Posted Date: January 1, 2018
There’s been a lot of recent attention directed at the digital asset Tether (USDT), as the project has received intense scrutiny because there’s been a few hundred million USDT issued over the past few months. Tether’s supply is now over 1 billion USDT in circulation, and while the project’s controversy continues, it is still a […] The post While Tether Critics Grow More Vocal, Belief in the 1:1 Tightrope Remains appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 1, 2018
Cryptocurrency law can be maddeningly vague. From taxation to commodities, the US constitution is characterized by ill-defined and occasionally contradictory statutes regarding digital currencies. Law reform moves at a glacial pace, leaving the status of cryptocurrencies often unlegislated. For cryptocurrency users trying to navigate murky legal waters, this ambiguity can be frustrating. A new website […] The post New Website Provides Guide to US Cryptocurrency Law appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 1, 2018
Traditionally, nothing happens in the period between Christmas and New Year. It’s a lull devoid of anything newsworthy whatsoever. Except in the world of bitcoin. Miners never stop mining and exchanges never stop exchanging because bitcoin never sleeps – and it certainly doesn’t call in a week-long vacation just cos it’s the holidays. As a […] The post This Week in Bitcoin: The Bitcoin Fork Tsunami Gives Way to a Ripple appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 1, 2018
Blockchain-powered news curation platform opened sale of DNN tokens on Dec. 18 EDISON, New Jersey — News curation platform the Decentralized News Network (DNN) launched the private pre-sale phase of their DNN token on Dec.. 18 at 9:00 a.m. (EST). A total of ‘100 million’ tokens will be available for sale during this period, with the phase tentatively slated to come to a close early in the new year. The post PR: Decentralized News Network Kickstarts Private Pre-Sale appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 31, 2017
Considering the persistent issues with the system at the moment, fast and cheap bitcoin (BTC) transactions might sound like a distant dream, but its realization might be just around the corner. The first transaction using real bitcoin to make a payment on the lighting network has recently been completed via mobile top-up service Bitrefill. Also […] The post First Real Bitcoin Lightning Network Payment Completed via Bitrefill appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 31, 2017
Cryptocurrencies are now worth over $600 billion. This is more than the net worth of Amazon or Facebook. Owing to its continual growth, many great projects have emerged that are developing to enhance pre-existing services and products. As the number of projects increases, so does the demand and need for a means to utilise company-issued tokens. These can range from platform and service fees on a company’s ecosystem to a more varied role such as grocery purchases and other daily transactions. The post PR: Cryptocurrencies Are Now Instantly Spendable with MoxyOne’s White Labelled Debit Cards appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 31, 2017
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has launched a market simulation tool that allows newcomers to practice trading bitcoin futures without risking any capital. The free tool has been added to the company’s ‘CME Institute Suite’. Also Read: Thailand’s Year of Bitcoin Ends With Central Bank Education Push CME Tweeted About the New Simulator on December 27th – […] The post CME Launches Bitcoin Futures Trading Simulator appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 31, 2017
The global peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin markets have seen record trading volume as a consequence of last week’s major price retracement. According to data provided by Coindance, numerous national markets saw historically unprecedented trade volume throughout December – suggesting that many investors may have been taking profits following bitcoin’s dramatic bull run up to the $20,000 […] The post Global P2P Crypto Markets Experience Record Volume Throughout December appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 31, 2017
The rise of ripple (XRP) over the past eight months has been interesting to many digital asset spectators and the network also has its fair share of controversy. At the moment XRPs are trading at an average of $2.20-2.40 per token and ripple’s total market valuation has captured $91Bn this week. Many skeptics are wondering […] The post Is the Centralized Ripple Database With the Biggest Pre-Mine Really a Bitcoin Competitor? appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 31, 2017
Someone was bound to create a cryptocurrency version of Monopoly. Well now they have, enabling you to gather friends and family to trade fake fiat currency for fake crypto. Playing with ersatz money won’t make the competition any less intense as you clamor to snap up Mayfair – or Bitcoin Core as it’s now known. […] The post Cryptocoinopoly Is the Game That Lets You Play the Cryptocurrency Markets with Friends appeared first on Bitcoin News.