Leading Swiss Stock Exchange Now Offers 12 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products
Switzerland's principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, now has 12 cryptocurrency exchange-traded products listed. The latest addition, the 21shares Short Bitcoin, allows investors to profit from falling prices of the digital currency. Other listed crypto products include those that track ... read more.
Iran Issues More Than 1,000 Cryptocurrency Mining Licenses
The Iranian government has reportedly issued more than 1,000 licenses for cryptocurrency mining since it began regulating the industry. A number of large mining farms have set up in the country, but high electricity tariffs have kept many small investors ... read more.
More Than 77 Crypto Projects Claim to Be Backed by Physical Gold – After 30 Failed
The last few years have seen the creation of blockchain projects that claim to have tokens backed by physical gold. In October, Coinshares and Blockchain.com launched a digital gold token (DGLD) backed by physical gold that uses BTC's security. Tether ... read more.
Bitcoin Gold 51% Attacked - Network Loses $70,000 in Double Spends
The Bitcoin Gold (BTG) network suffered another set of 51% attacks on January 23-24, as roughly 29 blocks were removed in two deep blockchain reorganizations (reorgs). Reports indicate that more than 7,000 BTG was double spent ($70,000) in two days. ... read more.
Dubai Launching Crypto Valley in Tax-Free Zone – No Personal or Corporate Income Tax
A Dubai government authority has announced that it is launching a crypto valley in the country’s free zone where there is no personal or corporate income tax. With the help of its partners from the Swiss crypto valley, Dubai will ... read more.
Everybody’s Staking But Who’s Using Proof of Stake Blockchains?
The primary use case for staking blockchains is staking. That is their raison d'être, and thousands of cryptocurrency holders have utilized this provision to increase their holdings by earning staking rewards. As the total amount of staked tokens trends towards ... read more.
BCH Community Leaders Bitcoin.com and Jonald Fyookball Clarify Positions on Funding Proposal
Since Btc.top founder Jiang Zhuoer revealed an infrastructure funding proposal from five major mining pools last week, which would fund BCH devs via redirection of 12.5% of BCH coinbase rewards, the Bitcoin Cash community has been understandably bustling with debate, ... read more.
Cold Storage and Bearer Bonds: How to Print an SLP Token Paper Wallet
The Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) and tokens have become a mainstay within the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. SLP tokens have gathered traction as they are supported by multiple noncustodial wallets and a slew of tokens gained real-world value after being listed ... read more.
Three High Profile Crypto Networks Face Reward Halvings This Spring
This spring, three of the largest crypto networks, BTC, BCH, and BSV, will undergo their halvings around the same time for the first time in history. During the last halving in 2016, only one network existed, but now three protocols ... read more.
International Crypto Exchange Liquid Develops Perpetual BTC Contracts With Up to 100x Leverage
Leverage allows cryptocurrency traders unsatisfied with market volatility to make stronger plays on smaller movements. Trading platforms offer various ways to use leverage in order to capture this segment. The latest example is Liquid, an exchange that developed perpetual BTC ... read more.
Bitcoin.com Update: Dev Fund Proposal 'Will Not Go Through' Without More Agreement
The BCH infrastructure funding proposal initially announced by Jiang Zhuoer on January 22 will not go through as planned without greater agreement in the Bitcoin Cash community, Bitcoin.com has announced via a read.cash post uploaded today. Also Read: Heated Debate ... read more.
Swiss Bank Julius Baer Offers New Digital Asset Services With Licensed Crypto Bank SEBA
Switzerland, a nation that’s been quite positive towards crypto business, is facilitating the integration between its traditional financial sector and the blockchain industry. With greater regulatory clarity and stability coming, established banks are plucking up the courage to offer digital ... read more.
Rebranded Localcryptos Lets You Cash Out BTC Peer to Peer – Minus the Hassle of KYC
If you’ve ever had a sudden need for fiat while all in crypto, you’ll understand the difficulty of cashing out without KYC-ing away your identity and that of your unborn children. Localbitcoins is now an AML hellhole, Bisq is great ... read more.
Governments and Enterprises Can’t Get Enough of Blockchain – The Gateway to Bitcoin
Governments have long been wary of Bitcoin, while expressing admiration for its innovative ledger system. This trend can be traced back till 2014, when the “blockchain not bitcoin” mantra was coined. Six years on and that sentiment is being backed ... read more.
Singapore Introduces Licensing for Crypto Platforms, New Payment Services Now Act in Force
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the commencement of the city-state’s new Payment Services Act. The law mandates the implementation of a licensing regime that applies to payment providers, exchanges and other platforms dealing with cryptocurrencies. Their operators ... read more.