Bitcoin History Part 5: A Wild Altcoin Appears
It’s hard to imagine a time before cryptocurrency exchanges were stocked with hundreds of digital assets. A time before the pejorative “shitcoin” had been coined and there was no...
Chatter Report: Schiff Accuses Kelly of Pump and Dump, Lingham Calls for ‘Real Adoption’
In our latest roundup of crypto chatter, tensions run high as Peter Schiff accuses Brian Kelly of dumping bitcoin on retail investors. The accusation surfaced after Kelly recently revealed...
Bitcoin.com’s Oracle Aims to Bolster BCH-Powered Smart Contracts
Bitcoin.com is pleased to unveil plans to offer one of the world’s first oracles for smart contracts on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain. The autonomous feature will allow specialized...
France Rejects Cryptocurrency-Friendly Tax Amendments
France’s National Assembly has rejected a number of tax amendments aimed at lowering taxes for cryptocurrency traders and users. Among rejected amendments are those concerning capital gains and losses...
Russians to Be Allowed ICO Investments up to $9,000 per Year
Russian lawmakers have revised another bill regarding the regulation of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. In its latest version, the draft law on crowdfunding sets the maximum amount of...
Only Sharks Will Feed on the Crypto Market’s Elusive Price Bottom
2018 was a year of market bull traps and sliding prices. Now, as the year comes to an end, many cryptocurrency traders have been discussing the elusive “price bottom”...
Cointext Rolls Out Mobile BCH Services in Bangladesh, Now Services 38 Countries
Cointext has launched internet-free mobile BCH wallet services to users in Bangladesh. The announcement comes following the recent rollout of Cointext’s services in many new regions, bringing the total...
Irish Court Finds Silk Road Dealer’s ETH to Be Proceed of Crime
The High Court of Ireland has ruled that 25,000 euros (approximately $28,400) worth of ethereum held by Neil Mannion, a 37-year-old man currently serving out a prison sentence for...
Transnistria Welcomes Crypto Miners, Plans to Expand the Industry
The government of Transnistria has recognized the importance of cryptocurrency mining for the territory’s economy and budget. The unrecognized republic in Eastern Moldova now plans to expand the industry...
Google AI Briefly Describes Bitcoin as ‘Collapsed Economic Bubble’
Reports have documented the recent description of Bitcoin as comprising a “collapsed economic bubble” on the part of Google’s artificial intelligence (AI). The bizarre depiction of the world’s first...
The Daily: HTC Blockchain Phone Delayed, Exchange Security Ratings Updated
In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily, there’s a little of everything in the mix: a story about hardware, in the form of the delayed Exodus 1 smartphone, one about...
A Chinese Government-Controlled Bitcoin Alternative Is Reportedly in the Works
In the midst of a sino-U.S. trade war, the People’s Bank of China is working to develop its own cryptocurrency prototype. It apparently believes this centralized digital asset can...