China Issues Digital Currency Guide for Party Cadres
Understanding a complex subject should be easier with access to educational materials. With blockchain and CBDC now part of Beijing’s political vocabulary, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has issued a guide to digital currencies meant to prepare party officials ... read more.
Independent Report Declares News.Bitcoin.com the Top Crypto News Site
A new research report from BTC Peers has ranked 145 crypto news websites for quality. It analyzes scores of benchmarks including average visit duration, bounce rate, and number of backlinks. The report features the usual suspects in its top 10, ... read more.
White House Market Wants to Become the Darknet’s Toughest DNM
Bitcoin Lawsuit Heats Up With More Bonded Courier Tales
During the last few days, cryptocurrency participants have been discussing the notorious Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit as new developments have revealed a third party provided Craig Wright with the necessary information to unlock an encrypted file he could not access ... read more.
Bitcoin Futures Hit 3-Month High in Frenetic Tuesday Trading
January 14 was the best trading day of the year for many cryptocurrencies, which saw double or even triple-digit percentage gains. It was also a good day for futures markets, where more than $25 billion in trades was placed on ... read more.
SEC Issues Alert Against Initial Exchange Offerings
The SEC has issued an alert to investors regarding initial exchange offerings. This warning is not an official statement on regulatory policy, but it does indicate the way the American market regulators view the practice and why many exchanges are ... read more.
Gavin Andresen Speaks About Ethereum's Tornado and Wallet Privacy
Over the last couple of years. the former lead maintainer of the Bitcoin Core (BTC) repository Gavin Andresen has been quiet in regards to the crypto ecosystem. Andresen hasn't been developing any projects and once in a while makes a ... read more.
Kraken Acquires Australian Crypto Platform Bit Trade
The global crypto exchanges industry continues to consolidate as some smaller players bow out and the big players try to gobble up as much as they can of the rest. As part of this trend, Kraken has now taken over ... read more.
IIF Report Predicts Global Debt Will Reach New All-Time High of $257T in 2020
Global debt records were broken in 2019, but that likely won't be the end of such ominous economic milestones, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) predicts. The number could reach $257 trillion sometime in Q1 2020, according to a recent ... read more.
Fed Officials Ponder Funding Hedge Funds and Private Brokers Directly
On January 13, the New York Federal Reserve gave $60.7 billion to eligible private financial institutions by leveraging U.S. Treasurys and agency securities. With all the stimulus given to financial institutions since September, it hasn’t relieved the stress of economic ... read more.
BTC Miami Blockchain Conference Kicks Off Its Seventh Year
On January 16, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) opened its doors at the James L. Knight Center in Miami for its seventh year. The conference was filled with hundreds of crypto enthusiasts, exhibits, and well known speakers from the ... read more.
4 Bitcoin Mixers for the Privacy Conscious
In an era of unprecedented global surveillance, it is unreasonable to expect the blockchain world to be any different. It is perfectly reasonable, though, to resist this surveillance through countermeasures that thwart the would-be surveillers. Digital privacy is a right ... read more.
Silvergate Bank and Bitstamp Launch Bitcoin Collateralized Loans
U.S.-based Silvergate Bank has launched a bitcoin collateralized loan product with Bitstamp as its launch partner. The crypto exchange will act as the bank's agent to manage and provide custody for bitcoin collateral. The product utilizes Silvergate Bank's Exchange Network ... read more.
First Bitcoin Cash Developers Meeting of 2020 to Be Held Today
Developers from Bitcoin ABC, Bitcoin Unlimited, BCHD, Bitcoin Verde and other teams, are meeting today to continue the building of the Bitcoin Cash infrastructure. They will discuss progress towards the May 15th Bitcoin Cash Network upgrade and the standardization progress ... read more.
Uzbekistan to Create National Mining Pool, Launch Licensed Exchange
Establishing a “national mining pool” has been declared a priority in Uzbekistan. Miners who join the pool will enjoy lower electricity rates, announced the country’s agency overseeing the crypto industry. The Central Asian nation is also preparing to launch a ... read more.