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May 23, 2018

Jamie Redman: Bitcoin Owning Contractors With U.S. Security Clearance May be Flagged ‘Risky’

According to multiple reports, the Pentagon and the Defense Department are debating on whether or not cryptocurrency ownership is a problem for those who have U.S. security clearances and those applying for these privileges. The U.S. agencies may define digital currency owners as a ‘security...

From: Jamie Redman

May 22, 2018

C. Edward Kelso: CNBC Shows Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Love, Predicts Mooning

CNBC’s Fast Money hosts and panel were on the defensive during a recent broadcast, as some viewers accused the network of shilling for bitcoin cash (BCH). And, truth be told, CNBC has been showing the decentralized cryptocurrency an inordinate amount of love lately. A segment by a popular...

From: C. Edward Kelso

admin: CFTC provides recommendations on trading cryptocurrency derivatives

This week the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published its notice with recommendations to stock exchanges and clearing houses, which have intentions to start listing cryptocurrency-based derivatives. This week the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published its...

From: admin

Samuel Haig: Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud – Australian Consumer Watchdog

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a report on trends within the scam economy during 2017. The report identifies cryptocurrency related fraud to comprise less than 1% of the scam activity recorded in Australia last year. Also Read: Ross Ulbricht Continues...

From: Samuel Haig

Joël Valenzuela: eToro Market Report: Dash Is “Acutely Undervalued” Compared to Other Coins

Dash is “acutely undervalued” according to a market research, which plans a US launch to its cryptocurrency trading platform. The investment platform, which plans a US expansion to its popular cryptocurrency trading platform this year, released a market research report on Dash,...

From: Joël Valenzuela

Kai Sedgwick: Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza Day

On May 22, the bitcoin community celebrated the second most important date in its calendar. No other date, save for January 3, 2009 when Satoshi mined the genesis block, is more symbolic. It was on May 22, 2010 that Laszlo Hanyecz purchased two pizzas for 10,000 BTC. Eight years on, the occasion...

From: Kai Sedgwick

OP-ED: How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 4 of 4

The following opinion piece on Bitcoin Cash was written by Jonald Fyookball We’ve already discussed 3 reasons why the bitcoin project was subverted: lack of education, lack of clarity, and centralized development. Today I will proffer two more: censorship and propaganda were allowed to run...

From: OP-ED

Justin Szilard: Operation Crypto-Sweep to Investigate Cryptocurrency Investments

More than 40 U.S. states and Canadian provinces comprise the North American Securities Administrators Association in charge of the recently launched investigation of “fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)” and other “cryptocurrency-related investment products”. So far,...

From: Justin Szilard

Jamie Redman: Nchain Acquires Majority Stake in BCH-Application Handcash

On Monday the blockchain research and development firm, Nchain, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Bitcoin Cash-centric startup Handcash. The Handcash platform allows users to send BCH in a contactless manner using near field communication (NFC) technology. Also read: BCH...

From: Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman: Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition

Just recently reported on Ross Ulbricht being denied a post-conviction relief extension this past February. Since then Ulbricht’s new legal team and his family continue to fight for Ross’s freedom with a filed a Petition of Certiorari with the United States Supreme...

From: Jamie Redman

May 21, 2018 — Decentralized vehicle history: VINchain News!

New Website is out now!We have been working hard on developing our project and we have very exciting news for you! We released the new version of our website and its live now. You can check it out at ( and give us your feedback so we can continue to improve!2nd Place at...

From: — Decentralized vehicle history

Joël Valenzuela: Mining Pools Consider Donating to Bitcoin Cash Development in “Treasury” Model

Bitcoin Cash miners recently discussed using a portion of mining rewards to fund development in a “treasury” model similar to what Dash pioneered. According to, a meeting of many of Bitcoin Cash’s key industry players at the Coingeek converence included...

From: Joël Valenzuela

admin: ACCC reports over $2 million lost in cryptocurrency scams by Australians in 2017

According to the latest report published by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the volume of funds lost as a result of fraudulent activity associated with the cryptocurrency surged dramatically in 2017 with overall losses totaling $2.1 million for Australian customers. According...

From: admin

Justin Szilard: Australia Bans Cash Payments over $10,000 AUD

The government of Australia plans to make cash payments over $10,000 AUD ($7,500 USD) illegal starting on July 1 2019. Afterwards, all payments over that amount will have to be made via check or debit/credit card. The Aussie government cites criminal activity, tax evasion, and “encouraging...

