Category: Blockchain

Devs Reveal BCH Cashchannels and Simple Escrow Contracts

Devs Reveal BCH Cashchannels and Simple Escrow ContractsBitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have been introduced to two new concepts that allow people to leverage the BCH network in a variety of innovative ways. On November 15, former Bitpay developer Jason Dreyzehner revealed his recurring payments system for BCH called Cashchannels. A few days later, on November 18, Karol Trzeszczkowski published a plugin for […]

The post Devs Reveal BCH Cashchannels and Simple Escrow Contracts appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Cash Games Adds Dozens of New Options for You to Play

Cash Games Adds Dozens of New Options for You to Play WithOnline gaming is a big global industry and one that had a major role in the early adoption of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin.com has long offered a platform for players to use their digital assets on classic games and recently it greatly expanded the scope of options available. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million […]

The post Cash Games Adds Dozens of New Options for You to Play appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Bitcoin.com to Launch $200 Million BCH Ecosystem Investment Fund

Bitcoin.com to Launch $200 Million BCH Ecosystem Investment FundBitcoin.com is planning a major step toward promoting the growth of the BCH ecosystem. A $200 million fund will empower developers to offer new capabilities to bitcoin cash users as well as give institutional investors a chance to capitalize on the future of the cryptocurrency. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Wallet App Marks Over Five Million Wallets […]

The post Bitcoin.com to Launch $200 Million BCH Ecosystem Investment Fund appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

The Many Facts Pointing to Hal Being Satoshi

The Many Facts Pointing to Hal Being SatoshiThe identity of Bitcoin’s pseudonymous founder is the subject of endless and dedicated speculation among the hardcore crypto crowd, and for good reason: the mystery truly is enticing. While the oft-cited candidates are many, there’s something special about avid runner, cypherpunk and early Bitcoin contributor Harold Thomas Finney II, better known simply as Hal, that […]

The post The Many Facts Pointing to Hal Being Satoshi appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Restrictions Worldwide Show Why It’s Vital to Be Your Own Bank

Restrictions Worldwide Show Why It’s Vital to Be Your Own BankAs capital controls and banking restrictions continue to affect various populations worldwide, standing in the way of individuals and their hard-earned savings, some are looking to safer options and even cryptocurrencies. Lebanon, Zimbabwe, and India are just a few of the countries to deal with centralized restrictions on access to money in recent times, but […]

The post Restrictions Worldwide Show Why It’s Vital to Be Your Own Bank appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

NY Regulator Licenses Fidelity for Bitcoin Trading and Custody

NY Regulator Licenses Fidelity for Bitcoin Trading and CustodyFidelity Investment’s digital currency arm has been licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services to operate a platform on which individuals and institutional investors can store, purchase, sell, and transfer bitcoin. The regulator also revealed that it has to date approved 23 charters or licenses for firms engaged in crypto activities. Also read: […]

The post NY Regulator Licenses Fidelity for Bitcoin Trading and Custody appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Mega-Utility Token UPT Will Offer Interest and Discounts on Trading

Mega-Utility Token to Offer Earning Interest, Discounts on TradingAbout to make its initial exchange listing, Universal Protocol Token (UPT) will serve as a mega-utility token, offering holders attractive interest rates when lending and borrowing, lower exchange fees, cashback and discounts on trading. Also Read: Universal Protocol Alliance to List Mega-Utility Token on Bitcoin.com Exchange Mega-Utility Token to Debut Wednesday The Universal Protocol Alliance […]

The post Mega-Utility Token UPT Will Offer Interest and Discounts on Trading appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Why Tokenized Projects Are Building on Bitcoin

Why Tokenized Projects Are Building on BitcoinBitcoin is something you hodl. Ethereum is something you build on. At least that has long been the official narrative, with projects favoring dedicated smart contract networks over Bitcoin for spinning out dapps and second layer solutions. Like all crypto narratives, however, this one has started to shift, as projects reappraise the benefits of crafting […]

