Posted Date: November 17, 2018
Keene, New Hampshire is well known city for libertarian philosophies and more recently as a hotbed for cryptocurrencies. On Monday, Nov. 12, crypto advocates from the region have announced the launch of a new educational center called the Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire. Also Read: Libertarian Hotspot the Free Keene Project Bolsters More Crypto-Adoption New Hampshire Bitcoin […] The post Free Keene Activists Launch Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 17, 2018
Muslim countries around the world are planning to push back against the U.S. dollar’s long global dominance by creating a common digital currency for use in Islamic states. The dollar has evolved into a “sanctioning tool,” charged Erol Yarar, chairman of the Muslim-focused business lobby group International Business Forum (IBF). It has lost its purpose […] The post Islamic Countries Challenge USD ‘Sanctioning Tool’ With Planned Common Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 17, 2018
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with two initial coin offering issuers. These cases are the commission’s first to impose civil penalties “solely for ICO securities offering registration violations.” Both companies have agreed to refund investors, pay penalties, and register their tokens as securities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the […] The post SEC Settles Charges With Two ICO Issuers appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 17, 2018
It has been close to 24 hours since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15, and the community is assessing the first day of battle. At the time of writing, both chains are still operational and the ABC chain has a 32-block lead on the SV chain. Now many BCH supporters are patiently […] The post Hash Wars: Day Two and the Anticipation for BCH Trading Platforms to Reopen appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 16, 2018
In recent regulatory news, an executive board member of the European Central Bank (ECB) has given a dismissive appraisal of bitcoin and rejected the prospect of central banks issuing state-backed digital currencies in the foreseeable future. In other news, Ripple Labs has moved to consolidate three lawsuits into a single federal suit, while the police […] The post ECB Official Decries Bitcoin as ‘Evil Spawn’ of Financial Crisis, Ripple Consolidates Lawsuits appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 16, 2018
Shares of Nvidia plunged as much as 17 percent in after-hours trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market on Thursday, after the U.S. bitcoin mining equipment maker reported unexpectedly weak revenue for the third quarter. In premarket trading at the time of writing on Friday, Nvidia was down 16.01 percent at $169.99. Also Read: Canaan Hong Kong […] The post Nvidia Misses Q3 Revenue Target as Cryptocurrency Slump Weighs on Business appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 16, 2018
In Friday’s edition of The Daily, we look at Bitsane’s decision to list tether (USDT) and trade it against the euro. We also cover two other recent announcements in the crypto-space. Digital asset trading platform Covesting is launching operations in Gibraltar, where it has obtained a distributed ledger technology license. And Swissone, a Zug-based digital […] The post The Daily: Bitsane Introduces Tether-Euro Pair, Covesting Launches in Gibraltar appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 16, 2018
The government of Poland recently submitted amended income tax regulations for approval by President Andrzej Duda. The updated framework, which includes provisions referring to cryptocurrencies, is expected to enter into force on Jan. 1, 2019. Also read: Growing Number of Crypto Companies Operating From Belarus Crypto-To-Crypto Transactions Will Not Be Taxed The changes, long-awaited by […] The post Poles to Pay 19% Tax on Income From Cryptocurrency Transactions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 16, 2018
Another week, another slew of projects banned by major web platforms. Paypal has ejected Bitchute, a Youtube competitor that champions free speech, while Facebook has banned ad campaigns by Bloom that promoted a rival service. The deplatforming of these projects has reinforced the case for censorship-resistant platforms. Also read: Miner Abandons Swedish County, Leaves $1.5M in […] The post Web Giants Censor Bitchute and Bloom appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 16, 2018
All eyes were on the Bitcoin Cash network today as the blockchain split into two after the last common block was found on the chain at height 556766. So far both chains have been chugging along, but at the time of writing, the ABC side is well over 50 blocks ahead of the SV chain. […] The post Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks Ahead appeared first on Bitcoin News.