Posted Date: June 8, 2018
United States Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner, Rostin Behnam recently gave a speech in which he predicted that “virtual currencies […] will become part of the economic practices of any country.” The CFTC commissioner predicted that cryptocurrencies will have a transformative effect in providing financial services to unbanked populations, and undermine corruption through increasing […] The post Virtual Currencies to Become “Part of the Economic Practices” of All Nations – CFTC Commissioner appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 8, 2018
It isn’t just Malta that is attracting crypto business these days, other small and fast moving countries on the European continent are joining the action. The latest example comes from Estonia, which recently granted licenses for offering wallet and exchange services to the cryptocurrency trading platform Coin Metro. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: New Tech […] The post Estonia Grants Licenses for Wallet and Exchange Services to Coin Metro appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 8, 2018
There are a lot of members within the cryptocurrency industry who have tried to predict the price of digital assets like Bitcoin Core (BTC). Furthermore, there are also a ton of bigwig Wall Street types who also try to predict the price of cryptocurrencies — While some of their BTC forecasts predict the currency’s value […] The post Data Prediction Sites Show More Conservative Cryptocurrency Price Forecasts appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 8, 2018
Obelisk, a new ASIC manufacturer led by Siacoin developer David Vorick, has released plans for an ASIC launchpad for Proof of Work coins. Its aim is to provide new and existing cryptocurrencies with an ASIC-friendly algorithm that will mitigate the rising threat of 51% attacks. Although initially devised with the company’s own ASIC miner in […] The post Mining Manufacturer Obelisk Announces ASIC-Friendly Launchpad appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 7, 2018
Coinbase is seeking to become a fully licensed broker-dealer through its acquisition of three federally regulated firms. The company is confident that it will get the approvals necessary to start offering fully-regulated crypto securities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coinbase as Regulated Broker-Dealer One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency companies, Coinbase, […] The post Coinbase Acquires Investment Firms to Offer Regulated Crypto Securities appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 7, 2018
Fidelity Investments is reportedly taking steps to offer a variation on the cryptocurrency exchange theme. Without an official public announcement, enthusiasts have precious few concrete details on which to hang hope. However, combine the retail legacy asset management company’s long time bullish attitude on bitcoin with what has been revealed this week through internal documents, […] The post Fidelity Investments Hints at Entering Cryptocurrency Exchange Space appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 7, 2018
The most important thing about bitcoin is the new freedom-enhancing innovations that the technology enables, but we know that’s not what everyone is looking for these days. So in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we also feature a surefire way to make a quick fortune in cryptocurrency. Also Read: Coinmint to Invest up to $700 […] The post Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: New Tech and a Quick Way to Make a Fortune in Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 7, 2018
The addition of “биткоин” (bitcoin) to the Russian spelling dictionary is “well grounded,” according to an important official from the Institute of Russian Language – another recognition of the cryptocurrency. Transliterating English words into a Slavic language written in Cyrillic, however, is not always a straightforward process. Two spelling forms have gained popularity in Russia, […] The post New Bitcoin Spellings Cause Confusion: Биткоин, Биткойн, Біткоїн, Биткојн appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 7, 2018
Indian cryptocurrency exchanges have followed the Supreme Court’s suggestion for them to present their cases to the Reserve Bank of India. They have sent letters to the central bank, offering alternatives to the RBI’s banking ban. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Supreme Court’s Suggestion Cryptocurrency exchanges in India have reportedly sent […] The post Indian Crypto Exchanges Engage with RBI to Offer Banking Ban Alternatives appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 7, 2018
On June 6 the company Parity Technologies, the firm that maintains the Ethereum Parity full node client, issued a mandatory update for individuals and businesses who use the Parity software. According to the latest security alert, the client versions, 1.10.6-stable and 1.11.1-beta, had a consensus issue with the public test network Ropsten that could possibly […] The post Ethereum Parity Full Nodes Suffer from Another Critical Issue appeared first on Bitcoin News.