Posted Date: January 9, 2019
On Jan. 7, the technician and researcher Joannes Vermorel announced the release of a new project called Cash-DB, a forked repository for the BCH network which consists of Vermorel’s original Terab Project work. According to the engineer, Cash-DB is a high-performance backend storage protocol for the Bitcoin Cash network’s UTXO set. Also Read: Major Mining Pools […] The post Developer Releases Cash-DB, a Terab Project Fork for the BCH Network appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 9, 2019
The Venezuelan government has published a decree requiring taxpayers with crypto operations in the country to pay their taxes in cryptocurrencies. Similarly, operators of foreign currencies must pay their taxes in those currencies. The decree states that the change is necessary for the “strengthening of the current fiscal regime.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, […] The post Venezuela Decrees Crypto Operators Must Pay Taxes in Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 9, 2019
An excessive number of regulatory agencies are interfering with the prospects of successful development of cryptocurrencies in Ukraine, according to a high-ranking representative of the country’s central bank. What the sector needs instead is proper regulations and laws that will allow it to grow, the banker insists. Also read: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Eye Russia for Expansion […] The post Central Bank Official: Regulators Are Hindering the Development of Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 9, 2019
Privacy is relative, but by many people’s reckoning, bitcoin could use greater anonymity. The Bitcoin Core protocol hasn’t changed much over the past decade, but the tools used to forensically inspect it have. In a bid to reclaim some of that eroding privacy, a number of fungibility-enhancing tools have been released by open source developers. […] The post Review: Wasabi’s Privacy-Focused BTC Wallet Aims to Make Bitcoin Fungible Again appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 9, 2019
The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has published a survey showing that most central central banks are “proceeding cautiously” on issuing their own digital currencies. Only a handful are planning to do so in the near future, it said. Also read: Coinflex Exchange to Offer Leveraged BCH and BTC Futures 70 Percent of Central Banks Working […] The post Report Claims Central Banks Are Cautious About Issuing Their Own Digital Currencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 9, 2019
According to public records obtained from Washoe County, home to one of the marriage epicenters of the world in Reno, Nevada, the region saw over 950 blockchain recorded marriages in 2018. Moreover, about 250 miles away in Elko, Nevada, county officials are recording birth certificates using blockchain technology. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 […] The post Nevada Saw an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 9, 2019
Coinbase has ceased interactions with the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain after the exchange detected a 51 percent attack on the network. Following the discovery of a “deep chain reorganization” of the ETC blockchain, Coinbase suspended Ethereum Classic withdrawals and deposits. Also Read: Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate’ Study Reveals Coinbase Stops Interacting With […] The post Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic Following 51 Percent Attack appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 9, 2019
When looking at monthly market performance, 2018 was the bloodiest year in the history of the cryptocurrency markets. Of the seven largest cryptocurrencies by market cap, only three were able to produce more than two green monthly candles during 2018. Also Read: Bitblock Publishes Alternative Valuation Model That Suggests BTC Is Underpriced BTC and ETH Produce […] The post Leading Crypto Markets Post Worst Year of Monthly Price Action on Record appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 8, 2019
On Monday, Coinmetrics.io published a study looking at hashrate history of the most competitive BTC mining pools. The research from the open source cryptocurrency analytics site reveals interesting insights into how the mining ecosystem has evolved over time. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC Donation ‘Major Mining Pools Are Fallible’ Cryptocurrency mining is a […] The post Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate’ Study Reveals appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 8, 2019
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is opening trading for three stablecoin pairs. Also in Tuesday’s Daily, Overstock’s Tzero has patented a solution to integrate traditional and cryptocurrency trading systems, Morgan Creek founder Jason Williams offers his Lamborghini for bitcoin, and in Brazil, crypto investors are looking to buy vaults to safely store their digital assets. Also read: […] The post The Daily: Binance Adds Stablecoin Pairs, Tzero Patents Integration Platform appeared first on Bitcoin News.