provide a free user engagement analytics suite.

Nouriel Roubini Says Facebook’s GlobalCoin Has ‘Nothing to Do With Crypto’

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 14:00

Nouriel Roubini Says Facebook’s GlobalCoin Has ‘Nothing to Do With Crypto’ Noted economist Nouriel Roubini has said Facebook's soon-to-be unveiled cryptocurrency is not really crypto or blockchain.

Blockmodo Lets You Create a Snapshot Cryptocurrency Price Widget

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 17. 13:49

Blockmodo Lets You Create a Snapshot Cryptocurrency Price Widget

Cryptocurrency prices never stop moving, as the market exists in a constant state of flux. There are instances, though, when it’s useful to be able to hit the pause button and view the price of a cryptocurrency at a fixed point in time. For such occasions, Blockmodo’s snapshot widgets provide historical prices that are easy […]

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Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 13:30

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency The head of Russia's central bank has said the institution is investigating the possible future launch of a digital currency.

Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 13:00

Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch Wall Street watchdog FINRA has sat for as long as 12 months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications by blockchain startups.

Breez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 12:10

Breez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone Now in beta for the iPhone, Breez's app harnesses lighting, Neutrino and atomic swaps to make bitcoin P2P payments feasible for daily transactions.

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 11:40

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.

3 Reasons Bitcoin’s Price is Rallying Above $9K

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 11:15

3 Reasons Bitcoin’s Price is Rallying Above $9K Bitcoin rose above $9,000 over the weekend, taking cumulative year-to-date gains to more than 150 percent. Here's three likely reasons why.

3 Reasons Bitcoin Is Rallying Above $9K

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 11:15

3 Reasons Bitcoin Is Rallying Above $9K Bitcoin rose above $9,000 over the weekend, taking cumulative year-to-date gains to more than 150 percent. Here's three likely reasons why.

Bitcoin.com Just Rebranded – Check out Our New Look

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 17. 10:15

Bitcoin.com Just Rebranded – Check out Our New Look

You may have noticed that Bitcoin.com is looking a little different. We’re excited to unveil our new look after six months of hard work. Our domain has a long history, and as a company we’ve grown a great deal. After consideration of the crypto future ahead of us all, we decided to reshape Bitcoin.com’s design […]

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BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen Takes Over as CEO at Chia Network

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 10:00

BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen Takes Over as CEO at Chia Network Bram Cohen has taken over as CEO of his current company, Chia Network – a firm creating a less energy-intensive cryptocurrency.

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update T&Cs to Accept Liability for Hacks

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 08:25

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update T&Cs to Accept Liability for Hacks Five South Korean crypto exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for potential hacks and service issues.

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update Terms to Accept Liability for Hacks

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 08:25

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update Terms to Accept Liability for Hacks Five South Korean crypto exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for potential hacks and service issues.

Crypto Is an Important Defense Against Today’s Orwellian Surveillance

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 08:00

Crypto Is an Important Defense Against Today’s Orwellian Surveillance An effort to change extradition laws in Hong Kong has sparked protests – and questions about digital privacy and the right to transact, writes Mike Casey.

Crypto’s Connection to the Hong Kong Protests

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 08:00

Crypto’s Connection to the Hong Kong Protests An effort to change extradition laws in Hong Kong has sparked protests – and questions about digital privacy and the right to transact.

What’s the Deal With the Lightning Network?

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 17. 04:55

What’s the Deal With the Lightning Network?

Remember that layer two scaling solution they promised for Bitcoin back in the day? Does anyone know what happened to it? It feels like we’ve been waiting for a finished Lightning Network longer than Mt. Gox victims have been awaiting restitution. For now, Lightning is accessible to users with the skills to navigate its quirks […]

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Bitmain Lawsuit Seeks Millions from Staffers Who Founded Rival Mining Pool

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 17. 02:10

Bitmain Lawsuit Seeks Millions from Staffers Who Founded Rival Mining Pool Crypto mining giant Bitmain is locked in a legal battle with former employees who started a rival bitcoin mining pool, Poolin.

Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During Protests

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 21:45

Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During Protests

Right now, thousands of citizens from Hong Kong are protesting certain leaders and opposing a proposed extradition law. Alongside the protests, the country’s political issues are reportedly pushing wealthy Hong Kong residents to move their capital offshore. Since last week, the price of bitcoin core (BTC) has gained a premium in Hong Kong as the […]

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Crypto Cards Expand and a Futuristic Promotion in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 19:42

Crypto Cards Expand and a Futuristic Promotion in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Crypto debit cards supporting bitcoin cash expand their international reach and a platform offers shopping at Walmart using BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel, and get a chance to take part in a futuristic promotion. Also Read: What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – […]

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Crypto Cards Expand in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 19:42

Crypto Cards Expand in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Crypto debit cards supporting bitcoin cash expand their international reach and a platform offers shopping at Walmart using BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel, and get a chance to take part in a futuristic promotion. Also Read: What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – […]

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Crypto Cards Expand in the Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 19:42

Crypto Cards Expand in the Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

Crypto debit cards supporting bitcoin cash expand their international reach and a platform offers shopping at Walmart using BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel, and get a chance to take part in a futuristic promotion. Also Read: What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – […]

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Crypto Cards in Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 19:42

Crypto Cards in Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com

Crypto debit cards supporting bitcoin cash expand their international reach and a platform offers shopping at Walmart using BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel, and get a chance to take part in a futuristic promotion. Also Read: What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – […]

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VPN Providers Defy Order to Connect to Russia’s Internet Censor

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 17:35

VPN Providers Defy Order to Connect to Russia’s Internet Censor

Russian regulators have once again moved to expand oversight of the online space in an attempt to ensure compliance with various restrictions Moscow is trying to impose. But as in other cases, their efforts have been met with resistance. Over a dozen VPN platforms, popular among crypto enthusiasts and other privacy-conscious users, have refused to […]

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What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 13:10

What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Adoption Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary

Slovenia has a population of just 2 million but contains more retail locations accepting bitcoin cash payments than the entire United States. What makes this small country such a cryptocurrency adoption leader? Watch the following video to find out. Also Read: How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash Slovenia: The Crypto Country […]

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What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 13:10

What Makes Slovenia a Cryptocurrency Leader – Bitcoin.com Mini-Documentary

Slovenia has a population of just 2 million but contains more retail locations accepting bitcoin cash payments than the entire United States. What makes this small country such a cryptocurrency adoption leader? Watch the following video to find out. Also Read: How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash Slovenia: The Crypto Country […]

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Accept Direct Crypto Payments Using the Rocketr Gateway

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 10:20

Accept Direct Crypto Payments Using the Rocketr Gateway

It’s in the best interest of businesses to offer their customers a variety of payment options. Cryptocurrencies can undoubtedly bring more buyers and many merchants have introduced support for digital assets. A platform called Rocketr helps merchants accept payments in crypto, including bitcoin cash. Also read: Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With Cryptocurrency […]

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Hype or Hope? A Meeting of the Minds for the Benefit of Crypto

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 16. 09:21

Hype or Hope? A Meeting of the Minds for the Benefit of Crypto Justin Sun’s upcoming lunch with Warren Buffett is a genius marketing play that can only help the cryptocurrency sector, writes Noelle Acheson.

Justin Sun’s Crypto Lunch with Warren Buffett Is Genius Marketing at Work

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 16. 09:21

Justin Sun’s Crypto Lunch with Warren Buffett Is Genius Marketing at Work Justin Sun’s upcoming lunch with Warren Buffett is a genius marketing play that can only help the cryptocurrency sector, writes Noelle Acheson.

Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for Regulation

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 16. 07:35

Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for Regulation

Following widespread reports of the upcoming Indian cryptocurrency bill, the crypto community has started a petition for the government to quickly implement a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. In addition, a television network operated by the Upper House of the Indian Parliament has aired a program discussing the bill, and three Right to Information requests have […]

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Above $9.3K: Bitcoin’s Price Prints 13-Month High

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 16. 05:57

Above $9.3K: Bitcoin’s Price Prints 13-Month High Bitcoin's price rose to 13-month highs above $9,300 on Sunday, taking cumulative weekly gains to 16 percent.

Judge Orders Craig Wright to Physically Appear in Florida Lawsuit

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 15. 23:10

Judge Orders Craig Wright to Physically Appear in Florida Lawsuit

Craig Wright, the notorious Satoshi Nakamoto claimant, must appear in court on Monday or be held in contempt. The Florida court granted a motion to compel on June 14, mandating Wright to provide a list of all the bitcoin addresses he’s owned prior to December 2013. Also Read: The Blind Trust Described in the Kleiman […]

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Judge Orders Craig Wright to Appear in Florida Lawsuit

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 15. 23:10

Judge Orders Craig Wright to Appear in Florida Lawsuit

Craig Wright, the notorious Satoshi Nakamoto claimant, must appear in court on Monday or be held in contempt. The Florida court granted a motion to compel on June 14, mandating Wright to provide a list of all the bitcoin addresses he’s owned prior to December 2013. Also Read: The Blind Trust Described in the Kleiman […]

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Bitcoin Surpasses 1 Million Daily Active Addresses

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 15. 17:00

Bitcoin Surpasses 1 Million Daily Active Addresses The last time Bitcoin shot past 1 million daily active addresses was in November, 2017.

