Posted Date: March 12, 2018
Leading manufacturer of crypto mining equipment Bitmain has opened a service center in Russia. Miners in the country will be able to repair their ASIC rigs locally, saving both time and money. Previously, they had to send faulty equipment back to China, dealing with customs formalities and paying costly shipping.   Also read: Ant Creek: […] The post Bitmain Opens Repair Center in Russia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
In the wake of Wednesday’s market manipulation incident which caused all kinds of mischief, Binance has issued a hacker bounty. A total of $10 million has been earmarked towards catching hackers and other unscrupulous attackers, with $250,000 offered for information leading to the prosecution of last week’s viacoin pump and dump perpetrators. Also read: Bots Blamed […] The post Binance Offers $10 Million Hacker Bounty appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
Bitcoin cash and litecoin futures might be coming to Cboe as soon as this year. The Gemini exchange, which supplies the data feed for the trading venues’ recently launched bitcoin futures, has as its top priority for 2018 adding support for trading new currencies, starting with two of the top five coins by market cap. […] The post Adding Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Is Main Goal of 2018 for Gemini Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2018
Emotiq is a powerful, next-generation blockchain with strong consistency, massive scalability, fast throughput, confidential transactions, and a natural smart contract language. Conceived by a team of veteran developers, and committed to overcoming the unresolved challenges of the blockchain, it launched with a private Token Generation Event (TGE) on March 2nd. The post PR: Introducing Emotiq – a Next-Generation Blockchain with Powerful Scalability and Privacy appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2018
The Chairman of the European Banking Authority has spoken against excessive regulation of the crypto sector, warning it might constrain financial innovation. Outlining EBA’s position in regards to the supervision of the Fintech industry, Andrea Enria said regulators need to maintain a “measured approach”. Next week EBA will publish a roadmap, which defines a series […] The post Excessive Crypto Regulation Not Optimal, EU Banking Authority Says appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2018
Finnish bitcoin services provider, Prasos, has lost all but one of its banking partners. Prasos’ chief executive officer recently revealed that four Finnish banks have terminated services with the company, leaving Prasos reliant on a single bank. Also Read: Belgium Warns of 19 Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms Showing Signs of Fraud Finnish Banks Terminate Services With Prasos […] The post Finnish Crypto Services Provider Prasos Loses 4 of 5 Banking Partners appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2018
According to the anecdotal reports of several companies operating in the initial coin offering (ICO) industry, Google is taking steps to restrict the visibility of ICO advertising on its platforms. The reports come months after Facebook banned adverts promoting cryptocurrencies or ICOs on both Instagram and Facebook. Also Read: Bitcoin Sports Betting Site Under Investigation in […] The post Anecdotal Reports Suggest Google is Cracking Down on ICO Advertising appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2018
What are Blockchain Casinos and How Do They Work? Blockchain casinos are becoming increasingly popular on the internet and, if you’ve just discovered the term, here’s a quick crash course in what blockchains are and how blockchain casinos work. The first thing that you need to understand, is what blockchains actually are. Essentially, a blockchain is a digital ledger that is used to record online transactions that use cryptocurrencies. The transactions are recorded sequentially and are available publicly. The post PR: Zero Edge – How Blockchain Can Solve Problems for Online Gambling Sites? appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2018
Last Tuesday Tennessee bureaucrats pushed forth a bill through the Tennessee Senate Ways and Means Committee that aims to obstruct government retirement funds from investing in digital assets like bitcoin. The bill has passed by a 10-0 vote and will move forward to the legislative chamber. Also read: Thailand Dodges Extreme Cryptocurrency Regulations Two Bills Aim […] The post Tennessee Lawmakers Aim to Obstruct Retirement Funds from Cryptos appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 11, 2018
The Thai Deputy Prime Minister has mandated that the law on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings be finalized within a month. The regulators have met and agreed that there is no need to invoke the country’s controversial Section 44 law but to introduce a “special law” for them instead. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens […] The post Thailand Dodges Extreme Cryptocurrency Regulations appeared first on Bitcoin News.