CoinSpeakerRipple Allegedly Negotiating with Bank of America over Possible CollaborationWhile the entire crypto market is in a downturn following the hard fork, Ripple and their XRP are faring the best, pulling ahead of ETH by market cap, becoming the number two cryptocurrency. Ripple Allegedly Negotiating with Bank of America over Possible Collaboration
11/20/2018 / 12:25:32
CoinSpeakerTop 15 Crypto Kings [Infographic]Check out the list of 15 most prominent crypto bulls who, holding tons of world's cryptocurrencies, are making the history in the field.Top 15 Crypto Kings [Infographic]
11/20/2018 / 06:18:15
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EOS, the $4 billion blockchain project developed by Dan Larimer, has been savaged in an exhaustive new review. The 17,000-word report, based on extensive laboratory testing, concludes that EOS’s real-world throughput isn’t much better than Ethereum’s and that its consensus algorithm doesn’t function properly. ''In order to succeed as a base layer protocol, EOS needs […]Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 14:15:15
When Moon? Not soon according to the talking heads at KPMG. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will require a bit more time before they truly function as a reliable store-of-value. We Ain’t There Yet, Says KPMG Whereas in August, KPMG reported that the blockchain industry was maturing and moving beyond experimentation, the latest study authored by KPMG, says Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will require a bit more time before they truly function as a reliable store-of-value. TheRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/19/2018 / 07:00:22
Fancy your DNA being on the blockchain? Technology startup Nebula Genomics is offering customers a new deal that includes free genome sequencing for its new blockchain-based genetic marketplace. How Does It All Work? The process seems relatively simple. Customers interested in taking part provide the company with some health-based information to get the process started....The post Want Your DNA on the Blockchain? This Company Does, Too… appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 01:00:05
At press time, the price of everybody’s favorite cryptocurrency has fallen back a bit to the $5,400 range. Yesterday, the currency was trading at just over $5,500, though it appears it’s found more comfort at a lesser spot. One of bitcoin’s biggest bulls has been Tom Lee of Fundstrat fame. Lee has repeatedly commented throughout […]The post Bitcoin Price Watch: Is the Currency Set to Drop Even Further? appeared first on NullTX.
11/17/2018 / 21:24:56
How to buy stocks with bitcoin? Perhaps surprisingly, stocks and shares have been unnecessarily difficult to buy using bitcoin, despite many brokers offering trades in both. However, trading platform WorldMarkets.io has just listed the entire Standard and Poor 100 stocks, to trade against bitcoin. Buy Stocks With Bitcoin: Rare As Hens Teeth Despite the seemingly natural cross-over in the two markets, direct trading of bitcoin for stocks has been notable in its absence. A quick Google searchRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/17/2018 / 20:00:06
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It’s been a crazy week in cryptocurrency land as a large portion of the community watched the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network split into two chains on Nov. 15. Following the 24 hours of the BCH hash war, an interesting message was found stemming from block height 9 that claims there is an “issue with Segwit.” […]Bitcoin News.
11/17/2018 / 17:20:25
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Keene, New Hampshire is well known city for libertarian philosophies and more recently as a hotbed for cryptocurrencies. On Monday, Nov. 12, crypto advocates from the region have announced the launch of a new educational center called the Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire. Also Read: Libertarian Hotspot the Free Keene Project Bolsters More Crypto-Adoption New Hampshire Bitcoin […]Bitcoin News.
11/17/2018 / 02:30:20
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During his 50-minute Crypto Insider interview, ETC DEV Team’s Donald McIntyre has been candid and open about his views on immutability. In the first part, he revealed that his advocacy within the original Ethereum crew has always been for a permissionless, immutable, and truly decentralized blockchain. When he made the switch to the Classic side, […]The post Interview: Donald McIntyre (ETC DEV Team) on the Ethereum Classic roadmap, Orbita sidechains, and Vitalik appeared first on Crypto Insider.
