Posted Date: March 1, 2018
When it was announced on Monday that Circle would be acquiring Poloniex, much of the focus was on the $400 million reported to have changed hands. It was a good bit of business for both parties, ran the general consensus, and not a bad deal for customers of the exchange either, who might finally experience […] The post Circle-Poloniex Deal Presages the Future of Cryptocurrency Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
As cryptocurrency investing is becoming more mainstream, it keeps attracting wealthier and more cautious established players. To answer the need for enhanced security by such investors, one of the biggest names in the gold business, Goldmoney, has now expanded its bitcoin cold storage service to include ethereum and bitcoin cash. Also Read: Las Vegas Strippers […] The post Goldmoney Launches Ether and Bitcoin Cash Cold Storage appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
The Moscow bankruptcy court has ruled that cryptocurrencies of a bankrupt debtor will not be seized to pay his creditors. The trustee for the case has failed to convince the judge to include the debtor’s cryptocurrencies in the bankruptcy estate. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Court Rejects Crypto in Bankruptcy […] The post Court Will Not Seize Crypto as Debt Payment from Bankrupt Citizen in Russia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
This week local Japanese news outlets report that the exchange Coincheck, who suffered from a $530Mn USD loss of the cryptocurrency NEM, is facing a class action lawsuit. Reports detail that 132 Coincheck customers have banded together asking for a refund of 228 million yen ($2Mn). Also read: Digital Currency Group Welcomes Bitcoin-Friendly Bank to the […] The post 132 Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against Coincheck appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
Many credit card companies offer the moon to consumers such as free gifts or reward spending programs, but those perks seemed to be missing in the world of Cryptocurrency, that is, until now. ValueCash is the first Cryptocurrency exchange ecosystem that rewards its users’ earnings and spending. Los Angeles, ValueCash announced this week that they will be launching an Initial Coin Offering that is sure to stir up the competition in the world of cryptocurrency trading. ValueCash is a decentralized cryptocurrency and exchange where its token holders can make payments for goods and services while simultaneously earning new ValueCash through their purchase and acceptance. ValueCash is doing something never done before by offering rewards based on spending and other ICO’s are taking notice. The post PR: ValueCash Launches ICO That Allows Users to Earn as They Spend While Using Crypto to Pay for Goods & Services appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
Saint Petersburg City Court has struck down a ban on 40 bitcoin related websites offering information about cryptocurrencies and exchange services in Russia. The ban was imposed by a district court in May last year, following a request from the Prosecutor’s Office. It prohibited the “spreading of information” about bitcoin, as well as buying and […] The post Court Strikes Down Ban on 40 Bitcoin Sites in Russia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
A small island nation with less than 60,000 inhabitants best known internationally as a former test site for nuclear weapons is joining the hottest new trend – issuing a national cryptocurrency. The planned Marshall Islands’ Govcoin is expected to be issued later this year. Also Read: Europol: Hardcore Criminals Are Shifting From Bitcoin to Monero, […] The post Offshore Tax Haven Marshall Islands to Issue National Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
While private businesses all over the world struggle with employees so much as possessing cryptocurrency, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has reportedly given the full go-ahead to its employees trading crypto.    Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck CFTC Allows Employees to Trade Cryptocurrency Robert Schmidt reports that bitcoin futures regulator CFTC […] The post US Bitcoin Futures Regulator Allows Employees to Trade Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
Japan’s Kumamoto-Energy, a local power producer and supplier from Kumamoto City, has revealed that it recently began using solar power for mining cryptocurrencies. This is another example of how, contrary to environmental hysteria by mainstream media sources, cryptocurrency mining can enable a greener future using renewable energy. Also Read: British Man in Amsterdam Allegedly Laundered […] The post Japanese Electricity Company Uses Excess Solar Power for Crypto Mining appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 1, 2018
This week the Bitcoin Cash network has gained more infrastructure and support from a variety of crypto-based businesses. Additionally, the digital asset has seen increased trade volume, and its price has been holding steady after the big dip that affected the entire cryptocurrency market ecosystem. Also Read: Las Vegas Strippers Accept Bitcoin via QR Tattoos Bitcoin […] The post More Infrastructure Support Joins the Bitcoin Cash Ecosystem appeared first on Bitcoin News.