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Security Firms Offer Protection for Crypto Traders in Moscow

Security Firms Offer Protection for Crypto Traders in MoscowPrivate security firms in Moscow are offering a new service – protection for people buying and selling cryptocurrency for cash. The companies have also expressed readiness to help investigate crypto-related crimes. Police are still reluctant to work on such cases, as cryptocurrencies are not yet regulated in Russia. Also read: Chinese Merchants in Moscow Convert […]

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Binance Exchange Founder Sued by VC Fund Sequoia Capital

Binance Exchange Founder Sued by VC Fund Sequoia CapitalSequoia Capital, a venture capital firm headquartered in Menlo Park, California is suing the Chinese founder of the cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao (better known as CZ). The American VC fund reportedly accuses CZ of allegedly negotiating with another firm while he signed an exclusivity agreement with Sequoia. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Crypto […]

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How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball. The bitcoin cash (BCH) community understands key principles: Bitcoin should be a peer to peer Electronic Cash system; most users can use SPV wallets instead of running their own node; “second layer” scaling solutions are often unnecessary and problematic. While important, and it places the BCH […]

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$350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied by Nexon CEO

$350 Million Bitstamp Acquisition Negotiations Denied by Nexon CEOThe bitcoin exchange industry is widely considered to be in a process of transition, with big players stepping in and acquisitions leading to greater consolidation. As such it is not surprising to hear that Bitstamp is on the shelf, although a rumored buyer now denies it.   Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Crypto Leakers, […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Crypto Leakers, Hackers and Rappers

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Crypto Leakers, Hackers and RappersToday’s collection of Bitcoin in Brief stories from across the cryptosphere showcases how bitcoin is an unstoppable force. Even if one centralized avenue can be pressured by some governments, others will soon pop up to replace it in the decentralized global ecosystem.   Also Read: 20% of Financial Institutions Examining Starting Cryptocurrency Trading Soon Wikileaks […]

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Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin

Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in BitcoinAuthorities in the state of Wisconsin have discussed the adoption of guidelines regarding cryptocurrency contributions to political campaigns, as requested by the Libertarian Party. Other states, like California, have urged politicians not to accept bitcoin donations. Kansas is the only state prohibiting such contributions. The Federal Election Commission allows crypto donations to campaigns for federal […]

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SEC Charges Third Centra Co-Founder With Fraud

SEC Charges Third Centra Co-Founder With FraudThe United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that Centra Tech Inc. co-founder, Raymond Trapani, has been charged with fraud charges resulting from the SEC’s investigations into Centra’s controversial $32 million USD initial coin offering (ICO). Mr. Trapani is the third and final Centra co-founder to be charged for having a role in […]

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Cryptocurrency Infused Islamic Microfinance Fund Launches in Central Java

Cryptocurrency Infused Islamic Microfinance Fund Launches in Central JavaThis week the firm Blossom Finance announced the open enrollment for an Islamic microfinance fund that will accept multiple cryptocurrencies such as BCH, ETH, and BTC. Investors will focus on socially responsible opportunities, and receive profit sharing from Blossom’s network of microfinance partners in the province of Central Java, Indonesia through a partnership with the […]

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20% of Financial Institutions Examining Starting Cryptocurrency Trading Soon

20% of Financial Institutions Examining Starting Cryptocurrency Trading SoonThe cryptocurrency trading market is about to receive an influx of more big banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions within the next few months to a year. A new survey shows that while most are keeping quiet in public about their crypto plans, many are preparing to enter the field. Also Read: Barclays Testing […]

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Vinny Lingham Interview: Scaling, Securities and Bitcoin Extremism

Vinny Lingham Interview: Scaling, Securities and Bitcoin ExtremismOne of bitcoin’s leading luminaries, Vinny Lingham has an opinion on everything and an uncanny ability to sense market movements, earning him the moniker of Bitcoin Oracle. News.Bitcoin.com caught up with the serial entrepreneur to get his thoughts on bitcoin cash, Lightning Network, token models and more. Also read: Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About […]

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