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September 19, 2018


Samuel Haig: Art Exhibition in France to Celebrate Bitcoin’s Tenth Birthday

A group of artists hailing from across the globe will congregate in France to showcase an exhibition celebrating the upcoming tenth anniversary of Bitcoin. The art will be available for purchase using several different cryptocurrencies. Also Read: 8 Surprising Findings from New York’s Virtual...

From: Samuel Haig

Lubomir Tassev: The Daily: Iran to Allow Mining Hardware Imports, Cyprus Creates Fintech Hub

Following a decision to recognize mining as an industry, the Islamic Republic of Iran is about to legalize the import of mining equipment. Also in The Daily, an executive at a leading Spanish bank insists cryptocurrencies are “perfect” and must be understood; trying to better...

From: Lubomir Tassev

C. Edward Kelso: $10 Trillion US Exchange Takes a Step Toward Crypto: Nasdaq Bids for Cinnober

News wires buzzed this week when the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (Nasdaq) announced its pending purchase of Swedish crypto-friendly stock exchange Cinnober. Nasdaq made “an USD 190m all cash recommended public offer” to the exchange, which it terms a major...

From: C. Edward Kelso

C. Edward Kelso: US Exchange Takes a Step Toward Crypto: Nasdaq Bids for Cinnober

News wires buzzed this week when the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (Nasdaq) announced its pending purchase of Swedish crypto-friendly stock exchange technology company Cinnober. Nasdaq made “an USD 190m all cash recommended public offer” to the company,...

From: C. Edward Kelso

September 18, 2018


Jamie Redman: US Confiscates Millions in Cryptocurrencies in Alphabay Forfeiture Case

This month the US District Court of Eastern California has been very busy dealing with cases involving the infamous and now defunct darknet marketplace the Alphabay. The Federal courthouse in Fresno just recently wrapped up the forfeiture case involving the alleged Alphabay leader Alexandre...

From: Jamie Redman

Jeffrey Gogo: Zimbabwe’s Golix Battles To Grow Volume After Breaking Into Seven African Countries

Zimbabwean cryptocurrency exchange, Golix, is now active in seven countries across Africa, but it may be sometime before everyone buys into the project. Volume is still very low amid what looks like close competition between old and new exchanges fighting for a small, elite, but steadily...

From: Jeffrey Gogo

Pratima Harigunani: 55% of All BTC Is Parked in Whale-Sized Wallets

If the huge amount of BTC locked in the wallets of long-term investors is anything to by, bitcoin’s nascent adopters are in no hurry to cash out. Many of the coins accrued and stored in the cryptocurrency’s earliest days have yet to move. Also read: BTC Hashpower Doubles During Bear...

From: Pratima Harigunani

C. Edward Kelso: Robinhood Accused of Taking from Younger Investors to Benefit Wall Street Traders

Journalist Logan Kane of Seeking Alpha conducted a deep dive on the practices of popular stock and cryptocurrency trading smartphone application Robinhood. According to Mr. Kane, “it seems that today’s Robinhood takes from the millennial and gives to the high-frequency trader. Not only...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Jamie Redman: Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet

The bitcoin security specialists Wizsec has recently explained to the public that the wallet that held more than 111,000 BTC did not derive from the Silk Road marketplace, and it’s also not one of the Mt Gox wallets. Further Wizsec detailed today that a recent article had quoted the...

From: Jamie Redman

September 17, 2018


Lubomir Tassev: More Banks Sanctioned for AML, Fraud-Related Violations

When societies discuss cryptocurrencies, the argument that the decentralized and unregulated nature of the crypto space leaves the door open to abuse, like money laundering and financial fraud, is often put forward by officials and authorities. However, a string of cases involving precisely...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Kai Sedgwick: Custodial vs Non-Custodial Crypto Swap: Which Offers the Best Exchange Rate?

If you’re planning to swap between cryptocurrencies, there is no shortage of options. Many people will use a centralized exchange such as Binance, but there are also non-custodial solutions such as Flyp.me. There are pros and cons to both models in terms of privacy, speed, and value for the...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Jamie Redman: Seoul-Based Food Delivery Service Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash

This week Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans were pleased to hear another well-known merchant is now supporting BCH for payments. The South Korea-based food dispatch platform called Shuttle Delivery now accepts BCH for door-to-door meal deliveries throughout the Seoul region. Also read: Gemini Dollar...

From: Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman: North Queensland is Becoming a Hub of BCH Accepting Businesses

The northern part of the Australian state, Queensland, is bustling with cryptocurrency energ. The region is extremely passionate towards one specific decentralized peer-to-peer electronic currency — bitcoin cash (BCH).  Also Read: Netherlands’ Largest Bank ING Group Fined $900M for Money...

From: Jamie Redman

Kai Sedgwick: The Secret to Better Government Is Less Government

Governments. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them, right? From first world countries to war-torn hellholes, bemoaning politicians is de rigueur. Yet for all their flaws, we tend to view our elected officials as a necessary evil, for if they weren’t in office, the country would...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Lubomir Tassev: The Daily: Wirex Expands to Canada, Coin Stats Syncs Exchange Transactions

Wirex, the popular European crypto card provider, has announced it’s expanding to Canada and we have the details covered in The Daily. Also in the rubric, the Coin Stats mobile app now synchronizes transactions from several exchanges, a coin claiming to have AML and KYC features is listed on a...

