Month: December 2019

Live Streaming Platform Dlive Joins Bittorrent Ecosystem

Live streaming platform Dlive will soon be joining the Bittorrent ecosystem and begin migrating to the Tron blockchain. The Twitch alternative will no longer support the Lino blockchain after the transition to Tron is complete. Also Read: Youtube Star Pewdiepie Joins Live Streaming Platform That Accepts Cryptocurrency Dlive Enters Justin Sun’s Orbit Bittorrent has announced …

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South Korea Imposes $69M Tax Obligation on Crypto Exchange Bithumb

The National Tax Service of South Korea (NTS) has decided to withhold income tax from Bithumb’s foreign customers. The total tax to be imposed on their transactions amounts to more than 80 billion won (over $69 million), the leading Korean cryptocurrency exchange announced. Also read: Poles Hit With Backdated Tax on Crypto Trades Bithumb to …

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You Can Now Buy Cryptocurrency With Credit Card on Bitcoin.com Exchange

Users can now purchase cryptocurrency with a credit or debit card on Bitcoin.com’s premier trading platform via a new partnership with Moonpay. The Bicoin.com Exchange has been rapidly expanding its offerings by adding new SLP tokens. Also Read: Gocrypto SLP Token Starts Trading on Bitcoin.com Exchange Bitcoin.com Exchange Offers New Fiat Gateway Bitcoin.com Exchange has …

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Authorities in Sichuan Go After Miners to Save Electricity in the Dry Season

Regional authorities in the province of Sichuan are reportedly pressuring bitcoin miners to scale down operations amid electricity shortages during the dry season in Southwest China. A meeting has been scheduled with regulators, the state run grid operator and mining companies. Two hydropower stations have been fined already for powering bitcoin farms without authorization. Also …

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User Reports Reveal Visa and Mastercard Outages During the Holidays

Having problems with payments around Christmas can be frustrating, especially for those who leave gift buying till the last minute. With calmer markets this holiday season, the crypto ecosystem has been operating relatively smoothly, with few exceptions. The fiat world, however, saw some glitches that affected card payments in particular. Also read: New Ukrainian Law …

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Japan Hosting World Conference to Discuss Decentralized Financial Governance

Following the consensus reached at the G20 leaders’ summit on the importance of discussing better governance for the decentralized financial ecosystem, Japan’s top financial regulator is hosting a global blockchain conference to discuss the subject. The regulator is welcoming stakeholders from around the world to participate, including other regulators, open-source software developers, university researchers, and …

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Close to 14,000 Google Scholar Articles Mentioned Bitcoin in 2019

On January 3, 2020, the Bitcoin network officially turns 11 and the technology has transformed the lives of many. Since blockchain’s inception, scholars and economists have rigorously studied and written thousands of academic papers covering the subject. In 2019, there were more than 13,700 academic papers and Google Scholar articles published that mention the Bitcoin …

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Tap, a one-stop-shop crypto app set to list on Bittrex on 23rd Dec

Gibraltar, December 22th 2019 – Tap is on a mission to become the world’s best unified cryptocurrency banking solution. Currently, it is a one-stop-shop crypto app that includes an aggregated crypto exchange (the combination of several exchanges to deliver optimum prices), safe cryptocurrency storage through insured custodianship, a payment card and all the traditional alt-banking …

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