Monthly Archives: June 2018

Crypto Tipping Added to Streamlabs App, Responsible for 15% of Twitch Streams

Twitch streaming app Streamlabs has added a cryptocurrency option for tipping broadcasters with either BTC, ETH, LTC, or BCH. Broadcasters on Streamlabs, a Twitch streaming app, can now accept cryptocurrency as tips, the Steamlabs blog posted on June 1. According to NewZoo market intelligence provider, during the first quarter of 2018, the Amazon-owned Twitch garnered 2 bln viewing hours, with Steamlabs making up 15 percent of Twitch streams. Steamlabs reported in April that they had made almost $35 mln in tips in the 2018 Q1. In order […]

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Steve Wozniak: Bitcoin Is ‘The Only Digital Gold’

Steve Wozniak said he “buys into” Bitcoin becoming a “single currency” of the world, prefers it over other cryptocurrencies. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said that “only Bitcoin is pure digital gold” in an interview June 4, reaffirming his belief in the cryptocurrency despite having sold most of his holdings. Speaking to CNBC at the ongoing Money20/20 conference in Amsterdam, the veteran developer said he “bought into” comments from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about Bitcoin becoming the “single currency” of both the internet and the world. Dorsey spoke […]

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New Cashpay Wallet Allows Purchases With Any Online Retailer Using BCH

On Saturday, June 2 a new cryptocurrency wallet focused exclusively on bitcoin cash launched called Cashpay. The beta release is now available for Android and iOS devices but the wallet also offers an interesting feature — Cashpay comes with the ability to purchase anything from any online retailer using bitcoin cash. Also Read: Markets Update: Digital Currency Market Bulls Push Back After Decline Cashpay: A BCH Exclusive Wallet Focused on Increasing the Use of Bitcoin as Cash The development team from the website Cryptonize.it have launched a new […]

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Reports: Crypto Now Considered a Commodity on Indonesia’s Stock Exchange

An Indonesian financial regulator has ruled that crypto can be legally traded as a commodity on their stock exchange. The Indonesian Trade Ministry’s Futures Exchange Supervisory Board (Bappebti) has signed a decree to make cryptocurrency a commodity legally tradable on a stock exchange, local news outlet The Jakarta Post reports today, June 4. According to Dharma Yoga, head of Bappebti market supervision and development bureau, the Future Exchange Supervisory Board decided to allow crypto to trade as a commodity as a result of a four month study […]

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‘Bitcoin Batmobile’: Argentinian Nonprofits Launch Minivan Tour to Spread Crypto Awareness

Two non-profit organizations have bought a minivan to travel around rural Argentina and spread information about cryptocurrencies. Argentinian non-profit organizations Bitcoin Argentina and Bitcoin Americana have just launched a cryptocurrency awareness campaign “Bitcoineta,” local news outlet Infobae reports Monday, June 4. The campaign’s name is an abbreviation from “Bitcoin” and “camioneta,” the Spanish word for minivan. It consists of a Bitcoin-branded van, jointly purchased by the two participating organizations, that will go around Argentinian – and eventually Latin American – towns to spread basic knowledge about cryptocurrencies […]

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TASE Shell Company Switches Plans From “Blockchain” to Cannabis

After delistings, warnings and even regulatory actions in different markets around the world, we are now getting another indication that the “blockchain” stocks hype is dying out. A TASE shell company has switched its focus from trying to enter the blockchain racket to newer trends like the legal cannabis business.  Also Read: Huobi Creates Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) Fantasy Blockchain Fantasy Network is a shell company traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: FNTS). On Monday the company announced drastic changes to its leadership, ending […]

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HitBTC: Japan Users Banned ‘Temporarily’ As Solution Planned For Q3 2018

HitBTC has promised to reinstate trading for Japanese users later this year as it works on launching a subsidiary. After banning Japanese residents from trading on its platform over “compliance” issues, cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC said it plans to reopen trading in Japan via a “registered entity,” Cointelegraph Japan reported June 4. In a blog post, the world’s eighth-largest exchange by volume – according to Coinmarketcap data – outlined its plan of action after users received letters warning them that the exchange would freeze Japan-linked accounts over “compliance” […]

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Goods-to-Crypto Marketplace to Eliminate Fiat From Process of Buying Cryptocurrencies

sponsored A goods-to-crypto marketplace says it will make it easier to invest in cryptocurrencies without relying on exchanges or using fiat money. An established company in the mobile finance sector is developing a platform which eliminates fiat money from the process of acquiring and spending cryptocurrency – with a peer-to-peer marketplace where physical goods can be bought and sold in an instant. Ubcoin Market has the ambition of becoming “the world’s first truly efficient alternative to crypto exchanges” – harnessing the familiarity of marketplaces, such as eBay […]

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PR: Viola.AI To Gather Larger Single Women Database

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. SINGAPORE  -  With its Identity and Relationship Verification known as REL-Registry, Viola.AI is set to create the world’s largest single women database on the blockchain for a transparent and safe platform for ladies to meet their potential partners. After being in the […]

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Decentralizing Cryptocurrency Is Hard

“Decentralization shaming” is a popular way for cryptocurrency tribes to laud their anointed altcoin at the expense of the rest. The degree to which a cryptocurrency is free from control by any one entity has become a stick with which to beat projects that don’t measure up to bitcoin, which is all of them. Such arguments are fallacious though, because when you look closely, it becomes evident that all cryptocurrencies are centralized to some degree. Also read: You Can Now 51% Attack a Coin for as Little as […]

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