Posted Date: March 24, 2018
The largest tax filing platform in India, Cleartax, together with Zebpay, one of the leading Indian cryptocurrency exchanges, is uniting efforts to help Indians with their crypto taxes. The partnership aims to educate bitcoin investors and traders about the current tax laws and how they apply to reporting cryptocurrency incomes and profits. Also read: 0 […] The post Tax Filing Platform Teams with Zebpay to Help Crypto Taxpayers in India appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
The Court of Amsterdam has found that bitcoin possesses “properties of wealth” following a civil rights case. Dutch repossession laws have been invoked to mandate the repayment of 0.591 BTC obliged by a contract between two individuals relating to bitcoin mining. Also Read:The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating Up  Dutch Court Publishing […] The post Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin Has “Properties of Wealth” appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
On April 25, 2018, VR Technology, the OKOIN project owner and ICO establisher, will officially present the OKO Pay global payment system based on blockchain and smart contracts. The OKOIN project was initially developed for the internal needs of the company to sell VR OKO headsets and the relevant content all over the world, even in the countries where the “18+” industry is legally restricted. With the environment development, however, many partners have become interested in the system: production studios, sex shops, erotic clubs, etc. The post PR: OKO Pay Is a New Global Payment System in the OKOIN Environment appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
Media outlets are touting what would amount to a major shake-up of cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitarg Exchange selling off a little less than half its business to Yahoo Japan. Reports even detailed how Yahoo Japan (YJFX) would then launch still another exchange built on Bitarg’s system by spring of next year. As of March 23, Bitarg […] The post Japan Exchange Bitarg Denies Yahoo Acquisition Press Reports appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
US Department of Justice formally sanctioned an Iranian company and nine Iranian nationals for broad, worldwide hacking schemes against government outlets, universities, energy concerns, and private companies. Among the over half dozen hackers named was the alleged perpetrator of the Home Box Office (HBO) compromise and subsequent bitcoin ransom. The wildly popular HBO drama, Game […] The post Game of Thrones Bitcoin Hacker Included in Broader Iranian Sanctions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
The introduction of Segwit and the launch of bitcoin cash (BCH) were two attempts at solving the bitcoin’s scaling problem. Both movements took a different approach, with Segwit seeking to reduce transaction size and BCH seeking to increase the block size. A new report compares the transaction volume on each chain, BTC (Segwit) and BCH, […] The post The Race Between Segwit and Bitcoin Cash Is Heating Up appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
On March 23-25 the bitcoin cash-centric event Satoshi’s Vision Conference is taking place in Tokyo, Japan. However, not everyone could make it to the conference so Bitcoin.com is live streaming the event presentations. Also Read: Study: 70% of Crypto Exchanges Allow Weak Passwords Satoshi’s Vision Conference Streaming Live at Bitcoin.com This week the Bitcoin Unlimited development […] The post Couldn’t Make it to Tokyo? Check Out the Satoshi’s Vision Live Stream appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
On the first day of the three-day event Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Tokyo the creator of a project called Safewords presented a new solution to safeguard cryptocurrency ”passwords”. Safewords is a 2-out-of-3 distributed backup kit for your mnemonic seed words.  Also read: Zhao Dong Recounts How He Lost 9,000 BTC Safewords – a 2/3 Distributed Backup […] The post Meet Safewords – Distributed Backup for Cryptocurrency Keys appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
Abc News has published a report detailing the rising popularity of bitcoin among the citizenry of the Ugandan capital city of Kampala. The report describes many Ugandan bitcoin adopters as professionals seeking a supplementary income, in addition to jobless millennials seeking a means to escape a life of minimal economic opportunity. Also Read: Study: 70% of Crypto […] The post Bitcoin Adoption Grows in Ugandan Capital City of Kampala appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
El Petro, the Venezuelan cryptocurrency, can now be purchased with Russian rubles, among other fiat currencies, President Nicolás Maduro announced. Companies from many countries, including the United States, want to buy the oil-backed crypto, he added. Venezuela’s head of state also said he decided to denominate the national currency, the bolivar.  Also read: Venezuela Recruiting […] The post Rubles Can Buy You Petro Maduro Says While Denominating Venezuela’s Currency appeared first on Bitcoin News.