Posted Date: January 24, 2018
While some mainstream media sources will have you believe that bitcoin is only used for buying illicit drugs, contracting hitmen and laundering money, the truth is that it is being used for so much more than that – just like fiat currency. The latest example is a religious body that now allows members to donate […] The post Church in Zürich Accepts Donations in Bitcoin, BCH, Ether, Ripple and Stellar appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 24, 2018
SINGAPORE - The first project that combines love and blockchain, Viola.AI has officially secured over 70% of its pre-sale hard cap, with over 5 million tokens sold. The project that sets to revolutionize the current love industry, Viola.AI, was created by the team behind Lunch Actually Group which has over 13-years of proven success record and over 1.4 million members. Viola.AI promises to be the most successful and smartest A.I to create a global and borderless full loop solution from dating, courtship, relationship to marriage. The post PR: World’s First Ai & Blockchain-Based Dating & Relationship Project  Viola.Ai Raises 70% of Pre-Sale Hard Cap with Less Than 2 Weeks Left appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 24, 2018
A vast majority of cryptocurrencies were suffering from losses yesterday after last weekend’s recent spikes in value. Bitcoin core (BTC) prices have dropped since touching the $13K zone back down to the $10K region while most of the digital asset markets were also down yesterday are up now. At the moment BTC has climbed just […] The post Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Try to Regain Strength After the Recent Dip appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 24, 2018
We live in an era in which everything is on the blockchain and there’s a blockchain for everything. From bananas to sex, there’s a token for that and a blockchain to match. There are now over 600 blockchains in existence, with dozens more dreamed up every month via ICOs. Given the current craze for all […] The post Everyone’s Talking About Blockchains But Hardly Anyone’s Using Them appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 23, 2018
Close to $400 million USD raised from initial coin offerings have been lost or stolen, a new research has found. The embezzled funds constitute more than 10% of what had been collected for the projects covered by the study. Meeting fundraising goals is getting harder for companies conducting new ICOs. Also read: Hackers Steal $400k […] The post New Research: 10% of Funds Raised in ICOs Lost or Stolen appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 23, 2018
After years of enjoying the increased demand from cryptocurrency mining, GPU manufacturers have begun to signal they might not be too thrilled about miners overcrowding the market. Nvidia has requested retailers to take some measures to try and ensure its produces get into the hands of gamers, not miners. Also Read: U.S. Rating Agency to […] The post Nvidia Tries to Limit GPU Sales to Cryptocurrency Miners appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 23, 2018
South Korean card companies are reportedly working on blocking payments to overseas cryptocurrency exchanges. Currently, 20 major crypto exchanges are blocked but that number is expected to increase, according to the Korean Credit Finance Association. Also read: South Korean Officials Caught Trading On Insider Knowledge of Crypto Regulations Blocking Payments Overseas South Korean card companies have […] The post South Korean Card Companies Block Transactions to Overseas Cryptocurrency Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 23, 2018
As News.Bitcoin.com learned two weeks ago, one of Europe’s largest banks, Nordea, will enact a company-wide policy to effectively ban its employees from owning or trading in cryptocurrency. Citing risks and perhaps looming regulation, the bank decided to act preemptively. Also read: Whistleblower Details Big Bank’s Plans to Prohibit Employees Owning Bitcoin Nordea Bank Bans […] The post Northern European Bank Nordea Confirms Bitcoin Ban for Employees appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 23, 2018
KuCoin is proud to announce that the Bitcoin Cash Market will be added to the People’s Exchange enabling users to trade using BCH pairs. The community has expressed the desire to be able to trade with more flexibility. Kucoin’s primary objective is to provide a diverse trading platform to all users. The new BCH trading pairs will begin trading January 17 2018 22.00 UTC+8 all KuCoin traders will have access to the following trading pairs: The post PR: Kucoin Exchange Adds BCH Trading Pairs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 23, 2018
Japan’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitflyer has launched in Europe after obtaining a license to operate in the European Union. The exchange currently supports BTC/EUR trading, with a plan to add other cryptocurrencies later on this year. Also read: Cryptocurrency Activities Will Be Legal and Tax Free in Belarus Starting in March Bitflyer Launches in Europe Bitflyer […] The post Bitflyer Launches in Europe – Now Licensed on Three Continents appeared first on Bitcoin News.