Posted Date: December 23, 2017
The Coinbase development team has been accused of “technical incompetence” after amassing millions of UTXOs through careless housekeeping. Unspent Transaction Outputs, or UTXOs, are the change that’s left after sending a bitcoin payment. Wallet providers are supposed to sweep these crumbs up and bundle them in with future transactions. Coinbase, it transpires, has been hoarding […] The post Coinbase Accused of Technical Incompetence After Hoarding Millions of UTXOs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s investigation over shady behavior in the cryptocurrency market will only continue, said former chairman Harvey Pitt. Also Read: Popular Chat App Kakao’s Exchange Upbit Claims Number One Spot in South Korea Tighter Regulation on the Horizon SEC this Tuesday halted trading of The Crypto Co. over manipulation concerns after […] The post The SEC Crackdown on Suspicious Cryptocurrencies Is Getting Serious appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has signed a decree which legalizes cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICOs), and smart contracts. All crypto transactions and related income, including from mining, will be tax-free for the next five years. Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible Ban on All Crypto Transactions Legalizing Crypto Transactions and […] The post Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Tax-Free for Five Years appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
Republic of Mauritius, December 2, 2017, BlockMesh, a software company based in Mauritius - utilizes the latest innovations in mesh networking technology to create cost-free communication networks and aim to disrupt the global communications industry in 2018. The post PR: BlockMesh Disrupts the Global Communications Industry – ICO Will Launch 28 February, 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
An Indian couple requested for friends and family to gift them bitcoin at their wedding earlier this month. The couple, Prashant Sharma and Niti Shree, are the founders of a startup in the technology industry and hold high hopes for the future of bitcoin and distributed ledger technology. Also Read: India’s Crypto Crackdown: Wealthy Bitcoiners Targeted, […] The post Indian Couple Asked to Be Gifted Bitcoin at Wedding appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 22, 2017
Bitcoin’s price has been in a slump this week after reaching record highs in the USD $19K territory. Since then the price has drifted into the $13K, region losing $6,000 in gains this week. Although the price has seen better days, an unknown trader utilizing the Ledger X options market purchased a contract that predicts […] The post A Ledger X Bitcoin Contract is Still Pegged for $50K Amid This Week’s Price Decline appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 22, 2017
Etrade, a popular online retail trading platform, has announced it will support Cboe bitcoin futures contracts for its users. The company joins rivals Ally and TD Ameritrade in a bid to capture part of the multi billion USD cryptocurrency market. Also read: United States Olympic Luge Team to Accept Bitcoin Donations Etrade Joins a Crowded […] The post Etrade Joins Increasingly Crowded Bitcoin Futures Market appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 22, 2017
The majority of crypto markets appear to have regained correlation with bitcoin, with BCH, ETH, LTC, DASH and many other major markets dumping in unison with BTC. For bitcoin, today’s retrace down to test the $11,000 USD line comprises the sixth consecutive day that BTC has lost value after testing the $20,000 area, whereas BCH […] The post Markets Update: Major Crypto Markets Dump in Unison appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 22, 2017
The South Korean government is conducting on-site inspections of crypto exchanges following the release of its emergency measures for cryptocurrency regulation. The regulators have also notified the country’s largest exchanges that they are subject to the Information Security Management System certification requirements. Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible Ban on All Crypto […] The post Korean Authority Slaps Exchanges With Licensing Requirements appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 22, 2017
Money Metals Exchange Now Transacts in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and More… National precious metals dealer Money Metals Exchange today announced expanded services for customers engaging in precious metals transactions and wishing to make or receive payment in any of several crypto-currencies. The post PR: Money Metals Exchange – Investors Can Now Buy and Sell Precious Metals Using Various Crypto-Currencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.