Posted Date: January 22, 2018
Bitcoin privacy wallet pioneers Samourai Wallet have announced a new proprietary app called Pony Direct, a transaction payment method (or to act as a relay) to send bitcoin via short message service (SMS), popularly used for texting. It’s a creative way to improve upon censorship resistance.   Also read: Ditch University and High Transaction Fees! […] The post Samourai Wallet Introduces Bitcoin via SMS Text Message for Censorship Resistance appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
Tezos, last year’s most notorious ICO, is back in the news and once again it’s for all the wrong reasons. The blockchain project, with its promise of decentralized governance, was hailed as a paragon of success after raising $232 million in 2017. Then, things turned ugly and have stayed that way ever since. In addition […] The post Senior Figures Clash as the Tezos ICO War Heats Up appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
The South Korean government has announced that six major banks will be ready to provide services to cryptocurrency exchanges this month. Under the new system, the government requires exchanges to share user data with banks. Also read: South Korean Officials Caught Trading On Insider Knowledge of Crypto Regulations Exchanges to Share Data with Banks The Korean […] The post Korean Crypto Exchanges to Share Data with Banks in New Account System This Month appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
More than half of Russians have some knowledge about bitcoin, according to a new survey. Awareness is higher among young people and in major cities. Three quarters of the Muscovites feel informed about the leading cryptocurrency thanks to 185,000 publications in news outlets. Bitcoin is the most popular word in Russian social media, another study shows. […] The post More than Half of Russians Know About Bitcoin Now appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
From Israel to Australia, commercial banks in various parts of the world have tried preventing people from entering the cryptocurrency market by blocking money transfers to bitcoin exchanges. Now the largest consumer association in Portugal has called out a local bank for trying to do the same. Also Read: U.S. Rating Agency to Issue Bitcoin […] The post Consumer Protection Association Slams Bank for Blocking Transfers to Bitcoin Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From the hubris and excess of the North American Bitcoin Conference to the gloominess of the crypto markets, it’s been a feel-o-coaster of a week. Fear, uncertainty and doubt were the overarching emotions amidst a turbulent seven days, but there was also space […] The post This Week in Bitcoin: Up, Down and Sideways appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
This week the sponsor of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, Grayscale Investments has announced the launch of a 91-for-1 stock split of the Trust’s issued and outstanding shares. According to Grayscale, the division will take place on January 26 and shareholders will receive 90 more shares on top of their original shares held. Also read: Markets Update: […] The post Grayscale Will Launch Stock Split for Bitcoin Trust Shares appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
Many European cryptocurrency investors are about to get another venue for investing in bitcoin cash with their regional fiat. The GDAX exchange will start offering BCH/EUR trading again in just a couple of days. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Added to Keepkey Wallet, Exchanges in India and Hong Kong BCH/EUR on GDAX GDAX exchange, a subsidiary […] The post Coinbase to Reopen the GDAX Bitcoin Cash-Euro Order Book appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
Additional Wall Street money might start making its way into cryptocurrency investments soon. An American rating agency is set to issue grades for bitcoin and a host of altcoins this week, possibly opening the door for more fund managers to enter the field. Also Read: Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million from VC Investors […] The post U.S. Rating Agency to Issue Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Grades Wednesday appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 22, 2018
Over the past decades, the gaming market has grown dramatically. And PC games section remain as the huge part of the industry. The increased amount of new titles, the emergence of eSports and the digital distribution allow gaming companies to expand their margin and attract the global audience. The rising number of gamers and Internet users combined with evolving tech ensures a growing number of prospective consumers. As the gaming industry reached the $100 billion mark, more and more investors are considering this promising sector which shows that the industry is bursting with its potential. The post PR: Game Machine – Game Investments That Connect to the Cryptoworld appeared first on Bitcoin News.