Posted Date: January 14, 2019
Over the last year, cryptocurrency prices have dropped significantly and mainstream attention has been waning in recent months. However, according to recent data, the digital currency and blockchain conference circuit did not see a steady decline during the last six months of 2018. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […] The post Cryptocurrency Conferences Continue to Thrive Despite Industry Downturn appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 14, 2019
The Latin American peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency markets have a seen a significant spike heading into 2019, with the Colombian, Peruvian, and Venezuelan Localbitcoins markets posting record volume when measuring in both fiat and BTC. The Argentinian, Dominican, and Mexican markets also posted record volume for P2P trade in recent weeks. Also Read: 9 Cryptocurrency Firms Sue Washington […] The post Latin American P2P Bitcoin Markets Defy Global Trend to Set New Records appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 14, 2019
Acknowledging Venezuela’s efforts to deal with inflation and sanctions by creating a state-issued cryptocurrency, Russian officials have nevertheless declined a proposal to use the oil-backed coin in bilateral trade. According to Russian media, Moscow has recently offered Caracas a set of measures aimed at mending the country’s economy but the petro is not among the […] The post Russia Not Ready for the Petro, Proposes Plan to Aid Venezuela Without It appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 14, 2019
IBM recently unveiled its Q System One at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, with the company describing the quantum computer as being developed for “commercial use.” Despite numerous media outlets again decrying the imminent death of Bitcoin, IBM’s quantum system is not the game-changer that many are heralding it to be. Also Read: Japanese Regulator […] The post No, IBM’s Quantum Computer Won’t Break Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 13, 2019
A major utility in the U.S. state of Washington, Grant County public utility district, and its commissioners are facing a lawsuit filed by nine cryptocurrency firms. The suit alleges that they “acted inappropriately in creating and approving a new rate that raises electricity costs” for cryptocurrency miners. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community […] The post 9 Cryptocurrency Firms Sue Washington State Utility Over 50 Percent Rate Hike appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 13, 2019
Despite being just one week old, Izabella Bowles carries great expectations upon her tiny shoulders. The baby, born on Jan. 6, will go to college when she’s older, if parents Wioletta and Peter can help it. What’s more, her future tuition fees will be paid for using what many believe to be the future of […] The post Newspaper Ad Seeks Donations for Bitcoin Baby’s College Fund appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 13, 2019
Tired of blockchain projects that hoard your money without delivery? Fed up with the infinitesimal winning chance of traditional lotteries? What if there’s a Lottery even you can win? Not just chances, but also predictable income. Now, there is a Blockchain Lottery that doesn’t hoard your money, but actually redistributes almost ALL incoming Ether back at lucky players. And there are four ways to make money from it. Are you ready to Fomo-2-Moon? The post PR: Fomo2Moon – A Blockchain Lottery for Everyone appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 13, 2019
In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of stories that show how, despite the current downturn in the cryptocurrency markets, different locations in the U.S. are competing to attract the industry. We also cover a new bitcoin investment trust application with the SEC and a rebranding of a crypto exchange. Also Read: […] The post The Daily: NYC to Launch Blockchain Center, Wyoming Advances Industry-Friendly Bills appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 13, 2019
Japan’s top financial regulator has clarified to news.Bitcoin.com its stance on bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), cryptocurrency derivatives, and upcoming regulatory changes. This follows reports that the agency may be considering approving an ETF that tracks cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Bitcoin ETFs and Derivatives Following recent reports […] The post Japanese Regulator Clarifies Stance on Bitcoin ETFs and Derivatives appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 13, 2019
Malaysia’s government still hasn’t made up its mind on what to do with cryptocurrencies. The country’s finance minister last year warned companies not to issue new tokens, while waiting on the central bank to give clear advice. But Malaysia’s Federal Territories Minister this week said that the government is undecided on whether cryptocurrencies are legal […] The post Cryptocurrency Still a Gray Area in Malaysia After Government Deems It ‘Neither Legal nor Illegal’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.