Monthly Archives: May 2018

Scotland Hospital Opens Rehab Center for Crypto-Trading Addicts

We all indulge in guilty pleasures from time to time. Whether it’s chocolate, alcohol or something completely different, everyone has something that tantalizes their senses. For some people, that “something” is cryptocurrency. Now, a hospital in Scotland is working to help those who have taken their love of crypto a bit too far. Castle Craig Hospital — Scotland’s largest addiction treatment facility — has developed a center specifically dedicated to help cryptocurrency addicts. Representatives explain that “cryptocurrency users can get hooked by the volatile fluctuation of prices […]

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Korean Supreme Court Rules Cryptocurrency Is Asset With Economic Value

The South Korean Supreme Court has ruled that cryptocurrency is an asset with economic value that can be confiscated. In the case involving a porn site and 191 confiscated BTC, the country’s top court upheld a district court’s ruling. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Supreme Court Has Ruled Supreme Court of South Korea. South Korea’s top court ruled on Wednesday that the government could confiscate cryptocurrencies as crime profits since they are assets with economic value. The case involves Ahn, who operated an […]

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New Blockchain App For Quick Identity Verification To Help Protect Users’ Data

sponsored A company has launched a new blockchain-powered identity verification app to help users avoid online fraud and to cut out the time consuming manual compliance procedures across different platforms. A company has launched a new blockchain-powered identity verification app to help users avoid online fraud during internet transactions. Blockpass also aims to counter the repetitive task of constantly entering proof of identity across different platforms, such as new bank accounts and travel document applications. The idea of the project is to allow customers to store their […]

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India’s Telecom Regulator to Use Blockchain to Prevent ‘Pesky’ Telemarketing Spam

India’s telecom regulator has proposed using blockchain to crack down on unsolicited telemarketing communications, as well as to protect the privacy of telecom users. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is planning to use blockchain to prevent unsolicited telemarketing communications, Business Standard reports today, May 30. Trai claims that the technology will enable regulators to accurately track ‘pesky’ telemarketing spammers, who often use unregistered 10-digit phone numbers to evade tracking. Trai Chairman RS Sharma claimed that Trai is “probably the first organization” to implement blockchain as […]

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Austrian Financial Market Authority Stops ‘Active Managed Mining’ Operation

The cryptocurrency industry have created a host of legal questions as old definitions are forced on brand new innovations. Should switching between the most profitable coin to mine at each time be considered some type of fund management? Austrian regulators seem to think so. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: China Fights Impersonators and Fraudsters Unauthorized Alternative Investment Fund Management The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA), Austria’s integrated supervisory body, has announced that, by means of a procedural instruction, it prohibited the business model of Invia Gmbh, a […]

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Goldman Sachs-Backed Tradeshift Eyes Blockchain After Successful $250 Mln Funding Round

An international supply chain firm is keen to expand blockchain development following a $250 mln Series E funding round. Cloud-based supply chain company Tradeshift said it would push blockchain development with cash it received from its latest funding round Wednesday, May 30. The Series E round, which included Goldman Sachs among its major contributors, was worth $250 mln, bringing the total investment funding to over $400 mln. Identifying key areas for growth, Tradeshift noted both blockchain and artificial intelligence, which it will pursue via its Frontiers innovation […]

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New 20 GPU Motherboard – The Asus H370 Mining Master

It seems that Asus is upping their mining motherboard game with a successor of their Asus B250 Mining Expert Motherboard with 19 PCI-E Slots. The new mining motherboard is called Asus H370 Mining Master and comes with support for up to 20 GPUs using direct PCIe over USB connections. The presence of USB connectors directly fitted on the motherboard simplifies connectivity by letting USB riser cables plug directly into the PCB and this direct connection is sturdier than using a PCIe card, with less chance of inadvertent […]

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Ukrainian Companies Mint 25 Coins, Raise $132 Million

Ukrainian crypto businesses have created 25 digital coins in 2017 and 2018, raising more than $132 million through token sales, according to a new report. Cryptocurrencies are gaining popularity in the country, where the daily trading volume now reaches $1.9 million USD. The growing number of crypto users served by local exchanges has prompted calls for clear but light regulations.      Also read: Ukraine’s Securities Commission Chief Seeks Legalization of Cryptocurrencies as Financial Instruments 3 Exchanges, 4,000 Traders Over the past year and a half, Ukraine-based companies […]

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The New Trezor Model T Hardware Wallet is Now Available

The last time we have talked about what are the popular hardware crypto wallets the Trezor Model T was not yet available. Trezor Model T is now in stock and available for next-day shipping, so if you order your next generation wallet today, it will be shipped tomorrow and no more pre-orders or waiting time for the wallet to be in your hands. The new Model T comes with a modern and intuitive interface for improved user experience and security, it features a touchscreen, faster processor, and […]

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PR: Patientory Stiftung Joins the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Zug, Switzerland – Patientory Stiftung, a Swiss-based global nonprofit healthcare organization founded to educate and connect adopters of PTOY blockchain, a HIPAA-compliant blockchain that securely stores and manages health information in real time, today announced that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum […]

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