Posted Date: August 18, 2018
There’s an issue, in Japan, with certain high income families being unable to save money. Here’s the story of a Japanese household of four, living in the Tokyo Bay area, in a high-end tower apartment, repaying multiple loans and having unnecessary spending. Every month the household was using up their entire revenue and they couldn’t […] The post How a Tokyo FOMO Family Invested in Bitcoin and Lost appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 18, 2018
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency mining, Nvidia has witnessed a drop in its share price after announcing an unexpectedly modest earnings outlook – partly driven by reduced demand for mining hardware. Also, the World Digital Mining Summit has been scheduled for late September in Tbilisi, Georgia, and reports continue to surface detailing opportunistic students […] The post Mining Round-Up: Nvidia Shares Drop, College Students Mine on Campus appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 18, 2018
The peer-to-peer BTC markets of numerous emerging markets have witnessed significant action this past week, with the Localbitcoins markets of Venezuela, Argentina, and the Philippines posting record weekly fiat trade volume. The P2P markets of Tanzania and the Dominican Republic also saw notable surges in trading activity. Also Read: Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, […] The post P2P Markets Report: Record-Breaking Volume Across VEB, ARS, and PHP Markets appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
The UK-based cryptocurrency futures exchange, Crypto Facilities, has announced the launch of the first Bitcoin Cash – Dollar (BCH/USD) futures. Crypto Facilities is regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the new BCH futures products will join the firm’s other crypto-based contracts at 4 pm UK time on Friday, August 17th. Also read: Handcash […] The post UK Exchange Launches First FCA-Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures Contracts appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of cryptocurrency – legitimately – have had their assets frozen and accounts locked without warning, fueled by fears of money laundering and a general distrust of bitcoin. One victim even claims to […] The post Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Crypto exchange Binance is launching a fiat-to-crypto trading platform in Liechtenstein and you can find the details about the joint venture with LCX in The Daily. We’ve also got reports about ZB.com opening a new office in Malta, Coinsilium investing in crypto trading platform Bundle, and the rebranding of the Toshi crypto wallet as Coinbase […] The post The Daily: Binance Launches in Liechtenstein, ZB.com Opens Office in Malta appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Bitcoin.com launches a powerful developer framework for token creation on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain, adding a significant rival to Ethereum, just days after Bitmain announced their Wormhole protocol. Developed by Bitmain, Wormhole--an Omni Layer fork--represents the latest step in enabling crowdsales, tokenization, ICO creation, and permissionless smart contracts, all on Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and without altering BCH consensus rules. The post PR: Token Creation Now Available on Bitcoin Cash via BITBOX – Bitmain Wormhole Partnership appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
As part of what some observers are calling a purge of alternative coins during the cryptocurrency bear market, Hong Kong-based exchange Okex announced they would be delisting and hiding certain token pairs, more than two dozen in total. It comes at time when the exchange is dealing with its own internal problems in a year, […] The post Altcoin Purge Begins: Okex Delists 28 Token Pairs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Chinese exchange Huobi and its partners are launching cryptocurrency exchanges in five regions: the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Canada. Partners “share Huobi’s order integration system, wallet system, asset management and clearing systems.” The exchange in Manila has launched with trading in three markets with over 40 trading pairs. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […] The post Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Canada appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Bitcoin, while becoming more widely known and a little better understood among the general public, is still considered suspicious among rank and file security folk such as customs and airport agents. Security expert Matt Mitchell warns enthusiasts might want to cover up when it comes to stickers and other social advertisements announcing their crypto love. […] The post Bitcoin Stickers Attract Unwanted Attention from Authorities appeared first on Bitcoin News.