Posted Date: March 11, 2019
Lack of access to custodians that institutional investors know and trust is seen as a major hurdle for growing the sector. Thankfully, the demand has caused a flurry of companies to enter the business, with the latest being online bank Swissquote. Also Read: UK Regulator: 3% of Brits Have Bought Cryptocurrency Swissquote to Use Services […] The post Online Bank Swissquote to Add Crypto Custodial Service appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2019
This past week’s action has seen most leading markets produce little volatility, with the cryptocurrency meta-trend appearing to comprise consolidation while traders wait to see whether BTC can break above $4,000 for the third time in 2019. However, among the top 10 crypto assets by market cap, LTC, XLM, and BNB have been able to […] The post Markets Update: BNB, LTC, and XLM Pop, Top Cryptos Consolidate appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2019
Prominent British historian and author of ‘The Ascent of Money,’ Niall Ferguson, has retracted the pessimistic assertions that he had previously made with regards to the prospective utilities for Bitcoin and distributed ledger technology. The comments come one month after Ferguson was announced as an advisor to the stablecoin Ampleforth. Also Read: How to Use […] The post Niall Ferguson Retracts Critical Appraisal of Crypto and DLT appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2019
A Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, Phil Stephenson, has just introduced a bill that would require residents of the state to identify themselves if they wish to use cryptocurrencies. H.B. No. 4371 details that individuals who send and receive digital currencies must be known. Although, if the user happens to use a […] The post Texas Representative Wants to Ban the Anonymous Use of Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2019
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have been passing around a different kind of ‘LN Trust Chain’ across forums and social media. The social experiment for passing digital value has taken a different path to the Lightning Torch because people can share the non-divisible SLP Torch onchain for fractions of a penny. Also read: How to Use […] The post Bitcoin Cash Fans Start ‘Torch Passing’ Ceremony With a Non-Divisible Token appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2019
When the world collapses and society splinters into factions fighting for the scraps, you’ll want to keep your friends close and your crypto closer. Whatever the cause of the fallout, economic disaster is certain. Fiat currency will be the first to falter, leaving gold, bitcoin and barter as the only surviving means of exchange. Here’s […] The post How to Use Bitcoin When the Apocalypse Hits appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 10, 2019
According to regional reports from China, a village located within the Wenzhou, Zhejiang region called Yuedong has been gathering attention due to its receptiveness toward cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In consonance with social media posts on Weibo, roughly 60 percent of the residents in Yuedong know about cryptocurrencies and many of the villagers have invested […] The post China’s Wenzhou Residents Bolster the Idea of a ‘Blockchain Village’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 10, 2019
In this edition of The Daily we cover new legislation that could make Colorado more attractive to digital businesses and token issuers, the launch of a new cryptocurrency index fund, and the latest miner to succumb to crypto winter. Also Read: UK Regulator: 3% of Consumers Surveyed Have Bought Cryptocurrency Colorado Digital Token Act The […] The post In the Daily: Colorado Digital Token Act, ITI Funds Crypto Index, Fortress Blockchain appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 10, 2019
RVN currently comprises the 23rd top gaining asset of the past week following a dramatic rally to test resistance at the prior all-time high (ATH). In other market action, a dramatic influx of volume has propelled COSM and ENJ to top of the gainers list. Meanwhile, the week’s top losers appear to predominantly comprise illiquid […] The post Up and Down: RVN Plateaus, ENJ and COSM Surge appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 10, 2019
The founder of a scheme called Bitcointopia to sell land in the U.S. state of Nevada to bitcoiners has admitted in a federal court that some land was not his to sell. Previously arrested for selling BTC to an undercover agent through Localbitcoins, he also pleaded guilty to running an unlicensed money transmitting business. Also […] The post Bitcointopia Founder Admits Selling Government-Owned Land to Bitcoiners appeared first on Bitcoin News.