Monthly Archives: June 2018

We Got Our Wirex Visa Debit Crypto Card, So Shopping Time

Wirex has started relaunching their services with a new Visa debit crypto powered cards that can currently take BTC (Bitcoin) and LTC (LTC) and be spent via the card after you convert them to fiat. The company has been shipping their new plastic cards to customers for a bit already and we are happy that we managed to get ours pretty quickly delivered, activated and now ready for some shopping (testing). The new feature called Cryptoback is what we are eager to test out is essentially a […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Exchange ETF Action and Wozniak Wants Bitcoin to Rule World

In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature news about a Dubai-based exchange returning to accept local fiat deposits, another exchange launching an ETF-like product and the response by a popular wallet to a cyber attack. But the big story, without a doubt, is Woz’s undying commitment to the idea of bitcoin. Also Read: Crypto Point-of-Sale Devices Begin Roll-Out in Indonesia Despite Ban Apple Co-Founder’s High Hopes for Bitcoin Steve Wozniak, the genius co-founder of Apple Computers, has once again spoken about his fascination with the tech […]

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Moment of Truth for EOS: What’s Next for $4 bln EOSIO Following Launch of v1.0

EOS has launched its blockchain-based operating system after a year-long ICO – here’s what you need to know about EOSIO. After a year long initial coin offering (ICO) that raised a record $4 bln, Block.one’s EOSIO has officially been launched. The project is highly anticipated and the June launch is as close to a moment of truth as you will get in the world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Developers can now actively build blockchain-based applications on the platform – which is being aimed at businesses and […]

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PR: Ethbay, the New Decentralized Ethereum Marketplace Will Launch Their ICO on June 7th

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. Ethbay is the newly launched blockchain based platform that aims to disrupt the traditional online marketplaces using the power of decentralization. It is an online marketplace much like eBay that allows users to buy or sell tangible and non-tangible products using Ethereum […]

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Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed: Stylometry & Bootstrapping Proof, Claims UK Nonprofit

Self-described informative and interactive crypto website, Zy Crypto, a nonprofit based in England, believes it has struck ecosystem gold by discovering Satoshi Nakamoto’s real identity. It’s the second attempt by the outfit, and both times they’ve relied upon stylometry before concluding that Bitcoin Cash developer Gavin Andresen is Satoshi hiding in plain sight. This go-round analysis involves not only statistical analysis of prose, but also Maciej Eder’s bootstrapping method in an attempt to eliminate natural bias in such conclusions. Also read: Apple Sides with Russian Govt, Restricts […]

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EOS: What Happens Now That The Blockchain Has Been Released

As previously reported, Block.One had a busy weekend last weekend when it released its EOS code. Who knows what the future will now hold for this $4 billion’s worth of code? What Has Happened? In an unusual launch process, Block.One released its code at the weekend and has as of now relinquished all of its responsibility to EOS. It is now up to the EOS community to take the open-source product further and actually release the Cryptocurrency. Therefore as of this moment, there is actually no launch […]

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Chinese Wallet Imtoken Holds $20 Billion in Coinbase Customer Assets

In a recent interview, Ben He, the founder of major Chinese Ethereum wallet provider, Imtoken, discussed his company’s growth. $35 billion worth of crypto assets are currently held in Imtoken wallets – including funds owned by major cryptocurrency companies such as Coinbase. Imtoken also recently announced that it has received $10 million USD from IDG Capital, and will soon integrate support for BTC. Also Read: Japan’s SBI Cryptocurrency Exchange Now Live for 20,000 Users Imtoken Raises $10 Million in Funding Round In recent days, Imtoken revealed that it […]

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LexisNexis Partners With Australian Crypto Exchange Blockbid to Increase Security

Risk management giant LexisNexis has partnered with Australian crypto exchange Blockbid to provide more secure know your customer and anti-money laundering measures. Risk management giant LexisNexis has partnered with crypto exchange Blockbid to increase the exchanges security measures Blockbid reports on its Medium account June 4. Blockbid is reportedly one of the first trading platforms to voluntarily observe global anti-money laundering (AML) measures by partnering with LexisNexis and ThreatMetrix security technology firms. Boosting fraud prevention and know your customer (KYC) measures in respect to banks, the solution […]

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Russian Court Annuls Previous Decision to Block Bitcoin-Related Site

The St. Petersburg City Court overturned a decision to block crypto media website Bitcoininfo, previously enacted by the District Court in 2016. The City Court of St. Petersburg, Russia has overturned the District Court’s previous decision to block crypto media website Bitcoininfo.ru, local news outlet TASS reports June 4. The District Court’s judgement was handed down in July 2016 in compliance with a ban on  crypto-related information sources, as digital currencies like Bitcoin (BTC) were not legal in country. As TASS reports, the new decision was enacted […]

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Former SEC Chair Represents Ripple in Lawsuit for Alleged Sale of Unregistered Securities

An ex-chair of the SEC has been employed to represent Ripple in a class action lawsuit for the alleged sale of unregistered securities. Fintech company Ripple Labs has employed Debevoise & Plimpton’s Mary Jo White and  Andrew Ceresney to represent them in a class action lawsuit for the alleged sale of unregistered securities, Law.com reported June 4. Mary Jo White previously held the position of chair at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The court paper for Ripple (XRP) reveals that the attorneys will represent the […]

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