The Daily: Uber Meets Bitcoin, Basis Stablecoin Shuts Down
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The Daily: Uber Meets Bitcoin, Basis Stablecoin Shuts Down

btcethereumadmin - December 13, 2018

In Thursday’s installment of The Daily, we report on a highly anticipated stablecoin project that’s failed before it’s even launched, and explore the strangely centralized world of…

Benchmark University Study: Millions of New Crypto Asset Users – Most Remain Passive
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Benchmark University Study: Millions of New Crypto Asset Users – Most Remain Passive

btcethereumadmin - December 13, 2018

Judge Business School, a subsidiary of the University of Cambridge, has published its second annual report into the cryptoconomy. Its inaugural report surfaced in April 2017, just…

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama
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Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama

btcethereumadmin - December 13, 2018

On Wednesday Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant exchange will offer USD pairs with top…

Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’
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Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’

btcethereumadmin - December 13, 2018

Google has just published its annual Year in Search query statistics for 2018 and the biggest question of last year was “What is Bitcoin?” According to Google…

Report: Lightning Network Still Way off Being Ready for Commercial Use
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Report: Lightning Network Still Way off Being Ready for Commercial Use

btcethereumadmin - December 13, 2018

The Lightning Network (LN) is a second-layer protocol that was long promised as a solution to BTC’s scalability problem. However, the off-chain system is still very far…

Allianz Global Investors CEO Calls for Cryptocurrencies to Be Outlawed
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Allianz Global Investors CEO Calls for Cryptocurrencies to Be Outlawed

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

The head of one of Europe’s largest asset managers, Allianz Global, has called for global regulators to “outlaw” crypto assets. The outburst from CEO Andreas Utermann came during…

Former Mt. Gox CEO Could Face 10 Years in Jail Over Embezzlement
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Former Mt. Gox CEO Could Face 10 Years in Jail Over Embezzlement

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year jail term for Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of Mt. Gox. The embattled Frenchman, who has been previously accused of diverting…

BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol
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BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

Over the last couple of weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been talking fervently about zero-confirmation transactions and a new pre-consensus mechanism called Avalanche. On Monday,…

Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies in Bid to Curb Money Laundering
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Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies in Bid to Curb Money Laundering

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

The Netherlands is seeking to regulate cryptocurrency companies, supposedly in a bid to prevent money laundering and alleged terrorist financing. All virtual currency businesses will now be…

Bitcoin History Part 4: Casascius Creates Physical Bitcoins
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Bitcoin History Part 4: Casascius Creates Physical Bitcoins

btcethereumadmin - December 12, 2018

Bitcoin was born as a wholly digital currency, and it might have remained that way had it not been for the efforts of an early adopter from…