Blog

A New Bitcoin World

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Found Not Guilty of Embezzlement

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Found Not Guilty of EmbezzlementMark Karpeles, CEO of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been sentenced by the Tokyo District Court. The court convicted him of record tampering but found him not guilty of embezzlement. He received a suspended jail sentence of two and a half years. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for Bitcoin ETF […]

The post Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Found Not Guilty of Embezzlement appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 15, 2019 0

Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings

Cryptocurrency supporters have been discussing an early version of the original Bitcoin source code that surfaced this week. An old forum post and mailing list letter written by Satoshi suggests there was a private version of the code distributed to a few people before the launch of the network on Jan. 3, 2009. Also Read: […]

The post Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 14, 2019 0

Mexico’s Central Bank Publishes ‘Catch-22’ Rules Impacting Crypto Exchanges

Mexico's Central Bank Publishes 'Catch-22' Rules Impacting Cryptocurrency ExchangesThe central bank of Mexico has published rules on crypto assets that put crypto exchanges in “a catch-22 type of situation,” the CEO of a local exchange explained to news.Bitcoin.com. They “essentially stipulated that they wouldn’t authorize any cryptocurrency to be offered by regulated financial companies.” Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for […]

The post Mexico’s Central Bank Publishes ‘Catch-22’ Rules Impacting Crypto Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 13, 2019 0

4 of Tokyo’s Hottest Nightclubs to Accept Bitcoin Cash

Four of Tokyo's Hottest Nightclubs Plan to Accept Bitcoin CashJapan is currently the third densest region of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) accepting merchants. In order to keep the adoption ball rolling, this week an avid BCH supporter talked the owners of Tokyo-based luxury lounge Mezzo into accepting BCH at three more popular nightclubs in the Tokyo district. The owners revealed that the Japanese clubs V2, […]

The post 4 of Tokyo’s Hottest Nightclubs to Accept Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 6, 2019 0

Israel Securities Authority Wants a Dedicated Token Exchange

Israel Securities Authority May Promote the Creation of a Token ExchangeAn Israel Securities Authority (ISA) committee tasked with examining the regulation of crypto coin offerings has submitted its final recommendations today, March 6. They include the option of creating a dedicated platform for trading digital assets. Also Read: In the Daily: Opera Browser, EY Tax Tool, Elliptic, Cryptopia Exchange Regulating Coin Offerings in Israel The […]

The post Israel Securities Authority Wants a Dedicated Token Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 6, 2019 0

Coinbase Severs Ties With Hacking Team Members While Data-Sharing Backlash Intensifies

Coinbase Backlash Intensifies Amidst Data-Sharing ConcernsCoinbase has been trending on crypto Twitter all week, but for all the wrong reasons. The #DeleteCoinbase hashtag has circulated on account of the dubious practices of Neutrino, the blockchain surveillance team it acquired. Now, the California-based exchange has bowed to public pressure and severed ties with key members of the Neutrino team. Also read: […]

The post Coinbase Severs Ties With Hacking Team Members While Data-Sharing Backlash Intensifies appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 5, 2019 0

Venezuelan Government Launches Crypto Remittance Service

Venezuelan Government Launches Cryptocurrency Remittance ServiceThe government of Venezuela has begun offering a cryptocurrency remittance service. Remittances can be sent using two types of cryptocurrency. The service was launched by the Superintendency of Cryptoassets and Related Activities, the country’s main crypto regulator, which has also set a monthly limit and a commission per transaction. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key […]

The post Venezuelan Government Launches Crypto Remittance Service appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 4, 2019 0

Startup Company Sets up Bitcoin ATM in Botswana

Company Sets up Bitcoin ATM in BotswanaExpress Minds Ltd has set up a bitcoin automated teller machine (BATM) in Gaborone, Botswana, increasing the number of the machines on the continent to 10. The fiat-to-crypto machine allows users to purchase bitcoin by scanning a QR code for their wallet address, feed money into the machine and get the crypto equivalent automatically assigned […]

The post Startup Company Sets up Bitcoin ATM in Botswana appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 4, 2019 0

Social Media Giants Facebook and Telegram to Launch Own Digital Currencies

Social media giant Facebook looks to launch a basketcoin and Telegram’s crypto project is almost complete. Read about them here.

The post Social Media Giants Facebook and Telegram to Launch Own Digital Currencies appeared first on CoinCentral.


March 4, 2019 0

Researcher Claims to Have Sleuthed $90M of Quadrigacx Funds

A new research report links a trail of 12 wallets holding Quadrigacx funds worth $90M of ethereum to Kraken, Bitfinex, and Poloniex exchanges. With Kraken confirming that it no longer holds any active Quadriga wallets, the onus is now on the other two exchanges to confirm or deny that the coins are still in their […]

The post Researcher Claims to Have Sleuthed $90M of Quadrigacx Funds appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 1, 2019 0