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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

A Look at the Credit Card Shaped Hardware Device Called ‘Coolwallet’
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts take security and storage seriously, and there are a bunch of different hardware solutions out there. One startup has released a different kind of digital asset hardware wallet that is the same size and shape as a credit card. Due to the design of the new ‘Coolwallet S,’ the wallet can be hidden very easily alongside the option [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Jamie Redman
1 day ago

Bing Becomes the Latest Search Engine to Ban Cryptocurrency Ads
The latest in a long line of online companies to have banned cryptocurrency ads is Microsoft’s search engine, Bing. The news sent almost all cryptocurrency prices into the red. Microsoft’s motive is the same as those given by Facebook and Google – to protect users from ICO scams. Nonetheless, it’s yet another blow to legitimate teams looking to raise awareness [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-20By Christina Comben
1 day ago

Japanese Crypto Exchange Continues Global Expansion – Now in Five Countries
A Japanese government-approved cryptocurrency exchange has resumed expanding overseas. Already operating in five countries with a plan to launch in more in the near future, the exchange aims to construct a global network of crypto transactions. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Building Global Network Bitpoint Japan was among the first crypto exchanges to be fully licensed [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-19By Kevin Helms
1 day ago

China Has Found 421 Fake Cryptocurrencies
A Chinese government-backed industry organization has published a report on fake cryptocurrencies. As of April, its monitoring platform has found 421 fake cryptocurrencies, 60% of which are deployed overseas. The Committee has also outlined major red flags of these cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 421 Fake Cryptocurrencies The National Committee of Experts on the Internet [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-19By Kevin Helms
1 day ago

Thailand Temporarily Bans ICOs, Waives Cryptocurrency Tax
Following new cryptocurrencies regulations that came into force Monday, Thailand is grappling with how to regulate and tax the burgeoning market as the public weighs in. Regulations on the Horizon The Thai government will waive the previously planned 7 percent value-added tax (VAT) for individual cryptocurrency investors and temporarily prohibit any new initial coin offerings (ICOs), national media reported Wednesday. “After the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Dieter Holger
1 day ago

Coincheck Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, REP – Prompted by Japanese Regulator
Japanese exchange Coincheck has confirmed that it is delisting three privacy coins: monero, dash, and zcash. Augur’s reputation token will also be delisted next month. The exchange made this decision after receiving a business improvement order from the country’s financial regulator following the NEM hack. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coincheck Delisting 4 Cryptocurrencies Following reports [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-19By Kevin Helms
2 days ago

Plagiarism, Identity Theft, and False Promises All Too Common in Cryptocurrency Market
A Wall Street Journal analysis of 1,450 cryptocurrency offerings has unveiled unchecked plagiarism, rampant identity theft, and false promises of impossible financial gains.  ‘Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics’ Though it might not come as much of a surprise to those more intimately familiar with the cryptocurrency space, a Wall Street Journal review of 1,450 documents for digital coin offerings as [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Adam James
2 days ago

DateCoin ICO Review: 50 Shades of Why
DateCoin dare to venture into the burgeoning rich-man-meets-pretty-girl industry. We see sparks, but do you smell smoke? [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-05-18By Natasha Homer-Earley
2 days ago

Bitcoin Uses 0.5 Percent of World’s Energy Supply, Says Peer-Reviewed Report
Bitcoin’s energy usage has long been a subject of criticism since the issues first came to light. But, most of the revelations are limited to anecdotal evidence or weakly researched primary reports, with future predictions based on such data. To combat the epistemic crisis, a recent peer-reviewed research paper breaks the unresearched monotony, and the evaluated results are nothing short [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-18By Shaurya Malwa
2 days ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Sinks to $8,100
The price of bitcoin has fallen again over the last 24 hours. This time, the currency is trading for roughly $8,100 – a $200 drop since yesterday’s $8,300 mark. Since the beginning of the week, bitcoin has repeatedly been hit with price slumps. The Coindesk Consensus Conference – which lasted from Monday to Wednesday – ultimately failed to garner any [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-18By nmarinoff
2 days ago

Iranians Will Buy Cryptocurrency As Economy Collapses, Analyst Says
Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that the US would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, the Iranian rial crashed from $0.00003 to $0.00002, or 50,000 rials to the dollar. Will this cause Iranians to turn to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Fleeing to Crypto Iran’s economic hardship heightened by sanctions and the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal will cause Iranians to [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-18By Dieter Holger
3 days ago

