South Africa Looking for Crypto Tax Dodgers

South Africa Looking for Crypto Tax Dodgers

South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Mark Kingon has said that the government department is investigating alternative methods to find and identify cryptocurrency investors who may be avoiding taxes. Tax must be paid on crypto gains Speaking at the Institute of Internal Auditors SA conference in Sandton late last week, Kingon reaffirmed the requirement for investors to […]

US Border Agents to Trial Blockchain for Free Trade Compliance

US Border Agents Trial Blockchain For NAFTA, CAFTA Compliance

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that it will begin blockchain testing to approve North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) certificates of origin. With plans to launch in September, the blockchain platform will reportedly be used to verify the original source and information about products entering the […]

Bitcoin News Radio Show, 19th August 2018

itcoin News Radio Show, 9th August 2018

Listen to the 19 August 2018 Bitcoin News Radio Show below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1177131/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-7-19%2F4162550-44100-2-26a86c3fa1cc7.mp3″] On this edition of the Bitcoin News radio show we discuss a Bitcoin dealer who blew a hole through government regulations. Hear about the rise of Bitcoin mining superstations. Learn about the Café Con Leche Index in Venezuela and how their national currency […]

South Korea Partners With US Blockchain Company to Reduce Carbon Footprint

South Korea Partners With US Blockchain Company to Reduce Carbon Footprint

A major South Korean city is clamping down on carbon emission by partnering up with an eco-friendly blockchain company based in the United States. Progressive blockchain adoption The capital city of Gangwon Province, Chuncheon, has signed a partnership deal with clean energy focused blockchain company Swytch with the aim of boosting economic and environmental sustainability. […]

Blockchain Law Society to Launch in South Korea

Blockchain Law Society to Launch in South Korea

A new legal study group calling itself Blockchain Law Society is preparing to launch this week in South Korea. A new cog in the machine Local media outlet Yonhap News has reported that a number of South Korean blockchain experts have established what will be called the Blockchain Law Society. This new entity is built […]

US Universities Weigh in on Blockchain Applications

US Universities Weigh in on Blockchain Applications

Many academics with both a business and technology background based at American universities  have been praising blockchain technology for its broad range of applications and future potential. Blockchain applications are in growing use by governments, private companies and NGOs, and millions of dollars have been invested in researching the new technology over the past few […]

Crypto Exchanges May See Revenue Double This Year

Crypto Exchanges May See Revenue Double This Year

Sanford C Bernstein & Co analysts have produced a report signaling a revenue increase in cryptocurrency exchanges. Estimations are in the ballpark of USD 4 billion this year. The published study, titled ‘Crypto Trading – the Next Big Thing is Here?’, found that despite the excess of FUD headlines and reports such as CCN’s ‘Crypto […]

Women at the Top See Diversity as Blockchain Industry’s Fundamental

Women at the Top See Diversity as Blockchain Industry's Fundamental

Technology sectors have long been dominated by males and lacked gender diversity. This is slowly changing with fintech enterprises attempting to address and push the shifting dynamic from the top. Now, the ratio at conferences and funding rounds have a significantly different outlook. Such events, which historically lacked success stories reporting women moving the industry ahead […]

Fidelity Offering Bitcoin ETN to Clients

Fidelity Offering Bitcoin ETN to Clients

The Bitcoin Tracker One Exchange Traded Note (ETN) has become the first fully regulated financial instrument tied to actual bitcoins that are available for purchase by traders and investors in the United States. It is listed under the ticker symbol CXBTF on NASDAQ Sweden, but is available via OTC Markets to United States investors. Now […]