Password Manager App Dashlane Mocks Cryptocurrency Owners

December 13, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Password Manager App Dashlane Mocks Cryptocurrency OwnersHaving strong passwords is important for everyone in today’s world as it is full of hackers and other cyber criminals. And as cryptocurrency is value stored in code, it is no surprise that its owners are among the most paranoid about their data security. However, strong keys aren’t worth much if you can’t remember them.  […]

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

December 12, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

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 from being able to support actual commence according to a new review by business management technology company Scipio ERP. Also Read: The Daily: CEX.io Enforces KYC, Okex Updates […]

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The Daily: CEX.io Enforces KYC, Okex Updates BCH Ticker

December 12, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

The Daily: CEX.io Makes Verification Mandatory, Okex Updates BCH TickerIn today’s edition of The Daily we cover another cryptocurrency venue that now requires verification from traders, the latest exchange to update the BCH ticker since the recent hard fork, a new solution for reporting crypto taxes for cannabis merchants, and a new way in which founders are demonstrating commitment to their crypto businesses. Also […]

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Crypto-Focused VCs Invest $30 Million in Digital Banking App

December 11, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Crypto-Focused VCs Invest $30 Million in Digital Banking AppGood Money, a digital banking startup, has announced it’s raised $30 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Galaxy Digital with investments from Breyer Capital, Blocktower Capital, Boost VC, Ken Howery, Blockchange Ventures, Cross Culture Ventures, Troy Carter, Mitch Kapor, Peter Diamandis, Blake Mycoskie, Justin Rosenstein and others. Also Read: Law Professor: […]

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The Daily: Coinbase Expands Gift Card Program, Facebook Seeks Blockchain Talent

December 11, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

The Daily: Coinbase Expands Gift Card Program, Facebook Seeks Blockchain TalentIn Tuesday’s edition of The Daily we cover stories about an electronic gift card program that Coinbase is extending to the U.S. market, new job offerings from Facebook that hint at the company’s blockchain plans, and an investment in the field from Unicef. Also Read: US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation Coinbase […]

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US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation

December 11, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations to Hamper InnovationCarol Goforth is a professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She recently published a paper about the consequences of having cryptocurrency regulations fall under a number of conflicting laws, defined by various U.S. authorities, all at the same time. Also Read: IRS to Face Record Number of Crypto-Related Loss Claims Confusing, Prohibitive […]

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US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation

December 11, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations to Hamper InnovationCarol Goforth is a professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She recently published a paper about the consequences of having cryptocurrency regulations fall under a number of conflicting laws, defined by various U.S. authorities, all at the same time. Also Read: IRS to Face Record Number of Crypto-Related Loss Claims Confusing, Prohibitive […]

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Bitmain Shuts Down Research and Development Center in Israel

December 10, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

The ongoing bear market has caused another cryptocurrency company to downsize its operations. Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered bitcoin mining technology giant, has now begun shutting down its research and development center in Ra’anana, Israel. Also Read: Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies a ‘Ponzi Scheme’ Bitmaintech Israel Closes Down According to reports from Israel, Bitmain’s research […]

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Bithumb Overtook Binance as Largest Spot Exchange by Daily Volumes in November

December 6, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Bithumb Overtook Binance as Largest Spot Exchange by Daily Volumes in NovemberCryptocompare, the cryptocurrency market data aggregator, has published its monthly exchange review for November 2018, offering insights about the latest changes in the global market using transaction data from over 70 trading venues. Also Read: IRS to Face Record Number of Crypto-Related Loss Claims Key Findings in the Report The authors of the report found that […]

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IRS to Face Record Number of Loss Claims, Says Crypto Accounting Firm

December 6, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

IRS to Face Record Number of Loss Claims, Says Crypto Accounting FirmNode40, a developer of bitcoin tax-reporting software, expects the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to receive a record number of cryptocurrency-related tax return claims this year, as it predicts that many investors will decide to declare their losses. Also Read: G20 Leaders Declare Commitment to Regulate Crypto Assets Pros and Cons of Reporting Cryptocurrency traders […]

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The Daily: Binance Shows DEX Preview, Ohio to Attract Blockchain Startups With Big Investment

December 5, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

The Daily: Binance Shows DEX Preview, Ohio to Attract Startups With Big InvestmentIn today’s edition of The Daily, we cover Binance’s second preview of its upcoming decentralized exchange and how the state of Ohio plans to attract blockchain startups with big investments and tax breaks. We also look at the lifting of a mining moratorium in Washington state and an update on the financial performance of the […]

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Chinese Government-Backed Company to Launch Stablecoin by February

December 4, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Grandshores Technology Group is a public company affiliated with a 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) fund backed by the government of Hangzhou, the capital of China’s Zhejiang Province. It is known to be developing a new stablecoin, which is now expected to hit the market by February 2019. Also Read: Paxful Completes Second School in […]

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Paxful Completes Second School in Rwanda #BuiltWithBitcoin

December 4, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Paxful Completes Second School in Rwanda #BuiltWithBitcoinPaxful, one of the largest peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplaces in the world, is once again demonstrating how the cryptocurrency community can contribute to good causes around the world. The company has announced that the second school it has helped to finance in Rwanda has now been completed. Also Read: Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies […]

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies a ‘Ponzi Scheme’