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Surge After Last Week’s Pullback

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 15. 16:56

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Surge After Last Week’s Pullback

Digital currency markets have regained some of the losses they endured last week, with the entire cryptoconomy now valued at $275 billion this Saturday. Most cryptocurrencies are up in value between 2-8% today but global trade volumes have tapered off with only $63 billion swapped in the last 24 hours. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin […]

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It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 15. 15:15

It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake The crypto industry can fight money launderers effectively, but not the way FATF wants it to, a CEX.IO compliance officer writes.

Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 15. 14:20

Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With Cryptocurrency

If you need to regularly cover fiat payments but prefer to use your digital assets, a platform like Piixpay can be very helpful. The payment provider allows you to use cryptocurrencies to pay invoices, bills and make other recurring payments to recipients that still accept only traditional money. Also read: Bounty.Cash Pairs Projects With Developers […]

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I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 15. 13:35

I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer Before his move to supporting Craig Wright's bitcoin SV, Ryan X Charles describes his short-lived tenure at reddit and the trolls who made his life hell.

How to Stay Safe When Using Darknet Markets

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 15. 00:05

How to Stay Safe When Using Darknet Markets

If you’re planning to visit a darknet market, you’re either keen to window shop or keen to sample the wares. Whatever your reasons for stopping by, that’s your business and no one else’s. Unfortunately, not everyone shares those civilized ideals. To keep those spoilsports at bay, here’s how to browse darknet markets (DNMs) without leaving […]

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Crypterium Introduces Global Crypto Payments Card

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 21:30

Crypterium Introduces Global Crypto Payments Card The card offers zero fees for bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin transactions.

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 21:28

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the story. Watch more here as three lawyers discuss the case, its merits and its potential impacts for the crypto industry as a whole.

Kik vs SEC: The Lawyers Speak

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 21:01

Kik vs SEC: The Lawyers Speak The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the story. Watch more here as three lawyers discuss the case, its merits and its potential impacts for the crypto industry as a whole.

Smart Contract Startup Tapped By Google As Blockchain Partner

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 20:00

Smart Contract Startup Tapped By Google As Blockchain Partner SmartContract.com, a middleware supplier that melds traditional computing tools with dApps, has partnered with Google to get big data onto the blockchain.

New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 14. 19:20

New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees

There’s a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) based token called BTC2 that’s backed 1:1 with BTC. People can obtain the BTC2 token using cryptocurrency swapping application Sideshift.ai. With BTC2, you can essentially transact with BTC, but utilize the same network fee (less than a penny) as bitcoin cash transactions. Also read: Meet the Developer Who […]

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Facebook’s GlobalCoin May Be A ‘Historic Initiative,’ Say RBC Analysts

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 19:00

Facebook’s GlobalCoin May Be A ‘Historic Initiative,’ Say RBC Analysts Analysts are bullish on Facebook's upcoming blockchain product.

Concerns Over Facebook Data Use Derailed at Least 3 Crypto Partnerships

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 18:05

Concerns Over Facebook Data Use Derailed at Least 3 Crypto Partnerships Philosophical disagreements with crypto experts have slowed the development of Facebook's GlobalCoin, sources say.

Iceland’s Currency Will Be First in Europe to Be Traded as E-Money

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 16:30

Iceland’s Currency Will Be First in Europe to Be Traded as E-Money In a European first, the ConsenSys-backed Monerium has received approval to run fiat over a blockchain as a regulated form of payment.

US State of Nevada Passes Flurry of Blockchain Bills

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2019. Jun. 14. 16:00

US State of Nevada Passes Flurry of Blockchain Bills Nevada is becoming a blockchain powerhouse as it passes a suite of bills designed to promote blockchain adoption

Meet the Developer Who Added Schnorr Signatures to Bcash

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 14. 15:20

Meet the Developer Who Added Schnorr Signatures to Bcash

This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with Jonathan Gonzalez, the blockchain developer who is currently maintaining the Bcash project, a Bitcoin Cash full node written in node.js. Gonzalez explained how he got into Bitcoin Cash development and how he managed to get the Bcash node fully compatible with last May’s fork, which introduced Schnorr signatures to the […]

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Jack Dorsey Hints at How Square Crypto May Help With Bitcoin Development

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 14:22

Jack Dorsey Hints at How Square Crypto May Help With Bitcoin Development Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has revealed more details about the role Square Crypto might play in boosting bitcoin development.

