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Monex Owned Coincheck Confirms Delisting of Privacy Coins
CoinCheck has plans to remove 3 privacy coins – Monero, Dash, and Zcash – from their platform along with an ERC-20 token which elicits gambling on a non-regulated platform. Cryptocurrency Privacy: Is It Under Attack? Coincheck has just announced that they will be ceasing the trading of 4 cryptocurrencies on their platform. These currencies being Monero, Dash, ZCash, and [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-21By Nick Chong
1 hour ago

BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards
On May 19 a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) miners met after the Coingeek Conference in Hong Kong to discuss a new proposal which would fund BCH development and professional programmers who work on the protocol. The funding would stem from a portion of the miners block reward, and attendees discussed donating between 1-5 percent of rewards to fund developers. [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-21By Jamie Redman
3 hours ago

Tax Evasion: Bitfinex Cryptocurrency Exchange Set to Give Out Customer Data to Government
Its stale news that world governments are finding it a herculean task getting cryptocurrency investors to pay their taxes. In the latest development, the fourth largest crypto exchange in the world, Bitfinex, is now working hand-in-hand with the government of the British Virgin Islands in a bid to clamp down on bitcoin tax evaders. Bitfinex Tax Office In a [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-21By Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel
4 hours ago

Wall Street Cryptocurrency Trading is Imminent, Former J.P. Morgan Exec Says
The cryptocurrency market continues to be a trending topic in the world of finance. However, the question remains; when will Wall Street banks begin crypto trading? The day is closer than we think, according to a former J.P. Morgan executive. Big Banks to Start Trading Cryptocurrency Soon Amber Baldet, formerly of J.P Morgan believes that the big banks will soon [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-21By Osato Avan-Nomayo
4 hours ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Jumps to $8,500
At press time, bitcoin has risen $200 higher from where it stood yesterday. Signs of recovery are now showing themselves as we inch away from the repeated drops of last week. At $8,500, bitcoin is at its highest point since Monday, when it briefly rose to $8,800 following the start of Coindesk’s Consensus Conference. It was prior to this [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-20By nmarinoff
7 hours ago

Save the Date: AirPod’s Pre-Sale Prepares for Launch
The long-awaited AirPod ICO is finally taking off! The team has announced that its pre-sale is going to start on May 29, 2018. The project introduces a revolutionary sleeping pod intended to improve your travel experience while at the same time providing you with means for stable yet profitable passive income. A Breakthrough Sleeping Pod AirPod Sleeping Pods will [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Georgi Georgiev
7 hours ago

RSK Bitcoin-Based Smart Contract Platform Now Secured by 1 in 10 Miners
RSK Labs cofounder Gabriel Kurman announced that one of ten miners now secured a smart contract solution built by the company on the Bitcoin blockchain. RSK, formerly known as Rootstock, will bring smart contracts, a key feature of the ethereum blockchain, to the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. The news came at Consensus 2018, the fourth annual blockchain [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-20By Rahul Nambiampurath
8 hours ago

Armchair Detectives Have Another Bitcoin Puzzle to Solve
After the notorious 5 BTC ‘bitcoin puzzle’ was solved last January after years of people trying to crack it, now another bitcoin puzzle was launched this week on forums and social media. On May 19, 2018, a person posted an image which contains a bitcoin puzzle that rewards the solver 1 BTC. Also read: A Brief History of Hidden Messages [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Jamie Redman
8 hours ago

With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding for blockchain blows past 2017 totals
Although bitcoin and blockchain technology may not take up quite as much mental bandwidth for the general public as it did just a few months ago, companies in the space continue to rake in capital from investors. One of the latest to do so is Circle, which recently announced a $110 million Series E round led by bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain. Other participating [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-05-20By Alex Wilhelm
9 hours ago

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma Says Bitcoin and Not Blockchain is the Bubble
Alibaba founder and chairman, Jack Ma, is the latest to espouse the “blockchain not bitcoin” rhetoric. The billionaire e-commerce guru said bitcoin is the bubble and not blockchain. He made these comments at the recently concluded World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin. Blockchain not Bitcoin Narrative Lives On During his address at the conference, Ma revealed that Alibaba focuses solely on [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Osato Avan-Nomayo
9 hours ago

PR: Tutellus launches ICO on the Cryptonomos platform
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The sooner our education system is digitally disrupted, the better It’s difficult to measure the [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Bitcoin.com PR
10 hours ago

The Numbers Behind Kepler Technologies
After receiving incredible and record-breaking rankings on all relevant listing platforms, more and more people have become intrigued by Kepler’s groundbreaking ideas and visions in regards to a future shaped by a combination of robotics, artificial intelligence, and the blockchain. There are only two more days until Kepler’s pre-sale finally begins — which will last from May 22nd until June [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Bitcoinist.net
11 hours ago

How the eToro Trading Platform Helps Investors Make Better Investment Decisions
Online trading and brokerage company eToro provides a number of features for its customers aimed at helping users acclimate to the platform and then use its several tools to make money. The company began in 2007 as an online trading platform and is now offering services aimed at cryptocurrency investors and traders. Lena Birse, for instance, said that while she [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-20By Rahul Nambiampurath
12 hours ago

