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Archive for April 2018

Bitcoin Cash Is Bitcoin? Lawsuits Won't Stop the Fight Over Bitcoin's Name – CoinDesk

Bitcoin Cash Is Bitcoin? Lawsuits Won't Stop the Fight Over Bitcoin's Name - CoinDesk

“Roger Ver deserves to go to (back to) jail for fraud.” For those not immersed in bitcoin’s byzantine politics, it might seem strange to see Ragnar Lifthrasir, a self-described “passionate advocate for bitcoin,” wish incarceration on an early adopter and fervent evangelist the community once called “Bitcoin Jesus.” But Lifthrasir isn’t alone in his desire to lock Ver…

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US Federal Trade Commission To Offer Free Workshop On Crypto Scams

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The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be holding a free workshop this summer titled “Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams” according to a press release published today, April 30. The workshop’s main aim is to educate the public about risks in the crypto sphere. The event will include consumer groups, law enforcement, research organizations, and the private…

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Hungarian and Peruvian Localbitcoins Markets Post Record Volume

Hungarian and Peruvian Localbitcoins Markets Post Record Volume

Market Updates The Localbitcoins markets of several nations have produced significant spikes in recent weeks, with the peer-to-peer (P2P) markets of Hungary, Peru, and Venezuela establishing new all-time highs for volume when measuring in trade in fiat currency. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Outage Downs Telegram, Bitcoin Shines on a Bank P2P…

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Japan Finance Giant SBI Holdings To Launch Crypto Exchange In Summer 2018

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Japan`s financial services giant SBI Holdings plans to launch its crypto exchange this summer, local media outlet Business Insider Japan reported April 27. According to a recent announcement by company president Yoshitaka Kitao, the exchange SBI Virtual Currencies will support coins such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Yoshitaka suggested…

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Circle Adds Zcash to Crypto Investment App – CoinDesk

Circle Adds Zcash to Crypto Investment App - CoinDesk

Circle is adding the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash to its list of offerings for its investment app, the startup announced Monday. Users of the company’s Circle Invest platform can now purchase and invest the cryptocurrency, the company explained in a new blog post. The token joins bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, ethereum classic and litecoin as available currencies through…

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Bring Home the Bacoin? Oscar Mayer Debuts Crypto Campaign – CoinDesk

Bring Home the Bacoin? Oscar Mayer Debuts Crypto Campaign - CoinDesk

It may sound like baloney, but American meat maker Oscar Mayer has entered the cryptocurrency space – sort of. The company announced on Monday the unveiling of “Bacoin,” which it is calling “the first-ever cryptocurrency backed by the gold standard of Oscar Mayer Bacon.” With the initiative, Oscar Mayer is offering bacoins as a kind…

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UNICEF Australia Offers Users Option To Mine Crypto As Donation

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UNICEF Australia announced yesterday, April 29, an initiative that allows users to give over their computer’s processing power to mine cryptocurrency as a donation to the charity. We’re excited to launch The Hopepage. This innovative website allows you to easily donate some of your computer processing power to generate #cryptocurrency and fund life-saving aid for…

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Buffett: Bitcoin Is More Gamble Than Investment – CoinDesk

Buffett: Bitcoin Is More Gamble Than Investment - CoinDesk

“Oracle of Omaha” Warren Buffett, whose aphorisms and advice many investors take as gospel, has laid into bitcoin, saying it’s a gamble, not an investment. The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO – and the world’s third-wealthiest person, according to Forbes – has long been skeptical of bitcoin. In his latest comments on the subject, he told Yahoo…

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