Bread Adds Multi-Currency Support and Loyalty Rewards Tokens

This week the cryptocurrency wallet provider, Bread, has announced its new wallet upgrade will soon feature multi-currency support for digital assets such as bitcoin cash, ethereum, and ERC-20 tokens. Additionally, the company is crowdfunding a loyalty rewards program to incentivize Bread users who patronize the firm’s software. Also read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies See Volatile Prices After[…]

40 Companies From China and EU Have Applied to Mine Bitcoin in Russia

Companies from China and the European Union have applied to start mining operations in Russia. The country already has “hundreds” of cryptocurrency mining factories but still has free energy capacity for foreign companies to set up mining farms. Also read: Russia Promises Regulation Will Not Kill ICOs 40 Applications Received The Russian Association of Blockchain[…]

The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Was Satoshi a Libertarian and Anarchist? (Part 4)

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1: The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 2: Monetary Theory by Wendy McElroy Was Satoshi a Libertarian and Anarchist? (Chapter 2, Part 4) I’ve been working on a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party….We very, very much need such a[…] Wallet Celebrates 500,000 Downloads in Three Months

This week the wallet has reached a significant milestone as we are pleased to announce our wallet app has been downloaded 500,000 times since launching the platform. The landmark shows the rapid growth of cryptocurrencies worldwide as more people are realizing the benefits of decentralized digital assets. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Markets Remain Resilient As[…]

Segwit2x Futures Continue to Trade Despite Fork Cancellation

Despite yesterday’s announcement that the anticipated Segwit2x hard fork will not be taking place, Segwit2x futures markets continue to trade. As of this writing, Segwit2x futures are trading for approximately $250 USD on Hitbtc and Exrate, and trading for approximately $180 USD on Bitfinex. Also Read: Closing the Curtains on Segwit2x and the Following Aftermath Yesterday’s[…]

Silk Road Secret Service Agent Sentenced for Laundering Money While Prosecuting Ross Ulbricht

A Secret Service agent, key in prosecuting Ross Ulbricht during the infamous Silk Road case, was himself sentenced to prison 7 November 2017 for money laundering crimes while investigating Mr. Ulbricht.  Also read: Ross Ulbricht’s 144,336 Bitcoins Courtesy of Ars Technica. Silk Road Agent Sentenced, Again, to Prison Time Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica, Cyrus[…]

Chicago Options Exchange Getting the Bitcoin Bug: “We Believe” says President

In a conference call updating investors and media on its third quarter (Q3) earnings, Cboe Global Markets, which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and BATS Global Markets, said it’s bullish on cryptocurrencies. It said other exchanges, such as its “competitor across town,” are also believers in cryptos.     Also read: Bank of America Bullish on[…]