Posted Date: June 16, 2018
A crime thriller called Crypto is reportedly being filmed, featuring a money laundering agent and a case involving cryptocurrency. Among the cast of the movie are Hollywood actors Kurt Russell, Luke Hemsworth, Alexis Bledel, Beau Knapp, Jeremie Harris, and Vincent Kartheiser. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space A Crypto Thriller An upcoming […] The post Hollywood Stars in Movie About Crypto Money Laundering appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 16, 2018
Ukrainians are increasingly aware of cryptocurrencies, and 13 percent of those using the Internet own digital coins, according to a new survey. The total of the daily turnover on the three leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the country currently reaches $2 million USD.   Also read: Ukrainian Companies Mint 25 Coins, Raise $132 Million Majority of […] The post Survey: 13% of Net-Savvy Ukrainians Own Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 16, 2018
50cycles, a specialist electric bicycle manufacturer, has revealed what it has described as the world’s first range of cryptocurrency mining e-bikes. Toba, the new series of crypto mining bikes, are estimated to generate approximately £20 (approximately $26.5 USD) worth of ‘Loyalcoin’ per 1,000 miles ridden. Also Read: Study Reveals ASIC Miners Represent 30% of the Equihash […] The post UK Company Launches Crypto Mining Electric Bicycle appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 16, 2018
During a recent address to the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C, Jonathan Johnson, the former chairman and current member of the board for Overstock, sought to emphasize that payments in the form of bitcoin comprise a steadily growing source of revenue for the company. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Games Have Invaded the Most Popular App Stores Former […] The post Overstock Generates “Between $68,000 and $120,000” in Crypto Weekly appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 16, 2018
This week the Zcash Foundation and researchers from the University of Luxembourg have released a study that finds the presence of ASIC and FPGA miners may be controlling around 30 percent of the overall Equihash mining hashrate. The study speaks volumes to cryptocurrency developers and communities who have attempted to produce proof-of-work mechanisms that were […] The post Study Reveals ASIC Miners Represent 30% of the Equihash Mining Hashrate appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 16, 2018
Bitcoin and the vast array of cryptocurrencies within the digital asset economy have become extremely popular these days, and one reflection of this metric is how many games can be found trending on the most popular app stores. There are many games available that allow gamers to create their own virtual mining farms, simulate trading […] The post Cryptocurrency Games Have Invaded the Most Popular App Stores appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 15, 2018
‘Fair’ mining and privacy altcoin, Monero (XMR), shed $175 million as a result of malicious miners hijacking what amounts to an eye-popping 5% of XMR in circulation. The findings come by way of a cyber security researcher in Northern California, investigating a noticeable trend uptick in mining thievery generally.   Also read: William Shatner Joins […] The post Malicious Monero Miners Made Off with 5% of Coins in Circulation, Over $175 Million appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 15, 2018
Ibinex, a company that specializes in white-label solutions for cryptocurrency exchanges, has obtained a license to operate in Estonia. Besides exchange services, it also plans to offer both hot and cold wallets within the regulatory framework of the tech-savvy, crypto-friendly Baltic nation. Also read: Estonia Grants Licenses for Wallet and Exchange Services to Coinmetro EU […] The post Estonia Grants License to Crypto Trading Software Provider Ibinex appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 15, 2018
The government of Venezuela has started monitoring the bank accounts of its citizens for cryptocurrency-related transactions. Accounts found to contain crypto transactions at prices which the government considers to be “undermining the national currency” will be “severely punished,” Vice President Tareck El Aissami said. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Next Phase […] The post Venezuela Begins Monitoring Bank Accounts for Crypto Transactions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 15, 2018
The last 24 hours have been action-packed for the cryptocurrency markets, with digital assets rising off the SEC’s pronouncement that ethereum is not a security. But while most hodlers were toasting the agency’s announcement, one top five coin that failed to respond favorably was ripple. In today’s Bitcoin in Brief we consider where the SEC’s […] The post Bitcoin in Brief: Halting 51% Attacks and Where Now for Ripple? appeared first on Bitcoin News.