December 4, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Former Israeli Prime Minster Calls Cryptocurrencies a 'Ponzi Scheme'Ehud Barak served as the prime minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001. These days he makes a lot of money as an investor and co-founder of startup companies in such fields as cyber espionage and cannabis. However, he seems to think that investing in cryptocurrency is less legitimate. Also Read: The Daily: Asus Wants […]

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The Daily: Asus Wants to Turn Gamers Into Miners, Wyoming Advances Crypto Bank Bill

December 3, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Asus Wants to Turn Gamers Into Miners, Wyoming Advances Crypto Bank BillIn today’s edition of The Daily, we look at the effect of cryptocurrency on video gaming, banking laws and popular media. A leading PC manufacturer wants to enable gamers to mine, a U.S. state has passed a bill to create dedicated financial institutions for cryptocurrency startups, and Bitcoin is on TV again. Also Read: G20 […]

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G20 Leaders Declare Commitment to Regulate Crypto Assets

December 2, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

G20 Leaders Declare Commitment to Regulate Crypto AssetsWhile some countries have taken the lead to regulate various aspects of using cryptocurrencies, many have left the matter completely up in the air. This might soon change as pressure is mounting on governments to develop standards for crypto regulations, as evident by the latest G20 meeting of top politicians from around the world. Also […]

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Research Exposes Anti-Bitcoin Bias in Mainstream Media

November 30, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Research Exposes Anti-Bitcoin Bias in Mainstream MediaRecent research on the tone and frequency of cryptocurrency coverage in the mainstream media over the past five years suggests that some news outlets appear to be much more biased against Bitcoin than the norm. The results also indicate that overall sentiment has become more negative with time. Also Read: Coinbase Launches OTC Desk, Huobi Opens […]

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The Daily: Coinbase Launches OTC Desk, Huobi Opens Derivatives Market

November 29, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

The Daily: Coinbase Launches OTC Desk, Huobi Opens Derivatives MarketIn Thursday’s edition of The Daily, we feature stories that show cryptocurrency exchanges continuing to develop advanced services designed to attract institutional investors. These include OTC trading, derivatives and futures. Also Read: Major Video Card Supplier Enters Cryptocurrency Mining Business Coinbase Launches Dedicated OTC Desk Coinbase has launched an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk. The initiative […]

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Major Video Card Supplier Enters Cryptocurrency Mining Business

November 28, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Video Card Supplier Enters Cryptocurrency Mining BusinessSapphire Technology, one of the largest suppliers of AMD-based video cards in the world, has announced that it’s officially entering the cryptocurrency hardware business. The Hong Kong-headquartered company is launching a flagship mining rig. Also Read: Crypto ATM Network Coinsource Expands Into Upstate New York A New Player Enters the Field Sapphire’s new rig, the […]

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Crypto ATM Network Coinsource Expands Into Upstate New York

November 28, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Crypto ATM Network Coinsource Expands Into Upstate New YorkWith a New York state Bitlicense in hand, Coinsource is now expanding into new areas. And with the addition of machines in four more states, the cryptocurrency ATM network now operates over 200 kiosks in more than 20 American jurisdictions. Also Read: Bitstamp to Deploy Market Surveillance to Fight Price Manipulation Empire State of Mind […]

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Bitstamp to Deploy New Market Surveillance Tool to Fight Price Manipulation

November 28, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Bitstamp to Deploy New Market Surveillance Tool to Fight Price ManipulationThe cryptocurrency market is a target of the same manipulation and abuse that the equity, commodity and forex markets have suffered for years, and exchanges that wish to protect their clients need ways to monitor trading activity. Bitstamp is now the latest exchange to implement such a tool. Also Read: Chinese Startup Gets Crypto Custodial Services […]

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Bitstamp to Deploy New Market Surveillance Tool to Fight Price Manipulation

November 28, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Bitstamp to Deploy New Market Surveillance Tool to Fight Price ManipulationThe cryptocurrency market is a target of the same manipulation and abuse that the equity, commodity and forex markets have suffered for years, and exchanges that wish to protect their clients need ways to monitor trading activity. Bitstamp is now the latest exchange to implement such a tool. Also Read: Chinese Startup Gets Crypto Custodial Services […]

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Copay and Bitpay Wallet Apps Were Infected With Malicious Code

November 27, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Copay and Bitpay Wallet Apps Were Infected With Malicious CodeA developer has injected a piece of malicious code into the software used by the popular Copay and Bitpay wallets. The safety of the Bitcoin.com wallet was not compromised and the Bitpay app was not vulnerable to the attack, but Copay users need to take precautionary actions. Also Read: Chinese Startup Gets Crypto Custodial Services […]

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Chinese Startup Gets Crypto Custodial Services License in Hong Kong

November 26, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

Chinese Startup Gets Crypto Custodial Services License in Hong KongCryptocurrency custodians are third parties that store large amounts of digital assets for institutions, hedge funds, exchanges and issuers of initial coin offerings. Companies in Hong Kong now have a new locally regulated option, which could help to increase investor confidence. Also Read: You Can Now Withdraw Split BCH and BSV Coins From Coinex Keep […]

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You Can Now Withdraw Split BCH and BSV Coins From Coinex Exchange

November 26, 2018 Avi Mizrahi 0

You Can Now Withdraw Split BCH and BSV Coins From Coinex ExchangeWithdrawals for both bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin SV (BSV) are now open on the Coinex exchange, providing an easy way for BCH holders to split the two cryptocurrencies, which separated off from each other following the recent hard fork.  Also Read: Universities in New York, Tokyo and Luxembourg Support Crypto Development Coinex Opens BCH […]

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