Month: January 2019

Florida Appeals Court Defines Bitcoin as Money as Espinoza Ruling Reversed

In 2016, Judge Teresa Mary Pooler of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida made headlines for a ruling she made during the Michell Espinoza trial. Judge Pooler ruled Espinoza could not be charged with illegal money transmission offenses because bitcoin was not considered legal tender. However, a motion filed with the Florida appeals court has …

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Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations via Bitpay

Users from all over the world can now support the widely popular free encyclopedia Wikipedia with bitcoin cash donations via Bitpay. The non-profit model and global nature of the organization means it has to find a universal and cost-effective payment solution, and cryptocurrencies are an obvious choice.    Also Read: Blockchain.com Launches New Educational Resource …

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Huobi Exchange Review: How Does the Singapore-Based Exchange Stack Up?

Meaning “currency” in Mandarin Chinese, Huobi consistently ranks as one of the world’s top ten largest exchanges by trade volume. In this article, we look at everything you need to know as a potential Huobi user. Let’s examine fees, fund security, customer experience and more. Huobi Exchange Key Information Key Information Site Type Cryptocurrency Exchange …

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The Daily: Privacy Coin Strength Debated, Hardware Wallet Exploit Demonstrated

In Tuesday’s edition of The Daily, we detail the theoretical vulnerability found in the Coldcard crypto wallet, coming just one month after its manufacturer ridiculed the flaw found in other hardware wallets. Sticking with vulnerabilities, we also consider the risks of leaving your funds on an exchange in the wake of Liqui’s demise and examine …

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Blockchain Anti-Corruption Projects: Building a Better Government

Governments and businesses continue to look towards blockchain anti-corruption programs to combat rising concerns from citizens. Corruption is as old as government, and it’s always been a huge problem globally. Now, both citizens and governments seek to harness the power of blockchain technology to create a more transparent means of governmental process. The World Bank …

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Belarus’ Largest Commercial Bank May Establish a Cryptocurrency Exchange

The cryptocurrency market might be underperforming in terms of prices, but the technology continues to evolve and become deeply integrated into the economy. This is especially true in smaller nations that see an opportunity to stake a claim in the new digital economy. The latest example of this can be seen in Belarus, whose largest …

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$15.4 Billion of New Cryptocurrency Value Was Created During 2018

A report recently published by Diar has estimated that nearly $15.42 billion of value was added to the market capitalization of the combined cryptocurrency markets in the form of newly created tokens and crypto asset inflation during 2018. Also Read: Bitcoin Climbs up China’s First Crypto Ranking of 2019 12 Percent of Current Crypto Market Cap …

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The Daily: Bakkt Shares BTC Futures Details, Kucoin Adds Grin Trading Pairs

In the first weekend edition of The Daily, crypto exchange Kucoin lists Mimblewimble coin Grin, giving it several trading pairs, and Bakkt releases product details about its upcoming futures contracts. Also, a Chinese investor sues a famous Israeli crypto entrepreneur for alleged fraud, while Malta issues a warning about a get-rich-quick “Bitcoin Revolution” scam. Also …

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