Posted Date: June 21, 2018
00000000000000000021e800 – that’s 18 zeros followed by 21e8 and another two zeros – doesn’t look particularly remarkable. Nor does 00000000000000000021e800c1e8df51b22c1588e5a624bea17e9faa34b2dc4a, which is the complete hash it’s associated with. And yet this series of numbers and letters has sent the cryptosphere into overdrive, sparking talk of quantum computing breakthroughs, time travel, Satoshi’s return, and the hidden […] The post Why the Cryptosphere Is Losing Its Mind Over This 18-Digit Number appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
This week news.Bitcoin.com received the new Coolwallet S — the cryptocurrency hardware wallet shaped like a credit card. As we previously reported, the interesting digital asset storage card started shipping last month so we decided to give the wallet a hands on review. Also read: North Carolina Banking Bill Passes — Adds Virtual Currency License Requirements […] The post A Hands On Review of the New Card-Shaped Hardware Device Coolwallet S appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
A musician who wants to use cryptocurrency to create a “real-life Wakanda” in Africa is the main feature in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Additional stories include an ICO mogul who bought land worth $19 million with bitcoin, a massive trove of Coinbase customers’ complaints and more. Also Read: Control of Highly Demanded Crypto […] The post The Daily: Akon Launches Akoin, ICO Mogul Buys $19M Land with Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
Cryptocurrency trading completely free of intermediaries will be very soon available with the advent of StreamDesk Service. A beta-version of the decentralized platform based on the smart-contract architecture will be launched on June 25 along with the phase #2 of its ICO campaign, the project’s team reveals. According to the announcement, early birds will be able to use the service free of commission. The post PR: StreamDesk Starts the 2 Phase of ICO And Offers to Test Beta-Version appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
Unnamed sources suggest popular free crypto and stock trading application (app), Robinhood, is negotiating with US regulators about prospects for it becoming a bank, complete with traditional services such as savings accounts. It’s still early going, and very preliminary, but such an arrangement could well be the future of banking. Also read: Bitcoin More Influential […] The post Robinhood Reportedly Considering Formal Banking Services appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
Following multiple hack reports, the South Korean government explains how it will strengthen the regulatory framework for cryptocurrency exchanges. A bill has already been submitted which imposes multiple new obligations on crypto exchanges. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Korean Government’s Solution Following recent reports of multiple security breaches at cryptocurrency exchanges, […] The post Korean Government Details Regulatory Plans After Multiple Crypto Exchange Hacks appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
The state of North Carolina has pushed the passage of House Bill 86 and some digital currency advocates and firms like Coinbase believe the bill makes the state more friendly towards cryptocurrency businesses. At the moment North Carolina’s House Bill 86 has been presented to Governor Roy Cooper and awaits his signature. Also read: Major Korean […] The post North Carolina Banking Bill Passes — Adds Virtual Currency License Requirements appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
France’s financial markets regulator has issued a new warning against unauthorized platforms offering cryptocurrency investments. The regulator has added four websites to its list of blacklisted domains offering crypto investments without authorization. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space French Regulator’s Warning The French financial markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), […] The post France Warns of Several Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Platforms appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
Can only a law professor teach about smart contracts? Universities have faced several challenges with adding crypto classes to their curriculum such as a scarcity of knowledgeable lecturers and an ecosystem that develops much faster than they can reprint books. Now they also have to worry about different departments bickering over control of the multifaceted […] The post Control of Highly Demanded Crypto Classes May Spark Turf War at Universities appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 21, 2018
Tether has released a surprise “Transparency Update” that purports to show it has enough funds in the bank to cover the $2.6 billion of USDT in circulation. The company has stopped short of a full audit, however, leaving critics bemoaning  Tether’s inability to settle the solvency debate once and for all. Also read: Major Korean Crypto […] The post Tether Shows Law Firm Its Funds But Stops Short of an Audit appeared first on Bitcoin News.