The post Why Tokenized Projects Are Building on Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

‘Lost Coins’ Study Estimates BTC’s True Supply

'Lost Coins' Study Attempts to Estimate the True Number of BTC's SupplyMany people like the fact that Satoshi Nakamoto introduced a capped supply of 21 million coins when he created the Bitcoin protocol. However, there’s been a lot of speculation aimed at guessing the number of ‘lost coins’ that will never be spent. On November 19, the digital currency data and research site Coin Metrics published […]

The post ‘Lost Coins’ Study Estimates BTC’s True Supply appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Cointext Founder Publishes New ‘Postage’ Specs for SLP Tokens

Cointext Founder Publishes New 'Postage' Specs for SLP TokensOn November 18, Cointext founder Vin Armani published a blog post that describes a new system called the ‘Simple Ledger Postage Protocol.’ The SLP concept allows wallets to send SLP tokens without having to use bitcoin cash (BCH) as ‘gas’ to forward transactions. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Community Funds Eatbch Trip to Ghana The Simple […]

The post Cointext Founder Publishes New ‘Postage’ Specs for SLP Tokens appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Chinese Authorities Scrutinize and Report on Crypto Exchanges

Chinese Authorities Scrutinize and Report on Crypto ExchangesAccording to a notice issued on weibo.com, and later confirmed as authentic by business publication Caixin, authorities in Shanghai appear to have dispatched officials for conducting reviews of area businesses engaged in cryptocurrency dealings, and are set to report back to financial regulators by November 22. This comes in conjunction with a recent program on […]

The post Chinese Authorities Scrutinize and Report on Crypto Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Crypto Debit Card Targets Generation Z With a Promise of Financial Freedom

Crypto Debit Card Targets Generation Z With a Promise of Financial FreedomFrom video games to fizzy drinks, teens have their own spending agenda. Raised in the digital age, generation Z also has a special sense of freedom, a product of unrestricted access to the internet and mass availability of new technology. Its members are potential natural adopters of cryptocurrency, and fintech companies are beginning to turn […]

The post Crypto Debit Card Targets Generation Z With a Promise of Financial Freedom appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Indian Supreme Court Wraps up Crypto Hearing for the Year

Indian Supreme Court Wraps up Crypto Hearing for the YearThe Supreme Court of India called on for hearing on Monday the writ petitions challenging the banking restriction by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). After hearing from the RBI’s counsel, the court wrapped up the case for the year. Its decision follows Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian parliament, revealing that a […]

The post Indian Supreme Court Wraps up Crypto Hearing for the Year appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Discusses His Plan for Cryptocurrencies

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Discusses His Plan for CryptocurrenciesPresidential candidate Andrew Yang has detailed his plans to regulate the digital economy if he were to become the President of the United States. Yang’s recent blog post called “Regulating technology firms in the 21st century,” explains how the candidate believes current American legislators are out of touch with innovative technologies. Also Read: Andrew Yang’s […]

The post Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Discusses His Plan for Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF Guidelines

US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF GuidelinesThe U.S. government will strictly enforce the rules on cryptocurrencies similar to the standards recommended by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has reaffirmed that its “Travel” rule applies to cryptocurrencies. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has flagged stablecoin as a potential risk to the U.S. financial system in a new […]

The post US to Strictly Enforce Crypto Rules Similar to FATF Guidelines appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of Grin Transactions

Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of all Grin TransactionsThe Mimblewimble privacy technology used by cryptocurrencies such as Beam and Grin is broken. That’s the claim of researcher Ivan Bogatyy who has published a report documenting his findings. In it, he reveals how he was able to deanonymize 96% of all Grin transactions just by running a node at a cost of around $60. […]

The post Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of Grin Transactions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Nexinter – Profit Sharing Crypto Exchange

Nexinter - Profit Sharing Crypto ExchangeToday, Nexinter, the digital fiat-crypto and custodian exchange, has announced that it will be the profit sharing digital exchange in the world. 75% of the Nexinter’s profits from any operation or revenue stream on the platform will be returned to the community in a reward system.