11/16/2018 / 17:30:39
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As Venezuela is in the grip of hyperinflation, a large local Wal-Mart-like department store has started to accept bitcoin for goods. Cryptocurrencies: A Viable Alternative More and more are cryptocurrencies establishing themselves as a viable alternative to Venezuela’s redenominated local currency the Sovereign Bolivar. TRAKI, a large local department store, has purportedly started to accept cryptocurrencies. According to a Reddit thread posted by user ImVito, she was able to purchase 884 items of school suppliesRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/16/2018 / 13:00:59
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OkCoin, a leading digital asset platform for fiat and token trading headquartered in Beijing, has expanded its operation to Argentina and is about to do the same in other Latin America countries. Instiutional and retail customers are now able to exchange the Argentine peso for any cryptocurrency included in its offering. OkCoin Offers Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange...NewsBTC.
11/16/2018 / 00:00:59
Economist Steve Hanke has joined the board of advisors for the P2P cryptocurrency exchange AirTM and will guide its Latin American expansion, including a new system for price-stable assets he will design.
11/15/2018 / 17:00:41
In recent regulatory news, a Canadian court plans to take custody of $19.5 million of funds that Quadrigacx deposited with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce before they were frozen due to competing ownership claims. Also, New York state regulators have granted the 14th Bitlicense to New York Digital Investment Group, and it has been […]Bitcoin News.
11/15/2018 / 16:35:12
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With an abundance of energy provided by the mighty Itaipú dam in Paraguay; a dilemma arises. Should the country invest in the sprouting crypto-mining industry, or invest in tackling the country’s immediate poverty? Itaipú is a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River which runs on the border between Brazil and Paraguay. The dam’s hydroelectric power […]Crypto Insider.
11/15/2018 / 14:50:47
CoinSpeakerOKCoin Launches in Latin America with Fiat-to-Crypto Trading for the Argentine PesoLicensed exchange now offers Argentine peso funding to trade with several major cryptocurrencies, other Latin American fiat currencies coming soon.OKCoin Launches in Latin America with Fiat-to-Crypto Trading for the Argentine Peso
11/15/2018 / 14:00:08
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Bitcoin mining is unquestionably a costly business, but Northern Bitcoin claims to have cut expenses by using a former metal mine in Norway. Innovation Station Bitcoin mining is unquestionably a costly business, both in financial and ecological terms. But Northern Bitcoin claims to have cut their price and energy costs by utilizing a former metal mine in Norway. Depending on what you read, bitcoin mining is either inexorably advancing our planet towards its inevitable doom [N.B. thisRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/11/2018 / 11:30:59
One of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, has begun providing a cryptocurrency payment service to a major online marketplace it refers to as ''Asia’s Amazon.” Korean users can use their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange to pay for purchases on Qoo10 using this service. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Qoo10 […]Bitcoin News.
11/10/2018 / 01:35:23
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The Daily Stormer is a ''white nationalist” blog replete with meme culture, poor grammar, and the expected, constant barrage of sexist and racist remarks. Over the years it has continually had its domains yanked, hosting revoked, and, of course, most normal funding services like PayPal refuse to allow it to do business on their platforms.CCN
11/10/2018 / 00:03:49
A federal judge lifted a $30 million attachment order against Charlie Shrem Thursday, though the case will proceed to a jury trial next year.
11/09/2018 / 00:35:20
A lawyer for early bitcoin adopter Charlie Shrem is biting back at claims that his client stole 5,000 bitcoins from Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of crypto exchange Gemini and the ''first bitcoin billionaires.” In a filing dated Nov. 5, lawyer Brian Klein claims that the 5,000 BTC in question, which the Winklevoss twins allegeCCN
11/07/2018 / 15:20:41
A survey by Luno, a London-based cryptocurrency platform, has revealed that a growing number of people in South Africa prefer holding cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and bitcoin cash rather than the local fiat unit, the rand. About 70 percent of South Africans have heard about virtual currencies, and most people have been using them as […]Bitcoin News.
11/07/2018 / 10:00:22
A reporter receives a scam tip, reviews the e-mail, checks an address on the blockchain, and figures the balance shown is the take from the scam in progress. Probably the author and most of his peers are guilty of the assumption — the pseudonymous nature of the blockchain makes it difficult to know right offThe post No, Those Elon Musk Crypto Scams Probably Haven’t Made Fraudsters $175,000 appeared first on CCN
11/06/2018 / 18:56:24
Venezuela’s controversial national cryptocurrency, the petro, is slowly permeating the everyday lives of its citizens. The currency, each unit of which is supposedly backed by a barrel of oil, has begun appearing on screens when Venezuelan customers log in to their bank accounts. The move marks the latest attempt by President Nicolás Maduro’s government to […]Bitcoin News.
