Posted Date: October 18, 2018
One of the central pillars of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is that the system is decentralized, ensuring no single point of failure for adversaries to attack. However, new research has found the majority of assets in the ecosystem today to be highly centralized. Also Read: Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Retail Public Offering in Japan […] The post Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 18, 2018
Since our last markets update, cryptocurrencies have been steadily moving sideways as traders are patiently waiting for the next big move. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, bitcoin core has been hovering between $6,400-6,550, while bitcoin cash has been coasting along around $425-500 per coin. The market capitalization of all 2,000+ cryptocurrencies hasn’t budged much over the […] The post Markets Update: Stable Cryptocurrencies and Unstable Pegged Coins appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
Civil, a blockchain startup that has partnered with Forbes and The Associated Press, failed to reach the $8 million minimum target it set for its initial coin offering this week, suggesting an end to the days when promoters simply had to hint at collaborations with established companies to woo investors. Also Read: Nouriel Roubini Attacks […] The post Civil Fails to Raise $8M Minimum in ICO appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
The following op-ed on crypto privacy was written by Reuben Yap. He is the Chief Operations Officer of Zcoin. A corporate lawyer for ten years, specializing in institutional frameworks, Reuben founded one of SE Asia’s top VPN companies, bolehvpn.net. He graduated with a LLB from the University of Nottingham. One of blockchain’s most notable and valued […] The post Cypherpunk Essentials: A Beginner’s Guide to Crypto Privacy appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
Today’s installment of The Daily is all about dirty tricks. The sort of tricks designed to convince the world that Bitcoin is bad. Spending bitcoin, mining it, or allowing the Chinese to mine it ahead of the U.S. — all bad, according to American Express, the White House (allegedly) and a handful of other haters. […] The post The Daily: A Dirty War on Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
Bithumb to Hold ‘Special Promotion’ for New Registered Foreign Users Provide benefits for KRW 20 Million transactions with new registration during event period Bithumb, a global cryptocurrency exchange will offer a new registration event to global users who newly join and start making cryptocurrency tranactions. Bithumb is planning to hold a ‘New Registration Event’ for overseas users from October 15 to November 14, 2018 (GMT +9) Korean Standard Time. The event is for overseas users who have signed up for the Bithumb and completed transactions over KRW 20 Million (Approx. USD 17,490, Bithumb cash standard). The users who are satisfied with above conditions are expecting to receive benefits of 20,000 Bithumb cash after the event period. The post PR: Bithumb to Hold Special Promotion for New Registered Foreign Users appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
Zebpay is reportedly expanding its global presence after suspending cryptocurrency trading operations in India due to the banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. According to information on its website, an entity has been set up to operate the Zebpay exchange in Malta to serve 20 countries. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, […] The post Zebpay Sets Up Operations Overseas After Suspending Exchange Activities In India appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange BTCC is reportedly launching services in South Korea this month. In addition to a cryptocurrency exchange, the company will offer a wallet service, a mining pool, and a consumer payments service, according to its Korean website. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals BTCC Expanding Into South […] The post BTCC Launching Cryptocurrency Exchange in South Korea appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
Over the last few months, there’s been a lot of talk about institutional money coming into the digital asset economy. On Tuesday, the institutional-grade cryptocurrency trading platform Caspian announced the end of its beta stage. Caspian claims 15 institutions are utilizing the trading platform and the firm expects to onboard 50 clients by the year’s […] The post This Firm Wants Legacy Financial Players Trading Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: October 17, 2018
The Bitcoin Unlimited development team have published the full node clients’ Bitcoin Cash edition version 1.5.0, which includes an implementation of all the November 15 upgrade features from Bitcoin ABC. According to the development team, support for the Bitcoin SV team’s ruleset is “pending” and Bitcoin Unlimited’s lead programmer, Andrew Stone, has explained he would […] The post Bitcoin Unlimited Adds ABC Client Upgrade Features for November’s Hard Fork appeared first on Bitcoin News.