Posted Date: November 22, 2017
A principal regulator in the Philippines has announced: “The direction is for us to consider this so-called virtual currencies offerings as possible securities in which case we will apply the Securities Regulation Code,” the country’s Commissioner, Emilio Aquino, of its Securities and Exchange Commission (PhSEC), signaled on 21 November. Movement towards proper legalization comes after much […] The post Philippines Move in Direction to Legalize Bitcoin as a Security appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 22, 2017
It’s no secret that not everyone in the world of bitcoin shares the same opinion. Heated debates, and all out flame wars, play across social media every day. But what happens when the debate goes beyond mere words, and individuals resort to dirty tricks such as hacking and vote rigging? That’s exactly what’s been taking […] The post Forum Wars: r/Bitcoin Mods Accused of Hacking and Vote Manipulation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 22, 2017
Over the past two weeks, many bitcoin proponents have been focused on the upcoming bitcoin futures markets planned for the last quarter of the year. This week the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) released the firm’s bitcoin derivative contract specs for investors interested in this new trading vehicle. The author of the futures spec sheet, […] The post Options Exchange Giant Cboe Reveals Bitcoin Futures Specs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 22, 2017
As cryptomania has swept the world in 2017, the influx of new users has caused bottlenecks at major exchanges. From server outages to lack of customer support, recurrent issues have tormented users, many of whom have taken to social media to vent their frustrations. In a Reddit post on November 20, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell […] The post Kraken CEO Apologizes for Site Issues as Bitcoin Exchanges Struggle to Meet Demand appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 22, 2017
November 5 saw the launch of the ICO for Connectius, a project that intends to use blockchain to change the e-commerce market. Connectius is a blockchain-based SaaS solution for e-commerce. The main issue that the project addresses is the need to increase transparency in e-commerce transactions, and it allows companies to decrease their e-commerce-related losses due to the actions of dishonest customers during chargebacks or cardless transactions through the use of smart contracts. The post PR: Connectius Using Blockchain to Change the E-Commerce Market appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 22, 2017
The Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media, Nikolai Nikiforov, has expressed his belief that bitcoin will not be legally recognized as a means of payment in the Russian Federation. Despite the statements, Russia still appears poised to make a bid for global dominance in the cryptocurrency mining industry. Also Read: Russia Unveils Details of Cryptocurrency […] The post Russian Minister States Cryptocurrencies Will Not Be Legally Recognized in Russia appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 22, 2017
Investor relations management is a crucial part of the operations of any business whose assets are traded by the public. In the growing crypto world, ventures are still learning this the hard way, as NEO’s recent investor relations disaster demonstrates. Also Read: Exchanges Suspend USDT Transactions After $30 Million Tether Treasury Wallet Hack Traders, investors […] The post “Chinese Ethereum” NEO Drops After Investor Relations Disaster appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 22, 2017
As anyone with a passing knowledge of bitcoin cash will tell you, BCH and segwit don’t mix. Send BCH to a segwit address and you’re gonna have a bad time. Unless you happen to be a miner with the hashpower and technical prowess to unscramble the mess, in which case you’re gonna have a very […] The post Someone Just Helped Themselves to $600k of Bitcoin Cash from Segwit Addresses appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 21, 2017
The oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchange in Europe, Bitstamp, plans to list Bitcoin Cash (BCH) trading pairs at the end of November or early December. Bitstamp revealed its decision to release BCH holdings and list the digital asset this past September due to “high levels of customer demand.” Also read: Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin Cash and […] The post Bitstamp’s CEO Explains His Decision to List Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: November 21, 2017
Just recently, Alibaba founder Jack Ma said that he doesn’t have much interest in bitcoin. In a new series, the CEOs of Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba, Jingdong Mall (JD) and 58.com shared their insights on bitcoin and the blockchain technology.  Also Read: 62% of Institutional Investors are Buying or Considering Buying Bitcoin       “I Am Not […] The post CEOs of Alibaba, JD and 58.com Talk About Bitcoin and Blockchain appeared first on Bitcoin News.