Government of Spain Considers Blockchain-Friendly Regulations

Government of Spain Considers Blockchain-Friendly Regulations

The government of Spain is preparing blockchain-friendly legislation including possible tax breaks to attract companies in the emerging blockchain technology sector, Bloomberg Politics reports.
Government of Spain Considers Blockchain-Friendly Regulations

Government of Spain Considers Blockchain-Friendly Regulations

The government of Spain is preparing blockchain-friendly legislation including possible tax breaks to attract companies in the emerging blockchain technology sector, Bloomberg Politics reports.
Korean Regulator Tips Cryptocurrency Prospects Back Toward “Normalization”

Korean Regulator Tips Cryptocurrency Prospects Back Toward “Normalization”

On February 20, 2018, investors saw signs of yet another directional shift in South Korea’s regulatory stance on cryptocurrencies. According to Reuters, Choe Heung-sik, the governor of South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), told reporters, “The whole world is now framing the outline (for cryptocurrency) and therefore (the government) should rather work more on normalization than increasing regulation.
Korean Regulator Tips Cryptocurrency Prospects Back Toward “Normalization”

Korean Regulator Tips Cryptocurrency Prospects Back Toward “Normalization”

On February 20, 2018, investors saw signs of yet another directional shift in South Korea’s regulatory stance on cryptocurrencies. According to Reuters, Choe Heung-sik, the governor of South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), told reporters, “The whole world is now framing the outline (for cryptocurrency) and therefore (the government) should rather work more on normalization than increasing regulation.
This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada

This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada

Cryptocurrency and precious metals exchange Coinsquare is taking steps toward its goal of leading the cryptocurrency exchange market in Canada. On February 20, 2018, it announced a new partnership with Processing.
This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada

This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada

Cryptocurrency and precious metals exchange Coinsquare is taking steps toward its goal of leading the cryptocurrency exchange market in Canada. On February 20, 2018, it announced a new partnership with Processing.
SegWit is Coming to Coinbase and Bitfinex’s Bitcoin Exchanges

SegWit is Coming to Coinbase and Bitfinex’s Bitcoin Exchanges

Today, two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency investment platforms, Coinbase and Bitfinex, both announced that they were adopting support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) protocols for bitcoin (BTC) traded on their exchanges.
SegWit is Coming to Coinbase and Bitfinex’s Bitcoin Exchanges

SegWit is Coming to Coinbase and Bitfinex’s Bitcoin Exchanges

Today, two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency investment platforms, Coinbase and Bitfinex, both announced that they were adopting support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) protocols for bitcoin (BTC) traded on their exchanges.
Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

With crushing debt and a starving population, the Maduro government in Venezuela is launching what it says is the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is designed to bypass U.S. government sanctions against the socialist regime.
Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

Venezuela Launches “Petros” Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism

With crushing debt and a starving population, the Maduro government in Venezuela is launching what it says is the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is designed to bypass U.S. government sanctions against the socialist regime.
Wyoming House Unanimously Approves Two Pro-Blockchain Bills

Wyoming House Unanimously Approves Two Pro-Blockchain Bills

In a watershed moment for United States blockchain and cryptocurrency law, Wyoming’s House of Representatives unanimously voted “aye” to pass two blockchain bills – HB 70 the “utility token bill” and HB 19 the “bitcoin bill” –  sending them to the State Senate for consideration.
Wyoming House Unanimously Approves Two Pro-Blockchain Bills

Wyoming House Unanimously Approves Two Pro-Blockchain Bills

In a watershed moment for United States blockchain and cryptocurrency law, Wyoming’s House of Representatives unanimously voted “aye” to pass two blockchain bills – HB 70 the “utility token bill” and HB 19 the “bitcoin bill” –  sending them to the State Senate for consideration.
NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology

NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology

NASA and other space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), are considering potential applications of blockchain technology to space missions and internal operations. According to a NASA presentation titled “Bitcoin, Blockchains and Efficient Distributed Spacecraft Mission Control,” blockchain technology could have useful applications in distributed spacecraft missions involving multiple elements.
NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology

NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology

NASA and other space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), are considering potential applications of blockchain technology to space missions and internal operations. According to a NASA presentation titled “Bitcoin, Blockchains and Efficient Distributed Spacecraft Mission Control,” blockchain technology could have useful applications in distributed spacecraft missions involving multiple elements.
Bitcoiner Faces Charges After Selling BTC to an Undercover Cop

