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Israeli Draft Bill Would Nix Hefty Capital Gains Taxes on Bitcoin

The draft bill would define bitcoin and other cryptos as "currency" instead of an "asset" for tax purposes.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:21:14 +0000 by CoinDesk

New Bipartisan Bill Would Classify Digital Tokens as Commodities, Not Securities, in US

A bill introduced by Rep.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:49:51 +0000 by CoinDesk

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $10.7K; Options Market Likes Sub-$360 Ether

Bitcoin’s price popped Thursday while options traders take bearish ether October bets.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:33:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

Startup Aleo Wants to Help You Use the Internet Without Sacrificing Data Privacy

Aleo co-founder Howard Wu says a better data privacy model for both companies and consumers can be built using zero-knowledge proofs.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:50:13 +0000 by CoinDesk

Leading Auction House Christie’s Listing Bitcoin Art for the First Time

[Leading Auction House Christies Listing Bitcoin Art for the First Time]The world’s largest auction house, Christie’s, will be presenting Bitcoin artwork for the first time.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:15:51 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Andreessen Horowitz Gets FTC OK for Unspecified Coinbase Transaction

It is unclear at press time whether the approval is for a16z’s previously disclosed purchase of shares in Coinbase or for a new purchase.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:08:15 +0000 by CoinDesk

Did Corporate Insiders Perfectly Predict the Market Top?

In August, the volume of personally owned stock sold by corporate executives reached its highest level since 2015, followed by a 10% decline in the S&P500 in September.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

First Crypto Exchange With No Trading Fees to Launch in Middle East

Announced on Thursday, the Fasset Exchange (FEX) is open for private beta enrollment and is planning a public launch later this year.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:36:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Record WBTC Mint Completed by Three Arrows Capital as Demand for Bitcoin on Ethereum Continues to Grow

The Singapore-based firm minted 2,316 WBTC Thursday afternoon.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:22:43 +0000 by CoinDesk

ConsenSys-Incubated Startup Releases In-Browser Atomic Swap Wallet for DeFi

ConsenSys-incubated startup Liquality’s new wallet lets you atomically swap digital assets directly from your browser.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:18:43 +0000 by CoinDesk

A New Era of Media Begins With Tokenization

Substack alone won't save publishing: The future of online content is where "money legos," communities and media meet.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:12:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

A New Bill Proposes to Put US Crypto Exchanges Under a National Framework

The Digital Commodity Exchange Act would bring crypto exchanges into a single federal framework, overseen by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:00:18 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin News Roundup for Sept. 24, 2020

With bitcoin markets looking weak alongside a strengthening dollar, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Options Open Interest Hits Record High in Expiry Week

Bitcoin's options market is more popular than ever with record open interest of more than $2.10 billion.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:54:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

Blockchain Bites: MakerDAO’s Do or Dai Moment, Bitcoin in Africa, Dollar Trends Up

MakerDAO has voted not to compensate victims of the "Black Thursday" flash crash, a former Pantera partner is launching a new crypto-focused fund and bitcoin may be headed to the doldrums as the U.S.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:35:40 +0000 by CoinDesk

How Small Business Can Achieve ‘Economies of Scale’ by 2030

Blockchain tech will allow small businesses to collaborate as never before, reducing the power of big business to dictate terms.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:29:57 +0000 by CoinDesk

BitGo Is Bringing DeFi-Friendly Wrapped Bitcoin to the Tron Blockchain

The partnership will bring BitGo’s wrapped bitcoin (WBTC) into the Tron ecosystem as a TRC-20 token.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:06:07 +0000 by CoinDesk

CoinDesk Reporters Discuss FinCEN Files, Venezuela’s Stablecoin Flop and More

From the CoinDesk Global Macro news desk, this is Borderless - a twice-monthly roundup of the most important stories impacting bitcoin and the crypto sector from around the world.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:05:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Chainlink Token Down 60% in Under 40 Days: Opponents Ask If the Bubble Has Finally Burst?

After reaching an all-time high of $19.20 on August 14, the Chainlink token now trades lower after losing more than 50% in value in just over a month.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:00:24 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Uniswap Users Have Claimed $560M-Worth of UNI Tokens in a Week

Dune Analytics data shows nearly 80% of the current UNI token supply has so far been snapped up by eligible Uniswap wallet addresses.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:21:36 +0000 by CoinDesk

Climate Startup Nori Raises $4M to Solve Carbon Market Double-Spending

Nori has been funded to build a blockchain-based market for carbon credits that will start by paying farmers to remove CO2 from the atmosphere.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:00:42 +0000 by CoinDesk

Read CoinDesk’s New, Expanded Ethics Policy

As part of our ongoing efforts to be maximally transparent and accountable to readers, CoinDesk has substantially updated and expanded its ethics policy.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:33:55 +0000 by CoinDesk

Why Top Global Brands Like the NBA and UFC Choose Dapper Labs’ Flow Blockchain

[Flow]Developed by the team behind some of the most successful crypto applications in the world, Flow is a blockchain re-designed from the ground up to be user- and developer-friendly as well as modular and future-proof.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:45:45 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Venezuela Passes Law Legalizing Crypto Mining, Forces Miners to Join National Mining Pool

[Venezuela Passes Law Legalizing Crypto Mining, Forces Miners to Join National Mining Pool]Reports say Venezuela has now legalized bitcoin mining following the decree recently issued by the National Superintendency of Crypto Assets and Related Activities (Sunacrip).

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:15:18 +0000 by Bitcoin News

A Deep Dive Into Polkadot and How DOT Became a Top Ten Crypto Contender

[A Deep Dive Into Polkadot and How DOT Became a Top Ten Crypto Contender]Just recently a new project called Polkadot joined the top ten crypto coin list almost immediately after the project officially launched.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 06:45:51 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Kelta Cafes: Building a Robust Workplace for Blockchain Enthusiasts

Blockchain technology has experienced a lot of growth in the last few years.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 05:23:46 +0000 by Bitcoin News

BCH Hash Watch: Majority of Miners Signal BCHN, Coinex Exchange Announces Futures

[BCH Hash Watch: Majority of Miners Signal BCHN, Coinex Exchange Announces Futures]Bitcoin Cash proponents have recently noticed that the last 612 blocks or more than 61% of the last 1,000 blocks have been mined using BCHN, according to Coin Dance statistics.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:30:56 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrency ETF by Nasdaq and Hashdex Approved to List on Bermuda Stock Exchange

[Hashdex Nasdaq Crypto Index ETF Approved to List on Bermuda Stock Exchange]A cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF) by Nasdaq and Brazilian fund manager Hashdex has reportedly been approved to trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:30:03 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Would Buy More Bitcoin If He Really Understands It, Says Microstrategy CEO

[Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Would Buy More Bitcoin If He Really Understands It, Says Microstrategy CEO]Prominent hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones’ understanding of bitcoin has come into question since he only invested about 1% of his assets in the cryptocurrency.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:30:36 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Smart Advertising Token SaTT Reveals ProBit as Next Exchange Listing

Singapore, September 23, 2020 – Against the predominantly dim and drab ICO backdrop, smart advertising token SaTT ICO has continued to defy expectations.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:30:42 +0000 by Bitcoin News