11/06/2018 / 09:45:26
HSBC recently facilitated India’s first blockchain trade finance transaction. This development reinforces the narrative that despite the negative stance towards cryptocurrency in India, there is some focus on the benefits of blockchain technology in the country. Details of the Transaction According to The Times of India, the British Banking behemoth recently executed a trade finance...Live Bitcoin News.
11/05/2018 / 19:30:54
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Recent times have seen banks hedging their bets or even fully integrating cryptocurrencies. The acquisition and filing of patents is how large organizations truly express their interest in a given field, and Bank of America continues to lead the way, now having secured its latest patent in the blockchain and crypto space, one for ''tamper-responsive”CCN
11/04/2018 / 20:35:43
Over the last few months, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers who created the Yenom wallet have been developing a lot of BCH applications and tools. On Nov. 3, the Yenom developer Shun Usami revealed a new proposition model for decentralized application development proposals called the Bitcoin Dapps Improvement Proposal (BDIP) standard. Also read: New Bitcoin Cash […]Bitcoin News.
11/04/2018 / 16:10:08
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On Nov. 2, the African Digital Asset Framework (ADAF) launched with a mandate to promote cryptocurrency commerce within the continent. Co-founder Felix Macharia said ADAF is an open-source software platform to create cross-border standards for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. It will also complement the African Union’s Single African Digital Market initiative, which leverages technology to […]Bitcoin News.
11/04/2018 / 02:05:11
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Brazil’s tax regulator, the Department of Federal Revenue, is requiring local cryptocurrency exchanges to report their operations on a monthly basis in order to verify tax compliance and improve the country’s fight against money laundering and corruption. Brazillian Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Report Monthly Trading Data to Authorities Citing the examples of Australia and South Korea,...NewsBTC.
11/03/2018 / 21:30:08
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Charlie Shrem, the early Bitcoin adopter and advocate who spent a year in prison for alleged facilitation of drugs purchases with Bitcoin, faces a $32 million lawsuit from Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss. Winklevoss Twins: Shrem ‘Stole 5000 BTC’ As the New York Times first reported November 2, Shrem, who previously worked with the billionaire twins on his ill-fated Bitcoin exchange project BitInstant, faces claims he “stole” 5000 BTC (now worth $31.7 million). According to aRead MoreThe post Charlie Shrem To ‘Vigorously Defend Himself’ After $32M Winklevoss Lawsuit appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/03/2018 / 20:00:04
11/03/2018 / 01:45:50
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the ''first bitcoin billionaires” and the founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, have reportedly filed a lawsuit against crypto pioneer Charlie Shrem. Shrem, the 28-year-old Bitinstant founder who served time in federal prison for knowingly selling bitcoins to people who said that they wanted to use the funds to purchase drugs onCCN
11/02/2018 / 19:38:35
Paxful Inc., a peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange, is seeing significant growth in Africa. The U.S.-based company said Africans now accounted for the largest number of people buying and selling cryptocurrency on its platform, with average monthly transactions totaling $64.5 million. Also Read: Brazilian Banks Ordered to Reopen Cryptocurrency Exchange’s Frozen Accounts Millennials Drive Cryptocurrency Adoption in Africa […]Bitcoin News.
11/02/2018 / 02:45:41
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Nasdaq says it can lead the fight against market manipulation and fraud that has been plaguing the cryptocurrency market. In fact, a few exchange platforms are already adopting the exchange operator’s market surveillance technology. Helping to Combat Cryptocurrency Fraud According to Bloomberg, the U.S. stock exchange behemoth believes it can solve some of crypto’s issues – fraud and market manipulation. In a report published on November 1st, Nasdaq noted that it had a wealth ofRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/01/2018 / 22:00:23
On Oct. 29, a Bitcoin Cash proponent used the Cointext wallet to purchase a croissant by text message at La Maison Navarre, a bakery in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The shop uses the free Anypay point-of-sale application, which connects to the Cointext system to allow people to make purchases by SMS. Also read: Ukraine Plans to Fully […]Bitcoin News.
