Posted Date: March 3, 2018
What to make of NEO? The Chinese blockchain is, on paper, the most successful Asian cryptocurrency project to date. It’s listed on most major exchanges, boasts high trading volume, hosts numerous ICOs and has smart contract functionality. Not everyone is impressed though. Critics have called NEO a centralized, expensive, and unusable disaster. So which interpretation […] The post NEO Is Either a Raging Success or a Total Disaster appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
Mobile cybersecurity firm Sikur has unveiled “the first fully encrypted, hack-proof smartphone that can safely store cryptocurrencies.” The phone’s hardware and software were built from the ground up with a dedicated bitcoin wallet and a custom app store for high-security apps. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten ‘First Fully Encrypted, Hack-Proof […] The post New ‘Hack-Proof’ Security-Centric Phone Features Built-In Bitcoin Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
This week our company is proud to say that two million Bitcoin.com Wallets have been created since its release just seven months ago. The multi-currency wallet allows users to store Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) in a non-custodial fashion. Moreover, our developers have big plans for the Bitcoin.com Wallet as more features are […] The post Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 2 Million Wallets Created appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
16 cryptocurrency exchanges that have been approved by the Japanese government are teaming up to form a self-regulatory group, following the hack of one of the country’s most popular exchanges. Besides these exchanges, there are 16 “quasi-operators” for cryptocurrencies as well as about 100 firms seeking to enter the market in Japan. Also read: Japan’s DMM […] The post 16 Government-Approved Crypto Exchanges Forming Self-Regulatory Body in Japan appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
North Korea may have made over $200 million USD from cryptocurrency transactions last year, according to a former NSA official. DPRK is believed to have obtained at least 11,000 bitcoins through mining or hacking in 2017. Pyongyang continues to exploit the benefits of using cryptos and the cyber security weaknesses of its adversaries, recent reports […] The post North Korea Obtained 11,000 bitcoins in 2017, Expert Says appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts from Australia now have the ability to purchase the digital assets bitcoin core (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) via regional 1,200 news agencies. Newsagents are using the idea to help declining interest in newspaper and magazines. Also Read: Australian High School to Host Information Night on Cryptocurrencies  Australians Can Now Buy Cryptocurrencies With 1,200 News […] The post 1200 Australian New Agencies Are Selling Fractions of Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
Just recently the audience intelligence company, Pulsar, published a report examining the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies. Rather than measure interest using prices, trade volume, and market capitalization the comprehensive study analyzed data using over 5 million mentions across social media September 14, 2017 – January 8, 2018. Also Read: Coinbase Reveals ‘Overhauled’ Changes and Tax Tools […] The post Data Company Tracks Crypto-Adoption Using Social Media appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Valdis Dombrovskis of the European Union (EU), is urging a broader regulatory regime upon cryptocurrencies, and is threatening an EU move especially if there appears to be no global consensus on how to address the decentralized currency phenomenon.  Also read: Bitcoin Futures Regulator Allows Employees to […] The post EU Losing Patiencen – Urges Global Crypto Regulation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
Germany is taking a lead within European Union established economies, deciding upon slow regulation when it comes to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. It will not tax the digital asset as a form of payment, miner rewards escape the sting as well, and even some exchanges will receive exemptions.   Also read: Bitcoin Futures Regulator […] The post Germany Treads Lightly on Bitcoin Taxation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 3, 2018
In late 2017 the bitcoin payment processor Bitpay revealed it would add the ability to process payments for multiple blockchains — starting first with the bitcoin cash (BCH) chain. Now on Thursday, the Atlanta-based company announced that BCH transfers can be applied to the firm’s Visa card invoice loads. Also Read: Dutch Bank That Once Called […] The post Bitpay Launches Bitcoin Cash Debit Card Top Ups appeared first on Bitcoin News.