Monthly Archives: August 2018

ETC and DASH Top Ten

Markets and Prices During August, the monthly volume posted by the majority of leading cryptocurrency markets continued to decline. Despite such, the ETC and Dash markets again defied the trend to post an increase in trade volume, with XRP also bucking the downward trend this month. Also Read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, […]

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Yahoo! Finance Rolls Out Bitcoin Core, Ethereum, Litecoin Trading

Exchanges “The virus is spreading,” tweeted Morgan Creek Digital’s Founder & Partner Anthony Pompliano at the news Yahoo! Finance (YF) had integrated bitcoin core (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and litecoin (LTC) into their trading platform. He was one of many enthusiasts to insist the event was an important step in the quest for mass cryptocurrency adoption. […]

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Storing a Lot of Bitcoins in One Wallet Is a Bad Idea

Wallets Interest has piqued in a bitcoin wallet that’s lain dormant for four years. This week’s movement of the funds it contains, worth close to $850 million, has sparked intense debate over whose address it might be. Regardless of which whale holds the rights to it, the wallet’s very existence demonstrates the drawbacks of holding […]

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If you want financial secrecy, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can’t deliver it

The entry of cryptocurrencies into global finance as a decentralized transaction medium and asset class may offer a new channel for financial secrecy, and many already believe that illicit transactions are behind a large chunk of crypto. But those who are looking to beef-up the value of financial secrecy through cryptowallets and distributed-ledger transactions are […]

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Coinbase: 42% of World’s Best Universities Offer Crypto Courses

News The ecosystem’s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain. They found over 40% of leading universities around the world offer at least one course in blockchain or crypto, and 25% of all students, regardless of major, said they would consider taking classes […]

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New Bill Clarifies Crypto Taxation in Poland

Taxes A new draft introducing amendments regarding the taxation of crypto incomes has been published in Poland. The bill differentiates between decentralized cryptocurrencies and centralized virtual money, and clarifies the tax regime applicable to crypto trading and mining.   Also read: Eastern Europe: Regulation Postponed, Tax Abandoned, Banks Enlightened Draft Distinguishes Between Cryptos and Centralized […]

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Bitcoin Could Make Credit Cards Obsolete

According to some financial experts, Bitcoin transaction fees are lower. In addition, Bitcoin bypasses the unnecessary and expensive financial institutions within which credit cards depend. Therefore, experts believe that Bitcoin’s advantages will encourage merchants to replace credit cards with Bitcoin. Satoshi Nakamoto: Bitcoin Payments Are Similar to Cash Transactions High credit card fees continue to […]

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EXCLUSIVE: 3D Gun Proponent Cody Wilson Defiant, Offers Firearm Blueprints for Sale

Featured In an exclusive interview with Matt Aaron of the Bitcoin.com Podcast Network, Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed explains how he planned all along to defy US lawmakers. The same US District judge who last month prevented Mr. Wilson and his company from publishing 3D firearm blueprints online for free download has issued a more […]

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Bitcoin Mining is Big Business in Montana: US Senator Works to Protect Industry

Mining Bonner and Butte, Montana are home to two of the largest bitcoin mining facilities in North America. They’re also subject to a major energy producer in the state, the Colstrip power plant, which is due to be shut down. Bitcoin mining has become such a potential windfall for the state economy, one of its […]

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