Posted Date: June 19, 2018
The world loves football (or soccer) and crypto companies won’t let the craze expire without tapping into it. Fans can now make predictions and place bets on a blockchain-based platform with a prize fund in cryptocurrency. Unfortunately, not only legitimate businesses, but also scammers have been trying to take advantage of the emotions surrounding the […] The post Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Bets, Viruses, Messages, All Because of Football appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
What is a proud college dropout, world traveler, Ayn Rand devotee, and son of an international arms dealer doing artfully, doggedly defending bitcoin as a form of cash? Not even out of his 20s, Derek Magill is many times wiser than his chronological age lets on. In fact, he’s arguably the most important apologist around […] The post Troll Slayer: Derek Magill Defends Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash Against Defamation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
In recent regulatory news, the United States Office of Government Ethics has issued a document advising employees of the U.S. executive branch to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. In other news, Bank of Korea has rejected the notion of central bank-issued digital currencies, Crypto Finance AG has received licensing from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority […] The post Regulations Round-Up: U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming by 2019 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
New Platform Digitizes The ‘Socios’ Model, Fusing Crowd-Management With Blockchain Technology To Create A New Era Of Fan Engagement & Monetization In Football Mediarex, the Malta-based, Binance-backed fintech and sports company, who recently raised more than $65 million through a private token sale for its blockchain-based sports platform, will launch the world’s first fan engagement and fan monetization platform for the football industry through Socios.com. The post PR: Introducing Socios 2.0 – Football on the Blockchain Socios.com appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
The association comprising of 16 government-approved cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan has reportedly provided a sneak peak of its self-regulatory rules. The focuses are on banning insider trading and preventing exchanges from listing privacy coins. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Insider Trading Banned The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has given […] The post All Regulated Japanese Exchanges to Prohibit Insider Trading and Privacy Coins appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
Brave Software, the publisher of an open-source web browser boasting enhanced privacy features, built-in ad blocker, and built-in cryptocurrency (Basic Attention Token [BAT]), has commenced the trial phase of its ad program. Brave users who participate in the trial for the program will be paid a sum of BAT proportional to 70% of the company’s […] The post Brave Browser Launches Trial for Advertising Program appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
Crypto Fund AG has been granted a license to distribute funds on behalf of “qualified investors” in Switzerland. The permission has been issued by the country’s financial market regulator, FINMA. The firm also seeks approval for another crypto-related service. Also read: Zug Tests Blockchain to Decide on Fireworks and Digital IDs First Point of Contact […] The post Swiss Crypto Company Acquires License to Distribute Funds to Investors appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Chainbet protocol created by the developer Jonald Fyookball, designed to add trustless betting features to the Bitcoin Cash network. Following the launch of this concept, the Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia messed around with the idea and completed the first on-chain atomic bet. Now, this week the Chainbet contributors Fyookball, […] The post Chainbet Protocol Adds Trustless Multiplayer Bets, Auctions, and Dice Rolls appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
Statistics from leading job search platforms indicate that the demand for cryptocurrency and blockchain specialists in Russia remains strong. Most employers offering these vacancies are either IT companies or banks. The competition for crypto expertise is getting tougher, as the country is preparing to finally regulate the fintech sector.   Also read: Crypto Incomes Declared […] The post Strong Demand for Crypto Experts on the Russian Labor Market appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
No need to beat yourself up if your cryptocurrency portfolio exhibited less than stellar performance in May. Even the professional traders employed by the big hedge funds active in the space have suffered double digit declines during the previous month.  Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Monday: From New York to Historic Istanbul Market Crypto Hedge […] The post Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Were Down 12% to 19% in May 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.