Monthly Archives: April 2018

Unconfirmed: Polish Prosecutors Seize €400 mln Amid Allegations Bitfinex Is Implicated In Fraud

Prosecutors have allegedly seized €400 mln from a Polish bank, with unconfirmed reports that the confiscated funds have ties with Bitfinex. News is emerging of the seizure of €400 mln from an account that is reportedly affiliated with crypto exchange Bitfinex at the Cooperative Bank in Skierniewice, Poland. The investigation is allegedly tied to Colombian drug cartel operations, a local news outlet reported April 6. The report has not yet been officially confirmed or denied by Bitfinex. The confiscated funds are said to correspond to the defrauding of […]

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“Private Digital Money” Better than State-Issued, Swiss Central Banker Says

Private digital currencies are better than any state-issued version, admitted a high-ranking representative of the Swiss National Bank. Cryptocurrencies are also less risky, according to Andrea Maechler, member of the central bank’s governing board. Her comments indicate that Switzerland has no intentions to emit a state-sponsored crypto.   Also read: Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin Digital Central Bank Money Brings Risks “Private-sector digital currencies” are better and less risky than any version that might be offered by a central bank, the representative of the Swiss […]

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Wendy McElroy: Do Not Passively Nationalize Your Privacy

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 2: The Moral Imperative of Privacy Chapter 6: Privacy is a Prerequisite for Human Rights Do Not Passively Nationalize Your Privacy. Chapter 6, Part 7 “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?” –Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll’s world is government, where […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Lightning and Sparks Fly

Lightning continues to strike as more and more companies announce that they are including in their products the new Lightning Network protocol that recently entered beta. Sparks also flared up at the Deconomy conference in South Korea when Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Poon challenged Craig S. Wright’s legitimacy. And, while India joins a growing list of countries that has announced further restrictions on digital currencies and who can use them, the CEO of NVIDIA announced on CNBC that cryptocurrencies were here to stay. Stay on top of […]

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Overstock CFO To Leave For Same Job At Firm’s Blockchain Subsidiary DeSoto

Overstock’s CFO leaves his position to join the company’s indirect subsidiary DeSoto following Overstock’s decision to cancel secondary share offering. Robert Hughes, Senior Vice President of Finance and Risk Management at Overstock is resigning from his position to join a Blockchain venture that also involves Overstock’s CEO and founder Patrick Byrne, The Wall Street Journal reported April 6. According to a press release published on Market Exclusive, Hughes notified Overstock that he is leaving the company on April 2 and that he will take the post of […]

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Firm Hopes to Fight Crypto Ad Ban With ICO Website Designed For Companies and Consumers

sponsored A company says ICO tracking websites can help startups struggling to gain publicity after tech giants banned crypto advertising. A website that tracks initial coin offerings (ICOs) says its platform can help crypto startups reach potential investors amid a recent clampdown on advertising imposed by some of the biggest players in Silicon Valley. Facebook fired the starting pistol at the end of January by declaring it will start banning ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs which deploy “misleading or deceptive promotional practices.” Last month, Google announced it was […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Prices Remain Steady Despite ‘Crypto Ban’ From India’s Central Bank

Bitcoin has fallen slightly below $7,000, and ETH remains close to $400, after a week of mixed news in the crypto ecosystem. The crypto markets are holding their own this week, with Bitcoin (BTC) not venturing too far away from $7,000, even amid news that India’s central bank would stop dealing with crypto-related businesses. The relatively steady prices could be attributed to a big adoption win in Asia yesterday, when Omise and OmiseGO signed a Memorandum of Understanding for fintech and Blockchain innovation with a South Korean […]

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Tax Paying Americans Owe $25 Billion in Cryptocurrency

Tax season in the U.S. is here, and many citizens who use or hold cryptocurrencies are clamoring around trying to figure out how to file their capital gains taxes. According to reports from Fundstrat’s analyst Tom Lee, cryptocurrencies represent roughly 20 percent of last years U.S. capital gains. Also Read: Emin Gün Sirer Discusses Cryptocurrency Academics and Proof-of-Stake Cryptocurrency Selling Pressure Stemming from Tax-Related Sales Cryptocurrencies were a great investment last year, and the tax man is interested in individuals who cashed out into fiat raking in some […]

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The Mystery Of Satoshi Nakamoto’s 1 Million Bitcoin Stash!

a fun video talking about the initial creation of bitcoin, and where those original coins went to. and the mystery of the missing bitcoin stash! Sign up with coinbase. buy or sell 100 dollars in crypto currency and get 10 dollars of bitcoin for free with this link to coinbase. https://www.coinbase.com/join/59ab37900671d100b3c25cc5 Want to donate to the channel? Donate Litecoin and send me an email saying how much you sent and I’ll try to thank you at the end of the next video! https://steemit.com/@mrsotko Litecoin Address: LUe6Ub9UUGjFxkFbNkBA6nD4ebwRSeSsgD mrsotko@gmail.com […]

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Monero Forks And Shuts Down ASIC Miners.

monero has forked today, shutting down asic miners and botnets. overall hashrate has dropped by 66% in some pools. Sign up with coinbase. buy or sell 100 dollars in crypto currency and get 10 dollars of bitcoin for free with this link to coinbase. https://www.coinbase.com/join/59ab37900671d100b3c25cc5 Want to donate to the channel? Donate Litecoin and send me an email saying how much you sent and I’ll try to thank you at the end of the next video! https://steemit.com/@mrsotko Litecoin Address: LUe6Ub9UUGjFxkFbNkBA6nD4ebwRSeSsgD mrsotko@gmail.com Powered by WPeMatico

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