Posted Date: December 21, 2017
Japanese Internet leader GMO Group has announced today that it has launched a new cryptocurrency mining business through its European legal entity, as it aims to gain a better understanding of the virtual currency. Also Read: Major Korean Crypto Exchange Upbit at Center of Regulatory Controversy GMO Launches Bitcoin Mining Business Japanese conglomerate GMO Group has introduced […] The post Japanese Internet Giant GMO Launches Bitcoin Mining Business appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 21, 2017
The operation had been underway for weeks. Had all gone to plan, Coinbase and Gdax customers would have awoken on Wednesday morning to discover that bitcoin cash trading had finally been added. Traders would relish the liquidity this new market would bring, the exchanges would scoop up more fees, and bitcoin core maximalists would soon […] The post Investors Call Foul Play as Coinbase Parries Insider Trading Accusations appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 21, 2017
In contrast to a number of hedge funds that has attracted investment in 2017 to time the market or buying into the new hype, 300E has been quietly positioning itself as a closed-end investment company to take advantage of the decade-long prospect of the blockchain and related tech. The post PR: 300E Holdings a Long Term Blockchain Investment Fund Announces Spartan Decentralized Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 20, 2017
The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community, developers, and businesses that support the decentralized currency are preparing for “Change the Address Day” scheduled for January 14. At that time the BCH network and its participants will upgrade the protocol’s address format to one proposed by Bitcoin ABC developer Amaury Séchet. Also read: Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit to Close […] The post The Bitcoin Cash Community Prepares for ‘Change the Address Day’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 20, 2017
Block.one’s EOS ICO has raised approximately $700 million USD, despite EOS’ FAQ page clearly stating that token-holders will not be afforded any rights or functions. The token sale currently comprises the largest ICO to date, with the company anticipating a launch in June 2018. Also Read: Centra ICO Faces Class Action Lawsuit, Accused of Violating US […] The post EOS Raises $700M Despite Token Affording No “Rights, Uses, Purpose, or Features” appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 20, 2017
Nigeria has witnessed a recent spike in bitcoin adoption, with the P2P markets setting a new record for trading volume thus far during the week of the 16th of December. Nigeria comprises the most recent African nation to experience a spike in cryptocurrency adoption, with Zimbabwe’s bitcoin prices having been among the highest worldwide for a […] The post Nigeria Experiences Spike in Bitcoin Adoption appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 20, 2017
The South Korean cryptocurrency exchange affiliated with Kakao Talk has recently become the center of regulatory controversy. Upbit is the only major exchange in Korea that has not joined the other exchanges in support of self-regulation. Their agreement with Bittrex raises the question of how the regulation applies to them. Meanwhile, the exchange is having […] The post Major Korean Crypto Exchange Upbit at Center of Regulatory Controversy appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 20, 2017
The Central Issue for Blockchain Expansion is Trust Mattereum and InsurePal signed a letter of intent to collaborate in using blockchain to empower individual users of the technology, recognising that public and individual trust is central to the future of widespread acceptance of the blockchain, a digitized, decentralized, public ledger of transactions. The post PR: Mattereum and InsurePal Sign Letter of Intent to Collaborate on Effective Mass Use of Blockchain appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 20, 2017
Litecoin creator Charlie Lee has revealed on social media that he sold and donated all his LTC holdings over the past few days. The announcement was meant to show he no longer has a conflict of interest in promoting the altcoin but the timing has sparked some backlash against Lee. Also Read: Thomson Reuters Adds […] The post Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee Reveals He Sold All His Litecoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 20, 2017
Keywords like „Бiткойн“ (Bitcoin) and „майнинг“ (mining) have climbed to the top 5 of the “What is…” category in Google Ukraine’s 2017 Zeitgeist report, local media have announced. Queries like “Why did gas go up?” and “Why do we live?” also feature high up in the list – the country has been dogged by economic woes […] The post “Bitcoin” And “Mining” Dominate Google Searches as Ukraine Closes in on Legalisation appeared first on Bitcoin News.