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These Online Stores Are Bitcoin Only

[These Online Stores Are Bitcoin Only]The number of stores that accept cryptocurrencies such as BTC and BCH is growing.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 07:20:19 +0000 by Bitcoin News Releases SLP Indexer Server for High Performance Token Services

[ Releases Open Source Tally Server for Indexing SLP Tokens on Bitcoin Cash] is releasing the open source SLP Indexer Server for validating Simple Ledger Protocol tokens as part of its commitment to the development of the token ecosystem.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:30:02 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Cash Gets Significant Privacy Boost With Cashfusion Alpha Launch

[Bitcoin Cash Gets a Significant Privacy Boost With Cashfusion Alpha Launch]On January 17, the BCH developer known as Acidsploit announced the launch of the highly anticipated Cashfusion alpha.

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:30:38 +0000 by Bitcoin News

How Is Bitcoin Cash Different From Bitcoin Core?

[How Is Bitcoin Cash Different From Bitcoin Core?]The crypto space can be hard to break into for those unfamiliar with the jargon, lingo, and foundational knowledge taken for granted by the already initiated.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:30:18 +0000 by Bitcoin News

DigixDAO Votes to Liquidate $64M Treasury

With only 52 votes, the DigixDAO treasury will dissolve, returning DGD holders their staked $ETH.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 20:17:52 +0000 by CoinDesk

Developer Proposes Decentralized Bitcoin Hashrate Derivatives

[Defi and Bitcoin Mining: Developer Creates Noncustodial Hashrate Derivatives Concept]There’s a new concept called Powswap that lets people speculate on hashrate in order to hedge against price volatility.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:30:02 +0000 by Bitcoin News

CME Open Interest for Bitcoin Futures Up 100% Since Start of 2020

Open interest in bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) have doubled in the first few days of the year, as noted by data analytics firm Skew.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:48:57 +0000 by CoinDesk

Maduro Opens International Crypto Casino

[Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela]Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of an international casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets must be placed in petros, the country’s national oil-backed digital currency.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:30:54 +0000 by Bitcoin News

South Korea Considers 20% Crypto Income Tax

Officials from the Ministry of Economy and Finance's income tax office have reportedly been reviewing the proposal.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:43:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

CoinDesk at WEF 2020: Crypto Themes to Watch as Davos Gets Underway

Get your Fourth Industrial Revolution hardhats on.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:30:27 +0000 by CoinDesk

Blockstream Co-Founder Joins Bitcoin-Only Startup River Financial

Jonathan Wilkins, a co-founder of Blockstream, is joining up-and-coming bitcoin brokerage River Financial as Chief Security Officer.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Lawsuit Against Ripple May Decide the Fate of XRP but Regulators Have the Final Say

[Lawsuit Against Ripple May Decide the Fate of XRP but Regulators Have the Final Say]A prolonged legal battle, which may hold the key to XRP’s future, has been extended again.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:00:57 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Palestinian Militant Group Has Received 3,370 Bitcoins in Donations Since 2015: Report

The report from an Israeli organisation claims the group used bitcoin to avoid sanctions, offer a degree of anonymity to donors and enable cross-border money transfers.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:00:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

Australian Regulator Gives Green Light to App-Based Retail Bitcoin Fund

The bitcoin fund is being launched by micro-investment app provider Raiz Invest Australia.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:00:18 +0000 by CoinDesk

After Sudden 8% Drop, Bitcoin Bulls Must Defend Price Support at $8,460

Bitcoin's dramatic overnight fall from $9,200 is telling a tale of buyer exhaustion.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:06:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

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[Gamble With Crypto at]The advancements in the IT industry allowed for banking methods like Bitcoin to thrive in the online casino market, offering online casino goers the possibility to make their deposits in the most convenient way without the risk of exposing any of their financial information to unwanted third parties.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:30:54 +0000 by Bitcoin News

London-Listed Argo Blockchain Reports 10-Fold Increase in Bitcoin Mining Revenue in 2019

For its first full year of operations, Argo says it generated just over $11 million in revenue

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:10:47 +0000 by CoinDesk

Cypherpunk Bitstream Hosts Talk Crypto-Anarchy, Dropgangs, and Importance of Real Life Connections

[Cypherpunk Bitstream Hosts Talk Crypto-Anarchy, Dropgangs, and Importance of Real Life Connections]The Cypherpunk Bitstream podcast is a relatively new program that’s just released its fourth episode.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:00:48 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitfinex Investor’s Crypto Lending Startup Posts $2.3M in 2019 Revenue

China-based RenrenBit has disclosed it took $600,000 in net income from revenue of $2.3 million in 2019.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:00:26 +0000 by CoinDesk

How Was It Possible for Bitmain to Oust Its Largest Shareholder Overnight?

Corporate documents reveal new details about the ouster of Bitmain co-founder Ketuan "Micree" Zhan.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk Partners With Mecon Cash, Enabling Withdrawal at ATMs Across South Korea

[ Partners With Mecon Cash, Enabling BCH to Korean Won Withdrawal at Over 13,000 ATMs Across South Korea]Bitcoin Cash has been added to Mecon Cash’s M.Pay platform which is integrated with over 13,000 ATMs in South Korea.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:55:20 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Why the World Economic Forum Is Creating a Blockchain ‘Bill of Rights’

Sheila Warren, the head of blockchain for the WEF, argues the technology needs a set of principles for staving off potential misuse.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Decentralization Philosophy Part 1 – From Buddha to the Conquistadors

Earlier this week, the Let's Talk Bitcoin!

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:06:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

Plaintiffs Move to Combine Their Market-Manipulation Lawsuits Against Bitfinex and Tether

Three class action lawsuits alleging Bitfinex and Tether manipulated the bitcoin market are moving to consolidate, with the stablecoin issuer promising to fight the claims.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:05:56 +0000 by CoinDesk

Grasping Lightning: Mapping the Key Players in Bitcoin’s Next Phase

All kinds of groups are developing for lightning, the likely future of bitcoin payments.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:00:31 +0000 by CoinDesk

The Prospect of Building a New International Monetary System Is Getting Real

When world leaders gather in Davos next week, they'll confront an essential question, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire: Can they seize blockchain's ability to create value for people around the world?

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:30:07 +0000 by CoinDesk

Ex-NFL Team Owner Intends to Plead Guilty to Running Unlicensed Money Transmitter

Crypto Capital co-founder Reginald Fowler pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business Friday.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:15:58 +0000 by CoinDesk

Tyrone Ross on Why Financial Advisors Are Taking Notice of DeFi

Financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross joins for hot takes on financial advisors, DeFi and the most important company in crypto.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Canadian Regulatory Group Targets Crypto Exchanges Holding Users’ Digital Assets

Canada's top financial watchdog has told crypto exchanges they will be subject to securities law if they act as custodians to users' digital assets.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:18:17 +0000 by CoinDesk

Davos Needs to Wake Up to the Ills of Centralization

The lens of decentralization reveals a number of elephants in the room that world leaders at the WEF are missing.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:30:10 +0000 by CoinDesk