The Daily: Bitmain Valued at $12 Billion, New US Crypto Exchange Opens for Business
In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover how Bitmain’s valuation reached $12 billion, the opening of a new US-based crypto exchange, and Binance’s decision to donate $1 million to flood victims in Japan. Additionally, we explore what parts of the current crypto ecosystem Vitalik Buterin hates. Also Read: Youtube Dragged Into Bitconnect Class […]
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Kumamoto Electric Company and OZ Mining Corporation to Start Mining in Southern Japan
Kumamoto Electric Power Company and OZ Mining Corporation have announced that they will start operating a crypto mining farm from August, aiming to install 14,000 mining machines and reach 90 million yen profit by March 2020. Also read: Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Launches New Upgraded 7nm Bitcoin Miner Kumamoto Electric Power Company to Offer Cheap Rates Kumamoto […]
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Policy Easing, New Crypto Classification in South Korea
South Korea has been busy revising its cryptocurrency regulations. The regulators plan to ease the rules on crypto assets in line with G20 policies. While a new crypto classification system has been created, another government agency is conducting an on-site inspection of crypto exchanges following multiple hacks. In addition, the Bank of Korea has released […]
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German Bank Offers Special Accounts to Cryptocurrency Firms
The Berlin-based Banking-as-a-Platform (BaaP) institution Solarisbank has recently announced the launch of their new banking service plan that’s focused on clients from the blockchain and digital currency industry. The newly featured resource called the ‘Blockchain Factory,’ will offer financial management services to companies whose business operations deal directly and indirectly with cryptocurrency solutions and blockchain technology. […]
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ATO to Target Crypto Traders Using International Data Agreements
Australia’s financial press is expecting that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will take a hard stance on cryptocurrency investors this tax season, with the ATO recently vowing to leverage international data-matching agreements in order to track the taxation obligations of Australian cryptocurrency traders. Also Read: The Weekly: Coinbase Custody Opens, Malta Adopts Crypto Law, Bittrex Invades […]
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Youtube Dragged Into Bitconnect Class Action Lawsuit for Failure to Protect Victims
Youtube has been dragged into a class action lawsuit against Bitconnect for failure to protect its users from being exposed to the scam’s videos. This case might be used by Google and others to justify their bans on crypto ads, arguing that their algorithms can not distinguish between legitimate projects and frauds. Also Read: No […]
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Privacy-Centric ‘Bob Wallet’ Adds Bitcoin Cash Support
Privacy is important in the cryptocurrency ecosystem to a large number of individuals, and people believe private transactions are needed badly these days in a society watched by the ‘deep state.’ Because people find privacy to be extremely important, some developers have designed bitcoin mixers and tumblers that help obfuscate cryptocurrency transactions recorded on public […]
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PBoC: Bitcoin Trading in Chinese Currency Drops Below 1% of World Total
Bitcoin trading in renminbi (RMB) has dropped to less than 1 percent of the global total, the central bank of China announced. The People’s Republic banned yuan-crypto trade last year, prompting the exodus of hundreds of Chinese crypto businesses, including some of the world’s leading trading platforms. Also read: Crypto Exchange Binance Expects up […]
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Five of the Best Blockchain Explorers
Blockchain explorers have come a long way since bitcoin’s early days. In the beginning there were none. Then there were basic ones that allowed users to search for specific wallet addresses or transactions. Fast forward to today and we’re blessed with a plethora of blockchain explorers that can be used to extract all kinds of […]
New Cashpay Wallet Feature Replaces BCH After Spending
Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) centric wallet called Cashpay. The wallet launched last June and allows any user to purchase anything online using BCH. This week the development team has added a new feature called ‘Spend and Replace’ a wallet function that replaces BCH with a BCH buy order from […]
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