Jack Dorsey Hints at How Square Crypto May Support Bitcoin’s Code

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 14:22

Jack Dorsey Hints at How Square Crypto May Support Bitcoin’s Code Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has revealed more details about the role Square Crypto might play in boosting bitcoin development.

Bounty.Cash Pairs Projects With Developers Finding Solutions for BCH

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 14. 13:02

Bounty.Cash Pairs Projects With Developers Finding Solutions for BCH

Using bounties to seek solutions to various problems has proved to be a working approach for many projects in the crypto industry. Bounty.Cash is a platform that matches businesses and entrepreneurs with developers who are ready to solve issues with apps and features and get rewarded with bitcoin cash. Also read: Buy From Home Depot […]

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Startups Debut First Protocol for Issuing Tokens via Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 13:00

Startups Debut First Protocol for Issuing Tokens via Bitcoin’s Lightning Network The first protocol for issuing tokens via bitcoin’s lightning network is aimed to rival ethereum's ERC-20. But that's a tall order.

A Protocol for Issuing Tokens Launches on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 13:00

A Protocol for Issuing Tokens Launches on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network The first protocol for issuing tokens via bitcoin’s lightning network is aimed to rival ethereum's ERC-20. But that's a tall order.

Bitfinex Is Starting to Buy Back and ‘Burn’ Its LEO Exchange Token

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 12:00

Bitfinex Is Starting to Buy Back and ‘Burn’ Its LEO Exchange Token The crypto exchange has announced a transparency initiative that will see it put on full view the repurchase and destruction of its LEO token.

Bull Trap? Bitcoin’s Price Rise to $8,300 Isn’t Backed by High Volumes

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 11:10

Bull Trap? Bitcoin’s Price Rise to $8,300 Isn’t Backed by High Volumes A clear divergence between prices and trading volumes on the charts suggests bitcoin’s recent $800 rally could be short-lived.

Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 10:20

Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum Two blockchain-focused startups are teaming up to enable Amazon purchases with ethereum via an app-like browser extension.

Venezuela Issues 50,000 Bolivar Bill Amid Persistent Hyperinflation

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 14. 09:58

Venezuela Issues 50,000 Bolivar Bill Amid Persistent Hyperinflation

Venezuelans are used to their currency costing less than the paper it’s printed on. Economic misfortunes and political upheaval place their country at the bottom of all inflation charts, year after year. The latest incarnation of the national fiat, Bolívar Soberano, has succumbed to the illness of all previous emissions – rapid depreciation. The government […]

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Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 09:40

Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report Facebook's hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from Standard Chartered.

Europol Developing ‘Serious Game’ to Help Train Crypto Crime Fighters

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 08:17

Europol Developing ‘Serious Game’ to Help Train Crypto Crime Fighters The European crime fighting agency is developing a game to teach law enforcement officers how to trace cryptocurrencies in criminal investigations.

Crypto Exchange Binance.com to Block US Customers from Trading

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 14. 07:12

Crypto Exchange Binance.com to Block US Customers from Trading Binance will bar deposits and trading by users in certain jurisdictions and those found to violate the exchange's terms of use.

Review: The Corazon Trezor by Gray Is Made of Titanium

Bitcoin News

2019. Jun. 14. 01:45

Review: The Corazon Trezor by Gray Is Made of Titanium

Hardware wallets don’t have to look beautiful – they just have to work. The Corazon by Gray is a silver titanium device that happens to deliver on both counts. USB hardware has never looked or felt so good in your hand. All that brushed metal and angular chic comes at a price though, which in […]

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Report: Uber, PayPal, Visa to Back Facebook’s GlobalCoin Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 13. 22:34

Report: Uber, PayPal, Visa to Back Facebook’s GlobalCoin Cryptocurrency Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are all backing Facebook's new cryptocurrency, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Rhode Island Looks to Adopt Blockchain For Government Use

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 13. 22:00

Rhode Island Looks to Adopt Blockchain For Government Use Rhode Island is looking for RFPs for blockchain projects including innovations in anti-fraud, medical marijuana management, and governmental record-keeping.

The Stolen Binance Bitcoin Is On the Move Again

CoinDesk

2019. Jun. 13. 20:30

The Stolen Binance Bitcoin Is On the Move Again A series of hops and "payments" shows that the Binance hackers are working to access some of their stolen millions.

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