Posted Date: November 15, 2018
It’s a big day for Bitcoin, though quite what flavor of Bitcoin remains to be seen. By the time the dust has settled on this historic Thursday, we should have an idea of which way the Bitcoin Cash hash war has swung. In this edition of The Daily, we round up the best tools for […] The post The Daily: Coinbase Blesses Binance, Game Day for BCH appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 15, 2018
In recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Bitfinex has introduced new withdrawal fees, the CEO of Bitmex has refuted accusations that the exchange’s in-house trading desk trades against its customers, and Malta-based Bistraq Exchange has commenced operations. Also Read: Stablecoins Fetch a Premium as BTC Hits Year Low  Bitfinex to Charge 3% on Frequent Withdrawals Bitfinex has introduced […] The post Bitfinex Introduces New Fees, Bitmex Rejects Claims It Trades Against Its Customers appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 15, 2018
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned taxpayers to be “on high alert” for phone scammers demanding payment through bitcoin ATMs. It said payments via BTC cash machines have now overtaken iTunes vouchers as the most common method of scam payment reported to the tax authority. Also Read: IMF: Central Banks Could Issue Digital Currency Tax […] The post Bitcoin ATMs Most Common Scam Payment Method in Australia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 15, 2018
Officially, Wednesday, Nov. 14 will go down as the worst trading day of the year, as BTC sunk to record lows. Unofficially, there were still green shoots to be found if you knew where to look — mostly to the stablecoin sector. These dollar-pegged assets, normally so resistant to volatility, have been trading at a […] The post Stablecoins Fetch a Premium as BTC Hits Year Low appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 15, 2018
Experts from Russia will provide support for the development of Iran’s crypto-economy. The cooperation is part of an agreement reached by representatives of leading industry organizations from the two countries, both subjected to western sanctions.   Also read: Vietnam at Crossroads on Cryptocurrency Regulations Crypto Associations Sign Cooperation Agreement The document has been signed by […] The post Russian Developers to Help Iran Build Its Crypto-Economy appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 15, 2018
In less than 24 hours the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will be facing a hard fork involving consensus changes that are currently disputed and may lead to a blockchain split. Two development teams have proposed different paths for the Nov. 15 upgrade and the clashing BCH reference implementations will be incompatible with each other after […] The post Fork Watch: Disputed Consensus and an Abundance of Game Theory appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 15, 2018
Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Kucoin has announced it has raised a combined total of $20 million in series A funding. Taking part in the Kucoin founding round were IDG Capital, Matrix Partners and Neo Global Capital. Also Read: GMO Internet Reports Crypto Exchange Profit Up Over 34% in Q3 2018 $20 Million for Kucoin Exchange Opened […] The post Kucoin Exchange Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding Round appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 15, 2018
As cryptocurrency is steadily taking over the online forex trading industry, more and more specifically tailored solutions are being developed. The latest example is an institutional-grade venue built on the widely used Integral FX platform, Mint Exchange. Also Read: GMO Internet Reports Crypto Exchange Profit Up Over 34% in Q3 2018 Refreshing New Taste for […] The post Mint Exchange Opens Trading for FX Brokers and Institutions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 14, 2018
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said central banks throughout the world should consider issuing digital currency to make transactions more secure. At a recent conference in Singapore, Lagarde argued that state-backed cryptocurrencies could satisfy public policy goals related to financial inclusion, consumer protection, privacy and fraud prevention. Also […] The post IMF: Central Banks Could Issue Digital Currency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 14, 2018
On Nov. 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network faces a contentious fork and many BCH users have been wondering what to do with their funds before the consensus changes. In order to address some questions concerning the upcoming fork, news.Bitcoin.com has outlined some of the options available for BCH proponents. Also read: A Look at […] The post Preparing for the Looming Bitcoin Cash Fork appeared first on Bitcoin News.