11/01/2018 / 16:45:36
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The Bitcoin.com Store has now partnered with the company Egifter. Thanks to the collaboration, Bitcoin.com Store patrons can purchase an assortment of over 300 top-branded gift cards to stores and restaurants worldwide with bitcoin cash. Also read: Coinbase Raises $300 Million, Reaching $8 Billion Valuation Over 300 Gift Cards for Food, Entertainment, and Top Retail Brands […]Bitcoin News.
11/01/2018 / 07:35:58
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Auckland-based cryptocurrency savings and trading platform Vimba has gotten a $330,000 grant from a government entity Callaghan Innovation. Lauding the largesse of the grantor, Vimba CEO Sam Blackmore commended Callaghan Innovation for its belief in the startup. ''This is a truly significant investment from Callaghan Innovation and a real show of faith in the futureThe post New Zealand Government Issues $330,000 Grant to Local Bitcoin Startup appeared first on CCN
11/01/2018 / 06:26:49
A Redditor decided to give the notably crypto-skeptic, ex-chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, some bitcoin as a gift. Her gracious and open response may surprise some. Bah, humbug As chair of the US Federal Reserve between 2014 and 2018, Janet Yellen’s relationship with Bitcoin was as fractious as one would expect. However, even since vacating the post back in February, she has persisted in her negative stance. Just a few days ago sheRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/31/2018 / 22:00:25
After what seems like an unnecessarily long bout of teasing, we can finally get our hands on all those lovely Venezuelan Petro. As Bitcoinist reported earlier this month, the Petro has been finally launched by the Venezuela government. Today, the Vice-President of the Economy announced the release on Twitter with this lovely infographic. #Enterate || El Petro podrá ser adquirido por personas jurídicas y naturales desde su portal web https://t.co/0ldQe5CTHL #PetroNuevaEraEconómica pic.twitter.com/x2gyoncOVd — Vicepresidencia deRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/31/2018 / 19:00:29
Bitcoin trader Jacob Burrell-Campos pleaded guilty this week in a U.S. federal court to operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. The 21-year-old San Diego native is now awaiting sentencing and faces a maximum of five years in jail. Also Read: How to Easily Give BCH as Gifts in Halloween Trick-or-Treat Packages ‘Serious Threat’ to US […]Bitcoin News.
10/31/2018 / 15:50:37
A lot of cryptocurrencies are slowly digging themselves out of a hole right now. While the top 20 currencies are doing so in anything but spectacular fashion, a lot of interesting things are happening beyond the top 20. Electroneum is looking for ways to recover some losses and return to the $0.02 level in the […]NullTX.
10/31/2018 / 10:29:27
Despite Buffett’s blatant disdain for cryptocurrency and fintech, two $300 million dollar investments into two fintech payment firms suggest that Berkshire Hathaway may be ready to join the crypto party. A Change of Heart? On Tuesday the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that Warren Buffett’s multinational investment conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, is reported to have invested nearly $600 million in two fintech firms focused on emerging markets. Buffett, who is a notorious no-coiner, is also infamouslyRead MoreThe post Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Invests $600 Million in Two FinTech Firms appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
10/31/2018 / 04:00:10
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Xapo CEO, Wences Casares, described cryptocurrency as ''an intellectual experiment” that might still fail, in a recent interview with Bloomberg. However, he further stated that the experiment was more likely to succeed, although the results are still several years away. Experimental Casares, the Argentinian entrepreneur known as ‘patient zero’ for his role in promoting bitcoin within Silicon Valley, says that the experiment may work or may not work. However, he points out that the experiment isRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/30/2018 / 19:00:29
The lack of uniformity in stablecoins has led Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to conclude that stablecoins are not cryptocurrency. Not All Digital Assets Are Created Equal Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) recently announced that it does not believe stablecoins should be classified in the same category as cryptocurrencies. According to Japan’s Payment Services Act and the Fund Settlement Law, cryptocurrencies are considered a method of payment that users do not need to pay taxesRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/30/2018 / 16:00:24
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