Bitcoiner Faces Charges After Selling BTC to an Undercover Cop

On February 9, 2018, officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, arrested Morgan Rockcoons (aka “Morgan Rockwell” or “Metaballo”), CEO at Bitcoin, Inc.
Bitcoiner Faces Charges After Selling BTC to an Undercover Cop

Bitcoiner Faces Charges After Selling BTC to an Undercover Cop

On February 9, 2018, officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, arrested Morgan Rockcoons (aka “Morgan Rockwell” or “Metaballo”), CEO at Bitcoin, Inc.
HashChain Technology Acquires Blockchain Company NODE40

HashChain Technology Acquires Blockchain Company NODE40

HashChain Technology Inc. (HashChain) has acquired the blockchain technology company NODE40 for $8 million USD and 3,144,134 common shares of stock in HashChain (TSXV: KASH) (OTCQB: HSSHF).
HashChain Technology Acquires Blockchain Company NODE40

HashChain Technology Acquires Blockchain Company NODE40

HashChain Technology Inc. (HashChain) has acquired the blockchain technology company NODE40 for $8 million USD and 3,144,134 common shares of stock in HashChain (TSXV: KASH) (OTCQB: HSSHF).
Анализ цен альткоинов: зона турбулентности в пределах видимости

Анализ цен альткоинов: зона турбулентности в пределах видимости

За последнюю неделю ситуация на рынке криптовалют кардинально не изменилась — скорее, просто стабилизировалась. Это вылилось в развитие коррекционной фазы, которая приобрела формат «восходящего боковика». Ведущий аналитик RoboForex Дмитрий Гурковский убежден, что текущий формат коррекции может завершиться как выходом вверх из текущего канала (как было с биткоином), так и пробоем минимумов с последующим удешевлением стоимости цифровых валют.
В Bitmain раскрыли объем подконтрольных вычислительных мощностей

В Bitmain раскрыли объем подконтрольных вычислительных мощностей

Крупнейший производитель майнингового оборудования Bitmain обязался каждые 30 дней обновлять данные о собственных майнинговых мощностях и показывать, какой хешрейт контролирует компания на трех алгоритмах: SHA256, ETHASH и SCRYPT. We’ve just published our Transparency Policy for Shipping and Mining Practices. It includes our disclosure of ‘self-mining’ hashrate for all blockchains that we mine, commitment to greater transparency and zero-tolerance policy on ‘secret mining’.

У рейтинга 40 under 40 появилась криптовалютная версия

Журнал Fortune создал криптовалютную версию собственного рейтинга 40 under 40, в который вошли лидеры «финансовой революции», продвигающие криптовалюты и другие решения на базе технологии распределенного реестра. Список The Ledger 40 under 40 возглавил CEO американской биржи Coinbase Брайан Армстронг, который, по мнению Fortune, вывел криптовалюты из узкоспециализированных рамок.

Bittrex добавила возможность вывода фиатного доллара США для индивидуальных пользователей

Криптовалютная биржа Bittrex объявила о том, что для индивидуальных и корпоративных клиентов теперь доступен ввод/вывод фиатного доллара США. Однако пока эта опция доступна лишь резидентам Калифорнии, Вашингтона, Нью-Йорка и Монтаны. Bittrex retail (personal account) customers: If you reside in WA, CA, NY, MT and qualified international regions, you might be eligible to join @BittrexExchange Fiat (USD) trading markets.

Джон Макафи: я заплачу взломщику моего криптокошелька $100 тысяч

Криптоветеран и основатель MGT Capital Investments Джон Макафи заплатит $100 тысяч любому, кто сможет взломать разработанный им кошелек Bitfi. For all you naysayers who claim that “nothing is unhackable” & who don’t believe that my Bitfi wallet is truly the world’s first unhackable device, a $100,000 bounty goes to anyone who can hack it.
СМИ: Джонни Депп может сыграть роль Мэтью Меллона в байопике о криптомиллиардере

СМИ: Джонни Депп может сыграть роль Мэтью Меллона в байопике о криптомиллиардере

Актер Джонни Депп может сыграть роль криптовалютного миллиардера Мэтью Меллона в биографическом фильме о скончавшемся в апреле предпринимателе. Об этом пишет Page Six. Издание не сообщает дату выхода фильма, однако известно, что сценарий киноленты находится в стадии разработки.

В Coinbase не обнаружили доказательств инсайдерской торговли при листинге Bitcoin Cash

Американская компания Coinbase сообщила о завершении внутреннего расследования в деле о возможной инсайдерской торговле при листинге Bitcoin Cash. Об этом сообщает Fortune. На прошлой неделе юристы компании обсудили результаты с сотрудниками и заявили, что никаких доказательств недобросовестного поведения обнаружить не удалось.