Blockstack Launches Decentralized Applications Store
The project that’s building a network for decentralized applications layer for the internet, Blockstack, has announced the launch of a new universal Dapp (decentralized application) store called App.co. The aggregated list of roughly 138 ecosystem-wide applications that offer utility by harnessing the benefits of decentralized technologies like blockchain, cryptocurrencies, IPFS, Zeronet, and more. Also read: EU Adopts Rules to Reduce [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-18By Jamie Redman
3 days ago

Meet Akari-Pay: The BCH-Powered Website Payment Platform
On May 17 the Akari Global Foundation, an organization that aims to promote the increased adoption of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), launched a payment platform for BCH acceptance called Akari-Pay Advanced. The launch of Akari-Pay reveals a one-file BCH payment/donate page that doesn’t require any coding knowledge to utilize the platform. Also read: Federal Reserve Pres: People Want Dollar, Not Volatile [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-17By Jamie Redman
3 days ago

Ethbay ICO Review: Buy it Now?
Ethbay have a bright idea, but questionable execution and nobody to bring the better bits to fruition. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-05-17By James Hydzik
3 days ago

Promising Start-up Younk is Modernizing the Music Industry with Blockchain
Younk is a blockchain platform that aims to modernize the way the music industry, as a whole, works. It will allow music lovers to participate in the process of discovering new music, while also providing the opportunity to co-own future hits and share in their income.  Modernizing the Music Industry Did you know that up to 70 percent of music [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-17By Bitcoinist.net
3 days ago

National Cryptocurrencies: Are they Unnecessary Evils?
As the popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to rise, investors are getting more interested in the industry. Governments are not being left behind either; they are increasingly noticing the rising adoption of cryptocurrencies and sending mixed reactions. Most countries have allowed cryptocurrencies to exist in their jurisdictions; however, some have moved to regulate them while others, like Ecuador and Nepal, have [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-17By Priyeshu Garg
4 days ago

Blockchain Technology is Shaping the Future of Shipping
Blockchain technology is in the process of revolutionizing the FinTech, real estate, and other industries, but it is also prepared to disrupt the supply chain. The shipping industry, while it keeps the global economy afloat, is riddled with inefficiency that directly impacts businesses and consumers. Shipping needs to move forward – so blockchain is just the push it needs. A [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-17By Bitcoinist.net
4 days ago

Bitcoin Mining to Use 0.5% of World’s Energy by End of 2018, Peer-Reviewed Research Shows
The scientific research of economist Alex de Vries on the Bitcoin network’s energy consumption shows that it will use .5 percent of energy globally by end of 2018 [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-17By Cointelegraph By Molly Jane Zuckerman
4 days ago

 Thailand Successfully Regulates Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin offerings
2018 continues to be a year of cryptocurrency regulations as a slew of nations have started putting the finishing touches to the rules that would govern their blockchain and digital currency space. Now, Thailand has announced that its royal decree to regulate virtual currencies has come into effect. Cryptocurrencies are Digital Assets Back in February 2018, BTCManager reported that [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-17By Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel
4 days ago

China Reviews Blockchains: How Some Leading Coins Stack Up
Crypto enthusiasts had a field day deciphering the rationale behind China’s lineup of blockchains. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-05-17By Christine Masters
4 days ago

New Malware Uses Chrome Extensions for Crypto Mining
Researchers were able to detect malicious Chrome extensions that could be used for secret cryptocurrency mining. Hackers Targeting Cryptocurrency Users With the recent rise of digital asset traders and investors, many hackers and other cybercriminals are targeting cryptocurrency users. Many major cryptocurrency exchanges have also advised their users to enable certain security features like 2-factor-authentication and SMS authentication. Most cryptocurrency and [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-17By Ashour Iesho
4 days ago

US Government Launches Scam Crypto Site
In an effort to get ahead of the next round of scams, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) created and published its own version of an initial coin offering (ICO) scam website. It’s a rather innovative way at approaching investor education in the brave new world of cryptocurrency. Also read: Federal Reserve Pres: People Want Dollar, Not Volatile [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-17By C. Edward Kelso
4 days ago

Homemine ICO Review: Plug in Your Appliances and Mine
HomeMine want to turn your appliance use into a mining opportunity with a $42 IoT product. In our review, we put it under the lens and see whether its main premise and ability to execute meet the needs and expectations of the ICO and mining commun [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-05-16By Natasha Homer-Earley
4 days ago

Kepler Technologies – Highest Rated ICO About to Start Pre-Sale
Lately, there has been more and more talk of Kepler Technologies, a young and ambitious startup that has been receiving excellent ratings from all leading ICO-review websites. Multiple experts on sites such as ICO Bench (4.9/5), CoinGecko (5/5), Track ICO (5/5) and Token Lion (5/5) all agree that this is the most revolutionary and interesting crypto project at the moment. [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-16By Bitcoinist.net
4 days ago

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