Sunday, August 18, 2019

Poloniex Reimburses Lenders Affected by Crash

Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex is moving forward with compensation for lenders who lost funds in a May 2019 “flash crash.” The crash of digital...

Blockchain Research Institute’s Alex Tapscott Doubles Down on Bitcoin

It’s a sign of the times that Alex Tapscott, co-author of Blockchain Revolution and co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), best known...

Op Ed: Will Regulations Put a Premium on Virgin Bitcoin?

The G20 Summit held in June 2019 gave birth to a litany of questions and concerns. Chief among these is the issuance of...

Blockstream Mining: A Grassroots Vision for Redistributing Hashrate

Blockstream has been silently scaling over 300 MW of mining facilities in a bid to rebalance the distribution of global hashpower back in...

Bitcoin Is Now a Legal Form of Payment in New Zealand

In the August 2019 issue of New Zealand’s Tax Information Bulletin (published by the Inland Revenue Department), a new public ruling integrates “crypto-assets”...

Abu Dhabi Fund Invests in Crypto Exchange

Mubadala Investment Company, a sovereign wealth fund based out of Abu Dhabi, has made a foray into cryptocurrency by investing in the forthcoming...

In Israel’s Crypto Banking War, Lawsuits Lead the Charge (For Now)

It was a sunny morning in 2016 when Yuval Roash discovered that his business was in jeopardy. He hadn’t even had his morning...

China’s State Cryptocurrency Coming Soon, Featuring Two-Layer Structure

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. China is about to roll out its central bank digital currency (CBDC),...

New Zealand Is A Good Place To Be Paid In Bitcoin

The New Zealand Tax Department has just issued guidance on salary payments made in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. This confirms that such payments are...

5 Major Bitcoin Exchanges See Losses for First Time in 2 Weeks

Five of the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchanges all saw more money leave them than enter them this weekend, data shows. Money on the Move As...