Gavin Newsom is considered to be ''pro-bitcoin.” Certainly, he’s willing to accept BTC for campaign contributions. He also has a record of being pro-technology in general, believing the government should be ''performance-based” and that ''government information and services at every level should be thoroughly ‘digitized,’ enabling citizens to conduct business with public agencies online.” California’s New … ContinuedCCN
11/08/2018 / 00:45:57
Two pro-cryptocurrency candidates have won seats to become governors of the U.S. states of California and Colorado in the country’s midterm gubernatorial elections
11/07/2018 / 16:53:00
To many crypto savants, the modern political scene, which promotes centralization and censorship in some cases, is far from a topic of importance. But, as Tuesday’s U.S. midterm poll results have started to roll in, the ears of cryptocurrency enthusiasts have metaphorically perked up, as it was unexpectedly divulged that pro-Bitcoin/crypto politicians have been sworn into...NewsBTC.
11/07/2018 / 14:00:17
Exchanges can currently be divided into two distinct categories, centralized such as Coinbase or decentralized such as IDEX. A hybrid may be on the horizon, however, from the founder of Substratum. A Distributed and DEX Combo According to PR Newswire Substratum has announced the development of Amplify Exchange, its new-fangled combination of distributed and decentralized...NewsBTC.
11/06/2018 / 13:00:24
The U.S midterms are approaching, and the threat of digital interference in U.S elections remains a major concern. Should potentially anonymous donations to election candidates in crypto be allowed? The U.S Federal Election Commission ruled to allow Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency donations in 2014. In individual states, the rules can be very different. Eight states allow cryptocurrency contributions, while seven have banned them entirely according to Politico. Other states are undecided, leaving federal law toRead MoreThe post Are Cryptocurrency Donations Worth the Risk for the U.S Midterms? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
10/28/2018 / 02:00:36
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Cryptocurrency falls into a legislative gray area in many jurisdictions, which is why governments should take a particularly nuanced approach to developing regulatory frameworks for crypto trading, the outgoing chairman of Hong Kong’s securities regulator said in a recent interview. Also Read: Fidelity Launching Crypto Custody and Trading Services Key Challenge for Legislators ''We have to […]Bitcoin News.
10/16/2018 / 22:50:55
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The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 2 The Double C-Word in the Private Sector The first rule of the politics of fear is that if you want to make something sound scarier than it actually is, you add the word ‘culture’ at the […]Bitcoin News.
10/13/2018 / 15:00:59
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There has been some speculation over the years about whether the late software developer, Hal Finney, was actually Satoshi Nakamoto. Some people wonder if he had any connection to the 700,000 bitcoins mined back in the earliest days of the protocol. Finney was an Extropian, or a person who believes in the philosophy of futurism […]The post Can Clues to Bitcoin’s Earliest Mysteries Be Found in a Cryopreserved Brain? appeared first on Bitcoin News.
10/08/2018 / 18:25:12
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A blockchain startup is going to be an official sponsor for a professional golf tournament in the United Kingdom. LIFElabs, a philanthropy-based crypto company, has entered into a sponsorship deal with the Sky Sports British Masters tournament, which is scheduled to begin next week. The partnership would mark LIFElabs as the first digital currency firmCCN
10/07/2018 / 18:36:58
Published on CoinnounceElucidating the life of a former Bitcoin enthusiast. Is Bitcoin the future? Bitcoin in the year 2009, came up with a lot of hopes for the community members, that it would be radicalizing the financial economy, by eliminating the need of an intermediary, to send money from one part the world to another. And […]Coinnounce.
10/06/2018 / 05:06:34
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The oldest Chinese publication for science and technology news will begin accepting Bitcoin as subscription payments in 2019. As such, it’s going to become the very first media to accept cryptocurrencies for subscriptions. 0.1 BTC For 1 Year Subscription Beijing Science and Technology News’s Technology Life announced in an official press release that it will begin accepting Bitcoin payments for subscriptions starting in 2019. Readers can purchase a one-year subscription for 0.1 BTC which, atRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/01/2018 / 22:00:53
On Sunday China’s oldest tech media publication, Beijing Sci-Tech Report (BSTR) also known as ‘Technology life,’ has announced the business is accepting bitcoin core (BTC) for the magazine’s 2019 subscriptions. Also read: Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a Reality The Publication Beijing Sci-Tech Report Now Accepts BTC for 2019 Subscriptions […]Bitcoin News.
