Monthly Archives: January 2020

Peter Schiff Forgets Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames Bitcoin

Peter Schiff hates Bitcoin almost as much as bitcoiners hate Schiff. The gold bug makes a point of dissing the cryptocurrency whenever he can, despite the hypocrisy of accepting BCT on his own website. Today, the eccentric entrepreneur found a new reason to rip on bitcoin after forgetting his wallet password – and apparently Bitcoin is to blame. Also read: How to Create Custom SLP Tokens With the Bitcoin.com Mint Schiff Shifts Blame for Forgetting Password Bitcoin has been blamed for all manner of crimes over the […]

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How Real World Use Cases Will Drive Crypto Growth in 2020

From Coca-Cola and Maersk to the giant gaming industry and government: Technology that stands behind crypto has become more and more usual. As Bitcoin enters its twelfth year, the past eleven offer a meaningful amount of time to identify key trends that have emerged around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. These trends provide insights that are helpful in projecting the future of the digital asset space and how it will take shape over the next decade. In reflecting on the history of cryptocurrencies over their lifetime, there’s one […]

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New Bill in Oklahoma Proposes Depository for Cryptocurrencies Used by Government

A bill has been introduced in the U.S. state of Oklahoma to establish a new type of state-chartered financial institution that will be “the central depository for virtual currency used by governmental agencies in this state.” The new establishment aims to provide financial and technical services to crypto innovators and developers. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia Proposed Crypto Depository for Government A lawmaker has introduced a bill in the U.S. state of Oklahoma seeking to create a governmental crypto […]

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Peter Schiff Lost His Bitcoin, Claims Owning Crypto Was a ‘Bad Idea’

Peter Schiff claims he has lost access to his crypto wallet, claims having BTC “was a bad idea.â€� On Jan. 19, famous crypto skeptic and gold bug Peter Schiff claimed on Twitter that he has lost access to his Bitcoin wallet and that his password is no longer valid. Schiff added that his BTC is now intrinsically worthless and has no market value. He also added that: “I knew owning Bitcoin was a bad idea, I just never realized it was this bad!” Getting to the bottom […]

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Top-5 Cryptos This Week (Jan 19): BSV, DASH, ETC, MIOTA, BCH

After the recent run-up, most top crypto performers of the past week are showing signs of entering a minor correction or consolidation. Most major cryptocurrencies have started the new year on a positive note. However, in the past 24 hours, the crypto markets are witnessing a sea of red. This shows that the rally has hit a roadblock, which could result in a minor correction or consolidation for the next few days. Such a move will be healthy for the crypto markets because it will shake out […]

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Malaysia Announces Digital Asset Guidelines

The Securities Commission Malaysia has published the country’s guidelines on digital assets which set out the regulatory framework for token sales. All token offerings must now be carried out only through platforms approved by the commission. The guidelines also detail the obligations of approved platforms as well as the requirements token issuers must meet. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia New Digital Asset Guidelines The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced on Wednesday that it has released the Guidelines on Digital […]

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Bitcoin Price Drops Over $500 in 5 Minutes, Top Altcoins Also See Red

Bitcoin and most of the cryptocurrency market seed severe losses on the day after bitcoin lost over $500 in under 5 minutes. Sunday, Jan. 19 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting severe losses on the day by press time as well as Bitcoin (BTC) which now hovers just under the $8,600 mark falling from today’s high of nearly $9,200, making it a 7.32% loss. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin price is currently down by 3.08% on the day, trading at around $8,636 at […]

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Crypto Experts Join OECD ‘High Level’ Advisory Board

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, an intergovernmental body with 36 member countries, has formed “a high-level expert group” which includes executives from the crypto industry. They will provide advice in helping develop international blockchain policy principles. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia ‘High-Level Expert Group’ Formed The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced this week that it has formed “a high-level expert group,” also known as the Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board (BEPAB). The organization described […]

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Bitcoin Bull Market Gains Steam, Breaks $9K for the First Time in 2020

Bitcoin price topped $9K for the first time in 2020, leading traders to focus on flipping $9.2K to support in order to continue the rally to $9.6K. On Jan. 18, Bitcoin (BTC) price finally made a strong push through the resistance level at $9,000 and rallied to $9,194 before pulling back slightly. BTC price has reached its highest level since early November, hitting $9K for the first time in 2020.  BTC USD daily chart. Source: TradingView The upside move brought the price above the main trendline of […]

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How to Create Custom SLP Tokens With the Bitcoin.com Mint

On January 17, Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust introduced the company’s new SLP minting application. The Bitcoin.com Mint is a noncustodial web wallet that allows users to store bitcoin cash (BCH) and Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. In addition to the portfolio capabilities, the Mint gives anyone the ability to create their own customized SLP tokens in less than a minute after they add a tiny fraction of BCH. Also read: Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020 Bitcoin.com’s SLP Minting Service During the last […]

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