The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned taxpayers to be “on high alert” for phone scammers demanding payment through bitcoin ATMs. It said payments via BTC cash machines have now overtaken iTunes vouchers as the most common method of scam payment reported to the tax authority. Also Read: IMF: Central Banks Could Issue Digital Currency Tax […]Bitcoin News.
11/15/2018 / 04:35:00
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MUFG via its wholly owned subsidiary – Banco MUFG Brasil, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Banco Bradesco S.A. to use Ripple technology in a new international payment corridor between Japan and Brazil. This news is the latest adoption case for Ripple in the banking industry. Cross-Border Payments Using Ripple In a press...Live Bitcoin News.
11/11/2018 / 21:00:23
A customer of a London-based blockchain company sent a letter bomb to its employees just because the firm had refused a request for a password reset. The Chilling Incident In a scary case that has come to light, a man has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for sending a homemade...Live Bitcoin News.
11/11/2018 / 18:00:07
BitPay has joined the litany of industry heavyweights including Coinbase and Binance in backing the Bitcoin Cash ABC side of the upcoming Bitcoin Cash hard fork. Without delving too much into the debate surrounding the upcoming chain split, Bitpay said in a blog post: BitPay’s system uses the primary software implementation of Bitcoin Cash calledCCN
11/11/2018 / 11:52:15
In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a story about William Shatner flaunting his vast crypto knowledge, from Tether to Kitties. Additionally covered are a bank which wants to offer a digital deposit box for exchanges and investment funds, a new development in the Charlie Shrem lawsuit and more. Also Read: Marshall Islands President […]Bitcoin News.
11/11/2018 / 11:00:56
Iran has finalized the development of its national cryptocurrency, which is backed by the local fiat unit, the rial. Once the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) approves its use, the yet-to-be-named digital currency will then be issued to banking institutions for testing in payments, internal and interbank settlements according to local media reports. Also Read: Bahamas […]Bitcoin News.
11/11/2018 / 01:15:43
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How far are you willing to go to recover your crypto assets? For one Swedish man, losing his password was bad enough, but when he received no help from the company that held the assets, he resulted to vengeance. The man sent a package to the company that contained an explosive device after the company […]NullTX.
11/10/2018 / 19:46:03
A Swedish man suspected in a case involving a bomb being mailed to a Bitcoin firm has been convicted of attempted murder and is facing up to seven years in prison. Swedish Bitcoin Bomber Convicted of Attempted Murder According to the Associated Press, Michael Salonen, age 43, has been sentences to up to seven years...NewsBTC.
11/10/2018 / 17:00:03
Fortunately, he got the wrong address, and no one was hurt. A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after posting a homegrown bomb to London-based Bitcoin wallet, Cryptopay. As per a report by BBC, The Met Police could only find one possible reason behind the Gullspang citizen’s actions. Jermu Michael Salonen – the […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/10/2018 / 07:50:13
''Fully client side authenticated”, for your peace of mind. Finland-based blockchain software company Heatledger has announced the public beta test of new e-wallet service Crypto Fiat Wallet, in partnership with Malta-based financial services provider, Paytah. The service – currently in live beta testing – will be ''fully client side authenticated”, meaning users will be able […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/10/2018 / 06:25:40
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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Nigeria’s financial technology startups have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to provide legal guidelines for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. A lack of regulation is driving investment out of Africa’s biggest economy to areas like Rwanda and Europe while fomenting uncertainty, according to the Electronic Payment Practitioners Association of Nigeria (E-ppan). Also […]Bitcoin News.
11/09/2018 / 23:15:58
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Bitcoin is not without its vocal band of critics and naysayers. The Nouriel Roubinis and Paul Krugmans of this world would have you believe that Satoshi Nakamoto’s creation is 100 percent doomed to fail. Bitcoin Doesn’t Need Men with Guns Earlier in the year, Bitcoinist reported on Paul Krugman’s column in the New York Times where the Nobel Prize winner in Economics took aim at cryptocurrency asking what problems virtual currencies solve. This week, EconomicsRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/09/2018 / 20:00:51
The Central Bank of Iran has been cut off from the global monetary system, after the Swift banking network bowed to U.S. pressure. The move leaves Iran’s 81 million citizens financially excluded and facing serious economic consequences, amidst renewed U.S. sanctions. America’s coercion of Swift attests to the stranglehold the nation exerts on the world […]Bitcoin News.
11/09/2018 / 16:10:58
Bitcoin pioneer Jeff Garzik has said that while the coin may not have evolved into payment method he envisioned in its early days, it is still “unquestionably a success” as a store of value
11/09/2018 / 14:41:00
Published on CoinnounceThe Speculation that went through in the previous days that RippleNet and SWIFT were joining hands to integrate Ripple’s products such as XRapid which was the prime reason for Ripple XRP to cross Ethereum in terms of market capitalization was actually fake news and just rumors. SWIFT denies its partnership with RippleNet According to […]Coinnounce.
11/09/2018 / 04:35:25
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Square, the merchant payment service provider which thrives on its mobile card readers and applications, has posted its third-quarter shareholder report, and it includes $43 million in bitcoin revenue. Slim Margins on Bitcoin Overall, they’ve made 51 percent more than they did last year up to this point, and revenue is 68 percent better thanThe post $43 Million in Bitcoin Trades Help Square Beat Q3 Earnings Estimates appeared first on CCN
11/08/2018 / 20:07:05
Published on CoinnounceCrypto India Diwali celebrations are muted this year, considering the unfairness of the sweeping blanket ban on their use and transaction, earlier in September this year. The current pause on digitizing currency is imposed by an otherwise progressive government. However, its current fiscal policies appear to be dictated from the “experiences” of the backlash it […]Coinnounce.