09/30/2018 / 22:10:02
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Oklahoma police have arrested two men who reportedly stole millions of dollars from a California-based cryptocurrency company, local media reported. Fletcher Robert Childers, 23, and Joseph Harris, 21, of Missouri, were arrested on suspicion of grand theft, a first-degree felony, and identity theft, a Class C misdemeanor. If charged for both, the duo could receiveThe post Oklahoma Duo Arrested for $14 Million Cryptocurrency Theft appeared first on CCN
09/29/2018 / 22:50:22
The California state government’s political watchdog has ruled that candidates will not be allowed to receive donations for political campaigns with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The Fair Political Practices Commission, a five-member non-partisan commission that functions as the state’s campaign watchdog, has voted to ban cryptocurrency donations for candidates running for public offices in the state.CCN
09/21/2018 / 09:36:06
A prominent eSports gamer took to YouTube to reveal to his audience how ''someone stole $200,000” worth of cryptocurrency in an apparent sim-swap hacking incident – a new growing cybercrime trend that appears to focus on cryptocurrency investors. Pro Gamer Doublelift Has $200K in Crypto Holdings Stolen American professional League of Legends player Yiliang ''Peter”...The post Pro League of Legends Gamer Robbed of $200K in Crypto in Sim-Hack appeared first on NewsBTC.
09/18/2018 / 17:30:09
Over the last two years in the US, the federal government and states have been trying to grasp the concept of cryptocurrencies and apply them to traditional finance laws like taxes. The task has proven to be extremely difficult for federal agencies and officials however. One confusing issue is the application of state sales tax […]Bitcoin News.
09/13/2018 / 02:10:18
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In Namibia, the African wild dog population has been decimated to near extinction. But one wildlife lover is trying to stop all that. And bitcoin cash (BCH) is her gateway. Also read: Kucoin Expands Into Australia After $3m Bitcoin Australia Deal Leroux Gets First BCH Transfer In Namibian Wild Nadja Leroux, a Namibian wildlife conservationist looking […]Bitcoin News.
09/12/2018 / 05:35:03
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Perth-based Bamboo has announced it will launch an app designed to easily facilitate micro-investments in cryptocurrencies, Kraken has rejected an internet rumor that claimed the company had closed a Canadian facility amid security concerns, and Roboforex has increased the leverage available on its cryptocurrency markets to 1:50. Also […]Bitcoin News.
09/10/2018 / 18:45:23
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Veteran business journalist Jeffrey Gogo has joined the news desk at Bitcoin.com. Regular readers count on news.Bitcoin.com to bring them coverage from all over the world, and that world now extends to Africa – Zimbabwe to be exact. Zimbabwe as an emerging crypto market is a critical part of the continent to have on-the-ground coverage. […]Bitcoin News.
09/10/2018 / 05:55:08
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The Russian crypto industry association is launching a crypto certification program. Applicants will be evaluated and issued a certificate showing their competency level which can be verified on the association’s website. Training will be offered to those that do not score the required number of points. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, […]Bitcoin News.
09/09/2018 / 08:25:16
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The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 3 Crypto Is a Revolution of Hope, Which Is Why It Succeeds The abolition of the market means not only that the consumers—that is all members of society—are robbed of virtually all choice of consumption and all influence over […]Bitcoin News.
09/08/2018 / 15:00:10
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Published on CoinnounceOne of the largest Ponzi scheme that the world has ever experienced has been taken down Opening thoughts The cryptocurrency space is highly vulnerable and is continuously being attacked by a number of hackers, as well as many other, Ponzi schemes in the form of cryptocurrencies. Which is emerging out and especially targeting the […]Coinnounce.
