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Why Some Crypto Companies Consider KYC and AML Compliance Unnecessary
When it comes to cryptocurrency regulation, there is a lack of consensus on how to protect investors. Criminal activity such as fraud, hacks and theft is prevalent, not only...
Posted on January 14, 2019
How to Generate a Bitcoin Vanity Address
You don’t have to be vain to want a vanity address. A bitcoin vanity address is the crypto equivalent of a personalized license plate, with a portion of its...
Posted on January 14, 2019
The Daily: Twitch Gamer Tipped $70K in Crypto, Hacker Returns $100K of ETC
In this edition of The Daily, a video gamer streaming on Twitch has received crypto donations totaling over $70,000 and a hacker believed to be behind the 51 percent...
Posted on January 14, 2019
Venezuelan BCH Proponents Bolster Cryptocurrency Use Cases and Adoption
In the midst of a severe economic depression and the devaluation of the Venezuelan bolívar, bitcoin cash (BCH) supporters have been teaching people about the benefits of using permissionless...
Posted on January 13, 2019
Bitmain Pauses Texas Mining Operations, County Officials Report
According to reports from media outlet Texas Public Radio, the Chinese mining giant Bitmain Technologies has reportedly suspended operations in the town of Rockdale. Bitmain started to build up its...
Posted on January 13, 2019
Cryptocurrency Conferences Continue to Thrive Despite Industry Downturn
Over the last year, cryptocurrency prices have dropped significantly and mainstream attention has been waning in recent months. However, according to recent data, the digital currency and blockchain conference...
Posted on January 13, 2019
Latin American P2P Bitcoin Markets Defy Global Trend to Set New Records
The Latin American peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency markets have a seen a significant spike heading into 2019, with the Colombian, Peruvian, and Venezuelan Localbitcoins markets posting record volume when measuring...
Posted on January 13, 2019
Russia Not Ready for the Petro, Proposes Plan to Aid Venezuela Without It
Acknowledging Venezuela’s efforts to deal with inflation and sanctions by creating a state-issued cryptocurrency, Russian officials have nevertheless declined a proposal to use the oil-backed coin in bilateral trade....
Posted on January 13, 2019
No, IBM’s Quantum Computer Won’t Break Bitcoin
IBM recently unveiled its Q System One at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, with the company describing the quantum computer as being developed for “commercial use.” Despite numerous...
Posted on January 13, 2019
9 Cryptocurrency Firms Sue Washington State Utility Over 50 Percent Rate Hike
A major utility in the U.S. state of Washington, Grant County public utility district, and its commissioners are facing a lawsuit filed by nine cryptocurrency firms. The suit alleges...
Posted on January 13, 2019
Newspaper Ad Seeks Donations for Bitcoin Baby’s College Fund
Despite being just one week old, Izabella Bowles carries great expectations upon her tiny shoulders. The baby, born on Jan. 6, will go to college when she’s older, if...
Posted on January 13, 2019
The Daily: NYC to Launch Blockchain Center, Wyoming Advances Industry-Friendly Bills
In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of stories that show how, despite the current downturn in the cryptocurrency markets, different locations in the U.S. are...
Posted on January 13, 2019
PR: Fomo2Moon – A Blockchain Lottery for Everyone
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any...
Posted on January 13, 2019
Japanese Regulator Clarifies Stance on Bitcoin ETFs and Derivatives
Japan’s top financial regulator has clarified to news.Bitcoin.com its stance on bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), cryptocurrency derivatives, and upcoming regulatory changes. This follows reports that the agency may be...
Posted on January 12, 2019
Cryptocurrency Still a Gray Area in Malaysia After Government Deems It ‘Neither Legal nor Illegal’
Malaysia’s government still hasn’t made up its mind on what to do with cryptocurrencies. The country’s finance minister last year warned companies not to issue new tokens, while waiting...
Posted on January 12, 2019
Thai Startup Atomicpay Launches Non-Custodial Crypto Payment Platform
Atomicpay, a Thai-registered payments startup, has officially launched its non-custodial cryptocurrency payment terminal for merchants throughout the world. Founder and developer Benz Rif said the platform, which supports BTC,...
Posted on January 12, 2019
Sideshift App Demonstrates a Trade Between Lightning Network BTC and Tether
Back in October news.Bitcoin.com reported on the influx of development tied to Drivechain, a project initiated by software developer Paul Sztorc. At the time we also covered the project’s...
Posted on January 12, 2019
Tron Can’t Handle Bittorrent’s Transaction Volume, Former Exec Claims
Simon Morris, who was Bittorrent’s chief strategy officer until July 2018, has expressed his doubts about the capability of the Tron blockchain to process the vast number of transactions...
Posted on January 12, 2019