Posted Date: March 5, 2018
A class action lawsuit was filed against Coinbase this past Thursday on March 1 accusing the exchange of ‘insider trading’ for the bitcoin cash launch last December. The complaint filed by the plaintiff is demanding a jury trial for losses incurred on behalf of himself and the other customers involved. Also read: Markets Update: Crypto Markets […] The post Class Action Complaint Accuses Coinbase of ‘Insider Trading’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 5, 2018
Bitgo engineer Jameson Lopp is a Bitgo employee no more. The developer, who is one of the best known figures in bitcoin, has been coaxed away to Casa, a startup seeking to create a secure wallet for the crypto rich. With annual maintenance fees running into five figures, the service is for hodlers with deep […] The post Jameson Lopp Leaves Bitgo to Launch Casa Wallet for the Crypto Rich appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 5, 2018
SINGAPORE - Rate3 aims to create a new global e-commerce ecosystem that ties consumers, merchants, suppliers and other intermediaries together with a native cryptocurrency that facilitates all transactions efficiently, cheaply and quickly. The cross-borders e-commerce payment space today is far from perfect. Firstly, transaction costs and time - especially for cross-border payments - are excessive and inefficient. Secondly, there is no fully transparent and tamper-free reputation systems to assess the trustworthiness of buyers and sellers. Card fraud, which remains as a main concern for online retailers, is costing online retail merchants billions of dollars today and is expected to rise to US$31.7 billion by 2020. Lastly, there is selective and deliberate exclusion from our financial systems today. This is especially prevalent and obvious in Southeast Asia (SEA): 73% of the 600 million SEA residents have no formal access to financial institutions. The post PR: Rate3 Wants to Empower a Truly Global Payment and E-Commerce Network by Making It Fair, Transparent and Cheap appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 5, 2018
Local police in Iceland are describing it as the largest theft of its kind, if not ever, for the country. Hundreds of bitcoin mining computers were stolen from data centers, and there is worry the missing equipment could be used rather than sold, providing a tidy profit for what authorities are insisting is “highly organized […] The post Highly Organized Crime Blamed for $2mil Bitcoin Mining Burglaries appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 4, 2018
Interest in cryptocurrency in Kazakhstan has surged fifteen-fold this year compared to 2017 according to a study by Yandex. The number of online searches began to rise significantly in June of last year for a number of cryptocurrency-related search terms. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Crypto-Related Search Queries Increase A […] The post Interest in Cryptocurrency Jumped 15-Fold in Kazakhstan appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 4, 2018
In the cryptocurrency market today, there’s a wide variety of investors. But it wasn’t always like that. Between 2010-2016, the landscape was pretty uncomplicated. On a high level, there were only two distinct categories: 1, The ones who measured their wealth in fiat; 2, The ones who measured their wealth in bitcoin. Also read: Meet the TA […] The post Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Bitcoin Dominance On The Rise appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 4, 2018
The token value on the exchanges after the crowdsale ends is a thorn in the side of almost every project. Established practices in this domain assume that a portion of the tokens will be distributed among the team, bounty hunters, and private buyers. Most often, this results in the value of the token falling well below the nominal value after the crowdsale concludes, until the next bit of positive news in the form of the project's launch. The post PR: How to Ensure Support for Tokens on the Open Market in Hamster Marketplace’s Experience appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 4, 2018
Reports concerning major manufacturers of graphics processing hardware have indicated expectations of decreasing demand in the cryptocurrency mining sector. Nvidia is unlikely to unveil new video cards in the coming months, while AMD has shared concerns of dropping GPU sales in 2018, blaming the crypto market and regulatory risks.    Also read: Report: Crypto Miners […] The post GPU Producers Fear Drop in Demand from Crypto Miners appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 4, 2018
Two Indian crypto token marketplaces have announced that they will halt trading from March 5. The platforms state that this is due to regulatory pressure which put their businesses “under a lot of stress.” Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Two Token Marketplaces Halt Trading Two Indian crypto token marketplaces, Btcxindia […] The post Two Indian Token Marketplaces Suspend Trading Due to Regulatory Pressure appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 4, 2018
Technology favors the young. While tweens are swiping through life and conversing through Snapchat filters, grandma’s still getting the hang of texting. With the average age of a U.S. Senator pegged at 61, it’s no wonder that many officials either don’t get bitcoin or are openly hostile to it. Their loss is the next generation’s […] The post The Next Generation of Politicians Will Be Crypto’s Biggest Advocates appeared first on Bitcoin News.