Blockchair Feed Reveals Messages Encoded in the BCH, BTC and ETH Blockchains
Blockchain exploration service Blockchair has launched a new analytics tool. Blockchair Feed decodes the messages that are written into the BCH, BTC, and ETH networks. The results can be viewed in a real-time feed comprised of messages that range from the banal to the enigmatic. Also read: A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin Blockchain Feast on a [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Kai Sedgwick
12 hours ago

The Crypto Compromise: Learning to Love the Corporate Culture
If crypto startups want to distinguish themselves amidst the crowd of similar companies, they will need to re-think their partnerships. Although Wall Street is the source of critique from crypto-evangelists fighting the centralized system, it is also home to the power and capital that they need. Every revolution starts off as a rebuttal to a previously existing system that needs [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Antonio Grumser
13 hours ago

Fundstrat’s Lee Admits Poor Prediction of Bitcoin Rally, Still Expects $25k Price by Year End
Fundstrat’s Tom Lee admits that his Consensus BTC rally prediction ‘did not happen,’ but still expects Bitcoin to reach $25k by year end [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-20By Cointelegraph By Helen Partz
14 hours ago

This Week in Bitcoin: Smooth Bitcoin Cash Upgrade, BCH and BTC Tax Payments in Florida
A notable week for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – the network successfully upgraded the blockchain protocol by extending the block size to 32MB. The change will allow a greater number of transactions to be processed with inexpensive and consistent transaction fees. Also, Seminole County in Florida will accept tax payments in both Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) thanks to [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Lubomir Tassev
14 hours ago

Why Cryptocurrency and Talent Development Go Hand in Hand
The tech world moves at a breakneck pace, which means that talent development is a constant concern in Silicon Valley and other innovation hubs. Skills that may be relevant one day are obsolete the next. Though different sources disagree on the size of the tech worker shortage, everyone agrees that one exists, particularly in specialized skill areas. Plenty of people [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Bitcoinist.net
15 hours ago

Tokenization of Shares – VC Firm Converts Company Stock to Cryptocurrency Token
Morgan Creek Blockchain Capital is taking tokenization to the next level. The VC firm is set to convert paper shares of a company into digital token assets. These assets will then be issued to raise capital for the business. Somewhere Between an IPO and an ICO ICOs emerged as a fundraising revelation for startups in 2017. Many campaigns raised [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Osato Avan-Nomayo
17 hours ago

Shrimp, Frogs, and Drugs Are Clogging the Ethereum Blockchain
Move over Cryptokitties. The ethereum network has a new batch of games to blame for rising gas fees. Over the past week, the viral success of dapps such as Ether Shrimp Farm, Ether Cartel, and Pepe Farm has congested the ethereum blockchain, questioning its readiness for enterprise adoption. Also read: Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister Confirms Ethereum Endures a [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Kai Sedgwick
19 hours ago

Warren Buffett Gets Trolled by Crypto Miner for His Negative Bitcoin Comments
It is safe to say that Warren Buffett is not beloved within the cryptocurrency community. The billionaire investor has consistently espoused the rhetoric that Bitcoin has no value. Recently, a crypto miner has taken to publicly calling out the Berkshire Hathaway chief for his negative comments. Warren Buffett Doesn’t Know It All As far as Genesis Mining co-founder Marco Krohn [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Osato Avan-Nomayo
19 hours ago

This Cryptocurrency Is Funding An Autonomous Sea-Dwelling Community
For decades architects and futurists have dreamed of seasteading, a way of living in floating, green-tech cities on the high seas. Now, thanks to the help of a cryptocurrency, the world’s first pilot project is underway. The Seasteading Cryptocurrency A group of academics, investors, and philanthropists are launching a cryptocurrency to help fund the construction of 300 homes on an [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Dieter Holger
21 hours ago

China Ranks Cryptos: Bitcoin (BTC) Dismal 13 of 28
People’s Republic of China (PRC) 中华人民共和国 was one of the first governments to ban bitcoin, cryptocurrency. Now, the PRC is the first country to come out with official government crypto rankings. Its China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) used three filters through which coins would be judged: innovation, technology, application. Rather surprisingly to some enthusiasts, bitcoin core (BTC) didn’t [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By C. Edward Kelso
21 hours ago

Colorado to Allow Bitcoin Campaign Donations
The state of Colorado is set to join a few others in legalizing Bitcoin political donations. According to local media, the state is currently considering a draft proposal concerning crypto donations for political campaigns. Colorado is Joining the Trend Wayne Williams, the Colorado Secretary of State, submitted the proposal earlier in the week. According to the details of the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Osato Avan-Nomayo
23 hours ago

Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister Confirms
The Russian Ministry of Justice has taken side in what looks like a lively debate about the status of cryptocurrencies that are still unregulated in the country. A bankruptcy case involving a modest amount of bitcoin has sparked discussions in Russian legal circles. Some say a crypto is nothing more than “a set of characters.” Others, including the justice minister, [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Lubomir Tassev
1 day ago

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