From: Lubomir Tassev

C. Edward Kelso: BTC Hashpower Doubles During Bear Market as Miners Sacrifice Profit for Position

According to Fundstrat analyst Sam Doctor, it appears Bitcoin Core (BTC) hashpower has doubled since just before the start of summer. That figure is impressive considering the lingering and deep bear market. “Even with upgrades to existing equipment, implies almost 1GW of new power consumption...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Jeffrey Gogo: Nigerian President Demands HSBC Bank Return $100M in Stolen Money

Decentralised cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are anathema to traditional banking. Bitcoin allows people to trade directly with each other, bypassing banks, the conventional middlemen. Banks make money by charging fees for the services they provide, including keeping one’s money in a bank. It is...

From: Jeffrey Gogo

September 16, 2018


Jamie Redman: Netherlands’ Largest Bank ING Group Fined $900M for Money Laundering

This week Dutch authorities revealed to the public that the Netherlands’ largest financial services provider, ING, had violated numerous money laundering laws because they didn’t scrutinize unusual transactions and certain accounts. Also Read: Public Anger Forces Bank CFO to Quit Over...

From: Jamie Redman

Kai Sedgwick: Don’t Hate EU Internet Regulation – Defy It

The European Union has come in for criticism over its repeated attempts to regulate the web. Critics assert that waves of EU legislation are suppressing free expression, impairing the user experience and, most heinously, “killing memes”. The solution, for those who take this view, would...

From: Kai Sedgwick

Avi Mizrahi: Peter Thiel: Crypto vs AI Dichotomy Will Determine the Future of Humanity

From time to time we all need a reminder that Bitcoin is much more than just an asset that can be checked on a daily price chart. Peter Thiel reveals that he believes the “crypto vs AI dichotomy” will shape the future of humanity, presenting us with a choice between a Big Brother...

From: Avi Mizrahi

Lubomir Tassev: The Daily: Binance Tests Fiat Exchange, Russians Mull Crypto Platforms

Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, has announced it will start testing a fiat-to-crypto currency trading platform in Singapore and we’ve got the story in Sunday’s edition of The Daily. Also, two islands in Russia are competing to host the country’s first regulated exchange, and...

From: Lubomir Tassev

C. Edward Kelso: Wyoming’s Crypto Cowboys: First State Hackathon Lures 27 Teams

Over nearly three days on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, more than two dozen hacker teams competed for cash and prizes in the state’s first ever Wyohackathon: Breakin’ Through. Organized by the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, the event included speakers from industry luminaries,...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Jamie Redman: Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen

This week a blockchain researcher named Alex Lebed published a code review on the new stablecoin, the gemini dollar, created by the Gemini Trust cryptocurrency firm. According to Lebed’s study, gemini dollar accounts can be frozen by the exchange, and the tokens can be turned into...

From: Jamie Redman

September 15, 2018


OP-ED: Op-ed: The Case for Adding CTOR to Bitcoin Cash in November

The following opinion piece on Canonical Transaction Ordering (CTOR) was written by Jonald Fyookball the lead developer of Electron Cash.  Canonical Transaction Ordering (“CTOR”) is one of the planned changes for the November 2018 Bitcoin Cash protocol upgrade. There has been quite a bit of...

From: OP-ED

C. Edward Kelso: A Decade After Lehman Brothers Died: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and Wall Street Worship

September 15, 2018 brings the post-industrial financial world to a ten-year milestone. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was officially shuttered on this day in 2008, rocking the entire planet. The event occurred just 110 days before a revolution its collapse helped to spawn: Bitcoin. A...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Wendy McElroy: Wendy McElroy: Crypto and the New Cold War

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 4 Crypto and the New Cold War History is written by the victors. -Winston Churchill Success is a great deodorant. -Elizabeth Taylor The winning side of a war writes the narrative;...

From: Wendy McElroy

Lubomir Tassev: The Daily: Bitfinex Building Decentralized Exchange, Bitpanda Adds Zcash

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is working on a project to launch a decentralized trading platform and we’ve got all the details here. Also in The Daily, Bitpanda adds Zcash to its offerings, Bitvo launches technical analysis tools, and Monex makes executive changes at Coincheck. Also read:...

From: Lubomir Tassev

C. Edward Kelso: Overstock to Offer Bitcoin for Sale After Acquiring Bitsy.com Biometric Wallet

Medici Ventures, a blockchain/crypto specific division of Overstock.com, has acquired Bitsy.com in an effort to finally merge the worlds of online retail with decentralized, digital cash facilitated by the Bitsy’s new biometric wallet. The Crypto Winter, assuming it ends at some point,...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Jamie Redman: Test Driving the Money Button — Simple Enough for a 9-Year Old

On September 13 the Money Button launched, allowing people the ability to integrate a Bitcoin Cash-powered payment button into any website or application. This week we tested the Money Button’s user interface with a website to see how easy it is to add a digital currency payment button....

From: Jamie Redman

Jeffrey Gogo: Poor Internet Access Could Slow Down Cryptocurrency Growth In Africa

Africa is often lauded as the next big thing for cryptocurrency adoption and development. But could poor internet access and connectivity slow down progress? A new report by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) shows that it will cost $450 billion to connect 1.5 billion people...

From: Jeffrey Gogo
*This articles should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency.
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