From: Justin Szilard

C. Edward Kelso: Marvel, The Simpsons Go Crypto

Crypto is set for yet another banner year, especially if mainstream portrayals of it are any indication. Marvel Comics’ Hunt for Wolverine – Adamantium Agenda #1 and The Simpsons: Tapped Out video game are both working-in references to cryptocurrency into their respective storylines and...

From: C. Edward Kelso

BitDegree: BitDegree experience at Consensus 2018 NYC

The BitDegree team took an active part in Consensus 2018 NYC — the premier blockchain event globally. The event was by far the largest gathering of blockchain enthusiasts in the world with over 8000 participants! Although everyone was there, it was a colossal mess in-terms of meeting...

From: BitDegree

NameCoin: More Fun with tlsrestrict_nss_tool on Windows

Last episode: When we last left our hero, tlsrestrict_nss_tool had a few unfixed bugs that made it unusable on Windows. Everyone believed those bugs would be the final ones. Were they? And now, the conclusion to our 2-part special: Spoiler alert: no, of course they weren’t the final bugs! ...

From: NameCoin

Jamie Redman: 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...

From: Jamie Redman

May 20, 2018

Jamie Redman: 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...

From: Jamie Redman

C. Edward Kelso: 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...

From: C. Edward Kelso

NameCoin: Testing tlsrestrict_nss_tool on Windows

Now that we got NSS certutil reproducibly cross-compiled for Windows, initial testing has begun on tlsrestrict_nss_tool for Windows. Besides the obvious and rather boring fail that tlsrestrict_nss_tool was trying to execute cp, which of course isn’t going to work on Windows (that particular...

From: NameCoin

May 19, 2018

C. Edward Kelso: Crypto Floating Island Project Closer to Realization

Blue Frontiers has signed a much-publicized memorandum of understanding with French Polynesia. The Floating Island Project is exactly as it reads, only it’s to be an independent government complete with its own cryptocurrency. An idea long thought to be a crazy dream of libertarians is now...

From: C. Edward Kelso

Wendy McElroy: Wendy McElroy: Decentralization is the Core of Crypto Freedom

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 3: Decentralization Chapter 8, Part 2. Decentralization is the Core of Crypto Freedom Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Always...

From: Wendy McElroy

Jamie Redman: Adds Native BCH Support and Launches ‘Bcash’

On Friday, May 18, 2018, the firm, the company that enables up to 20 percent savings when users shop on Amazon with Bitcoin Core (BTC), announced native support with Bitcoin Cash. Now users spending Bitcoin Cash can get the same services the firm has been offering since 2014....

From: Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman: Colorado Proposal Aims to Allow Cryptocurrency Donations for Campaigns

The state of Colorado is considering giving political candidates the ability to raise funds using cryptocurrencies. This week the Secretary of State, Wayne Williams, presented the proposed guidelines and officials are looking for commentary from Colorado residents. Also read: “Stablecoin”...

From: Jamie Redman

May 18, 2018 MMA Fighter Mei Yamaguchi Comes Out Swinging for

On May 18, 2018, the One Championship fighter, female mixed martial artist (MMA) Mei Yamaguchi sponsored by, faced the Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee in a re-match bout called ‘Unstoppable Dreams.’ Also read: US State Issues Emergency Cease and Desist Orders to Two Crypto...


C. Edward Kelso: Japan Banking Giant Mitsubishi Goes Crypto With Own Coin

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc, one of the top five banks in the world, announced its intention of testing a proprietary cryptocurrency by 2019. The idea is to roll out its coin initially to a relative handful of customers, hoping they’ll participate in finding inevitable bugs as they...

From: C. Edward Kelso — Decentralized vehicle history: VINstuff #4 (May 14 — May 20)

Dear VINchain community!Here is our weekly update on everything that we are currently doing! Read all about our latest news, developments, conferences, and future plans! Our project is growing and developing further and we are happy to share our progress with you! Please leave us your feedback...

From: — Decentralized vehicle history

admin: Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange creates a blockchain-based securities lending platform

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) has reportedly entered into a partnership with Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, and The Floor, a global Fintech innovation center, over developing a dedicated blockchain platform for lending security...

From: admin

Joël Valenzuela: Miami Crypto Exchange and OmniTrade Integrate Dash

Dash has been added to two additional cryptocurrency exchanges, OmniTrade and the new Miami Crypto Exchange. This month Mercury Cash, a cryptocurrency brokerage service, announced the release of its own proprietary cryptocurrency exchange, the Miami Crypto Exchange (MCEX). The focus markets of...

From: Joël Valenzuela
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