Posted Date: April 24, 2018
The new Japanese cryptocurrency association comprising of sixteen government-approved exchanges debuted on Monday. The group has unveiled its plans to spearhead self-regulation in order to rebuild the public’s trust in the crypto industry. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Japanese Association Debuts Sixteen fully-licensed cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan have formally launched […] The post 16 Regulated Crypto Exchanges Unveil Plans to Restore Public Trust in Japan appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
For some obvious reasons, but also irrational fears, big players like China, Russia, and the European Union are wary of cryptos like bitcoin. Centralized control doesn’t square with decentralization. However, often that’s not how their own regions and smaller neighbors feel about cryptocurrencies. In today’s Bitcoin in Brief we cover some recent developments mirroring this […] The post Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Wary Giants, Eager Dwarfs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
Earlier this week the blockchain technologies research and development firm Nchain released its 1.0 version of Nakasendo a software development kit (SDK) specifically designed to bolster the Bitcoin (BCH) network. Nchain details that the Nakasendo SDK is available for software programmers focusing their energy and resources towards bitcoin cash application and platform development. Also read: […] The post Nchain Launches Nakasendo SDK for Bitcoin Cash Development appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
HONG KONG – April 24, 2018 - CoinFi, a leading market intelligence platform offering Wall Street-caliber trading tools, signals, and analysis on the cryptocurrency market, today announced a strategic partnership with HybridBlock, a crypto e-learning hub, trading platform, and global exchange. The joint venture enables CoinFi to syndicate HybridBlock research and analysis and integrates smart order routing through HybridExchange, HybridBlock’s web-based trading platform. HybridBlock will incorporate CoinFi’s trading tools and data feeds for its intermediate and advanced users as well as curate original research by CoinFi’s analysts. The partnership, which is expected to ramp up The post PR: CoinFi Partners with HybridBlock to Expand Crypto Intelligence Offerings appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
In a little more than three weeks time the Bitcoin (BCH) network will hard fork by upgrading its block size to 32MB and incorporate additional functionalities to the protocol. Currently, the entire community is steadily preparing for the consensus change as development teams release new code, while users and infrastructure providers upgrade their full node […] The post Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for the Largest Block Size Increase Ever appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
Former Obama administration financial regulator Gary Gensler believes cryptocurrencies such as ether and ripple appear as unregistered securities, and in current violation of the law. His comments carry considerable weight in the broader financial community. They also come after venture capitalists and lawyers invested in ether projects met secretly with the US Securities and Exchange […] The post Ether & Ripple Doomed As Securities According to Regulation Expert appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
One of bitcoin’s leading luminaries, Vinny Lingham has an opinion on everything and an uncanny ability to sense market movements, earning him the moniker of Bitcoin Oracle. News.Bitcoin.com caught up with the serial entrepreneur to get his thoughts on bitcoin cash, Lightning Network, token models and more. Also read: Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About […] The post Vinny Lingham Interview: Scaling, Securities and Bitcoin Extremism appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
Russian ICOs attracted a total of $300 million last year but half of the funds went to financial pyramids, according to the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain. The organization that represents the crypto community in the country is now working on an ICO standard to help investors distinguish real projects from fraudulent schemes. Russian […] The post Half of the ICO Money in Russia Went to Pyramids appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
Despite the multitude of headlines declaring that bitcoin mining was becoming unprofitable over the last four months, the hashrate between both Bitcoin Core (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) networks has exploded. At the moment both SHA-256 proof-of-work (POW) powered protocols have been maintaining more than 35 exahash per second, becoming one of the most powerful […] The post Bitcoin Miners Unaffected by Price Decline — Hashrates Spiked Exponentially appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: April 24, 2018
The web’s favorite crowdsourced encyclopedia has just edited its own behavioral guidelines. Wikipedia’s “Conflict of interest” (COI) page outlining etiquette for its 140,000 active editors now includes a reference to cryptocurrency. If you’re editing pages about crypto, the mere act of owning cryptocurrency may preclude you from doing so. Also read: Telegram Urges Paper Airplane Protest, […] The post If You’re a Wikipedia Contributor, Owning Cryptocurrency May Be a Conflict of Interest appeared first on Bitcoin News.