Posted Date: June 14, 2018
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is being challenged in court over its oversight of cryptocurrencies. The defendants argue that their tokens are not commodities, with no futures contracts, which the CFTC regulates. The outcome of this case could affect the Commission’s ability to police all future crypto frauds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance […] The post US Regulator’s Power Over Crypto Challenged in Court appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
Regulated cryptocurrency exchange Itbit announced today that it has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services to add more cryptocurrencies to its product offerings. The company will begin offering custody, escrow, OTC trading, and exchange services for BCH, ETH, LTC, and XLM, in addition to its existing BTC offerings. Also read: Yahoo! […] The post Regulated Crypto Exchange Itbit Adds BCH, ETH, LTC, and XLM Products appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
As an emerging asset class, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology related investments are gaining begrudging respect among finance professionals. Market slides aside for the moment, a study released by Grayscale Investments attempts to make the case investors should seriously consider adding crypto to their respective portfolios, as they bring better returns and, counterintuitively, reduce risk and […] The post Add Crypto to Investment Portfolio: Enhance Return, Reduce Risk/Volatility appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
The Masternode Foundation (MANO) is proud to announce that Charity: Water was the most voted non-profit organization by its community and as a result it received a 1 BTC donation. This donation was pledged before MANO’s launch, on June 4th, and the core team asked its community on discord to suggest and vote for their favorite non-profit organization. The post PR: The Masternode Foundation Helps Crypto Investors and Gives Back to Charity appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
Thomson Reuters has expanded its sentiment data tracking service to cover the top 100 cryptocurrencies. You can find details about the TRMI 3.1 crypto sentiment package in our daily rubric, Bitcoin in Brief. Today’s edition also features other announcements crypto investors may find interesting. Some useful tools can help them develop dynamic strategies on the […] The post Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Thomson Reuters to Track Top 100 Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
The Thai financial regulator is expected to approve five ICO projects once the new regulatory framework takes effect this month. Out of 50 ICO projects in the country, only five satisfy the registration requirements set out by the regulator this week. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Five ICO Projects Expected to […] The post Thailand Expects to Approve Five ICO Projects out of 50 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
The continued censorship of cryptocurrency discussions on some of the larger sub-forums of Reddit has gotten to new levels recently. People are not only getting banned for any comment that might challenge the moderators’ enforced opinions in one forum, but complaints are also silenced in competing forums as well. Also Read: Company Asks Israeli Authorities […] The post Censorship of Cryptocurrency Discussions on Reddit Gets Kafkaesque appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
A Dubai-based cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly become the first crypto exchange in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to receive a regulatory sandbox license. The license was granted by the Central Bank of Bahrain and will take effect this week. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Crypto Exchange Received Sandbox […] The post Crypto Exchange Approved for Regulatory Sandbox License in Bahrain appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
This week four Bitcoin Cash (BCH) researchers and developers proposed a different transaction sorting process for the BCH protocol called ‘canonical transaction ordering.’ The proposed method would sort transactions against their identifiers, rather than the current topological transaction ordering rule, making it easier to for the network to process very large blocks. Also read: Crypto […] The post Bitcoin Cash Researchers Propose a New Transaction Ordering Rule appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 14, 2018
Bearish momentum appears to be accelerating across the cryptocurrency markets following the failure of BTC to hold above the long-term ascending trendline dating back to July 2017. As of this writing, the BTC markets appear to be falling to test support at the $6,000 USD area after forming a large descending triangle. The leading alternative […] The post Markets Update: Crypto Markets Tests Key Support Levels appeared first on Bitcoin News.