09/07/2018 / 05:30:32
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Kraken exchange has been forced to comment on a persisting rumor that a Halifax, Canada office of the crypto exchange was shut down following a security breach resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs. A post on Reddit made by ‘throwaway34032324’ yesterday states: ''Kraken Currency exchange in Halifax unit 102 at 60 Highfield parkCCN
09/06/2018 / 22:04:37
A draft law designed to amend California’s legislation to create legal grounds for the implementation of crypto-related technologies has been passed by the state’s legislature. Assembly Bill 2658 amends the California Civil Code, Government Code, Corporations Code, and Insurance Code to legalize the use of blockchain secured data and smart contracts in local and foreign […]Bitcoin News.
09/03/2018 / 11:05:02
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The number of jobs and job seekers in the Asian crypto space is growing, according to leading recruiters in the region. Also in The Daily, Colombia may soon become a crypto-friendly nation, California and Russia want to use blockchain tech for insurance and pensions, and Malaysians remain bullish on cryptocurrencies, despite market trends this year. […]Bitcoin News.
09/02/2018 / 11:55:35
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A number of blockchain-focused bills have been making the rounds in California’s State government. Elected officials are working to see them be signed by Governor Jerry Brown. News out of California concerning blockchain and cryptocurrency has been intriguing over the last few months, to say the least. In mid-August, a U.S. Federal Court permitted a defendant to pay bail with Bitcoin. In April, a firm made headlines after purchasing a cryptocurrency tracking application developed by aRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/02/2018 / 04:00:40
California’s state legislature has passed a bill which aims to form a working group on blockchain technology. According to the bill, the primary role of the working group will be to find out how blockchain can be introduced and used in government, schools, and other public institutions. It will also determine how blockchain can fit […]
09/01/2018 / 00:00:04
The California Legislature has passed Assembly Bill 2658, which provides a legal framework for the recognition of blockchain technology in the state’s insurance code. Introduced by Democrat Ian Calderon, the bill sought to amend Sections 1624.5, 1633.2, and 1633.75 of the Civil Code, Section 25612.5 of the Corporations Code, Section 16.5 of the Government Code, and SectionCCN
08/31/2018 / 01:20:11
The ecosystem’s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain. They found over 40% of leading universities around the world offer at least one course in blockchain or crypto, and 25% of all students, regardless of major, said they would consider taking classes in […]Bitcoin News.
08/29/2018 / 07:40:01
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Back in July, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the cryptocurrency-backed USD lending platform, Blockfi, which raised $52.5m from investors in an investment round led by Michael Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital. On Monday, Blockfi announced the firm is now servicing residents from California and the latest expansion leads to the crypto-lending service being available in 44 states. Also Read: Novogratz’ […]Bitcoin News.
08/28/2018 / 00:15:49
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The deputy for innovative technologies at the Central Bank of Iran, Nasser Hakimi, has stated that Iran’s financial regulator will be reviewing the country’s blanket cryptocurrency ban. The central bank official also indicated that the country’s regulatory apparatus pertaining to virtual currencies is expected to be finalized by the end of September. Also Read: Thailand Updates […]Bitcoin News.
08/27/2018 / 18:15:17
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Bitcoinist shares a few lifehacks that could help investors not to repeat the lessons ICO and blockchain investors learned over the past year. [Note: This is a guest article submitted by Alexander Borodich] Many people have begun to forget that, in the last few years, crowdfunding has been a well-loved tool for attracting investments. In that time, along with crowdfunding, blockchain has become the next big thing for investors – and has garnered the mostRead MoreThe post To Buy or Not to Buy? 3 Lifehacks for Investing in Blockchain Projects appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
08/26/2018 / 01:00:46
MetLife Asia affiliate LumenLab has successfully trialed a blockchain-powered insurance product to offer financial protection to pregnant women.
08/22/2018 / 16:15:21
MetLife has started tests on an automated insurance solution that will see enrolled pregnant women in Singapore get an automatic payout in case they are diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Developed by LumenLab, the innovation center of MetLife Asia, the experimental product known as ‘Vitana’ will make it unnecessary for enrollees of the insurance cover toCCN
08/21/2018 / 11:31:16
A hacking method called SIM swapping is now being used by hackers to steal phone numbers, personal data, and – in some cases – millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency from the crypto account holders and investors. The most recent victim of this kind of hack had approximately $24 million worth of cryptocurrencies from his...The post Covering Your Crypto Ass(ets): How to Protect Yourself from SIM Swapping Hacks appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
08/20/2018 / 03:00:24
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