The Many Facts Pointing to Dorian Nakamoto Being Satoshi

In March 2014, a Newsweek columnist named Leah McGrath Goodman published a story called “The Face Behind Bitcoin.” She claimed Bitcoin’s inventor was a retired physicist named Dorian Nakamoto. When Goodman arrived at Dorian’s home in California, he said he was “no longer involved in that” and he “cannot discuss it.” The commentary prompted Goodman …

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Bitcoin ATMs Grow in Number Reaching Almost 7,000 in Operation Around the World

ATMs supporting digital coins have increased parallel to the predominant trend on cryptocurrency markets since the beginning of 2020. With over 400 new devices added in January, the global total is now closing on the 7,000 mark. The sector has seen exponential growth in the past three years. Also read: Bitcoin.com Partners With Mecon Cash, …

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Tax Rules Hit Brazilian Crypto Exchanges, Forcing Trading Platforms Acesso Bitcoin and Latoex Out of Business

Tax regulations implemented even before dedicated legislation has been adopted have hit Brazilian cryptocurrency exchanges. Digital asset brokers failing to comply with the new reporting requirements face fines and the stricter rules are hurting smaller platforms, which are shutting down due to dwindling trading volumes. Also read: Tax Agents ‘Confiscate’ Bitcoin From Criminal but Keep …

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Lendroid Foundation Founder Vignesh Sundaresan Speaks on His Entrepreneurial Philosophies

Vignesh Sundaresan is a serial entrepreneur and software architect with over 10 years of experience in product development. He’s the Co-Founder of BitAccess, a YCombinator alumni company that has grown into a large network of Bitcoin ATMs. Sundaresan has also helped fund projects such as Ethereum, Polkadot, Dfinity, Omisego, and Decentraland.  Sundaresan has his eye …

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Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open Door for Cryptocurrencies

In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks and money transfer companies have been charging high fees for their services which creates opportunities for alternative digital platforms and decentralized cryptocurrencies. Also read: Russians Can Use Qiwi, Sberbank, Yandex Money …

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Coinbase Margin Trading Now Live for Coinbase Pro Users

Coinbase has launched margin trading for users of its cryptocurrency trading platform, Coinbase Pro. Both individual and institutional investors in selected regions now have access to Coinbase margin trading. The company plans to expand access to more regions and provide more types of collateral assets. Also read: Bitcoin, Tesla Stock, Tron: How Warren Buffett Got …

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Bitpay Partnership With Poynt Enables Crypto Payments at 100,000 Point-of-Sale Devices

On February 11, the Atlanta-based payment processor Bitpay announced the firm’s recent partnership with the company Poynt. Now retailers will be able to support cryptocurrency payments using point-of-sale devices and crypto users will be able to pay with digital currencies at more than 100,000 Poynt retailers worldwide. Also Read: Ethereum vs Tron: Comparing Data, Defi …

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40 Banks in Germany Declare Intent to Offer Crypto Services Under New Law

More than 40 financial institutions in Germany have reportedly declared to the country’s financial regulator, BaFin, their interest to offer cryptocurrency services under the new German law. News.Bitcoin.com reached out to the regulator for some more information. The law, which went into effect early this year, enables banks to offer crypto services after obtaining a …

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Wendy McElroy: Crypto is Banking for Anarchists and Average People

“What I love about Bitcoin is that instead of some rich old guy on Wall Street, young poor people are the ones getting rich” —Eric Finman No Longer Is Economic Sovereignty Just for Politicians and Bankers “Cryptocurrency is for the rich”; this pernicious myth causes people to resent crypto and be suspicious of it. An …

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Ethereum vs Tron: Comparing Data, Defi and Stablecoins from Both Chains After Viral Tweet

On February 7, Cold Card and Opendime creator, Rodolfo Novak (also known as NVK), tweeted a picture of himself with Tron founder Justin Sun and Blockstream’s CEO Adam Back. Novak said “Ethereum was over” and the three had a plan to move Tron to Liquid, a network that leverages the BTC chain. Whether the tweet …

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