The post Nexinter – Profit Sharing Crypto Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Coinex Chain Launches Two Tokens Anchored to BTC and BCH

Coinex Chain Launches Two Tokens Anchored to BTC and BCHOn November 15, the digital currency trading platform Coinex announced the launch of two Coinex Chain tokens that are anchored to BTC and BCH. The two collateralized coins will be used for trading on the Coinex Dex and will be traded in the name of the original assets respectively. Also read: Bitcoin.com Joins the Coinex […]

The post Coinex Chain Launches Two Tokens Anchored to BTC and BCH appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

With Christmas Approaching, Here Are Some Travel Sites Accepting Crypto

With Christmas Approaching, Here Are Some Travel Sites Accepting CryptoTraveling for the Christmas holidays is something anyone would enjoy. Dealing with travel arrangements, however, can be a headache. For crypto enthusiasts, being able to pay for airplane tickets, hotel bookings and car rentals with cryptocurrency is a relief, because it’s convenient and it’s safe. Numerous travel sites accept digital coins these days. Also read: […]

The post With Christmas Approaching, Here Are Some Travel Sites Accepting Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Crisis Fears Rise as Global Debt Hits a Record $250 Trillion

Economic Crisis Fears Rise as Global Debt Hits a Record $250 TrillionThe world’s total liabilities continue to grow rapidly as a new report reveals global debt is now over a record $250 trillion. For many investors and market watchers this raises the specter of another potential major economic crisis triggered by a collapse of the global financial system. Despite this, the central bankers who are causing […]

The post Crisis Fears Rise as Global Debt Hits a Record $250 Trillion appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Governments Viewing Crypto as a Threat Will Be Left Behind

Governments Viewing Crypto as a Threat Will Be Left BehindIn recent commentary at a New York blockchain conference, IRS Criminal Investigation Chief John Fort said the agency is now turning its focus to crypto ATMs and kiosks, as well as American users of foreign exchanges. While the continued push to regulate crypto is no surprise, the general narrative espoused by U.S. officials that cryptocurrencies […]

The post Governments Viewing Crypto as a Threat Will Be Left Behind appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

IRS Dispels Crypto Tax Confusion

IRS Dispels Crypto Tax ConfusionThe U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has cleared up some confusion about how cryptocurrency transactions are taxed, particularly regarding like-kind exchanges and promotional airdrops. As the tax agency intensifies its enforcement efforts, more people are seeking the best tax software to help them. Also read: Tax Guide: What Crypto Owners Should Know Pre-2018 Like-Kind Exchanges […]

The post IRS Dispels Crypto Tax Confusion appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Market Update: Crypto Prices Improve After 3-Week Downtrend

Market Update: Crypto Prices Improve After 3-Week DowntrendDigital currency markets have been trending downward in a triangular pattern since the 40% spike that took place on October 25. Following the three-week downtrend, cryptocurrency traders are quietly playing positions while patiently waiting for the next market signals. Also Read: The Bank of Google Wants Your Spending Data Crypto Markets Lose 20% Since the […]

The post Market Update: Crypto Prices Improve After 3-Week Downtrend appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

Canadian Company Commissions 3 Bitcoin Mining Units to Restart Oil Well

Canadian Company Commissions 3 Bitcoin Mining Units to Restart Oil Well in AlbertaA nascent industry utilizing flared gas to power bitcoin mining units has been developing over the past year or so, in symbiosis with the oil and gas industry in North America. Companies providing services in this promising niche continue to install mobile datacenters at oil wells in the U.S. and Canada, helping producers to save […]

The post Canadian Company Commissions 3 Bitcoin Mining Units to Restart Oil Well appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Continue Reading

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close