11/07/2018 / 07:58:00
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A regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Japan has partnered with two companies to enable cryptocurrency payments for their businesses. Hinomaru Limousine has started accepting payments in cryptocurrencies for its airport taxi service while Carchs Holdings allows crypto payments at its used car dealerships. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Airport Car Service by […]Bitcoin News.
11/06/2018 / 23:00:55
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The coastal country recently held their Malta Blockchain Awards where OKEx walked away with the Crypto Exchange of the Year honor. When it comes to the cryptocurrency industry, some countries are just better at embracing it than others. The self-described ''blockchain island” itself, Malta, is one such example. While previously known for its picturesque vistas and...Live Bitcoin News.
11/06/2018 / 17:30:01
Published on CoinnounceIn perhaps a first of its kind, the blockchain run by Ripple will allow users to send and receive money overseas on SendFriend Project, similar to Western Union’s overseas transmissions. The product was the collaborative effort of techpreneur David Leighton and MIT Media Lab when the innovator won the institutions Translation Innovation Alliance Award. […]Coinnounce.
11/06/2018 / 07:57:26
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On Oct. 25, an individual posted a live stream on the Twitch Interactive video platform to show the world how Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents can instantly feed his chickens online using zero-confirmation transactions. Since the stream kicked off, people have processed over $300 worth of BCH transactions to feed the fowl. Also read: Miners Have Begun Using […]Bitcoin News.
11/05/2018 / 15:50:41
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CoinSpeakerDash Surges Amid Tether Effect, Launches Text-Based Crypto Payments in VenezuelaTether effect has a positive impact on Dash price. What’s more, Dash is launching its text-based crypto payment service in Venezuela.Dash Surges Amid Tether Effect, Launches Text-Based Crypto Payments in Venezuela
11/05/2018 / 11:07:25
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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Making cryptocurrencies and digital assets more accessible for the masses is always a positive development. Consumers prefer convenient payment methods, rather than relying on slow bank transfers. Changelly, a rival to ShapeShift, is making that process a lot easier. That is, at least where XRP purchases are concerned. A Smart Move by Changelly Even though […]NullTX.
11/02/2018 / 17:00:59
Major internet browsers now offer access to VPN services via a number of third-party extensions and in some cases through built-in features. These provide an easy and affordable means to protect your privacy and enjoy a censorship-free browsing experience. Also read: Arbitrators to Resolve Disputes in the Russian Cryptocurrency Industry Chrome VPN Extensions You […]Bitcoin News.
11/02/2018 / 00:45:31
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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 unbanked population in Sub-Saharan Africa could soon find support in the form of DMC, a blockchain-based platform that aims to make the business of mobile money transfers more affordable while also encouraging financial inclusion. The goal of cryptocurrencies is, arguably, to become a global medium of exchange. By not relying on third parties and...Live Bitcoin News.
11/01/2018 / 11:00:10
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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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With $47 trillion flowing through it every year, ACH is a juicy target for blockchain disruption. Can a new startup called Promise pull it off?
10/31/2018 / 14:15:16
CoinSpeakerHow Blockchain is Changing the Nature of Credit CardsWhile blockchain has considerable, yet partly unsused potential in the wider financial markets, PumaPay has come to reform credit transactions and introduce cryptocurrencies into the consumer mainstream.How Blockchain is Changing the Nature of Credit Cards
10/31/2018 / 10:42:38
Published on CoinnounceJanet Yellen, as the former head of the United States central bank, the Federal Reserve, rued the fact that cryptos such as Bitcoins could not yet be used for everyday transactions as they lacked stable source value and were largely inefficient in processing payments. Additionally, she overruled the poor stock market performance in October and […]Coinnounce.
10/31/2018 / 06:19:49
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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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Hitachi Payment Services, the Indian-based subsidiary of Hitachi, has entered a joint venture with State Bank of India for the establishment of a digital payments platform, pending regulatory approval. The announcement comes at a time when the Supreme Court asked the Indian government to state its policy towards cryptocurrency within two weeks. Blockchain Enthusiast State Bank...NewsBTC.
10/30/2018 / 06:00:11
In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on the crypto community’s alarm over the de-platforming of a social media network in response to a shooting incident in the U.S. We also look at a recent Bitcoin book recommendation on a Chinese TV show, as well as a North Korean attempt to scam investors. Also Read: […]Bitcoin News.
10/29/2018 / 13:50:00
France’s Financia Business School, which offers post-graduate courses in financial and blockchain technology, now allows students to pay their fees in cryptocurrency. Since the institution introduced the measure, about half a dozen students have paid in BTC for the 2018 academic year. Also Read: Okex Cryptocurrency Exchange to Delist 42 Trading Pairs Cryptocurrency to Cut Transfer […]Bitcoin News.
10/29/2018 / 01:05:06
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Gab.ai, the social messaging platform born in 2016 as an answer to the “Big Social Monopoly” of extant social media giants, has lost access to its PayPal account. PayPal: Gab Should ‘Find Alternative’ Gab, which in June saw itself unexpectedly banned from US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase, did not receive an explanation from PayPal, the company’s decision being effective immediately. “(Gab) is now banned from Paypal ‘just because,’” officials wrote on the platform’sRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/28/2018 / 19:00:43
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