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January 2018

Not Taxation, Canada’s Government Is Worried About Terrorism and Money Laundering Using Cryptocurrencies

If you’re currently living in Canada and worried about the government imposing a new tax code for cryptocurrencies, Finance Minister Bill Morneau has good news to share. In his conversation with the media on the sidelines of the World Economic… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Transactions Analysis Breaks Tor Anonymity

Researchers from Qatar University in Doha published a paper on January 23, 2018, detailing their successful attempt to de-anonymize Tor users with bitcoin transaction analysis. In this shocking research paper, a clear and simple method is explained for tracking the… Continue Reading →

Hawaii’s New Money Transmitters Act Will Require Virtual Currency Licenses

The state of Hawaii is planning to regulate the use of bitcoin and digital currencies that would require licensure to transmit cryptocurrency-based funds. Two bills introduced by a group of partisan Hawaiian lawmakers are focused on digital currencies as a… Continue Reading →

GBTC Split Makes Bitcoin Investments Easy And More Accessible

Grayscale Bitcoin Investment Trust has made its shares vastly more accessible through its decision to split each one into 91 parts. This has resulted in a surge in price at the start of the week as investors take advantage of… Continue Reading →

SEC Halts AriseBank ICO, Calling It an Outright Scam

In a statement from the Securities Exchange Commission SEC, an emergency relief action was filed to shut down AriseBank, which it described as an outright scam.In a growing list of enforcement actions by the SEC, the complaint against AriseBank stated… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Are Pretty Low Right Now Here’s Why

The relatively high transaction fees on the Bitcoin network were a major topic of conversation last year, but these fees have been plummeting so far in 2018. According to data from CoinMetrics, bitcoin miners are now collecting less than a… Continue Reading →

South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value

A South Korean court has ruled that bitcoin has an economic value for the first time. This overturned an earlier court ruling which did not recognize the digital currency. The case involves the confiscation of 191 bitcoins. Also read: Japan’s DMM… Continue Reading →

Farewell and Welcome

It is with sadness that we announce that Ming Chan, who has served as Executive Director at the Ethereum Foundation for nearly three years, is leaving the Foundation. Since her arrival in 2015, she has played a critical role in the… Continue Reading →

International Blockchain Summit Moscow 2018

March 1, 2018 will be International Blockchain Summit Moscow, which will gather more than 1000 participants and 30 speakers from around the world. The summit will be held in two parallel streams from 10:00 UTC to 18:00 UTC in the… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Futures Trading platform Enabled by Trading Technologies

Coinbase, one of the most recognized exchange players in the world for cryptocurrency trading, has teamed up with Trading Technologies International Inc. to give corporate traders access to bitcoin and bitcoin futures by March 2018, Reuters reports. Now institutional traders… Continue Reading →

A Google Search Might Be All You Need to Predict Bitcoin’s Next Breakout

Nick Colas, DataTrek Research‘s co-founder, has depicted a rather simple way to track Bitcoin in anticipation of the next spike. While investigating Google searches for “Bitcoin” may seem an overly simplistic methodology, Colas was the first analyst to track Bitcoin… Continue Reading →

PR: Aids Ethereum Business Adoption

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To Infinity and Beyond!

Dear Ethereum community (and wonderful Etherheads!), Today, January 31, 2018, is my last day as Executive Director of the Ethereum Foundation. I’m pleased to have been able to guide the Foundation as ED with my fellow directors, team leads, and… Continue Reading →

Popular Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi Announces Digital Token

Huobi Global, a popular cryptocurrency exchange based in Singapore, officially started issuing the Huobi Token (HT) starting from on January 23, 2018. To begin with, only 500 tokens will be offered by the company. The press release indicates that 300… Continue Reading →

With Bitcoin, the Smart Money Is Staying Put

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The Philippines Will Soon Introduce Cryptocurrency Regulation

On January 26, 2018, BTCManager reported on how Russia was softening its stance on the legal status of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies after the country’s finance ministry drafted a law to regulate the domestic crypto market. It looks like now… Continue Reading →

NiceHash Will Initiate Reimbursements to Users Starting February 2nd

NiceHash has announced its plans to start reimbursing all users that were affected by the security breach that happened on December 6th last year starting this Friday, February 2nd. The NiceHash Repayment Program will initially reimburse 10% of the old… Continue Reading →

Ripple Price Forecast: Finally, a Crypto Exchange Built Around XRP

Ripple News Update Despite the epic XRP price crash in January, Ripple’s main partner in East Asia—a Japanese financial services provider called SBI Holdings Inc (TYO:8473)—doubled down on its support. It even launched a digital asset exchange: SBI Virtual Currencies…. Continue Reading →

Canada and WEF Pilot Biometric Blockchain Digital Identity Travel Program

On January 25, 2018, Canada announced the start of a pilot digital identity program called the Known Traveler Digital Identity system (KTDI). This system relies on biometric and other personal data as well as blockchain technology to create an ID… Continue Reading →

Litecoin Price Forecast: Why LTC and Other Cryptos Are Plummeting

Daily Litecoin News Update Despite all the recent positive news we’ve shared about Litecoin, LTC prices are still struggling to find a bottom. Cryptocurrency markets at large, and not Litecoin, are to blame here. All of the top cryptocurrencies entered… Continue Reading →

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