Posted Date: July 15, 2018
This week Bitcoin.com reached a milestone of a whopping 2.5 million Bitcoin.com Wallets created in less than a year. Since we started our web portal we’ve focused on providing people with world-class resources that fit every bitcoiner’s needs and our simple-to-use wallet is no different. Also read: Bitcoin.com and Purse.io Bolster Spending Giving New Shoppers $10 […] The post Bitcoin.com Celebrates 2.5 Million Wallets Created in Less Than a Year appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 15, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India has justified its crypto banking ban to an industry group which has been trying to convince the central bank to ease crypto restrictions. In response, the central bank outlines key areas of concern and upholds its stance on crypto. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space RBI’s Main […] The post Indian Central Bank Justifies Its Crypto Stance – Outlines Key Areas of Concern appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 4 Does Your Money Serve the State or You? The State, in short, subjects people, whereas Society associates them voluntarily. – Felix Morley Two simple litmus tests determine whether money serves the state (organized force) or whether it serves […] The post Wendy McElroy: Does Your Money Serve the State or You? appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
Shrimpy cryptocurrency portfolio management is a platform that helps investors curate a portfolio with automated investment strategies. With the company’s portfolio experience, the Shrimpy team published a study that gives an informative technical analysis comparing two types of cryptocurrency investment methods: rebalance against holding (hodl). Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space   […] The post Study Finds Cryptocurrency Rebalance Portfolios Outperform ‘Hodling’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
Russian intelligence officers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential elections in the US have used bitcoin to finance their campaign, cover the tracks and obscure their identities, a new federal indictment suggests. You can check the details in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Also in the daily, billionaire Steven Cohen invests in crypto […] The post The Daily: Russians Used Bitcoin to Hack US Elections, Trader Bets on the Price of BTC appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
W12 offers a completely new approach to thedevelopment of blockchain technology,smart contracts and the crypto economy, the adoptionof which can massively affectexisting traditional infrastructure in the very near future. Smart contracts are proving effective in the crypto community by eliminating the problem of mistrust between parties in simple operations, but their application in the real world is severely limited. The transition to a new decentralized digital economy requires a reliable and scalable infrastructure that facilitates the rapid implementation of blockchain technologies. In W12, we created a protocol that extends the application of smart contracts, ensuring their introduction into the traditional economy and eliminating the mistrust between all parties of the deal. The post PR: W12 – a Platform Raising New Generation of Smart Contracts – Winner at the World Blockchain Forum (NYC) appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
One of Australia’s oldest financial institutions, Bank of Queensland, has prohibited the use of home equity loans for virtual currency speculation. The move has been attributed to concerns pertaining to the growing regulatory oversight of the cryptocurrency sector in Australia. Also Read: Tether Announces Appointment of New Chief Compliance Officer Bank of Queensland Cracks Down on […] The post Australian Bank Bans Use of Mortgage Funds for Crypto Speculation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
Following great delays and great fanfare, Augur’s decentralized prediction market has launched. One week on, an examination of the sort of wagers it’s attracted shows the ways in which the Ethereum-based project can be harnessed as well as the potential hazards. How decentralized is Augur and, if push came to shove, could the platform prove […] The post What Does the Future Hold for Augur’s Prediction Market? appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
New York is seeking to foster growth in its cryptocurrency mining sector, with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) approving new electricity rates for Massena Electric Department. The new provisions will facilitate “high-density load customers, as such cryptocurrency companies” accessing “individual services agreement tariff[s],” including “protect[ion] […] from increased supply costs.” Also Read: Cash […] The post New York Approves New Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: July 14, 2018
Tether has announced the appointed of Leonardo Real, a former anti-money laundering (AML) quality control manager at Bank of Montreal, as the company’s new chief compliance officer (CSO). The announcement comes just one week after Phil Potter, one of Tether’s directors, announced that he will be leaving sister company, Bitfinex. Also Read: Japanese Police Seize Cryptocurrency […] The post Tether Announces Appointment of New Chief Compliance Officer appeared first on Bitcoin News.