Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Falling crypto prices have been blamed for a growing number of crypto-related legal disputes in China. Unclear regulations and unofficial restrictions are making it harder for courts to resolve these cases. Many of them involve cryptocurrency trading which is supposed to be banned in the People’s Republic, or is it? Also read: Malta Tops Exchange-Based […] The post Chinese Courts Face Hundreds of Crypto Cases, Struggle with Rulings appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
This week the developers of the NFC-enabled Bitcoin Cash (BCH) wallet, Handcash, have announced the launch of a new companion application called ‘Handcash Pop.’ The Pop platform provides Handcash users with a point-of-sale (PoS) platform that is tethered to their wallet’s handle so merchants can easily make payment requests for bitcoin cash. Also read: Bitangels Co-Founder […] The post Handcash Launches Pop — A New BCH Point-of-Sale Companion Application appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Equi Capital’s ICO has ended in acrimony, with bounty hunters claiming to have been offered a pittance of what they were promised. The project is led by Baroness Michelle Mone, who describes herself as “one of the United Kingdom’s most celebrated entrepreneurs”. The fallout sheds light on the plight of low income workers who toil […] The post Michelle Mone’s ICO Ends in Disarray as Equi Capital Fiasco Turns Ugly appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Pantera Capital, one of the largest US-based institutional holders of cryptocurrencies, has already raised more than $70 million for its third crypto fund. And the first investment by Pantera Venture Fund III went to Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt. Also Read: The Daily: McAfee’s “Unhackable” Wallet Is Doomed, Coinbase Wants to Be Your ID $175 Million Crypto […] The post Pantera Capital Already Raises Over $70 Million for Its Third Crypto Fund appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
August is not the best period for important decisions but it seems a good time to sketch plans for the second active half of the year. Authorities in several countries have shared their intentions regarding the regulation and oversight of the crypto space. The club of crypto-friendly jurisdictions may accept new members this fall. Others […] The post Regulations Roundup: This Fall May Bring More Crypto-Friendly Jurisdictions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
Vaultbank has partnered with Kingdom Trust to provide a qualified custodial solution for digital assets. Vaultbank has built a digital asset platform allowing for the tokenization of real assets and financial instruments. The Kingdom Trust-Vaultbank partnership allows our customers to have institutional grade custody and reporting. The post PR: Vaultbank Partners with Kingdom Trust for Qualified Custodial Services for Crypto Assets appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 17, 2018
On Thursday, August 16 the blockchain research and development firm Nchain has officially announced a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) full node implementation is in the works called Bitcoin SV (Satoshi’s Vision). Nchain says the full node client was developed at the request of the mining pool Coingeek and other BCH miners who support Satoshi’s “original […] The post Nchain Plans to Launch a BCH Full Node Client Called ‘Bitcoin SV’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 16, 2018
Crypto, an upcoming cryptocurrency-themed movie starring Kurt Russell and Alexis Bledel, is currently in post-production. The producers share their thoughts, confirming that the “overall message of the movie is positive” despite it being a thriller centered on crime and corruption. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space ‘Crypto’ Thriller Coming Soon The upcoming […] The post ‘Crypto’ Thriller Starring Kurt Russell in Post-Production – Producers Share Details appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 16, 2018
Castle Island Ventures partner and cofounder of Coinmetrics.io, Nic Carter, has had quite enough. Made crazy by mainstream media misunderstanding, ignorance, and downright falsehoods regarding cryptocurrencies, he took to Medium, making the case for why Bitcoin is not dead, again. Also read: Report: 15,000 Twitter Crypto Scam Giveaway Bots “Bitcoin is Still a Total Disaster” […] The post Bitcoin Not Dead, Again: Washington Post Gets Schooled appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: August 16, 2018
In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories about John McAfee refusing to acknowledge his “unhackable” wallet has been hacked after tinkerers were able to install Doom on the device, Coinbase wanting to become a verified identity service, and more. Also Read: Bitwise Launches Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index Funds McAfee Refuses to […] The post The Daily: McAfee’s “Unhackable” Wallet Is Doomed, Coinbase Wants to Be Your ID appeared first on Bitcoin News.