Posted Date: March 24, 2018
The world’s largest cryptocurrency has found a new home on one of the world’s smallest island states. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat warmly welcomed the cryptocurrency platform and spoke of his desire for Malta to become “global trailblazers in the regulation of blockchain-based businesses and the jurisdiction of quality and choice for world class fintech companies”. […] The post Malta Prime Minister Welcomes Binance to Its “Blockchain Island” appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
BlokForge, one the nation’s largest suppliers of cryptocurrency mining hardware, is announcing the grand opening of its 2,000 sq. ft. retail location in Mesa, Arizona. The new store will carry over 20 product SKU’s from the largest brands in the world such as Canaan Creative. The U.S.-based retail location represents a physical presence and is the first to do so stateside. BlokForge will be offering sales, repair, and consulting, along with classes by the end of the year. The post PR: Bitcoin Miner Distributor BlokForge Opens US Retail Location appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 24, 2018
The Nikkei Asian Review has reported that Japan’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), has warned leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance that it will face criminal charges if it continues its Japanese operations without a license. Binance’s chief executive officer has described the report as “irresponsible,” stating that the exchange is engaging in “constructive” dialogue” […] The post Binance Warned by Japan’s FSA, Criticizes Reporters appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 23, 2018
Over 70 percent of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges allow users to create accounts with weak passwords, a new study reveals. This leaves them exposed to financial theft due to unsafe password practices, the authors say. Less than half of the surveyed trading platforms provide password strength assessment tools.   Also read: NEM Foundation Stops Tracking […] The post Study: 70% of Crypto Exchanges Allow Weak Passwords appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 23, 2018
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued a report to the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors. The report examines the accomplishments and aims of the OECD in advancing its efforts to “redefine the international landscape,” identifying new technologies cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology as posing unique challenges to “tax transparency.” […] The post OECD Warns Crypto and Blockchain are Challenging Tax Transparency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 23, 2018
During March 16th through till March 20th of this year, The Student Loan Report teamed with Pollfish to survey 1,000 current university students with related loan debt, asking one question: Have you ever used student loan money to invest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin? The results surprised even the pollster. Also read: Bitcoiners Demand More Crypto CFDs […] The post 20% of University Students Use Financial Aid to Buy Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 23, 2018
World’s First Blockchain Gaming Platform Launches Much Anticipated Public Presale Join the Virtual-Gaming-World Revolution Before It’s Too Late Malta, March 23, 2018 - The world’s first blockchain gaming platform, Chimaera, is thrilled to announce the launch of their public presale. Coming hot off the heels of their private pre-sale, which raised an estimated $1.5 million USD or 155 Bitcoin, the Chimaera team is excited to hit the ground running with the start of their public pre-sale on March 23. The post PR: World’s First Blockchain Gaming Platform Chimaera Launches Much Anticipated Public Presale appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 23, 2018
Famed Chinese OTC bitcoin trader, Zhao Dong, recently shared the story of how he first entered the bitcoin markets, the losses he incurred, and his views on speculation in the cryptocurrency markets. Also Read: Snowden on Bitcoin: Blasts Public Ledger and Core Developers Zhao Dong’s Rocky Start in the Cryptocurrency Markets Zhao Dong, the founder of […] The post Zhao Dong Recounts How He Lost 9,000 BTC appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 23, 2018
The disappointing price performances of the cryptocurrency markets in January and February have apparently driven many bitcoin traders to avoid checking on their exchange accounts. Estimations of the total number of visits to the trading venues based on web traffic show a sharp decline month over month.      Also Read: University Student Gang ”Breaking […] The post Monthly Web Traffic for Major Bitcoin Exchanges Falls by Half appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 23, 2018
Earlier this week the Chinese exchange Bitasia announced it started accepting zero-confirmation transactions for bitcoin cash (BCH) for instant trading. The trading platform is one of the first exchanges to enable zero-confirmation transactions so traders can use the platform as quickly as possible. Also read: Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested in Bitcoin Mining Chinese Exchange […] The post Chinese Exchange Bitasia Now Supports 0-Confirmation BCH Transactions appeared first on Bitcoin News.